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From the 1920's

The Dain Curse
by Dashiell Hammett

The Dain Curse is one of the Continental Op's most bizarre cases, and a tautly crafted masterpiece of suspense.

From the 1930's

The Complete Cases of Peter Kane
by Hugh B. Cave

No longer a Boston police officer, hard-boiled drunk Peter Kane made the easy transition to work as a P.I. Though now in private practice, Kane had a knack for cracking cases while constantly inebriated. Collecting the entire series, along with an all-new introduction by Bob Byrne.

From the 1940's

The Kid from Tomkinsville
by John R. Tunis

Shortly before a serious accident ends his dream of pitching, Roy Tucker is called up from a small-town team in Connecticut to help the Brooklyn Dodgers out of a slump.

From the 1950's

Diamonds Are Forever
by Ian Fleming

With a sparkling trail of smuggled gems as bait, Diamonds Are Forever leads Bond on a globe-hopping mission where deadly assassins lurk behind every corner.

From the 1960's

M*A*S*H
by Richard Hooker

For fans of the movie and the series alike, here is the original version of that perfectly corrupt football game, those martini-laced mornings and sexual escapades, and that unforgettable foray into assisted if incompleted suicide--all as funny and poignant now as they were before they became a part of America's culture and heart.

From the 1970's

Forty Lashes Less One
by Elmore Leonard

The hell called Yuma Prison can destroy the soul of any man. And it's worse for those whose damning crime is the color of their skin. The law says Chiricahua Apache Raymond San Carlos and black-as-night former soldier Harold Jackson are murderers, and they'll stay behind bars until they're dead and rotting. But even in the worst place on Earth, there's hope.

From the 1980's

The Man from St. Petersburg
by Ken Follett

His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, he had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged the whole of the English police, a brilliant and powerful lord, and the young Winston Churchill himself.

From the 1990's

Queen of Angels
by Greg Bear

In a world of wonders, wealth, and "perfect" mental health, a famous poet commits gruesome murder . . . Why? That crime, that question, leads a policewoman to a jungle of torture and forgotten gods; a writer to the bohemian shadows of a vast city; and a scientist directly into the mind-the nightmare soul-of the psychopath himself . . .

From the 2000's

Which Lie Did I Tell?
More Adventures in the Screen Trade

by William Goldman

From the Oscar-winning screenwriter ofAll the President's Men, The Princess Bride, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, here is essential reading for both the aspiring screenwriter and anyone who loves going to the movies.

From the 2010's

No Sleep Till Wonderland
by Paul Tremblay

It's never a wise choice to go on a two-day bender with someone you meet in group therapy, but there's something about Gus that intrigues Genevich. And when his new drinking buddy asks him to protect a female friend who's being stalked, the PI finally has a case.

From the 2020's

The Arrest
by Jonathan Lethem

The Arrest isn't post-apocalypse. It isn't a dystopia. It isn't a utopia. It's just what happens when much of what we take for granted--cars, guns, computers, and airplanes, for starters--quits working. . . .

From the 2020's

A Gambling Man
by David Baldacci

The 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of a fresh start after a nearly fatal detour in Poca City. So Archer hops on a bus and begins the long journey out west to California, where rumor has it there is money to be made if you're hard-working, lucky, criminal--or all three.

From the 2020's

Project Hail Mary
by Andy Weir

Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission--and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish.

 

 

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A CARROLL JOHN DALY FAN LETTER by Mickey Spillane
This letter is a long time in the writing. It was meant for you years ago, but has never been started until now. Through Scott Meredith I located you... and I didn't want any more water to go under the bridge before this goes in the mail.

Who Wrote The Spider Written By: Robert Sampson, Joel Frieman, and Robert Weinberg
Originally, when the first research was being done on the character pulps, Norvell Page was given credit for all of the novels that appeared in the Spider pulp under the name Grant Stockbridge, with the first two novels in the series being written by R.T.M. Scott. Page's identity as author was no major secret as it was listed in numerous writing digests and Henry Steeger had even written to several pulp fanzines mentioning Page as the Spider author.

 

Featured Authors for May


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David Baldacci

David Baldacci is a global #1 bestselling author, and one of the world's favorite storytellers. His books are published in over forty-five languages and in more than eighty countries, with 150 million copies sold worldwide. His works have been adapted for both feature film and television. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America.

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Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem is the bestselling author of eleven novels, including The Feral Detective, The Fortress of Solitude, and Motherless Brooklyn, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. He currently teaches creative writing at Pomona College in California.

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Paul Tremblay

Paul Tremblay has won the Bram Stoker, British Fantasy, and Massachusetts Book awards and is the author of Growing Things, The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil's Rock, A Head Full of Ghosts, and the crime novels The Little Sleep and No Sleep Till Wonderland.

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John R. Tunis

John R. Tunis was a novelist and sportswriter best remembered for his series of novels about the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s and ’50s. Born in Boston, Tunis graduated from Harvard University and then served in the Army during World War I.

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Andy Weir

Andy Weir built a two-decade career as a software engineer until the success of his first published novel, The Martian, allowed him to live out his dream of writing full-time. He is a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of such subjects as relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight. He also mixes a mean cocktail. He lives in California.

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Ken Follett

International Best Selling author who began his career writing spy thrillers and then branched out to historical fiction ranging from the middle ages through the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Dashiell Hammett

Samuel Dashiell Hammett was an American author, credited for making popular the hardboiled detective genre. Hammett used his first hand knowledge of the detective buisness to create complex and exciting plots and memorable and believable characters.

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Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming wrote eleven James Bond novels and two collections of short stories between 1953 and 1966. The books were best sellers at the time of initial publication, but skyrocketed to international fame when Secret Agent 007 made the leap to the Silver Screen in a long running series of movies.

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