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Jim Thompson’s The Grifters $2 on Amazon

I just noticed pulp crime writer Jim Thompson’s 1963 noir novel The Grifters is only $1.99 over at Amazon. I’m guessing the low price is because Amazon is using it to push the new “buy the audiobook at the same … Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “The Fall Guy” by Simon Wood

Todd Collins backs into a drug dealer’s Porsche and busts its taillight, which leads to a police stop, confiscated drugs, and one very angry kingpin—who now insists that Todd finish a special delivery. Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories”

Desperate actresses, defeated men, and depraved villains fill this collection of new noir fiction based on and inspired by the game L.A. Noire. Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “A Room For The Dead” by Noel Hynd

A cop’s life falls apart as he begins to suspect an executed killer was innocent, and is now haunting him. Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “Strip” by Thomas Perry

This L.A. crime novel features an aging strip-club owner, a bigamist cop, a wrongly accused guy out for revenge, and a thief who loves taking risks. Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “Darkness on the Edge of Town” by J. Carson Black

Detective Laura Conrad must unravel the threads that connect a schoolmate’s abduction 18 years ago with a sexual predator who is now kidnapping and killing girls in an Arizona town. Continue reading

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Today’s bargain book: “Hard Landing: The First Spider Shepherd Thriller” by Stephen Leather

“Hard Landing: The First Spider Shepherd Thriller” by Stephen Leather Price: $0.65 Amazon Summary: Former SAS trooper Dan “Spider” Shepherd is used to putting his life on the line. Working for an elite undercover squad he has lied, cheated and … Continue reading

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Today’s bargain book: “Shot of Tequila” by J.A. Konrath

“Shot of Tequila” by J.A. Konrath Price: $0.99 Summary: Tequila Abernathy is framed for the theft of millions of dollars from his boss, a ruthless Chicago bookie. To clear his name, he’ll have to survive run-ins with the local Mafia, … Continue reading

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