Books tagged: hardboiled mystery

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Scrawny Pete
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Crime reporter Atkins discovered Scrawny Pete at the scene of a murder-suicide. The hard-bitten reporter took to the cat, and the cat took to him. Together they traveled through the city on the police beat, until the day they came across another crime, one that Scrawny Pete understood. Includes complete bonus story, "The Secret Lives of Cats."
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.
The Disappeared: A Retrieval Artist Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In a universe where humans and aliens have formed a loose government called the Earth Alliance, treaties guarantee that humans are subject to alien laws when on alien soil. But alien laws often make no sense, and the punishments vary from loss of life to loss of a first-born child.
Short Stories of Earl Staggs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collection of published stories by Derringer Award winning author Earl Staggs. A mixture of Mystery, Crime and Humorous stories to satisfy readers who like variety.
Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Nox Dormienda is the award-winning debut novel of critically-acclaimed author Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons), and the first of a series in a new genre: Roman Noir. Featuring Arcturus, a hardboiled protagonist in the best Philip Marlowe tradition, Nox is a different kind of historical mystery, a suspense thriller that combines a classic noir style with the rich texture of the ancient past.
Consequences: A Retrieval Artist Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Mixing interstellar politics and police procedural, Rusch turns out a satisfying SF mystery. Flint’s internal conflicts are deftly portrayed, and the gritty realism of the murder investigation meshes well with the alien setting. This [third] entry in the Retrieval Artist series should please SF and mystery fans alike, and can be read independently. RT Book Reviews
First Feature
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
First Feature is a bitingly wry detective whodunit featuring ex-LAPD's not so celebrated detective Anthony Carrick as he juggles mafia lords, drug addled neophytes, nymphomaniacs, gay counterculture, vegan hippies and tinsel town's dark side in a quest to uncover a homicide in the midst of his own personal turmoil.
Money Ain't Nothing
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Money ain’t nothing if you’ve got a lot of it. But then again, a lot of money won’t necessarily buy happiness either. In this Anthony Carrick mystery, hard boiled detective Anthony Carrick is asked to solve the murder of a rich dame’s son. Police think it’s an accidental death, but could it be something more sinister?
Dying on the Edge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An engrossing mystery of one woman’s obsession with another woman’s husband that can only end in disaster.
Fun with Broken Bones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Doing surveillance work for a p.i. company north of Seattle is a scut job of videotaping cheating husbands and fraudulent insurance claimants, but it suits slacker/college dropout Air Fisher just fine. Until the morning he gets an assignment to watch a girl who may be getting beaten by her boyfriend...