Wild Card: A Buddy Steel Mystery #3

Wild Card: A Buddy Steel Mystery #3

"...another irreverent, complex lawman." —Library Journal When San Remo County Acting Sheriff Buddy Steel is deputized by the California Coastal Commission to investigate a reclusive Russian billionaire who has repeatedly ...

Roman Count Down: A Rick Montoya Italian Mystery #6

Roman Count Down: A Rick Montoya Italian Mystery #6

Rick Montoya, eager to experience more of his Italian mother's culture, heads to Rome to start his own translation business. He's armed with curiosity and an appetite for local food ...

Bluff

Bluff

Publishers Weekly Top 10 Mysteries for Spring 2019 "An irresistible social noir." —New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein There has never been a better time for revenge. One-time socialite ...

Death in Captivity: A British Library Crime Classic

Death in Captivity: A British Library Crime Classic

'Any book by Michael Gilbert is a treat' —Daily Telegraph A man is found dead in an escape tunnel beneath an Italian prisoner-of-war camp. Did he die in an accidental ...

Murder by Matchlight: A British Library Crime Classic

Murder by Matchlight: A British Library Crime Classic

"A terrifically atmospheric puzzler…the ending is a stunner…like the best Golden Age crime fiction." —Booklist Starred review '"A man who played about on the fringes of the Black Market, who ...

The Mykonos Mob: A Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis Mystery #10

The Mykonos Mob: A Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis Mystery #10

"A perfect setting and first-rate storytelling." —Ragnar Jónasson, bestselling author of The Dark Iceland series When corruption lies deep beneath the surface, how can the truth come to light? The ...

Desert Redemption: A Lena Jones Mystery #10

Desert Redemption: A Lena Jones Mystery #10

"In Jones's electrifying 10th...Scottsdale, Arizona, PI Lena is approached by Harold Slow Horse, one of Arizona's leading artists...[and] gets on a trail that leads her at long last to answers ...

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Interview with Wendall Thomas, author of Drowned Under

Travel agent Cyd Redondo returns for another crime-solving adventure in her second mystery, DROWNED UNDER. In this interview, author Wendall Thomas talks about the Golden Age movie stars who served as the inspiration for her wisecracking protagonist, how she researched all the fashion data that Cyd incorporates in her hilarious commentaries on her clothes, makeup and accessories, why both books in this series revolve around endangered species, and what has surprised her the most about the community of mystery writers she joined two ... Read More

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My 22 Hours with Mickey Spillane: A Remembrance

The idea was so brilliant, I could barely resist patting myself on the back. It was the Fall of ’75, and I was a 24-year-old graduate student at Bowling Green State University in Ohio working toward my Master’s degree in Popular Culture. My epiphany: the subject of my thesis would be the legendary mystery author Mickey Spillane, who was riding a wave of renewed fame as the television spokesperson for Miller Lite beer. My plan was to write a critical ... Read More