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The Shadow Laughs

The Shadow Laughs


Maxwell Grant

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1931

Maxwell Grant The Shadow Laughs CHAPTER I DEATH INTERRUPTS A taxicab skirted around the corner. Violently, brakes clamped on before the third house in the row. An odd, elongated figure stepped briskly to the sidewalk, hurriedly thrust a bill into the drivers hand, and then, looking neither to right nor left, hurried up the steps to the house. Within the hallway, the man stood for a moment, as though enjoying a sense of security for that brief interval. The dim light revealed his thin, pale face, ...

Keywords: Hard-Boiled Pulp Fiction
The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume Two

The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume Two


Barry Reese

ISBN: 8708344022
Year of publication: 2014

Barry Reese The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume Two Chapter I: Voyagers on the Sea of Death Sovereign City Harbor, 1937 Bulky and foreboding in the thick night fog, the steamship Geischler loomed over the pier to which she was moored, where busy ship hands were loading the last pieces of cargo into her hold. The dim lights cast from the pier were kind to the Geischler, hiding the scratched and unpainted hull of the ship. In fact, the lighting combined with the fog to give the false impression ...

Keywords: Pulp Fiction
The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume One

The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume One


Barry Reese

ISBN: 9781483927633
Year of publication: 2013

Barry Reese The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume One PROLOGUE Sovereign City, October 28, 1776 The Hessian spat out the blood that filled his mouth, hefting his saber for another attack. He was standing in ankle-deep mud, his uniform stained with grime and gore, and the men he faced were poorly trained Revolutionaries. Their main advantage was the fact that they knew the territory well but the Hessian also knew that a man fighting for his home and family was given extra strength and ferocity. ...

Keywords: Pulp Fiction
Heartland

Heartland


Ana Simo

ISBN: 9781632061508
Year of publication: 2018

Ana Simo HEARTLAND 1 Blue Ribbon It all began in the summer of 1976 when I won the Blue Ribbon at Elmira Countys Junior Progymnasmata with Benbassa, an inadvertently anti-Semitic fable. In the first of a long series of obfuscations about my person, I pretended to be fifteen to qualify for the contest, when I was just eleven years, seven months, three days and seventeen hours old. At the time I composed Benbassa, I didnt know any Jews, unless one counted the sweltering Rafael Cohen, which no one ...

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Overlord

Overlord


David Wood
Alan Baxter

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

David Wood, Alan Baxter Overlord Praise for the Sam Aston Investigations Renegade marine biologist Sam Aston is back for a second outing in what is shaping up to be a must-read aquatic adventure series Danger and intrigue lurk both above and below in this action-filled, white-knuckle romp with a breathtaking conclusion Rick Chesler, author of Sawfish Everything youd want from a monster story great characters, a remote location and a creature with bite Mixing history and lore with science and ...

Keywords: Adventure Aquatic Monster Creature Horror Mystery Pulp Thriller Underwater Adventure
Warrior

Warrior


Matt Rogers

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Matt Rogers Warrior In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity. Sun Tzu 1 July 8, 2007 Port of Mogadishu Somalia Abdullahi stepped out of the inspection sheds shadow, offering himself to the relentless heat of the Somali sunshine. He had been a dock worker for eight years now. The constant exposure to the elements had hardened his skin to the point where little affected him hours under the cloudless sky were routine, as was the exertion and strain that came with handling the heavy ...

Keywords: Assassinations Crime Military Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Pulp Spies & Politics Thriller Thrillers & Suspense Vigilante Justice
Isolated

Isolated


Matt Rogers

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

Matt Rogers Isolated Man is the cruelest animal. Friedrich Nietzsche PROLOGUE Officer William Brandt of the Jameson Police Department unlocked his front door and stepped into a cozy living room furnished with a plain couch, a small flat-screen television and a glass coffee table. Ordinarily at the end of the work day he would relish the peace and quiet of the evenings final hours. Then he would head to bed, alone. Just as he had for the last year, ever since he and Georgia had parted ways. ...

Keywords: Assassinations Crime Military Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Pulp Spies & Politics Suspense Thriller Thrillers & Suspense Vigilante Justice
Project StrikeForce: Exodus

Project StrikeForce: Exodus


Kevin Lee Swaim

ISBN: 9781542590990
Year of publication: 2017

Kevin Lee Swaim Project StrikeForce: Exodus ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thanks to all the active and retired military members who helped with this endeavor. Any mistakes contained herein are entirely mine. Special thanks to my beta readers. Your feedback was invaluable. Chapter One Zrich, Switzerland John Frist glanced around the dining room. Shouldnt she be here by now The woman at the nearby table glanced up from her wineglass. A few strands of silver threaded their way through her shoulder-length black ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction Literature & Fiction Military Mystery Pulp Spies & Politics Technothriller Terrorism Thriller & Suspense Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense
The Syndicate

The Syndicate


Ernest Dempsey

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Ernest Dempsey The Syndicate 1 Dsseldorf, Germany Adrianas phone danced on the glossy wooden surface of the hotel room nightstand. Shed been watching the device all afternoon, waiting impatiently for it to ring. Each time she received a text message, an email, or a random call none of which arrived very often she leaned over and checked to see if it was the mysterious Belgian. Each time, shed been disappointed. Not now. She knew it was him from the blocked caller ID on the screen. No one else ...

Keywords: Financial Historical International Mystery & Crime Mystery Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Pulp Thriller Thrillers & Suspense
War of Thieves

War of Thieves


Ernest Dempsey

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Ernest Dempsey War of Thieves 1 Marseille, France Adriana snapped awake, her head and torso shooting up from the soft hotel bed. Sweat poured down the sides of her face despite the room temperature being set at a cool 18 degrees Celsius. The glare of lightning flashed through the gaps in the drawn curtains like an army of paparazzi following a celebrity. The searing white light was followed three seconds later by a crackle and boom as the thunder rolled through the soupy black clouds outside. ...

Keywords: Financial Historical International Mystery & Crime Mystery Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Pulp Thriller Thrillers & Suspense
The Mexican Connection

The Mexican Connection


Ernest Dempsey

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Ernest Dempsey The Mexican Connection 1 Beirut, Lebanon Adriana ran harder than she ever had before. While her peripheral vision took note of the other cars and obstacles in the parking lot, her eyes never left her target: three men in windbreakers and ski masks ushering a fourth person toward a white, windowless van. They all carried Heckler Koch submachine guns. The hostages head was covered with a pillowcase. She didnt need to see the face to know who it was, though. That knowledge forced ...

Keywords: Financial Historical International Mystery & Crime Mystery Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Pulp Thriller Thrillers & Suspense
Nightcrawlers

Nightcrawlers


Tim Curran

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Tim Curran NIGHTCRAWLERS 1 The spades sinking into wet earth sounded like axes into soft necks. They rose and fell, shoveling out dirt and exposing roots, stones and worse things. As the rain kept coming down, Kenney leaned under the overhang of the old farmhouse and watched the crime scene techs in their dark utilities and yellow rain slickers poking the earth, prodding it, digging into it like farmers working some grim harvest. He dragged off a cigarette and felt the chill and hated everything ...

Keywords: creatures monster pulp fiction Subterranean Suspense Underground Dwellers
Homicide Sanitarium

Homicide Sanitarium


Fredric Brown

ISBN: 9780960998623
Year of publication: 1985

HOMICIDE SANITARIUM Fredric Brown in The Detective Pulps VOLUME 1 Introduction by Bill Pronzini The pulps, those gaudy-covered, cheap-paper, jack-of-all-fiction magazines that flourished during the first half of this century, provided a training ground for dozens of writers who eventually went on to bigger and better literary endeavors. William E. Barrett, Theodore Dreiser, Sinclair Lewis, Horace McCoy, and Tennessee Williams wrote for them. So did Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Max Brand, Edgar ...

Keywords: detective mystery noir pulps
Doomsday

Doomsday


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843962321
Year of publication: 2009

David L. Robbins ENDWORLD: DOOMSDAY Dedicated to Judy, Joshua and Shane. Some say there are four ages of man. Some say there are five. Others say the total is twelve. But there is no set number. Human history is not a straight line. It is a circle. A circle of cycles. Humans rise and they fall. They create and they destroy, and then create from that which fell to begin a new cycle all over again. That is the nature of things. The Book of Secret Truth 1. Future Tense Minnesota They were going to ...

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Chicago Run

Chicago Run


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843931457
Year of publication: 1991

David L. Robbins CHICAGO RUN PROLOGUE If you want my opinion, Sarge, these patrols are a waste of our time, Corporal Lyle Carson commented while trudging along a secondary road located five miles southwest of Technic City. He squinted up at the bright January sun, glad he was wearing his thermal combat fatigues. Even with the sunshine the temperature hovered only in the twenties. If he didnt have the thermal protection hed be freezing his butt off after seven hours of patrol duty. I didnt ask ...

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