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Fletch and the Man Who

Written by Gregory Mcdonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 7, 2004
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71349-1 (0-375-71349-2)

“A girl jumped off the motel’s roof. Five minutes ago.”

"Give it to me straight. Does the girl have anything to do with us? I mean, with the campaign? The presidential candidate?"

"It's your job, Fletch, to make damned sure she didn't."

FLETCH and the Man Who
When Fletch arrives as the new press representative... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Fletch's Fortune

Written by Gregory Mcdonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 12, 2002
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71355-2 (0-375-71355-7)

Fletch’s past seems to have caught up with him at last. In Fletch’s Fortune, the CIA blackmails our hero into bugging his fellow journalists at a convention. It would seem they want some dirt on the fourth estate. But when a famous newspaper tycoon is murdered at the convention, suddenly Fletch... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Fletch's Moxie

Written by Gregory Mcdonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 12, 2005
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71356-9 (0-375-71356-5)

In Fletch’s Moxie, the prolific Gregory Mcdonald tests his incomparable investigative journalist once again with a caper that is as perfectly plotted as Fletch is brilliant.

It seems just about everyone in Hollywood had a reason to want Steve Peterman dead. But how someone managed to put a knife in his... Read more >
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Fletch, Too

Written by Gregory Mcdonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71353-8 (0-375-71353-0)

Fletch, Too

After a few delays and without the benefit of a rehearsal, it looks like Fletch is finally getting hitched. It’s a small affair, just a few friends, the bride’s parents, the groom’s mother, and, just maybe, his father. Except Fletch’s father is supposed to be dead.

Fletch, Too

But somebody delivered the... Read more >
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Flynn

Written by Gregory Mcdonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 4, 2003
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71357-6 (0-375-71357-3)

Ever since F.X. Flynn made his first appearance in Confess, Fletch, matching wits with the inimitable Irwin Fletcher, he has befuddled, infuriated, and amazed his colleagues on the Boston Police force while in pursuit of blackmailers, murderers, embezzlers, politicians, and, occasionally, his fellow policemen.

It might have been an accident that brought... Read more >
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Flynn's In

Written by Gregory Mcdonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2004
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71361-3 (0-375-71361-1)

When it comes to crime, Boston Police Inspector and part-time intelligence agent, Francis Xavier Flynn is no stranger to the bizarre, the perverse, or the ridiculous. But when he is suddenly summoned by Police Commissioner D’Esopo to a secret wilderness compound far outside of their jurisdiction, he is a little surprised... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Flynn's World

Written by Gregory Mcdonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2004
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71358-3 (0-375-71358-1)

When Boston Police Inspector Francis Xavier Flynn’s barely adolescent daughter asks him to rescue her friend Billy from the cemetery, where he’s been fastened to a tree by a nail through his earlobe, the good inspector is pretty sure there’s something more behind what at first seems like a bully’s prank... Read more >
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Son of Fletch

Written by Gregory Mcdonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 6, 2005
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71359-0 (0-375-71359-X)

When Fletch learns there are four ex-cons on the loose in his part of the county, little does he suspect that one of the scruffy and very dangerous men will claim to be the son he never knew—in fact, was never even told about. But when a muddy and bedraggled young... Read more >
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book 1

Written by Denise Mina
Illustrated by Andrea Mutti and Leonardo Manco


Format: Hardcover, 152 pages
Publisher: Vertigo
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $19.99
ISBN: 978-1-4012-3557-4 (1-4012-3557-3)

Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk... Read more >

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Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore
A Novel
Written by Walter Mosley


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-52618-0 (0-385-52618-0)

In this scorching, mournful, often explicit, and never less than moving literary novel by the famed creator of the Easy Rawlins series, Debbie Dare, a black porn queen, has to come to terms with her sordid life in the adult entertainment industry after her tomcatting husband dies in a hot tub... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

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Little Green
An Easy Rawlins Mystery
Written by Walter Mosley


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-94978-3 (0-307-94978-8)

In Little Green, Walter Mosley’s acclaimed detective Easy Rawlins returns from the brink of death to investigate the dark side of that haven for Los Angeles hippies, the Sunset Strip. He’s soon back in top form, cruising the gloriously psychedelic mean streets of L.A. with his murderous sidekick, Mouse. They’ve been... Read more >

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Little Green
An Easy Rawlins Mystery
Written by Walter Mosley


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-53598-4 (0-385-53598-8)

When Walter Mosley burst onto the literary scene in 1990 with his first Easy Rawlins mystery, Devil in a Blue Dress—a combustible mixture of Raymond Chandler and Richard Wright—he captured the attention of hundreds of thousands of readers (including future president Bill Clinton). Eleven books later, Easy Rawlins is one of... Read more >

Parishioner

Written by Walter Mosley


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $9.99
ISBN: 978-0-345-80444-0 (0-345-80444-9)

A brand-new, eBook original crime novel from bestselling author Walter Mosley, Parishioner is a portrait of a hardened criminal who regrets his past, but whose only hope for redemption is to sin again.

In a small town situated between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, a simple church of white stone sits atop... Read more >

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Rose Gold
An Easy Rawlins Mystery
Written by Walter Mosley


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-53597-7 (0-385-53597-X)

Rose Gold is two colors, one woman, and a big headache.

In this new mystery set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalism and political abductions, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolica, the leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth, has kidnapped Rosemary Goldsmith, the daughter of a weapons... Read more >

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Last Winter We Parted

Written by Fuminori Nakamura
Translated by Allison Markin Powell


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Soho Press
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-61695-455-0 (1-61695-455-8)

A young writer arrives at a prison to interview a convict. The writer has been commissioned to write a full account of the case, from the bizarre and grisly details of the crime to the nature of the man behind it. The suspect, a world-renowned photographer named Kiharazaka, has a deeply... Read more >
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The Thief

Written by Fuminori Nakamura
Translated by Satoko Izumo and Stephen Coates


Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Soho Press
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-61695-202-0 (1-61695-202-4)

Winner of the 2010 Oe Prize, Japan

The Thief is a seasoned pickpocket. Anonymous in his tailored suit, he weaves in and out of Tokyo crowds, stealing wallets from strangers so smoothly sometimes he doesn’t even remember the snatch. Most people are just a blur to him, nameless faces from whom he... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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The Thief

Written by Fuminori Nakamura
Translated by Satoko Izumo and Stephen Coates


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Soho Crime
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-1-61695-021-7 (1-61695-021-8)

WINNER — 2009 OE PRIZE, Japan’s most important literary award

The Thief is a seasoned pickpocket. Anonymous in his tailored suit, he weaves in and out of Tokyo crowds, stealing wallets from strangers so smoothly sometimes he doesn’t even remember the snatch. Most people are just a blur to him, nameless faces... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Headhunters

Written by Jo Nesbo


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-94868-7 (0-307-94868-4)

With Headhunters, Jo Nesbø has crafted a funny, dark, and twisted caper story worthy of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers.

Roger Brown is a corporate headhunter, and he’s a master of his profession. But one career simply can’t support his luxurious lifestyle and his wife’s fledgling art gallery. At an art... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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The Leopard
A Harry Hole Novel (8)
Written by Jo Nesbo
Translated by Don Bartlett


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-74318-3 (0-307-74318-7)

In this electrifying new addition to Jo Nesbø’s internationally acclaimed series, Harry Hole must confront the darkest demons in his city—and in himself.

Inspector Harry Hole has retreated to Hong Kong, escaping the trauma of his last case in squalid opium dens, when two young women are found dead in Oslo, both... Read more >

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Phantom
A Harry Hole Novel (9)
Written by Jo Nesbo


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-95115-1 (0-307-95115-4)

When Harry Hole moved to Hong Kong, he thought he was escaping the traumas of his life in Oslo and his career as a detective for good. But now he’s back and, although off the police force, he still has a case to solve. Oleg, the boy he helped raise, has... Read more >

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Police
A Harry Hole Novel (10)
Written by Jo Nesbo


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-95116-8 (0-307-95116-2)

Finalist — GoodReads Choice Award — Mystery/Thriller

A vindictive killer is stalking Oslo’s streets, slaying police officers at the scenes of crimes they once investigated but failed to solve. The department urgently needs Harry Hole.
 
For years, detective Harry Hole has been at the center of every major criminal investigation in Oslo. His brilliant insights... Read more >

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The Redeemer
A Harry Hole Novel (6)
Written by Jo Nesbo
Translated by Don Bartlett


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-74298-8 (0-307-74298-9)

The crime is simple—the motive is anything but.
 
Shots ring out at a Salvation Army Christmas concert in Oslo, leaving one of the singers dead in the street. The trail will lead Harry Hole, Oslo’s best investigator and worst civil servant, deep into the darkest corners of the city and, eventually, to... Read more >

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The Redeemer
A Harry Hole Novel (6)
Written by Jo Nesbo
Translated by Don Bartlett


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-59585-0 (0-307-59585-4)

Christmas shoppers stop to hear a Salvation Army concert on a crowded Oslo street. An explosion cuts through the music and the bitter cold: one of the singers falls dead, shot in the head at point-blank range. Harry Hole—the Oslo Police Department’s best investigator and worst civil servant—has little to work... Read more >

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The Snowman
A Harry Hole Novel (7)
Written by Jo Nesbo
Translated by Don Bartlett


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-74299-5 (0-307-74299-7)

One night, after the first snowfall of the year, a boy named Jonas wakes up and discovers that his mother has disappeared. Only one trace of her remains: a pink scarf, his Christmas gift to her, now worn by the snowman that inexplicably appeared in their yard earlier that day. Inspector... Read more >

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The Son
A novel
Written by Jo Nesbo


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-35137-9 (0-385-35137-2)

The author of the best-selling Harry Hole series now gives us an electrifying stand-alone novel set inside Oslo’s maze of especially venal, high-level corruption.
 
Sonny Lofthus is a strangely charismatic and complacent young man. Sonny’s been in prison for a dozen years, nearly half his life. The inmates who seek out his... Read more >
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