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Whosoever Believeth
You set the price! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
his dialogue driven mystery puts a spin on DNA evidence and cyber-crime that has yet to be explored. Dive into the world of manipulation and internet scandal that comes to a small Appalachian town. You'll think twice before you link a single fiber of evidence to a suspect again.
Laney's Last Day
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
On his last day before retirement, Senior Sergeant Gordon 'Laney' Lane is walking the beat he used to walk. He has an appointment with death.
The Nursery
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Crime
While investigating the disappearance of a girl, P.I. Arnold Cheek finds himself caught in a web of confusion and deceit, where his own actions and thoughts can’t even be trusted, and the everyday horrors of his life and his world are nothing compared to the horrors he’ll find in the Nursery.
Mysterious Blood Relatives (Part III of Obscure Blood)
Price: Free! Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Lawman Octa is supposed to hunt down criminals to face justice. Instead, he has embarked on a quest to take justice into his own hands by finding and killing his own brother, Juan. Ever since Juan murdered Octa’s wife and disappeared, Octa has been in the grips of a deadly obsession with revenge.
Mysterios Bood Relatives: Hard-boiled and Noir-esque
Price: Free! Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This mystery/thriller plot will make your blood run cold. It is a must-read plot. Obscure Blood series is getting darker than its beginning. Detective Octa grows more vigorous and deadly in each chapters.
East Ave (A Charles Splints Case)
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
A note is left at the door by quick footsteps containing an address. Splints follows it to learn there's more than just crime bosses and thieves in Brooksend, but the supernatural as well.
The Vandal's Shadow
Price: Free! Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When an unknown substance on a public sundial is thought to be evidence of foul play, Detective Wyatt Kask is called in by the police to help determine the nature of the crime. Over the course of the night, Kask and the Sheriff of Wellington are pulled into a bizarre labyrinth of industrial espionage.
Mr. Nobody
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Meet, Harvey Valentine. A tough as nails, top-notch, Private Dick that doesn’t take sh#t! Based on the Harvey Valentine Novels. Each adventure is fast moving, hard-hitting, and punches you right in the chops with excitement!
Dead Reckoning: A Sam Hill Hard-Boiled Short # 13
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
SAM HILL is a wise-cracking hard-boiled private investigator told in the first person by outstanding author of crime fiction, R. Archer. The author is a noted, best-selling author of Kindle Short Reads.
Arsenic and Old Lace
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 6. Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Mary Bell and her husband Henry lived in a cottage nestled in the woods during the late 1800’s. They were a very happy couple until the day they lost their only child Mabel to tuberculosis. It really hit them both hard which turned their whole world upside down. Henry started drinking pretty heavily and paying less attention to his wife’s needs.
INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY (Cold Case: Commander Adam S. Appel)
Price: Free! Words: 15,690. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a Special Investigation Unit reopens the cold case of an eccentric but brilliant space explorer, mysteriously lost 10 years earlier on a top secret mission in deep space to survey post-Earth sites for colonization, readers are selected as designated investigators and directed to serve the investigation unconditionally by posting their input at a dedicated web site to solve the case.
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.
The Little Piggies
Price: Free! Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A hard-boiled Hispanic detective tries to track down a serial killer, who has a penchant for murdering divorced couples.
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: 18,410. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
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: 6,820. 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.
Hard Up! A Tale of Champion City
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In Hard Up! A Tale of Champion City, the first story in J. Walt Layne’s From the Pen of…, a man with no name and a monkey on his back roll into Champion City in the wee hours. There's no rest for a man in trouble with the mob. Personal demons and dead bodies revisit a man hard up and down on his luck.
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.
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.
The Disintegration of Dragons, Part 1: A Death in Vastervik
Price: Free! Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Golem War is over. One year to the date of final victory over the automaton armies of an evil wizard sect, the kingdom states of the Third Continent gather in the human kingdom of Vastervik to party. The guests of honor are all of the known surviving members of the 19th Legion (popularly known as the Dragon Legion), the military unit that ended the Golem War.

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