Books tagged: Hard-boiled
By Douglas Sanderson
Introduction by Brian Busby
It was cold; bitterly paralysingly cold. There was a dampness in the air that bit into the marrow of your bones and stayed there. The red in the thermometer was below zero and still dropping steadily, and the weather forecasts offered no immediate hope of a let up. The city ... Read more
By Don Easton
Jack Taggart, an undercover Mountie, lives in a world where the good guys and the bad guys change places in a heartbeat. Taggart is very good at what he does. Too good to be playing by the rules, so the brass assign a new partner to spy on him.
Taggart’s new partner discovers ... Read more
Racing to find a killer before he strikes again, an unlikely investigator is haunted by an even more unlikely source in this gripping crime novel
“Clark writes well and has created some amusingly zany characters. ” — Publishers Weekly on Clean Sweep
It’s the summer of ... Read more
In a gritty, tech-noir version of 1930s Manhattan, an ex-cop and his robot partner must stop a killer who’s sending the city into chaos.
December, 1933. The city that cannot sleep, where cartels and mobsters go bump in the night. Manhattan’s delicate peace is broken when ... Read more
A psychological time bomb is triggered in Kellen O’Reilly as he begins to experience disturbing “flashbacks” to his unresolved and turbulent past.
It is winter in Montreal. Dr. Satorius, head of Coldhaven Manor, a psychiatric clinic just outside the city, is taken to ... Read more
By Ron Corbett
From the Edgar Award– and Arthur Ellis Award– nominated author of Ragged Lake comes the third installment in the Frank Yakabuski series
In the final scene of Cape Diamond, millions of dollars’ worth of diamonds went missing, which is where Ron Corbett’s latest novel ... Read more
By Martin Michaud
Translated by Arthur Holden
Tormented, rebellious police detective Victor Lessard races to track down a ruthless killer in Montreal.
“Martin Michaud is a master at twisty storytelling and compelling atmosphere. ” — Catherine McKenzie
“Never Forget is a crackerjack read. ” — Quill & Quire
“A ... Read more
By Mike Knowles
Heists, double crosses, and brutality drive this fast-paced fourth installment of the Wilson Mystery series
An armoured car carrying a huge payday will be rolling through the city every Friday for four weeks. Out of money, Wilson takes up with Ruby, an old partner, for a job ... Read more