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Still Life
Still Life
By McDermid, Val
2020-10 - Atlantic Monthly Press
9780802157447 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Val McDermid is the award-winning, international bestselling author of more than thirty novels and has been hailed as Britain's Queen of Crime. In Still Life, McDermid returns to her propulsive series featuring DCI Karen Pirie, who finds herself investigating the shadowy world of forgery, where things are never what they seem.

 

When a lobster fisherman discovers a dead body …More
 

Lazarus
Lazarus
By Kepler, Lars
Translator Smith, Neil
2020-12 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780593317839 Check Our Catalog

 

"One of the best thrillers of the year Kepler treats us readers to a nonstop roller coaster of suspense, taking us deep into the hearts and minds of perfectly realized characters. And, oh, what a villain Lazarus is the definition of a one-sitting read " --Jeffery Deaver, New York Times best-selling author of The Goodbye Man

Sometimes the past won't stay …More
 

Fortune Favors the Dead
Fortune Favors the Dead
By Spotswood, Stephen
2020-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385546553 Check Our Catalog

 

Fortune Favors the Dead has] razor-sharp style, tons of flair, a snappy sense of humor, and all the most satisfying elements of a really good noir novel, plus plenty of original twists of its own."--Tana French

A wildly charming and fast-paced mystery written with all the panache of the hardboiled classics, Fortune Favors the Dead introduces Pentecost and Parker, …More
 

Death and the Maiden
Death and the Maiden
By Norman, Samantha
Author Franklin, Ariana
2020-10 - William Morrow & Company
9780062562388 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Superb...an appropriate homage--Marilyn Stasio, New York Times

"Medieval-mystery writing at its best."--New York Daily News

At long last, the much-anticipated final installment in Ariana Franklin's popular Mistress of the Art of Death historical mystery series, set in Norman …More
 

Heather and Homicide: The Highland Bookshop Mystery Series: Book 4
Heather and Homicide: The Highland Bookshop Mystery Series: Book 4
By MacRae, Molly
2020-12 - Pegasus Crime
9781643135847 Check Our Catalog

 

The new novel in the acclaimed Highland Bookshop mystery series finds a true-crime author murdered in the charming seacoast town of Inversgail--can the women of Yon Bonnie Books discover the killer's identity before he or she strikes again?

True crime writer Heather Kilbride arrives in the seacoast town of Inversgail, Scotland, to research a recent murder for her new book. But if that's true, …More
 

Murder Is a Must
Murder Is a Must
By Wingate, Marty
2020-12 - Berkley Books
9781984804136 Check Our Catalog

 

Determined to make the First Edition Library a success, Hayley Burke wasn't expecting to have to solve an old friend's murder in this all-new mystery from USA Today bestselling author Marty Wingate.

Hayley Burke, curator of Lady Fowling's collection of first edition mysteries, is settling into her position at the First Edition Library in Middlebank House. She's …More
 

The Egyptian Cross Mystery: An Ellery Queen Mystery
The Egyptian Cross Mystery: An Ellery Queen Mystery
By Queen, Ellery
Introduction by Penzler, Otto
2020-11 - American Mystery Classics
9781613161777 Check Our Catalog

 

A new series of classic facsimile reprints selected and introduced by the internationally renowned editor and mystery expert Otto Penzler. - The Egyptian Cross Mystery has justly been called Ellery Queens weirdest adventure. On Christmas Eve, an eccentric schoolmaster in the little town of Arroyo, West Virginia was brutally murdered. Over the next year, three other men were found with their heads …More
 

The Clutter Corpse
The Clutter Corpse
By Brett, Simon
2020-06 - Severn House Publishers
9781780291246 Check Our Catalog

 

Watching Ellen investigate... on her own is thoroughly fascinating. Brett fans, along with readers who liked Richard Roper's How Not to Die Alone (2019), will love this quirky, warmhearted mystery - Booklist Starred Review

Introducing an engaging new amateur sleuth, declutterer Ellen Curtis, in the first of a brilliant new mystery series.

Ellen Curtis runs her …More
 

The Girl in the Mirror
The Girl in the Mirror
By Carlyle, Rose
2020-10 - William Morrow & Company
9780063030145 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Instant #1 International Bestseller

"Cue greed, lust, secrets, and serious suspense. Count us in."--theSkimm

Written with the chilling, twisty suspense of The Wife Between Us and Something in the Water, a seductive debut thriller about greed, lust, secrets, and deadly lies involving identical twin sisters.

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Death on the Nile: A Hercule Poirot Mystery
Death on the Nile: A Hercule Poirot Mystery
By Christie, Agatha
2020-09 - William Morrow & Company
9780063015708 Check Our Catalog

 

In this newly repackaged classic, Jackie de Bellefort's fiance is stolen away by her best friend Linnet Ridgeway. So while Linnet and her new husband take a honeymoon cruise along the Nile, the jilted bride tags along in their shadows. No one--not even detective Poirot--can prevent a crime of passion. But faced with the suspect's air-tight alibi, can he prove who did it? …More
 

The Great Hotel Murder
The Great Hotel Murder
By Starrett, Vincent
Introduction by Faye, Lyndsay
2020-09 - American Mystery Classics
9781613161876 Check Our Catalog

 

 

When a New York banker is discovered dead from an apparent morphine overdose in a Chicago hotel, the circumstances surrounding his untimely end are suspicious to say the least. The dead man had switched rooms the night before with a stranger he met and drank with in the hotel bar. And before that, he'd registered under a fake name at the hotel, told his drinking companion a fake story about his …More
 

The Art of Violence: A Lydia Chin/Bill Smith Novel
The Art of Violence: A Lydia Chin/Bill Smith Novel
By Rozan, S. J.
2020-12 - Pegasus Crime
9781643135311 Check Our Catalog

 

In the latest mystery from S. J. Rozan, Bill Smith and Lydia Chin must track down a serial killer stalking women in New York's contemporary art scene.

Former client Sam Tabor, just out of Greenhaven after a five-year homicide stint, comes to Bill Smith with a strange request. A colossally talented painter whose parole was orchestrated by art world movers and shakers, Sam's convinced that since …More
 

How to Raise an Elephant: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (21)
How to Raise an Elephant: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (21)
By Smith, Alexander McCall
2020-11 - Pantheon Books
9781524749361 Check Our Catalog

 

Mma Ramotswe must balance family obligations with the growing needs of one of Charlie's pet projects in this latest installment in the cherished No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.

Precious Ramotswe loves her dependable old van. Yes, sometimes it takes a bit longer to get going now, and it has developed some quirks over the years, but it has always gotten the job done. This …More
 

Murder, She Wrote-Murder in Season
Murder, She Wrote-Murder in Season
By Fletcher, Jessica
Author Land, Jon
2020-11 - Berkley Books
9781984804365 Check Our Catalog

49th book in Murder, she wrote series

Christmas has come to Cabot Cove, but a peaceful holiday season is not in the cards after Jessica Fletcher is pulled into a centuries-old mystery in the latest entry in this USA Today bestselling series.

With work on the reconstruction of her beloved home almost complete, Jessica Fletcher is in high holiday spirits, spearheading the annual Christmas parade and …More
 

Hot to Trot
Hot to Trot
By Beaton, M. C.
Author Greene, Rod
2020-11 - Minotaur Books
9781250157751 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Beloved New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton's cranky, crafty Agatha Raisin--now the star of a hit T.V. show--is back on the case again in Hot to Trot.

When Private Detective Agatha Raisin learns that her friend and one-time lover Charles Fraith is to be married to a mysterious socialite, Miss Mary Brown-Field, she sees it as her duty to find out what she can about …More
 

Piece of My Heart
Piece of My Heart
By Clark, Mary Higgins
Author Burke, Alafair
2020-11 - Simon & Schuster
9781982132545 Check Our Catalog

 

In the latest thrilling collaboration from #1 New York Times bestselling author and "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke, television producer Laurie Moran must solve the kidnapping of her fianc e's nephew--just days before her wedding.

Television producer Laurie Moran and her fianc e, Alex Buckley, the former host of her investigative television show, are …More
 

One of Our Own: A Gregor Demarkian Novel
One of Our Own: A Gregor Demarkian Novel
By Haddam, Jane
2020-11 - Minotaur Books
9781250770493 Check Our Catalog

 

 

In Jane Haddam's One of Our Own, Gregor Demarkian, former FBI agent and police consultant, returns for his final case--a surprising murder and an attempted murder, which threaten the safety of his Philadelphia neighborhood.

A mysterious black van is spotted by several people at various times in the area around Cavanaugh Street, Philadelphia's Armenian-American enclave. …More
 

Tom Clancy Shadow of the Dragon: A Jack Ryan Novel Book 20
Tom Clancy Shadow of the Dragon: A Jack Ryan Novel Book 20
By Cameron, Marc
2020-11 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780593188095 Check Our Catalog

 

A missing Chinese scientist, unexplained noises emanating from under the Arctic ice, and a possible mole in American intelligence are just some of the problems that plague President Jack Ryan in the latest entry in Tom Clancy's #1 New York Times bestselling series.

Aboard an icebreaker in the Arctic Ocean a sonar operator hears an unusual noise coming from the ocean floor. …More
 

The Night of the Fire
The Night of the Fire
By Eriksson, Kjell
2020-11 - Minotaur Books
9781250766144 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Swedish police inspector Ann Lindell finally returns in internationally bestselling and award-winning Kjell Eriksson's newest novel.

Police inspector Ann Lindell has left the Uppsala police and is living a quiet life, producing local cheese in a small town in Uppland. But life in the country is not as idyllic as it seems. On New Year's Eve someone sets fire to the …More
 

Untitled Rose Gallagher #3
Untitled Rose Gallagher #3
By Lindsey, Erin
2020-11 - Minotaur Books
9781250623447 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Erin Lindsey's third historical mystery The Silver Shooter follows Rose Gallagher as she tracks a monster and searches for treasure in the wilds of the Dakota Territory.

It's the spring of 1887, and Rose Gallagher is finally coming into her own. She's the proud owner of a lovely little home near Washington Square, where she lives with her mother and friend …More
 

The Kingdom
The Kingdom
By Nesbo, Jo
Translator Ferguson, Robert
2020-11 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525655411 Check Our Catalog

 

"I read The Kingdom and couldn't put it down ... Suspenseful ... Original ... This one is special in every way." --Stephen King

A KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST MYSTERY AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR

Two brothers. One small town. A lifetime of dark secrets.

A tense and atmospheric standalone thriller from best-selling author Jo Nesb .

Roy has never left the quiet …More
 

Fortune and Glory
Fortune and Glory
By Evanovich, Janet
2020-11 - Atria Books
9781982154837 Check Our Catalog

 

The twenty-seventh entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series isn't just the biggest case of Stephanie Plum's career. It's the adventure of a lifetime.

When Stephanie's beloved Grandma Mazur's new husband died on their wedding night, the only thing he left her was a beat-up old easy chair...and the keys to a life-changing fortune.

But as Stephanie and Grandma Mazur …More
 

The Law of Innocence
The Law of Innocence
By Connelly, Michael
2020-11 - Little Brown and Company
9780316485623 Check Our Catalog

 

"One of the finest legal thrillers of the last decade" (Associated Press)

Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller must defend himself against murder charges in the heart-stopping new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.

CBS The Doctors Book Club Pick

People Book of the Week Selection

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Hidden in Plain Sight
Hidden in Plain Sight
By Archer, Jeffrey
2020-11 - St. Martin's Press
9781250200785 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Jeffrey Archer's Hidden in Plain Sight is the second novel featuring Detective William Warwick, by the master storyteller and #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles

William Warwick has been promoted to Detective Sergeant, but his promotion means that he, along with the rest of his team, have been reassigned to the Drugs Squad. They are …More
 

Murder in Old Bombay
Murder in Old Bombay
By March, Nev
2020-11 - Minotaur Books
9781250269546 Check Our Catalog

 

 

In 19th century Bombay, Captain Jim Agnihotri channels his idol, Sherlock Holmes, in Nev March's Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award-winning debut.

In 1892, Bombay is the center of British India. Nearby, Captain Jim Agnihotri lies in Poona military hospital recovering from a skirmish on the wild northern frontier, with little to do but re-read the tales …More
 

Moonflower Murders
Moonflower Murders
By Horowitz, Anthony
2020-11 - Harper
9780062955456 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Featuring his famous literary detective Atticus Pund and Susan Ryeland, hero of the worldwide bestseller Magpie Murders, a brilliantly complex literary thriller with echoes of Agatha Christie from New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.

Retired publisher Susan Ryeland is living the good life. She is running a small hotel on a Greek …More
 

Little Bookshop of Murder: A Beach Reads Mystery
Little Bookshop of Murder: A Beach Reads Mystery
By Blackburn, Maggie
2020-09 - Crooked Lane Books
9781643854380 Check Our Catalog

 

A Shakespearean scholar inherits a beachside bookshop--and a murder mystery--in this delightful new cozy series for fans of Kate Carlisle and Ellery Adams.

Summer Merriweather's career as a Shakespeare professor hangs by a bookbinder's thread. Academic life at her Virginia university is a viper's pit, so Summer spends her summer in England, researching a scholarly paper that, …More
 

Murder in the Margins
Murder in the Margins
By Loudon, Margaret
2020-10 - Berkley Books
9780593099261 Check Our Catalog

 

The plot thickens for American gothic writer Penelope Parish when a murder near her quaint British bookshop reveals a novel's worth of killer characters.

Penelope Parish has hit a streak of bad luck, including a severe case of writer's block that is threatening her sophomore book. Hoping a writer in residence position at The Open Book bookstore in Upper Chumley-on-Stoke, England, will …More
 

Crossed Skis
Crossed Skis
By Carnac, Carol
Introduction by Edwards, Martin
2020-11 - Poisoned Pen Press
9781728219943 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Discover the captivating treasures buried in the British Library's archives. Largely inaccessible to the public until now, these enduring classics were written in the golden age of detective fiction.

Crossed skis means danger ahead...

In Bloomsbury, London, Inspector Brook of Scotland Yard looks down at a dismal scene. The victim of a ruthless …More
 

Murder at an Irish Christmas
Murder at an Irish Christmas
By O'Connor, Carlene
2020-10 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496719065 Check Our Catalog

6th book in Irish village series

The O'Sullivan clan of County Cork, Ireland, are back to investigate another case of murder--this time at Christmas

Garda Siobh n O'Sullivan's holiday plans hit a sour note when murder rearranges the Yuletide carols into unexpected eulogies...

This December in Kilbane, if you're planning to warm up with a cuppa tea at Naomi's Bistro, you may have a bit of a wait--the entire …More
 

A Christmas Resolution
A Christmas Resolution
By Perry, Anne
2020-11 - Ballantine Books
9780593129586 Check Our Catalog

 

A smitten woman is about to marry a dangerous man--unless Detective Hooper and his new wife, Celia, can prevent it--in this wickedly tangled holiday mystery from bestselling author Anne Perry.

Detective John Hooper, William Monk's right-hand man at the Thames River Police, is blissfully happy in his new marriage to Celia, the cousin of a victim in one of the river police's recent murder …More
 

Christmas Card Murder
Christmas Card Murder
By Meier, Leslie
Author Hollis, Lee
Author Ehrhart, Peggy
2020-10 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496728227 Check Our Catalog

 

Join bestselling authors Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis and Peggy Ehrhart for a collection of the coziest Christmas capers Everyone dreams of a picture-perfect small-town Christmas, but when murder is in the cards, some holiday greetings are addressed to kill...

Christmas Card Murder by Leslie Meier

In the midst of holiday home renovations, Lucy Stone accidentally unwraps a …More
 

Murder Comes to Call
Murder Comes to Call
By Ellicott, Jessica
2020-10 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496724847 Check Our Catalog

4th book in Beryl and Edwina series

The lean years following World War I can lead to desperate acts--even in the quiet English village of Walmsley Parva. When a series of burglaries seems to culminate in murder, brash American Beryl Helliwell and proper, buttoned up Brit Edwina Davenport (and her dog, Crumpet) are eager to solve the case in Jessica Ellicott's fourth Beryl and Edwina Mystery...

World-renowned adventuress …More
 

The Gift of the Magpie: A Meg Langslow Mystery
The Gift of the Magpie: A Meg Langslow Mystery
By Andrews, Donna
2020-10 - Minotaur Books
9781250760128 Check Our Catalog

 

 

New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews returns with another Meg Langslow mystery written firmly in the grand tradition of Agatha Christie's Christmas books (Toronto Globe and Mail).

The 28th book and the seventh Christmas mystery in the Meg Langslow series, The Gift of the Magpie is yet another wonderfully merry and funny book from New York Times …More