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Time for Murder: Macabre Crime Stories

by Sydney J. Bounds

When Chalmers decides to attend one of Dr. Lanson's nightly séances, it's not because he has any belief in the occult, but simply to find somewhere warm to rest his weary feet. It's a decision he soon regrets....

Triple Threat

by Jeffery Deaver

From Jeffery Deaver--the New York Times bestselling author of the upcoming Lincoln Rhyme novel THE KILL ROOM (on sale June 4, 2013)--come three powerful new short stories.

In "Fast", Kathryn Dance races against...

The Dead Shall Not Rest

by Tessa Harris

The brilliant anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone returns in Tessa Harris's vivid and compelling mystery series set in 1780s London. . .

It is not just the living who are prey to London's criminals and cutpurses....

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...

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...

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.

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...

Discount Noir

by Patricia Abbott & Steve Weddle

If you thought standing in line at your local warehouse store was murder, then you haven't been to Megamart. These flash fiction tales of superstore madness and mayhem will make you think twice the next time...

While Bugles Blow!

by L. Ron Hubbard

He’s a handsome American Lieutenant in the French Foreign Legion. She’s a beautiful woman who’s as fiery as the North African sun. And she’s all his—bought and paid for in the village square. Put them...

The Magic Quirt

by L. Ron Hubbard

Old Laramie’s a good cook, but not good for much more than that. He’s about as heroic as Walter Brennan on a bender. But his luck—and his life—are about to take an amazing turn. Getting his hands on...

Killer's Law

by L. Ron Hubbard

Sheriff Kyle of Deadeye, Nevada, is headed east to the nation’s capital. Like Dennis Weaver in the television series McCloud, Kyle’s about to discover that the law can be even wilder in the big city than...

Red Death Over China

by L. Ron Hubbard

It is one of the greatest conflicts—and a pivotal turning point—in history…the Chinese civil war. The outcome is in the hands of one American pilot, John Hampton, a man who, like Bogart in Casablanca,...

Wake Me Nots : Please Don't Disturb Me Till I Find Out What Happens! Eighteen Mystery Tales & THRILLERS!

by Brenda Chaput


If you want to read mystery chillers, pick up Wake Me Nots: Please Don't Disturb Me Till I Find Out What Happens!

Wake Me Nots contains 18 short mystery thrillers, engrossing tales about different...

A Lack of Temperance

by Anna Loan-Wilsey

From Anna Loan-Wilsey comes the first installment of a new historical mystery series featuring Hattie Davish, a traveling secretary who arrives in a small Ozark town only to discover her new employer has disappeared....

Dead Man's Hand: Crime Fiction at the Poker Table

by Otto Penzler

If ever a subject begged to be associated with crime it is gambling, writes Otto Penzler in his introduction to this collection of short stories set at the poker table and beyond. In Walter Mosley’s Mister...

Learning to Kill: Stories

by Ed McBain

Ed McBain made his debut in 1956. In 2004, more than a hundred books later, he personally collected twenty-five of his stories written before that time. All but five of them were first published in the detective...

The Best American Noir of the Century

by James Ellroy & Otto Penzler

A treasure trove of a hundred years’ worth of the finest noir writing selected by James Ellroy

The Best American Mystery Stories 2011: The Best American Series

by Harlan Coben & Otto Penzler

A collection of the best mystery writing published in 2009 culled from a variety of sources.

Give Me Your Heart: Tales of Mystery and Suspense

by Joyce Carol Oates

A new collection of mesmerizing, macabre tales from "one of the most important living American writers" (Peter Straub, The New Statesman).