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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
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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.
The Shrinking Nuts Case
By Gary J. Davies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In this full length spoofy novel Jake Simon, a crude old-school private-eye that usually does divorce or lost dog work, describes a weird case. He doesn't believe in trolls, elves, magic or marriage, but that begins to change when he wakes up two-foot-six and not six-foot-two. He has a smart sexy partner and a super-rich client, but the client is missing and Jake is the number-one suspect.
Surly Girl (Tenebrous Chronicles/Miki Radicci Book 4)
By M.E. Purfield
Series: Miki Radicci, 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Miki Radicci is hired to help find a little girl, but when she discovers that the client might want the girl dead she must go on the run from a trio of sisters with a paranormal ability with fire.
Death on the Valley Rattler
By Raymond Boyd Dunn
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Mary Valley Rattler (or ‘The Valley Rattler’), is a tourist train which runs through the Mary River Valley in Queensland, from Gympie to the small country town of Imbil. It is a restored C17 class, steam locomotive which originally ran in the early 1920s. The tour is conducted by the Mary Valley Heritage Railway. This is the story of a mysterious death on an adventure tour on the train.
The Marriage Tree
By Christopher G. Moore
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 116,660. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s okay for Thais to believe in ghosts—it’s their birthright. But why is Vincent Calvino seeing ghosts, and why are they so angry? Calvino is haunted by a series of deaths in Rangoon and Bangkok, when he stumbles onto a new murder case—but is it a new case, or an old one returned from the dead? A murder investigation leads Calvino inside an underworld network smuggling Rohingya ...
Ronnie and Rita
By Deborah Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Cohesion Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ronnie Spooner is middle-aged and single. He’s no-one; a loner who has mowed lawns for a living ever since he was a boy. When he meets Rita, they fall in love, and want nothing more than a family of their own. Too bad it isn’t possible. Or is it? The things we do for love…
Black Coffee - A Charles "The Solver" Splints Case
By D.e.e.L
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charles "The Solver" Splints is going to have a pull out a few new tricks to cap off his latest case. Will the wise-cracking detective be able to take down his latest threat known as the Grid? He has the city against him, but that's how he likes it. No rules and plenty of insults, Charles steps into another impossible case.
The Stanford Solution
By Graham Blackburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
With a world becoming more overcrowded every day something has to be done — by someone — if we are to survive with any semblance of humanity. This suspenseful mystery tracks the eforts of a well-meaning (but misguided?) professor to do just that...