Books tagged: Crime & Mystery: Hard-boiled Crime

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Bloodline

By Stan Rogal

Bloodline (a haunted crime story) is noir-style novel set in the suburbs of a mid-size North American city. The plot concerns a series of murders that involve young, female hitchhikers along a stretch of mountain highway. A string of coincidences, shaky evidence and interference ... Read more

Cobra Clutch

By A.J. Devlin

Winner of the Best First Crime Novel at the 2019 Arthur Ellis Awards!
Nominated for a Lefty for Best Debut Mystery Novel!
"Hammerhead" Jed Ounstead thought he'd traded the pro-wrestling world for the slightly less dangerous one of a bar bouncer and errand boy for his father's ... Read more

Crime on Cote des Neiges, The

By David Montrose

Véhicule Press launches its Ricochet Series of vintage mysteries with The Crime on Cotes des Neiges--a hardboiled detective novel set in Montreal originally published in 1951. At the centre of this novel, and two others by David Montrose, is the hard-drinking, hard-working ... Read more

Dirty Sweet

By John McFetridge

 

In the middle of the afternoon on a busy downtown Toronto street a man is shot in the head behind the wheel of his SUV. The killer drives away before the light changes. It could be road rage, or it could be a random act of violence.

It could be, but it isn’t. What it is, ... Read more

Every City Is Every Other City

By John McFetridge

 

Behind the scenes, nothing is what it seems.

Gord Stewart, 40 years old, single, moved back into his sub­urban childhood home to care for his widowed father. But his father no longer needs care and Gord is stuck in limbo. He’s been working in the movie business as a location ... Read more

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

By John McFetridge

 

The joke? Toronto thinks it’s the centre of some multicultural universe, always bragging about how people come from every part of the world to live there.

The punch line?

Some of them are coming to commit crimes.

So yeah, Sharon MacDonald’s got a problem.

And no, it’s ... Read more

Grinder

By Mike Knowles

 

“You brought me back into this because you know what I am. I’m a grinder, I find out everything. ”

Bullets squared everything. Wilson left his old boss alive in exchange for a clean slate. Wilson held up his end of the bargain and stayed off the grid for two years. Two ... Read more

Honey

By Brenda Brooks

 

“Sinuous and captivating. ”— Foreword Reviews

Shortlisted for the 2019 Staunch Book Prize

For readers of Sharp Objects comes a thrilling modern noir with a fresh narrative voice that explores coming of age, desire, and the lengths we’ll go to for love

When 24-year-old ... Read more