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Tough Luck L. A.
Tough Luck L. A.
by Murray Sinclair
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Ben Crandel, a half-successful porno novelist, has come to Los angeles to make his mark in the movie business. In short order, his young friend Vicky, a former prostitute, is beaten, then murdered in her apartment, after refusing to star in a sex film... (read more)

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Sing Me a Murder
Sing Me a Murder
by Helen Nielsen
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Ty Leander's suicide attempt was for real — or was it? Was it Julie San Martin's voice that haunted him, or was it his dead wife's? Did Homicide Lieutenant Janus suspect Ty of Cappy Jorgenson's murder, or was that an act, meant to ensnare the real... (read more)

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Masques
Masques
by Bill Pronzini
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The city of New Orleans has gone mad, and Steve Giroux has gone mad with it. Or has he? Fleeing one woman, Giroux found himself hooked up with another during Mardi Gras. With Jelly Roll Morton's "Cannonball Blues" pounding in the background, and... (read more)

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Root of His Evil
Root of His Evil
by James M. Cain
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James M. Cain, author of the classic crime novels The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, and Serenade, here presents Carrie Selden and Grant Harris as the featured players. The Root of His Evil is a novel about a modern Cinderella much in the... (read more)

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Lethal Injection
Lethal Injection
by Jim Nisbet
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Franklin Royce is an alcoholic prison doctor charged with the odious administration of overseeing the difficult and violent capital punishment of a young black male who seems curiously indifferent to his grisly fate. Dr. Royce becomes convinced that his... (read more)

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Dead Meet
Dead Meet
by Roger Lichtenberg Simon
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Dead Meet is a gripping, noir portrait of a sick young man, an heir to a major American fortune who has gone off the deep end. His girlfriend is lying dead on the bed in his tomb of a New York City apartment when we enter his sordid life. She'd been... (read more)

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Carny Kill
Carny Kill
by Robert Edmond Alter
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That's a knife in his chest, just like the kind my ex-wife used to use in her kinfe-throwing act. But that was a long time ago. Before she married the owner of this carny...and there's the owner now. He's the dead man.... (read more)

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Only in L. A.
Only in L. A.
by Murray Sinclair
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Nominated for an Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America, Only in L.A. is "soaked with rain, whiskey and realism." Kansas City Star. Ben Crandel finds himself in the toughest spot of his life: his adopted son, Petey, has been kidnapped, and it's up... (read more)

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Port Tropique
Port Tropique
by Barry Gifford
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Barry Gifford explores a strange new world in this bizarre adventure novel of smuggling and revolution set in a ghostly Central American country.... (read more)

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Killing
Killing
by Lionel White
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Johnny Clay, an ex-con determined to strike it rich, has worked out a fool-proof scheme to knock off a racetrack payroll. The two million bucks should be enough to last him a lifetime or two. But a two-faced dame has another idea: Let Johnny do the work,... (read more)

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Black Lizard Anthology of Crime Fiction
Black Lizard Anthology of Crime Fiction
by Ed Gorman
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What you are about to read is a tribute to all of the writers who taught a whole generation of crime fiction authors not only the tricks of the trade, but a few tricks about living as well. Here gathered together for the first ime is a collection of... (read more)

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Coffin & Co.
Coffin & Co.
by Njami Simon
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The Dew Drop Inn, at the corner of 129th Street and Lennox Avenue, in Harlem, New York City, is where our story begins. In this brilliant invention by the young black French writer Njami Simon, two obscure black Harlem detectives, W. Jones Dubois and Ed... (read more)

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Violent Saturday
Violent Saturday
by W. L. Heath
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Never Live Twice
Never Live Twice
by Dan J. Marlowe
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