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Please note that this listing is not exhaustive; we have many more (several hundred more) titles coming during this period.
Rebecca "Bex" Levy has seen her share of skating stars but 13- year-old Jeremy Hunt has more talent than skaters twice his age; he may be the best of the best. When his strangely protective father refuses to allow Jeremy to go to the Nationals, and the two vanish, Bex knows there's a better story off the ice than on.
From the author of the China Bayles series. Beatrix, an animal lover, has just bought a farm in England's beautiful Lake District. As she tries to win over the hearts of her fellow villagers, her animal friends set out to solve a mystery all their own.
PI John Blake's former girlfriend is found dead on the roof of New York's seediest strip club and he finds himself uncovering her secret life as a striptease queen.
PI Pauline Sokol, a former nurse, goes undercover at a local clinic to investigate fake insurance claims. The healers around her start dropping dead, and before she can say "streptococci" she is stuck in a true health care crisis.
A series of murders occurs near Wrightsburg, Virginia. The killer leaves a watch on each victim. Sean King and Michelle Maxwell (of SPLIT SECONDS) are working on a case involving an aristocratic and dysfunctional Southern family when they are deputized to the crime. They realize the two cases may be connected.
Carsley's beatific new curate, Triston Delon, seems to have taken a special interest in Agatha, but despite his charms, there's something odd about him. When he's found dead in the vicar's study, it's up to Agatha and John to investigate.
Ex-judo champion Sam Falconer is now a London investigator. She is asked to investigate a missing young girl in Oxford. Her investigation brings her to the closed world of the University. Soon it becomes clear someone is trying to frighten her off. And then, out of the blue, she receives a letter from her father, dead for 28 years.
First in a new series featuring gypsy culture. Annie Szabo is a young widow who works with Madame Mina, her fortune-teller mother-in-law to investigate the murder of an old friend. The two women must unlock a tapestry wild with lawyers, criminals and magic. At the centre is a strange Romani man, the Hummingbird Wizard.
Fans of the CAT WHO series will get, through this collection of stories, an intimate look at the private lives of the Siamese cats KoKo and Yum Yum.
Sir Edmund Leggett is flattered to be stalked by a young lady - who makes herself scarce after he is murdered in cold blood. The police hold the young woman to blame, but Inspector Witherspoon has other ideas and consults his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries who always gets to the heart of the matter.
Harry is thrown into turmoil when a childhood friend is found at the bottom of a cliff, barely alive. He can't believe she would try to kill herself, and his search for answers takes him deep into her life and his own.
Translated from the Italian. The Alligator, former blues singer and ex convict, catches a whiff of injustice when an art smuggler is arrested as a Colombian drug smuggling contact. He plunges into a familiar world of drug dealers, prostitution and corrupt officialdom in his search for truth.
Georgia Parish finds herself back in the oppressive heat and deadly wilderness of Far Northern Queensland after a plane crash. The plane was sabotaged. Who was the target? And why? Her search for the truth takes her into a harsh landscape, across oceans, and into crocodile-infested swamps.
As news of Richard the Lionheart's capture reaches England, an unknown woman who was brutally flogged awaits execution, and Abbess Helewise has the harsh, fanatical new priest Father Michah with her at Hawkenlye Abbey. Soon Father Micah, who has a long history of taking law into his own hands, is found murdered and lying in a ditch. Josse d'Acquin investigates.
Rebecca Bennett, estranged stepdaughter of a Las Vegas businessman, is hounding Captain Jim Brass to reopen his investigation into her mother Rita's death. No one is prepared for the CSI report that showed that the disinterred deceased is not Rita Bennett. Meanwhile Warrick Brown and Catherine Willows must investigate the sudden demise of Vivian Elliot, who appeared to die of unnatural causes.
Among the petty vandalism and pranks on Halloween night a police officer discovers the body of a small girl, dressed as an angel, concealed in a pile of autumn leaves. It looks as if the three-year-old was the victim of a hit-and-run.
Detective Constable Karen Sharpe investigates the killing of a policeman and an informant at a midnight rendezvous, a rendezvous that Karen was also supposed to be at. The prime suspect is a Bradford drug dealer who was the informant's boyfriend. But after they are hauled in for questioning, Karen realizes that this isn't about drugs - it's about her.
Milt Kovac is Prophesy County, Oklahoma's Sheriff. When a former girlfriend needs his help finding her missing son, he finds himself uncovering the deadly happenings at a religious retreat to weed out the killer.
Former 80s child star Jarrod Jarvis finds his quiet life in Hollywood Hills is in jeopardy after his friend is found dead, face-down in Jarrod's lap-pool.
[Vancouver author]. His family brutally murdered by a serial killer, Jack (a.k.a. the Closer) has become a vigilante. He hunts down serial killers, torturing confessions from them, and bringing closure to the victims' families and police case files. Can this avenger stop his ultimate quarry, an ingenious psychpath known as the Patron?
Business is booming at Clare Cosi's Village Blend, until her female customers start to die. Lieutenant Quinn is convinced that someone has an axe to grind, and his prime suspect is the new man in Clare's life.
A crime of passion strikes close to home when Gemma James and her best friend travel to Scotland, a land of mists and fine whiskey, of hidden pasts and dangerous secrets. Or so Gemma discovers when the unexpected meeting with her married friend's lover yields shocking - and mortal - consequences.
Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are called to investigate the murder of a woman burned beyond recognition. Two women are missing, a little girl is abducted, and no one is really what they seem. The detectives must discover the truth as innocent lives hang in the balance.
Dr. Tim Dare, a forensic psychologist, is a mess: his wife has left him to find herself, his mother is being sued for libel by a small-town mayor over a mystery novel, he's been made monitor of a man just released from a psychiatric hospital, a man he considers a psychopathic murderer, he's up before a disciplinary committee for "misplacing a file", one of his patients is "transferring" feelings to him rather too romantically, and now someone is threatening to kill him. Recommended.
Autumn 1380: Brother Athelstan is preparing for the Christmas mystery play when the master thief and cunning con man known as the Misercord arrives at St. Erconwald's. After a series of murders, the Misercord is arrested, but then found hanging in his cell.
A dark shadow lies across the Temple of Isis. The peace of this holy place has been disturbed. Four of the temple handmaidens have vanished without a trace. Lord Amerotke, Pharoah's Chief Judge, has to unravel the mysteries before further violence erupts.
Daisy Dalrymple is spending a reluctant Christmas in Cornwall with relatives and finds herself investigating a very haunting murder.
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.
12 years ago Daniel Ford was convicted of murdering his best friend. In a month he will be executed. Father John Rousseau has been entrusted with Ford's soul by the US government and together they will rake over the ashes of his past.
Dan Shaw (of DEAD MEN RISE UP NEVER) is tracking down a con man whose swindled a consortium of well-to-do Paradise Key clients out of twenty-two million dollars. But the con man and his sexy partner-in-crime are a lot slicker and lot more dangerous than Dan had imagined. The counter-sting set up in an Italian villa to snare the pair may end up trapping Shaw instead.
This year's needlework convention is tragically interrupted when one shop owner tumbles nine storeys to her untimely death. Betsy Devonshire, with Godwin and other knitting hands, must unravel the clues that will the bring a killer to rest ... for a long winter's night.
Jessica Fletcher is in Washington D.C. to support a new literacy initiative. At an event at a senator's home in Virginia, Jessica discovers the senator's chief of staff dead at the foot of a staircase.
Molly Doyle has set up an antiques business in California. The murder of a friend and fellow antiques dealer has shaken Molly to the core. Then Molly's long estranged sister leaves Emma, her 12 year old daughter, in Molly's care. When the unnatural death of another antiques dealer occurs, the intrepid Ms. Doyle is acting as a sleuth once again before a killer decides that she is the next item to be taken out of circulation.
Assistant District Attorney Jordan La Fontaine turns to her late husband's law partner to battle a fellow ADA in court after her teenage son is charged with murder. Meanwhile she uses all of her resources to begin her own investigation.
Hannah Swenson must investigate after her mother's antique Christmas cake knife is discovered buried in Martin Dubinski's new Vegas showgirl wife. As the snowdrifts get higher she combs Lake Eden for the killer.
Inspector Michael Green investigates the death of a derelict stranger who falls to his death from an abandoned church tower. When the victim turns out to be the lost son of a local farm family cursed in recent yers by tragedy, madness, and death, Green suspects something far more sinister is at work.
The cold, harsh winter of 1946: a murder in the wetlands is blamed on a young Polish veteran of Monte Cassino.
Ex-dancer Lindy Haggerty must solve a murder at the glitzy International Ballroom Competition in Atlantic City.
Detective Terry Orr believes that a madman has killed his wife and son. When Terry learns of the death of the madman's mother, he discovers a stunning truth about the woman he adored and the true nature of his obsessions.
London, 1757: Lord John Grey pursues two inquiries at once, seeking the elusive trails of a vanishing footman and a woman in green velvet. They lead him through a web of treachery and betrayal, from the bawdy houses of London's night-world to the drawing rooms, from a murdered corpse to the fleet of the East India Company.
Private eye Donald Lam investigates his own client's alibi for the night that a gangster's girlfriend vanished.
As a heat wave of epic proportions descends, the game begins again. Two girls have disappeared - and the clock is ticking. Rookie FBI agent Kimley Quincy knows she'll have to break some rules to beat an especially vicious criminal at a game he's had time to perfect.
Allyn, Rendell, Barnard, McBain, Dubois, Hambly, Howard, Oates, Rankin and Robinson are among those included in the 640 pages of last year's best stories.
When distinguished widower Raymond Harstein III moves into town and makes a play for the Puzzle Lady, Cora Felton is hearing wedding bells. But then the mail begins to appear: cryptograms whose solutions warn Cora off the match. Or do they?
Transplanted film critic Mitch Berger and resident State Trooper Desiree Mitry investigate after a movie star plunges to his death from a cliff just outside Dorset, Connecticut. As the press corps invades, their closest friend is implicated in the death.
Sequel to THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES. A madly mauled tramp and the footprints of a giant hound; the theft of Oliver Cromwell's bones; a sinister murder on the channel ferry; an illustrious personage who fears blackmail ... it is up to Sherlock Holmes to uncover the pattern connecting these bizarre events.
Meg Harris learns that the sudden arrival of float planes to a remote West Quebec lake is the beginning of a gold mine development. The mine splits the nearby Migiskan band into two opposing factions. Then Meg's friend Marie mysteriously disappears.
In the summer of 1944, Gretchen Gilman was working as a reporter at the local newspaper. Her assignments weren't very exciting - until Faye Tatum was found dead in her own living room. 2004 Agatha Award Winner.
American forensic pathologist Nora Gavin has been called to an archaeological site in the bleak midlands west of Dublin to assist at an excavation where a well-preserved Iron Age body has been found buried in a peat bog. Once again she must call on the help of Irish Archaeologist Cormac Maguire.
When the body of a middle-aged petroleum engineer from the CIA is found hidden on the Jicarilla Apache Reservation, the FBI grabs the case away from Chee. But now a lawyer is asking Leaphorn's help on the murder, trying to discover why Washington is interfering. Leaphorn's map lines are soon connecting tribal oil and gas royalties with a coke smuggling operation and an exotic animal ranch.
2004 Edgar finalist. A preacher's daughter is discovered murdered in an oil well in sleepy Washington County, Texas. Retired Texas Ranger Jeremiah Spur, teamed with deputy Clyde Thomas, is called in for the investigation.
Handford and Ali are investigating the plight of children in Bradford's criminal underworld are two are murdered and discover that a cold-blooded serial killer is at work.
As Portsmouth's Major Crimes Team prepares to take on the city's biggest drug lord, Joe Faraday must deal with the realities of modern day policing: compromise, betrayal, and corruption. And the fact that his son is facing a manslaughter charge.
Half Greek, half Scots investigator PI Alex Mavros is asked to trace a missing teenager. He doesn't see any connection with the recent violent killings afflicting Athens. While on the trail of the missing girl, he puts himself in grave danger when he discovers that the present day killings have their roots in the brutal military dictatorship of the past.
Jonas Lamb was a lost sheep. After a trail of broken marriages and an endless ride from fortune to bankruptcy and back again, he has one last chance to turn his life around. Jonas' son, a genetic engineer, has made a discovery which he named"Black Sheep" in honor of Jonas. This discovery could put oil companies out of business and turn the world economy on its head. There is only one problem: hit men, spies, and femme fatales want to stop Jonas from backing the discovery.
Two separate short novels, each set in a different city, by both authors writing together. In one Boston police investigate the death of a college basketball star, in the other a worker in a Santa Fe art gallery is murdered.
[Vancouver author]. Historian Gillian Adams, on a year's sabbatical, returns to her childhood home to care for her aged mother. However, the sleepy rural campus is shocked by the discovery of the body of a young female student on a lonely stretch of country road. Almost as shocking as the murder itself are the revelations that follow, leading police to conclude that the dead girl had been leading a bizarre double life.
An expert in the Romantic poets, Grace Hollister becomes an advisor for a local production of "The Vampyre". When accidents begin befalling the eccentric cast, culminating in the death of a society lady who was found with two puncture wounds on her neck, Grace wonders if a real vampyre is roaming the bucolic English village of Innisdale.
A salvage boat captain answers a mayday call from a yacht captained by a former lover and discovers that a woman aboard has been stabbed to death. The police are treating her as a prime suspect as she begins to dig, connecting the death with a strip club and one of South Florida's sleaziest criminals.
It has been six years since the stabbing death of her best friend when crime writer Molly Blume is shown a locket by a LAPD pal. It belonged to her friend and was found among the possessions of an aspiring actor after his overdose death. But Molly suspects that someone else is guilty.
Desperate for clients, Washington D.C. PI Leo McFarlin agrees to investigate threats received by a skating protegee and her controlling mother. While the letters seem harmless, Leo soon finds himself skating a dangerous line between life and death.
A child goes missing in a scenario disturbingly familiar to one that happened 7 years before. Two little girls involved in the earlier incident still haven't told anyone what they did or why they did it. Recommended.
A sudden surge in the deep chatter detected by US intelligence leads everyone to expect the anti-technology Lazarus Movement to make a bold strike. An attack on a nano-technology facility prompts Covert-One to find out more about the group.
American ambassador Stephen Metcalfe searches Moscow for the mysterious official known only as the Dirizhor. He hopes to persuade him to withdraw his support for a coup by hardcore Communists.
Psychic Mira Morales and her fiancee FBI agent Wayne Sheppard (of THE HANGED MAN and BLACK WATER) try to stop a psychotic killer in the woods of North Carolina.
Camilla MacPhee unearths a connection to a violent revolutionary group active two decades earlier after Laura, an old acquaintance, is claimed by an "accident". Camilla suffers a few blows to the head herself and discovers that people she's been talking to keep ending up dead. Someone will do anything to keep Laura's connections secret.
Detective Brian McKenna and Cisco Sanchez are looking for the killer of four violent drug dealers and thugs in two days, a vigilante killer who tortures his victims and exposes their crimes in the press under the name "Justice".
Swedish newspaper sub-editor Annika Bengtzon investigates Paradise, a foundation dedicated to people whose lives are in danger. She discovers that it isn't quite what it appears.
When murder turns up at a writer's convention, Jane Stuart is a suspect. With the help of her crime-solving feline Winky she attempts to clear herself.
Vermont's Joe Gunther and his team is forced to take wild risks and are driven to their very limits as they struggle to rid their community of heroin traffickers.
A mistake in Joe's early career comes back to haunt him when a hostage situation uncovers a murder weapon that Joe should have found. In fear of revealing his incompetence, Joe must undertake his most personal and dangerous struggle as he tracks a brutal killer who has run free all these years due to Joe's early failure.
Hip hop singer Tamar Valparaiso is kidnapped halfway through a performance on a luxury yacht. 87th Precinct's Steve Carella is assigned the case.
New York attorney Jennifer March is haunted by the mysterious death of her family on the night her father disappeared. Two years later, his corpse is found frozen in a remote glacier in the Swiss Alps. As she investigates in Europe, she is drawn into a web of deceit, murder, betrayal, and into a deadly conspiracy to hide a terrible secret.
Ex-FBI agent Jeff Talbot discovers four dead men and an envelope of clues linking his own family to the Four on the Floor murders. He must go undercover to catch the killer without becoming the fifth on the floor.
Former football player Zack Chasteen is trying to get his life together after two in a Florida Federal prison on bogus charges. But it all goes away when his girlfriend is kidnapped in the Bahamas and her ex-lover, a photographer, is murdered.
The sensational murder case that made the young Rumpole's reputation is for the first time told in full: Simon Jerrold is accused of murdering his father and his father's friend with a German officer's gun.
A note on the kitchen table was the last Jason heard from his girlfriend Amy. When finally he decided he'd given her enough space, he goes searching and discovers she had contacted a dark place in the internet and disappeared into it. He decides to lay a trap for the monster responsible and gets far more than he bargained for.
Tony and Brianna Lincoln just moved into Paradise. These urbane thrill killers are knocking off the neighbors one by one and Jesse Stone is next.
Homicide cop Tom McMichael must put aside an old family blood feud when 84-year-old city patriarch Pete Braga is found bludgeoned to death. Braga's beautiful nurse is a suspect - she says she stepped out for some firewood, but key evidence suggests otherwise. The investigation soon expands to include Braga's business, his family, the Catholic diocese, an Indian casino, a prostitute, a cop, and McMichael's own family. Recommended.
California in the 1960's. The body of the lovely Janelle Vonn is discovered in an orange packing house. In the changing world of 1968, each brother is trying to find Janelle's killer. As the suspects multiply and secrets are exposed, the Becker brothers are drawn deeper into the past and closer to danger.
Alex Cross has a new job with the FBI. His first case is an all-woman team of kidnappers who have been snatching successful, upstanding men and women right before their families' eyes and possibly selling them into slavery, forced to work long hours in intolerable conditions, without even high-speed internet access.
Sequel to NO GRAVES AS YET. In April of 1915 Chaplain Joseph Reavley is in the trenches in France. He finds a dead war correspondent, apparently killed by one of his own compatriots. Meanwhile his brother Matthew, an intelligence officer in London, continues his quiet search for the sinister figure they call the Peacemaker.
Sonia Samarth opens a detective agency in exotic Pune, India to use Hindu astrology to solve mysteries. Clients begin streaming in: a TV personality; a bride-to-be; a missing husband with suicidal tendencies. All these are apparently isolated experiences but bound by an invisible thread. And soon Sonia will have to look closely at her own stars - because a notorious international criminal has developed his own plans for her future!
Rebus investigates the murder of an illegal immigrant in a bleak Edinburgh housing scheme: a racist attack, or something else entirely? He is led to an asylum seekers' detention centre and into the sleazy Edinburgh underworld.
As a violent storm rages over the small town of Winter's End, Sheriff Townsend comes upon a chilling scene - a young man, knives in his hands and the body of a woman at his feet. The enigmatic suspect refuses to answer questions and, bizarrely, there is no forensic evidence to link him to the crime. So Townsend calls Alex Rourke back to his sleepy home town in north-eastern Maine after an absence of 20 years. Rourke - ex-FBI interrogator turned PI - is an expert in murderous minds.
Now officially deputized, 92-year-old Victoria Trumbull is the first to notice something wrong in West Tisbury's cemetery. Then a request to disinter a coffin leads to an empty grave.
Sixteen short stories, including a previously unpublished Inspector Banks novella.
A group of New York City childhood friends live in the shadow of the past. But a reporter's suicide and a colleague's search for answers in the aftermath of a horrifying tragedy will finally penetrate their silence.
When a terrorist attack devastates London, Tara Chace will do her duty for Queen and Country. She is Head of Special Operations for the Secret Intelligence Service, but she will still kill a man. And when they retaliate she will use herself as bait.
After a master thief retires to an island paradise, an FBI agent arrives to ensure that he's making good on his promise. When a sexy local cop enters the fray, a new game of cat-and-mouse ensues. A new film opening November 2004.
A CIA contract killer takes up an offer he can't refuse and discovers World War II's longest-surviving - and most disturbing - secret.
The new adventure featuring computer hacker Kidd. The superhacker named Bobby has disappeared. This could compromise Kidd, so he goes looking. When he finds Bobby dead, murdered, Kidd is drawn into intrigue that involves compromised government security.
Is there a connection between the horror-rock group Ghoul in Vancouver, an orgy of killings in London, and the twisted fantasies of an old Rhode Island family?
Devastated by the news that an old school-friend, Suzy Palmer, faces execution in Louisiana for the murder of her children, London rabbi Deborah Hirsh enlists the aid of her former classmates in an attempt to get her off. As the friends piece together events they come to realize that one of their number has betrayed her.
In 2006, the most avante-garde movement is using live people as artwork. The models are required to stay in a pose for 10 to 12 hours and as art pieces, they are also for sale. The darker side to this movement is the use of these models for films where art is being tortured and killed. The killer must be found before this hyperdramatic art is put on show.
Editor Marshall Webb and reformer Rebecca Davies reunite to comb the underside of turn-of-the-century New York to uncover a murderer.
New in the Lydmouth series: DCI Richard Thornhill investigates when a retired GP is found dead, a gentleman's yellow kid glove, slightly gnawed by rats, is found nearby.
2nd mystery featuring Natalie Price, who runs a halfway house for ex-convicts about to be released into society. She is determined to help convicted murderer Lynn Ingram make a peaceful transition back to society, but a few weeks later Lynn is savagely attacked and left in a coma.
Helen Hawthorne has just found her new calling as a telemarketer. During a phone survey to the home of Henry Asporth, she overhears an argument, a scream, then dead air. Soon Helen is in over her head chasing clues and trying to avoid a close call with a killer.
Detective Caroline Mabry is pitted in a battle of wits against a mysterious yet oddly familiar figure who wants to confess to a murder.
Detective Caroline Mabry descends into the nightmarish underworld of Spokane, Washington. As the bodies pile up, Caroline enters the all-male world of serial-killer experts. It is one of the most disturbing and distinguished fiction debuts in years.
It's just another night for Teddy Clyde: boost a car and cash in the next morning. Along the way, pick up a nice bonus like Natalie, a strip-club waitress. Unfortunately, the Porsche has a body in the trunk and a psycho hit man is looking for his lost corpse.
Former D.C. cop Leigh Ann Warren is starting a new job and is looking forward to blissful wedded life. Someone is not willing to let her escape so easily. The lethal adversary with a grudge begins with a series of petty harrassments but quickly graduates to murder. Leigh Ann realizes that the only way to take back her life and stop the terror is to beat the killer at her own twisted game.
Alan Gregory, a Boulder, Colorado therapist, becomes the prime suspect when a patient is found dead, along with a diary expressing her sexual obsession and involvement with him.
Repairman Jack takes on two cases at once. The first is a nun who is being blackmailed by someone with photographs she doesn't want made public. The second is an old woman whose son, a recent convert to a secretive cult, is missing.
July in Seville: Javier Falcon is called to a crime scene in an affluent suburb of the city. Although it appears to be a suicide pact, Falcon believes it has been staged by a murderer. Then there are two more suicides, one the head of the Sex Crimes squad at the Seville Jefatura.
Stone Barrington is joined in Manhattan by Holly Barker. The lady police chief of Orchid Island, Florida, is on the trail of an evil fugitive from her jurisdiction.
A sleepy Arizona town on the Mexican border is populated with men and women animated by dreams of great wealth and glory.
1932: Former Scotland Yard inspector John Madden is now a farmer in the Surrey countryside. Then he discovers the mutilated body of a small girl, hidden in a wood. Uneasy at the direction of police enquiries and convinced the killer has struck before, he quietly begins his own investigation. It will involve not only Scotland Yard but also the world of secret agents - and the German police.
Agatha Raisin goes pro, opening her own detective agency. Her first client is the wealthy Mrs. Laggat-Brown, with a complaint of a death threat against her daughter. The case doesn't go well for Agatha, as she alienates her friends and flirts shamelessly with the chief suspect.
Crossword editor Belle Graham and her PI partner Rosco Polycrates must follow a trail of crossword clues to make sure three convicts - disguised as Santa Clauses - are caught red-handed.
After a twister tears through the sleepy town of Promise, Oklahoma, three mutilated bodies are discovered in a farmhouse. Police Chief Charlie Grover delves into a high-tech, high-risk search for a cunning criminal who has conspired with the power of nature to commit and conceal unspeakable crimes.
Homicide detective Harry Dymes (of THE VATICAN CONNECTION) is caught in the crossfire between the FBI, the Russian mafia, and Chinese terrorists. He is out to stop the killing once and for all, otherwise the whole world may lose.
Jane Arnold, Master of Foxhounds, must deal with the discovery of the murdered body of Sam Lorillard, former shining star and Harvard Law school alum, lately an alcoholic. She comes up with a link to what appears to be an unrelated scandal at a rival club.
Santa Ana bounty hunter Dev Shannon (of THE CRIMSON HIT) must help an old friend accused of murder, retrieve a yacht hijacked to Costa Rica, retrieve a lapdog stolen by a divorcee from her husband, and dodge a lethal sniper.
Interior decorator Erin Gilbert is engaged in a friendly design contest with a competitor when she discovers that someone has already come up with the perfect design - for murder.
New Orleans scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand's pre-wedding party is overshadowed when a friend's intended groom is murdered. Carmela must help her friend pick up the pieces while wrapping up a murder that has more than one loose end.
Jane and best friend Shelley Nowack must make things "write" when malicious mischief makers cause chaos - and spill blood - at a local mystery writers convention.
Jane Jeffry's best friend, Shelley and her husband buy a run down theater and donate it to the drama department of the local university. Shelley tries new caterers for snack suppers for theatre volunteers. A cast member is found dead and Jane and Shelley speculate about the crime and the cast.
Joe Sandilands (of THE LAST KASHMIRI ROSE) searches for clues to a murder in the Himalayas amidst the aftermath of the First World War. Recommended.
Marla Shore, professional hairstylist and amateur sleuth lands a case close to home when her pet loving neighbor named "Goat" disappears leaving his animals and a dead body behind. Marlo recognizes the distinctive highlighting on the corpse as the work of stylist Cotter Corrigan. It becomes dangerous for Marla as she gets closer to uncovering the hair-raising secret someone would kill to keep.
Joanie Brewer knows who is responsible for the rape and murder of her beautiful teenage daughter, and she will do whatever it takes to nail him.
The first installment of a new series features Abby Knight as the proud owner of her hometown flower shop. A new low-cost competitor is killing her profits and a black SUV has rammed her vintage Corvette in a hit-and-run. She is determined to track down the driver when the trail turns deadly and the next flower arrangement may be for her own funeral.
Two related novellas, published together for the first time.
Detroit alcoholic lawyer Charley Sloan tries to jumpstart his failing career by defending the infamous Dr. Death, accused of helping his patients die.
Bernadette Simmons goes to work for her sister Libby's catering business in New York. They are doing a high school reunion with a Dracula theme, when the guest of honour, a bestselling author of vampire books, takes a sip of water and drops dead. Seven recipes included.
Goldy Schulz finds herself a victim of threats, rumours, and violence. It seems that her ultra-charming ex-husband, Dr. John Richard Korman - a.k.a. "the Jerk", had his prison sentence commuted by the governor of Colorado and has now been released.
Passed over for promotion, disillusioned Air Force investigator Major Burton Webber has resigned from the service to work in the red-light district outside South Korea's Osan Air Base. When an old friend approaches him about solving the brutal murder of an Amerasian bar girl, Webber reluctantly agrees.
A collection of his stories.
Banished NYPD cop Eddie Dunne knows his daughter Kate has been kidnapped by the Russian mob for something he's done. With the help of a tough woman cop, he is on a 12 day race against time to save his daughter.
A couple conducting their illicit love affair in front of a video camera on a Long Island beach are interrupted by a terrible explosion. They flee with the camera as the police cars approach. The explosion was the crash of Flight 800. Five years later John Corey is looking for that camera.
When Ingrid Beaumont, a flaky but prolific songwriter, attends her high school reunion, the party is cut short when a fellow classmate is found murdered. Ingrid finds herself piecing together the facts in order to discover the murderer.
Daring American journalist, Nellie Bly, has wired astounding news: Irene's mother is the target of an assassin. Irene insists that she doesn't have a mother, but a series of killings draws her back to her native country where she must race a murderer to find her mother.
The 56 short stories in the order of appearance, edited with preface and notes by Leslie Klinger, in a two volume box, 1300 pages in total.
Philip Damon and his orchestra are in L.A. for a gig at the Coconut Grove. When his trumpeter is found washed up on the shore, he sets out with Hercules Platt,ex-cop-turned-sax player, to help him find the hidden truth behind Hollywood's facade.
Alexandra Barnaby is looking for her younger brother Bill in Florida's South Beach, following his trail of broken-hearted bimbos. And she is being followed by Sam Hooker, who believes that Bill stole his boat.
Food writer Carolyn Blue learns that foul play and not foul food is the reason behind the artistic director's death due to bad guacamole. The scorned soprano at the opera party admits to mixing the guacamole but Carolyn uncovers some unsavoury secrets that lead to a full menu of suspects.
Tweed searches for the unknown killer responsible for four deaths. Two of them are discovered on Dartmoor, near the mansion of Drago Volkanian, Armenian founder of a giant supermarket chain and armaments plant.
Is al-Qa'eda about to attack London? Who is the traitor in Britain manipulating his opponents mercilessly? Tweed knows that time is running out, but bureaucrats are road-blocking his every move. What is the target? When is the attack?
Alan Morrell injures his wrist and so jockey Lee Finney takes his place. Lee is killed in a fall. Alan knows that from the way the money was placed on the horse that someone knew it wouldn't be running to form. Someone very dangerous.
A belated honeymoon for Joan Spencer and her husband, Lieutenant Fred Lundquist, turns grisly when Fred's mother witnesses a murder. When her mother-in-law cannot identify the killer, it is up to Joan to sort out the secrets in the peaceful town of BIshop Hill.
Jacobia Tiptree discovers home repair is homicide when she uncovers two corpses while refurbishing the notorious Harlequin House.
The Somerfords are the kind of family other people envy: successful husband, beautiful wife, a new baby, lots of money, and a gorgeous house. However, unsettling family secrets emerge when Ian Somerford's secretary is found dead at the foot of an apartment block.
In this sequel to RED ANGEL, the patients at a hospital for the criminally insane take over the facility and lock their former doctors in cages.
Amidst a lavish Yuletime celebration, one of the queen's kitchen staff is found dead.
AD 79, Pompeii. The engineer Marcus Attilius is faced with major problems. He has been placed in charge of repairs to a great aqueduct, but suddenly the water in the aqueduct has ceased to flow. And there are other problems, too...
A beautiful young businesswoman is fatally wounded on the streets of New York. With her last words she identifies her assailant. Or does she? Arch Gold, dedicated public defender, gets the biggest case of his life when he's assigned to represent the accused killer, a young black kid from Harlem who claims he's innocent. Nominee for Edgar Best First Mystery.
C.J. Townsend, an elite prosecutor, faces the most lethal predator she's ever encountered. The inspiration for this debut novel is from the author's own experiences as an Assistant State Attorney.
When her elderly student, pigeon enthusiast Dom Tomaselli, takes a fatal flight from a rooftop, soon-to-be-wed Bel's investigation threatens to make her a clay pigeon in a killer's sights.
Inspector Decimus Webb's investigation of the "Railway Murder" brings him to the newly formed Metropolitan Line, through the slums of Victorian London to the Holborn Refuge, a home for "fallen women" and to Clara White, a respectable servant who has her own tragic and shameful history.
Dry cleaner Mandy Dyer's friend Laura discovers, after a meal at a local mountain-top restaurant, that someone has taken her coat and left one in its place. It bears an unfamiliar dry-cleaning mark. Then a dead body turns up dressed in Laura's missing coat.
Naked except for a pair of handcuffs, a university coed is found dead on a snowy roadside just west of Boulder. The handcuffs belong to a powerful federal judge, now wanted for murder. The judge taps criminal defense attorney Jackie Flowers to lead his defense.
Ingeniously framed for a July 4th murder, Maine kennel owner Jack Field must solve the killing to win his independence - even though everyone from a powerful tycoon to a passel of pro assassins wants Jack and his doggie pals dead.
Seth Mornay is called to duty when the disappearance of a ten-year-old sparks the largest missing person investigation ever in Scotland. When the boy's murdered body is found, Mornay must find the killer while juggling the jealous hatred of one boss, the political machinations of another, and his ever-complicated love life.
Weeks before Christmas in Upper Peninsula, Michigan, Lakota Deputy Sheriff Steve Martinez investigates the suspicious death of skilled camper and hunter, Paul Passoja, apparently the victim of a bear attack. The more Steve investigates, the deeper he sinks into a mystery as old as the town itself.
An anthology of original stories revealing what Sherlock Holmes was up to in the three years after he disappeared over Reichenach Falls. Peter Beagle, Rhys Bowen, Bill Pronzini, Carolyn Wheat and Michael Collins are among the contributors.
After an elite Boston DA is found murdered in his juridstiction, small-town police chief Ben Truman takes his investigation into the tough Boston neighbourhood of Mission Flats. He uncovers a secret history of murder and retribution stretching back twenty years. Winner of the 2003 John Creasey Award.
When a powerful drug baron starts killing off his witnesses, a detective in an elite undercover squad faces his most dangerous assignment yet: go undercover in a top security prison.
Phoebe Rain's sadistic ex-husband lies in a coma a 1000 miles away--a coma she put him in the last time he tried to kill her. She is receiving phone calls from a twisted man who vowed that he would never let her get away. Phoebe turns to her neighbor, Dr. Alan MacKerrie even though she knows there is no escape.
Ex-homicide cop Frank Quinn is attempting to retrieve his damaged reputation by capturing a New York City serial killer who targets couples.
Private eye Alo Nudger discovers that the only connection between victims of a St. Louis killer is the special phone equipment that a group of lonely people use among themselves. He falls for a woman who may become the next victim.
In two short weeks, Crystal Ryerson, the assistant director of Shady Hills Public Library has proved herself a meddler. Popular, she is not; however, it is shocking when a book shelf comes toppling down on her. Someone had removed the bolts on the bookcase and Jane is searching for a murderer amongst her library reading group.
Lilly Rose Cleary is a tough as nails partner for a law firm that represents fat-cat physicians in malpractice cases. She is also an obsessive-compulsive health nut who has a bad habit of tripping over dead bodies. She is ambushed in her office. Who would attack a tofu-eating attorney and why?
A protest group hits the headlines when unrest at a women's peace camp explodes into murder. Already on the scene, journalist Lindsay Gordon finds herself peeling back layers of deception surrounding the protest and its opponents.
Freelance journalist Lindsay Gordon is strapped for cash. Why else would she agree to cover a fund-raising gala at a girls' public school? But when the star attraction is found garroted with her own cello string minutes before she is due on stage, Lindsay finds herself investigating a vicious murder.
Ex-cop Danni Hawkins didn't believe that her father was murdered until she heard his final phone message. With the help of an ex-Army Ranger she must uncover the tracks left behind by an elusive killer.
On a New York reservation, FBI Special Agent Anna Turnipseed and BIA Investigator Emmett Parker find the broken body of a community elder who seems to have fallen out of the sky--much like the woman in the Oneida creation myth.
Terrorists are threatening to detonate bombs in the world's major cities unless their demands are met. Alex Cross is stunned to see a familiar face in a surveillance photo near one of the sites.
An anthology of all-new Dickens inspired mysteries by ten of today's masters of mystery including Marcia Talley, Peter Tremayne, Bill Crider, Carole Nelson Douglas, and others
Brendan finds, along with the dead body of his neighbour Andrew Whitty, the manuscript of a masterpiece novel written by Whitty. Brendan is an aspiring writer, but it is easier to sell a book already written than to write one himself.
An investigator with the Capital Defender's Office and harried mother of two, Emma Price is determined to find the killer of an old friend and political activist, even if it means combing the darkest corners of her own past.
An anthology of thirteen moody stories as unpredictable as the jazz music it celebrtes. Includes stories by Micheal Connelly, Peter Robinson, Laura Lippman, Julie Smith, and others.
Mix Cellini is obsessed with the life of a local serial killer and his small library is composed entirely of books on the subject. His landlady has her own library of books, with which she is consumed. But Mix is also obsessed with a beautiful model who lives nearby - a woman who would not look at him twice.
Teacher Amanda Pepper is now moonlighting as a private eye. She is hired to look into the past of a young woman after a client receives anonymous letters suggesting that her future daughter-in-law was involved in the violent deaths of several men.
1355: it is time for Yusuf, student to Isaac the physician, to leave for Grenada. But his attempts to acquit himself appropriately in his cousin's court are challenged by two narrow escapes from danger. Fleeing for his life, he heads for the only true safe haven he knows.
Isaac of Girona's daughter postpones her wedding after he's summoned to aid the Bishop during his time of illness. But he must put his detective skills to use when a stranger arrives at the palace with an urgent message for the Bishop and then dies before he can deliver it. Recommended.
Kate McKinnon, former cop turned art historian, is asked by the NYPD for advice on two gruesome murders where an oddly colored painting was the only clue. Kate wants nothing to do with the case until she receives a deadly personalized message from the colorblind killer.
With a case that epitomizes New Russia, Arkady Renko is called to investigate the suicide of billionaire businessman, Pal Ivanov. Arkady uncovers hidden demons and byzantine international plots that drove Pal to his death. The trail leads to the Zone: the area surrounding Chernobyl. In that ghostly world he uncovers crimes and secrets about his nation.
Retired government operative Mako Hooker is now a fish boat captain trawling the Bermuda Triangle. When fellow fishermen begin to fall prey to horrible maulings by a mysterious sea entity, he investigates with the unwitting help of his fishing partner Billy Bright and encouragement from a dazzling movies heiress.
A forensic psychologist is on the run, accused of strangling his lover. He hopes to prove his innocence - but is he really so innocent?
Parker, the classic anti-hero, is forced to reconsider his life's work. However, he is called in for the heist of a lifetime - a bank job.
Episcopalian priest Reverend Kathryn Koerney and Chief of Police Tom Holder are called to investigate a mysterious murder in England's Datchworth Castle.
In this 20th novel featuring Boston attorney, Brady Coyne. Brady gets caught in the middle of a potential political scandal, when his quest to uncover the truth behind a murder leads him to face the deadly consequences of a decades-old tragedy.
Minotaur, 9.99 pb. Cloistered in the middle of a New Mexico desert with a few nuns and a dying station wagon"the anti-Chrysler", Sister Agatha is cut off from the outside world...that is until the chaplain is poisoned and the local sheriff comes to investigate.
Lee Nez, Navajo vampire and state police officer is investigating smugglers bringing in silver andjewels from Mexico. Lee's partner FBI agent, Diane Lopez, must help kill shapeshifters and vampire assasins without revealing Lee's true powers.
A servant has been murdered and the baby in her charge abducted. Fidelma the advocate from Cashel has solved worse crimes - but this time, the missing child is her son.
The Christmas of seasonal slayings and holiday homicide are featured in this collection of four novellas by Steve Brewer, Catherine Dain, Mat Coward, and Linda Berry.
Holiday-themed suspense from four mystery and romance writers: Christie Ridgway, Katherine Hall Page, Judi McCoy, and Joanne Pence.
Marcus Corvinus is to conduct an unofficial investigation into the attack on Parthian Prince Phraates. The attack is followed by the murder of one of the Parthian delegation and a full diplomatic incident threatens.
When an elderly woman is gunned down on the street, the resulting police investigation leads to places no one could have expected, and may actually endanger national security.
Single mother Jessie Cline moves with her 11 year old son to a remote village on the Strait of Juan de Fuca to become assistant police chief, thinking she has found a safe haven for her small family. But tentacles of danger entangle a powerful senator, accuse a famous artist of a heinous crime and place Jessie in national media headlines - and in harm's way.
AI Personality Turing Hopper learns that criminal Nestor Garcia's credit card has been doing a lot of shopping lately. She discovers that the loot has shown up at an empty bungalow and gets her human friends to stake out the place. But that leads to one of them being in the wrong place at the wrong time and getting charged with murder.
No sooner do three elderly British thespians enter the taxidermy shop "Stuff Yours" than they discover a dead body, a live kitty in a cage, and flames bursting from the back room.
A raucous group is protesting the relocation of a local Civil War cemetery when their leader turns up dead. Meg and Quill must catch a killer before another VIP is greeted with an untimely RIP.
Halloween comes to Cobb's Landing with deadly tricks. The body of the police chief's teenage son is found on the annual Halloween pumpkin float and full-time mayor Peggy Turner must turn part-time sleuth to catch the culprit.
When a woman's body is fished out of the East River, Molly Murphy fears it's a missing society girl. Then her sometime beau, police captain Daniel Sullivan, reveals that another corpse may be the girl's scalawag lover, Mike Kelly. But Molly has to know their identities for certain, and descends into the underworld of the gangs of New York.
Ursula Blanchard, half-sister to Elizabeth I, is summoned by the Duke of Norfolk. Ursula travels to London with her husband and young daughter Meg to meet a possible future husband for Meg. By chance Ursula discovers that the Duke of Norfolk knows a Florentine baker named Roberto Ridolfi who may be mixed up in a plot against Elizabeth I.
In his latest mission Jeffrey Fuller, commander of the submarine USS Challenger, will go head-to-head against his most dangerous adversary yet - his own allies.
Stephanie has been living life as her alias Petra to the full. Having completed an intelligence contract in St. Petersburg she returns home, but civilian life eludes her when she is lured to France by the call of a friend in need.
Hollywood comes to Michigan when a film producer decides to turn a local author's romance novel into a blockbuster. Although the movie mogul's chocolate labrador is charming, Lee McKinney thinks the producer's talk is a bunch of sweet nothings and she is more suspicious when she stumbles upon a dead body.
DI Steve Madden doesn't believe in second sight until psychic Lavinia Roberts is found brutally murdered. Did she forsee her own horrific death?
It's 1942 and Michael O'Sullivan has returned from the Bataan jungles as a battle-scarred veteran. He returns to Chicago and his old war against the Capone mob.
Paul Shanahan - part-time marine surveyor, arms dealer, suspected intelligence operative and full-time scoundrel - must somehow outwit the IRA, CIA, British Intelligence, a deadly Palestinian terrorist, and the ghost of his lost love to hold onto $5 million in gold and stop a rogue state from launching a war.
Dirk's 23-year-old twin children are about to help their father in the adventure of a lifetime. His daughter, Summer is a marine biologist and Dirk (jr.) is a marine engineer. The twins are in the NUMA underwater enclosure trying to discover the cause of brown tide off the coast of Nicaragua. Evil is at work and the brown tide is a by-product of a world threat.
Dirk Pitt and his children seek two Second World War era Japanese submarines. They carry a dangerous virus that must be kept out of the hands of a madman.
Weeks before Christmas, Dorothy's best friend's gentleman caller is found dead in the town museum. Bill Fanshawe, curator of the Sherebury museum has disappeared, and the holiday shopping has to wait.
A new series featuring Mrs. Hudson, Sherlock Holmes's housekeeper. Mrs. Hudson and Flottie, the orphan girl in her care, take it upon themselves to pursue an avenue of investigation of one of Holmes's clients. This is a man lately returned from the Far East, complaining of being the target of a lethal Sumatran curse.
Local history teacher Lou Cameron has disappeared and Farrell County sheriff Frank Decker is led on a strange and twisted trail, culminating in a face-off with a killer.
Irene Adler, American opera singer, and her faithful chronicler, Nell Huxleigh go on a dangerous journey to uncover Irene's past. Nellie Bly and Sherlock Holmes are also drawn into the search that leads to California in the late 1890s to uncover the secret of Irene's birth.
Neuropsychologist Dr. Peter Zak is obsessed with finding the stalker who is terrorizing his new intern Dr. Emily Ryan and sets out on a trail of escalating violence as it leads him into dark and deadly places too close to home.
A canister of deadly virus goes missing from a Scottish medical research team and a lab technician is bleeding from the eyes. During a Christmas eve blizzard several people including the team's security director, converge on a remote family house. As the storm worsens, secrets are revealed, and hidden traitors and unexpected heroes emerge.
Jockey Josh Swallow, set for retirement, has won all the big prizes except one. But Josh hasn't counted on the attentions of his biggest fan. Or an obsession that will never be satisfied, not even by murder.
As nun Dame Frevisse accompanies a nunnery pupil and her mother home, a family member is suddenly killed under questionable circumstances. Dame Frevisse realizes, as secrets are dragged out into the light, that there is a murderer among them who will not rest until the family legacy has been settled once and for all.
The Glass House is a place where London's high society can indulge their vices. When one of its regulars is found floating in the Thames, Capt. Lacey demands justice, uncovering jealousy and murder--while confronting some secrets of his own.
Annie Custer is the perfect working wife and mom. Everything is chaos on the domestic front and Annie is now suspected of stealing a quarter of a million dollars of stock certificates.
Cassandra Sales undergoes a face lift to put new life in her marriage. But her husband Mitch comes home early from a trip, sees her, and collapses into a coma. This spares Mitch from the tax audit he's facing, but Cassie is forced to step in. She discovers that her "loving" husband was preparing to divorce her, swindle her out of tons of money, and run off with another woman. Her attempt to get revenge lead her into some deadly complications.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Special Agent Angela Dimato is suspicious when her partner's death is ruled a suicide. When hundreds of geese are dead and dying and the guests at Drummond Hotel fall ill, Angela learns that killers of a feather flock together.
DS Alan Markby and civil servant Meredith Mitchell find themselves involved in another baffling Cotswolds village crime. When a middle-aged woman starts to receive poison pen letters relating to a murder of which she was acquitted when she was just twenty, the enquiry soon turns into a murder investigation.
Mississippi, 1970: after serving nine years of a life sentence for a brutal rape-murder, Danny Padgitt is paroled. He returns to Ford County vowing vengeance against the jury who convicted him.
The body of a young woman with her face smashed in is discovered in the attic of a house on Bethlehem Street, in the Baka neighbourhood of Jerusalem. Chief Superintendent Michael Ohayon is called to the scene of the crime where, beyond the usual horror, an old love and an unfinished romance await him.
Omnibus includes SKINWALKERS, A THIEF OF TIME, and COYOTE WAITS.
Former Navajo Tribal Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn gets sucked into investigating a trading post robbery which involves an attache case filled with diamonds. Sergeant Chee and his fiancee Bernie are also on the case.
Lieberman goes to Arizona on an extradition case. The man he is slated to bring back is gunned down at the airport. Lieberman has to stop a gang war between Hispanics and Chinese triads in his search to find the killer. Then there is the matter of his grandson's bar mitzvah.
A local minister asks Lew Fonesca to find a town council member who has gone missing just before a crucial vote that could ruin a struggling community. Also, a distraught father comes to Lew to track down his wife and two kids, whom Lew suspects ran off with the man's best friend. Then people start showing up dead.
Dr. Jeremy Carrier, staff psychologist at City Central Hospital, lost his love to an unsolved kidnapping-murder. Now more women are meeting the same grisly fate and suspicion once again falls on Jeremy. Then cryptic clues appear in the mail, setting in motion a harrowing game of cat and mouse.
There is no evidence that the "Luftwaffe" bombed the Sitting Marsh's munitions factory, so it is up to Lady Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton to discern who in the sleepy little community sabotaged the plant and killed the owner.
On the day he is born, Jimmy Tock's grandfather dies. But before dying, his grandfather predicts that his grandson will face five dark days in his life, one each in his 20th year, 23rd, 28th, 29th and 30th. What will Jimmy have to face on those five days?
Former Palestinian-American detective Ben Kamal and his Israeli counterpart, Danielle Barnea, are working for the United Nations. They are forced to return to the Middle East to investigate a massacre in a Palestinian village. They quickly learn that the roots of that massacre lie elsewhere, in another era, on another continent.
People are disappearing from our national parks for no apparent reason. Kaycee Miller and Max Masterson, the human half of a certified Search and Rescue K-9 team, search for a connection between the victims. Are they having a strange mystical experience, inspired by a hot new bestseller? Or is something less spiritual, more sinister behind the untimely disappearances?
PI psychic intuitve Abby Cooper did not forsee the death of one of her clients. With the police suspicious of her abilities and a killer on the loose, Abby's future looks more uncertain than ever.
Bodies begin piling up as British, American and German operatives pursue their spy games in 1941 London, during the Blitz. But Sergeant Troy of Scotland Yard (of BLACK OUT) is able to uncover their activities.
Toby Mundy used to be a spy in Cold War Berlin - now he is a down-at-the-heels tour guide in South Germany. Trouble finds him in the form of old friend and one-time fellow spy Sasha who has found a way to wealth in the form of a mysterious philanthropist named Dimitri. But who is Dimitri and why does his gold pour in from mysterious Middle Eastern bank accounts? Recommended.
Benjamin Weaver (from the Edgar and Macavity Awards-winning A CONSPIRACY OF PAPER) has been convicted for a murder he did not commit. When someone slips him the means for an escape from prison he realizes he has become caught between two forces. His search for the identity of these forces leads him to double-dealings among London dockworkers and connects the plot against him to a looming national election. Recommended.
When bisexual Glaswegian journalist Alison Maxwell is murdered, suspicion falls upon the owner of the scarf used to strangle her. Lindsay Gordon knows from her own encounter with Alison, that there might be more at work.
Lindsay Gordon is less than thrilled to be leaving California behind, to research women's roles in the trades union movement at an Amalgamated Media Workers' conference in Blackpool. There she becomes prime suspect in the murder of an old enemy, Tom "Union" Jack.
Full figured P.I. Savannah Reid is grateful for the wild success and fabulous fashion tips of plus-sized model Cait Connor. When Cait is found dead after months of extreme dieting, everyone assumes the risky regime did her in. At first, it seemed a clear case of dieting run amok until Kameeka Wills, another plus model working and starving, is killed by a hit and run driver while jogging at 4a.m. Savannah's really suspicious and is determined to avenge her curvaceous sisters - even if it means going undercover for the camera.
An old man dies mysteriously and the remains of a young girl are found in the woods near his Cotswold manor. The girl died over half a century ago, so the two crimes can't be connected. Or can they?
DI Jeff Rickman investigates the death of a prostitute who was left in a Liverpool rubbish bin and the sordid death of an Afghan refugee. As the body count starts rising he is framed for a crime he did not commit. Is he on the trail of a serial killer or something even more sinister?
When the power goes out in Harrison Black's candleshop, he finds his tenant electrocuted. Now Harrison will burn the candle at both ends to catch a killer as the tenant's death starts to look like a murder.
Medieval mystery. Catherine LeVendeur is a creature of 12th century France. Catherine does not believe in magic but when bodies begin appearing, she must uncover the secrets of the witch in the well.
When a teenage girl's corpse is found in a local park, Bristol police suspect Maisie's father. Even though Bristol is out of his jurisdiction, DI John Bright can't stay away. Resorting to some unofficial methods, he discovers some startling facts and a sinister young man who is keeping a diary.
Two separate helpings of homicide whet the curiosity of incurable sleuth and bride-to-be Angie, which could force her to miss her own engagement party - due to her untimely demise.
When one of Eleanor's ransom payments for the release of Richard Lionheart disappears in Wales, she sends her trusted man Justin de Quincy into a country wracked by rebellion and intrigue.
When the beloved patriarch of Nick Bertetto's hometown commits suicide, Nick decides to take a closer look. Soon a dark picture of fanaticism, con artists, cult religion, and cold hard cash leads Nick closer to the killer.
Oklahoma postmistress Thelma Patterson asks Chantalene Morrell and attorney Drew Sanders for help in finding her long-lost husband. Their missing person case quickly turns deadly as a killer makes his presence known.
Retitle of ARCH ANGELS. St. Louis detectives Joe Keough and Harriet Connors travel to Chicago to find out why young boys are being strangled to death there. In St. Louis it is young girls who are being strangled.
The latest victim of the murderer known as "The Rottweiler" is found near Inez Ferry's antique store in Marylebone. To make ends meet, she has taken in tenants above the store, and the murders begin to disturb the little community of lodgers, especially when the suspicion grows that one of them might be "The Rottweiler".
After a fire consumes two barges moored side by side on an English canal, a body is found on each boat. Inspector Banks determines that the fire was arson. With Annie Cabot he delves into the lives of the victims, one an eccentric artist, the other a young junkie. They are led into a dark world of art forgery and scam artists. Recommended.
Alan Banks is living in his missing brother's empty, luxurious South Kensington flat. Digging into the life of the brother he never really knew or even liked, he begins to uncover some troubling surprises.
Libertus returns for his sixth mystery in Roman Britain. As the banquet ends with the guest of honour's death, Libertus's patron Marcus is arrested for the murder. When Libertus is accused of being an accomplice, he goes on the run, but he is an unwelcome visitor to those who haunt the shadows.
Auto mechanic and single mother Munch Mancini must stop a killer who is raking up her checkered past. After a fellow "bike mama" is murdered, a photo of Munch shows up in the victim's criminal file.
Pittsburgh, 1847: as author, poet, and occasional sleuth Edgar Allan Poe is searching for five missing young girls. Original title: DISQUIET HEART.
Something within FBI agent Ana Grey (NORTH OF MONTANA) snaps after she rescues a 15 year old girl from a sadistic sexual predator. It's suddenly clear law enforcement and big city police politics are no match for a killer poised to strike. Only a force of equal cunning, speed and disregard for the rules has any chance for success.
A vicious killer stalks the streets of Los Angeles, and crime reporter Susan Randall is hot on his trail. When she meets Raymond Weil, she thinks she's found an ally-except his knowledge of the killer seems too complete...