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The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[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
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
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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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Behind the Hood (Behind the Lives) - Marita A. Hansen
Life on the rough side of New Zealand. In this South Auckland neighbourhood where gang culture, drink, drugs, sex and violence is already a way of life, a vicious attack on a teenage girl sparks a ripple effect of revenge and fury. Live the carnag...[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]
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]
Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy) - Ken Follett
Ken Follett's World Without End was a global phenomenon, a work of grand historical sweep, beloved by millions of readers and acclaimed by critics. Fall of Giants is his magnificent new historical epic. The first novel in The Century Tr...[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]
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]
Nineteen Minutes - Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult, bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and The Tenth Circle, pens her most riveting book yet, with a startling and poignant story about the devastating aftermath of a small-town tragedy.

Sterling is a...[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.
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.
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]
Vanishing Act - Thomas Perry
"A CHALLENGING AND SATISFYING THRILLER. . .[WITH] MANY SURPRISING TWISTS. "
--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]
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]
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]

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]
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]

A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher) - Lee Child
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ��Includes Lee Child�s short story �Not a Drill� and a sneak peek of his new novel,�Make Me!

�The indomitable Reacher burns up the pages.��USA Today<...[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]
Death in the Clouds - Agatha Christie
High-flying mystery and suspense via Christie and Poirot!
The Ox-Bow Incident (Modern Library Classics) - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Set in 1885, The Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in 1940, it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and ord...[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]
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.
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]

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]
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]
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]
Lost Youth: A True Story - Shaun Webb
#1 Amazon bestselling Author Shaun Webb’s sixth full-length work, and second true crime study, Lost Youth: A True Story, delves into a fateful October 1981 night in Waterford, Michigan that rocked a quiet family’s peace and shook an ent...[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]
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.
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.
The Juvie Three -  Gordon Korman
Gecko, Terence, and Ajay are serving time in juvenile detention centers until they get a second chance. Douglas Healy, a former juvenile delinquent himself, takes them into his halfway house, hoping to make a difference in their lives. One night ther...[more]
Death Comes to Pemberley - P.D. James
A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen�s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem.
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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]

The Yard - Alex Grecian
Victorian London is a cesspool of crime, and Scotland Yard has only twelve detectives known as The Murder Squad to investigate countless murders every month. Created after the Metropolitan Police s spectacular failure to capture Jack the Ripper, The ...[more]
The Fly on the Wall - Tony Hillerman

Ace reporter John Cotton is a fly on the wall -- seeing all, hearing all, and keeping out of sight. But the game changes when he finds his best friend's corpse sprawled on the marble floor of the central rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Suddenly Cotto...[more]

 
Night Light (Restoration Series #2) By Terri Blackstock - -Author-
 
The Shack Paperback - William P. Young
Mackenzie Allen Philips's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation, and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later in the midst of his G...[more]
 
Extreme Prey by John Sandford (2016-04-26) - John Sandford