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Tickled to Death and Other Stories of Crime and Suspense

by Simon Brett

Ranging from stark psychological suspense to frothy frolic, this stunning collection of twelve short stories demonstrates Simon Brett's astonishing versatility. In TICKLED TO DEATH, a lover of practical jokes...


Crime Writers and Other Animals

by Simon Brett

In this collection of ten short stories, each with a surprising twist, Simon Brett covers all seven of the deadly sins, with supremely entertaining results. In THE MAN WHO GOT THE DIRT, two Angry Young Men have...


The Friend

by Mary Jane Clark

Like a billion people on earth, aspiring actress Piper Donovan is a fervent Facebook follower. But what she doesn't know is that a "friend" is following her. Possibly . . . stalking. A fan who starts by using...


Risk

by Jamie Freveletti

When biochemist Emma Caldridge applies for kidnapping insurance, it's denied. Sebastian Ryan, the risk analyst for the insurance company, takes one look at her history of winding up in the wrong place at the...


An Ensuing Evil and Others

by Peter Tremayne

Peter Tremayne is one of the best loved writers of historical mysteries, his novels and stories published in over a dozen countries around the world. An Ensuing Evil collects for the first time fourteen of his...


Death by Jello

by S. Furlong-Bolliger

Bailey isn't too thrilled with the fact that she had to bring a jello salad to her real estate office's Thanksgiving party, and even less happy when her boss suddenly drops dead after eating it. When the police...


Cathedral Windows: A Someday Quilts Mystery (A Penguin Special from Plume)

by Clare O'Donohue

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


Murder in Vegas

by Michael Connelly

Las Vegas. Lost Wages. Sin City. An artificial oasis of pleasure, spectacle, and entertainment, the gambling capital of America has reinvented itself so many times that its doubtful that anyone knows for sure...


A Good Hanging

by Ian Rankin

A Good Hanging contains twelve remarkable, gritty stories starring Detective Inspector John Rebus in his home city of Edinburgh, as only Ian Rankin can portray it: not just the tearooms and cobbled streets of...


The Ghost Quartet

by Orson Scott Card, Marvin Kaye, Brian Lumley & Tanith Lee

Do you believe in ghosts?

You will after reading these original short novels from four of today's best writers of the fantastic.

Brian Lumley, a Grand Master of Horror and author of the popular Necroscope series,...


Dead Heat

by Robert Leslie Bellem

The cash customers paid plenty to watch her emote on the screen. They looked upon her as brunette angel, but there were a lot of substantial citizens in Hollywood, who knew Linda for a rat!


Cooked

by Robert Leslie Bellem

An ounce of murder prevention is worth a pound of chasing a killer. So Dan tries to help the girl--- only to find that a very fast one is being pulled on him...


The Color of Murder

by Robert Leslie Bellem

When a man goes on a bender and tries to kill the woman who has made a success of him, an ounce of prevention is called, Dan figures, or a pound of murder will be roosting on his doorstep.


Shriek in the Night

by Sewell Peaslee Wright

A woman's cry for "Help!"-an eerie wail over the telephone, "like some monster screaming in agony"-and young Dellert rushes into the night on a wild and dangerous chase.


Salesmanship

by Jack Ewing

Eleven-year-old Travis has learned to be glib in the process of selling his mother's handmade products door-to-door to help contribute to his poverty-stricken family's finances. Usually, the seventh-grader only...


Escape Artist

by Mark Sullivan

"A compelling, page-turning blend of spy and caper fiction: it's Robin Hood for the twenty-first century." –Jeff Abbott

Mark Sullivan, the co-author of James Patterson's Private Games, has, in Robin Monarch,...


The Art of Rendition

by Mark Sullivan

"With Robin Monarch, Mark Sullivan has created a Jason Bourne for the new millennium" —James Rollins

Mark Sullivan, the co-author of James Patterson's Private Games, has, in Robin Monarch, created a compelling...


The Nightgown

by Brad Parks

Shamus and Nero award-winning author Brad Parks takes readers back to the beginning of investigative reporter Carter Ross's career with this intriguing prequel short story.

Only 24 years old and still a wide-eyed...


Brotherhood

by Mark Sullivan

"Diabolical! Filled with twists, turns, crosses and double-crosses, Sullivan delivers a harrowing international thriller" —Lisa Gardner

Robin Monarch is a man with a complicated, secret past and a very grim...


An East End Murder

by Charles Finch

From the acclaimed author of the Charles Lenox series of mysteries, including the Agatha-nominated novel A Beautiful Blue Death, comes a riveting short story of death and detection on the East End.

It's the end...