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Paid in Spades

Written by Richard Helms — In this fast-paced crime thriller, award-winning author Richard Helms guides you to the darker corners of New Orleans where the extravagant pleasures of the food, culture and music can turn deadly at any moment. Pat Gallegher has what can most…
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The Contract

Written by JM Gulvin — The focus of JM Gulvin’s hardboiled crime series is Texas Ranger John Quarrie. He’s a Vietnam vet who rose to national prominence after he wrote to the president requesting clemency for a fellow soldier court-martialled for cowardice. In fact, Pious…
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And So It Began

Written by Owen Mullen — It’s brave of a resident of Scotland and the Greek Islands to write a police procedural set in one of America’s most iconic cities, one with a strong and unique culture, history, and personality. Still, author Owen Mullen took the…
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Slices of Night

Written by JT Ellison, Alex Kava and Erica Spindler–Slices of Night is a novella co-written by the authors JT Ellison, Alex Kava and Erica Spindler that traces a serial killer as he travels the country claiming victims. The authors use three separate locations and detectives…
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Casting Bones

Written by Don Bruns — This current-day police procedural is the first of a new series set in New Orleans. Bruns – with five books in his Caribbean series and seven in the Stuff series – delights in the Big Easy’s atmosphere and culture in creating…
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Black Wings Has My Angel

This re-issued Elliott Chaze novel offers up a delicious trip into the noir past, and holds you in its grip. Originally published in 1954, the first-person narrator of Black Wings has all the sardonic humour of Raymond Chandler’s Marlowe, but instead of a PI he’s…
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Black Wings Has My Angel

Written by Elliott Chaze — This is a 2016 reissue by The New York Review of Books of a Mississippi newspaperman’s best noir crime novel, originally published in 1954. Black Wings Has My Angel is a roller-coaster of a read; lightning fast and a lot of…
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