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Black Lizard




Some Lie and Some Die

Some Lie and Some Die

A mutilated body found at a rock festival.In spite of dire predictions, the rock festival in Kingsmarkham seemed to be going off without a hitch, until the hideously disfigured...

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Little Green

Little Green

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...

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The Fallen Curtain

The Fallen Curtain

   A stranger lures a child into his car with the promise of sweets. A young man spots his   fiancée’s double in a public park of ill repute. An...

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Fletch Won

Fletch Won

Fletch WonAs a fledgling reporter, Fletch is doing more flailing than anything else. That and floating around from department to department trying to figure where he fits in. His managing editor’s...

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The Blue Hammer

The Blue Hammer

The desert air is hot with sex and betrayal, death and madness and only Detective Lew Archer can make sense of a killer who makes murder a work of art.Finding a...

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The Heat's On

The Heat's On

Detectives Coffin Ed and Grave Digger Jones are in the hot seat in one of the most chaotic, brutally funny novels in Chester Himes’s groundbreaking Harlem Detectives...

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Blood Rain

Blood Rain

Aurelio Zen—cynical and tough, yet worn down from years of law enforcement—has just been given the worst assignment he could imagine. He has been sent to the heart of hostile territory:...

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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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Self's Murder

Self's Murder

Gerhard Self, the seventy-something, sambuca-drinking, Sweet-Afton smoking sleuth returns in a riveting new mystery about money-laundering, murder, and mafiosi.Despite...

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You

You

Five rebellious teenage girls open the door to chaos and run, with five kilos of heroin and a gun in their luggage. One notorious kingpin is haunted by his past—and determined to...

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Soft!

Soft!

   Former bouncer Barker Dodds wants nothing more than to flee his violent past in his native Plymouth for an uncertain new existence as a barber in London's colorful East End. Waif-like...

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Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Philip Marlow and Lew Archer would recognize a kindred spirit in Jimmy Gage, reporter for SLAP magazine, troublemaker by trade and inclination, and the hero of Robert Ferrigno’s sinuous...

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Two Trains Running

Two Trains Running

In his most original and compelling book yet, Andrew Vachss presents an electrifying tale of corruption in a devastated mill town.  It is 1959--a moment in history when the clandestine,...

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Epitaph for a Spy

Epitaph for a Spy

When Josef Vadassy arrives at the Hotel de la Reserve at the end of his Riviera holiday, he is simply looking forward to a few more days of relaxation before returning to Paris. But in St. Gatien,...

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Cosi Fan Tutti

Cosi Fan Tutti

An Aurelio Zen NovelMichael Dibdin's overburdened Italian police inspector has been transferred to Naples, where the rule of law is so lax that a police station...

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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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The Care of Time

The Care of Time

One Monday, Robert Halliday receives a bomb threat in the mail. Two days later, the bomb arrives—accompanied by an offer of employment from one Karliss Zander, an international...

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The Real Cool Killers

The Real Cool Killers

Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones get personally involved in a gang dispute in The Real Cool Killers, one of the most provocative cases in Chester Himes’s...

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Thick as Thieves

Thick as Thieves

A new thriller that takes us inside a hair-raising heist, where paranoia hangs as heavy as the tropical heat, and the only law is Murphy’s.Carr—ex-CIA—is the reluctant leader...

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The Ivory Grin

The Ivory Grin

Traveling from sleazy motels to stately seaside manors, The Ivory Grin is one of Lew Archer's most violent and macabre cases ever.A hard-faced woman clad...

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Dexter Is Delicious

Dexter Is Delicious

America’s most-read, most-watched, and most­ beloved serial killer—Dexter Morgan—is back. After selling more than one million copies and inspiring the wildly popular #1 Showtime series...

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Shaker

Shaker

Meet Roy Cooper, stoic, unassuming “errand runner” for various New York criminals. Roy arrives in Los Angeles to shoot a man named Martin Shine a week after a powerful earthquake has knocked out...

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New Hope for the Dead

New Hope for the Dead

Miami homicide detective Hoke Moseley is called to a posh Miami neighborhood to investigate a lethal overdose. There he meets the alluring stepmother of the decedant, and begins to wonder about dating...

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Fletch

Fletch

The acidly funny first book starring the subversive sleuth in one of the most successful mystery series of all time.Fletch is an investigative reporter...

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