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Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt

by John Crawley

Had Mason Chase gone to sleep that night he might be dead. The fact that he didn't might make him wish he was dead.

With his family gruesomely murdered around him in their comfortable suburban home, he is arrested,...


Kiss The Girls and Make Them Die

by Charles Runyon

In the sterile white corridors of a mental ward - and the unexplored passages of the mind - unfolds a novel of heart-clutching terror, with a cast of characters caught inextricably in its lurking mystery:

DAN...


What It Was

Derek Strange and Terry Quinn #5

by George Pelecanos

Washington, D.C., 1972. Derek Strange has left the police department and set up shop as a private investigator. His former partner, Frank "Hound Dog" Vaughn, is still on the force. When a young woman comes to...


Live by Night

Coughlin #2

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 2013

by Dennis Lehane

From Gone, Baby, Gone to Mystic River to Shutter Island to The Given Day, the phenomenal Dennis Lehane has proven himself to be one of the most versatile and exciting novelists working in America today—whether...


Pimp: The Story of My Life

by Iceberg Slim

Before Hip Hop, there was the pimp. The book that brought black literature to the streets is back to show the Hip Hop generation what it’s all about, where they came from. By telling the story of one man’s...


The Captain Must Die

by Robert Colby

Battle-scarred and weary, they swore revenge against the officer they hated. For twelve long years they remembered. For twelve long years they plotted. And now Captain Driscoll was going to pay for what he had...


The Given Day

Coughlin #1

by Dennis Lehane

From Dennis Lehane, New York Times bestselling author of Mystic River and Shutter Island, comes the paperback edition of The Given Day, an unflinching family epic that captures the political unrest of a nation...


The Maltese Falcon

by Dashiell Hammett

A treasure worth killing for. Sam Spade, a slightly shopworn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics. A perfumed grafter named Joel Cairo, a fat man name Gutman, and Brigid O’Shaughnessy, a beautiful...


Trick Baby

by Iceberg Slim

The author that brought black literature to the streets is back. Weaving stories of deceit, sex, humor and race Iceberg Slim, best-selling author of Pimp, brings us the story of a hustler who doesn’t just...


The Thin Man

by Dashiell Hammett

Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder...


The Big Sleep: A Novel

Marlowe #1

by Raymond Chandler

When a dying millionaire hires Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and...


A Morning for Flamingos

Dave Robicheaux #4

by James Burke

Clutching the shards, of his shattered life, Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux has rejoined the New lberia police force.

His partner is dead--slain during a condemned prisoner's bloody flight to freedom that left...


Rose Gold

Easy Rawlins #13

by Walter Mosley

Rose Gold is two colors, one woman, and a big headache.

In this new mystery set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalism and political abductions, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolica, the leader...


Field Gray: A Bernie Gunther Novel

Bernie Gunther #7

by Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr delivers a novel with the noir sensibility of Raymond Chandler, the realpolitik of vintage John le Carré, and the dark moral vision of Graham Greene.

"Bernie Gunther is the most antiheroic of...


Wayfaring Stranger: A Novel

Weldon Holland #1

by James Lee Burke

In his most ambitious work yet, New York Times bestseller James Lee Burke tells a classic American story through one man's unforgettable life.

In 1934, sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous...


The Dain Curse

by Dashiell Hammett

The Continental Op is a short, squat, and utterly unsentimental tank of a private detective. Miss Gabrielle Dain Leggett is young, wealthy, and a devotee of morphine and religious cults. She has an unfortunate...


A Nasty Piece of Work

by Robert Littell

Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for early retirement in the desert of New Mexico, where he works as a private investigator from the creature comforts, such as they are, of a...


Kiss Me Deadly

by Mickey Spillane

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


A Quiet Flame: A Bernie Gunther Novel

Bernie Gunther #5

by Philip Kerr

Bernie Gunther returns to trail a serial killer in 1950's Buenos Aires

When he introduced Bernie Gunther in the original Berlin Noir trilogy, Philip Kerr immediately established himself as a thriller writer...


Stick

by Elmore Leonard

“A little beauty of a story….A hot, fast read with pungent characters.”

Los Angeles Times

“A slam-bang, no-bull action thriller…and nobody but nobody writes better dialogue.”

New York Daily...