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Before he Kills (A Mackenzie White Mystery—Book 1)

by Blake Pierce Lukeman Literary Management Ltd (May 19, 2016)

From #1 bestselling author Blake Pierce comes a heart-pounding new mystery series. In the cornfields of Nebraska a woman is found murdered, strung up on a pole, the victim of a deranged killer. It doesn’t...


Fearless Women Sampler

by Tessa Gratton, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Robyn Bennis & V. E. Schwab et al. Tom Doherty Associates (April 24, 2018)

A year of Fearless Women begins with these excerpts from Spring/Summer 2018's brightest female voices in science fiction and fantasy.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights...


The Perfect Witness

by Iris Johansen St. Martin's Press (September 30, 2014)

A New York Times bestseller from Iris Johansen, author of the Eve Duncan novels.

She had the perfect life.

She had the perfect cover.

She was the perfect witness.

Until they found her.

When Teresa Casali was young...


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,"...


Meet Your Baker

Bakeshop Mysteries #1

by Ellie Alexander St. Martin's Press (December 30, 2014)

Welcome to Torte-a friendly, small-town family bake shop where the treats are so good that, sometimes, it's criminal...

After graduating from culinary school, Juliet Capshaw returns to her quaint hometown of...


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...


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...


You Know Who Killed Me

Amos Walker #24

by Loren D. Estleman Tom Doherty Associates (December 09, 2014)

In You Know Who Killed Me, by multiple award-winning author Loren D. Estleman, Amos Walker is at low ebb. Just released from a rehab clinic, the Detroit private detective has to marshal his energies to help...


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,...


Five

by Ursula Archer St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

A woman's corpse is discovered in a meadow. A strange combination of letters and numbers has been tattooed on the soles of her feet. Detective inspector Beatrice Kaspary from the local murder squad quickly identifies...


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,...


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...


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 Song to Die For

by Mike Blakely Tom Doherty Associates (November 18, 2014)

A Song to Die For -- a rousing tale mixing love, music, and mystery from Spur Award–winning author Mike Blakely.

It's 1975 and guitarist and singer/songwriter Creed Mason hopes to ride the new wave of Texas-style,...


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...


Lethal Rage

by Brent Pilkey, Stephen Brockwell & Ross Pennie Ecw Press (May 01, 2010)

"When an organized drug gang starts selling crack dyed black, Division 51 of the Toronto Police gets the brunt of the action, and street cop Jack Warren and his partner face the ugly realities of crime in their...


Swap

by John McFetridge & Sky Gilbert Ecw Press (September 01, 2009)

Detectives Price and McKeon are called to the scene - a husband and wife found slumped in their car, parked sideways on a busy downtown on-ramp, a bullet in each of their heads. That's what's in the papers,...


Dirty Sweet

by John McFetridge & Bill Brownstein Ecw Press (May 19, 2006)

In the middle of the afternoon on a busy downtown Toronto street a man is shot in the head behind the wheel of his SUV. The killer drives away before the light changes. It could be road rage, or it could be...


Barrington Street Blues

by Anne Emery & Stephanie Myles and Claude Brochu Ecw Press (April 01, 2008)

?A rich man and a poor man are found dead of gunshot wounds outside a seedy bar on Barrington Street in Halifax. The police declare it a murder-suicide, but bluesman/lawyer Monty Collins - hired to represent...


Obit

by Anne Emery, Kathleen Tracy & Edward Winterhalder and Wil De Clercq Ecw Press (May 01, 2007)

Declan Burke fled Ireland forty years ago and never looked back. Now settled in New York, he thinks he's put the old country behind him, until he reads the obituary of one Cathal Murphy. The obituary, he sees...


Children in the Morning

by Anne Emery, Dave Thompson & Erin Balser and Suzanne Gardner Ecw Press (May 01, 2010)

Beau Delaney is a bit of a showboat, a prominent lawyer whose exploits have become the subject of a Hollywood film. He's also the father of ten children (many adopted). Now he's charged with the murder of his...


Sign of the Cross

by Anne Emery & Steve Collins, Alan Martin, and Frank Magazine Ecw Press (May 23, 2006)

Be careful what you wish for, his mother used to say. Yet how many times, in his twenty years defending the underclass, has Monty Collins wished for a client who is intelligent, articulate and tattoo-free? Now...


Death Plays Poker

by Robin Spano, Neil Peart & Doug Gibson Ecw Press (October 01, 2011)

World class poker players are being strangled in their hotel rooms, and Clare is given her second big assignment: to pose as a poker player in a major televised tournament, befriend the suspects, and find the...


In Plain Sight

by Mike Knowles, Jo Storm & Dr. Neil MacKinnon and Dr. Rhonda Church Ecw Press (October 01, 2010)

?"You set me loose. Everything that happened was because you saw fit to use me as bait. And what was I on the hook for? You just wanted a bust you could attach your name to so you could get ahead. Don't try...


Grinder

by Paul Whang, Michael Knowles, Mike Knowles & Brian Fritz and Christopher Murray Ecw Press (October 01, 2009)

"You brought me back into this because you know what I am. I'm a grinder, I find out everything." Bullets squared everything. Wilson left his old boss alive in exchange for a clean slate. Wilson held up his...


Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

by John McFetridge, Dr. Joe Schwarcz & Larry Zbyszko Ecw Press (May 01, 2008)

The joke? Toronto thinks it's the centre of some multicultural universe, always bragging about how people come from every part of the world to live there. The punch line? Some of them are coming to commit crimes....


Cherry Beach Express

by Richard Cain, R.D. Cain, Natalee Caple & Anne Emery Ecw Press (May 01, 2011)

?Behind the façade of the crisp, dark suit, under a sharp haircut and behind pale blue eyes, was a place of anguish. Steve Nastos walked down the street, avoiding eye contact with various lawyers, court clerks...


Ruby Tuesday

by Mike Harrison, Barbara Radcliffe Rogers and Juliette Rogers & Mike Rickard Ecw Press (October 31, 2007)

Paul Menzies is an out-of-shape, middle-aged advertising executive, who arrives at work one morning to discover he's lost his job. Downsized. That evening, he stops by a bank machine to check his finances. Ahead...


Dead Politician Society

by Robin Spano, Lynnette Porter, David Lavery, and Hillary Robson & Dean Budnick and Josh Baron Ecw Press (September 01, 2010)

?The mayor falls down dead in the middle of a speech, and a university secret society promptly claims credit for the murder. Clare Vengel is given her first undercover assignment: to pose as a student and penetrate...


Follow Me Down

by Marc Strange, Stephen Brockwell & Ross Pennie Ecw Press (May 01, 2010)

The forests around Dockerty, Newry County, hide many secrets. Some were never meant to be unearthed, one is still waiting to be buried. At the edge of the woods near the Warren farm, a man hangs in a tree. Two...


Trial of Passion

by William Deverell & Albert Belle Ecw Press (October 01, 2002)

Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1998 - Winner of the Dashiell Hammett Award, 1998. Arthur Beauchamp, one of Vancouver's most heralded criminal lawyers, has moved to a quiet island off...


Tampered

by Ross Pennie & Jake Brown Ecw Press (May 01, 2011)

?Dr. Zol Szabo chose public health for its noble ideals and predictable hours. He never expected to be intimidated by the Prime Minister's Office, roughed up by the RCMP, or threatened by the Hamilton mob. Though...


Wild Thing

by Mike Harrison & Kathleen Tracy Ecw Press (May 19, 2006)

When Eddie receives an early morning call for help, he catches the next plane to Britain. His friend, Dr. Peter Maurice, a renowned psychologist on a UK book tour with his wife Sylvia, has been accused of multiple,...


Drawing Dead

by Rick Gadziola & David Seidman Ecw Press (October 04, 2006)

?Jake Morgan just can't seem to win. In Drawing Dead, the Las Vegas poker dealer and ex-cop is dealt a hand by his casino boss and forced to play. A beautiful high roller, sick of her husband, takes a prescription...


Tainted

by Ross Pennie & Aye Jay Ecw Press (April 01, 2009)

In an affluent city perched on Ontario's Niagara Escarpment, residents begin turning up on the pathologist's autopsy table with what looks like epidemic mad cow disease. Zol Szabo, a public-health doctor and...


Raw Deal

by Rick Gadziola & Robert Sietsema Ecw Press (May 04, 2004)

Jake Morgan loves Las Vegas. He's a 33-year-old ex-cop from Boston who will wager on anything - as long as his money holds out. Having run into trouble in Beantown, for the past year he's been eking out a living...


Darwin's Nightmare

by Mike Knowles, William Deverell & Jason Schneider Ecw Press (October 01, 2008)

Wilson spent his entire life under the radar. Few people knew who he was and even less knew how to find him. Only two people even knew what he really did. He worked jobs for one very bad man. Illegal jobs no...


Sons of Anarchy

by Christopher Golden & Kurt Sutter St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2014)

Set between the third and fourth episodes of season four of the groundbreaking television drama Sons of Anarchy, from the mind of Executive Producer Kurt Sutter…

With half of the club recently released from...


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...


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...


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...


Star of the East

by Tasha Alexander St. Martin's Press (October 28, 2014)

From New York Times bestselling author Tasha Alexander comes STAR OF THE EAST, a Lady Emily holiday story that will enchant readers and keep them guessing until the very last page...

Emily and Colin Hargreaves...


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...