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By Lawrence Block, John D. MacDonald, Ed McBain, Hal Ellson, Fletcher Flora, Henry Slesar, Theodore Pratt, Steve Frazee, Eugene Paw

This anthology gains the most well-known authors writing on the height in their careers! quantity 3 of grasp of Noir has the next ten nice tales: THE KILLERS by way of JOHN D. MACDONALD, assault through ED McBAIN, simply WINDOW purchasing by means of LAWRENCE BLOCK, SIX palms through HAL ELLSON, STRANGER in the home through THEODORE PRATT, may well I are available in? by means of FLETCHER plant life, COP FOR an afternoon via HENRY SLESAR, specified second by means of HENRY KANE, GRAVEYARD SHIFT by way of STEVE FRAZEE, BAIT FOR THE RED-HEAD by means of EUGENE PAWLEY

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