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The Eye Of Horus

by Carol Thurston HarperCollins (December 28, 2010)

Hired by the Egyptology department of a Denver museum to create displays for an exhibit, medical illustrator Kate McKinnon encounters an intriguing enigma: the mummy of a young woman who lived thirty-three centuries...


by Edna Buchanan HarperCollins (November 23, 2010)

With the perfect wife, two beautiful daughters and a successful business, Frank Douglas had everything to live for. But someone else had to die first.

If Daniel Alexander had not committed suicide, Frank Douglas...

Garden of Evil

by Edna Buchanan HarperCollins (October 26, 2010)

While attempting an arrest, a sheriff is slain by an enigmatic young woman who promptly vanishes into the northern Florida landscape. As the story comes over the wire, reporter Britt Montero is intrigued. Few...

Sidney Sheldon's After the Darkness

by Sidney Sheldon & Tilly Bagshawe HarperCollins (May 25, 2010)

Author Tillie Bagshawe brilliantly recaptured the late superstar author’s magic with Sidney Sheldon’s Mistress of the Game—and now she does it again with Sidney Sheldon’s After the Darkness. A classic...

The Mapping of Love and Death

Maisie Dobbs #7

by Jacqueline Winspear HarperCollins (March 23, 2010)

In the latest mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, Maisie Dobbs must unravel a case of wartime love and death—an investigation that leads her to a long-hidden affair between a young cartographer...

Werewolf Smackdown

Felix Gomez #5

by Mario Acevedo HarperCollins (March 09, 2010)

“[Acevedo] is a very disturbed man—and I mean that in the absolute finest sense of the term.”

—Tim Dorsey, author of Nuclear Jellyfish


Felix Gomez, Latino vampire detective extraordinaire, tackles a...

The Poisoned Serpent

Medieval Mysteries #2

by Joan Wolf HarperCollins (October 06, 2009)

Norman England has little to celebrate in the new year of 1140. The country is immersed in a bitter civil war from which no one is immune, including Hugh de Leon, heir to an earldom. His Uncle Guy has arranged...

Death Message

Tom Thorne #7

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2009

by Mark Billingham HarperCollins (October 06, 2009)

Death Message is the unforgettable new entry in the suspense series featuring Tom Thorne, “the next superstar detective” (Lee Child), from Mark Billingham, one of Britain’s most compelling and talented...

No Dark Place

Medieval Mysteries #1

by Joan Wolf HarperCollins (October 06, 2009)

In the turbulent realm of Norman England, a young nobleman discovers that his identity is the link to an incredible mystery.

Hugh Corbaille has just lost the person he cares for most in the world, his adoptive...

Midnight Fugue

Dalziel & Pascoe #24

by Reginald Hill HarperCollins (October 06, 2009)

Reginald Hill, award-winning author of The Price of Butcher’s Meat and Death Comes for the Fat Man, returns with Midnight Fugue, a riveting new crime novel featuring Yorkshire coppers Dalziel and Pascoe as...

Tiles and Tribulations

Den of Antiquity #10

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Abigail Timberlake Washburn would rather be anywhere else on a muggy Charleston summer evening -- even putting in extra hours at her antiques shop -- than at a séance. But her best friend, "Calamity Jane,"...


Frank Corso #1

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

Frank Corso is a pariah—a journalist once vilified for making up "facts" on a major crime story. Yet slow, sheltered Leanne Samples trusts no one but Corso to tell the world that her courtroom testimony that...

House of Lords

by Philip Rosenberg HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Jeffrey Blaine is a good man, a wealthy and powerful Wall Street broker with impeccable social standing. But his wife—who supports charitable foundations from their Park Avenue townhouse—seems to have lost...

The Typhoon Lover

Rei Shimura, Detective #8

by Sujata Massey HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

A young woman with a foothold in two cultures, Rei Shimura has gone wherever fortune and her unruly passions have led her throughout her chaotic twenties. Now, after the streamers for her thirtieth birthday...

Estate of Mind

Den of Antiquity #6

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

A Faux Van Gogh

When North Carolina antique dealer Abigail Timberlake makes a bid of $150.99 on a truly awful copy of Van Gogh's The Starry Night, she's just trying to win Mama's approval by supporting the church...

Cold Company

by Sue Henry HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Multiple award-winning author Sue Henry takes us into the heart of America's last frontier with a gripping tale of suspense set in a rugged land that appeals to the adventurous and strong ... and to those who...

The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr doesn't generally get philosophical about his criminal career. He's good at it, it's addictively exciting—and it pays a whole lot better than pushing old tomes. He steals...

Vapor Trail

by Chuck Logan HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

It's hot.

The snow is gone, the ice is gone -- winter is long forgotten. When the phone wakes Phil Broker at five a.m. on the morning of his forty-eighth birthday -- six months removed from his surviving a January...

Black River

Frank Corso #2

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

There is no stronger argument for the death penalty than Nicholas Balagula, the bloodthirsty West Coast crime boss who has been charged with sixty-three counts of homicide, many of them children. And now reclusive...

Death Trap

by Sue Henry HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Up north,

the summers are brief --

and winter, like death,

is cold and long . . .

Recovering from knee surgery that will cause her to miss the upcoming dogsled racing season, champion "musher" Jessie Arnold feels...

The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

It's not that used bookstore owner and part-time burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr believes the less legal of his two professions is particularly ethical. (It is, however, a rush, and he is very good at it.) He just...

The Canceled Czech

Evan Tanner #2

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Evan Tanner ran head-first into a piece of shrapnel in Korea, and now he can't sleep. Ever. Which can be an asset for a dedicated linguist, term paper forger, thief, lost cause enthusiast . . .


Tanner takes...

Hit and Run

John Keller #4

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

For years now Keller's had places to go and people to kill.

But enough is enough. Just one more job—paid in advance—and he's going to retire. Waiting in Des Moines for the client's go-ahead, Keller's picking...

Larceny and Old Lace

Den of Antiquity #1

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

For Whom The Bell Pulls Tolls

As owner of the Den of Antiquity, recently divorced(but never bitter!) Abigail Timberlake is accustomed to delving into the past, searching for losttreasures, and navigating the...

Yankee Doodle Dead

Death on Demand #10

by Carolyn Hart HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Master mystery spinner Carolyn Hart gives us the tenth high-spirited entry in her Agatha, Anthony and Macavity Award-winning Death on Demand series.

The most delectable sleuthing couple since Nick met Nora, Annie...

Four to Midnight

by Scott Flander HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Sometimes the hardest thing for a cop to do is the right thing.

A black city councilman is badly beaten on a West Philadelphia street and blames two of Sgt. Eddie North's best cops. They deny it. Eddie, uncertain...

Me Tanner, You Jane

Evan Tanner #7

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

It's a jungle out there.

Literally. At least for Evan Tanner, eternally sleepless sometime superspy, who finds himself in Africa on the trail of the AWOL ruler of tiny Modonoland. It seems the petty despot's...

The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Bernie Rhodenbarr has gone legit -- almost -- as the new owner of a used bookstore in New York's Greenwich Village. Of course, dusty old tomes don't always turn a profit, so to make ends meet, Bernie's forced,...

The Scoreless Thai

Evan Tanner #4

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Evan Tanner can't sleep. Ever. Which gives him plenty of free time to get involved in lots of interesting endeavors in all sorts of exotic locales.

Now Tanner's in Thailand with a partially baked plan and a butterfly...

Flesh and Bone

Body Farm #2

by Jefferson Bass HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton founded Tennessee's world-famous Body Farm—a small piece of land where corpses are left to decay in order to gain important forensic information. Now, in the wake of a shocking...

A Blind Eye

Frank Corso #3

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

Beneath the rotting floorboards of an abandoned shed are human bones -- lots of them -- the last things a runaway rogue true-crime writer and his photojournalist ex-lover expected to find when they took shelter...

Tanner's Virgin

Evan Tanner #6

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The CIA, the FBI, the KGB, Interpol—not one of the world's premier intelligence organizations knows quite what to make of Evan Michael Tanner. Is he a spy, a mercenary, a footloose adventurer, or simply a...

The Burglar Who Thought He Was Bogart

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Bookseller Bernie Rhodenbarr's in love—with an exotic Eastern European beauty who shares his obsession with Humphrey Bogart movies. He's in heaven, munching popcorn with his new amour every night at a Bogart...

The Wrong Kind of Blood

Ed Loy #1

Shamus Best First P.I. Novel 2007

by Declan Hughes HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

After twenty years in Los Angeles, Ed Loy has come home to bury his mother. But hers is only the first dead body he encounters after crossing an ocean.

The city Loy once knew is an unrecognizable place, filled...

The Price of Blood

Ed Loy #3

by Declan Hughes HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

What's in a name? Apparently everything for Ed Loy, because that's the only information Father Vincent Tyrrell, brother of prominent racehorse trainer F. X. Tyrrell, offers when he asks for Ed's help in finding...

The Burglar in the Library

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Bookseller and New-Yorker-to-the-bone, Bernie Rhodenbarr rarely ventures out of Manhattan, but he's excited about the romantic getaway he has planned for himself and current lady love Lettice at the Cuttleford...

Sugarplum Dead

Death on Demand #12

by Carolyn Hart HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

It's getting to look a lot like Christmas on the sea island of Broward's Rock, South Carolina. At the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, owner Annie Darling's Yuletide preparations have to be put on hold thanks...

April Fool Dead

Death on Demand #13

by Carolyn Hart HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Someone is playing a rather nasty April Fool's prank on mystery bookstore owner Annie Darling. A felonious forger on the idyllic -- if rarely tranquil -- South Carolina island of Broward's Rock has made it appear...

Baroque and Desperate

Den of Antiquity #5

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

In a Treasure-Laden Mansion

Unflappable and resourceful, Abigail Timberlake, antique dealer and owner of Charlotte, North Carolina's Den of Antiquity, relies on her knowledge and savvy to authenitcate the facts...

Grandmother Spider

Charlie Moon #6

by James D. Doss HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

A lawman with a hardy appetite for life and an unshakable faith in the explicable, Southern Ute Acting Chief of Police Charlie Moon is not prepared to accept a purely supernatural explanation for the recent...

Tanner's Tiger

Evan Tanner #5

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The Cold War's boiling over. Global tensions are near the breaking point. So what's the perfect assignment for a super-spy who hasn't slept since the Korean conflict? A fun-filled trip to the Montreal World's...


Tom Thorne #3

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2005

by Mark Billingham HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The first corpse was found hooded, bound, and naked, kneeling ona bare mattress in a seedy hotel room. This was no ordinary murder but rather the work of a killer driven by something special, somethingspectacular....

Engaged to Die

Death on Demand #14

by Carolyn Hart HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

When wealthy, widowed art patron Virginia Neville officially announces her engagement to Jake O'Neill -- her handsome, charming, and much younger fiancé -- at a gala gallery opening, not all the gathered friends...

White Shell Woman

Charlie Moon #7

by James D. Doss HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The two sandstone monoliths towering over the southern Colorado landscape are wrapped in ancient mystery. To the local tribes, they are the Twin War Gods, sons of the moon goddess, White Shell Woman. Legends...

Tanner On Ice

Evan Tanner #8

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Cold War superspy Evan Tanner lost the ability to sleep on a battlefield in Korea. So where the heck has he been since the '70s?

Frozen. Cryogenically. A Tanner-sicle. Which he never thought would happen when...

The Roar of the Butterflies

Joe Sixsmith, PI #5

by Reginald Hill HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Laid-off lathe operator-turned-private investigator Joe Sixsmith is suddenly very popular, and not just with the ladies. Though he doesn't know a putter from a nine iron, he's being implored to come to the rescue...

Splendor in the Glass

Den of Antiquity #9

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Antiques dealer Abby Timberlake Washburn is thrilled when the Mrs. Amelia Shadbark—doyenne of Charleston society—invites her to broker a pricey collection of Lalique glass sculpture. These treasures will...


Tom Thorne #6

by Mark Billingham HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Luke Mullen, the missing teenage son of a former police officer, was last seen getting into a car with an older woman. No one knows whether he went willingly or was abducted, whether he's living or dead.


Nightmare in Shining Armor

Den of Antiquity #8

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The Corpse Is In The Mail

Den of Antiquity proprietress Abigail Timberlake's Halloween costume party is a roaring success—until an unexpected fire sends the panicked guests fleeing from Abby's emporium. One...

You Only Die Twice

by Edna Buchanan HarperCollins (May 19, 2009)

What was the nude, recently slain body of Kaithlin Jordan doing spoiling the pristine turquoise waters of Miami Beach -- especially when the dead socialite's convicted killer husband is sitting on Death Row...