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  • Spade & Archer : The Prequel to Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon
    Joe Gores
    Paperback: 03/09/2010
     
    When Sam Spade gets drawn into the Maltese Falcon case, we know what to expect; what we don’t know is how...
  • An Incomplete Revenge : A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    Jacqueline Winspear
    Paperback: 11/25/2008
     
    In her fifth outing, Maisie Dobbs, the extraordinary Psychologist and Investigator, delves into a strange ...
  • Pardonable Lies
    Jacqueline Winspear
    Paperback: 06/27/2006
     
    In the third novel of this bestselling series, London investigator Maisie Dobbs faces grave danger as she ...
  • Murder in Montparnasse : A Phryne Fisher Mystery
    Kerry Greenwood
    Paperback: 03/21/2006
     
    Join Phryne Fisher, the feminist sleuth who always gets her man, on a tightly plotted maze of thrilling ...
  • Justice Hall : A Mary Russell Novel
    Laurie R. King
    Paperback: 02/01/2003
     
    A brilliant blend of traditional (Sherlock)Holmesian myth, startling originality, complex plotting, and ...
  • When We Were Orphans
    Kazuo Ishiguro
    Paperback: 10/01/2001
     
    An English boy born in early-twentieth-century Shanghai, is orphaned at age nine when his mother and father ...

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