Books tagged: hardboiled

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Roachkiller and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,600. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Winner of the 2013 Spinetingler Award for Best Anthology/Short Story Collection and the 2013 International Latino Book Award for Best eBook/Fiction! “If there is any justice in the world, [R. Narvaez] should become a giant on the literary noir scene within the next couple of years.” —Anthony Neil Smith, author of Yellow Medicine, on the story
Confessions of a Sex Maniac
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
He’s a sex maniac, on the tale of the ravenous and deadly Snow Leopard, deep into the seedy groin of San Francisco's Tenderloin, where he has to choose. Sex or death? Confessions of a Sex Maniac, Henry Miller Award Finalist, is old-school, hard-boiled, new millennium noir. If Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, James Ellroy had a three-way, this would be their bastard love child.
A Lifetime Burning In A Moment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
John Devlin is a mild-mannered actuary and lifelong weakling who is forced to search for courage when his family is threatened while vacationing in a remote region far from help. "A Lifetime Burning in a Moment" is a tense, 4,700-word story by acclaimed thriller author Rick Mofina. It is one of three gripping tales in his crime anthology, THREE TO THE HEART.
The Paper Saint
Price: Free! Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max Rust: Fifth Grade baseball star. Boy Scout. Altar boy. Private Eye. It's that last part Melanie Olive is interested in when she hires Max to track down her missing report on Saint Jude the Apostle. Max finds himself up against the Catholic parochial education system. It's certainly not the first time.
The Retirement Fund
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Lenny Quarters is looking forward to leaving his rackets behind and retiring to a nice warm climate. He's stashing his money in a safe-deposit box. He's sure it will be secure there. He's in for the surprise of his life.
All That Green
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
when a shady friend asks you to hold $60,000 for him, you do it. that's what friends are for. but what if the temptation becomes too much and you help yourself to the green? as long as you've got a good story ready, no problem. right? wrong. especially when the danger comes from an unexpected direction.
The Gun Metal Blue Moon
Series: The Theresa Maddux Adventures, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Vancouver socialite Kathryn Swain is dead, her death ruled a suicide by police. But not everyone believes the official report. Brought reluctantly into the investigation, Theresa uncovers a trail of extortion, espionage and murder stretching back more than three decades. Discovering the true scope of the crime, Theresa attempts to track down the killer before he can escape to freedom.
The Man Who Turned Out The Lights
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The search for a murderer in post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. What could possibly go wrong?
STARS & STRIPES
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
a local politician, who's used to getting his own way, attempts to take over a lucrative seacoast fireworks shop. he's about to find out some people don't roll over easily.
Weed Killer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,440. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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