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Angels Keep Watch
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 218,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
To save the world and protect America, it takes a heroic quest in the confrontation between ‘good versus evil’, to challenge your senses of the normal versus the paranormal, and the abnormal. Dr. Sterling Striffe, spy, adventurer and mercenary is up to the challenge.
Dane Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.89 from 18 reviews)
When the world's greatest superhero is mysteriously murdered only a former villain turned PI can find the killer in time.
Black Jack Justice: Dead Men Run
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Black Jack Justice: Dead Men Run is a character-driven mystery novel in the style of classic noir tales of the 1940's and 50's. Told in the competing narrative voices of the hard-boiled gumshoe Jack Justice and his partner Trixie Dixon, girl detective, Black Jack Justice: Dead Men Run is an enjoyable and lively read.
Damnation and Dames
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Damnation & Dames is a collection of paranormal noir stories investigating the supernatural shadows surrounding classic crime. Inside this book are sixteen hand-picked stories, all original, featuring good guys, gumshoes, femme fatales, bootleggers, and gangsters: all your favourite noir characters mixed up with ghosts, giant monsters, faerie, vampires, and werewolves.
In The Cloud
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Stranded in the mountains with no cell phone, Clarke Lantham must elude two gunmen intent on killing his companions, and uncover the dark secret behind who hired them.
Duplicate Effort: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“If there’s any such thing as a sci-fi CSI, the Retrieval Artist novels set the tone.” The Edge Boston. Flint can no longer take on the entire universe. He violated the rules of his Retrieval Artist mentor and now has a lot to lose. But he can’t reverse the events he set in motion—and the crisis he caused might destroy everything—and everyone—he loves.
Devolution: A Sam Jameson Espionage and Suspense Thriller
Series: Devolution: A Sam Jameson Espionage and Suspense Thriller Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,930. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon When an elderly priest suspected of espionage is found murdered, a brilliant, brash, ballsy, and beautiful spy catcher named Samantha Jameson joins the investigation. Her world quickly spins out of control when a shadowy organization kidnaps her lover.
Zero Hour in Phnom Pehn
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,850. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the early 1990s, at the end of the devastating civil war UN peacekeeping forces try to keep the lid on the violence. Gunfire can still be heard nightly in Phnom Penh, where Vietnamese prostitutes try to hook UN peacekeepers from the balcony of the Lido Bar.
He Ain't Heavy
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,670. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
According to the official story, Martin Galloway shot himself in front of two cops. But his bereaved fiancee smells a rat, and when the system fails her, she turns to Clarke Lantham Investigations to prove that Martin was murdered. At stake: the reputation of one of the world's greatest humanitarians...and his twenty billion dollar estate.
Black Jack Justice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It was a simple enough case, but don't they always start out that way? When a pair of His and Hers private detectives get involved, the sparks start to fly and the blood begins to spill in earnest. With every shot that’s fired, the hole digs a little deeper, and the list of people our sparring shamuses can trust gets shorter and shorter.
Night Freight
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Pronzini makes people and events so real that you are living those explosive days of terror. An empty train yard at midnight...a small cabin bathed in the light of a full moon...a seedy Skid Row hotel in San Francisco...These are the places where fear lives, where the chill in the air has nothing to do with the temperature, and where Death can be someone youve already met.
Below Mile Zero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Key West is an end-of-the-road town and the reluctant hero in Below Mile Zero considered the island a safer clime than New Orleans. Or so it seemed until bullets started flying. Caught between bad guys, this drifter with no place left to drift must fight back, deal with betrayal, and come to terms with his past … or wake up dead.
In A Bind - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 2
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a blackmailed drag queen walks into Cal Corwin's P. I. agency, she quickly throws herself into the investigation, but with each new clue she finds the case gets murkier, its web of lies more tangled. When murder rears its ugly head, it becomes clear more is at stake than money, and Cal must watch her own back even as she tries to find the culprit.
Pier 77
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
During the 1990s in New York City, there was a battle for the rackets of Manhattan. The deadly war was between the Italian Mafia and the Irish Westies. The Mafia had control until Kevin Gerrard decided to put his life on the line to find peace, only to be foiled by a gorgeous East Side call girl and a friend, who happened to be a Priest.
And Then She Was Gone
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
A fretful mother needs Clarke Lantham's help, but finding her missing daughter might just send reality into a drunken tailspin. From the posh shadow of Mount Diablo to the kink clubs of San Francisco, a lone detective chases down pieces of the weirdest puzzle he's ever seen, all for the sake of a 19-year-old girl whose face he can't stop seeing every time he closes his eyes.
Second Fiddle
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Big Apple has a rotten core. At least to those involved in the New York Philharmonic. Paul Klee, their rising star and first violin has gone missing. A rich benefactor of the philharmonic has asked for Anthony Carrick by name and will spare no expense to fly him over from LA. Anthony Carrick doesn’t usually do missing persons, but when Klee winds up dead, the case becomes more interesting.
Detective's Shadow
Series: Detective's Shadow, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A troubled young woman falls for a secretive private investigator who helps her to leave her abusive boyfriend, but even his own friends say that he is just using her to advance the case.
Cainer - A Detective Macaulay Homicide Case
Series: A Detective Macaulay Homicide Case, No. 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Who Is Cainer? He's a ghost. Trained to disappear without a trace at will. He's an ex-Marine and Special Operations weapons and explosives expert. Now he's working with the FBI as a profiler who out-profiles their own top profilers. Han's arrival at the FBI's Washington DC Headquarters signals a seismic shift between FBI Special Agent Nick Benson and NYPD's Finkel Macaulay.
Pandora's Box
Series: Detective's Shadow, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 284,060. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
While still recovering after their last case, Kerr and Rachael are hired to help a man who has been arrested after the body of his ex-girlfriend is found in the trunk of his car. They quickly realize that the case is much bigger than that and end up in a race against time to prevent further deaths from happening.
Third Base
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Windy City, Chicago, is holding the World Series at Wrigley Field. An exceptionally rare World Series between the Loveable Losers (Chicago Cubs) and The Birds (Baltimore Orioles) with the Cubs favorited to win. Until, that is, their star pitcher James Ensor is found dead by third base.