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Tel Aviv Noir

by Assaf Gavron, Etgar Keret, Matan Hermoni & Silje Bekeng et al.

Keret and Gavron masterfully assemble some of Israel's top contemporary writers into a compulsively readable collection.


Asylum City

by Liad Shoham

In this edgy thriller from the #1 international bestselling author of Lineup, which was described by New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder as "a marvel of tight plotting, spare prose, and relentless...


Lily la Tigresse

by Alona Kimhi & Dalya Bilu

The hilarious second novel from actress and bestselling novelist Alona Kimhi holds up a comically warped mirror to contemporary Israel, as well as the very notion of “chick lit.”  The hilarious second...


Death of Lysanda: Two Novellas

by Yitzhak Orpaz, Richard Flint & David Zaraf

This volume collects two macabre novellas by one of Israel’s greatest authors: The Death of Lysanda, which tells the story of a taxidermist heading steadily into insanity, and Ants, about an invasion of household...


A Possibility of Violence

Avraham Avraham #2

by D. A. Mishani

Haunted by the past and his own limitations, Israeli Detective Avraham Avraham must stop a criminal ruthless enough to target children in this evocative and gripping tale of mystery and psychological suspense...


Lineup

by Liad Shoham

Liad Shoham, the #1 bestselling author in Israel, makes his American debut with Lineup—a superbly plotted, uncompromising crime thriller.

 

A brutal rape in a quiet Tel Aviv neighborhood has the police baffled....


The Missing File

Avraham Avraham #1

by D. A. Mishani

In The Missing File, Israeli detective Avraham Avraham must find a teenage boy gone missing from the suburbs of Tel Aviv in this first volume in a fresh new literary crime series by D. A. Mishani.

Crimes in Avraham’s...


Kin

by Dror Burstein & Dalya Bilu

Emil, the unwanted child of two young parents, is adopted by Yoel and Leah, a childless couple. Yet, as the years pass, it becomes clear that Emil doesn't bear much resemblance to the parents who've loved and...


Final Stop, Algiers

by Mishka Ben-David & Ronnie Hope

By the author of Duet in Beirut and Forbidden Love in St. Petersburg, Final Stop, Algiers is former Israeli intelligence agent Mishka Ben-David's most exhilarating novel yet. When a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv...


Bethlehem Road Murder

Michael Ohayon #5

by Batya Gur

From acclaimed Israeli author Batya Gur, the fifth installment in the Michael Ohayan mystery series set in a politically charged Arab quarter south of West Jerusalem

The body of a young woman with her face smashed...


Murder Duet

Michael Ohayon #4

by Batya Gur

With tension as taut as strings on a cello, the fourth Michael Ohayon mystery from “Israel’s Agatha Christie,” in which the police officer must solve the murder of two musicians, is “pure reading pleasure”...


The Puzzler's War

The Tarakan Chronicles #2

by Eyal Kless

The intriguing futuristic dystopian story begun with The Lost Puzzler continues in this expansive speculative science fiction adventure.

There is nothing out of the ordinary in waking up . . . unless you’re...


Death in Shangri-La

by Yigal Zur

Perfect for fans of Nelson DeMille and Daniel Silva

Ex-Israeli operative turned private investigator, Dotan Naor—to settle a bet—agrees to locate the missing son of former acquaintance, now ruthless Israeli...


Unholy Land

by Lavie Tidhar

The author of the critically acclaimed, Campbell Award-winning Central Station returns with a subversive new novel evoking The Yiddish Policemen's Union and The City and the City.

When pulp-fiction writer Lior...


The Lost Puzzler

The Tarakan Chronicles #1

by Eyal Kless

A brilliantly written, page-turning, post-dystopian debut from Eyal Kless, about a society hoping to salvage the technology of a lost generation, a mysterious missing boy who can open doors no one else can,...


The Man Who Wanted to Know Everything

Avraham Avraham #3

by D. A. Mishani

Inspector Avraham Avraham is back in this sequel to the acclaimed thrillers A Possibility of Violence and The Missing File—internationally bestselling author D. A. Mishani’s The Man Who Wanted to Know Everything...


Murder in Jerusalem

by Batya Gur

The sixth and final novel from beloved and critically-acclaimed Israeli crime novelist Batya Gur—a stunning tale of a beautiful and secretive woman’s murder, set against the politically charged backdrop...


Lies, First Person

by Gail Hareven & Dalya Bilu

From the Best Translated Book Award–winning author, a novel of revenge, insanity, lies, and Hitler.