Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Series: Max Slade Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New York attorney turned venture capitalist, Max Slade, knows a thing or two about high-stakes situations. But when the man who stole his ex-fiancée away is murdered, Max suddenly finds himself in a brand new role: that of prime suspect. With the threat of prison in his future, Slade turns his hand to investigating and finds himself digging into the dangerous world of corporate takeovers.
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.
The Dame Was a Tad Polish: An Armadillo Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dilbert Pinkerton—mutant armadillo and private detective—has collared his first murder mystery since moving to Nevermore Bay and it's a doozy: the victim was found impaled on a flag pole thirty stories high. Enter Lily Pad, the star witness in the case, TV actress and mutant frog. Dill must risk everything to keep her safe until the case comes to a head. Or she might lose hers.
Jake Istenhegyi: The Accidental Detective, Vol. 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
When Jake Istenhegyi answers a quirky classified ad—TREASURE HUNTERS WANTED—he falls into a search for a mystic relic lost during the Battle of New Orleans. But first Jake must deal with a surprise visit, clear his name for murder, and face an old enemy deep in the dark bayou. Featuring a new digest novel as well as the first two Accidental Detective stories.
And Then She Was Gone
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
A fretful mother needs Clarke Lantham's help, but finding her missing daughter might just send reality into a drunken tailspin. From the posh shadow of Mount Diablo to the kink clubs of San Francisco, a lone detective chases down pieces of the weirdest puzzle he's ever seen, all for the sake of a 19-year-old girl whose face he can't stop seeing every time he closes his eyes.
Dane Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.89 from 19 reviews)
When the world's greatest superhero is mysteriously murdered only a former villain turned PI can find the killer in time.
Governing Passion
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Someone is killing women in 1841 Toronto. One victim is a singer in a bordello frequented by three prominent men. Another is a man dressed as a woman. The only evidence are a glove and a set of footprints in the snow. Cobb is on the case. Meanwhile, his former comrade Marc Edwards is in Kingston trying to forge an alliance between Upper and Lower Canada for the opening of Parliament.
Comfort Zone
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 102,360. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Twenty years after the end of the Vietnam War, Vietnam is opening to the outside world. There is a smell of fast money in the air and poverty in the streets. Business is booming and in austere Ho Chi Minh City a new generation of foreigners have arrived to make money and not war.
A Very Cold Day for a Very Cold Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,970. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Possibly the most depressed cop in the entire Metropolitan area - and the most rude - is far from happy when ordered up North to solve the murder of a young woman who was heavily pregnant.. His long suffering sergeant has endured enough by this time and plans to demand a transfer upon their return but circumstances prevent this as life changing events overtake the pair.
Tangled Webs
Series: Chase Investigations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
War-torn Bosnia comes to downtown Auckland as the past meets the present. The private eyes of Chase Investigations contend with Mike's mysterious past with an organised crime family, secrets are revealed and lives are on the line. Life changing decisions are made and blood is spilled when the past meets the present.
When the Music's Over
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Dragged out of retirement for the sake of his old gangland accomplices, Wynn McDonald is charged with tracking down a nightclub manager turned killer. But before he can extract vengeance he’ll need to turn over every stone along the way, and not everybody’s going to be happy with the truths that come crawling out. A classic crime story of music, drugs and nightclubs in Britain's second city.
The Dead Stay Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The last thing DI Martin Ward wants to hear on the same night he has told his long term partner to move out is that there has been a death...and the culprit looks like being a ghost.
Skin and Blond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blond detective Ivy Stern tackles a missing persons case that turns to murder. There’s no evidence that the victim has been killed, but she’s gone, leaving everything behind from her cell phone to her credit cards. Everything except her bed sheets. And that’s not even mentioning the victim’s cheating ex-boyfriend, her drug habit, and her ties to the Irish mob. (Detailed synopsis in sample.)
Dirty Deeds
Series: Chase Investigations. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A beautiful client with a mysterious past draws the Chase Investigations crew into a dangerous case of blackmail. Stacey Burns is being leaned on by an unseen villain, but she's holding back vital information, putting tough PI's Dan Crowley and Mike Manning in harm's way. With a violent biker gang involved, and a blackmailer who will stop at nothing, Mike's fixation may prove to be their undoing.
Outlaw Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Border Patrol Agent doesn't make friends easily, but when she arrests an undocumented 14 year-old Mexican orphan, things change, for she and the tiny Tarahumara girl bond strongly. When Hunter learns the girl is in the most dangerous place on the border, the criminal village called Outlaw Road, she doesn't hesitate and crosses into Mexico, to the place where the gun and knife are judge and jury.
Roomies - A Boone Butters Crime Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Oddball Jack-of-all-trades and occasional crime-solver Boone Butters is driven to distraction when he learns that his sexy new roommate comes with a bonus feature. Will the secret interfere with Boone's latest assignment — his very first manhunt?
The Spartak Trigger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,700. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
In order to clear his name, disgraced cop-turned-grifter-turned-murder suspect Shane Bishop is coerced by a mysterious government agent into joining the espionage game. He eventually finds himself in Russia charged with infiltrating a radical neo-Bolshevik terrorist group and retrieving a microfilm they’ve obtained which contains a computer virus that has the power to destroy the world… wide web.
Zero Hour in Phnom Pehn
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,850. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the early 1990s, at the end of the devastating civil war UN peacekeeping forces try to keep the lid on the violence. Gunfire can still be heard nightly in Phnom Penh, where Vietnamese prostitutes try to hook UN peacekeepers from the balcony of the Lido Bar.
The Spiral Tattoo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Law comes in two sizes: six inches and eight feet. Elanore, the eight-foot tall troll, and Gurt, the six-inch tall (don't you dare call me a fairy) Eleinu, both guardsmen in the city of Delvenport, tackle their most baffling case yet. When they find a dead waitress, naked except for an intricate tattoo in a spiral across her body, they're launched into an adventure ...
Dreamcast 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,050. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Because of his paranormal ability Travis keeps stumbling over crime in the oddest places and reluctantly works on 4 more cases in this sequel to Dreamcast, while trying to lead a normal life.