New Mystery & Detective Books

New arrivals added to our Mystery & Detective Collection in the last 7 days

View all on one page

Sign up for new Mystery & Detective emails

Titlesort icon Date added
Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel - a mystery by Ballard, Mignon Franklin, author.

Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel - a mystery

"October, 1944. It has been a challenging season for Elderberry's favorite first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick. A beloved former student was recently killed in the war, her brother has become distant, and her friend Odessa, the cook at Pheobe's rooming house, has taken a leave of absence to care for a relative. Still, when Dimple's librarian friend, Virginia, finds a young woman, Dora, on the library porch looking for a place to spend the night, soft-hearted Dimple brings her back to Pho

Jun 26, 2016
Missing, presumed - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971 or 1972- author.

Missing, presumed - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is 39, single, and miserable as sin. She has endured some of the worst dates in internet history. But she loves her job and performs it brilliantly; all she needs to rise up in the ranks is a big break. Edith Hind is a gorgeous, intrepid graduate student at Cambridge University who seems to have it all: a doting boyfriend, a devoted friend named Helena, a loving mother and a father who is a surgeon to the Royal Family. When Edith turns up missing from her apartment one

Jun 26, 2016
Mississippi Noir by Franklin, Tom (EDT)

Mississippi Noir

Jun 26, 2016
Mortal fall - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

Mortal fall - a novel of suspense

"A wildlife biologist's shocking death leads to chilling discoveries about a home for troubled teens in Christine Carbo's haunting and compelling new crime novel set in the wilds of Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park police officer Monty Harris knows that each summer at least one person--be it a reckless, arrogant climber or a distracted hiker--will meet tragedy in the park. But Paul "Wolfie" Sedgewick's fatal fall from the sheer cliffs near Going-To-the-Sun Road is incomprehensible. W

Jun 26, 2016
Murder comes by mail - a Hidden Springs mystery by Gabhart, Ann H., 1947- author.

Murder comes by mail - a Hidden Springs mystery

"Deputy Sheriff Michael Keane doesn't particularly enjoy being touted as the hero of Hidden Springs after pulling a suicidal man back from the edge of the Eagle River bridge in front of dozens of witnesses--a few of whom caught the breathtaking moments with their cameras. But the media hype doesn't last long as a new story pushes its way into the public consciousness of Hidden Springs' concerned citizens. Photos of a dead girl arrive in the mail, and Michael becomes convinced she was murdered

Jun 23, 2016
Murder frames the scene - a Hawaiʻi mystery by Kneubuhl, Victoria N. (Victoria Nalani), author.

Murder frames the scene - a Hawaiʻi mystery

Murder Frames the Scene is Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl's third novel in her Hawaii Mystery series featuring her two sleuths, part-Hawaiian Mina Beckwith and her fiance, part-Samoan Ned Manusia. Mina Beckwith, currently an out-of-work journalist, and Ned Manusia, an accomplished playwright who sometimes serves the British government in behind-the-scenes operations, find themselves unraveling a deadly web of espionage and murder. As the story opens, Ned is in Japanese occupied Shanghai, where he has

Jun 23, 2016
Murder has nine lives by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Murder has nine lives

The future is looking bright for freelance writer Jaine Austen. She's signed up for a new job, she's looking forward to a tropical vacation, and her cat Prozac is slated to star in a major commercial. But when the claws come out behind the scenes, Jaine worries that murder might be the only thing to meow about. . . .

Jun 26, 2016
Murder most fowl by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Murder most fowl

"Spring may be just around the corner, but a cold-blooded killer has put the big chill on the residents of Westbury, Massachusetts. It looks like organic farmer-turned-sleuth Cam Flaherty will have to set aside her seedlings for the time being as she tills the soil for clues in the mysterious death of a local poultry maven. With the weather getting warmer, Cam should be spending her days pruning blueberry bushes and taking care of the new batch of chicks that just hatched. But murder knows no s

Jun 26, 2016
Murder never knocks by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author.

Murder never knocks

After thwarting several assassination attempts and stopping the kidnapping of a socialite, Mike Hammer tries to figure out who wants him dead and why.

Jun 26, 2016
Murder on the last frontier by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Murder on the last frontier

"There's many who feel the Alaska Territory is no place for a woman on her own. But Charlotte Brody, suffragette and journalist, has never let public opinion dictate her life choices. She's come to the frontier town of Cordova, where her brother Michael practices medicine, for the same reason many come to Alaska--to start over. Cordova is gradually getting civilized, but the town is still rougher than Charlotte imagined. And when a local prostitute--one of the working girls her brother has been

Jun 26, 2016
Murder on the Quai by Black, Cara, 1951- author.

Murder on the Quai

"The world knows Aimee Leduc, heroine of 15 mysteries in this New York Times bestselling series, as a tres chic, no-nonsense private investigator the toughest and most relentless in Paris. Now author Cara Black dips back in time to reveal how Aimee first became a detective. November 1989: Aimee Leduc is in her first year of college at Paris's preeminent medical school. She lives in a 17th-century apartment that overlooks the Seine with her father, who runs the family detective agency. But the we

Jun 26, 2016
Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery by Quigley, Jeanne, author.

Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery

"Retired soap opera actress Veronica Walsh leads a fulfilling second act in her Adirondack hometown of Barton. Her boutique, All Things, is thriving and she enjoys a romance with Professor Mark Burke. She has neither the time nor the desire to be an amateur sleuth. Trouble finds her when architect Scott Culverson buys a vintage box at the village's annual flea market and discovers a valuable painting and love letter inside a locked drawer. The awe over the masterpiece, a 1920's portrait of Barto

Jun 26, 2016
Murder, handcrafted by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, handcrafted

Jun 26, 2016
New York nocturne - the return of Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter, author.

New York nocturne - the return of Miss Lizzie

During the Roaring Twenties, Lizzie Borden and Amanda Burton reunite to solve the case of a grisly murder among Jazz Age New York's elite. Together, they will manage to work out a twisted path through the narrow streets of nighttime New York toward what might be survival.

Jun 26, 2016
No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery by Lanh, Andrew, author.

No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery by Easley, Warren C., author.

Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery

The first closing of the floodgates of the mammoth Dalles Dam on the Columbia River inundated the sacred falls and the Native American village at Celilo which depended on the river's magnificent fish. Nelson Queah, Wasco Indian, war hero, and passionate opponent of the dam, watched helplessly as 10,000 years of tribal history and fishing tradition disappeared. That 1957 night, Nelson Queah vanished without a trace. Fifty years later, attorney Cal Claxton, new to Portland after a career as a pros

Jun 26, 2016
One from without by Fuller, Jack, author.

One from without

"A major corporate hostile takeover is complicated by the Board's handling of a mysterious hacker who is somehow selectively sabotaging the core data storage integrity of key corporate personnel while, at the same time, the CFO finds himself having to face the personal consequences of his earlier life in the CIA."--

Jun 26, 2016
Open Season by Mayor, Archer

Open Season

Jun 26, 2016
Out of Nowhere - A Zen Mystery Set in San Francisco by Dunlap, Susan

Out of Nowhere - A Zen Mystery Set in San Francisco

Jun 26, 2016
Ping-pong heart by Limón, Martin, 1948- author.

Ping-pong heart

"South Korea, 1974. CID Sergeants George Suen~o and Ernie Bascom are assigned an underwhelming case of petty theft: Major Frederick M. Schulz has accused Miss Jo Kyong-Ja, an Itaewon bar girl, of stealing a hundred thousand won from him--a sum equaling less than fifty US dollars. After two very divergent accounts of what happened, Miss Jo is attacked in the night, and Schulz is found hacked to death only days later. Did tensions simply escalate to the point of murder? Looking into other motives

Jun 26, 2016