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The Shrinking Nuts Case
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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.
A Dangerous Shelter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Late for work again, Lou Calvino receives an ominous warning from his boss, Jack Walensky, chief editor of the Westridge Tribune. Walensky gives Lou an ultimatum, find a hard-hitting story or his twenty-five-year career as an investigative journalist is history. To Lou, his life is already over.
Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
For Mr Elbow, his work is his play, and his play his work. Luckily—for most—play doesn’t involve cooking human beings alive. That’s what makes Mr Elbow so unique. And so deadly. A story of possession, and farce. Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
Taking Care of the Neighbours
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Series: Bradshaw. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. Three dead bodies. A pair of rookie officers. One crime-solving genius. But can they find the killer? A puzzling story of pent-up anger and fury at last unleashed. Taking Care of the Neighbours: a Bradshaw short story.
Case Number One
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Series: Bradshaw. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. A coat hanger. An electrical socket. A dead body. What did a pair of jaded detectives fail to spot? A spell-binding tale of jealousy, ruthlessness and crime-solving genius. Case Number One: a Bradshaw short story.
Lamping the Lunk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. The City calls to Bradshaw. It always has. And now it holds him in its clutches. Will he ever escape again? A story of dark pasts and darker futures. Lamping the Lunk: A Bradshaw Short Story.
Alley of Betrayal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a ghost from his past walks into the bank, Leonard Marten, a mild-mannered bank employee trembled with fury. The ghost, a man released early from prison, was convicted five years ago for a heinous crime against Leonard’s wife. Frustrated with the flawed justice system, Leonard seizes this long awaited circumstance to exact his retaliation.
Exit Plan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Steven Langford, a twenty-two year-old American, lives a bohemian lifestyle with a promiscuous Thai teenage girl, Isaree. When Isaree quits her trivial job in Bangkok to return to her hometown, Steven, not willing to risk losing her, decides to go with her. There trouble arises when he meets, Andrew, a fellow farang who is overtly cold toward him.
Missouri Loves Company
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Series: Rip Lane, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former U.S. marshal Rip Lane is traveling through Missouri when he picks up a female hitchhiker in his motor home. The woman is being pursued by the Mob. When the criminals come after Rip he seeks his revenge.
My Blood Runs Cold - Part One: Lost Souls
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former lawman turned gun-for-hire Rock Dylan is a man haunted by a terrible past and troubled by a bleak future. But when the most unusual customer he's encountered yet gives him her business, the investigation of one man's murder may lead to all out war -- and the loss of everyone Rock has ever cared about.
Deep Six
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Maryland lawyer, Stephanie Ann “Sam” McRae, is strapped for cash, when an old college friend asks her to help a citizens group fight a controversial development. Though loathe to take a zoning case, Sam is persuaded by the unusually high retainer, but the matter becomes personal when Sam finds Linda murdered. The search for Linda's murderer puts Sam's own life in danger.
Mr Doom & the Black: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Mr Doom plots how to take care of the Psychopathic Social Network: The network which he built. And, now, must destroy. A story of blood, and justice. Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Yakuza Territory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,130. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A detective with no way out. A telepath with something to prove. Struggling to survive the night, one private eye must rely on his wits to solve a mystery where he's outnumbered, outgunned, and trapped inside a police station with a soulless killing machine.
Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A scientist: Dr Rain performs experiments. But he knows only one piece of work will stand the test of time: The Gutter. A horrific story of capture, and betrayal. Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Housework has never come easily to Mrs Dream. Thankfully, though, other things do . . . Unfortunately she can never speak of them. Because it would mean death. A story of repressed desires and horrific secrets well kept. Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 20 mins.
The Empanada Affair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Detective Roger Bowman is hired to solve a murder that occurred a month previously in Salta, Argentina. Most of the action takes place in Northwest Argentina. The local police seem to have given up on this case. Bowman and his client, who is being followed by a mysterious man, travel to Salta to make their own investigation. There’s plenty of action, romance, and an interesting locale.
The Rogue Element
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide detective Scott Priest had never considered himself to be anything more than an average, hardworking cop who did his best to uphold the Priest family lineage of average, hardworking cops. But that simple little notion is about to be put to the ultimate test when a routine murder investigation sheds an unwelcome light on rampant corruption within his unit - corruption he is tasked to stop.
Ticket To Shadowland: From The Case Files Of Tom Hale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When a beautiful but troubled woman appears at his office door in December 1941, San Francisco detective Tom Hale doesn’t believe her story. But when the woman is strangled within hours of hiring Hale, he plunges into a rat race of murder and espionage. Hassled by Naval Intelligence and the FBI, Hale must track down a shadowy killer who is always one step ahead—leaving corpses in his wake.
Charles Boeckman Presents: The Coldest Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Pulp Author Charles Boeckman gifted the Pulp world with many characters of all types that deserved to live beyond the stories that birthed them. And Author R. P. Steeves has written a tale based on Mr. Boeckman’s work that is the first Pro Se Single Shot in the Boeckman imprint- The Coldest Case!