Books tagged: noir

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And Then She Was Gone
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.71)
72 hours. The cops only look for missing adults after 72 hours. Three days for Nya Thales to turn up dead somewhere if ex-cop Clarke Lantham can't find her first. But when he sets foot in Nya's world, Lantham's race against time turns into a run for his life: blocked at all corners, framed for murder, and stalked by a killer intent on covering up who kidnapped Nya Thales--and Why.
Knock On Wood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Two scholars debate the reality of our universe and the possibility of others, but only one knows the whole truth.
The Nobody
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cryer came home to find his wife and young daughter brutalized. He can't quite catch the killer, who slips out a window, stabbing Cryer in the forehead with a 3" blade. As his memories slowly return, Cryer sets out to recreate enough of his life to find and confront the killer, led by a series of encounters with his past, and a string of unintelligible words.
Scars and Candy - Tales of Terror and Dark Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Scars and Candy opens the door on a dark world of monsters, crime, mayhem and human evil. Demons, dark creatures and dangerous humans lurk in 16 tales that gaze into the darkness of the human heart and paths of revenge, retribution and terror.
Lowlifes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: 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.
Killing Mum
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Arranging contract killings was Carlos's business, but he'd never expected that someone might want his mother dead! The anonymous letter had arrived addressed to 'Charlie' and only two people called him by that name. So either his wife had just hired him to whack her mother-in-law, or his mother was looking for help to put an end to her misery. Carlos was hoping he'd find another explanation...
Curtains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
Eleven tales of crime, misdemeanors, killers, and cold-hearted lovers from bestselling author Scott Nicholson. Includes award winner "Dog Person" as well as "Watermelon," "Dead Air," and other stories collected from Cemetery Dance, Crimewave, and other publications. Includes bonus stories from J.A. Konrath and Simon Wood.
Luck o' the Irish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Some people seem to have all the luck! Roguish Shawn O'Gale has won and lost some big gambles in his day - and he prefers to win! Join our hero (and a bevy of hot babes) as he travels from Boston to the glitter and glitz of Las Vegas. But be wary! Not all that glitters is gold - and even a lucky pocket watch isn't much help when you've been thrown out of an airplane!
A Ghostly Christmas Present
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.25)
For crappy Christmas presents, Detective Clarke Lantham figures most people couldn't beat getting thrown in an out-of-state jail on a trumped up charge. So when he calls up his brother for help with bail, he thinks he's prepared for the ordeal of spending a holiday weekend with relatives who put the "strange" back in "estranged. That was his first mistake.
Postcards from the Apocalypse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,520. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A dying city, cut off from the rest of civilization. A midnight visit by three people to a deserted graveyard from which only two will return. A young woman who haunts the nightclubs of the city in an endless search to find the man who ruined her life... All these stories and many more tales of noir, crime and dark fiction are featured in this shocking collection from author Allan Leverone.