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    The Sins of the Fathers by Lawrence Block

The pretty young prostitute is dead. Her alleged murderer--a minister's son--hanged himself in his jail cell. The case is closed. But the dead girl's fatherhas come to Matthew Scudder for answers, sending the unlicensed private investigator in search of terrible truths about a life that was lived and lost in a sordid world of perversion and pleasures.

Year: 1976
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    A Walk Among the Tombstones by Lawrence Block

Kenan Khoury's wife went out grocery shopping and never came home. Alive, anyway. But because Kenan Khoury buys and sells drugs for a living he can't go to the police for help. He goes to Matthew Scudder instead -- an alcoholic ex-cop and unlicensed private eye who will stop at nothing to bring the brutal killers to justice before another innocent woman falls beneath their knives.

Year: 1992
Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye


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-- -- --1976 The Sins of the Fathers   by Lawrence Block
-- -- --1992 A Walk Among the Tombstones   by Lawrence Block