Books tagged: noir

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The Lark: An Eve of Light Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Danny is a struggling singer willing to do almost anything to get a little exposure and keep food on the table. So she doesn’t think twice about traveling to the middle of nowhere to perform a gig. When she’s stranded at an abandoned airport, however, she finds herself exposed to a sinister creature with a hunger for something only she can provide.
Christmas Eve at the Exit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As Rachel decides where to spend Christmas Eve, she can’t shake the feeling of being tracked. She knows well how hard they will search for her and Anne-Marie. Rachel knows they will never stop. But Rachel also knows she needs to focus on the plan, and on making sure Anne-Marie knows Santa will still find her wherever they go. Because every child needs to believe in the magic of Santa—or do they?
Buried
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Horror, Screenplays » Crime
In this off-beat horror/comedy, two thugs drive out to a moonlit cornfield to bury the body of a beautiful woman. She may have other plans.
Strange Markings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,790. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015 by Shorebird Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
At the dawn of the television age in 1955, A wealthy Bel Air matron enlists Skylar Drake’s help in locating a missing nephew. The search takes him back to pre-statehood Hawaii where unexplained deaths, politics and superstitious locals turn the tropical paradise into a nightmare where nothing is what it seems and no one can be trusted.
Kill Me Quick!
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When Mark Hammond returns home to Seatown, he bounces from one misdeed to the next among a litany of dubious old acquaintances. From dead bikers to dodgy drug deals, from one downbeat bar to another, from strippers to gangsters and back again: it’s almost as if he never left. And if only he can shake off everybody who wants to hurt him, maybe he can stay there. No place like home, eh?
Éternicide
Series: Hors-séries. Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: French. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dans la vie, Jessé a tout gagné… ou presque. Les affaires l’ont rendu solitaire, et ses parents ont préféré s’éterniser : perdre connaissance en figeant leur cerveau dans le bonheur pour l’éternité. Arrivé au sommet, que choisira-t-il ? Vivre chaque jour en attendant sa chute, ou garder le bonheur éternel en écourtant son existence consciente d’une simple pression de bouton ?
Songbirds: A Langston Pierpont Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by CCE Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mashups
In this short story, Langston Pierpont finds himself on another...odd...case. This time, a seductress needs him to bring her sister home, and Langston has no power to refuse her. What the sister is up to, though, proves to be as big a shock as who the sisters are.
Le mele marce di don Secondo: delitti di provincia 10
Series: Delitti di provincia, Book 10. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 31,010. Language: Italian. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cosa può accadere di imprevisto in una parrocchia di provincia? In apparenza, niente… Tuttavia, a volte, qualcosa di inspiegabile accade anche nelle parrocchie di campagna. Misteriosi scherzi colpiscono il parroco di Foli, don Secondo, e addirittura arrivano alla blasfemia. Chi sarà il misterioso sabotatore parrocchiale?
Die Dog or Eat the Hatchet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,100. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015 by Comet Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
From Adam Howe, winner of Stephen King’s On Writing contest, come three original novellas of hardboiled crime, graphic horror and pitch-black gallows humor.
Two-bit Angel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,980. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Getting tossed into freefall from a metaphysical city in the sky isn't necessarily a problem, even if the angel you're with is malfunctioning. Picking up the pieces can be.