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  • Furyby G.M. Ford

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 3.99

    Frank Corso is a pariah—a journalist once vilified for making up "facts" on a major crime story. Yet slow, sheltered Leanne Samples trusts no one but Corso to tell the world that her courtroom testimony that put Walter Leroy "Trashman" Himes on Death Row was a lie. Convicted of the savage slaying of eight Seattle women, Himes is only six days from... more...

  • Murder in LaPazby Murdoch Hughes

    Hard Shell Word Factory 2004; US$ 5.50

    In the desert by the sea oasis of La Paz, Mexico, Rick Sage's bougainvillea paradise turns violent when his girl friend, Antiay, is murdered. Hunting the killer, he is shocked as he uncovers her hidden past, and the scorpions lurking in the shadows behind the sunset façade of La Paz. more...

  • No Place Like Homeby T.A. Stone

    Hard Shell Word Factory 2005; US$ 6.00

    When a respected cop is found naked and dead in a sleazy motel, FBI profiler turned reluctant PI Jonathan Kraag must solve cases hot and cold, confront the local cops, outwit infighting small town politicians, and expose suburbia's darker side to clear the dead man's name. more...

  • The Bookwoman's Last Flingby John Dunning

    Scribner 2006; US$ 7.99

    As a young man, New York Times bestselling author John Dunning earned his living for several years working behind the scenes on the racetrack circuit. Now he brings his memories of the horse world and his expertise in collectible books to this mesmerizing new Bookman novel rich with the lore of both books and horses. . . . Denver bookman Cliff... more...

  • Baltimore Bluesby Laura Lippman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 6.99

    Until her paper, the Baltimore Star , crashed and burned, Tess Monaghan was a damn good reporter who knew her hometown intimately -- from historic Fort McHenry to the crumbling projects of Cherry Hill. Now gainfully unemployed at twenty-nine, she's willing to take any freelance job to pay the rent -- including a bit of unorthodox snooping for her... more...

  • Butchers Hillby Laura Lippman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Tess Monaghan has finally made the move and hung out her shingle as a p.i.-for-hire, complete with an office in Butchers Hill. Maybe it's not the best address in Baltimore, but you gotta start somewhere, and Tess's greyhound Esskay has no trouble taking marathon naps anywhere there's a roof. Then in walks Luther Beale, the notorious vigilante who five... more...

  • Charm Cityby Laura Lippman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    As a practiced reporter until her newspaper went to that great pressroom in the sky, P.I. Tess Monaghan knows and loves every inch of her native Baltimore, even the parts being slobbered on by the sad-sack greyhound she's minding for her uncle. It's a quirky city where baseball reigns, but lately homicide seems to be the second most popular local... more...

  • Dismissed with Prejudiceby J. A. Jance

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Top ten New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance′s classic tale of suspense featuring Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont and his desperate race to track down a twisted killer. Japanese businessman Tadeo Kurobashi had many passions, including computers, poetry, money, and Samurai lore. So his suicide method of choice would naturally be the ancient... more...

  • Gone, Baby, Goneby Dennis Lehane

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.49

    “Powerful and raw, harrowing, and unsentimental.” — Washington Post Book World   “ Chilling, completely credible….[An] absolutely gripping story.” — Chicago Tribune   “Mr. Lehane delivers big time.” — Wall Street Journal   In Gone, Baby, Gone, the master of the new noir, New York Times bestselling... more...

  • In Big Troubleby Laura Lippman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    Join the world of New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman's Tess Monaghan in the Shamus and Anthony Award-winning fourth book in the acclaimed series In Big Trouble Tess Monaghan has learned the hard way how to survive on the streets of Baltimore—first as a fearless investigative reporter and lately as a PI. But a new case is about... more...