Four tales from Lawrence Block’s early days, living on the border between sleaze and crime: south-o-the-border short novel Border Lust, two short stories, and the detective novella “Stag Party Girl.”
I’ve meant to do an art post about the works of Glen Orbik for a while now. And I’m shocked …
When a political radical hijacks a cargo of nerve gas, planning to use it on San Diego to kill the President, it’s up to federal agent John Graves to stop him.
Three men prepare for the greatest heist: knocking over a super-luxury hotel located in Franco’s Spain, with the assistance of a supercomputer and the complication of three beautiful women…
Ex-Syndicate hood gone clean is pulled back into the underworld when his former boss’s life is threatened by a mysterious figure from the depths of the shady past.
Washington D.C. hotel detective investigates missing jewels and an abusive ex-husband, finds them linked together in a twisty-turny plot of deception, theft and death.
Broke and broken ex-football star is enticed by a plot to find $120,000; all he has to do is sneak into a dead man’s mansion and find the hidden cash. Easier said than done.
Handyman turned hired muscle Ray agrees to help out a girl, who claims a hood is threatening her life. With that, Ray’s drawn in by a dangerous current… towards the Mob.
Crime journalist turned “real crime” pulp writer starts piecing together connections in his cases: women with beauty-queen aspirations found bound and murdered in isolated areas.
Mafia enforcer’s son tries to escape the underworld life by backing a washed-out boxer’s comeback bid, with the help of a sexy round card girl—the boxer’s ex. Excellent novel.
Teenager decides to escape his life in the slums by turning to the Syndicate and the life of organized prostitution. If you can’t guess, another one with an unsavory protagonist.