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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

    Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's classic novel has Philip Marlowe dealing with the Los Angeles gambling circuit, a murder he stumbles upon, and three very beautiful but potentially deadly women.

Year: 1940
Genre: Private Eye

    The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald

The Underground Man is a detective novel of merciless suspense and tragic depth, with an unfaltering insight into the moral ambiguities at the heart of California's version of the American dream.

Year: 1971
Genre: Private Eye

    The Last Detective by Robert Crais

While Lucy is away on business and her ten-year-old son, Ben, is staying with Elvis, the boy vanishes without a trace. When the kidnappers call, it's not for ransom, but for a promise to punish Cole for past sins he claims he didn't commit. With LAPD wrestling over the case and the boy's estranged father attempting to take control of the investigation, Cole vows to find Ben first. But Cole's partner, Joe Pike, knows more about this case than he has said.

Year: 2003
Genre: KidnappingPrivate Eye

 

 

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-- -- -- The Girl's Number Doesn't Answer   by Talmage Powell
-- -- -- The Killer is Mine   by Talmage Powell
-- -- -- The Smasher   by Talmage Powell
-- -- --1929 The Dain Curse   by Dashiell Hammett
-- -- --1930 The Maltese Falcon   by Dashiell Hammett
-- -- --1931 The Glass Key   by Dashiell Hammett
-- -- --1939 The Big Sleep   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1939 The Knife Slipped   by Erle Stanley Gardner
-- -- --1939 Trouble Is My Business   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1940 Farewell, My Lovely   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1942 The High Window   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1943 The Lady in the Lake   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1949 The Moving Target   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1950 The Drowning Pool   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1951 The Way Some People Die   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1952 The Ivory Grin   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1952 Top of the Heap   by Erle Stanley Gardner
-- -- --1953 The Long Goodbye   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1954 Find a Victim   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1956 The Barbarous Coast   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1958 The Doomsters   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1959 The Galton Case   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1960 Collected Millar: Legendary Novels of Suspense   by Margaret Millar
-- -- --1961 Shills Can't Cash Chips   by Erle Stanley Gardner
-- -- --1961 The Wycherly Woman   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1962 The Zebra-Striped Hearse   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1963 The Chill   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1964 Corpus Delectable   by Talmage Powell
-- -- --1965 A Deadly Shade of Gold   by John D. MacDonald
-- -- --1965 The Far Side of the Dollar   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1966 Black Money   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1968 The Instant Enemy   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1969 The Goodbye Look   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1971 The Underground Man   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1973 Sleeping Beauty   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1976 Collected Millar: The Tom Aragon Novels   by Margaret Millar
-- -- --1976 The Blue Hammer   by Ross Macdonald
-- -- --1980 Looking for Rachel Wallace   by Robert B. Parker
-- -- --1981 A Savage Place   by Robert B. Parker
-- -- --1982 A is for Alibi   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1982 Indemnity Only   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --1984 Deadlock   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --1985 B is for Burglar   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1985 Killing Orders   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --1986 C is for Corpse   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1987 D is for Deadbeat   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1987 The Monkey's Raincoat   by Robert Crais
-- -- --1988 Blood Shot   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --1988 E is for Evidence   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1989 F is for Fugitive   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1989 Stalking the Angel   by Robert Crais
-- -- --1990 Burn Marks   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --1990 G is for Gumshoe   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1991 H is for Homicide   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1992 A Walk Among the Tombstones   by Lawrence Block
-- -- --1992 I is for Innocent   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1992 Lullaby Town   by Robert Crais
-- -- --1993 J is for Judgement   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1994 A Drink Before the War   by Dennis Lehane
-- -- --1994 K is for Killer   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1994 Tunnel Vision   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --1995 L is for Lawless   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1996 Darkness, Take My Hand   by Dennis Lehane
-- -- --1996 M is for Malice   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1996 Sunset Express   by Robert Crais
-- -- --1997 Sacred   by Dennis Lehane
-- -- --1998 Gone, Baby, Gone   by Dennis Lehane
-- -- --1998 N is for Noose   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1999 Hard Time   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --1999 L.A. Requiem   by Robert Crais
-- -- --1999 Motherless Brooklyn   by Jonathan Lethem
-- -- --1999 O is for Outlaw   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --1999 Prayers for Rain   by Dennis Lehane
-- -- --2001 P is for Peril   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2001 Total Recall   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --2002 Kiln People   by David Brin
-- -- --2002 Q is for Quarry   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2003 Blacklist   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --2003 The Last Detective   by Robert Crais
-- -- --2004 R is for Ricochet   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2005 Fire Sale   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --2005 S is for Silence   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2007 T is for Trespass   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2009 The Wrecker   by Clive Cussler
-- -- --2009 U is for Undertow   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2010 Moonlight Mile   by Dennis Lehane
-- -- --2010 The Spy   by Clive Cussler
-- -- --2011 V is for Vengeance   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2012 The Thief   by Clive Cussler
-- -- --2013 Kinsey and Me   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2013 The Striker   by Clive Cussler
-- -- --2013 W is for Wasted   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2014 Mr. Mercedes   by Stephen King
-- -- --2014 The Bootlegger   by Clive Cussler
-- -- --2015 Finders Keepers   by Stephen King
-- -- --2015 The Assassin   by Clive Cussler
-- -- --2015 X   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2016 End of Watch   by Stephen King
-- -- --2016 The Wrong Side of Goodbye   by Michael Connelly
-- -- --2017 Two Kinds of Truth   by Michael Connelly
-- -- --2017 Y is for Yesterday   by Sue Grafton
-- -- --2018 Shell Game   by Sara Paretsky
-- -- --2020 Dead Land   by Sara Paretsky