Book List in Order: 11 titles

  • The lost masterwork of British crime icon Ted Lewis -- author of "Get Carter" -- is an unnerving tale of paranoia and madness in the heart of the late 1970s London criminal underworld. In London, George Fowler heads a lucrative criminal syndicate ...


  • An English art school Casanova wrestles with his personal demons in this jazzy, sexy and seemingly autobiographical first novel by the author of Get Carter Victor Graves is in his last year at Hull Art School. The handsome pianist for a jazz ensembl...


  • Brian Plender is a glittering evil on par with Patricia Highsmith's Tom Ripley or Jim Thompson's Lou Ford. In Plender the author of Get Carter and GBH delivered a tense and psychologically complex tale of revenge and blackmail that rightfully belongs...


  • Reminiscent of the work of American writers J.D. Salinger and Henry Roth, The Rabbit is Ted Lewis’s (Get Carter) most autobiographical work and an emotionally complex portrait of what it was to come of age in post-war England It is the late 1950s a...


  • A fascinating window in on life in a British maximum security prison, Billy Rags by the author of Get Carter is crime fiction at its best: lean, mean, and full of startling psychological depth. It's the 1960s and Billy Cracken is a hard man to keep l...


  • Written at a tough point in his career and heavily influenced by Blaxploitation films and cop movies like Dirty Harry, Ted Lewis’s lone novel set in America is a nasty and brutal look at police corruption in the United States.Roy Boldt is a bad cop...


  • With an Afterword by Nick TriplowPublished in North America for the first time—the final novel featuring Jack Carter (Get Carter, Jack Carter’s Law) has London’s slickest operator journeying to a Spanish villa to protect a wise-cracking Italian...


  • Famously adapted into the iconic film starring Michael Caine, Get Carter—originally published as Jack’s Return Home—ranks among the most canonical of crime novels.With a special Foreword by Mike Hodges, director of Get CarterIt’s a rainy nigh...


  • With an Afterword by Nick TriplowPublished in North America for the first time—the final novel featuring Jack Carter (Get Carter, Jack Carter’s Law) has London’s slickest operator journeying to a Spanish villa to protect a wise-cracking Italian...






  • With an Introduction by Max Allan CollinsThe author of Get Carter returns to his greatest invention, a smooth-operating hardcase named Jack Carter, who is about to burn a city down in order to silence an informant London. The late 1960s. It's Christm...