Authors > James M. Cain

Double Indemnity

Phyllis wanted to buy an accident policy on her husband. Then she wanted her husband to have an accident. Walter wanted Phyllis. To get her, he would arrange the perfect murder and betray everything he had ever lived for.

Genre: Noir Fiction

Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce had gorgeous legs, a way with a skillet, and a bone-deep core of toughness. She used those attributes to survive a divorce and poverty and to claw her way out of the lower middle class. But Mildred also had two weaknesses: a yen for shiftless men, and an unreasoning devotion to a monstrous daughter.

Genre: Noir Fiction

The Cocktail Waitress

"The Cocktail Waitress is another gem for Cain fans - and all lovers of classic noir." - Noir Journal

Genre: Noir Fiction

The Postman Always Rings Twice

An amoral young tramp. A beautiful, sullen woman with an inconvenient husband. A problem that has only one grisly solution--a solution that only creates other problems that no one can ever solve.

Year: 1934
Genre: Crime FictionNoir Fiction



Year TitleGenres & Tags

Double IndemnityNoir Fiction
Mildred PierceNoir Fiction
The Cocktail WaitressNoir Fiction
1934The Postman Always Rings TwiceCrime FictionNoir Fiction