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Killer Cruise

Jaine Austen #7

by Laura Levine

Wordsmith Jaine Austen's ship has finally come in. Her new teaching gig on a fancy cruise line nabs her a free vacation--and access to a 24-hour buffet! But sooner than you can say "bon voyage," Jaine's all-expenses-paid...


Darkness the Color of Snow

by Thomas Cobb

Like No Country for Old Men and Snow Falling on Cedars, a haunting, suspenseful, and dazzlingly written novel of secrets, corruption, tragedy, and vengeance from the author of Crazy Heart—the basis of the...


A Pattern of Lies

Bess Crawford #7

by Charles Todd

A horrific explosion at a gunpowder mill sends Bess Crawford to war-torn France to keep a deadly pattern of lies from leading to more deaths, in this compelling and atmospheric mystery from the New York Times...


Woman with a Secret

by Sophie Hannah

Published in the UK as The Telling Error

Lisa Gardner calls it "mesmerizing." Liane Moriarty says it's "unpredictable, unputdownable, and unlike anything you've read before." See for yourself what these #1 New...


Trader of Secrets: A Paul Madriani Novel

Paul Madriani #12

by Steve Martini

“Steve Martini ranks among the top authors of legal thrillers.”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“You like Law & Order? Or even a John Grisham novel? Well, Steve Martini is one of the best of the best when it...


Don't Breathe a Word: A Novel

by Jennifer McMahon

Don’t Breathe a Word is a haunting page-turner that kept me up, spine shivering and enthralled, way past my bedtime.”

—Joshilyn Jackson, author of Gods in Alabama and Backseat Saints

“Jennifer McMahon...


The Book of Fires

The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan #14

by Paul Doherty

February, 1381. Brother Athelstan has been ordered to track down a ruthless killer known as the Fire Bringer. He appears to be targeting all involved in the recent trial and conviction of the beautiful Lady...


Ashes of the Earth: A Mystery of Post-Apocalyptic America

Hadrian Boone #1

by Eliot Pattison

Thirty years after global holocaust, the colony of Carthage still struggles to build its new world. While steam engines and other early industrial technology have empowered its economy, the fragile society is...


The Rising

Inspector Devlin #4

by Brian McGilloway

From the New York Times bestselling author of Little Girl Lost comes a compelling new series …

Inspector Devlin is called to investigate a case of arson: a burning barn and, inside, the charred remains of a...


The Nameless Dead

Inspector Devlin #5

by Brian McGilloway

The small isle of Islandmore was once an avenue for smugglers and a burial place for unbaptized babies.

When a cold case leads Inspector Devlin to the desolate island in an attempt to locate the bodies of a group...


Say Yes to the Death

by Susan Mcbride

Someone old, someone cruel

Debutante dropout Andrea Kendricks is beyond done with big hair, big gowns, and big egos—so being dragged to a high-society Texas wedding by her socialite mama, Cissy, gives her a...


Dance of the Bones

J.P. Beaumont #22

by J. A. Jance

J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker, two of New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance’s most acclaimed series characters, join forces for the first time in one of the most suspenseful works of her career....


Murder at the Chase: A locked room mystery set in 1950s England

Langham and Dupré #2

by Eric Brown

July, 1955. Fellow writer Alastair Endicott has requested Donald Langham's help in discovering what happened to his father Edward, who has disappeared without trace from inside his locked study. The elder Endicott...


She Rides Shotgun

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 2018

by Jordan Harper

*WINNER OF A 2018 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT NOVEL*

*WINNER OF AN ALEX AWARD FROM THE ALA*

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Booklist

A propulsive, gritty novel about a girl marked for death...


Black Valley

Jessica Mayhew #2

by Charlotte Williams

Therapist-turned-reluctant detective Jessica Mayhew is on the trail once again in this smart, fast-paced novel of suspense from Charlotte Williams—author of the debut The House on the Cliff—a tautly written...


Body Blows

Joe Grundy #2

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2010

by Marc Strange

When the live-in servant and not-so-secret lover of ex-boxer Joe Grundys millionaire boss Leo Alexander turns up murdered, its up to Joe to get to the bottom of the incident in order to clear Leos name. But...


Taken at the Flood: Hercule Poirot Investigates

Hercule Poirot #27

by Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie’s classic puzzler Taken at the Flood, the indefatigable Hercule Poiroit investigates the troubling case of a twice-widowed woman.

A few weeks after marrying an attractive widow, Gordon Cloade...


Here Comes the Bribe

Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries #30

by Mary Daheim

Judith McMonigle Flynn has her hands full with unexpected family ties and a dead body in the backyard in this delightfully zany mystery in Mary Daheim’s popular Bed-and-Breakfast series.

Rodney Schmuck and...


Gangsterland: A Novel

by Tod Goldberg

Sal Cupertine is a legendary hit man for the Chicago Mafia, known for his ability to get in and out of a crime without a trace. Until now, that is. His first-ever mistake forces Sal to botch an assassination,...


Cash Landing

by James Grippando

The New York Times bestselling author of Cane and Abe and Black Horizon blends Goodfellas and Elmore Leonard in this wild, suspenseful caper inspired by actual events, in which a band of amateur thieves pulls...