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    The Complete Sherlock Holmes #2 Boxed Set by Arthur Conan Doyle

Conan Doyle's incomparable tales bring to life a Victorian England of horse-drawn cabs, fogs, and the famous lodgings at 221B Baker Street, where for more than forty years Sherlock Holmes earned his undisputed reputation as the greatest fictional detective of all time. Volume II begins with The Hound of the Baskervilles, a haunting novel of murder on eerie Grimpen Moor, which has rightly earned its reputation as the finest murder mystery ever written.

Year: 1930
Genre: 19th Century Detective

    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: Hardboiled DetectiveStolen Goods

    Woman in the Dark by Dashiell Hammett

On a dark night a young woman seeks refuge at an isolated house. She is hurt and frightened. The man and woman who live there take her in. But their decency is utterly unequipped to deal with the Woman in the Dark, or with the designs of men who want her.

Year: 1933
Genre: Crime Fiction

    Reign of the Death Fiddler by Grant Stockbridge

nfluential citizens -- men necessary to the nation's life -- were being slaughtered by the Death Fiddler's minions. Civilization as we know it seemed doomed -- until the Spider, that formidable free lance avenger with a double price on his head, wagered his life and honor against a criminal madman's lust for power!

Year: 1935

    The Young Lions by Irwin Shaw

The Young Lions is a vivid and classic novel that portrays the experiences of ordinary soldiers fighting World War II. Told from the points of view of a perceptive young Nazi, a jaded American film producer, and a shy Jewish boy just married to the love of his life, Shaw conveys, as no other novelist has since, the scope, confusion, and complexity of war.

Year: 1948
Genre: WWII: Europe

    The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut

"The Sirens of Titan" is an outrageous romp through space, time, and morality. The richest, most depraived man on Earth, Malachi Constant, is offered a chance to take a space journey to distant worlds with a beautiful woman at his side. Of course, there's a catch to the invitation...and a prophetic vision about the purpose of human life that only Vonnegut has the courage to tell.

Year: 1959
Genre: Science Fiction

    Rabbit, Run by John Updike

Harry Angstrom, in his mid-20s, his work is unfulfilling, his marriage is moribund, and he tries to find happiness with another woman. But happiness is more elusive than a medal, and Harry must continue to run--from his wife, his life, and from himself, until he reaches the end of the road and has to turn back....

Year: 1960
Genre: Literature

    The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war--and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan.

Year: 1962
Genre: Alternate HistoryScience FictionSpeculative

    Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut

"Welcome To The Monkey House" is a collection of Kurt Vonnueguts shorter works. Originally printed in publications as diverse as "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science fiction" and "The Atlantic Monthly," what these superb stories share is Vonnegut's audacious sense of humor and extraordinary range of creative vision.

Year: 1968
Genre: SatireScience Fiction

    I Will Fear No Evil by Robert A. Heinlein

As startling and provocative as his famous Stranger in a Strange Land, here is Heinlein's awesome masterpiece about a man supremely talented, immensely old and obscenely wealthy who discovers that money can buy everything. Even a new life in the body of a beautiful young woman.

Year: 1970
Genre: Science Fiction



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Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1930The Complete Sherlock Holmes #2 Boxed Set by Arthur Conan Doyle 19th Century Detective
1930The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett Hardboiled Detective, Stolen Goods, San Francisco
1933Woman in the Dark by Dashiell Hammett Crime Fiction
1935Reign of the Death Fiddler by Grant Stockbridge
1948The Young Lions by Irwin Shaw WWII: Europe
1959The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut Science Fiction
1960Rabbit, Run by John Updike Literature, Rabbit
1962The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick Alternate History, Science Fiction, Speculative
1968Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut Satire, Science Fiction, Short Stories
1970I Will Fear No Evil by Robert A. Heinlein Science Fiction
1981Noble House by James Clavell Suspense, Hong Kong
1987Mort by Terry Pratchett Epic Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
1990Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Hollywood
1999Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card Coming of Age, Military SF, Shadow Saga
2000The Truth by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
2002Shrink Rap by Robert B. Parker Private Eye, Authors, Sunny Randall
2006Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn Psychological Thriller
2006Soldier of Sidon by Gene Wolfe Fantasy, Latro
2017River's Edge by James P. Blaylock Steampunk, Langdon St. Ives
2019Cari Mora by Thomas Harris Suspense
2019The Doc Savage MEGAPACK by Kenneth Robeson
2019The Guardians by John Grisham Cold Case, Innocence





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