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in her bathtub, an apparent suicide, but suspicion soon fell on her boyfriend.
Dan Corbeil was convicted of her murder and sent to prison. Case closed.
Or is it?
from multiple-award-winning novelist Loren D. Estleman
reveals how close our world cameat the dawn of a promising new centuryto total war.
Fascinating premise of this standout novel... Estleman demonstrates that his versatility extends to mastery of multiple genres. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
to the universitys movie library: Bleak Street, a film from the classic noir period,
thought lost for more than sixty years.
ties to the mob, disappeared while the project was in post-production,
presumably murdered by gangland rivals: another one of Hollywoods unsolved mysteries.
Studio bosses elected to shelve the film rather than risk box-office failure.
UCLAs PR Department is excited about the acquisition, but only if Valentino
can find a way to sell it in the mainstream media by way of a sensational discovery to
coincide with its release: We want to know what happened to Oliver.
to prove that his wife, Paula, who disappeared under sinister circumstances more
than six years ago, is dead, so he can remarry without having to wait for
the seven-year-declaration-of-death rule to kick in.
the police still consider Lawes the prime suspect, and the first-responding officer in that
old case was killed in the line of duty shortly afterwards and his notebook has never been found.
The question for Walker is, if Lawes is guilty, why would he put himself in jeopardy of
arrest and prosecution by giving the forensics team a body to work on?
are together in one story for the first time in Black and White Ball!
and acquired all the training necessary to carry out his threat.
always in the interest of bringing justice to a wilderness he, his fellow deputies,
and the Judge played so important a role in its settlement.
is available at The Mysterious Bookshop and is a Mysterious Bookshop Original Short Story.
"Book Club" is about the murder of a wealthy book collector and the elderly
bookshop owner who solves the crime.
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And Stories of Other Dire Places
[ From Tyrus Books ]
Previously published in a host of magazines and anthologies, with a new Preface and introductions
to the stories written especially for this collection, these eighteen tales feature gangsters, private eyes,
psychotic killers, hitmen, feuding families, prostitutes, prizefighters, bodyguards, corrupt cops,
the walking dead, and ordinary people driven by desperation to commit acts of violence.