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Daughters
Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An urban vigilante and a mysterious young woman decide someone's gotten away with murder just a little too long.
Non provocate Lemmy Caution
Series: I falsigialli - racconti. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: Italian. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Qualcuno vuole ingannare il pirotecnico agente dell'FBI, ma ha fatto male i suoi conti. Disincantato, sempre pronto a menare le mani e assolutamente politically incorrect, Lemmy Caution finisce in Arizona richiamato da un vicenda di “pornografia postale” e finisce per scoprire ben altro. Con il solito contorno di donnine che sembrano tutte uscite dal mondo di Bettie Page e da un'America perduta
Slayer Statute
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“I have to hand it to you . . . This one is a stinker.” In this Shamus-nominated short story, private investigator Jeri Howard sorts out a stinker of a case. A husband and wife are dead – looks like murder-suicide. Who gets the insurance money? It all depends on who died first. But the law prevents a killer or a killer’s heirs from collecting on the crime.
Little Red Corvette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A classic red Corvette, pristine, with low mileage, abandoned at a repair shop. Now the mechanic is trying to sell it. But is the sale legal? In this Jeri Howard short story, the Oakland private investigator looks into the car’s provenance – and finds murder.
Scam and Eggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A fabulous jeweled egg made by Fabergé for the Russian imperial family disappears during an art gallery opening. Then murder enters the picture. Private investigator Errol Seville may be retired, but in this short story, it's clear that he still has his private eye chops.
Philip Marlowe - Nessuno è di nessuno
Series: I falsigialli - racconti, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: Italian. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Quando Occhi Verdi arriva in ufficio, Marlowe sa che saranno guai. Se poi la donna di nome fa Colt, i guai sono sicuri. Inizia così un a strana indagine, in una Los Angeles disperata, che l'investigatore porta avanti con ostinazione pur sapendo di farsi molti nemici. Ma quella cliente, con i suoi occhi verdi e tutte le sue illusioni, ha diritto di conoscere la verità, qualunque essa sia
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.
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?
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......
Retribution - A Jack Ryan Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Sizzler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Teaming up with author friend, Marc Webb, storyteller Jack Ryan brings you the latest high-octane thriller about a hitman who loses his daughter in a horrific car accident. When the driver of the car gets off scot-free because he is the son of a drug lord, the hitman decides to take matters into his own hands. This story is intended for mature readers only and contains depictions of gratuitous vi
Nacho Perez, Private Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Four hard-boiled private detective stories set in contemporary San Antonio, Texas: Badger Game, San Antonio Blues, In Search of El Dorado, and Whiskey's for Drinking,and a flash-fiction piece, The Butler Couldn't Have Done It. Three of the five stories in the collection are prize winners.
Ready Reference Treatise: Devil In a Blue Dress
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The story of the novel revolves around the central character Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins, and how he is transformed from a day laborer into a detective.
Death Wants Three
Price: Free! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This is the sequel to DEATH TIMES TWO. T.K. and Sunny have already solved a couple of murders . . . at least for the most part. But the Mastermind and her henchman are alive and well. They want to make sure that the Ghostcatcher and his intrepid paramour don't leave Norfolk . . . not while they're breathing.
Skyjacker (A Private Detective Mystery Series of crime mystery novels Book 7 )
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Thomas Higgins goes to Hollow Hills to get money from his friend. One week later, he died after begin struck by a car. His wife hires French to go to Hollow Hills and look for his friend, Dennis Moore. Two hours after French arrives in the small, town; he finds evidence to proving it wasn’t an accident but cold-blooded murder instead.
Suspicion- (A Private Detective Mystery Series of crime mystery novels Book 6)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jennifer is accused of murdering her estranged husband, Michael. She is a friend of Alex French's, a seasoned private investigator. The day Michael was gunned down, Jennifer was hanging out in a bar, she had a drink and could not remember anything else for the rest of the day. When Jennifer came to, she was in an apartment she has never seen before holding on to a small handgun, and Michael's
In the Twinkling of a Bronze Eye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The arrival of a gift from its sister city, Foshan in China, to Springton forces Bruce Greenwood, the city’s park ranger to face an unusual situation. The gift, a life size bronze statue, placed near the park’s main entrance stirs the outrage of some city folks.
The Auto Shop Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A gruesome discovery in the trunk of a white sedan in an auto repair shop, draws homicide detectives John Allen and Chris Davidson into a murder mystery. The victim, Susan Baldwin, is the young wife of a middle-aged real estate developer, Steven Baldwin, a respectable member of the city’s business community and a close friend of the police commissioner.
The Scorned (A Private Detective Mystery Series of crime mystery novels Book 3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Matt Blake heartless old banker is shot trying to stop a woman robber. Before security guards could stop her, she rushes to an elevator with the money she just robbed. Of course, security guards are waiting for her on the upper floor. However, the woman mysteriously disappears on her way there. Private Eye Alex French has three days to find the mysterious lady to ensure evil does not go unpunished
Courage Begins: A Ray Courage Mystery Novella
Price: Free! Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former college professor Ray Courage starts a new career as a private investigator and tries to crack an unsolved murder for an insurance company.