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A Study in Scarlet

by Arthur Conan Doyle

A Study in Scarlet is the first story to feature Sherlock Holmes. The story opens with Holmes and Watson meeting each other for the first time, and their decision to become flat-mates at 221B Baker Street....


Experiment in Crime

by Philip Wylie

"International smuggling, vicious gangsters, beautiful girls ... sparkling, intriguing, outstanding." -- Phoenix Republic

"Adventure, suspense, and just good fun." -- Dallas News

"Excitement, plot ... once...


Conspiracy of Silence: A Joe Scintilla Mystery

Joe Scintilla Mysteries #1

by S.T. Joshi

Members of the Sarsfield clan have gathered at the palatial family estate under terms of the will of John Sarsfield, who created a riddle they must solve to inherit the family fortune. Scintilla is summoned...


The Captain Must Die

by Robert Colby

Battle-scarred and weary, they swore revenge against the officer they hated. For twelve long years they remembered. For twelve long years they plotted. And now Captain Driscoll was going to pay for what he had...


Lake Charles: A Mystery Novel

by Ed Lynskey

"Bears comparison with the best noir fiction being published today. I loved it." -Ed Gorman

"LAKE CHARLES is going to scorch your soul. Ed Lynskey has given us a geographical and spiritual wasteland that that...


Tragedy at Sarsfield Manor: A Joe Scintilla Mystery

Joe Scintilla Mysteries #2

by S.T. Joshi

Members of the Sarsfield clan have gathered at the palatial family estate under terms of the will of John Sarsfield, who created a riddle they must solve to inherit the family fortune. Scintilla is summoned...


More Cases of a Private Eye: Classic Crime Stories

by Ernest Dudley

This second book of Ernest Dudley's stories about his London-based private eye, Nat Craig, and his lovely French secretary, Simone, features a varied collection of the detective's eccentric clients: young, wealthy...


Hildegarde Withers in the Riddle of the Blueblood Murders

by Stuart Palmer

Spinster sleuth Hildegarde Withers and Inspector Oscar Piper are on the case of murder among the dog breeders, in a case reminiscent of S.S. Van Dine's "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933).


The Private Eye: Classic Crime Stories

by Ernest Dudley

Ernest Dudley, creator of that superb pair of sleuths, Dr. Morelle and Miss Frayle, here introduces another vivid character, Nat Craig, whose methods as London's foremost private investigator are utterly different...


Lost Lady

by Octavus Roy Cohen

For just the fraction of an instant, surprise held me motionless. Then I got slugged by a carload of biology. I forgot I was a cop, forgot that this was a girl from another league, forgot I was supposed to be...


Mission Road

by Rick Riordan

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series

 

The triple-crown winner of mystery’s most prestigious awards–the Edgar, the Anthony, and the Shamus–Rick Riordan...


Department of Spooks

Near Enemy: A Spademan Novel

Spademan #2

by Adam Sternbergh

The Taut, Unflinching New Thriller from Adam Sternbergh, Author of the Critically-Acclaimed Shovel Ready

 

New York is toxic—decimated by a dirty bomb years ago.  The limnosphere is a virtual safe haven—if...


Crimes of Design: A Patrick MacKenna Mystery

by Peter H. Green

To save his beleaguered city, his career, his family and his very life, Patrick MacKenna must confront a ruthless saboteur and killer. When architect and city planner Patrick MacKenna discovers the body of the...


The Doomsters

Lew Archer #7

by Ross Macdonald

Hired by Carl Hallman, the desperate-eyed junkie scion of an obscenely wealthy political dynasty, detective Lew Archer investigates the suspicious deaths of his parents, Senator Hallman and his wife Alicia....


Devil Red

Hap Collins and Leonard Pine #8

by Joe R. Lansdale

Hap and Leonard is now a Sundance TV series starring James Purefoy and Michael Kenneth Williams.

If there’s one thing Hap Collins and Leonard Pine like, it’s trouble—and they especially like getting paid...


Dead and Gone

Burke #12

by Andrew Vachss

From the modern master of noir, Andrew Vachss, comes this heart-topping and bestselling new thriller that completely reinvents the Burke series.

Urban Outlaw Burke barely survives an attack by a professional...


The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries

by Otto Penzler

The Most Complete Collection of Impossible Crime Stories Ever Assembled, with puzzling mysteries by Stephen King, Dashiell Hammett, Lawrence Block, Agatha Christie, Georges Simenon, Dorothy L. Sayers, P. G....


Dead Men Kill: A Murder Mystery of Wealth, Power, and the Living Dead

by L. Ron Hubbard

Detective Terry Lane is a standout cop—as tough as Eliot Ness of The Untouchables—who thought he’d seen it all . . . until now.  But he’s never seen a murder spree like this.  The evidence is clear:...


French Concession

by Xiao Bai

An acclaimed Chinese writer makes his English language debut with this heart-stopping literary noir, a richly atmospheric tale of espionage and international intrigue, set in Shanghai in 1931—an electrifying,...