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Beautiful Lies
Price: Free! Words: 48,900. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Darren Elmore has it all: beautiful wife, status, profitable vineyards and winery in Sonoma County. But he has always wanted--needed--to know what it feels like to kill a man. So Darren chooses an unknown victim on a lonely road and indulges in a thrill kill. And he gets away with murder. Until a blackmailer shows up. Then Darren's own life and livelihood are threatened unless he pays. Now.
Dragon Hand
Series: Lucky Lucas Novels, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Ex-cop Robert “Lucky” Lucas' retirement is put on hold when his girlfriend Mona's 18 year old son is shot in San Francisco. The instincts of an angry and protective mother surface and Mona asks Lucky to “get the people who hurt my son". Lucas quickly finds himself in the middle of organized crime in Chinatown, where life can be cheap, and family secrets reach all the way back to mainland China.
Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction By: D.e.e.L
Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Another timid schmuck walks in with a problem. Usually these situations get ignored, "Get lost" I would tell them. But this guy has a wad of cash and rent needs to be paid...
Leave Her Hanging
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Ella Lewis is dead. Someone must pay. In this tough-as-nails noir crime novel set in Auckland’s dark underbelly, 17-year-old Jack “Spade” Miller must traverse a web of violence, love, and illicit sex in his search for justice. Only one thing is guaranteed: no one is walking away unscathed.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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'Trades' is an action-packed science fiction tale of murder and mystery with a little romance and a sizeable dose of humor mixed in. It's a noir story of dangerous women and hard men battling the odds on the last space station in human space. It's for lovers of Raymond Chandler and Robert Heinlein and Robert Aspirin.
The Case of the Sinister Senator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
Home-A Charles "The Solver" Splints Case
Series: Charles "The Solver" Splints. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Splints is sucked into yet another case and this time it may be a bit more than he can handle. He needs to come up with a plan and he needs to come up with it FAST!
Desert Kill
Series: The Santiago Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,100. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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In this second title in the Santiago Mystery series, after the kidnapping of Lindsey Braun, daughter of a multi-millionaire in Phoenix, her parents call in their friend, Seattle detective Michelle Santiago. Mitch takes a leave of absence and solves the kidnapping, but uncovers a serial killer who also happens to be a CIA type gone off the reservation. Her personal life also takes a severe turn.
A Difficult Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,670. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Julia Underwood. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Maxie Skerris had to die, but it wouldn’t be easy. A British hitman living in New York is given the task by a notorious criminal. The job, carried out during a boxing match in Madison Square Garden, is a success, but there are unexpected consequences, involving large sums of money, gems and a dubious millionaire, which will change lives forever.
Fantasy Noir: Three Stories of Mystery, Murder, & Magic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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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.
The Spartak Trigger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,700. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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In order to clear his name, disgraced cop-turned-grifter-turned-murder suspect Shane Bishop is coerced by a mysterious government agent into joining the espionage game. He eventually finds himself in Russia charged with infiltrating a radical neo-Bolshevik terrorist group and retrieving a microfilm they’ve obtained which contains a computer virus that has the power to destroy the world… wide web.
The Celestial Op
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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A nod -- and a wink -- to Dashiell Hammett. A nameless operative for the Celestial Detective agency investigates a crime scene.
Diabla meets Abaddon
Price: Free! Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Diabla is tough. She thinks she's seen everything, but that doesn't include Abaddon. He's on a mission from God, and that mission includes murder. Two women are dead, defiled beyong imagination. If she's not careful, she'll be the third. She Ricky set out on an investigation that disgusts them as it unfolds. Unfortunately, they're the only ones who have a clear shot at bringing a psycho to justic
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
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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.
Golems, Goons and Cold Stone Bitches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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One of the most original detective characters ever created returns for his second adventure! Nikki Nelson- Hicks' Jake Istenhegyi, the Accidental Detective, returns for a new adventure in the Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series- GOLEMS, GOONS, AND COLD STONE BITCHES!
Gypsy in the Moonlight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
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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
Series: Rip Lane, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,160. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Former U.S. marshal Rip Lane is a drifter. He lives in a motor home. His only desire is to enjoy the good life while exploring the country he once protected. But trouble finds him in Missouri when he picks up a beautiful hitchhiker with a duffel bag full of secrets. When the woman disappears at a bus station Rip suddenly finds himself the target of mobsters. But targeting Rip is always a mistake.
Loose Ends - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 1
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,180. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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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.
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
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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.
INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY (Cold Case: Commander Adam S. Appel)
Price: Free! Words: 15,690. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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When a Special Investigation Unit reopens the cold case of an eccentric but brilliant space explorer, mysteriously lost 10 years earlier on a top secret mission in deep space to survey post-Earth sites for colonization, readers are selected as designated investigators and directed to serve the investigation unconditionally by posting their input at a dedicated web site to solve the case.