Elmore Leonard



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    Suspense

    Sep-2017

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2015

    A collection of fifteen stories, eleven of which have never been previously published, from the early career of bestselling American master Elmore Leonard. Over his long and illustrious career, Elmore Leonard was recognized as one of the greatest ...

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    Historical

    Jan-2014

    In this never-before-published story, Elmore Leonard, the late “modern master of American genre writing,” puts a darkly playful twist on the Wild West showdown. Set in a dusty Arizona town when Apaches still roamed the land, “Confession” tell...

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    Thriller

    Jan-2014

    This never-before-published story is a chilling forebear to the tales that made the late, great Elmore Leonard the “King Daddy” of crime with a twist. Told from the perspective of a young wife who’s become increasingly frustrated with her mild-...

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    Mystery

    Jan-2012

    Raylan Givens - 3

    With the closing of the Harlan County, Kentucky, coal mines, marijuana has become the biggest cash crop in the state. A hundred pounds of it can gross $300,000, but that's chump change compared to the quarter million a human body can get you -- espec...

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    Oct-2010

    Carl Webster -

    The "Hot Kid" of the U.S. Marshals Service, Carl Webster maintains the law with a cool, showdown attitude. He's one of the richest creations in Elmore Leonard's half century of delivering the goods. From his appearances in the critically acclaimed no...

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    Oct-2010

    Dara Barr, documentary filmmaker, is at the top of her game. She's covered the rape of Bosnian women, neo-Nazi white supremacists, and post-Katrina New Orleans, and has won awards for all three. Now, looking for a bigger challenge, Dara and her right...

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    May-2009

    Jack Foley - 2

    Legendary New York Times bestselling author Elmore Leonard returns with three of his favorite characters: Jack Foley from Out of Sight, Cundo Rey from LaBrava, and Dawn Navarro from Riding the Rap. Jack Foley, the charming bank robber from Out of...

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    May-2007

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    The odd thing about Walter Schoen, German born but now running a butcher shop in Detroit, he's a dead ringer for Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS and the Gestapo. They even share the same birthday. Honey Deal, Walter's American wife, doesn't know...

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    May-2005

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    Carlos Webster was fifteen in the fall of 1921 the first time he came face-to-face with a nationally known criminal. A few weeks later, he killed his first man--a cattle thief who was rustling his dad's stock. Now Carlos, called Carl, is the hot kid ...

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    Dec-2004

    Before he brilliantly traversed the gritty landscapes of underworld Detroit and Miami, Elmore Leonard wrote breathtaking adventures set in America's nineteenth-century western frontier elevating a popular genre with his now-trademark twisting plots, ...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2004

    Buddy's an aging movie star. Antwan's a rough-and-tumble loner. And Miss Betty, the show girl, is a princess. Different in nearly every way, they share one thing: they're all dogs...at heart. Though Antwan's the leader of his pack and loves h...

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    Jan-2004

    In hindsight, Victoria's Secret model Kelly Barr thinks maybe it wasn't such a great idea to accompany her callgirl roommate Chloe to Tony Paradiso's house. The wealthy, eighty-fouryear-old retired Motor City lawyer's idea of fun was innocent enough:...

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    Nov-2002

    Elmore Leonard, a literary icon praised by The New York Times Book Review as "the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever," has captured the imagination of millions of readers with his more than three dozen books.In this short fiction collect...

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    Jan-2002

    Daredevil Dennis Lenahan has brought his act to the Tishomingo Lodge & Casino in Tunica, Mississippi--diving off an eighty-foot ladder into nine feet of water for the amusement of gamblers, gangsters, and luscious belles. His riskiest feat, however, ...

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    Sep-2000

    Father Terry Dunn thought he'd seen everything on the mean streets of Detroit, but that was before he went on a little retreat to Rwanda to evade a tax-fraud indictment. Now the whiskey-drinking, Nine Inch Nails T-shirt -- wearing padre is back tryin...

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    2000

    In this superb short fiction collection, Elmore Leonard, the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever (New York Times Book Review), once again illustrates how the line between the law and the lawbreakers is not as firm as we might think. In th...

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    Action Adventure

    Feb-1999

    Chili Palmer - 2

    GET SHORTY'S CHILI PALMER IS BACK. NO MORE MR. NICE GUY. After a smash hit in Get Leo and a flop in Get Lost, B-movie-producer Chili Palmer is looking for another score. Lunching with a record company executive, Chili's exploring a hot new idea--u...

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    1999

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    May-1998

    Way back when revolution was the thing, bombs were Robin Abbott and Skip Gibbs s bag until their explosive freedom of expression was curtailed by some considerable prison time. Now the ex-SDSers are back out in the material world and looking to put t...

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    Jan-1998

    Welcome to Cuba, 1898--where the insurrectos are in the hills, the rich are partying in Havana, and Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders are about to come ashore. Into the melee an American cowboy arrives with a scheme to sell horses and run guns, earning ...

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    Aug-1996

    Jack Foley - 1

    Decked out in her black Chanel suit and heels, deputy U.S. marshal Karen Sisco has driven up to Glades, one of Florida's medium security joints, to serve some papers. It's a boring job, but somebody's got to do it. She doesn't expect to arrive in the...

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    1996

    A collection of 16 original stories from today's foremost fiction writers--including Ed McBain, Jonathan Kellerman, Sara Paretsky, Mary Higgins Clark, Elmore Leonard, James Crumley, John Gardner, Anne Perry, Donna Tartt, Shel Silverstein, Bobbie Ann ...

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    1996

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    Mystery

    May-1995

    Raylan Givens - 2

    Now that mom s gravy train has derailed, gambling, debt-ridden Palm Beach playboy Warren Chip Ganz has decided to take somebody rich hostage with the help of a Bahamian ex-con, a psycho gardener/enforcer, and the beautiful, if underfed, psychic Rever...

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    Mystery

    Sep-1993

    Raylan Givens - 1

    The feds want Miami bookmaker Harry Arno to squeal on his wiseguy boss. So they re putting word out on the street that Arno s skimming profits from Jimmy Cap Capotorto which he is, but everybody does it. Harry was planning to retire to Italy someday ...

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    Jul-1992

    Powerful clever astonishing a delicious read. Detroit Free PressRum Punch is classic Elmore Leonard the electrifying thriller that served as the basis for the acclaimed film Jackie Brown by director Quentin Tarantino, starring Pam Grier, Robert DeN...

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    Aug-1991

    Hilarious .Strange and risky .A right-on, pitch perfect novel, with wide social scope, comic genius, page-burning storytelling magic, and juicy characters who wrench your heart and gut. Washington Post Book WorldA character so outrageous he could onl...

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    Sep-1990

    Lean, mean, darkly funny. Boston Globe A zingy thriller by the master of hard-boiled suspense. Dallas Morning News Elmore Leonard may be the greatest crime novelist in the world, declares the Seattle Times, and truer words have never been written. ...

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    Action Adventure

    Jul-1990

    Chili Palmer - 1

    Miami mob little-guy, loan shark Chili Palmer, is seriously thinking of a career change when a client skips town. Pursuit leads him to L.A.... and the rest, as they say, is history. As a crook, Chili has all the qualifications to make it in the movie...

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    Apr-1989

    Ironworker Wayne Colson has come to the real estate office where his wife, Carmen, works at the worst possible time: while Ojibway Indian hit man Armand Degas and loose cannon Richie Nix are there to shake down Carmen s boss. Unable to help himself, ...

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    Nov-1987

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    1987

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    Jan-1987

    Bandits assembles an unlikely crew: an ex-nun, an ex-cop, and an ex-con. They've got their eyes on several million dollars that they've decided should not be sent to aid the Contras in Nicaragua. Of course, a lot of other people have their eyes on th...

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    Apr-1986

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    Mar-1986

    Intense .A higher caliber of entertainment. New York TimesElmore Leonard s Glitz is a killer in the best possible way. The King Daddy of crime writers (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of a mama s boy psycho killer with a...

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    1983

    FADE TO BLACK Ex-secret service agent Joseph LaBrava had it all under control. South Miami Beach action. Easy living in an old Deco hotel. A new start as a portrait photographer. Then he met Jean Shaw. A once-famous actress. Still soft, sexy, and s...

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    1983

    A little beauty of a story .A hot, fast read with pungent characters. Los Angeles Times A slam-bang, no-bull action thriller and nobody but nobody writes better dialogue. New York Daily NewsIt s an established fact: Elmore Leonard is the uncontested...

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    1982

    Cat Chaser is just what one would expect from Elmore Leonard quirky, peopled with oddball characters and more twists and turns than a roller coaster. Cleveland Plain Dealer A superior example of gritty writing and violent action. New York Times Ther...

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    Historical

    1982

    Welcome to a world where the Hatch & Hodges stagecoach runs on time or someone will catch hell, and where a man knows the difference between handling a Winchester rifle and a Sharps and a Henry--or pays for it with his life. Before he became on...

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    1981

    Constant action and top-notch writing. New York TimesA Palm Beach playboy who amuses himself with murder finds himself on a collision course with a vacationing Motown cop in Elmore Leonard s Split Images a gripping and electrifying example of noir g...

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    Sep-1980

    Clement Mansell knows how easy it is to get away with murder. The cool killer is already back on the Detroit scene thanks to some nifty courtroom moves by his lawyer and he's feeling invincible enough to execute a crooked judge on a whim. Lieutenant ...

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    1979

    Brendan Early and Dana Moon have tracked renegade Apaches together and gunned down scalp hunters to become Arizona legends. But now they face each other from opposite sides of what newspapers are calling the Rincon Mountain War. Brendan and a gang of...

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    1978

    My favorite Leonard book .He writes the way Hammett and Chandler might write today, if they sharpened their senses of ironic humor and grew better ears for dialogue. Dallas Morning News The best writer of crime fiction alive. NewsweekDangerously ecc...

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    Private Investigator

    May-1977

    Frank Ryan - 2

    Jack Ryan was an expert at finding people. Particularly people who didn't want to be found. This time he was looking for a guy named Robert Leary, a/k/a Bobby Lear. But looking was leading to trouble. Because a pretty blond with bedroom eyes hated Bo...

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    1977

    Wonderful razor-sharp. Los Angeles Times Book Review Excellent .A plot and a chase as good as anything he has ever written. Bergan RecordIn Elmore Leonard s The Hunted, crime fiction s greatest living practitioner (Washington Post) carries the actio...

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    Private Investigator

    Mar-1976

    Frank Ryan - 1

    Three guys with illegal expertise, a plan to snag a tax-free hundred grand, and a taste for summertime Detroit's sweet life. But it means committing armed robbery. And being smart enough to get away with it....

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    1974

    Detroit businessman Harry Mitchell had had only one affair in his twenty-two years of happy matrimony. Unfortunately someone caught his indiscretion on film and now wants Harry to fork over one hundred grand to keep his infidelity a secret. And if Ha...

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    1974

    LIMITS... Vincent Majestyk had had enough -- enough fighting, enough war, enough death. He knew too well the feel of the recoil, the sight of a human target falling. That's why, when he took off his uniform and became a civilian, he swore he would ne...

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    1972

    The hell called Yuma Prison can destroy the soul of any man. And it's worse for those whose damning crime is the color of their skin. The law says Chiricahua Apache Raymond San Carlos and black-as-night former soldier Harold Jackson are murderers, an...

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    1970

    VALDEZ They only knew the hard-working, respectful Bob Valdez. In another place he had been something else, a dangerous man. A man who could track over parched ground and hide where there was no cover and rise up and kill an enemy with one shot. It...

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    1969

    Jack Ryan seemed destined for a dreary life of picking cucumbers and doing odd jobs as a handyman before he met Nancy Hayes, a young seductress who got her thrills by smashing windows and breaking the hearts of married men. On the bleak coast of nort...

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    1969

    Leonard is tops in his field. New Orleans Times-PicayuneThe great Elmore Leonard, America s pre-eminent crime fiction writer (Chicago Tribune), takes readers back to Prohibition days in the back hills of Kentucky in a rollicking story of guns, greed...

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    1961

    Although known for his mysteries, Elmore Leonard has penned some of the best western fiction ever. USA Today A classic .Leonard s writing style is as effortless and enjoyable as watching a good movie. Portland OregonianGrand Master Elmore Leonard is...

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    1959

    BLOOD OF A SOLDIER A one-armed man stood before Denaman's store, and the girl named Luz was scared. Paul Cable could see that from the rise two hundred yards away, just as he could see that everything had changed while he was away fighting for the Co...

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    1957

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    1956

    Corey Bowen is an innocent man. Wrongly convicted, and imprisoned in the brutal labor camp at Five Shadows run by a sadistic embezzler willing to kill to keep his scheme running, Bowen is determined to break out or die trying. The trackers have alrea...

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    1956

    Carlos Webster was fifteen in the fall of 1921 the first time he came face-to-face with a nationally known criminal. A few weeks later, he killed his first man—a cattle thief who was rustling his dad's stock. Now Carlos, called Carl, is the hot ...

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    1956

    Before he brilliantly traversed the gritty landscapes of underworld Detroit and Miami, the incomparable Elmore Leonard wrote breathtaking adventures set in America's nineteenth-century western frontier -- elevating a popular genre with his now-tradem...

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    1954

    Phil Sundeen thinks Deputy Sheriff Kirby Frye is just a green local kid with a tin badge. And when the wealthy cattle baron's men drag two prisoners from Frye's jail and hang them from a high tree, there's nothing the young lawman can do about it. Bu...

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    1954

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    1953

    Trust was rare and precious in the wide-open towns that sprung up like weeds on America's frontier with hustlers and hucksters arriving in droves by horse, coach, wagon, and rail, and gunmen working both sides of the law, all too eager to end a man's...

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    1953

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    1953

    Before he brilliantly traversed the gritty landscapes of underworld Detroit and Miami, the incomparable Elmore Leonard wrote breathtaking adventures set in America's nineteenth-century western frontier—elevating a popular genre with his now-trad...

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    1953

    The old Apache renegade Soldado Viejo is hiding out in Mexico, and the Arizona Department Adjutant has selected two men to hunt him down. One--Dave Flynn--knows war, the land, and the nature of his prey. The other is a kid lieutenant named Bowers. Bu...

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    1953

    PERIL PRESS presents: Zane Grey’s Western, May 1953 LONG NIGHT by Elmore Leonard Dove Boland needed money—but he needed even more to learn that you don‘t get something for nothing. 4600 Words PLUS BONUS!!! Western Story, April 17 1943 DESERT...

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    1951

    Destiny, restlessness, and greed moved the white man west, into lands occupied for centuries by a proud and noble people: Arapahoe, Navajo, Apache, Sioux. The bitter misunderstandings and brutal clashes of cultures that resulted ultimately shaped the...

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