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The Dame Did It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pro Se Productions presents a collection of new stories wrapped in the shadows of Noir and definitely Hard Boiled with a feminine touch. Authors Joel Jenkins, Christofer Nigro, Shannon Muir, and Percival Constantine deliver two-fisted, gun shooting hard core action in these blood-soaked pages, and each tale revolves around a woman.
Devolution: A Sam Jameson Espionage and Suspense Thriller
Series: Devolution: A Sam Jameson Espionage and Suspense Thriller Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,930. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon When an elderly priest suspected of espionage is found murdered, a brilliant, brash, ballsy, and beautiful spy catcher named Samantha Jameson joins the investigation. Her world quickly spins out of control when a shadowy organization kidnaps her lover.
Buzz Kill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,380. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Sandeen agrees to look into the mysterious disappearance of Phillip 'Buzz' Holland, he doesn't expect to confront members of a criminal conspiracy who will do anything to keep their secrets hidden.
Some People Die Quick
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Pristine offshore islands, coastlines ruined by casino hotels, and Gulf of Mexico waters is the setting for intrigue, horror, and quick death. A must read for any aficionado of the Mystery/Thriller genre.
Shakedown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Shakedown explores the sinister underworld of Las Vegas, where prostitutes, informers, hitmen and hustlers mix in the neon glare. The story is told from the point of view of both a con-man/shakedown artist and an FBI agent intent on putting away a mob kingpin whose path both characters cross. Petievich, a former secret service agent, brings the genuine, gritty authority of an insider.
The Electra File
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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.
Smith's Monthly #24
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Over sixty-five thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this twenty-fourth monthly volume the full novel Bad Beat: A Cold Poker Gang Novel, plus four short stories, and an ongoing serial novel.
Can't Dance Forever
Series: Wolf Mallory Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015 by Lesli Richardson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
[83.2k words, private detective, Florida mystery, suspense] After a string of brutally gruesome murders shocks the normally sedate Porto Cielo area, Wolf Mallory must call upon his secret past in order to see justice done. Can he find the mysterious Mr. Cold and bring an end to the killing spree before it’s too late for the people he loves?
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?
Paramour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A suicide is discovered in a top-secret White House file room. Secret Service agent Jack Powers is assigned to keep the brewing crisis from the press. But death is just the tip of the iceberg--espionage is suspected of a beautiful woman who may be the President's mistress. Suddenly, Powers finds himself trapped in a labyrinth of deceit, murder and betrayal that can destroy him at any minute.
Popping the Shine
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New Orleans settings, gangland murder, police corruption, and international drug operations are the backdrop for J.C. Simmons' sixth serial mystery. Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester"), private investigator, is drawn into a worldwide drug manufacturing operation when an old family friend's grandson is brutally murdered and nailed to a French Quarter street in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Big Easy
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
P.I. Wyatt Thomas is more than a French Quarter sleuth. Much more. Whenever a new client needs someone to investigate ghosts, possession, and the paranormal and supernatural backside of New Orleans, Wyatt is the person they call.
The Killing Green
Series: Max Slade Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New Yorker Max Slade may have made his fortune as a venture capitalist, but when a dead body shows up at Delmar County Club, he has an opportunity to make a name for himself in a new capacity: private investigator.
To Live and Die in L.A.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two U.S. Treasury agents, partners and antagonists, are drawn into a matrix of violence and corruption, southern California-style, that becomes a journey through a sunlit hell - at the end of which they become experts on the thin line between what it takes to live - and die - in L.A.
I Justice: One Kiss Before I die Private Eye Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Vicious Killer When the news reporter Steven Hughes is viciously assaulted by a Pitt Bull, he calls for Private Investigator Randall Stone. Stone discover why, and his suspicions center on Tom Sloan, a powerful and shady businessman. Stone's path to the truth leads through late-night battle with a beast that only knows one thing, how to kill.
Ebony Continental
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,450. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In 1987, Kristina Bonner was the All-American girl—beautiful, smart, athletic and wealthy. On the night of her senior prom, she disappeared. Almost thirty years later, Sandeen decides to look into the matter, and learns that small towns don't want their secrets known.
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?
One-Shot Deal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charlie Carr is Petievich's brilliant creation - a bullish Treasury Agent in the street-smart sad-eyed tradition of Raymond Chandler. Carr rips the lid off an intricate scheme to print ten million in US Treasury notes on stolen government security paper - a scam that begins in the inner sanctum of the US Mint and ends in a pool of blood beneath the smoking barrel of Carr's .357 magnum
Quinn Goes to Jail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quinn is back behind bars, working an undercover case for that perennial pest, FBI Agent Francis X. Belloche. If that wasn't bad enough, Nora has decided to pick up the slack and hit the street to help him solve the case. There's a psychopathic hitman nicknamed "The Bulldog" on her trail, a gangster Quinn owes big time, and a long line of inmates who want him to rest in pieces.
Finn's Golem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Equal parts noir detective story and speculative fiction thriller, Finn's Golem is a fast-paced one-two punch from the author of Black Jack Justice and the Tales of the Red Panda adventure series.

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