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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."
An Object in Motion
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Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ruth Addems is a soap opera star, and she has a stalker so she is reffered to Rey. But he quickly learns that things aren't always as they appear. In the world of Hollywood everyone has secrets and most stories are the stuff that nightmares are made of. Rey learns that once an object is in motion it remains in motion...
Masks & Malice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What starts off as an investigation into a teen girl's boyfriend ends in murder, drug dealing and an elaborate plan involving a social networking site called Personal Place. Rey must find out who is who before someone ele dies...
Black Jack Justice
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It was a simple enough case. Sex, betrayal, sex, money, sex, murder and sex. But when a pair of His and Hers private detectives get involved, the sparks start to fly and the blood begins to spill in earnest. With every shot that’s fired, the hole digs a little deeper, and the list of people our sparring shamuses can trust gets shorter and shorter.
Angel Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
(reedited 11/14/'13) Larger-than-life PI Jack Slamm works in the dark places of a crumbling, U. S. city as he struggles to solve a pair of bizarre mysteries involving a cast of bizarre characters.
Cape Time
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A high-end resort on Cape Cod is the scene of a fire and explosion in the midst of summer season in vacationland. An insurance investigator sent to the site finds himself involved in the wreckage of the resort, as well as a missing child and a murder. CAPE TIME is part of a Cape Crime series by author Edward Norton. Two prequels are CAPE LIGHT, and OLD GOLD
The Grave on Peckerwood Hill
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Charlie Eastman, whom everyone repeatedly mistakes for a Texas Ranger, searches for an elderly woman's brother whom she hasn't seen for 70 years. The case pairs him with Doc Page, the fiery redhead who is also the town doctor. Together they discover Nazi plunder, solve a series of murders, and reveal the identity of the man responsible for it all. Authentic Texas mystery, dialect and humor.
STARS & STRIPES
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
a local politician, who's used to getting his own way, attempts to take over a lucrative seacoast fireworks shop. he's about to find out some people don't roll over easily.
Toccata
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The child abductor doesn’t stand a chance with rogue police detective Dan Quinn and psychologist Sera Moreland on his trail.
Legerdemain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
leg·er·de·main n. 1. Sleight of hand. 2. A show of skill or deceitful cleverness As a Segment Producer for the TV Series Whodunit, former Lieutenant Philip Ducalion hunts the killer who murdered his family.
The Plato Club (Book 2 of 'In the Company of Ghosts')
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,580. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
As an ex-spy rumoured to have gone insane after being held captive by the KGB and tortured for a decade, Agatha Witchley has seen her share of strange cases over the years. But none compares to the faked autoerotic asphyxiation of billionaire Simon Werks, and the sudden trail of death tracking after the American industrialist’s family.
Matando a Castro
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: Spanish. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Es 1961, y Fidel Castro está fortaleciendo su control de poder en Cuba. A 300 kilómetros de distancia, un misterioso hombre llamado Hiraldo recluta a cinco Norteamericanos para una misión desesperada. Cada uno tiene su propia razón para aceptar el trabajo: Ray Garrison es un solitario cazador de recompensas, Michael Turner, un asesino insensible.
Lonely Are The Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
1977. A ruthless serial-killer is stalking Bay City. His purpose is unknown, but the dismembered victims are always young and beautiful. In order to find the perpetrator, Police Detective Markus has to set aside his personal troubles and pull the evidence together before panic sweeps the city. His only ally is a reporter with a tortured past and the chance to break the biggest story of her career.