The Hard-Boiled Detective – 2014

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The Black-Eyed Blonde: A Philip Marlowe Novel
Benjamin Black

MYS BLACK

Raymond Chandler’s incomparable private eye is back, pulled by a seductive young heiress into the most difficult and dangerous case of his career.


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Red on Red: A Novel
Edward Conlon

MYS CONLON

NYPD detectives Meehan and Esposito have very different personalities but their friendship develops as they investigate a variety of mysteries.


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Suspect
Robert Crais

MYS CRAIS

Struggling to reclaim his career after the devastating murder of his partner eight months earlier, LAPD cop Scott James is teamed with a traumatized military canine named Maggie who assists Max in an effort to track down his late partner’s killer.


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The Gods of Gotham
Lyndsay Faye

MYS FAYE

Joining the newly formed NYPD in 1845, Timothy reluctantly assumes his duties near the notorious Five Points slum, where in the middle of the night he hears a little girl’s claim that dozens of bodies have been buried in a local forest.


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Ghostman
Roger Hobbs

HOBBS

Jack Delton (not his real name) is a cipher who lives off the grid and spends his time on the move, and cleaning up after high-level heists. But a botched job in his past puts the guy who organized it hot on his trail—along with the FBI and a rival hustler. This time, it’s going to take all of Jack’s skills to escape.


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Natchez Burning
Greg Iles

ILES

Penn Cage must investigate when his father, a beloved family doctor and pillar of the community, is accused of murdering Violet Davis, the beautiful nurse with whom he worked in the dark days of the early 1960s.


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The Dark Winter
David Mark

MYS MARK

Investigating a series of suspicious deaths and discovering that each victim was the sole survivor of a tragedy, Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy of the northern England port of Hull struggles to balance the demands of the case with the needs of his beloved family


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The Blackhouse: A Novel
Peter May

MYS MAY

When a grisly murder occurs on a Scottish island, Edinburgh detective Fin Macleod must confront his past if he is ever going to discover if the killing has a connection to another one that took place on the mainland


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Murder as a Fine Art
David Morrell

MORRELL

Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier. Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives.


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What It Was
George P. Pelecanos

PELECANOS

Washington, D.C., 1972. Derek Strange has left the police department and set up shop as a private investigator. His former partner, Frank “Hound Dog” Vaughn, is still on the force. When a young woman comes to Strange asking for his help recovering a cheap ring she claims has sentimental value, the case leads him onto Vaughn’s turf, where a local drug addict’s been murdered.


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Purgatory Chasm: A Mystery
Steve Ulfelder

MYS ULFELDER

Reluctantly agreeing to help an obnoxious member of his local AA group, recovering alcoholic and resourceful mechanic Conway Sax is wrongly accused of the man’s subsequent murder and struggles to catch the real killer in order to clear his name.


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The Closer: The Complete First Season
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TV DVD CLO

A tough-as-nails detective is brought from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up the Priority Murder Squad, a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases.


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Criminal Minds: Season 1
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TV DVD CRI

An elite team of FBI profilers analyzes the country’s most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they can strike again.


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NCIS - The Complete First Season
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TV DVD CRI

A team of special agents, operating outside the military chain of command, must investigate any crime with pieces of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.


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Sherlock: Season 1
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TV DVD SHE

A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London.


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