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That Nietzsche Thing
Price: Free! Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Occult
The girl was dead, and no fooling... Another Gene Genie taken by her addiction – by a plague tearing the world apart. Sasha is a cop. Though, now-a-days, he mostly cleans up messes. There are plenty of those. To Sasha, the girl looks like just another mess, until her body mysteriously vanished from the morgue...
The Caught
Price: Free! Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
Odd-job boy Jack Leroyson, he just don’t get it. They’re saying his screen-goddess employer’s just gone and died from a drug overdose. So how come no one’s mentioning the early morning visits of all those White House staff? How come no one’s sure when she died? Rogue CIA agent Brad Friedberg tells Jack straight; sometimes you’ve just gotta accept lies as the truth. But Jack, he just don’t get it.
Angel Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
(reedited 11/14/'13) Larger-than-life PI Jack Slamm works in the dark places of a crumbling, U. S. city as he struggles to solve a pair of bizarre mysteries involving a cast of bizarre characters.
Definitions
Price: Free! Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
DEA agent Kent Baker, a loose cannon on an extensive leave of abscence, stops to help a beautiful woman being beaten on the edge of an interstate highway. Coming to the rescue of the lady seemed like a good idea except that afterwards people began getting murdered in nasty ways. Baker is forced to find out who is perpetrating the butchery...and way...
Stateline
Price: Free! Words: 93,640. 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...
Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 100,270. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
As a law officer you watch it all from a distance. But what happens when it gets personal? What happens when its your family dying? John MacAllister had been a CID inspector for nearly twenty years and thought he had seen it all. He had too, but not through the eyes of a victim. This time it was personal with his own family involved. He discovered he too had a dark side. Set In Bristol, England.
Maddog 1 The Begining
Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Maddog 1 is a fascinating detective story. Involving murder, sex, interwoven with mystery and suspense. It will keep you reading until your eyelids grow heavy. The action takes place on the mean streets of New York City. The main character is New York City’s most violent private investigator Mike Murdock. Mike through his early life experience is enraged against crime.
Angel, Falling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(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
All Mixed Up
Series: All Mixed Up, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A wealthy, jealous and possessive husband takes unusual revenge on his beautiful wife's lover. Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris needs to dig deep to get to the bottom of this one. The complete novella series is available in one hit, as All Mixed up, the complete series, or all eight can be purchased individually. Audio Version Available
Train to Anywhere
Price: Free! Words: 97,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Eddie Griffin, a 23-year-old ex-con, is working to put his life back together. Late one evening he witnesses a local businessman committing a murder. His life is spared, but he will be killed if he talks to the police. Everything he has worked for falls apart as he becomes caught between rival criminal and legal organizations.
Catching Water in a Net
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this award-winning debut, San Francisco PI Jake Diamond is a hero who plays both sides of the Private Eye street. Jake's first adventure has all the components of a great new private eye series-scares, suspense, lots of laughs, a few tears and a big surprise at the end.
Slow Fall
Price: Free! Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Slow Fall is a mystery in The Wekiwa County series. An ex-Miami cop returns to rural Florida to bury his father, an apparent suicide. Troubled by the circumstances of his father's death, he is drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue involving sleazy televangelists, drug runners, and corruption. A secret past connects the threads in a startling climax of greed, ambition, incest and death.
Self Made
Series: Andersson Dexter, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2009 by in potentia press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(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.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld Volume 1
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: British English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Nicolette Mace is a private investigator out of necessity, not choice. With her family dead & nowhere else to turn she had to learn to stand on her own two feet & live the only way her father ever taught her to. Life is fast paced, dangerous & filled with more gunfire than a gangster film, but isn't all big cases, excitement & arch enemies. Follow her day to day musings taken from her online blog
Harm's Way
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,220. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A private investigator searches for the runaway daughter of an aspiring politician only to find that, on or off the campaign trail, honesty is the rarest commodity. As mystery descends into mayhem and murder, he confronts an unsettling truth – the innocents are always the first victims.
And Then She Was Gone
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
72 hours. The cops only look for missing adults after 72 hours. Three days for Nya Thales to turn up dead somewhere if ex-cop Clarke Lantham can't find her first. But when he sets foot in Nya's world, Lantham's race against time turns into a run for his life: blocked at all corners, framed for murder, and stalked by a killer intent on covering up who kidnapped Nya Thales--and Why.
Resolution: A Rez Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,000. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
(2.00 from 1 review)
This is the 2015 revised edition of Resolution. Every page has be reworked, nearly 10,000 words have been cut, and the overall story is now more streamlined to reestablish the base of this series. Resolution, the first book in the series, Rez teams up with his police contact Nobel Capucilli to solve the unsettling, but also unclear message handwritten across the chest of an unknown murder victim.
Loose Ends - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 1
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a young girl is kidnapped, street-smart but damaged San Francisco ex-cop California "Cal" Corwin is engaged to find and rescue her before murder raises the stakes. As a straightforward case takes unexpected twists, Cal must quell a growing fear that an anguished mother may never see her child again. Cal struggles to tie up loose ends before evil claims its next victim.
Baltimore Stories: Volume Two
Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A mini-collection of short stories by Nik Korpon, author of Stay God, Old Ghosts and By the Nails of the Warpriest. Some are noir, some are literary, all take place in Baltimore.
Step on A Crack
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s said things come in threes, a run of good luck at cards, a run of bad luck in love. But the penny doesn’t always drop until the third time around. Come the third time, you snap your mental fingers, and tell yourself, I knew that.