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The Monkey S Raincoat

Author : Robert Crais
ISBN : 9780307789983
Genre : Fiction
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Winner of the Anthony and Cacavity Awards for Best Novel • Nominated for the Edgar and Shamus Awards for Best Novel “Elvis Cole provides more fun for the reader than any L.A. private eye to come along in years.”—Joseph Wambaugh Meet Elvis Cole, L.A. private eye . . . He quotes Jiminy Cricket and carries a .38. He's a literate, wisecracking Vietnam vet who is determined never to grow up. Praise for The Monkey's Raincoat “Outstanding characters, tight plot, and scintillating prose style. . . . This fast-paced story speeds Elvis Cole to a chilling, heart-stopping ending.”—Mystery Scene “Is Bob Crais good? Put it this way: if they're taking you out to put you against the firing squad wall, and you want to enjoy your last moments on earth, pass on the last cigarette and ask for an Elvis Cole novel.”—Harlan Ellison “Far and away the most satisfying private eye novel in years. Grab this one—it's a winner!”—Lawrence Block “The best private eye novel of the year . . . lots of action; bright, crisp dialogue; and sharply drawn characters.”—The Denver Post “Robert B. Parker has some competition on his hands. . . . Elvis Cole is an appealing character and Crais's style is fresh and funny.”—Sue Grafton “In Crais, a new star has appeared on the private eye scene—a dazzling first novel.”—Tony Hillerman

Contemporary American Crime Fiction

Author : Hans Bertens
ISBN : 9780230508316
Genre : Fiction
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This highly accessible, lively and informative study gives a clear and comprehensive overview of recent trends in American crime fiction. Building on a discussion of the immediate predecessors, Bertens and D'haen focus on the work of popular and award-winning authors of the last fifteen years. Particular attention is given to writers who have reworked established conventions and explored new directions, especially women and those from ethnic minorities.

Los Angeles Magazine

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Los Angeles magazine is a regional magazine of national stature. Our combination of award-winning feature writing, investigative reporting, service journalism, and design covers the people, lifestyle, culture, entertainment, fashion, art and architecture, and news that define Southern California. Started in the spring of 1961, Los Angeles magazine has been addressing the needs and interests of our region for 48 years. The magazine continues to be the definitive resource for an affluent population that is intensely interested in a lifestyle that is uniquely Southern Californian.

Crime Writers A Research Guide

Author : Elizabeth Haynes
ISBN : 9781591589198
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This invaluable resource provides information about and sources for researching 50 of the top crime genre writers, including websites and other online resources. • A timeline of major authors and events in the development of the crime fiction genre • Read-alike sections listing other authors whose works are similar in style or theme to those of ten major authors included in the book • Lists of major organizations and awards in the field of crime literature • A bibliography of online and print sources for biographical and critical information about crime genre authors

Philip Marlowe Die Kleine Schwester

Author : Michael Lark
ISBN : 3551733902
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100 American Crime Writers

Author : S. Powell
ISBN : 9781137031662
Genre : Literary Criticism
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100 American Crime Writers features discussion and analysis of the lives of crime writers and their key works, examining the developments in American crime writing from the Golden Age to hardboiled detective fiction. This study is essential to scholars and an ideal introduction to crime fiction for anyone who enjoys this fascinating genre.

Chasing Darkness

Author : Robert Crais
ISBN : 9780743281645
Genre : Fiction
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Elvis was a hero when he cleared an innocent man of a murder charge. But when that innocent man is found dead three years later holding photos of the victim, Elvis is the one on trial.

Stunde Der Rache

Author : Robert Crais
ISBN : 9783641162894
Genre : Fiction
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Ein Tag in L. A., ein Tag wie jeder andere. Die Sonne brennt gnadenlos, die heißen Santa-Ana-Winde blasen die Asche der zahlreichen Waldbrände in die Stadt. Aber für Privatermittler Joe Pike wird L. A. nie mehr so sein wie zuvor. In den Hollywood Hills wird die Leiche seiner Ex-Geliebten gefunden: Sie wurde durch einen Kopfschuss ermordet. Ihr Vater, ein spanischer Geschäftsmann mit politischen Beziehungen, traut der Polizei nicht und bittet Joe Pike und dessen Partner Elvis Cole, den Mörder zu suchen. Offensichtlich ist Karen Opfer eines Serienkillers geworden. Doch dann wird Pike hereingelegt und selbst zum Hauptverdächtigen. Elvis Cole beginnt an seinem Partner zu zweifeln. Um die Wahrheit zu finden, müssen beide ums Überleben kämpfen ...

Letzte Warnung

Author : Michael Connelly
ISBN : 9783426425862
Genre : Fiction
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Harry Boschs neunter Fall - endlich auch im eBook! Detective Harry Bosch hat den Dienst quittiert. Bei seinem Abschied hat er ein paar Akten mit unerledigten Fällen mitgenommen. Besonders der Fall um eine junge Frau, die bei einem Filmdreh auf dem Set ermordet wurde, lässt ihm keine Ruhe. Er hat sich geschworen, diesen Mord aufzuklären. Stattdessen findet er sich plötzlich selbst im Fadenkreuz der Ermittlungen wieder.

New Hard Boiled Writers 1970s 1990s

Author : LeRoy Panek
ISBN : 0879728205
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"With an eye toward the origins and development of the hard-boiled story, LeRoy Lad Panek comments both on the way it has changed over the past three decades and examines the work of ten significant contemporary hardboiled writers. Chapters show how the new writers have used the hard-boiled story and the hard-boiled hero to make powerful statements about reality in the last quarter of the twentieth century."--Jacket.

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