The Hardboiled Mystery MEGAPACK presents 4 classic crime novels from the era when hardboiled detectives ruled the American newsstands. Included are:
The Hollow Man, by John Roeburt (1954) Model for Murder, by Stephen Marlowe (1955) Blonde Bait, by Ed Lacy (1959) Beauty Can Kill, by Michael McCretton (1962)
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Duane W. Rimel (1915-1996) was an American poet and an author. He published not only under his own name, but the pseudonym "Rex Weldon." His friend and mentor H.P. Lovecraft helped him write his first fantastic stories and poems in the 1930s. After Lovecraft's death, Rimel published four noir crime novels, all of which are collected here: THE JURY IS OUT MOTIVE FOR MURDER THE CURSE... [click here for more]
When financier Emerson Drew's hired killer pushes scientist-inventor Rajek Quinton down an abandoned mineshaft, Drew and his conspirators believe that the way's clear to exploit Quinton's amazing new invention, which will make them millions. But he reckons without Larry Clark of the C.I.D.--plus Quinton's uncanny scientific genius.
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Four different writers explore the darker aspects of crime fiction in THE NOIR NOVEL MEGAPACK™:
HUNTER AT LARGE, by Thomas B. Dewey ... Mickey requested a year's leave of absence from his job on the police force. What else could he do? He'd just spent five months in the hospital because he'd been the only witness to a brutal murder...and the victim was his own wife!
NEVER BET YOUR LIFE, by... [click here for more]
Women have been disappearing, snatched off the streets in the early morning hours. One body has been found. The pressure is on to find the perpetrator and put a stop to this. It’s bad enough that Jesse Damon is paroled on a murder conviction, and the police take a serious look at him whenever there’s trouble in the neighborhood. But when two girls report an attempted carjacking at three... [click here for more]
Single mother Billie August is frustrated with her boss and sleuthing mentor, the gruff, perpetually dissatisfied Emma Howe. So far, their relationship has been a personal and professional disaster. To top it off, Billie seems like the only person in town who thinks mentally disabled Gavin Riddock, accused of killing his only friend, might not be guilty, but her inability to turn up any hard evidence... [click here for more]