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Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch Series Reading Order Updated 2019 - Compiled by Albie Berk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
HARRY BOSCH SERIES IN READING ORDER - LIST AND CHECKLIST OF HARRY BOSCH SERIES WITH ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY OF EACH STORY HARRY BOSCH LIST IN SERIES READING ORDER WITH CHECKLIST AND BONUSES UPDATED 2019 - Includes Links to Free AudioBooks and a TV show Harry Bosch Fan? Get the most pleasure out of your reading. Don’t miss a single Harry Bosch book or story and read them all in order.
By the Dawn's Early Light - A Matthew Scudder Story #3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I had thought Matthew Scudder's career was finished with the publication of the fifth novel, Eight Million Ways to Die. But I'd promised a short story to Bob Randisi for a private eye anthology (The Eyes Have It) and By the Dawn's Early Light was it; it got Scudder back in business, and in the process won an Edgar Allan Poe award and became my first story to appear in Playboy.
A Hard Life
Series: Blood Flows South. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
George Denton was a good kid, young, enthusiastic and full of life. All he wanted was a mother who loved him and treated him right; instead, he got Holly.
Assassinio al "3x2": delitti di provincia 6
Series: Delitti di provincia, Book 6. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: Italian. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Estate. Caldo afoso. Giacomo Pucci, maresciallo in pensione, si trova al supermercato da solo, dato che la moglie è in pellegrinaggio e l’assistente si trova in vacanza. E mentre curiosa tra gli scaffali alla ricerca affannosa di prodotti utili e inutili, non lontano da lui accade l’imprevedibile… Una nuova tragicomica inchiesta dell’investigatore – pensionato più simpatico d’Italia.
Crímenes Diabólicos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: Spanish. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Un terrible caso para el agente especial del FBI Ethan Bush y el famoso exorcista padre Salas
Stern Talbot, P.I.—The Early Years: The Case of the Missing Body
Series: Pulp. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by StoneThread Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Some cases are better than others, not so rattling. Not so sleep-depriving. Not so insane. But the evidence in a brand new missing persons case echoes the evidence in a three year old cold case that ended with a missing body. Now it's time to figure things out and close them both. The twists and turns of this case test the imagination and strain the emotions.
Let's Get Lost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Let's Get Lost is set at a time when Matthew Scudder had his detective's gold shield, and after he'd begun keeping company with Elaine Mardell, while still living in Syosset with his wife, Anita. It concerns a friendly poker game that doesn't stay friendly, and the artful cover-up of a cover-up. And Chet Baker's music, referenced in the title, sets the story's tone.
P.D. James - Reader's Choice - Book List with Summaries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
P.D. JAMES BOOKS CHECKLIST AND SUMMARIES - ADAM DALGLIESH, CORDELIA GRAY, AND STANDALONE NOVELS READING LIST WITH SUMMARIES AND CHECKLIST Updated 2017 P.D. JAMES Fan? Get the most pleasure out of your reading. Don’t miss a single P.D. JAMES book and read them all in the best order. Don’t waste your money on a book list that’s out of date or one that doesn’t include story summaries.
Still Bleeding (A Jack Nightingale Short Story)
Series: Jack Nightingale Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A short story by the bestselling author of the Jack Nightingale series. Supernatural detective Nightingale is called in to investigate a case of stigmata. A young girl is bleeding from her hands and feet and claims to be talking to the Virgin Mary. But Nightingale soon realises that all is not as it seems - and the girl is in mortal danger.
Pulp Driver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Forced to drive a getaway car, an innocent young man wrestles with a hidden talent, a guilty conscience, and two girls with guns.
Dames and Diviners
Series: Mystery, Murder, and Magic, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
They said it was heart attack that killed Jack Carradine, but his roommate, Walter Prescott, thinks otherwise. So Walter seeks outside help - and ends up with the magic-using, Scotch-loving private investigator, Rick Walker. The two embark on a journey for answers that leads them to a discovery that could mean the end of both of them.
The Perfect Defective
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Investigator Jack Hannigan takes on the case of the man who lost his talent. Then a cheerleader hires him to kill a dead man. The Scotch-guzzling detective tries not to solve the cases so that he can keep collecting expenses, which include all the Johnny Walker Blue Label he can drink. A satiric detective novella filled with scenes of gut-splitting humor and borderline pornography.
Crooked Pieces: Future Grit And Hard-Boiled Action - Part Three
Series: Crooked Pieces. Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off until June 1!) Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A friend lost, a friend gained, but from the rain, out of the ugly pain of past and present, Turbine must face a future he didn't expect to stare him in the face...
Pirate Cay
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retired Detective Jim Nash is headed for a long-awaited vacation in the Florida Keys when he checks his messages and discovers that an old flame needs his help. After a brief consult with Zelda, the new woman in his life, Jim heads west to Panama Cay where he becomes embroiled in the rough seas and rocky shores of drugs, guns and money. First in the Jim Nash adventure series.
Dead Rednecks #1: Dead Rednecks Are My Specialty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ex-con Hoss Qualls and his eccentric brother Howard (who has watched too many Bogart movies) set out to prove their cousin Ivory's innocence in a murder case – a task that is complicated by the fact Ivory has killed in just such a way before...
Wild Magnolias
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: American English. Published: June 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Amid the madness of Mardi Gras, Wyatt Thomas is tricked into stealing a rare William Faulkner first edition and must act fast to keep from getting hauled to jail. A New Orleans short story by Eric Wilder, author of the French Quarter Mystery Series.
Stain: Dead & Gone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Postmortem Studios. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Stain is your stereotypical washed-up cop. He's good for nothing, surfing a life of indolence and drunkenness on past glories until he can get to retirement. Then, weirdly, he gets given a serious and important case and may have to reassess his life and career.
Naughty and Nice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. finds himself tackling a bizarre Christmas case when Santa Claus himself becomes a client, hiring Dan to recover some very precious stolen North Pole property. If you like werewolves, vampires, evil elves, zombies, as well as a lot of belly laughs, curl up with this story and some eggnog.

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