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The Night and The Music
By Lawrence Block
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
Besides the 17 novels that began with 1975’s The Sins of the Fathers, Lawrence Block’s Matthew Scudder has appeared in shorter fiction, and all 11 novelettes, short stories, and vignettes are here in a single rich volume. Highlights include “Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen,” and the moving and elegaic “One Last Night at Grogan’s,” published here for the first time ever.
A Stab in the Dark
By Lawrence Block
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
Louis Pinell, the recently apprehended "Icepick Prowler," freely admits to having slain seven young women nine years ago -- but be swears it was a copycat who killed Barbara Ettinger Matthew Scudder believes him. But the trail to Ettinger's true murderer is twisted, dark and dangerous...and even colder than the almost decade-old corpse the p.i. is determined to avenge.
A Walk Among the Tombstones
By Lawrence Block
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
The wife of Kheran Khoury, heroin wholesaler, is killed after he haggles over the price of her ransom. With the help of two computer geniuses, a streetwise punk, drug lords and his friend, ex-cop Scudder, they track the killers through the back streets of Brooklyn.
A Long Line of Dead Men
By Lawrence Block
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,250. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
Matthew Scudder investigates a secret, private club in Manhattan whose members suddenly start dying, when it becomes obvious that someone is trying to kill them all.
Let's Get Lost
By Lawrence Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
Let's Get Lost is set at a time when Matthew Scudder had his detective's gold shield, and after he'd begun keeping company with Elaine Mardell, while still living in Syosset with his wife, Anita. It concerns a friendly poker game that doesn't stay friendly, and the artful cover-up of a cover-up. And Chet Baker's music, referenced in the title, sets the story's tone.
Batman's Helpers - A Matthew Scudder Story #4
By Lawrence Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
Along with 17 novels, Scudder has starred in 11 short works of fiction. A friend, one Jim Thompson, had switched professions, moving from academia to private investigation. His experiences with street-level level trademark enforcement gave rise to this story. Batman's Helpers is included in The Night and the Music, my collection of all 11 Matthew Scudder short stories.
By the Dawn's Early Light - A Matthew Scudder Story #3
By Lawrence Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
I had thought Matthew Scudder's career was finished with the publication of the fifth novel, Eight Million Ways to Die. But I'd promised a short story to Bob Randisi for a private eye anthology (The Eyes Have It) and By the Dawn's Early Light was it; it got Scudder back in business, and in the process won an Edgar Allan Poe award and became my first story to appear in Playboy.