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Strictly Poison and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jazz music fused with pulp fiction. The result? Stories that croon like Nat "King" Cole, and strike like a lead pipe. Tales of Jazz artists, and other assorted characters, looking for that big break ... often getting broken. Charles Boeckman was a musician writing pulp fiction between gigs. He knew his milieu. 22 stories, culled from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Manhunt, and many others.
Dark Paradise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,720. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
DARK PARADISE, a Crime Novel by Lono Waiwaiole. “*Starred Review* Noir fans need to know about Waiwaiole right now. He’s the real thing, and he’s too good to miss.” — Booklist
A Mike Fargo Trilogy
Series: The Mike Fargo Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,860. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A Mike Fargo Trilogy contains three novellas -- DEATH OF A FLAPPER, MURDER ON BROADWAY AND SEVEN DAYS TO MURDER. Follow Mike Fargo as he tries to solve the murders of socialite Marjorie Reems, Broadway director Buddy Barrett, and discover the kidnapper of Brandi Collier, who works for the one and only Texas Guinan at a posh New York City speakeasy. Twists, turns and much danger abounds in each
Never Safe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In book 2 of the Stryker Series, A team of politicians backed by Chicago's most powerful crime family, set out to steal millions from the taxpayers. When sexy Sara O'Shea, Stryker's deadly firebrand assistant, starts nosing into their affairs, the order goes out: Kill Stryker! When Stryker is ambushed, it sets off a cross country adventure filled with death, violence, sex, and intrigue.
Blixsem
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 111,390. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Plaasmoorde is baie meer kompleks as wat mense dink. Een man wat tot die waarheid kan deurdring is Blixsem.
Dead For Now (Gabriel's World)
Series: Gabriel's World, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,950. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
NYC private eye Gabriel Ross has justified paranoia--a rogue faction from the sinister Tertullian Society is stalking him. Psyops master Damon Clement has dangerous plans for Gabriel. Gabriel tries to protect his loved ones while still secretly exposing the Society's misdeeds. His actions spawn a viral protest movement even as he heads for a showdown with the Society.
The Wrong Side Of A Gun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Deputy U.S. Marshal Virgil Quinn always gets his man – with one exception. The one fugitive Virgil hasn’t yet been able to capture is his unstable ex-wife who’s run off with Quinn’s ten-year-old daughter. For nine long years, while Quinn is tracking down a host of criminals and fugitives he continues his relentless search for his vanished child. He won't rest until he finds her.
Buzz Kill: The Sandeen Mysteries, Book Three
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,380. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Sandeen agrees to look into the mysterious disappearance of Phillip 'Buzz' Holland, he doesn't expect to confront members of a criminal conspiracy who will do anything to keep their secrets hidden.
Stryker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This author's best crime novel to date. Disgusted with our self serving politicians, Stryker decides someone must take a stand. The corruption must be fixed by someone who will not be bought. Together, he and his assistant, sexy, wild, and tough, Sara O'Shea, set out to to clean up the mess, no matter what it takes. Even if it means doing it one dead body at a time.
Kabbalah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"Kaballah" focuses on a murder and brings three men who grew up together in a tough Pittsburgh neighborhood: a football hero destroyed by false hopes and drugs, a rabbi who now doubts his abilities, and a policeman eaten up by fear and envy. The rabbi uses the Kabbalah, a mystical interpretation of the Scriptures, to help provide answers.
Beyond Innocence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,310. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Excellent, well conceived and powerful murder story... The plot is compelling, complex, gripping and is innovative, and therefore exposed as totally believable for the readers. It is commendable that the characters come alive for the reader from the instant that Chapter One starts.
Italian Connection
Series: People Trafficking, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,590. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Karen Harris, commander of Unit T, had come to the streets of London, in an effort to curb the activities of an Italian cartel engaged in prostitution and abduction across Europe and beyond, with an operation that pushes her and her friend, Sherry Malloy, to the limit..
The Big Bend
Series: Terry Rankin, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Terry Rankin, sole proprietor of Rankin Personal Security Services in Orlando, Florida, accepts a private meeting with a potential client. Sheila Adamson is looking for a bodyguard to protect her from her abusive husband, but Rankin refuses to take the job until she begins divorce proceedings. Moments later, Mrs. Adamson is dead and Rankin is buried beneath the rubble of his house.
Buried Dreams: The Special Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,820. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In his fifth book in the Lewis Cole series, mystery author Brendan DuBois spins a tale of history and deceit on the coastline of New Hampshire. Lewis' friend, an amateur historian, is convinced the Vikings had settled the area more than a thousand years ago. But when the evidence is found and his friend is murdered, and the evidence then disappears, Lewis goes on a dangerous quest for justice.
Killer Waves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,600. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Brendan DuBois is a fine novelist and easily the best short story writer of his generation." --- New York Times bestselling author Lee Child * * * Award-winning mystery author Brendan DuBois' fourth novel in his Lewis Cole mystery series, KILLER WAVES, is finally available in an e-book format.
Shattered Shell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,280. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Award-winning mystery author Brendan DuBois' third novel in his Lewis Cole mystery series, SHATTERED SHELL, is finally available in an e-book format.
Outlaw Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Border Patrol Agent doesn't make friends easily, but when she arrests an undocumented 14 year-old Mexican orphan, things change, for she and the tiny Tarahumara girl bond strongly. When Hunter learns the girl is in the most dangerous place on the border, the criminal village called Outlaw Road, she doesn't hesitate and crosses into Mexico, to the place where the gun and knife are judge and jury.
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.
Dead Man's Curve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When a brutal murder rocks the sleepy seaside town of Westlake on Sea, the call goes out to maverick detective DCI Mick Mustard to lead the investigation. He assembles his tight band of men who begin to sift through a myriad of suspects. Devastated parents seek closure, but from the post mortem examination and the witness enquires, the shocking secret life of the victim begins to slowly unravel.
The Second Bat Guano War
Price: Free! Words: 106,730. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?

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