Books tagged: hollywood noir

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Time in My Pocket
Pre-release—available September 1, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,520. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
She woke up in 1947...in someone else's body. When a sarcastic mother of two is offered the chance to go back in time through an antique locket’s mirror, she escapes the confines of her (imagined) domestic prison and comes face to face with the reality of life during the Golden Age of Hollywood. Now she must find a way to return to her life before falling through a mirror.
Lucky Corpse
Price: Free! Words: 36,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The toast of 1942 Hollywood is the newly crowned Heavyweight Champ, Lucky Lawson. He's got it all, the belt, the babe, and a baffling crime scene in a seedy hotel. When the champ's death is ruled a suicide, his widow turns to detective Frank Frost to set the record straight and find the killer, without the killer finding him first.
Cold Comfort (Malone Mystery Novels Book 3)
Series: Malone Mystery Novels. Pre-release—available November 24, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
One of Hollywood's elites has been murdered, the accused her estranged husband. The situation doesn't look good for the husband, whose appetites for booze, gambling, and extramarital sex are as outsized as his ego. To make matters worse, he is on the hook to his bookie for a quarter million bucks, and with next to no alibi, multi-million reasons to kill his wealthy wife.
The Torch Singer, Book Two: An Almost Perfect Ending
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Swan's Nest Canada. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
B-Singer Sonya Saint-Amant is at the height of her career after a glittering, triumphant appearance at Ciro’s, the clubhouse for the stars in 1950s Hollywood. But in 1954 music is undergoing a revolution. With her looks and popularity fading, Sonya believes she has come up with the perfect plan to save her career . . . if only she can deal with the vortex of politics, sex, blackmail, and murder...
Shooting Genji
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Alternative history
A noir thriller, Shooting Genji is set in New York during the 1929 Crash. As a teen, the narrator has an accident that leaves him almost blinded by daylight but with perfect night vision. This leads him into a string of misadventures, driving for whiskey smugglers, shilling for Wall Street cons, and chauffeuring (and caddying) for a Hollywood scoundrel making an erotic film of The Tale of Genji.
Danger Music
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Freelance writer Kenny Rubin has no intention of reawakening a killer when she sets out to solve the strangulation death five years earlier of an aspiring actress. Her magazine assignment: to find the name of the killer before the airing of a TV movie about the murder. But many of the people making the film knew the victim, and, as Kenny begins interviewing them, people around her start dying.
My Brother's Keeper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Hollywood, 1950 -- A World War II P-51 Ace battles the police, movie makers, the mob, a former starlet ex-girlfriend, a nosy reporter and paranoid patients to find out who murdered his older brother, a prominent Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. His search will lead into the darker corners of his brother's patient files and private life he never knew existed.