Books tagged: hardboiled

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Bones of Skeleton Creek
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Series: Paranormal Cowboy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A black panther, a giant wolf dog and a beautiful woman with a rattlesnake tattoo. Buck McDivit must deal with all this and more when a wealthy rancher hires him to investigate murder, oil and cattle theft, and a pagan commune populated only by women.
Serial Killer vs. E-Merica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Virtual reality e-representatives form a more perfect union in a future America of a hundred states. Until someone reaches into the computerized Congress and murders them one by one. Can Nevada, the e-rep sergeant-at-arms with a shadowy past, make America's high tech tomorrow safe for e-democracy? Or will a terrible secret pull the trigger on a nation's hopes and dreams?
No Candles for Antiochus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A hardboiled Hanukkah story set in a dystopian future. Its last line is rather memorable.
Blood Ties / Final Cut
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Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Two PI's in one book! Tim Wohlforth presents a Jim Wolf short story, J. Vandersteen a Noah Milano tale. These two tough PI's follow the legacy from Black Mask in their own special way.
Lowlifes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
San Francisco Detective Larry Hayes thinks he's hit bottom when he wakes up in an alley after a bad trip with no memory of the last four hours. This is only the beginning of his problems. Two blocks away, Hayes' informant, a homeless man named Noble Jon, lies dead, beaten and stabbed. The eerie pangs of guilt seep into Hayes. Is he Jon's killer? The mounting evidence says so.
Ghosts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
He calls himself Ben…sometimes. Mostly he doesn’t think of his name so other people won’t either. He kills people for a living, but he has standards. He uses astrology to help him follow the right path. Only now, someone is following his path—someone he doesn’t trust. Someone who’ll kill the astrologers helping him. The astrologers, who have no idea who he is.
Doubting Thomas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Six-year-old Tommy Ulrick saw Santas enter the Sutter house on Christmas Eve, the night the house got robbed. Tommy said Santa stole. No one believed him. When Tommy turns thirty, he decides to prove the Jolly Old Elf is one evil s.o.b. Tommy just doesn’t expect the J.O. Elf to threaten him. Turns out Santa takes that naughty or nice list very seriously. Very, very seriously.
Santa and Other Christmas Criminals
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Think about it: Santa sneaks in during the dead of night. He steals cookies, drinks some milk, maybe tracks ashes all over the living room. Yeah, he leaves presents, but maybe that’s just a cover for more nefarious behavior. Who knows…besides Santa himself? This five story collection includes the stories Doubting Thomas, Snow Angels, Substitutions, Rehabilitation and Nutball Season.
Least Wanted
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Series: A Sam McRae Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Stephanie Ann "Sam" McRae's busy, but orderly life as a Maryland lawyer takes a chaotic turn when two clients are accused of murder. A poor, black girl is accused of killing her mother. A young man suspected of embezzlement is accused of murdering his boss. The cases collide in a bizarre way around girl gangs and computer porn. A maniac killer stalks Sam, who must learn the truth or die trying.
Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds
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Price: Free! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three hard-boiled short stories of crime and violence set in the technological excess of the 22nd century. Angel: A cybernetic hit-man escapes prison with the help of two strange men and a mysterious benefactor. Gift Horse: A mutiliated criminal kingpin returns to power in the Regional Atlanta Metroplex. Money is Everything: Street gangs hunt a deposed crime boss carrying a case of cash.