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The Depth of Darkness (Mitch Tanner #1)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Detective Mitch Tanner's life hangs in the balance. He clings to the daughter in his care. He agonizes over the disappearance of his son and estranged wife. Twelve months has yet to turn up a solid lead. While investigating the apparent accidental death of Dusty Anne Miller, Mitch and his partner Sam Foster find themselves in the middle of a fiendish plan that strikes too close to home.
Copout
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Donovan Stone loves three things: movies, police work, and his best friend Jessica. But despite being a hero in a terror siege, his abrasive attitude gets him fired from the force. And Jessica won't have him. And his movie posters are gathering dust. But in his dreams Stone processes the clues, and they're coming together. Can he get the police to listen to him before the terrorists strike again?
A Week In Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Welcome to Champion City. A megatropolis it isn’t. But you couldn’t arrive at that conclusion by looking at the police blotter. Most everyone in the city would tell you that a day in Champion is like… A WEEK IN HELL!
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...Blackmail in Paradise
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Max has to deal with a woman who is being blackmailed over raunchy photographs taken years before, but won’t go to the Police to report it. She would rather pay up and hope the villain would honour his word…Some hope! While dealing with this, Max has to attend a wedding and a funeral.
Someday Never Comes
Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Help me, Mama... Detective Inspector Paolo Storey is determined to shut down the syndicate flooding Bradchester’s streets with young prostitutes.   When a child is murdered, Paolo becomes aware of a sinister network of abusers spread across Europe, and spanning all levels of society. Someday Never Comes is the second in the gritty crime series featuring Detective Inspector Paolo Storey.
The Key to My Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,690. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Chance Gannon is washed-up P.I. who survives in post-war San Francisco by taking divorce cases and drinking by himself at night. When he’s gunned down in his own office by a mysterious and beautiful femme fatale, it launches him on one last case that not only threatens his life, but the entire world!
Not Forgiven, Not Forgotten
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ozark private eye Walt Records returns a client's retainer since her husband is not cheating on her. Walt Records is a nice guy like that. Or so he says. Local merchants, drug dealers, a preacher, and an insurance scam threaten the wellbeing of the small Ozark town Records tries to protect. Through the unexpected help from his lover, Records faces off against crook and crime in this novelet.
Shooting Genji
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
A noir thriller, Shooting Genji is set in New York during the 1929 Crash. As a teen, the narrator has an accident that leaves him almost blinded by daylight but with perfect night vision. This leads him into a string of misadventures, driving for whiskey smugglers, shilling for Wall Street cons, and chauffeuring (and caddying) for a Hollywood scoundrel making an erotic film of The Tale of Genji.
Road Kill: Dan Shamble Zombie PI Mini 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Road Kill Dan Shamble Zombie PI Mini 2 A Mini-Adventure Starring Dan Samble, Zombie PI When Dan Shamble, Zombie PI wakes up in a coffin in the back of a semi truck, he knows it's not going to be a good day. He has to escape, figure out what's going on, foil a black-market blood-smuggling ring—and make sure he's not dead on arrival!
Musk Creek
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
A fast-paced crime novel set in Melbourne, Australia, featuring Victoria Police homicide detective Sergeant Lewis McBride who is under internal scrutiny for the fatal shooting of a suspect when he becomes lead investigator into two seemingly interconnected murders.
Blood of the Dragon Trees
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,130. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Laura Reid likes her new job on Tenerife, teaching the Spanish twins Maria and Ricardo Chávez. She certainly doesn’t want to get involved with Andrew Kirby and his pal, Jalbala Emcheta, who work for CITES, tracking down illegal traders in endangered species. Yet she’s undeniably drawn to Andrew, which is complicated, as she’s also attracted to Felipe, the brother of her widower host, Don Alonso.
Hard Times: A Gabriel Carter Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the course of an interrogation, Gabriel Carter, a homicide detective, whose life has been spiraling out of control, and a fourteen year-old junkie named Dylan, whose life has finally hit bottom, discover they have more in common than either of them could imagine. For two people that have seen more than their fair share of Hard Times, this night isn't what they want, but maybe what they need.
Dragon Hand
Series: Lucky Lucas Novels, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ex-cop Robert “Lucky” Lucas' retirement is put on hold when his girlfriend Mona's 18 year old son is shot in San Francisco. The instincts of an angry and protective mother surface and Mona asks Lucky to “get the people who hurt my son". Lucas quickly finds himself in the middle of organized crime in Chinatown, where life can be cheap, and family secrets reach all the way back to mainland China.
War Games
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The owner of Rutledge Military Academy, Colonel Anthony Rutledge (Ret.), hires private eye Markham at his L.A. office and asks him to drive up to the school. Markham wants to know why the head of a military school needs a private detective, and Rutledge says that somebody is threatening to kill him. Markham finds plenty of suspects who want Rutledge dead, but will he be able to find the perp?
The Lonely Impulse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Costigan was ex-IRA. He'd seen more than his share of killing and he wanted no more of it. They picked him to track down Willy Dowd because he had a score to settle. And they offered him 50 thousand dollars. But there was more to the job than money, more than he bargained for. He found betrayal and murder, and nuclear blackmail. And a ghost that had haunted him for a dozen years,
The Extractor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Mick Michael is a guy like any other; focused on making money, meeting women, and keeping close to his family. Only problem is, he can't hold down a job, can't keep a woman, and he can't contact his family. That's what happens when you kill your brother-in-law. When Mick's niece shows up begging for help, he must use his military training and ruthlessness to stay out of trouble and keep her safe.
Nevermore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Un taxista de Buenos Aires. Un pasajero judío ultra-ortodoxo. Lugar: barrio suburbano de Mataderos, donde a diario se sacrifican miles de cabezas de ganado vacuno. Por un error de homonimia, deja a su pasajero en el lugar equivocado.
Cole Club, P.I.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Mesolithic Studios. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Every kid in Craterville knows the only gumshoe worth talking to works out of a treehouse off Walnut Avenue. Missing pet, straying sweetheart, tenacious bully, this private eye has seen it all. If you've got four quarters and a problem, his office is always open. Summer is heating up for: Cole Club, P.I. No case too big No pet too small
The Kirkuk Op
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Kirkuk, Iraq and Aziz Hadi, former strategist from the Hussein regime plans to bring civil war to the country. Tahssen, former Preshmerger and now terrorist will execute Aziz’s plan. Into the slaughterhouse steps Tom Quillian, ex-SAS and now private contractor, hired by an NGO to neutralise the threat. But before Tom can overcome his enemies, he must first overcome his own inner demons.
The Wrong End Of A Gun (A Noir Mystery Short)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Wrong End Of A Gun is a modern day noir mystery short by bestselling novelist R. Barri Flowers. A man meets a beautiful blonde woman and gets more than he bargained for.