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    52 Pickup by Elmore Leonard

Detroit businessman Harry Mitchell has had only one affair in his twenty-two years of happy matrimony. Unfortunately, someone caught his indiscretion on film and now wants Harry to fork over one hundred grand to keep his infidelity a secret. And if Harry doesn't pay up, the blackmailer plans to press a lot harder--up to and including homicide, if necessary.

Year: 1974
Genre: Crime FictionExtortion

    Swag by Elmore Leonard

The smallest of small-time criminals, Ernest Stickley Jr. figures his luck's about to change when Detroit used car salesman Frank Ryan catches him trying to boost a ride from Ryan's lot. Frank's got some surefire schemes for getting rich quick—all of them involving guns—and all Stickley has to do is follow "Ryan's Rules" to share the wealth.

Year: 1976
Genre: Crime Fiction

    Unknown Man #89 by Elmore Leonard

The twisty tale of a Detroit process server whose search for a missing stockholder leads him into more serious peril than he ever imagined possible, Unknown Man #89 is a gourmet stew of mystery, suspense, and double and triple cross, peppered with the razor sharp dialogue for which Grand Master Leonard is justifiably famous.

Year: 1977
Genre: MysterySuspense

    The Switch by Elmore Leonard

Ordell Robbie and Louis Gara hit it off in prison, where they were both doing time for grand theft auto. Now that they're out, they're joining forces for one big score. The plan is to kidnap the wife of a wealthy Detroit developer and hold her for ransom. But they didn't figure the lowlife husband wouldn't want his lady back.

Year: 1978
Genre: KidnappingRevenge

    City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit by Elmore Leonard

Clement Mansell knows how easy it is to get away with murder. The seriously crazed killer is already back on the Detroit streets - thanks to some nifty courtroom moves by his crafty looker of a lawyer - and he's feeling invincible enough to execute a crooked Motown judge on a whim.

Year: 1980
Genre: Crime Fiction

 

 

Titles

YearTitle

197452 Pickup by Elmore Leonard
1976Swag by Elmore Leonard
1977Unknown Man #89 by Elmore Leonard
1978The Switch by Elmore Leonard
1980City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit by Elmore Leonard
1988Freaky Deaky by Elmore Leonard
1996Out of Sight by Elmore Leonard
2000Pagan Babies by Elmore Leonard
2004Mr. Paradise by Elmore Leonard