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A Good Hanging

by Ian Rankin

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 tourist brochures,...


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

Launch into the action with this gritty tale.  An American lieutenant in the French Foreign is caught in the middle of an ancient feud between the Jeppas of the Atlas Mountains and the bloodthirsty tribe of...


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

Unlock your Inner Sherlock... Sheriff Kyle of Deadeye, Nevada has traveled to the nation's capital to personally bring evidence against one of the state's wealthiest copper kings. But instead of giving his findings...


Red Death Over China

by L. Ron Hubbard

Heroes, honor and impossible odds. American pilot John Hampton is an in-between—he stands for nothing definite, cares about nothing, and knows nothing he wants.

Owing allegiance to no nation, Hampton hires...


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

by Brenda Chaput

Synopsis:

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).


Double Sin and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie

In one of London's most elegant shops, a decorative doll in green velvet adopts some rather human, and sinister, traits. . . . A country gentleman is questioned about a murder that has yet to be committed. ....


The Regatta Mystery And Other Stories

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...


The Golden Ball And Other Stories

by Agatha Christie

Is it a gesture of goodwill or a sinister trap that lures Rupert St. Vincent and his family to a magnificent estate? How desperate is Joyce Lambert, a destitute young widow whose only recourse is to marry a...


Crime Where the Nights Are Long: Canadian Stories of Crime and Adventure from the Golden Age of Storytelling

by David Skene-Melvin

Stories and tales taken from collections and magazines from the period known as "The Age of the Storytellers."


The Finder

by Alex Woolf

Introducing Waldo Mars - former model, failed inventor, and the best finder east of Alpha Centauri, or at least Uxbridge. Waldo is impeded, rebuked and generally resented at every turn by his put-upon assistant,...


Slay Belles: A Blackbird Sisters Mystery (An eSpecial from New American Library)

by Nancy Martin

A classic Blackbird Sisters novella, available digitally for the first time!

Whoever coined the phrase “Shop till you drop” certainly never meant “Shop till you drop dead.” But premier personal shopper...


Chesapeake Crimes: This Job Is Murder!

by Donna Andrews, Barb Goffman & Marcia Talley

The latest installment in the Chesapeake Crimes mystery series focuses on working stiffs--literally! Included in this collection are new tales by: Shari Randall, C. Ellett Logan, Karen Cantwell, E. B. Davis,...