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Retribution - A Jack Ryan Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Sizzler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Teaming up with author friend, Marc Webb, storyteller Jack Ryan brings you the latest high-octane thriller about a hitman who loses his daughter in a horrific car accident. When the driver of the car gets off scot-free because he is the son of a drug lord, the hitman decides to take matters into his own hands. This story is intended for mature readers only and contains depictions of gratuitous vi
Nacho Perez, Private Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Four hard-boiled private detective stories set in contemporary San Antonio, Texas: Badger Game, San Antonio Blues, In Search of El Dorado, and Whiskey's for Drinking,and a flash-fiction piece, The Butler Couldn't Have Done It. Three of the five stories in the collection are prize winners.
Ready Reference Treatise: Devil In a Blue Dress
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The story of the novel revolves around the central character Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins, and how he is transformed from a day laborer into a detective.
The Little Piggies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A hard-boiled Hispanic detective tries to track down a serial killer, who has a penchant for murdering divorced couples.
Death Wants Three
Price: Free! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This is the sequel to DEATH TIMES TWO. T.K. and Sunny have already solved a couple of murders . . . at least for the most part. But the Mastermind and her henchman are alive and well. They want to make sure that the Ghostcatcher and his intrepid paramour don't leave Norfolk . . . not while they're breathing.
Skyjacker (A Private Detective Mystery Series of crime mystery novels Book 7 )
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Thomas Higgins goes to Hollow Hills to get money from his friend. One week later, he died after begin struck by a car. His wife hires French to go to Hollow Hills and look for his friend, Dennis Moore. Two hours after French arrives in the small, town; he finds evidence to proving it wasn’t an accident but cold-blooded murder instead.
Suspicion- (A Private Detective Mystery Series of crime mystery novels Book 6)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jennifer is accused of murdering her estranged husband, Michael. She is a friend of Alex French's, a seasoned private investigator. The day Michael was gunned down, Jennifer was hanging out in a bar, she had a drink and could not remember anything else for the rest of the day. When Jennifer came to, she was in an apartment she has never seen before holding on to a small handgun, and Michael's
In the Twinkling of a Bronze Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The arrival of a gift from its sister city, Foshan in China, to Springton forces Bruce Greenwood, the city’s park ranger to face an unusual situation. The gift, a life size bronze statue, placed near the park’s main entrance stirs the outrage of some city folks.
The Auto Shop Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A gruesome discovery in the trunk of a white sedan in an auto repair shop, draws homicide detectives John Allen and Chris Davidson into a murder mystery. The victim, Susan Baldwin, is the young wife of a middle-aged real estate developer, Steven Baldwin, a respectable member of the city’s business community and a close friend of the police commissioner.
The Scorned (A Private Detective Mystery Series of crime mystery novels Book 3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Matt Blake heartless old banker is shot trying to stop a woman robber. Before security guards could stop her, she rushes to an elevator with the money she just robbed. Of course, security guards are waiting for her on the upper floor. However, the woman mysteriously disappears on her way there. Private Eye Alex French has three days to find the mysterious lady to ensure evil does not go unpunished
Courage Begins: A Ray Courage Mystery Novella
Price: Free! Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Former college professor Ray Courage starts a new career as a private investigator and tries to crack an unsolved murder for an insurance company.
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, A Cal Corwin Short Story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Doppelgänger’s Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A woman stalked by her double. A detective in over his head. In a city where the cops are on a mobster’s payroll, private investigator Charlie Madison stands in the gap. When a wealthy young socialite asks him to help her catch a threatening stalker, he takes the case. But things aren’t what they seem, and Madison has to act fast before he’s framed for murder. Novelette - Crime Noir / SciFi
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Volume 3
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The day to day life of a private investigator is not all glitz and glamour. "My name is Nicolette Mace, but you might know me as the Raven Siren. I'm a Private Investigator living the 1930s romantic dream in this new and exciting modern age. I keep records of everything that happens; everything I have seen and done. Why? There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio...
Blood Magic
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When they found the first body, no one batted an eye. That was par for the course in Skid Row. But something with these deaths was off. They were made to look like something supernatural. But I knew better. My name is Rick Danvers and I'm an undercover detective with Robbery Homicide, and before the night is over, I'm gonna get to the bottom of the Skid Row Suicides.
Hard Up! A Tale of Champion City
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In Hard Up! A Tale of Champion City, the first story in J. Walt Layne’s From the Pen of…, a man with no name and a monkey on his back roll into Champion City in the wee hours. There's no rest for a man in trouble with the mob. Personal demons and dead bodies revisit a man hard up and down on his luck.
Charles Boeckman Presents: The Coldest Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pulp Author Charles Boeckman gifted the Pulp world with many characters of all types that deserved to live beyond the stories that birthed them. And Author R. P. Steeves has written a tale based on Mr. Boeckman’s work that is the first Pro Se Single Shot in the Boeckman imprint- The Coldest Case!
Gomes & A Murder of Confessions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A dying detective takes what might be his last case… A man surrounded in mystery investigates the murder of a prominent doctor's wife... Two hardboiled short mysteries from the author of Herbie's Diner!
Heads Up
Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Five years ago, the police department was shattered when a psychotic hit man turned his rage against homicide detectives and their families. Now, the evidence suggests that the same killer has returned.
Dead Rednecks #3: Dead Rednecks on a Friday Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hoss Qualls doesn't take it kindly when a couple of thugs lean on his little brother Howard – it seems Howard's investigations are hitting too close to home for someone. Can Hoss solve the case despite the interference of his old enemies in the sheriff's department... and the help of his bumbling brother?