CIS: My classics by Joe Hefferon

Joe Hefferon is a New Jersey writer turning what he knows about real detective work after serving 25 years on the force into noir-inspired crime…

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Cut Me In

Written by Ed McBain — Originally written in 1954 and released under the pseudonym Hunt Collins, this book has been rediscovered and reprinted by Hard Case Crime. The…

A sexy classic for Christmas?

On the Radar — “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…” Yes, it’s…

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So Nude, So Dead

Written by Ed McBain — Ed McBain, who died in 2005, had considerable success under a variety of pen names before he hit literary gold dust…

Victoria Iphigenia… sounds good

On the Radar — Chicago investigator VI Warshawski has the two most beautiful and mellifluous forenames in the history of crime fiction but as her…

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A classic revisited: Cop Hater

“The city in these pages is imaginary. The people, the places are all fictitious. Only the police routine is based on established investigatory technique.” It’s…

A Cold Red Sunrise

Written by Stuart M Kaminsky — Kaminsky was one of the most prolific and versatile American mystery writers. During his more than 30 years of…