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Cerise Noire
Series: The Sydney Quartet, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,290. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Six months after his partner was murdered, Rick Stone returns to Sydney trying to pull his life back together. While he was away, two more women were murdered, each seemingly unrelated to the others. When a third woman is murdered in the same way, and Rick gets caught up in the investigation, he becomes obsessed with finding a link between the murders.
Fair Is Foul and Foul Is Fair
Series: Malone Mystery Novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A drop-dead gorgeous blonde socialite, with a penchant for seduction and with secrets to keep, pays a visit to LA private eye and ex-L.A.P.D. detective Ben Malone. A maverick, Malone is known for playing it fast and loose with the rules and for having a weakness for beautiful, sultry women. Murder and a ruthless mobster get thrown into the mix for good measure. What could possibly go wrong?
She Murdered Me with Science
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,350. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Alternative history
It’s 1953 and scientist-turned P.I. Noel Glass is tortured with the guilt of an early experiment gone awry. When a rich recluse offers proof that the accident was a set-up, Glass swears to clear his name. However, a clandestine organization is trying to conquer the world using his “failed” invention, but Glass stands in their way. Who can he trust when everyone has secrets?
The Gate That Cried Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,870. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Murder and intrigue in the world of Private Maritime Security with modern Pirates, mixed with revenge.
Hard Landing
Price: Free! Words: 55,040. Language: Australian English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The second book in the Gary Maddox Series: Sydney private investigator Gary Maddox is asked to find a missing accountant. He doesn't expect any trouble. After all, the guy is just an bean counter. But he's dead wrong. Powerful men have dispatched a posse of thugs to kill the ledger lover. Soon, Gary is counting bodies and trying not to become a ugly statistic.
Unnatural Acts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,290. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. has to stand against a ruthless senator trying to deny rights to all unnaturals, while investigating arson from a ghostly Shakespeare company, death threats against a mummified madame, and a bank robber who can walk through walls. Just another day, and night, in the Unnatural Quarter.
Slipknot - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 3
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After a woman is found dead in Cal Corwin's car and police detectives come knocking at her door, the case turns far more personal than first it seemed. As the ghosts of past cases rear their ugly heads, not only must she find out who murdered the victim, but why. Teasing the answers out soon reveals the disturbing question: Who is the hunter, and who hunted?
The Shaman Tree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dallas ex-cop Charlie Gants thinks there is nothing in this world for him to look forward to—except, maybe, more nightmares. He is about to leave the mental hospital where he has spent the past three months recovering—he hopes—from an explosion of murder that involved the deaths of two of his fellow policemen in a devastatingly dirty way.
Quinn Plays Ball
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Al Quinn has a secret, deep in the heart of Florida. Son Liam has been dispatched to find out what his father is up to, but first there's the matter of the psycho punk from hell, and then there's the corpse in the hot tub to deal with, not to mention a few trigger happy goons and ol' toothy, the charming fella on the book cover. It's not a vacation... but it's what happens when Quinn Plays Ball.
Swann's Lake of Despair
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,780. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
SWANN’S LAKE OF DESPAIR, a Henry Swann mystery by Charles Salzberg. 3rd in series. “Smart, satisfying, even profound, this is exactly what every mystery reader is looking for.” — Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha Award and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author.
The Finger Of Suspicion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,530. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When small-town Tennessee residents discover the brutal murder of a neighbor, retired Army investigator Robert Snow is the prime suspect. In order to clear his name, Snow teams with the chief of police, and they must overcome allegations of an improper affair to track down the true killer. In the process, they revisit an eerie curse that plagued the town's past.
No Safe Place
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,860. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
NO SAFE PLACE, a Joe Hunter thriller by Matt Hilton. 11th in series. “I cannot recommend this book strongly enough and I’m already counting the days until I can get my next fix of Joe Hunter” — Crimesquad.com 5-star review
The Killers Are Coming
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,730. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The paint hasn’t dried on the door to Sligo’s detective agency, and he’s contemplating closing shop. When Rudy Cohan offers him a cash-filled envelope in Baltimore’s Penn Station, he crosses his fingers and hopes for the best. Is Rainy Dawn cheating on her producer boyfriend? Where does she get her extra spending money? Soon, a mob hit points the finger at right bat at Sligo ...
Strictly Poison and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jazz music fused with pulp fiction. The result? Stories that croon like Nat "King" Cole, and strike like a lead pipe. Tales of Jazz artists, and other assorted characters, looking for that big break ... often getting broken. Charles Boeckman was a musician writing pulp fiction between gigs. He knew his milieu. 22 stories, culled from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Manhunt, and many others.
Vital Spark
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After eking out a living as an adjunct professor in Washington DC, fisheries ecologist Alex Allaway lands a job running a small marine station back in her hometown, Arriving in River Glen to surprise her grandfather with her the good news, Alex is horrified to discover him dead, a bloody dagger in his heart. His clenched fist grasps a piece of pirate gold and a cryptic map with her name on it.
The Bends
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 96,010. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Maggie May has only weeks until graduation when Edward Gripp, a wealthy benefactor and the architect of Maggie’s art college, goes missing from a campus Halloween party.
The Bottom Dwellers
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 93,750. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Bioengineer and Party Girl…Lindsey Nolan has it all: inventions paying large dividends, a dream job in the scientific village of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and a stable of eager playmates. But when Lindsey wakes up in rehab with no memory of how she got there, her world is turned upside down.
Bite Harder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
BITE HARDER, sequel to the award-winning HARD BITE by Anonymous-9. “It is unique and vicious and bloody funny but what kept me turning pages deep into the night was its heart. I loved Hard Bite, and Bite Harder is even better, stronger, wilder.” —Anthony Award nominee Josh Stallings, author of Beautiful, Naked & Dead
Hard Bite
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
HARD BITE by Anonymous-9, based on the winner of Spinetingler Magazine’s Best Short Story on the Web, 2009, and winner of the Readers’ Choice Award 2012 The House of Crime and Mystery (Canada) and Top 5 Debut Novels of 2013 BookPeople/MysteryPeople, Austin, TX.
Blood Children
Series: Madness Reports. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » General
The world has gone crazy, thankfully Detective Jamie Murrow already is.

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