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Ready. Set. Psycho.
Price: Free! Words: 61,970. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"With the ferocity and black humor of a Quentin Tarantino film, this in-your-face chiller delivers lethal villains; flawed, dogged investigators; and a bevy of twists and turns." - Kirkus Reviews
Hard Landing
Price: Free! Words: 55,040. Language: Australian English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Second book in the Gary Maddox Series: Sydney private investigator Gary Maddox is asked to find a missing accountant. He doesn't expect any trouble. After all, the guy is just an bean counter. But he's dead wrong. Powerful men have dispatched a posse of thugs to kill the ledger looker. Gary is soon counting bodies and trying not to become a ugly statistic.
Rain Drops: Three Free Samples
Price: Free! Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Three free samples by #1 bestselling author, J.R. Rain, including: MOON DANCE DARK HORSE WINTER WIND
Mosaic in Red
Price: Free! Words: 98,610. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Richard Corbin is a private detective who is hired to find a wealthy socialite's runaway daughter. On the way, he will uncover a tale of exploitation and victimization, by those whom we should trust the most.
10 Dead Mexicans
You set the price! Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Book 3 of Simon Fellowes' Hollywood Trilogy - after 'Don't Breathe the Air', and 'My Name is Ferdinand' - '10 Dead Mexicans' is a hard-hitting examination of contemporary American society. Boyd Avery, a man running from his past and unsure where to find his future, finds himself caught between the Hollywood A-list and its Z-list. Tying them together - 10 Dead Mexicans. But no one knows why or how.
Big Numbers
Price: Free! Words: 73,430. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
BIG NUMBERS, an Austin Carr Mystery by Jack Getze. 1st in series. "Darkly comic, with an engaging protagonist." — T.J. MacGregor, Edgar Award winner, author of The Tango Key Mysteries.
Frankly Speaking - A Frank Rozzani Detective Novel (#1)
Price: Free! Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
A 16 year old girl has disappeared. The police believe she is a runaway. Her parents believe she has been taken and is being held against her will. When the parents enlist the services of Frank Rozzani, a former police officer turned private detective, a series of events begins to unfold that implicates a popular local pastor and the religious stronghold of the ultra-conservative community.
Not Dead Yet
Price: Free! Words: 56,720. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The first book in the Gary Maddox Series: Sydney private investigator Gary Maddox scratches out a living doing personal injuries surveillance. A mother asks him to find out who killed her drug-dealing son. The son deserved to die. But the mother deserves justice and offers Gary a lot of money. Soon he's battling drug dealers, corrupt cops, hit-men and thugs. He's well armed and not dead yet.
Skin and Blond
Series: Blond Noir. Price: Free! Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blond detective Ivy Stern tackles a missing persons case that turns to murder. There’s no evidence that the victim has been killed, but she’s gone, leaving everything behind from her cell phone to her credit cards. Everything except her bed sheets. And that’s not even mentioning the victim’s cheating ex-boyfriend, her drug habit, and her ties to the Irish mob. (Detailed synopsis in sample.)
Stateline
Price: Free! Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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...
Loose Ends - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 1
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 61,820. 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.
Dead False
Price: Free! Words: 60,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Tessellate Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A must-read for fans of noir crime fiction. A manuscript worth killing for.
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.
Noble Beginnings: A Jack Noble Thriller (Jack Noble #1)
Price: Free! Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In March of 2002, while the eyes of the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on-loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq. Jack and his partner Bear have a run-in with four CIA special agents over the treatment of an Iraqi family.
The Shrinking Nuts Case
Price: Free! Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this full length spoofy novel Jake Simon, a crude old-school private-eye that usually does divorce or lost dog work, describes a weird case. He doesn't believe in trolls, elves, magic or marriage, but that begins to change when he wakes up two-foot-six and not six-foot-two. He has a smart sexy partner and a super-rich client, but the client is missing and Jake is the number-one suspect.
The Caught
Price: Free! Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
Odd-job boy Jack Leroyson, he just don’t get it. They’re saying his screen-goddess employer’s just gone and died from a drug overdose. So how come no one’s mentioning the early morning visits of all those White House staff? How come no one’s sure when she died? Rogue CIA agent Brad Friedberg tells Jack straight; sometimes you’ve just gotta accept lies as the truth. But Jack, he just don’t get it.
Prey
Series: The Bo Jon Littlehorse P.I. series, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 52,220. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This fascinating detective on the force and a court attaché is the niece of the very-famous and inimitable P.I. Bo Jon Littlehorse. Prey Ophelia Littlehorse is one in her own right. Growing up in LA and joining the LA Police force, she tackles differing crimes...
Obama Care
Price: Free! Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Obama Care insurance companies appointed death squads who sentenced millions of Americans to an early grave by refusing to give them medical treatment. Their friends and relatives avenged them. They formed open rebellion against the government and its crony insurance companies. Soon, people were being murdered by the hundreds in their office buildings, malls, stadiums, and universities. Others wer
Programed For Murder
Price: Free! Words: 91,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A young scientist figures out how to connect DNA to silicone computers to create true artificial intelligence. A discovery worth billions. Then he's murdered and his notes disappear. As good guys and bad guys seem to switch roles, ex-PI Tommy Case, who only wants to sail off to the S. Pacific, must untangle them. All at the cost of loved ones and his dreams.
Tortured Dreams
Series: Dreams & Reality, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 83,990. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the US Marshals Serial Crimes Tracking Unit comes knocking at Aislinn Cain's door, she is given a chance to use her past to save other people's futures. A new killer is using medieval torture methods to slay his victims. She can give them a glimpse into his twisted world, but not without a cost. If she opens herself, she risks falling into the depths of her own darkness.

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