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Pronto (Raylan Givens, #1)
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In the world of Elmore Leonard novels, cops and criminals get by with a grudging respect for each other's capabilities:

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Pile of Bones (The Legends of the First Empire #0.5)
This is a short story starring Suri and Minna, two characters from the "The Legends of the First Empire" series.

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The Dog of the South
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The narrator is Ray Midge, down-at-the-heels Southerner after his wife. "Norma had run off with Guy Dupree and I was waiting around for the credit card billings to come in so I could see where they ha…
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The Ax
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For 25 years, Burke Devore has provided for his family and played by the rules. Until now. Downsized from his job, Devore is slipping away: from his wife, his family, and from all civilized norms of b…
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Grifter's Game
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The Turnaround
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On a hot summer afternoon in 1972, three teenagers drove into an unfamiliar neighborhood and six lives were altered forever.
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The Continental Op
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Dashiell Hammett is the true inventor of modern detective fiction and the creator of the private eye, the isolated hero in a world where treachery is the norm. The Continental Op was his great first c…
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A new paperback edition of the neo-noir novel book critics have called Willeford's best. Fast-talking, backstabbing, womanizing art critic Jacques Figueras will do anything - blackmail, burglary, fenc…
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In the Beauty of the Lilies
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The Getaway
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Jimmy The Kid (Dortmunder, #3)
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