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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.
Quinn Gets the Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,950. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Once upon a time, the great Lonny Walters was really somebody, a king of the electric blues guitar. Now, he's lying face down in the mud behind a New Jersey dive bar with two bullets in the back of his head. Quinn's friend Clinton needs answers, but the list of Lonny's enemies just keeps growing.
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 & The Dead Man's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The family has sent Liam and Nora off to scorching hot Palm Springs until cooler heads in Philadelphia prevail. And Nora's not happy when everyone's favorite insurance investigator agrees to help find a missing heiress. But things are just heating up in the California desert; a dead Russian mobster held secrets and his wretched celebrity kids want at them -- and they want his millions, too.
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.
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.
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.
Murder.com
Series: Max Slade Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,370. 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.
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?
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
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.
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 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?
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.
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?
Operation Archimedes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,060. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Soren Bergman, a mathematics professor, lost his wife, and tries to find a new life in a relationship with a fellow professor. His acquaintance with Jamal Rasin, security chief of al-Qaida, involves him unwittingly in a terror plot that threatens the United States, and he has to join the race to prevent a disaster of unprecedented proportions. Forced to make personal sacrifices, will he succeed?
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.