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Switch - Book One of the Janek Series
Series: Janek Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Frank Janek immediately knows that he has entered the realm of a lethal madness. Middle-aged, divorced, a man centered solely on his work, Janek is practiced in piercing the minds of the criminals he pursues. In the absence of clues from the killer, he has only the awful symmetry of the crime to work with, only his own finely honed intuition.
Gypsy in the Moonlight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
This work of historical noir fiction is set on the island of Trinidad during World War II. As stealthy Nazi U-boats try to reach the ports of Latin America, Trinidad becomes a vital outpost in the British and American effort to head them off. But as the days grow hotter and the nights grow longer lying in wait for those Nazi ships, restlessness turns to mischief, and mischief turns to murder.
Black Jack Justice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It was a simple enough case, but don't they always start out that way? When a pair of His and Hers private detectives get involved, the sparks start to fly and the blood begins to spill in earnest. With every shot that’s fired, the hole digs a little deeper, and the list of people our sparring shamuses can trust gets shorter and shorter.
Entry Denied
Series: Detective's Shadow, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,800. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Kerr and Rachael start investigating a daughter’s suspicions about the death of her father it looks like they finally have a straightforward case. It doesn’t last as an anonymous tip off leads a husband to ask them to look into the seemingly unconnected disappearance of his wife. Is it meant to distract them from their original case or is someone trying to help them by connecting the events?
Charles Boeckman Presents: Judson and Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Judson, a tightly wound trouble prone reporter and Gardner, a rather laidback, subtly ingenious investigator, make the perfect pair to pull unwilling skeletons from closets and dig up murder, corruption, and crime. Death and mystery haunt this unlikely pair of adventurous crime solvers in Charles Boeckman Presents Judson and Gardner.
Room At The Inn
Series: The Jeff Resnick Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jeff and Maggie head to a Vermont inn for a working vacation, but when a guest is murdered, they must use all their wits to bring a ruthless killer to justice.
da nuts
Series: Harry Mickey Shorts Mysteries. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
da nuts, as seen through the eyes of Harry Mickey Shorts, street-smart private investigator, gives the reader a feel for what goes on in the world of internet and live poker, both upfront and behind the scenes. Elements of humor, suspense and surprise twist and turn throughout.
Charles Boeckman Presents Johnny Nickle: Trouble Follows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charles Boeckman's Johnny Nickel returns to a familiar groove in a new adventure involving maidens, mobsters, and music in a situation that could lead to a permanent premature curtain call for our hero with the horn! Because, if there's one thing you should know by now, wherever Johnny Nickel goes…Trouble Follows!
Rescue From Planet Pleasure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Felix Gomez, detective-vampire, jumps into an adventure too big for planet Earth! He’s got to rescue the hyper-sexual vampire Carmen Arellano from the clutches of ruthless warrior aliens who need her to regain their mojo before they die out.
The Legacy of the Assassin
Series: The Assassin Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 62,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The final book in the Assassin Trilogy, “The Legacy of the Assassin”, takes crime-fiction fans into the life of Theo Gresco, a man devoid of emotion whose sole purpose is to eliminate another human having been deemed obsolete. However, the assassin, an enemy of the state, now becomes a target of the crime family who employed him. A regrettable mistake; but for who?
Dead In Red
Series: The Jeff Resnick Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,260. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a bartender at Jeff Resnick’s favorite tavern is murdered, psychic visions of a sparkling red high-heeled shoe and bloody hands linger in his mind--and hit too close to home. When Jeff’s brother Richard last helped him with an investigation, it nearly cost him his life. Still, Richard is determined to tag along as Jeff is drawn into the seamy world of fetishes an drag queens.
Golems, Goons and Cold Stone Bitches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
One of the most original detective characters ever created returns for his second adventure! Nikki Nelson- Hicks' Jake Istenhegyi, the Accidental Detective, returns for a new adventure in the Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series- GOLEMS, GOONS, AND COLD STONE BITCHES!
Definitions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
DEA agent Kent Baker, a loose cannon on an extensive leave of abscence, stops to help a beautiful woman being beaten on the edge of an interstate highway. Coming to the rescue of the lady seemed like a good idea except that afterwards people began getting murdered in nasty ways. Baker is forced to find out who is perpetrating the butchery...and way...
Blood on Hampton Beach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Dan Marlowe stumbles across the body of Hampton Beach’s premier landlord, he unexpectedly finds himself facing death from a cast of suspects who don’t have any qualms about using him for pistol-whipping practice or inviting him to a cookout where he could end up the toasted marshmallow. Dan must find the woman’s killer—and fast. Before a Hampton police detective hangs her murder on Dan.
Fatal Flaws
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,890. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Officer Krite had all but given up hope finding the killers of his wife and two children, until a message, delivered anonymously to his cell phone, points him in a new direction. A message that re-ignites his determination to find those responsible for the massacre of his family... but at what cost?
When You Run with Wolves
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Kidnap, robbery, bombs and guns. Then it all went wrong... Jack Trichaud only wanted a quiet life in small town Ohio. But when you’re in possession of a million dollars from a bank robbery gone wrong, life is anything but quiet. Government Agents to the left, violent White Power thugs to the right, Jack is going to need every trick up his sleeve to get out of this and keep his blood on the inside.
The Underground Lady
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A small airplane mysteriously disappears in the dense piney woods of Mississippi. The pilot, a young widow named Hadley Welch is the lone occupant. Now, 25 years later, her daughter hires Aviation Consultant, Jay Leicester, to investigate. Jealously, revenge, and murder with colorful and deadly characters, all heading toward one climatic question: What happened to Hadley Welch and her airplane?
The Scorned (A Private Detective Mystery Series of crime mystery novels Book 3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Matt Blake heartless old banker is shot trying to stop a woman robber. Before security guards could stop her, she rushes to an elevator with the money she just robbed. Of course, security guards are waiting for her on the upper floor. However, the woman mysteriously disappears on her way there. Private Eye Alex French has three days to find the mysterious lady to ensure evil does not go unpunished
Honeymoon Hotel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Determined to find out who’s behind the movement to drive local business owners off the beach, Dan Marlowe embarks on a hunt that leads him down a trail riddled with arson and violence. Just as he’s closing in on the truth a sinister figure appears. The more Dan investigates, the more he finds at stake, and every way he turns, he ends up back at the same dark, dangerous place—the Honeymoon Hotel.
Dirt: A Crime Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Before body cams, cell phones, velcro, mobile data computers and night vision- cops still chased women and bad guys. They loved and hated. They passed judgement. They tried to do the right thing, but sometimes ended up doing the wrong thing. It's a job that is supposed to be black and white, but it's not. It eats you alive from the inside out. Police Noir at it's brutal, bloody best.