Despite her dreams of literary success, Lola Somerville is disturbed that her novel has barely made a ripple in the publishing world, until she finds her author friend Mimi McKee with her throat slashed at a book party, just the first in a series of murders targeting the popular chick lit authors around her. Original.
Ivor Tesham, a member of Parliament on track for higher office, begins a passionate affair with Hebe, the wife of a colleague, but when a mock kidnapping goes terribly wrong and results in murder, he becomes trapped in a dangerous game of his own making.
Still living on the Lower East Side and waiting tables, thirty-five-year-old Eric Cash has every reason to be jealous of Ike Marcus, an ambitious young man on the way to the top, until he is supposedly gunned down by street thugs while walking one night with Eric.
When journalist Sarah Page uncovers the secrets of a powerful lobbying firm, she finds her life at risk, while President Susan Cameron must choose between her political future and the nation's well-being after learning of Sarah's discoveries.
Reluctantly agreeing to allow his gang to appear in a reality television cop show that promises a lucrative payout and legal protection, luckless thief John Dortmunder and his partner, Kelp, devise a secondary plot to deceive case-cracking television viewers. By a three-time Edgar Award winner.
In tranquil Branscombe, New Hampshire, for the holidays, private investigator Regan Reilly and amateur sleuth Alvirah Meehan investigate shenanigans involving the local mega lottery in the midst of preparations for a local festival.
When a prominent local is attacked in his home and left for dead, big-city detective Joe Cashin, shaken by a personal scrape with death and posted to a quiet town, is thrust into what becomes a high-profile murder investigation. A Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award Winner. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
When an acclaimed writer and college professor is killed in a hit-and-run accident, wild speculations about his enigmatic personality and unwritten final novel run rampant throughout the intellectual community, prompting his literary executor to begin a determined search through the professor's personal records. 20,000 first printing.