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Damaged Goods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ex-football player and ex-cop Harry Molina is paid to keep people safe, and in sunny Southern Florida, where Uzis are as common as retirees, a lot of people need his help. In a land of randomness and sun, mangroves and sizzling highways, the heat is on. Key West after sunset will be deadly dark, and unless Harry takes fast action, no one will make it through the night alive.
Death of a Blood
Price: Free! Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An old friend is dead. It looks like an accident, but there's a lot of money involved and some new faces in town. T.K. and Sunny aren't sure what that means, but it doesn't mean they won't find out. The Ghostcatcher and his lady start turning over stones, but what they find may mean another body or two.
Dirty Deeds
Series: Chase Investigations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A beautiful client with a mysterious past draws the Chase Investigations crew into a dangerous case of blackmail. Stacey Burns is being leaned on by an unseen villain, but she's holding back vital information, putting tough PI's Dan Crowley and Mike Manning in harm's way. With a violent biker gang involved, and a blackmailer who will stop at nothing, Mike's fixation may prove to be their undoing.
Darkest Night
Series: Joe Collins Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After catching a brutal serial killer known as The Butterfly Killer in The Butterfly Tattoo, Joe Collins walked away from being a cop. In Paradise Lost, his former partner lures Joe back into police work to solve a string of serial kidnappings. But what happened to Joe in between? After a sound man is murdered on a movie set , Joe is hired to find out who killed him......
The Pact
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
What’s the difference between violent justice and brutal revenge? A Dublin funeral, and three friends come together on a solemn mission to strike back against the city’s drug dealers. But not everyone is playing straight - between vengeance, idealism and greed, they're about to find out that some secrets are buried for a reason.
Murder.com
Series: Max Slade Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New York attorney turned venture capitalist, Max Slade, knows a thing or two about high-stakes situations. But when the man who stole his ex-fiancée away is murdered, Max suddenly finds himself in a brand new role: that of prime suspect. With the threat of prison in his future, Slade turns his hand to investigating and finds himself digging into the dangerous world of corporate takeovers.
Mask of Vengeance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,560. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Masked assassins in with super-human powers of strength and agility are targeting the Scorpione crime family—and it’s up to Det. Jimmy Ziminski to find and stop them. But the Scorpiones killed Jimmy’s partner, and Jimmy is the only family his partner’s teen daughters have left. Jimmy must discover the truth in time to protect the ones he loves from certain death at the hands of the assassins.
Shoot the Moon: A Crag Banyon Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. 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. It's the opposite of happy hour when a Gypsy tribe, a missing book, and a silvery moon deliver Banyon into the transformed clutches of a four-legged foe.
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
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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.