And suddenly Milo is on the run. But things are soon exploding all over the place and Milo is turning up grenades, machine guns, a kilo of marijuana and a bag of coke .
The Wrong Case Milo Milodragovitch Book 1Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - Everyone is a victim, one way or another, of a crime that took place long before the novel begins. He takes on what seems a routine missing-person case in hopes of getting to know her better, but finds himself involved in what is most definitely the wrong case. He's up to his third drink of the morning when an attractive young woman walks into his office and asks him to find her brother.
An extraordinary detective story from one of the great American crime fiction authors. Milo once had a thriving divorce-case business in the small town of in the Pacific Northwest, but because of liberal new divorce laws he has taken to drinking and staring out the window.
Bordersnakes Milo Milodragovitch Book 3Vintage #ad - In a spiffy suit and a red cadillac, and every kind of criminal ever dreamed up”—that is, six different breeds of law dogs, Milo trails his thieves to the Mexican border, where the community consists of “three kinds of drug smugglers, bordersnakes. C. W. Milo milodragovitch has been robbed of his three-million dollar inheritance by a pipsqueak banker and a butch lady poet; he’s not scared at all, just pissed.
. Sughrue has been gut-shot and left to die and is, for the first time in his life, actually scared—which makes him angry. When milo and sughrue cross paths, trash-talking, they head off together on a dope-smoking, hard-drinking, blood-spattering roadtrip across the West.
The Mexican Tree Duck C.W. Sughrue Book 2Vintage #ad - When predictable results ensue, he needs to find a way to make some money and pay back the jukebox company. Work, he picks up one small-time case involving some kidnapped fish. So even though Sughrue’s officially retired from P. I. Sughrue sets his seedy bar’s pricey jukebox in front of an oncoming freight train.
Winner of the dashiell hammett awardone night up in Montana, C. W. That fishy trail leads to a much bigger case involving a Texas politician's kidnapped wife, a valuable piece of pre-Columbian pottery, and a single mother who packs guns and stolen goods in her infant son's diaper bag. .
The Final Country Milo Milodragovitch Book 2Vintage #ad - A new york times notable bookit's business as usual for milo milodragovitch, watching a relationship go sour and running a bar whose real business is cleaning some dirty money, until he gets sent off to hunt a drug dealer’s killer. Prodded by the twin motivations of his prickly conscience and his tight finances, Milo sets off on a trip to find the promised land.
The end of the road will be where he first began: montana, a dangerous man, and a motherlode of truth are waiting for their favorite son to come home—bringing with him a gun, where a beautiful woman, a plan, and a prayer.
The Last Good Kiss C.W. Sughrue Book 1Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - One of the most influential crime novels ever written, by a legend of the genre. Tough, and brilliantly suspenseful, hard-boiled, The Last Good Kiss is an unforgettable detective story starring C. Sughrue, a montana investigator who kills time by working at a topless bar. Hired to track down a derelict author, he ends up on the trail of a girl missing in Haight-Ashbury for a decade.
The tense hunt becomes obsessive as Sughrue takes a haunting journey through the underbelly of America's sleaziest nightmares. W.
One to Count CadenceVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - The place: clark Air Force Base, the Philippines. The time: late summer, 1962. Sergeant jacob "slag" krummel, a scholar by intent but a warrior by breeding, assumes command of the 721st Communication Security Deteachment, rebellious, foul-mouthed, whoring, an unsoldierly crew of bored, drunken enlistees.
Surviving military absurdities reminiscent of those in Catch-22 only to be shipped clandestinely to Vietnam, Krummel's band confront their worst fears while finally losing faith in America and its myths. Powerful, and eloquent, one to Count Cadence is a triumphant novel about manhood, anger, war, scathingly funny, and lies.
Briarpatch: A NovelSt. Martin's Griffin #ad - She was a homicide detective who had perhaps made one enemy too many over the course of her career. Unwilling to let local law enforcement handle the investigation, Dill arrives in town that night to begin his dogged search for his sister’s killer. America's best storyteller. The new york times book reviewfrom edgar award-winning author Ross Thomas comes Briarpatch, a thrilling mystery of one man’s personal mission to find justice for his family.
What he finds is no surprise to him as he begins to unravel town secrets, because Benjamin Dill is never surprised at what awful things people will do. Featuring an introduction by New York Times bestselling author Lawrence BlockEdgar Award Winner for Best Novel. Now the basis for the usa Network television series executive produced by Sam Esmail, creator of Mr.
Briarpatch: A Novel #ad - Robot. A long-distance call from his small texas hometown on his birthday gives Benjamin Dill the news that his sister Felicity—born on the same day exactly ten years apart—has died in a car bomb explosion.
Every Man a Menace: A NovelAtlantic Monthly Press #ad - The author of the white van delivers “everything you could want in a thriller—lightning pace, and a twisting, dead-on dialogue, high-torque plot” Award-winning author Carl Hiaasen. San francisco is about to receive the biggest delivery of MDMA to hit the West Coast in years. Stretching from the golden triangle of southeast asia to the golden Gate of San Francisco, Every Man a Menace offers “a mind-bending, attention-demanding narrative as full of shocks and surprises as an LSD party” The Wall Street Journal.
In miami, the man responsible for getting the drugs across the Pacific has just met the girl of his dreams—a woman who can’t seem to keep her story straight. Now he returns with his second novel, Every Man a Menace, the inside story of a ruthless ecstasy-smuggling ring. Patrick hoffman burst onto the crime fiction scene with The White Van, a bank heist thriller set on the back streets of San Francisco and a finalist for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award.
Every Man a Menace: A Novel #ad - Raymond gaspar, just out of prison, is sent to the city to check in on the increasingly erratic dealer expected to take care of distribution. And thousands of miles away in Bangkok, someone farther up the supply chain is about to make a phone call that will put all their lives at risk.
Miami Blues Hoke Moseley Detective Series Book 1Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - He thinks back over ten years of cases wondering who would want to beat him into unconsciousness, and most importantly, steal his gun and badge, make off with his prized dentures. But the pieces never quite add up to revenge, and the few clues he has keep connecting to a dimwitted hooker, and her ex-con boyfriend and the bizarre murder of a Hare Krishna pimp.
Chronically depressed, always willing to bend the rules a bit, Hoke Moseley is hardly what you think of as the perfect cop, constantly strapped for money, but he is one of the the greatest detective creations of all time. After a brutal day investigating a quadruple homicide, Detective Hoke Moseley settles into his room at the un-illustrious El Dorado Hotel and nurses a glass of brandy.
Miami Blues Hoke Moseley Detective Series Book 1 #ad - With his guard down, he doesn’t think twice when he hears a knock on the door. The next day, he finds himself in the hospital, badly bruised and with his jaw wired shut.