Mysteries & Thrillers


The Conjure-Man Dies: A Harlem Mystery: The first ever African-American crime novel

Author: Rudolph Fisher

ISBN: 9780008216474

A unique crime classic: the very first detective novel written by an African-American, set in 1930s New York with only Black characters.When the body of N'Gana Frimbo, the African conjure-man, is discovered in his consultation room, Perry Dart, one of Harlem's ten Black police detectives, is called in to investigate...

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Arctic Storm Rising: A Novel

Author: Dale Brown

ISBN: 9780063015043

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The Devil May Dance: A Novel

Author: Jake Tapper

ISBN: 9780316530231

Charlie and Margaret Marder, political stars in 1960s Washington DC, know all too well how the tangled web of power in the nation's capital can operate. But while they long to settle into the comforts of home, Attorney General Robert Kennedy has other plans. He needs them to look into...

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While Justice Sleeps: A Novel

Author: Stacey Abrams

ISBN: 9780385546577

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The Hunting Wives

Author: May Cobb

ISBN: 9780593101131

The Hunting Wives share more than target practice, martinis, and bad behavior in this novel of obsession, seduction, and murder.Sophie O'Neill left behind an envy-inspiring career and the stressful, competitive life of big-city Chicago to settle down with her husband and young son in a small Texas town. It seems...

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Tom Clancy Target Acquired

Author: Don Bentley

ISBN: 9780593188132

Jack Ryan Jr would do anything for Ding Chavez. That's why Jack is currently sitting in an open air market in Israel helping a CIA team with a simple job. The man running the mission, Peter Beltz, is an old friend from Ding's army days. Ding hadn't seen his friend...

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Lies in High Places

Author: Dana Killion

ISBN: 9780999187418

A journalist. A sniper. A city on edge. As investigative journalist Andrea Kellner is heading out of Chicago for a long weekend, a driver in front of her is shot and killed. The city's gang violence problems have spilled onto a major expressway for the third time in a month...

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Winter's Rise

Author: Mary Stone

ISBN: 9781078259057

One dead. One risen. One caught in between.For more than thirteen years, Winter Black has believed her little brother is dead - kidnapped and murdered by the same lunatic who killed her parents. The news of a lead into Justin's whereabouts brings her out of her hiatus and back to...

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Deadly Editions: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery

Author: Paige Shelton

ISBN: 9781250203908

Bookseller Delaney Nichols receives a mysterious cloaked visitor one evening at the Cracked Spine Bookshop. He presents to her an even more perplexing note: an invitation to an exclusive treasure hunt hosted by eccentric socialite Shelaigh O'Connor. Delaney is intrigued, but also cautious: Shelaigh, while charming in person, has a...

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Independent Bones

Author: Carolyn Haines

ISBN: 9781250257871

When Dr. Alala Diakos, a visiting professor of Greek literature, comes to teach at Ole Miss in Oxford, Mississippi, it doesn't take long for controversy to follow. With her fervent feminist ideals and revolutionary leanings, she quickly earns the admiration of many -- and the ire of others. During a...

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The Kobalt Dossier

Author: Eric Van Lustbader

ISBN: 9781250751218

After thwarting the violent, international, fascist syndicate known as Nemesis, Evan Ryder returns to Washington, D.C., to find her secret division of the DOD shut down and her deceased sister's children missing. Now the target of a cabal of American billionaires who were among Nemesis's supporters, Evan and her...

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A Peculiar Combination: An Electra McDonnell Novel

Author: Ashley Weaver

ISBN: 9781250780485

Electra McDonnell has always known that the way she and her family earn their living is slightly outside of the law. Breaking into the homes of the rich and picking the locks on their safes may not be condoned by British law enforcement, but World War II is in full...

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The Photographer: A Novel

Author: Mary Dixie Carter

ISBN: 9781250790330

As a photographer, Delta Dawn observes the seemingly perfect lives of New York City's elite: snapping photos of their children's birthday parties, transforming images of stiff hugs and tearstained faces into visions of pure joy, and creating moments these parents long for.But when Delta is hired for Natalie Straub's eleventh...

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The Plot

Author: Jean Hanff Korelitz

ISBN: 9781250790767

Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising young novelist with a respectably published first book. Today, he's teaching in a third-rate MFA program and struggling to maintain what's left of his self-respect; he hasn't written -- let alone published -- anything decent in years. When Evan Parker, his most arrogant...

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Cross Her Heart

Author: Melinda Leigh

ISBN: 9781542006927

For more than twenty-five years, Philadelphia homicide detective Bree Taggert has tucked away the nightmarish childhood memories of her parents’ murder-suicide…Until her younger sister, Erin, is killed in a crime that echoes that tragic night: innocent witnesses and a stormy marriage that ended in gunfire. There’s just one chilling difference...

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Drown Her Sorrows

Author: Melinda Leigh

ISBN: 9781542007023

When Sheriff Bree Taggert discovers the body of a young woman floating near the bank of the Scarlet River, a note in her abandoned car suggests suicide. The autopsy reveals a different story. Holly Thorpe was dead long before she dropped off the bridge and hit the water.As Bree and...

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The Bombay Prince

Author: Sujata Massey

ISBN: 9781641291057

November, 1921. Edward VIII, Prince of Wales and future ruler of India, is arriving in Bombay to begin a four-month tour. The Indian subcontinent is chafing under British rule, and Bombay solicitor Perveen Mistry isn't surprised when local unrest over the royal arrival spirals into riots. But she's horrified by...

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Deadly Ever After: A Lighthouse Library Mystery

Author: Eva Gates

ISBN: 9781643855882

They're getting married! Lucy Richardson and Connor McNeil have announced their engagement. Their friends throw a party for the couple at Coquina Beach, close to Lucy's beloved Bodie Island Lighthouse Library. As they're packing up the presents and the (few) leftovers from Josie's Cozy Bakery, who should arrive, but Richard...

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A Caller's Game

Author: J.D. Barker

ISBN: 9781734210460

Controversial satellite radio talk show host, Jordan Briggs, has clawed her way to the top of the broadcast world. She doesn't hold back, doesn't spare feelings, and has no trouble sharing what's on her mind. Her rigorous pursuit of success has come at a price, though. Her marriage is in...

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The Two Lost Mountains

Author: Matthew Reilly

ISBN: 9781760559083

AN INCREDIBLE VICTORY BUT AT A TERRIBLE PRICE Against all the odds, Jack West Jr. found the Three Secret Cities, but at a heartbreaking cost. His beloved daughter Lily, it appeared, was slaughtered by Sphinx in a cruel ancient ritual. TO THE MOUNTAINS AND THE FALL! With his rivals far...

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Crocodile Tears

Author: Mercedes Rosende

ISBN: 9781913394431

"Fast, slick and acerbically funny: buckle up and enjoy the ride." Guardian "It reads like a marvellous mash-up of Anita Brookner and Quentin Tarantino." The Times STARRED REVIEW "Rosende smoothly combines dark humor and farce with moving depictions of the grimmer aspects of life. Elmore Leonard fans will look forward...

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Skin Deep

Author: Sung J. Woo

ISBN: 9781947993952

Korean-American adoptee Siobhan O'Brien has spent much of her life explaining her name and her family to strangers, but a more pressing problem is whether to carry on the PI agency that her dead boss unexpectedly left to her. Easing into middle age, Siobhan would generally rather have a glazed...

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The Garbage Man: A Kate Holland Suspense

Author: Candace Irving

ISBN: 9781952413254

Former US Army detective Kate Holland spent years hiding from the world - and herself. Now a small-town cop, the past catches up with Kate when the body of a fellow Army veteran is left along a backcountry road...in meticulously severed pieces. Four years earlier, Kate spent eleven hours as...

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Claw Enforcement

Author: Sofie Ryan

ISBN: 9781984802330

Sarah Grayson and her feline ally, Elvis, are up to their whiskers in trouble in the seventh installment of the New York Times bestselling Second Chance Cat mysteries.

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The Water Rituals

Author: Eva Garcia Sáenz

ISBN: 9781984898616

A pregnant woman has been murdered in a brutal, ritualistic way: burned, hung, and then placed upside down in a Bronze Age cauldron. When Kraken discovers the victim is his first love, Ana Belén Liaño, memories of their time together come flooding back, and with them reminders of a dark...

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