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Famous Blue Raincoat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ed Gorman's mystery short stories have a flavor found nowhere else among contemporary writers. His tales have an amazing breadth of style and plot—classical detection, private eye stories, biter-bit tales in which criminous schemes turn back on the perpetrator, and straight crime stories.
New, Improved Murder - A Jack Dwyer Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,900. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jack Dwyer is a former cop who got the acting bug after being cast in a local public safety commercial. He started acting lessons, quit his job, and applied for his private investigator’s license (in very nearly that order). He also took a security guard job to keep the wolves away. The novel opens with Dwyer on a riverside park murder site. He was called there by a panicked former girlfriend.
Murder Straight Up: A Jack Dwyer Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
TV news. There's the story and there's the truth. Anchorman David Curtis would never have made the big time. He was handsome in that bland, TV newscaster's way, but nothing special. Then he was murdered — on camera — and suddenly, no one at Channel 3 could talk of anyone else. But for Jack Dwyer, the ex-cop turned actor who moonlights as a security guard, it's a matter of more than talk.
Rough Cut
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When advertising executive Michael Ketchum falls in love with Cindy Traynor, the prime suspect in the murder of his business partner, he may be setting himself up as the murderer's next victim
A Cry of Shadows - A Jack Dwyer Series Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,340. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Dwyer is hired to deal with "some problems" caused by residents of a homeless shelter located near a chic, downtown restaurant. Before Dwyer can even act on his orders from one restaurant owner, he is fired by a second. Jack Dwyer remains one of the easiest mystery protagonists to like, and a very "real" character in this very entertaining addition to the Jack Dwyer series.
The Autumn Dead - A Jack Dwyer Series Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ex-cop, security guard and sometime actor Jack Dwyer feels a familiar buzz when, after fifteen years, he sees Karen Lane, his old high school flame. But things are going so well with his girlfriend Donna, that he's pretty sure Karen is not what he needs right now. Still, he agrees to retrieve a suitcase for her which she'd left with her last lover, Glendon Evans, a psychiatrist. Then, Karen dies.
Murder in the Wings - A Jack Dwyer Series Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Dwyers, ex-cop turned amateur actor, is delighted when his agent lands him a role in a local production of Long Day's Journey Into Night. The real drama starts, however, when Michael Reeves -- the play's angry, bullying director -- is found murdered, and Dwyer's friend Stephen Wade -- a sweet has-been of an actor -- is charged with the crime. Dwyer knows that Wade has been set up. But why?