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Welcome to Dullsville
By M. Nick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,360. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Mars Black is a big city private detective who works the seamy side of Grayville, a city perpetually cloaked in fog, a city without sights, a city he sometimes calls “Dullsville.” After he is hired by a man named Baker, though, things become a little less dull. The book is written in black and white, like a 30’s gangster movie, and no word of color was used; only black, white and shades of gray.
Football Mambo
By Peter Tonkin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When down-at-heel Adelaide private detective Bruce Bilger accepts a curious but seemingly trivial case from a local Australian Rules football club, the Centralian Galahs, he has no inkling of the bizarre and perilous circumstances into which he is about to be plunged. Will his survival instinct and street wisdom make up for his lack of social graces, and will his curiosity ultimately kill him or
They Called Her The Gungirl (Lucien Caye short story)
By O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
September, 1947. A young brunette with dark brown eyes stands shivering in the rain, a pretty blonde poses in a bikini. There is also a desperate boyfriend and a murdered doctor – all drawing New Orleans Private Eye Lucien Caye into a case that may end with the first woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair.
The Eye Twitch Murders
By Tony Rehor, Sr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chief John Twait is only four weeks away from his retirement. There's one problem, Chief Twait has a killer on the loose
Ring-A-Ring O'Roses (Rose Red Rhymes #1): A Crime Thriller Short Story
By Saffina Desforges
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
From SAFFINA DESFORGES, international best-selling British author of Sugar & Spice, Anca's Story and the Rose Red crime thriller series (Snow White, Rapunzel), comes ROSE RED RHYMES, a collection of crime thriller short stories featuring the Rose Red cast, based on traditional nursery rhymes.
Murder on a Honeymoon
By Clark Graham
Series: Jack Warden, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jack Warden was looking forward to his wedding and honeymoon on what he thought was a quiet Caribbean Island. When he arrives he finds that the Priest who was going to officiate at the marriage has been kidnapped and suddenly he is in the middle of a full gang war.
The Shrinking Nuts Case
By Gary J. Davies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In this full length spoofy novel Jake Simon, a crude old-school private-eye that usually does divorce or lost dog work, describes a weird case. He doesn't believe in trolls, elves, magic or marriage, but that begins to change when he wakes up two-foot-six and not six-foot-two. He has a smart sexy partner and a super-rich client, but the client is missing and Jake is the number-one suspect.
Death on the Valley Rattler
By Raymond Boyd Dunn
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Mary Valley Rattler (or ‘The Valley Rattler’), is a tourist train which runs through the Mary River Valley in Queensland, from Gympie to the small country town of Imbil. It is a restored C17 class, steam locomotive which originally ran in the early 1920s. The tour is conducted by the Mary Valley Heritage Railway. This is the story of a mysterious death on an adventure tour on the train.
Ronnie and Rita
By Deborah Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Cohesion Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ronnie Spooner is middle-aged and single. He’s no-one; a loner who has mowed lawns for a living ever since he was a boy. When he meets Rita, they fall in love, and want nothing more than a family of their own. Too bad it isn’t possible. Or is it? The things we do for love…
Black Coffee - A Charles "The Solver" Splints Case
By D.e.e.L
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charles "The Solver" Splints is going to have a pull out a few new tricks to cap off his latest case. Will the wise-cracking detective be able to take down his latest threat known as the Grid? He has the city against him, but that's how he likes it. No rules and plenty of insults, Charles steps into another impossible case.
The Stanford Solution
By Graham Blackburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
With a world becoming more overcrowded every day something has to be done — by someone — if we are to survive with any semblance of humanity. This suspenseful mystery tracks the eforts of a well-meaning (but misguided?) professor to do just that...
Cold Winter Rain
By Steven Gregory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cold Winter Rain offers an updated take on the hardboiled detective tradition of Hammett, Chandler, Parker and MacDonald -- Southern neo-noir.
Still Bleeding (A Jack Nightingale Short Story)
By Stephen Leather
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A short story by the bestselling author of the Jack Nightingale series. Supernatural detective Nightingale is called in to investigate a case of stigmata. A young girl is bleeding from her hands and feet and claims to be talking to the Virgin Mary. But Nightingale soon realises that all is not as it seems - and the girl is in mortal danger.
Babysitting Money: A Lt. Jack Daniels/Gavin English Thriller
By J.A. Konrath & Ken Lindsey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Gavin English is searching for an unfaithful woman's wedding ring—and not out of the goodness of his heart. He's doing it for the fifty thousand dollar check she gave him. Luckily, ex-police Lieutenant Jack Daniels knows her way around Chicago, and she's agreed to babysit the out-of-towner. Somewhere between the crackhouse and the low-rent donut shop, Jack's peaceful babysitting gig turns deadly.
Quando suona il gong
By Antonio Romano
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: Italian. Published: December 18, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Romanzo giallo ambientato nel mondo del pugilato degli Anni '70.
Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
By John Wohlscheid
Series: Benny Cahill, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Benny Cahill is a private eye. His job is to help little guys with big problems. However, Benny always gets served a large portion of hurt for his troubles. Things don't turn out any different when Benny is hired by a crooked jockey who never heard of the phrase: "Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth".
Wads 2-Hard Boiled-Detective Fiction
By D.e.e.L
Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This time the timid schmuck is the target. The Whisper's favorite girl becomes uneasy about what's being said during the constant visits. She turns to the one man she's convinced can help her. His price is the same. His results just as messy.
Home-A Charles "The Solver" Splints Case
By D.e.e.L
Series: Charles "The Solver" Splints. Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
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!
The Spider-Venger
By James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Scavo gang has put a new twist on blackmail. Instead of demanding money, they force wealthy victims to sell their businesses at ridiculously low prices. The scam works pretty well until they kill a young drug addict and a masked vigilante named the Spider-Venger seeks revenge. Janet Roberts faces a dilemma, who will get her virginity first, a gangster or the husband she was saving it for.
The Moon is an Arrant Thief
By Thomas Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What does it take to push one man over the edge? And what does that man discover about himself when he is squeezed right up against that point, right to the very brink? Johnny Finn is a hard-nosed south Florida detective investigating drug smuggling. In his pursuit of justice, Finn becomes immersed in a dark and sinister world of treachery, betrayal, Voodoo ritual and outright paranoia.