Surfeit of Suspects: A British Library Crime Classic

Surfeit of Suspects: A British Library Crime Classic

Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder “At 8 o'clock in the evening on the 8th of November, there was a terrific explosion in Green Lane, Evingden.” ...

Shoot the Bastards: A Crystal Nguyen Thriller

Shoot the Bastards: A Crystal Nguyen Thriller

"From Minnesota to South Africa to Mozambique to Vietnam, Michael Stanley's Shoot the Bastards is an extraordinary tale of the extreme measures taken to combat international poaching and smuggling." —C.J. ...

Who’s Sorry Now?: A Lady Adelaide Mystery #2

Who’s Sorry Now?: A Lady Adelaide Mystery #2

London, England 1925 A Russian prince. A wealthy heir. An impoverished earl's daughter. Which one will make an untimely exit from the London social scene? Scotland Yard Detective Inspector Devenand ...

Smallbone Deceased: A British Library Crime Classic

Smallbone Deceased: A British Library Crime Classic

Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder 'A first-rate job' —New York Times 'A classic of the genre' —Guardian Horniman, Birley and Craine is a highly respected ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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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