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Finn's Golem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(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.
Black Jack Justice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It was a simple enough case, but don't they always start out that way? 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.
Salvation for an Angel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Leonard Flachman. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Her father died in the Korean War. She and her family lived on his army pension. Her mother held the family together with love but when she dies, an alcoholic uncle arrives to claim the children. He inflicts cruelty on them and manipulates the community in believing the children are the cause of his misfortune. Can one survive such a life and not herself turn into an alcoholic? A powerful story.
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?
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
Infiltration
Price: $4.32 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Why would anyone want to take and hold twenty square miles of territory on the Arizona border, kill every person there, hold it for forty-eight hours, and the leave without an observable trace? The central character, Rand, his senescent aunt, Mary Jo are thrust into the world of homeland terror by a homeland attack and must deal with it, all the time wondering why. Rand discovers the answer.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
The Soul Detective
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,370. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Soul Detective Achilles Jackson’s latest case has him racing against Lucifer and the Dark Prince's minions to track down an unlikely soul banished to Hell for murder. If Lucifer finds the soul before Achilles can get to her, the collapse of Heaven won't be far behind.
Cuban Dagger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Brad Strickland. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim Dallas knew from the start that a search for a runaway teen-aged daughter was likely to be a losing proposition. But he got pulled from Florida into a search that led to the Caribbean...and into a web of treachery and death. Gary Kim Hayes writes, "Right on the money. Think of John D. MacDonald, Carl Hiassen, and the easy wry style of Nelson Demille...Jim Dallas is my new favorite detective."
Return of the Falcon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
For centuries the fate of the real Maltese Falcon remained a mystery...until now.
The Vaporizer
Series: Chase Dagger, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013 by Full Moon Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nothing is as it seems in Cedar Point, Indiana. Three gang members appear to have died of natural causes. Then the medical examiner completes the autopsies and discovers the victims are missing their brains. When something strange rears its ugly head, the police turn to Chase Dagger.
Life's Punishing Path
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,570. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Life’s Punishing Path, Jimmy Fratino deals with his moral and ethical issues to being a better person and finding the answers in his case. Join the gang as they find out what happened to Connie Canell thirty years ago and Jimmy keeps up his quest to be a better person as he walks life’s path. Will he get his answers to life questions that he thinks will make him a better person?
Don't Be A Stranger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
....couldn't be more noir: Sep could be Philip Marlowe's brusquer, more antagonistic brother....There are moments when Sep's aggressive showmanship begins to crack when he softens his hard-talking abrasiveness with gentle coaxing, his belligerent repartee with moments of fluid interiority....told mostly through tough-guy banter, which allows the reader to move quickly with Sep.... Kirkus Review
A Long Line of Dead Men
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,250. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Matthew Scudder investigates a secret, private club in Manhattan whose members suddenly start dying, when it becomes obvious that someone is trying to kill them all.
Realms of Light
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010 by FoxAcre Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
If You Can Trust No One -- Then Trust a Nobody. A new Carlisle Hsing adventure. Carlisle counted herself lucky to escape Nightside City before dawn came and destroyed everything there. Unfortunately, just by escaping to the planet of Prometheus, she has attracted the attention of a certain business magnate. Someone is trying to kill him -- and he needs someone expendable to investigate...
The Night and The Music
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Besides the 17 novels that began with 1975’s The Sins of the Fathers, Lawrence Block’s Matthew Scudder has appeared in shorter fiction, and all 11 novelettes, short stories, and vignettes are here in a single rich volume. Highlights include “Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen,” and the moving and elegaic “One Last Night at Grogan’s,” published here for the first time ever.
Earth Angels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Detective Sergeant Jose Stepanovich and his elite tactical team were the toughest cops in the Los Angeles police force, handed the toughest jobs, like going up against the city's most vicious criminal element - the street gangs of East L.A. But somewhere along the lines the cops broke a few rules, turning a job into a personal vendetta, and suddenly it wasn't only the gangs they were fighting.
Cheated By Death
Series: The Jeff Resnick Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,540. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jeff Resnick faces a new dilemma: someone is stalking his sister-in-law, Brenda, who fears that violence from protesters will escalate near the women's clinic where she works. Or could the threats against her have come from her abusive ex-husband? Meanwhile, Jeff grapples with meeting his estranged father and the sister he he never knew existed.
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

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