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Lost Paradise
Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Jim and Allie end up investigating a double homicide while vacationing on an island resort paradise owned by a venture capitalist Jim once cleared of a murder charge. Fourth in the Jim Nash adventure series.
Crashing Through Mirrors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bass guitarist Bern Aldershot would rather forget the night he was brutally attacked in a dark Los Angeles parking lot and his treasured '65 Rickenbacker stolen. Figuring he'll forget the trauma with time, Bern avoids the papparazzi by not reporting the crime or saying anything to anyone. But that backfires when three months later depression has him looking down the barrel of his own rifle.
The Sweatergeist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Meet Archie Bleecker, the fingerless detective. He earns his keep by solving New York’s most irrelevant cases. When a rich man hires him to investigate the case of a sweater that won’t stay put, Bleecker’s got more than mystery on his hands. Part ghost story, part private eye yarn, this short story first appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine.
Original Parts
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Homicide detectives Nate Leeman and Penny Segel investigate the murders of several people who were killed for their artificial body parts. They suspect the killer is selling the stolen body parts on the black market. Det. Leeman objects to the use of artificial body parts in humans, and his beliefs jeopardize his job and his safety during the investigation.
Greetings from Key West
Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Allie manages to talk Jim into a vacation in the Keys, where trouble finds them once again when they cross paths with a woman and her little girl being harassed by the locals. It’s not long before Zelda’s tracking abilities are called upon to restore things as they should be. Third in the Jim Nash adventure series.
The Disintegration of Dragons, Part 1: A Death in Vastervik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Golem War is over. One year to the date of final victory over the automaton armies of an evil wizard sect, the kingdom states of the Third Continent gather in the human kingdom of Vastervik to party. The guests of honor are all of the known surviving members of the 19th Legion (popularly known as the Dragon Legion), the military unit that ended the Golem War.
Thrill Kill Jill
Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired detective Jim Nash is headed for a much-needed vacation with the two favorite women in his life. When he pulls off the highway into a rest stop, his girlfriend disappears without leaving a trace. Left to his own devices when the local PD refuses to let him file a missing persons report, Nash pulls out all the stops in his attempt to find the missing woman all by himself. Jim Nash #2.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: The Case of Mrs. Weldon
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Follow Siren through a case she thought would be straight forward - follow a man’s wife and prove she is cheating on him. But Siren soon finds out that all is far from simple and straightforward. There is more than meets the eye to the adulterous Mrs. Weldon & Siren soon finds herself struggling to know which side she is on &, more importantly, how on earth she is going to get paid.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Hunting the Priest Killer
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the priest known as Patrick was found murdered so close to Easter Sunday, Siren swore she would avenge his death and find his killer. Whoever was stupid enough to kill a priest, clearly didn’t know he was Siren’s priest too. Taking on the gangs on the underworld, she won't stop until she has found who was responsible for murdering the only person that never wanted anything from her.
Student Body: A Hope Sze Novella, with Bonus Radio Drama: No Air
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Student Body After facing down three murderers, Dr. Hope Sze comes face-to-face with a sociopath who escapes the criminal justice system. For the first time, in this 10,000-word novella, that sociopath gets to speak. Read Student Body after the novel Terminally Ill, or face the consequences. Bonus radio drama: No Air "Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character." --Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
Huntig.u
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A discovery of a weird web-site and efforts to figure out who and why created it put a halt to the life of an entire country. Determination to get down to the bottom of this secret brings one of the characters to a remote African country. Lives of many people are at stake; who is going to cast light on the mysterious web-site: a congressman, a police officer, or a little boy?
Murder at the Rendezvous
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Los Angeles, 1934. The LA Angels had a great pennant winning season last year, and this one's shaping up to be an even better one. Hank Miller, P.I. had a bad season, and this one's shaping up to be even worse. One sunny spring morning however Hank gets a letter that leads to a case that leads to a murder and a rendezvous with a dame holding a smoking gun...
The Celestial Op
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A nod -- and a wink -- to Dashiell Hammett. A nameless operative for the Celestial Detective agency investigates a crime scene.
Cry Quietly
Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A desperate man seeking his own destruction meets a woman whose inner darkness dwarfs his own and falls instantly, fatally in love. A short crime story in the classic noir style set in the mysterious city of Nottamun. For those who like their crime fiction hardboiled, violent and bleak.
Корпоративные тайны
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: Russian. Published: April 19, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Основано на реальных событиях. Текст составлен по записям дневников автора. Подвергнут сюжетной корректировке. Фамилии, имена, названия изменены. В «Корпоративных тайнах» читатель приоткрывает для себя реальные механизмы решения крупным региональным холдингом своих повседневных проблем через субъективное восприятие ситуации главным героем. Руководство ошибочно обвиняет главного героя в неблаг
Murder in D-Minor
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A man with an ugly past is asked to do one last task to clear an old blood debt. But you can´t wash away blood with more blood; you can't bury the past, but it may just bury you...
FN003 An Ephemeral Deal
Series: Tony Wells and Claire Templeton Fantasy Noir, Episode 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Things are slow at the office of Tony Wells, Private Eye, when Claire Templeton turns up with a business proposition. Someone is trying to kidnap her and Tony finds himself once more plunged into the intrigues of the fae courts. The squabbles of the faery realm easily impact the mortal realm and, with Claire’s life on the line, Tony must sort through all the double dealings on his own.
Genetic Kiss (Tenebrous Chronicles)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Trash Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Gray Delisle (Miki Radicci Series) has seen many strange things while working as a psychic for Elite and with Miki Radicci, but none more stranger than what his son Justin goes through at night. A bad man abuses Justin, but no one can see him. Except for Justin. In his dreams.
Pirate Cay
Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retired Detective Jim Nash is headed for a long-awaited vacation in the Florida Keys when he checks his messages and discovers that an old flame needs his help. After a brief consult with the new woman in his life, Jim heads west to Panama Cay where he becomes embroiled in the rough seas and rocky shores of drugs, guns and money. First in the Jim Nash adventure series.
Quantum Mortis: Gravity Kills
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Castalia House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When an alien ambassador is found dead in orbit while returning to his home planet in the company of mercenaries from Wardogs Incorporated, suspicions are naturally aroused. But when Chief Warrant Officer Graven Tower, MCID-XAR, arrives at the scene of the crime, another question is soon raised: are MCID's dynamic investigation methods compatible with thinly armored spaceship hulls?