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American Tabloid: Underworld USA (1) (Underworld USA series)
by James Ellroy
CHOSEN BY TIME MAGAZINE AS ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR "ONE HELLISHLY EXCITING RIDE." --Detroit Free Press The '50s are finished. Zealous young senator Robert Kennedy has a red-hot jones to nail Jimmy Hoffa. JFK has his eyes on the Oval Office. J. Edgar Hoover is swooping down on the Red Menace. Howard Hughes is dodging...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Literary Fiction
Perfidia: A novel
by James Ellroy
NATIONAL BESTSELLER      AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR It is December 6, 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip the city and the Japanese...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
L.A. Confidential
by James Ellroy
L.A. Confidential is epic "noir", a crime novel of astonishing detail and scope written by the bestselling author of The Black Dahlia. A horrific mass murder invades the lives of victims and victimizers on both sides of the law. And three lawmen are caught in a deadly spiral, a nightmare that tests loyalty and courage, and offers no...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Big Nowhere
by James Ellroy
Los Angeles, 1950 Red crosscurrents: the Commie Scare and a string of brutal mutilation killings. Gangland intrigue and Hollywood sleaze. Three cops caught in a hellish web of ambition, perversion, and deceit. Danny Upshaw is a Sheriff's deputy stuck with a bunch of snuffs nobody cares about; they're his chance to make his name as a...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
My Dark Places
by James Ellroy
The internationally acclaimed author of the L.A. Quartet and The Underworld USA Trilogy, James Ellroy, presents another literary masterpiece, this time a true crime murder mystery about his own mother. In 1958 Jean Ellroy was murdered, her body dumped on a roadway in a seedy L.A. suburb.  Her killer was never found, and the police...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Crime & Criminals; Memoirs; True Crime
Clandestine
by James Ellroy
In this Edgar Award finalist by the New York Times –bestselling author of L.A. Confidential , a murder investigation nearly drives a cop to madness.   Despite the sunshine, high necklines, and demure purity of its silver-screen goddesses, Los Angeles in the 1950s is not a gentle place. Even as a young cop, Freddy Underhill...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Shakedown: Freddy Otash Confesses (Kindle Single)
by James Ellroy
James Ellroy is an American original of the most profane order. The bestselling author of the noir classics "L.A. Confidential," "The Black Dahlia," and "The Cold Six Thousand," he has been hailed by the "Los Angeles Times" as "one of the best writers of our era." In his latest short fiction, "Shakedown," he is as frenetically depraved...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
White Jazz
by James Ellroy
The internationally acclaimed author of the L.A. Quartet and The Underworld USA Trilogy, James Ellroy, presents another literary noir masterpiece of historical paranoia . Los Angeles, 1958. Killings, beatings, bribes, shakedowns--it's standard procedure for Lieutenant Dave Klein, LAPD. He's a slumlord, a bagman, an enforcer--a power in...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Literary Fiction
Because the Night
by James Ellroy
While scouring the streets for a missing cop, an L.A. detective uncovers a terrifying crime There was never a better cop than Jungle Jack Herzog. A wiry man whose strength exceeded his frame, his ability to navigate the darkest corners of the City of Angels drew him repeated citations for bravery. Nicknamed the Alchemist for his...
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Brown's Requiem
by James Ellroy
In James Ellroy’s first novel, a PI investigates a deadly conspiracy at one of Los Angeles’s most exclusive country clubs It would be a stretch to call Fritz Brown a detective. A PI in name only, he washed out of the police force at twenty-five, and makes a cash living doing under-the-table repo work for a sleazy used-car...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction
The Cold Six Thousand: Underworld USA 2 (Underworld USA series)
by James Ellroy
The internationally acclaimed author of the L.A. Quartet and The Underworld USA Trilogy, James Ellroy, presents another literary noir masterpiece of historical paranoia . In this savagely audacious novel, James Ellroy plants a pipe bomb under the America in the 1960s, lights the fuse, and watches the shrapnel fly. On November 22...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Blood's a Rover: Underworld USA 3 (Underworld USA series)
by James Ellroy
The internationally acclaimed author of the L.A. Quartet and The Underworld USA Trilogy, James Ellroy, presents another literary noir masterpiece of historical paranoia . A rip-roaring, devilishly wild ride through the bloody end of the 1960's. It's dark baby, and hot hot hot.   Martin Luther King assassinated. Robert Kennedy...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Literary Fiction
Suicide Hill
by James Ellroy
Forced off the L.A. murder squad, Detective Hopkins goes to work for the FBI on an assignment with deadly consequences Lloyd Hopkins is breaking down. Once the sharpest detective in Los Angeles homicide, the strain of nearly two decades steeped in death has begun to take its toll. His confidence is shot, his self-discipline gone...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women
by James Ellroy
The legendary crime writer gives us a raw, brutally candid memoir—as high intensity and as riveting as any of his novels—about his obsessive search for “atonement in women.” The year was 1958. Jean Hilliker had divorced her fast-buck hustler husband and resurrected her maiden name. Her son, James, was ten years old. He hated and...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Memoirs
Destination: Morgue!: L.A. Tales
by James Ellroy
Dig. The Demon Dog gets down with a new book of scenes from America’s capital of kink: Los Angeles. Fourteen pieces, some fiction, some nonfiction, all true enough to be admissible as state’s evidence, and half of it in print for the first time. And every one of them bearing the James Ellroy brand of mayhem, machismo, and...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Nonfiction
LAPD '53
by James Ellroy
James Ellroy, the undisputed master of crime writing, has teamed up with the Los Angeles Police Museum to present a stunning text on 1953 LA. While combing the museum’s photo archives, Ellroy discovered that the year featured a wide array of stark and unusual imagery—and he has written 25,000 words that illuminate the crimes and...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; True Crime
The Black Dahlia
by James Ellroy
The Black Dahlia is a roman noir on an epic scale: a classic period piece that provides a startling conclusion to America's most infamous unsolved murder mystery--the murder of the beautiful young woman known as The Black Dahlia.
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
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