Books tagged: hardboiled

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Doubting Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
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.
Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds
Price: Free! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00)
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.
Lawless in Brazil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011 by Rosstrum Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brewster J. Lawless, known as Jake, is a private detective/bartender in New Stratley, a suburb of Boston. 14 year old Tommy Baxter hires Jake to find his mother. She works for a high tech company. Two people die and Jake is the prime suspect. He teams with the gun-toting daughter of a retired FBI agent but they find more trouble in Brazil including the police and some evil characters.
Island Ghosts: A Will Castleton Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011 by AA Productions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.25)
"Slightly psychic" U.S. Marshal Will Castleton's tropical vacation is no escape from his past. This short story finds Will Castleton - who also appears in the novel DEATH SIGHT and THE CASTLETON FILES story collection - racing time through a hurricane to save a woman's life, the reporter who cashed in on the tragedy resulting in his psychic abilities hot on his trail.
The Demon Cross
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » General
Private investigator Rennie Avalon’s current job seems simple: to find and regain an antique book purloined from the collection of an elderly archivist. But nothing is ever that simple for Rennie.
Extremes: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
A Retrieval Artist dies of a virus, yet his colleague, Miles Flint, believes the death is not an accident. Police detective Noelle DeRicci knows that the death of a young woman in the Moon's prestigious Extreme Marathon is not an accident. It soon becomes clear that both deaths are connected.
Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00)
Nox Dormienda is the award-winning debut novel of critically-acclaimed author Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons), and the first of a series in a new genre: Roman Noir. Featuring Arcturus, a hardboiled protagonist in the best Philip Marlowe tradition, Nox is a different kind of historical mystery, a suspense thriller that combines a classic noir style with the rich texture of the ancient past.