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Series: Dortmunder

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The Hot Rock by Donald E. Westlake1
Bank Shot by Donald E. Westlake2
Jimmy the Kid by Donald E. Westlake3
Nobody's Perfect by Donald E. Westlake4
Why Me by Donald E. Westlake5
Good Behavior by Donald E. Westlake6
Drowned Hopes by Donald E. Westlake7
Don't Ask by Donald E. Westlake8
What's the Worst That Could Happen? by Donald E. Westlake9
Bad News by Donald E. Westlake10
The Road to Ruin by Donald E. Westlake11
Thieves' Dozen by Donald E. Westlake12
Watch Your Back! by Donald E. Westlake13
What's So Funny? by Donald E. Westlake14
Get Real by Donald E. Westlake15
Transgressions {ten novellas} by Ed McBainshort story, "Walking Around Money"
The Hot Rock | Bank Shot | Jimmy the Kid by Donald E. WestlakeOmnibus 1-3

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Dortmunder is a criminal mastermind who plots and carries out the most intricate heists. Only things go wrong. Every time.

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