Books tagged: hardboiled mystery

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Scrawny Pete
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
Crime reporter Atkins discovered Scrawny Pete at the scene of a murder-suicide. The hard-bitten reporter took to the cat, and the cat took to him. Together they traveled through the city on the police beat, until the day they came across another crime, one that Scrawny Pete understood. Includes complete bonus story, "The Secret Lives of Cats."
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.
Disintegration
By Scott Nicholson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,340. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction
Identical twins vie for control of a family empire built on deceit, cruelty, and dark secrets--and one woman stands between them while another hovers like a predator waiting for the first to fall. A dark crime thriller from the author of The Skull Ring, The Red Church, and Speed Dating with the Dead.
The Disappeared: A Retrieval Artist Novel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
In a universe where humans and aliens have formed a loose government called the Earth Alliance, treaties guarantee that humans are subject to alien laws when on alien soil. But alien laws often make no sense, and the punishments vary from loss of life to loss of a first-born child.
Short Stories of Earl Staggs
By Earl Staggs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
A collection of published stories by Derringer Award winning author Earl Staggs. A mixture of Mystery, Crime and Humorous stories to satisfy readers who like variety.
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.
Consequences: A Retrieval Artist Novel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
Mixing interstellar politics and police procedural, Rusch turns out a satisfying SF mystery. Flint’s internal conflicts are deftly portrayed, and the gritty realism of the murder investigation meshes well with the alien setting. This [third] entry in the Retrieval Artist series should please SF and mystery fans alike, and can be read independently. RT Book Reviews
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?
Dying on the Edge
By Francine Craft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
An engrossing mystery of one woman’s obsession with another woman’s husband that can only end in disaster.