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Antenna Syndrome
By Alan Annand
Price: Free! Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
New York, 2026. In the aftermath of a terrorist A-bomb, private investigator Keith Savage searches for a kidnapped artist, the paraplegic daughter of a crime-busting politician, but tracking her down leads him to a place where her fascination with insects collides with his fears.
Always One
By J.J. Abbott
Series: The Led Sinclair Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,690. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private detective Louis Edward "Led" Sinclair investigates the murder of a wealthy old man and uncovers a web of intrigue involving neo-Nazis intent on starting a race war.
Lo que ocultan las máscaras
By pablo blaya
Price: Free! Words: 32,570. Language: Spanish. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Lo que ocultan las máscaras es una novela corta, viene a ser una parodia de las novelas de detectives. Acompaña a Tim en sus aventuras por la ciudad, si quieres pasar un buen rato.
The Caught
By Jon Jacks
Price: Free! Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
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.
Obama Care
By Jason Scimitar
Price: Free! Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(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
Scrambled Hard-Boiled
By E.R. White, Jr.
Price: Free! Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Mickey Spillane meets the Canterbury Tales. When you need to hire a bastard to get the job done, contact Jay Dafoe, private investigator. He’s in the Yellow Pages. Dafoe is an unscrupulous, greedy, profane man. His only redeeming feature is that he’s brutally honest both about his amoral nature and in his sardonic observations of the dark side of the world he has embraced. Nothing is sacred.
Murder by the Clock
By Sabena Stone
You set the price! Words: 63,780. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012 by Taylor Michaels. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Murder is a crime the small town hasn't seen in over twenty years and solving it is up to Rachel Christie, a struggling private detective. It's a case no one wants solved. A case she must solve or return to a life which gave her nightmares. Rachel survives threats from the Sheriff, anonymous threats on her life and an attempt to kill her before facing the murderer's gun. A stand-alone mystery.
The Second Bat Guano War
By J.M. Porup
Price: Free! Words: 100,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?
Angel Eyes
By J. G. Curtiss
Price: Free! Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
(reedited 11/14/'13) Larger-than-life PI Jack Slamm works in the dark places of a crumbling, U. S. city as he struggles to solve a pair of bizarre mysteries involving a cast of bizarre characters.
A Reason to Live
By Matthew Iden
Price: Free! Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the late nineties, a bad cop killed a good woman and homicide detective Marty Singer watched the murderer walk out of the courtroom a free man. Twelve years later, the victim's daughter is the target and needs Marty's help. With a second shot at the killer--and a first chance at redemption--Marty's just found A Reason to Live.
The Bill Travis Mysteries Sampler
By George Wier
Price: Free! Words: 124,290. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Includes the complete text of The Last Call and excerpts from Capitol Offense, Longnecks & Twisted Hearts, The Devil To Pay, Death On The Pedernales, Slow Falling, Caddo Cold, and Arrowmoon, along with Author's Notes, short stories, and an essay.
Resolution: Events In The Life Of A Man Called Rez
By O.L. Colter
Price: Free! Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(2.00 from 1 review)
I am excited to finally have a review! I have gone back to read the book myself and felt the first quarter dragged and went nowhere. It's very helpful to know that someone else felt the same way. So many times I told myself to cut from the front end, especially chapter five, but never did. One of my writing goals is not to waste language and with book 2 almost done, I promise it won't happen again
Fatal Philosophy
By David Alkek
Price: Free! Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A series of murders of prominent citizens rock Dallas. Detective Jason Colbert receives a coded message which ultimately leads him to the philosophy club and psychologist Doris Goodman. The motive for the murders eludes Jason and the reader is led through the twisted philosophy of the murderer to the next victim.
Vengeance
By Donald Phillips
Price: Free! Words: 100,270. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
As a law officer you watch it all from a distance. But what happens when it gets personal? What happens when its your family dying? John MacAllister had been a CID inspector for nearly twenty years and thought he had seen it all. He had too, but not through the eyes of a victim. This time it was personal with his own family involved. He discovered he too had a dark side. Set In Bristol, England.
The Electra File
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jay Leicester, P.I., is hired to find a missing sailboat which is eventually found scuttled offshore with the bodies of two individuals associated with the new gaming industry in Biloxi, Mississippi. After another killing, this of a mayoral candidate who openly opposed the gambling industry, much suspicion is directed towards casino officials. Leicester's mandate: Solve the case or die trying.
Blind Overlook
By JC Simmons
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Blind Overlook (FULL VERSION): A beautiful, enigmatic young woman who owns an art gallery in New Orleans hires Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester") to travel to Maine where a body has been found fitting the description of her brother. Delving into this situation leads Leicester straight into a confrontation with the most powerful Mafia figure in the United States and many suspicious locals.
Sins of a Nation
By Don McGraw
Price: Free! Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The presidential race is deadlocked--until murder tips the scale. Now Janelle Harcourt, an ambitious young attorney, finds evidence connecting the Presidential front-runner to the crime. Determined to bring justice,she embarks on a twisting trail of discovery that leads to three of the nation’s most powerful political figures. A trio intent on keeping her silent by whatever means possible.
The Lost Girls
By Jason Halstead
Series: The Lost Girls, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The only thing hotter than the summers in Phoenix is the temper of a police detective who can’t figure out why young girls keep disappearing. Katalina Wimple is that detective. Her obsession with the missing girls makes her the best person for the job, but it also serves as a refuge from the problems in her own life.
A Witness Above (Frank Pavlicek series #1)
By Andy Straka
Series: Frank Pavlicek, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 71,580. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Former homicide detective Frank Pavlicek is hunting with his red-tailed hawk when he finds it. A teenage boy’s body–barely concealed behind a pile of brush in a part of the forest Frank recently visited with his daughter, Nicole-with evidence linking to her. Days later, Nicole is in jail for murder. His past is coming back to haunt him. And his reputation–and life–are on the line…
Dreamcast
By Paul Telegdi
Price: Free! Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In Dreamcast, Travis, an art-student, dreams of his ex-girlfriend’s murder, and the next day discovers the nightmare to be true. In police interview, he confesses the dream and is arrested for exact knowledge of the crime. With the help of a psychologist, he finds that he has paranormal abilities and uses them manipulate the police to trap the real killer.