Bill Pronzini Mysteries

A Series by Bill Pronzini

Gun in Cheek : An Affectionate Guide to the Worst in Mystery Fiction
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Love mystery? Then you'll love this book. Hate mystery? Then YOU'LL love this book. Pronzini is a fount of information about the "best" (read: hilariously inept) in mystery fiction. He's read every book ever written in the genre, it seems, and shows genuine affection for the form.
Case File - A Collection of Nameless Detective Stories
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,360. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It was fifteen years ago when the big, sort-of-sloppy, brew-loving P.I. appeared on the scene, dazzling readers with keen solutions to seemingly unsolvable crimes. And just as his disheveled demeanor gave no hint of the brilliant mind that lay behind it, his lack of a moniker said nothing about his rising popularity with mystery readers everywhere.
Oddments
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Plump, nondescript Theodore Conway works as a file clerk in a Manhattan law firm. His passion is collecting memorabilia related to the pulp-fiction heroes of his youth, especially The Shadow. Then one day this quiet little man learns that he, too, has the supernatural power "to cloud men's minds" and fight crime under the cloak of invisibility.
Sleuths
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For over thirty years, Bill Pronzini has created fictional sleuths. The most famous dubbed the "Nameless Detective" appeared in twenty-five novels. But there are many others.
Night Freight
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pronzini makes people and events so real that you are living those explosive days of terror. An empty train yard at midnight...a small cabin bathed in the light of a full moon...a seedy Skid Row hotel in San Francisco...These are the places where fear lives, where the chill in the air has nothing to do with the temperature, and where Death can be someone youve already met.
Scenarios - A Collection of Nameless Detective Stories
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Shamus Award-winning Author Few characters have the loyal readership of Bill Pronzini's "Nameless Detective." The fourteen stories in this collection span his entire thirty-five-year life on the printed page. They include "It's a Lousy World," where Nameless proves that a friend did not commit the crime he was accused of; "Dead Man's Slough" and many others.
Graveyard Plots
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,860. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this collection of 23 short stories, Bill Pronzini, prolific, award-winning west-coast mystery writer and creator of the well-known "Nameless Detective" series, the author's style and versatility truly shine. These tales including three that feature his well-known series character, the "Nameless Detective" run the gamut from psychological suspense to satire to Western gothic.
Small Felonies - Fifty Short Mystery Stories
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is a collection of fifty short stories by veteran mystery and crime writer Bill Pronzini, best known as fhe creator of 'The Nameless Detective' series. This collection crosses over a broad range of styles and characters, settings and plots, showing the breadth and depth of Pronzini's prodigious talent. Included are murders, swindles, double-crosses, crazed children, and much, much more.
Carmody's Run
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,830. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Carmody, a sometimes detective who also works as a freelance bodyguard and smuggler, operates off the Mediterranean island of Majorca. There he deals with thieves, smugglers, murderers, and other desperate men. By the author of Breakdown.
More Oddments
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
More Oddments features fourteen more detective stories featuring characters such as Fergus O'Hara and the "Nameless" Detective.
Day of the Moon
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The West Coast crime cartel known as "the Organization" has been beset by a series of problems: members are being murdered and merchandise hijacked. In walks troubleshooter Flagg, whose methods are those of a sharp-witted detective rather than a criminal. Soon he lays bare a plot behind the Organization's front--and now everyone is in danger.