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Loren D. Estleman

Loren D. Estleman
Deborah Morgan

Loren D. Estleman is the author of more than fifty novels, including the Amos Walker, Page Murdock, and Peter Macklin series. Winner of three Shamus Awards, three Western Heritage Awards, four Spur Awards and many other literary prizes. He lives outside Detroit with his wife, author Deborah Morgan.

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Black and White Ball

Black and White Ball

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Loren D. Estleman's most popular characters, PI Amos Walker and hit man Peter Macklin, are together in one story for the first time in Black and White Ball!

Hit man Peter Macklin forces...

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The Branch and The Scaffold and Billy Gashade

The Branch and The Scaffold and Billy Gashade

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Two westerns from Spur Award-Winning author Loren D. Estleman, now in Mass Market!

The Branch and the Scaffold

When Judge Isaac Parker first arrived in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the town...

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The Ballad of Black Bart

The Ballad of Black Bart

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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The Ballad of Black Bart: a riveting western novel from Spur Award-Winning Author Loren D. Estleman.

"Loren Estleman is my hero."—Harlan Coben

Between July 1875 and November...

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The Lioness Is the Hunter
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The Lioness Is the Hunter

Amos Walker Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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A hot new Amos Walker mystery by a master of the hard-boiled detective novel. "Loren Estleman is my hero."—Harlan Coben, New York Times bestselling author

Detroit entrepreneur Carl...

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Cape Hell and The Book of Murdock
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Cape Hell and The Book of Murdock

Page Murdock Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Two Page Murdock Westerns From Spur Award-Winning Author Loren D. Estleman!

Cape Hell
Page Murdock is ordered to Cape Hell, Mexico, to verify a report that former Confederate...

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Brazen
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Brazen

Valentino Mysteries

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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A killer is reenacting the deaths of Hollywood's blond bombshells, and Valentino must stop him before it's too late in Loren D. Estleman's Brazen.

UCLA film archivist and sometime film...

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White Desert and Port Hazard
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White Desert and Port Hazard

Page Murdock Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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Two Westerns in the Page Murdock series from Spur Award-Winning Author Loren D. Estleman!

White Desert

U.S. Marshal Page Murdock is a tough cynic—and the last man you’d want on your...

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Cape Hell
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Cape Hell

Page Murdock Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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U. S. Deputy Page Murdock is ordered by Federal Judge Harlan A. Blackthorne to Cape Hell, Mexico, to verify a report that former Confederate Captain Oscar Childress is raising an army to take over...

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Journey of the Dead and The Undertaker's Wife
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Journey of the Dead and The Undertaker's Wife

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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Two westerns from Loren D. Estleman, now in one mass market edition!

Journey of the Dead
When Pat Garrett killed Billy the Kid, he had no idea what a terrible...

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Shoot
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Shoot

Valentino Mysteries

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Shoot: the latest in Loren D. Estleman's Valentino mysteries!

Valentino, a mild-manner film archivist at UCLA and sometime film detective, is at the closing party for the Red Montana and Dixie...

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The Sundown Speech
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The Sundown Speech

Amos Walker Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The Sundown Speech, a hot new Amos Walker mystery by Loren D. Estleman, the master of the hard-boiled detective novel.

Amos Walker is hired by Helen and Dante Gunner, a bohemian Ann...

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The Long High Noon
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The Long High Noon

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Locked in a deadly feud, cowboys Randy Locke and Frank Farmer have spent decades attempting to annihilate each other any time they are within shooting distance.

So far, the men are even. One...

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The Confessions of Al Capone
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The Confessions of Al Capone

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

1944: Al Capone is living with his family in Florida and suffering from advanced syphilis. J. Edgar Hoover orders FBI agent Peter Vasco to pose as a priest and get close to the infamous American...

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You Know Who Killed Me
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You Know Who Killed Me

Amos Walker Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

In You Know Who Killed Me, by multiple award-winning author Loren D. Estleman, Amos Walker is at low ebb. Just released from a rehab clinic, the Detroit private detective has to marshal his...

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Ragtime Cowboys
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Ragtime Cowboys

Loren D. Estleman
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In prohibition-era Southern California, real life detectives Charles D. Siringo and Dashiell Hammett must solve a mystery involving a ruthless politician—Joseph P. Kennedy. With sharp dialogue...

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Don't Look for Me
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Don't Look for Me

Amos Walker Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Amos Walker doesn't mean to walk into trouble. But sometimes it finds him, regardless. The missing woman has left a handwritten note that said, "Don't look for me." Any P.I. would take that as a...

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City of Widows
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City of Widows

Page Murdock Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Page Murdock has been sent to the tough New Mexico of 1881 to track down a man and bring him to justice. But more than a trail of revenge, Murdock finds himself on a desperate odyssey. For in the...

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Alive!
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Alive!

Valentino Mysteries

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Bela Lugosi's Frankenstein screen test puts Valentino in the picture for murder

Everyone knows the Frankenstein monster was played by Boris Karloff. His portrayal is so famous that the...

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Burning Midnight
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Burning Midnight

Amos Walker Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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In Burning Midnight, master of the hard-boiled detective novel Loren D. Estleman gives readers a hot new Amos Walker mystery.
Amos Walker knows Detroit, from the highest to the lowest,...

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Alone
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Alone

Valentino Mysteries

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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Alone, the second wacky comedic murder romp for Hollywood film detective Valentino, from award-winning author Loren D. Estleman

Valentino wants to keep The...

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Infernal Angels
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Infernal Angels

Amos Walker Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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Much like author Loren D. Estleman, private detective Amos Walker has long been reluctant to embrace technology; it was not until recently that Walker got his first cell phone. Now, in Infernal...

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Journey of the Dead
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Journey of the Dead

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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In Loren D. Estleman's Journey of the Dead, when Pat Garrett killed his poker buddy, Billy the Kid, he had no idea what a terrible emotional price he would pay. Haunted by memories of Billy,...

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Nicotine Kiss
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Nicotine Kiss

Amos Walker Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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When a cigarette smuggler goes missing under suspicion of terrorist ties, detective Amos Walker is on the case. But can he uncover a ruthless counterfeiting ring in time to save his old friend, or even himself?

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The Left-handed Dollar
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The Left-handed Dollar

Amos Walker Novels

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

In his exciting twentieth mystery, hardboiled detective Amos Walker is hired to help free a mobster who once tried to kill Barry Stackpole, Walker's only true friend.

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Frames
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Frames

Valentino Mysteries

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Enter Valentino, a mild-mannered UCLA film archivist. In the surreal world of Hollywood filmdom, truth is often stranger than celluloid fiction. When Valentino buys a decrepit movie palace and uncovers...

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Roy & Lillie: A Love Story

Roy & Lillie: A Love Story

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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In this story of letters lost, Loren D. Estleman, with all the nuance and narrative skill that has won him multiple Spur Awards, brings to life an untold chapter of transatlantic love that is as tender as it is unique.

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The Undertaker's Wife
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The Undertaker's Wife

Loren D. Estleman
Tor/Forge
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From award-winning author Loren D. Estleman comes The Undertaker's Wife

The undertaker's wife waits, she weaves, she builds.

The undertaker practices his art, the Dismal Trade,...

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