Books tagged: hard boiled

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Danger-Close
By Jon F. Merz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Fiction
For Jake Thunder, a paralyzed ex-specops commando, everyday life is a battle. A hard-boiled, hard-drinking womanizer on one hand, Jake also tries to learn from the wisdom of his Native American past. When a knockout blond demands he figure out who killed her sister, a simple "whodunit" becomes a tangled web of deceit, familial backstabbing and black-market baby-dealing with the Russian Mafia & DIA
Survivor's Affair (A John Logan Thriller)
By Rick Nichols
Series: The John Logan Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010 by Seven Realms Publishing. Category: Fiction
When Coral Bay's millionaire Golden Boy ends up on the wrong side of a Samurai sword, the wayward daughter of John Logan's former mentor has become the number one suspect. Honor bound, Logan is forced to join the hunt for the real killer. But when the body count quickly rises and the danger begins to spiral closer to home, he calls on two former colleagues for help.
Paperback Writer
By Richard Taylor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Category: Screenplays
A wild comedy in the spirit of the classic films of Danny Kaye (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Wonder Man) and Bob Hope (My Favorite Brunette, The Ghost Breakers), Paperback Writer is the story of a pulp fiction writer whose characters are just a little too real to him, particularly Nikki Sapphire, the Distaff Dick, a '40s-era hard boiled detective whose gender was changed by his publisher.
The Fall Guy
By Simon Wood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
Todd Collins has failed in every job he's ever undertaken, but that all changes when he backs his jalopy in a shiny, new Porsche belonging to a drug dealer. When the police stop the drug dealer for a broken taillight that Todd has caused and discover a cocaine shipment, a West Coast kingpin holds Todd responsible. On the run from organized crime, Todd discovers his true calling.
Luck o' the Irish
By Stephen D. Sullivan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Some people seem to have all the luck! Roguish Shawn O'Gale has won and lost some big gambles in his day - and he prefers to win! Join our hero (and a bevy of hot babes) as he travels from Boston to the glitter and glitz of Las Vegas. But be wary! Not all that glitters is gold - and even a lucky pocket watch isn't much help when you've been thrown out of an airplane!
The Light Of An Oncoming Train
By Greg Ellis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
Quentin Dallas, PI, attracts the weirdest cases in the city. But in a case where a PI needs the money and a client's property has gone missing, beggars can't really be choosers, even when your client may be far more powerful than he seems.
The Last Call
By George Wier
Price: Free! Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Last Call is the first of six completed novels in The Bill Travis Mysteries. With a total of twenty-one books planned for the series, including three prequels, Bill Travis, Austin, Texas’ newest hero, is here to stay.
The Warning
By S.L. Pierce
Price: Free! Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
Gwen Michaels moved to California to start a new life. But sometimes you just can't ignore when someone is in trouble. The Warning is a free short thriller (approx 2000 words) by S.L. Pierce.
MUSCLE - The Cheatin' Security Guard (Short Story)
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
Ask any cop, bodyguard or security consultant and they will tell you that the most dreaded assignment is one involving a domestic dispute. Why? Because everyone knows to stay out of lovers' quarrels. Everyone, except Muscle and Bell. Owner and member of The Muscle Firm, the pair specialize in security situations involving affairs of the heart and jilted lovers. This case is no different.
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By Gary Ballard
Series: The Bridge Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
L.A. street gang Los Magos' leader is assassinated by the rival El Diablos, both members of the Five Families. Gang war would bring the wrath of the corporate police department down on all the Families. Amoral fixer Artemis Bridge discovers the war is more than tribal bloodletting, and must use his wits to stop the war before it escalates to genocide in the latest Bridge Chronicles novel.