“A new nightmare plagues the Mexico-Arizona border. On the Feeding Ground, there is no freedom without sacrifice…”
Pursued by a homicide detective, a Chicago hood heads to a small desert town to extort money from his crooked ex-boss. Amid the town’s festivities, the three form a deadly dance of death.
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.”
A Latino border guard tries to keep the peace—and come to terms with himself—in a desolate borderland populated by strange locals, drug runners, and illegal immigrants.
Kid hitchhiker Danny was making his big break for Mexico when the kindly old man giving him a lift is murdered. Danny sets out on the lam, trapped by circumstantial evidence.
When a young woman is killed in a small desert town, the only person not yet ready to condemn her ex-wife is the plucky journalist Mitch Gorman.
David Patton’s life changes for the worse after he tried to help a 17-year-old named Jody Drew, a runaway from a juvenile delinquent home, who blackmails David into her submission.
Mexicali saloon piano player is caught up in multi-layered intrigues and a dangerous drug ring, all because he slept with his boss’s wife and then accidentally killed the guy.
“It was time to call in some favors. Because some situations call for negotiation, but some…call for gun work.” Blood and shell casings flow like water in this gritty Hard Case novel.
Cay Morgan is branded by a mysterious rival as a warning to stay out of the smuggling business. Our heroine hikes up her sleeves and plans for revenge.
Al Colby is roped into a world where double-crosses and shifting allegiances abound, becoming yet another treasure-hunter searching for a cache of hidden Inca gold.