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Rough Trade

by Todd Robinson

The long-awaited second novel in Todd Robinson's Anthony Award-nominated Boo and Junior series

The long-awaited second novel in Todd Robinson's Anthony Award-nominated Boo and Junior series

The long-awaited second...


The Final Country

by James Crumley

A NEW YORK TIMES Notable Book

It's business as usual for Milo Milodragovitch, watching a relationship go sour and running a bar whose real business is cleaning some dirty money, until he gets sent off to hunt...


The Mexican Tree Duck

by James Crumley

WINNER OF THE DASHIELL HAMMETT AWARD

One night up in Montana, C.W. Sughrue sets his seedy bar’s pricey jukebox in front of an oncoming freight train. When predictable results ensue, he needs to find a way to...


Bordersnakes

by James Crumley

C.W. Sughrue has been gut-shot and left to die and is, for the first time in his life, actually scared—which makes him angry. Milo Milodragovitch has been robbed of his three-million dollar inheritance by...


Charcoal Joe: An Easy Rawlins Mystery

Easy Rawlins #14

by Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley’s indelible detective Easy Rawlins is back, with a new detective agency and a new mystery to  solve.

Picking up where his last adventures in Rose Gold left off in L.A. in the late 1960s, Ezekiel...


Black Hammock: A noir thriller series set in Jacksonville, Florida

by Michael Wiley

Homicide detective Daniel Turner was never able to forget the unsolved case: the disappearance of Amon Jakobsen 18 years ago. Now he has returned to the isolated house on Black Hammock Island following reports...


Summary of Private Vegas: by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro | Includes Analysis

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Private investigator, Jack Morgan, deals with serial rapists, car bombings, murderous gold-diggers, a frame-up against his friend,...


Confessions

by Ethan Stone

A Reno PD Case File

A serial killer known as the Confessor is kidnapping and torturing gay men, and Reno Police Department Evidence Technician Leif Carson is determined to catch him.

His personal life isn't any...


Summary of Big Little Lies: by Liane Moriarty | Includes Analysis

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In the Cold Dark Ground (Logan McRae, Book 10)

by Stuart MacBride

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER

The new Logan McRae novel from the No. 1 bestselling author of THE MISSING AND THE DEAD and A SONG FOR THE DYING.

Sergeant Logan McRae is in trouble…

His missing-persons investigation...


Dancing Bear

by James Crumley

Detective Milo Dragovitch spends too much time boozing until he gets caught up in a case involving two-bit criminals and an old lady on the run.

His friends call him Milo. No one has ever called him Bud except...


Sunset City

by Melissa Ginsburg

A taut, erotically charged literary noir set in Houston about a woman caught up in her friend’s shocking murder, and the dark truths she uncovers.

Before the drugs, Danielle Reeves was Charlotte Ford’s most...


Night Eyes

by Claire Stibbe

When the young son of Albuquerque’s Mayor is kidnapped, Detective David Temeke and his partner Malin Santiago are called to investigate.

Meanwhile, a ten year enquiry into the murders of several young boys...


Bad Intent

by Michael Tabman

Bad Intent by Michael Tabman

Cocaine was the drug of choice in America during the 1980s and 1990s.  The Colombian Drug Cartels controlled drug trafficking with ruthless violence.  The cartels were well organized,...


Midnight Sin

by Michael Tabman

Midnight Sin by Michael Tabman

When a rookie cop walks on to the midnight shift, the lines between right and wrong become blurred.  Every step he takes and every decision he makes has unforeseen consequences....


Summary of While the City Slept: by Eli Sanders | Includes Analysis

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Borderline

by Mishell Baker

A cynical, disabled film director with borderline personality disorder gets recruited to join a secret organization that oversees relations between Hollywood and Fairyland in the first book of a new urban fantasy...


Shield of Straw

by Kazuhiro Kiuchi

BASIS OF THE TAKASHI MIIKE FILM | SOON TO BE A MOTION PICTURE STATESIDE

Ever since Assistant Inspector Mekari’s wife passed away, he has found no joy in living. As a member of Japan’s security police, he...


Where It Hurts

Gus Murphy #1

by Reed Farrel Coleman

From the critically acclaimed and award-winning author comes a gritty, atmospheric new series about the other side of Long Island, far from the wealth of the Hamptons, where real people live—and die. 

 

Gus...


Savage Highway

by Richard Godwin

On a remote highway in Arizona women are disappearing at truck stops. Journalist Johnny Sullivan travels to the area to investigate. He encounters hitchhiker Patty, who is being hunted by violent trucker Red....