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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 >
Also available as an eBook.

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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 >
Also available as an eBook.

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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 >
Also available as an eBook.

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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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The Thief

Written by Fuminori Nakamura


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


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: 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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Borkmann's Point
An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery [2]
Written by Hakan Nesser


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3032-3 (1-4000-3032-3)

Internationally bestselling author Häkan Nesser makes his U.S. debut with this riveting tale of murder and suspense that reveals the deep humanity of the characters portrayed even as it sends chills up the spine.
Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is called to the sleepy coastal town of Kalbringen to assist the local police... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Inspector and Silence
An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery (5)
Written by Hakan Nesser


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-38724-0 (0-307-38724-0)

In this enthralling new addition to Hakan Nesser’s acclaimed Inspector Van Veeteren series, the Swedish detective must crack a secretive and uncooperative religious sect in order to solve a string of brutal murders.

When one of the Pure Life’s members is found raped and strangled in the forest near the group’s camp... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Mind's Eye
An Inspector Van Vetteren Mystery (1)
Written by Hakan Nesser


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-38722-6 (0-307-38722-4)

Håkan Nesser is firmly established as one of the world's bestselling crime novelists. And now the novel that introduced Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is available for the first time in English.
The swift conviction left Van Veeteren uneasy: Janek Mitter woke one morning with a brutal hangover and his wife dead in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Münster's Case
An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery (6)
Written by Hakan Nesser
Translated by Laurie Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-94641-6 (0-307-94641-X)

Intendent Münster, Inspector Van Veeteren’s right-hand man, and his beguiling colleague Ewa Moreno take center stage in the latest shocking thriller in Håkan Nesser’s internationally bestselling series.

The final day of Waldemar Leverkuhn’s life begins auspiciously: With three friends, he wins a modest sum in the lottery. But it ends, after a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Return
An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery (3)
Written by Hakan Nesser


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3033-0 (1-4000-3033-1)

Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is forced to unlock the secrets of a nearly perfect murder in this taut psychological thriller.
On a rainy April day, a body—or what is left of it—is found by a young girl. Wrapped in a blanket with no hands, feet, or head, it signals the work of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Woman with Birthmark
An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery (4)
Written by Hakan Nesser


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-38723-3 (0-307-38723-2)

Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is on the case once more in this breathless thriller of deception, blackmail, and cold murder.

Van Veeteren and his associates are left bewildered by the curious murder of a man shot twice in the heart and twice below the belt. An utterly dull man, the only suspicious... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Nairobi Heat

Written by Mukoma Wa Ngugi


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Melville International Crime
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-935554-64-6 (1-935554-64-6)

For fans of smart foreign crime books, an action-packed crime story in an unusual setting–Kenya–and rooted in fascinating African history

In Madison, Wisconsin, it’s a big deal when African peace activist Joshua Hakizimana–famous for saving hundreds of people from the Rwandan genocide–accepts a position at the university. Then a young girl is... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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