Antoine Verlaque, the handsome chief magistrate of Aix, and his sometime love interest, law professor Marine Bonnet, investigate the death of a local French nobleman who fell from the family chãateau in charming and historic Aix-en-Provence.
Working at a run-down English family resort during the sweltering summer of 1976, college student David searches for his biological father among suspicious characters and amid eerie visions of a mysterious man.
Disgraced MI6 agent Thomas Kell is assigned to investigate the murders of an Iranian defector, an investigative journalist, and an Iranian nuclear scientist who had been recently recruited by Western intelligence, a case that is further complicated by a senior agent's suspicious death.
Tormented by the slaying of the hooker who turned to him for help just before her death, cop-turned-private eye Matthew Scudder begins an investigation into the woman's past that reveals secrets that could be deadly for him
When a childhood friend is shot down while attempting to atone for past sins as per the dictates of Alcoholics Anonymous, Matthew Scudder is drawn into a murder investigation that threatens to derail his own sobriety.
Through the Woods collects five beautifully creepy stories by author and illustrator Emily Carroll — from a young bride in a house with a terrible secret, to the awful things that go on at the neighbors'. Includes a reprint of Carroll's breakout webcomic, "His Face All Red."
While investigating a rash string of burglaries being committed by a gang whose leader sends him menacing letters, inspector Salvo Montalbano falls for one of the victims, only to face greater challenges when a member of the gang is found dead.
Relates how the author, on assignment in Burgundy for Vanity Fair, uncovered a plot to poison the vines of one of France's most storied vineyards, which threatened to destroy the fiercely traditional culture surrounding the world's greatest wine.
Assigned to a ceremonial post in Mancreu, British consul and Afghanistan war veteran Lester Ferris is compelled to disregard widespread underworld activities while bonding with a comic-addicted youth who during a violent uprising desperately relies on him for help.
When his father, a beloved family doctor and pillar of their Natchez, Miss., community, is accused of murdering a nurse, Penn Cage makes a shocking discovery that forces him to decide just how far he will go to protect those he loves.
When murder strikes a remote hamlet in the Shetland Islands, and the body of a teenage girl turns up in the winter snow, Inspector Jimmy Perez launches an investigation that takes him into the heart of sinister secrets from the past. This is the first book of Ann Cleeves Shetland series.
In the second book of Ann Cleeves' Shetland series, an exhibition at The Herring House art gallery is disturbed by a distraught stranger who claims to be an amnesiac unaware of his true identity, a situation that's complicated when the man turns up murdered the next day.
In the third novel of the Jack Irish series, the former criminal lawyer is hired to look for occasional barman Robbie Colburn, a life-threatening task that draws Jack into a deadly network involving money, politics and power.