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The Glass Cell

by Patricia Highsmith

At last back in print, one of Patricia Highsmith's most disturbing works. Rife with overtones of Dostoyevsky, The Glass Cell, first published forty years ago, combines a quintessential Highsmith mystery with...


Mermaids on the Golf Course: Stories

by Patricia Highsmith

The great revival of interest in Patricia Highsmith continues with this work that reveals the chilling reality behind the idyllic facade of American suburban life. The stories collected in Mermaids on the Golf...


Slowly, Slowly in the Wind

by Patricia Highsmith

"Highsmith's writing is wicked . . . it puts a spell on you, after which you feel altered, even tainted."—Entertainment Weekly With Norton's publication of Slowly, Slowly in the Wind, Patricia Highsmith's...


This Sweet Sickness

by Patricia Highsmith

Following the national bestseller Selected Stories, this fall brings the republication of a gripping Highsmith classic. In This Sweet Sickness, David Kelsey has an unyielding conviction that life will turn out...


The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder

by Patricia Highsmith

Following the national bestseller Selected Stories, this fall brings the republication of a gripping Highsmith classic. Stories from The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder portray, with incisive humor, the...


The Blackest Bird: A Novel of Murder in Nineteenth-Century New York

by Joel Rose

“Irresistibly seductive. ... Murder mystery, historical novel, portal to another time; The Blackest Bird is a masterpiece.”—Anthony Bourdain In the sweltering summer of 1841, Mary Rogers, a popular tobacco...


The Horned Man: A Novel

by James Lasdun

"Unputdownable... a masterpiece of chilling, mesmerizing control.'"—Michael Dirda, Washington Post The Horned Man opens with a man losing his place in a book, then deepens into a dark and terrifying tale of...


Country of Origin: A Novel

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 2005

by Don Lee

A dazzling debut novel by the prize-winning author of Yellow, set in the unique and exotic nightworld of Tokyo. In this "poignant story of prejudice, betrayal and the search for identity" (Newsweek International...


The Body Box

by Lynn Abercrombie

Terror

He calls it the Body Box. It's a space too small for his victims to sit up or lie down. But it's the perfect place to keep them for his games--the perfect place to watch them while they die.

Can't Be...


Doggie Day Care Murder

by Laurien Berenson

Melanie Travis thought her sleuthing days were behind her. She has a new baby to take care of--not to mention five Standard Poodles. These days, the closest Melanie gets to detective work is scoping out the...


Bounty Hunter's Moon

by Lee Pierce

Weary of hunting men for a living-first as a Texas Ranger, then as a bounty hunter-Pharaoh Smith sets out on what he hopes will be a fast and lucrative bounty to end his long career. But nothing's ever been...


Allah's Fire

by Chuck Holton & Gayle Roper

Two Dangerous Missions Collide with Explosive Results

A suicide bomber blows up a hotel in Beirut, killing hundreds of people. A young American woman is kidnapped in Lebanon by terrorists. Connected or coincidence?...


Large Target

by Lynne Murray

The second book in the Josephine Fuller mystery series. While in San Diego, plus-sized P.I. Jo Fuller does a favor for the worried and way too fashionably thin Sally Rhymer by looking into her daughter Amy's...


Larger Than Death

by Lynne Murray

Meet Josephine Fuller, a sleuth of size who doesn't apologize. The first book in the award-winning Josephine Fuller Mystery series introduces "Jo" Fuller, full-figured and full of attitude with abundant sleuthing...


The Program

by Charlie Lovett

A new weight-loss clinic in New York has an offer for you--give them $5,000 and they'll make you as thin as a supermodel. You can eat whatever you want and you'll never gain an ounce. Tempted? Fledgling journalist...


Chiefs: A Novel (25th Anniversary Edition)

Will Lee #1

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 1982

by Stuart Woods

The compelling thriller that launched the career of best-selling novelist Stuart Woods in an anniversary hardcover edition. In the bitter winter of 1920, the first body is found in Delano, Georgia; the naked...


Spade & Archer: The Prequel to Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon

by Joe Gores

A wonderfully dark, pitch-perfect noir prequel to The Maltese Falcon, featuring Dashiell Hammett’s beloved detective, Sam Spade.

 

It’s 1921—seven years before Sam Spade will solve the famous case of the...


The Nautical Chart

by Arturo Perez-Reverte & Margaret Sayers Peden

Coy is a sailor without a ship.Tánger Soto is a woman with an obsession to find the Dei Gloria, a ship sunk during the seventeenth century, and El Piloto is an old man with the sailboat on which all three set...


When the Devil Holds the Candle

Inspector Konrad Sejer #4

by Karin Fossum & Felicity David

Unflappable as ever, Inspector Sejer digs below the surface of small-town tranquillity in an effort to understand how and why violence destroys everyday lives. Another brilliantly observed, precisely rendered...


The Vanished Hands

by Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson is back with the follow-up to his sensational thriller, The Blind Man of Seville. Javier Falcón has been through therapy and is in the process of breaking free of the psychological damage sustained...