Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled

Ebony Continental: The Sandeen Mysteries, Book One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,450. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In 1987, Kristina Bonner was the All-American girl—beautiful, smart, athletic and wealthy. On the night of her senior prom, she disappeared. Almost thirty years later, Sandeen decides to look into the matter, and learns that small towns don't want their secrets known.
Can't Dance Forever
Series: Wolf Mallory Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015 by Lesli Richardson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
[83.2k words, private detective, Florida mystery, suspense] After a string of brutally gruesome murders shocks the normally sedate Porto Cielo area, Wolf Mallory must call upon his secret past in order to see justice done. Can he find the mysterious Mr. Cold and bring an end to the killing spree before it’s too late for the people he loves?
Marlow: Dark Waters
Series: Key West Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,690. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Vern Brisbane is murdered after docking his shrimp boat, the Key West Police think it was a random killing. But Brisbane’s daughter Lilly disagrees. She hires Rick Marlow to look into the shrimper’s death and what he finds is a smuggling operation that is using shrimp boats to smuggle in both drugs and people. Marlow must navigate the Dark Waters to get the man behind it all.
Gold Digger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
From the pen of R. Archer. Outstanding author of crime fiction comes a tale of a Private Detective with a style and class of his own. Forget Sam Spade, Mike Hammer and Phillip Marlowe.
The Secret Cabal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ben Casey, a fired crime reporter, stumbles upon the story of a life time. A story that illuminates who is responsible for all the evil acts that take place in the world. He discovers a conspiracy that puts his life in jeopardy, but he is determined to see it to the end and write his story.
Blood Diamonds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A story of three women, linked by blood and diamonds. The first, a Ph.D. who loves her research more than any living thing. The second, a Montreal woman who knows her bulging, aching abdomen must conceal a terrible secret. The third, resident doctor Hope Sze, who struggles to save her patient and stumbles across a crime.
The Long And Silent Ever After
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When Rose Briar--cabaret singer, drug lord, and notorious secret-keeper--disappears without a trace from her club, The Poisoned Apple, Jimmy Prince and Jack are on the case once again. This time, the duo may have bitten off more than they can chew, as their investigation drags them into the path of the Spindle’s greatest and most formidable criminal.
Christmas Eve at the Exit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As Rachel decides where to spend Christmas Eve, she can’t shake the feeling of being tracked. She knows well how hard they will search for her and Anne-Marie. Rachel knows they will never stop. But Rachel also knows she needs to focus on the plan, and on making sure Anne-Marie knows Santa will still find her wherever they go. Because every child needs to believe in the magic of Santa—or do they?
Last Heartthrob: The Complete Noir Mystery Serial
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,450. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Readers who love classic noir fiction and film noir will enjoy this P. I. tale where a forgotten incident from out of the past has deadly consequences in the present. A subject with a hidden past. A client with a hidden agenda. A mysterious woman who holds the key to their deadly secret.
Sinking Stones in the Sky
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015 by Trash Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
In the 8th book of M.E. Purfield’s addictive noir fantasy series, two characters from two different novels come together to find a killer and break a chain of evil.
Black On Black (Quentin Black Mystery #3)
Series: Quentin Black Mystery, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Black disappears, leaving Miri in San Francisco without a word about where he is, what he's doing, or who he's working for. Convinced his life is in danger, Miri can only save him by crossing lines she swore she'd never cross, in a way that will change her life forever. Book three in the paranormal mystery romance series with psychic detective, Quentin Black and forensic psychologist, Miri Fox.
Stockholm Syndrome
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A killer infiltrates the obstetrics ward of a Montreal hospital just before Christmas, taking one pregnant woman and one resident doctor hostage at gunpoint. Dr. Hope Sze struggles to deliver her patient's baby with blood on the floor and death in the air.
Dallas Drop: A Jack Kyle Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Jack Kyle once had a job with the Dallas Police force. He used to have a wife, too. Now the man who took them both away needs his help. Private Investigator Jack Kyle's first case is a tough one. His old boss, Lieutenant Brendan O'Bannion, has been suspended for murder and is knee-deep in a major Latin drug deal.
Decker P.I. KillShot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,630. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Sam Decker puts it on the line to clear the name of a friend who was murdered and is being framed for running drugs....
Decker P.I. Scorpion Cay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Florida Keys are another world. Bikinis and boat drinks, laid back life and attitude. They have a darker side as well, haven for smugglers, conduits for illegal money, illegal immigrants. When Attorney Russell Cosgrove is murdered on his patio, most are willing to chalk it up to an unhappy client with a grudge, or a jealous girlfriend.
Mr. Mayhem
Series: A Brinker Novel. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A disgraced journalist teams with a doctor to euthanize terminally ill patients, but will the assassin they hire target them?
Smith's Monthly #24
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Over sixty-five thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this twenty-fourth monthly volume the full novel Bad Beat: A Cold Poker Gang Novel, plus four short stories, and an ongoing serial novel.
Sharp Force Trauma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,810. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Think Hammett. Think Chandler. Think husband and wife attorneys and an unfolding mystery that will captivate any reader. The weird humor and loopy realism of SHARP FORCE TRAUMA go together like scotch and soda.
The Price You Pay Is Red
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Jimmy Prince--excessively stubborn gumshoe and maker of terrible life choices--stumbles on the corpse of Spindle City’s darling actress and heiress Sarah “Snow” White, he and street-savvy sidekick Jack are once again on a case that threatens to expose ugly truths from Spindle’s dark underbelly.
End of the Road
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Abandoned in a frozen wasteland he expects his next job will be as a stiff. It has to happen someday given his line of work. Mob executioners have a limited shelf life. But he’d made a fatal mistake. He slept with the boss’s girl. Now he had a price on his head and he had to run or he’d be ugly ass tortured before a premature death. But he may have a way out at the end of the road.