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Cry Quietly by Christopher Scott Thompson
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 by Дмитрий Буддо
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 by Manuela
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 by Philip Craig Robotham
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.
Pirate Cay by P X Duke
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. 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 Zelda, 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.
Football Mambo by Peter Tonkin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When down-at-heel Adelaide private detective Bruce Bilger accepts a curious but seemingly trivial case from a local Australian Rules football club, the Centralian Galahs, he has no inkling of the bizarre and perilous circumstances into which he is about to be plunged. Will his survival instinct and street wisdom make up for his lack of social graces, and will his curiosity ultimately kill him or
They Called Her The Gungirl (Lucien Caye short story) by O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
September, 1947. A young brunette with dark brown eyes stands shivering in the rain, a pretty blonde poses in a bikini. There is also a desperate boyfriend and a murdered doctor – all drawing New Orleans Private Eye Lucien Caye into a case that may end with the first woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair.
Ring-A-Ring O'Roses (Rose Red Rhymes #1): A Crime Thriller Short Story by Saffina Desforges
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
From SAFFINA DESFORGES, international best-selling British author of Sugar & Spice, Anca's Story and the Rose Red crime thriller series (Snow White, Rapunzel), comes ROSE RED RHYMES, a collection of crime thriller short stories featuring the Rose Red cast, based on traditional nursery rhymes.
Murder on a Honeymoon by Clark Graham
Series: Jack Warden, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jack Warden was looking forward to his wedding and honeymoon on what he thought was a quiet Caribbean Island. When he arrives he finds that the Priest who was going to officiate at the marriage has been kidnapped and suddenly he is in the middle of a full gang war.
Still Bleeding (A Jack Nightingale Short Story) by Stephen Leather
Series: Jack Nightingale Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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.
Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth by John Paul Wohlscheid
Series: Benny Cahill, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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.
Assassinio al "3x2": delitti di provincia 6 by Annarita Coriasco
Series: Delitti di provincia, Book 6. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: Italian. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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.
Home-A Charles "The Solver" Splints Case by D.e.e.L
Series: Charles "The Solver" Splints. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 1 review)
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!
The Right Idea by William Mangieri
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jimmy left the force and became a private eye, he expected to be living the life of Riley. A few months later, and the dust still hasn't had time to settle from the Preiss and Simms murders, but Jimmy's ongoing divorce swallowed his imagined riches. What would Jimmy do without the city's thriving blackmail industry? "The Right Idea" is a detective story with sci-fi elements.
The Case of the Sinister Senator by K.G. McAbee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(5.00 from 1 review)
In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
Stain: Dead & Gone by Postmortem Studios
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Stain is your stereotypical washed-up cop. He's good for nothing, surfing a life of indolence and drunkenness on past glories until he can get to retirement. Then, weirdly, he gets given a serious and important case and may have to reassess his life and career.
Banton: Killer Confidence by D.e.e.L
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
These events take place before Banton: The Crime of Cavalere. Banton lives a life of luxury with the wealth left to him by his deceased parents. He lives with a butler by the name of Jenkins and has a girlfriend by the name of Mary Ann. In his spare time he works as a detective of sorts.
Naughty and Nice by Kevin J Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban(4.00 from 1 review)
Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. finds himself tackling a bizarre Christmas case when Santa Claus himself becomes a client, hiring Dan to recover some very precious stolen North Pole property. If you like werewolves, vampires, evil elves, zombies, as well as a lot of belly laughs, curl up with this story and some eggnog.
Holiday Fear by Kevin Taggart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Christmas! It's the most wonderful time of the year.Don't tell that to Detectives Bob Johnson and Robert Wilson who are investigating three brutal murders in as many weeks.