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Rose Gold

(Available September 23, 2014)
Rose Gold
Written by Walter Mosley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535977
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
Rose Gold
An Easy Rawlins Mystery
Written by Walter Mosley


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $25.95

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 >
Rose Gold
An Easy Rawlins Mystery
Written by Walter Mosley


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.99

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 >
Rose Gold

(Available September 23, 2014)
Rose Gold
Written by Walter Mosley, Read by J.D. Jackson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385362269
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
Rose Gold
An Easy Rawlins Mystery
Written by Walter Mosley
Read by J.D. Jackson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $40.00

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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Rose Gold
An Easy Rawlins Mystery
Written by Walter Mosley
Read by J.D. Jackson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $20.00

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 >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
The Dragon Man

(Available September 16, 2014)
The Dragon Man
Written by Garry Disher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954482
Our Price: $9.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Dragon Man

Written by Garry Disher


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $9.99

Meet Hal Challis, Detective for the Mornington Peninsula police force in Southeast Australia, in the first investigation in this prize-winning crime series
 
A serial killer is on the loose in a small coastal town near Melbourne, Australia. Detective Inspector Hal Challis and his team must apprehend him before he strikes... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Life Deluxe

(Available September 16, 2014)
Life Deluxe
Written by Jens Lapidus, Translated by Astri von Arbin Ahlander
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377500
Our Price: $27.95
 Quantity: 1 
Life Deluxe
A Novel
Written by Jens Lapidus
Translated by Astri von Arbin Ahlander


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

The final chapter in the electrifying Stockholm Noir Trilogy, which has been translated into more than thirty languages worldwide: here is the no-holds-barred, rapid-fire tale of a supreme struggle for the legacy of the Swedish underworld, as the power, honor, and respect commanded by Stockholm’s largest criminal organization are passed from... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Life Deluxe
A Novel
Written by Jens Lapidus
Translated by Astri von Arbin Ahlander


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $13.99

The final chapter in the electrifying Stockholm Noir Trilogy, which has been translated into more than thirty languages worldwide: here is the no-holds-barred, rapid-fire tale of a supreme struggle for the legacy of the Swedish underworld, as the power, honor, and respect commanded by Stockholm’s largest criminal organization are passed from... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Life Deluxe
A Novel
Written by Jens Lapidus
Read by Bruce Turk
Translated by Astri von Arbin Ahlander


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $25.00

The final chapter in the electrifying Stockholm Noir Trilogy, which has been translated into more than thirty languages worldwide: here is the no-holds-barred, rapid-fire tale of a supreme struggle for the legacy of the Swedish underworld, as the power, honor, and respect commanded by Stockholm’s largest criminal organization are passed from... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Get Carter (The Jack Carter Trilogy #1)

Written by Ted Lewis


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

Famously adapted into the iconic film starring Michael Caine, Get Carter—originally published as Jack’s Return Home—ranks among the most canonical of crime novels.

With a special Foreword by Mike Hodges, director of Get Carter

It’s a rainy night in the mill town of Scunthorpe when a London fixer named Jack Carter steps off...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Get Carter (The Jack Carter Trilogy #1)

(Available September 9, 2014)
Get Carter (The Jack Carter Trilogy #1)
Written by Ted Lewis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616955038
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Get Carter (The Jack Carter Trilogy #1)

Written by Ted Lewis


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

Famously adapted into the iconic film starring Michael Caine, Get Carter—originally published as Jack’s Return Home—ranks among the most canonical of crime novels.

With a special Foreword by Mike Hodges, director of Get Carter

It’s a rainy night in the mill town of Scunthorpe when a London fixer named Jack Carter steps off...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Perfidia

(Available September 9, 2014)
Perfidia
Written by James Ellroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956996
Our Price: $28.95
 Quantity: 1 
Perfidia
A novel
Written by James Ellroy


Format: Hardcover, 720 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $28.95

It is December 6, 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip the city and the Japanese internment begins.

The hellish... Read more >
Perfidia
A novel
Written by James Ellroy


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.99

It is December 6, 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip the city and the Japanese internment begins.

The hellish... Read more >
Perfidia

(Available September 9, 2014)
Perfidia
Written by James Ellroy, Read by Craig Wasson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553399264
Our Price: $55.00
 Quantity: 1 
Perfidia
A novel
Written by James Ellroy
Read by Craig Wasson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $55.00

It is December 6, 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip the city and the Japanese internment begins.

The hellish... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Perfidia
A novel
Written by James Ellroy
Read by Craig Wasson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $32.50

It is December 6, 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip the city and the Japanese internment begins.

The hellish... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
The Minotaur's Head
The Minotaur's Head
Written by Marek Krajewski, Translated by Danusia Stok
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612193427
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
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The Minotaur's Head
An Inspector Mock Investigation
Written by Marek Krajewski
Translated by Danusia Stok


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $25.95

The fourth volume in the Inspector Eberhard Mock Quintet, the series called "As Noir as it gets" by the The Independent.

When Abwehr Captain Eberhard Mock is called from his New Year's Eve revelries to attend a particularly grisly crime scene, his notoriously robust stomach is turned. A young girl—and suspected spy—who... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Minotaur's Head
An Inspector Mock Investigation
Written by Marek Krajewski
Translated by Danusia Stok


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $25.95

The fourth volume in the Inspector Eberhard Mock Quintet, the series called "As Noir as it gets" by the The Independent.

When Abwehr Captain Eberhard Mock is called from his New Year's Eve revelries to attend a particularly grisly crime scene, his notoriously robust stomach is turned. A young girl—and suspected spy—who... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Blind Moon Alley
Blind Moon Alley
Written by John Florio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148874
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Blind Moon Alley
A Jersey Leo Novel
Written by John Florio


Format: Trade Paperback, 223 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

It's Prohibition. It's Philadelphia. And Jersey Leo doesn't fit in.

Jersey is an albino of mixed race. Known as "Snowball" on the street, he tends bar at a speakeasy the locals call the Ink Well. There, he's considered a hero for having saved the life of a young boy. But when... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Blind Moon Alley
A Jersey Leo Novel
Written by John Florio


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $11.99

It's Prohibition. It's Philadelphia. And Jersey Leo doesn't fit in.

Jersey is an albino of mixed race. Known as "Snowball" on the street, he tends bar at a speakeasy the locals call the Ink Well. There, he's considered a hero for having saved the life of a young boy. But when... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Cat on a Cold Tin Roof
Cat on a Cold Tin Roof
Written by Mike Resnick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148898
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Cat on a Cold Tin Roof
An Eli Paxton Mystery
Written by Mike Resnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 221 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.95

Hard-luck gumshoe Eli Paxton is hired to find a missing cat--a very important cat, it turns out, because its collar is studded with diamonds worth a small fortune. What starts as a routine search of animal shelters soon becomes a perilous journey through a murky underworld. The woman who hired Paxton... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Cat on a Cold Tin Roof
An Eli Paxton Mystery
Written by Mike Resnick


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

Hard-luck gumshoe Eli Paxton is hired to find a missing cat--a very important cat, it turns out, because its collar is studded with diamonds worth a small fortune. What starts as a routine search of animal shelters soon becomes a perilous journey through a murky underworld. The woman who hired Paxton... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Maxwell Street Blues
Maxwell Street Blues
Written by Marc Krulewitch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804177207
Our Price: $2.99
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Maxwell Street Blues

Written by Marc Krulewitch


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $2.99

Readers of Robert Crais’s Elvis Cole mysteries will love Jules Landau, a college man turned private eye on the Windy City’s mean streets—a virtual school of hard knocks where graduation means just staying alive.
 
Chicago runs in Jules Landau’s veins. So does the blood of crooks. Now Jules is going... Read more >
Herbie's Game (Junior Bender #4)
Herbie's Game (Junior Bender #4)
Written by Timothy Hallinan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616954291
Our Price: $25.00
 Quantity: 1 
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Herbie's Game (Junior Bender #4)

Written by Timothy Hallinan


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $25.00

Junior Bender, the clown prince of crime fiction, returns in his most hardboiled adventure yet—a tale that will take Junior Bender deep into a murderous conspiracy in present day Los Angeles and  uncover an increasingly confusing legacy of his burglar-mentor, Herbie Mott, who until very recently was always one-step-ahead of just... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Herbie's Game (Junior Bender #4)

Written by Timothy Hallinan


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $25.00

Junior Bender, the clown prince of crime fiction, returns in his most hardboiled adventure yet—a tale that will take Junior Bender deep into a murderous conspiracy in present day Los Angeles and  uncover an increasingly confusing legacy of his burglar-mentor, Herbie Mott, who until very recently was always one-step-ahead of just... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Mad and the Bad
The Mad and the Bad
Written by Jean-Patrick Manchette, Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith, Introduction by James Sallis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177204
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
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The Mad and the Bad

Written by Jean-Patrick Manchette
Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith
Introduction by James Sallis


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Michel Hartog, a sometime architect, is a powerful businessman and famous philanthropist whose immense  fortune has just grown that much greater following the death of his brother in an accident. Peter is his orphaned nephew—a spoiled brat. Julie is in an insane asylum. Thompson is a hired gunman... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Mad and the Bad

Written by Jean-Patrick Manchette
Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith
Introduction by James Sallis


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Michel Hartog, a sometime architect, is a powerful businessman and famous philanthropist whose immense  fortune has just grown that much greater following the death of his brother in an accident. Peter is his orphaned nephew—a spoiled brat. Julie is in an insane asylum. Thompson is a hired gunman... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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