Books tagged: hard boiled detective

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Desert Ice
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by Shorebird Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A missing Marine and stolen diamonds lead Private Eye Skylar Drake to Sin City in 1955, where the women are beautiful and almost everything is legal—except murder. Drake is forced to choose between the right and wrong side of the law. Common sense tells him to go back to L.A., but his gut tells him to find the Marine
Bindings & Spines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,180. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016 by Xchyler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Private Investigator Jonathan Alvey has problems. If his addiction to magic doesn’t kill him, going clean will. Malignant gnomes are out for his blood and his office space. His simple divorce case turns into a murder investigation, with a worthless spell book endangering his client’s life. And a new necromancer has come to town; one Alvey must prevent from unleashing the undead on New Hades.
Dreamer's Dozen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The author of "The Comic Book Killer" offers up twelve tales of mystery, science fantasy and horror. "Uncle Elmer," a story of two sisters remembering their war veteran father, evokes memories of the Saturday Evening Post, while some stories are affectionate homages to Edgar Rice Burroughs, H.P. Lovecraft and Rex Stout.
The Brass Chills
Series: Inspector Luke Bradley. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Luke Bradley is no stranger to murder, but the stakes have never been higher — the defense of American lives from malevolent Japanese forces. The action begins when screenwriter Chris Wells travels from the west coast to a naval repair base on a barren island. Amid angry rumors and suspicion, Bradley and Wells race to unmask a saboteur before the civilian laborers turn upon each other.
Cancelled in Red
Series: Inspector Luke Bradley. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"I couldn’t take the idea seriously that people would kill each other over little bits of colored paper." Inspector Luke Bradley is on the case when high-end stamp collecting meets hard-boiled pulp fiction. Max Adrian was the stamp dealer everyone avoided, and he didn't care -- until someone demanded a refund at gunpoint. This is Hugh Pentecost's $10,000 prize-winning debut novel.
Scrambled Hard-Boiled
Price: Free! Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Mickey Spillane meets the Canterbury Tales. When you need to hire a bastard to get the job done, contact Jay Dafoe, private investigator. He’s in the Yellow Pages. Dafoe is an unscrupulous, greedy, profane man. His only redeeming feature is that he’s brutally honest both about his amoral nature and in his sardonic observations of the dark side of the world he has embraced. Nothing is sacred.
Broken Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“…found a woman curled up in the overstuffed recliner parked outside my office door, I was blind sided. Not because I didn’t recognize her. Because I didn’t smell the trouble. Smelled cinnamon and spice and something I couldn’t quite identify trying to take over the stale office air, but I didn’t smell trouble.…”
Money Ain't Nothing
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Money ain’t nothing if you’ve got a lot of it. But then again, a lot of money won’t necessarily buy happiness either. In this Anthony Carrick mystery, hard boiled detective Anthony Carrick is asked to solve the murder of a rich dame’s son. Police think it’s an accidental death, but could it be something more sinister?
First Feature
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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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.
After The Facts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,310. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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The town of Hustle has a new private eye, and his name is After Coffman. His first case and After is finding it anything but business as usual. He has no client, no money and too many suspects. In line for After's scalp are drug lords, gun runners and the Hustle Homicide Department. Each want a piece of him, but After's greatest foe may be an old black cat, named Soot.