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    Collected Millar: The Tom Aragon Novels by Margaret Millar

Fast talking Tom Aragon, a Mexican-American lawyer turned private investigator, finds himself investigating a trio of missing persons' cases in the always bizarre California hills. One of Millar's few reoccurring characters and her only foray into the tradition of Chandler and Hammett, Tom Aragon, ranks among her best creations. A sarcastic but talented young lawyer with a few rough edges, Aragon finds himself navigating one entitled nest of vipers after another, not to mention racial prejudice.

Year: 1976
Genre: Missing PersonPrivate Eye

    A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson

The Incredible WWII Narrative of the Hero Whose Spy Network and Secret Diplomacy Changed the Course of History

Year: 1976
Genre: WWII: Espionage

    A Whiff of Madness by Ron Goulart

Of all the colonized galaxy, the Barnum system was the whackiest. Nobody could ever predict what would likely to happen there, so it was no surprise to newsman Jack Summer when he was sent to check out the King of Laranja East on the planete Peregrine.

Year: 1976
Genre: HumorScience Fiction

    Children of Dune by Frank Herbert

The Children of Dune are twin siblings Leto and Ghanima Atreides, whose father, the Emperor Paul Muad'Dib, disappeared in the desert wastelands of Arrakis nine years ago. Like their father, the twins possess supernormal abilities--making them valuable to their manipulative aunt Alia, who rules the Empire in the name of House Atreides.Facing treason and rebellion on two fronts, Alia's rule is not absolute.

Year: 1976
Genre: Science FictionSoft SF

    Confess, Fletch by Gregory Mcdonald

Fletch, now newly engaged and happily living out his days in Italy, finds himself embroiled in yet another scandal. His soon-to-be father-in-law has been kidnapped and is now presumed dead, and the priceless collection of rare art that belongs to his fiancée's family has been stolen

Year: 1976
Genre: Comic MysteryPainting

    Games by Bill Pronzini

The rich and powerful Jackman family had always had an obsession with successful gamesmanship-whether in the parlor, the bedroom, or in national politics. When Senator David Jackman plans an escape from Washington pressures through a long, idyllic weekend with his lover on the family's lavish island estate, he has no reason to suspect that he will leave buried there forever the man he had become.

Year: 1976
Genre: ActionSuspense

    In the Midst of Death by Lawrence Block

Jerry Broadfield thinks he's a good cop. But he's been charged with extortion - and his former buddies in the NYPD would like to see him laid bare out on a morgue slab for squealing to a committee on police corruption. And when a dead hooker turns up in his apartment, he's saddled with a murder rap as well. Broadfield screams "frame-up" and nobody believes him - except ex-policeman-turned-p.i. Matthew Scudder.[

Year: 1976
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    Magic by William Goldman

Corky is a brilliant entertainer with a bright future ahead of him. He has good looks, many women, and enormous talent. He also had a secret and a certainty: a secret that must be hidden from his public at all costs; and a certainty that the dark forces of magic were out to destroy him.

Year: 1976
Genre: HorrorPsychological Thriller

    Man Plus by Frederik Pohl

The American government works feverishly to complete a massive project to colonize Mars. Former astronaut Roger Torraway has agreed to be transformed by the latest advances in biological and cybernetic science into something new, a being that can survive the rigors of Mars before it is terraformed. Becoming Man Plus will allow him to be the linchpin in opening the new Martian frontier...but not without challenging his humanity as no man has ever been challenged before.

Year: 1976
Genre: Science Fiction

    My Name is Legion by Roger Zelazny

Since he was no one, he could be anyone. He’d been an important part of the team putting together the International Data Bank, which would track every single move made by every single human being. As the project neared completion he realized that no one would ever truly be free again. At the very last moment he blanked his file, changed his face, and created a back door into the system.

Year: 1976
Genre: Science Fiction

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1976 Collected Millar: The Tom Aragon Novels by Margaret Millar Missing Person, Private Eye
1976A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson WWII: Espionage, Non-Fiction
1976A Whiff of Madness by Ron Goulart Humor, Science Fiction
1976Children of Dune by Frank Herbert Science Fiction, Soft SF, Dune Saga
1976Confess, Fletch by Gregory Mcdonald Comic Mystery, Painting, Fletch, Flynn, Boston
1976Games by Bill Pronzini Action, Suspense
1976In the Midst of Death by Lawrence Block Hardboiled Detective, Matthew Scudder
1976Magic by William Goldman Horror, Psychological Thriller
1976Man Plus by Frederik Pohl Science Fiction, Mars
1976My Name is Legion by Roger Zelazny Science Fiction
1976Patternmaster by Octavia E. Butler Dark Fantasy, Telepathy, Patternist
1976Promised Land by Robert B. Parker Missing Person, Organized Crime, Spenser
1976Raise the Titanic! by Clive Cussler Action, Sea Stories, Dirk Pitt
1976Roots by Alex Haley Historical
1976Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut Satire
1976Sleeping Murder: Miss Marple's Last Case by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Haunted House, Miss Marple
1976Swag by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Detroit
1976The Best of C.L. Moore by C.L. Moore Fantasy, Speculative, Sword and Sorcery, Short Stories
1976The Blue Hammer by Ross Macdonald Cold Case, Missing Person, Private Eye, Lew Archer
1976The Devil in a Forest by Gene Wolfe Historical Fantasy
1976The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum Espionage
1976The Shadow #11: Pyramid PB by Maxwell Grant
Kings of Crime
1976The Sins of the Fathers by Lawrence Block Hardboiled Detective, Matthew Scudder
1976Time to Murder and Create by Lawrence Block Hardboiled Detective, Matthew Scudder
1976Trinity by Leon Uris Historical, Ireland

 

 

 


 

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