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  • The Way We Die Nowby Charles Willeford

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    When Miami Homicide Detective Hoke Moseley receives an unexplained order to let his beard grow, he doesn't think much about it. He has too much going on at home, especially with a man he helped convict ten years before moving in across the street. Hoke immediately assumes the worst, and considering he has his former partner, who happens to be nursing... more...

  • The Unscratchablesby Cornelius Kane

    Scribner 2009; US$ 17.99

    Animal Farm meets The Simpsons in this inventive twist on the hard-boiled detective novel, featuring a world made up exclusively of cats, dogs, and one ruthless fox... Bull terrier Crusher McNash is a no-nonsense homicide detective who eats out of  the can and only bathes when his boss orders  him  to.  He’s  just  been thrownaboneaboutagruesome... more...

  • Blood Shotby Sara Paretsky

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 7.99

    V.I. Warshawski isn't crazy about going back to  her old south Chicago neighborhood, but a promise  is something she always keeps. Caroline, a  childhood friend, has a dying mother and a problem --  after twenty-five years she wants V.I. to find the  father she never knew. But when V.I. starts  probing into the past, she not only finds out where all  the... more...

  • A Savage Placeby Robert B. Parker

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 7.99

    TV reporter Candy Sloan has eyes the color of cornflowers and legs that stretch all the way to heaven. She also has somebody threatening to rearrange her lovely face if she keeps on snooping into charges of Hollywood racketeering. Spenser's job is to keep Candy healthy until she breaks the biggest story of her career. But her star witness has just... more...

  • Early Autumnby Robert B. Parker

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 7.99

    A bitter divorce is only the beginning. First the father hires thugs to kidnap his son. Then the mother hires Spenser to get the boy back. But as soon as Spenser senses the lay of the land, he decides to do some kidnapping of his own. With a contract out on his life, he heads for the Maine woods, determined to give a puny 15 year old a crash course... more...

  • Looking for Rachel Wallaceby Robert B. Parker

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 7.99

    Spenser is..."The sassiest, funniest, most-enjoyable-to-read-about private eye around today...the legitimate heir to the Hammett-Chandler-Macdonald tradition." -- The Cincinnati Post Spenser is..."Tougher, stronger, better educated, and far more amusing than Sam Spade, Phil Marlowe, or Lewis Archer...Spenser gives the connoisseur of that rare combination... more...

  • Mortal Stakesby Robert B. Parker

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 7.99

    Everybody loves a winner, and the Rabbs are major league. Marty is the Red Sox star pitcher, Linda the loving wife. She loves everyone except the blackmailer out to wreck her life. Is Marty throwing fast balls or throwing games? It doesn't take long for Spenser to link Marty's performance with Linda's past...or to find himself trapped between a crazed... more...

  • Pale Kings and Princesby Robert B. Parker

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 7.99

    “Ebullient entertainment. ” — Time A hotshot reporter is dead. He'd gone to take a look-see at “Miami North”—little Wheaton, Massachusetts—the biggest cocaine distribution center above the Mason-Dixon line. Did the kid die for getting too close to the truth . . . or to a sweet lady with a jealous husband? Spenser will stop at nothing to find... 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 Hunterby Richard Stark

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 14.00

    You probably haven’t ever noticed them. But they’ve noticed you. They notice everything . That’s their job. Sitting quietly in a nondescript car outside a bank making note of the tellers’ work habits, the positions of the security guards. Lagging a few car lengths behind the Brinks truck on its daily rounds. Surreptitiously jiggling the handle of... more...