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The Exciting Adventures of Life in General
Series: An Ollie Reed Mystery · mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A brief foray turns disastrous for LA detective Ollie Reed.
Gomes & A Murder of Confessions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A dying detective takes what might be his last case… A man surrounded in mystery investigates the murder of a prominent doctor's wife... Two hardboiled short mysteries from the author of Herbie's Diner!
In the Twinkling of a Bronze Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
The arrival of a gift from its sister city, Foshan in China, to Springton forces Bruce Greenwood, the city’s park ranger to face an unusual situation. The gift, a life size bronze statue, placed near the park’s main entrance stirs the outrage of some city folks.
Not Forgiven, Not Forgotten
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ozark private eye Walt Records returns a client's retainer since her husband is not cheating on her. Walt Records is a nice guy like that. Or so he says. Local merchants, drug dealers, a preacher, and an insurance scam threaten the wellbeing of the small Ozark town Records tries to protect. Through the unexpected help from his lover, Records faces off against crook and crime in this novelet.
The Auto Shop Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A gruesome discovery in the trunk of a white sedan in an auto repair shop, draws homicide detectives John Allen and Chris Davidson into a murder mystery. The victim, Susan Baldwin, is the young wife of a middle-aged real estate developer, Steven Baldwin, a respectable member of the city’s business community and a close friend of the police commissioner.
A Dangerous Shelter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Late for work again, Lou Calvino receives an ominous warning from his boss, Jack Walensky, chief editor of the Westridge Tribune. Walensky gives Lou an ultimatum, find a hard-hitting story or his twenty-five-year career as an investigative journalist is history. To Lou, his life is already over.
World Trade Center Writers
Series: mystery · fantasy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charlotte, the leader of a writing group, asks Bernard to dispose of a dead body in her hotel room. She says Felicity Jones, a literary agent, shot the guy. Bernard does not want to get involved. Then Charlotte says she can get his book published.
The Painted Killer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A sex-crazed psychedelic slasher targets women and girls. He's got a knife. It's 1969 in middle America and nothing is the same anymore. Detective Al Gaetano and his team must find the killer before he strikes again. Their only clues are a few flakes of paint from his body and a modus operandi. A dark and funny novella.
One Too Many
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
You went into the bar on a job, you found yourself in good company, but the timing was way off.
No Time To Die
Series: mystery · An Ollie Reed Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A murder case getting harder to solve every minute—just the way detective Ollie Reed didn't like it. Plus, he had to deal with curvy Sally Derivadose—his client—the main suspect.
Alley of Betrayal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When a ghost from his past walks into the bank, Leonard Marten, a mild-mannered bank employee trembled with fury. The ghost, a man released early from prison, was convicted five years ago for a heinous crime against Leonard’s wife. Frustrated with the flawed justice system, Leonard seizes this long awaited circumstance to exact his retaliation.
The Chicagoans
Series: mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Bernard Notlieb decides to hire an assistant so he will have someone to talk to. He likes the idea so much, he hires two guys, but things go horribly wrong when he accidentally gets his assistants involved in a murder case. Now, they refuse to speak to him.
I Justice: Die to Be Rich Private Eye Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Die to Be Rich When Stone's hired to pick up an envelope for Mellissa, it's supposed to be a simple case, but nothing is as it seems when you’re a private eye. On the way back from the pickup, Stone is covered by two thugs that use him as a punching bag. Now Stone carries out his own brand of justice on the streets of Central City. You’re Going to Die Mr. Stone
Exit Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Steven Langford, a twenty-two year-old American, lives a bohemian lifestyle with a promiscuous Thai teenage girl, Isaree. When Isaree quits her trivial job in Bangkok to return to her hometown, Steven, not willing to risk losing her, decides to go with her. There trouble arises when he meets, Andrew, a fellow farang who is overtly cold toward him.
Deadly Detour (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A female spy's assignment goes horribly wrong when a pregnant young woman abducts her at gunpoint. The strange girl takes the woman on a detour that has deadly consequences and bodes well for no one.
I Justice: Night of the Assassin Private Eye Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Eye Thriller Blood runs cold in Central City and where Stone goes, death is around every corner. Shakedown A woman is found dead, Private Detective Randall Stone learns of a dangerous bootlegging operation that might hold the key.

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