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The Tomorrow Code - Brian Falkner
“The end of the world started quietly enough for Tane Williams and Rebecca Richards. . . .”

Tane and Rebecca aren’t sure what to make of it—a sequence of 1s and 0s, the message looks like nothing more than a random collection of...[more]
One for the Money - Janet Evanovich
Read the Dynamite Blockbuster that Started It All!

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, home to wiseguys, average Joes, and Stephanie Plum, who sports a big attitude and even bigger money problems (since losing her job as a lingerie ...[more]
Second Glance: A Novel - Jodi Picoult

Second Glance begins in current-day Vermont, where an old man puts a piece of land up for sale and unintentionally raises protest from the local Abenaki Indian tribe, who insist it's a burial ground. When odd, supernatural events plague the town o...[more]

The Mystery at Lilac Inn (Nancy Drew, Book 4) - Carolyn Keene
Nancy finds herself in danger when she tries to solve the mystery of the old inn, believed to be jinxed.
The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins
During the English army storming of a city in India, a british soldier, John Herncastle takes a large jewel called the Moonstone from the forehead of an Indian god. At his death, he wills the stone to his niece, Rachel Verinder. She receives the Mo...[more]
White Smoke - Andrew M. Greeley
The cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church have gathered in Rome for the papal election following the death of the incumbent pope. Torn by internal conflict and with many of its members alienated, the Church faces one of the most serious crises in it...[more]
Jane and the Wandering Eye - Stephanie Barron
As Christmas of 1804 approaches, Jane Austen finds herself "insupportably bored with Bath, and the littleness of a town." It is with relief that she accepts a peculiar commission from her Gentleman Rogue, Lord Harold Trowbridge—to shadow his n...[more]
Sweet Dreams, Irene - Jan Burke
Irene Kelly is a reporter with a fierce integrity. Detective Frank Harriman is her lover and friend. Now they're both about to be plunged into political hellfire when a ruthless politician rocks a race for district attorney with a stunning allegation...[more]
Pirate King - Laurie R. King
In England's young silent-film industry, the megalomaniacal Randolph Fflytte is king. But rumors of criminal activities swirl around his popular movie studio. At the request of Scotland Yard, Ma...[more]
Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor - Stephanie Barron
For everyone who loves Jane Austen...a marvelously entertaining new series that turns the incomparable author into an extraordinary sleuth!

On a visit to the estate of her friend, the young and beautiful Isobel Payne, Countess of Scargrave, Ja...[more]
Spider Bones (Temperance Brennan 13) - Kathy Reichs
Dr Temperance Brennan spends her life working amongst the decomposed, the mutilated and the skeletal. So the two-days-dead body she is called to examine holds little to surprise her. Until she discovers that the man is John Lowery, an ex-soldier who ...[more]
"A" is for Alibi - Sue Grafton
Kinsey Millhone is a private detective working out of Santa Teresa, California. Nikki Fife, who spent eight years in prison for killing her husband, hires Kinsey to find the real murderer.
The Black Echo - Michael Connelly
For LAPD homicide cop Harry Bosch -- hero, maverick, nighthawk -- the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is more than another anonymous statistic. This one is personal.

The dead man, Billy Meadows, was a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat" who f...[more]
Borrower of the Night - Elizabeth Peters

A missing masterwork in wood, the last creation of a master carver who died in the violent tumult of the sixteenth century, may be hidden in a medieval German castle in the town of Rothenburg. The prize has called to art historian Vicky Bliss, dr...[more]

The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Alexander Mccall Smith
Meet Mma Ramotswe, the endearing, engaging, simply irresistible proprietress of The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, the first and only detective agency in Botswana. With persistent observation, gentle intuition, and a keen desire to help peop...[more]
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
"Dan Brown has to be one of the best, smartest, and most accomplished writers in the country. THE DA VINCI CODE is many notches above the intelligent thriller; this is pure genius."
-NELSON DeMILLE, #1 New York Times bestselling author[more]
Beneath A Blood Red Moon - Shannon Drake
Master storyteller Shannon Drake plunges readers into breathtaking stories of irresistible passion. Now, in a tale that sweeps the reader from the antebellum South to contemporary New Orleans, she explores the dark, sensuous world of love and immorta...[more]
Harry Potter and the Sorceror - J.K. Rowling
An eleven-year-old orphan named Harry Potter lives in Great Britain with his aunt, uncle, and cousin, who all treat him terribly. He learns that he is actually a wizard, and famous in the wizarding world that coexists with what we think of as the Re...[more]
A Morbid Taste for Bones - Ellis Peters
Brother Cadfael, a monk living in the Middle Ages, goes with other members of his order to retrieve the bones of Saint Winifred from her burial place in Wales. They desire to bring the bones back to their Abbey, but Cadfael is enlisted to solve a my...[more]
The Gods of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
This Townsend Library classic has been carefully edited to be more accessible to today's students. It includes a background note about the book, an author's biography, and a lively afterword. Acclaimed by educators nationwide, the Townsend Library is...[more]
Skeleton Man - Tony Hillerman

In 1956, an airplane crash left the remains of 172 passengers scattered among the majestic cliffs of the Grand Canyon—including an arm attached to a briefcase containing a fortune in gems. Half a century later, one of the miss...[more]

Reap the Wind - Iris Johansen
An elusive killer...a deadly obsession...and a woman who must destroy him--or become his next victim.

Some would kill to know what Caitlin Vasaro knows. For the secrets she’s kept hidden all her life are the kind that the rich an...[more]
Happy Are the Meek - Andrew M. Greeley
A mystery in Andrew M. Greeley's "Father Blackie Ryan" series. This series of the "wise & witty" priest slooth began with "Virgin and Martyr". This tale presents tragedy, murder, devil worship and messages from the dead.
The Cater Street Hangman - Anne Perry
While the Ellison girls were out paying calls and drinking tea like proper Victorian ladies, a maid in their household was strangled to death. The quiet and young Inspector Pitt investigates the scene and finds no one above suspicion. As his intense ...[more]
Black Jacks (Volume 1) - Shaun Webb
Someone is committing murder in Lincoln, Nebraska, leaving a black Jack of Spades as a calling card. Jack Beauregard, a state trooper Colonel with gubernatorial aspirations, is desperate to solve the case and secure the election. Circumstantial evide...[more]
The Beekeeper's Apprentice - Laurie R. King
In 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees when a young woman literally stumbles into him on the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years old, gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, the young Mary Russell displays an int...[more]
The Naked Sun - Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonis...[more]
Irish Gold - Andrew M. Greeley
Bestselling novelist Andrew M. Greeley outdoes his previous triumphs with Irish Gold, a contemporary, fresh and exciting novel of suspense and love. Nuala Anne McGrail, a student at Dublin's Trinity College, is beautiful the way a ...[more]
The Lost Symbol - Dan Brown
Dan Brown’s new novel, the eagerly awaited follow-up to his #1 international phenomenon, The Da Vinci Code, which was the bestselling hardcover adult novel of all time with 81 million copies in print worldwide, will be published in the ...[more]
Crocodile on the Sandbank - Elizabeth Peters
Elizabeth Peters's unforgettable heroine Amelia Peabody makes her first appearance in this clever mystery. Amelia receives a rather large inheritance and decides to use it for travel. On her way through Rome to Egypt, she meets Evelyn Barton-Forbes, ...[more]
The Road - Cormac Mccarthy
The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece.

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, an...[more]
A Taste for Murder - Claudia Bishop
Sarah Quilliam and her sister Meg run the Inn at Hemlock Falls in upper state New York. During the reinactment of the 17th century witch trials, it becomes all too real when a woman is crushed to death.
Naked in Death - J.D. Robb
Eve Dallas, a lieutenant with the New York police force, investigates the homicide of a senator's granddaughter. She meets Roarke, a self-made billionaire, who is a prime suspect.
Kill and Tell - Linda Howard
Some secrets need to be told...

Still reeling from her mother's recent death, Karen Whitlaw is stunned when she receives a package containing a mysterious notebook from her estranged father, whom she has barely seen since hi...[more]

The Crystal Cavern (Re-Issued as Hidden Motive) - Hannah Alexander
When an ice storm strands Dr. Sable Chamberlin and paramedic Paul Murphy in the southern Missouri hills, they assume they're safe from the mysterious killer responsible for murdering Sable's grandfather and Paul's uncle. But while searching Sable's c...[more]
The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Agatha Christie
In her first published mystery, Agatha Christie introduces readers to the heroic detective, Hercule Poirot. This is a classic murder mystery set in the outskirts of Essex. The victim is the wealthy mistress of Styles Court. The list of suspects is lo...[more]
The Perfect Murder - H. R. F. Keating
Inspector Ghote, of the Bombay police, has landed a case called the Perfect Murder. In actuality, the man is not dead, but unconscious and his name is Mr. Perfect.
The Robots of Dawn - Isaac Asimov
A puzzling case of roboticide sends New York Detective Elijah Baley on an intense search for a murderer. Armed with his own instincts, his quirky logic, and the immutable Three Laws of Robotics, Baley is determined to solve the case. But can anything...[more]
Goodnight, Irene - Jan Burke
For thirty-five years the identity of the dismembered woman found under the Las Piernas pier has remained a mystery. What secret did she take to her grave? Southern California reporter Irene Kelly has uncovered a maze of forensic records and confiden...[more]
Vanishing Act - Thomas Perry
--The New York Times
Jane Whitefield is a Native American guide who leads people out of the wilderness--not the tree-filled variety but the kind created by enemies who...[more]
Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 10) - Laurell K. Hamilton
In her tenth adventure, nothing can save vampire hunter Anita Blake from a twist of fate that draws her ever closer to the brink of humanity.
Moving Target - Elizabeth Lowell

The troubling message from Serena Charters's late grandmother appears in a package containing four pages of a centuries-old illuminated manuscript -- a strange inheritance that hides many secrets...and has already cost many lives. See...[more]

The Rosary Murders - William X. Kienzle
Priests and nuns are his targets. A plain black rosary entwined between the fingers of each victim is his calling card. The police don't have a clue, but Father Koesler sees a pattern -- a consuming religious obsession that can drive one man to seria...[more]
Matched - Ally Condie
A New York Times bestseller!

Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia k...[more]

The Strange Files of Fremont Jones - Dianne Day
Brave, resourceful, adventurous Fremont (née Caroline) Jones is a woman ahead of her time. Hungry for independence, she's traded in her conventional life in Boston for a career as a "type-writer" in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. But Fremont s...[more]
Cop Hater - Ed McBain


Swift, silent, and deadly -- someone is knocking off the 87th Precinct's finest, one by one. The how[more]

Murder in the White House - Margaret Truman
In a town where the weapon of choice is usually a well-aimed rumor, the strangling of Secretary of State Lansard Blaine in the Lincoln Bedroom is a gruesome first. White House counsel Ron Fairbanks is ordered to investigate. There are persistent rumo...[more]
Murder on Capitol Hill - Margaret Truman
Between them, Senator Cale Caldwell and his blue-blooded wife controlled as much power on Capitol Hill as the law would allow. Sadly, it wasn’t sufficient to protect him from a killer, even surrounded by his friends at a champagne reception in...[more]
Defending Jacob: A Novel - William Landay
Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. He is respected in his community, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But when a sho...[more]
Ripple Effect (Time Thriller Trilogy, Book 1) (Bk. 1) - Paul McCusker
The Time Thriller Trilogy delivers gripping, fast-paced mystery that intrigues and captivates through hours, seconds, and centuries. A long history of strange disappearances and unexplainable occurrences leave clues that the town of Fawlt Line may ac...[more]
The Forgotten Garden - Kate Morton
From the internationally bestselling author of The House at Riverton, an unforgettable new novel that transports the reader from the back alleys of poverty of pre-World War I London to the shores of colonial Australia where so m...[more]
Track of the Cat - Nevada Barr
Anna Pigeon takes a job as a park ranger looking for peace in the wilderness of West Texas but finds murder instead when a fellow park ranger is mysteriously killed, presumably by a mountain lion.
A Great Deliverance (Inspector Lynley) - Elizabeth George
To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can be heard in Keldale's lush green valleys. Three hundred years ago, as legend goes, the frightened Yorkshire villagers smothered a crying babe in Keldale Abbey, where they'd hidden to escape the ravage...[more]
Three Fates - J.D. Robb
When the Lusitania sank, more than one thousand people died. One passenger, however, survived to become a changed man, giving up his life as a petty thief but keeping a small silver statue that would become a family heirloom to future generat...[more]
Misery - Stephen King
A writer is held hostage by his number-one fan in the novel that "demand[s] that we take King seriously as a writer with a deeply felt understanding of human psychology" (Publishers Weekly). His deeply felt understanding of what terrifies us d...[more]
Death in the Clouds - Agatha Christie
High-flying mystery and suspense via Christie and Poirot!
And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie

The World's Bestselling Mystery

"Ten . . ."
Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U.N. Owen."

"Nine . . ."
At dinner a recorded message accu...[more]

Year of the Tiger (Paul Chavasse) - Jack Higgins
Assigned to locate and smuggle Dr. Karl Hoffner out of 1962 Tibet, Paul Chavasse confronts a host of enemies from Chinese occupiers to Soviet agents in his desperate race to secure the West's efforts to be the first to the moon.
Finding Laura - Kay Hooper
Mirror, mirror on the wall,
who's the deadliest one of all?

It's an antique mirror that can reveal secrets...or tarnish the truth. And for struggling artist Laura Sutherland, buying it is only the first step into a dark maze of lies, manipu...[more]
The Last Child - John Hart

Winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for Best Novel

John Hart's New York Times bestselling debut, The King of Lies, announced the arrival of a major talent. With Down River, he surpassed his earli...[more]

High Stakes - Dick Francis
Steven Scott may have been a successful, wealthy inventor with no experience in horseracing, but with the inspired guidance of his trainer, Jody Leeds, and the prowess of a beautiful black hurdler named Energise, he has brought home several wins. But...[more]
Son of the Morning - Linda Howard
New York Times bestselling author Linda Howard captivates readers in the deeply romantic tale of a contemporary woman who unravels an extraordinary mystery from the past . . . by living it.

A scholar specializing in ancient manuscripts, G...[more]

The Body They May Kill - Audrey Stallsmith
In the quaint village of Deerfield, Pastor Enoch Foster falls over dead in front of his congregation after drinking from the communion cup. An autopsy indicates he was poisoned. In the aftermath of his murder, his influence continues to be felt as a ...[more]
Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
The second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband she barely knew. For in every corner of every room were phantoms of a time dead but not forgotten—a past devo...[more]
Duma Key - Stephen King
No more than a dark pencil line on a blank page. A horizon line, maybe. But also a slot for blackness to pour through...

A terrible construction site accident takes Edgar Freemantle's right arm and scrambles his memory and his min...[more]

Lights Out - David Crawford
Downloaded from the internet over three million times, this exciting, action-packed, survival story is finally available in book form. Lights Out chronicles the challenges of Mark “Karate Man” Turner when the lights go out over most of t...[more]
Chosen by as the best sci-fi novel of 2012!

Padlocked doors. Strange light fixtures. Mutant cockroaches.

There are some odd things about Nate's new apartment.

Of course, he has other things on hi...[more]
Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
One of Wilkie Collins' finest novels. According to Wikipedia: "William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and writer of short stories. He was hugely popular in his time, and wrote 27 novels...[more]
Decider - Dick Francis
Architect Lee Morris has plans to restore Stratton Park racecourse to its former grandeur. But the combative Stratton heirs have violent plans of their own.
Mr. Perfect - Linda Howard

What would make the perfect man? That's the delicious topic heating up the proceedings at a certain table of professional women at their favorite restaurant, Ernie's, tonight: Mr. Perfect. What qualities would he have? Would he be tall, da...[more]

Lost and Found - Jayne Ann Krentz
Cady Briggs is very useful to Mack Easton-her expertise in art and antiques helps his shadowy, low-profile company, Lost and Found, find missing treasures for high-paying clients.

But as Cady's beloved Aunt Vesta warns her, being useful to a c...[more]
EARTHCORE - Scott Sigler
Deep below a desolate Utah mountain lies the largest platinum deposit ever discovered. A billion-dollar find, it waits for any company that can drill a world’s record, three-mile-deep mine shaft. EarthCore is the company with the technology, the re...[more]
Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell
Thought Police. Big Brother. Orwellian. These words have entered our vocabulary because of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, 1984. The story of one man's nightmare odyssey as he pursues a forbidden love affair through a world ruled by w...[more]
Monster - Walter Dean Myers

This New York Times bestselling novel and National Book Award nominee from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imag...[more]

A Study in Scarlet - Arthur Conan-Doyle
A Study in Scarlet was Sherlock Holmes' first outing into the literary world. Published in 1887 (after many rejections) it was an immediate success. Conan Doyle's quirky hero, with his cold deductive mind, violin playing and cocaine addiction, fasc...[more]
Where the Nightmares Rehearse - Brad Mathews
Michael O’Kinlay is struggling to redeem himself and his reputation two years after a teenage girl disappeared on his watch. He works at a high school as an attendance tracker—an often tedious job. Two events lead to a gruesome discover...[more]
The Paid Companion - Amanda Quick
Elenora Lodge is a paid companion who agrees to act as the Earl of St. Merryn's fiancee while the Earl tracks down his great-uncle's murderer.
Daemon - Leinad Zeraus
Matthew Sobol was a legendary computer game designer--the architect behind half a dozen popular online games. His premature death from brain cancer depressed both gamers and his company's stock price. But Sobol's fans weren't the only ones to n...[more]
The King of Torts - John Grisham
The office of the public defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm. When he reluctantly takes the case of a yo...[more]
The Villa - J.D. Robb
Sophia Giambelli has never worried about competition. For three generations, the Giambelli wines have been renowned for their quality-from Napa Valley to Italy, and throughout the world. The pride of the Giambelli family and a top PR executive, Sophi...[more]
The Witness - J.D. Robb
Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever.<...[more]
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
This is a beautifully-designed new edition of the definitive "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Includes 12 complete short stories, comprising the best-known cases of the world's best-loved sleuth.
The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy.

He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the l...[more]

If Tomorrow Comes - Sidney Sheldon
Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there. With her intelligence and beauty as her only we...[more]
Dear Irene,: An Irene kelly Novel (Irene Kelly Mysteries) - Jan Burke
When a strange letter signed "Thanatos" -- the ancient Greek name for death -- lands on Irene Kelly's desk, the intrepid reporter doesn't think much of it; she gets crazy mail all the time. A less cryptic message is sent when a body turns up the next...[more]
Dixie Divas - Virginia Brown
"You found my philandering ex-husband?" Bitty asked. "Where? Mexico? Paris? In Tupelo with a cocktail waitress?" "In your closet," I answered. "Dead." Break out the hoop skirts and the zinfandel. The Divas are on the case. Wine. Chocolat...[more]
Too Many Cooks - Rex Stout
The guest at a gathering of the greatest chefs in the world, Nero Wolfe must practice his own trade--sleuthing--when he discovers that a murderer is in their midst. Reissue. NYT.
Storm Front (A Virgil Flowers Novel) - John Sandford
The thrilling new novel in the #1 New York Times?bestselling series.

In Israel, a man clutching a backpack searches desperately for a boat. In Minnesota, Virgil Flowers gets a message from Lucas Davenport: You�re about to get...[more]
Two Little Girls in Blue: A Novel - Mary Higgins Clark
In a riveting thriller, worldwide bestselling suspense writer Mary Higgins Clark brilliantly weaves the mystery of twin telepathy into a mother's search for a kidnapped child, presumed dead.

When Margaret and Steve Frawley come home to Conne...[more]

Skye Cameron - Phyllis A. Whitney
Skye Cameron moves with her parents to New Orleans to live in her uncle's home. While there she meets the mysterious Justin Law and learns dark secrets of the past.
Death Match - Lincoln Child
Everyone’s looking for the perfect match, a life-long partner, and Lewis and Lindsay Thorpe have found theirs, thanks to hi-tech matchmaker Eden Inc.

But when the happy couple’s life together ends in what looks like a double sui...[more]
The Omega Game - Steven Krane
Imagine yourself waking up in a hotel room overlooking a beach. You have no idea where you are or how you got there. You have no means of communication with the outside world. You are one of twenty strangers who have been chosen to play the Game. No ...[more]
Master of the Game - Sidney Sheldon
When Kate McGregor inherits her father's business, it blossoms into an empireshe'll stop at nothing to preserve. 2 cassettes.
The Rule of Four - Ian Caldwell
An ivy league murder, a mysterious coded manuscript, and the secrets of a Renaissance prince collide memorably in The Rule of Four—a brilliant work of fiction that weaves together suspense and scholarship, high art and unimaginable trea...[more]
The Shard of Fire (The Chronicles of Gilgamesh Row) - K.J. Parker
This is a story of myth and magic. A story set in wild mountains, high and steep, where snowfall hides secrets best forgotten, and a boy, who didn't know any better discoveries a destiny he never wanted. But fate is a fickle thing, and for Gilgamesh ...[more]
And Be a Villain - Rex Stout
Radio talk show host Madeline Fraser's worst nightmare comes true when one of her on-air guests collapses at the mike after drinking a glass of the sponsor's beverage.
Chasing Fireflies: A Novel of Discovery - Charles Martin

They have one summer to find what was lost long ago.

"Never settle for less than the truth," she told him. But when you don't even know your real name, the truth gets a little complicated. It can nestle so close to home...[more]

Heat Wave - Richard Castle

A New York real estate tycoon plunges to his death on a Manhattan sidewalk. A trophy wife with a past survives a narrow escape from a brazen attack. Mobsters and moguls with no shortage of reasons to kill trot out their alibis. And then, in the su...[more]

Ready Player One - Ernest Cline

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-sling...[more]