Books tagged: noir

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Killing Mum
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: 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...
Luck o' the Irish
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
It's hard to beat being thrown in an out-of-state jail on a trumped up charge as a Christmas present, but detective Clarke Lantham loves a challenge. 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,520. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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.
Indian Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fresh out of jail and off drugs, Fred Redish embarks on a new life. First up: getting to know his two young sons, who are under the custody of his mother-in-law. Problem is, she poisons them against Mohawks in general and Fred in particular. Does he have to kill her to get his boys back? "Impressive...moving"--Publisher's Weekly
In Walked Trouble
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"I knew ahead of time that trouble was at my door by the sound of the footsteps in the hallway. You see, they were the footsteps of a dame; and in my book, and at this time of night, a dame almost always spells trouble." Harland Case is on the job again, only this time the job involves vampires and other unsavories. A Los Angeles, noir piece that tells the story of one hard up dick.
Bob Moore: No Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Super powered humans started appearing 30 years ago. Now, they are everywhere. Bob Moore, Private Eye, dares to investigate those who could incinerate him with a thought. When he is called to help a super from his past, however, he'll be pushed to his limit. When supers and the police think there is no crime, can he get to the truth? Will he want to for the man that destroyed his marriage?
Dominance Games: An Essay on Power A Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Novel....An essay on Power.....Truth floats through gauzy mists. Cynicism is wrapped in soft cloth. There is fear, intimidation, loss. There is ecstasy, the traps of history, of identity, of territory, of belief. There is passion. There is wisdom. There are kills. Histories with long roots, many mothers, unyielding fathers. Mean and lust are tempo. Winners win. Losers do not.
Evolutionary Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,120. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a criminal goes missing, an eager, young surveillance agent named Michael Kezer, jumps on the opportunity for some field experience. What he finds, is much more than he bargained for...and the world will never look the same again.
Lust Games: An Essay on Honor A Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cynical chiselers, power hungry bastards,low rent power vacuums. Lust driven temptresses. Besotted clowns. Worlds in flux. Integrity. Victory. Lovers. A muse. Honor; the wicked master. Redemption, the tough and unforgiving act. Lust; the wicked mistress. Legacies. Paradise lost. Happy little gnomes scamper about the rivers and eddies of rancid muses,fallen idols,decrepit absence of godly wonder