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The Laws of Murder: A Charles Lenox Mystery (Charles Lenox Mysteries)

It’s 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London’s leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection. With high hopes he and three colleagues start a new detective agency, the first of its kind. But as the months pass, and he is the [More]

Tell Me, Pretty Maiden: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries)

From the author of In Farleigh Field… It’s wintertime in New York, and for the first time since Irish immigrant Molly Murphy started her early-twentieth-century detective agency, she is completely snowed in with work. While she’s proving to be quite the entrepreneur and is very much in demand by some of Broadway’s brightest stars and [More]

Hark the Herald Angels Slay (A Year-Round Christmas Mystery)

Santa’s summer vacation plans turn deadly in this festive mystery from the author of Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen and We Wish You a Murderous Christmas. The town of Rudolph, New York, has the Christmas spirit all year long—but when homicide heats up a summer holiday, it’s up to shop owner Merry Wilkinson to wrap up [More]

The Fog Seller: A San Francisco Mystery

Gold Medal: Best Mystery Novel of 2016, Readers’ Favorite…Silver Medal: Best Novel of 2016 (Pacific), IPPY Awards……Gold Award: 2016 Benjamin Franklin Awards, Ind. Book Pub. Assoc.From the creator of the Emmy® Award winning Neverwinter Nights™, a novel with a unique hero, an unlikely love story, and more twists than San Francisco’s Lombard Street. Assassinated: The [More]

Cat About Town: A Cat Cafe Mystery (Cat Cafe Mystery Series)

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. . . Maddie James has arrived in Daybreak Island, just off the coast of Massachusetts, eager to settle down and start her own business―and maybe even fall [More]

The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

“Fans of such notables as C.J. Box, Peter Straub, and Joyce Carol Oates chiefly known for their novels will be pleased to see how well they write at shorter length.”–Publishers Weekly “Some people might tell you that crime short stories, unlike the more precious kind, are a kind of fictional ghetto, full of cardboard characters [More]

House of Shadows: An Enthralling Historical Mystery

The wooded hills of Oxfordshire conceal the remains of the aptly named Ashdown House—a wasted pile of cinders and regret. Once home to the daughter of a king, Ashdown and its secrets will unite three women across four centuries in a tangle of intrigue, deceit and destiny…In the winter of 1662, Elizabeth Stuart, the Winter [More]

How to Write a Novel: Step-by-Step | Essential Romance Novel, Mystery Novel and Fantasy Novel Writing Tricks Any Writer Can Learn (Writing Best Seller) (Volume 1)

Struggling as an Author? Do you have an amazing story in mind, but you can’t get it down on paper? You’ve got the idea and the characters but soon run out of steam? Perhaps you are a beginner and need help putting it all together. Whatever your reason, this book helps to unlock the secrets [More]

The Beautiful Mystery: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

The brilliant new novel in the New York Times bestselling series by Louise Penny, one of the most acclaimed crime writers of our time No outsiders are ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, hidden deep in the wilderness of Quebec, where two dozen cloistered monks live in peace and prayer. They grow vegetables, they [More]

Time of Fog and Fire: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries)

From the author of In Farleigh Field… Molly Murphy Sullivan’s husband Daniel, a police captain in turn-of-the-century New York City, is in a precarious position. The new police commissioner wants him off the force altogether. So when Daniel’s offered an assignment from John Wilkie, head of the secret service, he’s eager to accept. Molly can’t [More]

The Paradigm: The Ancient Blueprint That Holds the Mystery of Our Times

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER INSTANT NATIONAL BEST SELLER!! This May Be the Most Explosive and Amazing Thing You’ve Ever Read Is it possible that there exists an ancient master blueprint that holds the secret behind the events of our times? Could this blueprint lie behind the rise and fall of leaders and governments? Could [More]

Clubhouse Mysteries Super Sleuth Collection: The Buried Bones Mystery; Lost in the Tunnel of Time; Shadows of Caesar’s Creek; The Space Mission … Animal Show; Stars and Sparks on Stage

Join Ziggy and his friends as they solve mysteries, crack codes, and help the community in The Clubhouse Mysteries—now available together in a collectible boxed set!Best friends Ziggy, Rashawn, Jerome, and Rico decide to form a clubhouse, complete with secret codes, meetings, and special treasures. Join them as they solve mysteries, find their courage and [More]

Mona Lisa’s Secret

Mona Lisa’s Secret: A Historical Fiction Mystery & Suspense Novel Da Vinci Code meets Indiana Jones! Joey is the great-grandson of Vincenzo Peruggia, the man who stole the original Mona Lisa in 1911. Along with his girlfriend, Marie, an art connoisseur, he stumbles across his father’s secret room, and finds himself staring at what he [More]

Two Kinds of Truth (A Harry Bosch Novel)

Harry Bosch searches for the truth in the new thriller from #1 NYT bestselling author Michael ConnellyAn NPR Best Book of 2017A Times Critics’ Top Book of 2017 A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017A South Florida Sun-Sentinel Best Mystery of 2017An Amazon Book of the Month Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer [More]

The Stone Man – A Science Fiction Horror Novel

THE #1 AMAZON BESTSELLER! “THE STONE MAN is a novel that intrigues, enthralls, horrifies, thrills, and hits the reader with an emotional resonance as only the best stories can.”– Ain’t It Cool News Nobody knew where it came from. Nobody knew why it came. When an eight feet tall man made of stone appears in [More]

The Girl in the Picture

“A dark and addictive mystery that had me flying through the pages: best read late at night under the covers with the doors locked!”—Kara Thomas, author ofThe Darkest Corners One dead body, one photograph, one comprimising secret. Everyone’s a suspect in this classic “whodunit” murder mystery from Timeless author, Alexandra Monir.   Nicole Morgan has [More]

Dead in the Water (Welcome Back to Scumble River)

The first book in a brand new series featuring New York Times bestselling author Denise Swanson’s beloved Scumble River setting and characters, Dead in the Water is a gripping mystery that won’t let you go until you’ve turned the last page. A twister, a kidnapping, and a murder―oh my! Scumble River may never be the [More]

Strangers: The unforgettable crime thriller from the #1 bestseller

‘A fast-paced, terrifying journey.’ RACHEL ABBOTT ‘A born storyteller.’ PETER JAMES A stranger is just a killer you haven’t met yet… The SUNDAY TIMES bestseller returns with the next big thing to hit the shelves. If you haven’t discovered Paul Finch yet, this book will have you hooked. Unknown, alone, and fearing for your life: [More]

Plum Lucky: A Stephanie Plum Between the Numbers Novel

Looking to get lucky? Stephanie Plum is back between-the-numbers and she’s looking to get lucky in an Atlantic City hotel room, in a Winnebago, and with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart. Stephanie Plum has a way of attracting danger, lunatics, oddballs, bad luck . . . and mystery men. And no one [More]

No Such Person

From the author of the multimillion-copy bestseller The Face on the Milk Carton comes a riveting thriller about two sisters—one accused of murder, the other desperate to prove her sister’s innocence . . . even as she begins to doubt it herself. Shortly after the Allerdons arrive at their cozy family cottage on the river, Lander [More]

Jack Knifed

This top-rated mystery series is on sale for a limited time to introduce you to the wildly popular Detective Jack Stratton Mystery Books from bestselling author Christopher Greyson. We hope you enjoy! Jack felt the familiar burn of shame in his chest. Why do I keep doing this…thinking about her? It was so long ago, but [More]

Nyxia (The Nyxia Triad)

“A high-octane thriller . . . Nyxia grabs you from the first line and never lets go.” —Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Warcross Every life has a price in this sci-fi thriller—the first in a trilogy—that has the nonstop action of The Maze Runner and the high-stakes space setting of Illuminae.   What would you be willing to [More]

Flight of the Sparrow: A Novel of Early America

A historical novel based on the life of Mary Rowlandson “An authentic drama of Indian captivity…A compelling, emotionally gripping tale.”—Eliot Pattison, author of the Mystery of Colonial America series She suspects that she has changed too much to ever fit easily into English society again. The wilderness has now become her home. She can interpret [More]

Girl in the Blue Coat

The national bestseller and winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery “Girl in the Blue Coat is a powerful, compelling coming-of-age story set against the dark and dangerous backdrop of World War II. It’s an important and page-turning look at the choices all of us-including young adults-have to make in wartime. A [More]

The Forgotten Seamstress

“An intriguing patchwork of past and present, upstairs and downstairs, hope and despair.” ―Daisy Goodwin, New York Times bestselling author of The American Heiress She Kept Her Secret for a Lifetime… A shy girl with no family, Maria knows she’s lucky to have landed in the sewing room of the royal household. Before World War [More]

The Man of Legends

“Johnson takes a big gamble by telling such a complex tale invoking every genre imaginable while juggling distinct and deep characterizations. The bet pays off, resulting in a story that will be popular with book clubs and fun to discuss.” —Associated Press New York City, New Year’s weekend, 2001. Jillian Guthrie, a troubled young journalist, [More]

Tell Me Three Things

A New York Times Bestseller “Here are three things about this book: (1) It’s . . .  funny and romantic; (2) the mystery at the heart of the story will keep you turning the pages; (3) I have a feeling you’ll be very happy you read it.” —Jennifer E. Smith, author of The Statistical Probability of [More]

BEWARE THE PAST a gripping crime thriller with a huge twist

A stunning new standalone crime thriller from #1 best-selling author Joy Ellis with a totally shocking conclusion. Discover the author everyone’s talking about. ONE TERRIBLE CASE ALWAYS HAUNTED DETECTIVE MATT BALLARD. NOW MANY YEARS LATER, THE KILLER SEEMS TO BE BACK. AND THIS TIME HE’S AFTER MATT. When Matt Ballard was starting out his career, [More]

In Sheep’s Clothing: An Action-Packed Political Thriller (Matthew Richter Thriller Series Book 1) (Volume 1)

If you’re a fan of Designated Survivor, you’ll love this riveting, action-packed political thriller.One man holds the reins of power. One man vows to protect him. One man vows to destroy him… Caught in a game of chess he didn’t know he was playing until it was too late, the President makes the only move [More]

Liar: A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist

How far would you go to protect your family? Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother Judi. And then Ben meets Amber.. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben but Judi isn’t so sure… There’s just something about Amber that doesn’t add [More]

The Girl in the Ice: A gripping serial killer thriller (Detective Erika Foster crime thriller novel) (Volume 1)

Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice…She is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder [More]

God, Faith, and Reason

For decades, Michael Savage has been preaching his political faith of borders, language and culture to millions on his nationally-syndicated radio show, The Savage Nation. Now, Savage gives his audience a look into his religious faith and his ideas about the Judeo-Christian foundation of the American culture he has fought all his life to preserve.But [More]

The Secret Keepers

A New York Times Bestseller!By the author of The Mysterious Benedict Society, this heart-pounding mystery adventure is laced with magic and humor.When Reuben discovers an extraordinary antique watch with a secret power, his life takes an intriguing turn. As one secret leads to another, Reuben finds himself torn between his honest nature and the lure [More]

Shadow and Bone (Grisha Trilogy) [Assorted Cover image]

Enter the Grishaverse with Book One of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom. Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her first trek across the Shadow Fold―a swath of unnatural darkness crawling [More]

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel

The New York Times Bestseller A Winner of the Alex Award, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone [More]

Carry On

A #1 New York Times-bestseller Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen. That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he sets something [More]

Ruin and Rising (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy)

Enter the Grishaverse with Book Three of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom. Soldier. Summoner. Saint.The nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. The Darkling rules from his shadow [More]

Siege and Storm (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy)

Enter the Grishaverse with Book Two of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom. Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Alina Starkov’s power has grown, but not without a price. She is the Sun Summoner―hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on [More]

The New York Times Book of Crime: More Than 166 Years of Covering the Beat

From the archives of The New York Times, 165 years of the most notorious real-life crimes. For 166 years, The New York Times has been a rich source of information about crime, its reporters racing alongside tabloids to track the shocking incidents that disrupt daily life. This fascinating compilation, edited by seasoned Times crime-beat veteran [More]

The Demon Crown: A Sigma Force Novel (Sigma Force Novels)

“Bone-chilling.” –Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) “One of the best in the series.” –Booklist (Starred Review) To save mankind’s future, the members of Sigma Force must make a devil’s bargain as they join forces with their most hated enemy to stop an ancient threat in this gripping adventure from #1 New York Times bestselling author James [More]

Man Overboard: An Ali Reynolds Novel (Ali Reynolds Series)

Ali Reynolds returns in this suspenseful thriller featuring New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance’s signature “fast pacing, surprising plot twists, and a strong, principled heroine” (Booklist).Cybersecurity expert Roger McGeary finally has his life back on track after years of struggling with depression. But when he falls from the balcony of his suite on an [More]

As Time Goes By: A Novel

The #1 New York Times bestselling “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark crafts a thrilling mystery in which a news reporter develops an interest in her birth parents just as she is assigned to cover the high-profile trial of a woman accused of murdering her wealthy husband.Television journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of [More]

Time and Again

Rediscover the beloved classic, Time and Again—hailed as “THE great time-travel story” by Stephen King, now with masterfully restored original artwork and an all-new foreword by Audrey Niffenegger, New York Times bestselling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife.When advertising artist Si Morley is recruited to join a covert government operation exploring the possibility of time [More]

The Girl Before: A Novel

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the tradition of The Girl on the Train, The Woman in Cabin 10, and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman’s seemingly good fortune, and another woman’s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception. SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED [More]

Battlefield Earth: Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi and New York Times Bestseller

If you liked Dune, Atlantis Gene and Star Wars—you will love the book Battlefield Earth! In the year A.D. 3000, Earth is a barren wasteland, plundered of its natural resources by alien conquerors known as Psychlos. Fewer than thirty-five thousand humans survive in a handful of communities scattered across the face of a post-apocalyptic Earth. [More]

The Third Wife: A Novel

Fans of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes will be captivated by this riveting family drama with a dark mystery at its core, from the New York Times bestselling author of The House We Grew Up In.In the early hours of a summer morning, a young woman steps into the path of an oncoming bus. A [More]

The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story

NAMED A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller! A Best Book of 2017 from the Boston GlobeOne of the 12 Best Books of the Year from National GeographicIncluded in Lithub’s Ultimate Best Books of 2017 ListA Favorite Science Book of 2017 from Science News A [More]