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Quantum Mortis: A Man Disrupted
By Vox Day
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,680. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Castalia House. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
QUANTUM MORTIS is the new action-packed Mil-SF mystery series from Vox Day, author of the epic fantasy series The Arts of Dark and Light. Written with Steve Rzasa, QUANTUM MORTIS A Man Disrupted is the first novel in the series featuring Chief Warrant Officer Graven Tower, Military Crimes Investigative Division, Xenocriminology and Alien Relations.
Fractured Persona
By Harry James Krebs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Peak City Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Richard Fornek, awakens from a coma in a North Carolina hospital in full possession of a lifetime of memories-but not in possession of his body. A glimpse in a mirror and the evidence of a driver's license prove that Fornek is trapped in the body of warehouse worker Daniel Curtis. A little romance, a little murder, and a whole lot of hair-raising suspense unfold as he scrambles.
The Marriage Tree
By Christopher G. Moore
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 116,660. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s okay for Thais to believe in ghosts—it’s their birthright. But why is Vincent Calvino seeing ghosts, and why are they so angry? Calvino is haunted by a series of deaths in Rangoon and Bangkok, when he stumbles onto a new murder case—but is it a new case, or an old one returned from the dead? A murder investigation leads Calvino inside an underworld network smuggling Rohingya ...
Duplicate Effort: A Retrieval Artist Novel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 7. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“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.
Terminally Ill
By Melissa Yi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When “Elvis the Escape King” chains and nails himself inside a coffin and lowers himself into Montreal’s St. Lawrence River, he can’t break free. Hope restarts his heart and saves his life. But now Elvis demands to know who sabotaged his stunt. So Hope plunges into the magical art of escape--and the art of crime and betrayal. "Entertaining and insightful." -Publishers Weekly
Quantum Mortis: Gravity Kills
By Vox Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Castalia House. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When an alien ambassador is found dead in orbit while returning to his home planet in the company of mercenaries from Wardogs Incorporated, suspicions are naturally aroused. But when Chief Warrant Officer Graven Tower, MCID-XAR, arrives at the scene of the crime, another question is soon raised: are MCID's dynamic investigation methods compatible with thinly armored spaceship hulls?
Finn's Golem
By Gregg Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Equal parts noir detective story and speculative fiction thriller, Finn's Golem is a fast-paced one-two punch from the author of Black Jack Justice and the Tales of the Red Panda adventure series.
Fatal Storm
By Lee Driver
Series: Chase Dagger, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,520. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Full Moon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Something strange is taking place at the Sebold mansion. When ghost hunters decide to spend a night, one person is missing in the morning. There have been other disappearances and homicides in the past, and the one common denominator has been the weather. Dagger and his entourage spend a night at the mansion to seek answers. But another storm is building on the horizon. Fifth in the series.
The Vaporizer
By Lee Driver
Series: Chase Dagger, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013 by Full Moon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nothing is as it seems in Cedar Point, Indiana. Three gang members appear to have died of natural causes. Then the medical examiner completes the autopsies and discovers the victims are missing their brains. When something strange rears its ugly head, the police turn to Chase Dagger.
A Walk Among the Tombstones
By Lawrence Block
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The wife of Kheran Khoury, heroin wholesaler, is killed after he haggles over the price of her ransom. With the help of two computer geniuses, a streetwise punk, drug lords and his friend, ex-cop Scudder, they track the killers through the back streets of Brooklyn.
Black Jack Justice
By Gregg Taylor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It was a simple enough case. Sex, betrayal, sex, money, sex, murder and sex. But 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.
The Kirkuk Op
By David J.R. Harding
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Kirkuk, Iraq and Aziz Hadi, former strategist from the Hussein regime plans to bring civil war to the country. Tahssen, former Preshmerger and now terrorist will execute Aziz’s plan. Into the slaughterhouse steps Tom Quillian, ex-SAS and now private contractor, hired by an NGO to neutralise the threat. But before Tom can overcome his enemies, he must first overcome his own inner demons.
Angel, Falling
By Larry Patrick Shriner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.75 star(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Young women disappear with depressing regularity in the Southern city of Atlanta, Georgia. Unfortunately, no one really cares if they ever show up again. Private detective Bennett Cole knows this better than most. He's had his share of tough cases that didn't turn out so well, and he'd rather not take this latest one on. But when the friend of a missing young woman named Angel asks him to find her
Bum Luck: A Crag Banyon Mystery
By James Mullaney
Series: Crag Banyon Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,220. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Crag Banyon is a two-fisted P.I. with a heart of gold and a liver of stainless steel. In his fifth comic case, a missing pot of gold and a leprechaun client bring a boatload of bad luck.
Outlaw Road
By Billy Kring
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Border Patrol Agent doesn't make friends easily, but when she arrests an undocumented 14 year-old Mexican orphan, things change, for she and the tiny Tarahumara girl bond strongly. When Hunter learns the girl is in the most dangerous place on the border, the criminal village called Outlaw Road, she doesn't hesitate and crosses into Mexico, to the place where the gun and knife are judge and jury.
Big Easy
By Eric Wilder
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When someone begins killing New Orleans street people, it affects the City's tourist trade just recovering from Hurricane Katrina. More than simple acts of murder, voodoo is involved, the killer likely an actual Vodoun deity.
All Mixed Up The Complete Series
By Gary Weston
Series: All Mixed Up, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
All eight of the series together, including the latest adventure, Hell Let Loose. This time, Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris And the team are embroiled in a deadly occult case. A naked hanging woman takes them into the dark world of witchcraft and demonology. All Hell Let Loose is also available separately. Audio book versions available
City of Spirits
By Eric Wilder
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,760. 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!
Primal Creatures
By Eric Wilder
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Wyatt Thomas, the French Quarter's favorite sleuth, returns in his third full-length novel. If you like New Orleans (and who doesn't?) check out this book.
Sea No Evil: A Crag Banyon Mystery
By James Mullaney
Series: Crag Banyon Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Crag Banyon is a two-fisted P.I. with a heart of gold and a liver of stainless steel. This time out, a fishy client with a whale of a case puts Banyon in hot water.