Results for Mysteries & Thrillers + 1940s & '50s, set in USA

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  • Then We Take Berlin
    John Lawton
    Paperback: 11/11/2014
    A gripping, meticulously researched and richly detailed historical thriller - a moving story of espionage and ...
  • City of Dragons
    Kelli Stanley
    Paperback: 08/30/2011
    San Francisco's Chinatown, 1940: Miranda Corbie, a private investigator, stumbles upon the fatally shot body ...
  • This Dame For Hire
    Sandra Scoppettone
    Paperback: 06/27/2006
    Going after the bad guys and fighting a good fight on the home front, Faye is as scrappy and endearing as any ...
  • Fear Itself
    Walter Mosley
    Paperback: 07/01/2004
    The nephew of the wealthiest woman in L.A. is missing and wanted for murder. Fearless Jones and Paris Minton ...
  • Shutter Island
    Dennis Lehane
    Paperback: 04/07/2004
    The closer Teddy and Chuck get to the truth, the more elusive it becomes, and the more they begin to believe ...
  • Fearless Jones
    Walter Mosley
    Paperback: 06/01/2002
    Walter Mosley, "one of crime fiction's brightest stars," returns to mysteries at last! Fearless Jones is a...
  • Snow Falling On Cedars
    David Guterson
    Paperback: 09/01/1995
    Gripping, tragic, and densely atmospheric -a masterpiece of suspense-- one that leaves us shaken and changed.

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