Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled

OMG My Boss Is A Werewolf, I Know, Right?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Suddenly unemployed, office clerk Jane reluctantly applies for a secretary's job working for shady private investigator Dick Kruger. Soon she's kidnapped by mobster boss Mickey Ferro, whose howling mad gang makes her doubt her sanity. Is she going crazy, or are these guys werewolves? And can her would-be boss rescue her before they eat her?
Deadly Detour (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An intelligence operative's assignment goes dreadfully wrong when a pregnant young woman abducts her at gunpoint. The strange girl takes the operative on a detour that has deadly consequences and bodes well for no one.
Soon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A young teenage boy must defend his mother and dog from evil. Sometimes life asks you grow up quickly, this is one of those times.
Drop Dead Punk
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.
Below Mile Zero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Key West is an end-of-the-road town and the reluctant hero in Below Mile Zero considered the island a safer clime than New Orleans. Or so it seemed until bullets started flying. Caught between bad guys, this drifter with no place left to drift must fight back, deal with betrayal, and come to terms with his past … or wake up dead.
The Stitcher - (A Politically Incorrect Pulp Noir Short Story)
Series: Detective Vic Vicious Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Shelter Wood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in an alternate earth in the year 2050, Detective Vic Vicious is brought out of cryogenic prison to solve a string of brutal homicides torturing Los Angeles. When a woman is found on her back in a dark alley with her nether regions stitched together, it takes a man like Detective Vic to solve the case. Or will the case solve him?
Bounty Hunter Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bounty hunter Craig Chappell had a personal score to settle with a killer named Brown -- but the three-hundred-pound son of a mobster got in the way. Now the Mob is involved. Brown is on the loose and Chappell has the murdered boy’s family to answer to. From the snows of Montreal to the swamps of South Florida, the two men are engaged in a deadly swirl of organized crime gone mad....
Killer in Paradise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Meet homicide detective Patrick Bowman and his beautiful wife Lee. Their stay in Key West is interrupted by a series of murders. And Police Chief Raul Jiminez finds himself up against a grand jury investigating him for embezzlement, and a son who likes to wear dresses. When an off-duty Chicago cop begins snooping around the Southernmost city, Jiminez discovers that his troubles have just begun.
Damaged Goods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ex-football player and ex-cop Harry Molina is paid to keep people safe, and in sunny Southern Florida, where Uzis are as common as retirees, a lot of people need his help. In a land of randomness and sun, mangroves and sizzling highways, the heat is on. Key West after sunset will be deadly dark, and unless Harry takes fast action, no one will make it through the night alive.
Death of a Blood
Price: Free! Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An old friend is dead. It looks like an accident, but there's a lot of money involved and some new faces in town. T.K. and Sunny aren't sure what that means, but it doesn't mean they won't find out. The Ghostcatcher and his lady start turning over stones, but what they find may mean another body or two.
Dirty Deeds
Series: Chase Investigations. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A beautiful client with a mysterious past draws the Chase Investigations crew into a dangerous case of blackmail. Stacey Burns is being leaned on by an unseen villain, but she's holding back vital information, putting tough PI's Dan Crowley and Mike Manning in harm's way. With a violent biker gang involved, and a blackmailer who will stop at nothing, Mike's fixation may prove to be their undoing.
Darkest Night
Series: Joe Collins Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After catching a brutal serial killer known as The Butterfly Killer in The Butterfly Tattoo, Joe Collins walked away from being a cop. In Paradise Lost, his former partner lures Joe back into police work to solve a string of serial kidnappings. But what happened to Joe in between? After a sound man is murdered on a movie set , Joe is hired to find out who killed him......
The Godless One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,060. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The sequel to the well-received The 56th Man finds former Iraqi agent Ari Ciminon volunteering to translate for an Arab prisoner in a Virginia state prison. The reward for this bit of magnanimity is a brush with a professional assassin and a nose-to-nose confrontation with one of the most loathsome and dangerous men in all of history.
The Pact
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
What’s the difference between violent justice and brutal revenge? A Dublin funeral, and three friends come together on a solemn mission to strike back against the city’s drug dealers. But not everyone is playing straight - between vengeance, idealism and greed, they're about to find out that some secrets are buried for a reason.
Murder.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New York attorney turned venture capitalist, Max Slade, knows a thing or two about high-stakes situations. But when the man who stole his ex-fiancée away is murdered, Max suddenly finds himself in a brand new role: that of prime suspect. With the threat of prison in his future, Slade turns his hand to investigating and finds himself digging into the dangerous world of corporate takeovers.
Mask of Vengeance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,560. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Masked assassins in with super-human powers of strength and agility are targeting the Scorpione crime family—and it’s up to Det. Jimmy Ziminski to find and stop them. But the Scorpiones killed Jimmy’s partner, and Jimmy is the only family his partner’s teen daughters have left. Jimmy must discover the truth in time to protect the ones he loves from certain death at the hands of the assassins.
Shoot the Moon: A Crag Banyon Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Crag Banyon is a two-fisted P.I. with a heart of gold and a liver of stainless steel. It's the opposite of happy hour when a Gypsy tribe, a missing book, and a silvery moon deliver Banyon into the transformed clutches of a four-legged foe.
Herbie's Diner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the outside, Herbie’s Diner is just another run-down greasy spoon with bad coffee and overcooked fried chicken, but Johnny’s about to learn that appearances are deceiving. Soon, the coffee’s run out, and there’s a bevy of killers, swindlers, femme fatales, and other types straight out of a private eye flick, looking to put him down for the dirt nap. Only this isn’t the movies.
Trio of Lost Souls
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bill Vincent is a killer … in the name of justice. Not that the law would agree. With one murderous act of retribution for an attack on his wife, he leaves behind respectability and hits the road. After taking on a series of odd jobs, he meets Jim Garret, a like-minded spirit whose thirst for justice equals his own. They join together to beat the corrupt bossmen at their own political game.
The Big Bitch
Series: A Jackson "Doc" Holiday Mystery. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Urban
After his drinking buddy, a priest named Jesus, is shot dead, Doc sets out to find his killer. He soon begins to suspect that the murder is connected to a money laundering scheme suspiciously similar to one perpetrated by Doc himself, back when he was a banker with a coke habit. The killer, already facing “The Big Bitch” or life in prison, has nothing to lose. Book 1 of a new mystery series.