The Fabulous Clipjoint Fredric Brown

1948 Edgar Award Winner Ed Hunter is eighteen, and he isn't happy.

Then his father doesn't come home one night, and Ed finds out how good he had it.

Author Brown won the Edgar award in ...

Cold Granite Stuart MacBride

DS Logan McRae and the police in Aberdeen hunt a child killer who stalks the frozen streets.

Four-year-old David Reid's body is discovered in a ditch, strangled, mutilated and a long time dea...

Veil of Lies Jeri Westerson

Crispin Guest is a disgraced knight, stripped of his rank and his honor - but left with his life - for plotting against Richard II.

With no trade to support him and no family willing to ackno...

King's Ransom Ed McBain

Half a million dollars or a boys life .

. .But what if that boy isnt your own son?

Because if he doesnt, Carella will have a case of cold-blooded murder on his hands.

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The Price of Murder John D. MacDonald

On the surface, they seem like three very different people: Danny Bronson, a cunning ex-con struggling to go straight; his brother, Lee, a former Gridiron star turned college professor; and Johnny ...

The Dream Detective Sax Rohmer

Ten stories featuring perhaps the most fantastic sleuth of them all: Moris Klaw, the Dream Detective. Accompanied by his beautiful daughter Isis, Klaw's mysterious abilities lead him to clues and a...

The Terra-Cotta Dog Andrea Camilleri

The Terra-Cotta Dog opens with a mysterious tete-a-tete with a mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and some dying words that lead inspector Montalbano to a secret gr...

The Blind Man of Seville Robert Wilson

A leading restaurateur is found bound, gagged and dead in front of his TV.

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Dead at Daybreak Deon Meyer

Zed is still obsessed with the betrayals of his own past but must fill in the blanks of this victim's life.

Zed can never be sure of the loyalties of the people with whom he is dealing--his o...

Dying Light Stuart MacBride

It's summertime in the Granite city: the sun is shining, the sky is blue, & people are dying.

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Death Claims Joseph Hansen

Brandstetter agrees: Oats's college-age son, the beneficiary of the life insurance policy, has gone missing.

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The Disappearance Efrem Sigel

When Joshua and Nathalie Sandlers only child, 14-year-old Daniel, disappears one flaw summer day in a tiny hamlet in western Massachusetts, their world changes in an instant.

While the myster...

The Turquoise Lament John D. MacDonald

McGee checks things out, and gives Pidge the all clear.

But when Pidge and Howie sail away to kiss and make up, McGee has second thoughts.

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The Doorbell Rang Rex Stout

Hired to help society widow Rachel Bruner foil bothersome Feds, Nero Wolfe and his able assistant Archie get in over their heads with highly trained G-men who are adept at bugs, tails, and threats....

Poor Poor Ophelia Carolyn Weston

THE BLOCKBUSTER THRILLER THAT BECAME THE HIT TV SERIES "THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO" Its the turbulent 1970s, a time of social upheaval.

The generation gap has never seemed so wide and peril...

The Broken Shore Peter Temple

Broken by his last case, homicide detective Joe Cashin has fled the city and returned to his hometown to run its one-man police station while his wounds heal and the nightmares fade.

But his ...

Rutland Place Anne Perry

For hidden behind the sumptuous elegance of Ruthland Place were terrible secrets.

And only the dogged persistence of Charlotte and Thomas could reveal them....

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Airs Above the Ground Mary Stewart

She never thought to look for her missing husband in Vienna -- until she saw him in a newsreel shot there at the scene of a deadly fire.

Then she caught a glimpse of him in a newsreel shot of...

Sacred Clowns Tony Hillerman

Sitting on a rooftop watching sacred clowns perform their antics in a Pueblo ceremony, Chee spots the boy.

One of the clowns has been savagely murdered.

Without a single clue, Chee and ...

Noir: Three Novels of Suspense Richard Matheson

Noir contains three long-lost thrillers by Richard Matheson, the grand master of suspense.

Originally published in the 1950s, at the very beginning of Matheson's distinguished career, these p...