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The Shrinking Nuts Case
By Gary J. Davies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In this full length spoofy novel Jake Simon, a crude old-school private-eye that usually does divorce or lost dog work, describes a weird case. He doesn't believe in trolls, elves, magic or marriage, but that begins to change when he wakes up two-foot-six and not six-foot-two. He has a smart sexy partner and a super-rich client, but the client is missing and Jake is the number-one suspect.
Surly Girl (Tenebrous Chronicles/Miki Radicci Book 4)
By M.E. Purfield
Series: Miki Radicci, 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Miki Radicci is hired to help find a little girl, but when she discovers that the client might want the girl dead she must go on the run from a trio of sisters with a paranormal ability with fire.
Death on the Valley Rattler
By Raymond Boyd Dunn
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Mary Valley Rattler (or ‘The Valley Rattler’), is a tourist train which runs through the Mary River Valley in Queensland, from Gympie to the small country town of Imbil. It is a restored C17 class, steam locomotive which originally ran in the early 1920s. The tour is conducted by the Mary Valley Heritage Railway. This is the story of a mysterious death on an adventure tour on the train.
The Marriage Tree
By Christopher G. Moore
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 116,660. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s okay for Thais to believe in ghosts—it’s their birthright. But why is Vincent Calvino seeing ghosts, and why are they so angry? Calvino is haunted by a series of deaths in Rangoon and Bangkok, when he stumbles onto a new murder case—but is it a new case, or an old one returned from the dead? A murder investigation leads Calvino inside an underworld network smuggling Rohingya ...
Ronnie and Rita
By Deborah Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Cohesion Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ronnie Spooner is middle-aged and single. He’s no-one; a loner who has mowed lawns for a living ever since he was a boy. When he meets Rita, they fall in love, and want nothing more than a family of their own. Too bad it isn’t possible. Or is it? The things we do for love…
Black Coffee - A Charles "The Solver" Splints Case
By D.e.e.L
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charles "The Solver" Splints is going to have a pull out a few new tricks to cap off his latest case. Will the wise-cracking detective be able to take down his latest threat known as the Grid? He has the city against him, but that's how he likes it. No rules and plenty of insults, Charles steps into another impossible case.
The Stanford Solution
By Graham Blackburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
With a world becoming more overcrowded every day something has to be done — by someone — if we are to survive with any semblance of humanity. This suspenseful mystery tracks the eforts of a well-meaning (but misguided?) professor to do just that...
Clean Slate (Jim Knighthorse #4)
By J.R. Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private investigator Jim Knighthorse returns in book 4 of the series when he's hired to find out if Freddie Calgary, a popular movie and TV star, really overdosed and died two years ago, or if he is still alive. The investigation turns into a big road trip as Jim follows the clues to L.A., Sedona, and San Antonio. There is plenty of action and danger as the dark side of Hollywood spills its blood.
Defecto de fábrica
By Alfonso Gutiérrez Caro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,720. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
En un recóndito paraje norteafricano una niña es despojada a la fuerza de los brazos de su madre.
Cold Winter Rain
By Steven Gregory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cold Winter Rain offers an updated take on the hardboiled detective tradition of Hammett, Chandler, Parker and MacDonald -- Southern neo-noir.
Aracena-Shanghái
By César Vicente Calle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,110. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ernesto Flaco, comisario de policía jubilado, recibe una inquietante llamada. Fausto Cósimo, su sobrino, ha aparecido muerto.
Still Bleeding (A Jack Nightingale Short Story)
By Stephen Leather
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A short story by the bestselling author of the Jack Nightingale series. Supernatural detective Nightingale is called in to investigate a case of stigmata. A young girl is bleeding from her hands and feet and claims to be talking to the Virgin Mary. But Nightingale soon realises that all is not as it seems - and the girl is in mortal danger.
Second Fiddle
By Jason Blacker
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Big Apple has a rotten core. At least to those involved in the New York Philharmonic. Paul Klee, their rising star and first violin has gone missing. A rich benefactor of the philharmonic has asked for Anthony Carrick by name and will spare no expense to fly him over from LA. Anthony Carrick doesn’t usually do missing persons, but when Klee winds up dead, the case becomes more interesting.
Babysitting Money: A Lt. Jack Daniels/Gavin English Thriller
By J.A. Konrath & Ken Lindsey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Gavin English is searching for an unfaithful woman's wedding ring—and not out of the goodness of his heart. He's doing it for the fifty thousand dollar check she gave him. Luckily, ex-police Lieutenant Jack Daniels knows her way around Chicago, and she's agreed to babysit the out-of-towner. Somewhere between the crackhouse and the low-rent donut shop, Jack's peaceful babysitting gig turns deadly.
Quando suona il gong
By Antonio Romano
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: Italian. Published: December 18, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Romanzo giallo ambientato nel mondo del pugilato degli Anni '70.
Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
By John Wohlscheid
Series: Benny Cahill, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Benny Cahill is a private eye. His job is to help little guys with big problems. However, Benny always gets served a large portion of hurt for his troubles. Things don't turn out any different when Benny is hired by a crooked jockey who never heard of the phrase: "Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth".
Wads 2-Hard Boiled-Detective Fiction
By D.e.e.L
Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This time the timid schmuck is the target. The Whisper's favorite girl becomes uneasy about what's being said during the constant visits. She turns to the one man she's convinced can help her. His price is the same. His results just as messy.
Marsh Island
By Oliver F. Chase
Series: The Hirebomber Crime Series, Book 1. Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 85,840. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2013 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Phil Pfieffer is an ex-Army Ranger turned private investigator who must outrun a psychopathic hit man, henchmen, ferocious sharks and even imprisonment to close the case. "Marsh Island" is Book 1 of "The Hirebomber Crime Series."
Tarot Card Killer
By Greg Strandberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jim Sharpe is sick of life, sick of being a cop, and most of all sick of Hong Kong. He’s one of the few not on the take, yet he’s being charged with corruption. By the end of the week he’ll be kicked off the force – no matter what. All that changes when a dead body’s found next to Victoria Harbour, a bloody Tarot card in its hand. Jim’s called onto the case, and everything changes.
Assassinio al "3x2"
By Annarita Coriasco
Series: Delitti di provincia, Book 6. Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: Italian. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Estate. Caldo afoso. Giacomo Pucci, maresciallo in pensione, si trova al supermercato da solo, dato che la moglie è in pellegrinaggio e l’assistente si trova in vacanza. E mentre curiosa tra gli scaffali alla ricerca affannosa di prodotti utili e inutili, non lontano da lui accade l’imprevedibile… Una nuova tragicomica inchiesta dell’investigatore – pensionato più simpatico d’Italia.