Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled

Herbie's Diner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the outside, Herbie’s Diner is just another run-down greasy spoon with bad coffee and overcooked fried chicken, but Johnny’s about to learn that appearances are deceiving. Soon, the coffee’s run out, and there’s a bevy of killers, swindlers, femme fatales, and other types straight out of a private eye flick, looking to put him down for the dirt nap. Only this isn’t the movies.
Trio of Lost Souls
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bill Vincent is a killer … in the name of justice. Not that the law would agree. With one murderous act of retribution for an attack on his wife, he leaves behind respectability and hits the road. After taking on a series of odd jobs, he meets Jim Garret, a like-minded spirit whose thirst for justice equals his own. They join together to beat the corrupt bossmen at their own political game.
The Big Bitch
Series: A Jackson "Doc" Holiday Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Urban
After his drinking buddy, a priest named Jesus, is shot dead, Doc sets out to find his killer. He soon begins to suspect that the murder is connected to a money laundering scheme suspiciously similar to one perpetrated by Doc himself, back when he was a banker with a coke habit. The killer, already facing “The Big Bitch” or life in prison, has nothing to lose. Book 1 of a new mystery series.
Retribution - A Jack Ryan Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Sizzler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Teaming up with author friend, Marc Webb, storyteller Jack Ryan brings you the latest high-octane thriller about a hitman who loses his daughter in a horrific car accident. When the driver of the car gets off scot-free because he is the son of a drug lord, the hitman decides to take matters into his own hands. This story is intended for mature readers only and contains depictions of gratuitous vi
The Combat Zone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
One of Mike Malloy’s first cases as a PI turns into a nightmare journey through the turbulent counterculture of 1972 Harvard Square into the depths of Boston’s notorious red-light district where Mike goes head to head with outlaw bikers, meth dealers, an Irish gang boss, Mafia thugs, and crooked cops trying to rescue a teenage runaway.
A Poor Boy's Confession
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Horrible crime. A rich family slaughtered in their kitchen. We caught the perp coming out of the house. A seventeen-year-old kid from the slums. He confessed. It’s a slam-dunk. Except his mother’s preacher is trying to mess up our case. A twenty-nine-year-old ex-con who started his own storefront church a couple years ago. But Drexel's a tough cop. He’ll get Pastor Leon out of our way.
A Death in the Hills
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Paul Barra's latest mystery thriller hero, Sheriff Bosco, recently retired big-city policeman finds criminals are the same, in the city or the country dangerous and armed.
Trouble in Rooster Paradise
Series: A Gunnar Nilson Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » North America
Oldster PI Gunnar Nilson tells the story of a case he handled in Seattle, 1950. A client hires him to find the killer of a young beauty who worked at Fasciné Expressions, a “rooster paradise” where pretty girls charm male customers into spending big. The heady fragrance of perfumed female can make it tough for a guy to think clearly, especially when the killer is breathing down his neck.
The Dame Did It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pro Se Productions presents a collection of new stories wrapped in the shadows of Noir and definitely Hard Boiled with a feminine touch. Authors Joel Jenkins, Christofer Nigro, Shannon Muir, and Percival Constantine deliver two-fisted, gun shooting hard core action in these blood-soaked pages, and each tale revolves around a woman.
Black Jack Justice: Dead Men Run
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Black Jack Justice: Dead Men Run is a character-driven mystery novel in the style of classic noir tales of the 1940's and 50's. Told in the competing narrative voices of the hard-boiled gumshoe Jack Justice and his partner Trixie Dixon, girl detective, Black Jack Justice: Dead Men Run is an enjoyable and lively read.
The Sam Dyke Box Set: Four Crime Novels
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 330,730. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
"Sam Dyke, a modern, British Marlowe" This anthology includes the first four books in a series that has been called "terrific" and "difficult to put down". It also includes the first chapter of the fifth book, The Strange Girl.
Governing Passion
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Someone is killing women in 1841 Toronto. One victim is a singer in a bordello frequented by three prominent men. Another is a man dressed as a woman. The only evidence are a glove and a set of footprints in the snow. Cobb is on the case. Meanwhile, his former comrade Marc Edwards is in Kingston trying to forge an alliance between Upper and Lower Canada for the opening of Parliament.
Más allá hay dragones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,920. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2015 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jugar con fuego nunca fue lo mejor pero es lo único que sirve para saber lo que realmente sucedió con una actriz que murió hace 30 años.
The Inmate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,050. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In this mystery thriller, Blake Stone, in a country turned upside down by the economic crisis, visits Mexico to try and find out what is happening to his company’s profits. His old rattrap car, purchased to maintain his undercover identity, is searched at the United States border, and drugs are found, placed there by the previous owner. What happens then will change the world forever.
Loose Ends - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 1
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a young girl is kidnapped, street-smart but damaged San Francisco ex-cop California "Cal" Corwin is engaged to find and rescue her before murder raises the stakes. As a straightforward case takes unexpected twists, Cal must quell a growing fear that an anguished mother may never see her child again. Cal struggles to tie up loose ends before evil claims its next victim.
Nacho Perez, Private Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Four hard-boiled private detective stories set in contemporary San Antonio, Texas: Badger Game, San Antonio Blues, In Search of El Dorado, and Whiskey's for Drinking,and a flash-fiction piece, The Butler Couldn't Have Done It. Three of the five stories in the collection are prize winners.
The Deputy
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An escaped convict finds refuge as a hired hand on a small farm. But the farm belongs to a deputy sheriff. In this dark tale everybody has an agenda.
Uncertain Calm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,220. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
New Uncertain series from Jamie Lee Scott
The Piano Player
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Second in the electrifying Jacob Schreiber Mystery series has the heroic private investigator tangling with Organized Crime, Beautiful Babes and Crooked Police.
The Tunnel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,650. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The latest thriller by Ernie Lijoi Sr., Detective Retired, in the Eddie Pannoni action adventure thriller series