New Arrivals - Mystery
Compelled to help Gus, the obnoxious alcoholic son of an investment banker who reminds him of his own son, Conway Sax investigates a triple murder and suspicions that Gus was the intended victim, a case that involves numerous powerful suspects.
Returning to his family farm in 1796 and considering a relationship with his housekeeper, widower Will Rees is shattered by the news of an old friend's murder and is unable to refuse a request to investigate.
Inspector Harry Hole of the Oslo Crime Squad is dispatched to Sydney to observe a murder case. Harry is free to offer assistance, but he has firm instructions to stay out of trouble. The victim is a twenty-three year old Norwegian woman who is a minor celebrity back home. Never one to sit on the sidelines, Harry befriends one of the lead detectives, and one of the witnesses, as he is drawn deeper into the case. Together, they discover that this is only the latest in a string of unsolved murders, and the pattern points toward a psychopath working his way across the country. As they circle closer and closer to the killer, Harry begins to fear that no one is safe, least of all those investigating the case.
A local election becomes complicated when a candidate is murdered and bookshop owner Tricia Miles must clear her sister's name and find the real killer.
Reagan Summerside must prove that her friend Chantilly Parker would never kill for love after the man who broke Chantilly's heart is found dead with a cake knife sticking out of his back.
A torso in a suitcase looks like an impossible case. But Sean Duffy isn't easily deterred, especially when his floundering love life leaves him in need of distraction. So, with Detective Constables McCrabban and McBride, he goes to work identifying the victim. The torso turns out to be all that's left of an American tourist who once served in the US military. What was he doing in Northern Ireland in the midst of the 1982 Troubles? The trail leads to the doorstep of a beautiful, flame-haired, twenty- something widow, whose husband died at the hands of an IRA assassination team just a few months before. Suddenly, Duffy is caught between his romantic instincts, gross professional misconduct, and powerful men he should know better than to mess with. These include British intelligence, the FBI, and local paramilitary death squads, enough to keep even the savviest detective busy. Duffy's growing sense of self-doubt isn't helping. But, being a legendarily stubborn man, he doesn't let that stop him pursuing the case to its explosive conclusion.
Private Detective Theodore Tate is overseeing an exhumation. But when doubts are raised about the identity of the body found in the coffin, the case takes a sinister turn. Tate knows he should walk away and let his former colleagues on the police force deal with it but his strong sense of justice intervenes. With time running out and a violent killer lurking, will he manage to stay one step ahead of the police or will his truth be unearthed?
Investigating an apparent occult murder during the Easter season in St. Denis, beloved chief of police Bruno discovers links to a troubling real estate proposal, a suspicious accident, and the sudden reappearance of a controversial elderly countess.
Just when it seems that international crook Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: he convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O'Hare. Problem is, teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who's hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O'Hare's patience and Fox's skill--if the two don't kill each other first.
Lucy Stone senses there's more to things than meets the eye when the most popular teacher at the Tinker's Cove school is arrested for the murder of the new assistant principal.
In 1733, Richard Nottingham hunts a child-killer preying on the street children of Leeds, but he has to go up against the wealthy and powerful of the city to do it, including the new mayor.
Police Judiciaire Commissaire Capucine LeTellier takes a frantic call from Cecile, her best friend. Cecile has just bought a fabulously expensive vintage Louis Vuitton steamer trunk at the Paris Flea Market. She's horrified to find the trunk contains the naked body of a dead man. Capucine's restaurant critic husband identifies the body as uber-chef Jean-Louis Brault, who had been rumoured to be an inch away from losing his third Michelin star. Is the death a suicide or has Chef Brault been murdered? Before long Capucine is embroiled in a case so complex it takes her right to the door of the president's Elysee Palace.
When a late night adventure on the bay takes a tragic turn, Val, who was washed ashore semi-conscious, is left to deal with the aftermath in her blue-collar neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Discovering the remains of a young woman in a highway ditch, FBI special agent Maggie O'Dell and her partner, Tully, embark on a frantic cross-country effort to capture a serial killer who is targeting truckers and travelers at rest stops.
On a deceptively quiet Minneapolis evening, Detective Lucas Davenport is summoned to one of the most heinous homicide scenes he's ever encountered. Two elderly women have been brutally bludgeoned inside their home, with only a few valuable yet common stolen items indicating the killer's sinister motives. Introduces investigator Virgil Flowers as a supporting character.
After pulling world-class cons in California and New Mexico, Radar Hoverlander and his crew, including girlfriend and grift artist Allie Quinn and their hapless buddy Vic Mirplo, are back in action, this time in Austin. So many rich fools to bamboozle --but is Radar having a crisis of conscience?
When Paul Casablancas, Claire DeWitt's musician ex-boyfriend, is found dead in his Mission District home, the police are convinced it's a simple robbery. But Claire knows nothing is ever simple. With the help of her new assistant, Claude, Claire follows the clues, finding hints to Paul's fate in her other cases, especially that of a missing girl in the gritty 1980s East Village and a modern-day miniature horse theft in Marin.
The Ellison sisters were proper young Victorian ladies. In the foggy streets outside their peaceful home, five women were found horribly murdered. And Police Inspector Pitt found himself wondering if the Ellisons were in fact too good to be true.
Elizabeth Tudor is accused of treason and imprisoned in the Tower of London. Her old friend Simon Maldon visits her in prison and while there Simon meets Peto the Pope, who is accused of murder. While Simon attempts to prove Peto's innocence, Simon's wife Hannah takes in a frightened pregnant girl. Neither realizes until too late that in trying to help others they have placed themselves in deadly danger.
When Rina's old school chum and her children disappear while staying with them, Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus travel to Israel to track down the truth.
Detective Peter Decker of the LAPD and his wife, Rina, recovering from the recent birth of their baby, attempt to discover who has stolen a newborn baby from its mother.
Mandy Tanner and her fiancé Rob are leading an off season rafting-climbing trip in Utah?s remote Canyonlands. Experienced guides, Mandy and Rob know they have to keep their cool after one of their group, Alex Anderson, appears to have become bear bait. Walled off from the outside world with eleven shell-shocked clients and miles of Colorado River whitewater ahead, Mandy?s nerves threaten to unravel when she learns that Alex?s death was not the work of a homicidal grizzly. Whether it was a crime of passion or the random act of a psychopath, Mandy fears that if they don't root out the river rat among them, another camper will be running the rapids in a body bag.
"A contemporary fantasy of mystery and death as American expats battle Japanese gods and monsters to retrieve an ancient artifact that can destroy the world"--Amazon.com.
A year after becoming sheriff, Quinn Colson is faced with the release of an infamous murderer from prison. Casey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, and some believe him; but for the victim's family, the only thought is revenge. There's another group who don't believe him - the men in prison from Dixon's last job, an armored car robbery. They're sure he's gone back to grab the hidden money, so they do the only thing they can: break out and head straight to Jericho themselves. Colson and his deputy, Lillie, know they've got their work cut out for them. But they don't count on one more unwelcome visitor: a tornado that causes havoc just as events come to a head. Communications are down, the roads are impassable - and the rule of law is just about to snap.