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Killing Floor (Jack Reacher, #1)
KILLING FLOOR (Suspense-Unlic. Invest.-Georgia-Cont) – G+
Child, Lee – 1st in series
Putnam, 1997-Hardcover
Jack Reacher is on his own for the first time...more
Jun 2005
Aug 27, 2007
Blackman's Coffin (Sam Blackman, #1)
BLACKMAN’S COFFIN (Unl. Inv.-Sam Blackman-North Carolina/Georgia-1907/Cont) – Ex
De Castrique, Mark – 1st Sam Blackman book
Poisoned Pen Press, 2008, US...more
Aug 2008
Sep 03, 2008
A Gentleman of Fortune (A Dido Kent Mystery #2)
A GENTLEMAN OF FORTUNE (Hist. Mys-Dido Kent-England-1806/Georgian) – VG
Dean, Anna – 2nd in series
Allison & Busby Limited, 2009, UK Hardcover – ISB...more
May 2009
Jun 03, 2009
Publish & Perish (Ben Reese, #1)
First Sentence: It was two in the morning in Oxfordshire, England, when the call came through from America that woke Clarence Watson, the porter at De...more
Mar 2011
Apr 05, 2011
Madman on a Drum (Mac McKenzie, #5)
MADMAN ON A DRUM (Unlic. Invest-McKenzie-St, Paul, Minnesota-Cont) Ex
Housewright, David – 5th in series
St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2008, US Hardcover – ISB...more
Jul 2008
Aug 07, 2008
The Dramatist (Jack Taylor, #4)
THE DRAMATIST (Unlicensed investigator-Ireland-Cont) – Ex
Bruen, Ken – 4th in series
Brandon, 2004 – Trade paperback
Jack Taylor is clean and sober and f...more
Feb 2005
Sep 03, 2007
The Blue Edge of Midnight (Max Freeman, #1)
THE BLUE EDGE OF MIDNIGHT (Former Cop-Florida-Cont) – G
King, Jonathon – 1st book
Dutton, 2002- Hardcover
Max Freeman, while a policeman in Philadelphia,...more
Feb 2005
Sep 03, 2007
SILKS (Unl. Invest-Geoffrey Mason-England-Cont) – VG+
Francis, Dick and Felix Francis – 42nd book
Penguin/Michael Joseph-2008-UK Hardcover – ISBN: 97807...more
Oct 2008
Nov 06, 2008
Blood Hollow (Cork O'Connor, #4)
William Kent Krueger – 4th in series
When the corpse of a beautiful high school student is discovered four months after her death, all...more
Mar 2004
Sep 07, 2007
For Whom the Minivan Rolls (Aaron Tucker Mystery #1)
FOR WHOM THE MINIVAN ROLLS (Unlicensed Investigator/Writer-New Jersey-Cont) – G+
Cohen, Jeffrey – 1st in series
Bancroft Press, 2002- Hardcover
Aaron Tuc...more
Mar 2006
Aug 19, 2007
The Dying Crapshooter's Blues
THE DYING CRAPSHOOTER’S BLUES (Mystery-Atlanta, GA-1920s) – VG+
Fulmer, David – Standalone
Harcourt, Inc., 2007, US Hardcover – ISBN: 9780151011759
Sep 2007
Oct 02, 2007
Bloodlines (Irene Kelly #9)
BLOODLINES (Amateur Sleuth-California-1950s, 70s, Cont) – VG
Burke, Jan - 10th in series
Simon & Schuster, 2005 – Hardcover
In 1958, young reporter C...more
Feb 2005
Sep 03, 2007
Diamond Solitaire (Peter Diamond, #2)
First Sentence: An alert shattered the silence in Harrods, a piercing, continuous note.

Ex-CID Peter Diamond missed seeing a small Japanese girl hiding...more
Dec 2009
Jan 04, 2010
Grave Undertaking (Buryin' Barry, #2)
GRAVE UNDERTAKING (Amateur Sleuth/Former Policeman) – VG
Mark de Castrique – 2nd in series
Poisoned Pen Press, 2004 – Hardcover
Former policeman Barry Cl...more
Jun 2004
Sep 05, 2007
A Long Line of Dead Men (Matthew Scudder, #12)
A LONG LINE OF DEAD MEN (Unl. Inv.-Matt Scudder-NYC-Cont) - VG
Block, Lawrence - 12th in series

From Fantastic Fiction: One by one, the 31 members of a...more
Oct 1997
Mar 05, 2009
Dead Run (Monkeewrench, #3)
DEAD RUN (Amateur Sleuths-Wisconsin-Cont)- VG
Tracy, P.J. – 3rd book
Putnam, 2005- Hardcover
Monkeewrench members Grace McBride, Annie Belinsky and FBI a...more
May 2005
Sep 03, 2007
Hardcase (Joe Kurtz, #1)
Hardcase - Ex
Dan Simmons
When ex-PI Joe Kurtz emerges from Attica after an 11-year-stretch, he is still being sought by the brother of a man he iced fo...more
Aug 2002
Sep 19, 2007
The Killing Of The Tinkers (Jack Taylor, #2)
Ken Bruen

Jack investigats the murder of tinkers.

I read the first three of Bruen's books together: The Guards, The Kill...more
Jun 2003
Sep 10, 2007
The Color of Light
First Sentence: Six girls walk down the sidewalk away from the camera, seemingly unaware anyone is watching them.

Documentary filmmaker Maggie MacGowen...more
May 2014
May 07, 2014
The Gray Ghost Murders (Sean Stranahan Mystery #2)
First Sentence: The hands shook as the watcher adjusted the focus ring of the binoculars.
Katie Sparrow’s search and rescue dog doesn’t find the repor...more
Feb 2014
Mar 05, 2014
Fatal Harbor
First Sentence: In my home state of New Hampshire, death certificates are a formal-looking document, with a light watermark in the center outlining th...more
Jun 2014
Jul 12, 2014
The Critic (Enzo Files, #2)
First Sentence: There is a smell among the vines.

Former forensics expert, Enzo Macleod, takes up his second challenge of solving seven unsolved murder...more
May 2009
Jun 03, 2009
The Scarecrow (Jack McEvoy, #2)
First Sentence: Carver paced in the control room, watching over the front forty.

Jack McEvoy, the reporter from “The Poet” is now working for the LA Ti...more
Jun 2009
Jul 08, 2009
Heaven's Keep (Cork O'Connor, #9)
First Sentence: In the weeks after the tragedy, as he accumulates pieces of information, he continues to replay that morning in his mind.

Cork O’Connor...more
Oct 2009
Nov 09, 2009
Starvation Lake
First Sentence: The cast-iron railing wobbled in his hand as he climbed the porch steps.

Gus Carpenter grew up in the small summer-resort town of Salva...more
Mar 2009
Apr 09, 2009
Lost River (Storyville, #4)
First Sentence: No one called him Buddy.

Ex-cop, ex-investigator for New Orlean’s Storyville red-light-district boss, Tom Anderson, Valentin St. Cyr ha...more
May 2009
Jun 03, 2009
The Hanging
First Sentence: “I’m going to kill the bastard, Maggie.”

Photojournalist Maggie MacGowen is dealing with personal grief, the loss of her television job...more
Oct 2012
Nov 26, 2012
Loot the Moon
First Sentence: Tobacco smoke and moonlight filled the car.

Billy Povich lives with his ill, aging father and 6-year-old son above a funeral home in Pr...more
Nov 2009
Dec 02, 2009
Valley of the Shadow
Meg Gentry is a wise-cracking, hard-nosed reporter who, after a marriage gone bad, heads back to the rural mountain town of her girlhood in a gaudy av...more
Feb 1998
Jan 11, 2010
A Room Full of Bones (Ruth Galloway #4)
First Sentence: The coffin is definitely a health and safety hazard.

Professor and forensic archeologist Ruth Galloway arrives at a family-owned museum...more
Aug 2012
Sep 09, 2012
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