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Book: The Busty Ballbreaker - The Hot Dog Detective (A Denver Detective Cozy Mystery) by Mathiya Adams
Hot dog vendor Mark MacFarland - "Mac" to his friends - is suspicious when a young construction worker, Wanda Warren, approaches him with a tale of conspiracy, fraud, and murder. A friend of hers died in a tragic work accident, but she thinks that there is more to the story than workplace tragedy. She thinks he was killed to keep him quiet. MacFarland is not so sure. He is initially convinced [...]
 
Book: The Troubleshooter - New Haven Blues by Bard Constantine
Meet the Troubleshooter: a private eye in a dystopian city of broken dreams. Mick Trubble has problems: a load of debt over his head, the Mob on his back, and loan sharks wanting to break his legs. That's just the start of his day. When a mystery lady enters his office with a load of cash to recover some stolen goods, he doesn't think twice about taking it on. After all, Mick's business is [...]
 
Book: The Skinvestigator - Tramp Stamp (The Sunshine State Trilogy) by Terry Cronin
The sign in front of Harry's office read "The Poe Skin Cancer Center"; It should have said "Here Comes Trouble!" Dermatologist and family man, Doctor Harry Poe, is dragged into a murder investigation and finds himself hip-deep in the unexpected world of illicit cosmetic surgery, tattoos, and flesh. "The Skinvestigator is for page-turner mystery fans." - Midwest Book Review - "It got under my [...]
 
Book: Weekend in Weighton by Terry Murphy
First-time private investigator Eddie Greene is having a bad weekend. It's about to get worse ... When he finds the slab-cold body of his first client, he knows something's up - he only spoke to her fifteen minutes earlier. Free-wheeling, swash-buckling, trash-talking Eddie is not just out of place in a humdrum northern town. He's out of his depth on his first case, out of funds from a now [...]
 
Book: Hat Dance (Detective Emilia Cruz Book 2) by Carmen Amato
A greedy arsonist. A missing girl. Acapulco's first female police detective is hunting for two people who don't want to be found. "A thrilling series" -- National Public Radio "Emilia . . . is a force to be reckoned with" - MysterySequels Detective Emilia Cruz's new boss is a drunk. Her new partner hates working with women. To make matters worse, she was on a date and the restaurant blew up. More [...]
 
Book: Dream Noir and Other Tales by Sean P. Gallatin
He needs money and can't wait. The drug dealers are using an old paint factory and are pushing a lot of product. There's bound to be collateral damage, but it can't be helped. With time running out, he has to get this done. A mean old man. He hates almost everyone. It's not a good idea to cross the man, he has no respect for life. Stealing from him will punch your ticket to hell. Sam has a job to [...]
 
Book: Harry Charters Chronicles by Graham Smith
Join gumshoe detective Harry Charters as he tries to escape his demons with a shot of bourbon and a mystery chaser. His investigations include a rigged poker game, a missing teenager and tales of domestic strife. He also gets himself into the middle of gangland power struggles and comes head to head with a crime family who run an entire town. Harry Charters is not the kinda guy who calls the [...]
 
Book: Blacktop Styx by Blackie Noir
BLACKTOP STYX is a crime / thriller, hard and tightly woven as chain-mail. Blending the dark tones of early James Elroy, and Boston Teran; the open road atmosphere of James Crumley, and the hard edged dialogue of Elmore Leonard, BLACKTOP STYX provides a rewarding adventure for fans of the neo-noir crime genre. Over twenty years ago James 'Jimmy Gee' Giardello watched a bloody and battered 'Slash' [...]
 
Book: The Troubleshooter - The Most Dangerous Dame by Bard Constantine
Running into an old flame never leads to anything but trouble. Especially when you're the last person to see her alive. Mick Trubble might solve crimes for a living, but not even he could guess he'd get charged with one. Sophia Flacco is found dead, and Mick is the perfect suspect for the crime. Her father is Moe Flacco, the most powerful crime boss in New Haven. He wants Mick found. The cops [...]
 
Book: Rigor Mortis (The Dex Morneau Series Book 1) by Jeni Decker
Dex Morneau is a self-described long-haired heap of sinew and gristle, with too few clients and too much drinking time on his hands. He's comfortable in his own skin, uncomfortable around anyone else's - tired, apathetic, and generally resigned to both, due to his propensity toward circumspection. He supplements his private detective work with process serving, and is none too happy about that [...]
 
Book: The Arx by Jay Allan Storey
Ex-Homicide Detective Frank Langer is a broken man - but he's all that stands in the way of a deadly conspiracy. Since a mental breakdown put him on medical leave from the squad he was once hand-picked to lead, Frank spends his days drinking and chain-smoking, and his nights waking up screaming from a horrific recurring nightmare. Until one day, by chance, he stumbles on the monstrous plot to [...]
 
Book: Bad In Bardino by Nick Sweet
After private investigator Art Blakey is hired to find Gisela, the missing sister of femme fatale Inge Schwartz, dead bodies start to accumulate at an alarming pace. When Art discovers a link with a fictional Catalan city and the alleged kidnapper, he gets tangled in a web of lies, deceit and passion. Art will have to navigate a maze of ex-lovers, mafia gangsters, reporters and art dealers to [...]
 
Book: You Only Die Twice (An Authentic Clay Colt Adventure) by J.R. Broadwater
Clay Colt and his partner Evelyn Wood are private investigators that sometimes have to do less-than-legal things to make ends meet. All that changes the day they see Clay's dead Kharta'an friend tearing apart downtown Buenos Aries on the news. That dead friend was the son of the Executor of the Kharta'an Empire, and to the Kharta'an desecration of the dead is considered an act of war. Someone is [...]
 
Book: A Touch of Pigskin by Dai Blatchford
Piers Prideaux's promising career at an Oxford College is brought to an abrupt end following the intervention of a new master, one Sebastian Slope. It is not quite as simple as that, matters in Oxford never are. In defending himself Prideaux is directly responsible for Slope being sacked, arrested and jailed for fraud. Years later Slope returns to Oxford and it becomes clear that he is bent on [...]
 
Book: Dark Digital Sky (Dark Pantheon Series Book 1) by Carac Allison
LA Private Investigator Chalk is hired to find three adult sons a Hollywood mogul fathered through a sperm bank many years before. United, the three half brothers discover they share a desire to be warriors. They plan a heist to prove they are worthy of enlisting with a paramilitary leader who has taken both a name and a mad inspiration from Kubrick's dark satire Dr. Strangelove. General Ripper's [...]
 
Book: Some Are Shadows by David Sayre
A pair of strong hands choke the final breaths out of black singer Etta Childs. When Miami police fail to turn up a lead, her brother Wendell Childress turns to private investigator and former police detective Ben Sheen. It quickly becomes apparent that the investigation could have been more thorough. Meanwhile Sheen's own dead ends keep piling up. He'll have to go up against both the police and [...]
 
Book: Wrong Way Around by Cal Smyth
You're supposed to do the crime first, and then go on the run. They did it the other way around... Adrift in Tokyo, photographer Colin and hostess Linda hit if off - in a whirlwind of passion, they marry in Vegas and head to Mexico for a life of adventure. But when money runs low, they end up in London - grey skies and dead-end jobs turning their dream sour. Until an incident with Linda's sleazy [...]
 
Book: MISSING AMANDA (Lou Fleener Private Eye Book 1) by Duane Lindsay
If you like Westlake or Hallinan - You'll love Missing Amanda - Revenge is a dish best served quickly - Chicago in 1958 is a very dangerous place. When private eye Lou Fleener and his friend Dion Monkton are tricked into helping a Chicago mob boss in his takeover of Mayor Daley's office, it makes the other mobs angry enough to kill. Through guns and bombs and the unsteady affections of Cassidy [...]
 
Book: Little Trouble in Tall Tree by Michael Fertik
Beneath the peaceful exterior of the leafy town of Tall Tree, the brutal baby gangster underworld is simmering to a hard boil. Squeezy the Cheeks, undisputed leader of the long ruling North Wood crew, is facing the toughest challenge of his career: his archnemesis Harry the Rash, who rules the Poopypants Gang with an iron rattle, is making a play for Squeezy's territory. Mama's Boy, the freshest [...]
 
Book: The House - Dark Urban Scottish Crime Story (Parliament House Books Book 5) by John Mayer
A maverick lawyer. A grudge from the past. Can Brogan McLane stop an obsessive zealot from burning his community to the ground? Baron Brogan McLane is a tenacious and well-respected lawyer in Scotland's highest court. But McLane has never forgotten his humble origins - the rough and tumble streets of the Calton neighborhood, in Glasgow. When his old stomping grounds are threatened by a sinister [...]
 
Book: The Dispensable Wife (The MisFit Series Book 5) by AB Plum
Eyes are everywhere . . . Look at the recently toppled powerbrokers in Hollywood, Washington, and Silicon Valley. Eyes somewhere saw their stupidity. From eyes to mouth to headlines. When iconic Silicon Valley CEO Michael Romanov discovers his cheating wife flirting in public with an obvious loser, he tears her apart. But he slices and dices her with such civility none of the coffee drinkers [...]
 
Book: The Rent Man by Mike Adlam
If you like your crime very noir, very hard-boiled and very Swansea Jack - this is the novel for you. The Rent Man is riven with deliciously black humour and the almost touchable caustic atmosphere of decaying urban Wales. Swansea is just one British port in the grip of the ruthless Rent Man Gang. Police and Customs are baffled by the fear and secrecy which surrounds their international drugs and [...]
 
Book: Remorseless - A British Crime Thriller (Doc Powers & D.I. Carver Investigate #1) by Will Patching
A killer paroled. A tormented profiler. A blood-soaked quest for revenge. Doc Powers is one case away from a complete breakdown. Grief-stricken over the death of his wife, his reliance on booze and drugs fills his life with startling hallucinations. As he battles his demons, his efforts to stay coherent fail to keep a cunning psychopath behind bars... With a bloody trail of death spreading, Doc [...]
 
Book: Fair Is Foul and Foul Is Fair (The Malone Mystery Novels Book 2) by Larry Darter
A gorgeous socialite. A maverick investigator. A deadly connection. When a drop-dead gorgeous socialite with a wad of cash walks into Ben Malone's office with a sordid tale to tell, he does what any self-respecting private investigator with rent to pay would do - he takes the case. But soon, he realizes he may have bitten off more than he can chew. As the body count rises all signs point to the [...]
 
Book: Death's Angel - A Detective Al Warner Suspense by George A Bernstein
The second serial killer in less than a year is prowling the streets of Miami, systematically killing off some of South Florida's most beautiful young women. Detective Al Warner is just back on The Job, fully recovered from a bullet wound that cracked his skull during a deadly chance encounter with another madman. Due to rigorous rehabilitation, Warner is in the best physical shape of his life, [...]
 
Book: Shirley Link & The Hot Comic by Ben Zackheim
Emily Neuburger, Everyday Fun blog, Parents.com "Shirley Link is a new girl detective series that my daughter is crazy about. This is an amazing series, my friends! Your kids will be hooked and you'll feel really good about it." Shirley Link just caught a thief who stole $30,000 and the one-tone safe it was kept in. How does she top that? By saving Iron Man, Thor and The Hulk, that's how! When [...]
 
Book: The Mystery of the Missing Actor (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery Book 5) by Sandra Baublitz
What has happened to Robert Roberts, the new actor in town? Clarissa, Paw, and their friend, Shelbee, discover the back door of his house wide open. It is evident that a struggle has occurred in his kitchen. Where is he? Where is his cat, Kathleen? And why does his parrot keep yelling, "No! John! No!" As they canvass the neighborhood for Kathleen, Paw sniffs out a clue to the missing actor. [...]
 
Book: Fire on the Mountain - A Detective Mike Eiser Novel (The Detective Mike Eiser Series Book 3) by Clabe Polk
The Havens, a family with roots growing deep in the muck of Southern mountain bootlegging have progressed from selling illicit corn whiskey through marijuana farming to (in the current generation) methamphetamine production. A set of triplets; Jack, a meth producer and wife of Susan, Jason, another meth producer, who hooks Susan to infuriate Jack, and Jake, a local handyman who creates unholy [...]
 
Book: Schism - A Detective Mike Eiser Novel (The Detective Mike Eiser Series Book 3) by Clabe Polk
"EACH SCENE WAS RIVETING, IMAGINATIVE AND WELL CRAFTED. THE DESCRIPTIONS WERE VERY VIVID AND REALISTIC - LIKE WATCHING A MOVIE." Kat Thomas thought she left gang violence behind in Atlanta when she fled to Poplar Bluffs. Now, eleven years later, the man who killed her son Quinton's father has returned, he wants Quinton for his gang The Raven Claws... HE'S WILLING TO GO TO ANY LENGTHS TO GET HIM! [...]
 
Book: Baby's Got Blue Eyes - compelling début crime thriller (Ted Darling crime series Book 2) (Di Ted Darling) by L M Krier
A compelling debut crime thriller with a very different sort of detective. Someone is dumping bodies on DI Ted Darling's patch and he's not happy. Ted's a good solid copper, in an old-fashioned way, with an excellent clear-up rate. He's not at all like your average cop and has his own unique way of dealing with any prejudice his differences bring him. No heavy drinking, no failed marriage, just a [...]
 
Book: Angelica - A Detective Mike Eiser Novel (The Detective Mike Eiser Series Book 4) by Clabe Polk
A LONG TIME AGO, ANGELICA VICETTI DID SOME VERY BAD THINGS WITH SOME VERY BAD MEN. Now, eleven years later, she's built a new life for her family, far from her old life in Las Vegas. BUT IT'S ALL ABOUT TO COME CRASHING DOWN! Angelica Vicetti of Las Vegas has become Angela Cassetta of Poplar Bluffs, just outside Atlanta, Georgia. She's built a successful real estate agency, and the son she rescued [...]
 
Book: The Mystery of the Blue Dolphins (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery Book 1) by Sandra Baublitz
When struggling freelance writer, Clarissa Hayes, and her trouble-making Saint Bernard, Paw, visit their relatives in Upstate New York, they are saddened to find the family in mourning. Clarissa's amateur sleuth uncle has died, evidently from a heart attack. But was the death truly an accident? An anonymous note hints that her uncle was murdered, and now Clarissa and Paw are determined to sniff [...]
 
Book: A Dundee Detective by David Aitken
Scott Learmont was recruited by British Intelligence while a postgraduate student of Mandarin Chinese and Classical Arabic, 'two of the world's most impenetrable languages.' In the course of his career he has saved the life of the chief executive of Hong Kong, foiled an assassination attempt on a British Prime Minister and dined with an American President. Now Learmont has returned to his native [...]
 
Book: The Tattered Thread (The Detective Rein Connery Series) by B. A. Braxton
Cruel CEO Carl Kastenmeier and his bodyguard are murdered and the list of suspects is long. Who beat Carl senseless with his own cane, stabbed him with his own straight razor, and then blew him up using a volatile jar of ether? Detective Rein Connery is on the case, and the victim's seven-year-old son offers Connery the greatest insight into helping him find the killer.
 
Book: Two Little Boys - a topical, dark and disturbing crime thriller - Ted Darling crime series by L M Krier
Topical, dark and disturbing crime thriller featuring a decidedly different type of detective. In his darkest and most complex case to date, DI Ted Darling has to confront demons from his own past when investigating the brutal murder of a young boy. As more deaths follow, he realises he's up against powerful people who believe themselves to be above the law, and starts to feel out of his depth. [...]
 


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