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Insatiable (A Sydney Rye Novel, #3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,620. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private Detective, Sydney Rye, is living a simple, disciplined life in London. When a dangerous man from her past calls, Rye finds she cannot turn him away. Robert Maxim explains that the daughter of a powerful friend has gone missing and he wants Rye to find her. In exchange he offers her something she had given up hope of ever having; freedom from her past.
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.
Blood and Weeds
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,480. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ten-year-old detective Teddy Stride hires Clarke Lantham to investigate his father's suspicious behavior. But Lantham didn't expect that taking the case would send him straight to the heart of the biggest academic scandal in state history, and set him on a collision course with ghosts from his past that may jeopardize his freedom, ruin his career, and endanger the life of everyone he cares about.
Death In The Dark (A Sydney Rye Novella, #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When the fugitive, Joy Humbolt, accepts her new identity as the Private Detective, Sydney Rye, she must learn to control her emotions and her out of control dog, Blue. With the help of an expert trainer Sydney learns to fight with her mind as well as her body. However, when the daughter of a close friend is brutally murdered in the desert Rye turns away from her trainer to seek revenge.
The Oaks Grove
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Philosophy can be murder... When Elanore the troll and Gurt the Eleniu are invited to The Oaks Grove by Lord Cance to discuss philosophy, they expected stuffy lords, but not murder. Discussions turn deadly as one lord is found lifeless and another severely injured in the library. Can Elanore and Gurt find the murderer before he strikes again?
He Ain't Heavy
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,800. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. 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.
Silent Victor
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,600. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Clarke Lantham got a good chuckle when a world-famous alien hunter tried him to prevent an attack on San Francisco. He stopped laughing 12 hours later when gray aliens apparently stole a priceless artifact in full view of security cameras. But when takes the case, he finds himself working against the Chinese Government and the FBI. Book 4 of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries Mystery/Comedy/Thriller
Honor Land: A James Pruett Mystery (Volume Three)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,940. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: 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.
The Kirkuk Op
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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.
In The Cloud
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. 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.
A Stillness Lost - A Val Bosanquet Mystery
Series: The Val Bosanquet Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Val and Dave travel to Guatemala in a last-ditch attempt to trace Rosa Silva, missing for over twenty years. Within twenty-four hours the two men are fugitives, desperate to remain one step ahead of the Guatemalan police, and totally unaware that an old adversary and the ruthless Zeta cartel have them in their sights. Their hunt for Rosa exposes a dark secret, leading to a terrifying showdown.
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.
The Wrong Side Of A Gun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Deputy U.S. Marshal Virgil Quinn always gets his man – with one exception. The one fugitive Virgil hasn’t yet been able to capture is his unstable ex-wife who’s run off with Quinn’s ten-year-old daughter. For nine long years, while Quinn is tracking down a host of criminals and fugitives he continues his relentless search for his vanished child. He won't rest until he finds her.
Prophet: Dragon Chaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,780. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jason Prophet is hired by his best friend to guard a beautiful woman from Japan, he not only falls in love, he finds his best friend murdered. When the woman disappears, Prophet swings into action. The clues lead him to Japan where he goes up against the Yakuza, the infamous Japanese mafia. Using only his wits, will he be able to save the woman he loves and revenge his friend's death?
The Plato Club (Book 2 of 'In the Company of Ghosts')
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
As an ex-spy rumoured to have gone insane after being held captive by the KGB and tortured for a decade, Agatha Witchley has seen her share of strange cases over the years. But none compares to the faked autoerotic asphyxiation of billionaire Simon Werks, and the sudden trail of death tracking after the American industrialist’s family.
Detective Agency: Jake Hancock Private Investigator series Book Three
Series: Jake Hancock Private Investigator. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Private Investigator Jake Hancock's sent on a gig that could make him expendable.
To Kill or Not to Kill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A known paedophile is tortured and murdered, another has disappeared within days of his prison release for abducting a 6 y/o girl. Joseph Lidahl is called out of suspension & set to find the missing man, with no clues and only half the story. Is treally missing and the murderer, or is he another victim, and if so who is the killer. The father of the child is convinced she's still alive. Is she?
Prophet: Starkiller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When detective Jason Prophet discovers his old flame, Lynn McColl, is missing he begins searching. When people she's worked with start turning up dead, he doubles down, fighting thugs, police and even the FBI—anyone who stands in his way—to rescue the woman he still loves. His search leads him from the world of high-tech research to international espionage. Suspenseful and full of edgy humor.
Tanzi's Luck
Series: Vince Tanzi. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Vince Tanzi is back in his native Vermont on the hunt for a missing college girl. She took off into the Green Mountains for a two-week trek, although she's not really the hiking type--she prefers stiletto heels to climbing boots. And then people start dying...
Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man. The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes.

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