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Cult of the Comet
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 122,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cult of the Comet is a full-length novel (122,000 words). It takes place in a dark future and features a fallen astronaut turned gritty private eye, and a cult leader on a mission to grab interstellar travel. A police state and evil elders rule most of the world. Mutants control the rest. The race is on as a comet, which is the final visitation of an alien race, heads for perihelion at earth.
Amantes Transparentes
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Price: Free! Words: 23,280. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2012 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
El investigador privado Richard Steele debe resolver el caso más difícil de su carrera – su propio asesinato – mientras se encuentra atrapado entre dos mujeres a ambos lados de la tumba. Lee, su amante, se encuentra enredada en el desorden que él dejó atrás y su esposa anterior Diana, ya fallecida, ha estado esperando en el más allá por su oportunidad de venganza.
End of Amnesia: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00 from 1 review)
A young man thinks he’s met the perfect one-night stand in Lacey, but she has a plan of her own, one that will last far longer than one night ... and make him wish he never met her. End of Amnesia is a short story of approximately 2,500 words. Includes a sample of the novel A Song After Dark.
Three Blind Eyes
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Another all meat and no potato adventure for Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and his team. The Ferret returns from honeymoon to find a case is already well underway. A mechanic, a popular family man, meets a horrible death. The deeper the team dig, more questions are revealed than answers.
All That Green
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
when a shady friend asks you to hold $60,000 for him, you do it. that's what friends are for. but what if the temptation becomes too much and you help yourself to the green? as long as you've got a good story ready, no problem. right? wrong. especially when the danger comes from an unexpected direction.
The Retirement Fund
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lenny Quarters is looking forward to leaving his rackets behind and retiring to a nice warm climate. He's stashing his money in a safe-deposit box. He's sure it will be secure there. He's in for the surprise of his life.
The Paper Saint
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max Rust: Fifth Grade baseball star. Boy Scout. Altar boy. Private Eye. It's that last part Melanie Olive is interested in when she hires Max to track down her missing report on Saint Jude the Apostle. Max finds himself up against the Catholic parochial education system. It's certainly not the first time.
Killer Reels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jimmy Kiley is a keen amateur movie maker. He’s also the ruthless criminal boss of the north side of the city. When enforcing his own brand of law, he sees no reason why he shouldn’t mix business with pleasure. His kick is to provide a private viewing of his last venture to the star of the next. And his reluctant stars are only ever one hit wonders.
A Black Deeper Than Death (Miki Radicci Book 1)
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Series: Miki Radicci, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.25 from 8 reviews)
Urban Fantasy Young Adult When she accidentally experiences the murder of a prominent business student from NYU, Miki attracts the attention of the police and the killer who threatens her and her family. But Miki doesn't really know enough to identify the killer. She experiences the death but can't see his face. Miki decides to learn as much as she can about the killer to save her family.
Outside The Box
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and the team are in the thick of it again. A terrorist organisation has targeted some of the country's top people. To try to save the hostages the team need to think out of the box.
En for meget
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: Danish. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
En regnfuld fredag aften på en bar. En aften hvor jeg befandt mig i uventet behageligt selskab, selvom jeg prøvede at undgå det. En aften hvor der ikke var plads til en for meget.
Bag Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A mysterious bag that everyone wants. An employer who is as dangerous as she is beautiful. A man on the run. It was supposed to be a routine pickup, just another day on the job. If only it had been that easy. Bag Man is a 5,600 word short story. Included is a bonus story from Alex Mariner: The Billionaire's Daughter (5,900 words).
The Billionaire's Daughter (A Davidson & Harper Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The strong-willed daughter of a rich man. The son of a notorious mob boss. His grandmother's engagement ring. When the unlikely couple spit up, she kept the ring. It is Ronald Harper's and Kathleen Davidson's job to retrieve the ring before the mob boss learns it is missing, and takes action himself. 5,900 word short story. Includes a bonus story: Bag Man (5,600 words).
Nick Gamble y el caso del barco ataud
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Price: Free! Words: 15,630. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2012 by PÚLPito. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nick Gamble es duro (a veces), alcoholico (siempre) e investigador privado (excepto domingos y festivos). NICK GAMBLE es el sabueso mas perro de la ciudad.
Church Blood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An assassin, hired by a group of untouchables, publicizes the horrific deeds of pedophiles under the guise of clergymen. Three former detectives are thrown together to assist in stopping the slaughter of clergymen. In addition, our three heroes are, with the help of some Latinos, able to put a halt to the abduction of young runaways that are abused and never returned.
Chuck Cave and the Vanishing Vixen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
After running into an old war buddy, Korean War veteran Chuck Cave gets caught up in a shocking adventure in 1970s San Francisco. Counter culture terror, a beautiful girl in peril and non-stop action await!
The Chicagoans
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Series: Courtroom Drama. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bernard Notlieb, decides to hire an assistant so he will have someone to talk to. He likes the idea so much, he hires two guys, but things go horribly wrong when Notlieb accidentally gets his assistants involved in a murder case. Now, they refuse to speak to him.
Absolution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1947, a gangster murders Hollywood Private Investigator, Raymond Adams. But his toughest case is yet to come. To gain eternal peace, he'll be brought back to life for one day to solve the supernatural murder of an Adult film star. The catch is the year is 2011, not 1947. This is not the Hollywood he remembers. This place is darker, colder; here the urban terrors are not all supernatural.
Fatal Philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A series of murders of prominent citizens rock Dallas. Detective Jason Colbert receives a coded message which ultimately leads him to the philosophy club and psychologist Doris Goodman. The motive for the murders eludes Jason and the reader is led through the twisted philosophy of the murderer to the next victim.
Nuclear Spring
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The last day of spring. The fireball of the apocalypse. Ballard Grimshaw, emancipated from his prison of taut flesh. A new world of burn wounds and dark prophets, of the subterrane and horrifically shattered beauty. For it is there that Ballard beholds Anouck-- at first repulsed, and then smitten by the otherworldly topology of her scars-- and must make the most terrible choice of all.