Books tagged: hardboiled

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The Victor's History: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Pulp Electronique. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When the legend becomes fact, the truth will get you killed! Saefelsin's seen some grisly murders in his days, but the death of the historian Lokomolos is beyond his experience. What had the scholar uncovered to draw down such violent wrath?
Cradle of Ruin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,560. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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.
To Die For
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A hitman. A hitwoman, with an intimate method of execution. A sniper, a serial killer, and a private investigator with a dark past. This collection of short stories delves into depravity, where the only justice - if served - comes from the streets.
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
Cutman: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A lonely stone butch falls for a female boxer in "Cutman," a 2700 word hardboiled short story. Originally published in HELL OF A WOMAN, edited by Megan Abbott, Busted Flush Press. Now available for the first time on Smashwords.
The Plot Against Marlene Dietrich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of mystery, romance, and German intrigue on the eve of World War II. Alex Rada is on the case again. This time determined to find the perpetrators of the final plot against the great Marlene Dietrich. Historical fiction woven against the background of race and ethnicity that evokes the gritty feel of 1930’s New York, and of romantic Hollywood.
The Green and Ghastly Deep
Series: The Theresa Maddux Adventures, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,000. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Theresa Maddux's mother has been killed, murdered execution-style in what the police are calling a break and enter gone wrong. But Theresa suspects a darker motive, and returns to her home town to discover the truth. While leading her own investigation into the crime, Theresa discovers a secret long buried in her past, a truth stranger than any she could have imagined.
Death in the Fast Lane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Chris Jay Becker. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When an indie rock legend dies mysteriously, LAPD Det. King Leary and his partner Millionaire Adler investigate. On the way, they meet crazed music biz types,the Mayflower Mafia, and a serial killer who calls himself the Angel of Righteousness. On top of that, Leary has a secret... he sees dead people.
Vengeance Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,280. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In this hard-boiled thriller, first published in 1966, a rough-edged road contractor in a small Southern town battles for political dominance in a narrative punctuated by sex and fury.
Tetris
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,920. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This story is about a woman being drawn into the world of industrial espionage when she receives a copy of a game CD, Tetris that has documents hidden in its directories.