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Crazybone

Pronzini, Bill
Nameless tries to give a woman her deserved insurance payment, but she refuses the $50,000. What is up with that?

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6/2010

Epitaphs

Pronzini, Bill
Expanded from a story in "Scenarios", an old Italian grandfather asks Nameless to look into what his granddaughter is up to. No good, is what it is.

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6/2010

Fever

Pronzini, Bill
Bill is involved with gambling addicts. This is why we can't have nice things.

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6/2010

Hardcase

Pronzini, Bill
Nameless is asked to find out who the parents of an adopted woman really were. Quite a mess is stirred up. Kerry and Nameless are finally married.

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6/2010

Illusions

Pronzini, Bill
Eberhardt has committed suicide.

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7/2010

Mourners

Pronzini, Bill
Nameless (Bill?) follows a guy around to funerals. Kerry is diagnosed with breast cancer.

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6/2010

Nightcrawlers

Pronzini, Bill
Tamara spots a suspected kidnapping!

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6/2010

On Account Of Darkness And Other SF Stories

Pronzini, Bill
Written with Barry N. Malzberg of twenty-five stories. Some were enjoyable, some were not of the kind I care for. I liked the Luna immigration inspector stories the most.

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6/2010

Quarry

Pronzini, Bill
The Nameless Detective investigates why a reclusive woman leaves her job in the city and returns, secretively, to her father's farm. Nameless is nearly killed by the reason, of course.

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6/2010

Savages

Pronzini, Bill
Runyon goes to a small town to serve a subpoena, gets whacked on head. Kerry gets radiation for her cancer.

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6/2010

Scenarios: A "Nameless Dectective" Casebook

Pronzini, Bill
Fourteen short stories, pretty good.

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I said, "Be generous, Mr. Spade." -- (pg. 266) From The Maltese Falcon.

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6/2010

Schemers

Pronzini, Bill
Nameless investigates a locked-room mystery. Several valuable books are stolen from a rich-guy's library.

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7/2010

Sentinels

Pronzini, Bill
Nameless meets up with some White Supremacists while investigating the disappearance of a college student and her new boyfriend.

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7/2010

Spook

Pronzini, Bill
A homeless man, Spook, is murdered. Nameless is hired to find out who he was. Boy, they certainly find out!

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6/2010

Detective Stories

Pullman, Phillip
Part of the Red Hot Reads series of various genres, the stories are by several authors and were chosen for the book by Philip Pullman. My favorites were The Cross Of Lorraine, by Isaac Asimov, and The Newdick Helicopter, by Leslie Charteris.

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4/2014

I Was A Rat!

Pullman, Phillip
A bedraggled young boy shows up at Bob and Joan's house with few memories but of formerly being a rat. A charming story which I didn't see ending as it did, till near the end.

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4/2011

Spring-Heeled Jack

Pullman, Phillip
Three children run away from an oppressive orphanage and are aided by a mythical English character named for the springs in his boots that allow him to jump high buildings. An enjoyable story, partially in cartoon form.

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11/2002

The Amber Spyglass

Pullman, Phillip
The third and final book in the series, Lyra and Will save the day. Christians may not like this series too much.

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8/2002

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7/2013

The Firework-Maker's Daughter

Pullman, Phillip
A short (97 page) funny sweet little story of a girl who wants to be a firework maker like her father.

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9/2015

The Golden Compass

Pullman, Phillip
Lyra joins forces with gypsies to rescue a kinapped friend in Lapland. Very good.

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8/2002

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6/2013
20 books displayed
[Abadzis- Alcott] [Alcott- Anderson] [Andreae- Atkinson] [Atkinson- Ballard] [Balliett- Barnard] [Barnard- Barnhill] [Barr- Barr] [Barrows- Bear] [Bear- Beaton] [Beaton- Beattie] [Beattie, editor- Black] [Black- Block] [Block- Borchert] [Bosch- Brennert] [Brillant- Bryson] [Bryson- Bujold] [Bujold- Card] [Card- Card] [Card- Chabon] [Chabon- Clancy] [Clancy- Cline] [Coakley- Cohen] [Cohen- Collins] [Collins- Connelly] [Connelly- Constantine] [Constantine- Cornwell] [Cornwell- Crais] [Crais- Crombie] [Cronley- Cussler] [Cussler- Dashner] [Dashner- DiCamillo] [Dick- Doohan] [Dorsey- Drake] [Draper- Elkins] [Elkins- Ephron] [Eszterhas- Fairstein] [Fairstein- Ferris] [Ferris- Flanagan] [Flanagan- Flynn] [Foer- Fox] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Funke] [Funke- Garrigue] [Gash- Goffard] [Going- Grafton] [Grafton- Grant] [Grant- Greenwald] [Greer- Grisham] [Grisham- Haddix] [Haddix- Hall] [Hall- Harris] [Harrison- Heinlein] [Heinlein- Heley] [Heley- Henry] [Henry- Hess] [Hess- Hiaasen] [Hiaasen- Hirsch] [Hitchcock- Holt] [Holt- Hulme] [Hunter- Jenkins] [Jennings- Kadohata] [Kaminsky- Kandel] [Karr- Kienzle] [Kienzle- Kinney] [Kirby- Kostyal] [Kowal- Larson] [Larson- Leckie] [Leckie- Leonard] [Lescroart- Lichtman] [Liebster- Lowry] [Lowry- MacDonald] [MacLachlan- Marcinko] [Marcinko- Martini] [Marusek- McBain] [McBain- McCaughrean] [McCrumb- McDonald] [McGuire- Meyer] [Meyer- Moon] [Moon- Mosley] [Moss- Nicholson] [Nicholson- Norton] [Norton- O'Brian] [O'Brian- Oates] [Oliver- Paretsky] [Paretsky- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Patterson] [Patterson- Pears] [Pears- Perry] [Perry- Pohl] [Pope- Poyer] [Poyer- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pronzini] [Pronzini- Pullman] [Pullman- Reeve] [Reeve- Ringo] [Ringo- Rodman] [Roll- Rucka] [Rushdie- Sachar] [Sachar- Scalzi] [Scalzi- Scott] [Scott- Sebold] [Sedgwick- Shriver] [Shulman- Sloan] [Smith- Sparks] [Specht- Stark] [Stark- Stewart] [Stewart- Stroud] [Stroud- Taylor] [Taylor- Trevino] [Trevor- Urrea] [Ursu- Vande Velde] [Vande Velde- Wambaugh] [Wambaugh- Westlake] [Westlake- Westlake] [Weyn- Wodehouse] [Wodehouse- Yep] [Yolen- Zusak] 

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