Subject Index - Mystery, Suspense, and Thrillers
This is list of all the Mystery, Suspense, and Thriller book and audiobook
reviews, with titles starting with the letters
D - H, located on LPR. These titles are listed alphabetically by title.
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- The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown.
When her grandfather is murdered, Sophie Neveu joins forces with Robert Langdon to discover the truth about her grandfather's death, and a search that leads them on a life or death race to find the Holy Grail.
- Dance of Death, by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child.
A classic tale of good versus evil as Agent Pendergast does battle against is his psychopathic brother, who has framed him for several murders. Equals in almost every regard, the outcome of this match is far from certain.
- Dark Angel, by Geoffrey Archer.
When Tom Sedley's fourteen-year-old sister is murdered, it takes him more than fifty years to discover what really happened to her back in 1948.
- The Dark Tide, by Andrew Gross.
Karen Friedman thinks it's a mistake when two men show up asking about her dead husband's business, but millions of dollars don't disappear by accident—and all trails lead to Charles. Then detective Ty Hauck makes a discovery while investigating a suspicious hit-and-run—a clue that shockingly points to Charles.
- Dark Tort, by Diane Mott Davidson.
Caterer Goldy Schulz stumbles over a body while preparing breakfast at a local law firm and is persuaded by the victim's mother to find out who killer her daughter.
- The Dark Tower VII,
by Stephen King.
This is the seventh, and final volume in King's Dark Tower series.
- The Daughter of Time, By Josephine Tey.
In this compelling mystery, Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard finds himself trying to unravel the 500-year-old mystery of the Princes in the Tower, and who really killed them, if anyone.
- Dead Man's Mirror, by Agatha Christie.
Can Hercule Poirot solve this locked-room mystery?
- The Dead of Winter, by Rennie Airth.
On a freezing London night in 1944, Rosa Novak is brutally murdered. The police might have dropped the case if former police investigator John Madden hadn't been her employer. Madden pushes the investigation forward, uncovering a connection to a murdered Parisian furrier, a member of the Resistance, and a stolen cache of diamonds.
- Dead Zero, by Stephen Hunter.
This thriller plunges deep into the world of high-tech national security, and the latest mission for veteran sniper Bob Lee Swagger who may have just met his match.
- Death in Holy Orders, By P. D. James.
When one of the young ordinands studying at St. Anselm's theological college is found dead, Commander Adam Dalgliesh agrees to make some discrete inquiries into his death. Initially, there doesn't appear anything much for Dalgliesh to investigate, but things quickly take a turn for the worse as more deaths break the calm of this quaint religious establishment.
- Death in the West Wind, by Deryn Lake.
This is the seventh John Rawlings' mystery set in Georgian England. In this case the detective is on his honeymoon when he is called in to investigate the death of a young woman, whose body is found draped around the figurehead of a ship. When Rawlings discovers that the girl's brother has gone missing, he knows he is onto something more complicated than just a pointless murder.
- A Death in Vienna, by Daniel Silva.
Master art restorer and part-time spy Gabriel Allon is on the trail of Nazi war criminals in this, the third book in Silva's 'Holocaust' series, and his fourth book featuring Allon.
- Death of a Liar, by M. C. Beaton.
This, the 31st offering in the Hamish Macbeth mystery series, centers upon a woman, who cries wolf one too many times. The end result is that Hamish has a murder to solve.
- Death of a Red Heroine, by Qiu Xiaolong.
When a National Model Worker is found murdered, it falls upon Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department to wade through the bureaucracy of Communist China to find her killer.
- Death of a Valentine, by M. C. Beaton.
When a prime and proper festival queen is murdered by an exploding Valentine's Day gift, Hamish Macbeth investigates the case along with Josie, his new constable who sets her hat upon marrying Hamish - and Hamish might not be able to avoid the altar this time.
- Death of a Witch, by M. C. Beaton.
As soon as Hamish threatened to kill a suspected witch, he knew he had made a mistake. If he had any doubts about it, they were erased when the 'witch' was found murdered and he soon found himself the prime suspect. Now, can he clear his name before the killer strikes again?
- The Death of Dalziel, By Reginald Hill.
Dalziel has been injured in an explosion, and DCI Peter Pascoe, is determined to bring those responsible to justice. Pascoe suspects a group called The Templars, and the deeper he digs, the more certain he is that The Templars are getting help from within the police force. This book was also published as Death Comes for the Fat Man.
- Death on the Marais, by Adrian Magson.
Leaving behind the hustle and bustle of 1960's Paris, Inspector Rocco finds that his first murder case in rural France to be just as complicated and dicey as any he has ever had to solve in the city. In this case, he is presented with the body of a young murder victim, whose body was found dumped in a British cemetery - dressed in a Gestapo uniform.
- Death Toll, by Jim Kelly.
While moving a grave threatened by a flood mitigation project, police discovered that the grave contains not one, but three bodies, two of whom were obviously murdered. Who are these people, how did they die, and how did they all come to be in the same grave, are but a few of the questions that DI Peter Shaw must answer.
- Deceit, by James Siegel.
Disgraced after having written more than 50 fake new stories, Tom Valle is given one last chance to redeem his career when he discovers a deadly secret. The only problem is - no on will believe him!
- Deception, by Ken McClure.
When villagers complain that genetically modified crops are being grown illegally in their area, Steven Dunbar of the Sci-Med Directorate is sent to investigate. What should have been a simple investigation soon takes a deadly twist as Dunbar discovers that there is more going on than meets the eye, and everyone is in danger!
- Deception, by Jonathan Kellerman.
Searching for predators among the privileged, Alex and Milo may well be walking into a highly polished death trap as they investigate the sadistic murder of a teacher.
- Deception Point, by Dan Brown.
When a meteor is discovered in the arctic, it may provide proof of extraterrestrial life, or it may signal the demise of NASA. A team is sent to the arctic to uncover the truth, but they soon find themselves in danger by unknown forces that don't want the truth, whatever it is, to reach the outside world.
- Deep Black, By Stephen Coonts and Jim DeFelice.
A U.S. spy plane is mysteriously downed while spying on Russia. To find out how it was downed, and who did it, the National Security Agency tasks its covert special-ops Deep Black team to find out what happened - and to stop the incident from blowing up into World War III.
- Deep Black: Biowar, by Stephen Coonts and Jim DeFelice.
James Kegan, a germ warfare specialist has disappeared and a new killer virus is on the loose. Can the NSA's covert Deep Black force find the missing scientist and stop the epidemic before it grows out of control?
- Deep Black - Dark Zone, by Stephen Coonts and Jim DeFelice.
In this non-stop race against time, the members of the covert-ops unit, Deep Black, must stop a terrorist from blowing up the Chunnel with a stolen nuclear warhead? If they fail in their mission, the results will be disastrous, for Europe and possibly the entire world.
- The Defector, by Daniel Silva.
In this, the ninth installment in the Gabriel Allon series, Allon once again tangles with Ivan Kharkov, a former KGB agent turned arms dealer, and a man he should have killed when he had the chance. It all begins when a Russian defector goes missing and Allon is called in to find him...
- DeKok and the Geese of Death, by A. C. Baantjer.
A serial killer is on the loose, but instead of hunting down the killer, seasoned Detective DeKok has been assigned to investigate the suspicious death of a gaggle of geese! As events unfold, DeKok finds that the death of the geese is only the tip of a diabolic mystery that will take all his skill to decipher.
- DeKok and the Mask of Death, by A. C. Baantjer.
When Rosie Evertsoord goes missing from an Amsterdam hospital, everyone, except Inspector DeKok, thinks that it was just a ruse she used to run out on her boyfriend. When DeKok discovers that she is not the first woman to go missing from the hospital, he is determined to discover the truth and to keep anyone else from going missing - if he can.
- Deliver us from Evil, by David Baldacci.
Evan Waller is a monster. He has built a fortune from his willingness to buy and sell anything . . . and anyone. In search of new opportunities, Waller has just begun a new business venture: one that could lead to millions of deaths all over the globe...can anyone stop him?
- Detective, Mystery, Crime, and Horror, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
With more than 150 books, this collection of detective, mystery, crime, and horror books will have you looking over your shoulder for years...
- Detour, by James Siegel.
If your wife and daughter were kidnaped, what would you do to get them back? In the case of Paul Breidbart, almost anything, including becoming a drug mule for a Columbian drug cartel. But when he is unable to deliver the drugs, Paul must resort to even more dangerous endeavors to save his family.
- Devil's Gate, by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown.
The ninth book in the NUMA files series, this book is filled with adventure, excitement, and lots of gadgets and it follows Kurt Austin and his gang as they try to save the world from the clutches of a dictator and his super-weapon.
- The Devil's Mask, by Christopher Wakling.
Working in regency era Bristol, Inigo Bright is sent to investigate the Dock Company's import duty records. What should have been a simple, albeit boring task, soon becomes a life or death struggle when Bright runs into a group of men who are more than willing to kill to protect their secrets.
- Digital Fortress, by Dan Brown.
When the NSA confronts an unbreakable encryption program, it falls upon Susan Fletcher, a brilliant mathematician and cryptographer to stop the program from launching its cyber-sabotage code that will cripple the world's intelligence organizations.
- The Disciple, by Stephen Coonts.
In the near future, Iran has nuclear weapons and its country's president plans to use them to start a global Holy War. The only thing that stands in his way are two men - Jake Grafton and Tommy Carmellini...
- Donor, by Ken McClure
A chilling tale of medical science gone tragically awry. Set in Scotland, Dr. Dunbar must discover if a transplant surgeon is intentionally giving patients the wrong organ - with predicably tragic results.
- Don't Blink, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan.
New York's Lombardo's Steak House is famous for three reasons--the menu, the clientele, and now, the gruesome murder of an infamous mob lawyer. Effortlessly, the assassin slips through the police's fingers, and his absence sparks a blaze of accusations about who ordered the hit...
- Double Cross Blind, by Joel N. Ross.
A World War II espionage thriller that pits spy against spy in a race to find a hidden stash of microfilm that might provide the means to stop the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
- Double Homicide, by Jonathan & Faye Kellerman.
Two unique crime stories, one set in Boston and one in Santa Fe. The only commonality of the two stories is that they both take place during the Christmas season, and both are stories of murder and suspense.
- Double Shot, by Diane Mott Davidson.
When Goldy's abusive ex-husband is murdered, she becomes the prime suspect. She soon finds herself in a race against time to find the real killer, before she becomes his next victim. This is the twelfth book in the Goldy Bear Mystery series.
- Dragnet on Radio
This collection of Dragnet on Radio shows includes 60 episodes from the 1952-1954 seasons, starring Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday and Ben Alexander as Officer Frank Smith.
- Drama City, by George Pelecanos.
When ex-con Lorenzo Brown and his parole office, Rachel Lopez, fall afoul of two rival drug gangs, they must rely upon each other if they are to have any hope of survival.
- Dreamland: Armageddon, by Dale Brown and Jim Defelice.
While in Brunei, training Bruneian pilots to fly the Megafortress warplane, Breanna and her husband Zen are the subject of a kidnaping attempt. Together, they must get to the bottom of the kidnaping plot. What they discover leads them to a lethal terrorist plot that lead to Armageddon.
- Dreamland: Strike Zone, by Dale Brown and Jim Defelice.
After a war between China and India is narrowly avoided, a new stealth warplane is detected, one that bears an uncanny resemblance to the American Flighthawk. This 'ghost clone' has the ability of wrecking havoc on an unsuspecting world. It falls to the men and women of Dreamland to discover the truth behind the 'ghost clone' and to, if at all possible, destroy it.
- Drood, by Dan Simmons
A chilling and original tale that explores Charles Dickens's obsession with the specter of Edwin Drood, and the role that Wilkie Collins played in this factually based and timeless mystery.
- The Drop, by Michael Connelly.
In this novel, Bosch works two crime cases, one an apparent suicide that might just be murder, and the other is a cold case that only a man like Bosch can solve.
- Dumb Witness, by Agatha Christie.
In this Hercule Poirot mystery, Poirot is assisted by Bob the Dog. Together, they must prove that Bob didn't do it!
- Echo Park, by Michael Connelly.
When a serial killer confesses to the murder of Marie Gesto, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch, now working with the Open & Unsolved Unit, must determine if the confession is valid. If it is, Bosch, who originally investigated her disappearance, must live with the guilt of letting Gesto's killer escape justice back in 1993.
- Edge of Battle, by Dale Brown.
In this, the sequel to Act of War, Major Richter and the TALON Task Force battle not only the Russian terrorist organization, Consortium, but also a drug smuggler turned warlord who wants to destroy the United States.
- Eight Days to Live, by Iris Johansen.
Eve Duncan and her adopted daughter, Jane Macguire, are pitted against the members of a secretive cult who have targeted Jane and have decided that she will be their ultimate sacrifice.
- Eight Great Sherlock Holmes Stories, by Arthur Conan Doyle.
This large print collection of Sherlock Holmes stories contains eight of the best loved Holmes's stories.
- Elephants Can Remember, by Agatha Christie.
Can the unlikely team of Hercule Poirot and Mrs. Ariadne Oliver solve a twelve-year-old murder mystery, a case that the police had closed due to lack of evidence? If anyone can, Poirot and Oliver can.
- Eleven on Top, by Janet Evanovich.
Stephanie Plum decides that bounty hunting is to dangerous and searches for a safer profession, but after several dead end job attempts and new threats on her life, she is soon drawn back to her more exciting profession.
- The Eleventh Commandment, By Jeffrey Archer
Will Russia and the US go to war?
- The Eleventh Plague, by John S. Marr, M.D., and John Baldwin.
A deranged bioterrorist is recreating the biblical plagues from the Book of Exodus, and Jack Byrne, a renowned virologist, must stop him before it is too late - for the world!
- The Empty Hours, by Ed McBain.
This book contains three, short 87th Precinct mysteries: The Empty Hours, "J", and Storm.
- The Enemy, by Lee Child.
In the eighth Jack Reacher novel, Child goes back to 1990 when Reacher was an MP investigating the death of a general in a lowlife motel outside Fort Bird, North Carolina.
- The English Assassin, by Daniel Silva.
A riveting suspense story that follows the semi-retired Israeli agent and famed art restorer, Gabriel Allon, as he attempts to uncover the truth about a collection of priceless paintings that had been stolen from their Jewish owners by the Nazis and hidden in Switzerland.
- Envy, by Sandra Brown.
When Maris Matherly-Reed, a book editor, reads the prologue to the novel Envy, she instinctively knows that she has a hit on her hand. As she set out to find the author of the book, she unintentionally enters a dangerous world, one which she is ill prepared to navigate. More sinister, Maris begins to wonder if the book is a work of fiction, or the confession of a murderer.
- The Essential Agatha Christie Stories, by Agatha Christie.
A collection of Christie's best short stories on audio, and all unabridged! Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, and a host of other sleuths crack cases of all stripes in this exciting collection of Christie's short story mysteries.
- Evidence, by Jonathan Kellerman.
When a watchman stumbles on the bodies of a young couple, murdered and left in a gruesome postmortem embrace, it falls to homicide detective Milo Sturgis to investigate the case, and he'll need the help of psychologist Alex Delaware's if he is to have any hope in solving the case.
- Evil for Evil, by James R. Benn.
When fifty Browning Automatic Rifles were stolen from a US Army base in Northern Ireland, Billy is sent to recover the weapons, before they can be used in a German-sponsored IRA uprising.
- Evil Under the Sun, by Agatha Christie.
Poirot is on vacation when the lovely Arlena Marshall is found strangled to death. In a flash, he is on the case. With panache he puts his 'little grey cells' to work as he wades through the plethora of likely suspects.
- Except for One Thing, by John Russell Fearn.
In this fast-paced mystery, Chief Inspector Garth is on the hunt for the killer of his best friend's fiancée, a killer who thinks he has committed the perfect crime.
- The Executor, by Jesse Kellerman.
Perpetual graduate student Joseph Geist is at his wit's end. Recently kicked out of their shared apartment by his girlfriend, he's now homeless. He's also hit a dead end on his dissertation and his funding has been cut off. Desperate for some source of income, he searches the local newspaper for a solution to his problems - what he finds is even more trouble!
- Extreme Measures, by Michael Palmer.
When Dr. Najarian is approached by a mysterious group of fellow medical professionals and offered all he could ever wish for, professionally, he justifiably thinks that it is all a prank. He soon discovers, however, that the group called Caduceus is all too real, and if he doesn't do what they want, he may be their next victim...
- Eyes Wide Open, by Andrew Gross.
Jay Erlich's nephew has been found at the bottom of a cliff at Morrow Bay. It's all just a tragic suicide, until secrets from the past begin to rear up again. Did a notorious killer have his hand in this?
- The Ezekiel Option, by Joel C. Rosenberg.
In this, the third book in the Jon Bennett series, the prosperity and peace that was so promising in The Last Day is quickly giving way to a possibly apocalyptic scenario as a nuclear armed Russian-Iranian coalition, bent upon the destruction of Israel, begins to take a prominent place on the world stage, both politically and militarily.
- Faceless Killers, by Henning Mankell.
One frozen January Morning, Inspector Wallander responds to what he expects is a routine call out. When he reaches the isolated farmhouse he discovers a bloodbath. The only clue - the perpetrators may have been foreign.
- Fallout, by James W. Huston.
A techo-thriller that pits former Top Gun instructor Luke Henry against terrorist, corrupt goverment officials, and the Russian Mafia.
- False Impression, by Jeffrey Archer.
A fast-paced international thriller about a stolen Van Gogh masterpiece that hides a secret worth killing for.
- Fatal Tide, by Iris Johansen.
Melis Nemid is hunted by a killer who is willing to do anything necessary to get his hands on her father's underwater sonic gun, and to make her to reveal the location of the mythic Island of Marinth.
- Fatherland, By Robert Harris
The year is 1964, Germany won WWII, Hitler is still in power and a Kennedy is in the White House.
- Fax Me a Bagel, by Sharon Kahn.
A Ruby, the Rabbi's Wife, Mystery in which Ruby must track down the killer of Marla Margolis, who was felled by a poisoned bagel, before the killer can strike again.
- Fear Itself, by Andrew Rosenheim.
Is the American Bund planning to carry out acts of sabotage on American soil? FBI Agent Jim Nessheim thinks they are, but can he get his superiors to listen to him? Can Nessheim stop them before it is too late? Find out in this fast-paced historical thriller set in the late 1930s.
- Fiddlers, by Ed McBain.
In this 87th Precinct mystery, Detective Steve Carella and his team must track down an unusual serial killer.
- The Fifth Vial, by Michael Palmer.
This is a gripping, and thought-provoking, medical thriller about organ transplants, organ traffickers, and where all those organs might be coming from.
- Fire Hawk, by Geoffrey Archer
Warheads armed with biological weapons have been smuggled out of Iraq. Can Sam Packer stop the terrorist before it is too late, while at the same time trying to solve the murder of his ex-lover?
- Firestorm, by Iris Johansen
In this fast paced thriller, arson investigator Kerry Murphy uses her psycic powers to find and stop a cold blooded arsonist and killer.
- The First 48, by Tim Green.
A quick paced thriller about a father's search for his missing daughter.
- First Family, by David Baldacci.
When the President's niece is kidnapped, former Secret Service agents turned Private Investigators, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, are called upon by the First Lady to save the child, and to help capture the kidnapper.
- The First Patient, by Michael Palmer.
When a country doctor is asked by his old friend, and current President of the United States to become his personal physician, he answers the call, only to find himself embroiled in a devious plot that could destroy the presidency, as well as the President.
- The First Wave, by James R. Benn.
In this, the second book in the Billy Boyle Mystery series, Billy finds himself in Algeria trying to arrange for the surrender of the Vichy French, before the onslaught a full blown Allied invasion.
- Five for Silver, by Mary Reed & Eric Mayer.
This is the fifth book in the John the Eunuch Mystery series, and it finds John investigating a murder amidst the turmoil of a deadly plague epidemic decimating Constantinople.
- Five Little Pigs, by Agatha Christie.
Poirot has had a unique challenge set before him. Prove the innocence of a woman convicted of poisoning her husband to death. His two biggest problems - the woman is dead and the crime happened sixteen years ago. If anyone is up to the task of uncovering the truth, it is the esteemed Belgian Detective, Hercule Poirot!
- The Fourth Bear, by Jasper Fforde.
In this, the second book in the Nursery Crime series, Jack Spratt and Mary Mary investigate the disappearance of Goldilocks, who was last seen entering the home of the Three Bears. To complicate their investigation, they must also deal with the Gingerbreadman, who is on a murderous rampage in the town of Reading.
- Frankenstein: City of Night, by Dean Koontz.
Book 2 in Koontz's Franenstein series. They are stronger, heal better, and think faster than any humans ever created – and they must be destroyed. But not even Victor Helios– once Frankenstein – can stop the engineered killers he’s set loose on a reign of terror through modern-day New Orleans.
- Frankenstein: Dead or Alive, by Dean Koontz.
Book 3 in Koontz's Franenstein series. As a devastating hurricane approaches, as the benighted creations of Victor Helios begin to spin out of control, as New Orleans descends into chaos and the future of humanity hangs in the balance, the only hope rests with Victor’s first, failed attempt to build the perfect human.
- Frankenstein: Prodigal Son, by Dean Koontz.
The first book in Koontz's modern-day Frankenstein series. Every city has secrets. But none as terrible as this. His name is Deucalion, a tattooed man of mysterious origin, who's traveled the centuries with a secret worse than death...
- Fugitive, by Phillip Margolin.
Criminal lawyer Amanda Jaffe has has anew client: Charlie Marsh. Charlie was a petty thief and con man who become a national hero when he rescued the warden of a state penitentiary during a prison riot, but now he's suspected of killing a United States congressman!
- The Full Cupboard of Life, by Alexander McCall Smith.
The fifth installment in the bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.
- A Garden Lost in Time, by Jonathan Aycliffe.
Trevelyan Priors has been the site of unexpectedly large number of suicides and other mysterious deaths. Can fifteen-year-old Simon survive his stay at the Priors long enough to uncover the truth about the goings-on at the Priors?
- The Garden of Eden and Other Criminal Delights
, by Faye Kellerman.
An audio collection of ten of Kellerman's best short stories.
- The Gemini Contenders, by Robert Ludlum.
The year is 1939 and the Vault of Constantine has been smuggled out of Greece by monks belonging to the order of Order of Xenope. The contents of the vault could start a war that would make World War II seem like child's play. Everyone, from the Nazis to the British, wants the vault. Who will find it first, and what do they mean to do with it once they find it?
- The Ghost, by Robert Harris.
This modern day political thriller follows disgraced British Prime Minister Adam Lang as he tries to write his memoirs. After his collaborator dies, Lang hires a professional ghostwriter to help him finish the book. This new ghostwriter soon discovers some uncomfortable secrets about his boss - secrets that may already have lead to the death of his predecessor, and which now may threaten his own life.
- The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson.
Lisbeth Salander—the heart of Larsson’s two previous novels—lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head. If and when she recovers, she’ll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will have to prove her innocence...
- The Girl who Played with Fire, by Stieg Larsson.
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading journalist and publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, implicating well-known and highly placed members of Swedish society, business, and government. He has no idea just how explosive the story will be until the two investigating reporters who worked on the story are murdered.
- Gone Tomorrow: A Reacher Novel, by Lee Child.
Reacher is in a New York subway, when he spots a woman dressed in an overcoat who "undoubtedly" meets all of the dozen criteria devised by the Israeli Mossad for a bomb carrying terrorist. Reacher approaches her and tries to dissuade her out of killing so many people. But he is unsuccessful. She draws a gun and shoots herself...
- The Good Guys, by Bill Bonanno and Joe Pistone, with David Fisher.
A traditional Mafia vs. the FBI story that is unique in that it was written by a former mob boss and an FBI agent who infiltrated the mob. Includes an interview with the authors.
- Grave Matters, by Margaret Yorke.
Grant unexpectedly, and unintentionally, begins investigating the accidental death of Amelia Brinton. A death that may not have been as accidental as it first appeared. When her friend, Mildred Forrest meets a similar fate, Grant knows that these accidents are no-accident.
- A Great Deliverance, by Elizabeth George.
This is the first book in the Inspector Lynley and Sergeant Havers mystery series. In this case, when Roberta Teys is found with her father's severed head in her lap and the weapon that beheaded him near at hand, she quickly becomes the prime suspect in her father's murder. Her neighbors, however, don't think that she did it. It falls upon Lynley and Havers to get to the truth of the matter.
- Great Horror Stories, by Edgar Allan Poe.
This anthology features nine of Poe's most macabre short stories.
- Guardian of the Horizon (Audio), by Elizabeth Peters.
An Amelia Peabody mystery, that fills the missing gap (1907–1908) in Peabody's history and which returns, once again, to the Lost Oasis.
- Guardian of the Horizon (Large Print), by Elizabeth Peters.
In the recovered journal of archaeologist Amelia Peabody, we discover the adventures of these determined explorers during the "missing years" (1907–1908) as the family revisits the hidden city of the Lost Oasis.
- Hard Revolution, by George Pelecanos.
A fast paced police thriller that intersects with the riots in Washington, D.C. after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
- Have His Carcase, by Dorothy L. Sayers.
In this, the second book in the Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane series, Harriet stumbles upon a corpse while taking a walk on a deserted beach. It will take all of Peter and Harriet's detecting skills to solve the crime.
- Hawke, by Ted Bell.
When a Soviet stealth sub, fully loaded with nuclear weapons is taken over by terrorist, it falls to Alex Hawke, secret agent, to stop the terrorist before they can carry out their plan to attack the United States.
- A Heartbeat Away, by Michael Palmer.
On the night of the State of the Union address, President James Allaire expects to give the speech of his career. But no one foresees the horrific turn of events that leads him to quarantine everyone in the Capitol building.
- Here Comes A Hero, by Lawrence Block.
In this nonstop adventure story, Evan Tanner, the man who never sleeps, travels to Afghanistan in an attempt to rescue one of his ex-girlfriends from white slavers.
- Hickory Dickory Dock, by Agatha Christie.
When Miss Lemon, Poirot's indomitable secretary, begins to make some typing mistakes, he knows that something is wrong and he makes it his business to fix the problem. What starts out as a case of kleptomania soon burgeons into one of murder, so it is fortunate that Poirot is there to solve the crime.
- Hidden in the Heart, by Beth Andrews.
When Lydia Bramwell is sent to Sussex to stay with her aunt, little does she know the adventure, and the romance, that is waiting for her when she becomes involved in helping solve a mysterious murder.
- The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova.
A suspenseful story of one girl's quest for the truth behind the Dracula myth and her quest to discover the fate of her predecessors, who had tried, but failed, to complete the same quest that this young woman has embarked upon.
- The Hitch Hiker, By Alan King.
Plus, A Perfectly Happy Life by Ted Ferguson, The Signal Man by Charles Dickens, and The Duel by Alexandre Dumas. These are four thrilling tales of supsense and horror that will have you sitting on the edge of your seat.
- Hollywood Crows, by Joseph Wambaugh.
In this sequel to Hollywood Station, Wambaugh sends two LAPD Officers: want-to-be actor Nathan Weiss and his hard-drinking friend, Bix Ramstead out onto the streets of Hollywood, where they become embroiled in the very messy divorce between a Hollywood socialite and her strip club owning husband.
- Hong Kong, by Stephen Coonts.
Admiral Jake Grafton is tasked with investigating his old friend, Virgil 'Tiger' Cole. The U.S. Consul-General to Hong Kong, Cole may be part of a revolutionary movement to overthrow the Chinese government. And when someone in the movement kidnaps Callie, Grafton's wife, he must race against the clock to save her...
- Honeymoon, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan.
The men in Nora Sinclair's life have a disquieting habit of turning up dead. It is up to FBI Agent John O'Hara to discover if she is just unlucky, a murderer, or something even more sinister. (Audio)
- Honeymoon, by James Patterson & Howard Roughan.
When a young investment banker is killed, his fiancé becomes the prime suspect. (Large Print)
- The Hostage, by W. E. B. Griffin.
The second book in Griffin's Presidential Agent series. When a diplomat's wife is kidnapped in Argentina, the President sends Charley Castillo down to get her back. What he discovers is that kidnapping is tied to the UN / Iraqi Oil for Food scandal, and that finding the culprits will be harder than he ever imagined.
- Hothouse Orchid, by Stuart Woods.
After Special Agent Holly Barker lets international terrorist Teddy Fay slip through her fingers for a second time, she returns to her hometown of Orchid Beach, Florida, where she had been police chief for many years. But a very unpleasant surprise awaits her...
- The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
A chilling story in which Sherlock Holmes finds out the truth about the ancient curse of the Baskerville Family.
- Hour Game (Large Print), by David Baldacci.
Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are inlisted to help find a serial killer who is replicating notorious murders of the past. To complicate things, a second killer appears, this one imitating the murders of the first.
- Hour Game(Audio), by David Baldacci.
A serial killer is on the loose, and it falls upon two disgraced, former Secret Service agents to catch the killer - or killers.
- The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel, by Anthony Horowitz.
The first new 'authorized' Sherlock Holmes story in over a hundred-years is full of mystery, mayhem, and enough action to satisfy all mystery fans. Most important, it captures the tenor and style of the original Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
- How to Succeed in Murder, by Margaret Dumas.
In this, the second mystery to feature Charley and Jack Fairfax, the couple becomes embroiled in a deadly mystery. To solve this case, Charley will have to go undercover, working in a software company. Unfortunately, Charley doesn't know anything about software and she'll have to use all her acting skills to solve the case and to keep from getting murdered in the process.
- The Hunters, by W. E. B. Griffin.
This is the third book in the Presidential Agent series, and it wraps up the storyline begun in The Hostage, following Charley Castillo as he sets out to 'render harmless' those involved in the Masterson's kidnapping and murder.
- Hunters in the Sea, by Robin White.
When a weaponized form of smallpox is stolen from an isolated Russian lab, its falls upon the men, and one woman, of the USS Portland, an American Sub, to hunt the weapon and its thieves down, before this deadly bioweapon can be released on an unsuspecting world.
- The Hypnotist, by Lars Kepler.
In the frigid clime of Tumba, Sweden, a gruesome triple homicide attracts the interest of Detective Inspector Joona Linna, who demands to investigate the murders. The killer is still at large, and there’s only one surviving witness — the boy whose family was killed before his eyes.
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