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The Complete Cases of the Marquis of Broadway, Volume 2 By John Lawrence
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NYPD Lieutenant Martin Marquis and the officers of his hand-picked Broadway Squad are the toughest, most vicious cops in pulp-fiction history. “The Marquis,” as he is called along... More > Manhattan’s Main Stem, is trim and dapper, with a weathered face and deep-set blue eyes. In marked contrast to the average plainclothes officer, he dresses like one of New York’s “swells,” generally showing up at crime scenes clad in smartly angled derby hat, black silk scarf, black kid gloves and shoes, dark suit, and ankle-length black Chesterfield coat. His appearance notwithstanding, the Marquis is practically a gangster with a badge, only marginally less corrupt than the underworld figures he pursues. Members of the Broadway Squad share his casual morality and frequently abuse their authority not only for financial gain but personal satisfaction as well. Contains the following stories: "The Stars Said Murder," "Old Wives Tale," "Death for Twelve Months," "Man Hunt," and "Albino Alibi."< Less
The Complete Cases of Inspector Allhoff, Volume 1 By D.L. Champion & Ed Hulse
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Brilliant, decisive, and hard-charging, Deputy Inspector Allhoff was the NYPD’s ace detective until bullets from a mobster’s machine gun robbed... More > him of his legs, his career, and—in the opinion of an associate—his sanity. Yet Allhoff was too good a man to be put out to pasture, so New York’s police commissioner found a way to keep him employed and refer to him such cases as the department couldn’t or wouldn’t handle. Confined to a wheelchair and operating from a seedy tenement flat, Allhoff is assisted by two cops: Battersly, the rookie patrolman whose brief moment of cowardice cost the inspector his legs, and Simmons, the bitter career cop who detests Allhoff but sticks with the embittered cripple to protect his own pension.< Less
The Complete Cases of Vee Brown, Volume 1 By Carroll John Daly & Ed Hulse
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Vivian “Vee” Brown leads two lives. Delicate-looking and small in stature, he lacks physical strength and endurance. But that doesn’t... More > prevent him from being an effective special operative to the Manhattan District Attorney. In this capacity he often ignores the legal niceties of due process, shooting first and asking questions later. Many citizens view him as a hair-trigger gunman whose promiscuous killings make him little better than the vicious criminals he hunts. In his other life, Brown lives in a luxurious Park Avenue penthouse, paid for not with his modest civil-servant salary, but with the royalties he earns as a phenomenally successful composer of sentimental songs—a sideline he keeps secret. The creation of Carroll John Daly, father of the hard-boiled private eye, Vee Brown plied his trade in the page of Dime Detective, the classic crime pulp that was second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
Black Mask (Fall 2017) By Lester Dent et al.
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Black Mask, the greatest American detective magazine of all time is back with an all-new story by the creator of Doc Savage, Lester Dent. Also featuring classic hard-boiled detective stories by... More > Horace McCoy, Wyatt Blassingame, Day Keene, Herbert Koehl, Kent Richards, Stephen McBarron, Dwight V. Babcock, Hugh B. Cave, and Edgar Franklin, all from the golden age of pulp fiction. With vintage brush illustrations by Arthur Rodman Bowker, as well as a previously-unpublished interview with the author of Donovan's Brain, Curt Siodmak.< Less
McQueen Family By Imogene Park
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Surnames include: Allen, Baltus, Burnham, Busby, Callahan, Cox, Darnall, Estridge, Feltner, Hammett, Moore, Robertson, Shaw, and many. An index of everyone in the book is included in the back of the... More > book.< Less
A Little Yellow Bird: Memories of Marie Shurmantine By Marie Shurmantine
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Marie Frances (Schultz) Shurmantine passed away on Sunday August 24, 2014. She died quietly, surrounded by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Marie was 94. A child of immigrant... More > parents, Marie lived a dramatic and eventful life; she survived the Great Depression, a childhood spent in orphanages, the Ruskin tornado, the death of her beloved husband Don, the deaths of two dearly-loved sons (Kent and Drew), cancer, and the death of her grandson Geoffrey. Through all this turmoil she never lost her faith in God or her fundamentally positive outlook on life; she never ceased caring for others or thinking incessantly of the needs of others. Widowed with four children, she nevertheless confronted life with optimism and hope, and provided her family with all they needed to be secure, happy, and successful. She remained strong, smart, opinionated, and independent to the end.< Less
Cold By Hannah Schuck & Marie Williams
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Fourteen year old Maria White is experience a life changing transformation. But she is left in the dark and doesn't know what is happening to her. She has bizare dreams and voices in her head. Emma... More > Hammett starts paying attention to her and talking to her, she knows that somethings up. Emma Hammett, beautiful, young forever, and rich as hell starts losing her bond mate, Justin. He leaves in the middle of the night and starts acting really weird. She knows he's leaving her, but doesn't want to admitt it. What would it take for both girls to go on and fight their devil?< Less
Cold By Hannah Schuck & Marie Williams
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Fourteen year old Maria White is experience a life changing transformation. But she is left in the dark and doesn't know what is happening to her. She has bizare dreams and voices in her head. Emma... More > Hammett starts paying attention to her and talking to her, she knows that somethings up. Emma Hammett, beautiful, young forever, and rich as hell starts losing her bond mate, Justin. He leaves in the middle of the night and starts acting really weird. She knows he's leaving her, but doesn't want to admitt it. What would it take for both girls to go on and fight their devil?< Less
Black Denim Lit: Apr, 2014 By Christopher T Garry et al.
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Black Denim Lit, v1 #3 April, 2014 edited by Christopher T. Garry features seven new short stories. All the authors expand significantly on their print work, creating narratives that are variously... More > dark, cynical, inspiring, disturbing, longing or irreverent. Stories include: •Our Immortal Souls by Phil Richardson (A couple work out the details of how to comply with the negative population growth policies.) •Tailing the Blond Satan by Oscar Windsor-Smith (Officer Winston Morgan, a strapping broad-shouldered guy in a white sweatshirt and blue jeans works a cold case that no one else will touch.)•Into Open Hands by Steven Crandell (A widower considers his path, the complexity of societal expectation and precept when there is nothing left.) Plus, •A Lesson from the Road by Bob Carlton •Maps and Miracles by Michael Fontana •Best Baby by Craig Temple •Drill & Kill by Chad Greene. Don't miss the chance to see what Wikipedia is like 300 years in the future. See a principal that has...something...on...her neck.< Less
The Smiling Corpse By Philip Wylie
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Hardcover. 'The Smiling Corpse' was written in 1935 by Philip Wylie and Bernard Bergman, and features as characters in a murder mystery many of the big names of literature. In fact, S.S. Van Dine,... More > Sax Rohmer, G.K. Chesterton and Dashiell Hammett are the detectives! J. Randolph Cox provides an introduction that places the book in its place historically and you provide the result: enjoyment of a wonderful period when murder was fun.< Less