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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
Sleepless Nights: The Drew Smith Series
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Series: Drew Smith, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Trial attorney Drew Smith a solo practitioner takes on a client charged in heinous robbery and a string of murders. While frolicking with an exotic dancer Smith battles a midlife crisis, and complicating things he discovers the dancer has a dangerous and tenous connection with his client. Chocked with romance, violence, and courtroom drama.
French Roast and Lingerie
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What do French roast coffee, pantie raiders, the CIA, and the FBI have in common? It's a mystery, and newly minted private eye Humphrey Jameson must solve it. Jameson faces these mysteries, and many more, as he learns whether it is possible for one man to survive the attacks of many. Maybe he can, if his name is Humphrey. Mystery, comedy,action!
Choice Cuts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Clifford’s debut short story collection Choice Cuts mines the fractured territory of the marginalized, misanthropic, and short-changed. From morally bereft television producers desperate for a hit, to veterans suffering psychotic splits, Clifford delves into the madness and desperation that plague those living on the edge, while never surrendering the search for the light that guides us all.
Bar Scars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Snubnose Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Double-crosses gone wrong, underage lovers with overprotective brothers, fathers searching for their dead daughters. No one in Bar Scars gets away clean. In Korpon’s Baltimore, whiskey is thicker than blood and the most important question is where to hide the body. It doesn’t matter that these are the normal people you see every day, because whether they’re from a broken bottle of beer or the jagg
Room At The Inn
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Series: The Jeff Resnick Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jeff and Maggie head to a Vermont inn for a working vacation, but when a guest is murdered, they must use all their wits to bring a ruthless killer to justice.
Hell City
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Series: The Dick Londergan Chronicles. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dick Londergan is a private detective from the old school, the kind who likes his women leggy, his bourbon neat, and his coffee black. When summoned to Telegraph Hill to investigate a murder, he soon finds himself thrust into a mystery so deep, even his old school methods may not be enough to solve it. He finds out too that the biggest mystery of all might be: Who is Dick Londergan?
The Remarkable Bay Murders A Blake Massey Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Blake Massey is classic LA noir but there are no palm trees or sandy beaches. Exposed flesh doesn't tan, it freezes in two minutes. The Remarkable Bay Murders is a violent look at life in a harsh Arctic town where Massey's the only private eye for a thousand miles. Staying alive depends on trusting a beautiful woman to tell the truth, something that's never worked for him before...
Me, JImmy, and the Night Deposit Box
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Two ingenious hustlers are determined to make sure money intended for bank deposit ends up in their pockets.
The Wrong Bettor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Pennell just wants his son back home. But Crain Dalton discovers the mob wants the boy to entertain the bigshots by playing a virtual reality game for the ultimate stakes -- his own life. Even doctors with a trunk of hidden cash suffer when their teenage son hangs out at the local casino and takes a hooker for a girlfriend. Can Crain find Don Pennell in time to save him?
The Copper Quarter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The friendly man shocks the bar by paying for everybody's drinks with a silver quarter. His ruthless killing in the street outside surprises nobody. When private detective Crain Dalton seeks out the beautiful widow, he uncovers a plot to buy local elections with the only kind of money worth anything anymore -- silver and gold, once again illegal to own.
Cronaca nera
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: Italian. Published: August 21, 2012 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Il crimine non paga... ma nemmeno il giornalismo. Quando John Moretz viene assunto come reporter nella cittadina di Sycamore Shade, sui monti Appalachi, scoppia un’ondata di crimine che fa alzare la tiratura dei quotidiani e preoccupa la gente. Poi viene scoperta la vittima di un omicidio, e Moretz è il primo sulla scena.
Cuban Dagger
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Brad Strickland. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim Dallas knew from the start that a search for a runaway teen-aged daughter was likely to be a losing proposition. But he got pulled from Florida into a search that led to the Caribbean...and into a web of treachery and death. Gary Kim Hayes writes, "Right on the money. Think of John D. MacDonald, Carl Hiassen, and the easy wry style of Nelson Demille...Jim Dallas is my new favorite detective."