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Don't Carp, Marley Tiffin
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 44,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Don't Carp, Marley Tiffin is a bildungsroman about a Morrissey-obsessed goldfish living in North Cheshire.
Some Die Hard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by James Reasoner. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
SOME DIE HARD is legendary mystery and thriller author Stephen Mertz's first novel, originally published in paperback more than thirty years ago and long out of print. Part hardboiled private eye yarn, part classic novel of detection (with a locked-room mystery unlike any other), SOME DIE HARD is pure entertainment.This edition includes a new afterword by the author.
The Wicked Flee (Marty Singer Mystery #5)
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Series: Marty Singer Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A late-night knock on his door pulls retired DC homicide detective Marty Singer out of a sound sleep and drops him into a desperate hunt to find Lucy Rhee, the kidnapped sister of his friend, Chuck Rhee. With no clues, no leads, and almost no hope, they've only got guts and instinct to discover where The Wicked Flee…and save Lucy before she’s gone forever.
No Flowers for the General
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Series: Mike Faraday P.I., Book 3. Price: $1.43 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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A corpse a night was pretty good going, even by Mike Faraday’s standards, especially as they turned up in ‘the friendliest town in the world’. The life of General Diaz was threatened, and then three turned up from Cuba out of the past. With Stella on the other end of the phone, and Patti Morgan in his arms, Faraday was in his element, as events mounted to the goriest climax he could remember.
Altered Identity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Troy McCoy, owner of “Caught In The Act Detective Agency”, is a quick-witted private investigator making a decent living and quite content catching cheating spouses in the act. Unknowingly private investigator Troy McCoy is drawn into the world of Juan Morales, leader of the international “Memoria” drug cartel. Morales is obsessed with the theft of the government’s top secret ALTERED IDENTITY.
Rosamund's Diary: Power and Justice
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Price: Free! Words: 81,380. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Rosamund O’ Hara, a middle-aged and tenacious woman, is the new lawyer at Hoffman and Associates: a law firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina. On her first day at work, she is handed a controversial federal case: having to represent an alleged bomber. Though, as secrets unfold, O’Hara finds herself in trouble: having to deal with powerful men who would eliminate anyone that stands in their way.
First Love's Second Chance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private Investigator William "Billy" Banfield thinks he's left his chance at true love behind him, eleven years ago, in a past he'd rather forget. When his former lover reaches out to him for help, though, he's dragged into a web of love, deceit, betrayal, drugs, and murder. Now he must protect his ex, uncover the shocking truth, and stay alive if he wants a second chance at first love.
Primary Storm: The Special Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,930. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In his sixth book in the Lewis Cole series, mystery author Brendan DuBois takes a look at the special kind of madness that descends upon New Hampshire every four years during its presidential primary.
American, Die. A Philip Eckstein Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In his newest adventure, sly private dick Philip Eckstein enters the shadowy world of spies and whistleblowers.
Contrappasso Magazine: Noir Issue: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
A special noir-themed issue of Contrappasso Magazine, an independent journal of international writing. This one's a grab bag of essays, interviews, and new and classic poetry focusing on noir in film and fiction.
Sudden Vengeance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: British English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When justice fails, a vigilante steps forward In the broken Britain of today, faith in the police is faltering. Justice and fairness are flouted. Victims are not seen as hurt people but simply as statistics. A vigilante soon emerges and delivers rough justice. He – or she – is called the Black Knight. Will the Black Knight eventually cross the line and kill?
Buried Dreams: The Special Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,820. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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.
Double Play
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
After Brett, a hot baseball prospect, and his wife are killed in a car crash, an attorney hires Clay Hart to look into the accident. The attorney believes he's seen Brett's wife, Emma, alive and well, since the accident. And as Clay tries to figure out what happened to Emma, he discovers that Brett was mixed up with Ramsey, a notorious local gambler who runs underground card games in the area.
The Sin Room (Clean Version)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Unspeakable Danger lurks when an aspiring high school model turns to stripping and gets drawn into the life of a wealthy man with a secret mistress and a psychotic wife. Murder and kidnapping only hint at how deep the secrets are buried in this unconventional mystery. A guilty pleasure with an ending that will leave you sucker-punched!
Bad For Business
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Series: Cyber Detective, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 25,800. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Adrian Shetler has had a stroke of bad luck. The window of his PI office has been broken by the body of a dead woman. Law Enforcement Agents of the orbital city largely ignore the crime and don't start an investigation. This is not acceptable to Adrian and he chooses to take on the case himself. However, the killer is quickly covering their tracks. Can he find them before they escape?
Death of a Swan
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 123,080. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
David Charles is now a Detective Sergeant serving in South London in a time when safe crackers did not go in armed which was why, as far as he was concerned, there was a really huge question mark over why Swan had been found dead in front of the open relic of a safe.
Snatched!: A Kate and Craig Suspense Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The daughter of a Texas mayor is kidnapped. Enter Private Investigators Kate McHaney and Craig Dawson. Their job-Find the kidnappers and get the girl home safely. But murder happens. Twice. And bullets fly, both at and from the tumultuous partnership of McHaney and Dawson.
The Bleak
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Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Eye Sam Dyke takes on an unpromising case - to find out why an established scientist is falling apart. He soon learns that it's not the pressures of work that are getting to him, but his colleagues and his boss. They have a doomsday plan that is set on producing a calamitous event threatening the lives of hundreds of people. And only Dyke can stop them.
I Am No One: A Quentin Black Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jake Traynor just pulled his last con, only this time, he stole from the wrong guy, a psycho named Mr. Luce. Mr. Luce is a killer, Jake discovers, and when he finds out Jake stole from him, he wants him to pay, in more way than one. To make things worse, the guy who started this whole mess, a totally different kind of psycho by the name of Quentin Black.
Committed: A Matt Makaio Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former professional football player turned private investigator Matt Makaio investigates a case of a high school football player who overdosed on a powerful steroid. Matt's investigation uncovers a trail of drugs, money and highly-touted football recruits. Matt pushes himself and his body to the brink to get the drugs out of the game, a game Matt dearly loves despite it being his gratest betrayal.