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Cat's Paw

by Christopher Huang
edition: Paperback
tagged: historical, noir

Sir Lawrence Linwood is dead. More accurately, he was murdered—his face bludgeoned so badly he was identified only by his pocketwatch. The murder calls home his three adopted children: Alan, an archeologist; Roger, an engineer; and Caroline, a journalist. But his heirs soon find that his last testament contains a strange proviso—that his estate …

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Starr Sign

The Candace Starr Series

by C.S. O'Cinneide
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: hard-boiled, noir, women sleuths

Candace Starr goes searching for her mother in the Detroit mob — but infiltrating her own crime family may be her deadliest assignment ever.

Candace Starr has fallen on hard times since she helped her friend, Detective Malone, with a murder case last year. These days, she trades on her dark celebrity as a former contract killer to keep the wolf fr …

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The Captive

A Novel

by Fiona King Foster
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: noir, suspense, westerns

A rural noir about a woman on a pulse-pounding expedition to deliver a fugitive—and forced to confront her own past on the journey
In a secessionist rural state that has cut itself off completely from urban centers, where living is hardscrabble and poor but “free,” Brooke Holland runs a farm with her husband, Milo, and two daughters. Their li …

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Season of Smoke

by A.G. Pasquella
edition: Paperback
tagged: crime, hard-boiled, noir

It looks like ex-con Jack Palace’s troubles will never end when he is pressured by the mob to kill one of his best friends.

Jack Palace is trying to go legit with his own security company — but his old life keeps trying to pull him back in. A mobster named Sammy DiAngelo wants revenge for a killing that happened in Jack’s past. DiAngelo blames …

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Without Blood

A Victor Lessard Thriller

by Martin Michaud
edition: Paperback
tagged: police procedural, noir, crime, hard-boiled

The next raucous, twisty crime novel from the master of the Quebec thriller! Rebellious cop Victor Lessard pursues a ruthless hunter who stalks the streets of Montreal.
A senior administrator is stabbed to death in his office at the Montreal General Hospital. In the east end of the city, a dead man is found in the trunk of a stolen BMW. A young wo …

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I Am Not Guilty

by Frances Shelley Wees, introduction by Patricia Abbott
edition: eBook
tagged: noir

Set in and around post-war Toronto, I Am Not Guilty first appeared in a condensed form in the February 1954 Ladies’ Home Journal. That same year, it was published in full by Doubleday as M’Lord, I Am Not Guilty. This Ricochet Books edition marks the first new edition since 1967.

Helen Graham has been acquitted in the murder of her wealthy husba …

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