Category: Mystery & Detective


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The Purity of Vengeance

By: Adler-Olsen, Jussi

Price: $6.74

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 2013

Seller ID: 968

A Department Q Novel; Translated by Martin AitkenIn 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those who abused her in her youth, including Curt Wad, a charismatic surgeon who was part of a movement to sterilize wayward girls in 1950's Denmark. More than twenty years later, Detective Carl Mørck already has plenty on his mind when he is presented with the case of a brothel owner, a woman named Rita, who went missing in the eighties: New evidence has emerged in the case ... View more info

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At Bertram's Hotel

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1965

Seller ID: 5

An old-fashioned London Hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes out! When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she's looking for at Bertram's Hotel: traditional decor, impeccable service and an unmistakable atmosphere of danger behind the highly polished veneer. Yet, not even Miss Marple can foresee the violent chain of events set in motion when an eccentric guest makes his way to the airport on the wrong day! View more info

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Aunt Dimity's Christmas

By: Atherton, Nancy

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1999

Seller ID: 1140

Lori Shepard's plans for a perfect family Christmas are derailed when a mysterious charismatic stranger collapses in the driveway of her cozy English cottage. While the nearby village of Finch prepares to celebrate the season with a nativity play on Christmas Eve, Lori teams up with Julian Bright--a devilishly attractive Roman Catholic priest--to search for the stranger's identity. Their journey takes them from hospital wards to homeless shelters to insane asylums, place... View more info

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The Red Queen Dies

By: Bailey, Frankie Y.

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1676

Frankie Bailey introduces readers to a fabulous new protagonist and an Alice in Wonderland-infused crime in this stunning mystery, which kicks off an exciting new series set in the near future. The year is 2019, and a drug used to treat soldiers for post-traumatic stress disorder, nicknamed "Lullaby," has hit the streets. Swallowing a little pill erases traumatic memories, but what happens to a criminal trial when the star witness takes a pill and can't remember the c... View more info

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Jack Knife

By: Baker, Virginia

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Jove: 2007

Seller ID: 447

Whitechapel, London, 1888. For Inspector Jonas Robb, each night brings new terror. But this night is different. It's brought two strangers-David and Sara-who have arrived in London seemingly with no past. What they do have is incredible knowledge about the Whitechapel fiend known as Jack the Ripper. Because David and Sara do have a past. It just happens to be in the future. Sent back in time, they're in pursuit of a 21st-century madman whose purpose is to change history.... View more info

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Hour Game

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vision: 2005

Seller ID: 351

A woman is found murdered in the woods. It seems like a simple case but it soon escalates into a terrible nightmare. Someone is replicating the killing styles of the most infamous murderers of all time. No one knows this criminal's motives...or who will die next. Two ex-Secret Service agents, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, have been hired to defend a man's innocence in a burglary involving an aristocratic family. Then a series of secrets leads the partners right into... View more info

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The Cat Who Talked Turkey

By: Braun, Lilian Jackson

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2004

Seller ID: 1462

In Qwill's opinion, "A town without a bookstore is like a chicken with one leg," and since the late Eddington Smith's bookstore burned down, the town of Pickax has been somewhat off balance. To the rescue comes the Klingenschoen Foundation, manager of Qwill's estate, which considers a new bookstore a worthy investment. Delighted by their good fortune, the people of Moose County prepare to celebrate the gala groundbreaking of the store on the site of the old. But no on... View more info

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Smoke Screen: A Novel

By: Brown, Sandra

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 2008

Seller ID: 545

TV reporter Britt Shelley wakes up in bed next to the dead body of police detective Jay Burgess. While Jay had been diagnosed with terminal cancer, the authorities suspect foul play. Jay's former best friend, ex-fireman Raley Gannon, suffered a similar shock five years earlier, waking up next to party girl Suzi Monroe's naked corpse after a party at Jay's home. Raley had been investigating a fire at a local police station that took seven lives, despite the heroic efforts... View more info

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If Books Could Kill

By: Carlisle, Kate

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Obsidian: 2010

Seller ID: 563

A Bibliophile Mystery; Book restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright is attending the world- renowned Book Fair when her ex Kyle shows up with a bombshell. He has an original copy of a scandalous text that could change history-and humiliate the beloved British monarchy. When Kyle turns up dead, the police are convinced Brooklyn's the culprit. But with an entire convention of suspects, Brooklyn's conducting her own investigation to find out if the motive for murder was a... View more info

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The Lies that Bind

By: Carlisle, Kate

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Obsidian: 2010

Seller ID: 564

A Bibliophile Mystery; Book restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright returns home to San Francisco to teach a bookbinding class. Unfortunately, the program director Layla Fontaine is a horrendous host who pitches fits and lords over her subordinates. But when Layla is found shot dead, Brooklyn is bound and determined to investigate-even as the killer tries to close the book on her for good. View more info

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A Stranger in Mayfair

By: Charles Finch,

Price: $7.27

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2010

Seller ID: 1032

Charles Lenox Mysteries; Returning from a continental honeymoon with his new wife, Lady Jane, Lenox is asked by a colleague in Parliament to consult in the murder of a footman, bludgeoned to death with a brick. His investigation uncovers some unsettling facts about the family he served and a strange, second identity that the footman himself cultivated. Going into the boxing clubs and public houses, the Mayfair mansions and servants' quarters of Victorian London, Lenox... View more info

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The Art Thief: a Novel

By: Charney, Noah

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Atria: 2007

Seller ID: 346

304 pages; Rome: In the small Baroque church of Santa Giuliana, a magnificent Caravaggio altarpiece disappears without a trace in the middle of the night. Paris: In the basement vault of the Malevich Society, curator Genevi - ve Delacloche is shocked to discover the disappearance of the Society's greatest treasure, White-on-White by Suprematist painter Kasimir Malevich. London: At the National Gallery of Modern Art, the museum's latest acquisition is stolen just hours af... View more info

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Make Me

By: Child, Lee

Price: $9.66

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2015

Seller ID: 1437

A Jack Reacher Novel; “Why is this town called Mother’s Rest? ” That’s all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It’s a tiny place hidden in a thousand square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, and sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation she thinks must have started small and then turned lethal. Reacher has no particular place ... View more info

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Sleeping Murder: Miss Marple's Last Case

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Book: 1977

Seller ID: 4

When pretty, young newlywed Gwenda Reed travels from New Zealand to England ahead of her new husband, she encounters a series of strange déjà vu’s. First there’s the Victorian coastal house that feels disturbingly familiar. Then a line of dialogue heard at a London play triggers a terrifying vision of a dead woman's body with the killer poised over her, sending Gwenda running in terror into the streets. Fortunately, Miss Marple is also at the theater and, curious, ... View more info

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Miss Marple Meets Murder A Mirror Crack'd; a Pocket Full of Rye; At Bertram's Hotel; the Moving Finger

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $5.42

Publisher: Garden City, NJ, Nelson Doubleday, Inc.: 1980

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 1301

From dust jacket: "Of all the memorable characters in detective fiction, Miss Marple, with a gentility that masks shrewdness and cunning, is among the most engaging. She has captivated two generations of readers and film goers. Those who have met Miss Marple in earlier novels - and those who are meeting her for the first time - will find this 4-in-1 thrill-packed volume a memorable treat. " View more info

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Sad Cypress

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1984

Seller ID: 1410

As a condemned murderess stands before the court, her eyes meet those of the only man who believes in her innocence. But Hercule Poirot must prove it before it's too late. View more info

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I'Ve Got You under My Skin

By: Clark, Mary Higgins

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 2014

Seller ID: 996

When Laurie Moran’s husband was brutally murdered, only three-year-old Timmy saw the face of his father’s killer. Five years later his piercing blue eyes still haunt Timmy’s dreams. Laurie is haunted by more—the killer’s threat to her son as he fled the scene: “Tell your mother she’s next, then it’s your turn…”Now Laurie is dealing with murder again, this time as the producer of a true-crime, cold-case television show. The series will launch with the ... View more info

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Two Little Girls in Blue

By: Clark, Mary Higgins

Price: $5.99

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: 1339

Margaret and Steve Frawley celebrate the third birthday of their twin girls, Kelly and Kathy, with an afternoon party in their new home, a modest fixer-upper in Ridgefield, Connecticut. The evening of the twins' birthday party, Steve and Margaret attend a black-tie dinner in New York. When they return home, the police are in the house, and they are told that the babysitter had been found unconscious, the children are gone, and a note demanding an eight-million-dollar ... View more info

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The Innocent

By: Coben, Harlan

Price: $4.69

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Dutton: 2005

Seller ID: 1393

The horror of one night is forever etched in Matt Hunter’s memory: the night he innocently tried to break up a fight—and ended up a killer. Now, nine years after his release from prison, his innocence long forgotten, he’s an ex-con who takes nothing for granted. With his wife, Olivia, pregnant and the two of them closing on a house in his home town, things are looking up. Until the day Matt gets a shocking, inexplicable video call from Olivia’s phone. And in an i... View more info

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The Butcher of Beverly Hills: a novel

By: Colt, Jennifer

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2005

Seller ID: 6

Meet Kerry and Terry McAfee—identical twin sisters who have nothing in common, save their red hair and California-girl looks. Kerry’s the good girl, a straight-A student who won a scholarship to UCLA. Terry’s the bad girl, whose appetite for nose candy won her a spot in the slammer. When Terry gets out of jail, the twins decide to open their own business as private investigators—and soon they’re keeping LA safe with the help of their trusty sidekicks: a Pomeran... View more info