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Beast in View by Margaret Millar
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
Black and Blue by Ian Rankin
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy
The Black Echo by Michael Connelly
The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale
The Bride Wore Black by Cornell Woolrich
The Case of the Abominable Snowman by Nicholas Blake
The Case of the Terrified Typist by Erle Stanley Gardner
The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh
A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler
Come away, death by Gladys Mitchell
Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
Dark Passage (Film Ink Series) by David Goodis
Dead Calm by Charles Williams
Dead Cert by Dick Francis
Dead Lagoon by Michael Dibdin
The Dead of Jericho by Colin Dexter
The Deadly Percheron by John Franklin Bardin
Death in a Strange Country by Donna Leon
Death Of A Fool by Ngaio Marsh
The Deep Blue Good-Bye by John D. MacDonald
Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
The Devil's Home on Leave by Derek Raymond
Dialogues of the Dead by Reginald Hill
Double Indemnity by James M. Cain
Downriver by Loren D. Estleman
The Fabulous Clipjoint by Fredric Brown
The Face on the Cutting-Room Floor by Cameron McCabe
Fadeout by Joseph Hansen
Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler
Fast One by Paul Cain
A Fatal Inversion by Barbara Vine
A Firing Offense by George P. Pelecanos
Flinch by Robert Ferrigno
The Fools in Town Are on Our Side by Ross Thomas
Four Corners of Night by Craig Holden
The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey
The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins
The Glass Key by Dashiell Hammett
God Save the Child by Robert B. Parker
Gone, No Forwarding by Joe Gores
Hamlet, Revenge! by Michael Innes
The Hunter by Richard Stark
The Ice House by Minette Walters
In a Dry Season by Peter Robinson
Indemnity Only (V.I. Warshawski Novels) by Sara Paretsky
The Innocence of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton
A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries, No. 1) by Sue Grafton
The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson
Kiss Me Deadly by Mickey Spillane
LaBrava by Elmore Leonard
The Last Good Kiss by James Crumley
Laura by Vera Caspary
The League of Frightened Men by Rex Stout
Maigret Sets a Trap by Georges Simenon
Malice Aforethought by Francis Iles
The Man Who Liked to Look at Himself by K. C. Constantine
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Miami Blues by Charles Willeford
The Monkey's Raincoat by Robert Crais
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
The Moving Target by Ross Macdonald
The Moving Toyshop by Edmund Crispin
Murder in the Central Committee by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán
A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
Murder on the Yellow Brick Road by Stuart M. Kaminsky
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux
Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
The Neon Rain by James Lee Burke
The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers
No Orchids for Miss Blandish by James Hadley Chase
One Corpse Too Many: The Second Chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters
Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell
A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes
Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
Roman Blood by Steven Saylor
Sadie When She Died by Ed McBain
Sidetracked by Henning Mankell
The Sign Of The Four by Arthur Conan Doyle
Smallbone Deceased by Michael Gilbert
The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe
A Taste for Death by P. D. James
Tell No One by Harlan Coben
A Thief of Time by Tony Hillerman
Three Coffins by John Dickson Carr
A Three Pipe Problem by Julian Symons
The Tiger in the Smoke by Margery Allingham
Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen
Trent's Last Case by E. C. Bentley
Uncivil Seasons by Michael Malone
Under Cover of Daylight by James W. Hall
Under the Bright Lights by Daniel Woodrell
An Unkindness of Ravens by Ruth Rendell
When the Sacred Ginmill Closes by Lawrence Block
Who in Hell Is Wanda Fuca? by G. M. Ford
The Wind Blows Death by Cyril Hare

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Published in 2006 Bloomsbury 100 Must-Read Crime Novels is a guide to some of the finest crime novels ever published.

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