- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Butchered Dreams by Hadena James
Series: Dreams & Reality, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Butcher is on a rampage. He's working his way across the state of Missouri, in a reign of terror, righting the wrongs he believes have been committed against his family and himself. In his wake, he leaves a blood bath; a string of mutilated victims that seem to have no pattern. For Aislinn, it's personal. She'll have to battle her own demons to bring him in.
Horse of a Different Color: A Novel (The Mecana Series Part One) by John Lansdale
Series: The Mecana Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.00 from 1 review)
Dallas PD Detective Thomas Mecana is on the hunt for a serial killer terrorizing the Lone Star State. Joining him is Darcie Connors, a young officer working her first murder case. With hard work, and some luck, Mecana and his partner discover a most-unusual serial killer case with murder in its very genes. They discover some evidence is so strange and unbelievable, it might be best left alone.
A Cry of Shadows - A Jack Dwyer Series Mystery by Ed Gorman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,340. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Dwyer is hired to deal with "some problems" caused by residents of a homeless shelter located near a chic, downtown restaurant. Before Dwyer can even act on his orders from one restaurant owner, he is fired by a second. Jack Dwyer remains one of the easiest mystery protagonists to like, and a very "real" character in this very entertaining addition to the Jack Dwyer series.
Italian Connection by Keith Hoare
Series: People Trafficking, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,590. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Karen Harris, commander of Unit T, had come to the streets of London, in an effort to curb the activities of an Italian cartel engaged in prostitution and abduction across Europe and beyond, with an operation that pushes her and her friend, Sherry Malloy, to the limit..
Bloodlinks by Lee Killough
Series: A Garreth Mikaelian Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Two years ago Garreth Mikaelian was turned into a vampire by the seductive Lane Barber. He tracked her to a small Kansas town and when she tried to kill him, killed her. He thought. But a call comes from his old partner in San Francisco that seems to indicate Lane is still alive. Garreth goes to San Francisco to find out. He determines that she *is* dead. But now someone is killing vampires...
New Orleans Confidential by O'Neil De Noux
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
NEW ORLEANS CONFIDENTIAL is a series of 11 short stories. Come prowl the lonely, sometimes violent streets of American’s most exotic city, the city that care forgot, New Orleans in the 1940s, with a lone-wolf private eye named Lucien Caye.
Antenna Syndrome by Alan Annand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(4.00 from 1 review)
New York, 2026. In the aftermath of a terrorist A-bomb, private investigator Keith Savage searches for a kidnapped artist, the paraplegic daughter of a crime-busting politician, but tracking her down leads him to a place where her fascination with insects collides with his fears.
The Blue Barrel by Larry Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,570. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Tom Conard works for the EPA in Western North Carolina. When he helps a man take a 55 gallon blue barrel off his truck to place it in a storage unit, something doesn't seem right. He's afraid the man is trying to dispose of some illegal substance. He has no idea how his life is about to change.
Dirty Little Mermaids by J.D. Rogers
Series: Low Campbell Adventures. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Low Campbell is an ex-cop currently working as a private detective. She also happens to be a mermaid, which means she gets the cases that nobody else can handle. In her first adventure, Low finds herself taking on the bogeyman.
The Last Hustle by Jerry McIlroy
Price: $1.49 USD. (Free until Aug. 07!) Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Danny is a hustler, a con man, been one most of his life and done quite well at it. One day he gets a call from an old flame who tells him of a potential score, a very large one, one they could retire on together Things do not go as planned, the ending is tragic. Finally Danny gets to play the big con, his last hustle. It is a tale of thievery and obsession, of revenge and perhaps even love.
David's Case by Jerry McIlroy
Price: $1.29 USD. (Free until Aug. 07!) Words: 81,650. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(4.00 from 1 review)
Francis Connor is hired to find a missing young man, David. Heir to millions David grew up in a mental institution. there because at the age of ten he shot and killed his father. The trail takes Francis through scenes of violence and even romance. Francis is an unusual detective, an oddball with issues of his own. It is a tale of greed, of guilt and redemption
Electric Detective by E E King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
While in pursuit of a phantom criminal, hard-drinking PI Eddie Evers is hit by lightning, super-charging the biophotons in his brain, enabling him to see into other dimensions and experience electricity in a whole new light.
- Fiction > Thriller & suspense > Crime thriller
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > General
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > Police Procedural
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > Short Stories
- Fiction > Thriller & suspense > Action & suspense
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > Women Sleuths
- Fiction > Adventure > Action
- Fiction > Thriller & suspense > General
- Fiction > Thriller & suspense > Psychological thriller
- Fiction > Fantasy > Urban