Book List in Order: 32 titles

  • Lieutenant James Reardon hunts for a gang of killers terrorizing San Francisco’s banks The men enter the Jerold Avenue branch of the Farmers & Mercantile Bank wearing matching suits, hats, and plastic masks. They demand cooperation, and their machi...


  • To save a fellow cop, a detective is asked to free a hardened thug  For most of his life, Pop Holland has carried a .38 revolver. This afternoon, when he retired from the San Francisco police department, he said goodbye to the gun forever. But when ...


  • A peculiar diamond sale pits Captain José Da Silva against his cousin It is an ancient scam: Offer a wealthy American a massive diamond for a bargain price, have a jeweler confirm the stone is genuine, and swap it for a fake as soon as the money cha...


  • A quartet of killings threaten to derail Lieutenant James Reardon’s relationship—and end his life Jan has been dating James Reardon long enough to know that she wants to be with him forever, but she will not marry him as long as he’s a cop. She...


  • To repay a wartime debt, a master smuggler ventures out into the open in this Edgar Award–nominated short story The customs agent’s eyes go wide when he reads the passport. It is Kek Huuygens, the notorious smuggler who has grown rich making bor...


  • A quartet of killings threaten to derail Lieutenant James Reardon’s relationship—and end his life Jan has been dating James Reardon long enough to know that she wants to be with him forever, but she will not marry him as long as he’s a cop. She...


  • On a transatlantic cruise, three elderly gentlemen have the adventure of a lifetime When the captain of the SS Sunderland sees the three grey-haired passengers, he does not expect them to cause any trouble. He is mistaken. If he knew how much troub...


  • Kek Huuygens is hired to smuggle a suitcase that could change the destiny of Buenos Aires André Martins remembers Kek Huuygens as he once was: wily, rugged, and desperate. But when he comes to pay his old friend a surprise visit, he finds Huuygens l...


  • A reckless bet in a New York club draws Kek Huuygens into a deadly game As rain pummels Manhattan, two men play blackjack in one of New York’s most exclusive clubs. After an evening of comfortable low-stakes play, Kek Huuygens makes an outlandish b...






  • In the roughest precinct in New York, one cop tries to hold back the flood of crime It’s a lovely autumn in the Big Apple, and the weather is perfect for trouble. Over the weekend, a teenage gang rumbled on the playground, leaving a fifteen year...


  • A search for an American’s missing brother draws Da Silva into the jungle In a blighted stretch of the Amazon, three men have come to blow up a bridge. Just before they complete their mission, one of them turns on the others, gunning one down and b...


  • In search of a missing treasure, Da Silva returns to an old case Off the island of Barbados, the crew of a Brazilian ocean liner strains to hear the sounds of Carnival coming from shore. A small boat pulls alongside, and a band of steel drummers offe...


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    A traveler is murdered in Rio for the sake of a stuffed snake The man in white has money to fly, but he boards a bus instead. It takes hours for the rickety old bus to snake down the Brazilian coast, and the man arrives in Rio de Janeiro well after m...


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    To keep his wife in furs, a smuggler sneaks a painting across the Spanish frontier It is 1948, and few in Belgium live comfortably enough to haggle over payment—particularly those who make their living outside the law. Kek Huuygens is an exception....


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    A quartet of kidnappers make the mistake of hiring Da Silva as their driver Chico Xavier needs cash. His father has cut off his allowance, and for a university student with expensive taste—and an even more expensive girlfriend—this is a death sen...


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    A New York cop goes after an escaped prisoner with murder on his mind For a hit-and-run with a stolen car, Lenny Cervera bought himself five to ten in Sing Sing. When his sentence comes down, this two-bit thug vows revenge on everyone who helped p...


  • A gang of assassins draw Da Silva into Brazil’s rugged interior George Chaney may have been raised in the roughest neighborhoods of the United States, but he’s never been anywhere quite as dangerous as Paraíso. Although booming with petrodollars...


  • Captain José Da Silva has the daunting task of finding a murderer. Hired by the Brazilian Foreign Office, Da Silva sets out to end these jungle killings, but doesn’t quite have all the facts. When Agent Wilson shows him one of the victims -- not a...


  • To protect a witness, a loose cannon of a cop takes on the whole mob Clancy doesn t care that the shooter is a witness in an important trial. All he knows is that the guy has a gun and no one pulls a gun on Lieutenant Clancy of the NYPD. Shooting ...






  • What is Charley Crompton hiding? The police in a small town aren´t sure, but when he is reported digging in his garden in the middle of the night soon after his wife disappears, it seems like something is up. This is the intriguing premise for Rober...


  • Another installment into the Murder League, this time ex-detectives Carruthers, Simpson, and Briggs fall prey to inept kidnappers Clarence Alexander and Harold Nishbagel. Of course, the situation is quickly overturned and the captives bring the kidna...


  • They were the murder league, a group dedicated to committing any murder for anyone. For the small sum of one thousand pounds, the group would perform the killing for whatever the reason—love, hate, money, fun. All the client had to do was drop a li...


  • At an international summit, Da Silva searches for an assassin Off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, a freighter battles the waves. The steward has been stricken with appendicitis, but the sea is too rough for the ship to dock. A coast guard helicopter bri...


  • A fraud case leads Da Silva on a wild search across Brazil It’s snowing in New York, and Jimmy Martin is pleading for his life. He owes a loan shark $100,000, but he knows he will make his fortune if he can just hop a plane to Brazil. The lender gi...


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    In the diamond fields of South Africa, a London boy makes a fortune On a Dutch plantation in South Africa, two bored children are throwing rocks when their mother calls them inside and notices that one of her sons is holding a glittering, uncut di...


  • To recover a lost treasure, an American and a Russian face off against a killerBerlin is lost, but the Nazis have not given up hope. As their soldiers battle the Red Army, a detachment of Russians search the bunker where Hitler's army stored the Reic...


  • To escape justice, a Secret Service colonel masquerades as a Jewish refugee The thousand-year Reich is crumbling, and the Red Army races toward Berlin. As the senior leadership of the Nazi party burns its files and flees the country, Colonel Helmu...


  • When you need something stolen, smuggled, or made to disappear, Kek Huuygens is your manIn the aftermath of World War II, young couples stroll through Brussels, but they do not speak of love. Instead, they might talk about papers, passports, or reloc...


  • Those Bagel Street irregulars, Homes and Watney, are back to astound the reader with their merry, bumbling exploits of derring-do, and incredible investigaitions. The New York Times said, "Robert L. Fish's tales of Schlock Homes are the most inventiv...






  • A lawyer agrees to defend an ex-baseball prospect accused of murder In 1964, nineteen-year-old Billy Dupaul was on his way to stardom. A modest farm boy with a lightning fastball, he had just signed a record contract with the New York Mets when a sin...


  • Back from the brink of death, Homes tackles eleven baffling mysteries in his own peculiar style When Dr. Watney last saw Schlock Homes, the great detective was flinging himself over a waterfall. Since then, Watney has lived quietly at 221B Bagel Stre...


  • Edgar Award winner:A Holocaust survivor fights a Nazi conspiracy in the jungles of Brazil In 1939 Erick Von Roesler was spreading Hitler's gospel in Brazil when duty to the Reich called him home. He distinguished himself during the war, organizing...