Donald Edwin Westlake (July 12, 1933 – December 31, 2008) was an American screenwriter & author, with over a hundred novels and non-fiction books to his credit. He specialized in crime fiction, especially comic capers, with an occasional foray into science fiction or other genres. Pseudonyms include Richard Stark, Alan Marshall, Alan Marsh, James Blue, Ben Christopher, John Dexter, Andrew Shaw, Edwin West, John B. Allan, Don Holliday, Curt Clark, Tucker Coe, P.N. Castor, Timothy J. Culver, J. Morgan Cunningham, Samuel Holt, Judson Jack Carmichael.
Fast action and wild, wild pleasure… The paper may have yellowed and crumbled away but the stories and a thousand thrills still hit the spot. Join the shady operators, voluptuous molls, ruthless bigshots, crooked (and sometimes honest) cops on a … Continue reading →
Murder is nasty. Nice people don’t do it. Of course not. That’s why the world’s so safe. That’s why we all live to a ripe old age. So smile. Laugh. Above all, don;t get nervous. Because that master of murderous … Continue reading →
Parker didn’t like people to push him around – not even THE OUTFIT 3rd Parker novel, a paperback original first edition. If you haven’t read any of the Parker novels, do it. Westlake was a master of the genre. There … Continue reading →