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Retribution and Revenge (Boone and Lucas Detective Series #1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A short story of approximately 14,330 words. In this first of the Ferguson Boone and Samantha Lucas Detective Series, Private Investigator Boone and Detective Sam Lucas team up to battle the murderous Trotter family. Full of hate, the Trotters will do anything to bring down the law and anyone who enforces it, using kidnapping and murder.
The Second Bat Guano War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?
Taylor Made
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Saint Paul private investigator Charlie Rowe takes on the case of a city councilman who allegedly raped a woman in her home. The case is sensitive enough as it is, but when it becomes entwined with that of an exotic dancer and her stalker, it turns deadly. Before the case is solved, Charlie will have to use all his skill to survive.
All Mixed Up The Complete Series
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
All eight of the series together, including the latest adventure, Hell Let Loose. This time, Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris And the team are embroiled in a deadly occult case. A naked hanging woman takes them into the dark world of witchcraft and demonology. All Hell Let Loose is also available separately. Audio book versions available
Hell Let Loose
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and the team find themselves embroiled in the occult. A trap is being woven and demonic forces are at work. Number 8 and the finale of the series. Can be purchased separately or as part of the complete series.
The Art of Murder
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Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 63,350. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Inventor Theo Duval appeared to be having the perfect life. A locked room with the only key in the decedent’s pocket, a book on hypnotism, and one very rich and very dead inventor, present Inspector Gilles Maintenon of the Surete with a problem. Why would a young, healthy, successful man, one with a beautiful fiance, and a thriving company ever want to kill himself?
Murder in the Dog Park
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Discovering a murdered boy in a rainy dog park sends private detective Jane Ronson on a journey through Baltimore’s gritty underbelly. Like Lisbeth Salander of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, tough chick Jane must use her computer hacking and street fighting skills to find the killer. She’s aided by a sexy cop, a badly behaved bull terrier and a cast of characters out of a John Waters movie.
Case of the Missing Husband
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Series: Shane Ireland, Elf Detectve, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Detective investigates the disappearance of a Tycoon. Wife is accused of murder. My office and apartment are located on the second floor above a bar called Legs, and I was reviewing my life with the help of three fingers of single malt when she walked in. She was a knockout, from her black hat, coffered hair and supple lips, to her long silky legs. Everything about her shouted “money.”
Secret Garden Festival
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It's mayhem and murder in Salford UK, summer of 2012. We were expecting flowers, trees and gentle breezes, but instead we had bombs, kidnapping, people smuggling and gangsters. Worse, Liv has found out her father is dying from a fatal disease. Can her friend Melia help, find her ex-husband, the daughter she never knew about, and protect her from the University? Amelia Hartliss is struggling.
Uncle Brick and the Four Novelettes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Four mystery novelettes featuring eighty year old Boston private investigator Brick Callahan and his forty-two year old nephew, a failed L.A. accountant. Included is the story, "Uncle Brick and Jimmy Kills," selected as a finalist for a 2010 Derringer Award for excellence by the Short Mystery Fiction Society.
Deadly Trade: A Deacon Bishop Mystery
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Series: Deacon Bishop Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,080. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
PI Deacon Bishop is suspicious when a man hires him to look for his son-in-law--clearly there was no love lost between these two. He didn't think, though, that he'd find himself the leading suspect in a serial killing--or that he'd finally find the evidence he needs to put local Mafia boss Frank Portello on death row. First, though, he needs to stay alive.
Piggyback
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When two young girls disappear with a trunk-load of pot, unaware that their payload has been packed with an extra five kilos of cocaine, a lovable loser persuades a sociopathic killer to pursue them across Northern California in a violent, twisted goose-chase that ends in a horrific place none of them could have foreseen.
Captain Cooker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Life is not easy for Cooke, a prison gladiator freed after years of incarceration when new DNA evidence proved his innocence, trying to make his way in civilized society.
Karma Backlash
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s amazing what a murdered friend can do to a directionless man, the passion and anger it can stoke, the sadness it fires into a body, the need for good old revenge it nurtures. Searching for his best friend's killer, Derby, a blue-collar gangster in a white-collar world, uncovers the beginning of a complicated mob war that threatens to bring down the whole city.
Lovely, Dark, and Deep
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Series: Stefan Kopriva Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A city councilman is dead of an apparent suicide. Ex-cop Stefan Kopriva finds himself drawn into the case, serving an unlikely client. Once involved, he discovers that things are not as they seem. Kopriva is quickly embroiled in dirty city politics. Along the way, he encounters pimps, prostitutes, gangsters, contractors, and the police as he tries to get to the bottom of what happened, and why.
The Chessman Enigma
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 195,800. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Somebody is killing innocent people all over Wales leaving headless chess pieces as a calling card. The four Welsh Police Forces are at their wits’end because they have no clues.
Bad August
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Joe Noonan thinks he's a modern-day Sam Spade but all he's got to show for it is a divorce,unpaid bills and a one-eyed cat. Then one bad day in August a strange beautiful girl appears and Joe discovers what trouble really is: a broke mentally ill client with a violent boyfriend,an angry Mafia punk out for blood,a lousy moonlighting job as a bouncer. And a long-buried legacy of madness and murder.
The Shredded Veil Mysteries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, but the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds shredded. The living learned they weren't alone. Andy had seen it all, done it all, as a detective working Vice when he'd be alive. Now, as a ghost, he works as a private investigator. Come explore the mysteries of Heaven and Hell, of cameras with souls and others.
The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hired muscle, bent cops, and gun molls were all in a day's work for wolf-like extra-terrestrial private eye Sam Spade Vorlag in San Francisco in 1940. But then she walked in to his office. She had great gams and a huge problem. Her hubby had disappeared searching for a legendary bejeweled golden bird. Sam would soon find himself up to his furry neck in danger.
Deadly Age: A Deacon Bishop Mystery
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Series: Deacon Bishop Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Detective Deacon Bishop will do anything to take down the Portello crime family. So, rescuing Rita Portello is low on his priority list--until he learns of a DVD incriminating her brothers, a DVD that Rita can give him. He doesn't count on wading through devil-worshipers, druggies, or Sicilian assassins to get to her. Then again Bishop doesn't have much luck. Hardboiled adventure.