Dust jacket illustration by Chuck Pyle.
We’re happy to announce we’ll be publishing three of Lawrence Block’s classic early novels as signed limited editions. The trio was out of print for decades, until being resurrected by Hard Case Crime.
AT CARDS AND WITH WOMEN, BILL MAYNARD KNEW HOW TO CHEAT
On the mend after getting run out of Chicago, professional cardsharp Bill Maynard is hungry for some action—but not nearly as hungry as Joyce Rogers, the tantalizing wife of Bill’s latest mark. Together they hatch an ingenious scheme to get rid of her husband. But in life as in poker, the other player sometimes has an ace up his sleeve...
Limited: 500 signed numbered hardcover copies
“Block unwinds his plot superbly...and, along the way, there is all the teasing sexuality and tongue-in-cheek noir style that a pulp devotee craves...It’s a doozy.”
- Chuck Pyle
- Lawrence Block
- 168 pages
- United States
- Subterranean Press
- In Print