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A Test of Wills

Inspector Ian Rutledge #1

Barry Best First Novel 1997

by Charles Todd

The Great War has been won—but victory has its price. The year is 1919, and Ian Rutledge has returned to London to resume his position as Scotland Yard inspector, bringing nightmares and ghosts home with him...


Bloodhounds: A Peter Diamond Investigation

Peter Diamond #4

Macavity Best Mystery Novel 1997, Barry Best Novel 1997

by Peter Lovesey

A rare stamp and a corpse are discovered in Bath within hours of each other. As he investigates, Inspector Peter Diamond discovers that both the person who found the stamp and the victim belong to the Bloodhounds,...


See How They Run: A Loveswept Classic Romance

RITA Best Romantic Suspense 1997

by Bethany Campbell

In this harrowing, pulse-pounding story of romance and danger by Bethany Campbell, two strangers race to save innocent children from a crime lord’s hit men.

 

A gifted teacher for special-needs children,...


The Chatham School Affair

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 1997

by Thomas H. Cook

Attorney Henry Griswald has a secret: the truth behind the tragic events the world knew as the Chatham School Affair, the controversial tragedy that destroyed five lives, shattered a quiet community, and forever...


Rose

Hammett Prize 1996

by Martin Cruz Smith

Rose is a wonderfully rich and intricate novel set in nineteenth-century Wigan, a town located in the coal country of Lancashire.  Its protagonist, Jonathan Blair, is a mining engineer who has been chased...


Come to Grief

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 1996

by Dick Francis

When ex-jockey Sid Halley becomes convinced that one of his closest friends--and one of the racing world's most beloved figures--is behind a series of shockingly violent acts, he faces the most troubling case...


The Body in the Transept

Agatha Award for Best First Novel 1995

by Jeanne M Dams

For Dorothy Martin, a widowed American who's moved to the England she so loves, the Christmas service is painful enough. It is her first holiday without Frank. And stumbling over the body of Canon Billings does...


If I'd Killed Him When I Met Him

Elizabeth MacPherson #8

Agatha Award for Best Novel 1995

by Sharyn Mccrumb

When forensic anthropologist Elizabeth MacPherson becomes the official P.I. for her brother Bill's fledgling Virginia law firm, she quickly takes on two complex cases.  Eleanor Royden, a perfect lawyer's wife...


Do Unto Others

Macavity Best First Mystery Novel 1995, Agatha Award for Best First Novel 1994

by Jeff Abbott

Jordan Poteet has left the big city to work as a librarian in his hometown of Mirabeau, Texas. But his dream of the quiet life is shattered when he locks horns with Miss Beta Harcher, the town's prize religious...


A Grave Talent

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 1994

by Laurie R. King

THE FIRST BOOK IN THE KATE MARTINELLI MYSTERY SERIES

In Laurie R. King's Grave Talent, the unthinkable has happened in a small community outside of San Francisco. A series of shocking murders has occurred, the...


Death Comes As Epiphany

Catherine LeVendeur series #1

Macavity Best First Mystery Novel 1994

by Sharan Newman

Catherine LeVendeur is a young scholar come to conquer her sin of pride at the Convent of the Paraclete, famous for learning, prayer, and its abbess, the fabled Heloise.

When a manuscript the convent produced...


Lizardskin

Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel 1993

by Carsten Stroud

Checking out a reported robbery at Joe Bell's truck stop, Montana State Highway Patrolman Beau McAllister stumbles upon a shootout between Joe Bell and a band of Dakota Indians.


Track of the Cat

Anna Pigeon #1

Agatha Award for Best First Novel 1993

by Nevada Barr

Anna Pigeon takes a job as a park ranger looking for peace in the wilderness-but finds murder instead.


Dead Man's Island

Agatha Award for Best Novel 1993

by Carolyn G. Hart

Retired reporter Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins--better known as ""Henrie O""--is called in by an old lover, arrogant media tycoon Chase Prescott, to investigate a murder plot against him.


I.O.U.

Macavity Best Mystery Novel 1992

by Pickard

The layered plot of the latest in the excellent Jenny Cain series (SAY NO TO MURDER) finds the Port Frederick, Mass., sleuth probing the cause of her recently deceased mother's insanity. Cain discovers that...


Turtle Moon

Hammett Prize 1992

by Alice Hoffman

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


A Dance at the Slaughterhouse

Matthew Scudder #9

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 1992

by Lawrence Block

A successful socialite's beautiful wife was raped and murdered in her own home -- and Matt Scudder believes the victim's "grieving" husband was responsible for the outrage. But to prove it, the haunted p.i....


Maximum Bob

Hammett Prize 1991

by Elmore Leonard

Hard-ass Palm Beach County judge Bob Isom Gibbs enjoys sending even petty offenders away to do hard time -- which has made the list of miscreants who want him dead longer than a fully grown Florida gator's tail....


A Little Class on Murder

Macavity Best Mystery Novel 1990

by Carolyn G. Hart

When mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance is invited to teach "The Three Great Ladies of the Mystery" class at Chastain Community College, the sometime sleuth discovers that all is not strictly academic in...


The Body In The Belfry

Faith Fairchild #1

Agatha Award for Best First Novel 1990

by Katherine Hall Page

The Body in the Belfry During her years spent in New York City, Faith Fairchild was convinced she had seen pretty much everything. But the transplanted caterer/minister's wife was unprepared for the surprises...