Bones (Google eBook)

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Speaking Volumes, Oct 1, 2011 - Fiction
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An old grave opens a new case of murder. Recent murders are difficult but not unsolvable. This time Nameless is called upon to solve a murder that happened four decades ago. Called to do the impossible, he takes the case merely because the victim was a pulp writer. Nameless of course is a pulp fan. We follow Nameless in his quest of trying to quell the questions of a neurotic son determined to find out how his writer-father really died. Was it a suicide or murder?

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Review: Bones (Nameless Detective #14)

User Review  - Shannon Appelcline - Goodreads

If you've read any of my commentary on the later Nameless Detective books, you know they tend to go something like this: "I like the setting and the writing mainly stays out of the way, but why in God ... Read full review

Review: Bones (Nameless Detective #14)

User Review  - Ed - Goodreads

#14 in the Nameless Detective series. Novel names as Finalist 1986 Shamus Award for Best Novel. Nameless, known as a collector of pulp fiction (as is author Pronzini), is hired by the son of an old ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Bill Pronzini was born in Petaluma, California on April 13, 1943. His first novel, The Stalker, was published in 1971. He is best known for his creation of the Nameless Detective Mystery series, as well as several westerns and novels of dark suspense. He has been a full time writer since 1969. He is also an active anthologist, having compiled more than 100 collections, most of which focus on mystery, western, and science fiction short stories. He has won numerous awards including three Shamus Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Mystery Writers of America. His book Snowbound received the Grand Prix de la Litterature Policiere, as the best crime novel published in France in 1988. Pronzini has established himself as a master of the Western novel as well as earning a name for himself in the dark fiction genre.

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