Books tagged: shamus award

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Discovery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pita Cardenas has taken the case of her life. The only attorney in small Rio Gordo, she has decided to fight the biggest railroad company in the state to get compensation for the widow of a man who may have raced a train. He’s guilty—or is he? A Shamus Award nominee by this bestselling writer.
Dead on the Island
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Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
PI Truman Smith has become a loner after failing to find his sister Jan during a recent search of Galveston Island. He jogs on the Seawall, plays with his cat, and reads lots of Faulkner books. Then an old high school football buddy, Dino, asks him to find a young girl named Sharon. As Tru begins his investigation, dead bodies begin to appear and Tru himself wrapped up in a dark mystery.
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.
Moonchasers & Other stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When two teenage boys befriend and escaped bank robber--because the robber reminds the boys of their idol, Robert Mitchum--the boys set in motion a chilling chain of events that will teach them about trust, brutality, and courage. A book also packed with other memorable stories by an extremely talented storyteller.