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  • Moonlight Mile

    A Kenzie and Gennaro Novel

    by Dennis Lehane ...
    Book 6 - Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series
    “[Lehane has] emerged from the whodunit ghetto as a broader and more substantial talent....When it comes to keeping readers exactly where he wants them, Mr. Lehane offers a bravura demonstration of how it’s done.”—New York TimesMoonlight Mile is the first Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro suspense novel in more than a decade from the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling master of the new noir, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Murder at the Abbey

    A brand new murder mystery in the bestselling Exham-on-Sea series for 2022

    Book 8 - The Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries
    The Brand NEW instalment in the bestselling Exham-on-Sea series.An unsolved murder echoes down the corridors of Cleeve Abbey for years.The Exham-on-Sea’s History Society's annual summer picnic comes to an abrupt end when human bones are discovered in Washford River, beside historic Cleeve Abbey.Thrilled to find evidence of a possible centuries-old murder mystery, the members of the society ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Ten Thousand Islands

    Book 7 - A Doc Ford Novel
    Government agent-turned-marine biologist Doc Ford sails an endless sea of questions when he agrees to investigate a death from the past. Years ago, off Florida’s Gulf Coast, a teenaged girl found an ancient gold medallion. Then, she began having nightmares. Then she was found hanging from a tree.Now, years later, the girl’s mother is being terrorized with break-ins, phone calls with no one there ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The G-String Murders

    series Femmes Fatales
    “Burlesque is the background . . . [and] the background is perfect. Recommended for the readers who feel better when their eyebrows are raised.” —The New YorkerA mystery set in the underworld of burlesque theater, The G-String Murders was penned in 1941 by the legendary queen of the stripteasers—the witty and wisecracking Gypsy Rose Lee. Narrating a twisted tale of a backstage double murder, Lee ... Read more

    $10.79 USD $1.99 USD

  • Talking Bones

    by Dale Mayer ...
    Book 21 - Psychic Visions
    Hiding out in the French Quarter of New Orleans only made sense for someone like Skylar Livingston. Owning a voodoo shop was just an added touch for fun. It also helped with her cover, plus gave space to the multitude of ghosts in her family. And her shop was close to the cemeteries, … a very necessary part of her … hobby.Gage Hawkins was tracking his uncle’s last movements before his ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Back Bay Blues

    by Peter Colt ...
    Book 2 - An Andy Roark Mystery
    Theft, greed, and corruption collide in Peter Colt’s hard-edged mystery featuring Vietnam veteran turned Boston P.I. Andy Roark.1985, Boston. In Vietnam, Andy Roark witnessed death and horrifying destruction. But for the soldiers who made it back alive, there are other casualties of war—the loss of tenderness, trust, and connection. Still feeling adrift, Andy has struck up a welcome friendship ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Tooth and Nail

    An Inspector Rebus Novel

    by Ian Rankin ...
    Book 3 - Inspector Rebus Novels
    Scottish homicide detective John Rebus has been sent from "North of the Border" to help London police catch a serial killer with a gruesome M.O. Teamed with a London cop he wants to trust but can't, Rebus lets a beautiful psychologist into the case develops a bizarre portrait of a killer who leaves bite marks and tears on each victim's body. Now it's only a question of who is going to get busted ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Smokey Dalton Novel

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    series Smokey Dalton
    “This is mystery fiction at its highest, most gripping level.” Chicago TribuneOn the run after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Private Investigator Smokey Dalton has settled under an assumed name in Chicago. But history won’t leave him alone. His job in security at the Chicago Hilton places him in the center of the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention. Worse, a killer works his ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • David Goodis: Five Noir Novels of the 1940s & 50s (LOA #225)

    Dark Passage / Nightfall / The Burglar / The Moon in the Gutter / Street of No Return

    Book 3 - Library of America Noir Collection
    An “impressive” collection of five noir novels by the cult-favorite author who stands alongside Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett as a master of American crime writing (The New York Review of Books)Among the pantheon of American crime writers—those masters of noir whose powerful vernacular style and dark and subversive themes transformed American culture and writing—David Goodis was a unique ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Red Iron Nights

    A Garrett. P.I., Novel

    by Glen Cook ...
    Book 6 - Garrett, P.I.
    Blood-soaked blades have been taking their toll among the luscious lovelies in Garrett’s home city of TunFaire. And though Garrett can be as civic-minded as the next guy—unless the next guy is Captain Block of the Watch—the private eye isn’t sure he really wants to take on a serial killer psycho who does too good a carving job and never leaves any of the blood behind.Still, having Block pay him ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Murder in the Wind

    A Novel

    Murder in the Wind, one of many classic novels from crime writer John D. MacDonald, the beloved author of Cape Fear and the Travis McGee series, is now available as an eBook.With the waters rising and the winds whipping through the sky, a hurricane of terrifying intensity is looming over Florida. Along a state highway, a handful of foolhardy souls trying to outrun the storm are forced to seek ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Sudden Mischief

    Book 25 - Spenser
    Susan Silverman's ex doesn't call himself "Silverman" anymore--he's changed his name to "Sterling." And that's not the only thing that's phony about him. A do-gooding charity fundraiser, he's been accused of sexual harassment by no less than four different women. And not long after Spenser starts investigating, Sterling is wanted for a bigger charge: murder... ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • What If...

    by Dale Mayer ...
    Book 20 - Psychic Visions
    Detective Abigail Cartwright has earned a reputation for solving weird homicide cases, but, when she’s called to a lecture hall at the local university, she faces the oddest one yet. During a What If … lecture, run by soon-to-be-retired Professor Gertrude Milligan, two students died. Without any signs of how or why.Confused, Abby digs in to solve the mystery, only to find several old cases connect ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Where The Truth Lies

    A completely gripping crime thriller

    by M J Lee ...
    Book 1 - DI Ridpath Crime Thriller
    The case was closed. Until people started dying…DI Thomas Ridpath was on the up in the Manchester CID: a promising detective who captured a notorious serial killer. But ten years later he’s recovering from a serious illness and on the brink of being forced out of the police. Then the murders began, in an uncanny echo of his first case.As the death count grows, old records, and bodies, go missing. ... Read more

    $3.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • For Reasons Unknown (DCI Matilda Darke Thriller, Book 1)

    by Michael Wood ...
    Book 1 - DCI Matilda Darke Thriller
    Two murders. Twenty years. Now the killer is back for more…DCI Matilda Darke has returned to work after a nine month absence. A shadow of her former self, she is tasked with re-opening a cold case: the terrifyingly brutal murders of Miranda and Stefan Harkness. The only witness was their eleven-year-old son, Jonathan, who was too deeply traumatized to speak a word.Then a dead body is discovered, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Black Dahlia

    by James Ellroy ...
    The highly acclaimed novel based on America's most infamous unsolved murder case. Dive into 1940s Los Angeles as two cops spiral out of control in their hunt for The Black Dahlia's killer in this powerful thriller that is "brutal and at the same time believable" (New York Times).On January 15, 1947, the torture-ravished body of a beautiful young woman is found in a Los Angeles vacant lot. The ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Knots and Crosses

    An Inspector Rebus Novel

    by Ian Rankin ...
    Book 1 - Inspector Rebus Novels
    Inspector John Rebus: His city is being terrorized by a baffling series of murders...and he's tied to a maniac by an invisible knot of blood. Once John Rebus served in Britain's elite SAS. Now he's an Edinburgh cop who hides from his memories, misses promotions and ignores a series of crank letters. But as the ghoulish killings mount and the tabloid headlines scream, Inspector Rebus cannot stop ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Telegraph Hill

    by John Nardizzi ...
    Book 1 - The Ray Infantino Files
    In the detective business, you're either a hero or a bum - and PI Ray Infantino knows the difference. Ray searches for a missing girl named Tania in San Francisco, the city he abandoned years ago after his fiance was murdered. Thrust into his old city haunts, Ray finds that Tania may not be lost at all. Tania saw a murder; and a criminal gang, the Black Fist Triad, wants to make sure she never ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Death Has Many Doors

    by Fredric Brown ...
    series The Ed & Am Hunter Mysteries
    A woman’s wild story about killers from space leads two Chicago detectives into a bizarre case in this mystery by the Edgar Award–winning author.Ed and Ambrose Hunter, nephew and uncle, have partnered up to open their own detective agency in early 1950s Chicago. With their experience solving the case of Ed’s father’s murder, among others, they have the skills to take criminals down. And as carnies ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Yiddish Policemen's Union

    A Novel

    For sixty years Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a "temporary" safe haven created in the wake of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. The Jews of the Sitka District have created their own little world in the Alaskan panhandle, a vibrant and complex frontier city that moves to the music of Yiddish. But ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Working Stiff

    by Annelise Ryan ...
    In this hard-boiled mystery series opener, a former nurse becomes a coroner who winds up investigating her cheating ex-husband for murder.When Mattie Winston catches her husband Dr. David Winston receiving some very special loving care from R.N. Karen Owenby, she quits her job and moves out. Mattie’s best friend Izzy offers her a place to stay and suggests she’d be a natural as deputy coroner. Now ... Read more

    $13.49 USD

  • The Body Lovers

    Book 10 - Mike Hammer
    The teasing, transparent nighties were so shredded they barely covered the bodies of the murdered beauties. The blonde wore black. The redhead, green. And now someone was combing the city for the same number in white.Two strange slayings and a very frightened model set Mike Hammer on a chase through the world of high fashion and UN cocktail parties to Village bars and sleazy hotels. Snarling ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Devil's Backbone

    by A.J. Stewart ...
    Book 15 - Miami Jones Florida Mystery
    To Miami Jones, fishing is a pastime best done with a cooler of beer and low expectations. So when a cable TV personality hires him to investigate irregularities in a competitive fishing tournament in Spanish Wells, Bahamas, Jones is less than enthusiastic.He expects to find a bunch of old geezers kicking back with lazy rods and a bucket of worms. What he finds is a high stakes and big money game, ... Read more

    $4.99 USD


  • Murder Book

    by Thomas Perry ...
    An ex-cop takes on a widespread criminal organization targeting midwestern towns in this new thriller from the author of The Old ManWhen a sudden crime wave hits several small midwestern towns, the U.S. Attorney for the region calls on Harry Duncan to investigate. An ex-cop known for his unorthodox methods, Duncan is reluctant to go up against a widespread criminal organization—but the attorney in ... Read more

    $16.39 USD