A masterly locked-room mystery set in a near-future Orwellian state--for fans of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, Dave Eggers' The Circle, and Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games
Do you live to play? Or play to live?
New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin--now the star of a hit show on Acorn TV and public television--is back on the case and poking around where she doesn't belong.
Agatha Raisin, private detective, resident in the Cotswold village of Carsely, should have been a contented and happy woman...
New York Times bestselling author Allison Brennan's latest electrifying novel of suspense, Poisonous, "has it all--thrills, chills and a] bold and powerful heroine" (Lisa Unger).
Villains have all the fun--everyone knows that--and this anthology takes you on a wild ride through the dark side The top villains from seventeen urban fantasy series get their own stories--including the baddies of New York Times bestselling authors Jim Butcher, Kevin Hearne, Kelley Armstrong, Seanan McGuire, and Jonathan Maberry.
Montalbano investigates the death of wealthy accountant Barletta in a case involving a string of mistresses and family secrets.Inspector Montalbano enjoys simple pleasures: delicious food, walks along the water, the occasional smoke--yet these are just the backdrop to his duties as a detective.
All families have secrets. But some have more secrets than others. Jim is a brilliant raconteur whose stories get taller with each glass of whisky. His daughter Sam thinks it's time she found out the truth about her dad. On vacation in Orkney, Sam spies on Jim as he travels across the island. What has he hidden in the abandoned watchtower? Who is he meeting in the stone circle at dusk?
Daniel Byrne is haunted by the future. Literally.
It happened to his uncle. It happened to the woman he loves. And now it's happening to him.
It started as a voice only he could hear. Then he found himself visiting another world. A world both familiar and strange. A world inextricably linked to our own.
New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and the International Thriller Writers, Inc. present a collection of remarkable stories in First Thrills. Showcasing many of the organization's bestselling authors as well as rising stars in the genre, here are twenty-five brand-new, never-before published, stories packed with murder, mystery, and mayhem.
The first novel in a frisky new mystery series set in a small New England town, where an unlikely citizen is called in to solve the purrfect crime. . .
A "raw, relentless, and heart-poundingly real" (Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author) thriller set against the harsh beauty of the Maine wilderness, The River at Night charts the journey of four friends as they fight to survive the aftermath of a white water rafting accident.Winifred Allen needs a vacation.
"As one for whom certain story lines and characters have become as real as life itself, Crossing the Lines was a pure delight, a swift yet psychologically complex read, cleverly conceived and brilliantly executed." -Dean Koontz, New York Times Bestselling author
The second installment in the extraordinary Cooper Devereaux mystery thriller series, which combines the atmosphere of James Lee Burke and Craig Johnson with the noir brilliance of Robert Crais
1924: still reeling from the effect of World War I, life in the city of Leeds is hard: poverty is rife, work is scarce, and crime is becoming more sophisticated. Bravely entering this maelstrom is one of the city's first policewomen to walk the beat, the resourceful, inquisitive, and practical WPC Lottie Armstrong.
Belorussia, July 1943. As the Battle of Kursk rages to the east and the tide turns against the Nazi offensive, large swathes of White Russia are declared death zones--and a terrifying onslaught is unleashed on the civilian population.
This best-selling Scandinavian thriller follows its troubled heroine as she investigates a high-profile robbery for Stockholm's Violent Crimes Division.
"Scottoline writes riveting thrillers that keep me up all night, with plots that twist and turn." -Harlan Coben
Maigret goes up against a group of American gangsters and finds he just might have met his match. The thirty-ninth book in the new Penguin Maigret series.
One of the fathers of Nordic Noir offers a chilling, timeless story of love, revenge, and desire, set against contemporary issues
"Compelling, dark and intense, this story of a friendship gone wrong will keep you guessing until the end."--B. A. Paris, New York Times bestselling author of Behind Closed DoorsFor fans of The Widow and The Girl on the Train A dazzling work of psychological suspense that weaves together the past and present of the twisted friendship of two women.
Science fiction icon Connie Willis brilliantly mixes a speculative plot, the wit of Nora Ephron, and the comedic flair of P. G.