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The Best American Noir of th... -

The Best American Noir of th...

James Ellroy and Otto Penzler mined the past century to find this treasure trove of thirty-nine stories. From noir’s twenties-era infancy come gems like James M. Cain’s “Pastorale,” and its postwar heyday boasts giants like Mickey Spillane … more

The Best American Noir of the Century
Mariner Books , English
Ugly Behavior - Steve Rasnic Tem

Ugly BehaviorSteve Rasnic Tem

Ugly Behavior collects 19 of Steve Rasnic Tem’s best noir tales, ugly stories about people behaving quite badly indeed. These are the stories in that box under your bed, pushed all the way back against the wall, the one that takes some effo… more

Ugly Behavior
Steve Rasnic Tem
New Pulp Press , English
One Last Breath (Ben Cooper ... - Stephen Booth

One Last Breath (Ben Cooper ...Stephen Booth

The vast labyrinth of caverns, passages and subterranean rivers beneath the Peak District are a major tourist attraction. But this summer not all the darkness is underground, and not all the devils are folk legends. Mingling with the visito… more

One Last Breath (Ben Cooper & Diane Fry)
Stephen Booth
Westlea Books , English
Easy Prey (The Prey Series Book 11) - John Sandford

Easy Prey (The Prey Series Book 11)John Sandford

In life she was a high-profile model. In death she is the focus of a media firestorm that’s demanding action from Lucas Davenport. One of his own men is a suspect in her murder. But when a series of bizarre, seemingly unrelated slayings roc… more

Easy Prey (The Prey Series Book 11)
John Sandford
Berkley , English
His Own Mad Demons: Dark Tal... - David A. Riley

His Own Mad Demons: Dark Tal...David A. Riley

David A. Riley’s first professionally published story was in the 11th Pan Book of Horror in 1970. Since then, he has been published in numerous anthologies from ROC Books, DAW Books, Robinson Books, Corgi Books, Doubleday, Playboy Paperback… more

His Own Mad Demons: Dark Tales from David A. Riley
David A. Riley
Hazardous Press , English
The Siamese Twin Mystery (Ot... - Ellery Queen

The Siamese Twin Mystery (Ot...Ellery Queen

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Trapped on a burning mountain, the Queens take refuge with a killerDashing detective Ellery Queen and his father are driving over the pothole-scarred Arrow Mountain road when they come face to face with a wall of flame. They tear back in th… more

The Siamese Twin Mystery (Otto Penzler’s Classic American Mystery Library)
Ellery Queen
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road , English
You Know What's Going On - Olen Steinhauer

You Know What's Going OnOlen Steinhauer

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You Know What’s Going On” is a novella (47 pages in the printed edition) originally published in Agents of Treachery, an espionage-fiction anthology edited by Otto Penzler.Like my recent books (The Tourist, The Nearest Exit), “You Know Wha… more

You Know What’s Going On
Olen Steinhauer
Third State, Inc. , English
Hopscotch (Otto Penzler Pres... - Brian Garfield

Hopscotch (Otto Penzler Pres...Brian Garfield

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Bored with retirement, an ex-spy challenges his old agency to a gameMiles Kendig is one of the CIA’s top deep-cover agents, until an injury ruins him for active duty. Rather than take a desk job, he retires. But the tawdry thrills of civili… more

Hopscotch (Otto Penzler Presents…)
Brian Garfield
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road , English
Like a Bone in the Throat (A... - Lawrence Block

Like a Bone in the Throat (A...Lawrence Block

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Like a Bone in the Throat was written in response to Otto Penzler’s invitation to contribute a story to a new anthology, Murder for Revenge. I’d had the idea in mind for a while, and the evolving relationship between Paul Dandridge and Bill… more

Like a Bone in the Throat (A Story From the Dark Side)
Lawrence Block
Lawrence Block , English
The Last Talk with Lola Faye... - Thomas H. Cook

The Last Talk with Lola Faye...Thomas H. Cook

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Middling historian Lucas Paige visits St. Louis to give a sparsely attended reading—nothing out of the ordinary. Except among the yawning attendees is someone he did not expect: Lola Faye Gilroy, the “other woman” he has long blamed for his… more

The Last Talk with Lola Faye (Otto Penzler Books)
Thomas H. Cook
Mariner Books , English
The Exploits of Arsène Lupin... - Maurice Leblanc

The Exploits of Arsène Lupin...Maurice Leblanc

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On a transatlantic voyage, Europe’s greatest criminal plots a daring caper The ship is several days out to sea when the telegram comes through with a warning that among the passengers is a disguised criminal: the fearsome Arsène Lupin. For … more

The Exploits of Arsène Lupin (Arséne Lupin)
Maurice Leblanc
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road , English
The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins

The Woman in WhiteWilkie Collins

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The first and greatest sensation novel, a thrilling story of evil thwarted and love reclaimed The night before he leaves London for a temporary engagement in the North of England, drawing instructor Walter Hartright walks home on an empty, … more

The Woman in White
Wilkie Collins
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road , English
The Man in Lower Ten - Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Man in Lower TenMary Roberts Rinehart

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A case of mistaken identity ignites this clever mystery from America’s queen of crime A happy bachelor in Washington, DC, Lawrence “Lollie” Blakeley is just the right age to dance with the grown-up little sisters of the girls he used to kno… more

The Man in Lower Ten
Mary Roberts Rinehart
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road , English
Welcome to the Real World (A... - Lawrence Block

Welcome to the Real World (A...Lawrence Block

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Welcome to the Real World” is a golf story. Otto Penzler asked me for a story for an anthology with a golf-and-crime theme, and I wrote one called “Hit the Ball, Drag Fred.” But then I put it in my big collection, ENOUGH ROPE, and that c… more

Welcome to the Real World (A Story From the Dark Side)
Lawrence Block
Lawrence Block , English
The Mystery of the Yellow Room - Gaston Leroux

The Mystery of the Yellow RoomGaston Leroux

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The world-famous locked-room mystery from a master of detective fiction A frightful act of malice committed in Paris: the dastardly attempted assassination of the daughter of a famed scientist who was working late in his laboratory with an … more

The Mystery of the Yellow Room
Gaston Leroux
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road , English
Smart Pop Preview 2012: Stan... - Ace Atkins

Smart Pop Preview 2012: Stan...Ace Atkins

Get a sneak peak at Smart Pop’s 2012 titles with this preview volume of standalone essays.Volume includes:“Songs Spenser Taught Me” – Ace AtkinsFrom In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American … more

Smart Pop Preview 2012: Standalone Essays on the Hunger Games, Robert B. Parker’s Spenser, George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, Ender’s Game, and More
Ace Atkins
Smart Pop , English
A Fair Maiden (Otto Penzler Books) - Joyce Carol Oates

A Fair Maiden (Otto Penzler Books)Joyce Carol Oates

An Otto Penzler Book Sixteen-year-old Katya Spivak is walking with her two summer babysitting charges in Bayhead Harbor, New Jersey, when she’s approached by silver-haired courtly Marcus Kidder—a local resident of some renown. At first his … more

A Fair Maiden (Otto Penzler Books)
Joyce Carol Oates
Mariner Books , English
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle

The Memoirs of Sherlock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle

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The immortal Sherlock Holmes solves eleven unforgettable mysteriesThese stories, originally published in the Strand Magazine, follow Holmes from the astonishing heights of his deductive powers to the bottom of a treacherous gorge in Switzer… more

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road , English
The Best American Crime Writ... - James Ellroy, Otto Penzler, ...

The Best American Crime Writ...James Ellroy, Otto Penzler, ...

The 2005 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers the year’s most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, including Peter Landesman’s article about female sex slaves (the most requested and widely read New… more

The Best American Crime Writing 2005 (Best American Crime Reporting)
James Ellroy, Otto Penzler, Thomas H. Cook
HarperCollins e-books , English
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle

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A dozen classic cases featuring the world’s greatest detective This first collection of Sherlock Holmes stories includes many of the consulting detective’s best known cases. “A Scandal in Bohemia” finds Holmes matching wits with—and being o… more

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road , English

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