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Killer Cruise

Jaine Austen #7

by Laura Levine Kensington Books (April 01, 2010)

Wordsmith Jaine Austen's ship has finally come in. Her new teaching gig on a fancy cruise line nabs her a free vacation--and access to a 24-hour buffet! But sooner than you can say "bon voyage," Jaine's all-expenses-paid...


Poisoned Tarts

Savannah Reid #13

by G. A. McKevett Kensington Books (January 01, 2009)

What happens when too rich and too thin becomes too deadly? Voluptuous P.I. Savannah Reid is about to find out as she delves into the disappearance of a celebrity hanger-on that soon leads to something more...


Staying Home Is A Killer

Mom Zone Mysteries #2

by Sara Rosett Kensington Books (March 01, 2008)

Air Force wife Ellie Avery is so good at organizing she's turned pro. But when a fellow military wife turns up dead, Ellie tackles a different type of case--murder. . .

Ellie Avery balances motherhood, marriage,...


The Devil’s Due

Sherlock Holmes Adventures #3

by Bonnie MacBird HarperCollins (October 10, 2019)

After Art in the Blood and Unquiet Spirits, Holmes and Watson are back in the third of Bonnie MacBird’s critically acclaimed Sherlock Holmes Adventures, written in the tradition of Conan Doyle himself.

It’s...


Good Morning, Midnight

by Reginald Hill Harper Paperbacks (November 05, 2019)

"A complex and deeply satisfying tale...one part traditional English whodunit and one part shadowy corporate thriller." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Prominent businessman Pal Maciver locked himself in...


The Never Game: The gripping new thriller from the No.1 bestselling author

by Jeffery Deaver HarperCollins (May 14, 2019)

Escape or die trying…

No.1 international bestseller Jeffery Deaver returns with a stunning new thriller – the first in an exciting series featuring enigmatic investigator Colter Shaw.

‘Masterful storytelling...


A Thread of Darkness

by Sally Goldenbaum Lyrical Press (July 02, 2019)

The national bestselling author of the Seaside Knitters mysteries returns to find the Crestwood Quilters on pins and needles when a killer strikes. . .

 

As owners of the popular bistro The French Quarter, former...


The Moonstone and Miss Jones

Paranormal Investigator #2

by Jillian Stone Brava (September 25, 2012)

A master of paranormal deduction--and paramour seduction--Phaeton Black has a knack for bumping into things that go bump in the night, from ghoulies and ghosties to long-leggedy beauties. . .

Mooning For The...


Body for Sale

by Richard Deming Wildside Press (March 02, 2019)

Tom Cavanaugh never quarreled about the means involved, just so long as the end was worth grabbing for. He was about to get fired when he blackmailed his boss into making him district sales manager.

Helen Mathews...


A Shattered Lens

by Layton Green Seventh Street Books (May 07, 2019)

A detective investigates the murder of a teenage golden boy that has rocked a small town--and the chief suspect is the victim's mother. Annalise Stephens Blue is a Creekville high school student with plans to...


The Body in Griffith Park

by Jennifer Kincheloe Seventh Street Books (July 16, 2019)

Los Angeles, 1908. Anna Blanc is a former so-so socialite, a flailing police matron, and a killer detective.  

Ex-heiress, Anna Blanc, is precariously employed by the Los Angeles Police Department, reforming...


Chai Another Day

by Leslie Budewitz Seventh Street Books (June 11, 2019)

Seattle Spice Shop owner Pepper Reece probes murder while juggling a troubled employee, her mother’s house hunt, and a fisherman who’s set his hook for her.

As owner of the Spice Shop in Seattle's famed Pike...


Death at the Plague Museum

by Lesley Kelly Sandstone Press (April 18, 2019)

Three senior civil servants are dead or missing. As their brief is management of the deadly Virus, Bernard, Mona and the rest of the hard-pressed Health Enforcement Team are fighting not just a pandemic, but...


My Brother's Keeper

by Vaughn C. Hardacker Skyhorse (July 02, 2019)

When Private Investigator Ed Traynor is summoned to a remote spot in the New Hampshire woods by his old friend County Sheriff Buck Buchanan, he's puzzled. Since leaving the force, Buck has never called him...


The Policewomen's Bureau

by Edward Conlon Arcade (May 28, 2019)

A page-turning novel about the inner workings of the NYPD, based on the true story of a young officer's decades-long fight for respect in the male-dominated world.

The Bronx, 1958.

 

The Policewomen's Bureau...


The Girl in the Moon

by Terry Goodkind Skyhorse (March 13, 2018)

In his newest heart-pounding suspense novel, #1 New York Times bestselling author Terry Goodkind introduces the world to his most unforgettable and deadly character yet.

Angela Constantine is a girl born broken....


Trouble's Child

by Terry Goodkind Skyhorse (February 27, 2018)

Releasing as a short-lengthed teaser to the forthcoming novel The Girl in the Moon, a new novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Terry Goodkind.

Wandering through the snowy woods in the mountains...


The Pallbearer

by Farmer Jordan Skyhorse (November 20, 2018)

Lynch, West Virginia, is a husk of a town: houses collapsing, deserted coal mines, the money gone. The residents who have not abandoned their homes find themselves living in poverty with little-to-no job opportunities,...


The Maw

by Taylor Zajonc Skyhorse (June 05, 2018)

Winner of the 2018 Clive Cussler Grandmaster Adventure Writer's Competition

2019 Oregon Book Awards Finalist

For fans of Clive Cussler and Michael Crichton, a thrilling tale of an underground expedition to the...


The Clincher

by Lisa Preston Skyhorse (November 06, 2018)

The first book in the Horseshoer Mystery series by bestselling novelist Lisa Preston featuring farrier and amateur detective Rainy Dale, for fans of William Kent Kruger and Craig Johnson.

Rainy Dale is The Clincher,...


A Long Crazy Burn

by Johnson, Jeff Arcade (October 17, 2017)

Thrilling sequel to LUCKY SUPREME.

Time is up in Old Town. As the pace of gentrification reaches frenzy in Portland, Oregon, Darby Holland’s beloved tattoo parlor, Lucky Supreme, is destroyed by a bomb that...


A Bitter Feast

Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James #18

by Deborah Crombie William Morrow (October 08, 2019)

"Crombie’s characters are rich, emotionally textured, fully human. They are the remarkable creations of a remarkable writer."—Louise Penny

“Nobody writes the modern English mystery the way Deborah Crombie...


The Last Lie: The must-read new thriller from the USA Today bestselling author

by Alex Lake HarperCollins (January 01, 2019)

The twisty new psychological thriller from the USA Today bestselling author of After Anna, Killing Kate and Copycat

Everyone lies…but some lies are deadly.

For Claire Daniels, life is good. She has everything...


Rules of War

by Matthew Betley Atria/Emily Bestler Books (July 16, 2019)

A DANA PERINO BOOK CLUB PICK

Following the events of the “fast, hard-hitting, and impossible to put down” (The Real Book Spy) Field of Valor, Logan West continues his mission to bring America’s traitorous...


Bad Axe County

by John Galligan Atria Books (July 09, 2019)

Dennis Lehane meets Megan Miranda in this tense, atmospheric thriller about the first female sheriff in rural Bad Axe County, Wisconsin, as she searches for a missing girl, battles local drug dealers, and seeks...


The Current

by Tim Johnston Algonquin Books (January 22, 2019)

"A first-rate thriller . . . Past and present merge in The Current, Tim Johnston's atmospheric, exquisitely suspenseful novel of two murders separated by ten years." 

The Washington Post

“Gripping . ....


The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone

by Felicity McLean Algonquin Books (June 25, 2019)

“ONE PART MYSTERY, ONE MILLION PARTS AMAZING.”

Cosmopolitan

A Recommended Summer Read from Entertainment Weekly * Bustle * Nylon * Cosmopolitan

"How do you escape your childhood, emotionally, actually?...


Your House Will Pay

by Steph Cha Ecco (October 15, 2019)

“[A] suspense-filled page-turner.” —Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Sympathizer

"A touching portrait of two families bound together by a split-second decision.” —Attica Locke,...


Pampered to Death

Jaine Austen #9

by Laura Levine Kensington Books (August 01, 2012)

When freelance writer Jaine Austen is surprised with an über-luxe spa getaway, she and her feline pal Prozac are eager to hit the road and bask in a week of pampering and pedicures. But what she gets is a California...


Written in Blood

by Layton Green Seventh Street Books (November 07, 2017)

A career homicide detective returns to his small hometown and is soon asked to investigate a series of local murders with a perverse literary twist. Detective Joe "Preach" Everson, a prison chaplain turned police...


Desert Remains: A Gus Parker and Alex Mills Novel

by Steven Cooper Seventh Street Books (October 10, 2017)

Detective Alex Mills turns to psychic Gus Parker to help him solve a series of baffling murders perpetrated by a deranged killer who leaves his victims' bodies and taunting clues in the desert surrounding Phoenix,...


The Deep Dark Descending

by Allen Eskens Seventh Street Books (October 03, 2017)

A homicide detective hunts down his wife's killers while struggling between his thirst for revenge and a twinge of conscience forbidding him to take the law into his own hands. Homicide Detective Max Rupert...


Idyll Fears: A Thomas Lynch Novel

by Stephanie Gayle Seventh Street Books (September 05, 2017)

Police Chief Thomas Lynch investigates the disappearance of a six-year-old boy with a serious medical condition while coping with disrespect from townspeople and colleagues who don't like the fact that he's...


Killing Bridezilla

Jaine Austen #6

by Laura Levine Kensington Books (June 01, 2012)

When writer-for-hire Jaine Austen signs on to script vows for the ultimate Bridezilla, "I do's" soon become "I wish I hadn't's"--and curtains for the bride spell a veil of woes for Jaine. . .

Jaine's accepted...


A Welcome Murder

by Robin Yocum Seventh Street Books (April 04, 2017)

After his unspectacular professional baseball career ends with a knee injury in Toledo, Ohio, Johnny Earl gets busted for selling cocaine. After serving seven years in prison, all he wants to do is return to...


Last Writes

Jaine Austen #2

by Laura Levine Kensington Books (May 01, 2012)

Wisecracking pen-for-hire Jaine Austen is back--and she's about to discover that working on the set of a Hollywood sitcom is no laughing matter. . .

Jaine still hasn't found a good man--or a way to keep all those...


The Seduction of Phaeton Black

Paranormal Investigator #1

by Jillian Stone Brava (March 27, 2012)

In the gaslit streets of Victorian London, phantoms rule the night, demons dance till dawn, and one supernatural detective dares to be seduced by the greatest power of all. . .

He's The Man With The Magic Touch...


Where I Can See You

by Larry D. Sweazy Seventh Street Books (January 10, 2017)

Haunted by the disappearance of his mother when he was eight years old, detective Hud Matthews begins his own investigation to find out what really happened so many years before. When a rare murder occurs in...


An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock: A Samuel Craddock Mystery

Samuel Craddock #6

by Terry Shames Seventh Street Books (January 03, 2017)

When the Jarrett Creek Fire Department is called to douse a blaze on the outskirts of town, they discover a grisly scene: five black young people have been murdered. Newly elected Chief of Police Samuel Craddock,...


Dangerous Hardboiled Magicians

by Mel Gilden Wildside Press (February 01, 2012)

Cowabunga, schweetheart! A book in the manner of Surfing Samurai Robots! In a Los Angeles that is something like ours--but in which magic has become an integral part of society--P.I. Turner Cronyn doesn't know...


Fly In the Milk

by T.K. O'Neill Bluestone Press (February 21, 2013)

It's March of 1978 and a battered, steaming wreck lays at the bottom of a 50-foot cliff. Former boxing champion and football star Johnny Beam is found crumpled and broken behind the steering wheel. Beam was...


Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt

by John Ph.D Crawley Gallivant Press/Venture Galleries, LLC (February 21, 2013)

Had Mason Chase gone to sleep that night he might be dead. The fact that he didn't might make him wish he was dead.

With his family gruesomely murdered around him in their comfortable suburban home, he is arrested,...


Devil's Food Cake Murder

Hannah Swensen #14

by Joanne Fluke Kensington Books (January 31, 2012)

The USA Today Bestseller Guaranteed to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth!

Hannah Swensen has to admit life is pretty sweet. Things are going well in the romance department and her bakery's delectable confections are selling...


A Slice of Murder

Pizza Lovers #1

by Chris Cavender Kensington Books (July 01, 2010)

Not too much happens in the sleepy little town of Timber Ridge, North Carolina--which is fine with pizza-purveyor extraordinaire Eleanor Swift. The spunky owner of A Slice of Delight is trying to mend her broken...


Heart of Stone: An Ellie Stone Mystery

Ellie Stone Mysteries #4

by James W. Ziskin Seventh Street Books (June 07, 2016)

WINNER OF THE ANTHONY AWARD® for Best Paperback Original! WINNER OF THE MACAVITY SUE FEDER MEMORIAL AWARD for Best Historical Fiction! A 2017 EDGAR AWARD® NOMINEE! In the waning days of a lazy August holiday,...


Killer Blonde

Jaine Austen #3

by Laura Levine Kensington Books (September 01, 2008)

"Jaine Austen's amused take on life, love, sex and LA will delight readers." --Carolyn Hart

A gal with a serious Ben & Jerry's habit can't afford to be too picky about employment opportunities. So when Beverly...


A Killing at Cotton Hill: A Samuel Craddock Mystery

Samuel Craddock #1

by Terry Shames Seventh Street Books (July 16, 2013)

The chief of police of Jarrett Creek, Texas, doubles as the town drunk. So when Dora Lee Parjeter is murdered, her old friend and former police chief Samuel Craddock steps in. He discovers that a lot of people...


Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek: A Samuel Craddock Mystery

Samuel Craddock #3

by Terry Shames Seventh Street Books (October 07, 2014)

The small town of Jarrett Creek is bankrupt. Samuel Craddock thought he was retired but now he's been asked to return as police chief. Gary Dellmore, heir apparent to the main bank, is dead, apparently murdered....


No Stone Unturned: An Ellie Stone Mystery

Ellie Stone Mysteries #2

by James W. Ziskin Seventh Street Books (June 10, 2014)

In her second mystery, Ellie Stone—a young reporter in 1960s’ upstate New York—plays by her own rules while searching for a killer, putting her own life at risk. A dead girl in the woods. Three little...


The Last Death of Jack Harbin: A Samuel Craddock Mystery

Samuel Craddock #2

by Terry Shames Seventh Street Books (January 07, 2014)

Small town mystery and veteran's issues collide as retired police chief Samuel Craddock investigates a murder. Right before the outbreak of the Gulf War, two eighteen-year-old football stars and best friends...