Books tagged: hardboiled detective

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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.
Submariners of the Gods (Doc Minus Two Book II)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,760. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Six fishing boats are mysteriously torpedoed in broad daylight, as if by an invisible predator. No one can determine who or what perpetrated the attacks, or where it came from. The only hint is the existence of posters of an obscure Aztec god that are found near all sinking sites. The gruff Doc Minus Two, a failed medical doctor turned detective, travels to Mexico to investigate.
The Stitcher - (A Politically Incorrect Pulp Noir Short Story)
Series: Detective Vic Vicious Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Shelter Wood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in an alternate earth in the year 2050, Detective Vic Vicious is brought out of cryogenic prison to solve a string of brutal homicides torturing Los Angeles. When a woman is found on her back in a dark alley with her nether regions stitched together, it takes a man like Detective Vic to solve the case. Or will the case solve him?
The Man Who Lost Everything (Miles Franco #3)
Series: Miles Franco Urban Fantasy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,270. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For the first time in his whole miserable life, freelance Tunneler Miles Franco finally has his shit together. But when his friend, Detective Vivian Reed, comes to him for help, his peaceful life is shattered. Vivian's sister has been kidnapped. They have issued no ransom. They only want revenge. Miles is returning to the mean streets that made him. And there will be no coming back.
The Minotaur's Hit List (Doc Minus Two Book I)
Price: Free! Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Why is someone murdering all passengers and crew of Flight 2251, an ordinary, uneventful commercial flight from two years ago?
Lucky 7 Artz
Series: Lucky Artz Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 51,690. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(G rated) Lucky 7 Artz, seventh child of immigrant parents, is a sharp-dressing private detective working in the big city while balancing the demands of a big, complicated family. In this first novel Lucky finds out the uncomfortable truth about the tragic death of a sister.