Books tagged: noir

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The Know Circuit
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Series: The Bridge Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Artemis Bridge can get you what you need no matter how immoral or illegal. When the city of Boulder is trapped in a mysterious dome, he sets aside his detachment to help his bodyguard Aristotle. Every step he takes towards the dome deepens the mystery, with flaming dragons, robotic golems and disturbing visions driving Bridge to a life-altering conclusion.
The First Detect-Eve
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Eve, the first woman in the world, wants one thing. To find who killed her son, Abel, and make them pay. Down on her luck since Eden, Eve combs a shadowy wasteland on the trail of a killer. When Eve becomes the first detective in history, she might end up dead before she can solve the first murder mystery of all time. And snakeskin might be the last thing that flashes before her eyes...
Laird Barron (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
Paparazzi of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In a world that sells and records dreams, a celebrity will do anything to guard his privacy. But the paparazzi try to steal a celebrity’s dreams anyway. And who do the dreams belong to? The person who dreamed it or the person who recorded it? And what happens if a dream reveals a past crime? Is it a memory? Or is it fiction?
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 521,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The second volume about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Five Uneasy Pieces
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Each of these stories explores the shadowy worlds of noir, mystery and crime fiction. They range in tone from hardboiled detective to parody. Altogether, this collection has something for everyone who enjoys dark or edgy crime fiction. Includes a sixth bonus short story.
Short Ride to Nowhere
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jenks and Hale aren't friends, partners, or even next door neighbors anymore. Not since they each lost their jobs and had their homes foreclosed. Not since they lost their wives and kids and lives. After Hale is found nearly dead beside the corpse of a nine-year-old girl, and soon after commits suicide in a mental hospital, Jenks decides to find out what the hell happened.
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?
Trace the Dead Eye
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Price: Free! Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Trace is out to find a murderer, not an unusual task for a private eye. There’s only one problem: he was the victim. Now he wanders the streets searching for his killer, but his true desire is to reconnect with his family and be the husband and father in death that he wasn't in life. As the search continues, he finds the two worlds begin to converge, and there's nothing he can do to stop it.