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- Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 7.99
Dateline Chicago, 1946: Policy, the illegal lottery, makes millions of dollars for racketeers in Chicago?s black community. But the numbers don?t add up when kingpin Ed Jones is kidnapped. Who grabbed him? The mob? Another policy wheel operator? And why? Gus Carson, World War II veteran, a survivor of the sinking of his ship in the Pacific. A... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 8.01
The question taxing Detective Inspector Purbright's brain was whether anything untoward had been going on in the tiny village of Mumblesby. Certainly the circumstances surrounding the death of 'Rich Dick' Loughbury, the solicitor, seemed genuinely beyond suspicion. And although his widow (if that was what she was) left a certain amount to be desired... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 2.80
One crowdsourced storyline, three finely crafted stories by Penguin authors Nicci French, Tim Weaver and Alastair Gunn. What crime has been committed? Who is the victim? And who will solve the case? Write a short crime story, using plot details crowdsourced on Twitter. This was the challenge we put to three Penguin authors - Nicci French, Time... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 17.49
"Groucho Marx meets Jessica Fletcher!" -- RT Book Reviews When young attorney Becky Baldwin hires Cora Felton to make a blackmail payment drop, it couldn't go worse: she stumbles over a corpse and a puzzle, and someone steals the money. Becky won't tell her who the client is, but the most likely suspect is Cora's least favorite ex-husband, Melvin,... more...
- Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 2014; US$ 4.99
Officially, I?m an agent. I represent professional athletes in basketball, football, tennis, golf?you name it. If money is paid for any athletic performance short of copulation, I take a commission on it. I say ?officially.? Unofficially, I have backed into another job: troubleshooting for the management of professional sports leagues?a kind of undercover... more...
- Orion 2012; US$ 9.99
By the CWA Gold Dagger award-winning author of Other Paths to Glory A few weeks after D-day the German army in the West is retreating, with the British and the Americans in hot pursuit. But Major O'Conor, ex-liaison officer with the Yugoslav Partisans, is conducting his own private war. As he leads his hand-picked team of ruthless fighters deep... more...
- Atria Books 2009; US$ 17.99
From the award-winning, nationally bestselling African-American author Tracy Price-Thompson, a sexy, thrilling new novel featuring a working woman whose obsessive clients are determined to get her all to themselves. Tracy Price-Thompson has been awarded with numerous honors for her steamy, action-packed, and culturally relevant writing. She received... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
100 American Crime Writers features discussion and analysis of the lives of crime writers and their key works, examining the developments in American crime writing from the Golden Age to hardboiled detective fiction. This study is essential to scholars and an ideal introduction to crime fiction for anyone who enjoys this fascinating genre. more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
Did you know that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thought Harry Houdini had real supernatural powers? Or that he felt that writing about Sherlock Holmes was holding him back from other more meaningful work? What made him seek a career in medicine? And who was the one player he bowled out during his cricketing career? This fascinating book contains over one... more...