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Mystery Writers of America Presents Vengeance

by Inc. Mystery Writers of America & Lee Child

When a different kind of justice is needed---swift, effective, and personal---a new type of avenger must take action. VENGEANCE features new stories by bestselling crime writers including Lee Child, Michael...


Dead Letters: A MUSEUM MYSTERY SHORT STORY  (An eSpecial from Berkley Prime Crime)

by Sheila Connolly

Nell Pratt’s search into a family’s history may bring more than just dark secrets to light…

Nell Pratt, President of the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Society, is intrigued when Arthur Logan, elderly scion...


Mana

by John A. Broussard

"Back when I was a kid growing up in South Chicago, I never dreamed that having a Lebanese father and a Syrian mother would turn out to be an asset. But my ancestry paid off big-time when I sat down across from...


Fifty-Minutes Flaherty

by John A. Broussard

Fifty-Minutes Flahterty presents forty-one short stories in the tradition of Sherlock Holmes-with a difference. "Fifty-Minutes" Flaherty is Holmes brought up to date, accelerated, and sprinkled with humor. Homicide...


Value for the Money

by Albert Tucher

It was supposed to be a lucrative job posing as a rich man's girlfriend, but that was before someone ended up dead. Now the police are leaning on call girl Diana Andrews and making her do their job for them....


The Man Everyone Loved

by J.R. Lindermuth

Rookie Officer Flora Vastine of the Swatara Creek Police Department is called to Creekside Rest, a nursing facility, where a female guest has been murdered. Ray Fertig, another guest who claims to have been...


Knight of Swords

by Ian Breckon

Winter 1944: northern Italy is a battlefield, with Communist partisans locked in vicious conflict with the forces of Mussolini’s fascist Republic of Salò. Brookes, a wounded fugitive, finds shelter in an...


Saint Nicked

by Herschel Cozine

George had the ideal job for a man of his talents. Who would suspect St. Nick of being a shoplifter? Now, with his Christmas "shopping" completed, George is a happy man. That happiness is soon to be short-lived....


The Anatomist's Apprentice

by Tessa Harris

In the first in a stunning new mystery series set in eighteenth-century England, Tessa Harris introduces Dr. Thomas Silkstone, anatomist and pioneering forensic detective. . .

The death of Sir Edward Crick has...


13 Shots of Noir

by Paul D. Brazill

English writer Paul D Brazill's 13 Shots Of Noir is a collection of short stories in the vein of Roald Dahl, The Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchcock Presents.The first story, "The Tut", was nominated for a 2010...


Murder Manhattan Style

by Warren Bull

In this short story collection, Warren Bull takes his readers across the American landscape with stories of justice and injustice, truth and speculation, and humor and noir. The Manhattan in the title sometimes...


A Deadly Injustice

by Morson Ian

A Nick Zuliani Mystery set in Kubilai Khan's court - Cathay, 1268. Nick Zuliani, Venetian adventurer and newly appointed Investigator to the Mongol Emperor, is sent to investigate a murder in a remote town....


A Tinkers Damn

by Darryl Wimberley

As the nation readies to enter WWII, Tink Buchanan has one concern: his personal battle to regain the land, and home, that are his birthright. A generation earlier the Ogilvies had forced his father to turn...


Dark Entry

by M.J. Trow

First in the thrilling new Kit Marlowe historical mystery series - Cambridge, 1583. About to graduate from Corpus Christi, the young Christopher Marlowe spends his days studying and his nights carousing with...


Cold Cruel Winter

by Chris Nickson

Second in the highly-acclaimed Richard Nottingham historical mystery series 1732. Richard Nottingham, Constable of the City of Leeds, is grieving the death of his daughter, but he must rouse himself from his...


Between the Dark and the Daylight

by Ed Gorman

Crime fiction's biggest names have been rounded up for a truly impressive collection of 2008's best short stories. Featuring authors like Michael Connelly, Charlaine Harris, and 2009 Edgar Award winner T. Jefferson...


Falconer's Trial

by Ian Morson

Master William Falconer returns in this chilling and atmospheric medieval murder mystery. - Oxford, April 1272. The Lady Ann Segrim has been murdered, and a Regent Master has been taken at the scene of the crime,...


Falconer and the Death of Kings

by Ian Morson

Master William Falconer returns in this chilling and atmospheric medieval murder mystery. - Oxford, January 1273. When Regent Master William Falconer receives a cryptic message from Friar Roger, an old friend...


Shot to Death: Thirty One Tales of Murder & Mayhem

by Stephen D. Rogers

Like a 31-bullet magazine, Shot to Death delivers a major dose of murder and mayhem. The work of short story author Stephen D. Rogers has graced over two hundred publications. Here, collected for the first time,...


Hardly Knew Her

by Laura Lippman

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman has been hailed as one of the best crime fiction writers in America today, winning virtually every major award in the genre. The author of the enormously popular...