Books tagged: hardboiled detective

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South By Southwest Wales
Pre-release—available June 15, 2018. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Urban
Samson Valentine is the best private eye ever to wear a fedora–before he became a washed-up booze hound. Things get personal when the Welsh mob kills his friend. Now it's personal, and Sam sets out on a one-man mission to take down the syndicate. If he's to have any chance of bringing the mob to justice, he'll first need to come to grips with his worst enemy–himself.
Infinite Loop: A Paranormal Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017 by Thorn Bishop Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this paranormal mystery, Warren wakes inside a new character aboard a tramp steamer returning from Cuba during the 1930s. The man discovers his role as a wealthy playboy, but he has no idea why his character is involved with an unsavory group of associates for ten grand in cash. By the time his ship docks in Boston, Warren is a wanted man, just one-step away from capture and the gallows.
Split the Middle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: British English. Published: October 2, 2017 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Michael Dooley, a drunken ex-con, has lost everything he cares about. He’s hit rock bottom... he thinks. When he stumbles upon the scene of a horrific murder, he realises the bottom is farther down than he'd imagined. Pressure builds to find the killer, threatening to shred the lives of everyone it touches—bringing back secrets long since buried.
Jack Hagee: Nothing Lasts Forever
Series: Jack Hagee, Private Eye. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When Jack Hagee decides to form his own detective agency, someone marks the occasion with military-grade fireworks. Once he dusts himself off, Hagee flies to Hong Kong to get revenge on the culprit. While he's at it, he might recover three-billion dollars.
Jack Hagee: Something For Nothing
Series: Jack Hagee, Private Eye. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A killer stalks the streets of New York, outlining his victims in chalk -- and soon everyone is hunting "The Outliner", including Jack Hagee, private eye. While waiting for a break in the "Outliner" case, a vicious street gang demands “tribute” from one of his Chinatown clients.
Strictly Poison and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jazz music fused with pulp fiction. The result? Stories that croon like Nat "King" Cole, and strike like a lead pipe. Tales of Jazz artists, and other assorted characters, looking for that big break ... often getting broken. Charles Boeckman was a musician writing pulp fiction between gigs. He knew his milieu. 22 stories, culled from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Manhunt, and many others.
The Killers Are Coming
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,730. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The paint hasn’t dried on the door to Sligo’s detective agency, and he’s contemplating closing shop. When Rudy Cohan offers him a cash-filled envelope in Baltimore’s Penn Station, he crosses his fingers and hopes for the best. Is Rainy Dawn cheating on her producer boyfriend? Where does she get her extra spending money? Soon, a mob hit points the finger at right bat at Sligo ...
Pulp Adventures #22: The Great Green Blight
Series: Pulp Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This issue's main feature is "The Great Green Blight" by Emmett McDowell -- a 20,000 word short story of high adventure and space opera. Also, short fiction: Sherlock Holmes hunts Jack the Ripper; weird rock carvings in the old west, weird aviation menace in World War II, and a 4F guy battles Nazis his own way!
The 24th Horse
Series: Inspector Luke Bradley. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,000. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Inspector Luke Bradley investigates murder among high-society equestrians. The investigation begins after the annual National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden, when a dead body is literally delivered to Bradley's doorstep.
The Cowboy Detective: A Matter of Terror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A crazed Nazi doctor is loose in Chicago, out to finish his uncompleted experiments in his own private death camp of horrors. But Detective Glenn Stroud is on the case. Efficient, dangerous, and committed, Stroud searches the rough underbelly of the city with a gun, his partner E Dent, and a souped-up Pontiac. He must end this torturing psychopath… or lose everyone dear to him.