Books tagged: noir

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Full Fathom Five
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,050. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Full Fathom Five is a police noir set in the shadows of Virginia's Massive Resistance movement in 1959. Norfolk detective Walter Hodge is back, wondering just who are the real criminals here - the waterfront thugs raising hell across town or the crooked politicians paying them to do it? This is a sequel to Will Hopkins's first novel, Willowood
Blood and Satin (Blood and Satin #1)
Series: Blood and Satin, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Adelaide Hunter is a vampire. Only she doesn't know it yet. When she wakes up to find one of her clients ripped to shreds and her body covered in his blood, her life starts spiraling out of control. With no memory of what happened, she's in trouble. The police are after her, she's got the hots for the detective on her case, and there's a mysterious, handsome vampire who wants to help her.
The Traveler in Black and White
Series: The Princelings of the East, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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A strange tunnel appears in the wall of Castle Hattan. Of course it must be investigated. What lies at the other end is a strangely backward land where things are not quite as they seem. Lord Mariusz adopts the pseudonym Hugo to explore the business opportunities he sees, only to be accused of murder; witness a vampire slaying; rub shoulders with ghouls, and have a close encounter with a werewolf.
Dirty: A Hardboiled Nightmare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sy Mooney is not a cop, anymore. He does dirty work for cash. His latest job: find the hooker blackmailing a rich maniac. With the odds stacked against him, Sy will need every weapon in his arsenal to get out of this with his carcass intact. Thrill master C. C. Blake spins a brutal yarn about bad guys and badder ones. Echoing Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy, "Dirty" is a hardboiled nightmare.
Bad Times in Dragon City
Series: Shotguns & Sorcery, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
If It Wasn’t for Bad Times… Ex-adventurer Max Gibson wouldn’t have any times at all. Saddled with babysitting the heir to the Dragon Empire, a deadly dragonet with a mind all its own, Max wishes he could hunker down in his bar and shut out the rest of Dragon City, but it seems everyone wants a piece of him. Bad Times in Dragon City is the second novel in the Shotguns & Sorcery setting.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Shooters Unidentified
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Shooters Unidentified is a collection of short stories, poetry and photographs about the darker side of life in the metropolitan Chicago area. Featuring the exploits of Len Staywicki, Rocco Dannon and Wladyslaw "Woody" Brouszko, the stories exhibit a free-wheeling approach to life, the law and the shady characters our heroes seem to meet at every turn in the Windy City.
Kisses Leave No Fingerprints
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,220. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Willie Halliday, the private eye with Buddhist beliefs, is on holiday when the peace is shattered by a chance meeting with a long legged, redhead. It isn't long before he's involved in a case that leads to murder via a West End advertising agency, and a seedy hotel in Paddington. Willie needs all his wits about him, and the help of Phoebe, his Amazonian secretary, to come out of it alive!
Death Comes Unexpectedly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Willie Halliday finds himself working for a steward of the Jockey Club on a case involving blackmail, murder and an extreme political party run by a psychopath. As usual Willie’s not short of lovely women, including Pandora Drummond, a writer of romantic fiction. Phoebe, Willie’s Amazonian secretary who used to box for Roedean, is not amused when her boss comes under the writer’s spell.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.