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The Vicious Vet

Agatha Raisin #2

by M. C. Beaton St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2007)

The Vicious Vet continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

A PURR-FECT CRIME IN THE COTSWOLDS

Former London PR agent, Agatha...


Her: A Novel

by Harriet Lane Little, Brown and Company (January 06, 2015)

You don't remember her--but she remembers you.

Two different women; two different worlds. On the face of it, Emma and Nina have very little in common. Isolated and exhausted by early motherhood, Emma finds her...


Titan

NASA Trilogy #2

by Stephen Baxter HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

Humankind's greatest--and last--adventure!

Possible signs of organic life have been found on Titan, Saturn's largest moon. A group of visionaries led by NASA's Paula Benacerraf plan a daring one-way mission...


Smoke and Mirrors

by Neil Gaiman William Morrow (March 17, 2009)

In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion . . . and anything is possible. In Smoke and Mirrors, Gaiman's imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible...


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 Forger

by Paul Watkins Picador (December 16, 2014)

An exciting new novel, by the author of The Story of My Disappearance and Archangel.

At the turn of World War II, David Halifax is a young American painter who receives a scholarship to come to Paris and work...


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...


Woman with a Secret

by Sophie Hannah William Morrow (August 04, 2015)

Published in the UK as The Telling Error

Lisa Gardner calls it "mesmerizing." Liane Moriarty says it's "unpredictable, unputdownable, and unlike anything you've read before." See for yourself what these #1 New...


Voyage

NASA Trilogy #1

by Stephen Baxter HarperCollins e-books (May 24, 2011)

The space mission of a lifetime

An epic saga of America's might-have-been, Voyage is a powerful, sweeping novel of how, if President Kennedy had lived, we could have sent a manned mission to Mars in the 1980s....


Soul Music

Discworld #16

by Terry Pratchett HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When her dear old Granddad -- the Grim Reaperhimself -- goes missing, Susan takes over the family business. The progeny of Death's adopted daughter and his apprentice, she shows real talent for the trade. That...


Crooked Heart

by Lissa Evans Harper (July 28, 2015)

Paper Moon meets the Blitz in this original black comedy, set in World War II England, chronicling an unlikely alliance between a small time con artist and a young orphan evacuee.

When Noel Bostock—aged ten,...


Want You Dead

Roy Grace #10

by Peter James St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

Single girl, 33, redhead and smouldering, love life that's crashed and burned. Seeks new flame to rekindle her fire. Fun, friendship and—who knows—more maybe?

In Peter James' Want You Dead, thirty-year old...


The Paris Winter

by Imogen Robertson St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

There is but one Paris.

Vincent Van Gogh

Maud Heighton came to Lafond's famous Academie to paint, and to flee the constraints of her small English town. It took all her courage to escape, but Paris, she quickly...


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...


Path of Needles

by Alison Littlewood Jo Fletcher Books (November 04, 2014)

When an expert on fairy tales is called in to consult on the investigation of bizarre murders, her premonition and insight causes suspicion; she must solve the case--and fast--to prove her innocence.

Alice Hyland...


Mission

by Patrick Tilley Bloomsbury Publishing (July 30, 2012)

What would you do if, through an unexpected twist of fate and time, you came face to face with Jesus of Nazareth? In the flesh. A living, breathing, three-dimensional figure with a disconcertingly casual manner....


A God in Every Stone

by Kamila Shamsie Bloomsbury Publishing (April 10, 2014)

Summer, 1914. Young Englishwoman Vivian Rose Spencer is in an ancient land, about to discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure, and love. Thousands of miles away a twenty-year-old Pathan, Qayyum Gul,...


The Rising

Inspector Devlin #4

by Brian McGilloway Witness Impulse (March 17, 2015)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Little Girl Lost comes a compelling new series …

Inspector Devlin is called to investigate a case of arson: a burning barn and, inside, the charred remains of a...


The Nameless Dead

Inspector Devlin #5

by Brian McGilloway Witness Impulse (April 21, 2015)

The small isle of Islandmore was once an avenue for smugglers and a burial place for unbaptized babies.

When a cold case leads Inspector Devlin to the desolate island in an attempt to locate the bodies of a group...


Grail Knight

The Outlaw Chronicles #5

by Angus Donald St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2014)

In 1200 A.D., much in England has changed. Richard the Lionhearted has died and his duplicitous brother John has taken the throne. The Earl of Locksley has been outlawed by his old enemy, now the king, and Sir...


The Gift of Darkness

Alice Madison #1

by Valentina Giambanco Quercus (November 04, 2014)

In Seattle's upscale Blueridge neighborhood, James Sinclair, his wife Anne, and their two small boys are found brutally murdered in their home. Their bodies are carefully laid out: blindfolded, hands tied, and...


Tiger, Tiger

by Philip Caveney St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

Malaya in the late 1960s was at last casting off the yoke of British colonial rule. But Harry "Tiger" Sullivan, a retired military officer who had made is career in Malaya for almost two decades, had nowhere...


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...


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...


Knots and Crosses

by Ian Rankin St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

Inspector John Rebus: His city is being terrorized by a baffling series of murders...and he's tied to a maniac by an invisible knot of blood. Once John Rebus served in Britain's elite SAS. Now he's an Edinburgh...


The Free

by Brian Ruckley ORBIT (October 14, 2014)

THEY ARE THE MOST FEARED MERCENARY COMPANY THE KINGDOM HAS EVER KNOWN.

Led by Yulan, their charismatic captain, the Free have spent years selling their martial and magical skills to the highest bidder -- winning...


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...


On the Edge

by Edward St. Aubyn Picador (October 14, 2014)

FROM THE MAN BOOKER–SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE PATRICK MELROSE NOVELS

Called "the most brilliant novelist of his generation" (Alan Hollinghurst), Edward St. Aubyn captivated and astonished readers and critics...


The Lodger

by Louisa Treger St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

Dorothy Richardson is existing just above the poverty line, doing secretarial work at a dentist's office and living in a seedy boarding house in Bloomsbury, when she is invited to spend the weekend with a childhood...


The Long Utopia

The Long Earth #4

by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter Harper (June 23, 2015)

The fourth novel in Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter’s internationally bestselling “Long Earth” series, hailed as “a brilliant science fiction collaboration . . . a love letter to all Pratchett fans,...


The Wolf Border

by Sarah Hall Harper (June 09, 2015)

From the award-winning author of The Electric Michelangelo, one of the most decorated young British writers working today, comes a literary masterpiece: a breathtaking work that beautifully and provocatively...


Sleep in Peace Tonight

by James MacManus St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

It's January 1941, and the Blitz is devastating England. Food supplies are low, Tube stations in London have become bomb shelters, and U-boats have hampered any hope of easy victory. Though the United States...


The Murder Man

Max Wolfe #1

by Tony Parsons St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

Meet London police detective Max Wolfe. Insomniac. Dog lover. Coffee addict. Boxer. Single parent. And every murderer's worst nightmare.

Someone has been violently killing members of London society. The killer...


The Desperate Remedy

Henry Gresham #1

by Martin Stephen St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

Thief. Informer. Double-dealer. Pimp. Will Shadwell may not be the most moral of men, but to gentleman spy Henry Gresham he is invaluable. During the reign of King James I a man must know his enemies to survive...


A Demon Summer

Max Tudor #4

by G. M. Malliet St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

*Nominated for the 2014 Agatha Award*

Agatha Award-winning author G. M. Malliet has charmed mystery lovers, cozy fans, and Agatha Christie devotees everywhere with Wicked Autumn, A Fatal Winter, and Pagan Spring...


Angel Maker

by Sara Maitland Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2014)

Women's lives are at the center of this stunning collection of short stories by the writer The New Yorker says "provides unexpected delights....Questions and answers alike shine with intelligence and an almost...


Second Life

by S. J. Watson Harper (June 09, 2015)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Before I Go to Sleep, a sensational new psychological thriller about a woman with a secret identity that threatens to destroy her.

How well can you really know another...


The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher

by Hilary Mantel Henry Holt and Co. (September 30, 2014)

The New York Times bestselling collection, from the Man Booker prize-winner for Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, that has been called "scintillating" (New York Times Books Review), "breathtaking" (NPR), "exquisite"...


The Searcher

Solomon Creed #1

by Simon Toyne William Morrow (October 06, 2015)

The author of the acclaimed Sanctus trilogy conjures an eerie epic of good and evil, retribution and redemption—the first novel in the mesmerizing Solomon Creed series in which a man with no memory of his...


Ancestral Truths

by Sara Maitland Henry Holt and Co. (September 23, 2014)

There were three possible reasons given for the disappearance of the two hikers on Mount Nyangani: the treacherous terrain and climate; the banditos armados; the unforgiving spirit called Chirikuzi. In David'...


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...


Disclaimer

by Renée Knight Harper (May 19, 2015)

A brilliantly conceived, deeply unsettling psychological thriller— already an international sensation—about a woman haunted by secrets, the consuming desire for revenge, and the terrible price we pay when...


The Heroes' Welcome

by Louisa Young Harper Perennial (March 10, 2015)

April 1919. Six months have passed since the armistice that ended the Great War. But new battles face those who have survived.

Only 23, former soldier Riley Purefoy and his bride, Nadine Waveney, have their whole...


The Tell-Tale Heart

by Jill Dawson Harper Perennial (February 10, 2015)

A man’s life and his capacity for love mysteriously changes after a heart transplant in this dramatic and affecting novel—as provocative and poignant as the works of Jodi Picoult, Jojo Moyes, and Alice Sebold—from...


Fiercombe Manor

by Kate Riordan Harper (February 17, 2015)

In this haunting and richly imagined dual-narrative tale that echoes the eerie mystery of Rebecca and The Little Stranger, two women of very different eras are united by the secrets hidden within the walls of...


Trigger Warning

by Neil Gaiman William Morrow (February 03, 2015)

Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile...


The Siege Winter

by Ariana Franklin & Samantha Norman William Morrow (February 24, 2015)

A powerful historical novel by the late Ariana Franklin and her daughter Samantha Norman, The Siege Winter is a tour de force mystery and murder, adventure and intrigue, a battle for a crown, told by two courageous...


Behind Closed Doors

DCI Louisa Smith #2

by Elizabeth Haynes Harper Paperbacks (March 31, 2015)

An old case makes Detective Inspector Louisa Smith some new enemies in this spellbinding second installment of New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Haynes’s Briarstone crime series that combines literary...


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."...