When Krissy Hancock and her best friend Vicki decide to open a bookstore caf in their new town of Pine Hills, they decide to call it "Death by Coffee," after Krissy's father's most famous mystery novel. Little do they know how well the name fits...
Between her boisterous sons and a house full of Poodles, there's never a dull moment for Melanie Travis. But no matter how hectic life gets, she can always pick up the scent of a howling good mystery--and she'll stop at nothing to dig up the truth. . .
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Don't miss Janet Evanovich's short story "Pros and Cons" in the back of the book.Catch a professional assassin: top priority. Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks: top score. How she'll pull it all off: top secret.
High noon on July Fourth in the quiet town of Longley, New York, and it's got to be one hundred degrees. Thankfully, sisters Bernie and Libby are setting up their yummy catering out of the sun in the gazebo for the reenactment of The Battle of Meadow Creek--and not baking in those Revolutionary War uniforms with their fellow townspeople ...
When NUMA team leader Kurt Austin finds his own memories of a dangerous mission aren't to be trusted, he must follow a trail of mysterious disppearances to the truth in this novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
Gillian Flynn says, "Karin Slaughter is simply one of the best thriller writers working today."
A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in the local diner. But it's only when town pediatrician and coroner Sara Linton does the autopsy that the full extent of the killer's twisted work becomes clear.
Gillian Flynn says, "Karin Slaughter is simply one of the best thriller writers working today."
Saturday night dates at the skating rink have long been a tradition in the small southern town of Heartsdale, but when a teenage quarrel explodes into a deadly shoot-out, medical examiner Sara Linton and police chief Jeffrey Tolliver find themselves entangled in a terrible tragedy.
A remote military research station sends out a frantic distress call, ending with a chilling final command: Kill us all! Personnel from the neighboring base rush in to discover everyone already dead-and not just the scientists, but every living thing for fifty square miles is annihilated: every animal, plant, and insect, even bacteria.
When Judge Deborah Knott is summoned to her ailing Aunt Rachel's bedside, she assumes the worst. Thankfully when she arrives at the hospice center she learns that Rachel hasn't passed; in fact, the dying woman is awake.
As the food and cocktails columnist for the Island Times, Hayley Powell attends a lot of events--but this one will be murder...
From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, there have been more than two dozen assassination attempts on the President of the United States.
Four have been successful.
From the author of the critically acclaimed Archie Sheridan and Gretchen Lowell thrillers, here is a heart-stopping ride that Cheryl Strayed (author of #1 New York Times bestseller Wild) called "deeply intelligent and grippingly suspenseful...a wickedly brilliant masterpiece."
In this fourth mystery in the charming and witty Gin & Tonic series, private investigators Ginny and Teddy--with the help of their faithful pets--must unravel their most intriguing case yet...
The #1 New York Times bestseller from author Brad Thor--his most frightening and pulse-pounding thriller everAfter a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There's just one problem--no one knows if she can be trusted.
John Knox and Grace Chu are back in the new Risk Agent novel-- "another hit in this knockout thriller series" (Booklist) by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Choke Point.
Pike Logan and the Taskforce are used to being the hunters. But in this explosive "thriller that really thrills"(Publishers Weekly) from New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor, they are the hunted...
After tracking down a crazed sniper last year, homicide detectives Mike Houston and Anne Bouchard opted to leave Boston for the isolated mountains of Maine. They adjusted nicely to chopping their own firewood, relaxing in their log cabin, and simply enjoying the solitude of the mountains.
Nominated for the 2018 Hugo Award for Best SeriesMoon, Jade, and other favorites from the Indigo Cloud Court return with two new novellas from Martha Wells.
The #1 New York Times bestselling series finale and sequel to A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night
"A substantial and well-told story that makes real one of the longest and most vigorous strands in the making of our country." --New York Herald Tribune
Dell, a former mercenary, and his wife, Dolly, once a battlefield nurse, believe they have finally found peace in a deceptively idyllic town on the Oregon coast. Until early one morning, when a body washes up on the town's pristine beach. But this no accidental drowning--the corpse is covered with neo-Nazi tattoos . . . and the skull has been fractured with a spike.
"One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories." --The Guardian
Maigret's past comes to life in this evocative novel, set in the Inspector's hometown
A big, moving, critically acclaimed novel of one tight-knit Texas community and the events that alter its residents' lives forever.
October 1962. The Soviet Union has smuggled missiles into Cuba. Kennedy and Khrushchev are in the midst of a military face-off that could lead to nuclear conflagration. The only way for the two leaders to negotiate safely is to open a "back channel" by way of a clandestine emissary.
A woman is missing on Nootka Island--a densely wooded and remote region on the Pacific Northwest coast--and retired cop Dan Connor is pulled into the search to find her.
For Newport, Rhode Island's high society, the summer of 1896 brings lawn parties, sailboat races...and murder.
Having turned down the proposal of Derrick Andrews, Emma Cross has no imminent plans for matrimony--let alone motherhood. But when she discovers an infant left on her doorstep, she naturally takes the child into her care.
Nominated for the Anthony and Macavity Award
Evil doesn t always live next door. Sometimes it lives right in your own home.
Winner of a 2015 Alex Award
"Delightfully odd...A fine cast of misfits and dreamers and foes. A." --Entertainment Weekly
"A deliciously dark confection of a novel, and one of the most thoroughly enjoyable books I've read in years." --Celeste Ng, author of Everything I Never Told You
The loveable full-time priest and part-time detective, Canon Sidney Chambers, continues his sleuthing adventures in 1960's Cambridge. On a snowy Thursday morning in Lent 1964, a stranger seeks sanctuary in Grantchester's church, convinced he has murdered his wife. Sidney and his wife Hildegard go for a shooting weekend in the country and find their hostess has a sinister burn on her neck.
"Dark enough to sink the hook deep into fans of noir."--Publishers Weekly
Just before Christmas in Versailles. Olivier has come to bury his mother, but the impending holidays and icy conditions have delayed the funeral.
While trapped in limbo at his mother's flat, a chance encounter brings Olivier back in touch with childhood friend Jeanne and her blind brother, Rodolphe.
FOURTH IN THE MARTIN BORA SERIES.SPELLBINDING MULTI-LAYERED CRIME NOVEL SET IN UKRAINE AS THE GERMANS REGROUP AFTER THE DISASTER OF STALINGRAD. FOR FANS OF PHILLIP KERR (BERNIE GUNTHER SERIES), ALAN FURST (SPIES OF THE BALKANS).
"Suave and accomplished . . . The stories] are unsettling, resistant to tidy denouement and faintly misanthropic." -- Washington Post
"Beneath the deceptive elegance of these stories, land mines lurk, and Theroux detonates them with gusto." -- O, the Oprah Magazine
The road to hell is paved with all sorts of intentions, as Oxford private investigator Zo Boehm discovers when a straightforward jewelry store robbery turns out to be anything but.
One of "Time "Magazine's Ten Best Books of 2014
Selected by NPR, Slate, and Kirkus as one of the Best Books of 2014
Shortlisted for the Pacific Northwest Book Award
Three young adults grapple with the usual thirty-something problems--boredom, authenticity, an omnipotent online oligarchy--in David Shafer's darkly comic debut novel.
For fans of Dan Brown and Michael Crichton—an eerie, evocative thriller set in the unforgiving Arctic from the author of The Orpheus Descent.
Peter Farrelly's story "The Saturday Night Before Easter Sunday" has been nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Short StoryNamed a Favorite Book of 2015 by Scott MacKay at Rhode Island Public Radio
At the dawn of the nineteenth century, two very different magicians emerge to change England's history. In the year 1806, with the Napoleonic Wars raging on land and sea, most people believe magic to be long dead in England--until the reclusive Mr. Norrell reveals his powers, and becomes a celebrity overnight.
Nominated for the Anthony Award for Best First Novel
Colleen McCullough's new, romantic Australian novel about four unforgettable sisters taking their places in life during the tumultuous years after World War I is "just as epic as her ultra-romantic classic, The Thorn Birds" (Marie Claire).
A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life.
Cork O'Connor battles vicious villains, both mythical and modern, to rescue a young girl in this riveting mystery from New York Times bestselling, Edgar Award-winning author William Kent Krueger.
When anarchists attack a painting of the Prime Minister and suggest that the man himself could be next, Scotland Yard have no choice but to call in SHERLOCK HOLMES. It is just the start of an adventure that sees Holmes and Watson on the trail of a centuries- old puzzle, a puzzle that they are not alone in trying to unravel.
From modern-day England to the early days of the Preraphaelite movement, Lauren Willig's That Summer takes readers on an un-put-downable journey through a mysterious old house, a hidden love affair, and one woman's search for the truth about her past--and herself.