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Gypsy in the Moonlight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
This work of historical noir fiction is set on the island of Trinidad during World War II. As stealthy Nazi U-boats try to reach the ports of Latin America, Trinidad becomes a vital outpost in the British and American effort to head them off. But as the days grow hotter and the nights grow longer lying in wait for those Nazi ships, restlessness turns to mischief, and mischief turns to murder.
Missouri Loves Company
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Series: Rip Lane, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former U.S. marshal Rip Lane is traveling through Missouri when he picks up a female hitchhiker in his motor home. The woman is being pursued by the Mob. When the criminals come after Rip he seeks his revenge.
Black Jack Justice
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 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.
Fantasy Noir: Three Stories of Mystery, Murder, & Magic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Step into the hardboiled world of Rick Walker, a private investigator with a penchant for scotch, dames, and magic. With reluctant help from a foul-mouthed demon, a nervous young diviner, and a fiery ex-girlfriend, Rick navigates his way through several cases, only to discover that they are all connected in some way.
Honor Land: A James Pruett Mystery (Volume Three)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,940. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In this third James Pruett Mystery, the hero is faced with the biggest challenge of his life: saving the life of an even larger hero. Honor Land is a gritty, emotional story of patriotism, multiple murders, a hero Delta Force veteran, Kyle Yoder, who doesn't understand himself any longer, much less whether or not he is capable of the brutal crimes for which he is charged.
Recovery Man: A Retrieval Artist Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“This high-tech detective story, part of the Retrieval Artist series, has hard science fiction, a complex whodunit and a fascinating look at alien bureaucracy. All the elements for an entertaining story are here: well-drawn, believable characters with frailties and flaws, credible scientific theory, and authentic-feeling settings.” RT Book Reviews
Dark Waters
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Series: The Jeff Resnick Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
For Jeff Resnick, the trouble starts with a near-death experience. Brenda's family comes to visit and one of them reminds Jeff of the thugs who mugged him. His brother has taken possession of an expensive boat. The yacht holds a deadly secret, one destined to turn his world upside down. Will Jeff solve the puzzle before his vision of near death becomes a reality?
The Nemo Murders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detectives Nick Greer and Sonny Madison are on the trail of a serial killer who calls himself Nemo. Is he real? Or is it a ploy to mislead the detectives? The list of victims grows as does the list of suspects while the detectives struggle to find the one common denominator to connect them all. Even the most honorable aren't exempt from the effects of vengeance, evil, infidelity, and jealousy. . .
To Probe a Beating Heart
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,950. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the autumn of 1991, a young girl disappears from a Cleveland Heights, Ohio neighborhood. The only witness is an elderly woman whose description of the possible kidnapper could fit any number of people. As police, friends and family search the immediate area for Annette, she is taken farther away and becomes one of the predator’s early victims.
Butchered Dreams
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Series: Dreams & Reality. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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.
Finn's Golem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 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.
Self Made
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Series: Andersson Dexter, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2009 by in potentia press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ever wish things were different? Ivy Velasquez did, so she became someone else. But one day, Ivy discovers that her alternate self has been murdered. Having nowhere else to turn, she finds Andersson Dexter: part private eye, part vigilante, part cop. Self Made is a story of people striving to control our own destinies, and how that desire affects them in ways they could never imagine.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: Australian English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Truth might be deadlier than fiction, but how do you tell them apart? When a cop decides to write a crime story, his life spirals out of control. Yet his hero investigates a corpse, a killer brunette and blackmail through the streets of Brisbane. Fast talking will only take a guy so far and when the line between truth and fiction blur, identifying who's the real hero becomes difficult.
Lucky 7 Artz
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Series: Lucky Artz Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 51,690. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Lucky 7 Artz, seventh child of immigrant parents, is a sharp-dressing private detective working in the big city while balancing the demands of a big, complicated family. In this first novel Lucky finds out the uncomfortable truth about the tragic death of a sister.
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.
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.
The Shrinking Nuts Case
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Price: $0.99 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.