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A George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield mystery. They are aboard for the famous luxury liner's maiden voyage as private detectives. When a passenger vanishes during severe weather and is assumed to have gone overboard, the pair realize he was murdered.
When a priest is shot down in a drive-by shooting on the streets of Washington, D. C., a pair of relentless homicide detectives investigate the killing, only to uncover a conspiracy of corruption involving the most powerful players in town.
14 new short stories.
From the ancient world to medieval Europe - 512 pages from the best of the historical mystery writers.
Constable Hamish MacBeth gives glamorous BBC reporter Crystal French a speeding ticket, despite her attempts at bribery and seduction. In revenge her hard-hitting TV show targets him and Lochdubh for public humiliation. Then, when Crystal is found dead, the entire village becomes suspect.
Lochdubh's dustman has been promoted to man the new and elaborate recycling centre. Now a bullying tyrant with a uniform and a truck he issues harsh fines and enforces petty rules - until he is found dead, stuffed into a recycling bin. Hamish MacBeth investigates.
Tanner Whitcomb is rural Ogeechee's town oddball: he drives through town in an imaginary car with a hubcap for a steering wheel. So when he reports to Trudy Roundtree that he's run over somebody, she is shocked to actually find a dead body with a tire mark on it. The murder leads her to a posh Atlanta art gallery.
Civil engineer Owen Allison is called home to West Virginia by his mother, who's convinced that a skeleton unearthed by a construction crew belongs to Owen's late father - a highway commissioner believed drowned years ago when a dam burst. Owen's brother George, the current commissioner is battling alchohol, a failed marriage, local skulduggery and tomato-hurling environmentalists, one of whom is murdered alongside George's incriminating fingerprints.
Prosecutor Mary Crow takes on the killers who have targeted her former mentor, a federal judge. When the judge vanishes, Mary will be pitted against a madman and his army, sending her on a shattering search for her friend.
A trio of light-hearted mysteries featuring reporter Jim Qwilleran and his two Siamese cats.
October arrives in Moose County on the heels of a long drought, and the fears of the citizens of Pickax about wildfires are realized when a case of arson leads to the shooting of a volunteer fire-watcher. Now it's up to Qwilleran & Co. to sniff out the rat who is responsible.
LAPD's Shane Cully answers a domestic violence call that ends with him shooting his ex-partner. Shane calls it self-defence, but his department calls it murder. Internal Affairs prosecutor Alexa Hamilton is after his badge. Recommended.
Driving along the freeway, Shane Scully glances over and sees at the wheel of a neighbouring car his old friend and LAPD colleague, Jody Dean, who supposedly committed suicide two years ago.
2023. When Gideon Wolfe, a criminologist, is handed a disc containing footage of President Emily Forrester's murder, he discovers that before the TV version was released it was altered with sinister special effects.
Part-Hopi hacker/investigator and fugitive Laura Winslow is forced out of hiding in the Arizona desert by federal agents to uncover the truth about a nightmarish smuggling operation that traffics in human lives.
Chicago cop Suze Figueroa's home, her sanctuary, has been invaded by an intruder. He waits in the attic by day and prowls her home by night. Recommended.
Sharing a hospital room after routine surgery, bed-and-breakfast hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn and her cousin Renie must get to the bottom of several less-than-routine in-patient deaths before they, themselves, are similarly dispatched.
Former lawyer Tate Collier's idyllic life is shattered when Aaron Matthews - once a brilliant evangelistic priest - targets his enigmatic teenage daughter and ex-wife for biblical revenge.
Medieval. In the village of Melford a spate of vicious murders goes unchecked. It's not until the son of a local lord alleges that a miscarriage of justice has taken place that a serious investigation begins. Hugh Corbett realizes that for the last 5 years a serial killer has terrorized the villagers.
When renowned wedding planner - and infamous spitfire - Carnegie Kincaid discovers a plot to kidnap her latest bridal client, she soon becomes a target for murder. But that doesn't mean she can't still pull off the perfect wedding while tracking down a criminal...
Ute shaman Daisy Perika warns a small girl that if she kills a spider, the Grandmother Spider will emerge from her cavern under Navajo Lake and bite off human heads. Two men then vanish from the lake's shore. Tribal policeman Charlie Moon doesn't share the old woman's belief in the supernatural and is determined to get to the rational source.
From the author of BOOKED TO DIE. Singer Holly Carnahan and writer Jack Dulaney come to station WHAR on the New Jersey Coast in 1942. The disappearance of Holly's father and the disappearance of an actor seemed tied to the radio station.
One house, ten contestants, thirty cameras, forty microphones: another group of people have submitted themselves to the brutal exposure of the televised real-life soap opera, House Arrest. But this one is different. One of the group is a murderer who has managed to kill under the constant gaze of the cameras. Who is it - and how was it done?
Dame Frevisse accompanies her prioress on a visit of mercy to a nunnery where she becomes entangled in an inheritance dispute, a family feud, and the chaotic aftermath of a brutal murder.
Johnny Rose is a reporter at a small LA paper. He gets a desperate call from his niece Sara, a runaway who wants to go home. But before he can help her she is killed in a suspicious fire that destroys an abandoned house she shared with other homeless teens. He scours Hollywood's back streets for answers.
Augustus McKnight makes a shrewd on-line investment and earns an impressive windfall. But before he can tell his wife, she reveals an adulterous affair and demands a divorce. A day later she is found brutally murdered, leaving Augustus the sole beneficiary of her million-dollar insurance policy. He becomes a successful, full-time day trader until he stumbles onto the truth: he is the pawn in a complex game of manipulation and betrayal, as well as the target of a twisted quest for revenge.
From the nerve centres of high finance to the corridors of Congress to the secret sanctums of inherited wealth and power. Bo Hancock has become a liability to his brother Paul, headed for the White House. He covered up a monstrous crime involving Paul 16 years ago, and now a sudden rash of killings is forcing him to choose between family loyalty and personal honour.
Henry has always regretted parting company with Francesca, a woman he met while backpacking in India 20 years earlier. He tracks her down to the English town of Warbling, where she is in prison for the confessed murder of her own five-year-old son.
Sleuthing psychic Madame Karitska knows it's time to consult her good friend Detective Lieutenant when a strange attache case literally drops into her lap.
Professional psychic Madame Karitska is prepared for almost anything. But when chance catapults her into a sordid mystery - filled with mobsters, voodoo, witches and a buried woman who may be alive, there's no foretelling what will happpen.
Celeste Mundy has had many identities, but now she's escaped from the dark side of Hollywood, only to find herself on the desolate plains of Kansas. There, each of her mysterious identities will cast its shadow over a woman who bears a striking resemblance to Celeste. And each one will lead detective Floyd Lassiter to the heart of a long-buried crime - and to the brink of obsession.
Vegetarian / entrepreneur / amateur sleuth Kate Jasper senses a fatal vibe in her husband's all-male support group. The group has a code of silence, but one of its members feels threatened enough to do away with anyone who might crack under pressure.
Lance goes looking for his old friend Rupe and finds that Rupe's employers, the Eurybia Shipping Company, want him tried for fraud, a Japanese businessman called Hashimoto claims that Rupe has stolen a document of huge importance, and an American private detective is demanding money for trying to trace on Rupe's behalf an American called Townley who was involved in a mysterious death near Glastonbury in 1963.
London, 1601. Elizabeth's former favourite, the Earl of Essex is plotting to protect the throne, but some believe he is planning to seize it for himself. A Nick Revill mystery.
Thorn is helping pull corpses from the water after a huge airliner crashes into the shallows off the Florida coast and discovers that someone has developed a high-tech weapon capable of destroying electrical systems in a powerful flash. The secretive Braswell family, engaged in an obsessive hunt for the great marlin that killed their eldest son, and their family-owned company are somehow involved.
Canadian author. Toronto shopkeeper Lara McClintoch's Tunisian tour sails into trouble when the story of a sunken merchant ship stirs one person's murderous interest in finding the priceless artifacts that went down with it.
Iowa deputy sheriff Carl Houseman comes to believe that the apparent suicide of a collegue's niece was instead the work of a 21st century vampire.
Sheriff Bill Gastner's instincts are aroused when a backhoe crushes a man to death. Adding to his problems are charges of dirty politics - in an election year, no less.
[Canadian author]. Robin Hudson is onto the trail of a mysterious chemical that leads through the secret world of men. Before it's over, she'll have to brave a macho hunting expedition, fistfighting thugs, and a convention of drugged feminists.
Paul Devlin must travel to Cuba. It is feared that his lover's missing aunt, a doctor working with the poor, has been murdered for her magic by a dangerous Voodoo sect. But the truth, when it is revealed, is far more complicated. Recommended.
Two years ago Todd Buchanan fled the country when his wife was found brutally murdered. Now he is has returned and has hired fledgling attorney Kate Logan to clear his name. But the dead woman was the sister of Kate's new love, Detective Mitch Calhoun - a man bent on making his sister's killer pay.
Once a hotshot investigative reporter, middle-aged Jack Tagger now bangs out obituaries for a South Florida daily. When Jimmy Stoma, the infamous front man of Jimmy and the Slut Puppies, dies in a diving 'accident', Jack uses clues from the singer's own music to unravel the mystery and to resurrect his own career in the process. Recommended.
When the Dialogues are submitted to a local literary competition, claiming responsibility for three deaths, Dalziel and Pascoe find themselves embroiled in a deadly duel of wits against a killer known only as the Wordman: a brilliant sociopath who leaves literary clues in his wake ... and who hides in plain sight.
On October 6, 1929 in Eden Park, Cincinnati, renowned bootlegger and devoted husband George Remus shot and killed his beautiful society wife Imogene. But even more shocking than this sudden, brutal crime were the disturbing details behind their complicated relationship - details revealed in the ensuing trial.
A man is found dead in a London hotel room, the only clue to his identity a polaroid of a lost Impressionist painting. A young man inherits his mother's diaries and discovers that her early life was far more eventful than he'd realized.
Psychologist / astrologer/ single mom Katy Klein is at an astrologer's retreat on an island near Ottawa when a wealthy visitor dies in bizarre circumstances. Her investigation leads her to the Russian mafia and her ex-husband Peter.
Former homicide detective J. P. Beaumont accompanies his grandmother and her new husband on their honeymoon cruise to Alaska. Beaumont finds himself the target of the tempestuous Margaret Featherman. But then Margaret takes a fatal fall from the ship, witnessed by a security camera and a hapless Alzheimer's patient.
A well-known professor of parapsychology is found impaled to a wall by a massive sculpture. The suspect? Jesse, an eight-year-old boy who may have used telekinesis to commit the brutal crime.
Undiscovered pages from Pepys diary may lead to the downfall of the British throne. The prized pages also hold secrets that the powers-that-be would very much prefer remain hidden. When Alex Plumtree discovers he has a valuable clue to the pages' disappearance, the unseen forces are determined to prevent him from telling his story.
In a decaying rust-belt city Ray Dolan catches a glimpse of a woman's shape in a window and is drawn into a nightmare of murder and accusation. He knows who is innocent and who is guilty - but not how to escape the terrifying moral and sexual labyrinth.
At Ball's Bluff, outside of Leesburg, Virginia, a Union Colonel who was Abraham Lincoln's closest friend, has been murdered. US Secret Service Agent Harrison Raines was assigned to watch him - now he must cross both Union and Confederate lines in order to find the culprit.
Back from his tour of duty in Germany, Elvis Presley investigates when he learns that young girls who are presidents of his fan clubs are dying all over Tennessee.
Despite her deformed leg and withered left hand, 9-year-old Leilani Klonk radiates a buoyant spirit that inspires Mickey Bellsong. But Mickey is filled with foreboding when the girl's stepfather has a vision that, by Leilani's 10th birthday, aliens will either heal her or take her away to a better life on their world.
Inupiat police officer Ray Attla is called up from Barrow to investigate a bizarre double murder. One of two corpses uncovered by a local seal-tracker was a brilliant young Alaskan athlete, the other a missing crewman off a Russian ship.
During the Rwanda genocide, Hutu thugs storm into a church and kill everyone present except Father Terry Dunn. He is powerless to do anything about it, until one day he faces several of the killers and exacts a chilling penance. Returning to Detroit he hits it off with stand-up comic Debbie. Both are out to raise money. Terry says he wants money for Rwanda orphans. Debbie wants to score off a guy who conned her out of 67,000 dollars, a wealthy restauranteur named Randy, who is also connected to the Detroit mafia.
Defense attorney Dismas Hardy, when investigating a murder at San Francisco's largest HMO, discovers that too many patients have been dying and it looks like it is the hospital that is killing them. Hardy finds himself pitted against his friend, homicide lieutenant Abe Glitsky. Recommended.
Police captain Nora Riter wants to salvage her career by taking down Blaze Longo - an infamous Brooklyn loan shark and pathological killer in steel-toed boots. But to do so she needs the help of Nicky "The Hawk" Osman, a good-looking, sometime actor and streetwise hustler.
Two brothers at an exclusive bank decide to be millionaires and take some money from an abandoned account. Soon they have the extra zeroes in their pockets and a dead friend.
Native American investigators Emmett Parker and Anna Turnipseed are sent to examine an ancient skeleton unearthed by a fossil hunter from an Oregon riverbank - but stumble onto some very modern murders in the process. Are the new killings the result of the skeleton's murderous spirit - or is there another, more modern secret at work?
An A-Z of whodunit and how it was done. 560pp.
Famous novelist Elliot Traynor is staying in Molena Point with his wife Vivi. Coinciding with their arrival, strange things begin to happen, culminating with a botched burglary in the home of feline detective Joe Grey.
Lunatic Dr. Hubert St. Clair has little, genetically engineered blue seeds that suck oxygen out of the air. He has enough of them to do the planet's entire atmosphere.
Magdalena Yoder must investigate when a local cook is found poisoned to death by a bad batch of crepes. Includes half a dozen crepes recipes.
The raucous, plebian world of Arabesk music is a foreign country to the highly cultured Inspector Suleyman. He is not as well-equipped as his mentor, Inspector Ikmen, to deal with the murder of the secret wife of one of Turkey's most popular musicians.
Susanna Galway and her daughters retreat to an Adirondack cabin, unaware that they are being followed - by her husband, Texas Ranger Jack Galway, and by a murderer whose vengeful intent is to destroy the Texas Ranger's life.
Medieval mystery. Novice-scholar Catherine LeVendeur is sent on a mission by the Mother Church that will take her across the breadth of France. She tracks down evil priests, stolen jewels, an heretical manuscript, and the lovers Abelard and Heloise.
Designer Arabella Webster disappears the day before her first showing at London fashion week. Her daughter Joanna, while attempting to find her, learns that her mother has been hiding a dark secret.
The community of Sereno Key has been shaken to the core by a gruesome, ritualistic murder. Detective Louis Kincaid is not convinced that the police have arrested the right man. His uncertainty is confirmed when two more bodies are discovered, each branded with the bizarre trademark of a serial killer.
A series of baffling murders that may be rooted in Satanic ritual has amateur sleuth Angie Amalfi and her policeman boyfriend Paava Smith mixed up in a deadly stew. The gourmet baker is called to deliver a confection to the mysterious owner of a decadent afterhours goth club.
13 people are mowed down in a Louisville restaurant. When it is established that the crime is the work of a professional assassin, Roy Prescott, an expert in hunting down criminals, enters the picture. Prescott draws the assassin into a cat-and-mouse game with escalating stakes.
Erika Conklin discovers that the faulty computer chips being produced by a major semiconductor manufacturer are due not to negligence but to sabotage. The FBI forces her to work for them, assisting FBI Agent Brent McClaine in investigating the source of the sabotage.
Tie-in to the new BBC TV series MURDER ROOMS: THE DARK BEGINNINGS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. In his first medical practice young Arthur Conan Doyle meets sweet Heather Grace. He is puzzled not only by the strange eye complaint she suffers but by her visions of a phantom cyclist who vanishes as soon as he is followed.
13 stories of famous sleuths taking their first steps in gumshoes and cracking their very first cases. Spillane, Jance, Jan Burke and Van Gieson have contributed, and Sharon Zukowski makes her short story debut.
The new Inspector Rebus. An Edinburgh student, daughter of a wealthy banker, is missing. Rebus finds a carved wooden doll in a small coffin and an internet role-playing game in the student's home and puts DC Siobhan Clarke onto the virtual trail that leads through cyberspace.
Once again Libertus is enmeshed in the murky politicking and scheming of wealthy Romans and the impact of their presence on the local and slave communities. And his own life will be endangered before he can bring the guilty parties to justice.
Cotswolds crime writer Melissa Craig must now solve the murder of her estranged father. Her mother's fingerprints are found on the murder axe.
Grandfather Gao, an elder in New York's Chinatown, asks PI Lydia Chin and her partner Bill Smith to deliver to Hong Kong the ashes of an old friend and a valuable jade figurine for his friend's small grandson. When they arrive in the city, they find that the child has been kidnapped and two separate ransom demands sent.
Forensic psychologist Michael Stone, although 8 months pregnant, takes over a sex offender therapy group in a correctional facility, only to find herself a target for one of the prisoners in her group. Soon she is fighting for her life against a vicious criminal network that might extend far beyond the prison walls.
DAY FOR DYING, ONCE TOO OFTEN, and DEAD AND GONE - volumes 13-15 in the Inspector Thanet series.
Meg Gillis, once an undercover vice cop, runs a security company on the edge of Beverly Hills. As a favour to her partner, she serves divorce papers on an abusive husband. But then she discovers she is being tailed.
Hard-nosed Southern lawyer Tom McInnes is on the trail of a mysterious Alabama mob - and his only source is a girl who has never trusted a man in her life. After witnessing a murder along the Gulf Shore, teenage runaway Carli Monroe risks the danger of being returned to her abusive father if she goes to the police.
The President has been kidnapped and a flock of Secret Service agents bloodily dispatched, so surviving agent Scot Horvath follows the trail to Switzerland and a top-secret military fortress.
35 of the best detective stories ever told, packed into 868 pages.
Top mystery writers Nancy Means Wright and Jonathan Harrington team up with romance writers Maggie Price and B. J. Daniels for four tales of love, betrayal and crime.
Ex-prosecutor, newly-elected senator Terry Mullally is drawn into a scheme of loose money and personal vendettas and must pull out all the stops in order to save his precious skin - after all, the world has no idea what he's done to get where he is!
After her husband is gunned down, New Orlean DA Kirsten Lord must flee a killer's vengeance, enrolling in the Witness Protection Program to protect both herself and her young daughter. Soon Lord realizes that with new enemies on the horizon there are only two people she can trust - her daughter, and Alan Gregory, the psychologist assigned to help her assume her new life. Recommended.
Maryland physiotherapist James P. Dandy is on his third Elderhostel vacation to be reunited with his lady love Dodee Swisher. An apparently accidental drowning is followed by the discovery of a second, floating body - that of a fellow Elderhosteler.
Dallas cop Courtney Bedell is the only person to survive who has seen the Fiddleback - a predator with a taste for human prey and an appetite for torture. Now, to save herself and those she loves she must match wits with the Fiddleback.
The laws of nature take a murderous turn when Park Ranger Anna Pigeon returns to the West, where she is sent on a training assignment to study Grizzly Bears in Waterton/Glacier National Peace Park. But when daybreak finds a boy missing and a camper dead, Anna must track the beast stalking the trails.
Anna Pigeon discovers a dead body at historic Mt. Locust, once a producing plantation and inn on Mississippi's Natchez Trace Parkway and now a tourist spot. It seems the deceased is the brother of Raymond Barnette, a local undertaker and candidate for sheriff, who wants this kept quiet.
Like his psychoanalyst father before him, forensic sketch artist David Weiss becomes obsessed with one of the victims of an unsolved double murder. He believes that if he could unlock Barbara's troubling, recurring nightmare - the dream of the broken horses - his solution would mark a watershed in his career.
Keller, the consummate pro, the hit man's hit man, has been in the business too long not to recognize what is rapidly becoming obvious: that he, himself, is another's rifle sight; that someone has put out a contract on him. Recommended.
Pesky chain letters from a mysterious "Sister Sophonisba" requesting money for a local hospital fund and threatening divine retribution against those who don't contribute suddenly become more ominous when a hospital director is murdered and the weapon turns up at the local post office. Harry and Mrs. Murphy investigate.
When Trade Ellis is hired to find a missing boy who escaped from juvenile hall, she thinks it's a clear case of a runaway. But as Trade investigates, she finds enough secrets in the town of Tuscon to blow the place to pieces.
Archaeologist and professor Emma Fielding has recently unearthed a 17th century coastal Maine settlement that predates Jamestown. But the dead body that accompanies it has embroiled Emma and her students in a murder investigation.
New York City Fire Department marshal Georgia Skeehan's mission is to stop a brilliant arsonist before he ignites Manhattan in a cataclysm of flames.
12th century Kent: Abbess Helewise and her friend Josse d'Acquin are featured. A man from London has taken over running the tavern on the main London-to-Hastings highway to the south of Tonbridge. He is not what he appears and his arrival ushers in a sequence of apparently unrelated but disturbing events.
A surprise blizzard dumps snow on the steps of Hitchcock Sewell's funeral home - and leaves behind the corpse of a murdered waitress as well. Hitch's television meteorologist girlfriend sees the crime as an opportunity to move into hard news, sending Hitch from low-life strip joints to high tone mansions. Recommended.
Hitchcock Sewell is up to his ears in murders, and the latest clue points to a Baltimore nightclub. There he meets a felonious artist, a Miles Davis-wannabe, an Ida Lupino lookalike, and one very irritated dance instructor. Put them all together and throw in a bag full of cash and an incriminating polaroid...
The newspapers dubbed her The Black Dahlia. Nathan Heller knew her - intimately - as Elizabeth Short. To discover the identity of the fiend who destroyed her, Heller must lay bare the terrifying truth behind Hollywood's make-believe facade.
Someone is determined to sabotage the literary festival at which Sophie Rivers is volunteering. Threats to the authors. The Director succumbs to a mysterious illness. And Sophie is being stalked.
The killer lives in a fantasy world of his own design. He invites young women into his home, and if they do not fulfill his fantasy, they die. Detective Touch Benson heard about the first ritualistic slaying from a woman who saw the grisly tableau - days before it happened, in a dream.
Marty Kalish has been accused of murdering his lover's husband. He had a motive. He was at the scene of the crime. He manipulated evidence to hide his guilt. He even confessed. But that's not the end of the sotry. That's only the beginning.
DS Wesley Peterson is unable to devote much time to the discovery of a corpse, apparently buried alive under a stone plinth 300 years ago. Instead, his attention is absorbed by the more recent fatal stabbing of a man at a popular holiday park.
An old friend, now Head of Entertainment at a television network, asks Benny Cooperman to protect her after a friend was murdered in her house. Benny travels to Toronto and poses unconvincingly as her executive assistant amidst a tangle of competing executives, back-biting lawyers, arrogant producers and hopeful hangers-on. And then another employee of the network is murdered.
Rayellen Stutch, the 30-something widow of an automobile tycoon, calls on Amos Walker to undertake a most unusual investigation. She has chosen to share her wealth with her husband's various mistresses and illegitimate children. As Walker locates the various individuals, he learns that a long life of power makes one many enemies.
2001 Shamus nominee. Detroit PI Amos Walker tracks a missing paperback writer from the 50s to a rustic motel cabin, where the crusty old pro is hammering out his first novel in decades on a battered typewriter. But when the writer winds up hanging from his own belt, Walker must uncover 40-year-old connections.
Small-town Minnesota bakery owner Hannah Swenson is head judge for a flour company sponsored bake-off. But then a fellow judge is found dead facedown in Hannah's celebrated strawberry shortcake.
The collapse of the South Sea Bubble in 1721 leaves a London mapmaker penniless. He is offered a chance to free himself from debt if he will take a package secretly to Amsterdam.
After two partners in a Kansas City law firm die under suspicious circumstances, a trial attorney investigating the case finds himself running through a maze of high-level corruption, sexual misconduct, organized crime and cold-blooded murder.
Theophilus, the member-in-good-standing of the Fool's Guild, travels the Adriatic coast acting as the fool's apprentice in the company of a duchess dressed as a man. Their mission is to find out why six good fools vanished in Constantinople.
In the same small town where HOTEL PARADISE is set, one young girl's unexplained death is intertwined with another young girl's attempt at making sense of her life.
Grisham returns to Ford County, Mississippi for the first time since TIME TO KILL.
Detective Inspector Ray Whitelaw finds a connection between the troubled past of a scared, unwanted boy and two murder victims. It appears to involve the Denstones - a glamorous actress and the rich local businessman she married.
May 1560: the court lutenist takes a plunge from a royal tower and Queen Elizabeth must search for a traitor and a conspiracy. Suspicion falls on the monarch's closest allies, and a vengeful enemy slips from the shadows intent on gaining the throne.
A young man is found dead in the woods. A wealthy manufacturer has committed suicide after his splendid fiftieth birthday celebration. In both cases, murder was just the icing on the cake. Ex-nun Christine Bennett investigates.
After her best friend is murdered, airline executive Alex Shanahan inadvertantly uncovers a black market for used airplane parts. But the man behind the scam doesn't want to be found - and he's not about to let Alex cause him any turbulence.
Claire Montrose attends her 20th class reunion and receives a mysterious heart-shaped box with her yearbook photo inside. Another box is found - in the limp hand of a former head cheerleader who's been strangled.
Simon Quarry, sought both by terrorists and the police, begins to exact revenge for the death of his wife and children. Ties in to the new movie starring Jeremy Irons.
Three men with one woman in common, and now that woman is dead. Dead, but not gone.
Dr. Lauren Chambers, with private investigator Nick Bradley, set off on a cross-country journey to find Lauren's inexplicably missing husband, and encounter a series of unsettling truths, including concealed identities, an assassin's vendetta, and murderous revenge.
Paris, January 1943: St-Cyr and Kohler are back in Paris after the strange and dangerous case in Avignon recorded in MADRIGAL. The telegram from General von Schaumburg, Kommandant von Gross-Paris, had exhibited the usual Prussian gift for brevity: RESTAURANT GARE DE LYON. TELL NO ONE.
A little girl vanishes soon after witnessing a drive-by shooting on Chicago's gang-torn South Side and being interviewed by TV reporter Georgia Barnett. Georgia, haunted by guilt, throws herself into a desperate search, dragging along news producers, support staff and one tough Chicago detective.
Ruby Rothman's temple is trying to establish a healthy new image - and their low-fat, low-salt matzo balls are to die for. Literally. The baseball coach is dead after consuming one of the healthy matzo balls prepared by Ruby's nemesis, Essie Sue.
On the brink of a month-long August vacation, Dr. Frederick Starks, a New York psychoanalyst, receives a mysterious, threatening letter. The unknown tormentor then lethally begins demonstrating the potential of his (or her) threats.
World War II England: manor house keeper Elizabeth Compton discovers something alarming in the church tower: the body of an American G. I. hanging from a bell rope.
Murders of elderly Holocaust survivors are somehow connected to the deaths of high school students in Israel and the West Bank. Palestinian-American detective Ben Kamal and Israeli detective Danielle Barnea discover clues leading from a former Nazi labour camp to modern biotech research. Recommended.
Not to be confused with MURDER AT MONTICELLO by Rita Mae Brown. Homer Kelly visits Monitcello for a Jefferson bicentennial. A former student is attempting to rehabilitate Jefferson's reputation, but is being thwarted by Tom Dean, a mysterious trespasser. Then the police arrest Deane as a serial killer.
Dennis Lenahan makes 80-foot dives into a nine-foot tank, performing in Tunica, MS, the casino capital of the South, when he witnesses a murder. The local Dixie Mafia warns him, "You talk, you're dead." Along comes Robert Taylor, a black gangster from Detroit. Robert has his own agenda for taking on the Cornbread Cosa Nostra and wants Dennis to come in with him.
Dismas Hardy's best friend, Lt. Abe Glitsky, has kept a secret from him - and everyone else. Hardy never knew that Abe had a daughter - until she was shot dead. It seems obvious that the heroin addict hovering over her body with a gun is the guilty party, and Glitsky has few qualms about sweating a confession out of him. But there is more to this murder - much more. Recommended.
1914. Verona North returns home to Devon from attending art school in London - to die, pregnant and with her body full of morphine. Her cousin, Nell Bray is disturbed. She discovers that Verona was consorting on one hand with a group of bohemian artists and anarchists, and on the other collecting information on suspected 'enemies of the state' for the secret service. Where did her real loyalties lie?
McCadden, still new in his job on the all-Ireland murder squad, must deal with the murder of a 97-year-old woman. She was found strangled and mutilated in a remote seaside village in west Cork. The local police are inclined to pin it on drifters after drug money, but McCadden isn't so sure.
In the middle of the worst snowstorm New York has ever seen, all pilot Kate Gallagher wants is to safely land her plane and get home to her daughter. But somebody has electronically manipulated the controls. One terrifying catastrophe later, Kate finds herself in a race against time - to clear her name and find the true culprit.
Inner city Bristol: Julius Spicer has just been murdered and 73 kilos of A-grade heroin has gone missing from the streets. DC John Cromer is mixed up with the beautiful Opal MacAlpine, Julius's stepdaughter. With his partner DS Vic Hallam he finds himself protecting Opal in a race to retrieve the heroin.
Covert government assassin Alex Whistler wants out and has 'borrowed' documents from his boss, Felix Aubrey, to ensure his continued good health. Now, with a time bomb in his hands, Whistler is cast into a maelstrom of death and chaos.
Greenwich Village is decked with snow and mistletoe in December, 1920. Prohibition may be the law, but the speakeasies are crowded with writers and artists, friends and lovers. In the midst of this conviviality, poet-sleuth Olivia Brown finds herself investigating the mysterious death of a young nanny, who was employed by one of Olivia's friends.
There's something fishy about the hound, a woman cries in the night, Guiness and Newcastle Brown are taken intravenously and the Berlin Philharmonic keep running out of things to play.
Quinn Barry is programming databases in the basement of the J. Edgar Hoover building when she turns up a mysterious DNA link among five gruesome murders. She uncovers a diabolical secret that will land her in the clutches of the madman who holds the secret to a conspiracy of unimaginable proportions.
Anna Diaz stops to rescue an injured dog late one night on a deserted highway. She delivers the dog to the nearest town. Too late she realizes Bitters, Texas is no place to be when you're trying to stay alive. When a woman's body is found in the burned-out ashes of an expensive sports car, Anna is forced to confess that she is not Anna at all.
An imprisoned con man gives up the ghost after sampling one of Magdalena Yoder's most famous dishes.
Max - a psychotic killer with as many personalities as there are ways to die... Irene Cogan - a beautiful psychiatrist whose greatest case may be her last... E. L. Pender - a veteran FBI agent in a relentless pursuit of justice, no matter what the cost.
A Black Mask mystery: mystery writers Chandler, Hammett and Gardner team up to solve mysteries. As narrated by Chandler, the latest case begins in East L. A. in 1936 with the discovery of a ritual suicide.
Halloween is approaching in Aleford, Mass., and minister's wife Faith Fairchild is excited about catering her church's restoration campaign kickoff at historic Ballou House. When a young woman dies moments after finishing dessert, Faith is suddenly in trouble: her business is in jeopardy and she is a suspect in a murder case.
New in the series of mysteries set in Victorian England. It's Derby day at Epsom Downs: the stately Lord Charles is there to photograph and his American wife Kate to collect material for her latest novel. But the race becomes life-and-death when one of the jockeys doesn't make it over the finish line.
Four women, who call themselves the Women's Murder Club, develop lifelong bonds as they work together to pursue a killer whose twisted imagination has stunned an entire city.
4th appearance of English art historian Jonathan Argyll and Flavia di Stefano of Rome's Art Theft Squad. The death of a client and another possible buyer of a minor 18th century painting put Argyll and di Stefano onto a secret from World War II.
P.I. Derek Strange has been hired to clear away the lingering doubts surrounding the death of a young police officer killed by fellow cop Terry Quinn. Quinn, tormented by guilt, joins Strange's investigation to learn if his own prejudices possibly led him to pull the trigger that night. Now the two men seek answers in the darkest, lawless sectors of Washington, D. C.
Derek Strange and Terry Quinn are hired to find a 14-year-old white girl from the suburbs who's run away from home and is now working as a prostitute. The two ex-cops think they know D.C.'s dangers, but nothing has prepared them for Worldwide Wilson, the pimp whose territory they intrude upon.
Pitt's testimony against a powerful murderer results in a demotion to the clandestine Special Branch in the dangerous East End, where he is to work undercover in Whitechapel, investigating alleged anarchist plots. He does not anticipate the horrors that will be revealed.
A series of vicious stabbings are somehow connected to an obsessive young woman who is beginning to be visited by the ghost of her boyfriend, recently killed in a train crash. Also involved are a gay Conserative MP who marries a childhood friend to avoid being outed, a radio talk-show host whose life is threatened by an eating disorder, and the first black policeman in the UK to rise to the rank of sergeant.
Before the 1943 Trident Conference, during a meeting between FDR, Churchill and Eisenhower, a body is discovered in the Lincoln Bedroom. Eleanor Roosevelt soon learns the victim was part of a plot to assassinate the President and launches a plan to trap the assassin.
While trying three defendants for robbery, a veteran female district attorney learns that one of them was developmentally disabled and was possibly exploited by his crime partners. Then the young man disappears. In seeking to learn the truth she becomes entangled with his attractive attorney.
D. A. Lilly Forrester has problems. Her ex-husband threatens to expose the horrifying personal vengeance she exacted six years ago, unless she helps him out of some serious criminal charges. A violent rapist she put behind bars is back on the street and looking for her. And her beloved daughter is the target of a dangerous madman.
Bill Smith learns that his 15-year-old nephew Greg has been arrested on the streets of New York City. Before he can find out what is going on, Greg escapes. With the help of his partner, Lydia Chin, he tries to find the missing teen. Bill tracks his estranged sister to a small town in New Jersey where nothing matters but high school football.
A freak accident at a kids' baseball game kills a five-year-old. The child's bereaved father demands that coach Jim Barry hand over his own son as a replacement - otherwise, the whole family will be slaughtered.
In 1840 New York City, a beautiful shopgirl is murdered. The discovery of her body in the Hudson River prompts young journalist Edgar Allan Poe to search for the truth behind an apparently motiveless crime. Joining Poe is the orphaned street urchin Augie Dubbins.
Native American psychologist Ben Pecos returns to the New Mexico pueblo of his birth to intern with the Indian Health Service. As he battles a mysterious killer virus, he looks into the death of the powerful tribal governor who opposed a casino on pueblo land.
John Deal finds it tough getting out from under his late father's shady past - especially when it's linked to a Miami mobster, his avenging son, and a hidden fortune.
Ella Clah, Navajo Police Special Investigator, is suspected of murdering her cousin and fellow officer, Justine Goodluck. Her fellow Navajo believe she has turned evil. The FBI agents and Navajo police she helped train are on her trail, using her own techniques to find her.
Once it was a swamp. Now Foggy Bottom is swimming with real estate sharks. When a man is found stabbed to death in this trendy D.C. neighbourhood, it is major news. Until three passenger planes are shot out of the sky by hand-held missiles. But those in law-enforcement, the media, and the most secret realms of government, scrambling for answers, will be shocked to discover a connection.
New Mexico rare book expert Claire Reynier is the victim of credit card fraud - and the chief suspect in the con woman's murder. The victim was an old college friend - and possessor of a first edition Herman Melville, now missing.
During a drug bust gone bad, Spokane, Wash. detective Caroline Mabry faces a psychopath and watches helplessly as he kills. Now, with her burnt-out partner Alan Dupree, she fights to preserve her sanity in the surreal circus created by the appearance of the maniac known as the Southban Strangler.
Short courtroom drama and suspense from some of the top female authors, featuring Peri O'Shaughnessey, Jonnie Jacobs, Margaret Maron and more.
Gregori Nowek's investigation of a half-billion dollar diamond heist in Russia leads to a deadly web of murder and intrigue.
Set in the seamy underbelly of New Orleans - former prosecutor Danny Chaisson confronts corruption and betrayal and takes apart crooked Louisiana politics.
Alfred Hitchcock is developing his latest film when he receives a painting from an old friend and director. Shortly after the friend is murdered. He pairs up with an LAPD detective and follows a trail that takes him from the mansions of Beverly Hills to the haunts of forgotten starlets and the docks of Long Beach Harbor.
Annie Wells is an officer with the Robbery and Violent Crimes Unit of the Halifax Regional Police who must deal with two seemingly motiveless and unrelated murders committed within 48 hours. As she investigates the crimes back into the town's dark secrets she gets caught up with a Scottish journalist.
Three women who set up an investment club are betrayed by a male friend and seek revenge.
Fellworth Dolphin unexpectedly inherits a sizeable amount of money when his miserly, cold-hearted mother dies. Where did she get the money? Was his long-dead father involved in a train-robbery? Who's the mysterious woman in the portrait hidden in his mother's wardrobe? Fellworth teams up with a girl named Maggie as they attempt to solve the mystery while keeping one step ahead of a cunning killer.
Sixteen stories of crime and cuisine from Bishop, Crespi, Crider, D'Amato, Danger, Diane Mott Davidson, Guiver, Hager, Hoch, Kaufelt, Kress, Tamar Myers, Newman, Resnick, Squire and Wolzien ... plus recipes.
Julia Havilland returns to her village, her military career under investigation, and begins to probe the death of a young woman and her six-year-old daughter nearly 15 years before.
It wasn't the rain that upset Carole Seddon during her walk on the West Sussex Downs. It wasn't the dilapidated barn in which she was forced to seek shelter. No, what upset her most was the human skeleton she discovered there.
A dinner party in Fedborough is enlivened by the discovery of a human torso in the cellar of the hosts. Jude, a guest at the party, returns later with her friend Carole, and questions the locals who, though ordinarily distrustful of outsiders, are surprisingly forthcoming.
Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and feline sleuth Mrs. Murphy investigate the suspicious death of the owner of the local salvage yard amid the season's phalanx of spring cotillions and festivals.
Divorcee Lee McKinney returns to Michigan to work in her aunt's chocolate business. But when a high-profile defense lawyer dies after eating a cat-shaped chocolate laced with cyanide, it's up to Lee to find out who tampered with the recipe.
Theodosia Brown, proprietor of the Indigo Tea Shop knows that something is brewing in the high society of Charleston: murder.
A few months into their marriage, David Beck's wife Elizabeth was abducted and killed by a serial killer. Now, eight years later, Beck's life is ripped apart again when an e-mail suggests that Elizabeth is still alive. The trail he follows to the truth is filled with treachery and each clue contributes to a case against himself as the killer. Now Beck must somehow elude the police and find the real killer.
Terence McCaleb (of BLOOD WORK) helps the LAPD develop a profile of a serial killer. The profile, unfortunately, best fits a suspect that McCaleb knows and has worked with in the past - Detective Harry Bosch.
Therapist Faith Cassidy's Los Angeles home is burglarized. When her stolen bomber jacket shows up at an impromptu block party - on a corpse - she is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery.
Deputy DA Nikki Hill returns for a high-profile murder case that takes hold of her life - and won't let go.
A hacker infiltrates the computers of his Silicon Valley targets, luring them to their deaths. In desperation the State frees a hacker and puts him to work with an old school homicide detective to find the killer.
Eureka, California, 1941: when police detective Zeke Banoon investigates a suspicious death, he threatens the political ambitions of Sheriff Thomas Culhane, who is launching a bid to become the state's next governor.
1923. Daisy Dalrymple matches wits with a mysterious band of kidnappers in an effort to locate an abducted American heiress.
John Lander is heir to his dying uncle's considerable fortune. But one close call with a not-so-stray bullet sends him to plump PI Desiree Shapiro. There are a number of suspects for her, including a motley crew of the uncle's potential beneficiaries.
McKenna hires a new crewman to help him get his sailboat back to Boston. But the crewman, Tom Cain, involves McKenna in a diamond-smuggling scheme. McKenna must first deal with Cain, and then with the people that Cain cheated, and then with his ex-wife Caroline.
Special Detective Marshall Bahr is challenged by the stabbing death of a homecoming queen. He has no clues and no suspects until the similar murder of a young girl leads him far from his home turf.
Montreal detective Emile Cinq-Mars (of CITY OF ICE) is invited to meet a woman at a familiar ice fishing spot and instead finds a corpse. Only the back of the head is visible, the remainder of the body concealed in the lake. Pulled up by the hair through the ice fishing hole the victim bears the mark of a single bullet through the neck. Emile pursues the victim's ties to a drug company into a complex universe peopled by macho cops, organized crime members, and a native rights activist.
5th in the Betsy Devonshire series. At this year's antique race, one of the drivers never makes it to the finish line. His car is found in flames, and Betsy and her friends must pin down a suspect. Includes a free cross-stitch pattern.
From the author of PEST CONTROL and ORGAN GRINDER. Jaundiced LA adman Dan Steele, in order to escape an enraged copywriter whose idea he stole, decides to masquerade as his twin brother, a Catholic Priest who travels the Third World providing emergency relief work and encounters the terrifying world of organized religion.
Vincent Rubio, velociraptor and P. I., returns for his second indescribable case.
Drew Looney, intrepid news reporter, has uncovered an immigration scam bordering on slavery. Georgina Fitz-Simons has landed herself in the unsavoury pocket of gangster Grillo Boylan. An ageing Glam rocker, an inconvenient corpse and a sinister Serbian hit man add to their troubles. But when the going gets tough...
When a celebrated biographer is brutally killed with a curious religious object, Dublin's Chief Superintendent Peter McGarr suspects a clandestine Catholic organization named Opus Dei - God's Work.
A female agent and a serial killer are linked by a secret past.
Thumps Dreadful Water is a Cherokee ex-cop who's trying to make a living as a photographer in the small town of Chinook. Then he photographs a dead body in a just-completed luxury condo resort built by the local Indian band.
An assassin wearing a leprechaun mask guns down the grand marshal of New York's St. Patrick's Day parade, and it's Danny O'Flaherty's Irish luck to be the only witness. He becomes doubly involved when the police accuse Danny's friend of being the killer.
Retired journalist Henry O, in Bermuda for a family gathering, is suspicious of the stories of a resort haunted by the ghost ofthe resort manager's husband, who had fallen from a tower to his death. When she sets out to unmask the ghost, she quickly finds that more is at stake. And then comes a second fatal fall.
After her brothers are killed one by one, Kate Rashid swears vengeance. Her enemies will pay - and this means Sean Dillon, Blake Johnson, and the President of the United States.
Two unlikely allies are in a desperate race to stop the perfect assassin. It is 1939, and a group of powerful men want to keep the US out of the approaching war - at all costs. The plan is to assassinate the King and Queen of England on American soil, destroying any hope of alliance between Great Britain and the United States - and ensuring victory for the Nazis.
The last thing the President's daughter saw before slipping into severe catatonic trauma was the brutal murder of her nanny and the Secret Service agent assigned to protect her. There is one person who can bring the girl out of her own nightmares and find the perpetrator: Melissa Riley, a former catatonia victim herself who must first conquer her own fears.
At the ceremony receiving renegade Episcopal priest Father George Wheatley into the Roman Catholic priesthood, a bomb explodes. Fortunately Father Wheatley arrrives late, but old Father Farmer dies in the tragedy. Now Father Koesler wonders: Who made Wheatley late for his own murder?
What could possibly spoil a cruise around Scandinavia? Darina Lisle is about to find out when the ship's purser disappears overboard - and rumours abound that he was murdered.
After Canaletto is commissioned to paint Badminton Park, the home of the Duke of Beaufort he is approaced by William Pitt, the Paymaster General, and asked to act as spy. Canaletto arrives to find the stately home the centre of domestric trouble that culminates in murder.
A forty year mole hunt in the CIA, featuring dirty tricks expert Harvey Torriti, known as the Sorcerer, and his Apprentice, Jack McAuliffe, recruited fresh out of Yale and learning tradecraft, and the real-life James Angleton. Recommended.
Covert-One operative Jon Smith and CIA undercover agent Randi Russell unearth a terrifying global conspiracy. A Serb terrorist has been dispatched from Russia to deliver vials of a deadly bacteria into the US to an unknown American government agent. Then both are found murdered and the bacteria stolen. Smith and Russell race against time to find the madman who has the bacteria.
Brother Bartholomew is called back to the sleepy Cape Cod town of Eastport to help solve another murder. A local woman has been murdered and the 10 million dollars in diamonds that she had with her when she died are missing.
A rash of brutal slayings is rocking Cleveland, a plague of terror linked to homicide Detective John Salvatore Paris's past.
A warrant, under the same treaty as that used by Spain against Pinochet, has been issued for the arrest of beloved ex-US President John Harris. The pilot of the Boeing 737 carrying Harris finds himself on a long and apparently endless search for safe haven, for a place to land.
51-year-old Nathan Smith is found with a bullet in his head. His young wife Mary is charged with the murder. Even her lawyer thinks she's guilty. Spenser is hired to find a defense for her but is running up against walls until a young woman, recently fired from her position at Smith's bank, turns up dead.
For twelve long years Rachel Beckett has been in prison for the murder of her husband Martin - a murder she swears she did not commit. But now she is free and ready to take revenge on her brother-in-law Daniel - the man she insists fired the fatal shot. Recommended.
When a little girl is shot on the steps of a San Francisco church, Detective Lindsay Boxer reconvenes the Women's Murder Club. They begin to suspect the killer may be an ex-cop, but nothing could prepare them for the demented logic behind his choice of victims.
Thomas Pitt has been forced to give up his holiday to monitor the bitter struggle between the Liberals and the Tories for one crucial London seat in Parliament. The Tory candidate is Charles Voisey, Pitt's nemesis in THE WHITECHAPEL CONSPIRACY. And the Liberal candidate was an attendee at a late-night seance that ended in murder.
Eugenia Potter travels to Rhode Island to collaborate on a Rhode Island cookbook with old friend Stanley Parker. However a tasting party results in Stanley Parker's death and it turns out that each of the six guests who brought a dish had a motive for murder.
Oceanographer Brock Garner rushes to the Arctic Ocean to help his ex-wife Carol. Her environmental research vessel has discovered a massive radiation leak from the under the ocean. Worse, this might be only part of a larger catastrophe: the first man-made Ice Age.
After Rebus blows up at his boss, DCS Jill Templar, he is taken off the investigation of a murdered art dealer and sent into exile to the Scottish Police College in central Scotland. There he must collaborate (to learn the value of teamwork) with a group of similarly misfit detectives on a makework case - an old unsolved crime. However, the Scottish Crime Squad needs him to act as a go-between with the gangster Cafferty.
Nine memorable stories, including the novella-length "High Mysterious Union", a dark gripping tale of obsession and bloodless violence in remote, rural England.
The new Eve Dallas thriller. Eve and Roarke's first anniversary is a reunion you won't forget.
Marin County PIs Emma Howe and Billie August are at odds over the case of mentally disabled Gavin Riddock, accused of killing his only friend. But when Emma's search for one girl's real mother, foiled at every turn by the girl's foster mother, leads her back to Gavin Riddock, she is forced to trust the instincts of her protege.
Sano Ichiro investigates the burning of a cottage belonging to the Black Lotus temple and finds that the three victims of the blaze were actually murdered before the fire even began. Starting with Haru, an orphan girl found at the scene, Sano's wife Reiko continues the investigaton. She discover a sect inside the temple which is involved with extortion, prostitution and hedonistic rituals. Recommended.
Philadephia all-female law firm Rosato & Associates goes up against a killer white-shoe old-boys firm. Taking the stage for Rosato is a young associate named Murphy, who turns in a virtuoso performance. But against her success in the courtroom is balanced her discovery of the fact that someone is gunning for her - literally.
Albuquerque CPA Charlie Parker stumbles across chilling information about her father and his work as a scientist during the Cold War Years. She now suspects that the fatal plane crash 15 years ago that killed both of her parents was murder.
Gabriel Allon, after losing his wife and daughter to the dangers that accompanied him everywhere, left Israeli intelligence and became an art restorer. But now his talents are required again, to thwart the plot of Palestinian zealots designed to destroy the Middle East peace negotiations.
Conclusion to the Vanished Child trilogy. Paris's Grand Necropolitan Theater, a horror theatre owned by would-be-filmmaker Count Andre du Monde, is suddenly stricken with a series of disasters. Now the actors assemble at Andre's Flanders castle to begin filming Andre's first production, but life and fiction intersect in the castle's medieval basements - as the Grand Necropolitan becomes a true theatre of horrors.
When a medium returns to the small town home where her childhood friend was killed, she intends to coax the secrets of the house out into the light - before the murderous force residing there makes both she and her friend's daughter its next victims.
From Lehigh, Pennsylvania comes Bubbles Yablonsky - a tube top wearing, gum snapping hairdresser turned gun toting gumshoe.
Software billionaire Rex Wyman has developed a 75 million dollar computer-operated racing yacht. But a series of baffling accidents throw the vessel's computer system into doubt. Gwen Weld, Wyman's girlfriend and a gifted computer programmer must find out whether these are just glitches - or a determined plot to kill Wyman.
True-crime reporter Molly Cates, in her 4th case, becomes aware of a terrifying plot to kill everyone in the Texas State Legislature--a conspiracy that only she can stop . . . if she can get there in time!. Recommended.
Dortmunder gets involved in a scam involving the switch of two 70-year-dead Indians. Central to the plan is ex-Vegas showgirl Little Feather Redcorn, great-granddaughter of the newly switched stiff. She will pose as the last remaining member of a tribe that is one-third owners of the largest casino in the east. When the remains are dug up, it will match her DNA. Recommended.
The slaying of Boulder's DA makes clinical psychologist Alan Gregory uneasy: Gregory's wife worked for the dead man. But the body is just the first in a story of crime and punishment, tragedy and retribution - and of human beings caught in forces beyond their control - forces sometimes within themselves.
London barrister Frankie Richmond makes a routine appearance at a magistrate's court and finds herself arrested for murder. She launches two desperate searches - one for the real killer, the other for a particularly elusive Sir Douglas Quintet track.
In the throes of America's Great Depression, Sister Rose must get to the bottom of a strange murder and a ghostly sighting that threatens to turn Shaker against Shaker and shatter their peaceful society.