The Black Dahlia

“Golden age of hard-boiled crime fans will love this one. This is the first book in Ellroy’s classic LA Quartet (which includes LA Confidential). It is based on the true […]

The Westing Game

“An eccentric, game loving millionaire has chosen sixteen strangers to inherit his vast fortune… if only they participate in one last puzzle. Fans of illusion, word play and sleight of […]

Smack Dab in the Middle

“This is a thoughtful, charming middle grade story full of smarts. The way our heroine, Cricket, finds both wonder and sympathy for the flawed adults around her is heartwarming.”   – […]

Run Away

“In true fashion, Harlan delivers another on-the-edge-of-your-seat story. Don’t pick it up unless you’ve got a chunk time!” – Beth Buy on Bookshop

Murder on the Orient Express

“Renowned detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a wealthy American traveling on the Orient Express – the most famous train in the world.” – Lauren Buy on Bookshop

The Big Sleep

“Great for people who want their mysteries told in Bogart’s voice! PI Philip Marlow is on the trail of a blackmailer and gets caught up in explosions of extortion, sex, […]

The Postman Always Rings Twice

“Great for readers of classics. Cain writes the most interesting femme fatales of his time. Read this, then go watch the film version with Jessica Lange & Jack Nicholson–so hot.”  […]

The Guards

“Great for spare and stylish crime fiction fans. Jack Taylor is raw, bitter, drunk, charming, smart as hell, and often hilarious. This first-in-series novel is built with the heart of […]

The Dark Lake

Detective Woodstock’s former classmate turns up dead, forcing her to relieve her own dark past. The twisted, jaw-dropping ending is the perfect cap on this Aussie whodunit. Read it now […]