Down and Out Books

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Down and Out Books is noir.

Down and Out Books is the private eye.

Down and Out Books is hard boiled.

Down and Out Books is crime.

We are lover’s of quality, well-written stories of crime. We look for and publish great writers…some you’ve heard of, some you haven’t. These are folks you should be reading. We aim to release 2-5 titles per month starting with back catalogs and leading to new, unpublished titles.

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The Devil and the Diva
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,720. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Down and Out Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Clarisse Dufresne refuses to participate in a plan proposed by agents of a shadowy international crime syndicate, she is rescued by a mysterious man concealed by a black obsidian mask, shot at and pursued. A great suspenseful tale.
Counting to Infinity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Down and Out Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
COUNTING TO INFINITY is a dark and gritty urban noir thriller that starts off at light speed and quickly gains even more momentum. This is the third book in the Jake Diamond series.
Clutching at Straws
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Down and Out Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A worthy successor to "Catching Water in a Net", Abramo's second in the San Francisco based Jake Diamond series is a clever and well-crafted detective novel, gritty enough to satisfy hard-boiled readers but not so dark that it will put off more traditional mystery fans.
Catching Water in a Net
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Down and Out Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In this award-winning debut, San Francisco PI Jake Diamond is a hero who plays both sides of the Private Eye street. Jake's first adventure has all the components of a great new private eye series-scares, suspense, lots of laughs, a few tears and a big surprise at the end.
An Ice Cold Paradise
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010 by Down and Out Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A soldier goes missing in Hawaii. He's the son of Harry Pines' old cellmate. Friendship - and a beautiful woman - draw Harry into the case and he discovers runaway girls turned into hookers, missing military weapons, and a little army of power-mad Mormon Fundamentalists. When the Mormon leader seizes the woman for a wife, Harry brings enough heat to turn his island paradise into an ice cold hell.
Chicago Shiver
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by Down and Out Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Harry Pines lives in Hawaii in "a better lifestyle than you'd expect from a squared-up ex-con." He's not a shamus with a shingle, just a guy with a lot of dangerous skills and a few friends. He helps where he can. Chicago Shiver takes him to the pinnacle of Illinois political power where he uncovers the dark secret of the strange death of a beautiful model who trusted the wrong man.


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