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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…
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.
When the Cookie Crumbles
By Jason Halstead
Series: Cookie Cutters, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The highlight of Mark Cohen's day was watching other people screw up their lives so he could feel better about his own. All that changed when Cookie walked through his office door. Cookie had some serious problems with the seedy side of Detroit's underworld. Problems that nobody else would touch. Except for a private investigator with a nothing-left-to-lose attitude.
Fast Cars and Rock & Roll
By Michael Kayser
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 124,540. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An uptempo symphony of screaming guitars and burning rubber.
He Ain't Heavy
By J. Daniel Sawyer
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
According to the official story, Martin Galloway shot himself in front of two cops. But his bereaved fiancee smells a rat, and when the system fails her, she turns to Clarke Lantham Investigations to prove that Martin was murdered. At stake: the reputation of one of the world's greatest humanitarians...and his twenty billion dollar estate.
Home-A Charles "The Solver" Splints Case
By D.e.e.L
Series: Charles "The Solver" Splints. Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Splints is sucked into yet another case and this time it may be a bit more than he can handle. He needs to come up with a plan and he needs to come up with it FAST!
Dead Man's Hand
By Luke Murphy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Imajin Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
From NFL rising-star prospect to wanted fugitive, Calvin Watters is a sadistic African-American Las Vegas debt-collector framed by a murderer who, like the Vegas Police, finds him to be the perfect fall-guy.