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Death of a Dog and other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: American English. Published: January 22, 2015 by PetrelPublications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A collection eight tales of crime and mystery, criminals, and everyday people caught up in the events.
Unfinished Business
Series: Ace Stubble. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,990. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Everyone in the Dearborn family—the living, the dead, and the mentally ill—has a secret or two, and Ace Stubble can’t avoid getting caught up in all of them. It doesn’t help that the ghostly matriarch's granddaughter is willing to do anything to keep Ace from the truth. It’s all such a mess that no one—neither the living nor the dead—seems aware that there’s bigger trouble brewing in the house.
Beyond Innocence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,310. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Excellent, well conceived and powerful murder story... The plot is compelling, complex, gripping and is innovative, and therefore exposed as totally believable for the readers. It is commendable that the characters come alive for the reader from the instant that Chapter One starts.
The Nemo Murders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detectives Nick Greer and Sonny Madison are on the trail of a serial killer who calls himself Nemo. Is he real? Or is it a ploy to mislead the detectives? The list of victims grows as does the list of suspects while the detectives struggle to find the one common denominator to connect them all. Even the most honorable aren't exempt from the effects of vengeance, evil, infidelity, and jealousy. . .
El día en que paró la música
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,670. Language: Spanish. Published: January 6, 2015 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nueva entrega del inspector Tomás Silva, una apasionante novela negra, como precuela de su anterior libro
Dead Rednecks #3: Dead Rednecks on a Friday Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hoss Qualls doesn't take it kindly when a couple of thugs lean on his little brother Howard – it seems Howard's investigations are hitting too close to home for someone. Can Hoss solve the case despite the interference of his old enemies in the sheriff's department... and the help of his bumbling brother?
Dead Rednecks #2: Dead Rednecks in the Holler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hoss Qualls returns to his hometown after learning that his cousin Bucky has been shot dead in the woods, along with an old enemy from Hoss's criminal past. He's determined to get to the bottom of it – if his family doesn't drive him crazy first.
All Great Neptune's Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Charles Weaver's investigative reporting got too close to mobster Albert Rossi, the gang leader ordered him killed. Weaver survived, but lost everything -including the love of his life. Now he plans to repay Rossi in kind -by destroying the one good, decent thing in the mobster's life, his daughter. But he may destroy his own soul in the process...
No Picnic
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jim is back in Mexico to come to the aid of a former flame that just happens to be handy with a knife. This time, he’s starting out with a boatload of trouble already on board. Two women who won’t allow him to say no to their demands insist on coming along for the ride. It’s a foregone conclusion that this trip will definitely not be going well for Jim. Jim Nash Adventure #7.
Girl of Great Price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a city run by a powerful mobster, nobody wants to play the hero. Private investigator Charlie Madison just wants to pay the rent. When a little girl goes missing and no ransom demand is made, Madison takes the case. Time isn't on his side. After 48 hours, it's unlikely an abducted child will be found in one piece. But Madison's a champion of lost causes, and he'll be damned before he gives up.
Alley of Betrayal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When a ghost from his past walks into the bank, Leonard Marten, a mild-mannered bank employee trembled with fury. The ghost, a man released early from prison, was convicted five years ago for a heinous crime against Leonard’s wife. Frustrated with the flawed justice system, Leonard seizes this long awaited circumstance to exact his retaliation.
Deadly Cove: The Special Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,920. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the seventh book in the acclaimed Lewis Cole detective series, magazine columnist and former Department of Defense research analyst Lewis Cole is covering an anti-nuclear protest when gunfire breaks out, injuring his journalist friend and killing a charismatic activist.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Revenge is a dish best served cold. In some cases, dead cold.
Dead False
Price: Free! Words: 60,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Tessellate Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A mystery for Shakespeare aficionados and a must-read for fans of noir crime fiction. A manuscript worth killing for.
A Dangerous Shelter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Late for work again, Lou Calvino receives an ominous warning from his boss, Jack Walensky, chief editor of the Westridge Tribune. Walensky gives Lou an ultimatum, find a hard-hitting story or his twenty-five-year career as an investigative journalist is history. To Lou, his life is already over.
Puzzle of Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Private Detective Jake Wayde doesn’t know why he received a letter containing a piece of a puzzle. However, he soon realizes that he’s in the middle of a deadly search for ten million dollars in cash and a world changing chemical formula. It’s now kill or be killed. It now becomes his task to stop the killing spree caused by the late, vengeful and renowned chemist, Dr. Fredrick Rhineman.
Exit Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Steven Langford, a twenty-two year-old American, lives a bohemian lifestyle with a promiscuous Thai teenage girl, Isaree. When Isaree quits her trivial job in Bangkok to return to her hometown, Steven, not willing to risk losing her, decides to go with her. There trouble arises when he meets, Andrew, a fellow farang who is overtly cold toward him.
Series: The Bequia Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,050. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Golems, Goons and Cold Stone Bitches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
One of the most original detective characters ever created returns for his second adventure! Nikki Nelson- Hicks' Jake Istenhegyi, the Accidental Detective, returns for a new adventure in the Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series- GOLEMS, GOONS, AND COLD STONE BITCHES!
Sweetie and the Stranger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jeff Fletcher retires young and seeks peace and quiet in Scottsdale, Arizona. But when he meets up with his old dream girl, he finds mayhem in a dark world of deception, corruption, blackmail, murder, and sexual exploitation. The key players in this world aren’t what they seem. Some are better, but many of them are much worse.