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Amos Walker  Mystery Novels
official Amos Walker webpage

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"Motor City Blue" [#1=1980] ISBN 0671038982

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"Angel Eyes" [#2=1981] ISBN 0671039008

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"The Midnight Man" [#3=1982] ISBN 0743479130

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"The Glass Highway" [#4=1983] ISBN 0743407296

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"Sugartown" [#5=1984] isbn 0743412931

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"Every Brilliant Eye" [#6=1985] ISBN 0743434951

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"Lady Yesterday" [#7=1987] ISBN 0743434951

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"Downriver" [#8=1988] ISBN 0743444949

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"General Murders" [#9=10 stories 1988]

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"Silent Thunder" [#10=1989] ISBN 0743474805

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"Sweet Women Lie" [#11=1990] ISBN 0743479130

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"Never Street" [#12=1997] ISBN 0892966335

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"The Witchfinder" [#13=1998] ISBN 0892966637

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"The Hours of The Virgin" [#14=1999] ISBN 0892966831

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"A Smile On The Face of The Tiger" [#15=2000] ISBN 0892967064

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"Sinister Heights" [#16=2002] ISBN 0892967382

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"Poison Blonde" [#17=2003] ISBN 0765304473

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"Retro" [#18=2004] ISBN 0765304481

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"Nicotine Kiss" [#19=2006] ISBN 0765312239

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"American Detective" [#20=2007] ISBN 0765312247 + /0765350823/

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"Amos Walker's Detroit" [2007]
Text by Loren Estleman, photos by Monte Nagler

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"Amos Walker: The Complete Story Collection" [#21=10/2010] /193556224X/

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"The Left-Handed Dollar" [#22=12/2010] /0765319543/

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"Infernal Angels [] /0765319551/

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"Burning Midnight [June 2012] /0765331209/




Peter Macklin  Thriller Novels
'retired' hit-man for the Mob

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"Kill Zone" [#1=1984]

"Roses Are Dead" [#2=1985]

"Any Man's Death" [#3=1986]

"Something Borrowed, Something Black" [#4=2002] ISBN 031287863X

"Little Black Dress" [#5=2005] ISBN 0765308940




Detroit Series

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"Whiskey River" [#1=1990] ISBN 0553070428

"Motown" [#2=1991] ISBN 0553089269

"King of The Corner" [#3=1992] ISBN 0553089269

"Edsel [#4=1995] ISBN 0446403660

"Stress" [#5=1997] ISBN 0446912999

"Jitterbug" [#6=1998] ISBN 0312863608

"Thunder City" [#7=1999] ISBN 0312863691

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"Amos Walker's Detroit" [2007]
Text by Loren Estleman, photos by Monte Nagler



Valentino Hollywood Mysteries
There are now three novels and a dozen short stories featuring Valentino, the young 'film detective' at the U.C.L.A. Film Archives

Frames mystery novel by Loren D. Estleman (Valentino)  "Frames: A Valentino Mystery" [2008]
Valentino, young 'film detective' at the U.C.L.A. Film Archives, stumbles upon some missing reels of Erich von Stroheim's long-lost silent film masterpiece "Greed" [1924]. But he also finds a human skeleton, and the stupid cops threaten to impound the film cans as 'evidence' (storing the delicate nitrate film improperly), so Valentino must solve the murder case before the cinematic treasure deteriorates even further.
Kindle Edition from Macmillan [8/2010] for $9.99
Forge 8¼x5½ pb [8/2010] for $11.40
Forge 8½x5¾ hardcover [4/2008] for $12.42

Alone mystery novel by Loren D. Estleman (Valentino)  "Alone: A Valentino Mystery" [2009]
"A letter from Garbo is the kiss of death." An elderly department store mogul offers Valentino a copy of a rare Greta Garbo silent short for the U.C.L.A. Archive if Valentino will dig up some dirt on the man's assistant, who is threatening blackmail. Days later, Valentino discovers the assistant shot dead in his client's office.
Kindle Edition from Macmillan [1/2010] for $7.99
Forge Books 8¼x5½ pb [10/2011] for $15.99
Forge Books 8½x6½ hardcover [12/2009] for $3.01 {sic}
Valentino, Film Detective stories by Loren D. Estleman  
"Valentino: Film Detective" [stories 2011]
12 short stories published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine from 1998 to 2007
Crippen & Landru Publrs 9x6 pb [5/2011] for $17.00
Alive! mystery novel by Loren D. Estleman (Valentino)  "Alive!: A Valentino Mystery" [2013]
U.C.L.A. film detective Valentino learns about pre-Karloff footage of a Bela Lugosi screen test as Frankenstein's monster; he also learns that several people have been killed to keep the film out of circulation . . .
Kindle Edition from Macmillan [DUE April 2013] for $11.99
Forge Books 8¼x5½ hardcover [DUE April 2013] for $13.88




Western Fiction
by Loren D. Estleman

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Page  Murdock  Western Novels

Page Murdock Western Novels
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

official Page Murdock webpage

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Other  Western  Fiction

Other Western Fiction by Loren D. Estleman
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

Estleman's Other Westerns official webpage




Other Works by Loren D. Estleman

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The Oklahoma Punk / Red Highway book by Loren D. Estleman  "The Oklahoma Punk" aka 'Red Highway' [1976]
"He was Public Enemy #1 when Dillinger was holding up grocery stores, and Bonnie & Clyde were kids .... With machine gun in hand, and murder in his heart, the incorrigible Virgil Ballard blasted his way to infamy."
as 'RH': Carroll & Graf Publrs mass pb [11/94] out of print/many used
as 'RH': Five Star Mystery 8½x5¾ hardcover [12/99] out of print/used
as 'TOP': Major Books mass pb [1976] out of print/scarce
Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula mystery novel by Loren D. Estleman  "Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula: or, The Adventure of The Sanguinary Count" [1978] by John H. Watson, MD {as edited by Loren D. Estleman}
Holmes and Watson are called in when a ship is found adrift off the English coast with a missing crew and on board the bloodless body of the captain lashed to the wheel, a sinister black dog, and a cargo of earth.
IBooks mass pb [9/2003] out of print/used
Penguin mass pb [7/79] out of print/many used
Penguin mass pb [7/1979] out of print/used
Doubleday hardcover [1978] out of print/many, many used

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes book by Loren D. Estleman  "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes" [1979]
by John H. Watson, MD {as edited by Loren D. Estleman}

Holmes is asked by the Queen to investigate the savage murder of Sir Danvers Carew, and the trail leads Holmes & Watson to the strange connection between hedonist Hyde and prominent London doctor Jekyll.
Titan Books 'Further Adventures' Edition 7¾x5½ pb [10/2010] for $9.95
IBooks mass pb [10/2001] out of print/many used
Penguin mass pb [8/80] out of print/many used
Doubleday hardcover [1979] out of print/many, many used

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"Peeper" with Ralph Poteet [1989]

"People Who Kill" [stories 1993]

"Billy Gashade: An American Epic" [1997 historical]

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Rocky Mountain Moving Picture Association by Loren D. Estleman  "The Rocky Mountain Moving Picture Association: A Novel" [1999]
The Russian heir to a California ice-cutting fortune becomes a writer of motion
pictures in Hollywood, circa 1913 to 1930.

Forge mass pb [7/2000] out of print/many, many used
Forge 8½x5¾ hardcover [3/99] out of print/many used
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"The Master Executioner" [2001]

"Writing The Popular Novel" [Writer's Digest Books 2004] ISBN 1582972877
by Loren D. Estleman, Foreword by John Lescroart

"Gas City" [2008]

"The Branch and The Scaffold" [2009]

"Attitude and Other Stories of Suspense" [DUE soon? from Crippen & Landru Publrs]


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