Books tagged: hardboiled

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Weed Killer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,440. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Rainy Nights and Good Public Transportation of Portland Noir
Angel Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(reedited 11/14/'13) Larger-than-life PI Jack Slamm works in the dark places of a crumbling, U. S. city as he struggles to solve a pair of bizarre mysteries involving a cast of bizarre characters.
Black Jack Justice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It was a simple enough case, but don't they always start out that way? When a pair of His and Hers private detectives get involved, the sparks start to fly and the blood begins to spill in earnest. With every shot that’s fired, the hole digs a little deeper, and the list of people our sparring shamuses can trust gets shorter and shorter.
Me, JImmy, and the Night Deposit Box
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two ingenious hustlers are determined to make sure money intended for bank deposit ends up in their pockets.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
First Case - Novella (McRyan Mystery Series Prequel)
Series: McRyan Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Award winning author, Roger Stelljes, delivers a short mystery (12 chapters) that is the prequel to the McRyan Mystery Series. In an emotionally charged investigation full of unexpected twists and turns, Mac will need to follow a convoluted trail of evidence, secrets, and hidden agendas to help solve a murder mystery that is his FIRST CASE.
Deadly Age: A Deacon Bishop Mystery
Series: Deacon Bishop Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Detective Deacon Bishop will do anything to take down the Portello crime family. So, rescuing Rita Portello is low on his priority list--until he learns of a DVD incriminating her brothers, a DVD that Rita can give him. He doesn't count on wading through devil-worshipers, druggies, or Sicilian assassins to get to her. Then again Bishop doesn't have much luck. Hardboiled adventure.
Bad August
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Joe Noonan thinks he's a modern-day Sam Spade but all he's got to show for it is a divorce,unpaid bills and a one-eyed cat. Then one bad day in August a strange beautiful girl appears and Joe discovers what trouble really is: a broke mentally ill client with a violent boyfriend,an angry Mafia punk out for blood,a lousy moonlighting job as a bouncer. And a long-buried legacy of madness and murder.
Newt Run
Price: Free! Words: 100,400. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart.
Temporary Detective
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An anthology of stories based on Sam Callow's temporary assignment at the Nick Drake Detective Agency. Nick leaves Sam in charge to simply wait for a package–then promptly disappears. Sam decides to assume Nick's identity and is soon involved in multiple murder investigations. Sam relies on his vast network of well-placed temp associates to help him solve strange cases while trying to stay alive.