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French Concession

by Xiao Bai Harper (July 07, 2015)

An acclaimed Chinese writer makes his English language debut with this heart-stopping literary noir, a richly atmospheric tale of espionage and international intrigue, set in Shanghai in 1931—an electrifying,...


Malice

Kyoichiro Kaga #4

by Keigo Higashino & Alexander O. Smith St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

"This smart and original mystery is a true page-turner… will baffle, surprise, and draw out suspicion until the final few pages. With each book, Higashino continues to elevate the modern mystery as an intense...


Enigma of China

Inspector Chen #8

by Qiu Xiaolong St. Martin's Press (June 18, 2013)

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is in an unusual situation-a poet by training and inclination, he was assigned by the party to the Police Department after he graduated college, where...


The Singapore School of Villainy

Inspector Singh Investigates #3

by Shamini Flint St. Martin's Press (July 17, 2012)

"Inspector Singh is Singapore's answer to Dirty Harry—in a turban." —Tarquin Hall, author of The Case of the Missing Servant

Homicide detective Inspector Singh has returned home to Singapore to rest his...


A Case of Two Cities

Inspector Chen #4

by Qiu Xiaolong St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2007)

Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is summoned by an official of the party to take the lead in a corruption investigation - one where the principle figure and his family have long since fled to...


Salvation of a Saint

Detective Galileo #5

by Keigo Higashino & Alexander O. Smith St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2012)

From the author of the internationally bestselling, award-winning The Devotion of Suspect X comes the latest novel featuring "Detective Galileo"

In 2011, The Devotion of Suspect X was a hit with critics and...


A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul

Inspector Singh Investigates #2

by Shamini Flint St. Martin's Press (July 19, 2011)

Welcome to Bali, where violence, intrigue, and infidelity are all part of a day's work for Inspector Singh.

Inspector Singh, everyone's favorite portly and wheezing homicide detective, is still recovering from...


Don't Cry, Tai Lake

Inspector Chen #7

by Qiu Xiaolong St. Martin's Press (May 08, 2012)

"Dark, gorgeous…feels authentically Chinese and it works like a charm." --Washington Post Book World on A Case of Two Cities

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is offered a bit of luxury...


The Devotion of Suspect X

Detective Galileo #3

by Keigo Higashino & Alexander O. Smith St. Martin's Press (February 01, 2011)

This e-book now includes preview chapters from Higashino's newest mystery, SALVATION OF A SAINT.

Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi....


The Mao Case

Inspector Chen #6

by Qiu Xiaolong St. Martin's Press (March 03, 2009)

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is the head of the Special Case group and is often put in charge of those cases that are considered politically "sensitive" since, as a rising party...


Red Mandarin Dress

Inspector Chen #5

by Qiu Xiaolong St. Martin's Press (February 03, 2009)

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is often put in charge of politically sensitive cases. Having recently ruffled more than a few official feathers, when he is asked to look into a sensitive...


Six Suspects

by Vikas Swarup St. Martin's Press (July 07, 2009)

There's a caste system--even in murder

From the author of the international bestseller Slumdog Millionaire comes a richly-textured tale of murder, corruption, and opportunity.

Seven years ago, Vivek "Vicky" Rai,...


A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder

Inspector Singh Investigates #1

by Shamini Flint St. Martin's Press (July 06, 2010)

Meet Inspector Singh: a fat, slightly bumbling, but truly lovable detective sure to charm readers of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency

Inspector Singh is in a bad mood. He's been sent from his home in Singapore...


Soul Cage

by Tetsuya Honda St. Martin's Press (July 18, 2017)

A severed hand, a missing body, and a victim who was living under a false identity all add up to the most complex and challenging case yet for Homicide Detective Reiko Himekawa - in Tetsuya Honda's Soul Cage...


Six Four

by Hideo Yokoyama & Jonathan Lloyd-Davies Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 07, 2017)

Named one of the best books of 2017 by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Literary Hub. Winner of the Best Japanese Crime Fiction of the Year Award. One of Vulture's...


Under the Midnight Sun

by Keigo Higashino St. Martin's Press (November 08, 2016)

From the acclaimed international bestseller Keigo Higashino (The Devotion of Suspect X) comes a sweeping novel in the tradition of Les Miserables and Crime and Punishment. This is the compelling story of a brutal...


Shelter

by Jung Yun Picador (March 15, 2016)

"Shelter is domestic drama at its best, a gripping narrative of secrets and revelations that seized me from beginning to end."Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of The Sympathizer

One of The...


A Midsummer's Equation

Detective Galileo #6

by Keigo Higashino St. Martin's Press (February 23, 2016)

Manabu Yukawa, the physicist known as "Detective Galileo," has traveled to Hariguara, a once-popular summer resort town that has fallen on hard times. He is there to speak at a conference on a planned underwater...


The murder case of Tok Imam Storpa Karde

by Siriworn Kaewkan Thaifiction Publishing (January 01, 2009)

Who killed the old imam, and why?

Your guess is as good as theirs.

The novel every Thai,

everyone concerned with

the situation in Thailand’s deep South,

should read. If only to ponder

on the country's drift...