Books tagged: crime noir

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See Night Run
By D. W. St.John
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,190. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction
"I held my breath."--NPR ••• "Hume is forced to question everything he's ever believed in."--KIRKUS ••• Night Hume is an INET (Inter-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Taskforce) agent in Oregon. His years undercover have cost him a home, a marriage, a daughter. Assigned to buy from a college professor who sells to her students, he meets Ceredwen Lawrence---a most unlikely dealer.
Cradle of Ruin
By Jesse Dedman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,560. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
Detective Michaels, a man with a delusional ideology of respect and honor, takes it upon himself to engage in a mission that will have him playing for the sides he once detested, but anything that can be done must be done to prevent the world from plummeting any further into the fiery depths of Hell.
Twit Publishing Presents: Pulp! Summer/Fall 2011
By Chris Gabrysch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,990. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Twit Publishing. Category: Fiction
A collection of 14 original stories written in a variety of pulp-inspired genres.
The Lust Damned or: Long Island Iced Tea
By Michael Hemmingson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction
On his 29th birthday in Las Vegas, a man gets into some pretty weird trouble involving Rastfarian assassins, Russian hitmen, and a crazy sexy wild gun-toting defense attorney named Lisa Dean.
I'll Call Every Monday
By Black Iguana Books
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,590. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Orrie Hitt's first novel tells the story of a sleazy insurance salesman, Nicky Weaver, and all the women he beds. One, a married artist forced by her husband to pose for nudie pictures, turns Nicky to a desire for murder...An unfairly ignored classic of 1950s crime fiction, here for your one buck enjoyment!
Nicky Weaver's Wanton Wenches or Ladies Man
By Black Iguana Books
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 51,080. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Nicky Weaver has quit the insurance biz, as we last saw him in Orrie Hitt's first 1954 novel, I'LL CALL EVERY MONDAY. Nicky sets his sights on radio advertising and DJing, building up a small station in a small town into something profitable, and something he can take for himself. Even if means murder. There are women issues, all wantons wenches!
The Jazz Junkies
By Black Iguana Books
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Guns, drugs, jazz, and the secretary service fronting as an escort service, all the wonderful ingredients for a lost noir classic now in digital form for your one buck night time noir reading pleasure! Originally published in 1957 as Junkie and later Frenzy, The Jazz Junkies was the author's intended title in manuscript.
The Trouble with Tramps: An Orrie Hitt Homage
By Michael Hemmingson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Obelisk Library. Category: Fiction
Jack Card is a hard-working nowhere man who dreams of a better life. Set in 1957 in a small American town, Jack juggles the favors of three women: Kay, his lush wife who cannot keep faithful; Lucy, his teenage hillbilly girlfriend who is now carrying his child in her belly; and Eve, the rich woman who promises him another life if he helps her murder the husband she hates.
Retribution
By Jefferson Blackburn-Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
July, 1939. Mark “Mose” Mosely is an enforcer for the Cleveland mob. The Cleveland families have been operating under an uneasy truce since the end of prohibition and the “sugar wars” that prohibition spawned but now everything is in flux. Eliot Ness has moved east from Chicago to clean up Cleveland the way he did the Windy City and the families are on edge. The city is sweltering through a record heat wave when the bodies start to pile up. The first hit goes down outside a safe house Mose is guarding. Was Mose the intended target, or his boss, Big Mike Tolliver, or Tolliver’s mistress? Mose has only a few days to discover who is behind the violence and bring retribution before a new mob war breaks out. Adding to the chaos, Tolliver’s mistress says she is in love with Mose. Can Mose stay alive long enough to stop the war?
Hard Cold Whisper
By Michael Hemmingson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction
David Kellgren is a process server, a job where everyone wants to kill the messenger and things can get a little bit dangerous and out of hand. David is attacked when trying to serve legal papers to a gang member and an angel comes to his rescue: nineteen-year-old Gabriella Amaya, trapped in a large dilapidated house, caring for her dying aunt...