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Who Buries the Dead: A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery

by C.S. Harris

The grisly murder of a West Indies slave owner and the reappearance of a dangerous enemy from Sebastian St. Cyr’s past combine to put C. S. Harris’s “troubled but compelling antihero” (Booklist) to the...


Fu-Manchu: The Shadow of Fu-Manchu

by Sax Rohmer

World War II has ended. The United States is locked in a Cold War with the Eastern Bloc. It’s the time of mutually assured destruction, yet the atomic bomb isn’t the only weapon to fear. And the Soviets...


The Edge of Dreams

by Rhys Bowen

Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common—nothing except for the taunting notes that are...


Broken Window

by Dorothy H. Hayes

The New York City Subway was dangerous, the parents told the three Wilton High School graduates, but the girls weren't taking no for an answer. Kelly Singleton, soon to be an NYU freshman, and her two friends...


The Mouth of the Crocodile: A Mamur Zapt mystery set in pre-World War I Egypt

by Michael Pearce

Atbara, Sudan, 1913. A dead man is fished out of the River Nile. An accident - or something more sinister? A visiting Pasha from the Royal Household believes it was murder - and that he himself was the intended...


Mightier than the Sword

The Clifton Chronicles #5

by Jeffrey Archer

Mightier than the Sword opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the MV Buckingham's maiden voyage across the Atlantic - but how many passengers lose their lives?

When Harry Clifton visits his publisher in New...


Lamentation

by C.J. Sansom

As Henry VIII lies on his deathbed, an incendiary manuscript threatens to tear his court apart.

Summer, 1546. King Henry VIII is slowly, painfully dying. His Protestant and Catholic councilors are engaged in...


Dreaming Spies: A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

by Laurie R. King

Laurie R. King’s New York Times bestselling novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, are critically acclaimed and beloved by readers for the author’s adept interplay of...


The Yalta Boulevard Thrillers, Books 1-3

by Olen Steinhauer

New York Times bestselling author Olen Steinhauer, lauded as "one of the hottest names in spy fiction today," by USA Today, has consistently shown an unmatched talent for writing suspense and intrigue. Now,...


A Woman Unknown

Kate Shackleton #4

by Frances Brody

A Library Journal Best Book of 2014 A winning combination of both intricate plotting and nostalgic post-WWI English country setting, Frances Brody's A Woman Unknown will appeal to fans of both classic murder...


Will Starling: A Novel

by Ian Weir

The Reckoning of WM. STARLING, Esq., a Foundling, concerning Monstrous Crimes and Infernal Aspirations, with Perpetrators Named and Shrouded Infamies disclosed to Light of Day, as set down by his Own Hand in...


The Molly Murphy Series, Books 1-3

by Rhys Bowen

Rhys Bowen’s New York Times bestselling Molly Murphy series consistently charms readers with its characteristic blend of atmospheric turn-of-the-century history, clever mystery plotting, and sparkling characters....


The Origin of Fear

by R.Z. Halleson

In 1940, the United States is hovering on the edge of entering the war in Europe. People listen to the radio and are afraid. One wintery night, in a two-family household, deep in Wisconsin farm country, four-year-old...


Condemned to Death: A Burren mystery set in sixteenth-century Ireland

by Cora Harrison

When Mara is summoned to the western fringe of the kingdom to see a dead man lying in a boat with no oars, her scholars immediately jump to the conclusion that the man has been found guilty of kin-murder. But...


The Witch Hunter

by Bernard Knight

Exeter, 1195. When a prominent burgess and guild-master dies and a sinister discovery is made, the victim's wife is convinced his death is the result of an evil spell. As events quickly escalate, Crowner John...


Lessons for Survivors

by Charlie Cochrane

A more than professional interest . . . a more than personal intrigue. Orlando Coppersmith should be happy. WWI is almost a year in the past, he's back at St. Bride's College in Cambridge, his lover and best...


City of Liars and Thieves: A Novel

by Eve Karlin

A crime that rocked a city. A case that stunned a nation. Based on the United States’ first recorded murder trial, Eve Karlin’s spellbinding debut novel re-creates early nineteenth-century New York City,...


The Honest Folk of Guadeloupe

by Timothy Williams

April 1990: French-Algerian judge Anne Marie Laveaud has been living and working in the French Caribbean département of Guadeloupe for more than a decade, but her days are still full of surprises. She is only...


The West End Horror: A Posthumous Memoir of John H. Watson, M.D.

by Nicholas Meyer

"As authentically, irresistibly gripping as anything Conan Doyle ever wrote. . . . Don't miss it."—Cosmopolitan March 1895. London. A month of strange happenings in the West End. First there is the bizarre...


The Cheapside Corpse

Thomas Chaloner #10

by Susanna Gregory

London in the spring of 1665 is a city full of fear. There is plague in the stews of St Giles, the Dutch fleet is preparing to invade, and a banking crisis threatens to leave Charles II's government with no...