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Sideswipe (Hoke Moseley #3)
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Hoke Moseley has had enough. Tired of struggling against alimony payments, two teenage daughters, a very pregnant, very single partner, and a low paying job as a Miami homicide detective, Hoke moves t…
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Matt Scudder put the brilliant and elusive James Leo Motley behind bars - for good, or so he hoped. Because Motley went down swearing revenge on Scudder and anyone who knew him. Twelve years later, Mo…
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Award-winning author Richard Price here offers a viscerally affecting and accomplished portrait of inner-city America.

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Mr Majestyk
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Edgar award-winning author Joe Lansdale returns with the hard-boiled story of a no-nonsense used car salesman ready to turn his life around

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The Big Bounce (Jack Ryan, #1)
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Shoot the Piano Player
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Once upon a time Eddie played concert piano to reverent audiences at Carnegie Hall. Now he bangs out honky-tonk for drunks in a dive in Philadelphia. But then two people walk into Eddie's life--the fi…
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The Westies: Inside New York's Irish Mob
In the tradition of The Godfather, The Westies is a powerful tale spanning 60 years. A gang of Irish-Americans, the Westies patrolled Manhattan's West Side throughout the '60s, '70s, and '80s. They ru…
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An unforgettable detective story starring C.W. Sughrue, a Montana investigator who kills time by working at a topless bar. Hired to track down a derelict author, he ends up on the trail of a girl miss…
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A Hell of a Woman
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Frank "Dolly" Dillon has a job he hates, working sales and collections for Pay-E-Zee Stores, a wife named Joyce he can't stand, and an account balance that barely allows him to pay the bills each mont…
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The Man With The Getaway Face (Parker, #2)
Master thief Parker comes to a plastic surgeon in Nebraska with a face that the Outfit--the New York syndicate--wants to decorate with a bullet. But nothing can keep Parker away from his old life of c…
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The Mourner (Parker, #4)
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The statue wore white and grieved. Parker wasn’t interested in its sentimental value. The thief cared more about retrieving a certain gun that came with it, the one he had used in a previous crime tha…
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Good Behavior (Dortmunder, #6)
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· 691 Ratings
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John Dortmunder's one of the slyest burglars going. But by God, he has bad luck! While fleeing the police during his latest caper, he falls through the roof of the …
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Accounting for Murder (John Putnam Thatcher, #3)
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When an aging big-game hunter is robbed, Brady goes on a leopard hunt

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The Yellow on the Broom
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The Yellow on the Broom is the first part of Betsy Whyte's autobiography. Not only is it a fascinating insight into the life and customs of traveller people in the 1920s and 1930s, it is also a though…
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Backhand (Anna Lee Mystery, #6)
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Street-smart, fast-talking British private eye Anna Lee becomes caught up in a case involving a mob-style execution and a drugged teenaged runaway. Reprint. NYT.
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When former actress Elizabeth Lavery is found strangled in her bedroom, both the Commissioner and the Home Secretary are called to Scotland Yard that same night because of the political implications o…
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The Red and the Blue: Intelligence, Treason and the Universities
‘Brilliant and disturbing’ – The Sunday Times

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Amongst Women
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Moran is an old Republican whose life was forever transformed by his days of glory as a guerilla leader in the War of Independence. Now, in old age, living out in the country, Moran is still fighting …
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Pastime (Spenser, #18)
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Pastime is a startling game of memory, desire, and danger that forces Spenser to face his own past. Ten years ago, he saved a teenage boy from a father's rage. Now, on the brink of manhood, the boy se…
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General Murders
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· 43 Ratings
Detroit's favorite P.I., Amos Walker, barrels through this collection of five short stories by Shamus Award winner, Loren D. Estleman. General Murders upholds Estleman's reputation as a master of the …
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