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Path of the Dead

Nail’s Crossing


Tracking Game


by James Rayburn & Tom Taylorson Blackstone Publishing (February 04, 2020)

The Burn

by Kathleen Kent & Christie Moreau Mulholland (February 11, 2020)

Rattled from a run-in with a cult and desperate for answers, Detective Betty Rhyzyk decides to go rogue -- but her investigation leads straight into the dark underworld of the Dallas drug cartel.

There's not...

Hole in One

by Catherine Aird & Bruce Montague Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2006)

Berebury golf course in the county of Calleshire is an unlikely place for a murder. Set in pleasant landscape and boasting a splendid view of the town of Berebury, the golf course is more situated to fun and...

The Bear Pit

Too Many Murders

by Colleen McCullough & Charles Leggett Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2010)

It's a beautiful spring day in the little city of Holloman, Connecticut. The year is 1967, and the world teeters on the brink of nuclear holocaust as the Cold War goes relentlessly on. But Holloman has other...

A Corpse in the Koryo

by James Church & Feodor Chin Blackstone Publishing (May 11, 2011)

Sit on a quiet hillside at dawn among the wildflowers; take a picture of a car coming up a deserted highway from the south.

These seen simple orders for Inspector O, until he realizes they have led him far,...


by Lynda La Plante & Kim Hicks Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2013)

Award-winning and internationally bestselling author LyndaLa Plante returns with the eighth installment in her acclaimed series featuringLondon's Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis.

Late at night on a notorious...

Syndrome E

by Franck Thilliez, Gildart Jackson & Mark Polizzotti Blackstone Publishing (August 16, 2012)

The classic police procedural meets cutting-edge science in this huge international bestseller. Already a runaway bestseller in France, Syndrome E tells the story of beleaguered detective Lucie Henebelle, whose...

The Age of Doubt

by Andrea Camilleri, Grover Gardner & Stephen Sartarelli Blackstone Publishing (May 29, 2012)

In this, the most maritime of Montalbano’s investigations, listeners will be struck by the change in the commissioner.

One night, Inspector Montalbano dreams of a stormy sea, which he knows represents unease...

Plains Crazy

by J. M. Hayes, Lloyd James & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (January 15, 2013)

As spring bursts forth, so does a whole lot more, including murder by arrow, in quiet Benteen County, Kansas. Nothing ever happens here. Then, on a perfect spring morning, a member of the TV crew filming in...


by Reavis Z. Wortham, Traber Burns & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (July 03, 2012)

Lyndon B. Johnson is president, Beatlemania is in overdrive, and gasoline costs thirty cents a gallon when Ned Parker retires as constable in Center Springs, Texas. But his plan to live a quiet life as a cotton...

Hidden Moon

by James Church & Feodor Chin Blackstone Publishing (June 20, 2011)

In A Corpse in the Koryo, James Church introduced readers to one of the most unique detectives to appear in print in years—the elusive Inspector O. The stunning mystery was named one of the best mystery/thrillers...

Death of a Traveling Man

by M. C. Beaton & Shaun Grindell Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2014)

Lochdubh constable Hamish Macbeth's life is going to pot. Hehas--horrors!--been promoted, his new boss is a dunce, and a self-proclaimedtraveler named Sean and his girlfriend have parked their rusty eyesore...

The Ways of Evil Men

by Leighton Gage & Jonathan Davis Blackstone Publishing (January 21, 2014)

The Awana tribe, who live in the remote Amazon jungle in theBrazilian state of Pará, have dwindled to only forty-one members--and nowthirty-nine of them have dropped dead of what looks like poison. Theneighboring...

Death of a Hussy

by M. C. Beaton & Shaun Grindell Blackstone Publishing (November 01, 2013)

A classic title from M. C. Beaton's New York Times bestselling Hamish Macbeth series

About the best that can be said of wealthy Maggie Baird isthat inside her middle-aged body, there still beats the heart of...

Sins of the Flesh

by Colleen McCullough & Mark Peckham Blackstone Publishing (November 12, 2013)

In the nextinstallment of this "compelling, passionate, and gritty" (Daily Mail, London) suspense series, police captain Carmine Delmonico is on the trail of notone but two killers.

It's August 1969 in the sleepy...

The Monster of Florence

by Magdalen Nabb & David Colacci Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2013)

Based on a chilling true crime, The Monster of Florencefollows the reopening of a cold case--a serial killer who targeted unmarriedcouples and terrorized Florence for two decades.

Marshal Guarnaccia's job with...

Blessed Are Those Who Thirst

by Anne Holt, Kate Reading & Anne Bruce Blackstone Publishing (May 01, 2013)

The second book in Edgar-nominated Anne Holt'sinternationally bestselling mystery series featuring Detective Inspector HanneWilhelmsen, last seen in Blind Goddess

Itis only the beginning of May, but in Oslo a...

Death of a Perfect Wife

by M. C. Beaton & Shaun Grindell Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2013)

Hamish Macbeth, the laid-back constable of Lochdubh,Scotland, has a new Land Rover to drive and a Highland summer to savor, but asfast as rain rolls in from the loch, his happy life goes to hell in ahandbasket....

Death of an Outsider

by M. C. Beaton & Shaun Grindell Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2013)

The third book in themuch-loved Hamish Macbeth series from the author of the bestselling AgathaRaisin series

The most hated man in the most dour town in Scotland issleeping with the fishes, or--more accurately--has...

A Blossom of Bright Light

by Suzanne Chazin & Thom Rivera Blackstone Publishing (October 27, 2015)

Award-winning author Suzanne Chazin returns with a stirring novel of deadly misdeeds and heartbreaking choices in a seasoned homicide cop's hometown.

A split-second decision thrusts Detective Jimmy Vega into...

Crisis Shot

by Janice Cantore & Alice Anne English Two Words Publishing Llc (September 05, 2017)

Tess O'Rourke dreams of becoming the first female chief of police in Long Beach, California. As commander of the East Division, she is well on her way ... until the night she responds to an officer-needs-assistance...

The Merry Wives of Maggody

by Joan Hess & C. J. Critt Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2010)

Maggody, Arkansas (pop. 755) is regarded by most as a two-bit hick town, filled with one-bit hicks. But Mrs. Jim Bob Buchanon seeks to change that with her latest scheme--a charity golf tournament! This presents...

The Last Detective

by Peter Lovesey & Simon Prebble Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2006)

Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond is the last detective: a genuine gumshoe, committed to door stopping and deduction rather than fancy computer gadgetry. So when the naked body of a woman is found floating...

The Golden Calf

by Helene Tursten, Suzanne Toren & Laura A. Wideburg Blackstone Publishing (November 01, 2013)

In this fifth installment in the critically acclaimed Irene Huss series, three men are found brutally executed in one of Göteborg's most fashionable neighborhoods. All three men were involved in an online poker...

The Confession

by Charles Todd & Simon Prebble Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2012)

ScotlandYard's best detective, Inspector Ian Rutledge, must solve a dangerous case thatreaches far into the past in this superb mystery in the acclaimed series.

Declaringhe needs to clear his conscience, a dying...

The Catch

by Archer Mayor & Christopher Graybill Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2008)

Joe Gunther, a longtime Vermont cop and now the head of the Vermont Bureau of Investigation gets the call that every law enforcement person hates and every friend and family member of a policeman fears--a cop...

The Burning Girl

by Mark Billingham & Graeme Malcolm Blackstone Publishing (May 01, 2006)

"X" marks the spot of a vicious killer, his calling card the letter carved on his victims' backs. While the killings are morbid, they also offer detective Tom Thorne plenty of clues. This is turf warfare between...

The Zig Zag Girl

by Elly Griffiths & James Langton Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2015)

In the first installment of a compelling new series by Elly Griffiths, a band of magicians who served together in World War II track a killer who's performing their deadly tricks.

Brighton, 1950. The body of...

Occam's Razor

by Archer Mayor & Tom Taylorson Blackstone Publishing (February 13, 2018)

The body was positioned so that the train would neatly obliterate its head and hands. Dressed in a homeless man's clothes with empty pockets, it might easily be passed off as an unfortunate John Doe. But Joe...

The Dark Root

by Archer Mayor & Tom Taylorson Blackstone Publishing (May 24, 2016)

A brutal home invasion shocks Brattleboro's small Asian community, but no one is talking. Undeterred, Joe Gunther digs deeper and discovers a cross-border smuggling route carrying drugs, contraband, and illegal...

Bellows Falls

by Archer Mayor & Tom Taylorson Blackstone Publishing (March 07, 2017)

Joe Gunther is sent to the neighboring town of Bellows Falls to investigate harassment allegations against a fellow officer. But as Gunther doggedly pursues the truth, what begins as a seemingly open-and-shut...

The Ragman's Memory

by Archer Mayor & Tom Taylorson Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2016)

A small girl brings Joe Gunther a bird's nest--made partially of human hair. In the search to match a body--and an identity--to the hair's owner, Joe comes across an unexplained death, a grisly murder, and a...

The Bottom of Your Heart

by Maurizio de Giovanni, Grover Gardner & Antony Shugaar Blackstone Publishing (November 03, 2015)

In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione,...


by Archer Mayor & Tom Taylorson Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2015)

Lieutenant Joe Gunther is in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom investigating a minor embezzling case. It's a pleasant distraction and a chance to reconnect with old friends, but when a house fire reveals itself to...

After Atlas

by Emma Newman & Andrew Kingston Blackstone Publishing (November 08, 2016)

Acclaimed author Emma Newman returns to the captivating universe she created in Planetfall with a stunning science fiction mystery where one man's murder is much more than it seems.

Gov-corp detective Carlos...

Soul Cage

by Tetsuya Honda, Emily Woo Zeller, Feodor Chin & Josh Bloomberg et al. Blackstone Publishing (July 18, 2017)

In this second installment of Japanese bestselling author Tetsuya Honda's much-loved Reiko Himekawa series, before worrying about finding the identity of the culprit in a murder case, police will first have...

No Witness but the Moon

by Suzanne Chazin & Thom Rivera Blackstone Publishing (October 25, 2016)

In this powerful novel from award-winning author Suzanne Chazin, a tense standoff between a Hispanic police officer and an undocumented immigrant leads to the shooting death of one, the shattered life of the...

Red Herring

by Archer Mayor & William Dufris Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2010)

VBI (Vermont Bureau of Investigation) head Joe Gunther and his team are called in to investigate a series of violent deaths that appear unrelated until telltale clues reveal a linkage between them and that all...

Perfect Hatred

by Leighton Gage & Jonathan Davis Blackstone Publishing (February 19, 2013)

Chief Inspector Mario Silva and his team have a heavy work load with several high-profile cases. First, a suicide bombing that was apparently the work of a militant Islamist group. Then, a gubernatorial candidate...

On, Off

by Colleen McCullough & Lewis Grenville Blackstone Publishing (June 01, 2006)

In 1965, the dogged Lieutenant Carmine Delmonico is assigned to solve what appears to be a single murder. Part of a young woman's body has turned up at one of the world's leading neurological research centers,...

Blood Curse

by Maurizio de Giovanni, Grover Gardner & Antony Shugaar Blackstone Publishing (June 23, 2015)

Ricciardihas visions. He sees and hears the final seconds in the lives of victims ofviolent deaths. It is both a gift and a curse. It has helped him become one ofthe most acute and successful homicide detectives...

I Will Have Vengeance

by Maurizio de Giovanni, Grover Gardner & Anne Milano Appel Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2015)

Naples, 1931. A bitter wind stalks the city streets, and murder lies at its chilled heart. When Maestro Vezzi, one of the world's greatest tenors, is found brutally murdered in his dressing room at Naples' famous...

Death of a Celebrity

by M. C. Beaton & Graeme Malcolm Blackstone Publishing (January 06, 2015)

Lochdubh, a remote village reached only by a one-track lane, nestles serenelyamid Scotland's hills ... until well-known TV reporter Crystal French races intotown in her bright BMW. And Constable Hamish Macbeth,...

Death of a Dustman

by M. C. Beaton & Graeme Malcolm Blackstone Publishing (January 06, 2015)

When Fergus Macleod, Lochdubh's abusive, drunk dustman is put in charge of the local recycling center, Hamish Macbeth smells trouble. Sure enough, Fergus, imbued with his new powers, becomes a bullying tyrant....

To Darkness and to Death

by Julia Spencer-Fleming & Suzanne Toren Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2006)

In the small Adirondack town of Millers Kill, an old lumberman sits in the dark with his gun across his knees. Not far away, an unemployed logger sleeps off his bender from the night before. The owner of the...