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DAVID PUTNAM - THE REPLACEMENTS (2015)

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Bruno Johnson, ex-detective with Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and an ex-convict, is hiding out from the FBI in Costa Rica, tending bar to support eight children he illegally rescued from abusive homes. Partway through a normal day,…
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Added by Colman on February 28, 2015 at 11:46pm — No Comments

BOB FORWARD - THE OWL: JUSTICE NEVER SLEEPS (1984)

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It’s the mid-1980s. Crime in Los Angeles is running rampant. When the law can’t help you, there is one man who can: Alexander L’Hiboux, whose ability to sleep was destroyed in the ghastly tragedy that cost him his family. Now he’s justice-for-hire,…
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Added by Colman on February 27, 2015 at 9:44pm — No Comments

New Harcore Noir Released

Past Midnight Publishing is pleased to announce its release of Matt Madigan's DOWN. This is the second in their hardcore noir series. On sale now at Amazon, Barnes and Noble or at www.pastmidnightpublishing.com We are also running several contests to win free…

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Added by Matt Sanborn on February 27, 2015 at 4:19am — No Comments

LEE MATTHEW GOLDBERG - DETACHED (2013)

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Nick is an intense filmmaker who keeps tabs on his wife by filming her every move until he begins receiving mysterious videos in the mail of someone filming him. A prequel to my debut neo-noir novel SLOW DOWN just released by New Pulp Press. Find it in…
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Added by Colman on February 26, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

BILL CRIDER - OUTRAGE AT BLANCO (1988)

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Crider’s prose slices through conventions and expectations,” –Booklist
OUTRAGE AT BLANCO
 
It’s True Grit meets Gran Torino in a blazingly original crime novel from Bill Crider, an Edgar and Shamus finalist and…
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Added by Colman on February 25, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments

TERRY SHAMES - BLACKLIST (2014)

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The last time the United States looked on its own citizens with suspicion, the results were ruined dreams, shattered lives…and murderin Jerry Ludwig’s Blacklist
 
Today, people point fingers and shout, “terrorist!”…
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Added by Colman on February 24, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Review: "TUSSINLAND" by Mike Monson

If you have read Mike Monson’s work before such as The Scent Of New Death and What Happens In Reno you pretty know what to expect with Tussinland. You expect some seriously flawed human beings, plenty of violence, some sex, and a crime spree or…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on February 24, 2015 at 2:26am — No Comments

CHRISTINA JAMES - SAUSAGE HALL

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Sausage Hall is home to millionaire Kevan De Vries, grandson of a Dutch immigrant farmer. De Vries has built up a huge farming and food packing empire which extends, via the banana trade, to the West Indies. Sleazy MD, Tony Sentance, persuades De…
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Added by Colman on February 23, 2015 at 11:09pm — No Comments

CHESTER HIMES - THE END OF A PRIMITIVE (1955)

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Jesse Robinson wakes from his nightmare to dirty, fitful real life in a Harlem slum.
Kriss wakes up alone divorced, disillusioned, in her plush Manhattan apartment. They have nothing in common. Just one amazing, passionate…
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Added by Colman on February 22, 2015 at 8:43pm — No Comments

RUSSELL D. MCLEAN - CRY UNCLE (2015)

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Dundee-based private investigator J. McNee finds himself way out of his depth in his latest undercover assignment. Working undercover on behalf of the police, McNee's mission is to get close to aging gangster David Burns and uncover his secrets. In his role as Burns' new…
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Added by Colman on February 22, 2015 at 1:37am — No Comments

LEE GOLDBERG/JANET EVANOVICH - THE JOB (2014)

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The third book in the exciting and suspenseful Fox and O'Hare series from Janet Evanovich, No. 1 bestselling author of the iconic Stephanie Plum novels, and Lee Goldberg, bestselling author of the Monk…
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Added by Colman on February 20, 2015 at 10:09pm — No Comments

BRIAN STODDART - THE PALLAMPUR PREDICAMENT

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The second Superindentent Le Fanu Mystery sees our intrepid British policeman on the trail of the murderers of an Indian Rajah. Under pressure from his superiors, pining for his lost love and allergic to the sight of blood, Le Fanu must…
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Added by Colman on February 20, 2015 at 12:24am — No Comments

TOM KAKONIS - FLAWLESS

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FLAWLESS



That’s how…

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Added by Colman on February 19, 2015 at 12:02am — No Comments

PASCAL GARNIER - THE ISLANDERS

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It's a few days before Christmas in Versailles. Olivier has come to bury his mother, but the impending holidays and icy conditions have delayed the funeral.



While trapped in limbo at his mother's flat, a…

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Added by Colman on February 17, 2015 at 11:49pm — No Comments

Ouroboros

It all happened one spring afternoon, when the chilly breeze blew in quietly into the Hall of Chicago University’s divinity building. A student by the name of Worm Wood was going into the men’s bathroom and to his shock he found his most beloved Professor Pendinsky lying on the floor of the bathroom with a pool of blood. He also found a strange enigmatic symbol drawn on paper beside him. The symbol showed the Ouroboros, the ring of eternity having the serpent biting the ring with the…

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Added by Anand Bose on February 15, 2015 at 7:55pm — No Comments

Review: By Blood Bound: The Smith & Sons Saga" by Wayne D. Dundee

By Blood Bound: The Smith & Sons Saga is a novella in three parts reflecting its publication as a series of short stories in the anthology Fathers: 12 Tales of the American West published by Western Trail Blazer Publishing.

 

As the book opens Marshall Silas Smith is…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on February 15, 2015 at 3:06am — No Comments

Chapters - IV

C04We booked an excursion to a water park but no-one told us we had to bring our own swimsuits and towels. We assumed it be included in the price.”

I don't know about you, but even if the park DID provide swimsuits, I don't think I'd wear one. Even if it has been washed fifty times over, how many other bodies have worn it?

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So what do you think about when you see the price for…

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Added by Stephen Brayton on February 14, 2015 at 12:16am — No Comments

JULIA'S ROOM - Suspense Thriller

$.99 at Kindle! Teenager Julia Bell spent years locked inside a basement room along with something awful.…

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Added by William Wilde on February 13, 2015 at 2:47am — No Comments

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