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

Title Date addedsort icon
Silent Nights - A British Library Crime Classic by Edwards, Martin

Silent Nights - A British Library Crime Classic

Oct 9, 2015
Out of the blackout by Barnard, Robert.

Out of the blackout

A small boy, evacuated from London during the blitz, is taken in by a loving couple who treat him like their own, and who raise him to adulthood. When he returns to London as a man, he feels the need to find his original family. He uncovers a thoroughly detestable family that he knows he was part of, but he has to find out where exactly he fit in. He uncovers an old murder that he actually witnessed as a small boy.

Oct 9, 2015
The Cunning House by Turley, Richard Marggraf

The Cunning House

Oct 9, 2015
White Leopard by Guillaume, Laurent/ Weiner, Sophie (TRN)

White Leopard

Oct 9, 2015
Secret world by Trow, M. J., author.

Secret world

June, 1589. Now a feted poet and playwright, Kit Marlowe is visiting his family in Canterbury. But it's not the happy homecoming he had hoped for. A long-standing family friend has been found dead in her bed, killed by several blows to the head. Convinced that the wrong person has been found guilty of the crime, Marlowe determines to uncover the truth.

Oct 9, 2015
The right wrong thing - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery by Kirschman, Ellen.

The right wrong thing - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery

Police officer Randy Spelling mistakenly kills an innocent pregnant teen. Then she tries to apologize to the family. The results are catastrophic. Will police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff's intervention help -- or hinder--the ongoing investigation?

Oct 9, 2015
Tricky twenty-two by Evanovich, Janet, author.

Tricky twenty-two

The trouble-prone bounty hunter and her companions face their toughest case yet as they find themselves pitted against a sticky adversary.

Oct 9, 2015
The white shepherd - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery by Dalton, Annie, author.

The white shepherd - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery

Anna Hopkins' daily walk through Oxford's picturesque Port Meadow is rudely interrupted one autumn morning when her white German Shepherd, Bonnie, unearths a bloodsoaked body in the undergrowth. For Anna it's a double shock: she'd met the victim previously. Naomi Evans was a professional researcher who had told Anna she was working on a book about a famous Welsh poet, and who offered to help Anna trace Bonnie's original owner. From her conversations with Naomi, Anna is convinced that she was not

Oct 9, 2015
The zig zag girl by Griffiths, Elly, author.

The zig zag girl

"Brighton, 1950. The body of a girl is found cut into three pieces. Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is convinced the killer is mimicking a famous magic trick--the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old war friend of Edgar's. They served together in a shadowy unit called the Magic Men, a special ops troop that used stage tricks to confound the enemy. Max is on the traveling show circuit, touring seaside towns with ventriloquists, sword-swallowers and dancing girls. He

Oct 9, 2015
Blanche on the lam by Neely, Barbara.

Blanche on the lam

Blanche is accused of a murder at the summer home where she's been working, but with the help of the "old-girl network," she investigates!

Oct 9, 2015
Heirs and assigns by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

Heirs and assigns

Introducing Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon in a new mystery series, set in the Downton Abbey period. November, 1928. Family and friends have gathered at the Shropshire country home of Penrose Llewellyn to celebrate the retired wealthy businessman's 60th birthday. But the morning after what should have been a convivial supper party, their host is found dead in his bed - and the circumstances look decidedly suspicious. As he questions the victim's nearest and dearest, DI Reardon discovers the

Oct 9, 2015
Sniper's Wife- A Joe Gunther Novel by Mayor, Archer

Sniper's Wife- A Joe Gunther Novel

Oct 9, 2015
Chicago noir - the classics by

Chicago noir - the classics

Oct 9, 2015
The Spy on the Tennessee Walker by Peterson, Linda Lee

The Spy on the Tennessee Walker

Oct 9, 2015
Triple witch by Graves, Sarah.

Triple witch

Jacobia "Jake" Triptree has moved to Maine in search of some peace, but when corpses begin to surface all over town, Jake's ex-husband and an unscrupulous New York ex-money mogul become suspects.

Oct 9, 2015
White Colander Crime by Hamilton, Victoria

White Colander Crime

Oct 9, 2015
Death Takes Priority by Flowers, Jean

Death Takes Priority

Oct 9, 2015
Death on demand by Kelly, Jim, 1957- author.

Death on demand

When the newspapers turn up to cover Ruby Bright's 100th birthday, they find her seaside care home is a murder scene. Someone spirited Ruby away by wheelchair down to the water's edge on the idyllic north Norfolk coast, and strangled her. But why kill a harmless centurion? As Detective Inspector Shaw and Detective Sergeant Valentine investigate, it's clear Ruby wasn't the first victim, and nor is she the last. All trails seem to lead back to the old Parkwood Springs estate, close to the dockland

Oct 9, 2015
Pretty girls - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author.

Pretty girls - a novel

"More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss--a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed. The disappearance of a

Oct 9, 2015
Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel by Gayle, Stephanie, 1975-

Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel

"In the summer of 1997, Thomas Lynch arrives as the new chief of police in Idyll, Connecticut--a town where serious crimes can be counted on one hand. So no one is prepared when Cecilia North is found murdered on a golf course. By chance, Chief Lynch met her mere hours before she was killed. With that lead, the case should be a slam dunk. But there's a problem. If Lynch tells his detectives about meeting the victim, he'll reveal his greatest secret: he's gay"--

Oct 8, 2015