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
The midwife and the assassin - a mystery by Thomas, Samuel S, author.

The midwife and the assassin - a mystery

""Sam Thomas has created one of the most unique sleuths in modern mystery fiction." -The Plain Dealer. In this thrilling new mystery from the critically acclaimed author of The Witch Hunter's Tale, midwife Bridget Hodgson travels to London where she's forced into a new profession-as a spy. It's 1649. Three years have passed since midwife Bridget Hodgson and her deputy Martha Hawkins fled York for the safety of the English countryside. But when a mysterious letter from London brings them to the c

Feb 13, 2016
The masquerading magician - an accidental alchemist mystery by Pandian, Gigi, 1975-

The masquerading magician - an accidental alchemist mystery

Feb 12, 2016
The last dawn by Gannon, Joe, 1960- author.

The last dawn

"Gladys Dari´o, sterling police lieutenant for the revolutionary Sandinista government in volatile 1986 Nicaragua, has been kidnapped by a notorious Contra commander. Gladys knows she doesn't have a hope for escape, unless her partner on the police force, former Sandinista guerrilla comandante Ajax Montoya, stages a rescue attempt. When he does, it's more outrageous than Gladys could ever have imagined. But it comes at a price. Ajax is imprisoned for years, and Gladys is sent to Miami and blackl

Feb 13, 2016
The language of secrets by Khan, Ausma Zehanat, author.

The language of secrets

"Detective Esa Khattak heads up Canada's Community Policing Section, which handles minority-sensitive cases across all levels of law enforcement. Khattak is still under scrutiny for his last case, so he's surprised when INSET, Canada's federal intelligence agency, calls him in on another potentially hot button issue. For months, INSET has been investigating a local terrorist cell which is planning an attack on New Year's Day. INSET had an informant, Mohsin Dar, undercover inside the cell. But no

Feb 13, 2016
The Lady Agnes mystery. Volume 2, Divine blood, and Combat of shadows by Japp, Andrea H., 1957- author.

The Lady Agnes mystery. Volume 2, Divine blood, and Combat of shadows

HISTORICAL MYSTERIES. "Normandy 1304. Agnes de Souarcy has survived the medieval Inquisition, but remains the focus of an ancient quest with many hidden enemies. 'Five women, in the centre the sixth' is the enigmatic prophecy of Agnes's destiny. But as events come to a head and her protectors struggle against powerful opponents, will Agnes choose to fulfil the role that has been foretold for her? Andre Japp uses her remarkable knowledge of French history and daily life in the medieval world to b

Feb 12, 2016
The killing in the café by Brett, Simon, author.

The killing in the café

"Polly's Cake Shop has been a feature of the shopping parade for many years, but when its owner announces her retirement, the Fethering residents start to worry about the loss of this popular amenity. Alarmed by rumours that the cafe´ might become a Starbucks, a group clubs together to form the Save Polly's Cake Shop Action Committee. The plan is that Polly's should become a community venture, managed and run by volunteers from the village. Roped in to help, Jude finds the committee meetings fra

Feb 13, 2016
The killing forest by Blædel, Sara, author.

The killing forest

"Sara Blaedel, author of the #1 international bestseller The Forgotten Girls--which was roundly praised as "gripping" with "uncompromising realism" (Washington Post) and "tautly suspenseful" (BookPage)--returns with the thrilling next book in her series featuring police investigator Louise Rick. THE KILLING FORESTFollowing an extended leave, Louise Rick returns to work at the Special Search Agency, an elite unit of the National Police Department. She's assigned a case involving a fifteen-year-ol

Feb 13, 2016
The harlot's tale - a Midwife Mystery by Thomas, Samuel S., author.

The harlot's tale - a Midwife Mystery

"It is August, 1645, one year since York fell into Puritan hands. As the city suffers through a brutal summer heat, Bridget Hodgson and Martha Hawkins are drawn into a murder investigation more frightening than their last. In order to appease God's wrath--and end the heat-wave--the city's overlords have launched a brutal campaign to whip the city's sinners into godliness. But for someone in York, this is not enough. First a prostitute and her client are found stabbed to death, then a pair of adu

Feb 13, 2016
The harlot's tale - a midwife mystery by Thomas, Samuel S, author.

The harlot's tale - a midwife mystery

In 1645, while the city's overlords launch a brutal campaign to whip the sinners into godliness to appease God's wrath, Martha Hawkins and Bridget Hodgson search for a killer who is targeting York's sinners for execution.

Feb 8, 2016
The grim steeper by Cooper, Amanda, 1957-, author

The grim steeper

"Mid-October in the charming Finger Lakes town of Gracious Grove means it's time for the annual Fall Fling Townwide Tea Party. The highlight of the festivities is a roaming tea-tasting, which includes a stop at Auntie Rose's Victorian Tea House. Sophie Taylor would like to share her enjoyment of the event with her sort-of boyfriend, English teacher Jason Murphy, but Jason's dean has accused him of falsifying grades to help an athlete at the local college. Steamed and stressed, Jason shows up the

Feb 13, 2016
The girls she left behind - a Lizzie Snow novel by Graves, Sarah, 1951- author.

The girls she left behind - a Lizzie Snow novel

"After ten years as a captive of kidnapper Henry Gemmerle, Joan Crimmins eludes the media and spurns the family who failed to search for her. Instead, she settles in the remote Maine town of Bearkill. But when Gemmerle flees a prison clinic and a 16-year-old Bearkill girl vanishes, Aroostook County Sheriff's deputy Lizzie Snow knows that Joan's painful past has just become another young woman's horrifying future"--

Feb 12, 2016
The ghost walker by Coel, Margaret, 1937-, author

The ghost walker

The sleuthing priest working on an Indian reservation, Father O'Malley, reports a body in the snow, but when police arrive on the scene the body has vanished. The Indians claim it must have been a ghost, but Father O'Malley doesn't believe in ghosts, especially since he stopped drinking.

Feb 13, 2016
The ex - a novel by Burke, Alafair, author.

The ex - a novel

After agreeing to defend her ex-fiance´ when he is arrested for a triple homicide, top criminal lawyer, Olivia Randall begins to have doubts as the evidence mounts against him.

Feb 13, 2016
The cunning house by Turley, Richard Marggraf, 1970- author.

The cunning house

London, 1810. In Vere Street is a house where men assemble to indulge passions for which the age will hang them. A raid on this notorious tavern sees the city gripped with hatred of Mollies, coupled with suspicion of their political sympathies. A few miles away in St. James's Palace, the Duke of Cumberland's valet suffers a violent death, which the authorities are anxious to see only as suicide. Caught between these two events, Wyre is reluctantly drawn into a network of dark alliances that appe

Feb 12, 2016
The Cracked Spine by Shelton, Paige, author.

The Cracked Spine

"In need of a good adventure, Delaney Nichols takes the leap and moves to Edinburgh, Scotland to start a job at The Cracked Spine. She doesn't know much about what she's gotten herself into, other than that the work sounds exciting, and that her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, has given her the opportunity of a lifetime. Edwin has promised that she'll be working with "a desk that has seen the likes of kings and queens, paupers and princes," and Delaney can't wait to get started. When she arri

Feb 13, 2016
The covenant - a mystery by Crook, Jeff.

The covenant - a mystery

"Jackie Lyons investigates a father's mysterious death, in the second installment of her ghostly mystery series. When photographer and former Memphis police detective Jackie Lyons finds Sam Loftin's lifeless body in the same location where his daughter died five years earlier, there's no reason to think he didn't kill himself, too. No reason, except Jackie has just seen Sam's ghost act out the last violent moments of his life. In investigating his murder, Jackie is drawn into a tumultuous battle

Feb 13, 2016
The cat who sniffed glue by Braun, Lilian Jackson.

The cat who sniffed glue

Jim Qwillerman and his feline sleuthing companions search for a motive to the murder of Harley Fitch and his pregnant wife Belle in the isolated community of Pickax.

Feb 13, 2016
The cat who sniffed glue by Braun, Lilian Jackson.

The cat who sniffed glue

Jim Qwillerman and his feline sleuthing companions search for a motive to the murder of Harley Fitch and his pregnant wife Belle in the isolated community of Picka

Feb 8, 2016
The case of the missing Morris dancer by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The case of the missing Morris dancer

"The Anwen Morris Dancers are to play a pivotal role in the imminent nuptials of Henry, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth. But it looks as though the wedding plans might go awry unless Mavis, Annie, Carol and Christine can help Althea, the Dowager Duchess, by finding a missing Morris man and a set of ancient and valuable artefacts in time for her son's wedding. Anwen-by-Wye might look like an idyllic Welsh village where family values reign and traditions still mean something in a modern world, bu

Feb 13, 2016
The case of Lisandra P. by Grémillon, Hélène, author.

The case of Lisandra P.

The acclaimed author of The Confidant returns with a gripping psychological novel for fans of The Girl on the Train and The Silent Wife about a wife's secrets, a husband accused of murder, and a marriage gone terribly wrong. Buenos Aires, 1987. When a beautiful young woman named Lisandra is found dead at the foot of a six-story building, her husband, a psychoanalyst, is immediately arrested for her murder. Convinced of Vittorio's innocence, one of his patients, Eva Maria, is drawn into the inves

Feb 12, 2016