Books tagged: noir

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Herbie's Diner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the outside, Herbie’s Diner is just another run-down greasy spoon with bad coffee and overcooked fried chicken, but Johnny’s about to learn that appearances are deceiving. Soon, the coffee’s run out, and there’s a bevy of killers, swindlers, femme fatales, and other types straight out of a private eye flick, looking to put him down for the dirt nap. Only this isn’t the movies.
Trio of Lost Souls
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bill Vincent is a killer … in the name of justice. Not that the law would agree. With one murderous act of retribution for an attack on his wife, he leaves behind respectability and hits the road. After taking on a series of odd jobs, he meets Jim Garret, a like-minded spirit whose thirst for justice equals his own. They join together to beat the corrupt bossmen at their own political game.
A Poor Boy's Confession
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Horrible crime. A rich family slaughtered in their kitchen. We caught the perp coming out of the house. A seventeen-year-old kid from the slums. He confessed. It’s a slam-dunk. Except his mother’s preacher is trying to mess up our case. A twenty-nine-year-old ex-con who started his own storefront church a couple years ago. But Drexel's a tough cop. He’ll get Pastor Leon out of our way.
The Hotel Dick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1948 Milwaukee. The Lakeshore Towers Hotel house detective, J. Adam Bark, is murdered while sitting in a barber's chair. Homicide detective Lieutenant Joe Sonntag is sent to investigate, but has a difficult time with the barber's insistence that Spencer Tracy killed Bark. Disbelieving, Joe begins his investigation, made all the more bizarre when Greer Garson and Veronica Lake are shot.
The Dame Did It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pro Se Productions presents a collection of new stories wrapped in the shadows of Noir and definitely Hard Boiled with a feminine touch. Authors Joel Jenkins, Christofer Nigro, Shannon Muir, and Percival Constantine deliver two-fisted, gun shooting hard core action in these blood-soaked pages, and each tale revolves around a woman.
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: Italian. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Un manicomio, una ragazzina di nome Sophia, un fazzoletto intriso di cloroformio e una meravigliosa Dea.
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: Greek. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Akis Grifidis spent almost a lifetime serving the Greek Police Department in Athens. In this story he recites an adventure which deals with a great theft that took place inside the Acropolis museum of Athens years ago.
Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man. The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes.
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
You can only take so much from a man before he has nothing left to lose... Calvin G. Redbone is a simple man with a simple routine. Until his best friend winds up dead. Until he realizes that nothing's as simple as it appears on the surface, maybe not even Calvin G. Redbone himself. As he unravels the truth about his friend’s life and death the question becomes: what’s Calvin going to do about it?
Biter Water Blues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,500. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Joe wanted to leave is life as a hired killer behind him. Wanda was a cop who didn't know what she wanted. Hag just wanted to kill people. A lot of people. Their paths collide in a small Maine town.