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Courage Begins: A Ray Courage Mystery Novella
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former college professor Ray Courage starts a new career as a private investigator and tries to crack an unsolved murder for an insurance company.
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.
A.I. P.I.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A mash-up of sci-fi and detective fiction, A.I. P.I. examines a racist future where society has turned against a new silver-skinned minority: androids. But for some, they’re a necessity. When you’re in trouble and don’t want the police involved, who are you going to call? An Artificially Intelligent Private Investigator.
Charles Boeckman Presents: Judson and Gardner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Judson, a tightly wound trouble prone reporter and Gardner, a rather laidback, subtly ingenious investigator, make the perfect pair to pull unwilling skeletons from closets and dig up murder, corruption, and crime. Death and mystery haunt this unlikely pair of adventurous crime solvers in Charles Boeckman Presents Judson and Gardner.
Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Mr Doom plots how to take care of the Psychopathic Social Network: The network which he built. And, now, must destroy. A story of blood, and justice. Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Housework has never come easily to Mrs Dream. Thankfully, though, other things do . . . Unfortunately she can never speak of them. Because it would mean death. A story of repressed desires and horrific secrets well kept. Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 20 mins.
Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A scientist: Dr Rain performs experiments. But he knows only one piece of work will stand the test of time: The Gutter. A horrific story of capture, and betrayal. Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
The Psychopathic Social Network: A Short Story Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Bad things happen with organisation. True evil comes with a network. With no one to stop them, no one shall know the depth of terror . . . and psychopathy shall reign. A series of five short stories: Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box, Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot, Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine, Doctor Rain & the Gutter, Mr Doom & the Black. The Psychopathic Social Network: A Short Story Collection.
Ticket To Shadowland: From The Case Files Of Tom Hale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When a beautiful but troubled woman appears at his office door in December 1941, San Francisco detective Tom Hale doesn’t believe her story. But when the woman is strangled within hours of hiring Hale, he plunges into a rat race of murder and espionage. Hassled by Naval Intelligence and the FBI, Hale must track down a shadowy killer who is always one step ahead—leaving corpses in his wake.
The Rogue Element
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide detective Scott Priest had never considered himself to be anything more than an average, hardworking cop who did his best to uphold the Priest family lineage of average, hardworking cops. But that simple little notion is about to be put to the ultimate test when a routine murder investigation sheds an unwelcome light on rampant corruption within his unit - corruption he is tasked to stop.
Charles Boeckman Presents Johnny Nickle: Trouble Follows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Charles Boeckman's Johnny Nickel returns to a familiar groove in a new adventure involving maidens, mobsters, and music in a situation that could lead to a permanent premature curtain call for our hero with the horn! Because, if there's one thing you should know by now, wherever Johnny Nickel goes…Trouble Follows!
Mod Recall
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You set the price! Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In a world where law and order are big business, contract enforcer Frankie Devlin is working overtime.
The Mod Girls Club
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Price: Free! Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In a world where law and order are big business, contract enforcer Frankie Devlin is working overtime.
Looking For Lady Dee
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The first "punk rock mystery". You don't have to be in love with one or the other (punk or mysteries) to love this hilarious and harrowing story of a band and its fans.
Yakuza Territory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,130. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A detective with no way out. A telepath with something to prove. Struggling to survive the night, one private eye must rely on his wits to solve a mystery where he's outnumbered, outgunned, and trapped inside a police station with a soulless killing machine.
Immaterial Evidence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
To avoid the fury of a local mob boss, Charlie Madison has been hiding out in Little Tokyo. But when an old friend lures Madison back into the city to hunt down an invisible criminal--if he can--federal agents swoop onto the scene. Embroiled in an unimaginable mystery, one private eye must rely on his wits to solve a case where the evidence is immaterial, and the odds are stacked against him.
Doppelgänger’s Curse
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Price: Free! Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A woman stalked by her double. A detective in over his head. In a city where the cops are on a mobster’s payroll, private investigator Charlie Madison stands in the gap. When a wealthy young socialite asks him to help her catch a threatening stalker, he takes the case. But things aren’t what they seem, and Madison has to act fast before he’s framed for murder. Novelette - Crime Noir / SciFi
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Volume 3
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Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The day to day life of a private investigator is not all glitz and glamour. "My name is Nicolette Mace, but you might know me as the Raven Siren. I'm a Private Investigator living the 1930s romantic dream in this new and exciting modern age. I keep records of everything that happens; everything I have seen and done. Why? There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio...
Dead on the Money
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Tom Trask is basking in the glow of his recent engagement to H. Olivia Tully, but without warning, his elation turns to shattering danger when a ruthless convict shows up and begins to stalk them.
Blood Magic
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Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
When they found the first body, no one batted an eye. That was par for the course in Skid Row. But something with these deaths was off. They were made to look like something supernatural. But I knew better. My name is Rick Danvers and I'm an undercover detective with Robbery Homicide, and before the night is over, I'm gonna get to the bottom of the Skid Row Suicides.