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Dead Men Kill: A Murder Mystery of Wealth, Power, and the Living Dead

by L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press (January 01, 2010)

Detective Terry Lane is a standout cop—as tough as Eliot Ness of The Untouchables—who thought he’d seen it all . . . until now.  But he’s never seen a murder spree like this.  The evidence is clear:...


French Concession

by Xiao Bai Harper (July 07, 2015)

An acclaimed Chinese writer makes his English language debut with this heart-stopping literary noir, a richly atmospheric tale of espionage and international intrigue, set in Shanghai in 1931—an electrifying,...


Serpents Rising: A Cullen and Cobb Mystery

by David A. Poulsen Dundurn (October 20, 2014)

Private investigator Mike Cobb and journalist Adam Cullen take on twin investigations that take them onto Calgary's meanest streets on the trail of a runaway and a killer.


Bloodlines

by Marcello Fois MacLehose Press (September 09, 2014)

When Giuseppe Mundula first sees Michele Angelo Chironi across the corridor of a Sardinian orphanage, the reserved blacksmith realizes he has found the son and heir he never knew he needed. And when, a few years...


Pimp: The Story of My Life

by Iceberg Slim Cash Money Content (May 10, 2011)

“[In Pimp], Iceberg Slim breaks down some of the coldest, capitalist concepts I’ve ever heard in my life.” --Dave Chappelle, from his Nextflix special The Bird Revelation

Pimp sent shockwaves throughout...


Laura

by Vera Caspary The Feminist Press at CUNY (July 24, 2014)

Basis for the famous film noir: a woman who kept men spellbound--even after her death.


The Queen's Mare

by John Birkett Witness Impulse (December 30, 2014)

All bets are off when it comes to kidnap, mayhem, and murder …

When the "Grand Dame of Kentucky Racing" enlists private eye Michael Rhineheart to deliver the ransom for a kidnapped broodmare and her foal, Rhineheart...


The Last Private Eye

by John Birkett Witness Impulse (December 30, 2014)

Nasty horseplay at the Derby lands Rhineheart in a race against time to stop a murderous scheme …

Michael Rhineheart is a Louisville private eye with a taste for bourbon and a nose for trouble. He's as tough...


Pleasantville

by Attica Locke Harper (April 21, 2015)

WINNER OF THE HARPER LEE PRIZE FOR LEGAL FICTION

Wall Street Journal BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY’S WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION

From Attica Locke, a writer and producer of FOX’s Empire, this...


By the Balls: The Complete Collection

by Jim Pascoe & Tom Fassbender Akashic Books (April 16, 2013)

Reintroducing hard-boiled detective Ben Drake to a whole new generation, with two brand-new short stories and additional materials.


The Dewey Decimal System

by Nathan Larson Akashic Books (April 19, 2011)

The riveting and hilarious debut noir novel from award-winning film composer Nathan Larson (Boys Don't Cry, and others).


Beware Beware

Juniper Song #2

by Steph Cha Minotaur Books (August 11, 2014)

Juniper Song--an unforgettable new crime heroine hailed as "young, sharp, and worldly-wise" by New York Times bestselling author Meg Gardiner--returns in this smart, fast-paced follow-up to Steph Cha's critically...


Wayfaring Stranger: A Novel

Weldon Holland #1

by James Lee Burke Simon & Schuster (July 15, 2014)

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 Pinkerton Files Five-Book Bundle

by David Luchuk Joe Books (June 17, 2014)

The Pinkerton Files sets real cases of America's first detective in a world of radical inventions driving a bitterly divided nation to war. These stories, which inspired the audio series narrated by Battlestar...


The Nervous System

by Nathan Larson Akashic Books (July 03, 2012)

Larson's antihero Dewey Decimal is back in this bombastic and soulful sequel to The Dewey Decimal System.


South by South Bronx

by Abraham Rodriguez Akashic Books (April 01, 2008)

Undistilled noir in the much-anticipated third novel from the American Book Award-winning Bronx native.


The City Under the Skin

by Geoff Nicholson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 02, 2014)

A cartographic thriller with so many twists and turns it requires its own map

A cartography-obsessed misfit clerk from an antique map store in a district that's not quite trendy yet. A bold young woman chasing...


The Boatman and the Traitor

by David Luchuk Joe Books (May 20, 2014)

The Pinkerton Files sets real cases of America's first detective in a world of radical inventions driving a bitterly divided nation to war. These stories, which inspired the audio series narrated by Battlestar...


The Sleepwalker and the Spy

by David Luchuk Joe Books (May 20, 2014)

The Pinkerton Files sets real cases of America's first detective in a world of radical inventions driving a bitterly divided nation to war. These stories, which inspired the audio series narrated by Battlestar...


Midnight Rain: A Detective Jack Dunning Novel

by Arlette Lees Wildside Press (April 07, 2014)

"Detective Jack Dunning and his partner Jim Tunney have their hands full. Two young boys have turned up dead within a two-month period on the same stretch of lonely highway outside the small agricultural town...


Carla's Revenge: A Classic Crime Novel

by Sydney J. Bounds Wildside Press (March 25, 2014)

Carla Bowman is a young and beautiful society girl with wild blood coursing through her veins. She becomes the honey of King Logan, a gangster operating the protection racket on New York's East Side, and is...


Adventure Tales #1: Classic Pulp Fiction

by Hugh B. Cave & John Gregory Betancourt Wildside Press (February 26, 2014)

Adventure Tales showcases the best authors from the classic pulp magazines of the early to mid 20th Century. This volume highlights the work of Hugh B. Cave as the Featured Author, with two rare, previously...


Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine 11

by Jack Grochot & Marvin Kaye Wildside Press (February 22, 2014)

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine returns with issue #11, presenting the best in modern and classic mystery fiction! Included this time are the usual columns by Lenny Picker and Mrs Hudson, plus the following...


Riverside Drive: Border City Blues

by Michael Januska Dundurn (May 06, 2013)

Jack McCloskey returned to Windsor, Ontario, from the Great War lost in a battle with his inner demons. When he channels his energy into amateur fights, he's noticed by a gangster moonlighting as a boxing promoter....


The Black-Eyed Blonde

by Benjamin Black Henry Holt and Co. (March 03, 2014)

Raymond Chandler's incomparable private eye is back, pulled by a seductive young heiress into the most difficult and dangerous case of his career

"It was one of those summer Tuesday afternoons when you begin...


White Butterfly

Easy Rawlins #3

by Walter Mosley Washington Square Press (June 22, 2010)

The police don't show up on Easy Rawlins's doorstep until the third girl dies. It's Los Angeles, 1956, and it takes more than one murdered black girl before the cops get interested. Now they need Easy. As he...


Galveston

by Nic Pizzolatto Scribner (June 15, 2010)

From the creator, writer, and executive producer of the HBO crime series True Detective, comes a dark and visceral literary debut set along the seedy wastelands of Galveston.

On the same day that Roy Cady is...


A Red Death: Featuring an Original Easy Rawlins Short Story "Si

Easy Rawlins #2

by Walter Mosley Washington Square Press (June 22, 2010)

It's 1953 in Red-baiting, blacklisting Los Angeles, a moral tar pit ready to swallow Easy Rawlins. Easy is out of "the hurting business" and into the housing (and favor) business when a racist IRS agent nails...


Black Betty: Featuring an Original Easy Rawlins Short Story "Ga

Easy Rawlins #4

by Walter Mosley Washington Square Press (June 22, 2010)

1961: For most black Americans, these were times of hope. For former P.I. Easy Rawlins, Los Angeles's mean streets were never meaner...or more deadly. Ordinarily, Easy would have thrown the two bills in the...


Bury Me Deep: A Novel

by Megan Abbott Simon & Schuster (July 07, 2009)

Edgar Award-winning author and "reigning crown princess of noir" (Booklist) Megan Abbott reignites in Bury Me Deep the hothouse of jealousy, illicit sex, shifting loyalties, and dark perversions of power that...


Something More Than Night

by Ian Tregillis Tor Books (December 02, 2013)

Ian Tregillis's Something More Than Night is a Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler inspired murder mystery set in Thomas Aquinas's vision of Heaven. It's a noir detective story starring fallen angels, the...


Shoot the Woman First

Crissa Stone #3

by Wallace Stroby Minotaur Books (December 02, 2013)

A half million dollars in drug proceeds, guarded by three men with automatic weapons. For Wallace Stroby's determined heroine, professional thief Crissa Stone, and her team, stealing it was the easy part. But...


Savage City: A Johnny Merak Classic Crime Novel

by John Glasby Wildside Press (October 25, 2013)

She was the kind of woman a man always noticed, mostly because of her eyes: deep and dark, they'd held a warmth that could easily kindle a fire in one's soul. Now they were staring sightlessly up from the sidewalk....


A Nasty Piece of Work

by Robert Littell Thomas Dunne Books (November 18, 2013)

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...


Off the Beaten Path

by John Schlarbaum eBookIt.com (September 20, 2013)

Private Investigator Steve Cassidy has a knack for finding trouble in the most unusual places. This time around, he gets entangled in a new mystery during a romantic getaway!

On a relaxing weekend trip, Steve...


The Double

by George P. Pelecanos Little, Brown and Company (October 08, 2013)

Every man has his dark side...Spero Lucas confronts his own in the most explosive thriller yet from one of America's best-loved crime writers.

The job seems simple enough: retrieve the valuable painting--"The...


Shoedog

by George P. Pelecanos Little, Brown and Company (September 17, 2013)

From "the poet laureate of the D.C. crime world" ("Esquire") comes this powerful early novel, now available in paperback for the first time--the noirish story of how a Washington, D.C., liquor store heist shows...


The Animal Factory

by Edward Bunker Minotaur Books (September 23, 2013)

The Animal Factory goes deep into San Quentin, a world of violence and paranoia, where territory and status are ever-changing and possibly fatal commodities. Ron Decker is a newbie, a drug dealer whose shot...


A Gunman Close Behind: A Mike Lantry Classic Crime Novel

by A. A. Glynn Wildside Press (July 29, 2013)

Mike Lantry, the tough, hard-bitten chief of World Wide Investigations, is on his way back to New York after a restful vacation when he gives a ride to a lone girl on an Indiana highway. Lantry's up to his neck...


Kill the Mother!: A Dave Beauchamp Mystery Novel

by Michael Mallory Wildside Press (July 29, 2013)

Even by Hollywood standards, Nora Frost is the stage mother from Hell. Her futile drive to turn her talentless twin sons into child superstars has left figurative bodies strewn throughout Los Angeles. But after...


Death Smells of Cordite: A Classic Crime Novel

by Gordon Landsborough Wildside Press (July 29, 2013)

Russ Farran has a plush mansion and millions stashed away in the bank, all garnered from his 1950s Los Angeles aeronautics empire. But that empire is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, due to a series of...


The Dogs of Winter

by Kem Nunn Scribner (September 17, 2013)

Heart Attacks is California's last secret spot--the premier mysto surf haunt, the stuff of rumor and legend. The rumors say you must cross Indian land to get there. They tell of hostile locals and shark-infested...


Swan Song and Other Mystery Stories

by Jack Halliday Wildside Press (August 05, 2013)

Chip, a screenwriter, just wants to cure his writer's block with an impromptu drive to a small town outside of L.A. But his vehicle is smashed within minutes of his arrival,and then he's beaten in his room atop...


Tijuana Straits: A Novel

by Kem Nunn Scribner (September 17, 2013)

From Kem Nunn, the National Book Award-nominated author of Tapping the Source and The Dogs of Winter, comes an exquisitely written tale of loss and redemption. Nunn renders the dangerous beaches and waters of...


Sex, Thugs, and Rock & Roll

by Todd Robinson Kensington Books (June 01, 2009)

My fingers can't find the bullet holes. They're there, because they brought me down.

Like a guitar riff sharp enough to slit a throat or the devil's amplifiers shrieking through the lonely night, this bonanza...


Killer's Art

by Mari Jungstedt & Tiina Nunnally Stockholm Text (January 15, 2013)

Brutal murderers and art-thefts shake the exquisite Swedish art world as an underworld of prostitution and drugs is revealed.


The Dead of Summer

by Mari Jungstedt & Tiina Nunnally Stockholm Text (May 15, 2012)

A painful past is woven into the crime investigation of the murder of a family man on picturesque island Gotland.


Red Angel

by William Heffernan HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

Anyone who brings grief to the people NYPD detective Paul Devlin loves is going to have to pay. That's why he's accompanying Adrianna Mendez, the lady of his heart, to Cuba, where Adrianna's aunt Maria has met...


Jackpine Savages

by T.K. O'Neill Bluestone Press (June 18, 2013)

T.K. O'Neill received national recognition from the 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards for Jackpine Savages—hard-boiled detective fiction in the tradition of Ross MacDonald and Robert B. Parker, set on...


The Given Day

Coughlin #1

by Dennis Lehane William Morrow (October 06, 2009)

"Gut-wrenching force...A majestic, fiery epic. The Given Day is a huge, impassioned, intensively researched book that brings history alive." - The New York Times

Dennis Lehane, the New York Times bestselling...