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The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

The iconic first novel from crime fiction master Raymond Chandler, featuring Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential urban private eye" (Los Angeles Times). A...

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Penance for Jerry Kennedy

Penance for Jerry Kennedy

A fast-paced, witty and authentic novel that transports the reader into the exhilarating world of crime and chicanery that defines the life of Boston lawyer, Jerry Kennedy.  Heretofore...

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Bomber's Law

Bomber's Law

A winding tale of suspicion and intrigue, George V. Higgins skillfully recounts the story of elusive Short Joey Mossi.   When detective sergeant Harry Dell’Appa...

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The Leopard

The Leopard

Inspector Harry Hole returns from Hong Kong hot on the trail of a serial killer in this installment of Jo Nesbø’s New York Times bestselling series. Look out for the...

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An Event in Autumn

An Event in Autumn

After nearly thirty years in the same job, Inspector Kurt Wallander is tired, restless, and itching to make a change. He is taken with a certain old farmhouse, perfectly...

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The Wrong Case

The Wrong Case

An extraordinary detective story from one of the great American crime fiction authors. Milo once had a thriving divorce-case business in the small...

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Farewell, My Lovely

Farewell, My Lovely

Crime fiction master Raymond Chandler's second novel featuring Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential urban private eye" (Los Angeles Times). Philip...

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The Crazy Kill

The Crazy Kill

The Crazy KillOutside the apartment where a wake is going on, the manager of the A&P across the street is robbed. Reverend Short, a storefront preacher...

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The Zebra-Striped Hearse

The Zebra-Striped Hearse

Strictly speaking, Lew Archer is only supposed to dig up the dirt on a rich man's suspicious soon-to-be son-in-law. But in no time at all Archer is following a trail...

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The Dain Curse

The Dain Curse

Dashiell Hammett virtually invented the hardboiled crime novel, and his creation the Continental Op is a short, squat, and utterly unsentimental tank of a private detective....

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Defending Billy Ryan

Defending Billy Ryan

A thrilling account of the ins and outs of the Suffolk County Superior Court, this novel is vintage George V. Higgins.  The third installment in the Jerry Kennedy series...

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Born Bad

Born Bad

From a writer whose novels have been acclaimed for their unflinching exploration of evil comes a brilliant collection of short stories—some never before published—that...

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The Nightmare

The Nightmare

The second book in the #1 internationally bestselling Joona Linna series, The Nightmare finds Joona teaming up with a national security agent to find the link between two mysterious,...

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Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!

Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!

Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! is the darkest, the living-deadliest, scariest--and dare we say most tasteful--collection of zombie stories ever assembled. It’s so good, it's a no-brainer. There...

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And Sometimes I Wonder About You

And Sometimes I Wonder About You

P.I. Leonid McGill isn’t usually one to refuse a case. But when Hiram Stent, a man down on his luck, begs him to find a cousin who is about to inherit millions of...

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The Two-Bear Mambo

The Two-Bear Mambo

The basis for the third season of the new Sundance TV series Hap and Leonard coming Spring 2018. Full of savage humor, heart-stopping suspense, and...

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Choice of Evil

Choice of Evil

When his girlfriend, Crystal Beth, is gunned down at a gay rights rally in Central Park, Burke, the underground man-for-hire and expert hunter of predators, vows vengeance.  But...

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The Abominable Man

The Abominable Man

The striking seventh novel in the Martin Beck mystery series by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, finds Beck facing one of the greatest challenges in his professional...

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The Glass Key

The Glass Key

A one-time detective and master of deft understatement, Dashiell Hammett virtually invented the hardboiled crime novel. This classic work of detective fiction combines...

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The Schirmer Inheritance

The Schirmer Inheritance

It wasn’t anyone’s idea of a glamorous first assignment at a white show law firm. George Cary, former WWII bomber pilot and newly minted lawyer, was...

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The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER Lisbeth Salander is back with a vengeance. The series that began with The Girl with the Dragon...

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Adam and Eve and Pinch Me

Adam and Eve and Pinch Me

Minty’s boyfriend, Jock, was killed in the disastrous train wreck at Paddington, shortly after he borrowed all her savings. Now he has come back to haunt her. Zillah lost...

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The Big Book of Female Detectives

The Big Book of Female Detectives

Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler's new anthology brings together the most cunning, resourceful, and brilliant female sleuths in mystery fiction. A Vintage Crime/Black...

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Niceville

Niceville

Rainey Teague disappears on his way home from school, literally vanishing into thin air. He's there one moment and gone the next, captured on security cameras. After...

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