Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled

Billionaires, Bullets, Exploding Monkeys
Series: Brick Ransom Adventures, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Seattle billionaire and software titan Jeff Pepper is caught in the middle of a nerve-wracking hostage situation, one in which he is an all-too-valuable pawn. As tensions mount and the body count rises, his only hopes for survival include Nick, a disillusioned office worker trapped in another part of the building, and Brick Ransom, a crack shot SWAT team member with an inconvenient trigger finger.
Soft Sell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Action and adventure in the South Pacific. What happens when a retired old school detective and a modern fashion model find their paths crossing at almost every turn. Who are these mild mannered islanders really? The pace is fast and the action is wild in this tale of high fashion, drug smuggling and investigative police work.
The Hard Swim
Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,350. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Investigator Sam Dyke rescues a young woman from kidnapping - or worse - and helps her discover the devastating secret that her family has kept since World War II.
Looks Can Kill
Series: Grannies' Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,110. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Retired cop Chet McGarey feels put out to pasture but rediscovers his detective talents and reconnects with his high school sweetheart when he unmasks a killer aboard a 1950s reunion cruise.
Smoker - A Boone Butters Crime Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the third Boone Butters crime story, the big man Boone journeys to Hollywood to help his old friend Burt shoot his latest adult film. Burt’s producer has been causing trouble, and it’s up to Boone to keep the guy in check. Surrounded by naughty actresses, wannabe studs, and his faithful sidekick Shandi, Boone’s about to learn that bigger trouble is headed his way — and it’s carrying a gun.
Sea No Evil: A Crag Banyon Mystery
Series: Crag Banyon Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Crag Banyon is a two-fisted P.I. with a heart of gold and a liver of stainless steel. This time out, a fishy client with a whale of a case puts Banyon in hot water.
Espíritos Afogados
Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 12, 2013 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Um escritor aceita um trabalho em uma ilha remota no Oceano Atlântico, onde encontra uma mulher misteriosa que pede sua ajuda. Mas logo ele descobre que ela está presa no passado e pode estar tentando atraí-lo para que junte-se a ela sob as ondas, para sempre. Um conto de 5.300 palavras.
Une Solide Constitution
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: French. Published: May 11, 2013 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
L’amour d’un homme pour sa femme l’empêche de la quitter, même après sa mort. Comme Rendall lui manque, son esprit reste fort – jusqu’à ce qu’il réalise que l’amour éternel pourrait bien être l’amour le plus égoïste de tous. Une histoire de fantasy paranormale écrite par Scott Nicholson, l’auteur bestseller international des Amants de la Brume et d’autres livres.
Brotherly Love (An Anthony Carrick Mystery)
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brotherly Love is An Anthony Carrick mystery. There's a small park in the tony Holmby Hills, not far from Beverly Hills, called De Neve Square Park, where a man (Ray Hope) lies dead. Capt. John Robers of the LAPD Homicide Unit is investigating and he calls in his old friend, Anthony Carrick to help.
That Nietzsche Thing
Price: Free! Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Occult
The girl was dead, and no fooling... Another Gene Genie taken by her addiction – by a plague tearing the world apart. Sasha is a cop. Though, now-a-days, he mostly cleans up messes. There are plenty of those. To Sasha, the girl looks like just another mess, until her body mysteriously vanished from the morgue...
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - The Derek Long Saga
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Saga 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Nicolette Mace is back as the Raven Siren and she is more dangerous than ever before in the third volume of the series.
Dead Set - Fortune P.I. #1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dead Set is the first in the Fortune P.I. novels. Los Angeles P.I. Chester Fortune is working for Marvyn P. Tranter after his fellow P.I. Ross Paine is attacked. Someone has killed Tranter’s wife and stolen collectable medals and he wants them back and his wife’s killer brought to justice. Fortune’s got his work cut out to solve the case before he becomes the next victim…
Mr. Dark Side
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mr. Dark Side, The Trials and Tribulations of a Hollywood Dick. There's two ways of not taking chances in the private investigator slash personal security gig in Hollywood. You either go around without fire sticks in which you're easy to kill but won't run afoul of any California or County or City laws meant to trap practitioners of the Second Amendment, or go armed.
Beautiful Lies
Price: Free! Words: 48,900. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Darren Elmore has it all: beautiful wife, status, profitable vineyards and winery in Sonoma County. But he has always wanted--needed--to know what it feels like to kill a man. So Darren chooses an unknown victim on a lonely road and indulges in a thrill kill. And he gets away with murder. Until a blackmailer shows up. Then Darren's own life and livelihood are threatened unless he pays. Now.
Flawless Execution
Series: A Morris & Sullivan Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Classic mystery set in the high-stakes world of pro football, from the master storyteller of sports and suspense. First published by Ballantine, FLAWLESS EXECUTION is now a quality ebook.... Who witnessed the murder of cocky, verbose primetime TV announcer George Hoagland? All of America, with sportswriter John Morris and his sassy companion Julia Sullivan. They're out to solve his electrocution.
Red Night Zone - Bangkok City
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Monica just wants to be loved like all the other pretty girls in Bangkok City. But sometimes getting what you want isn’t healthy. Her body is discovered decapitated in her cold-water apartment room. A briefcase stuffed with cash is missing from the scene. P.I Joe Dylan ventures into the Bangkok City bars to find out what happened that night. The trail leads to the Demon Dreams a Bangkok S&M joint
No Time To Die
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A murder case getting harder to solve every minute—just the way detective Ollie Reed didn't like it. Plus, he had to deal with curvy Sally Derivadose—his client—the main suspect.
Hunting Werewolves in Miami
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When something lurks in the dark, and blood has been shed. Some detectives follow procedure. If something is killing people and police officers with a sidearm is unable to injure it, then you want Detective Michael Hund on it's trail and you don't want to question his methods. Authors note: Some characters & events you will expect and enjoy. Others you feel virtuous for taking an instant dislike.
Happy Hour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,620. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Poor Bob House. A private investigator with nothing to investigate he's nearly out of options. His business associates are drunks and perverts and even his shell-shocked drinking buddies won't bother with him. It's 1978 and times are tough in the Motor City. Now, even the bodies of dead children start to seem like good news to him.
By the Dawn's Early Light - A Matthew Scudder Story #3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I had thought Matthew Scudder's career was finished with the publication of the fifth novel, Eight Million Ways to Die. But I'd promised a short story to Bob Randisi for a private eye anthology (The Eyes Have It) and By the Dawn's Early Light was it; it got Scudder back in business, and in the process won an Edgar Allan Poe award and became my first story to appear in Playboy.