Murder to the Metal: A Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead Mystery #2

Murder to the Metal: A Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead Mystery #2

Mondo mega money is a murder magnet. Ten months ago Allie Harper—smart, feisty, too broke to get her car fixed—rescued Thomas Bennington III—a hot, blind, college professor—from a crosswalk in ...

Darkness Lane: A Geneva Chase Mystery #2

Darkness Lane: A Geneva Chase Mystery #2

Random Road introduced Geneva Chase—"a reporter with a compelling voice, a damaged woman who recounts her own bittersweet story as she hunts down clues," says Library Journal—to murders straight out ...

Fire in the Thatch: A British Library Crime Classic

Fire in the Thatch: A British Library Crime Classic

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS The Second World War is drawing to a close. Nicholas Vaughan, released from the army after an accident, takes refuge in Devon—renting a thatched ...

The Bomb Shelter: A David Mapstone Mystery #9

The Bomb Shelter: A David Mapstone Mystery #9

The past never rests easy in Arizona. Forty years ago, a Phoenix reporter was killed by a car bomb in one of America's most notorious crimes. Three men went to ...

The Otter of Death: A Gunn Zoo Mystery #5

The Otter of Death: A Gunn Zoo Mystery #5

While taking the yearly "otter count" at a marsh near Gunn Landing Harbor, California, zookeeper Theodora Bentley sees Maureen, her favorite otter, swimming around clutching someone's expensive smartphone. When Teddy ...

Gentlemen Formerly Dressed: A Rowland Sinclair Mystery #5

Gentlemen Formerly Dressed: A Rowland Sinclair Mystery #5

There's an Evelyn Waugh-meets-Agatha Christie feel about this series. Handsome, wry, and witty despite his impeccable manners, and the dedicated black sheep of his conservative, wealthy Australian family, Rowland Sinclair ...

Bats in the Belfry: A British Library Crime Classic

Bats in the Belfry: A British Library Crime Classic

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS Bruce Attleton dazzled London's literary scene with his first two novels—but his early promise did not bear fruit. His wife Sybilla is a glittering ...

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  Those with familiarity of the Myers-Briggs system of personality ordering will recognize a couple of things about me right away. For one, I’m an introvert—I need lots of solitary time to recharge and rejuvenate. I am comfortable making decisions emotionally, using my intuitive understanding of the situation (which may or may not jibe with the facts of said situation). But once I’ve made up my mind, I stick with it, preferring an environment of structure and order over a ... Read More