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by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

From #1 New York Times bestselling authors Preston & Child, an all-new short story featuring Agent Pendergast, available only as an ebook and audio download.

In New Orleans' French Quarter, the Tooth Fairy isn't...


The Maharani's Pearls

by Charles Todd

Living with her family in India, young Bess Crawford's curiosity about this exotic country sometimes leads her into trouble.

One day she slips away from the cantonment to visit the famous seer in a nearby village....


Cold Comfort

by Charles Todd

A brand-new Ian Rutledge e-original novella from Charles Todd, including a special excerpt from the next Rutledge novel, Hunting Shadows, available this January.

It’s 1915, and the Great War is barely six months...


No Time Left

by David Baldacci

An original short story by New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci.

Frank Becker is a highly sought after, expert assassin. When Becker takes a mysterious job, he has no idea that it will force him to...


Reckless

by Allison Brennan

Two suspicious hikers …

An unmarked grave …

A missing child …

FBI trainee Lucy Kincaid's spontaneous weekend camping trip with her boyfriend, P.I. Sean Rogan, turns into a deadly nightmare when they come...


In the Eye of the Beholder

by Jeffrey Archer

Previously published in the anthology Cat O'Nine Tales, this is the story of a star athlete who has a fateful run-in with a three-hundred pound woman.

One of the author's own personal favorites, In the Eye of...


Ring In the Dead

by J. A. Jance

J. P. Beaumont may be an old homicide hand now, but back when he was a rookie working with his first partner, Milton Gurkey—a.k.a. Pickles—things took a turn for the worse . . .

One day, at the end of Beaumont...


Not a Drill: A Jack Reacher Short Story

by Lee Child

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In this eBook exclusive short story from Lee Child, Jack Reacher is again on the move. But even a pleasant hike on a beautiful summer day turns into a walk on the wild side . . ....


The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl

by Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn’s Edgar Award-winning homage to the classic ghost story, published for the first time as a standalone

A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless...


The Witness for the Prosecution

by Agatha Christie

When wealthy spinster Emily French is found murdered, suspicion falls on Leonard Vole, the man to whom she hastily bequeathed her riches before she died. Leonard assures the investigators that his wife, Romaine...


Miss Marple Tells a Story

by Agatha Christie

There's a body in a trunk; a dead girl's reflection is caught in a mirror; and one corpse is back from the grave, while another is envisioned in the recurring nightmare of a terrified eccentric. What's behind...


Strange Doin's in the Pine Hills: Stories of Fantasy and Mystery in East Texas

by Ardath Mayhar

Gripping tales of fantasy, mystery, and horror set in the piney woods of East Texas.


Death, Taxes, and Mistletoe Mayhem

by Diane Kelly

'Tis the season for death, taxes, and maybe even love under the mistletoe…

Death, Taxes, and Mistletoe Mayhem is a brand-new holiday novella from award-winning author Diane Kelly!

Christmas is fast approaching...


Death by Drowning

by Agatha Christie

Previously published in the print anthology The Thirteen Problems.

A young girl finds out she’s pregnant and throws herself off a bridge, but Miss Marple is not so sure it was suicide.


Beneath the Book Tower

by Steve Hamilton

Before the tragic event that made him seek refuge in a remote corner of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Alex McKnight was a Detroit police officer. It's a warm summer night, and Alex is out riding the night shift...


Skeleton in the Closet

by Marcia Muller

Sharon McCone is excited--and relieved--to move her detective agency into the perfect new office space. Unfortunately, real estate woes aren't the only headache that the new building brings into Sharon's life....


The Under Dog and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie

A beautiful heiress has been found dead on a train. A playboy has been stabbed through the heart during a costume ball. An elderly woman suspects that she is being slowly poisoned to death. A prince fears for...


Dead Letters: A MUSEUM MYSTERY SHORT STORY  (An eSpecial from Berkley Prime Crime)

by Sheila Connolly

Nell Pratt’s search into a family’s history may bring more than just dark secrets to light…

Nell Pratt, President of the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Society, is intrigued when Arthur Logan, elderly scion...


One True Love

by Laura Lippman

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman has been hailed as one of the best crime fiction writers in America today, winning virtually every major award in the genre. The author of the enormously popular...


Honor Bar

by Laura Lippman

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman has been hailed as one of the best crime fiction writers in America today, winning virtually every major award in the genre. The author of the enormously popular...