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All Chickens Must Die: A Benjamin Wade Mystery
Series: Benjamin Wade, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
May 1940: Benjamin Wade, PI, suppresses his laughter and pride to take the case of Elmer Smith, farmer, whose flock of chickens is scheduled for slaughter. It seems like a simple paycheck. He zeroes in on a central question: What really happened the night police chased someone through Smith’s farm? Wade isn’t the only one asking that question, but he could be the only one who might die for it.
Detective for Hire: Jake Hancock Private Investigator series Book Two
Series: Jake Hancock Private Investigator. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: American English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Hollywood-based private investigator Jake Hancock has just found out his sister and nephew have been kidnapped. He'll stop at nothing to get them back, until he finds out that their kidnapping is related to a part of his social life he'd rather have nothing to do with. *First book in series is free*
Not Dead Yet
Price: Free! Words: 56,690. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Private investigator Gary Maddox scratches out a living doing personal injuries surveillance. A mother asks him to find out who killed her drug-dealer 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 murderers. They try to rub him out. But he's well-armed, and not dead yet.
Hollywood Detective: Jake Hancock Private Investigator series Book One
Series: Jake Hancock Private Investigator. Price: Free! Words: 45,140. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Jake Hancock, probably Hollywood's best private investigator, is thrown an ethical dilemma when investigating who a client's biological father is.
Brutal Fight Stories
Series: Victim City Stories, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The Bleeding Skull faces his own greatest challenge, a cage match to the death against an unstoppable foe, a killing machine beyond pain, beyond reason. Wallow in the crimes of the Blacktop Devils. Wade through the blood-soaked path of the Murder Man.
Buzz Kill
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.
A New Man Jacob Mallory Mystery #1
Series: Jacob Mallory Mysteries · Pine Bluff Mysteries. You set the price! Words: 63,750. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Private Detective Jacob Mallory flees St. Louis running from the past he finds himself stranded in a small town during the worst ice storm in Missouri history. The weather isn't the only thing cold because when 15 year old Haley Murphy goes missing Jacob finds himself caught up in the middle of a drug war and trying to help a grieving father find is missing daughter.
Air Force Blues
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
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.
The Secret Cabal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ben Casey, a fired crime reporter, stumbles upon the story of a life time. A story that illuminates who is responsible for all the evil acts that take place in the world. He discovers a conspiracy that puts his life in jeopardy, but he is determined to see it to the end and write his story.
The Long And Silent Ever After
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When Rose Briar--cabaret singer, drug lord, and notorious secret-keeper--disappears without a trace from her club, The Poisoned Apple, Jimmy Prince and Jack are on the case once again. This time, the duo may have bitten off more than they can chew, as their investigation drags them into the path of the Spindle’s greatest and most formidable criminal.
Sinking Stones in the Sky
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015 by Trash Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
In the 8th book of M.E. Purfield’s addictive noir fantasy series, two characters from two different novels come together to find a killer and break a chain of evil.
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: $0.99 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.
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?

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