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Lawrence Block - Author


Lawrence Block was awarded the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger in 2004. He is also a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America. He is the author of many novels and short stories and has won numerous awards for his mystery writing. He lives and works in New York City.

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If you like Lawrence Block you might also like to read books by Elmore Leonard, John D Macdonald and Robert B. Parker.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Lawrence Block

Sinner Man by Lawrence Block
Sinner Man
Lawrence Block
Maxim Jakubowski November 2016 Highly Recommended. Leading US mystery writer Block wrote this as his first crime novel in the 1960s and although the book had sold had assumed it was never published as publishing houses...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2016
The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes by Lawrence Block
The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes
Lawrence Block
A gleeful exercise in over the top noir from one of the field's foremost award-winning authors and creator of, amongst others, classic characters like Matt Scudder and burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, this no-holds-barred tale of seduction, treachery, sex and violence, is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2016
The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes by Lawrence Block
The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes
Lawrence Block
Maxim Jakubowski's September 2015 Book of the Month. A gleeful exercise in over the top noir from one of the field's foremost award-winning authors and creator of, amongst others, classic characters like...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2015
Borderline by Lawrence Block
Borderline
Lawrence Block
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. First class pulp from the pen of acclaimed US author Lawrence Block, Borderline was a novel of blood and thunder he had written almost 50 years back...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2014
The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons by Lawrence Block
The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons
Lawrence Block
And, wouldn't you know it, there's a dead body, all stretched out on a Trent Barling carpet...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2014
A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block
A Drop of the Hard Stuff
Lawrence Block
Riveting, fast-paced and insightful thriller with a wonderful feel for New York. This is the 17th in Matt Scudder series and finds the ex-cop turned Private Investigator, now a sober AA member, taking on the case of the murder of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2012
Hit and Run by Lawrence Block
Hit and Run
Lawrence Block
September 2009 Book of the Month. Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger 2009. CWA Judges’ comments: ‘Immoral and highly entertaining, Block makes us root for his hitman anti-hero.’ ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/08/2009
A Walk Among the Tombstones by Lawrence Block
A Walk Among the Tombstones
Lawrence Block
Tenth book in the Matt Scudder series and still Block gets better and better. A gripping read from start to finish. February 2010 Guest Editor Simon Kernick on A Walk Among the Tombstones An author who perhaps...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2000

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