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Judas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,340. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
From Australia to the shores of the Dead Sea, "Judas" follows a tale of treachery, betrayal & murder. As people die in Amsterdam, London and Israel, Negus, a writer about religious artifacts becomes involved in the hunt for the truth about the killings, and the search for priceless diaries alledged to be written by Judas in biblical times. They claim to witness the birth & death of Jesus Christ.
If [tribe] =
Series: The Bridge Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
L.A. street gang Los Magos' leader is assassinated by the rival El Diablos, both members of the Five Families. Gang war would bring the wrath of the corporate police department down on all the Families. Amoral fixer Artemis Bridge discovers the war is more than tribal bloodletting, and must use his wits to stop the war before it escalates to genocide in the latest Bridge Chronicles novel.
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.
Definitions
Price: Free! Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.82 from 11 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...
Air Force Blues: The Sandeen Mysteries, Book Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,970. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Master Sergeant Al Templeton disappeared one fine day in 1977. The Air Force listed him as a deserter. Thirty-five years later, Templeton's son talks Sandeen into investigating that disappearance. Doing so uncovers a web of intrigue and a nest of spies.
The Spartak Trigger (A Shane Bishop Anti-Thriller) Book 1
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Nightside CIty
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010 by FoxAcre Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nightside City will die in the coming dawn -- so why is someone trying to buy up the town? A blend of hard science fiction and hard-boiled film noir detective story. "For years, when people asked me what was my favorite of all the novels I’d written... I would name Nightside City."—from the afterword by Lawrence Watt-Evans.
Who Murdered Garson Talmadge
Series: Matt Kile Series. Price: Free! Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Matt Kile, ex-cop and ex-con, and current smart aleck has built a career writing mysteries. Garson Talmadge sold weapons to Saddam Hussein, then came to America and married Clarice, a woman half his age. When Clarice is arrested for murdering her husband, Matt takes the job of investigator for her defense attorney, with suspects stretching from the U.S. into Europe and the Middle East.
First Feature
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
First Feature is a bitingly wry detective whodunit featuring ex-LAPD's not so celebrated detective Anthony Carrick as he juggles mafia lords, drug addled neophytes, nymphomaniacs, gay counterculture, vegan hippies and tinsel town's dark side in a quest to uncover a homicide in the midst of his own personal turmoil.
Scar Tissue
Series: Lucky Lucas Novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex-con Ray Rhodes’ claim he was framed on weapons and drug charges is only the beginning when former cop Lucky Lucas is reluctantly dragged into an investigation as a family favor. Lucas quickly finds himself mixing with crooked cops, Chinese assassins, and a broken family with a disturbing and dangerous history that leads to blackmail and murder.
Creeping Dawn: The Rise of the Black Centipede
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The first volume in an epic tale of Heroes, Villains, Murder, and Madness. Follow the birth and growth of one of the strangest Characters in New Pulp Fiction to date, The Black Centipede as created by Chuck Miller!
The Naked Dame
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Guy Redding was a photographer trying to make ends meet. After a few years snapping photos of bad people doing bad things, he was practically a gumshoe. And when a beautiful naked blonde crossed his path, he suddenly had a very personal mystery to solve. With the entire LA police force--and his past--out to get him, Guy had exactly two days to find answers to the questions that matter most.
Identity Crisis
Series: Sam McRae Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A simple domestic abuse case turns deadly when the alleged abuser is killed and Stephanie Ann "Sam" McRae’s client disappears. When a friend asks Sam to find Melanie Hayes, the Maryland attorney is drawn into a complex case of murder and identity theft that has her running from the Mob, breaking into a strip club and forming a shaky alliance with a private investigator to discover the truth.
Rough Diamonds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,760. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Family ripped apart! A killer read... In the sixties, we go to a mining village in South Africa. There is deceit, evil, malice, negligence, blackmail, rape, murder. The three children's Grandfather gives them three uncut diamonds. Also, he gives them each a bracelet with their names engraved on. The diamonds and the bracelets become their blessings and curses. This is not a read for the gutless...
Red Die
Series: A Dave and Mariska Caper Novel, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Mariska Masekova and Dave Lewis are back!! Following DARK TIMES, the pair are again hunting very bad people, this time they believe a series of hit-and-runs during which children are killed are not the accidents the cops believe them to be, they are convinced they are murders. Not only do they set out to prove it, they hunt the killers, one of whom might be the charming, upper-class Edward Darke
The Artimus Box
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A skeletal arm protruding from a new LA construction site, with a carefully crafted box clutched beneath it, lead LAPD Detective Van Taylor and his wife through a fascinating history of early American racing and the beauty and perfection of the Harry Artimus cars. Brutal murders, drug-crazed gangs, greed, corruption, and blackmail keep twisting the trail Van has to follow to stop the violence.
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.
Rust Belt Assassin
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 22,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A contemporary tale of a private investigator who becomes disenchanted with the world, and himself. Searching for purpose in a profane world, our character's journey leads him to contemplate a career as a hitman. A progressive look into the modern male psyche.
Wraak
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 25, 2017 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ria het ʼn boodskap vir Blixsem gelos. Hy het haar terug geskakel, min wetende dat hy tweekeer by die dood sou omdraai. Blixsem het ʼn belofte gemaak, iets wat hy nooit verbreek nie. Dan sweer Blixsem wraak. Wraak wat diep gewortel is. Skoolkinders word deur die skurke misbruik om geld uit hulle en hulle ouers te mergel. Blixsem het ook groen koring op sy land.