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Obama Care
Price: Free! Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Obama Care insurance companies appointed death squads who sentenced millions of Americans to an early grave by refusing to give them medical treatment. Their friends and relatives avenged them. They formed open rebellion against the government and its crony insurance companies. Soon, people were being murdered by the hundreds in their office buildings, malls, stadiums, and universities. Others wer
My Fear Lady
Series: A Joe LaFlam Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
PI Joe LaFlam descends into the bowels of One World conspirators Spelunkers Global to find his clients wayward man. Once undercover underground, earthly temptations abound, as he becomes entrenched as one of them. My Fear Lady, with its intricate plot and insightful humor, is a unique addition to the detective genre, offering an absorbing glimpse into the heart of a Christian detective.
Series: Black, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,480. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Artemus Black. Perennially down-on-his-luck Hollywood PI whose Bogie fixation is as dated as his wardrobe. With an assistant who mocks him relentlessly, an obese cat that loathes him, a romantic life that's deader than Elvis, money problems, booze, nicotine, and anger management issues, how much worse can it get? When he takes a supposedly easy case, he quickly finds out. A noir detective mystery.
Angels Flight - A Noir Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tom Holland, dinosaur LAPD cop, is saddled with Lucy Railsback, a representative from the mayor's Community Police Action Committee. Lucy never expected to meet a dead body her first day out. And when an unidentified body is found in Echo Park Lake, Holland and Lucy have very different ideas about how to solve the case...
Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction By: D.e.e.L
Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Another timid schmuck walks in with a problem. Usually these situations get ignored, "Get lost" I would tell them. But this guy has a wad of cash and rent needs to be paid...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Donovan Stone loves three things: movies, police work, and his best friend Jessica. But despite being a hero in a terror siege, his abrasive attitude gets him fired from the force. And Jessica won't have him. And his movie posters are gathering dust. But in his dreams Stone processes the clues, and they're coming together. Can he get the police to listen to him before the terrorists strike again?
A Week In Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Welcome to Champion City. A megatropolis it isn’t. But you couldn’t arrive at that conclusion by looking at the police blotter. Most everyone in the city would tell you that a day in Champion is like… A WEEK IN HELL!
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...Blackmail in Paradise
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Max has to deal with a woman who is being blackmailed over raunchy photographs taken years before, but won’t go to the Police to report it. She would rather pay up and hope the villain would honour his word…Some hope! While dealing with this, Max has to attend a wedding and a funeral.
The Key to My Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,690. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Chance Gannon is washed-up P.I. who survives in post-war San Francisco by taking divorce cases and drinking by himself at night. When he’s gunned down in his own office by a mysterious and beautiful femme fatale, it launches him on one last case that not only threatens his life, but the entire world!
Road Kill: Dan Shamble Zombie PI Mini 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Road Kill Dan Shamble Zombie PI Mini 2 A Mini-Adventure Starring Dan Samble, Zombie PI When Dan Shamble, Zombie PI wakes up in a coffin in the back of a semi truck, he knows it's not going to be a good day. He has to escape, figure out what's going on, foil a black-market blood-smuggling ring—and make sure he's not dead on arrival!
Hard Times: A Gabriel Carter Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the course of an interrogation, Gabriel Carter, a homicide detective, whose life has been spiraling out of control, and a fourteen year-old junkie named Dylan, whose life has finally hit bottom, discover they have more in common than either of them could imagine. For two people that have seen more than their fair share of Hard Times, this night isn't what they want, but maybe what they need.
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.
Cole Club, P.I.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Mesolithic Studios. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Every kid in Craterville knows the only gumshoe worth talking to works out of a treehouse off Walnut Avenue. Missing pet, straying sweetheart, tenacious bully, this private eye has seen it all. If you've got four quarters and a problem, his office is always open. Summer is heating up for: Cole Club, P.I. No case too big No pet too small
The Wrong End Of A Gun (A Noir Mystery Short)
Price: Free! Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Wrong End Of A Gun is a modern day noir mystery short by bestselling novelist R. Barri Flowers. A man meets a beautiful blonde woman and gets more than he bargained for.
Business of Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Undead
A woman under threat from her jilted fiancé hires a down-on-his-luck detective to help. She seems like an ordinary client, but the case gets dangerous as it becomes clear she is acting strangely, hiding something. But the detective's penchant for whiskey and wisecracking are minor issues compared to his nocturnal lifestyle. What bloody secret does he harbor? A story after Chandler and Stoker.
Hidden Connections
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,390. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Who and what is really being smuggled into the US from Mexico? Are jihadists and suicide bombers among the gardeners, dish washers, and day laborers Americans hire to do their menial jobs? Our heroes, Mike and Andy on a trip to Arizona discover wide open, unsecure areas of the border that are allowing half a million aliens to sneak into the US each year. They are appalled. (Read full desc)
Badge of Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,870. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Meet Metro City Detective Frank Arnold. He just buried his partner and best friend. And now Arnold knows he may not have been the man Frank thought he was. And he can't drink away what's coming.
Blood Will Tell - a short Milo Peretti mystery
Price: Free! Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
MILO PERETTI is back in Rome to take over the running of his late uncle’s detective agency. When the body of a businessman is found at an office nearby in Trastevere, the grieving mother refuses to believe her son took his own life. But with the Polizia di Stato preparing to close the case as suicide, will Peretti ever really uncover the truth? And will justice ever be done?
Tale of the Magic Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,220. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The war was over and, officially, there were no live MIAs. Former Green Beret Frank McTigue, now a private investigator, agrees to protect pretty Lia, threatened with death because she witnessed the murder of Frank’s former commanding officer. He makes a shocking discovery about a secret patrol that was left behind, gets into a desperate fight, and finds hope for redemption.
Looks Can Kill
Series: Grannies' Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,110. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Retired cop Chet McGarey feels put out to pasture but rediscovers his detective talents and reconnects with his high school sweetheart when he unmasks a killer aboard a 1950s reunion cruise.