The Buy Back Blues – Coming in June

The Buy Back Blues – Coming in June by Ralph Dennis

The 12th and final adventure in the legendary Hardman series

It’s doing the small, simple favors that gets Jim Hardman in the most trouble. A waitress he knows asks him to find her missing husband, a freelance bartender who never returned from a weekend party that he was working. Hardman figures it’s a two-day job that will lead to a tawdry end. Instead, Hardman and his buddy Hump, the ex-NFL star, get sucked into a scheme involving a hundred grand in stolen jewelry and two corpses…and counting.

This new edition includes an afterword by Lee Goldberg, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of True Fiction


Books by Ralph Dennis

The Buy Back Blues – Coming in June

The Buy Back Blues – Coming in June

Hardman and his buddy Hump, the ex-NFL star, get sucked into a scheme involving a hundred grand in stolen jewelry and two corpses...and counting. The 12th and final book in the series.

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The Last of the Armageddon Wars – Coming in June

The Last of the Armageddon Wars – Coming in June

The Man, the "Black Godfather" of Atlanta, wants Hardman to find out who is killing his crew before a gang war erupts. The 11th book in the legendary series.

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A Talent for Killing – Coming in September

A Talent for Killing – Coming in September

A killer-for-hire retribution for a man murdered for uncovering small-town corruption...and justice for another man on death row, falsely convicted of raping and murdering a child.

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Hump’s First Case

Hump’s First Case

In the 10th novel in the series, Hardman refuses to help a couple find their daughter, a fugitive wanted for robbery and murder, but Hump takes the case, putting their partnership in jeopardy.

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Reviews For The Buy Back Blues – Coming in June

The Buy Back Blues – Coming in June 5.0

Hardman spoke directly to me. If I had a spirit guide with the Hap & Leonard novels, it was Ralph Dennis. I wish you the joy I got from first reading these novels.

Joe R. Lansdale

The Buy Back Blues – Coming in June 5.0

Everything one expects from a private eye novel: exceptional characterization, strong and vigorous prose, and a glimpse into a place and time that has long since disappeared.

Mystery Scene Magazine

The Buy Back Blues – Coming in June 5.0

A lightning-paced crime story packed with irreverence and loads of action.

Publishers Weekly

The Buy Back Blues – Coming in June 5.0

By far the best of the action-adventure series.

Mother Jones