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Death Sentence

Death Sentence


Brian Garfield

ISBN: 9780871311986
Year of publication: 1975

Brian Garfield Death Sentence FOR Jay Robert Nash, John McHugh, Roger Ebert and Bill Granger CHICAGO FRONT-PAGERS ALL WITH THANKS. Lost is our old simplicity of times The world abounds with laws, and teems with crimes Pennsylvania Gazette, Feb. 8, 1775. With ready-made opinions one cannot judge of crime. Its philosophy is a little more complicated than people think. It is acknowledged that neither convict prisons nor any system of hard labor ever cured a criminal. FYODOR DOSTOIEVSKY, The House ...

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Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie


Brian Garfield

ISBN: 9780892960545
Year of publication: 1981

Brian Garfield Checkpoint Charlie For Alyce Martha With love Copyright 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981 by Brian Garfield Grateful acknowledgment is made to Davis Publications for permission to reprint the stories listed from the following publication: Alfred Hitchcocks Mystery Magazine: Joe Cutters Game which served as the basis for Charlies Game in this volume, July 1976 Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine: Charlies Shell Game, February 1978 Checkpoint Charlie, May 1978 Trust Charlie, June 1978 ...

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101 Mystery Stories

101 Mystery Stories


O Henry
Martin H Greenberg
Lawrence Block
Edward D Hoch
Harry Kemelman
Leslie Charteris
Charles Dickens
Jack London
Isaac Asimov
Donald E Westlake
Henry Slesar
Edward Wellen
Barry N Malzberg
Frank R Stockton
John D MacDonald
Ed McBain
Edgar Allan Poe
Melville Davisson Post
Anna Katharine Green
Erle Stanley Gardner
Cornell Woolrich
William Campbell Gault
Ellery Queen
Bill Pronzini
Marcia Muller
Ron Goulart
Robert Bloch
Julie Smith
Susan Dunlap
Fredric Brown
John Lutz
Alexandre Dumas
Gil Brewer
Evan Hunter
Robert Edmond Alter
Michael Collins
Brian Garfield
James Holding
Craig Rice
Dion Henderson
Jack Ritchie
Fletcher Flora
Joe L Hensley
Arthur Porges
Katherine Mansfield
Guy de Maupassant
Robert J Randisi
George Harmon Coxe
Hal Ellson
Jonathan Craig
Michael Gilbert
Clark Howard
Robert L Fish
Joyce Harrington
Francis M Nevins, Jr
Nedra Tyre
Talmage Powell
Georges Simenon
Percy Spurlark Parker
Anton Chekhov
Hal Dresner
Morris Hershman
R L Stevens
John F Suter
Betty Ren Wright
Dwight V Babcock
Stephen Crane
H A DeRosso
Thomas B Dewey
Jack Foxx
Marilyn Granbeck
Len Gray
Edward Hunsburger
John Jakes
William Jeffrey
Stephen Marlowe
Arthur Moore
Richard A Moore
Helen Nielsen
Frank Sisk
Julian Symons
Jeffrey M Wallmann
Charlene Weir

ISBN: 9780517603611
Year of publication: 1986

101 Mystery Stories Acknowledgments MacDonald THERE HANGS DEATH Copyright 1949 by United Newspaper Magazines Corporation copyright renewed 1977 by John D. MacDonald. Reprinted by permission of the author. Brown Copyright 1940 by Popular Publications, Inc. copyright renewed 1968 by Fredric Brown. Reprinted by permission of International Creative Management. Westlake Copyright 1967 by Donald E. Westlake. First appeared in ELLERY QUEENS MYSTERY MAGAZINE. Reprinted by permission of the author. ...

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The Last Bridge

The Last Bridge


Brian Garfield

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Year of publication: 1966

Brian Garfield The Last Bridge This book is for five people. It is for Shan Botley, who shared with me the frustrations and joys of the writing. It is for August Lenniger, who sold it. It is for Charles Heckelmann, who edited it. And it is for my mother and father, without whom the others would have had nothing to do. Chapter One 1900 Hours Colonel David Tyreen stood at the window and looked past his gaunt reflection at the slashing monsoon rain. His eyes were hooded, and cigarette smoke was ...

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Romanov Succession

Romanov Succession


Brian Garfield

ISBN: 9781453237724
Year of publication: 2012

Brian Garfield THE ROMANOV SUCCESSION For Bob and Mary, the Duke and Duchess of Leonia. Few events occur at the right time, and many do not occur at all it is the proper function of the historian to correct these faults. Herodotus A Note This is a novel of historical speculation. Some of its events and characters are real. Many are not. There were in fact three Romanov Pretenders to the Imperial Russian throne but they were not the three fictional Pretenders who appear in this book, nor were ...

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Gangway!

Gangway!


Brian Garfield
Donald E Garfield

ISBN: 9780871311160
Year of publication: 1973

Donald E. Westlake and Brian Garfield Gangway This is for the boys at the table 1 Gabe had a window seat on the train, but there hadnt been anything to see for three thousand miles. There had been green days: grass flats, fourteen Indians riding around the train in warbonnets chasing five spavined buffalo. There had been brown days: the occasional yokel on a horse and at intervals an excuse for a town a few tottering shacks, buckboard wagons, tall idiots festooned with huge revolvers and silly ...

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Hopscotch

Hopscotch


Brian Garfield

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Year of publication: 0

Brian Garfield Hopscotch 1 - In Paris the gambling was hidden but easy enough to find. This one was in the fifteenth arrondissement near the Citroen factory. The thick door had an iron ring for a handle a thug absurdly disguised as a doorman admitted Kendig and there was a woman at a desk, attractive enough but she had a cool hard air. Kendig went through the tedium of establishing the credentials of his innocence-he was not a flic, he was not Sicilian, he was not Union Corse, he was not this or ...

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Villiers Touch

Villiers Touch


Brian Garfield

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Brian Garfield Villiers Touch Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress. Francis Bacon 1.Mason Villiers The girl opened the bathroom door a swath of light splashed across the bed where he lay. Momentarily he saw her silhouette, lithe Oriental girl in tight yellow silk, and then she switched the light off, leaving only the faint illumination that came in from the living room of the suite, where a lamp burned with a soft 25-watt glow. The girl walked to the hall door, long hips swaying, ...

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Target Manhattan

Target Manhattan


Brian Garfield

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Year of publication: 0

Brian Garfield Target Manhattan DeFeo Your name, please Walter F. DeFeo. Will you read your official title and position into the record, please. Im the director of the New York Civil Defense Emergency Control Board. Our office is at Three Oh Five Broadway. You understand the purpose of this inquiry I understand it, Mr. Skinner. Im not sure if you do. I see. What is it you think I dont understand Officially youre supposed to be doing an in-depth investigation of the disaster to find out how we ...

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Sliphammer

Sliphammer


Brian Garfield

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Year of publication: 0

Brian Garfield Sliphammer One Ten minutes before the train arrived, a rider, cutting it fine, skewed his horse to a halt in piercing lemon sunlight at the crossroads store at Mountain View Junction. He could see the approaching Espee train straining up the long grade from Benson, where the Tombstone road made connections with the Southern Pacific. From this high point on the desert the weather-beaten plain dropped away in all directions except southwest, where brush-studded foothills staircased ...

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Necessity

Necessity


Brian Garfield

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Year of publication: 0

Brian Garfield Necessity 1 It is the sixth day after the theft. She pulls off the Interstate in Tucson, a city she has never seen before. According to the atlas it is a county seat and the second largest city in Arizona-population half a million people. It seems as good a place as any for a beginning. The coppery taste on her tongue is a symptom of fear: a familiar companion but unwelcome all the same. While a fat man with a bandits mustache fills the tank she puts a quarter into a newspaper ...

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Fear in a Handful of Dust

Fear in a Handful of Dust


Brian Garfield

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Brian Garfield Fear in a Handful of Dust 1 When the lights go off Calvin Duggai lies still and gapes straight up into the darkness while he absorbs the night through his ears. He hears the slap of the bolt and the male nurses footsteps pocking away down the corridor he hears the squeak of springs, the rustle of bedclothes along the ward. He hears Joleys fear-of-darkness whimpering and someones catarrhal snort arid the empty bitter cough of an inmates laughter. Duggais stomach churns. A tight ...

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The Romanov succession

The Romanov succession


Brian Garfield

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Brian Garfield The Romanov succession Few events occur at the right time, and many do not occur at all it is the proper function of the historian to correct these faults. Herodotus PART ONE: July-August 1941 HITLER ATTACKS RUSSIA Moscow, June 22, 1941-Germany today invaded Soviet Russia. Just after midnight this morning, Nazi bombers attacked Soviet defense installations along a 2,000-mile front from the Baltic to the Black Sea. Veteran German armies, estimated at over 3,000,000 men, rolled ...

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Relentless

Relentless


Brian Garfield

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Brian Garfield Relentless CHAPTER 1 1 This stretch always tempted the drivers who had Le Mans fixations: it came down off the mountain like a ski slope and two-laned straight out across the twenty-mile flat below. It was a Friday forenoon at the dying end of October. The aspen forest had turned gold. Watchman and Stevens lay in wait in the Roadside Rest Area, parked under the trees. There wasnt a billboard to hide behind but the ritual was the same. Under the molten brass sun the shadows were ...

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Kolchak's gold

Kolchak's gold


Brian Garfield

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Brian Garfield Kolchaks Gold John H. Ives The Ives Literary Agency, Inc. 748 Third Avenue New York, N. Y. 10017 U.S.A. May 17, 1973 Dear Jack, Enclosed ms is not the contracted book on the Sebastopol siege. I may never finish writing that one. Hopefully you will be able to persuade McKay to publish the enclosed as a substitute for it. The postmark will reveal Im in Vienna but I shall be in another part of the world by the time you receive this package. Its very hard to try to explain, cold, how ...

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