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Dashiell Hammett Collection By Dashiell Hammett
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Contains the following short stories: Afraid of A Gun, Arson Plus, Bodies Piled Up, Death On Pine Street, Man Who Killed Dan Odams, Mike Alec Or Rufus, Nightmare Town, Night Shots, One Hour, Road... More > Home, Ruffian's Wife, Second Story Angel, The Assistant Murderer, The Tenth Clew, Who Killed Bob Teal, Zigzags of Treachery.< Less
Red Harvest By Dashiell Hammett
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Red Harvest is a novel by Dashiell Hammett. The story is narrated by The Continental Op, a frequent character in Hammett's fiction. Hammett based the story on his own experiences in Butte, Montana as... More > an operative of the Pinkerton Detective Agency (fictionalized as the Continental Detective Agency). The labor dispute in the novel was inspired by Butte's Anaconda Road Massacre. Nobel Prize-winning French author André Gide called the book "a remarkable achievement, the last word in atrocity, cynicism, and horror." The Continental Op is called to Personville (known as "Poisonville" to the locals) by Donald Willsson, who is murdered before the Op has a chance to meet with him. The Op begins to investigate Willsson's murder and meets with Willsson's father, Elihu, a local industrialist who has found his control of the city threatened by several competing gangs. He had originally invited those gangs into Personville to help him impose and then enforce the end of a labor dispute.< Less
Nightmare Town and Other Stories By Dashiell Hammett
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A special collection of short stories from the dean of hard boiled noir fiction.
Nightmare Town and Other Stories By Dashiell Hammett
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A special collection of short stories from the dean of hard boiled noir fiction.
Tough as Nails: The Complete Cases of Donahue By Frederick Nebel
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Presenting Tough Dick Donahue, the inter-state detective agency operative who replaced the Continental Op after Dashiell Hammett stopped writing for Black Mask Magazine. Collected for the first time... More > in a single volume is every one of the fifteen Donahue stories: "Rough Justice" (November, 1930), "The Red-Hots" (December, 1930), "Gun Thunder" (January, 1931), "Get A Load of This" (February, 1931), "Spare the Rod" (August, 1931), "Pearls Are Tears" (September, 1931), "Death’s Not Enough" (October, 1931), "Shake-Up" (August, 1932), "He Could Take It" (September, 1932), "The Red Web" (October, 1932), "Red Pavement" (December, 1932), "Save Your Tears" (June, 1933), "Song and Dance" (July, 1933), "Champions Also Die" (August, 1933), and "Ghost of a Chance" (March, 1935). This compendium also contains an all-new introduction by Will Murray and a complete bibliography of the works of Frederick Nebel as compiled by Rob Preston.< Less
The Complete Casebook of Cardigan, Volume 1: 1931-32 By Frederick Nebel
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Limited edition hardcover; only 100 made. Frederick Nebel's unforgettable character Jack Cardigan was one of the main reasons behind the success of the legendary Dime Detective Magazine. His... More > hard-boiled P.I. stories were a major influence to other writers of the era, yet only a handful have been reprinted since their original 44-story run eighty years ago. Volume 1 of this series contains the first 11 installments, complete and uncut, with an all-new introduction by Will Murray and the original illustrations by John Fleming Gould. "Death Alley (November, 1931)," "Hell's Pay Check (December, 1931)," "Six Diamonds and a Dick (January, 1932)," "And There Was Murder (February, 1932)," "Phantom Fingers (March, 1932)," "Murder on the Loose (April, 1932)," "Rogues' Ransom (August, 1932)," "Lead Pearls (September, 1932," "The Dead Don't Die (October, 1932)," "The Candy Killer (November, 1932)," and "A Truck-Load of Diamonds (December, 1932)."< Less
Street Wolf: The Black Mask Stories of Frederick Nebel By Frederick Nebel
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Petty crooks, gangsters, rum runners, hijackers, jewel smugglers, Chinatown tongs, hard-boiled cops, tramp gunmen, a prize fighter, and a private dick. These are just a few of the characters found... More > within the pages of this collection from master crime fiction writer Frederick Nebel. This book, the tenth volume in The Nebel Library, collects for the first time, the last sixteen remaining tales he wrote for Black Mask. Complete with their original illustrations.< Less
The Complete Casebook of Sgt. Brinkhaus By Frederick Nebel
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Following Donahue and Cardigan, Frederick Nebel’s longest-running detective series featured the hard-boiled exploits of Sgt. Otto Herman “Brinky” Brinkhaus and Inspector Peter... More > Larsen of the Portsend Detective Bureau as chronicled in the pages of Detective Action Stories, Dime Detective Magazine, and Detective Fiction Weekly. Now, for the first time, all of their cases are reprinted in another volume in the uniform Nebel Library.< Less
Limbo Lessons By William James Royce
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"Chandler-esque Noir" ~ Kirkus Reviews ~ The second book in the Tom Sullivan Mysteries begins where "The Immaculate Deception" ends, as the lifeless body of Detective Tom... More > Sullivan is raced to the hospital. From his omniscient perspective, somewhere between heaven and hell, Sully narrates Lt. Wendy Slenzak's investigation into his own possible murder.< Less
The Complete Cases of The Dean, Volume 1 By Merle Constiner
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Part-time detective/con artist Dean Wardlow Rock made his living as a purported fortune teller. In fact, his business card proclaims his expertise at pedomancy: "Fortunes Devined from the Soles... More > of Your Feet... Learn the Secrets of Love, Hate, Riches." Ironically, The Dean's foresight never anticipated the mysteries he'd soon become embroiled in. Apparently an eccentric living encyclopedia—always using archaic words in casual conversation—this is actually a facade behind which The Dean operates in order to solve the case at hand. The Dean is one of the best series to grace the pages of Dime Detective. Written by Merle Constiner, The Dean appeared in nearly a score of stories published between 1940 and 1945 in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less