Books tagged: noir

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Morphine
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Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Scout is a college student so bored with his home state that he creates a secret life to make his days seem less ordinary. His personal adventure keeps Scout entertained until he meets a woman named Morphine whose secret, unlike his, is very real.
Self-Preservation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Secret Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Blue Devers smuggles women out of abusive relationships. He procures new identities and new lives, no questions asked—until one of the women winds up dead at the base of an Oregon coast cliff. The cops will call it suicide, but Blue knows Tamara MacDougall would never have jumped. He’ll find her killer. He owes her that. But he doesn’t expect the nasty turn the investigation takes.
PeeDee3, Intergalactic Insectiod Assassin in: In Sheep's Clothing (Season 1, Episode 2)
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Series: PeeDee3 is Dead, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Peedee3 has been hired by a ‘Dillo, a dame built like a brick house, meaning she’s even tougher than he is. Soon he’s traversing the galaxy accompanied by a slippery eel with his own plans. Today the bug will face loss of life and limbs at the paws of a professional cat armed with a SST launched knievel missile. A bug never had it so good. File under Sci-Fi Noir Comedy Series
Sweet and Lowdown
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Series: Dorie Lennox Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Europe is at war. Nazi bombers are hammering London. Wendell Willkie is giving Roosevelt a run for his money. In the rich milieu of a bygone time, America prepares for war as home-grown fascists intervene, and a mother lies dying in her mansion in Kansas City. Eveline Hines hires Dorie Lennox and Amos Haddam to protect her wayward daughter in this homage to Chandler's The Big Sleep, set in 1940.
Nowhere To Go
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,130. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Eleven stories of murder, obsession, fear and--sometimes--redemption. Featuring stories published in Alfred Hitchcock's, Ellery Queen's and more. Iain's short fiction has been reprinted in Year's Best anthologies, won a Derringer Award, been voted into readers' top ten of the year, and been the basis for a novel shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association's Debut Dagger award.
Finale
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by rawdogscreaming. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Jonathan Thomas receives a threatening letter apparently sent by an ex-girlfriend, he pursues the sender but finds himself unraveling another mystery he would have better left unsolved. Finale tells the story of this wanderer's journey to a faultline deep within himself.
Whiteness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Silvius trusted the wrong friends and stole from the wrong enemies. Now he's one step ahead and on the run in Germany, far from the Indonesian past he cannot escape. Haunted and hunted, what's a harried thief to do? Evolve. But Evolution takes its toll, and the risks may be greater than death. Science fiction biopunk short story, 6,161 words.
Great Cinema Detectives: Best Movies of Mystery, Suspense & Film Noir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
One of John Howard Reid's most informative and interesting books, this is an invaluable guide not only for film buffs, but for all admirers of cinema entertainments, whether they be movie fans or DVD collectors. True, you may not agree with some of JHR's comments, but that is the beauty of these books. They give readers something to think about. And you may be alerted to buy DVDs of many movies.
Bruce Howard - Gentleman with Brass Knuckles
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Price: Free! Words: 44,490. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
If he can’t talk you out of your panties then you probably don’t speak English – and even if you don’t speak English the odds are still in his favor. The charmingly arrogant and rough-around-the-edges private investigator, Bruce Howard, has seen his share of thongs and danger.
Represent
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Acclaimed crime novelist Robert Reuland returns to form with the third in his Brooklyn series featuring Andrew Giobberti. With wit, humanity, and an unflinching eye set on a world most of us never see, Reuland proves once again he is the inheritor of Chandler's mantle in our century.