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Desert Kill
By ron wick
Series: The Santiago Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,100. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this second title in the Santiago Mystery series, after the kidnapping of Lindsey Braun, daughter of a multi-millionaire in Phoenix, her parents call in their friend, Seattle detective Michelle Santiago. Mitch takes a leave of absence and solves the kidnapping, but uncovers a serial killer who also happens to be a CIA type gone off the reservation. Her personal life also takes a severe turn.
A Difficult Murder
By Paul Underwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,670. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Julia Underwood. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Maxie Skerris had to die, but it wouldn’t be easy. A British hitman living in New York is given the task by a notorious criminal. The job, carried out during a boxing match in Madison Square Garden, is a success, but there are unexpected consequences, involving large sums of money, gems and a dubious millionaire, which will change lives forever.
Quinn and the Vanishing Bride
By L.H. Thomson
Series: Liam Quinn Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,640. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Book #4 of the Liam Quinn Mysteries... Quinn's history is catching up to him and someone's trying a big frame up; but Philly's favorite insurance investigator is tied up right now, helping a guy who may or may not be deranged to find a wife who may or may not exist. The family's its usual stubborn mess, Dad wants the Beast back and Nora? Well, at least something's going Quinn's way.
Cadaver Blues
By J.E. Fishman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Mindy Eider walks in with her uncle’s foreclosure notice, cynical debt man Phuoc Goldberg at first sees her as just a payment source. But Phu soon learns that Uncle Gunnar’s problems run deeper and darker than the money he owes. Beguiled by Mindy’s beauty and innocence, Phu gets sucked into playing detective; the debt man won’t end this fiasco looking for cash relief, but for cadavers.
A Killing In The City
By John Holt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This is the fourth novel to feature private detective Tom Kendall
Pirate Cay
By P X Duke
Series: Twisted Sisters, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired Detective Jim Nash is headed for a long-awaited vacation in the Florida Keys when he checks his messages and discovers that an old flame needs his help. After a brief consult with the new woman in his life, Jim heads west to Panama Cay where he becomes embroiled in the rough seas and rocky shores of drugs, guns and money. Third in the Twisted Sisters series.
Terminally Ill
By Melissa Yi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When “Elvis the Escape King” chains and nails himself inside a coffin and lowers himself into Montreal’s St. Lawrence River, he can’t break free. Hope restarts his heart and saves his life. But now Elvis demands to know who sabotaged his stunt. So Hope plunges into the magical art of escape--and the art of crime and betrayal. "Entertaining and insightful." -Publishers Weekly
Quantum Mortis: Gravity Kills
By Vox Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Castalia House. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When an alien ambassador is found dead in orbit while returning to his home planet in the company of mercenaries from Wardogs Incorporated, suspicions are naturally aroused. But when Chief Warrant Officer Graven Tower, MCID-XAR, arrives at the scene of the crime, another question is soon raised: are MCID's dynamic investigation methods compatible with thinly armored spaceship hulls?
Quantum Mortis: A Man Disrupted
By Vox Day
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,680. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Castalia House. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
QUANTUM MORTIS is the new action-packed Mil-SF mystery series from Vox Day, author of the epic fantasy series The Arts of Dark and Light. Written with Steve Rzasa, QUANTUM MORTIS A Man Disrupted is the first novel in the series featuring Chief Warrant Officer Graven Tower, Military Crimes Investigative Division, Xenocriminology and Alien Relations.
Welcome to Dullsville
By M. Nick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,360. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Mars Black is a big city private detective who works the seamy side of Grayville, a city perpetually cloaked in fog, a city without sights, a city he sometimes calls “Dullsville.” After he is hired by a man named Baker, though, things become a little less dull. The book is written in black and white, like a 30’s gangster movie, and no word of color was used; only black, white and shades of gray.
Football Mambo
By Peter Tonkin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When down-at-heel Adelaide private detective Bruce Bilger accepts a curious but seemingly trivial case from a local Australian Rules football club, the Centralian Galahs, he has no inkling of the bizarre and perilous circumstances into which he is about to be plunged. Will his survival instinct and street wisdom make up for his lack of social graces, and will his curiosity ultimately kill him or
The Shill
By Peter Jensen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,190. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Seventeen-year-old Lucy is a talented grifter, having been taught by the best-her con artist mother, Annie. After reading an obit in The Times-Picayune regarding the death of Judith Randolph in a car accident, Lucy and her roommate, Jake, investigate the New Orleans Randolph family-they're filthy rich, and Judith died childless.
Scarla
By BC Furtney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Comet Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Scarla Fragran shook the world. The youngest female kickboxing champion in history, she came from nowhere to become the brightest young star with the most promising future. Until it all died, along with the man she loved and the only life she'd ever known. Now, she hunts and kills, preying on the predators that cost her more than she ever thought she could lose.
Dime Detective
By Randy Chandler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Comet Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“A woman lies down with the devil, she should expect to catch some hell.” When barroom bouncer Joe Dall's ex-wife is murdered, he finds himself pressed into service as a novice private eye. Something very dark and deadly lurks in the lush shadows of the sleepy Florida town and if he can't unmask the killer soon, others close to Joe will die. Working on a powerful client's dime, Joe Dall's first c
Bum Luck: A Crag Banyon Mystery
By James Mullaney
Series: Crag Banyon Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,220. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Crag Banyon is a two-fisted P.I. with a heart of gold and a liver of stainless steel. In his fifth comic case, a missing pot of gold and a leprechaun client bring a boatload of bad luck.
They Called Her The Gungirl (Lucien Caye short story)
By O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
September, 1947. A young brunette with dark brown eyes stands shivering in the rain, a pretty blonde poses in a bikini. There is also a desperate boyfriend and a murdered doctor – all drawing New Orleans Private Eye Lucien Caye into a case that may end with the first woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair.
Dídac Arcos
By Juan Manuel de Vega
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,430. Language: Spanish. Published: January 14, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dídac navega por un mar de incertidumbres tratando de alcanzar la venganza y salir vivo de una empresa más arriesgada de lo que imaginó.
The Eye Twitch Murders
By Tony Rehor, Sr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chief John Twait is only four weeks away from his retirement. There's one problem, Chief Twait has a killer on the loose
Ring-A-Ring O'Roses (Rose Red Rhymes #1): A Crime Thriller Short Story
By Saffina Desforges
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
From SAFFINA DESFORGES, international best-selling British author of Sugar & Spice, Anca's Story and the Rose Red crime thriller series (Snow White, Rapunzel), comes ROSE RED RHYMES, a collection of crime thriller short stories featuring the Rose Red cast, based on traditional nursery rhymes.
Murder on a Honeymoon
By Clark Graham
Series: Jack Warden, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jack Warden was looking forward to his wedding and honeymoon on what he thought was a quiet Caribbean Island. When he arrives he finds that the Priest who was going to officiate at the marriage has been kidnapped and suddenly he is in the middle of a full gang war.