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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....


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...


Big Driver

by Stephen King Scribner (September 30, 2014)

Now a Lifetime original movie, Stephen King's haunting story about an author of a series of mystery novels who tries to reconcile her old life with her life after a horrific attack and the one thing that can...


A Good Marriage

by Stephen King Scribner (September 30, 2014)

Now a major motion picture, Stephen King's brilliant and terrifying story of a marriage with truly deadly secrets.

Darcy Anderson’s husband of more than twenty years is away on one of his routine business trips...


Mobbed: A Regan Reilly Mystery

Regan Reilly #14

by Carol Higgins Clark Scribner (April 05, 2011)

New York Times bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark is a native of New Jersey. So is her sleuth Regan Reilly. In Mobbed, Clark sends Regan “down the shore” where they have both vacationed since childhood....


Vertigo 42

by Martha Grimes Scribner (June 03, 2014)

The inimitable Richard Jury returns in the latest in the bestselling mystery series: “Martha Grimes has written a whodunit with terrific characters and a grand plot mixed with her unique droll wit. Vertigo...


Pet Sematary

by Stephen King Scribner (May 13, 2014)

Don’t miss the classic tale from King of Horror and #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, described by Publishers Weekly as “the most frightening novel Stephen King has ever written.”

When...


The Priest

by Gerard O'Donovan Scribner (March 01, 2011)

From the most riveting writer to come out of Ireland since John Connolly, the first in a series of Dublin-based thrillers introducing Inspector Mike Mulcahy, who is pitched into a deadly battle with a religion-obsessed...


Devils in Exile

by Chuck Hogan Scribner (February 09, 2010)

Neal Maven comes home from his tour in Iraq to nothing—no job, no friends, no future. Then he meets Brad Royce, a fellow vet, charismatic and confident, with the lifestyle and the one woman Neal has always...


Full Dark, No Stars

by Stephen King Scribner (November 09, 2010)

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, four “disturbing, fascinating” (The Washington Post) novellas—including the story “1922,” a Netflix original film—that explore the dark...


A Stranger in the Family: A Novel of Suspense

by Robert Barnard Scribner (June 08, 2010)

From Robert Barnard, the internationally acclaimed Diamond Dagger–winning crime writer . . .

Kit Philipson has always felt like something of a stranger in his family. Growing up as the only child of professional...


Galveston

by Nic Pizzolatto Scribner (June 15, 2010)

From the creator, writer, and executive producer of the HBO crime series True Detective, comes a dark and visceral literary debut set along the seedy wastelands of Galveston.

On the same day that Roy Cady is...


Wrecked

Regan Reilly #13

by Carol Higgins Clark Scribner (April 13, 2010)

 Private Investigator Regan Reilly and her husband, Jack "no relation" Reilly, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad, are about to celebrate their first wedding anniversary. They are looking forward to a quiet...


The Viognier Vendetta: A Wine Country Mystery

Wine Country Mysteries #5

by Ellen Crosby Scribner (August 03, 2010)

Ellen Crosby’s "beguiling" (Kirkus Reviews) fifth mystery takes readers into Washington’s corridors of power, where Lucie Montgomery uncovers a political and financial scandal while trying to locate her...


Mourn Not Your Dead

Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James #4

by Deborah Crombie Scribner (August 24, 2010)

An important and powerful policeman has been murdered, bludgeoned to death in his own kitchen. Few in suburban Surrey mourn the violent passing of Division Commander Alastair Gilbert, whose arrogance and cruelty...


When the Bough Breaks

Alex Delaware #1

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 1986

by Jonathan Kellerman Scribner (July 06, 2010)

In the first Alex Delaware novel, Dr.  Morton Handler practiced a strange brand of psychiatry.  Among his specialties were fraud, extortion, and  sexual manipulation. Handler paid for his sins when  he...


Over the Edge

Alex Delaware #3

by Jonathan Kellerman Scribner (July 06, 2010)

From the New York Times bestselling author, a thrilling novel in the Alex Delaware series about a psychotic teenage boy accused of six murders.

When the phone rings in the middle of the night, child psychologist...


Portobello: A Novel

by Ruth Rendell Scribner (September 07, 2010)

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

Ruth Rendell is widely considered to be crime fiction’s reigning queen, with a remarkable career spanning more than forty years. Now, in Portobello,...


Crystal Death

by Charles Kipps Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Conor Bard—the fortysomething-year-old homicide detective who doesn’t always play by the rules—is working on the streets of New York City’s Diamond District when he becomes involved in a deadly game...


Solar Storms

by Linda Hogan Scribner (February 26, 1997)

From Pulitzer Prize finalist Linda Hogan, Solar Storms tells the moving, “luminous” (Publishers Weekly) story of Angela Jenson, a troubled Native American girl coming of age in the foster system in Oklahoma,...


False Mermaid

Nora Gavin #3

by Erin Hart Scribner (March 02, 2010)

AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR ERIN HART DELIVERS A SEARING NEW NOVEL OF SUSPENSE, BRILLIANTLY MELDING MODERN FORENSICS AND IRISH MYTH AND MYSTERY IN THIS CHARGED THRILLER.

American pathologist Nora Gavin fled to Ireland...


Vineyard Prey

Martha's Vineyard Mystery #16

by Philip R. Craig Scribner (May 24, 2005)

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and hunting season is in full swing on the Vineyard. J.W. Jackson—retired cop, dedicated fisherman, and passionate cook—is more or less holed up with his wife, Zee, and their...


Buried in Stone

Mel Pickett #1

by Eric Wright Scribner (June 20, 2008)

Pickett is a rich man by many of the standards that count most. A widower and retired Toronto cop, he owns his city home free and clear, he has a good pension and enough savings in the bank, and he's just rebuilt...


Hell's Kitchen Homicide

by Charles Kipps Scribner (September 15, 2009)

AN AWARD-WINNING LAW & ORDER WRITER WHO KNOWS THE CITY STREETS LIKE FEW DO . . . A COP THRILLER THAT WILL HOLD YOU IN ITS GRIP. . . .

Charles Kipps introduces Conor Bard, NYPD homicide detective and wanna-be...


The Riesling Retribution: A Wine Country Mystery

Wine Country Mysteries #4

by Ellen Crosby Scribner (August 04, 2009)

An intriguing blend of colorful characters, fascinating history, and winemaking detail come together in Ellen Crosby’s “sprightly” (Publishers Weekly) tale of suspense—the fourth in her Wine Country...


The Devil's Punchbowl: A Novel

Penn Cage #3

by Greg Iles Scribner (July 07, 2009)

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Penn Cage series comes an electrifying thriller that reveals a world of depravity, sex, violence, and the corruption of a Southern town.

As a prosecuting attorney...


The Killings on Jubilee Terrace: A Novel of Suspense

Charlie Peace #9

by Robert Barnard Scribner (May 05, 2009)

Vernon Watts may have been beloved by the millions of faithful viewers of the long-running soap opera Jubilee Terrace but his fellow cast members knew him for what he was -- an egotistical former music-hall...


Cursed: A Regan Reilly Mystery

Regan Reilly #12

by Carol Higgins Clark Scribner (April 07, 2009)

Private Investigator Regan Reilly moved from Los Angeles to New York City when she married her husband, Jack "no relation" Reilly, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad. To help a friend she ends up taking on a...


Past Reason Hated (An Inspector Banks Mystery)

Inspector Banks #5

by Peter Robinson Scribner (November 19, 2013)

It’s the holiday season in a peaceful Yorkshire village, but there are no glad tidings for Caroline Hartley, brutally stabbed to death in her own home. Her body, naked and bloody, is found by her lover, Veronica,...


A Dedicated Man (An Inspector Banks Mystery)

Inspector Banks #2

by Peter Robinson Scribner (November 19, 2013)

An admired local historian is found dead and half-buried in a farmer’s field in the village of Gratly. A slimy land-developer, an editor, a local thriller writer, and a beautiful folk singer are all figures...


Gallows View

Inspector Banks #1

by Peter Robinson Scribner (November 19, 2013)

Chief Inspector Alan Banks moved away from London to the quaint village of Eastvale to find some peace, but trouble can be found in a village as well as in the city. Soon Banks must contend with a Peeping Tom,...


No Man's Nightingale: An Inspector Wexford Novel

Inspector Wexford #24

by Ruth Rendell Scribner (November 05, 2013)

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

From “one of the most remarkable novelists of her generation” (People) a “refined, probing, and intelligent” (USA TODAY) mystery in the masterful...


Pomona Queen

by Kem Nunn Scribner (October 08, 2013)

Lost in a southern California barrio, Earl Dean has a hard time believing there is one living soul in this foul-smelling night who wants to be found by a salesman hawking vacuum cleaners. What awaits Earl in...


Wednesday's Child

Inspector Banks #6

by Peter Robinson Scribner (September 24, 2013)

A well-dressed couple claim to be social workers responding to abuse allegations and pressure Brenda Scupham into allowing them to take her seven-year-old daughter, Gemma, into protective care. When they fail...


A Necessary End

Inspector Banks #3

by Peter Robinson Scribner (October 22, 2013)

A policeman is stabbed to death at an anti-nuclear demonstration outside the Eastvale Community Centre in Yorkshire. In a politically motivated move, Detective Superintendent Richard “Dirty Dick” Burgess...


The Hanging Valley (An Inspector Banks Mystery)

Inspector Banks #4

by Peter Robinson Scribner (October 22, 2013)

When a faceless body is found in a tranquil valley just south of the village of Swainshead, Chief Inspector Alan Banks soon finds that no one in the village is willing to talk about it, except to say, “Not...


The Dogs of Winter

by Kem Nunn Scribner (September 17, 2013)

Heart Attacks is California’s last secret spot—the premier mysto surf haunt, the stuff of rumor and legend. The rumors say you must cross Indian land to get there. They tell of hostile locals and shark-infested...


Tijuana Straits: A Novel

by Kem Nunn Scribner (September 17, 2013)

From Kem Nunn, the National Book Award-nominated author of Tapping the Source and The Dogs of Winter, comes an exquisitely written tale of loss and redemption. Nunn renders the dangerous beaches and waters of...


Hotel Paradise

Emma Graham #1

by Martha Grimes Scribner (August 13, 2013)

A once-fashionable now fading resort hotel. A spinster aunt living in the attic. Dirt roads that lead to dead ends. A house full of secrets and old, dusty furnishings, uninhabited for almost half a century....


Shoot the Dog

by Brad Smith Scribner (August 06, 2013)

From a writer who “rivals Elmore Leonard at his best” (Publishers Weekly) comes the third novel in the Virgil Cain series—a riveting story that opens with the discovery of the body of a movie star near...


Multiple Exposure

Sophie Medina #1

by Ellen Crosby Scribner (August 06, 2013)

This globe-trotting mystery featuring intrepid photojournalist Sophie Medina is an “assured tale of love, loss, and secret agendas, the first in a new series, which... offers a complex portrait of our nation’s...


Biting the Moon

by Martha Grimes Scribner (August 13, 2013)

The girl’s hair was white below the scarf, now a scarf of snow, and there was a fine rime of ice on her eyebrows. Her mouth was so numb she couldn’t have spoken even if there had been someone to speak to....


The End of the Pier

by Martha Grimes Scribner (August 13, 2013)

The setting: a small, sleepy American town where secrets are almost impossible to keep. The center of town life: the Rainbow Cafe where Maud Chadwick works as a waitress, hiding behind a quiet manner the intensity...


Death Canyon: A Jake Trent Novel

by David Riley Bertsch Scribner (August 13, 2013)

The debut novel—“a true thrill ride” (Suspense magazine)—in the series featuring prosecutor-turned-Wyoming-fishing-guide Jake Trent: “a twisting, turning, murderous tale that thriller readers will...


The Case Has Altered

Richard Jury #14

by Martha Grimes Scribner (July 16, 2013)

The sun, smoking behind a haze of cloud, threw off a light of burnished pewter. Mysteriously lit, it was as if the watery, colorless land refused drabness, stood determinedly against dimishment. This is a landscape...


Death of the Demon: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Three

Hanne Wilhelmsen #3

by Anne Holt Scribner (June 18, 2013)

From the Edgar Award finalist, the captivating third book in the series featuring the brilliant and tough police investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen, who must investigate the grisly murder of an orphanage director....


Rainbow's End

Richard Jury #13

by Martha Grimes Scribner (June 11, 2013)

When three women die of “natural causes” in London and the West Country, there appears to be no connection—or reason to suspect foul play. But Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury has other ideas,...


The Horse You Came in On

Richard Jury #12

by Martha Grimes Scribner (June 11, 2013)

The murder is in America, but the call goes out to Scotland Yard superintendent Richard Jury. Accompanied by his aristocratic friend Melrose Plant and by Sargeant Wiggins, Jury arrives in Baltimore, Maryland,...


The Old Contemptibles

Richard Jury #11

by Martha Grimes Scribner (June 11, 2013)

Following a passionate and troubled love affair with a pretty widow named Jane Holdsworth, Jury finds himself, unaccountably, a suspect in a murder investigation. Detained in London, Jury sends his friend Melrose...


Red Sparrow: A Novel

Dominika Egorova & Nathaniel Nash #1

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 2014

by Jason Matthews Scribner (June 04, 2013)

Now a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton!

From the New York Times bestselling author and veteran CIA officer Jason Matthews comes the electrifying modern spy thriller Red Sparrow....