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# 99 Easy Street
Price: Free! Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mark is a jazz trumpeter just released from a mental institution. Amy, a recent graduate from the New School, is an anthropologist studying lifelong bachelorhood in the modern urban context. A dead hooker in the bathtub seriously complicates matters just when things are getting interesting. Life is not all it seems at #99 Easy St. It is, however, better than some of the alternatives.
Bet Your Own Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
20 hard-hitting tales of war, lust, revenge, hate and madness -- spanning fantasy, mystery, horror and science fiction. Inside this volume, ordinary men and women in extraordinary circumstances are forced to make life's hardest choices. With appearances by private eye Jack Hagee and supernatural detective Teddy London. This anthology also includes a "Rick Rambler / Time Patrol" mystery.
Frankly Speaking - A Frank Rozzani Detective Novel (#1)
Price: Free! Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
A 16 year old girl has disappeared. The police believe she is a runaway. Her parents believe she has been taken and is being held against her will. When the parents enlist the services of Frank Rozzani, a former police officer turned private detective, a series of events begins to unfold that implicates a popular local pastor and the religious stronghold of the ultra-conservative community.
The Banshees of Basoolah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jaf Daskal returns, scheming and scampering with his friend Wanliet. Nemesis Basoolah is hot on their trail, so they find refuge, employed by another underworld chief -- Blues Shareed. Their job? To learn what's going on with the Shareed girls, one of whom has disappeared. The trail leads them to scenes and actions they never dreamed of, and a future even more perilous. 2nd in Jaf Daskal series.
The Golden Dragon
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Opera star Largo Banzini is killed by a dart from a blowgun at the end of Act One of The Golden Dragon. It’s an impossible crime, and Inspector Gilles Maintenon, who lost his wife Ann only a short time ago, has been a bit off lately. This is the seventh volume in The Inspector Gilles Maintenon Mystery Series.
The Arcology
Series: Dystopian Detective, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the corporate-dominated future, it's hard to get by on your own, but Lance Canela is determined to live up to his hardboiled heroes from a century past. That is, until he's dragged into the colliding worlds of the ultra-rich atop the Arcology and the exploited poor at its base, where Lance must face the realities of a rough-and-tumble life... or a missing girl may be lost forever.
The Green Pearl Caper. A Damien Dickens Mystery
Series: Damien Dickens Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,500. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Library Journal SELF-e Selection A tobacco heiress is found murdered on the Atlantic City beach, and Private Investigator Damien Dickens must find her killer and rescue her son and heir. The Green Pearl Caper, set in 1979, is the first in a series of detective mysteries featuring Damien Dickens and his side-kick, Millie.
Sunny Side Up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » General
Returning to his home in Phoenix, Jack Earl must come to terms with the explosive man that war and violent behavior has embedded in him. While rekindling a relationship with his college girl friend, he must decide if he can ever lead a normal life. With his emotions raw after being dumped in the desert to die, Jack begins untangling a series of seemingly unrelated events.
Come What May
Series: Malone Mystery Novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,170. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This American detective story introduces Malone, a tough and street-smart Los Angeles private eye who takes on a 25-year-old unsolved murder case. His client, a wealthy aging movie mogul wants the killer of his only daughter brought to justice. As Malone digs into the past, the tension mounts. Powerful people on both sides of the law are determined to keep the truth buried along with the victim.
Deadly as Angels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,020. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A wealthy financial tycoon want to find the murderer of his 20-year-old daughter. Jessica Horowitz, is a former cop with a strong moral compass. Matt Redman, tough, smart-mouthed African-American vet, is a computer security expert. Their repartee thinly masks the considerable sexual tension between them. Action. Suspense. Heat in the midst of a frigid New York winter. And fun; lots of fun.
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 Glen Paradox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,020. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
My name? Detective Gunther Quinn. My story? Well, until recently I survived the stress of my work, the 'real life' as I call it, because I could escape to my forest Glen. And now, a brutal murder, has ruined it somehow. The perpetrator, it turns out, has done it before; we have a serial killer lose. We've planned a trap but my Glen, it's weird I know, something there seems to want to help me.
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.
Not Dead Yet
Price: Free! Words: 56,720. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first book in the Gary Maddox Series: Sydney private investigator Gary Maddox scratches out a living doing personal injuries surveillance. A mother asks him to find out who killed her drug-dealing son. The son deserved to die. But the mother deserves justice and offers Gary a lot of money. Soon he's battling drug dealers, corrupt cops, hit-men and thugs. He's well armed and not dead yet.
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.
Air Force Blues: The Sandeen Mysteries, Book Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,970. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Master Sergeant Al Templeton disappeared one fine day in 1977. The Air Force listed him as a deserter. Thirty-five years later, Templeton's son talks Sandeen into investigating that disappearance. Doing so uncovers a web of intrigue and a nest of spies.
Ebony Continental: The Sandeen Mysteries, Book One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,450. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In 1987, Kristina Bonner was the All-American girl—beautiful, smart, athletic and wealthy. On the night of her senior prom, she disappeared. Almost thirty years later, Sandeen decides to look into the matter, and learns that small towns don't want their secrets known.
Pulp Adventures #19: The Daughter of Huang Chow
Series: Pulp Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A quarterly romp across the landscape of pulp fiction ... “The Daughter of Huang Chow” by Sax Rohmer, a classic thriller by the creator of Fu Manchu, and stories featuring detectives, sailors, and WWI spies! A special story, "Treason for Glory" by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, co-founder of DC Comics!
3rd Degree Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: British English. Published: October 23, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
3rd Degree Murder – a university intrigue. A prestigious Vice-Chancellor receives two formal complaints about Professor Axel Sloan just before he is due to retire. Whilst studying for her PhD, Maliha suffers a horrifying rape at university. How will she be able to cope? At the same time, Jenny suffers anti-semitic remarks. Others are also embroiled in the intrigue. So, who killed Axel Sloan?
The End of Summer
Series: The Detective Bill Ross Crime Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
A woman is found lying on a recliner by the pool in a vacant home in Austin, Texas. She is spectacularly beautiful. She is dead. Can Scottish detective Bill Ross track down a sadistic serial killer before he strikes again?