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Stateline
Price: Free! Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Cancel the wedding–the groom is dead. When a tycoon’s son is murdered the night before his wedding, the enraged and grief- stricken father offers investigator Dan Reno (that’s Reno, as in no problemo) a life-changing bounty to find the killer. Reno, nearly broke, figures he’s finally landed in the right place at the right time. It’s a nice thought, but then...
Blind Overlook
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Blind Overlook (FULL VERSION): A beautiful, enigmatic young woman who owns an art gallery in New Orleans hires Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester") to travel to Maine where a body has been found fitting the description of her brother. Delving into this situation leads Leicester straight into a confrontation with the most powerful Mafia figure in the United States and many suspicious locals.
Silence (DS Addison McCain Series #1)
Price: Free! Words: 57,760. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Addison McCain is signed to her first job as a DS. Her new partner DCI Robert Arrows isn't pleased to be working with a rookie, but can they put their differences aside to search for a serial killer?
Eleven
Series: Brandon Fisher FBI Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,140. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In this international bestseller, rookie FBI Agent Brandon Fisher takes on his first case with the Behavioral Analysis Unit, but will he survive long enough to catch the killer? Eleven is a fast-paced, spine-tingling thriller that will have you gasping for breath at every twist…
Full Count
Price: Free! Words: 96,110. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jake Tanner, private detective and former U.S. Marine, is tough, smart, funny and lovable. What starts out as a missing person's case quickly turns into one with international implications. Kidnappers, murderers and billionaires have been added to the mix, giving Jake the opportunity to hone his detecting skills. Welcome to Jake Tanner's world.
Ready. Set. Psycho.
Price: Free! Words: 61,970. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"With the ferocity and black humor of a Quentin Tarantino film, this in-your-face chiller delivers lethal villains; flawed, dogged investigators; and a bevy of twists and turns." - Kirkus Reviews
Elliott Bay
Series: The Watchmaker, Book Two. Price: Free! Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Against a backdrop of the decades, and through the darkened streets, alleys, and underground passages of old Seattle, two desperate men race against the clock to hunt the most infamous serial killer of all time.
Not Dead Yet
Price: Free! Words: 56,720. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The first book in the Gary Maddox Series: Sydney private investigator Gary Maddox scratches out a living doing personal injuries surveillance. A mother asks him to find out who killed her drug-dealing son. The son deserved to die. But the mother deserves justice and offers Gary a lot of money. Soon he's battling drug dealers, corrupt cops, hit-men and thugs. He's well armed and not dead yet.
Lonely Are The Dead
Price: Free! Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
1977. A ruthless serial-killer is stalking Bay City. His purpose is unknown, but the dismembered victims are always young and beautiful. In order to find the perpetrator, Police Detective Markus has to set aside his personal troubles and pull the evidence together before panic sweeps the city. His only ally is a reporter with a tortured past and the chance to break the biggest story of her career.
The Value of Life
Price: Free! Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.74 from 23 reviews)
A 12 y/o boy is kidnapped - but the ransom price is left to his parents! Before he is returned (safely) another boy is taken. Then another. Rookie detective Joseph Lindahl is a psychology graduate and thinks he knows what the kidnapper wants - but colleagues are sceptical. The solution might please the press and embarrass a judge, but it it gets Joseph into trouble at Longmarsh Police HQ
Colored Waters
Price: Free! Words: 94,220. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Colored Waters, the first Michael Chamber's crime/mystery novel. Calloused and hardened as he has become, Michael has a difficult time watching the video someone is using to blackmail his client, Laurel Silverman, the beautiful daughter of a Hollywood producer.
Skin and Blond
Series: Blond Noir. Price: Free! Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Blond detective Ivy Stern tackles a missing persons case that turns to murder. There’s no evidence that the victim has been killed, but she’s gone, leaving everything behind from her cell phone to her credit cards. Everything except her bed sheets. And that’s not even mentioning the victim’s cheating ex-boyfriend, her drug habit, and her ties to the Irish mob. (Detailed synopsis in sample.)
Frankly Speaking - A Frank Rozzani Detective Novel (#1)
Price: Free! Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A 16 year old girl has disappeared. The police believe she is a runaway. Her parents believe she has been taken and is being held against her will. When the parents enlist the services of Frank Rozzani, a former police officer turned private detective, a series of events begins to unfold that implicates a popular local pastor and the religious stronghold of the ultra-conservative community.
Hard Landing
Price: Free! Words: 54,850. Language: Australian English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Second book in the Gary Maddox Series: Sydney private investigator Gary Maddox is asked to find a missing accountant. He doesn't expect any trouble. After all, the guy is just an bean counter. But he's dead wrong. Powerful men have dispatched a posse of thugs to kill the ledger looker. Gary is soon counting bodies and trying not to become a ugly statistic.
Time Enough To Die
Series: The Watchmaker, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 110,590. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
Across the Pacific Northwest two men fight against time to save the life of an innocent young woman--and their own souls.
The Reckoning
Series: The Watchmaker, Book Three. Price: Free! Words: 112,330. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Generally speaking, a man's life and legacy end at death. But here, in the wastelands of the world, things are not always what they seem
Summer of Fear
Price: Free! Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Antonio Guardini, a hard-edged though tactful New York police detective, devout Catholic and prolife activist, must put his personal beliefs aside as he hunts down a cunning assassin who is murdering abortion doctors.
Ties That Bind
Series: Detective Madison Knight Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,290. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Madison Knight is one hard-boiled female detective, so when a case she’s working turns into a hunt for a serial killer, nothing’s going to stop her, not even mounting pressure from her superiors or a distracted partner. She’ll go it alone if she has to. 1st in the series
Dieyes
Price: Free! Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Kent Baker, ex-DEA agent, gets entangled in a small town's search for what could be a serial killer, in that two women have been brutally murdered and another is missing. In doing so, he intersects with a beautiful lady, and assists in an investigation where women are killed and mutilated without reason. A series of homicides where clues are few, violence runs rampant, and suspects abundant.
Gold Coast Blues
Price: Free! Words: 79,360. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jules Landau’s newest client is an ex-con looking for his missing girlfriend, Tanya. But as Jules scours Chicago’s North Side, he realizes that any number of people might want to make sure Tanya stays gone. At the heart of her disappearance seems to be a thriving black market for expensive French wine—a vintage so lucrative that Tanya may have paid for it with her life.

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