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Book / Thrillers

June 22, 2018

Reads: 902

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Dave might not have lead a charmed life but it had been good enough for him. Life was starting to look a whole lot better when he came into a large amount of cash, until his best friend and partner betrays him in the most insidious manner. Now, a… Read More
Now it's time to delve into the past of Sicarius. Enjoy! Read More

Reads: 56

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I open the front door to discover a large package on the doorstep. I did not hear anyone deliver it while I was getting ready to for work, or see anyone from the window. It's huge. What can it be? I try to think of something I might have… Read More
Continuing his investigation, Mike interviews Megan's assistant. Read More
After recovering from the explosion, Mike heads home to meet Detective Ben Murdock to answer some questions about the night before. Read More
Drinking his troubles away in a Nevada bar, An unemployed writer is hired by a rich widow to investigate a death threat. Read More
Part one of ten - The Saul Cross Diaries Saul Cross is a journalist on the hunt for a scoop. With his apprentice, Carmen, they journey through the underworld of 1950's LA to discover who is really responsible for the recent spate of murders that has left certain societies… Read More

Book / Science Fiction

March 09, 2018

Reads: 42

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In 2043 the organic computing had taken off the drawing board and brought into the physical world, starting gigantic demand for them overnight. Within a couple years proceeding the advent of the Olio implant, elementary schools were shut down as they were no longer deemed necessary, seeing that the… Read More
Guy stops in to rob a cantina between Las Vegas and L.A. but ends up the beneficiary of another gang's plans. Read More

Tags: noir

Adultery leads to murder. Read More

Reads: 74

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Two gun shots ring out. A detective who happens to be nearby. A crime scene that doesn't add up. Read More
Detroit 1994, detective Erin Cole and Ed Lane are on the hunt for the illusive Evil Eye Killer. Both detectives have to fight both the killer and also their demons. Erin is out to prove herself and needs this case to get back in the good books of the… Read More
Tim Soft is walking home along Marlboro Street. He feels he has had a wearying day at the office. He wishes it were Friday, but it's only Tuesday. A vintage Chevrolet Impala pulls up alongside him, one of the ones with the harmonica front grille and the big tail… Read More
Dave Altman has a unexpected confrontation with The Redneck Mafia of Lowell Valley. Read More
Dave Altman goes to Martin Underhall's office to receive more information about his newest assignment. Read More
A Private Eye, recovering from injuries, is hired to locate the missing child of a businessman in a mountain town. Read More

Short Story / Other

December 03, 2017

Reads: 80

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Passion, lust, betrayal and surrender Read More
Ex-detective Thomas Collins is blackmailed back into the criminal underworld when a drug lord's daughter overdoses on New Year's Eve 1999. He is coerced into tracking down the missing batch of ecstasy her pills came from, and whoever stole it, when it was ordered destroyed 6 months ago. His… Read More
Number 25 in the Jack Burke series of paranormal detective stories. Part of the dark fiction collection by this author called Tales from beyond the shadows. Read More

Reads: 153

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Nobody knows what ancient spirits may assault you. Two simple and completely normal (or maybe not exaclty normal) teenagers are given a special and ominous gift. Read More

Reads: 400

Comments: 8

Shelves: 7

The Science Fiction House

READER COMMENT: "Excellent story! I like the combination of a narrating styles reminiscent of old film noir with the futuristic themes. And I love the whole metaphor of "abyss", of spiritual emptiness, which gradually takes over people's minds and souls in the shape of virtual reality. This is high quality… Read More
Aboard the space station of New New York a murder and theft has gone down and it's up to one detective to stop the perpetrators before they can do more harm. Read More
A middle-aged detective who wants to forget the past, a feisty redhead, and a series of murders by someone the police call "Picasso". Its the 90's in Boston and one serial killer is running the city and breaking it apart. Read More

Reads: 158

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Small-time private detective Carlos Vespa may have bitten off more than he can chew with his latest case in this darkly humorous noir, where detection, gangsters and assassins cross paths. Read More

Book / Horror

March 08, 2017

Reads: 81

Shelves: 1

The Just an Image House

Asha Noir, saddled with a heavy secret and hefty promise, sets out to find out who is responsible for her friend's murder. Reeling from her mother's death and angry at the world, will she find out the truth, or willl she be stuck with another problem? Read More

Tags: dark, murder, sad, black, noir

In the summer of 1941, a brutal murder sets off a chain of events that shatters the security of a small town, and threatens to undo the criminal underbelly and bring everyone else down with it. Read More

Reads: 178

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: noir, eva-rose

Reads: 213

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Shaun is down on his luck. Drunk and grief-stricken, he heads for the nearest bar to seek solace. There he meets Eliza, a femme fatale drawn from the dark corners of the noir tradition, and is soon drawn into a world of hard drinking and addiction. Throw in a drug… Read More

Reads: 283

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Can a prisoner sing for their freedom? Read More

Reads: 320

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A noir snippet. Read More

Tags: night, noir, cigarette

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