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Scenarios - A Collection of Nameless Detective Stories
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Shamus Award-winning Author Few characters have the loyal readership of Bill Pronzini's "Nameless Detective." The fourteen stories in this collection span his entire thirty-five-year life on the printed page. They include "It's a Lousy World," where Nameless proves that a friend did not commit the crime he was accused of; "Dead Man's Slough" and many others.
B & E - A Whit Pynchon Mystery
Series: Whit Pynchon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An interrupted burglary on a peaceful Milbrook street ends in the stabbing of a citizen and the murder of a cop. And that's only the beginning of a criminal nightmare for special investigator Whit Pynchon. Even with newspaper editor Anna Tyree, Whit has his hands full -- with an obnoxious new police chief, a rabble-rousing minister, a pack of eager news hounds and the elusive killer.
N.F.D. -- A Whit Pynchon Mystery
Series: Whit Pynchon Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
THE ABDUCTION: It's no laughing matter when a terrified three-year-old girl is kidnapped from Milbrook's Fun Time Day Care Center by a man in a clown mask. It's every parent's worst nightmare -- and a delicate matter for Raven County's special investigator, Whit Pynchon. THE SUSPICION: The little girl's frantic mother is certain that her ex-husband is responsible.
A.K.A. - A Whit Pynchon Mystery
Series: Whit Pynchon Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
THE MURDER: The first victim is the college librarian who's bludgeoned to death by a massive avalanche of books. Accident? Investigator Whit Pynchon has a disturbing and different idea. THE MOTIVATION: Whit knows the murderer was really after is ex-wife. And he watches helplessly as both his daughter and his lover, newspaper editor Anna Tyree, are abducted by a madman.
Private Eye Action As You Like It
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,610. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A collection of detective fiction by award winning authors Joe R. Lansdale and Lewis Shiner. This book collects for the first time some of Lansdale's and Shiner's earliest works including the first piece of fiction Joe R. Lansdale ever sold. The collection includes three Slater stories, three Sloane stories, and two Talbot stories.
La prisión de Black Rock - Volumen 8
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 49,840. Language: Spanish. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
El final de la saga de Black Rock, el desenlace y último volumen.
The Popsicle Tree (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #9)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Following the death of the parents of Jonathan’s four-year-old nephew Joshua, Dick and his partner find themselves in a new role: parents. As if fatherhood didn’t bring enough of a set of challenges, the mother of one of Joshua’s new friends is murdered, sending Dick on a trail to find out who killed her and why.
The Peripheral Son (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #14)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Gay investigative reporter Victor Koseva is working on an exposé about doping within a boxing syndicate, when he mysteriously disappears. Hired by the journalist’s sister-in-law, P.I. Dick Hardesty takes on the case, following a cast of unsavory suspects ranging from construction unions to bitter ex-boyfriends to a middleweight boxer determined to win a championship.
The Paper Mirror (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #10)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,670. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
At the gala opening of a new library filled with homosexual writings collected by the late Charles Burrows, known for both his taste in writing, as well as his eccentricity, Dick Hardesty and his partner Jonathan are enjoying a rare night out since four-year-old Joshua joined their household. The evening takes an abrupt turn when cataloger Taylor Cates is found dead...
The Dream Ender (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #11)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When rugged construction worker and biker Cal Hysong is killed, Dick knows the reason. Cal was widely suspected of deliberately spreading AIDS to other gay men. Like the rest of the gay community, Dick's initial reaction is “good riddance.” But when Jake Jacobson and Jared Martinson, two of Dick’s closest friends, become suspects, the case turns personal...
The Angel Singers (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #12)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,450. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Grant Jefferson joins the Gay Men's Chorus as a protégé of its biggest supporter, and begins causing more dischord than harmony. So, when a car bomb ends Grant's plans to be a star on The Great White Way, there is no shortage of possible suspects; and when the chorus' board of directors hires Dick Hardesty to see what he can find out about the murder, he ends up in a complicated case...
The Secret Keeper (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #13)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
P.I. Dick Hardesty listens with polite interest to his partner Jonathan's stories of his days working for 90-year-old multimillionaire Clarence Bement, helping the old man tend his garden. But when Bement is found dead, an apparent suicide, Jonathan is adamant that the old man would never have killed himself, a theory also held by Bement's grandson, Mel Fowler.
Spam Vs. the Vampire
Series: Spam the Cat, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,690. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Spam and the other cats at website designer Darcy Dupres’ house are frantic with worry. Darcy walked out the door two (missed) wet meals ago and didn’t return or send anyone else to look after her beloved furry friends. The other cats think she has abandoned them, but her office cat and (unbeknownst to her) protégé, Spam, suspects darker forces are at work.
The Lady in the Loch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,920. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
As sheriff of Edinburgh, budding author, Walter Scott, makes a grisly discovery. Bones, bodies, and parts of bodies are found on the banks of the half-frozen loch. At first, Scott assumes the horror is the work of grave robbers. Then living women begin to go missing. A young gypsy, Midge Margret, makes the vanishings the talk of the town, telling of a mysterious black coach in the forest.
Who Censored Roger Rabbit?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,690. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
Gary K. Wolf creates a wonderfully skewed–and totally believable–world made up of equal parts Raymond Chandler, Lewis Carroll, and Walt Disney. A riotously surreal spoof of the hard-boiled detective novel. Packed with action and laughs. Wolf’s cult classic, highly praised novel is the basis for the blockbuster Walt Disney/Steven Spielberg film Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
The Etiquette of Wolves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,830. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A sorority sister is brutally murdered, and a college student must track down her killer.
The Magus Covenant
Series: The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Book 1 in the series. The world as we know it is in peril. A robed man falls to his death in Rome and Jotham Fletcher becomes the prime suspect. His lover Antonella, an ancient document expert, has a shocking secret. Rumours fly about a papyrus scroll. A ruthless Brotherhood will stop at nothing in their hunt for the Simonian Sect. And a reclusive billionaire has the chance to get his revenge.
The Fortune Teller's Secret
Series: A Cavendish Brown Paranormal Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A dead man on a Ferris wheel and a cold-case murder take Cavendish Brown into a world of carnival kooks, ghosts, and killers.
Clearwater Showdown
Series: Clearwater, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joe is about to be deported. Mia doesn't want to leave her home and friends. An unlikely compromise with Homeland Security is brokered by Bob Morse. CHIPS continues to thrive as Doug attracts wealthy clients looking for protection. Another child has gone missing leaving Fred and Billy puzzled. Janille finds a new job. Frank faces a major problem that will affect the lives of the Clearwater family.
The Death of Michael Russo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In 1913 the letter read, “Mr. Russo your son Michael has died in prison.” Years pass and in 1933 Joe’s watching a movie when he realizes the actor is Michael. Outside a newspaper boy yells “Murder! Suicide! Bathsheba kills David." The murdered man is again Michael. Joe finds Helen, the director of the film and she explains how Michael died twice, this sends Joe to find the real killer.