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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Earth Angels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Detective Sergeant Jose Stepanovich and his elite tactical team were the toughest cops in the Los Angeles police force, handed the toughest jobs, like going up against the city's most vicious criminal element - the street gangs of East L.A. But somewhere along the lines the cops broke a few rules, turning a job into a personal vendetta, and suddenly it wasn't only the gangs they were fighting.
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?
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.
Four Nines Fine
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,850. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
One hundred million dollars' worth of pure gold traded for stolen military arms... the brutal murder of a Mexican Governor... the involvement of La Eme, the Mexican Mafia, Outlaw Motorcycle gangs, and violent street gangs, and a contract ordered on his life... These are the pieces of the puzzle Jay Leicester must put together to save not only himself, but those of innocent people working with him
To Die in Beverly Hills
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Treasury Agents Charlie Carr and Jack Kelly, investigating a counterfeiting ring, are tipped off by Det Travis Bailey of the LA police a cool, ruthless cop with some strange tastes in sex and women who warns them of a plot to murder their prime witness. They become involved in a phony stake out and Kelly is seriously wounded. Deeply suspicious, Carr is determined to avenge his partner's murder.
Air Force Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,970. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Master Sergeant Al Templeton disappeared one fine day in 1977. The Air Force listed him as a deserter. Thirty-five years later, Templeton's son talks Sandeen into investigating that disappearance. Doing so uncovers a web of intrigue and a nest of spies.
Minor Wife
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,880. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A contemporary murder set in Bangkok—a neighbor and friend is found dead by an American millionaire’s minor wife. Her rich expat husband hires Calvino to investigate. While searching for the killer in exclusive clubs and not-so-exclusive bars of Bangkok, Calvino discovers that a minor wife—mia noi—has everything to do with a woman’s status.
Quinn Slips the Noose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,580. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A pair of locked-room suicides predicted in advance? A game of Russian Roulette in traffic? A death that doesn't amount to a hill of beans? Liam Quinn is up to his neck in homicides, each more puzzling than the last.
Black Is Back (Quentin Black Mystery #4)
Series: Quentin Black Mystery, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Black and Miri get thrown into the middle of a high-profile case when one of Miri’s ex-clients becomes the next victim of an infamous serial killer known as “the Templar.” When the Templar continues to cut a swath through San Francisco, his victims change, following a new pattern that appears to have Miri at its center. Book four in the psychic romance and paranormal mystery series, Quentin Black.
Akel Dama
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,500. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
AKEL DAMA is exciting and well written, with pervasive humanity and the grit of truth. This work tells a vivid and compelling story, reminding us that we live amid pending horror. This is an impressive evocation of a threat of terrorism around the world at a crucial time in history. It is an important work that will be useful to all who are interested in the world from this time on.
Money Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charlie Carr is a ruthless T-man and hard nosed detective in the gutsy, no-nonesense tradition of Hammett and Chandler. Carr is hot on the trail of two thugs who have gunned down a young under cover agent - a torturous trail that will lead from the smoke-filled hangouts of sordid Chinatown, to a brutal blood drenched confrontation in a penthouse overlooing the streets of LA's seamy underworld.
The Candela of Cancri
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,890. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
J.C. Simmons, returns with the tenth in the Jay Leicester series. From Gulf of Mexico waters to mountain ski resorts, Leicester (pronounced "Lester") deals with the disappearance of close friend and retired Radiologist, J.D. Ballard, who has long fought for FDA approval of a noninvasive cure for cancer he believes is being suppressed by the medical aristocracy simply for power, money, and prestige
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.
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.

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