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Thorndike Press, 2002 - Fiction - 320 pages
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When Jay Cohalan, who is being blackmailed by his unhappy wife, is murdered and the blackmail money and the wife both turn up missing, the Nameless Detective descends into San Francisco's underworld of drug dealers, extortionists, and other "bleeders" tofind a killer.

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Review: Bleeders (Nameless Detective #27)

User Review  - Al Stoess - Goodreads

Good standard Pronzini. Always worth reading. Second reading in March of 2013. Good but not his best. Read full review

Review: Bleeders (Nameless Detective #27)

User Review  - Kae Cheatham - Goodreads

Good sense of place and emotional balance. The seamy side of Frisco came through almost too well. Story was interesting; character was the compelling force. Read full review

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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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