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Mr. Dark Side
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mr. Dark Side, The Trials and Tribulations of a Hollywood Dick. There's two ways of not taking chances in the private investigator slash personal security gig in Hollywood. You either go around without fire sticks in which you're easy to kill but won't run afoul of any California or County or City laws meant to trap practitioners of the Second Amendment, or go armed.
Beautiful Lies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,900. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Darren Elmore has it all: beautiful wife, status, profitable vineyards and winery in Sonoma County. But he has always wanted--needed--to know what it feels like to kill a man. So Darren chooses an unknown victim on a lonely road and indulges in a thrill kill. And he gets away with murder. Until a blackmailer shows up. Then Darren's own life and livelihood are threatened unless he pays. Now.
Flawless Execution
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Series: A Morris & Sullivan Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Classic mystery set in the high-stakes world of pro football, from the master storyteller of sports and suspense. First published by Ballantine, FLAWLESS EXECUTION is now a quality ebook.... Who witnessed the murder of cocky, verbose primetime TV announcer George Hoagland? All of America, with sportswriter John Morris and his sassy companion Julia Sullivan. They're out to solve his electrocution.
Red Night Zone - Bangkok City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Monica just wants to be loved like all the other pretty girls in Bangkok City. But sometimes getting what you want isn’t healthy. Her body is discovered decapitated in her cold-water apartment room. A briefcase stuffed with cash is missing from the scene. P.I Joe Dylan ventures into the Bangkok City bars to find out what happened that night. The trail leads to the Demon Dreams a Bangkok S&M joint
No Time To Die
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A murder case getting harder to solve every minute—just the way detective Ollie Reed didn't like it. Plus, he had to deal with curvy Sally Derivadose—his client—the main suspect.
Hunting Werewolves in Miami
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When something lurks in the dark, and blood has been shed. Some detectives follow procedure. If something is killing people and police officers with a sidearm is unable to injure it, then you want Detective Michael Hund on it's trail and you don't want to question his methods. Authors note: Some characters & events you will expect and enjoy. Others you feel virtuous for taking an instant dislike.
Happy Hour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,620. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Poor Bob House. A private investigator with nothing to investigate he's nearly out of options. His business associates are drunks and perverts and even his shell-shocked drinking buddies won't bother with him. It's 1978 and times are tough in the Motor City. Now, even the bodies of dead children start to seem like good news to him.
By the Dawn's Early Light - A Matthew Scudder Story #3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
I had thought Matthew Scudder's career was finished with the publication of the fifth novel, Eight Million Ways to Die. But I'd promised a short story to Bob Randisi for a private eye anthology (The Eyes Have It) and By the Dawn's Early Light was it; it got Scudder back in business, and in the process won an Edgar Allan Poe award and became my first story to appear in Playboy.
Batman's Helpers - A Matthew Scudder Story #4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Along with 17 novels, Scudder has starred in 11 short works of fiction. A friend, one Jim Thompson, had switched professions, moving from academia to private investigation. His experiences with street-level level trademark enforcement gave rise to this story. Batman's Helpers is included in The Night and the Music, my collection of all 11 Matthew Scudder short stories.
Let's Get Lost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Let's Get Lost is set at a time when Matthew Scudder had his detective's gold shield, and after he'd begun keeping company with Elaine Mardell, while still living in Syosset with his wife, Anita. It concerns a friendly poker game that doesn't stay friendly, and the artful cover-up of a cover-up. And Chet Baker's music, referenced in the title, sets the story's tone.
Spree
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two days ago, Moira escaped the Midwest with Kasey and her Barbie doll in the back seat of a beat-up van. Now, on sun-drenched Highway 95 in nowheresville Nevada, she wonders if she escaped at all.
Ultimo ballo col morto
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Price: Free! Words: 23,190. Language: Italian. Published: April 7, 2013 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
L’investigatore privato Richard Steele deve risolvere il caso più difficile della sua carriera – il suo omicidio – conteso tra donne ai lati opposti della sua bara.
Black Hatted Cowboys
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The story of two men who take deadly action against cowboy builders. Laurence Howard is told by police that his mother and father have been killed and his sister seriously injured in an explosion at their home, caused by a gas leak because his father had, against Howard's advice, used an unqualified builder to replace his gas boiler.
To Die Upon A Kiss
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
To Die Upon a Kiss tells the story of a man whose family has a long history of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS). No male member of the family has reached 30 years old, which for him is in another month. He meets a strange woman who convinces him that seeing death firsthand will help him overcome his fear of death.
Fatal Flaws
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,890. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Officer Krite had all but given up hope finding the killers of his wife and two children, until a message, delivered anonymously to his cell phone, points him in a new direction. A message that re-ignites his determination to find those responsible for the massacre of his family... but at what cost?
Wake the Undertaker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,310. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Wake the Undertaker is a hardboiled thriller set in an alternative, darker San Francisco.
Joey and the Cop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When the mother of his best friend is framed for murder, a wise-cracking kid sets out to put matters straight. "Engrossing, vivid, at times frightening." "Surreal, innovative fiction." "Noir at its finest."
Return of the Falcon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,150. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fortune in Nazi stolen art leaves a London port. Among the treasures— the infamous Maltese Falcon.
Roja Subur
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,720. Language: Spanish. Published: March 26, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
La inspectora de los Mossos d'Escuadra Elena Catalán, y Alberto Cifuentes de la Policía Nacional; confluirán en la investigación de un caso apasionante ¿Estamos ante un asesino en serie? Sitges, la Blanca Subur como se denomina a la ciudad, se teñirá de rojo en esta novela de misterio.
Staying Out
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,190. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A girl, newly released from prison, tries desperately to stay out of trouble. But someone out there wishes her back inside again.