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All In
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Anthony Carrick is asked to help his friend, John Roberts, Captain of LAPD's Homicide Unit in solving a mysterious murder. A well dressed middle aged man is found with a gunshot in the middle of his forehead in a less than classy hotel. On the victim is one thousand dollars, a casino chip and a New York Giants' Super Bowl ring that obviously doesn't belong to him.
Young Blood
Series: An Accidental Vampire, Story 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In 1648 France, the young blood vampire Simone Gireaux wants only to quietly learn to live among mortals. But, by witnessing the murder of a Duchesse before she reaches the mountain town of Noir Montagne, she finds her learning curve quicker and more dangerous than she was prepared for. A 29,000 word novella.
Obama Care
Price: Free! Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Obama Care insurance companies appointed death squads who sentenced millions of Americans to an early grave by refusing to give them medical treatment. Their friends and relatives avenged them. They formed open rebellion against the government and its crony insurance companies. Soon, people were being murdered by the hundreds in their office buildings, malls, stadiums, and universities. Others wer
Dog Spelled Backwards: An Unholy Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private investigator Jane Ronson goes undercover in a tightly-knit Orthodox Jewish community to infiltrate a black market kidney ring run by Russian mobsters. To stay alive, she forms an unlikely alliance with a Rabbi’s wife.
Leave Her Hanging
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ella Lewis is dead. Someone must pay. In this tough-as-nails noir crime novel set in Auckland’s dark underbelly, 17-year-old Jack “Spade” Miller must traverse a web of violence, love, and illicit sex in his search for justice. Only one thing is guaranteed: no one is walking away unscathed.
My Fear Lady
Series: A Joe LaFlam Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
PI Joe LaFlam descends into the bowels of One World conspirators Spelunkers Global to find his clients wayward man. Once undercover underground, earthly temptations abound, as he becomes entrenched as one of them. My Fear Lady, with its intricate plot and insightful humor, is a unique addition to the detective genre, offering an absorbing glimpse into the heart of a Christian detective.
Jennifer's Weave
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Red Hand Productions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Most of us weave the fabric of our lives with strands selected from the seven virtues and the seven deadly sins. Jennifer Murphy found another thread. She wove her life well, and when it began to unravel, she ran, leaving a man with a knife in his chest on her kitchen floor and a cry for help on Rainbow Porter's door.
Black
Series: Black, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,480. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Artemus Black. Perennially down-on-his-luck Hollywood PI whose Bogie fixation is as dated as his wardrobe. With an assistant who mocks him relentlessly, an obese cat that loathes him, a romantic life that's deader than Elvis, money problems, booze, nicotine, and anger management issues, how much worse can it get? When he takes a supposedly easy case, he quickly finds out. A noir detective mystery.
Murder Takes Time
Series: Friendship & Honor, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,220. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Nicky Fusco thought he knew right from wrong, living by an oath of friendship & honor with his three best friends. But life took them down separate paths, and the oath was broken. Secrets were kept. Years later they are reunited and the bonds of their friendship are brutally tested, putting them on a collision course set in motion long ago.
Angels Flight - A Noir Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tom Holland, dinosaur LAPD cop, is saddled with Lucy Railsback, a representative from the mayor's Community Police Action Committee. Lucy never expected to meet a dead body her first day out. And when an unidentified body is found in Echo Park Lake, Holland and Lucy have very different ideas about how to solve the case...
The Way Down
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A brilliant take on the literary detective genre. Art is a down and out gambler who has been hired to kill a woman working in a bar outside San Diego. Unfortunately for both of them he can't help falling in love with her before he does it. What follows is a strange tale in which Art tries to get to the bottom of the murder he himself committed.
The Lovecraft Murders
Series: The Scott Kaven Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“A love for sex and poetry were the only things my daughter got out of college,” an elderly lady says. “Now, she runs an escort service. One of her girls was murdered last year. Did my daughter have anything to do with it?”
Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction By: D.e.e.L
Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Another timid schmuck walks in with a problem. Usually these situations get ignored, "Get lost" I would tell them. But this guy has a wad of cash and rent needs to be paid...
The Depth of Darkness (Mitch Tanner #1)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Detective Mitch Tanner's life hangs in the balance. He clings to the daughter in his care. He agonizes over the disappearance of his son and estranged wife. Twelve months has yet to turn up a solid lead. While investigating the apparent accidental death of Dusty Anne Miller, Mitch and his partner Sam Foster find themselves in the middle of a fiendish plan that strikes too close to home.
Copout
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Donovan Stone loves three things: movies, police work, and his best friend Jessica. But despite being a hero in a terror siege, his abrasive attitude gets him fired from the force. And Jessica won't have him. And his movie posters are gathering dust. But in his dreams Stone processes the clues, and they're coming together. Can he get the police to listen to him before the terrorists strike again?
A Week In Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Welcome to Champion City. A megatropolis it isn’t. But you couldn’t arrive at that conclusion by looking at the police blotter. Most everyone in the city would tell you that a day in Champion is like… A WEEK IN HELL!
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...Blackmail in Paradise
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Max has to deal with a woman who is being blackmailed over raunchy photographs taken years before, but won’t go to the Police to report it. She would rather pay up and hope the villain would honour his word…Some hope! While dealing with this, Max has to attend a wedding and a funeral.
Someday Never Comes
Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Help me, Mama... Detective Inspector Paolo Storey is determined to shut down the syndicate flooding Bradchester’s streets with young prostitutes.   When a child is murdered, Paolo becomes aware of a sinister network of abusers spread across Europe, and spanning all levels of society. Someday Never Comes is the second in the gritty crime series featuring Detective Inspector Paolo Storey.
The Key to My Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,690. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Chance Gannon is washed-up P.I. who survives in post-war San Francisco by taking divorce cases and drinking by himself at night. When he’s gunned down in his own office by a mysterious and beautiful femme fatale, it launches him on one last case that not only threatens his life, but the entire world!
Not Forgiven, Not Forgotten
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ozark private eye Walt Records returns a client's retainer since her husband is not cheating on her. Walt Records is a nice guy like that. Or so he says. Local merchants, drug dealers, a preacher, and an insurance scam threaten the wellbeing of the small Ozark town Records tries to protect. Through the unexpected help from his lover, Records faces off against crook and crime in this novelet.