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Walter Mosley
March2015
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Lost Things: A Novella
I've been discovering some great authors lately and John Rector is definitely one of them. I've had him on my radar this year and I decided to start with this tight novella, w...
Lost Things: A Novella - John Rector
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March2015
18
The Girl With the Long Green Heart
Pulpy Tagline!: "From the top of her beautiful, brilliant head, to the pit of her merciless soul, she was filled with larceny." (Gold Medal edition)Everyone likes reading abou...
The Girl With the Long Green Heart - Lawrence Block
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March2015
15
World Gone By: A Novel
Do I really need to tell you in this day and age that this is a very well-written crime saga filled with fully-drawn characters and a page-turning plot? I don't think so. I co...
World Gone By: A Novel - Dennis Lehane
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March2015
11
The Shootist
John Bernard Books has found out he has terminal prostate cancer.Books is an aging but notorious gunman, who is known across the frontier for being dangerously quick on the dr...
The Shootist - Glendon Swarthout, Miles Hood Swarthout, Miles Swarthout
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March2015
08
Mucho Mojo (Hap Collins and Leonard Pine, #2)
While the first great book in this series, Savage Season, focuses a lot on Hap Collins's backstory, this second installment focuses a bit more on Leonard's past and the town t...
Mucho Mojo (Hap Collins and Leonard Pine, #2) - Joe R. Lansdale
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March2015
04
Black Hornet
With Black Hornet, I'm realizing that the Lew Griffin series is entirely the written memories of an older man looking back on and contemplating major events in his life. While...
Black Hornet - James Sallis
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March2015
02
Shoot the Woman First (Crissa Stone Novels)
Crissa Stone is back at it again. She's reunited with a couple of old colleagues (including Charlie Glass from the check cashing heist in [b:Cold Shot to the Heart|9627683|Col...
Shoot the Woman First (Crissa Stone Novels) - Wallace Stroby
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March2015
01
Poontang and Other Poems
Bizarre as f&%$!! I'd like to think that Willeford was under the influence of something serious while writing these. There are a few poems that are really interesting and then...
Poontang and Other Poems - Charles Willeford
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February2015
27
The Whites
Years ago, I was blown away by the urban crime epic Clockers and I swore to read everything that author Richard Price had ever written. I got caught up in discovering new auth...
The Whites - Harry Brandt
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February2015
21
Frank Sinatra in a Blender
3.5 StarsHow ex-cop-turned-investigator Nick Valentine even makes it through the day on two feet, let alone solve mysteries, is beyond me. The drunk private dick is a mystery ...
Frank Sinatra in a Blender - Matthew McBride
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February2015
18
The Rain Dancers
This is a disturbing, atmospheric, entirely creepy novella that is best read in one sitting late at night. On a rainy, stormy night, married couple Will and Betty Colby are vi...
The Rain Dancers - Greg F. Gifune
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February2015
16
Moth
While the first book in James Sallis's Lew Griffin series, The Long-Legged Fly, was essentially a compilation of stories during different decades in Lew's life, the second, Mo...
Moth - James Sallis
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February2015
12
Blackout
These DarkFuse novellas are like tasty little gummi bears that I munch on in between the bigger meals. So far, they've all been fun, quick and easy reads that I can get throug...
Blackout - Tim Curran
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February2015
10
John Crow's Devil
"Come now, church, who is ready to be violent for the Lord?"There's something about organized religion that can be really terrifying at times, with the way it can feed on fear...
John Crow's Devil - Marlon James
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February2015
06
Out On The Cutting Edge
It's been a little over three years since the events in the stellar Eight Million Ways To Die, and Matt has successfully been able to stay sober and regularly participate in A...
Out On The Cutting Edge - Lawrence Block
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