The Moving Target

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  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 0307773183
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 11 reviews
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The Moving Target

The Moving Target
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release : 08 December 2010
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The first book in Ross Macdonald's acclaimed Lew Archer series introduces the detective who redefined the role of the American private eye and gave the crime novel a psychological depth and moral complexity only hinted at before. Like many Southern California millionaires, Ralph Sampson keeps odd company. There's the sun-worshipping holy man whom Sampson once gave his very own mountain; the fading actress with sidelines in astrology and S&M. Now one of Sampson's friends may have arranged his kidnapping.

The Blue Hammer

The Blue Hammer
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release : 17 November 2010
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The desert air is hot with sex and betrayal, death and madness and only Detective Lew Archer can make sense of a killer who makes murder a work of art. Finding a purloined portrait of a leggy blonde was supposed to be an easy paycheck for Archer, but that was before the bodies began piling up. Suddenly, Archer find himself smack in the middle of a decades-long mystery of a brilliant artist who walked into the desert and simply disappeared.

The Chill

The Chill
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 05 July 2012
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Private detective Lew Archer has better things to do than take on an investigation for Alex Kincaid, a young man claiming that his new bride, Dolly, has gone missing. Snapped by a hotel photographer on the day of their wedding, the beautiful girl vanished only hours after and Alex has heard nothing since. But when Archer begins digging, he finds evidence that links Dolly to brutal murders that span two decades, and a terrible secret. In this byzantine and compelling

The Doomsters

The Doomsters
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Books
  • Release : 12 May 2021
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Hired by a strung-out addict who claims that his father has been murdered, detective Lew Archer investigates the mysterious run of bad luck--including bizarre accidents, suspicious deaths, and madness--experienced by the family of the wealthy and powerful Senator Hallman. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

The Galton Case

The Galton Case
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release : 23 February 2011
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Lew Archer returns in this gripping mystery, widely recognized as one of acclaimed mystery writer Ross Macdonald's very best, about the search for the long lost heir of the wealthy Galton family. Almost twenty years have passed since Anthony Galton disappeared, along with a suspiciously streetwise bride and several thousand dollars of his family's fortune. Now Anthony's mother wants him back and has hired Lew Archer to find him. What turns up is a headless skeleton, a boy who claims

The Instant Enemy

The Instant Enemy
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Lew Archer Novels (Paperback)
  • Release : 12 May 2021
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Private detective Lew Archer's search for a pretty seventeen-year-old runaway and her juvenile delinquent boyfriend leads to trouble, violence, kidnapping, and murder along the Sunset Strip. Reprint.

The Barbarous Coast

The Barbarous Coast
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release : 29 December 2010
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The beautiful, high-diving blonde had Hollywood dreams and stars in her eyes but now she seems to have disappeared without a trace. Hired by her hotheaded husband and her rummy “uncle,” Lew Archer sniffs around Malibu and finds the stink of blackmail, blood-money, and murder on every pricey silk shirt. Beset by dirty cops, a bumptious boxer turned silver screen pretty boy and a Hollywood mogul with a dark past, Archer discovers the secret of a grisly murder that just

The Underground Man

The Underground Man
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 05 July 2012
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When a chance encounter makes him a witness to the abduction of a child, private detective Lew Archer can't help but be drawn into the case, pursuing a trail that leads all too quickly to murder. While forest fires rage in the hills around Los Angeles, threatening the homes of some of the city's wealthiest families, Archer unearths a hidden history of failed marriages, runaway children, and a man's life consumed by a search for the father who abandoned him.

Strangers in Town

Strangers in Town
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Norfolk, Va. : Crippen & Landru
  • Release : 12 May 2021
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"In an important literary discovery, Macdonald biographer, Tom Nolan, unearthed three previously unpublished private-eye stories by Ross Macdonald. 'Death by Water,' written in 1945, features Macdonald's first detective Joe Rogers, and two novelettes from 1950 and 1955, 'Strangers in Town' and 'The Angry Man,' are detailed cases of Lew Archer." --

The Drowning Pool

The Drowning Pool
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 05 July 2012
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When Maude Slocum - beautiful, frightened and angry - comes to Lew Archer's office with a poison pen letter intended for her husband, he reluctantly agrees to help her. As he follows the Slocums around, Archer finds that Mrs Slocum might have the least of the family's troubles: her teenage daughter is desolate, her husband is in the closet and her mother-in-law has just come to an unpleasant end in the swimming pool. But why is their handsome ex-chauffeur still

The Wycherly Woman

The Wycherly Woman
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release : 22 December 2010
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Phoebe Wycherly was missing two months before her wealthy father hired Archer to find her. That was plenty of time for a young girl who wanted to disappear to do so thoroughly--or for someone to make her disappear. Before he can find the Wycherly girl, Archer has to deal with the Wycherly woman, Phoebe's mother, an eerily unmaternal blonde who keeps too many residences, has too many secrets, and leaves too many corpses in her wake.

The Far Side of the Dollar

The Far Side of the Dollar
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release : 29 December 2010
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In The Far Side of the Dollar, private investigator Lew Archer is looking for an unstable rich kid who has run away from an exclusive reform school—and into the arms of kidnappers. Why are his desperate parents so loath to give Archer the information he needs to find him? And why do all trails lead to a derelict Hollywood hotel where starlets and sailors once rubbed elbows with two-bit grifters—and where the present clientele includes a brand-new corpse?

Black Money

Black Money
  • Author : Ross Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release : 15 June 2011
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When Lew Archer is hired to get the goods on the suspiciously suave Frenchman who's run off with his client's girlfriend, it looks like a simple case of alienated affections. Things look different when the mysterious foreigner turns out to be connected to a seven-year-old suicide and a mountain of gambling debts. Black Money is Ross Macdonald at his finest, baring the skull beneath the untanned skin of Southern California's high society.