Recommended Mystery & Detective Books

Unnatural Acts: A Stone Barrington No...

Stuart Woods

In Stuart Woods's bestselling series, Stone Barrington discovers that some jobs don't pay… When a hedge fund billionaire hires Stone Barrington to talk some sense into his wayward son, it seems like an easy enough job; no one knows...

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Published: Dec 2012

Fresh Disasters

Stuart Woods

With Dark Harbor, Stuart Woods proved yet again that he is the master of the popular crime novel. Now he outdoes himself with the newest addition to the series. Stone Barrington embarks on his most dangerous adventure yet when he t...

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Published: Sep 2007

Loitering With Intent (Stone Barringt...

Stuart Woods

Key West is a great place to unwind, unless you're Stone Barrington, and you're looking for someone who doesn't want to be found.

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Published: Nov 2009

Son of Stone: A Stone Barrington Nove...

Stuart Woods

A new addition to the New York Times-bestselling Stone Barrington series. After an eventful trip to Bel-Air and a reunion with his sophisticated (and very wealthy) former love, Arrington Calder, Stone Barrington is back in New York, ...

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Published: Mar 2012

Concealed in Death

J. D. Robb

The incomparable J. D. Robb presents the latest moving and suspenseful novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Eve Dallas series. Leading the demolition of a long-empty New York building that once housed a makeshift shelter for tro...

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Published: Jul 2014

Thankless in Death

J. D. Robb

In the latest suspense thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, the deepest hatreds seethe within the closest relationships, and blood flows faster than water… Lieutenant Eve Dallas has plenty to be grateful for, espec...

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Published: Mar 2014

Inherit the Dead: A Novel

Lee Child

This New York Times and USA Today bestseller, now in paperback, is a collaboration between twenty bestselling mystery novelists who have joined forces to create a spellbinding story of love, betrayal, and intrigue. "Readers can't...

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Published: Jun 2014

Severe Clear (Stone Barrington)

Stuart Woods

Someone wants to crash Stone Barrington's party in Stuart Woods's bestselling series. Stone Barrington is in Bel-Air, overseeing the grand opening of the ultra-luxe hotel, The Arrington, built on the grounds of the mansion belonging ...

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Published: Apr 2013

The Full Cupboard of Life (No. 1 Ladi...

Alexander McCall Smith

Worrying about her upcoming marriage to J. L. B. Matekoni, Precious Ramotswe is confronted by the challenges of running her No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, a terrifying request from the matron of the Orphan Farm, and a case involving ...

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Published: Jan 2005

The Best American Mystery Stories 201...

Lee Child

Best-selling novelist Lee Child edits this latest collection of the genre's finest from the past year. Featuring "gritty tales told with panache," this is a "must-read for anybody who cares about crime stories" (Bo...

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Published: Oct 2010

Stranger In Paradise (Jesse Stone)

Robert B. Parker

An Apache hit man arrives in Paradise to find a missing girl and snuff out her mother. But his conscience is getting the best of him. If he doesn't make the hit, he'll pay for it. So might Jesse Stone, who's been enlisted to protect t...

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Published: Feb 2009

Daddy's Gone A Hunting

Mary Higgins Clark

What was Kate Connelly—a tall, glamorous CPA—doing in her family's antique furniture museum when it exploded into flames in the middle of the night? Why was Gus, a disgruntled retired employee, with her? Now Gus is dead, and Kate ...

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Published: Mar 2014

Killer: An Alex Delaware Novel

Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAfter thirty-five riveting, internationally acclaimed novels of psychological suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman returns with his most stunning thriller to date. Killer is a mesm...

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Published: Dec 2014

The Kalahari Typing School for Men (N...

Alexander McCall Smith

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective AgencyFor All Confidential Matters and InquiriesSatisfaction Guaranteed for all PartiesUnder Personal ManagementThe phenomenal success of The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency continues with the bestselling Kal...

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Published: Mar 2004

Shoot Him If He Runs (Stone Barringto...

Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington embarks on an exotic adventure...Stone Barrington and Holly Barker pursue a master spy and murderer in a tropical paradise that's getting hotter by the minute…

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Published: May 2008

Under Orders

Dick Francis

Sid knows the perils of racing all too well, but in his day jockeys didn't usually cross the finish line with three .38 rounds in the chest-which is how he found Huw Walker, the winner of a coveted race only a few hours earlier. Now H...

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Published: Aug 2007

Escape Clause: A Virgil Flowers Novel...

John Sandford

Virgil Flowers faces double trouble, in an exceptional thriller in the #1 New York Times-bestselling seriesWhenever you hear the sky rumble, that usually means a storm. In Virgil Flowers' case, make that two.The first comes from, of a...

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Published: Sep 2017

The Girl Who Stopped Swimming

Joshilyn Jackson

Lauren Gray Hawthorne needs to make things pretty, whether she's helping her mother keep family skeletons in the closet or sewing her acclaimed art quilts. Her estranged sister, Thalia, is her opposite, an impoverished actress who pri...

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Published: May 2009

Split Image (Jesse Stone)

Robert B. Parker

Family ties prove deadly in the brilliant new Jesse Stone novel from New York Times-bestselling author Robert B. Parker. The body in the trunk was just the beginning. Turns out the stiff was a foot soldier for local tough guy Reggi...

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Published: Feb 2011

Standup Guy: A Stone Barrington Novel...

Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington is back in an edge-of-your-seat adventure in the New York Times bestselling series. After giving legal advice to his latest client, Stone Barrington thinks he's done with the man. But it's soon clear that Stone hasn't...

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Published: Oct 2014

Unintended Consequences: A Stone Barr...

Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington finds intrigue abroad in the sensational thriller from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods. Stone Barrington is no stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripes-as an attorney for the premier white-sh...

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Published: Dec 2013

Bel-Air Dead: A Stone Barrington Nove...

Stuart Woods

Stone is no stranger to Bel-Air-and to the beautiful and wealthy widow who needs his help to become even wealthier. At stake is the sale of her investment in-and the resulting dissolution of-Hollywood's world-famous Centurion Studios...

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Published: Nov 2011

The Professional (Spenser)

Robert B. Parker

A local lawyer claims her friends are being blackmailed. Spenser agrees to take the seemingly straightforward case, but when women start turning up dead, Spenser's assignment takes a sinister turn. Available in a tall Premium Edition.

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Published: Sep 2010

The Sunday Philosophy Club (Isabel Da...

Alexander McCall Smith

The author of the bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency mysteries shifts venue from Gaborone, Botswana, to Edinburgh, Scotland in this first volume of a new series. Isabel Dalhousie, a wealthy academic spinster who edits an ethic...

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Published: Jun 2005

Santa Cruise: A Holiday Mystery at Se...

Mary Higgins Clark

Mystery maven Mary Higgins Clark joins forces with her daughter Carol to tell a Christmas caper set aboard the cruise ship the Royal Mermaid. Onboard are 400 'Do-Gooders of the Year' and also two notoriously bad seeds, the escaped con...

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Published: Nov 2007

Ghouls, Ghouls, Ghouls (Ghost Hunter ...

Victoria Laurie

M.J. Holliday and the crew of her cable TV show, 'Ghoul Getters,' venture to the haunted ruins of Dunlow Castle in Ireland, drawn by the legend of hidden treasure. If they treasure their lives, M.J. and her ghost busters need to get t...

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Published: Dec 2010

A Glimpse of Evil (Psychic Eye Myster...

Victoria Laurie

Professional psychic Abigail Cooper is about to discover that some cold cases are better off dead... As the FBI's newest Civilian Profiler, Abby Cooper is using her powers of intuition to help solve a backlog of the bureau's cold case...

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Published: Jul 2010

The Cinderella Murder: An Under Suspi...

Mary Higgins Clark

In this collaboration between "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark and bestselling author Alafair Burke, "the snappy pace, layered characters, and many plot surprises will keep readers guessing in this fascinating mys...

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Published: Sep 2015

Left for Dead

J. A. Jance

Not even Ali Reynolds is immune to the escalating drug wars just across the border as two ruthless crimes threaten to bring her face-to-face with a cold-blooded killer. When one of Ali's former Arizona Police Academy classmates is gun...

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Published: Dec 2012

Hundred-Dollar Baby

Robert B. Parker

A client from a decades-old case reaches out to Boston PI Spenser-but can he rescue troubled April Kyle once more? Longtime Spenser fans will remember that once upon a time, though not so long ago, there was a girl named April Kyle...

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Published: Sep 2007

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