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Once Upon A Wish : Book One
Price: Free! Words: 20,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015 by Trellis Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two illegal immigrants from Mexico struggle to earn a living in California until they become hit men. When they accidentally kill a beautiful young woman during a hit, their lives spiral downward into guilt, fear and loneliness in this character study of male alienation.
Daughters
Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An urban vigilante and a mysterious young woman decide someone's gotten away with murder just a little too long.
Stateline
Price: Free! Words: 93,640. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cancel the wedding–the groom is dead. When a tycoon’s son is murdered the night before his wedding, the enraged and grief- stricken father offers investigator Dan Reno (that’s Reno, as in no problemo) a life-changing bounty to find the killer. Reno, nearly broke, figures he’s finally landed in the right place at the right time. It’s a nice thought, but then...
Death of a Blood
Price: Free! Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An old friend is dead. It looks like an accident, but there's a lot of money involved and some new faces in town. T.K. and Sunny aren't sure what that means, but it doesn't mean they won't find out. The Ghostcatcher and his lady start turning over stones, but what they find may mean another body or two.
Loose Ends - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 1
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a young girl is kidnapped, street-smart but damaged San Francisco ex-cop California "Cal" Corwin is engaged to find and rescue her before murder raises the stakes. As a straightforward case takes unexpected twists, Cal must quell a growing fear that an anguished mother may never see her child again. Cal struggles to tie up loose ends before evil claims its next victim.
Heart on the Devil's Sleeve (Miki Radicci Book 7)
Series: Miki Radicci. You set the price! Words: 44,300. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Trash Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
In the seventh book of M.E. Purfield's urban noir series, Miki Radicci tries to make sense of a string of murders while wading through the lies and myths of her crime-ridden family.
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.
Courage Begins: A Ray Courage Mystery Novella
Price: Free! Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former college professor Ray Courage starts a new career as a private investigator and tries to crack an unsolved murder for an insurance company.
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.
A Girl Close to Death (Miki Radicci Book 6/Tenebrous Chronicles)
Series: Miki Radicci. You set the price! Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by Trash Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
While searching for a homeless girl, teen psychic Miki Radicci discovers a plan to rid the world of evil being executed by an old enemy thought to be long gone.
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.
The Collector
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Urban Fantasy Done Right!" "Like a gritty Sam Spade dropped into a really good X-Files episode" In Badhorn, weird is normal. So when Detective Raymond Montgomery and his partner, Wally, find a grisly murder victim with a monster movie fetish, it's just another day at the office, until they notice a few things are missing from the victim's collection...namely the monsters.
Ask Not For Whom The Panther Prowls
You set the price! Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In this short novella, Dr. Sharpe swears to “go straight” and stick to academic pursuits. He is dragged into a series of polite poisonings after a student in his 'Physics for Poets' class dies of an apparent heart attack. Someone is slowly knocking off the undergraduates and the only common feature of the victims seems to be their involvement in an on-line English course. Is it?
Diabla Meets Big Ju Ju
Price: Free! Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Henri is an eleven year old boy trying to become a man. Ricky and Dee want to help, but Big Ju Ju, a treacherous gang leader stands in their way. While the two PI's try to sort out their love lives, danger, murder, and a hideous disease threaten to schedule a meeting at the graveyard. And attendance is mandatory.
Maddog 1 The Begining
Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Maddog 1 is a fascinating detective story. Involving murder, sex, interwoven with mystery and suspense. It will keep you reading until your eyelids grow heavy. The action takes place on the mean streets of New York City. The main character is New York City’s most violent private investigator Mike Murdock. Mike through his early life experience is enraged against crime.
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.
Diabla meets Abaddon
Price: Free! Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Diabla is tough. She thinks she's seen everything, but that doesn't include Abaddon. He's on a mission from God, and that mission includes murder. Two women are dead, defiled beyong imagination. If she's not careful, she'll be the third. She Ricky set out on an investigation that disgusts them as it unfolds. Unfortunately, they're the only ones who have a clear shot at bringing a psycho to justic
Slow Fall
Price: Free! Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Slow Fall is a mystery in The Wekiwa County series. An ex-Miami cop returns to rural Florida to bury his father, an apparent suicide. Troubled by the circumstances of his father's death, he is drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue involving sleazy televangelists, drug runners, and corruption. A secret past connects the threads in a startling climax of greed, ambition, incest and death.
The Big Exoneration
You set the price! Words: 51,460. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cleverly inventive time travel, kids meet gangsters, novel and a great use of historical setting taking the reader back to noir Los Angeles of the 1930s. Don’t know the slang of the 1930s? Don’t worry. The author ingeniously works through that. A fun read for all ages, even adults who enjoy a good noir mystery. Publishers Weekly Reviewer
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.