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Lovely, Dark, and Deep
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Series: Stefan Kopriva Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A city councilman is dead of an apparent suicide. Ex-cop Stefan Kopriva finds himself drawn into the case, serving an unlikely client. Once involved, he discovers that things are not as they seem. Kopriva is quickly embroiled in dirty city politics. Along the way, he encounters pimps, prostitutes, gangsters, contractors, and the police as he tries to get to the bottom of what happened, and why.
Game Theory: A Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller
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Series: Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"A riveting thriller in the vein of Michael Connolly and John Grisham..." Katerina Carter lands her biggest case ever—a massive Ponzi scheme. Billionaire Zachary Barron’s business is in free fall, somehow connected to the shadowy World Institute. Game Theory uncovers how the world really works, where a small pool of winners take all. And the players will stop at nothing to get what they want.
The Chessman Enigma
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 195,800. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Somebody is killing innocent people all over Wales leaving headless chess pieces as a calling card. The four Welsh Police Forces are at their wits’end because they have no clues.
Bad August
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Joe Noonan thinks he's a modern-day Sam Spade but all he's got to show for it is a divorce,unpaid bills and a one-eyed cat. Then one bad day in August a strange beautiful girl appears and Joe discovers what trouble really is: a broke mentally ill client with a violent boyfriend,an angry Mafia punk out for blood,a lousy moonlighting job as a bouncer. And a long-buried legacy of madness and murder.
The Shredded Veil Mysteries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, but the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds shredded. The living learned they weren't alone. Andy had seen it all, done it all, as a detective working Vice when he'd be alive. Now, as a ghost, he works as a private investigator. Come explore the mysteries of Heaven and Hell, of cameras with souls and others.
The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hired muscle, bent cops, and gun molls were all in a day's work for wolf-like extra-terrestrial private eye Sam Spade Vorlag in San Francisco in 1940. But then she walked in to his office. She had great gams and a huge problem. Her hubby had disappeared searching for a legendary bejeweled golden bird. Sam would soon find himself up to his furry neck in danger.
Deadly Age: A Deacon Bishop Mystery
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Series: Deacon Bishop Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Detective Deacon Bishop will do anything to take down the Portello crime family. So, rescuing Rita Portello is low on his priority list--until he learns of a DVD incriminating her brothers, a DVD that Rita can give him. He doesn't count on wading through devil-worshipers, druggies, or Sicilian assassins to get to her. Then again Bishop doesn't have much luck. Hardboiled adventure.
Quiet Ops - The Manhunter Series
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Series: Manhunter, Book 2 · Contemporary, Book 3 · Contemporary, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"Bob Burton knows crime and how to write about it...you won't put this one down." Elmore Leonard. Brad Bennedict, bounty hunter and P.I., lives quietly in Montecito, and works in a blender of crime, corruption, and killings. His job is manhunting, and he and his crew at Quiet Ops do it better than anyone in the land.
The Bumble's End
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Series: Bumble Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,530. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Pentalpha Publishing Edinburgh. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Bumble's End is a black, humourous tale of greed, death and toffees in the run up to Christmas.
Mixed Signals
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Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nothing is going Jimmy’s way. Jill had moved to Portland and filed for divorce. Sure, Jimmy should have never gotten that illegal jack, but how was he to know that the Yons would use it to make him kill Eddie? The prosecutor made a deal with the woman responsible, and the whole city thinks he's dirty. Things couldn’t get any worse. Or could they? “Mixed Signals” is the sequel to “In a Flash”.
Prophet: Dragon Chaser
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,780. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jason Prophet is hired by his best friend to guard a beautiful woman from Japan, he not only falls in love, he finds his best friend murdered. When the woman disappears, Prophet swings into action. The clues lead him to Japan where he goes up against the Yakuza, the infamous Japanese mafia. Using only his wits, will he be able to save the woman he loves and revenge his friend's death?
I, Philibert Q. Winslow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When his beautiful receptionist is murdered, lawyer Philibert Q. Winslow is distraught... until he learns he is a suspect. Agreeing to defend the ex-boyfriend is a step in the right direction but evidence seems to keep piling up against Philibert. Is he being framed... or might he actually be acting out his fantasies. Funny and exciting mystery.
Bullet Blues - The Manhunter Series
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Series: Manhunter, Book 1 · Contemporary, Book 2 · Contemporary, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,040. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"Bob Burton knows crime and how to write about it...you won't put this one down." Elmore Leonard Dev Shannon loves his job. He makes good money, travels all over, meets interesting people--and drags them off in chains to face justice.
Roy Córdal, detective
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 47,830. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2012 by Sportula. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Neoyorquia, un día fue conocida como Nueva York, capital del mundo. Seiscientos años después del colapso de la civilización, Neoyorquia es, de nuevo, una urbe enorme y abigarrada, sucia y brillante, en la que nada es lo que parece y el crimen está a la vuelta de la esquina. Roy Córdal, detective privado, escarba en la basura en busca de la verdad. Aunque preferiría no hacerlo, acaba encontrándola.
In the Clutches of El Diablo
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An airplane crashes in an east Texas rose field, sparking a war. Maniacs kidnap a girl in small town Michigan, igniting vengeance and vigilantism. A redhead flees trouble, rushing straight into danger's arms. Nazis threaten the Allies' information network, and reveal the Third Reich's twisted core. These sexy adventures cement C. C. Blake's reputation as a grand storyteller.
Halfway to Hell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,400. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Johnny Park is a hundred miles from Phoenix... and halfway to hell
Predestination And Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A compilation of three stories about the circumstances that carve our destinies. The forces that act beyond human comprehension- some working in our favor while others against us.
Watching Marilyn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,450. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the heatwave summer of 1962 Frank Watson, an investigator with a dubious past in pre-revolutionary Cuba, is hired to plant phone taps in the Hollywood home of Marilyn Monroe. There are rumours Monroe has kept a diary, a red book, detailing her affair with John F. Kennedy, the record of a scandal that could bring down the President.
A Hard Place
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jim Cross has to find the killer of an oil mogul’s son or he’ll be returned to Los Angeles where people want him dead. His search for the killer reveals that blood and oil always mix.
Black Light
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Somebody murdered P.I.Joe Noonan's client Evan Mattingly. He hired Joe to find members of a 60s hippie commune called Animal Farm,where it wasn't all peace and love, but crime betrayal and grisly death too. The only clue is the writing on the wall "All pigs are equal but some are more equal than others" Noonan may be working for a dead man but he was a friend. And revenge is a wild kind of justice