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The Sweatergeist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Meet Archie Bleecker, the fingerless detective. He earns his keep by solving New York’s most irrelevant cases. When a rich man hires him to investigate the case of a sweater that won’t stay put, Bleecker’s got more than mystery on his hands. Part ghost story, part private eye yarn, this short story first appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine.
Original Parts
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Homicide detectives Nate Leeman and Penny Segel investigate the murders of several people who were killed for their artificial body parts. They suspect the killer is selling the stolen body parts on the black market. Det. Leeman objects to the use of artificial body parts in humans, and his beliefs jeopardize his job and his safety during the investigation.
Diabla meets Abaddon
Price: Free! Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Diabla is tough. She thinks she's seen everything, but that doesn't include Abaddon. He's on a mission from God, and that mission includes murder. Two women are dead, defiled beyong imagination. If she's not careful, she'll be the third. She Ricky set out on an investigation that disgusts them as it unfolds. Unfortunately, they're the only ones who have a clear shot at bringing a psycho to justic
The Torch Singer, Book Two: An Almost Perfect Ending
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Swan's Nest Canada. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
B-Singer Sonya Saint-Amant is at the height of her career after a glittering, triumphant appearance at Ciro’s, the clubhouse for the stars in 1950s Hollywood. But in 1954 music is undergoing a revolution. With her looks and popularity fading, Sonya believes she has come up with the perfect plan to save her career . . . if only she can deal with the vortex of politics, sex, blackmail, and murder...
El fantasma de las Torres
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Extraños hechos vienen ocurriendo en el Palacio, hasta el punto que algunos de los que trabajan allí han empezado a hablar humorísticamente del fantasma de las Torres.
Greetings from Key West
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Allie manages to talk Jim into a vacation in the Keys, where trouble finds them once again when they cross paths with a woman and her little girl being harassed by the locals. It’s not long before Zelda’s tracking abilities are called upon to restore things as they should be. Third in the Jim Nash adventure series.
Past Pretense
Series: Patricia Delaney "eGumshoe" Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
P.I. Patricia Delaney is tempted to turn down Gigi Lafferty's odd request to investigate her own past. And by the time she recognizes her old pal, Gigi has vanished, a body has turned up, and an amoral killer and her own painful past stand in the way of her solving the troubling case.
Hunting Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,190. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A young woman is dead. An innocent man is going to pay. Mike Jaeger is a Vancouver P.I., from a family of hunters. But this hunt will lead Mike down a twisted trail that brings him face-to-face with someone who could crack open all his family’s secrets. And along the way he is confronted again and again with the urgent temptations of lust and violence. For Mike Jaeger is drowning.
Murder Takes Patience
Series: Friendship & Honor, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Nikki Fusco finally has the life he wants. He's through with his past and has settled down with his wife and children. But when a case that Frankie’s working in New York goes terribly wrong, Nikki gets a call—the kind of call he never wanted to get.
Nasty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,910. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Courtney Literary. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Adultery pays. Murder doesn't. That is P.I. Nate 'Nasty' Jepson's motto, and he normally makes his living snapping pictures of cheating spouses. When a stranger is brutally shot in the passenger seat of his car, he finds himself in the middle of a gang war between battling triads, as well as a suspect in the murder. Nate must step far outside his comfort zone to clear himself and live to catch ano
Our First Murder Together (A Nichols & Nichols Mystery)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An upscale, 30-something couple in suburban Atlanta acts as a private-eye team to solve mysteries together.
The Disintegration of Dragons, Part 1: A Death in Vastervik
Price: Free! Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Golem War is over. One year to the date of final victory over the automaton armies of an evil wizard sect, the kingdom states of the Third Continent gather in the human kingdom of Vastervik to party. The guests of honor are all of the known surviving members of the 19th Legion (popularly known as the Dragon Legion), the military unit that ended the Golem War.
The Big Bend
Series: Terry Rankin, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Terry Rankin, sole proprietor of Rankin Personal Security Services in Orlando, Florida, accepts a private meeting with a potential client. Sheila Adamson is looking for a bodyguard to protect her from her abusive husband, but Rankin refuses to take the job until she begins divorce proceedings. Moments later, Mrs. Adamson is dead and Rankin is buried beneath the rubble of his house.
Quinn & The Dead Man's Daughter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The family has sent Liam and Nora off to scorching hot Palm Springs until cooler heads in Philadelphia prevail. And Nora's not happy when everyone's favorite insurance investigator agrees to help find a missing heiress. But things are just heating up in the California desert; a dead Russian mobster held secrets and his wretched celebrity kids want at them -- and they want his millions, too.
Quinn Gets the Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,950. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Once upon a time, the great Lonny Walters was really somebody, a king of the electric blues guitar. Now, he's lying face down in the mud behind a New Jersey dive bar with two bullets in the back of his head. Quinn's friend Clinton needs answers, but the list of Lonny's enemies just keeps growing.
The Goa Yoga School of Slayers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
All Octavia “V” Ling wants? Inner peace and a piece of the sizzling spy named Dario. Instead, she jets off to Goa, India and lands in the midst of spies! Lies! Yoga! Elephants! Betrayal! The Goa Yoga School of Slayers. The hilarious, pulse-pounding sequel to The Italian School for Assassins.
Three Tales About Tanya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A woman accused of murder tells police that after they hear three tales about her scheming younger sister, Tanya, the law will set her free.
Deadly Stakes in Brooklyn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s the late 1980’s in Brooklyn, NY. Jason Reddy and Jessica Munroe team up as a pair of tough, wisecracking private investigators to solve a case involving sex, politics, blackmail, and murder, with the help of their sometime-associate Boris Radovich, a tough Russian bear of a limo driver and former engineer with time spent in Siberia. A story with wit and sass as well as terrific fight scenes.
Rough Riders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Rough Riders is the sequel to Charlie Stella’s first novel, Eddie’s World. Ten years have passed and the action has moved from the streets of New York to the prairie state of North Dakota. What happens when a multiple murderer, the mob, a former cop, and the FBI mix it up in the frozen heartland?
Wild to Possess / A Taste for Sin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,940. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two vintage noir thrillers from the late 1950s and early 1960s.