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
I - Q, located on LPR. These titles are listed alphabetically by title.
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- I, Alex Cross, by James Patterson.
Alex Cross's niece is found brutally murdered. Overcome with grief, Alex vows to take down her killer - before he strikes again...
- I Can See You, by Karen Rose.
When women playing on online role-playing game start to turn up dead, Eve Wilson joins forces with Homicide Detective Noah Webster to track down a serial killer - before Eve is his next victim!
- I, Sniper, by Stephen Hunter.
Four famed '60s radicals are gunned down at long range by a sniper. The FBI quickly concludes that Marine war hero Carl Hitchcock, was the shooter. The case is led by Special Agent Nick Memphis, who soon begins to suspect that the evidence poiting toward Hitchcock might just be a little too perfect.
- I Spy..., by John Russell Fearn.
Originally published under the pseudonym of Vargo Statten, I Spy... is the rousing story of a scientist who uses his new invention to embark upon a second career as a blackmailer, with tragic results.
- Imperfect Strangers, by Stuart Woods.
During a flight from London to New York, while watching Hitchcock's film Strangers on a Train, Sandy Kinsolving and a neighboring stranger commiserate with each other over their spousal headaches, a conversation that has deadly implications.
- The Impossible Dead, by Ian Rankin.
After Detective Paul Carter is found guilty of misconduct, The Complaints are called in to see if any of his fellow officers covered up his misdeeds. This is the second Malcolm Fox novel that focuses on Fox and his Internal Affairs team as they investigate other cops...
- In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner, By Elizabeth George.
In this, George's tenth Lynley and Havers mystery, Lynley and Havers find themselves at odds. Will their personal problems cause a killer to go free?
- Innocent, by Scott Turow.
The sequel to the genre-defining, landmark bestseller Presumed Innocent, INNOCENT continues the story of Rusty Sabich and Tommy Molto who are, once again, twenty years later, pitted against each other in a riveting psychological match after the mysterious death of Rusty's wife.
- The Innocent, by Taylor Stevens.
Asked to infiltrate a cult to rescue a young girl, lone-wolf assassin Vanessa Michael Munroe will find that it will take all of her skills, and then some, to go in and get out alive with her target in tow - if it can even be done at all.
- The Inspector and Silence, by Hakan Nesser.
A secretive and dubious religious sect comes under investigation as one of their young members, a girl on the cusp of puberty, is found dead in the forest, brutally raped and strangled.
- The Inspector Barlach Mysteries, by Friedrich Dürrenmatt.
This volume offers bracing new translations of two precursors to the modern detective novel. Both of these mysteries follow Inspector Barlach as he moves through worlds in which the distinction between crime and justice seems to have vanished.
- Inspector Ghote's First Case, by H. R. F. Keating.
This is the prequel to the entire Inspector Ghote Mystery series, and it transports readers back to 1960 when Ghote was promoted to Inspector and assigned to the Detection of Crime Branch of the Bombay Police, and it lets the reader tag along on Ghote's first case as the lead detective.
- Intent to Kill, by James Grippando.
A fallen baseball star must use his new skills as Boston's king of sports radio to outwit a dangerous caller and prove—live and on the air—that the hit-and-run that killed his wife was no accident.
- Into Dust, by Jonathan Lewis.
This gripping thriller takes readers from the back roads of Wales to the dusty environs of a military base in Afghanistan as DCI Dale tracks down the killer of the British Secretary of Defense.
- Jackdaws, by Ken Follett.
This is an intriguing novel about Allied espionage and sabotage activities during World War II - carried out by an odd assortment of female agents operating behind enemy lines.
- The Janson Directive, by Robert Ludlum.
When ex-spy and assassin Paul Janson finds himself on the wrong end of a kill order, he sets out to discover who wants him dead and to get the order rescinded, before the assassins that are after him complete their mission.
- The Jefferson Key, by Steve Berry.
A fast pace Cotton Malone thriller that explores the connection between the assassination of four sitting Presidents, a clause in the Constitution, and a modern day band of pirates who trace their origins back to the American Revolution.
- Judge & Jury, by James Patterson & Andrew Gross.
In this nonstop thriller, Juror #11, Andie DeGrasse and FBI Agent Nick Pellisante fight to bring the notorious Mafia Don, Dominic Cavelloa, to justice.
- The Judgement of Caesar, by Steven Saylor.
In this installment of the Roma Sub Rosa series, Gordianus the Finder is in Egypt and must solve a murder mystery set against the backdrop of Julius Caesar's first meeting with Cleopatra.
- Justice for the Damned, by Priscilla Royal.
It is May of 1272, and Prioress Eleanor of Tyndale, journeys to Amesbury Priory to visit her aunt in time for the Feast of Saint Melor. Recovering from a fever, Eleanor hopes to regain her strength in the midst of pleasant childhood memories. However, Death reveals a most troublesome fondness for her company...
- Kill Alex Cross, by James Patterson.
When the president's son and daughter are abducted, Det. Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene. But someone high up is using the FBI, Secret Service and CIA to keep him in the dark.
- Kill the Messenger, by Tami Hoag.
Bike messenger Jace Damon finds himself on the run from both the cops and sinister killer when picks up a package from a shady lawyer.
- The Killing Ground, by Jack Higgins.
For intelligence operative Sean Dillon, it begins with a routine passport check. But the events it will lead to will be as bloody as any he has ever known...
- Kisser, by Stuart Woods.
Stone Barrington is looking to work on some simple divorce and custody cases for Woodman & Weld. But when he crosses paths with a fetching actress - and sometime lip model - Stone gets a little more deeply involved than he'd expected...
- The Knocker on Death's Door, by Ellis Peters.
Can an ancient curse on an ancient door really kill? That is the question that Detective Chief Inspector George Felse must answer when death pays a call at the Church of Saint Eata in quiet English village of Mottisham.
- Ladies' Bane, by Patricia Wentworth.
Ever since she married, Allegra Trent has been cut off from her family, and her considerable fortune seems to be slipping through her husbands fingers with remarkable ease. But this is not happening unseen, and Allegra's godmother soon calls in Miss Maud Small to investigate the matter...
- The Last Days, by Joel C. Rosenberg.
The sequel to The Last Jihad, this novel follows Jon Bennet as he attempts to finalize his 'oil for peace' deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, a deal that may be forever off the table when a Palestinian civil war erupts.
- The Last Jihad, by Joel C. Rosenberg.
This fast paced thriller starts out with a pulse tinging attack on the presidential motorcade by kamikaze pilots sent by Saddam Hussein to assassinate the president. Simultaneously, targets in France, England, and Saudi Arabia are also attacked by Saddam's fedayeen. As Saddam's reign of terror spreads, it becomes apparent that the US has little choice but to take Saddam out - permanently.
- The Last Juror, by John Grisham
A story about a crusading newspaper man and his endeavors to see a murderer brought to justice.
- Last Man Standing, by David Baldacci.
Part police procedural, part psychological melodrama, Last Man Standing is a fast paced thriller that follows one man's attempt to rid himself of his emotional demons while at the same time tracking down those responsible for the cold-blooded murder of six of his fellow Hostage Rescue Team members.
- The Last Witness, by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV.
The connections between a missing witness, a murdered society woman, the Russian Mob, a Mexican drug cartel, and more, are threads that Philadelphia homicide detective Matt Payne must untangle in order to solve the mystery at the heart of this, the eleventh book in the Badge of Honor series.
- The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins.
Valeria's new husband isn't the man she thought he was. He not only married her, using an assumed name, but he is also under suspicion of having poisoned his first wife! Undaunted by this devastating news, she sets out to prove her husband innocent in this cozy Victorian thriller.
- Learning to Kill: Stories, by Ed McBain.
A collection of twenty-five Ed McBain stories, written before he was Ed McBain. McBain orginially published these stories under the names, Evan Hunter, Richard Marsten, and Hunt Collins.
- Lethal Legacy, by Linda Fairstein.
When a conservator of rare books and maps is assaulted and another woman in possession of a rare, stolen book, is murdered, Assistant District Attorney Alex Cooper sees a connection between the two crimes and is drawn into a deadly mystery surrounding the New York Public Library.
- Let's All Kill Constance, by Ray Bradbury.
The third mystery novel by the great science fiction writer, this book follows an unnamed writer as he attempts to find out who wants to kill the aged actress Constance - and to stop them before they succeed in their mission.
- Liars & Thieves, by Stephen Coonts
Jake Grafton has retired, and Coonts has passed the torch along to Tommy Carmellini, Grafton's long time friend and cohort. An ex-thief turned CIA agent, Carmellini, must fight his way to the truth behind a horrific massacre that decimated a CIA safe house.
- Liberty, by Stephen Coonts.
In this Jake Grafton novel, Grafton is charged with the task of stopping a terrorist group from exploding four nuclear weapons on American soil.
- Lifeguard – A Novel, by James Patterson and Andrew Gross.
This engaging whodunit concerns an art heist and murder.
- The Lighthouse, by P.D. James.
Adam Dalgliesh is on the trail of a devious killer who has invaded the isolated Island of Combe and killed a world-famous novelist.
- Limitations, by Scott Turow.
The master of the legal thriller, returns to Kindle County with a page-turning entertainment that asks the biggest questions of all. Ingeniously, and with great economy of style, Turow probes the limitations not only of the law but of human understanding itself.
- Lincoln Lawyer, by Michael Connelly
When defense attorney Mickey Haller takes on the case of Louis Roulet against charges of assault he uncovers a connection to another case that he mishandled causing an innocent man to go to prison.
- The Lion's Game, By Nelson DeMille.
This fast paced thriller pits Asad Khalil, a terrorist who will stop at nothing to obtain the revenge he seeks, against the Anti-Terrorist Task Force, whose main job is to prevent terrorists, like Khalil, from succeeding.
- Liquid Death, by John Russell Fearn.
When a counterfeit gold sovereign is found on the body of a man killed by a snake bite, in a country that has no poisonous snakes, the police are faced with two seemingly separate mysteries, or are they?
- The Listerdale Mystery, by Agatha Christie.
A collection of twelve eclectic short stories that range from straight mysteries to witty stories of deception.
- Live and Let Die, by Ian Fleming.
This is the second 007 book, and in this case while investigating a smuggling ring Bond locks horns with Mr. Big, a nefarious villain who used Voodoo to control his minions.
- London Bridges, by James Patterson.
The Wolf and the Weasel are back and they are holding the world hostage. It falls on Alex Cross to stop these arch-villains before they destroy the major cities of the world. (audio)
- London Bridges, by James Patterson.
Alex Cross must save worlds largest cities from the Weasel and the Wolf. (large print)
- The Lonely Astronomer, by John Russell Fearn.
Follow the adventures of Adam Quirke, a scientific detective who must discover who killed the famed astronomer Dr. Brunner - was it his lovely assistant, a fellow astronomer who wanted his job, the observatory's mysterious janitor, or a visitor from another planet?
- Long Lost, by Harlan Coben.
It begins with an early morning phone call to Myron Bolitar. His old flame Terese Collins is in Paris, and she needs his help. Terese once had a daughter who died in a car accident, or so she thought. Now it seems that the daughter may be tied to a sinister plot with shocking global implications.
- Loose Cannon, by June Drummond.
When the Paloma crashes killing all aboard the aircraft, rumors of sabotage and terrorism abound. However, the crash is ruled pilot error. James Brock knows that the truth lies elsewhere and sets out to uncover the real cause of the Paloma's destruction.
- Lord Edgware Dies, by Agatha Christie.
A Hercule Poirot mystery in which the Belgium detective must discover who killed Lord Edgware. Was it his wife who threatened to kill him if he did not divorce her, or was it someone else with a more devious motive?
- The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown.
Following on the heels of The Da Vinci Code, this story follows a deadly race through a real-world labyrinth of codes, secrets, and unseen truths. A race that is set within the hidden chambers, tunnels, and temples of Washington, D.C.
- Lucid Intervals, by Stuart Woods.
It seems like just another quiet night at Elaine's. Stone Barrington and his former cop partner, Dino, are enjoying some pasta when in walks former client and all around sad sack Herbie Fisher...with a briefcase containing $14 million in cash!
- The Lucifer Network, by Geoffrey Archer.
Sam Packer, an MI6 agent, is on the hunt for a mysterious shipment of Red Mercury. A weapon of mass destruction, Packer must find the Red Mercury before terrorists can use it against an unsuspecting world.
- Malice, by Keigo Higashino.
This is a non-traditional locked-room mystery by one of Japan's best-selling authors. You might need to take notes to keep track of all the twists and turns in this intricately plotted story.
- The Maltese Falcon, by Dashiell Hammett.
Sam Spade is on the hunt for a jeweled encrusted statuette of a bird, as well as the killer of his partner, in his masterpiece of American detective fiction.
- The Man from Beijing, by Henning Mankell.
January 2006. In the Swedish hamlet of Hesjövallen, nineteen people have been massacred. The only clue is a red ribbon found at the scene...
- Man of Two Worlds, by John Russell Fearn.
When Walter Cardish is hit by lightening, he awakes to find that he is now living in two different dimensions. When people start trying to kill the Cardish located on Earth, both parts of himself must find a solution to their joint predicament, before it too late for the both of them!
- The Man Who Was Thursday, by G. K. Chesterton.
Anarchists, poets, hot-air balloon chases, and English sensibilities all come together in this complex, humorous mystery / social commentary.
- Mark of the Beast, by Brian Ball.
A chilling tale of horror that follows Janice, as she begins to change after attending a seance. Her husband is determined to discover exactly what is wrong with his wife, and to get her the help she needs to recover - something easier said than done, when the devil is involved.
- Marker, by Robin Cook.
When young, healthy people who recently had minor surgery performed on them start showing up on Dr. Laurie Montgomery's autopsy table, she quickly begins to suspect that a serial killer, or worse, might be on the loose. She enlists her ex-lover, Dr. Jack Stapleton to help her get to the bottom of the mystery.
- Mary, Mary, by James Patterson.
While on vacation with his family, FBI agent Alex Cross is called in to investigate a series of murders including that of a prominent actress.
- Medicus: A Novel of the Roman Empire, by Ruth Downie.
A murder mystery set in Roman Britannia that finds Gaius Petreius Ruso, a down on his luck doctor with the Roman Legion, forced into the role of an amateur detective as he hunts down a potential serial killer.
- Mesozoic Murder, by Christine Gentry.
When Ansel's finds her ex-lover's body while hunting for fossils, her life is changed forever as she begins a quest to find out just who killed him, and why.
- The Messenger, by Daniel Silva.
The Vatican has been attacked by terrorist, and it is only the beginning.... Can famed art restorer and occasional Israeli spy Gabriel Allon stop the terrorists before they can strike again? This is the sixth book in the Allon series.
- Me Tanner, You Jane, by Lawrence Block.
Superspy Evan Tanner, the man who never sleeps, is sent to Africa to retrieve Knanda Ndoro, the missing ruler of Modonoland, and the royal treasury that disappeared with him.
- Metro Girl, by Janet Evanovich.
When Wild Bill goes missing, his older sister Barney goes into action. Accompanied by Sam Hooker, a NASCAR driver whose boat disappeared along with Wild Bill, the two dodge bugs, gun men, and the Feds as they scour Southern Florida, the Keys, and Cuba for Wild Bill.
- Midnight Fugue, by Reginald Hill.
Agreeing to help Gina Wolfe search for her missing husband—a policeman who vanished years earlier under a very dark cloud—"Fat Andy" doesn't realize that events set in motion decades ago will come to a violent head on this otherwise ordinary summer's day.
- The Millionaires, by Brad Meltzer.
When they discover an abandoned bank account, Charlie and Oliver set out to steal the three million dollars contained therein. After all, they surmise, they'll never get caught. As events transpire, stealing the money turns out to be fairly easy - it is staying alive afterwards that proves tricky.
- The Minotaur, by Barbara Vine.
A young Swedish nurse is hired to help care for John Cosway, who his family claims is schizophrenic, in their aging estate in rural England. She soon learns that instead of being insane, he is being drugged by his family.
- Miracle Cure, by Harlan Coben.
Lara Lowell & Michael Silverman are the ideal celebrity couple: she's TV's most popular journalist and he's New York's hottest basketball star. Their lives would soon be shattered by Dr Harvey Riker's clinic and the miracle cure that millions seek.
- The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side, by Agatha Christie.
Miss Jane Marple suddenly takes an interest in the film star Marian Gregg - when someone is poisoned at Gregg's housewarming party. If anyone can solve the mystery behind this unwarranted murder, it's the grandmotherly detective, Miss Marple...
- Miss Marple's Final Cases, by Agatha Christie.
First, the mystery man in the church with a bullet-wound...then, the riddle of a dead man's buried treasure...the curious conduct of a caretaker after a fatal riding accident...the corpse and a tape-measure...the girl framed for theft...and the suspect accused of stabbing his wife with a dagger, and more...
- The Mission Song, by John Le Carré.
When Salvo, the son of a Catholic missionary and a Congolese woman is assigned the task of serving as interpreter at a secret meeting between three Congolese Warlords and the Syndicate, Salvo uncovers a plot to deprive the Congo of its mineral wealth. He feels it his duty to stop them, but how?
- A Mist of Prophecies, by Steven Saylor.
This, the ninth novel in the Roma Sub Rosa, finds Gordianus hunting for the killer of Cassandra, a seer who had no memory of her past and whose killer may be one of the most powerful women in Rome.
- Misterioso, by Arne Dahl.
After successfully - but bloodily - dismantling a complicated hostage situation at a bank in the suburbs of Stockholm, Detective Paul Hjelm is faced with the requisite investigation by Internal Affairs.
- A Modern Mephistopheles, by Louisa May Alcott.
A suspenseful psychological thriller from the author of Little Women, which follows the downward spiral of a young poet after he makes an ill-conceived deal with a man so evil he might be the devil incarnate.
- Monday Mourning (Audio), by Kathy Reichs.
The seventh story in the Tempe Brennan, finds the forensic scientist having to deal with the male bravado of her colleges while trying to discover the truth surrounding the deaths of the three individuals that once belonged to the skeletons found under an old pizza parlor.
- Monday Mourning (Large Print), by Kathy Reichs.
The seventh story in the Tempe Brennan, finds the forensic scientist having to deal with the male bravado of her colleges while trying to discover the truth surrounding the deaths of the three individuals that once belonged to the skeletons found under an old pizza parlor.
- Mortal Allies, by Brian Haig.
Major Drummond is a JAG lawyer who finds himself in Korea, charged with the task of helping to defend Thomas Whitehall, an American Army Captain who is charged with raping and killing the son of a Korean official.
- Mortal Fear, By Robin Cook.
Dr. Jason Howard cares deeply for the wellfare of his patients. Unfortunately, despite his care, Howard's patients are dying at an alarming rate. Howard must discover the cause of these deaths - before it turns into a unstoppable epidemic.
- Moscow Rules, by Daniel Silva.
In this gripping tale of international intrigue, famed Israeli spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon must stop an arms dealer from selling advanced weaponry to al-Qaeda, weapons which they are planning to use against the West. This is the eighth book in the Allon series.
- Mounting Fears, by Stuart Woods.
President Will Lee is having a rough week. His vice president just died, and the governor nominated to replace him has a few skeletons in his closet. Plus there is a rogue CIA agent plotting revenge on the CIA director and a few loose nukes in Pakistan...
- Mr. Monk and the Blue Flu, by Lee Goldberg.
When the members of the San Francisco Police Department come down with a virulent case of the Blue Flu, Monk is called back into service and faced with solving several heinous crimes while trying to avoid germs, crooked podiums, and other annoyances.
- Mr. Monk Goes to Hawaii, by Lee Goldberg.
When the obsessive detective, Adrian Monk follows his assistant to Hawaii, he soon finds a case to test his investigating skills. A tourist has been killed by a falling coconut. The local cops have declared it an accident, and it falls to Monk to prove that it was really a case of murder.
- Mr. Monk Goes to the Firehouse, by Lee Goldberg.
What begins as an investigation into the death of a firehouse dog, soon leads to bigger things and human bodies begin to pop up - and only detective Monk has the necessary skills and neuroses to find the killer.
- Mr Zero, by Patricia Wentworth.
When Lady Sylvia finds herself in a pinch, she calls upon her cousin Gay to help get her out of the mess she's in. And, she's in an awful fix. She's wracked up a mess of gambling debts and is being blackmailed into stealing government documents to work off her debts.
- Mrs. Jeffries Defends Her Own, by Emily Brightwell.
Asked to investigate a murder by her estranged sister-in-law, the talented Mrs. Jeffries agrees. In the process, she 'helps' her employer, Inspector Witherspoon, solve the case in question.
- Mrs. Jeffries Holds the Trump
, by Emily Brightwell.
The murder of Michael Provost is a most puzzling crime. He was a man who did not have any enemies, nor was their any apparent motive to the crime. If anyone can solve this strange case, it is none other than Mrs. Jeffries, Inspector Witherspoon's indomitable housekeeper.
- Mrs. Jeffries in the Nick of Time, by Emily Brightwell.
Francis Humphreys is murdered, alone in his room, while his house was full of guests. Yet no one admits to seeing anyone enter or leave his room either before or after the murder. The police quickly determine that every quest had a reason to murder the Humphreys, and it falls to the keen minded Mrs. Jefferies to unravel this knotty mystery.
- Murder in Space, by Sydney J. Bounds.
This is the ultimate locked room mystery. The victim is an astronaut, alone in a tiny space capsule. He was alive when his spaceship blasted off, but when it returns, he is found dead, shot through the neck. Who killed this intrepid astronaut, and why, is the crux of this baffling mystery?
- Murder at the Opera, by Margaret Truman.
In this, the 22nd Capital Crimes novel, Mac and Annabel Smith, aided by former homicide detective Ray Pawkins, work together to solve the murder of a young opera star, while also thwarting a devious band of international terrorists.
- The Murder At the Vicarage, by Agatha Christie.
Miss Marple is led on her first case to a crime scene at the local vicarage. Colonel Protheroe, the magistrate whom everyone in town hates, has been shot through the head. No one heard the shot. There are no leads. Yet, everyone surrounding the vicarage seems to have a reason to want the Colonel dead...
- Murder in the Mews, by Agatha Christie.
A collection of four Hercule Poirot that includes two locked room mysteries. The stories in this collection are, Murder in the Mews, The Incredible Theft, Dead Man's Mirror, and Triangle at Rhodes.
- A Murder is Announced, by Agatha Christie.
In this Christie masterpiece, the murder destined to occur in this Miss Marple mystery is announced in the local paper - and the residents of Chipping Cleghorn all come out to witness it...
- The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, by Agatha Christie.
First, Mrs. Ferrars poisons her husband, then she is blackmailed, then she commits suicide. Next, her lover, Roger Ackroyd is found murdered. Who did it, and why? Only Hercule Poirot can discover the answer in this timeless classic.
- Murder on K Street, by Margaret Truman.
In this, the 23rd installment in the Capital Crimes series, former DA Philip Rotondi is called out of retirement to track down the killer of Jeanette Simmons, the wife of an U.S. Senator with his eyes firmly set upon becoming President Simmons.
- Murder on the Leviathan, by Boris Akunin.
A murder mystery, ala Agatha Christie, in which two detectives, the French Gustav Gauche and the Russian Erast Fandorin, must discern which of the 142 first class passengers on the Leviathan is a diabolical killer.
- Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie.
In this closed room mystery, we find that Simon Ratchett has been stabbed to death. His body is found locked in his train compartment, with the door locked from the inside. Hercule Poirot will have his hands full in solving this complicated mystery in which almost all the passengers on the train are suspects.
- The Murder Room, By P. D. James.
Someone has killed one of the trustees of the Dupayne museum, and Commander Adam Dalgliesh of New Scotland Yard is called in to investigate the gruesome crime. Can he track down the killer before he, or she, strikes again?
- The Mysterious Affair at Styles, by Agatha Christie.
Here is Hercule Poirot's very first case, and it is a locked-room mystery that centers upon the mysterious death of a wealthy heiress. This novel also introduces Poirot's esteemed colleague, Captain Hastings.
- The Mysterious Death of Miss Austen, by Lindsay Ashford.
Jane Austen was only 41 when she died. Was her death accidental or was she murdered? Either way, what was the cause of her death? These and more questions are answered in this fictionalized account.
- The Mystery of a Butcher's Shop, by Gladys Mitchell.
When a headless corpse is found in the local butcher's shop, no one seems to really care! Why is that? Who is the corpse? Where is his head? And, who killed him? All these questions and more perplex the local constabulary and the amateur sleuth, Mrs. Bradley, in this delightful mystery.
- The Naming of the Dead, by Ian Rankin.
Set against the July 2005, G8 summit in Scotland, Inspector Rebus finds himself on the hunt for a serial killer, while dodging protestors, rioters, and the odd anarchist who are out in force to protest the summit.
- Nemesis, by Agatha Christie.
The request sounds simple: solve a crime. Except there are no clues as to what happened, when it occurred, where it was committed, or for that matter, to whom. For Miss Jane Marple, it's the most baffling case of her illustrious career.
- The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes is on the case again in Old-Time Radio's The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. This collection was compiled by Radio Spirits, in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, and it includes 20 never before released episodes from the 1947-48 radio season.
- Next, by Michael Crichton.
A thrilling ride through the realm of gene engineering, and its promises and pitfalls.
- Night of the Hawk, by Dale Brown.
This techno-thriller offers the readers two interconnected stories. The first story being the attempt to rescue David Luger, an American airman who was captured by the Russians and who is being forced to help them build a stealth bomber. The second story is the developing war between Lithuanian and Byelorussia.
- Night Fall, by Nelson DeMille.
John Corey and his wife Kate, both members of the Federal Anti-terrorist Task Force, set out to find out what really happened to TWA Flight 800 after they find evidence of a cover-up.
- Nine Dragons, by Michael Connelly.
Fortune Liquors is a small shop in a tough South L.A. neighborhood, a store Detective Harry Bosch has known for years. The murder of John Li, the store's owner, hits Bosch hard, and he promises Li's family that he'll find the killer, if he can.
- No Kiss for the Devil, by Adrian Magson.
When his ex-lover, Helen Bellamy is found murdered, PI Frank Palmer goes on the hunt for her killer. At the same time he struggles to protect his colleague, the journalist Riley Gavin, as she investigates a man who might have ties to the Russian mob.
- Not Comin' Home to You, by Lawrence Block.
A fictionalized account of the Starkweather Murders.
- Notorious Nineteen, by Janet Evanovich.
Stephanie thinks she's hit pay dirt when Geoffrey Cubbin, on trial for embezzlement, skips bail. If she can find him, all her money troubles will be over, at least for a while. The only problem is, there isn't a clue on where he's gone, or how he got away in the first place.
- A Novena for Murder, by Sister Carol Anne O'Marie.
In this, the 11th Sister Mary Helen mystery, Mary Helen finds herself embroiled in a hunt for a killer, after Professor Villanueva is found bludgeoned to death, and the police promptly arrest the wrong person.
- Oath of Office, by Michael Palmer.
Dr. John Meacham goes on a murder spree, yet the blame falls on another doctor. Can someone else be blamed for you committing a murder? As Lou Welcome delves into the mystery, he finds the seeds of a conspiracy that lead to the White House.
- Old-Time Radio's Greatest Detectives
Containing 60 episodes from 20 different detective shows.
- Old-Time Radio's 60 All-Time Favorites.
This collection contains 60 shows, which represents some of the best that radio theater had to offer. The shows selected for inclusion in this collection cover just about every genre, including suspense, mysteries, detective stories, comedies, westerns, science fiction, drama, and variety shows.
- The Once and Future Con, by Peter Guttridge.
When the grave of the legendary King Arthur is discovered in the West Country, Nick Madrid and his trusty companion, Bridget Frost, can't resist going in search of Camelot themselves. However, when Nick does some digging of his own, it's not relics he finds, but murder victims.
- One Shot, by Lee Child.
Jack Reacher returns to find the killer after five people are shot in Indiana by what appears to be a trained military sniper.
- On Her Majesty's Secret Service, by Ian Fleming.
James Bond married? He is in this thrilling addition to the 007 series, in which he is on the hunt for the evil genius Blofeld who is once again trying to destroy the world.
- Ordeal by Innocence, by Agatha Christie.
Arthur Calgary knows who didn't kill Mrs. Argyle. Now he just has to figure out who did...
- Painted Ladies, by Robert B. Parker.
Called upon by The Hammond Museum and renowned art scholar Dr. Ashton Prince, Spenser accepts his latest case: to provide protection during a ransom exchange-money for a stolen painting.
- The Pallbearers, by Stephen J. Cannell.
When Pop is found dead from an apparent suicide, but his pallbearers don't believe that for a second, and they set out to discover the truth - and the real killer.
- The Paris Option, by Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds.
A Covert-One Novel in which Secret Agent Jon Smith must stop a group of nefarious terrorists from using a super-fast DNA computer to destroy the world.
- Passenger to Frankfurt, by Agatha Christie.
When a bored diplomat is approached by a young woman in a Frankfurt airport who claims her life is in danger, he 'loans' her his passport so that she can flee to England. In doing so, he plunges himself into a tangled world of international espionage, political intrigue, and danger.
- The Patient, by Michael Palmer.
In this action-packed thriller, a terrorist holds a hospital, and a city, hostage. His demand is simple. He wants Dr. Copeland to use her newly invented robotic device to remove an inoperable brain tumor from his head. If she fails, the hostages die, and there are thousands of them!
- Pax Romana: Murder in Aquitania, by Benoit Severac.
The Pax Romana in Lugdunum Convenarum, in the Roman province of Aquitania, is rudely broken when Cracius Vespasianus, a young and lichenous Roman nobleman is brutally murdered. Who killed Cracius, and why, is the question that drives this compelling, historical murder mystery.
- Payment in Blood, by Elizabeth George.
In this, the second installment in the Inspector Lynley and Sergeant Havers mystery series, Lynley is called upon to investigate the murder of the playwright Joy Sinclair. He soon finds that his main suspect is his own girlfriend, Lady Helen Clyde...
- Pelagia and the White Bulldog, by Boris Akunin.
When someone kills a bulldog belonging to the Aunt of the Bishop, Sister Pelagia is called about to find the culprit. A task that grows in importance as the death count, both human and canine, begins to rise. This is a mystery set in 19th Century Tzarist Russia.
- Peril at End House, by Agatha Christie.
Someone wants Nick Buckley dead, at any cost and they are even will to risk trying to kill her while she was talking to Hercule Poirot. A true gentleman, Poirot can't let someone take a pot shot at his companion without doing something about it - and despite being retired, Poirot sets out to find Nick's would be murderer.
- A Place of Hiding, By Elizabeth George.
In a departure from her typical mysteries, Elizabeth George has crafted a fine, slow-paced mystery that highlights two of the supporting stars of the Lynley and Havers mystery series - Deborah and Simon St. James. In this case they most prove that Deborah's friend China River did not murder Guy Brouard, despite the fact that all the evidence seems to indicate that she did indeed do the deed.
- A Plague of Lions, by Guy Fraser.
A bank robbery, a ravishing, and a murder, all occurring in quick succession, are but a few of the cases that Superintendent Henry Jarrett of Glasgow Central must solve in this thrilling historical mystery set in 1863.
- Plan of Attack, by Dale Brown.
The Russian Federation has launched a sneak attack on the United States. The US president has two options - cave in to the Russian's and admit defeat, or start an all out nuclear war. Only one man, Major General Patrick McLanahan, believes there is a third option that will allow the US to triumph without resorting to the use of nukes - the only problem is - no one will listen to him! Can he stop World War III?
- Plot it Yourself, by Rex Stout.
In this engaging tale of mayhem, Nero Wolfe must battle the evils of plagiarism.
- A Pocket Full of Rye, by Agatha Christie.
In this ingeniously plotted Christie classic, a child's nursery rhyme holds three clues to finding a cunning killer when a well-to-do household becomes infested with murder.
- Poirot's Early Cases, by Agatha Christie.
Eighteen thrilling mysteries from the early cases of Hercule Poirot that will have you working your little grey cells to solve the cases before Poirot does.
- Poirot Investigates, by Agatha Christie.
A witty collection of eleven short stories, all featuring the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and his sidekick, Captain Hastings.
- The Poisoned Chalice, by Bernard Knight.
Exeter, in December of 1194 was not a safe place to be a young woman. Rapists and murderers seem to abound. Can Sir John de Wolfe, the local crowner (coroner), discover who is perpetrating these heinous crimes?
- The Postcard Killers, by James Patterson and Liza Marklund.
NYPD detective Jack Kanon is on a tour of Europe's most gorgeous cities. But the sights aren't what draw him - he sees each museum, each cathedral, and each restaurant through a killer's eyes.
- Postern of Fate, by Agatha Christie.
Now retired, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford set out to solve just one more mystery - who killed Mary Jordan, and why. This is the last book in the Tommy and Tuppence series.
- The Potter's Field, by Ellis Peters.
This is the seventeenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael, in which Cadfael must discover the circumstances surrounding the death of a young woman, whose body was found in a field once owned by one of the monks in Cadfael's abbey.
- Power Down, by Ben Coes.
In this non-stop thriller, a major North American hydroelectric dam is blown up and the largest off-shore oil field in this hemisphere is destroyed in a brutal, coordinated terrorist attack...
- A Presumption of Death, by Jill Paton Walsh.
A new Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane Mystery that is based upon the works of Dorothy L. Sayers.
- Presumed Innocent, by Scott Turow.
When prosecuting attorney, Carolyn Polhemus, is found murdered, the finger of suspicion soon falls upon her co-worker and very married ex-boyfriend, Rusty Sabich. Leading the charge to condemn Sabich is Tommy Molto, who is willing to pull out all the stops to see to it that Sabich ends up behind bars in this fast paced legal thriller.
- Prince of Fire, by Daniel Silva.
Famed art restorer and former Israeli spy, Gabriel Allon is called out of retirement after a suicide bombing in Rome. He is tasked with the job of hunting down and eliminating the mastermind behind the bombing before he can strike again - if he can.
- Private, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro.
Former US Marine Jack Morgan runs Private, an investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion...
- Private Games, by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan.
When a member of the Olympic planning committee is found murder, Peter Knight, of the Private investigation firm, is called in to investigate. It is obvious from the start that this is not a simple murder. Rather, it is just one element in a grand scheme that might destroy the Olympic Games as we know them...
- The Private Patient, by P. D. James.
Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called in to investigate the murder of a cosmetic surgery patient. The murder seems senseless, but Dalgliesh knows there is more to the story, a fact that comes all too clear as the body count and the number of suspects begins to mount.
- Problem at Pollensa Bay and Other Stories, by Agatha Christie.
A collection of eight thrilling short stories featuring a variety of detectives, including Parker Pyne, Hercule Poirot, and the strange team of Harley Quin and Mr. Satterthwaite.
- The Professional, by Robert B. Parker.
A local lawyer comes to Spenser's office with an interesting story, and a problem. The lawyer, Elizabeth Shaw, has made friends with a number of wealthy women who all had affairs with the same man. Now they are being blackmailed and they want Shaw's help, and Shaw wants Spenser's help...
- The Prometheus Deception, by Robert Ludlum.
A fast paced spy thriller that will entrall you in with its hair raising tale of international espionage, a tale in which no one is whom they appear to be.
- Promises in Death, by J. D. Robb.
When Amarylis Coltraine transfered from Atlanta to the New York City Police Force, she did not know just how short her tenure with the force would be. When she's murdered, it falls to Lieutenant Eve Dallas to get to the heart of the matter.
- The Protector, by David Morrell.
Daniel Prescott has invented a new, highly addictive drug - and everyone wants it. Prescott is on the run. Cavanaugh must track him down before he can unleash his drug on the world, and before the 'bad guys' catch Prescott and take his drug for their own nefarious purposes...
- The Pyramid: And Four Other Kurt Wallander Mysteries, by Henning Mankell.
Here are five stories that trace Wallanders growth into a first-rate detective, first as a rookie cop, then young father and finally a divorced middle-aged man.
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