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Stern Talbot, P.I.—The Early Years: The Case of the Missing Body
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Some cases are better than others, not so rattling. Not so sleep-depriving. Not so insane. But the evidence in a brand new missing persons case echoes the evidence in a three year old cold case that ended with a missing body. Now it's time to figure things out and close them both. The twists and turns of this case test the imagination and strain the emotions.
The Platinum Blond Perturbance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
She's platinum blond, wealthy and incredibly beautiful. She's a major socialite who makes all the rounds. From swinging with the club scene to owning a seat on the board of directors for every do-gooder organization in town. Well, she did have it all. Then the call comes over the radio. Trixie Burton is dead, and Detective Lou Galecki is determined to find out why.
Plot Twist
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two men are given the job of remodeling the former home of mystery writer Raymond Chandler. Rumors of buried money change their focus to finding it, though neither intend to share what's found. As one suspects his girl of sleeping with the other, he plots to not only get the treasure but to get rid of the competition at the same time.
The Killer Inside Part Two (A Mystery with a Thrilling Twist)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
My husband was found murdered in the creak near our house. The killer is still on the loose. There's only one suspect: me.
The Killer Inside Part One (A Mystery Story with a Thrilling Twist)
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
My husband was found dead in the creak near our house. The killer is still on the loose. And there's only one suspect: me.
A Hard Life
Series: Blood Flows South. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
George Denton was a good kid, young, enthusiastic and full of life. All he wanted was a mother who loved him and treated him right; instead, he got Holly.
Cloudy Ink, Issue One: An Unkind of Weird
Series: Cloudy Ink. You set the price! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
CLOUDY INK, Issue One: An Unkind of Weird SMOLDER, Chapter One: "Fickle Phantasms" Included!
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Manhunt
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case File 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Harry Lee volunteered to go undercover for the first time, he thinks that it is going to be the easiest assignment of his life. But four days in, his mind is changed somewhat, especially when he is discovered by Derek Long. Siren and Fred must fight to survive and rescue Harry before time runs for all of them.
Gunn Takes a Gander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Occult
1920's, New Orleans. Barrington "Bear " Gunn is a WWI veteran who decides to live the life of his pulp heroes and open up a detective agency. Unfortunately, the gumshoe business is more about avoiding bill collectors than punching bad guys. Then one day, a terrified musician on the run comes to him for help. A few hours later, Bear Gunn is up to his belt buckle in voodoo, goons and geese.
Rex Stout - with Summaries & Checklist - Compiled by Albie Berk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices
Rex Stout Books in Order with Summaries - All Series Plus Standalone Novels - Checklist With Summaries REX STOUT novels are listed in best reading order, chronological order, with summaries, a checklist - A great reference for all REX STOUT Fans - This is exactly the reference you need to make sure you don’t miss a book or story and you get a chance to read each one in
Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch Series Reading Order Updated 2017 - Compiled by Albie Berk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
HARRY BOSCH SERIES IN READING ORDER - LIST AND CHECKLIST OF HARRY BOSCH SERIES WITH ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY OF EACH STORY HARRY BOSCH LIST IN SERIES READING ORDER WITH CHECKLIST AND BONUSES UPDATED 2017 - Includes Links to Free AudioBooks and a TV show Harry Bosch Fan? Get the most pleasure out of your reading. Don’t miss a single Harry Bosch book or story and read them all in order.
Melvin Marcus
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
PRE-SEQUEL TO BANG STICK! This is the story of Melvin Marcus.From his tortuous upbringing to high school hero. Then forced to leave Iowa and head to California. He goes from field worker during the Great Depression to policeman to soldier. Melvin's childhood phycological problems are never far from his mind and uncontrolable urges run his life. BANG STICK picks up where this FREE novella le
The Accountant - Dead & Busy Episode 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What can be more maddening for a businessman, than to have his trusted accountant disappear with all the bank access codes? Well, discovering that he has eloped with the ghost of a prostitute surely makes it worse. The need to walk into a ghostly brothel doesn't put Dave off. He even befriends one of the girls there and fun is had by all.
Mice - Dead & Busy Episode 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When white mice plague a short-tempered mobster, he hires Dave Callaghan to find out where they are coming from. The mobster wants to know why the mice wake him up in the middle of the night to recite "Mary had a little lamb" to him. Dave is used to dealing with ghosts of every description, but this time he is facing a complex conspiracy that involves the government and a lascivious ghost.
Phantom Lover - Dead & Busy Episode 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Why All These Deadies Keep Flocking Around Dave? "It was bad enough, I can assure you, finding a half-naked ectoplasm sitting at my desk, but she had to talk nonsense too . . . Dave Callaghan is used to having ghosts drop by uninvited at all hours. But this time he is in for a new experience, and you must get ready for a good laugh!
Accidental Lazarus - Dead & Busy Episode 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Being murdered is distressing. But the annoyance may be alleviated, at least a bit, if you can find out who murdered you and get even with him. To that end, you need the help of a paranormal detective like Dave Callaghan. Dave is not pleased to find a presumed dead mobster drinking scotch in his armchair. But the worse is yet to come, when Dave's girlfriend gets involved.
Jigsaw Jill Police Detective II
Price: Free! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jill and her two best friends go on a vacation and shopping trip to London, they run smack into a serial murder spree. As usual, she get into trouble because her brain just will not rest. Then she runs into a killer that eluded her in Los Angeles. All of that and a young "Bobby" that takes an interest in the "Americans".
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: The Murder of Michael Hollingsworth
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case File 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
With Japanese business men in town and both Siren and Harry spending time with them, Fred is more than a little jealous. Put on top of that the kidnapping of overnight success, Michael Hollingsworth, and there is the greatest chance for things to go disastrously wrong. Rather than bringing Siren in on the case, Fred is determined to keep her out of it.
A Part Of The Pattern
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jeff Resnick is drawn to solving crimes. His brother, Richard, thinks that could be the basis of a paying business. Reluctantly, Jeff agrees, and their first case is about a child who vanished two decades before. Meanwhile, Jeff bumps into an acquaintance whose history is very similar to that of the missing girl. Is it coincidence or is there a pattern that links him to her and his future?
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: From Out of the Ashes
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case File 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After her mother's death when she could barely walk, Nicolette found all that she had left in the world was her father, Arthur, and her sister, Louise - even they were taken away from her. The only people that she has left are Fred Barlow and Harry Lee, but now even their livelihoods are in jeopardy. Can Siren help save her friends or is she destined to lose them as well?

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