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The Maltese Falcon
by Dashiell Hammett
A treasure worth killing for. Sam Spade, a slightly shopworn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics. A perfumed grafter named Joel Cairo, a fat man name Gutman, and Brigid O’Shaughnessy, a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime. These are the ingredients of Dashiell Hammett’s coolly...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Classic Fiction
Red Harvest (The Continental Op Book 1)
by Dashiell Hammett
Detective-story master Dashiell Hammett gives us yet another unforgettable read in Red Harvest : When the last honest citizen of Poisonville was murdered, the Continental Op stayed on to punish the guilty--even if that meant taking on an entire town. Red Harvest is more than a superb crime novel: it is a classic exploration of...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Dain Curse
by Dashiell Hammett
Everything about the Leggett diamond heist indicated to the Continental Op that it was an inside job. From the stray diamond found in the yard to the eyewitness accounts of a "strange man" casing the house, everything was just too pat. Gabrielle Dain-Leggett has enough secrets to fill a closet, and when she disappears shortly after the...
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Categories: Classic Fiction
The Thin Man
by Dashiell Hammett
Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Glass Key
by Dashiell Hammett
A one-time detective and master of deft understatement, Dashiell Hammett virtually invented the hardboiled crime novel. This classic work of detective fiction combines an airtight plot, authentically venal characters, and writing of telegraphic crispness. Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better:...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Return of the Thin Man: Two never-before-published novellas featuring Nick & Nora Charles
by Dashiell Hammett
Dashiell Hammett was a crime writer who elevated the genre to true literature, and The Thin Man was Hammett's last--and most successful--novel. Following the enormous success of "The Thin Man" movie in 1934, Hammett was commissioned to write stories for additional films. He wrote two full-length novellas, for the films that became...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Woman in the Dark
by Dashiell Hammett
On a dark night a young woman seeks refuge at an isolated house. She is hurt and frightened. The man and woman who live there take her in. But their decency is utterly unequipped to deal with the Woman in the Dark, or with the designs of the men who want her.
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Categories: Classic Fiction
Arson Plus
by Dashiell Hammett
"Hammett took murder out of the Venetian vase and dropped it into the alley; it doesn't have to stay there forever, but it was a good idea to begin by getting as far as possible from Emily Post's idea of how a well-bred debutante gnaws a chicken wing." -Raymond Chandler Dashiell Hammett is the undisputed master of hardboiled...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Vintage Hammett
by Dashiell Hammett
Sam Spade, Nick and Nora Charles, The Continental Op. In his novels and stories, Dashiell Hammett created some of the most memorable characters--detectives, dames, and assorted miscreants--in twentieth-century fiction. It is nearly impossible to imagine modern American literature without Hammett. Vintage Hammett features episodes...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Literary Fiction
The Thin Man - Radio Script of Dashiell Hammett story!
by Dashiell Hammett
Radio script based on the famous story by Dashiell Hammett introducing Nick and Nora, and of course, Asta!
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction; Drama
Who Killed Bob Teal? [Illustrated] (The Continental Op)
by Dashiell Hammett
PERIL PRESS presents: True Detective Stories, November 1924 The Continental Op: WHO KILLED BOB TEAL? by Dashiell Hammett The Continental Op, the nameless detective from The Red Harvest and The Dain Curse returns in another mystery. 6200 Words 1947 The Adventures of Sam Spade (1st Story) Comic Strip Advertisement for Wildroot...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Dain Curse
by Dashiell Hammett
Everything about the Leggett diamond heist indicated to the Continental Op that it was an inside job. From the stray diamond found in the yard to the eyewitness accounts of a "strange man" casing the house, everything was just too pat. Gabrielle Dain-Leggett has enough secrets to fill a closet, and when she disappears shortly after the...
Today's Price: $2.99
Categories: Classic Fiction
The Glass Key
by Dashiell Hammett
Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he want her badly enough to commit murder? And if Madvig was innocent, which of his dozens of enemies was doing an awfully good job of framing him? Dashiell...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Classic Fiction
Nightmare Town: Stories
by Dashiell Hammett
Twenty long-unavailable stories by Dashiell Hammett, the author of The Maltese Falcon and the incomparable master of detective fiction. In the title story, a man on a bender enters a small town and ends up unraveling the dark mystery at its heart. A woman confronts the brutal truth about her husband in the chilling story "Ruffian's...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Nightmare Town
by Dashiell Hammett
This is just the single story from a larger collection written by Dashiell Hammett.
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Dain Curse (The Continental Op Book 2)
by Dashiell Hammett
Dashiell Hammett virtually invented the hardboiled crime novel, and his creation the Continental Op is a short, squat, and utterly unsentimental tank of a private detective. Miss Gabrielle Dain Leggett is young, wealthy, and a devotee of morphine and religious cults. She has an unfortunate effect on the people around her: they have a...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Glass Key
by Dashiell Hammett
Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he want her badly enough to commit murder? And if Madvig was innocent, which of his dozens of enemies was doing an awfully good job of framing him? Dashiell...
Today's Price: $2.99
Categories: Classic Fiction
The Thin Man
by Dashiell Hammett
Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners.
Today's Price: $2.99
Categories: Bestsellers; Classic Fiction
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