Crime Fiction Legends - September 2021

The Thin Man Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679722632
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - July 17th, 1989

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This classic from 1932 introduces the glamorous, partying, drinking, witty-banter-exchanging couple Nick and Nora Charles, and their schnauzer Asta. While lounging about their townhouse in Manhattan over the holidays, Nick gets drawn into an investigation, and shenanigans ensue. 


The Norths Meet Murder (Mr. and Mrs. North Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781504039444
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Published: Mysteriouspress.Com/Open Road - July 26th, 2016

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Another banter-filled 1930’s NY mystery, this time featuring The Norths in Greenwich Village. Like Nick and Nora, Pam and Jerry love cocktails, parties and the vibrant NY scene. When a body is found in the bathtub of their apartment during a party, they find themselves involved in the investigation. While this book - the first in the series - has a bit more police procedure than later installments, it’s a worthy introduction to a delightful pair of investigators.


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Murder at the Brightwell: A Mystery (An Amory Ames Mystery #1) Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781250074621
Published: Minotaur Books - October 6th, 2015

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The first in this delightful historical series features Amory Ames and her playboy husband Milo, solving a mystery at the seaside Brightwell hotel. Witty banter abounds!


Busman's Honeymoon: A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery with Harriet Vane Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062196576
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - October 16th, 2012

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Lord Peter and his mystery-writer / brand-new wife Harriet Vane have just embarked on their honeymoon, only to find a body in the cellar of their romantic estate. This classic duo delivers every time, but this entry especially highlights the pair.