Books tagged: noir

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PeeDee3, Intergalactic Insectiod Assassin in: In Sheep's Clothing (Season 1, Episode 2)
Series: PeeDee3 is Dead, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: 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
Series: Dorie Lennox Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,130. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by rawdogscreaming. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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
Price: Free! Words: 44,490. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: 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.
The Man In The Rain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mondu, once an AI designer at the top of the Nigerian IT industry, needed to escape from a life that was eating him alive. He found refuge as a shopkeeper in the depths of the Amazon, at a unique resort. It's a preserve for all forms of Amazon life--reptiles, mammals, and human and material culture. No modern technology allowed. Some people come here to disappear. Others come to hunt them.
Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Nox Dormienda is the award-winning debut novel of critically-acclaimed author Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons), and the first of a series in a new genre: Roman Noir. Featuring Arcturus, a hardboiled protagonist in the best Philip Marlowe tradition, Nox is a different kind of historical mystery, a suspense thriller that combines a classic noir style with the rich texture of the ancient past.