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Powell’s Winter Mystery Sale

Winter Mystery Sale

Nothing like a little murder, intrigue, and noir to heat up those dark, chilly nights! Visit our Winter Mystery Sale section and check out these great titles:

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
"To say this is a terrific debut novel is really too mild....[A]fter the lights were out, the story just stayed there in my head, coiled and hissing, like a snake in a cave. An admirably nasty piece of work, elevated by sharp writing and sharper insights." — Stephen King

Fletch by Gregory McDonald
(Chevy Chase sold separately.)

A Dangerous Man by Charlie Huston
"Huston writes dialogue so combustible it could fuel a bus and characters crazy enough to take it on the road." — The New York Times Book Review

Not to mention, these classics of the genre:

The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
An amoral young tramp. A beautiful, sullen woman with an inconvenient husband. A problem that has only one grisly solution — a solution that only creates other problems that no one can ever solve. "A good, swift, violent story." — Dashiell Hammett

The Continental Op by Dashiell Hammett
"These tales show Hammett writing with the precision of a diamond cutter." — Newsweek

Background to Danger by Eric Ambler
"[A] crackerjack spy story, jammed with action. Intrigue, thrills, and super-villainy." — The Saturday Review

... and more!

Books mentioned in this post

  1. Sharp Objects: A Novel
    Used Trade Paper $8.00
  2. Fletch
    Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  3. A Dangerous Man Used Trade Paper $9.50
  4. The Postman Always Rings Twice... Used Trade Paper $7.95
  5. The Continental Op Used Trade Paper $8.00
  6. Background to Danger (Vintage... Used Trade Paper $7.50

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