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Deep Six
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Maryland lawyer, Stephanie Ann “Sam” McRae, is strapped for cash, when an old college friend asks her to help a citizens group fight a controversial development. Though loathe to take a zoning case, Sam is persuaded by the unusually high retainer, but the matter becomes personal when Sam finds Linda murdered. The search for Linda's murderer puts Sam's own life in danger.
Mr Doom & the Black: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Mr Doom plots how to take care of the Psychopathic Social Network: The network which he built. And, now, must destroy. A story of blood, and justice. Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A scientist: Dr Rain performs experiments. But he knows only one piece of work will stand the test of time: The Gutter. A horrific story of capture, and betrayal. Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Charles Boeckman Presents: The Coldest Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Pulp Author Charles Boeckman gifted the Pulp world with many characters of all types that deserved to live beyond the stories that birthed them. And Author R. P. Steeves has written a tale based on Mr. Boeckman’s work that is the first Pro Se Single Shot in the Boeckman imprint- The Coldest Case!
The Empanada Affair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Detective Roger Bowman is hired to solve a murder that occurred a month previously in Salta, Argentina. Most of the action takes place in Northwest Argentina. The local police seem to have given up on this case. Bowman and his client, who is being followed by a mysterious man, travel to Salta to make their own investigation. There’s plenty of action, romance, and an interesting locale.
Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Housework has never come easily to Mrs Dream. Thankfully, though, other things do . . . Unfortunately she can never speak of them. Because it would mean death. A story of repressed desires and horrific secrets well kept. Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 20 mins.
Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
For Mr Elbow, his work is his play, and his play his work. Luckily—for most—play doesn’t involve cooking human beings alive. That’s what makes Mr Elbow so unique. And so deadly. A story of possession, and farce. Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
The Rogue Element
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide detective Scott Priest had never considered himself to be anything more than an average, hardworking cop who did his best to uphold the Priest family lineage of average, hardworking cops. But that simple little notion is about to be put to the ultimate test when a routine murder investigation sheds an unwelcome light on rampant corruption within his unit - corruption he is tasked to stop.
Case Number One
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Series: Bradshaw. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. A coat hanger. An electrical socket. A dead body. What did a pair of jaded detectives fail to spot? A spell-binding tale of jealousy, ruthlessness and crime-solving genius. Case Number One: a Bradshaw short story.
A Dangerous Shelter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Late for work again, Lou Calvino receives an ominous warning from his boss, Jack Walensky, chief editor of the Westridge Tribune. Walensky gives Lou an ultimatum, find a hard-hitting story or his twenty-five-year career as an investigative journalist is history. To Lou, his life is already over.
Crime Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Richard Esher is on the road again in three short mysteries: Gone Daddy - fighting mobsters in Las Vegas The Big Sister - at home in Seattle searching for a wayward sister who may be in trouble. Bob's Your Uncle - Esher is in Portland looking for a young man who may be suicidal... or homicidal. The short story that introduced Richard Esher and two more mysteries from beloved author jd chandler.
Alley of Betrayal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a ghost from his past walks into the bank, Leonard Marten, a mild-mannered bank employee trembled with fury. The ghost, a man released early from prison, was convicted five years ago for a heinous crime against Leonard’s wife. Frustrated with the flawed justice system, Leonard seizes this long awaited circumstance to exact his retaliation.
The Shrinking Nuts Case
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In this full length spoofy novel Jake Simon, a crude old-school private-eye that usually does divorce or lost dog work, describes a weird case. He doesn't believe in trolls, elves, magic or marriage, but that begins to change when he wakes up two-foot-six and not six-foot-two. He has a smart sexy partner and a super-rich client, but the client is missing and Jake is the number-one suspect.
City of Spirits
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Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Murder, lust, and a hundred-fifty year old voodoo curse. It’s Mardi Gras in the Big Easy, an escaped killer’s on the loose, and French Quarter detective Wyatt Thomas has his hands full. Get ready for a ride!
And Then She Was Gone
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(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.
Taking Care of the Neighbours
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Series: Bradshaw. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. Three dead bodies. A pair of rookie officers. One crime-solving genius. But can they find the killer? A puzzling story of pent-up anger and fury at last unleashed. Taking Care of the Neighbours: a Bradshaw short story.
A Ghostly Christmas Present
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It's hard to beat being thrown in an out-of-state jail on a trumped up charge as a Christmas present, but detective Clarke Lantham loves a challenge. So when he calls up his brother for help with bail, he thinks he's prepared for the ordeal of spending a holiday weekend with relatives who put the "strange" back in "estranged." That was his first mistake.
Exit Plan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Steven Langford, a twenty-two year-old American, lives a bohemian lifestyle with a promiscuous Thai teenage girl, Isaree. When Isaree quits her trivial job in Bangkok to return to her hometown, Steven, not willing to risk losing her, decides to go with her. There trouble arises when he meets, Andrew, a fellow farang who is overtly cold toward him.
Lamping the Lunk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. The City calls to Bradshaw. It always has. And now it holds him in its clutches. Will he ever escape again? A story of dark pasts and darker futures. Lamping the Lunk: A Bradshaw Short Story.