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The Body of the Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
While fighting his depression, Isaac Callahan sees a mysterious woman standing on the sidewalk. No one else seems to be aware of her, yet he keeps seeing her. Who is she? What does she want? And what connection does she have to the disappearance of a tourist a year ago? The Body of the Crime is approximately 5600 words.
Kiss The Ladies Goodnight: (Jake Legato Private Investigator Series 1)
Price: Free! Words: 19,230. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016 by Frozen Tundra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jake Legato was a cop. And now he stalks and kills strippers. At least, that's what the police think. Fired for putting a drug dealer's confiscated cash in his pocket, Legato has become the prime suspect in the grisly murders of a string of local strippers. With his life and freedom on the line, Legato has less than two days to find the real killer before the killer finds him.
Legend of the Hour
Price: Free! Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
20 years ago the Lynchman’s Owl disappeared. Hero, villain, monster, fiend—it is undeniable the lingering effects the mysterious creature has left on the beleaguered nation, long since at odds with its own downtrodden, oppressed people. 20 years later, with ironclad airships taking to the skies and the world charged for total war beneath, his identity will be revealed at last.
Crímenes Diabólicos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: Spanish. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Un terrible caso para el agente especial del FBI Ethan Bush y el famoso exorcista padre Salas
A Lynchman's Owl
Price: Free! Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
20 years ago the Lynchman’s Owl disappeared. Hero, villain, monster, fiend—it is undeniable the lingering effects the mysterious creature has left on the beleaguered nation, long since at odds with its own downtrodden, oppressed people. 20 years later, with ironclad airships taking to the skies and the world charged for total war beneath, someone has come looking, and his identity will be at last
The Kidnapping
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jack Lord and Belle were given the job to find, and help a Mrs Landly escape from some kidnapper, that had taken her, and demanded several million dollars for her relies. Belle in her own car supplied with a tracking device, made it possible for Jack Lord to follow the car, and when he had the kidnappers address, he contacted the police, and the kidnappers were taken to long prison term.
Hard Times
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Johns are dying; it was bound to happen eventually, in a city where legal prostitution is part of the tourist industry, but not so many so fast. And if there are dead bodies in Barnstow, Jimmy Delaney isn’t far away. Can you figure it out? Read “Hard Times.” “Hard Times" is a detective story, and the 6th Jimmy Delaney story - also in Downtown Blues: Detective Jimmy Delaney Collection #2."
Devil's In The Details
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Grok had been a scout in the Border Wars for nearly twenty years. Twenty years of selling his bow and sending winged death to countless foes. Old and tired of the killing; a sheriff’s position in a sleepy country town seemed like just the thing. But the monster that Grok must defeat will require all his cunning and strength to defeat. He will win, or die trying. Running is a game for the young.
The Big Fall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016 by Metal Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jewel thief Johnny D's had a pretty sweet setup as a successful criminal who moonlights as the masked crime-fighter, the Grey Ghost. At least until someone frames Johnny D's for murder, forcing him to don the Ghost's mask and team up with the mysterious Phantom Detective to clear his own name! "The Big Fall" is an adventure in the greatest tradition of classic pulp fiction!
Killing Them Softly
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Women are dying in Barnstow. Jimmy Delaney is suspicious when his irresistible nemesis Diana hires him to solve the murders. Can he stop the killer before they strike again? Read on to see who’s “Killing Them Softly.” “Killing Them Softly" is a detective story with sci-fi elements, and the 5th Detective Jimmy Delaney story, and is also in "Downtown Blues: Detective Jimmy Delaney Collection #2."
Whosoever Believeth
You set the price! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
his dialogue driven mystery puts a spin on DNA evidence and cyber-crime that has yet to be explored. Dive into the world of manipulation and internet scandal that comes to a small Appalachian town. You'll think twice before you link a single fiber of evidence to a suspect again.
The Scent of the Crime
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Detective Jimmy Delaney finds himself involved in yet another murder. He knows something smells in Barnstow, but can he use that to find the killer? Read along and see how Jimmy sniffs out “The Scent of the Crime.” "The Scent of the Crime" is a speculative detective fiction, set slightly in the future, and is also available in “Downtown Blues: Detective Jimmy Delaney Collection #2.”
Красная борода
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: Russian. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Нуар о художнице, которая бежит от прошлого в "город грехов" и вынуждена противостоять "элите общества". Вне закона. Против течения. До конца.
Laney's Last Day
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
On his last day before retirement, Senior Sergeant Gordon 'Laney' Lane is walking the beat he used to walk. He has an appointment with death.
You Are The Ghetto
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: American English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A young ghetto dweller rips off a drug dealer, killing the dealer.. The young ghetto dweller takes the dead drug dealer's car and runs. A vicious killer is dispatched by the drug dealers. The killer tracks down the ghetto dweller. There's then a confrontation between the ghetto dweller and the killer. The young ghetto dweller has left the ghetto, but the ghetto hasn't left the ghetto dweller.
A Missing Young Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
After a hectic Halloween day with more candy than they had ever expected, eight years old Annabelle wanted to go over to one of her girlfriends, to find out what she had received.On the way back home Annabelle was kidnapped by two men. The men, Joachim and Al;ex had been well paid to kidnap Annabelle. She got hold of the men's gun, and after shooting one, the police came and arrested the two.
Park Ave (Part 4) - A Charles Splints Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Charles Splints awakened something during his time on East Ave. The city of Brooksend is being overrun by the supernatural as Splints finds himself tangled up in another bizarre case. This time the people of Brooksend aren't who they appear to be, some even showcasing special shape-shifting abilities. Does Splints have what it takes to end this case before it spreads too far?
The Marriage Swindler: A Lucien Caye short story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two women calling themselves ‘wives-in-law’ hire Private Eye Lucien Caye to find their missing husband. They unknowingly married the same man and want him found. It doesn’t take long for Lucien to discover this marriage swindler married seven women in New Orleans and is about to marry number eight. When you mix seven jilted wives with a lothario – you have a recipe for murder with Lucien Caye in t
The Nursery
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Crime
While investigating the disappearance of a girl, P.I. Arnold Cheek finds himself caught in a web of confusion and deceit, where his own actions and thoughts can’t even be trusted, and the everyday horrors of his life and his world are nothing compared to the horrors he’ll find in the Nursery.
Karala Garbha
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: Kannada. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A Kannada Detective novel about a 30-year old investigation into the past of a celebrity actress to a Coastal town is mired in mystery and Detective Vijay with his lawyer Lucy have their hands full in unravelling this suspenseful case