We just went thru this 10 days ago, no? True, cost wasn't top of the list, but...http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f14/good-full-sized-9mm-65875/
Texan By Birth & Choice
USMC/VIET NAM VET
Research the Bersas. Their 9mm, both the ultra compact & the high capacity, has the rep for being their best for reliability & won't break the bank.
Although some people will disagree I like the Taurus pt-92 it shoots straight it eats any ammo you put into it and I got one for 350