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Guess Who
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When a Raleigh judge's son goes missing, there's only one person to turn to - George Garrett "GG" Allin, the best detective in Durham... twenty years ago. The case takes the alcoholic ex-cop out of his squatter's-rights office and into the heart of the biggest killing spree the Triangle has ever known. Sound just like any other detective story?
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.
Harry Strange in The Stones of Solomon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Occult
'Harry Strange in the Stones of Solomon' is the collection of the first season radio play scripts of the award winning Harry Strange Radio Drama. This homage to the radio serials of the 30s and 40s has been called a mash-up between 'Your’s Truly, Johnny Dollar' and 'Constantine', and will keep you entertained with every whiskey-soaked adventure.
Quinn Goes to Jail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quinn is back behind bars, working an undercover case for that perennial pest, FBI Agent Francis X. Belloche. If that wasn't bad enough, Nora has decided to pick up the slack and hit the street to help him solve the case. There's a psychopathic hitman nicknamed "The Bulldog" on her trail, a gangster Quinn owes big time, and a long line of inmates who want him to rest in pieces.
Quinn Slips the Noose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,580. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A pair of locked-room suicides predicted in advance? A game of Russian Roulette in traffic? A death that doesn't amount to a hill of beans? Liam Quinn is up to his neck in homicides, each more puzzling than the last.
Non provocate Lemmy Caution
Series: I falsigialli - racconti. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. 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: 5,930. 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.
Pandora's Box
Series: Detective's Shadow, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 284,060. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
While still recovering after their last case, Kerr and Rachael are hired to help a man who has been arrested after the body of his ex-girlfriend is found in the trunk of his car. They quickly realize that the case is much bigger than that and end up in a race against time to prevent further deaths from happening.
Damnation and Dames
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Damnation & Dames is a collection of paranormal noir stories investigating the supernatural shadows surrounding classic crime. Inside this book are sixteen hand-picked stories, all original, featuring good guys, gumshoes, femme fatales, bootleggers, and gangsters: all your favourite noir characters mixed up with ghosts, giant monsters, faerie, vampires, and werewolves.
Shadow Hand Blues
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 165,960. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Hot-rodding private investigator Deke Jones is drawn into a 40-year cold case murder mystery involving a blues man, hoodoo magic, and a bizarre hippie town seemingly lost in time.
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
Dread - The Art of Serial Killing
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Mr Madden, Dickens enthusiast. Mr Madden, spy. Mr Madden, serial killer. If he is to keep one step ahead of the police, the secret service and his own gory instincts, Mr Madden is going to have to find the answer to the one question that hangs over all our heads: What would Charles Dickens do?
In The Cloud
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Stranded in the mountains with no cell phone, Clarke Lantham must elude two gunmen intent on killing his companions, and uncover the dark secret behind who hired them.
Dane Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.89 from 19 reviews)
When the world's greatest superhero is mysteriously murdered only a former villain turned PI can find the killer in time.
Price: Free! Words: 93,640. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cancel the wedding–the groom is dead. When a tycoon’s son is murdered the night before his wedding, the enraged and grief- stricken father offers investigator Dan Reno (that’s Reno, as in no problemo) a life-changing bounty to find the killer. Reno, nearly broke, figures he’s finally landed in the right place at the right time. It’s a nice thought, but then...
Ethan Justice: Guilty
Series: Ethan Justice Action Thrillers. Price: $4.19 USD. Words: 113,930. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The training is over. The stakes are high. It’s time to put what they’ve learned into action. Ethan Justice: Guilty is a fast-paced, action-packed, character-driven thriller, guaranteed to make you laugh out loud, cringe, cry and cheer. This is the fourth book in the 'Ethan Justice' series but it also reads as a stand-alone story.
Three Deadly Shadows
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,880. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It's not easy being the son of a legend and of one of Imperial Japan's top assassins. Jon Shadows rebelled against his birth but a couple tours in the marines and a tough battle with alcohol later, he's now ready to step up and become the modern hero America needs. Author Teel James Glenn brings pulp adventure fiction to the 21st century.
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?