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From the 1920's

Red Harvest
by Dashiell Hammett

When the last honest citizen of Poisonville was murdered, the Continental Op stayed on to punish the guilty -- even if that meant taking on an entire town.

From the 1930's

Murder on the Orient Express
by Agatha Christie

Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the murderer. Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man’s enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.

From the 1940's

Shane
by Jack Schaefer

Many folks in their small Wyoming valley are suspicious of Shane, and make it known that he is not welcome. But dangerous as Shane may seem, he is a staunch friend to the Starretts--and when a powerful neighboring rancher tries to drive them out of their homestead, Shane becomes entangled in the deadly feud.

From the 1950's

The Unforgiven
by Alan Le May

The Unforgiven tells the story of a woman taken from her Native American tribe and raised by a white family. She struggles with her allegiance towards her adoptive family and her feelings towards another white man, and a bloody battle ensues between the two communities.

From the 1960's

Dune
by Frank Herbert

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing consciousness. Coveted across the known universe, melange is a prize worth killing for....

From the 1970's

The Princess Bride
by William Goldman

In this 30th anniversary edition, Goldman frames the famous fairy tale with an autobiographical story; his father had abridged the book as he read it to his son. Now, Goldman is publishing an abridged version, interspersed with comments on the parts that had been cut out.

From the 1980's

LaBrava
by Elmore Leonard

Joe LaBrava first fell in love with femme fatale movie queen Jean Shaw in a darkened theater when he was twelve. Now he's finally meeting his dream woman in the flesh, albeit in a rundown Miami crisis center.

From the 1990's

Jurassic Park
by Michael Crichton

An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them--for a price. Until something goes wrong. . . .

From the 2000's

The Last Dance
by Ed McBain

In this city, you can get anything done for a price. If you want someone's eyeglasses smashed, it'll cost you a subway token. You want his fingernails pulled out? His legs broken? You want him more seriously injured? You want him hurt so he's an invalid his whole life? You want him skinned, you want him burned, you want him--don't even mention it in a whisper--killed? It can be done. Let me talk to someone. It can be done.

From the 2010's

The Spider: The Doom Legion
by Will Murray

When a weird meteor crashes in the heart of Central Park on Halloween night, its uncanny light attracts the attention of Richard Wentworth-alias The Spider! Investigating, the millionaire criminologist encounters a maelstrom of madness in the making. Drawn, too, are two sinister figures from the past-international master criminals who join forces to harness the power of the pulsing meteorite.

From the 2020's

Later
by Stephen King

#1 bestselling author Stephen King returns with a brand-new novel about the secrets we keep buried and the cost of unearthing them. Sometimes growing up means facing your demons.

 

 

Featured Authors for March


Elmore Leonard

In more than 30 books spanning half a century, Elmore Leonard has captured the imagination of millions as few writers can. A literary icon praised by the New York Times Book Review as “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever, ” he has influenced many contemporary writers and is known for both the quality and accessibility of his writing.

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Oct 11, 1925 -- Aug 20, 2013
Author, Screenwriter

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Jack Schaefer

Initially a reporter for United Press, Jack Schaefer began his fiction career with the serialized publication of Rider from Nowhere in the July, 1946 issue of Argosy. He expanded the story to novel length and published under the title Shane in 1949, which is considered by many to be the best Western story ever written.

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Nov 19, 1907 -- Jan 24, 1991
Author, Journalist

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David Goodis

Among the pantheon of American crime writers—those masters of noir whose powerful vernacular style and dark and subversive themes transformed American culture and writing—David Goodis was a unique figure.

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Mar 02, 1917 -- Jan 07, 1967
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Mickey Spillane

Given their hot, fever-pitch prose and breathless pacing, Spillane's Mike Hammer novels quickly became one of the most successful series in publishing history--an innovative, no-holds-barred, ultravisceral explosion of sex and violence that made Hammer a literary legend, and Spillane, one of the bestselling authors of all time. After fifty years, neither has lost their power to sucker punch the reader.

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Mar 09, 1918 -- Jul 17, 2006
Writer

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