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Tales of Masks & Mayhem V4
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Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Night to Dawn Magazine & Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Continuing in a great tradition, five stories in pulp action, adventure, and thrills are included in this anthology! “The Hooded Hunter”, “Prophet of Peril”, “The Crimson Mask’s Justice” “His Master’s Voice,” and other thrillers.
Shiny Rocks
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris investigates the case of the Empress Jewels, trying to avert an international incident. He could use the Ferret's help, but the Chief has him working on a mysterious case of his own. Number four in the series.
Silent Victor
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,970. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Clarke Lantham got a good chuckle when a world-famous alien hunter tried him to prevent an attack on San Francisco. He stopped laughing 12 hours later when gray aliens apparently stole a priceless artifact in full view of security cameras. But when takes the case, he finds himself working against the Chinese Government and the FBI. Book 4 of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries Mystery/Comedy/Thriller
One Day
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Vince Diamond is a private detective in Atlanta, Georgia. Most of his days are spent chasing missing husbands and bail jumpers. Today he would accept a case that changed his life. Today he would watch a man die.
A Basketball, a Storm Drain, and a Choo Choo Train
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ty Ballard, chief homicide detective was staring at three murdered young boys. Nothing in common, no ties to each other. If the pattern continued number four would soon be following. There had to be something in the boy's past or present that tied them to the murderer.
Hard Cold Whisper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
David Kellgren is a process server, a job where everyone wants to kill the messenger and things can get a little bit dangerous and out of hand. David is attacked when trying to serve legal papers to a gang member and an angel comes to his rescue: nineteen-year-old Gabriella Amaya, trapped in a large dilapidated house, caring for her dying aunt...
The Candela of Cancri
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
J.C. Simmons, returns with the tenth in the Jay Leicester series. From Gulf of Mexico waters to mountain ski resorts, Leicester (pronounced "Lester") deals with the disappearance of close friend and retired Radiologist, J.D. Ballard, who has long fought for FDA approval of a noninvasive cure for cancer he believes is being suppressed by the medical aristocracy simply for power, money, and prestige
Akel Dama
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,500. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
AKEL DAMA is exciting and well written, with pervasive humanity and the grit of truth. This work tells a vivid and compelling story, reminding us that we live amid pending horror. This is an impressive evocation of a threat of terrorism around the world at a crucial time in history. It is an important work that will be useful to all who are interested in the world from this time on.
Four Nines Fine
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,850. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
One hundred million dollars' worth of pure gold traded for stolen military arms... the brutal murder of a Mexican Governor... the involvement of La Eme, the Mexican Mafia, Outlaw Motorcycle gangs, and violent street gangs, and a contract ordered on his life... These are the pieces of the puzzle Jay Leicester must put together to save not only himself, but those of innocent people working with him
The Underground Lady
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A small airplane mysteriously disappears in the dense piney woods of Mississippi. The pilot, a young widow named Hadley Welch is the lone occupant. Now, 25 years later, her daughter hires Aviation Consultant, Jay Leicester, to investigate. Jealously, revenge, and murder with colorful and deadly characters, all heading toward one climatic question: What happened to Hadley Welch and her airplane?
Popping the Shine
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
New Orleans settings, gangland murder, police corruption, and international drug operations are the backdrop for J.C. Simmons' sixth serial mystery. Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester"), private investigator, is drawn into a worldwide drug manufacturing operation when an old family friend's grandson is brutally murdered and nailed to a French Quarter street in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Electra File
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jay Leicester, P.I., is hired to find a missing sailboat which is eventually found scuttled offshore with the bodies of two individuals associated with the new gaming industry in Biloxi, Mississippi. After another killing, this of a mayoral candidate who openly opposed the gambling industry, much suspicion is directed towards casino officials. Leicester's mandate: Solve the case or die trying.
Icy Blue Descent
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What appears to be an ordinary matter of a missing person is suddenly magnified, as aviation consultant/P.I. Leicester (pronounced "Lester") plunges into the world of high finance, drug dealers, and murder. He ranges from Mississippi to Miami to islands in the Bahamas, tracking men and women who are pursuing the fast buck in the drug trade, and comes close to an icy blue descent
Blind Overlook
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Blind Overlook (FULL VERSION): A beautiful, enigmatic young woman who owns an art gallery in New Orleans hires Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester") to travel to Maine where a body has been found fitting the description of her brother. Delving into this situation leads Leicester straight into a confrontation with the most powerful Mafia figure in the United States and many suspicious locals.
A Serious Case Of Ferret
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and his team are fighting time to save a kidnapped teenager. One girl has already been murdered, he doesn't need another one. Number three in the series.
E-Male
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Gavin spends his morning reading the email of his ex-girlfriend, Stella. He has a restraining order, so he can’t approach her. The email has to do. Until it stops. Until Stella disappears from the world. Gavin thinks he knows what happened to her, but how can he help her? He’s not a hero—or is he?
Philadelphia Story: A Lance Carter Detective Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Bucks County Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Detective Lance Carter sipped his cup of coffee, he never imagined where it would take him. With each sip of the blazingly hot brew, his past comes closer and closer pulling him back to one moment in time that he thought was over.
Night Freight
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pronzini makes people and events so real that you are living those explosive days of terror. An empty train yard at midnight...a small cabin bathed in the light of a full moon...a seedy Skid Row hotel in San Francisco...These are the places where fear lives, where the chill in the air has nothing to do with the temperature, and where Death can be someone youve already met.
Retribution
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
July, 1939. Mark “Mose” Mosely is an enforcer for the Cleveland mob. The Cleveland families have been operating under an uneasy truce since the end of prohibition and the “sugar wars” that prohibition spawned but now everything is in flux. Eliot Ness has moved east from Chicago to clean up Cleveland the way he did the Windy City and the families are on edge. The city is sweltering through a record heat wave when the bodies start to pile up. The first hit goes down outside a safe house Mose is guarding. Was Mose the intended target, or his boss, Big Mike Tolliver, or Tolliver’s mistress? Mose has only a few days to discover who is behind the violence and bring retribution before a new mob war breaks out. Adding to the chaos, Tolliver’s mistress says she is in love with Mose. Can Mose stay alive long enough to stop the war?
The Cash Mule
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Series: Eddie Pannoni action thrillers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What if you are placed in a position of being the only person in the room that is not responsible for the rape, death and illness of thousands? What if you had to run, as an owner, a strip club for organized crime leaders? Suppose that you had to negotiate for the organized crime people and deliver large sums of cash in exchange for illicit narcotics.