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She Rides Shotgun

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 2018

by Jordan Harper Ecco (June 06, 2017)

*WINNER OF A 2018 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT NOVEL*

*WINNER OF AN ALEX AWARD FROM THE ALA*

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Booklist

A propulsive, gritty novel about a girl marked for death...


The Long and Faraway Gone

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2016

by Lou Berney William Morrow Paperbacks (February 10, 2015)

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD, THE MACAVITY AWARD, THE ANTHONY AWARD, AND THE BARRY AWARD FOR BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

NOMINATED FOR THE 2015 LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE

With the compelling narrative tension and psychological...


This Dark Road to Mercy

Gold Dagger Award 2014

by Wiley Cash William Morrow (January 28, 2014)

The critically acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller A Land More Kind Than Home—hailed as "a powerfully moving debut that reads as if Cormac McCarthy decided to rewrite Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird...


Red Sparrow: A Novel

Dominika Egorova & Nathaniel Nash #1

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 2014

by Jason Matthews Scribner (June 04, 2013)

Now a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton!

From the New York Times bestselling author and veteran CIA officer Jason Matthews comes the electrifying modern spy thriller Red Sparrow....


Ordinary Grace: A Novel

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 2014

by William Kent Krueger Atria Books (March 26, 2013)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL

WINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARD

A SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2013

From New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger, a...


A Question of Honor

Bess Crawford #5

Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel 2013

by Charles Todd William Morrow (August 27, 2013)

In the latest mystery from New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd, World War I nurse and amateur sleuth Bess Crawford investigates an old murder that occurred during her childhood in India, and begins...


The Cuckoo's Calling

Cormoran Strike #1

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller 2013

by Robert Galbraith Mulholland Books (April 30, 2013)

A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide.

After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private...


And She Was: A Novel of Suspense

Brenna Spector #1

Shamus Best P.I. Paperback Original 2013

by Alison Gaylin Harper (February 21, 2012)

“A deftly plotted, completely involving novel with one of the most memorable protagonists to come along in years.”

—Laura Lippman

“Label me a big fan.”

—Harlan Coben

Edgar® Award nominated author Alison...


Gods and Beasts: A Novel

Alex Morrow #3

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2013

by Denise Mina Reagan Arthur Books (February 26, 2013)

It's the week before Christmas when a lone robber bursts into a busy Glasgow post office carrying an AK-47. An elderly man suddenly hands his young grandson to a stranger and wordlessly helps the gunman fill...


Live by Night

Coughlin #2

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 2013

by Dennis Lehane William Morrow (October 02, 2012)

From New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane comes this epic, unflinching tale of the making and unmaking of a gangster in the Prohibition Era of the Roaring Twenties—now a Warner Bros. movie starring...


Shortcut Man

Shamus Best First P.I. Novel 2012

by p.g. sturges Scribner (February 01, 2011)

A smart and entertaining crime series debut set in the underbelly of Los Angeles, with a cast of characters that runs the gamut from saints to sinners.

In the City of Angels, not everyone plays by the rules....


Fun and Games

Charlie Hardie #1

Shamus Best P.I. Paperback Original 2012

by Duane Swierczynski Mulholland Books (June 20, 2011)

The first of three explosive pulp thrillers arriving back-to-back from cult crime fiction sensation and Marvel Comics scribe Duane Swierczynski.

Charlie Hardie, an ex-cop still reeling from the revenge killing...


Death of the Mantis: A Detective Kubu Mystery

Detective Kubu #3

Barry Best Paperback Original 2012

by Michael Stanley Harper Perennial (September 06, 2011)

In the southern Kalahari area of Botswana—an arid landscape of legends that speak of lost cities, hidden wealth, and ancient gods—a fractious ranger named Monzo is found dying from a severe head wound in...


The End of the Wasp Season: A Novel

Alex Morrow #2

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2012

by Denise Mina Reagan Arthur Books (September 26, 2011)

When a notorious millionaire banker hangs himself, his death attracts no sympathy. But the legacy of a lifetime of selfishness is widespread, and the carnage most acute among those he ought to be protecting:...


11/22/63: A Novel

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller 2011

by Stephen King Scribner (November 08, 2011)

One of the Ten Best Books of The New York Times Book Review

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize

Now a miniseries from Hulu starring James Franco

ON NOVEMBER 22, 1963, THREE SHOTS RANG OUT IN DALLAS, PRESIDENT...


Snakes Can't Run

Asian American Literary Award 2011

by Ed Lin St. Martin's Press (March 30, 2010)

An epic of New York Chinatown noir in the vein of George Pelecanos and Richard Price, this is the riveting sequel to the highly acclaimed This Is a Bust

It's a hot summer in New York's Chinatown in 1976 and Robert...


No Mercy: A Mystery

Mercy Gunderson #1

Shamus Best P.I. Hardcover 2011

by Lori Armstrong Touchstone (January 12, 2010)

From award-winning author Lori Armstrong comes a gripping tale of brutal murder, as former army sniper Mercy Gunderson learns anew when she returns to the family ranch that, for the weak, the western plains...


The Woodcutter

Barry Best British Novel 2011

by Reginald Hill Harper (August 02, 2011)

"Thefertility of Hill's imagination, the range of his power, the sheer quality ofhis literary style never ceases to delight." —Val McDermid,author of Fever of the Bone

In a stand-alone psychological thrillerfrom...


Three-Day Town

Deborah Knott #17

Agatha Award for Best Novel 2011

by Margaret Maron Grand Central Publishing (November 21, 2011)

Three-Day Town is the winner of the Agatha award for best novel.

After a year of marriage, Judge Deborah Knott and Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant are off to New York City for a long-delayed honeymoon. January...


Blacklands

Exmoor Trilogy #1

Gold Dagger Award 2010

by Belinda Bauer Simon & Schuster (January 05, 2010)

A taut and chillingly atmospheric debut that signals the arrival of a bright new voice in psychological suspense and "a brilliant analysis of an exceedingly twisted mind" (Chicago Tribune).

Eighteen years ago,...


Body Blows

Joe Grundy #2

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2010

by Marc Strange Dundurn (June 22, 2009)

When the live-in servant and not-so-secret lover of ex-boxer Joe Grundys millionaire boss Leo Alexander turns up murdered, its up to Joe to get to the bottom of the incident in order to clear Leos name. But...


Locked In

Sharon McCone #26

Shamus Best P.I. Hardcover 2010

by Marcia Muller Grand Central Publishing (October 15, 2009)

Shot in the head by an unknown assailant, San Francisco private eye Sharon McCone finds herself trapped by locked-in syndrome: almost total paralysis but an alert, conscious mind. Since the late-night attack...


Starvation Lake

Starvation Lake #1

Barry Best Paperback Original 2010

by Bryan Gruley Gallery Books (March 03, 2009)

Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, Harlan Coben meets early Dennis Lehane in this “smashing debut thriller” (Chicago Tribune), set in a small northern Michigan town by a Pulitzer Prize–winning...


Where Memories Lie

Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James #12

Macavity Best Mystery Novel 2009

by Deborah Crombie William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

“Chilling and humane….Skillful and subtle….A deeply moving novel that transcends genre.”

Richmond Times Dispatch

 

A sinister mystery that leads all the way back to the Holocaust ensnares Scotland...


Death Message

Tom Thorne #7

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2009

by Mark Billingham HarperCollins (October 06, 2009)

Death Message is the unforgettable new entry in the suspense series featuring Tom Thorne, “the next superstar detective” (Lee Child), from Mark Billingham, one of Britain’s most compelling and talented...


The Brass Verdict: A Novel

Harry Bosch #14, Mickey Haller, the Lincoln Lawyer #2

Anthony Best Novel 2009

by Michael Connelly Little, Brown and Company (October 14, 2008)

Things are finally looking up for defense attorney Mickey Haller. After two years of wrong turns, Haller is back in the courtroom. When Hollywood lawyer Jerry Vincent is murdered, Haller inherits his biggest...


Big City, Bad Blood

Ray Dudgeon #1

Shamus Best First P.I. Novel 2008

by Sean Chercover HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A disillusioned newspaper reporter turned private detective, Ray Dudgeon isn't trying to save the world. He just wants to do an honest job, and do it well. But when doing an honest job threatens society's most...


The Watchman

Elvis Cole & Joe Pike #11

Barry Best Thriller 2008

by Robert Crais Simon & Schuster (February 27, 2007)

At last, the enigmatic partner of Elvis Cole (The Two Minute Rule) takes center stage in this pulse-racing thriller. When Joe Pike is charged with safeguarding a wealthy heiress, he discovers protecting the...


Queenpin

Barry Best Paperback Original 2008, Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2008

by Megan Abbott Simon & Schuster (June 05, 2007)

Re-released to coincide with Abbott’s newest novel, Dare Me, this eBook edition of Queenpin also includes the original short story, "Policy," that the novel was based on.

A young woman hired to keep the books...


The Palace of Strange Girls

Portico Prize for Fiction 2008

by Sallie Day Grand Central Publishing (September 09, 2009)

Blackpool, England, 1959. The Singleton family is on holiday. For seven-year-old Beth, just out of the hospital, this means struggling to fill in her 'I-Spy' book and avoiding her mother Ruth's eagle-eyed supervision....


What the Dead Know

Anthony Best Novel 2008, Macavity Best Mystery Novel 2008, Barry Best Novel 2008

by Laura Lippman William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Their bodies were never found and those familiar with the case have always been tortured by these questions: How do you kidnap two girls? Who—or...


The Turnaround

Hammett Prize 2008

by George Pelecanos Little, Brown and Company (August 01, 2008)

On a hot summer afternoon in 1972, three teenagers drove into an unfamiliar neighborhood and six lives were altered forever.

Thirty five years later, one survivor of that day reaches out to another, opening a...


The Yiddish Policemen's Union

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2008, Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel 2008, Nebula Award for Best Novel 2008

by Michael Chabon Harper (January 24, 2012)

For sixty years Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a "temporary" safe haven created in the wake of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling...


Generation Loss: A Novel

Cass Neary #1

Shirley Jackson Award 2007

by Elizabeth Hand Small Beer Press (April 01, 2008)

A photographer finds herself in deep waters when sent in search of a reclusive artist.


Honour Among Men: An Inspector Green Mystery

Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel 2007

by Barbara Fradkin Napoleon and Co (September 01, 2006)

Inspector Green is coping with an office job, still eager to get back into the day-to-day fray of policing. His chance comes when an unidentified woman is drowned in the Ottawa River. In her possession is a...


The Wrong Kind of Blood

Ed Loy #1

Shamus Best First P.I. Novel 2007

by Declan Hughes HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

After twenty years in Los Angeles, Ed Loy has come home to bury his mother. But hers is only the first dead body he encounters after crossing an ocean.

The city Loy once knew is an unrecognizable place, filled...


The Night Gardener

Barry Best Novel 2007

by George Pelecanos Little, Brown and Company (August 08, 2006)

Gus Ramone is "good police," a former Internal Affairs investigator now working homicide for the city's Violent Crime branch. His new case involves the death of a local teenager named Asa whose body has been...


Mr. Clarinet

Macavity Best First Mystery Novel 2007

by Nick Stone HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

There was nothing waiting for ex-cop Max Mingus when he walked out of Attica Prison after serving hard time for murder—his adored wife died in a car crash while he was locked up. Now Miami's one-time top detective...


No Good Deeds

Tess Monaghan #9

Anthony Best Novel 2007

by Laura Lippman William Morrow (March 17, 2009)

New York Times Bestseller

Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan—first introduced in the classic Baltimore Blues—becomes involved in a complicated investigation...


The Heat of the Moon: A Rachel Goddard Mystery

Agatha Award for Best First Novel 2006

by Sandra Parshall Poisoned Pen Press (January 31, 2010)

Young veterinarian Rachel Goddard's world begins to crumble when a client rushes into the animal hospital with a basset hound struck by a car during a thunderstorm. The dog owner's terrified tot, drenched with...


Field of Blood: A Novel

Paddy Meehan #1

Barry Best British Novel 2006

by Denise Mina Little, Brown and Company (October 15, 2007)

Set in Glasgow in 1981, a time of hunger strikes, riots and unemployment that decimated the old industrial heartlands, The Field of Blood is the first in the tense Paddy Meehan series from Scotland's princess...


Citizen Vince

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 2006

by Jess Walter Harper (May 29, 2012)

At 1:59 a.m. in Spokane, Washington—eight days before the 1980 presidential election—Vince Camden pockets his stash of stolen credit cards and drops by an all-night poker game before heading to his witness-protection...


The Lincoln Lawyer: A Novel

Mickey Haller, the Lincoln Lawyer #1

Macavity Best Mystery Novel 2006, Shamus Best P.I. Hardcover 2006

by Michael Connelly, Big Kenny & Allen Rucker Little, Brown and Company (October 01, 2005)

This #1 bestselling legal thriller from Michael Connelly is a stunning display of novelistic mastery - as human, as gripping, and as whiplash-surprising as any novel yet from the writer Publishers Weekly has...


Mercy Falls

Cork O'Connor #5

Anthony Best Novel 2006

by William Kent Krueger Atria Books (August 16, 2005)

A stunning new suspense novel in William Kent Krueger's prize-winning Corcoran O'Connor series finds the charismatic detective steeped in his most dangerous case to date.

Back on the beat as sheriff of Tamarack...


The Body in the Snowdrift

Faith Fairchild #15

Agatha Award for Best Novel 2005

by Katherine Hall Page HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Caterer Faith Fairchild has a bad feeling about her father-in-law's decision to celebrate his seventieth birthday with a family reunion ski week at the Pine Slopes resort in Vermont -- the Fairchilds' favorite...


Tagged for Murder

Molly Doyle #2

Barry Best Paperback Original 2005

by Elaine Flinn HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The second page-turning instalment in the acclaimed mystery series featuring striking, sarcastic antique dealer Molly Doyle, set in picturesque Carmel, California.

Molly Doyle crossed a continent to escape trouble,...


Lazybones

Tom Thorne #3

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2005

by Mark Billingham HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The first corpse was found hooded, bound, and naked, kneeling ona bare mattress in a seedy hotel room. This was no ordinary murder but rather the work of a killer driven by something special, somethingspectacular....


Blood Hollow

Cork O'Connor #4

Anthony Best Novel 2005

by William Kent Krueger Atria Books (February 03, 2004)

Tough-as-nails former small-town sheriff Cork O'Connor is forced into the center of an eerie mystery with a shocking twist in this "vivid and realistic" (Booklist) Anthony Award-winning novel from critically...


California Girl

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 2005

by T. Jefferson Parker HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Orange County, California, that the Becker brothers knew as boys is no more—unrecognizably altered since the afternoon in 1954 when Nick, Clay, David, and Andy rumbled with the lowlife Vonns, while five-year-old...


Garden of Beasts

CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2004

by Jeffery Deaver Simon & Schuster (July 20, 2004)

In the most ingenious and provocative thriller yet from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver, a conscience-plagued mobster turned government hitman struggles to find his moral compass...