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Mr. Mayhem
Series: A Brinker Novel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A disgraced journalist teams with a doctor to euthanize terminally ill patients, but will the assassin they hire target them?
Sharp Force Trauma
Price: Free! Words: 47,810. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Think Hammett. Think Chandler. Think husband and wife attorneys and an unfolding mystery that will captivate any reader. The weird humor and loopy realism of SHARP FORCE TRAUMA go together like scotch and soda.
The Price You Pay Is Red
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Jimmy Prince--excessively stubborn gumshoe and maker of terrible life choices--stumbles on the corpse of Spindle City’s darling actress and heiress Sarah “Snow” White, he and street-savvy sidekick Jack are once again on a case that threatens to expose ugly truths from Spindle’s dark underbelly.
The 9th Hour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,080. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When the ninth girl falls into the clutches of a serial killer, maverick detective, David Temeke, faces a race against time to save her life. The Duke City Police Department in Albuquerque, New Mexico is no stranger to gruesome murders, but this new killer keeps body parts of his eight young victims as trophies and has an obsession with the number 9. Detective Temeke faces a baffling crime.
John Logan: Into the Magic Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When a beautiful exotic dancer in danger turns to John Logan—former black-ops soldier turned Florida P.I.—he is all too willing to help. But she’s scared and before she can meet with Logan to explain her problem, she’s dead. Who was Danni and who wanted her dead? Logan’s digging will take him into the seedier side of Coral Bay and could put him at odds with one of his dearest friends.
Black Eye
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Phil Black is a veteran who has left the Marine Corps and the Pacific battlefields behind expecting to find some peace and quiet back home now the war is over. Trouble comes knocking on his door when a beautiful neighbor appears with a lost husband to find. Things get a lot more complicated for Phil after that.
The Cowboy Detective: A Matter of Terror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A crazed Nazi doctor is loose in Chicago, out to finish his uncompleted experiments in his own private death camp of horrors. But Detective Glenn Stroud is on the case. Efficient, dangerous, and committed, Stroud searches the rough underbelly of the city with a gun, his partner E Dent, and a souped-up Pontiac. He must end this torturing psychopath… or lose everyone dear to him.
John Logan: Hindsight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Five years ago, Janine Tolley died of what the cops said was a drug overdose. Her daughter doesn’t believe it. Maddie is 14, homeless, and in danger. In the twisted tale and race for the truth that follow, John Logan finds himself at odds with the detectives who speak for the dead, as well as the man who leads them. All while trying to keep an orphaned girl alive.
Pulp Adventures #19: The Daughter of Huang Chow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,580. 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
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 Innocent Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,450. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
By the winner of the 2014 Chanticleer CLUE Award, Private Eye/Noir category! Mark and Bobbie Ware have the perfect life—a huge mansion, enough money to satisfy every conceivable need, and a delightful son of ten years of age. But this all changes when a man disrupts that life by taking from it the single most important possession the family enjoys: its happiness. What can PI Sam Dyke do to help?
The End of Summer
Series: The Detective Bill Ross Crime Series. You set the price! 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?
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.
Chase The Rabbit-The Gretch Bayonne Action Adventure Series #1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
From the barrooms of New York City, to the movie studios of Hollywood, Steven M. Thomas has crafted a tale of intrigue that captures the early 1930’s as freelance writer Gretch “Bay” Bayonne attempts to unravel the mystery of why a dedicated family man would abandon his life for no apparent reason. Along the way he encounters movies stars, Nazis, and newspaper tycoons, and barters a banana for a m
Blood Spiral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015 by Tell-Tale Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private investigator Mitchell King fights to shield a female astronaut from a sexual harassment when he’s asked to persuade the stalker to quit. Mitch then becomes personally involved with the sexy murder witness whom he’s hired to protect. The investigations take Mitch from the refined engineering of space exploration to the squalor of biker bars and heroin dens.
Taken For Granted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max can’t get seem to get a break. His two best friends are dead. He’s broke, homeless, and stealing cars to earn money. Someone is bribing Jefferson. Linus is investigating a homicide. Al's new money laundering scheme is working to perfection. Then Al’s partner wants him to kill someone who has has become a problem. Who knew trying to kill one man could unravel so many lives?
The Dame Was a Tad Polish: An Armadillo Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dilbert Pinkerton—mutant armadillo and private detective—has collared his first murder mystery since moving to Nevermore Bay and it's a doozy: the victim was found impaled on a flag pole thirty stories high. Enter Lily Pad, the star witness in the case, TV actress and mutant frog. Dill must risk everything to keep her safe until the case comes to a head. Or she might lose hers.
When the Music's Over
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Dragged out of retirement for the sake of his old gangland accomplices, Wynn McDonald is charged with tracking down a nightclub manager turned killer. But before he can extract vengeance he’ll need to turn over every stone along the way, and not everybody’s going to be happy with the truths that come crawling out. A classic crime story of music, drugs and nightclubs in Britain's second city.
Jake Istenhegyi: The Accidental Detective, Vol. 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
When Jake Istenhegyi answers a quirky classified ad—TREASURE HUNTERS WANTED—he falls into a search for a mystic relic lost during the Battle of New Orleans. But first Jake must deal with a surprise visit, clear his name for murder, and face an old enemy deep in the dark bayou. Featuring a new digest novel as well as the first two Accidental Detective stories.
Black In White: A Quentin Black Paranormal Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Psychologist Miri Fox has an uncanny sense about people. When police think they've nailed the "Wedding Killer," she agrees to check the guy out, but the suspect, Quentin R. Black, isn't at all what she expects. When he confronts Miri about the nature of her peculiar "insight,” she is drawn into Black's bizarre world and a game of cat and mouse with a deadly killer, who just might be Black himself.

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