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    The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

Sam Spade, a slightly shop-worn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics, stars in Hammett's detective fiction, a novel that has haunted several generations of readers. The Maltese Falcon is Hammett's most famous work.

Year: 1930
Genre: MysteryPrivate EyeStolen Goods

    The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's first novel, published in 1939, introduces us to Philip Marlowe, a thirty-eight-old private detective moving through the seamy side of Los Angeles in the 1930s. The case involves a paralyzed California millionaire, two psychotic daughters, blackmail, and murder.

Year: 1939
Genre: ExtortionHardboiled DetectiveMysteryPrivate Eye

    A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton

READ THE SENSATIONAL BLOCKBUSTER THAT STARTED IT ALL! Take it from the top in bestselling author Sue Grafton's knockout thriller that introduced detective Kinsey Millhone--and a hot new attitude--to crime fiction...

Year: 1982
Genre: Hardboiled DetectiveMysteryPrivate Eye

    L.A. Requiem by Robert Crais

The day starts like any other in L.A. The sun burns hot as the Santa Ana winds blow ash from mountain fires to coat the glittering city. But for private investigator Joe Pike, the city will never be the same again. His ex-lover, Karen Garcia, is dead, brutally murdered with a gun shot to the head.

Year: 1999
Genre: ActionMysteryPolice ProceduralPrivate EyeVengeance



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-- -- -- Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I   by Arthur Conan Doyle
-- -- --1924 Poirot Investigates   by Agatha Christie
-- -- --1930 The Maltese Falcon   by Dashiell Hammett
-- -- --1937 Murder in the Mews   by Agatha Christie
-- -- --1939 The Big Sleep   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1947 The Labors of Hercules   by Agatha Christie
-- -- --1948 The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories   by Agatha Christie
-- -- --1977 Unknown Man #89   by Elmore Leonard
-- -- --1982 A is for Alibi   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1999 L.A. Requiem   by Robert Crais
-- -- --2007 Daymare and Other Tales from the Pulps   by Frederic Brown
-- -- --2010 Djibouti   by Elmore Leonard



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