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Deadly Welcome: A Novel

by John D. Macdonald & Dean Koontz

Deadly Welcome, one of many classic novels from crime writer John D. MacDonald, the beloved author of Cape Fear and the Travis McGee series, is now available as an eBook.

 

Alex Doyle is a tough man on a tough...


All Our Yesterdays

by Robert B. Parker

They were the Sheridan men, ruled by passion, betrayed by love, heirs to a legacy of violence and forbidden desire.  Gus, Boston's top homicide cop: he knew equally well the backroom politics of City Hall...


Hildegarde Withers in the Riddle of the Blueblood Murders

by Stuart Palmer

Spinster sleuth Hildegarde Withers and Inspector Oscar Piper are on the case of murder among the dog breeders, in a case reminiscent of S.S. Van Dine's "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933).


Little Green

Easy Rawlins #12

by Walter Mosley

When Walter Mosley burst onto the literary scene in 1990 with his first Easy Rawlins mystery, Devil in a Blue Dress—a combustible mixture of Raymond Chandler and Richard Wright—he captured the attention...


The Private Eye: Classic Crime Stories

by Ernest Dudley

Ernest Dudley, creator of that superb pair of sleuths, Dr. Morelle and Miss Frayle, here introduces another vivid character, Nat Craig, whose methods as London's foremost private investigator are utterly different...


The Way Some People Die

Lew Archer #3

by Ross Macdonald

In a rundown house in Santa Monica, Mrs. Samuel Lawrence presses fifty crumpled bills into Lew Archer's hand and asks him to find her wandering daughter, Galatea. Described as ‘crazy for men’ and without...


Lost Lady

by Octavus Roy Cohen

For just the fraction of an instant, surprise held me motionless. Then I got slugged by a carload of biology. I forgot I was a cop, forgot that this was a girl from another league, forgot I was supposed to be...


Airtight Willie & Me: The Story of the South's Black Underworld

by Iceberg Slim

In this collection of six gritty tales from the underground, Iceberg Slim creates a tribute to the streets and those forced to try to survive them. Iceberg Slim's story is now depicted in a major motion picture...


The Underground Man: A Lew Archer Novel

Lew Archer #16

by Ross Macdonald

As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above a privileged town in Southern California, Archer tracks a missing child who may be the pawn in a marital struggle or the victim of a bizarre kidnapping. ...


Sleeping Beauty

Lew Archer #17

by Ross Macdonald

In Sleeping Beauty, Lew Archer finds himself the confidant of a

wealthy, violent family with a load of trouble on their hands--including an oil spill, a missing girl, a lethal dose of Nembutal, a six-figure...


The Pulp Fiction Megapack: 25 Classic Pulp Stories

by Robert Leslie Bellem, Hugh B. Cave & Howard Hersey

Apes! Sex fiends! Gangsters! Mad scientists! Tentacles! Yes, this MEGAPACK has them all, no less than 25 lurid tales ripped from the pages of pulp fiction magazines. For The Pulp Fiction Megapack, we selected...


L.A. Confidential

L.A. Quartet #3

by James Ellroy

L.A. Confidential is epic "noir", a crime novel of astonishing detail and scope written by the bestselling author of The Black Dahlia. A horrific mass murder invades the lives of victims and victimizers on both...


Death Wish: A Story of the Mafia

by Iceberg Slim

This is the original mafia story that spawned all the rest, the story of Chicago’s ruthless and tireless mafia. The intensely real characters, the brutal overlords, their faithful lackeys and their vengeful...


The Blue Hammer

Lew Archer #18

by Ross Macdonald

The desert air is hot with sex and betrayal, death and madness and only Archer can make sense of a killer who makes murder a work of art. Finding a purloined portrait of a leggy blonde was supposed to be an...


Too Black for Heaven

by Day Keene

She had a plan . . .

She would find the man that had done this terrible thing to her.

She would get into her cream-colored Cadillac and drive until she came to Blairville - his town.

She would look for his house...


This Dame for Hire: A Novel

by Sandra Scoppettone

"I didn’t start out to be a private eye. I thought I was gonna be a secretary–get my boss his java in the morning, take letters, and so on. Hell, I didn’t get my degree in steno to put my life on the line....


The Winter of Frankie Machine

by Don Winslow

From the bestselling author of Savages (now an Oliver Stone film).

Frankie Machianno, a hard-working entrepreneur, passionate lover, part-time surf bum, and full-time dad, is a widely recognized pillar of his...


An Easy Thing: A Hector Belascoaran Shayne Mystery

by Paco Ignacio, II Taibo

Set amidst the political turbulence and social unrest of contemporary Mexico City, An Easy Thing introduces English-speaking readers to Taibo's human and world-weary protagonist, independent detective Héctor...


Every Last Drop: A Novel

by Charlie Huston

“[Charlie Huston’s] action scenes are unparalleled in crime fiction and his dialogue is so hip and dead-on that Elmore Leonard should be getting nervous.”

–Publishers Weekly (starred review), on Half...


If the Dead Rise Not: A Bernie Gunther Novel

Bernie Gunther #6

Barry Best British Novel 2010

by Philip Kerr

An instant classic in the Bernie Gunther series, with storytelling that is fresher and more vivid than ever.

Berlin, 1934: The Nazis have secured the 1936 Olympiad for the city but are facing foreign resistance....