Books tagged: hardboiled

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No Candles for Antiochus
By Barry Ergang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Category: Fiction
A hardboiled Hanukkah story set in a dystopian future. Its last line is rather memorable.
Blood Ties / Final Cut
By Jochem Vandersteen
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
Two PI's in one book! Tim Wohlforth presents a Jim Wolf short story, J. Vandersteen a Noah Milano tale. These two tough PI's follow the legacy from Black Mask in their own special way.
Lowlifes
By Robert Pratten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
San Francisco Detective Larry Hayes thinks he's hit bottom when he wakes up in an alley after a bad trip with no memory of the last four hours. This is only the beginning of his problems. Two blocks away, Hayes' informant, a homeless man named Noble Jon, lies dead, beaten and stabbed. The eerie pangs of guilt seep into Hayes. Is he Jon's killer? The mounting evidence says so.
Ghosts
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
He calls himself Ben…sometimes. Mostly he doesn’t think of his name so other people won’t either. He kills people for a living, but he has standards. He uses astrology to help him follow the right path. Only now, someone is following his path—someone he doesn’t trust. Someone who’ll kill the astrologers helping him. The astrologers, who have no idea who he is.
Doubting Thomas
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
Six-year-old Tommy Ulrick saw Santas enter the Sutter house on Christmas Eve, the night the house got robbed. Tommy said Santa stole. No one believed him. When Tommy turns thirty, he decides to prove the Jolly Old Elf is one evil s.o.b. Tommy just doesn’t expect the J.O. Elf to threaten him. Turns out Santa takes that naughty or nice list very seriously. Very, very seriously.
Santa and Other Christmas Criminals
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
Think about it: Santa sneaks in during the dead of night. He steals cookies, drinks some milk, maybe tracks ashes all over the living room. Yeah, he leaves presents, but maybe that’s just a cover for more nefarious behavior. Who knows…besides Santa himself? This five story collection includes the stories Doubting Thomas, Snow Angels, Substitutions, Rehabilitation and Nutball Season.
Curtains
By Scott Nicholson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction
Eleven tales of crime, misdemeanors, killers, and cold-hearted lovers from bestselling author Scott Nicholson. Includes award winner "Dog Person" as well as "Watermelon," "Dead Air," and other stories collected from Cemetery Dance, Crimewave, and other publications. Includes bonus stories from J.A. Konrath and Simon Wood.
Least Wanted
By Debbi Mack
Series: A Sam McRae Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction
Stephanie Ann "Sam" McRae's busy, but orderly life as a Maryland lawyer takes a chaotic turn when two clients are accused of murder. A poor, black girl is accused of killing her mother. A young man suspected of embezzlement is accused of murdering his boss. The cases collide in a bizarre way around girl gangs and computer porn. A maniac killer stalks Sam, who must learn the truth or die trying.
Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds
By Derek J. Canyon
Price: Free! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
Three hard-boiled short stories of crime and violence set in the technological excess of the 22nd century. Angel: A cybernetic hit-man escapes prison with the help of two strange men and a mysterious benefactor. Gift Horse: A mutiliated criminal kingpin returns to power in the Regional Atlanta Metroplex. Money is Everything: Street gangs hunt a deposed crime boss carrying a case of cash.
Dead Dwarves Don't Dance
By Derek J. Canyon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction
Noose, a genetically engineered dwarf mercenary, is caught in an explosive terrorist attack on a neohuman dance club in Atlanta. Stumbling alone and injured out of the flaming carnage, he embarks on a relentless and violent pursuit of the perpetrators, determined to exact his own brand of 22nd-century vengeance.