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What her interests had been in the Mexicantown business I couldn't guess and didn't want to know. What I wanted was to get drunk: loud, silly drunk, singing and all. But I was out of liquor, and I was glad. Now even more than ever I needed to maintain my edge.


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Kill Zone

Roses Are Dead

Any Man's Death

Motor City Blue

Angel Eyes

The Midnight Man

The Glass Highway


Every Brilliant Eye

Lady Yesterday


Silent Thunder

Sweet Women Lie

Never Street

The Witchfinder

The Hours of the Virgin

A Smile on the Face of the Tiger

City of Widows

The High Rocks

Billy Gashade

Stamping Ground

Aces & Eights

Journey of the Dead


The Rocky Mountain Moving Picture Association

Thunder City

The Master Executioner

Black Powder, White Smoke

White Desert

Sinister Heights

Something Borrowed, Something Black

Port Hazard

Poison Blonde


Little Black Dress

Nicotine Kiss

The Undertaker's Wife

The Adventures of Johnny Vermillion

American Detective

Gas City


The Branch and the Scaffold


The Book of Murdock

Roy & Lillie: A Love Story

The Left-Handed Dollar

Infernal Angels

Burning Midnight


A Forge Book




Loren D. Estleman has written more than sixty novels. He has already netted four Shamus Awards for detective fiction, five Spur Awards for Western fiction, and three Western Heritage Awards, among many professional honors.
Burning Midnight
is the twenty-second Amos Walker mystery. His recent novels include the Valentino mystery
the historical novel
Roy & Lillie
about Judge Roy Bean and the famous actress and celebrity Lillie Langtry, and
Infernal Angels,
the twenty-first Amos Walker novel. He lives with his wife, author Deborah Morgan, in Michigan, where he has recently completed
The Confessions of Al Capone,
an epic novel of the iconic American gangster.


This is a work of fiction. All of the characters, organizations, and events portrayed in this novel are either products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously.


Copyright © 2012 by Loren D. Estleman

All rights reserved.

Edited by James Frenkel

A Forge Book

Published by Tom Doherty Associates, LLC

175 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10010

is a registered trademark of Tom Doherty Associates, LLC.

The Library of Congress has cataloged the print edition as follows:

Estleman, Loren D.

   Burning midnight / Loren D. Estleman.—1st ed.

        p. cm.

   “A Tom Doherty Associates book.”

   ISBN 978-0-7653-3120-5 (hardcover)

   ISBN 978-1-4299-4864-7 (e-book)

   1.  Walker, Amos (Fictitious character)—Fiction.   2.  Private investigators—Michigan—Detroit—Fiction.   I.  Title.

PS3555.S84B87 2012



e-ISBN 9781429948647

First Edition: June 2012

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