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No Hero (Myles Morgan Undercover)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
NO HERO is a short story about the crime that led to an underachieving actor becoming an undercover cop. A struggling actor, Myles Morgan, gets a part in a small production of The Hound of the Baskerville. But the production isn't what it seems. And nobody is who they appear to be. NO HERO is a free introduction to the Myles Morgan Undercover mysteries.
The Letters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cocaine, murder and love. What else would you expect on a summer day? It is July in Dallas and hot. Then the fat man is murdered and everything gets hotter.
Murder in Berlin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Thomas Hill is sent to Berlin to investigate the murder of Michael Silverstein, poisoned at the Pankow Grand Hotel. Exciting and fast-paced, Murder in Berlin is a superior psychological thriller that explores the worlds of contemporary German art, neo-Nazis, entangled Jewish-Gentile relationships and the ancient hatreds alive today in the dark alleys and genteel living rooms of modern Berlin.
Ybor Noir - A Frank Geddy Short
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Finalist for the 2012 “Creative Loafing” Short Fiction Contest (3000 words or less), "Editor's Choice" and "Reader's Choice" awards.~~"As I read this story the voices in my head were interchanging between Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca), Clint Eastwood (Dirty Harry), Elliot Ness (The Untouchables) & Dick Tracy (As Himself). This is a great little read, PI Frank Geddy has a new fan."
Free Running
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Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
A stolen rhinoceros head,a post office robbery,a body in the woods. Three more complete stories about Mercedes Drew, her 1969 Triumph Bonneville T120 motorcycle and Detective Inspector Desmond Flowers, in Volume Two of the Mercedes Drew Mysteries.
A Suitcase Full Of Blood. A Philip Eckstein Thriller
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Series: A Philip Eckstein Thriller, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Philip Eckstein is a private detective in Berlin. Not the usual sort, as you will notice quickly. One evening he finds this cool blonde, Amanda, standing in his doorway. She claims to have lost her brother and needs Eckstein to find him. A seemingly simple job which ends in a wild chase full of dead bodies and the hunt for a suitcase full of blood.
Pier 77
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
During the 1990s in New York City, there was a battle for the rackets of Manhattan. The deadly war was between the Italian Mafia and the Irish Westies. The Mafia had control until Kevin Gerrard decided to put his life on the line to find peace, only to be foiled by a gorgeous East Side call girl and a friend, who happened to be a Priest.
The Oaks Grove
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Philosophy can be murder... When Elanore the troll and Gurt the Eleniu are invited to The Oaks Grove by Lord Cance to discuss philosophy, they expected stuffy lords, but not murder. Discussions turn deadly as one lord is found lifeless and another severely injured in the library. Can Elanore and Gurt find the murderer before he strikes again?
Angels Keep Watch
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 218,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
To save the world and protect America, it takes a heroic quest in the confrontation between ‘good versus evil’, to challenge your senses of the normal versus the paranormal, and the abnormal. Dr. Sterling Striffe, spy, adventurer and mercenary is up to the challenge.
Sweat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fleshy man who can remove the top of his skull, aliens who smell awful, copious amounts of sweat and bad cultural jokes. This is not going to be your typical investigation.
Hot Sinatra
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Moss Cole is a private detective, the kind you thought only existed in old movies and afternoon reruns. He's smart, talented, sometimes even charming. You'd think he could find a better gig than carrying on his grandfather's legacy as a 'Private Dick.' All Cole wants is a good cup of coffee and some Hot Sinatra. If only he can stay alive--and in one piece--long enough to find it.
Primal Creatures
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Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Wyatt Thomas, the French Quarter's favorite sleuth, returns in his third full-length novel. If you like New Orleans (and who doesn't?) check out this book.
All Things Being Equal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Max was a finder of lost things: hearts, loves, dreams, and, in this case, brothers. He was minding his own business when he is embroiled in the search for a lovely lady's brother. Everyone says he's left with the family funds but she knows better!
Deadly Turn: A Deacon Bishop Mystery
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Series: Deacon Bishop Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
If he hadn't turned into the rest stop for a nature call, Deacon Bishop never would have heard about the hundred million dollars--or gotten involved with his favorite Mafia family, the Portellos. But he did make the stop--and gave a lift to the woman who claimed to be a Fed. Bishop would do a lot for a hundred million... and a few dead bodies aren't that big a concern. Rita Portello, though...
Finn's Golem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Equal parts noir detective story and speculative fiction thriller, Finn's Golem is a fast-paced one-two punch from the author of Black Jack Justice and the Tales of the Red Panda adventure series.
Bloodlinks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by Books We Love Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two years ago Garreth Mikaelian was turned into a vampire by the seductive Lane Barber. He tracked her to a small Kansas town and when she tried to kill him, killed her. He thought. But a call comes from his old partner in San Francisco that seems to indicate Lane is still alive. Garreth goes to San Francisco to find out. He determines that she *is* dead. But now someone is killing vampires...
Scrambled Hard-Boiled
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Mickey Spillane meets the Canterbury Tales. When you need to hire a bastard to get the job done, contact Jay Dafoe, private investigator. He’s in the Yellow Pages. Dafoe is an unscrupulous, greedy, profane man. His only redeeming feature is that he’s brutally honest both about his amoral nature and in his sardonic observations of the dark side of the world he has embraced. Nothing is sacred.
Dying Voices
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Series: Carl Burns Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pecan City, Texas, is a quiet, uneventful town. Hartley Gorman is a sedate, fundamentalist college. English professor Carl Burns is about to begin yet another year in such a place, with only the eccentricities of his fellow teachers to entertain him. Even Burns, perpetual worrier that he is, envisions the worst of his problems to be the pigeons that have roosted in the attic above his office.
Ein Koffer voll Blut. Ein Philip Eckstein Thriller
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Series: Ein Philip Eckstein Thriller, Book 1. Price: $3.14 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: German. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Philip Eckstein ist Privatdetektiv in Berlin. Nicht die übliche Sorte. Das merkt man schnell. Eines Abends steht diese Blondine in seiner Tür, Amanda. Sie sucht ihren Bruder, sagt sie. Ein harmloser Job, der in eine leichengepflasterte Hetzjagd ausartet – der Jagd nach einem Koffer voll Blut.
Ueda Sensei Vomits on the Garbage of Humanity
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Series: The Ueda Sensei Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,740. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Book 2 in the Ueda Sensei Chronicles. Ueda Sensei and Otto return in a new round of adventures that delve into Ueda's dark past and explore the strangest corners of San Francisco and beyond. Not for the mellow-hearted.