In a 1981 Northern Ireland rife with sectarian violence, Catholic detective Sean Duffy investigates a serial killer who is targeting gay men — a series of murders that may have political implications as well.
A middle-class, directionless ox of a young man who helps the trash pickers of Buenos Aires' shantytown attracts the attention of a corrupt policeman who would use anyone, including innocent kids, to break a drug ring he believes is operating in the slum. Translated by Chris Andrews.
Maugham collects his series of stories about Ashenden, the less-than-glamorous secret agent. Founded on Maugham's own experiences in the British Secret Service during World War I, Ashenden is a writer-turned-spy who finds that espionage can often get grubby.
When a widely disliked professor is found murdered in his office, tormented young police superintendent Soren Marhauge investigates numerous suspects, including an embittered Ph.D. hopeful and the victim's pregnant ex-wife.
Protecting the young daughter of an illegal immigrant who has escaped police custody in the aftermath of a brutal murder, Danish Red Cross nurse Nina Borg struggles with a belief in the woman's innocence as she learns more about her violent past. Death of a Nightingale was written by the authors of The Boy in the Suitcase.
When London is overrun by malevolent spirits, a talented group of young psychic detectives compete against other ghostbusting agencies in the debut of a new series that finds three intrepid colleagues investigating one of England's most haunted houses.
Recruited into an exclusive government school where students are taught the science of coercion to support a secretive organization, orphaned street hustler Emily Ruff becomes the school's most talented prodigy before catastrophically falling in love.
Psychic counselor Gwen Frazier returns to the small town of Wilby, where she teams with psychic investigator Judson Coppersmith to get to the bottom of her mentor's mysterious death. Judson is haunted by dreams — but perhaps even more dangerously, his primal attraction to Gwen haunts them both.
A tale inspired by 19th-century ghost story traditions follows the misadventures of Eliza Caine, who accepts a job from an anonymous employer as a governess to two children who she must protect from a malign presence. This House is Haunted was written by the award-winning author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.
In 1871 Wisconsin, 13-year-old Georgia sets out to find her sister Agatha, presumed dead when remains are found wearing the dress she was last seen in, and before the end of the year gains fame as a sharpshooter and foiler of counterfeiters.
The creator of Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness presents a full-length, lavishly illustrated adaptation that explores the hubris of the mad scientist, the innocence of his monstrous creation and the dark desires reflected by Mary Shelley's themes.
Stephen King returns to the characters and territory of The Shining with the story of a middle-aged Dan Torrance. Now an itinerant alcoholic himself, Dan uses his remnant powers to help a 12-year-old girl who is being tortured by a tribe of murderous paranormals.
Maria Dolz breakfasts daily at a Madrid cafe where she fantasizes about her fellow patrons' idyllic marriage. But when she offers condolences to a widow whose husband has been shockingly murdered, she finds herself in a new relationship and with disturbing insights into the crime.
When the daughter of an enigmatic cult horror film director is found dead in an abandoned Manhattan warehouse, veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath, disbelieving the official suicide ruling, probes into the strange circumstances of the young woman's death. He finds himself drawn into the director's eerie world in this new novel by the author of Special Topics in Calamity Physics.
Federal agent Nick Cooper draws on his supernatural ability to eliminate terrorists to hunt down a dangerous man who committed a horrific massacre on Wall Street that left hundreds dead and injured.
Working as a private investigator after losing his leg in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike takes the case of a legendary supermodel's suspicious suicide and finds himself in a world of multimillionaire beauties, rock star boyfriends, desperate designers and hedonist pursuits. Author Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling.
When Paul Casablancas, Claire DeWitt's musician ex-boyfriend, is found dead, Claire investigates, finding hints to Paul's fate in other past cases, especially those of a missing girl in the 1980s and a miniature horse theft.
The sole survivor of a time-traveling serial killer who began his murder spree in Depression-era Chicago tries to hunt him down in 1989 along with help from an ex-homicide reporter.
The award-winning author of Behind the Scenes at the Museum follows the experiences of a woman who, after being born on a snowy night in 1910, repeatedly dies and reincarnates into the same life to correct missteps and, ultimately, save the world.
Flavia de Luce, an 11-year-old genius and chemistry whiz, has found yet another homicide to solve. When Flavia's town opens the crypt of its patron saint, it finds a body that's far from ancient: the disturbingly masked corpse of the church organist. Who would have killed him, and why would the killer hide him there? Flavia's on the case.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Finding Mañana documents the true story of a Long Island immigrant's murder in 2008, citing the hate biases that compelled a group of teens to attack the Ecuadorean victim, who became a symbol of flaws in America's immigration system.
After his mother left and his father became a recluse, Jeremy Johnson Johnson (whose mother and father both had the same last name) was left to support the family, but he's been aided by the ghost of Jacob Grimm, one half of the infamous Brothers Grimm writing duo, and when provocative local girl Ginger Boultinghouse takes an interest in Jeremy (and his unique abilities), a grim chain of events is put into motion.