Books tagged: hollywood noir

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The Hollywood Murder of Bugsy Siegel Crony Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg was a lynchpin of the old Murder Inc., mob enforcement racket that controlled the garment industry in the 1930s and 1940s. Murder Inc., was based in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, functioning with a candy store as its front. Bugsy Siegel was an integral figure in this syndicate. He also took a primary role in hunting down Big Greenie who'd fled to Los Angeles.
Cold Comfort (Malone Mystery Novels Book 3)
Series: Malone Mystery Novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,290. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. 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.
Time in My Pocket
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. 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.
No Man's Land
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Nothing is ever what it seems in Hollywood. A private investigator with a troubled past suspects that someone is trying to set him up. As he follows the bloody trail of evidence, he is led into a violent and unexpected No Man's Land. A somewhat brutal love story.
459 - Framed in Red - Book #2 in the Mike Montego Series
Series: Mike Montego Police Dramas. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Young, eager LAPD cop Mike Montego has to deal with a series of art thefts, crooked cops, a passionate, complicated girlfriend, kinky sex, and bloody mayhem. After all, it's Hollywood in the early '60s!
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.
Here Comes The Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,250. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A genre-blending work that is part thriller, part love story, part Hollywood noir, Here Comes the Night dramatizes the personal and political awakening of two women––an activist nun and a grieving housewife––caught up in the civil rights fervor of John F. Kennedy’s nomination at the 1960s Democratic convention in Los Angeles.
Danger Music: An Offbeat Sleuth Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,270. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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Her quirky freelance assignment: solve a famous cold-case mystery for a magazine article. But as Kenny investigates, people start dying around her. To complicate matters, her bipolar disorder makes her perceptions unreliable. Will she recognize the killer before she plays into his hands? By the USA Today bestselling author of the Safe Harbor Medical mystery series.