Download E-books Nothing More Than Murder PDF

By Jim Thompson

Occasionally a guy and lady love and hate one another in equivalent degree that they could neither remain jointly nor holiday aside. a few marriages can simply result in homicide and a few murders basically make the binds of affection and hatred better. This e-book proves simply that.

First released 1949

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Joe Wilmot is a tender operator. He runs the image condo in Stoneville and he is familiar with how one can care for all people, from the motion picture vendors and the union representatives to his projectionist and the punters. but if it involves dealing with his spouse, his mistress and a bogus coverage declare, it seems he isn't rather as shrewdpermanent as he notion. An uncompromising and terrifying imaginative and prescient of small-town corruption and the romantic triangle from the writer of the hardest crime novels ever.

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Download E-books Hell's Half Acre PDF

By Will Christopher Baer

Forged adrift after the blood symphony of Penny Dreadful, Phineas Poe tracks Jude to San Francisco, the place he reveals her concerned with John Ransom Miller, a filthy rich sociopath helping Jude s revenge fantasies in alternate for her complicity in an unspeakable crime. by myself and outgunned, Poe hopes he can shop Jude from herself, make feel of his personal prior, and navigate the tortuous inner panorama he calls Hell s part Acre.

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Download E-books The Tremor of Forgery PDF

By Patricia Highsmith

The Tremor of Forgery is taken into account by way of many to be Patricia Highsmith's most interesting novel. Set in Tunisia within the mid-1960s, it's the tale of Howard Ingham, an American author who has long gone out of the country to assemble fabric for a film too sordid to be set in the USA. Ingham is cool in the direction of Ina, the female friend he left in the back of in ny, yet his emotions begin to switch while she does not solution his more and more annoyed letters, and John Castlewood, the filmmaker who employed Ingham, fails to teach in Tunisia. Amid the tea outlets and alleys of the souk, the sun-blasted structure, and the seashores and motels frequented by way of overseas travelers, will Ingham’s morality live on the withering warmth? comprises an creation through Francine Prose.

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Download E-books The Crazy Kill (Harlem Cycle, Book 3) PDF

By Chester Himes

Harlem Cycle #3
Originally released 1959

One early morning, Reverend brief is observing from his bed room window because the A&P around the highway is robbed. As he attempts to work out the thief escape, the opium-addicted preacher leans too a long way and falls out--but he's unscathed, because of a major bread basket outdoors the bakery downstairs. because the crowd gathers to determine what occurred, a stunning discovery is made: there's one other physique within the bread basket, and Valentine Haines is lifeless, relatively lifeless. It's as much as Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson ti discover who murdered Val.

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Download E-books Hard Feelings: A Novel PDF

By Jason Starr

Issues aren’t going so good for Richie Segal. His clients on the task are lovely depressing and, what’s extra humiliating, his wife’s customers at her task are lovely reliable. Richie is familiar with he’s a very good salesman, yet he simply can’t appear to land an account. And he’s beginning to drink back. And fear approximately no matter if Paula’s considering that previous highschool flame, or even an individual new. It’s a bit early, at thirty-four, for a mid-life predicament, yet that’s pretty well what it sounds like. And there’re these unwelcome thoughts of the local bully, Michael Rudnick and what he did to Richie whilst he used to be 13. Richie Segal’s feeling, good, abused.

Just whilst Richie’s approximately as little as he can get, he runs into Rudnick in the street and is familiar with precisely what he must do. And all of sudden issues appear to be going far better. that's until eventually they get a lot, a lot worse. within the vintage culture of Jim Thompson and James M. Cain, Hard Feelings is novel that we could us into the brain of a normal man in a position to issues that even he couldn’t have imagined.

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Download E-books Blind Man with a Pistol PDF

By Chester Himes

At as soon as grotesquely comedian and unflinchingly violent, Blind Man With a Pistol is the ultimate access in Chester Himes's trailblazing Harlem Detectives series.
 
New York is sweltering in the summertime warmth, and Harlem is just about the boiling aspect. To Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, from time to time it sort of feels as though the full global has long gone mad. making an attempt, as constantly, to maintain a few form of peace—their mythical nickel-plated Colts a great deal in evidence—Coffin Ed and Grave Digger locate themselves pursuing totally different circumstances via a maze of knifings, beatings, and riots that threaten to rip Harlem apart.

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