Books tagged: noir

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Dieselpunk ePulp Showcase
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Price: Free! Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This action-packed ePulp Anthology unleashes four new noir tales inspired by the pulp magazines of the 1930s and 1940s. Blazing brawls and gritty adventure awaits dieselpunks, nostalgians, die hard or pulp-curious fans. Hope you can take a punch, because these two-fisted tales hit hard! Download if you dare!
The Case
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Price: Free! Words: 48,050. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Seth and Nina were sent to Berlin to do a simple job: Recover a briefcase full of priceless artwork and bring it back to New York City. When they get back and the case goes missing, Seth and Nina will need to fight their way through the layers of the criminal underworld to get the case back.
Gnathostomata
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dick Malone, a detective, still dreams of the Victims, as the entire city once did many years before. Dreams of bodies with missing jaws still haunt the citizens. When evidence is given to Dick that the Killer may have resurfaced, his life is thrown into turmoil. Hunted by droid assassins and assisted by a psychic junkie, Dick seeks the truth behind the Killer, the Victims, and his own identity.
Full Fathom Five
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,050. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Full Fathom Five is a police noir set in the shadows of Virginia's Massive Resistance movement in 1959. Norfolk detective Walter Hodge is back, wondering just who are the real criminals here - the waterfront thugs raising hell across town or the crooked politicians paying them to do it? This is a sequel to Will Hopkins's first novel, Willowood
The Traveler in Black and White
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Series: The Princelings of the East, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A strange tunnel appears in the wall of Castle Hattan. Of course it must be investigated. What lies at the other end is a strangely backward land where things are not quite as they seem. Lord Mariusz adopts the pseudonym Hugo to explore the business opportunities he sees, only to be accused of murder; witness a vampire slaying; rub shoulders with ghouls, and have a close encounter with a werewolf.
Dirty: A Hardboiled Nightmare
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Sy Mooney is not a cop, anymore. He does dirty work for cash. His latest job: find the hooker blackmailing a rich maniac. With the odds stacked against him, Sy will need every weapon in his arsenal to get out of this with his carcass intact. Thrill master C. C. Blake spins a brutal yarn about bad guys and badder ones. Echoing Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy, "Dirty" is a hardboiled nightmare.
Bad Times in Dragon City
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Series: Shotguns & Sorcery, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
If It Wasn’t for Bad Times… Ex-adventurer Max Gibson wouldn’t have any times at all. Saddled with babysitting the heir to the Dragon Empire, a deadly dragonet with a mind all its own, Max wishes he could hunker down in his bar and shut out the rest of Dragon City, but it seems everyone wants a piece of him. Bad Times in Dragon City is the second novel in the Shotguns & Sorcery setting.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Shooters Unidentified
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Shooters Unidentified is a collection of short stories, poetry and photographs about the darker side of life in the metropolitan Chicago area. Featuring the exploits of Len Staywicki, Rocco Dannon and Wladyslaw "Woody" Brouszko, the stories exhibit a free-wheeling approach to life, the law and the shady characters our heroes seem to meet at every turn in the Windy City.
Kisses Leave No Fingerprints
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,220. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Willie Halliday, the private eye with Buddhist beliefs, is on holiday when the peace is shattered by a chance meeting with a long legged, redhead. It isn't long before he's involved in a case that leads to murder via a West End advertising agency, and a seedy hotel in Paddington. Willie needs all his wits about him, and the help of Phoebe, his Amazonian secretary, to come out of it alive!