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Larry Schliessmann's Books

front cover of Templar's Fire, a Gothic Vampire Novel
Oct.01.2006
Abandoned in the Egyptian desert to die an infidel's death, mortally wounded Templar Knight Edwin Blutleer is rescued by an inhuman succubus.When his Templar comrades return to collect his corpse, they are stunned to find Blutleer alive, healed, and enraged. They betrayed the Templar Code: never leave a wounded brother behind. And he slaughters them to a man -- except one, who...
Beholden
Aug.01.2006
New York City 1950 The first Marlowe Black Mystery. When Marlowe discovers a stranger's mangled body in his office after a long 4th of July weekend, he ignores the advice of New York cops and sets out to learn who the man is and why his body was left in his office. He becomes involved with two New York families seeking stolen gold Russian coins worth millions. The patriarch of one...
Unmerciful cover
Aug.01.2006
The man convicted of killing Ethel Reiser sits in Attica, where he will remain for life unless PI Marlowe Black insists on meddling and finds proof to free him. The convict's sister, Peggy, convinces Black that the near perfect evidence collected by the police, DNA and all, were fabricated to frame her brother, Reggie Jones. Ethel’s widower, Perry Reiser, insists that Black not...
L Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Volume 20
Aug.23.2004
From Publishers WeeklyThe human element remains at all times paramount in the 15 SF stories gathered in the 20th edition of L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future series, at this point the most enduring forum to showcase new talent in the genre. Standouts include Eric James Stone's eerie "In Memory," whose hero, a brilliant mad physicist, exists as a disembodied computer...
Sunset Orange Water
A .32 caliper pistol found at the scene with the victim's fingerprints on it. The medical examiner declares that the victim, Marlowe Black's pregnant fiancé's, death was caused by suicide.Two of his friends are seriously wounded shot on different days hundreds of miles apart while Marlowe stood within ten feet of them both.Marlowe discovers evidence of twenty-four prostitutes...