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Island of Bones: A Novel

Crowther and Westerman #3

by Imogen Robertson

The third novel in the critically acclaimed Westerman and Crowther historical mystery series reveals the dark secrets of Crowther’s past

England, 1783. For years, reclusive anatomist Gabriel Crowther has pursued...


Her: A Novel

by Harriet Lane

You don't remember her--but she remembers you.

Two different women; two different worlds. On the face of it, Emma and Nina have very little in common. Isolated and exhausted by early motherhood, Emma finds her...


Prophecy: An Elizabethan Thriller

Giordano Bruno #2

by S.J. Parris

S. J. Parris returns with the next Giordano Bruno mystery, set inside Queen Elizabeth’s palace and steeped in period atmospherics and the strange workings of the occult.

It is the year of the Great Conjunction,...


Dear Departed

Bill Slider #10

by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

It's Detective Inspector Bill Slider's day off and he had hoped to have some quiet time with Joanna, his pregnant fiancée. But a woman's body is found in the park and he finds himself back to work sooner than...


Land of the Blind (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 17)

by Barbara Nadel

Ancient feuds and new dangers bring death to the streets of Istanbul...

Set against the Gezi Park uprising of 2013, Land of the Blind is the seventeenth crime thriller featuring Inspectors Cetin Ikmen and Mehut...


The Life I Left Behind

by Colette McBeth

You know those books you feel jealous of everyone reading? This is one of those those. Read it. Savour it. Talk about it. Share it.

'The plot is taut and compelling, the writing excellent, but it's the exciting...


The Girl on the Train: A Novel

by Paula Hawkins

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt.

 

The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's...


Treason at Lisson Grove

Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #26

by Anne Perry

Anne Perry’s very special world of mystery, passion, and danger has attracted an entire generation of readers to her bestselling Victorian novels. Treason at Lisson Grove, her first Thomas and Charlotte Pitt...


Farriers' Lane: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #13

by Anne Perry

BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Anne Perry's Treason at Lisson Grove and Execution Dock.

When the distinguished Mr. Justice Stafford dies of opium poisoning, his shocking demise resurrects one of the...


Bangkok Haunts

Sonchai Jitpleecheep #3

by John Burdett

Sonchai Jitpleecheep, the devout Buddhist Royal Thai Police detective who led us through the best sellers Bangkok 8 and Bangkok Tattoo, returns in this blistering novel.

Sonchai has seen virtually everything...


Foxglove Summer

Rivers of London #5

by Ben Aaronovitch

Ben Aaronovitch's bestselling Rivers of London urban fantasy series • “The perfect blend of CSI and Harry Potter.” —io9 • 2015 Locus Recommended Reading for Fantasy

When two young girls go missing...


Cain His Brother: A William Monk Novel

William Monk & Hester Latterly #6

by Anne Perry

"A TRIUMPH . . . A model of the richness and subtleties of relationships, characters, and story construction."

--Chicago Sun-Times

In his family life, Angus Stonefield had been gentle and loving; in business,...


The Carrier: A Zailer and Waterhouse Mystery

Spilling CID #8

by Sophie Hannah

The latest in Sophie Hannah’s internationally bestselling Zailer & Waterhouse series, named by The Sunday Times as one of the 50 Best Thrillers of the Last Five Years

When Gaby’s plane is delayed, she’s...


Perfect Sins

Gabriel Ash and Hazel Best #2

by Jo Bannister

Four years ago, Gabriel Ash was working with the British government investigating hijackings in Somalia. But when his wife and sons disappeared, presumably taken—and probably killed—by pirates, his life...


Bryant & May and the Bleeding Heart: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery

Bryant and May, Peculiar Crimes Unit #11

by Christopher Fowler

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST MYSTERIES OF THE YEAR BY THE SEATTLE TIMES • London’s wiliest detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, are on the case in this fiendishly clever mystery. And when a cemetery becomes...


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...


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...


Nineteen Eighty

by David Peace

Continuing the narrative begun with Nineteen Seventy-Four and Nineteen Seventy-Seven, this electrifying third installment of David Peace’s Red Riding Quartet demonstrates a skill that goes above and beyond...


A Deadly Measure of Brimstone

Dandy Gilver #8

by Catriona McPherson

Catriona McPherson's critically acclaimed mystery series set in 1920s Scotland and featuring plucky and laugh-out-loud-funny heroine Dandy Gilver is perfect for fans of PG Wodehouse, Dorothy L Sayers, and Agatha...


The Hugh Corbett Omnibus: Three gripping medieval mysteries

by Paul Doherty

Delve into the world of medieval sleuth Hugh Corbett in the first three mysteries featuring the intrepid detective, from acclaimed historical author Paul Doherty. Includes Satan in St Mary's, Crown in Darkness...