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1965

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

by Carré, John Le

In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, Alec Leamas watches as his last agent is shot dead by East German sentries. For Leamas, the head of Berlin Station, the Cold War is over. As he faces the prospect of retirement or worse--a desk job--Control offers him a unique opportunity for revenge. Winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award.

1964

The Light of Day

by Ambler, Eric

The Light of Day was the basis for Jules Dassin's classic film, Topkapi.When Arthur Abdel Simpson first spots Harper in the Athens airport, he recognizes him as a tourist unfamiliar with city and in need of a private driver.

1963

Death and the Joyful Woman (Felse #2)

by Peters, Ellis

When the woman he loves is accused of murder, Dominic Felse sets out to find the true culprit

1962

Gideon's Fire

by Marric, J. J.

George Gideon, Commander of the C.I.D., is met at the office one morning with the news of a sex maniac, a mass murderer and a fire in an old tenement building out at Lambeth.

1961

The Progress of a Crime

by Symons, Julian

1960

The Hours Before Dawn

by Fremlin, Celia

Louise Henderson is trapped in a nightmare: the baby cries almost all night, every night, and the other children must be gotten off to school . . . Louise is so tired that she is afraid she is becoming psychotic; why does she have this feeling of apprehension, almost of terror? Is it connected with the lodger, a respectable school teacher? What is happening in the Henderson household? This novel, an Edgar winner, is also the basis for an episode of the Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

1959

The Eighth Circle

by Ellin, Stanley

Investigating a crooked cop, a private detective gets too close to the case

1958

Room to Swing

by Lacy, Ed

1957

A Dram of Poison

by Armstrong, Charlotte

A longtime bachelor finally marries--only to learn the corrosive power of jealousy

1956

Beast in View

by Millar, Margaret

Hailed as one of the greatest psychological mysteries ever written and winner of the 1956 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best Novel, Beast in View remains as freshly sinister today as the day it was first published.

1955

The Long Goodbye

by Chandler, Raymond

Marlowe befriends a down on his luck war veteran with the scars to prove it. Then he finds out that Terry Lennox has a very wealthy nymphomaniac wife, who he's divorced and re-married and who ends up dead.

1954

Beat Not the Bones

by Jay, Charlotte
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