Books in Mystery & Suspense

Skeleton Crew

Skeleton CrewA Lindsay Chamberlain Novel

Beverly Connor

Lindsay Chamberlain is excavating a 1558 Spanish galleon on the ocean floor in one of the largest cofferdams ever built. In the process, she must solve a mystery from the crew of the ship in 1558 and...

Plea Bargain

Plea Bargain

Larry Axelrood

Sometimes a simple plea bargain is not what it appears to be, as criminal defense attorney Darcy Cole learns when he takes the case of Harry Feigler, a Chicago attorney who specializes in expunging...

White House Pet Detectives

White House Pet DetectivesTales of Crime and Mystery at the White House from a Pet's-Eye View

Carole Nelson Douglas

The tradition of pets in the White House goes all the way back to the Founding Fathers. From the parrot and foxhounds of George Washington to Spot and Barney, the current canines of the Bushes, the...

Speaking of Greed

Speaking of GreedStories of Envious Desire

Lawrence Block

The second volume in the Seven Deadly Sins Series, Speaking of Greed is a collection of short stories on the destructive deadly sin known as greed. In addition to being the title of this anthology,...

Murder Most Feline

Murder Most FelineCunning Tales of Cats and Crime

Edward Gorman

When Law Meets Paw . . . ...

A Rumor of Bones

A Rumor of Bones

Beverly Connor

Lindsay Chamberlain has a problem. People keep finding bodies in shallow graves and bringing the bones to her. It's not that she doesn't know what to do with the remains. An anthropologist who...

Murder on Good Friday

Murder on Good Friday

Sara Conway

On Monday, March 30 in the year 1220, the day after Easter, in a field outside the town of Hexham in northern England, the body of a young child, Alfred, is discovered -- murdered. Lord Godwin,...

Murder Most Celtic

Murder Most CelticTall Tales of Irish Mayhem

Martin Harry Greenberg

The Irish are deeply passionate about their kinsmen, their country, their culture, and their way of life, as this collection of mysteries so richly illustrates. Slow to anger and equally slow to...

Death Cruise

Death CruiseCrime Stories on the Open Seas

Lawrence Block

Can there be a better, more romantic setting for a crime story than a ship on the open sea? Step onto any vessel - even an inter-island ferry - and you experience an aura of romance, adventure, and...

Murder Most Divine

Murder Most DivineEcclesiastical Tales of Unholy Crimes

Ralph M. McInerny

Murder Most Divine is an anthology of short stories in which the murders are solved by clergy using the cleverest of methods.

Murder Most Confederate

Murder Most ConfederateTales of Crimes Quite Uncivil

Martin Harry Greenberg

Murder Most Confederate: Tales of Crimes Quite Uncivil, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, is an anthology of short stories set in the Civil War in which the murders take place in the Confederacy. Authors...

Murder Most Delectable

Murder Most DelectableSavory Tales of Culinary Crimes

Martin Harry Greenberg

Murder Most Delectable is an anthology of short crime stories whose common elements include food, restaurants, and food preparation. Included are stories by Ruth Rendell, M. D. Lake, Edward Hoch,...

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