Books tagged: noir

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A Werewolf in Time (The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries #2)
Series: The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The McGillicuddys travel to the village of Whitby in East Anglia for a very delayed honeymoon. But once there, they discover the ancient legend of The Wild Hunt, a haunted village of people in the grips of nightmares, and some very recent unexplained murders at the castle estate of Edwin’s old friend, Lord Ian Severn. Eliza absolutely must investigate!
The Clockwork Companion: Your Key to the Mrs. McGillicuddy Universe (The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries #0)
Series: The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Before you read A Clockwork Vampire and A Werewolf in Time, learn all you can about Edwin and Eliza's world, including the different castes of Poppets, the different types of "nonhumans" (vampires, shapeshifters, etc.) and the technology that makes Mrs. McGillicuddy's universe a unique steampunk/cyberpunk experience unlike anything in urban fantasy today.
Lady in the Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,810. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Darrell Donka had a problem; a problem that required medication. He didn't like the feeling it gave him, so he gradually withdrew ... and that's when he saw her. The beautiful curvaceous brunette across the room at the party he didn't want to be at. She smiled at him, and he felt compelled to talk to her ... and that conversation led to events that would change his life and reality forever.
Troublemaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Troublemaker is a collection of 30 flash fiction pieces that move from light and whimsical to maliciously dark. These pieces clock in at 300 to 2,000 words, move along pretty quick, yet are rich and detailed. Got a few minutes? Go ahead, be a Troublemaker.
Leave Her Hanging
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Ella Lewis is dead. Someone must pay. In this tough-as-nails noir crime novel set in Auckland’s dark underbelly, 17-year-old Jack “Spade” Miller must traverse a web of violence, love, and illicit sex in his search for justice. Only one thing is guaranteed: no one is walking away unscathed.
Amends for the Dead
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lonnie Kuhl's high school friend and secret crush, Vonnie Markham is dead, murdered in the dead of night by a burglar. The case wraps up quickly, and then just as quickly comes undone as Lonnie, with the help of pal Targe Wilkins, follows clues and more dead bodies to find out why Vonnie really died and who killed her,
Alongrid Knights
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to the world of Alongrid. A world in the midst of a war that has raged for centuries. A world where hope is a valuable commodity. A world where the only thing standing in the way of total conquest by the Elven Nation is the steam powered might of the Dwarven Kingdom. In the conflict for world domination there is no such thing as neutral ground.
All In
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Anthony Carrick is asked to help his friend, John Roberts, Captain of LAPD's Homicide Unit in solving a mysterious murder. A well dressed middle aged man is found with a gunshot in the middle of his forehead in a less than classy hotel. On the victim is one thousand dollars, a casino chip and a New York Giants' Super Bowl ring that obviously doesn't belong to him.
Washed Up
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A leisurely morning at the Santa Monica Pier turns out to be not all Anthony Carrick had hoped for. Police arrive and start putting up tape and crowds gather like vultures. A young man has been murdered, washed up under the pier like a beached whale. What seems like a second chance has ended as a dead end for Gregg Gelvan, a kid from the wrong side of the tracks.
Cannibal Lovers (a flash fiction story)
Series: Weird Supernatural Horror, Story 5. Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A little piece of dark, experimental avant garde noir. By 'little' I mean one paragraph. Make of it what you will and let me know if you like it. I generally write prose or poetry, this is something in between, more stream-of-conscience.