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Hard Cold Whisper
By Michael Hemmingson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
David Kellgren is a process server, a job where everyone wants to kill the messenger and things can get a little bit dangerous and out of hand. David is attacked when trying to serve legal papers to a gang member and an angel comes to his rescue: nineteen-year-old Gabriella Amaya, trapped in a large dilapidated house, caring for her dying aunt...
The Candela of Cancri
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
J.C. Simmons, returns with the tenth in the Jay Leicester series. From Gulf of Mexico waters to mountain ski resorts, Leicester (pronounced "Lester") deals with the disappearance of close friend and retired Radiologist, J.D. Ballard, who has long fought for FDA approval of a noninvasive cure for cancer he believes is being suppressed by the medical aristocracy simply for power, money, and prestige
Akel Dama
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,500. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
AKEL DAMA is exciting and well written, with pervasive humanity and the grit of truth. This work tells a vivid and compelling story, reminding us that we live amid pending horror. This is an impressive evocation of a threat of terrorism around the world at a crucial time in history. It is an important work that will be useful to all who are interested in the world from this time on.
Four Nines Fine
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,850. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
One hundred million dollars' worth of pure gold traded for stolen military arms... the brutal murder of a Mexican Governor... the involvement of La Eme, the Mexican Mafia, Outlaw Motorcycle gangs, and violent street gangs, and a contract ordered on his life... These are the pieces of the puzzle Jay Leicester must put together to save not only himself, but those of innocent people working with him
The Underground Lady
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A small airplane mysteriously disappears in the dense piney woods of Mississippi. The pilot, a young widow named Hadley Welch is the lone occupant. Now, 25 years later, her daughter hires Aviation Consultant, Jay Leicester, to investigate. Jealously, revenge, and murder with colorful and deadly characters, all heading toward one climatic question: What happened to Hadley Welch and her airplane?
Popping the Shine
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
New Orleans settings, gangland murder, police corruption, and international drug operations are the backdrop for J.C. Simmons' sixth serial mystery. Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester"), private investigator, is drawn into a worldwide drug manufacturing operation when an old family friend's grandson is brutally murdered and nailed to a French Quarter street in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Electra File
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jay Leicester, P.I., is hired to find a missing sailboat which is eventually found scuttled offshore with the bodies of two individuals associated with the new gaming industry in Biloxi, Mississippi. After another killing, this of a mayoral candidate who openly opposed the gambling industry, much suspicion is directed towards casino officials. Leicester's mandate: Solve the case or die trying.
Icy Blue Descent
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What appears to be an ordinary matter of a missing person is suddenly magnified, as aviation consultant/P.I. Leicester (pronounced "Lester") plunges into the world of high finance, drug dealers, and murder. He ranges from Mississippi to Miami to islands in the Bahamas, tracking men and women who are pursuing the fast buck in the drug trade, and comes close to an icy blue descent
Blind Overlook
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Blind Overlook (FULL VERSION): A beautiful, enigmatic young woman who owns an art gallery in New Orleans hires Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester") to travel to Maine where a body has been found fitting the description of her brother. Delving into this situation leads Leicester straight into a confrontation with the most powerful Mafia figure in the United States and many suspicious locals.
A Serious Case Of Ferret
By Gary Weston
Series: All Mixed Up, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and his team are fighting time to save a kidnapped teenager. One girl has already been murdered, he doesn't need another one. Number three in the series.
E-Male
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Gavin spends his morning reading the email of his ex-girlfriend, Stella. He has a restraining order, so he can’t approach her. The email has to do. Until it stops. Until Stella disappears from the world. Gavin thinks he knows what happened to her, but how can he help her? He’s not a hero—or is he?
Philadelphia Story: A Lance Carter Detective Novel
By Bruce A. Sarte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Bucks County Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Detective Lance Carter sipped his cup of coffee, he never imagined where it would take him. With each sip of the blazingly hot brew, his past comes closer and closer pulling him back to one moment in time that he thought was over.
Night Freight
By Bill Pronzini
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pronzini makes people and events so real that you are living those explosive days of terror. An empty train yard at midnight...a small cabin bathed in the light of a full moon...a seedy Skid Row hotel in San Francisco...These are the places where fear lives, where the chill in the air has nothing to do with the temperature, and where Death can be someone youve already met.
Retribution
By Jefferson Blackburn-Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
July, 1939. Mark “Mose” Mosely is an enforcer for the Cleveland mob. The Cleveland families have been operating under an uneasy truce since the end of prohibition and the “sugar wars” that prohibition spawned but now everything is in flux. Eliot Ness has moved east from Chicago to clean up Cleveland the way he did the Windy City and the families are on edge. The city is sweltering through a record heat wave when the bodies start to pile up. The first hit goes down outside a safe house Mose is guarding. Was Mose the intended target, or his boss, Big Mike Tolliver, or Tolliver’s mistress? Mose has only a few days to discover who is behind the violence and bring retribution before a new mob war breaks out. Adding to the chaos, Tolliver’s mistress says she is in love with Mose. Can Mose stay alive long enough to stop the war?
The Cash Mule
By Ernie Lijoi, Sr.
Series: Eddie Pannoni action thrillers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What if you are placed in a position of being the only person in the room that is not responsible for the rape, death and illness of thousands? What if you had to run, as an owner, a strip club for organized crime leaders? Suppose that you had to negotiate for the organized crime people and deliver large sums of cash in exchange for illicit narcotics.
All Mixed Up
By Gary Weston
Series: All Mixed Up, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A wealthy, jealous and possessive husband takes unusual revenge on his beautiful wife's lover. Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris needs to dig deep to get to the bottom of this one. The complete novella series is available in one hit, as All Mixed up, the complete series, or all eight can be purchased individually. Audio Version Available
Dead and Not So Buried
By James L. Conway
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hollywood is rocked after the remains of an iconic movie star are stolen. The thief chooses Gideon Kincaid to deliver the ransom, forcing the PI to unravel a master plan that will include extortion, blackmail and murder. While trying to keep a starlet, his ex-wife, and his adorable assistant from harm, Gideon is led on a harrowing roller coaster ride through sun and sin-drenched Hollywood.
Already Gone (Young Adult Mystery Thriller)
By Christopher Fulbright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet Mitchell Chase, a 16-year-old hard case who pays his dad rent in exchange for being treated as an adult. Unfortunately, he’s having a tough time of it—Mitchell drinks too much, fights too much, he’s broke, and he’s got girl problems like a dog’s got fleas.
Hugh Monn: Private Detective
By Lee Houston Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Even in the future, dames still need help, criminals still need captured, and men still hire out to do both! HUGH MONN, PRIVATE DETECTIVE, the debut collection from Author Lee Houston is a New Pulp mash up of two classic genres-the hard boiled detective and science fiction!
Creeping Dawn: The Rise of the Black Centipede
By Chuck Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The first volume in an epic tale of Heroes, Villains, Murder, and Madness. Follow the birth and growth of one of the strangest Characters in New Pulp Fiction to date, The Black Centipede as created by Chuck Miller!