Books tagged: noir

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The Beneficiary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Set during the L.A. riots, this contemporary noir follows a real estate agent who's got a scheme to make a killing - but things don't turn out the way she planned. Reviews have called the story "a great suspense tale", "told in tight concise prose with wonderful character development", and "it keeps you turning pages."
Simple Addition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a middle-aged man finds himself trapped in the trunk of a car, he must examine his life to determine exactly who might be taking him on his final journey.
North of Sunset
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael Sennet - movie star - hates his life. The Vanity Plate Killer is enjoying his new life in Los Angeles, targeting people with vanity plates. When Michael Sennet is framed by a paparazzi photographer – license plate PAPRAZI – the movie star finds something he enjoys even more than making movies: killing people.
Luggage By Kroger: A True Crime Memoir
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,690. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In this award-winning memoir, Houston journalist Gary Taylor recounts his true-life fatal attraction involvement in the trail of violence that has dogged Texas attorney Catherine Mehaffey Shelton, prompting coverage by newspapers, TV, movies and even Oprah. Take a seat on the wild ride of an obsessive relationship: erotic beginning to violent end and the trials required to clean up the mess.
False Refuge
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Price: Free! Words: 92,740. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
US Army reservist Alex Swenson goes AWOL in Hawaii, only to find he must fight and escape from the very same secretive, corrupt organization that had promised to harbor him and give him a new life.
Tough Guys: The homicide cases of Turner Hahn and Frank Morales
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Thirteen short stories featuring the cases of homicide detectives Turner Hahn and Frank Morales. Noir fiction harking back to the days of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer.
Altered Life
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Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
English Private Eye Sam Dyke tracks down a vicious killer who seems to have no regard for the law ... or anything else.
Rose Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In a world where everyone has a flower for a head, who can stop the serial killer called the Pruner? Enter Inspector Glisten, a hard-boiled, rose-headed cop who'll stop at nothing to cut down the Pruner. But when the trail leads to a seedy garden of horrors he never imagined, Glisten fights for his life against an explosion of deadly flower power that could uproot his world in a harvest of death.
The Losing Role
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In the last winter of World War II a failed German actor, Max Kaspar, is forced to join a desperate secret mission in which he must impersonate an enemy American officer. So Max cooks up his own fanatical plan -- he'll use his false identity to escape tyranny and war and flee to the America he'd once abandoned.
Famous Potatoes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A classic road novel from the 1970s, now an ebook. Willy, a nice boy from the suburbs, is framed for murder and goes on the lam. With hopeful heart and broken balls he joins the people of humble cafes and dusty bars, underground, where life is basic. “An engaging, warm, well-told story of a likable character with a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”—Publisher’s Weekly