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Once a cop, now a private eye. Once human, now a cyborg. Dalton Steel had scraped a living investigating the things that were beneath the cops he used to work with. Except those cases that involved bots. Until a beautiful woman, a beautiful bot created to mimic a beautiful woman… Read More

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A ragtag group of adventurers travels across the globe in search of the long-lost Gospel of John the Baptist, running afoul of gangs, fascists, and communists in a race to claim an imperiled treasure. Read More

Tags: fantasy, pulp, noir

The Job was simple: Go in get the cash and get out. No muss. No Fuss. But in life plans are easier made than executed. A fact that Alan and his crew find out while they Wait for Billy. Read More
Two lovers plan an escape but escape is easier said than done when one is married Read More

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Trying to stay in the game, a wheel man looks to an old friend Read More
Times Change - Temptation finds a passionate horologist wherever he goes. Read More

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"Poor Doug just doesn't learn his lesson. A well written story that kept me interested to the end. Good job." Read More

Another novella - 1930s noir - featuring the New York PI, van Buren. Read More

Tags: noir

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Right after the war, Tangier was the craziest town in North Africa. Everything was for sale and the price was cheap. The perverts came for the flesh. The addicts came for the drugs. A whole army of hustlers and grifters came for the loose laws and free flow of cash… Read More
When a citizen is murdered by the secret police, a cover-up is required. This cover-up grows and morphs, and touches everyone on the way to the very top of the People’s Republic and the Ministry of State Security. The Secret Policemen tells the story of the corrupt Police Inspector, the… Read More
Following on from the introduction Read More
An introduction for a crime novel (thought I would try something different) Read More
After a series of crimes sweeps through Seattle, a teen takes it upon himself to confront the mob responsible. *SENIOR PROJECT - 2011* Read More
A collection of twenty crime noir thriller stories set in New York in the 1940s by Robert Helliger...Presented by Peter Sanders...Volume 1 of the new series. Read More

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Dans un établissement à Namur, une rencontre se fait... Read More
Mild-mannered journalist Nick Archer embarks on a personal vendetta against LA gang lord Antony Meza when two of his friends, an aspiring actress and screenwriter, are brutally executed by Meza's henchmen. Nick's desperate quest for revenge leads him to pose as a member of Meza's gang, where he must be… Read More

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Baby boomer Mickey Shamus, a retired postal worker fresh off life’s treadmill of endless mortgage payments, car payments, and college tuition bills for the kid, not to mention a healthy, three-meal-a-day monkey on his back, suddenly finds himself divorced, broke, and free to pursue his lifelong fantasyto lead the exciting… Read More

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Wes Faulkner is in a race against time, in forty-eight hours, his wife, Marcia, will be murdered. With the police being of no help and precious hours ticking away, Wes turns to his old pal, disgraced police detective Rick. Together, they must track down this psychopathic would-be killer before the… Read More
Kerrigan is a man haunted by his past, a man that has grown weary of his life. A chance meeting with an old man offers him a chance of redemption for past sins, but at what cost? Read More

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When Mr. Savio suspects his wife is cheating on him, he hires struggling detective Chihiro Sheridan to trail her. Chihiro soon discovers that Mrs. Savio is actually trying to hack a bank system to rob them blind and frame her husband for it. Read More
In this chapter, Nick and Cara meet fifteen years later. He is interested in pursuing their relationship further but she pushes him away. Why? Because she is being accused of a major crime and if he gets involved, he may suffer the consequences right along with her. Will he risk… Read More
New York, 1950. Homicide Detective Hal Rook works in the city that never sleeps. When the body of Rhonda Harris is found at an expensive hotel, he investigates, when the city crumples under the pressure of City Hall, where politics dominate everything. The new "Peter Sanders" crime noir mystery thriller… Read More

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March 27, 2020

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Born in the ghetto, Iosif Makarov learned to fight to survive. When he grew up he learned he could take his education and trade it in for a fortune by joining Gianno Castiglione's army of thugs and goons. Married, and a happy father, Joe watches as the empire starts… Read More
Dawn of Grandmaster continues in this third installment. Read More

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Continuing saga from Dawn of Grandmaster series. Read More
First part of an ongoing series. A noir themed dual-origin story set in an alternative present day Los Angeles. Agent Roswell (40's male) was just another supernatural detective before a string of brutal murders thrust him into Hollywoodland's dark underbelly. The series follows Roswell and his partner Agent Rockford (30's… Read More
Costello realizes now that he has been played like a puppet, someone out there appears to be two steps ahead of him at every turn. His suspicions leads him to believe that the people involved, are part of the department he works for. The final installment of Puppet Masters. Read More
The body count rises yet again and Costello finds himself very much attached to the strings of the puppeteer. Part 3 of the Puppet Masters mini series. Read More
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