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Predestination And Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A compilation of three stories about the circumstances that carve our destinies. The forces that act beyond human comprehension- some working in our favor while others against us.
Watching Marilyn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,450. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the heatwave summer of 1962 Frank Watson, an investigator with a dubious past in pre-revolutionary Cuba, is hired to plant phone taps in the Hollywood home of Marilyn Monroe. There are rumours Monroe has kept a diary, a red book, detailing her affair with John F. Kennedy, the record of a scandal that could bring down the President.
Black Light
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Somebody murdered P.I.Joe Noonan's client Evan Mattingly. He hired Joe to find members of a 60s hippie commune called Animal Farm,where it wasn't all peace and love, but crime betrayal and grisly death too. The only clue is the writing on the wall "All pigs are equal but some are more equal than others" Noonan may be working for a dead man but he was a friend. And revenge is a wild kind of justice
Sleepless Nights: The Drew Smith Series
Series: Drew Smith, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Trial attorney Drew Smith a solo practitioner takes on a client charged in heinous robbery and a string of murders. While frolicking with an exotic dancer Smith battles a midlife crisis, and complicating things he discovers the dancer has a dangerous and tenous connection with his client. Chocked with romance, violence, and courtroom drama.
Choice Cuts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Clifford’s debut short story collection Choice Cuts mines the fractured territory of the marginalized, misanthropic, and short-changed. From morally bereft television producers desperate for a hit, to veterans suffering psychotic splits, Clifford delves into the madness and desperation that plague those living on the edge, while never surrendering the search for the light that guides us all.
Bar Scars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Snubnose Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Double-crosses gone wrong, underage lovers with overprotective brothers, fathers searching for their dead daughters. No one in Bar Scars gets away clean. In Korpon’s Baltimore, whiskey is thicker than blood and the most important question is where to hide the body. It doesn’t matter that these are the normal people you see every day, because whether they’re from a broken bottle of beer or the jagg
The Remarkable Bay Murders A Blake Massey Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Blake Massey is classic LA noir but there are no palm trees or sandy beaches. Exposed flesh doesn't tan, it freezes in two minutes. The Remarkable Bay Murders is a violent look at life in a harsh Arctic town where Massey's the only private eye for a thousand miles. Staying alive depends on trusting a beautiful woman to tell the truth, something that's never worked for him before...
Me, JImmy, and the Night Deposit Box
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two ingenious hustlers are determined to make sure money intended for bank deposit ends up in their pockets.
The Wrong Bettor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dr. Pennell just wants his son back home. But Crain Dalton discovers the mob wants the boy to entertain the bigshots by playing a virtual reality game for the ultimate stakes -- his own life. Even doctors with a trunk of hidden cash suffer when their teenage son hangs out at the local casino and takes a hooker for a girlfriend. Can Crain find Don Pennell in time to save him?
The Copper Quarter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The friendly man shocks the bar by paying for everybody's drinks with a silver quarter. His ruthless killing in the street outside surprises nobody. When private detective Crain Dalton seeks out the beautiful widow, he uncovers a plot to buy local elections with the only kind of money worth anything anymore -- silver and gold, once again illegal to own.
Cuban Dagger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Brad Strickland. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim Dallas knew from the start that a search for a runaway teen-aged daughter was likely to be a losing proposition. But he got pulled from Florida into a search that led to the Caribbean...and into a web of treachery and death. Gary Kim Hayes writes, "Right on the money. Think of John D. MacDonald, Carl Hiassen, and the easy wry style of Nelson Demille...Jim Dallas is my new favorite detective."
An Object in Motion
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ruth Addems is a soap opera star, and she has a stalker so she is reffered to Rey. But he quickly learns that things aren't always as they appear. In the world of Hollywood everyone has secrets and most stories are the stuff that nightmares are made of. Rey learns that once an object is in motion it remains in motion...
Angel Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
(reedited 11/14/'13) Larger-than-life PI Jack Slamm works in the dark places of a crumbling, U. S. city as he struggles to solve a pair of bizarre mysteries involving a cast of bizarre characters.
Cape Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A high-end resort on Cape Cod is the scene of a fire and explosion in the midst of summer season in vacationland. An insurance investigator sent to the site finds himself involved in the wreckage of the resort, as well as a missing child and a murder. CAPE TIME is part of a Cape Crime series by author Edward Norton. Two prequels are CAPE LIGHT, and OLD GOLD
The Grave on Peckerwood Hill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charlie Eastman, whom everyone repeatedly mistakes for a Texas Ranger, searches for an elderly woman's brother whom she hasn't seen for 70 years. The case pairs him with Doc Page, the fiery redhead who is also the town doctor. Together they discover Nazi plunder, solve a series of murders, and reveal the identity of the man responsible for it all. Authentic Texas mystery, dialect and humor.
STARS & STRIPES
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
a local politician, who's used to getting his own way, attempts to take over a lucrative seacoast fireworks shop. he's about to find out some people don't roll over easily.
The Plato Club (Book 2 of 'In the Company of Ghosts')
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
As an ex-spy rumoured to have gone insane after being held captive by the KGB and tortured for a decade, Agatha Witchley has seen her share of strange cases over the years. But none compares to the faked autoerotic asphyxiation of billionaire Simon Werks, and the sudden trail of death tracking after the American industrialist’s family.
Lonely Are The Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
1977. A ruthless serial-killer is stalking Bay City. His purpose is unknown, but the dismembered victims are always young and beautiful. In order to find the perpetrator, Police Detective Markus has to set aside his personal troubles and pull the evidence together before panic sweeps the city. His only ally is a reporter with a tortured past and the chance to break the biggest story of her career.
Black Sand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The continuing story of Detective Adam Kenzy from the novels, The Molecular Structures of Jade and Instant Sober. E A St Amant demonstrates once again that his stories are riveting and intriguing no matter what the genre. Small town northern Ontario and through the busy streets of Toronto, the tapestry painted has a life of its own; surprises, one after another.
Arrowmoon
Series: The Bill Travis Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What do a leather journal from a previous century, a loaded pistol, and an old safe hidden in an aging barn have to do with a court order that halts the completion of a Texas highway project? Why are snipers taking pot-shots at Bill Travis and Lief Prescott, the highway construction manager? Bill Travis must uncover a century-old conspiracy before he himself becomes a casualty in a secret war.