The Chairman’s Toys

The Chairman’s Toys

Vancouver, British Columbia—land of psychotically expensive real estate, high-grade cannabis, and Jake Constable. A man adrift. After Jake quits the drug business, his realtor/ex-wife, Nina, gets him a job as ...

Countdown: A Jesse Sutherlin Mystery #2

Countdown: A Jesse Sutherlin Mystery #2

"Ramsay evokes a time and a place so vividly through Jesse's voice that I didn't read this novel so much as savor every page." —New York Times best-selling author Dana ...

Fear on Four Paws: A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir #7

Fear on Four Paws: A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir #7

There's trouble brewing in the woods of Beauville, and the only witness isn't talking. When Pru Marlowe is called to a forest clearing to help with an illegally trapped bear, ...

Blood on the Tracks: A British Library Crime Classic

Blood on the Tracks: A British Library Crime Classic

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS "Never had I been given a tougher problem to solve, and never had I been so utterly at my wits' end for a solution." ...

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 ...

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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