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Goose City Unhappily Ever After
Price: Free! Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Who killed Gareth T. Giant and stole his golden harp? How does this lead to a very dark secret about Dame Trot? Who kidnapped Detective Jackson Horner's mother? How will solving the Jill Dobb case rock Goose City? Visit Goose City and see the sights, but stay for the secrets that will surface in this exciting tale.
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
Lucky Corpse
Price: Free! Words: 36,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The toast of 1942 Hollywood is the newly crowned Heavyweight Champ, Lucky Lawson. He's got it all, the belt, the babe, and a baffling crime scene in a seedy hotel. When the champ's death is ruled a suicide, his widow turns to detective Frank Frost to set the record straight and find the killer, without the killer finding him first.
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.
Shakespeare on the Roof
Price: Free! Words: 39,580. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Shakespeare on the Roof is the first of the famous Jack Hamma action adventure novels. With satire and wry humour our indomitable hero struggles through the red tape and endemic cock-ups of a top secret, military operation. Full of action, but sugar coated with Jacks signature throw away lines, the book is a hard to put down, thunderingly good read.
The Architect of Regret
Price: Free! Words: 26,970. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Abner Fain, the lead detective of New Zune is not a man of justice or in-justice. Besides having the good guys title he was definitely not a role model. Usually, he is on the hunt, not to save the day but to psychologically understand the villain.
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.
Crime Fiction: Private Eye Thriller
Price: Free! Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(8 RED HOT MYSTERIES STORIES + 3 More MYSTERIES = 11 or 601 words over 430 pages Limited Time) Make way for 8 IRRESISTIBLE, Private Eye Thrillers… This 8 BOOK BOXED SET Randall Stone Bundle brings you plenty of murders, robbery, kidnapping and everything in between! The perfect boxed set for anyone who enjoys crime thrillers, mystery books and, of course, murder mysteries
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
(4.33 from 3 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...
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: 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.
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.

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