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French Concession

by Xiao Bai Harper (July 07, 2015)

An acclaimed Chinese writer makes his English language debut with this heart-stopping literary noir, a richly atmospheric tale of espionage and international intrigue, set in Shanghai in 1931—an electrifying,...


Pimp: The Story of My Life

by Iceberg Slim Cash Money Content (May 10, 2011)

“[In Pimp], Iceberg Slim breaks down some of the coldest, capitalist concepts I’ve ever heard in my life.” —Dave Chappelle, from his Nextflix special The Bird Revelation

Pimp sent shockwaves throughout...


The Queen's Mare

by John Birkett Witness Impulse (December 30, 2014)

All bets are off when it comes to kidnap, mayhem, and murder …

When the "Grand Dame of Kentucky Racing" enlists private eye Michael Rhineheart to deliver the ransom for a kidnapped broodmare and her foal, Rhineheart...


The Last Private Eye

by John Birkett Witness Impulse (December 30, 2014)

Nasty horseplay at the Derby lands Rhineheart in a race against time to stop a murderous scheme …

Michael Rhineheart is a Louisville private eye with a taste for bourbon and a nose for trouble. He's as tough...


Pleasantville

by Attica Locke Harper (April 21, 2015)

WINNER OF THE HARPER LEE PRIZE FOR LEGAL FICTION

Wall Street Journal BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY’S WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION

From Attica Locke, a writer and producer of FOX’s Empire, this...


Wayfaring Stranger: A Novel

Weldon Holland #1

by James Lee Burke Simon & Schuster (July 15, 2014)

In his most ambitious work yet, New York Times bestseller James Lee Burke tells a classic American story through one man's unforgettable life.

In 1934, sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous...


The Pinkerton Files Five-Book Bundle

by David Luchuk Joe Books (June 17, 2014)

The Pinkerton Files sets real cases of America's first detective in a world of radical inventions driving a bitterly divided nation to war. These stories, which inspired the audio series narrated by Battlestar...


The Boatman and the Traitor

by David Luchuk Joe Books (May 20, 2014)

The Pinkerton Files sets real cases of America's first detective in a world of radical inventions driving a bitterly divided nation to war. These stories, which inspired the audio series narrated by Battlestar...


The Sleepwalker and the Spy

by David Luchuk Joe Books (May 20, 2014)

The Pinkerton Files sets real cases of America's first detective in a world of radical inventions driving a bitterly divided nation to war. These stories, which inspired the audio series narrated by Battlestar...


White Butterfly

Easy Rawlins #3

by Walter Mosley Washington Square Press (June 22, 2010)

The police don't show up on Easy Rawlins's doorstep until the third girl dies. It's Los Angeles, 1956, and it takes more than one murdered black girl before the cops get interested. Now they need Easy. As he...


Galveston

by Nic Pizzolatto Scribner (June 15, 2010)

From the creator, writer, and executive producer of the HBO crime series True Detective, comes a dark and visceral literary debut set along the seedy wastelands of Galveston.

On the same day that Roy Cady is...


A Red Death: Featuring an Original Easy Rawlins Short Story "Si

Easy Rawlins #2

by Walter Mosley Washington Square Press (June 22, 2010)

It's 1953 in Red-baiting, blacklisting Los Angeles, a moral tar pit ready to swallow Easy Rawlins. Easy is out of "the hurting business" and into the housing (and favor) business when a racist IRS agent nails...


Black Betty: Featuring an Original Easy Rawlins Short Story "Ga

Easy Rawlins #4

by Walter Mosley Washington Square Press (June 22, 2010)

1961: For most black Americans, these were times of hope. For former P.I. Easy Rawlins, Los Angeles's mean streets were never meaner...or more deadly. Ordinarily, Easy would have thrown the two bills in the...


Bury Me Deep: A Novel

by Megan Abbott Simon & Schuster (July 07, 2009)

Edgar Award–winning author and “reigning crown princess of noir” (Booklist) Megan Abbott reignites in Bury Me Deep the hothouse of jealousy, illicit sex, shifting loyalties, and dark perversions of power...


The Dogs of Winter

by Kem Nunn Scribner (September 17, 2013)

Heart Attacks is California’s last secret spot—the premier mysto surf haunt, the stuff of rumor and legend. The rumors say you must cross Indian land to get there. They tell of hostile locals and shark-infested...


Tijuana Straits: A Novel

by Kem Nunn Scribner (September 17, 2013)

From Kem Nunn, the National Book Award-nominated author of Tapping the Source and The Dogs of Winter, comes an exquisitely written tale of loss and redemption. Nunn renders the dangerous beaches and waters of...


Red Angel

by William Heffernan HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

Anyone who brings grief to the people NYPD detective Paul Devlin loves is going to have to pay. That's why he's accompanying Adrianna Mendez, the lady of his heart, to Cuba, where Adrianna's aunt Maria has met...


The Given Day

Coughlin #1

by Dennis Lehane William Morrow (October 06, 2009)

"Gut-wrenching force...A majestic, fiery epic. The Given Day is a huge, impassioned, intensively researched book that brings history alive." - The New York Times

Dennis Lehane, the New York Times bestselling...


World Gone By

Coughlin #3

by Dennis Lehane William Morrow (March 10, 2015)

Dennis Lehane, the New York Times bestselling author of Live by Night—now a Warner Bros. movie starring Ben Affleck—delivers a psychologically, morally complex novel of blood, crime, passion, and vengeance,...


Stick

by Elmore Leonard William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

“A little beauty of a story….A hot, fast read with pungent characters.”

Los Angeles Times

“A slam-bang, no-bull action thriller…and nobody but nobody writes better dialogue.”

New York Daily...


Bucholz and the Blockade

by David Luchuk Audio Joe (November 01, 2010)

The Pinkerton Files is based on the new audio series starring Battlestar Galactica's Michael Hogan. It sets the real cases of America’s first private detective in a world of radical inventions driving a bitterly...


Lincoln and the Golden Circle

by David Luchuk Audio Joe (November 01, 2010)

The Pinkerton Files is based on the new audio series starring Battlestar Galactica's Michael Hogan. It sets the real cases of America’s first private detective in a world of radical inventions driving a bitterly...


Airtight Willie & Me: The Story of the South's Black Underworld

by Iceberg Slim Cash Money Content (March 12, 2013)

In this collection of six gritty tales from the underground, Iceberg Slim creates a tribute to the streets and those forced to try to survive them.

From slick con men, classic tales of revenge, to a heist gone...


Angel's Gate: A Shortcut Man Novel

by p.g. sturges Scribner (February 26, 2013)

The latest novel in the acclaimed Shortcut Man series is a rousing tale of sex, sleaze, and salvation in the City of Angels that’s “filled with enough dark humor and shady characters to satisfy the most...


Death Wish: A Story of the Mafia

by Iceberg Slim Cash Money Content (January 01, 2013)

This is the original mafia story that spawned all the rest, the story of Chicago’s ruthless and tireless mafia. The intensely real characters, the brutal overlords, their faithful lackeys and their vengeful...


Live by Night

Coughlin #2

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 2013

by Dennis Lehane William Morrow (October 02, 2012)

From New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane comes this epic, unflinching tale of the making and unmaking of a gangster in the Prohibition Era of the Roaring Twenties—now a Warner Bros. movie starring...


All That’s Dead: The new Logan McRae crime thriller from the No.1 bestselling author (Logan McRae, Book 12)

by Stuart MacBride HarperCollins (May 30, 2019)

There’s a darkness in the heart of Scotland…

The stunning new Logan McRae thriller from No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller Stuart MacBride.

Scream all you want, no one can hear…

Inspector Logan McRae is looking...


The Pallbearer

by Farmer Jordan Skyhorse (November 20, 2018)

Lynch, West Virginia, is a husk of a town: houses collapsing, deserted coal mines, the money gone. The residents who have not abandoned their homes find themselves living in poverty with little-to-no job opportunities,...


Heir Apparent

by James Terry Skyhorse (March 12, 2019)

A compelling and compulsively readable riff on the classic noir detective novel that follows a hard-drinking PI accused of a murder he didn’t commit--or did he?

Eddie King wakes up one morning with a splitting...


The Churchgoer

by Patrick Coleman Harper Perennial (July 30, 2019)

A LitHub Most Anticipated Book of Summer

"The Churchgoer is a wonderful debut novel from a writer with more than a few tricks up his sleeve.”--Los Angeles Times

A haunting debut literary noir about a former...


The New Iberia Blues

by James Lee Burke Simon & Schuster (January 08, 2019)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The shocking death of a young woman leads Detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia, and the backwoods of Louisiana in this gripping mystery from “modern...


The Blood Road (Logan McRae, Book 11)

by Stuart MacBride HarperCollins (June 14, 2018)

The tenth Logan McRae novel from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author.

Scottish crime fiction at its very best.

Some things just won’t stay buried…

When Detective Inspector Bell turns up dead in a...


Shadows at the Spring Show: An Antique Print Mystery

by Lea Wait Scribner (August 07, 2012)

She's an antique print dealer, a college professor, and now...a parent? Maggie Summer is considering adopting a child from the New Jersey agency Our World, Our Children, and she has happily agreed to stage a...


Robicheaux: A Novel

Dave Robicheaux #21

by James Lee Burke Simon & Schuster (January 02, 2018)

James Lee Burke’s most beloved character, Dave Robicheaux, returns in this New York Times bestselling mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana: an “enthralling yet grim novel that…will captivate,...


A Dark So Deadly

by Stuart MacBride HarperCollins (June 20, 2017)

A detective no one believes in. A killer with nothing to lose…

Gripping standalone thriller from the Sunday Times No.1 bestselling author of the Logan McRae series.

Beware of the dark…

Welcome to the Misfit...


Mafia III: Plain of Jars

by Marsheila Rockwell & Jeff Mariotte Insight Editions (October 31, 2017)

This novel, modeled in the style of detective "pulp" novels from the 1960s, expands upon the world of 1968 New Bordeaux, Louisiana, a city ruled by organized crime and corrupt officials as depicted in the hit...


Tribulations of the Shortcut Man: A Novel

by p.g. sturges Scribner (February 07, 2012)

From a writer described as “a worthy successor to Raymond Chandler” (Michael Connelly), the follow-up to Shortcut Man, featuring Dick Henry in a rousing tale of sin and salvation in the City of Angels.

Dick...


The Hollow Girl

by Reed Farrel Coleman Gallery Books (April 18, 2014)

The final novel in one of the most critically acclaimed PI series in the annals of crime fiction!

"Few writers working in any genre offer tales with such moral complexity, dark humor, and, most of all, heart."...


Detroit Is Our Beat

by Loren D Estleman Gallery Books (April 15, 2015)

The place: Detroit. The time: World War II.

While most of the police department is fighting overseas, the four men of the Racket Squad struggle to keep a lid on a powderkeg stuffed with draft-dodging troublemakers,...


Onion Street

by Reed Farrel Coleman Gallery Books (April 18, 2013)

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Robert B. Parker’s Blind Spot comes a Moe Prager Mystery.

It's 1967 and Moe Prager is wandering aimlessly through his college career and his life. All that...


The Hard Bounce

by Todd Robinson Gallery Books (December 18, 2012)

The debut novel from the creator of Thuglit.

Boo Malone lost everything when he was sent to St. Gabriel's Home for Boys. There, he picked up a few key survival skills; a wee bit of an anger management problem;...


The Fallen: A DCI Matilda Darke short story

by Michael Wood One More Chapter (December 23, 2016)

‘DCI Matilda Darke is the perfect heroine’ Elly Griffiths

A short story and prequel featuring DCI Matilda Darke, star of Michael Wood’s darkly compelling crime series. Perfect for fans of Stuart MacBride,...


The Blinds

by Adam Sternbergh Ecco (August 01, 2017)

BOLO Top Read of 2017

PopSugar Best Book of 2017

 

From the Edgar Award-nominated author of Shovel Ready, a blistering new thriller that Dennis Lehane calls “propulsive and meaningful”

For fans of Cormac McCarthy,...


Budapest Noir: A Novel

by Vilmos Kondor Harper Paperbacks (January 31, 2012)

A dark, riveting, and lightning fast novel of murder, intrigue, and political corruption, set in 1936 Hungary during the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazis in Germany, Budapest Noir marks the emergence of an...


Sick Like That

by Norman Green Witness Impulse (June 06, 2017)

This follow-up to The Last Gig features a tough and edgy, one-of-a-kind heroine—an entirely fresh take on the hardboiled women private investigators who dominate so many crime fiction classics.

PI Marty Stiles...


The Last Gig

by Norman Green Witness Impulse (May 23, 2017)

Norman Green, critically acclaimed author of four crime novels, debuts a fresh, edgy character in the streetwise Alessandra Martillo, a female take on the P.I.s of yesteryear. Tough as nails and sometimes heartless,...


In the Cold Dark Ground (Logan McRae, Book 10)

by Stuart MacBride HarperCollins (April 26, 2016)

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER

The tenth Logan McRae novel from the No. 1 bestselling author.

‘Top drawer … his most epic outing yet’ Independent

Trouble is coming…

Sergeant Logan McRae’s team...


The Clue of the Twisted Candle

by Edgar Wallace Start Classics (February 25, 2015)

The Clue of the Twisted Candle Another locked-room mystery by British master storyteller Edgar Wallace. In this tale, John Lexman, a renown mystery writer, is imprisoned on charges of murder. T.X. Meredith,...


The Angel of Terror

by Edgar Wallace Start Classics (February 25, 2015)

Angelically beautiful Jean Briggerland is a sociopathic criminal, so lovely that none can see her guilt -- even in connection with the most blatant crimes! Can Jack Glover, best friend and lawyer to Jean's latest...


The Limping Dog

by J R Lindermuth Whiskey Creek Press (March 01, 2012)

Gavin Cutter, an artist living in an isolated village on the New England coast, witnesses the crash of a sailing ship onto a reef. The first aboard the wreck, he rescues a dog, the only living creature on the...