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Slow Falling
Series: The Bill Travis Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When the old man who is covered in dirt walks into the country honky-tonk and says "The Falling", right before dropping dead, Bill Travis has to penetrate the gathering dark cloak of secrecy surrounding his death and get to the truth before a team of nuclear regulators can rake the entire incident under the carpet.
Death On The Pedernales
Series: The Bill Travis Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,820. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Who killed Edgar Bristow, millionaire philanthropist and war hero? In a small Texas town where everyone knows everyone else, the list of suspects can be every person you meet. What dark secrets wait for the man who is unafraid to turn over any stone? And will the killer strike again before Bill can get to the truth? This is the fifth installment of The Bill Travis Mysteries.
The Devil To Pay
Series: The Bill Travis Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Why would someone want to kill the curator of the Texas Rangers Museum? And why is Walt Cannon, a thirty-year veteran Ranger the chief suspect? And what could the murder possibly have to do with a very old arson case and satanic worship both north and south of the Texas-Mexico border? To answer these questions, Bill Travis needs the help of the unlikeliest of all sidekick. His own daughter.
Longnecks & Twisted Hearts
Series: The Bill Travis Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,470. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What is the "blue bone" and what does a seventeenth-century French ship have to do with East Texas? When Bill Travis gets the word that his best friend has been murdered, he not only must take a trip back to the town where he grew up, he has to go up against some old ghosts who were better left alone.
City of Heretics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
City of Heretics is a crime novel about an aging con named Crowe, just out of prison and back in Memphis, ready for some payback against the criminals who got him sent up. Before he can enjoy his revenge he has to track down a brutal murderer cutting a swath through the city—ultimately leading Crowe to confront a bizarre secret society of serial killers masquerading as a Christian splinter-group.
The Bill Travis Mysteries Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 124,290. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00 from 1 review)
Includes the complete text of The Last Call and excerpts from Capitol Offense, Longnecks & Twisted Hearts, The Devil To Pay, Death On The Pedernales, Slow Falling, Caddo Cold, and Arrowmoon, along with Author's Notes, short stories, and an essay.
Skin Games: A Crime Drama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,110. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When a mafia princess falls for a two-bit hoodlum an unhappy don plays some rough games in order to separate the two lovers.
Step on A Crack
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s said things come in threes, a run of good luck at cards, a run of bad luck in love. But the penny doesn’t always drop until the third time around. Come the third time, you snap your mental fingers, and tell yourself, I knew that.
Short Fuses (Four short stories)
Price: Free! Words: 47,500. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four short stories from bestselling author Stephen Leather, plus opening chapters of six of his bestselling thrillers.
Cult of the Comet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 122,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cult of the Comet is a full-length novel (122,000 words). It takes place in a dark future and features a fallen astronaut turned gritty private eye, and a cult leader on a mission to grab interstellar travel. A police state and evil elders rule most of the world. Mutants control the rest. The race is on as a comet, which is the final visitation of an alien race, heads for perihelion at earth.
Death Kiss
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,390. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An interlude of sexual fantasy turns bad. Madman. Sexual Deviate. Prominent surgeon, Douglas Kaplan, has done the unthinkable.
Amantes Transparentes
Price: Free! Words: 23,280. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2012 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
El investigador privado Richard Steele debe resolver el caso más difícil de su carrera – su propio asesinato – mientras se encuentra atrapado entre dos mujeres a ambos lados de la tumba. Lee, su amante, se encuentra enredada en el desorden que él dejó atrás y su esposa anterior Diana, ya fallecida, ha estado esperando en el más allá por su oportunidad de venganza.
End of Amnesia: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(2.00 from 1 review)
A young man thinks he’s met the perfect one-night stand in Lacey, but she has a plan of her own, one that will last far longer than one night ... and make him wish he never met her. End of Amnesia is a short story of approximately 2,500 words. Includes a sample of the novel A Song After Dark.
Resolution: A Rez Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,000. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
(2.00 from 1 review)
This is the 2015 revised edition of Resolution. Every page has be reworked, nearly 10,000 words have been cut, and the overall story is now more streamlined to reestablish the base of this series. Resolution, the first book in the series, Rez teams up with his police contact Nobel Capucilli to solve the unsettling, but also unclear message handwritten across the chest of an unknown murder victim.
The Resurgence: Chronicles of the Shadow Chaser
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 104,350. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012 by Adam Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
For a decade, Dr. Arthur Brown had been protecting the city of Toronto as the Shadow Chaser. But, a series of events on one unfortunate night changed his life forever. He was able to heal and move on, but the Shadow Chaser was no more. Now 20 years later, that same evil has returned to prey on the innocent. Brown, with the help of his friend, Alexander Taylor, prepares for war. Brown chooses Kevin
Three Blind Eyes
Series: All Mixed Up, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Another all meat and no potato adventure for Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and his team. The Ferret returns from honeymoon to find a case is already well underway. A mechanic, a popular family man, meets a horrible death. The deeper the team dig, more questions are revealed than answers.
All That Green
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
when a shady friend asks you to hold $60,000 for him, you do it. that's what friends are for. but what if the temptation becomes too much and you help yourself to the green? as long as you've got a good story ready, no problem. right? wrong. especially when the danger comes from an unexpected direction.
The Retirement Fund
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Lenny Quarters is looking forward to leaving his rackets behind and retiring to a nice warm climate. He's stashing his money in a safe-deposit box. He's sure it will be secure there. He's in for the surprise of his life.
A Dangerous Road: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,670. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Set against the backdrop of the strike and protests that will end with Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, A Dangerous Road combines the politics of race, betrayal, unexpected love, and the terrible cost of trust into a story so memorable the Mystery Writers of America chose it as one of the top five novels of the year.
The Paper Saint
Price: Free! Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max Rust: Fifth Grade baseball star. Boy Scout. Altar boy. Private Eye. It's that last part Melanie Olive is interested in when she hires Max to track down her missing report on Saint Jude the Apostle. Max finds himself up against the Catholic parochial education system. It's certainly not the first time.