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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...


The Bone Yard

Body Farm #6

by Jefferson Bass HarperCollins e-books (March 08, 2011)

“[Bass is] the real deal.”

—Kathy Reichs

The sixth electrifying forensic mystery by author Jefferson Bass (“a fresh voice in the crime novel arena” —Seattle Post-Intelligencer), The Bone Yard is the...


The Devil Knows You're Dead

Matthew Scudder #11

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A deranged derelict, a crazed Vietnam vet, has been arrested for gunning down successful young lawyer Glenn Holtzmann at a corner phone booth on Eleventh Avenue -- and the suspect's brother wants p.i. Matthew...


To Have and to Kill: A Wedding Cake Mystery

Wedding Cake Mysteries #1

by Mary Jane Clark HarperCollins e-books (December 28, 2010)

“Clark has perfected the suspense novel.”

Booklist

New York Times bestselling author and mystery writer par excellence, Mary Jane Clark kicks off her delicious new Wedding Cake mystery series with To Have...


Next Time You See Me

Karin Schaeffer #2

by Katia Lief HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

“A new force to reckon with in suspense.”

Donna Anders, author of Dead Silence

 

A phenomenal suspense thriller from Katia Lief, Next Time You See Me is the relentlessly gripping follow up to You Are Next...


Cat Coming Home: A Joe Grey Mystery

Joe Grey, Feline Detective #16

by Shirley Rousseau Murphy HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

“One of the most entrancing (and effective) detectives in modern cozy mysteries.”

Booklist

A celebration for cat lovers and mystery aficionados alike, Cat Coming Home—the 16th appearance of feline detective...


The Night Visitor

Charlie Moon #5

by James D. Doss HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

The morning after the aged Ute shaman receives a perplexing visits from a silent, disheveled matukach "magician," daisy's neighbor Nathan McFain discovers something astonishing buried in the dirt on his foundering...


Ghost in Trouble: A Mystery

Bailey Ruth #3

by Carolyn Hart HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

“Bailey Ruth and Wiggins will delight readers who prefer their mysteries light and seasoned with wit and the supernatural.

Boston Globe

“This could be Hart’s best series yet.”

Booklist

Spectral sleuth...


You Are Next

Karin Schaeffer #1

by Katia Lief HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

You Are Next, Katia Lief’s riveting debut thriller for Avon Books, is the taut, roller coaster tale of a serial killer’s surviving victim—and her determination to turn from hunted to hunter. Katia Lief...


Loco Motive: A Bed-and-Breakfast Mystery

Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries #25

by Mary Daheim HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

“Daheim writes with wit, wisdom, and a big heart. I love her books.”

—Carolyn Hart

 

Another deft and daffy Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from the indomitable Mary Daheim—“The reigning Queen of the Cozies”...


The Headhunter's Daughter

Amanda Brown #2

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins e-books (January 25, 2011)

Tamar Myers returns to Africa in The Headhunter’s Daughter, the second book in her wonderful mystery series set in the Belgian Congo in the mid-twentieth century—a riveting and atmospheric follow-up to The...


The Queen of Patpong

Poke Rafferty #4

by Timothy Hallinan HarperCollins e-books (August 17, 2010)

“Hallinan is a wordsmith of the first order, and he puts his great narrative skills into overdrive on this one….You won’t read a better thriller this year!”

—John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling...


The Glass Is Always Greener

Den of Antiquity #16

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins e-books (January 25, 2011)

“A very funny series.”

Green Bay Press-Gazette

After sixteen delightfully madcap books, Tamar Myers’s hilarious Den of Antiquity cozy mystery series comes to a close with The Glass is Always Greener....


The Rule of Nine: A Paul Madriani Novel

Paul Madriani #11

by Steve Martini HarperCollins e-books (June 01, 2010)

“Steve Martini is an expert at good old-fashioned, gimmick-free storytelling.”

—Steve Berry, author of The Paris Vendetta

“Take it from a prosecutor—Steve Martini has created one of the most charismatic...


When Winter Returns: A Rosie Winter Mystery

Rosie Winter #4

by Kathryn Miller Haines HarperCollins e-books (May 11, 2010)

“Kathryn Miller Haines perfectly captures the feel, sights and sounds of New York in the 1940s….A lot of fun.”

 —Rhys Bowen

 

Aspiring actress and sometime sleuth Rosie Winter is back in When Winter Returns—...


This Body of Death: An Inspector Lynley Novel

Inspector Lynley #16

by Elizabeth George HarperCollins e-books (April 20, 2010)

"George explores her characters' dreams and fears with a penetrating grace that makes reading her books a joy."

Washington Post Book World

"Elizabeth George reigns as queen of the mystery genre. The Lynley...


Dead Cat Bounce

by Norman Green HarperCollins e-books (March 30, 2010)

Stoney gave up drinking, but it couldn't save his marriage. Leaving the big house in New Jersey to his wife and kids, he's living in the City—still working the profitable, if not 100 percent legal, angles...


The Bone Thief: A Body Farm Novel

Body Farm #5

by Jefferson Bass HarperCollins e-books (March 23, 2010)

“The Body Farm novels have become bestsellers because of their attention to the fine details of forensics combined with great plot lines.”

Deseret News (Salt Lake City)

 

The latest Body Farm novel from...


The Seventh Witch

Ophelia & Abby #7

by Shirley Damsgaard HarperCollins e-books (January 26, 2010)

“A Golden Broomstick to [these] most unusual sleuths, a septuagenarian witch and her psychic granddaughter.”

—Carolyn Hart

 

The Seventh Witch is the seventh installment in Shirley Damsgaard’s Agatha Award-nominated...


Gutshot Straight: A Novel

by Lou Berney HarperCollins e-books (January 05, 2010)

“Lou Berney’s novel is so energetic, so droll, and so wheezingly funny that it accomplished what no book ever has before: it made me forget to eat lunch.”

—Stephen Harrigan, New York Times bestselling...


Cat Striking Back

Joe Grey, Feline Detective #15

by Shirley Rousseau Murphy HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

“Murphy’s series is top-notch...a real treat.”

Cats magazine

 

The acclaimed mystery writer whom Kirkus Reviews praises for having “raised the stakes of the feline sleuth genre,” Shirley Rousseau...


Merry, Merry Ghost

Bailey Ruth #2

by Carolyn Hart HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

“If I were teaching a course on how to write a mystery, I’d make Carolyn Hart required reading.”

Los Angeles Times

 

Merry, Merry Ghost by Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Award winner Carolyn Hart, is the...


Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind

Miss Julia #1

by Ann B. Ross HarperCollins e-books (October 20, 2009)

Miss Julia, a recently bereaved and newly wealthy widow, is only slightly bemused when one Hazel Marie Puckett appears at her door with a youngster in tow and unceremoniously announces that the child is the...


The Witch Doctor's Wife

Amanda Brown #1

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins e-books (October 20, 2009)

“A lush novel, rich with tension and intricately woven, believable characters.  Myers clearly loves the Congo—and you will love this book. I did!”

—Mary Alice Monroe, bestselling author of Last Light...


The Death of an Irish Sea Wolf

Chief Inspector Peter McGarr #12

by Bartholomew Gill HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In a remote community off the west coast of Ireland, residents inclined to gossip speculate why reclusive Clement Ford, the "Sea Wolf," has become such a generous benefactor to his neighbors. then one night,...


The Death of Love

Chief Inspector Peter McGarr #9

by Bartholomew Gill HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A first-time father at fifty-one, Irish police chief Peter McGarr takes his infant daughter and feisty wife to a country resort, where he is commissioned to investigate the murder of a high-powered banker.


Breathing Water

Poke Rafferty #3

by Timothy Hallinan HarperCollins e-books (August 18, 2009)

Timothy Hallinan brings Bangkok, Thailand, to life in all its exotic, seedy, dangerous glory in Breathing Water, his third novel of unrelenting suspense to feature expatriate American travel writer Poke Rafferty....


Dying for Mercy

KEY News #10

by Mary Jane Clark HarperCollins e-books (July 28, 2009)

“[Clark] deftly combines the clue-searching and puzzle-solving fun of mysteries with the action-packed, emotion-driven narrative thrust of thrillers.”

Pittsburgh Tribune Review

 

“One of Clark’s—and...


Guardian of Lies: A Paul Madriani Novel

Paul Madriani #10

by Steve Martini HarperCollins e-books (July 14, 2009)

“The sort of compulsive page-turner that keeps readers up at night….Both timely and scary….Guardian of Lies more than satisfies.”

Washington Times

 

Defense attorney Paul Madriani is caught in a web...


Boy Still Missing

by John Searles HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

It is June 1971. Dominick Pindle, a tenderhearted but aimless Massachusetts teenager, spends his nights driving around with his mother and dragging his wayward father out of bars. Late one evening, Dominick's...


Dead Man Docking

Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries #21

by Mary Daheim HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

B&B hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn and her closer-than-a-sibling cousin Renie would be crazy to turn down a free, 1930s-themed South Pacific islands cruise aboard the magnificent San Rafael, the pride of the...


A Killer's Kiss

Victor Carl #7

by William Lashner HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

"You want to know what deceit tastes like?

It's sweet. Like honey."

Over the course of his shady legal career, Victor Carl has made a host of bad decisions, but letting his ex-fiancée, Julia, fall back into his...


Dealing in Murder

Molly Doyle #1

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

Elizabeth Porter was a top-of-the-lineManhattan antiques dealer until her ex-husband and his lover's flagrantly criminal scam left her reputation in tatters. Now, using a new name, Molly Doyle, she's starting...


Deadly Collection

Molly Doyle #3

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

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

Mackie O'Brien, an accomplished Carmel artist,...


Falls the Shadow

Victor Carl #5

by William Lashner HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

New York Times bestselling author William Lashner returns with a brilliantly twisty tale that probes the dark side of the law -- and man

Unlike the rest of you, I cheerfully admit to my own utter selfishness....


Death in Dublin

Chief Inspector Peter McGarr #16

by Bartholomew Gill HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The theft of the Book of Kells -- an exquisite ninth-century amalgam of Christian doctrine and Celtic legend -- from the Trinity College library is, in itself, a most shocking crime. But it is the brutal slaying...


Charmed to Death

Ophelia & Abby #2

by Shirley Damsgaard HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Ophelia Jensen's good witch granny Abigail revels in her paranormal powers. But Ophelia never asked for her bothersome psychic abilities -- especially since they proved worthless when the thirty-something librarian's...


Deadly Housewives

by Christine Matthews HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

A heart-stopping mystery anthology from fourteen of today’s best-loved and bestselling female mystery and suspense writers.

In the expert hands of fourteen unsurpassed storytellers, being a housewife takes...


Deep Sea Dead

Pauline Sokol #4

by Lori Avocato HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Pauline Walks the Plank . . .

A confirmed landlubber, insurance fraud p.i. Pauline Sokol's never heard the call of the sea - or if she has, she didn't pay attention. But now the former RN is donning her nurse's...


Digging Up Trouble

Nina Quinn #3

by Heather Webber HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Digging Her Own Grave

Landscaper Nina Quinn makes her living from surprise garden makeovers. It's not her fault that someone duped her into digging up the wrong yard. And she certainly can't be blamed when her...


Death of an Irish Lover: An Inspector Peter Mcgarr Mystery

Chief Inspector Peter McGarr #14

by Bartholomew Gill HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Crime runs rampant in the picturesque town of Leixleap -- and onIreland's famed River Shannon, where brazen thieves illegally harvestthe gourmet-prized eels that flourish there. But while poachingmay be something...


Hostile Witness

Victor Carl #1

by William Lashner HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Hard-luck Philadelphia lawyer Victor Carl is just itching for the opportunity to sell out. Then good fortune comes knocking at his door in the guise of William Prescott III, a blue-blood attorney from one of...


The Deader the Better

Leo Waterman #6

by G.M. Ford HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Seattle p.i. Leo Waterman isn't looking for trouble when he and his forensic pathologist girlfriend Rebecca escape into the Washington wilder for a few days of relaxation -- it just seems to find him. An old...


The Run

Will Lee #5

by Stuart Woods HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A respected senator from Georgia, Will Lee has aspirations of more.But a cruel stroke of fate thrusts him onto the national stage well before he expects, and long before he's ready, for a national campaign.

The...


Heart Trouble

Callahan Garrity #5

by Kathy Hogan Trocheck HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Former cop, currently co-owner of the House Mouse housecleaning service, and freelance p.i., Callahan Garrity raises eyebrows when she accepts an assignment from the most hated woman in Atlanta -- a wealthy...


The Death of a Joyce Scholar

Chief Inspector Peter McGarr #8

by Bartholomew Gill HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Trinity professor and Joycean scholar Kevin Coyle was one of Dublin's most colorful -- and controversial -- characters, until someone stabbed him through the heart on Bloomsday, the annual citywide celebration...


Trouble in Bloom

Nina Quinn #4

by Heather Webber HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Nina Quinn never goes looking for trouble, but for some reason, it always seems to come looking for her! This time, Nina and her boyfriend Bobby have gotten coerced into helping a sleazy lawyer acquaintance...


Red Tide

Frank Corso #4

by G.M. Ford HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Terror has hit the West Coast with a vengeance—leaving a tunnel full of corpses beneath the Seattle streets, with a dark promise of far, far worse to come. Despite official attempts to keep the catastrophe...


Death of the Party

Death on Demand #16

by Carolyn Hart HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Britt Barlow is certain her media mogul brother-in-law Jeremiah Addison's fatal tumble a year ago was no accident -- especially since she herself discovered, and disposed of, the trip wire someone had strung...


Marked Man

Victor Carl #6

by William Lashner HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

It must have been a hell of a night. One of those long, dangerous nights where the world shifts and doors open. A night of bad judgment and wrong turns, of weariness and hilarity and a hard sexual charge that...