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The Green Ripper
The Green Ripper
Written by John D. MacDonald, Introduction by Lee Child
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984095
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The Green Ripper
A Travis McGee Novel
Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.00

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Green Ripper is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
Travis McGee has known his share of beautiful girls, but true love always passed him by—until Gretel. Life aboard the Busted Flush has... Read more >
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Brother Kemal
Brother Kemal
Written by Jakob Arjouni, Translated by Anthea Bell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192758
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Brother Kemal
A Kayankaya Thriller (5)
Written by Jakob Arjouni
Translated by Anthea Bell


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $15.95

The return of Kemal Kayankaya, "The ultimate outsider among hard-boiled private eyes" (Marilyn Stasio in The New York Times Book Review)

"A master of crime fiction... The sardonic humor survives intact, the writing is energetic, the plot moves right along."
—The New York Times

OVER 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE

Jakob Arjouni's first novel... Read more >
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Brother Kemal
A Kayankaya Thriller (5)
Written by Jakob Arjouni
Translated by Anthea Bell


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $14.95

The return of Kemal Kayankaya, "The ultimate outsider among hard-boiled private eyes" (Marilyn Stasio in The New York Times Book Review)

"A master of crime fiction... The sardonic humor survives intact, the writing is energetic, the plot moves right along."
—The New York Times

OVER 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE

Jakob Arjouni's first novel... Read more >
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Ratlines
Ratlines
Written by Stuart Neville
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616953027
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Ratlines

Written by Stuart Neville


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $15.95

Ireland 1963. As the Irish people prepare to welcome President John F. Kennedy to the land of his ancestors, a German national is murdered in a seaside guesthouse. Lieutenant Albert Ryan, Directorate of Intelligence, is ordered to investigate. The German is the third foreigner to die within a few days, and... Read more >
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The Dreadful Lemon Sky
The Dreadful Lemon Sky
Written by John D. MacDonald, Introduction by Lee Child
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984071
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The Dreadful Lemon Sky
A Travis McGee Novel
Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Dreadful Lemon Sky is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
Around four in the morning, Travis McGee is jarred awake by a breathless ghost from his past: an old flame who needs... Read more >
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The Empty Copper Sea
The Empty Copper Sea
Written by John D. MacDonald, Introduction by Lee Child
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984088
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The Empty Copper Sea
A Travis McGee Novel
Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Empty Copper Sea is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Asking for help is something a proud man like Van Harder would never do. So when he shows up at the Busted Flush, Travis... Read more >
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A Dog in Water
A Dog in Water
Written by Kazuhiro Kiuchi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781939130037
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A Dog in Water

Written by Kazuhiro Kiuchi


Format: Trade Paperback, 204 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $14.95

Until pain, memory, resignation and fury are all subsumed by the one possible conclusion, a thing or two may just be worth doing. Thus a nameless former cop who should never have become a private detective awaits clients in a dingy office across the street from a Chinese restaurant.

Impeccably paced... Read more >
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A Dog in Water

Written by Kazuhiro Kiuchi


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $9.99

Until pain, memory, resignation and fury are all subsumed by the one possible conclusion, a thing or two may just be worth doing. Thus a nameless former cop who should never have become a private detective awaits clients in a dingy office across the street from a Chinese restaurant.

Impeccably paced... Read more >
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The Scarlet Ruse
The Scarlet Ruse
Written by John D. MacDonald, Introduction by Lee Child
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984057
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The Scarlet Ruse
A Travis McGee Novel
Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $16.00

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Scarlet Ruse is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
Travis McGee’s getting lazy. Drinking Boodles on the Busted Flush has become a full-time job. But when he hears that six figures’ worth... Read more >
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The Turquoise Lament
The Turquoise Lament
Written by John D. MacDonald, Introduction by Lee Child
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984064
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The Turquoise Lament
A Travis McGee Novel
Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $16.00

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Turquoise Lament is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
Funny thing about favors. Sometimes they come back to haunt you. And Travis McGee owes his friend a big one for saving his... Read more >
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Tattoo
Tattoo
Written by Manuel Vazquez Montalban, Translated by Nick Caistor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192086
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Tattoo

Written by Manuel Vazquez Montalban
Translated by Nick Caistor


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $14.95

Only Pepe Carvalho could use a tattoo saying "Born to Raise Hell in Hell" as evidence that the police are, once again, dead wrong

In a Spain still stifled under the rule of Franco, former CIA operative--and former Communist--Pepe Carvalho has become so cynical he seems to care about nothing except food... Read more >
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Tattoo

Written by Manuel Vazquez Montalban
Translated by Nick Caistor


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $14.95

Only Pepe Carvalho could use a tattoo saying "Born to Raise Hell in Hell" as evidence that the police are, once again, dead wrong

In a Spain still stifled under the rule of Franco, former CIA operative--and former Communist--Pepe Carvalho has become so cynical he seems to care about nothing except food... Read more >
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Fallout
Fallout
Written by Garry Disher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616951030
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Fallout

Written by Garry Disher


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $25.00

Australian jewel thief Wyatt has a bounty of stolen jewels and a yacht, but nothing can stop him from returning to his life of crime. He drugs his lover, police officer Liz Redding, and escapes into the night only to discover the gems he lifted are fakes. With his luck and... Read more >
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Fallout

Written by Garry Disher


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $14.95

In this thrilling installment in Garry Disher's jewel thief series, Wyatt escapes from a boat with policewoman Liz Redding and a fortune in stolen gems, only to find himself embarking on quite a mission. While others search for sunken treasure in Bass Strait, Wyatt joins forces with his nephew, an established... Read more >
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The Long Lavender Look
The Long Lavender Look
Written by John D. MacDonald, Introduction by Lee Child
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984026
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The Long Lavender Look
A Travis McGee Novel
Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $16.00

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Long Lavender Look is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

A lovely young thing, wearing little more than a determined look, streaks out of the darkness and into Travis McGee’s headlights. McGee hits the... Read more >
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Sesenta Kilos
Sesenta Kilos
Written by Ramon Palomar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9788425349331
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Sesenta Kilos

Written by Ramon Palomar


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $16.00

Sesenta kilos de coca pura. Sesenta kilos que podrían suponer el pasaporte de salida para muchos. Sesenta kilos que serán la perdición de casi todos.

Una novela de tramposos y estafadores en el submundo hispánico de la droga, por la que pululan camellos de poca monta y menos luces, gerifaltes del narcotráfico... Read more >
A Tan and Sandy Silence
A Tan and Sandy Silence
Written by John D. MacDonald, Introduction by Lee Child
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984033
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A Tan and Sandy Silence
A Travis McGee Novel
Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $16.00

From a beloved master of crime fiction, A Tan and Sandy Silence is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
Travis McGee is unnerved when he receives an unexpected guest—real estate developer Harry Broll, who is convinced that McGee is hiding... Read more >
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Sugar Pop Moon
Sugar Pop Moon
Written by John Florio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147952
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Sugar Pop Moon
A Jersey Leo Novel
Written by John Florio


Format: Trade Paperback, 235 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $15.95

Jersey Leo is the quintessential outsider--an albino of mixed race. Known as "Snowball" on the street, he makes a living as the bartender at a mob-run speakeasy in Prohibition-era Hell's Kitchen. Being neither black nor white, he has no group to call his own. His own mother abandoned him as a... Read more >
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Sugar Pop Moon
A Jersey Leo Novel
Written by John Florio


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

Jersey Leo is the quintessential outsider--an albino of mixed race. Known as "Snowball" on the street, he makes a living as the bartender at a mob-run speakeasy in Prohibition-era Hell's Kitchen. Being neither black nor white, he has no group to call his own. His own mother abandoned him as a... Read more >
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The Fame Thief (Junior Bender #3)
The Fame Thief (Junior Bender #3)
Written by Timothy Hallinan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616952808
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The Fame Thief (Junior Bender #3)

Written by Timothy Hallinan


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $25.00

THE LAUGH-OUT-LOUD FUNNY THIRD INSTALLMENT IN THE MYSTERY SERIES FEATURING JUNIOR BENDER, HOLLYWOOD BURGLAR TURNED PRIVATE EYE

There are not many people brave enough to say no to Irwin Dressler, Hollywood’s scariest mob boss-turned-movie king. Even though Dressler is ninety-three years old, LA burglar Junior Bender is quaking in his boots when... Read more >
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The Fame Thief (Junior Bender #3)

Written by Timothy Hallinan


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $14.95

THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED, LAUGH-OUT-LOUD THRID INSTALLMENT
OF THE FAN-FAVORITE JUNIOR BENDER MYTERIES

 
There are not many people brave enough to say no to Irwin Dressler, Hollywood’s scariest mob boss-turned-movie king. Even though Dressler is ninety-three years old, LA burglar Junior Bender is quaking in his boots when Dressler’s henchman... Read more >
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Dress Her in Indigo
Dress Her in Indigo
Written by John D. MacDonald, Introduction by Lee Child
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984040
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Dress Her in Indigo
A Travis McGee Novel
Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $16.00

From a beloved master of crime fiction, Dress Her in Indigo is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
Travis McGee could never deny his old friend anything. So before Meyer even says please, McGee agrees to accompany him to Mexico... Read more >
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The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper
The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper
Written by John D. MacDonald, Introduction by Lee Child
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984019
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The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper
A Travis McGee Novel
Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $16.00

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
He had done a big favor for her husband, then for the lady herself. Now she’s dead, and Travis... Read more >
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Never Fuck Up
Never Fuck Up
Written by Jens Lapidus, Translated by Astri von Arbin Ahlander
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377494
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Never Fuck Up
A Novel
Written by Jens Lapidus
Translated by Astri von Arbin Ahlander


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $26.95

From Sweden’s internationally best-selling crime novelist, the author of Easy Money, comes the riveting second installment of the Stockholm Noir Trilogy. With his trademark live-wire staccato prose and raw energy, Jens Lapidus returns to the streets of Stockholm with an electrifying tale of seedy police officers and vicious underworld criminals.
 
Mahmud...

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Never Fuck Up
Never Fuck Up
Written by Jens Lapidus, Translated by Astri von Arbin Ahlander
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908506
Our Price: $9.99
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Never Fuck Up
A Novel
Written by Jens Lapidus
Translated by Astri von Arbin Ahlander


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $9.99

With the same raw energy and verve he displayed in Easy Money, Jens Lapidus delivers an electrifying tale of Stockholm's vicious underworld.
 
Mahmud is fresh out of jail, but he's forced to work for a brutal mob boss to pay off his debts to a drug lord. Niklas, a mercenary and...

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