Books tagged: hardboiled detective

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Kill Me Again
By Terence Faherty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,350. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010 by The Mystery Company. Category: Fiction
How do you top your best work? In Hollywood, you make a sequel. That's the plan in 1947 when filming begins on a follow-up to the wartime romance Passage to Lisbon. The screenwriter is accused of being a Communist. Enter Scott Elliott, a former actor and soldier who is struggling to find a place in a changing Hollywood. To save the movie, Elliott must untangle a tale of murder, sin and redemption.
No Candles for Antiochus
By Barry Ergang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Category: Fiction
A hardboiled Hanukkah story set in a dystopian future. Its last line is rather memorable.
One-Shot Deal
By Gerald Petievich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
Charlie Carr is Petievich's brilliant creation - a bullish Treasury Agent in the street-smart sad-eyed tradition of Raymond Chandler. Carr rips the lid off an intricate scheme to print ten million in US Treasury notes on stolen government security paper - a scam that begins in the inner sanctum of the US Mint and ends in a pool of blood beneath the smoking barrel of Carr's .357 magnum
The Confessions of Peter Crossman
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction
Collected in one volume, three tales of Peter Crossman, Knight of the Temple in modern-day New York. Urban fantasy by the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. +++ From the Spear of Antioch to the Holy Grail, Crossman keeps the holy things holy and the pilgrims safe with cool wit, hot lead, and perfect faith.
Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping)
By Kelli Stanley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
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.
First Feature
By Jason Blacker
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
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.
Money Ain't Nothing
By Jason Blacker
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
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?
Lightning Rider
By Rick Mofina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
Twenty-six year-old Jessie Scout had endured a life steeped in pain. She had come to Las Vegas, a city of risk, not to gamble. But to collect. This short work won Canada's top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.
Buried Deep: A Retrieval Artist Novel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
A cold case starts it all—human bones discovered beneath the Martian soil in the alien Disty’s main city. "A high-velocity rush through cultures in full clash, as fear and panic overwhelm the day, and Rusch’s writing makes the far-out scenario feel as present and credible as today’s breaking news….Rusch has outdone herself yet again." The Edge Boston
Blood Red Rings
By Rick Mofina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
After 24 years of putting his life on the line, Officer Frank Harper sees it all tick down to one defining moment in this soul-wrenching short story.