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The Shill
Price: Free! Words: 40,170. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
THE SHILL, a Tale of Deception by John Shepphird. 1st book in The Shill Trilogy.
You Are The Ghetto
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: American English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A young ghetto dweller rips off a drug dealer, killing the dealer.. The young ghetto dweller takes the dead drug dealer's car and runs. A vicious killer is dispatched by the drug dealers. The killer tracks down the ghetto dweller. There's then a confrontation between the ghetto dweller and the killer. The young ghetto dweller has left the ghetto, but the ghetto hasn't left the ghetto dweller.
Beyond the Trees
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A priceless relic has been stolen, and the main suspect is a Holy Man, a gone-mad tent preacher known as Jath. But private detective Jessup T. Biggs, hired by an art collector, can't shake the feeling that someone is playing him for a fool, using his investigation as a smoke screen for larger forces.
Deadly Patterns
Series: Deadly Duo, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This is the third book in the DP series. Detectives John Hoffman, Bill Jenkins, and Frank Alvarez face new challenges, a trio of golfer’s lying dead on the third tee of a local golf course, tunnels that appear from seemingly nowhere and run underground revealing yet another body and, in the Tucson foothills, a kidnapping and an explosion leaving behind a gruesome scene.
Blixsem
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 111,390. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Plaasmoorde is baie meer kompleks as wat mense dink. Een man wat tot die waarheid kan deurdring is Blixsem.
David's Case
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 81,650. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Francis Connor is hired to find a missing young man, David. Heir to millions David grew up in a mental institution. there because at the age of ten he shot and killed his father. The trail takes Francis through scenes of violence and even romance. Francis is an unusual detective, an oddball with issues of his own. It is a tale of greed, of guilt and redemption
A Missing Young Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
After a hectic Halloween day with more candy than they had ever expected, eight years old Annabelle wanted to go over to one of her girlfriends, to find out what she had received.On the way back home Annabelle was kidnapped by two men. The men, Joachim and Al;ex had been well paid to kidnap Annabelle. She got hold of the men's gun, and after shooting one, the police came and arrested the two.
Park Ave (Part 4) - A Charles Splints Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Charles Splints awakened something during his time on East Ave. The city of Brooksend is being overrun by the supernatural as Splints finds himself tangled up in another bizarre case. This time the people of Brooksend aren't who they appear to be, some even showcasing special shape-shifting abilities. Does Splints have what it takes to end this case before it spreads too far?
The Marriage Swindler: A Lucien Caye short story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two women calling themselves ‘wives-in-law’ hire Private Eye Lucien Caye to find their missing husband. They unknowingly married the same man and want him found. It doesn’t take long for Lucien to discover this marriage swindler married seven women in New Orleans and is about to marry number eight. When you mix seven jilted wives with a lothario – you have a recipe for murder with Lucien Caye in t
Pulp Adventures #21: Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Quarantine
Series: Pulp Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This issue of Pulp Adventures features two thrillers starring Sherlock Holmes: "The Red-Headed League" by Arthur Conan Doyle, and a New Pulp yarn "Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Quarantine" by Adam Beau McFarlane. Perhaps science fiction is the answer for illegal immigration in "Highway J" by Charles Eric Maine. Stories run the gamut from mystery, horror, science fiction, to railroading fiction.
The Exciting Adventures of Life in General
Series: An Ollie Reed Mystery ยท mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A brief foray turns disastrous for LA detective Ollie Reed.
The White Russian Caper. A Damien Dickens Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,420. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Includes bonus material! Damien and Millie join forces to solve the mystery behind the murder of Miss America.
# 99 Easy Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mark is a jazz trumpeter just released from a mental institution. Amy, a recent graduate from the New School, is an anthropologist studying lifelong bachelorhood in the modern urban context. A dead hooker in the bathtub seriously complicates matters just when things are getting interesting. Life is not all it seems at #99 Easy St. It is, however, better than some of the alternatives.
Chimera Effect
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A detective hunting for answers. A dangerous secret hiding in the desert. When an old friend from Little Tokyo needs help finding his missing nephew, detective Charlie Madison takes the case. He's encountered his share of unusual suspects in the past. This time he's up against something the likes of which he's never seen—on or off the battlefield. Can he solve a case with so many missing pieces?
Bet Your Own Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
20 hard-hitting tales of war, lust, revenge, hate and madness -- spanning fantasy, mystery, horror and science fiction. Inside this volume, ordinary men and women in extraordinary circumstances are forced to make life's hardest choices. With appearances by private eye Jack Hagee and supernatural detective Teddy London. This anthology also includes a "Rick Rambler / Time Patrol" mystery.
Muddy Sunset
You set the price! Words: 36,150. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Roy DeLon is going to regret that flight to St. Louis. He just doesn't know it yet.
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
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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.
The Bodies in the Basement
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
No secret stays buried forever.. When Nya Thales started her basement remodel, she expected a good hard project. But when an accidental exhumation gets her a chance at solving one of the biggest unsolved crimes in California history, her only hope for claiming an FBI reward lies in the fears of her neighbors, the memories of the survivors, and the secrets buried beneath her floorboards.
The Banshees of Basoolah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jaf Daskal returns, scheming and scampering with his friend Wanliet. Nemesis Basoolah is hot on their trail, so they find refuge, employed by another underworld chief -- Blues Shareed. Their job? To learn what's going on with the Shareed girls, one of whom has disappeared. The trail leads them to scenes and actions they never dreamed of, and a future even more perilous. 2nd in Jaf Daskal series.
The Nursery
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Crime
While investigating the disappearance of a girl, P.I. Arnold Cheek finds himself caught in a web of confusion and deceit, where his own actions and thoughts can’t even be trusted, and the everyday horrors of his life and his world are nothing compared to the horrors he’ll find in the Nursery.