Books tagged: hardboiled

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Island Ghosts: A Will Castleton Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011 by AA Productions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"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.
Landing Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On any given day you fight and you live or you fight and you die. Tom embraces that world, even if others don't. If others get hurt, then they get hurt. It happens. Even on the day the human race make first contact. Even on Landing Day. A hardboiled crime story, or a sense-of-wonder sci-fi tale? Maybe both. Includes bonus story: "Whatever Happened To NinjaBaby?"
The Demon Cross
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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.
Ghost of a Chance
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Series: Paranormal Cowboy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Raised in foster homes, private investigator Buck McDivit inherits a fishing lodge from an unknown aunt. When he travels to a rustic village in east Texas, he quickly learns she was murdered.
Extremes: A Retrieval Artist Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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.
The Case of the Golden Seed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A hard-nosed detective rat gets his whiskers into trouble when he investigates the disappearance of a golden seed and a rat female. His nemesis is Mr. Big Teeth, a rat-boss. This one is fun in a ratty sort of way. A Novelette.
Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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.
Honk Honk, My Darling: A Rex Koko, Private Clown Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
From the author of the #1 best-seller Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, comes a hilarious thriller that establishes a new genre: Clown Noir. In Top Town, a ghetto full of circus lifers, Rex Koko is a pariah, yet this clown's brand of chaos helps him solve the most heinous crimes. Here, he tracks an aerialist's wayward wife, who seems to leave bodies in her wake. Babes, bullets, banana peels!
Seneca Point A Brandon Webster Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,350. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When former CIA agent and covert Pentagon operative Brandon Webster investigates the murder of his estranged brother, the famous and powerful Supervisor of the Western New York Town of Lakeside, he finds the identity of the killer is hidden in a web of town and family secrets, and a conspiracy of violence, kidnapping, fraud, and bribery inside a reclusive, and heavily armed religious group.
First Feature
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
First Feature is a bitingly wry detective whodunit featuring ex-LAPD's not so celebrated detective Anthony Carrick as he juggles mafia lords, drug addled neophytes, nymphomaniacs, gay counterculture, vegan hippies and tinsel town's dark side in a quest to uncover a homicide in the midst of his own personal turmoil.