These are the front covers to my favorite all-time reads.
William Heinemann Ltd. (1950)
Loved it enough to re-read.
JDM's juvenile delinquent PBO is a solid read.
Southern Authors (Southern Belle Simple)
One of John D. MacDonald's best early stand alone novels.
Often regarded as the quintessential private detective novel.
Harry Crews' tour de force.
This is one of the early John D. MacDonald pulp crime novels I enjoyed reading.
Cover art from one of Ed Lacy's solid crime novels.
James M. Cain's classic crime potboiler also made into several movies.