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The Ambleside Alibi

by Rebecca Tope Witness Impulse (March 10, 2015)

Simmy has been adjusting to life in Windermere, running her florist shop, Persimmon's Petals, and trying to put her tragic past behind her. But just when she thinks her life is quietly coming together, it starts...


The Windermere Witness

by Rebecca Tope Witness Impulse (January 06, 2015)

Following a personal tragedy, florist Persimmon "Simmy" Brown has moved to the beautiful Lake District region to be closer to her charismatic parents. Things are going well, and Simmy is happy to lose herself...


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...


Taken at the Flood: Hercule Poirot Investigates

Hercule Poirot #27

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (January 25, 2005)

In Agatha Christie’s classic puzzler Taken at the Flood, the indefatigable Hercule Poiroit investigates the troubling case of a twice-widowed woman.

A few weeks after marrying an attractive widow, Gordon Cloade...


The Three Monarchs

by Anthony Horowitz Harper (November 04, 2014)

An original Sherlock Holmes short story from the New York Times bestselling author of The House of Silk and Moriarty—one of the only writers to earn the seal of approval from Conan Doyle’s estate.

In this...


Moriarty

by Anthony Horowitz Harper (December 09, 2014)

The game is once again afoot in this thrilling mystery from the bestselling author of The House of Silk, sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate, which explores what really happened when Sherlock Holmes and his...


In the Dark Places

Inspector Banks #22

by Peter Robinson William Morrow (August 11, 2015)

Published in the United Kingdom and Canada as Abattoir Blues

Louise Penny calls In the Dark Places "brilliant." Tess Gerritsen says it's "thrilling." And Michael Connelly describes Peter Robinson as "amazing."...


A Dangerous Place

Maisie Dobbs #11

by Jacqueline Winspear Harper (March 17, 2015)

Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything she most loved behind, Maisie Dobbs at last returns, only to find herself in a dangerous place . . .  

In Jacqueline Winspear‘s  powerful story...


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...


One, Two, Buckle my Shoe

Hercule Poirot #22

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (November 23, 2004)

The meticulous detective Hercule Poirot suspects the worst of the death of a dentist in this classic mystery by Queen of Whodunits, Agatha Christie.

Even the great detective Hercule Poirot harbored a deep and...


The Beekeeper's Apprentice

by Laurie R. King St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

The Twentieth-Anniversary Edition of the First Novel of the Acclaimed Mary Russell Series by Edgar Award–Winning Author Laurie R. King.

An Agatha Award Best Novel Nominee • Named One of the Century's Best...


Christmas Cracker: Six Festive Stories from Accent Press

by Jenny Kane, Andrea Frazer, Catrin Collier & Katherine John et al. Accent Press (March 31, 2014)

Discover great new authors with this collection of six festive stories from Accent Press.


Mrs. Hudson in the Ring: Third in the Mrs. Hudson of Baker Street series

by Barry S. Brown Sunstone Press (February 01, 2014)

When Sherlock Holmes is goaded into a boxing match, his opponent, Sailor Mackenzie, loses both the bout and his life. All are convinced Mackenzie's death was a ring accident. All, that is, except the residents...


Death of a Policeman

Hamish Macbeth #30

by M. C. Beaton Grand Central Publishing (February 25, 2014)

From the author of the Agatha Raisin television series...DEATH OF A POLICEMAN: A Hamish Macbeth MysteryLocal police stations all over the Scottish Highlands are being threatened with closure. This presents the...


Glass House

by Andrea Frazer Accent Press (January 17, 2014)

A village detective series with a delightful slice of humor.


Who Thinks Evil

Professor Moriarty #5

by Michael Kurland St. Martin's Press (February 04, 2014)

In London, 1892, a well-guarded young nobleman goes missing under distressing circumstances. The nobleman, one Baron Renfrew, is actually Prince Albert Victor, eldest grandson of Queen Victoria. He disappeared...


Hercule Poirot and the Greenshore Folly

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 12, 2013)

Never before published—the lost classic, unseen for sixty years!

A party game goes dead wrong in this ingenious mystery from the most beloved novelist of all time. Hercule Poirot, the world's favorite detective,...


The Complete Tommy & Tuppence Collection

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (November 26, 2013)

The complete eBook collection of all five Tommy & Tuppence mysteries by the Queen of Mystery herself, Agatha Christie, including The Secret Adversary, Partners in Crime, N or M?, By the Pricking of My Thumbs...


The Complete Miss Marple Collection

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 26, 2013)

The complete eBook collection of all thirteen Miss Marple mysteries including the short stories by the Queen of Mystery herself, Agatha Christie, including The Murder at the Vicarage, The Body in the Library...


Appointment With Death: Hercule Poirot Investigates

Hercule Poirot #19

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (January 25, 2005)

Hercule Poirot may be on vacation, but a killer isn't. The victim's a hateful tourist despised even by her own children. For the guests at the resort hotel, sympathies are with the murderer, which means a tough...


Death of a Village

Hamish Macbeth #19

by M. C. Beaton Grand Central Publishing (July 31, 2007)

From the author of the Agatha Raisin television series...DEATH OF A VILLAGE: A Hamish Macbeth MysteryTrouble is afoot in a Scottish fishing village as Constable Macbeth finds the pub empty, the church full,...


At Bertram's Hotel

Miss Marple #11

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 28, 2003)

At Bertram’s Hotel the intrepid Miss Marple, on holiday in London, must solve a deadly mystery at the end of a chain of very violent events.

An old-fashioned London hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes...


Parker Pyne Investigates

Mr. Parker Pyne #1

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (February 10, 2010)

Agatha Christie once again demonstrates her mastery of the short form mystery with Parker Pyne Investigates—short stories of crime and detection featuring Parker Pyne, certainly one of the most unconventional...


Evil Under the Sun

Hercule Poirot #23

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 03, 2006)

The classic Evil Under the Sun, one of the most famous of Agatha Christie’s Poirot investigations, has the fastidious sleuth on the trail of the killer of a sun-bronzed beauty whose death brings some rather...


Hercule Poirot's Christmas

Hercule Poirot #20

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (December 15, 2003)

In Hercule Poirot’s Christmas, the holidays are anything but merry when a family reunion is marred by murder—and the notoriously fastidious investigator is quickly on the case.

Christmas Eve, and the Lee...


Dumb Witness

Hercule Poirot #16

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (January 25, 2005)

In Agatha Christie’s Dumb Witness, Hercule Poirot investigates the very suspicious death of an elderly spinster who, fearing the very worst, had written to the great detective prior to her demise.

Everyone...


Dead Man's Folly: Hercule Poirot Investigates

Hercule Poirot #31

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (July 05, 2005)

When a mock murder game staged for charity threatens to turn into the real thing, the intrepid Hercule Poirot is called in to take part in this Dead Man’s Folly, a classic from the queen of suspense, Agatha...


The Hollow

Hercule Poirot #25

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 03, 2006)

Agatha Christie’s classic, The Hollow, finds Poirot entangled in a nasty web of family secrets when he comes across a fresh murder at an English country manor.

A far-from-warm welcome greets Hercule Poirot...


Five Little Pigs

Hercule Poirot #24

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (November 23, 2004)

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Five Little Pigs, beloved detective Hercule Poirot races to solve a case from out of the past.

Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, but just like the...


Gentlemen and Players

by Joanne Harris HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

For generations, privileged young men have attended St. Oswald's Grammar School for Boys, groomed for success by the likes of Roy Straitley, the eccentric Classics teacher who has been a fixture there for more...


Hallowe'en Party

Hercule Poirot #36

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 03, 2006)

When a Halloween Party turns deadly, it falls to Hercule Poirots to unmask a murderer in Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery, Hallowe’en Party.

At a Halloween party, Joyce—a hostile thirteen-year-old—boasts...


Death on the Nile

Hercule Poirot #17

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (July 05, 2005)

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture from Twentieth Century Fox

Following the success of Murder on the Orient Express directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, Twentieth Century Fox will next adapt this classic...


Now May You Weep

Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James #9

by Deborah Crombie William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

Newly appointed Detective Inspector Gemma James has never thought to question her friend Hazel Cavendish about her past. So it is quite a shock when Gemma learns that their holiday retreat to a hotel in the...


Murder on the Orient Express

Hercule Poirot #10

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 28, 2003)

THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY OF ALL TIMENOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY KENNETH BRANAGH AND PRODUCED BY RIDLEY SCOTT!

 

“The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .”

 

Just after midnight, the...


A Death in the Family: A Euphemia Martins Mystery

by Caroline Dunford Accent Press (May 23, 2013)

The first book in the Euphemia Martins murder mystery series by Caroline Dunford.


Three Act Tragedy

Hercule Poirot #11

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 03, 2006)

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Three Act Tragedy, the normally unflappable Hercule Poirot faces his most baffling investigation: the seemingly motiveless murder of the thirteenth guest at dinner party, who...


The Siren Queen: An Ursula Blanchard Mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's

Ursula Blanchard #8

by Fiona Buckley Scribner (May 21, 2013)

The year is 1569. Ursula Blanchard, illegitimate half sister to Queen Elizabeth I and sometime spy on the Queen's behalf, is happily married to wealthy Hugh Stannard and living quietly in the country. Ursula's...


Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol: A Mystery

by Gyles Brandreth Touchstone (May 14, 2013)

In this new installment in the engaging mystery series Booklist called “pitch-perfect” and “enthralling”—currently in development as a BBC television series—the incomparable playwright, novelist,...


Harlequin's Lane

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 15, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.

While visiting the rather dull, conventional Denmans, Mr. Satterthwaite unexpectedly meets Mr. Quin on a road called Harlequin's Lane. Even...


The World's End

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 15, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.

Mr. Satterthwaite has come to Corsica with his friend the Duchess of Leith. There they meet the Duchess’s cousin Naomi Carlton-Smith. Distraught...


The Bird with the Broken Wing

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 15, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.

While staying with the Keeleys at their country house, Mr. Satterthwaite happens to be in the library while the younger guests are holding...


The Lamp

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

Thirty years ago, a house was inhabited by a man and his young son. One day the man traveled to London, was recognized as a criminal,...


The Gipsy

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

Dickie Carpenter has a phobia of gipsies stemming from a terrifying childhood encounter. When his fears come back to haunt him, should...


The Fourth Man

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories.

A cleric, a lawyer, and a psychiatrist find themselves together on a train bound for Newcastle. There is a fourth...


The Hound of Death

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

An Agatha Christie short story from the collection The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

A young Englishman visiting Cornwall finds himself delving into the legend of a Belgian nun who is living as a refugee in...


They Came to Baghdad

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (September 16, 2003)

In Agatha Christie’s classic crime adventure novel, They Came to Baghdad, a bright, young adventure seeker in the Middle East finds more excitement than she bargained for when a wounded spy expires in her...


The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side

Miss Marple #9

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (June 15, 2004)

The quaint village of St Mary Mead has been glamourized by the presence of screen queen Marina Gregg, who has taken up residence in preparation for her comeback. But when a local fan is poisoned, Marina finds...


Death and the Chaste Apprentice

by Robert Barnard Scribner (April 02, 2013)

At the Ketterick Arts Festival no one relishes the dubious art of innuendo more than Des Capper, a font of dubious gossip and unwanted advice. To the horror of the actors and singers performing at the Festival,...


At Death's Door

by Robert Barnard Scribner (April 02, 2013)

In Barnard’s smoothly skilled sixteenth mystery, Caroline and Roderick Cotterel live a quiet life in Sussex with their grown, learning-disabled daughter and Roderick’s senile, bedridden father Benedict,...


Death of Yesterday

Hamish Macbeth #29

by M. C. Beaton Grand Central Publishing (March 26, 2013)

From the author of the Agatha Raisin television series...DEATH OF YESTERDAY: A Hamish Macbeth MysteryWhen a local woman tells Sergeant Hamish Macbeth that she doesn't remember what happened the previous evening,...