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The Vicious Vet

Agatha Raisin #2

by M. C. Beaton St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2007)

The Vicious Vet continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

A PURR-FECT CRIME IN THE COTSWOLDS

Former London PR agent, Agatha...


After Anna

by Lisa Scottoline St. Martin's Press (April 10, 2018)

Riveting and disquieting, After Anna is a groundbreaking domestic thriller, as well as a novel of emotional justice and legal intrigue. New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline keeps readers on their...


The Nature of the Beast

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #11

by Louise Penny St. Martin's Press (August 25, 2015)

The Nature of the Beast is a New York Times bestselling Chief Inspector Gamache novel from Louise Penny.

Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. From alien invasions, to walking...


Her: A Novel

by Harriet Lane Little, Brown and Company (January 06, 2015)

You don't remember her--but she remembers you.

Two different women; two different worlds. On the face of it, Emma and Nina have very little in common. Isolated and exhausted by early motherhood, Emma finds her...


Paw and Order

Paw Enforcement #2

by Diane Kelly St. Martin's Press (December 30, 2014)

Police officer Megan Luz and her loyal K-9 partner Brigit are back on the beat—and under the gun—when the local rodeo show goes to the dogs…

OUT OF THE DOGHOUSE

After capturing the notorious Fort Worth "Tunabomber,"...


Died in the Wool

Torie O'Shea #10

by Rett MacPherson St. Martin's Press (December 30, 2014)

With the Garden Club's First Annual Rose Show right around the corner and a historic house up for sale, Torie O'Shea, mother of three and president of the historical society in New Kassel, Missouri, has her...


Dear Departed

Bill Slider #10

by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles St. Martin's Press (December 30, 2014)

It's Detective Inspector Bill Slider's day off and he had hoped to have some quiet time with Joanna, his pregnant fiancée. But a woman's body is found in the park and he finds himself back to work sooner than...


The Blood Ballad

Torie O'Shea #11

by Rett MacPherson St. Martin's Press (December 30, 2014)

Genealogist and mother of three Torie O'Shea is out birding on the cliffs of the Mississippi River as part of New Kassell, Missouri's first ever bird-watching Olympics, when someone starts shooting at her and...


Darkness the Color of Snow

by Thomas Cobb William Morrow (August 18, 2015)

Like No Country for Old Men and Snow Falling on Cedars, a haunting, suspenseful, and dazzlingly written novel of secrets, corruption, tragedy, and vengeance from the author of Crazy Heart—the basis of the...


A Pattern of Lies

Bess Crawford #7

by Charles Todd William Morrow (August 18, 2015)

A horrific explosion at a gunpowder mill sends Bess Crawford to war-torn France to keep a deadly pattern of lies from leading to more deaths, in this compelling and atmospheric mystery from the New York Times...


A Nip of Murder

Moonshine Mystery #2

by Carol Miller St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

As Daisy McGovern knows all too well, it isn't easy being a young, small-town waitress at a local diner in Virginia. It becomes even harder as she's trying to stitch her life back together and salvage her job...


Kill 'Em with Cayenne

Piper Prescott #2

by Gail Oust St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

Kill 'Em with Cayenne, a brand new finger-lickin' good mystery from Gail Oust, featuring small-town Georgia spice shop owner Piper Prescott, a smart and spunky amateur sleuth.

Spices are flying off the shelves...


The Convert's Song: A Novel

by Sebastian Rotella Mulholland Books (December 09, 2014)

A global manhunt sweeps up a former federal agent when his childhood friend becomes the chief suspect in a terrorist rampage.

His hazardous stint in U.S. law enforcement behind him, Valentine Pescatore has started...


Perfect Sins

Gabriel Ash and Hazel Best #2

by Jo Bannister St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

Four years ago, Gabriel Ash was working with the British government investigating hijackings in Somalia. But when his wife and sons disappeared, presumably taken—and probably killed—by pirates, his life...


The Iris Fan

Sano Ichiro #18

by Laura Joh Rowland St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

Japan, 1709. The shogun is old and ailing. Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichiro has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in tatters,...


Woman with a Secret

by Sophie Hannah William Morrow (August 04, 2015)

Published in the UK as The Telling Error

Lisa Gardner calls it "mesmerizing." Liane Moriarty says it's "unpredictable, unputdownable, and unlike anything you've read before." See for yourself what these #1 New...


Blood Rubies

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries #9

by Jane K. Cleland St. Martin's Press (December 02, 2014)

Ana Yartsin is on the verge of becoming a celebrity chef. Her custom Fabergé egg-shaped cakes have brought her national attention, as has the story behind the cakes: Her family owns the spectacular Fabergé...


The Big Finish

by James W. Hall St. Martin's Press (December 02, 2014)

A year ago Thorn's son, Flynn Moss, disappeared into the eco-underground, his only contact with Thorn a series of postcards chronicling his exploits. But a postcard arrives unlike the others, a call for help,...


Trader of Secrets: A Paul Madriani Novel

Paul Madriani #12

by Steve Martini HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

“Steve Martini ranks among the top authors of legal thrillers.”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“You like Law & Order? Or even a John Grisham novel? Well, Steve Martini is one of the best of the best when it...


Don't Breathe a Word: A Novel

by Jennifer McMahon William Morrow Paperbacks (May 17, 2011)

Don’t Breathe a Word is a haunting page-turner that kept me up, spine shivering and enthralled, way past my bedtime.”

—Joshilyn Jackson, author of Gods in Alabama and Backseat Saints

“Jennifer McMahon...


The Cinderella Murder: An Under Suspicion Novel

Under Suspicion #2

by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke Simon & Schuster (November 18, 2014)

In this collaboration between “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark and bestselling author Alafair Burke, “the snappy pace, layered characters, and many plot surprises will keep readers guessing in this...


Betrayed

Rosato & DiNunzio #2

by Lisa Scottoline St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

Blockbuster author Lisa Scottoline returns to the Rosato & Associates law firm with the New York Times bestseller, Betrayed, and maverick lawyer Judy Carrier takes the lead in a case that's more personal than...


Ashes of the Earth: A Mystery of Post-Apocalyptic America

Hadrian Boone #1

by Eliot Pattison Counterpoint (April 10, 2011)

Thirty years after global holocaust, the colony of Carthage still struggles to build its new world. While steam engines and other early industrial technology have empowered its economy, the fragile society is...


Wink of an Eye

by Lynn Chandler Willis St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

On the run from a double-cross, Las Vegas private investigator Gypsy Moran shows up unexpectedly at his sister Rhonda's house in Wink, Texas. She introduces Gypsy to one of her former students, 12-year-old Tatum...


A Deadly Measure of Brimstone

Dandy Gilver #8

by Catriona McPherson St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

Catriona McPherson's critically acclaimed mystery series set in 1920s Scotland and featuring plucky and laugh-out-loud-funny heroine Dandy Gilver is perfect for fans of PG Wodehouse, Dorothy L Sayers, and Agatha...


To Kill The Pope: An Ecclesiastical Thriller

by Tad Szulc Scribner (November 11, 2014)

From the author of Pope John Paul II: A Biography comes a chillingly authentic conspiracy thriller based on actual, never-before-revealed facts surrounding the assassination attempt against Pope John Paul II....


Day of Atonement: A Novel

by Yolonda Tonette Sanders Strebor Books (November 18, 2014)

The second in Essence bestselling author Yolonda Tonette Sanders’s Protective Detective series featuring Troy Evans, this suspenseful novel shows the devastation domestic violence can cause and how sometimes,...


Path of Needles

by Alison Littlewood Jo Fletcher Books (November 04, 2014)

When an expert on fairy tales is called in to consult on the investigation of bizarre murders, her premonition and insight causes suspicion; she must solve the case--and fast--to prove her innocence.

Alice Hyland...


The Rising

Inspector Devlin #4

by Brian McGilloway Witness Impulse (March 17, 2015)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Little Girl Lost comes a compelling new series …

Inspector Devlin is called to investigate a case of arson: a burning barn and, inside, the charred remains of a...


The Nameless Dead

Inspector Devlin #5

by Brian McGilloway Witness Impulse (April 21, 2015)

The small isle of Islandmore was once an avenue for smugglers and a burial place for unbaptized babies.

When a cold case leads Inspector Devlin to the desolate island in an attempt to locate the bodies of a group...


Say Yes to the Death

by Susan Mcbride Witness (September 29, 2015)

Someone old, someone cruel

Debutante dropout Andrea Kendricks is beyond done with big hair, big gowns, and big egos—so being dragged to a high-society Texas wedding by her socialite mama, Cissy, gives her a...


Dance of the Bones

J.P. Beaumont #22

by J. A. Jance William Morrow (September 08, 2015)

J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker, two of New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance’s most acclaimed series characters, join forces for the first time in one of the most suspenseful works of her career....


The Laws of Murder

Charles Lenox #8

by Charles Finch St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2014)

It's 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London's leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection. With high hopes he and three...


A Deadly Bouquet

Gardening Mysteries #4

by Janis Harrison St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2014)

Janis Harrison's gardening mysteries combine a popular "cozy" pastime with a delightfully populated small Missouri town and juicy mysteries. In her fourth outing, Bretta Solomon has been hired along with a few...


The Wolf in Winter

Detective Charlie "Bird" Parker #12

by John Connolly Atria/Emily Bestler Books (October 28, 2014)

New York Times bestselling author John Connolly is a master of the supernatural thriller—“a genre of one” (Bookreporter)—whose eerie and electrifying Charlie Parker mystery turns a small town in Maine...


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...


Treacherous Tart

by Ellie Grant Gallery Books (September 25, 2014)

In this second charming novel in the Pie Shop cozy mystery series, a modern-day Lothario is shot dead, and it’s up to Maggie to clear her aunt and partner-in-pie from the suspect list.

It’s Christmastime...


Bad Country

Tony Hillerman Prize 2013

by C. B. McKenzie St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

Winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize, winner of the Spur Award for Best Western Contemporary Novel, a finalist for the Shamus Award for Best First P.I. Novel, and a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First...


No Body

by Nancy Pickard Pocket Books (May 17, 2011)

Bright and beautiful Jenny Cain, director of the Port Frederick Civic Foundation, was dying of curiosity. A hapless visitor had slipped in the mud at the town’s historic cemetery—and fallen right into an...


Black Valley

Jessica Mayhew #2

by Charlotte Williams Bourbon Street Books (June 30, 2015)

Therapist-turned-reluctant detective Jessica Mayhew is on the trail once again in this smart, fast-paced novel of suspense from Charlotte Williams—author of the debut The House on the Cliff—a tautly written...


Marriage Is Murder

Macavity Best Mystery Novel 1988

by Nancy Pickard Pocket Books (May 17, 2011)

Jenny Cain and police detective Geof Bushfield already had pre-nuptial jitters. Then a sudden wave of domestic violence rocked placid Port Frederick - in just two weeks, the husbands of three battered wives...


The Black Hand: A Barker & Llewelyn Novel

Barker & Llewelyn #5

by Will Thomas Touchstone (May 10, 2011)

When an Italian assassin's body is found floating in a barrel in Victorian London's East End, enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant Thomas Llewelyn are called in to investigate. Soon corpses begin to...


Tooth and Nail

by Ian Rankin St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

Scottish homicide detective John Rebus has been sent from "North of the Border" to help London police catch a serial killer with a gruesome M.O. Teamed with a London cop he wants to trust but can't, Rebus lets...


Strip Jack

by Ian Rankin St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

Gregor Jack has it all: young, wealthy, and charming, he's a highly respected member of Parliament, with a beautiful wife--and a closet bursting with skeletons. When he's caught in a police raid on an Edinburgh...


The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man

Ruddy McCann #1

by W. Bruce Cameron Tom Doherty Associates (October 28, 2014)

From W. Bruce Cameron, the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling novel A Dog's Purpose, which is now a major motion picture!

"The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man introduces my favorite kind of...


Pimp: The Story of My Life

by Iceberg Slim Cash Money Content (May 10, 2011)

“[In Pimp], Iceberg Slim breaks down some of the coldest, capitalist concepts I’ve ever heard in my life.” —Dave Chappelle, from his Nextflix special The Bird Revelation

Pimp sent shockwaves throughout...


The Girl Next Door: A Novel

by Ruth Rendell Scribner (October 07, 2014)

INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS

From crime legend Ruth Rendell, a psychologically intriguing novel about an old murder that sends shockwaves across a group of astonishingly carnal...


The Nightingale Before Christmas

Meg Langslow #18

by Donna Andrews St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

As the holidays draw near in Caerphilly, Mother volunteers to take part in in a big Christmas-themed decorator show house—each room of a temporarily untenanted house is decorated to the hilt by a different...


Knots and Crosses

by Ian Rankin St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

Inspector John Rebus: His city is being terrorized by a baffling series of murders...and he's tied to a maniac by an invisible knot of blood. Once John Rebus served in Britain's elite SAS. Now he's an Edinburgh...


Film Strip

Sierra Lavotini #3

by Nancy Bartholomew St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

Exotic dancer Sierra Lavotini's latest brainstorm to help the Tiffany Gentleman's Club turn a profit is a disaster. Sierra, headliner for the classiest strip joint in Panama City, Florida, and the club's owner,...