James M. Cain


Double Indemnity by James M. Cain
"A poet of the tabloid murder."--Edmund Wilson

Taughtly narrated and excruciatingly suspenseful, Double Indemnity gives us an X-Ray view of guilt, of duplicity, and of the kind of obsessive, loveless love that devastates everything it touches. First published i ... read more


Mildred Pierce by James M. Cain
Mildred Pierce had gorgeous legs, a way with a skillet, and a bone-deep core of toughness. She used those attributes to survive a divorce and poverty and to claw her way out of the lower middle class. But Mildred also had two weaknesses: a yen for shiftless men and an unreasoning ... read more


The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
"A good, swift, violent story." -- Dashiell Hammett

An amoral young tramp. A beautiful, sullen woman with an inconvenient husband. A problem that has only one grisly solution--a solution that only creates other problems that no one can ever solve.

First ... read more



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