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  • Plan for Chaosby John Wyndham

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 12.68

    In a city that could well be New York, a series of identical women are found dead in suspicious circumstances. Magazine photographer Johnny Farthing, who is reporting on the suspected murders, is chilled to discover that his fiancée looks identical to the victims too - and then she disappears. As his investigations spiral beyond his control, he finds... more...

  • Farewell, My Lovelyby Raymond Chandler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 14.95

    In hardboiled crime fiction master Raymond Chandler's Farewell, My Lovely , Philip Marlowe's about to give up on a completely routine case when he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time to get caught up in a murder that leads to a ring of jewel thieves, another murder, a fortune-teller, a couple more murders, and more corruption... more...

  • Darkness, Take My Handby Dennis Lehane

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.49

    Master of new noir Dennis Lehane magnificently evokes the dignity and savagery of working-class Boston in Darkness, Take My Hand , a terrifying tale of redemption. Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro?s latest client is a prominent Boston psychiatrist, running scared from a vengeful Irish mob. The private investigators know about cold-blooded retribution.... more...

  • Wildernessby Robert B. Parker

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99

    "A novel of violence, crisp dialogue, and suspense . . . the reader is immediately caught up in the ambience of danger." -- The Boston Globe From the Paperback edition. more...

  • The Torsoby Helene Tursten; Katarina Tucker

    Soho Press 2007; US$ 7.25

    The chilling third installment in the critically acclaimed Detective Inspector Huss series A partial torso washes up on a Swedish beach, so mutilated that gender is only established through DNA testing. Detective Inspector Irene Huss of the Göteborg Police liaises with her Danish counterparts, who have a similar unsolved murder in their files. But... more...

  • Pilgrim Soulby Gordon Ferris

    Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    From the author of The Hanging Shed comes the third instalment in the Douglas Brodie series. It's 1947 and the worst winter in memory: Glasgow is buried in snow, killers stalk the streets - and Douglas Brodie's past is engulfing him . It starts small. The Jewish community in Glasgow asks Douglas Brodie, ex-policeman turned journalist,... more...

  • Gallowglassby Gordon Ferris

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 5.99

    Douglas Brodie is dead. The Glasgow Gazette announced the tragic death on 26 June 1947 of their chief crime reporter. Just three weeks before, life was rosy. After a tumultuous winter chasing war criminals across Glasgow, Douglas Brodie was revelling in the quiet life. His relationship with advocate Samantha Campbell was blossoming and he'd put... more...

  • The Yiddish Policemen's Unionby Michael Chabon

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 12.74

    For sixty years Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a "temporary" safe haven created in the wake of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. The Jews of the Sitka District have created their own little world in the Alaskan panhandle, a vibrant and complex frontier... more...

  • Birds of Preyby J. A. Jance

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.49

    The Starfire Breeze steams its way north toward the Gulf of Alaska, buffeted by crisp sea winds blowing down from the Arctic. Those on board are seeking peace, relaxation, adventure, escape. But there is no escape in this place of unspoiled natural majesty. Because terror strolls the decks even in the brilliant light of day . . . and death is a conspicuous,... more...

  • A Dance at the Slaughterhouseby Lawrence Block

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.99

    A successful socialite's beautiful wife was raped and murdered in her own home -- and Matt Scudder believes the victim's "grieving" husband was responsible for the outrage. But to prove it, the haunted p.i. must descend into the depths of New York's sex-for-sale underworld, where young lives are commodities to be bought, perverted...and destroyed.... more...