Marcia Muller


Book List
List Format:

 64 titles

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-2016

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 35

    Missing bearer bonds, a family tragedy, arson, and murder: It's all in a day's work for Sharon McCone in the new series installment from bestselling author Marcia Muller. Settled into their new home after they lost their house in a fire and fully est...

  • Buy

    Thriller

    Sep-2014

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Sep-2014

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 34.5

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-2014

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 34

    When new clients Jay and Camilla Givens come to Sharon McCone with Camilla's stories of devil worshippers performing human sacrifices in San Francisco, the detective is skeptical, to say the least. However, when she discovers that Jay is involved wit...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Nov-2012

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 33

    Three years ago, Caro Warrick was acquitted for the murder of her best friend Amelia Bettencourt, but the lingering doubts of everyone around Caro is affecting her life. Sharon McCone is confident that she can succeed where other detectives have fail...

  • Buy

    Mystery

    Oct-2012

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Jun-2012

    A collection of short stories ranging from the straight-forward detective to the off-beat mystery. Includes Sharon McCone and Elena Oliverez stories as well as an original introduction by the author. Marcia Muller, author of the Elena Oliverez myster...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Nov-2011

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 32

    Private eye Sharon McCone receives an e-mail asking for help from her emotionally disturbed half brother Darcy Blackhawk. She replies . . . but gets no response. As Sharon digs deeper, she discovers that Darcy sent his message from an Internet café i...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Nov-2010

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 31

    In Locked In, San Francisco private eye Sharon McCone was shot in the head and suffered from locked-in syndrome: almost total paralysis but with an alert, conscious mind. Now, as Sharon struggles to regain control over her body, she wants everything ...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Oct-2009

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 30

    Shot in the head by an unknown assailant, San Francisco private eye Sharon McCone finds herself trapped by locked-in syndrome: almost total paralysis but an alert, conscious mind. Since the late-night attack occurred at her agency's offices, the natu...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Nov-2008

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 29

    Traumatized by a recent life-or-death investigation, Sharon McCone flees to her ranch in California's high desert country to contemplate her future. Deep depression shadows her days and nights, and a chance encounter with a troubled, highly secretive...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-2007

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 28

    Sharon McCone is hired by her husband's security firm to track down "the ever-running man," a shadowy figure who has been leaving explosive devices at their various offices. She doesn't have to search for long. When McCone narrowly escapes an explosi...

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Apr-2007

    "Her stories crackle like few others on the mystery landscape."-San Francisco Chronicle "One of the treasures of the genre."-Chicago Tribune A new collection of Marcia Muller's best short fiction from the past twenty years, including hardboiled priva...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-2006

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 27

    Till Death Do They Part Commitment-phobic Sharon McCone has just shocked everyone she knows -- she's eloped with her sexy fellow investigator and longtime significant other, Hy Ripinsky. With her PI business booming and marital adjustments looming a...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-2005

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 26

    Amid ancient redwoods and sun-dappled reeds, the Perdido River runs clear and cold from the mountains of Soledad County to the blue Pacific. A wildlife refuge and a pristine recreational area, the river brings tourists to the old lumber town of Cape ...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-2004

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 25

    Complacency can make a person careless, and Sharon McCone, who makes crime her business, should know that better than most. One minute she's riding high with her detective agency expanding, her bank account growing, and her only "problem" a marriage ...

  • Buy

    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Aug-2003

    Rhoda "Rho" Swift - 2

    A hard, four-hour drive north of San Francisco leads to sparsely populated Soledad County, a combination of spectacular seashore, inland forests, and small towns steeped in gold-mining history. One of those towns is Cyanide Wells, now an artsy commun...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Jul-2003

    "Sweet Cactus Wine," in which a benign saguaro cactus commits mayhem, was Muller's first Western story. Each tale, including "The Cyaniders" written especially for this collection, is a miniature masterpiece of storytelling, realistic characters, and...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-2002

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 24

    Sharon McCone, who has faced and survived many personal crises, must endure another long, dark journey after her brother Joey takes his own life. Reeling from the anguish and the perplexing reasons for Joey's suicide, Sharon tries to escape through w...

  • Buy

    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Jul-2001

    Rhoda "Rho" Swift - 1

    Rhoda Swift, sheriff's deputy in California's Soledad County, lives with her haunting dreams of an unsolved mass murder thirteen years earlier. In a remote spot on the rocky Pacific coast two families were found riddled with bullets. Two children lay...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-2000

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 23

    THIS TIME IT'S PERSONAL News of her father's death sends San Francisco P.I. Sharon McCone rushing to her family home. While going through his personal effects, McCone comes upon a shocking document, one that raises questions about her birth. The stu...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Feb-2000

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 22

    Creator of the modern female private eye story, Marcia Muller has been writing novels and short stories about Sharon McCone since 1977. In the process, McCone has gained a host of associates and formed her own detective agency. Some seven years ago, ...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    May-1999

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 21

    ALOHA MURDER Accidents are plaguing a documentary film crew on breathtakingly beautiful Kauai. Can San Francisco P .T. Sharon McCone ferret out possible sabotage behind the scenes? The job sounds like a breeze--McCone envisions romantic, tropical ...

  • Buy

    Mystery

    Mar-1999

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Nov-1998

    The world's first two-author, husband-and-wife short story collection. Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini are two of the world's most popular and respected mystery authors. Their new collection demonstrates why this team has so many fans. Here you'll fi...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-1998

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 20

    With her agency going great guns, Sharon McCone is known as one of the best detectives in the business...until her untarnished reputation is threatened by an impostor. A mysterious woman is handing out McCone's business cards, advising clients, and p...

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Nov-1997

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jun-1997

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 19

    A DESPERATE LETTER, A DISAPPEARANCE...AND A FRIEND'S FIERY DEATH. P.I. SHARON McCONE'S LONG NIGHT IS JUST BEGINNING. Sharon McCone knew something was wrong when her friend and former flight instructor, Matty Wildress, arranged a flying test for he...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-1996

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 17

    It's worth a $1 Million reward to Sharon McCone if she catches the man called the Diplo-bomber, who has set off bombs at consulates all over the U.S. Now he's in San Francisco--and that's McCone's turf. When he misses his latest target, the embassy o...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jun-1996

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 18

    Ricky Savage is Sharon McCone's brother-in-law, and the hottest country singer in the business. He's on top professionally, but hitting rock bottom in his personal life. His longtime marriage to Sharon's sister Charlene is breaking up, forcing him to...

  • Buy

    in Women On the Case

    Mystery

    May-1996

    Crime and detection are women's work for twenty-six great writers in this second brilliant collection of mystery fiction edited by Sara Paretsky. From wicked irony and white-collar crime in Amanda Cross's "The Baroness," to the chilling "Only a Woman...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    1995

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 16

    Marcia Muller is, as Sue Grafton pointed out, the creator of the modern female private eye story, and Sharon McCone is one of the finest and most sensitive of all current sleuths. Sharon came upon the scene in 1977 with "Edwin of the Iron Shoes," the...

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Jun-1994

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    1994

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 15

    FLYING SOLO Now that private investigator Sharon McCone has struck out on her own, she needs all the clients she can get--even a shady character from her Berkeley days. T. J. "Suitcase" Gordon's made millions as a "turnaround man," a corporate tro...

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Sep-1993

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jul-1993

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 13

    It looked like a lost cause. Convicted of a brutal society murder in 1956, Lis Benedict had served a long sentence and just been released from jail. Then in a last desperate attempt to clear the Benedict name, her daughter Judy convinces All Souls Le...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    1993

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 14

    San Francisco PI. Sharon McCone isn't ready at all to cope with the disaster. Just when All Souls Legal Cooperative hands her an ultimatum that will tie her to a desk forever. Hy Ripinsky, her lover and an environmental activist, suddenly vanishes. D...

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Dec-1992

    Anticipating a peaceful and relaxing year in which to write and illustrate a book, college professor Jan Ryerson and his artist wife Alix move to the isolated Cape Despair Lighthouse on a desolate stretch of Oregon coast. But their well-laid plans ar...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    1991

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 12

    IN HER TWELFTH OUTING, P.I. Sharon McCone leaves her San Francisco turf for the forbidding high desert landscape of Tufa Lake near the Nevada border. An environmental group thinks that the Hong Kong-based Transpacific Corporation has some dubious pla...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    1990

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 11

    A RANDOM SERIES OF MURDERS IS ONLY a succession of headlines in the San Francisco Chronicle for investigator Sharon McCone until one of her legal co-op's clients becomes a victim. Perry Hilderly had been a founder of the Berkeley Free Speech Movement...

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Aug-1989

  • Buy

    Amateur Sleuth

    Jul-1989

    A Joanna Stark Mystery - 3
    Worldwide Mysteries - 58

    A SPLASH OF RED From her peaceful Sonoma Valley home, art security expert Joanna Stark can't escape the crippling fear that Antony Parducci--thief, art dealer; dreaded enemy and onetime lover--is nearby, hot on the trail of a newly discovered Van ...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    1989

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 10

    PRIVATE EYE SHARON McCONE is enlisted into a case that had made lurid headlines ten years earlier: it was then that Bobby Foster, ex-crack addict and parking valet at the trendy Cafe Comedie, confessed to the kidnapping and murder of young stand-up c...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jan-1989

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 9

    It's a cold Sunday in San Francisco. Sharon McCone's alone on a routine surveillance job, following a man named Frank Wilkonson through the city's lush horticultural hot spots to the sere foothills of the Diablos. But when she returns to find her kin...

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Sep-1988

  • Buy

    Amateur Sleuth

    Jun-1988

    A Joanna Stark Mystery - 2
    Worldwide Mysteries - 34

    Joanna Stark, art lover and part owner of an art security firm, has devised a daring plan to recover two valuable stolen paintings. Here scheme will also entrap one of the world's greatest art thieves - a man with whom she shares a passionate and vio...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Mar-1988

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 8

    Private eye Sharon McCone is lured away from San Francisco to what she thinks will be a weekend "busman's holiday." Her sister Patsy has invited her to Appleby Island, once the home of an agricultural tycoon. With his heirs long gone, the rich man's ...

  • Buy

    Amateur Sleuth

    Oct-1986

    Elena Oliverez - 3

    The bestselling author of "The McCone Files" teams up with the creator of the "Nameless Detective" for a collaborative mystery that bridges the San Franciscos of 1894 and 1986. Muller and Pronzini masterfully parallel the investigations of turn-of-th...

  • Buy

    Amateur Sleuth

    Jun-1986

    A Joanna Stark Mystery - 1
    Worldwide Mysteries - 8

    A Masterpiece Of Crime Frans Hals's painting The Cavalier in White disappears from a San Francisco gallery. Art security expert Joanna Stark returns from self-imposed retirement to solve the crime from a building she had made burglarproof. But art...

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Nov-1985

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Aug-1985

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Aug-1985

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 7

    Heartbreak Hotel... The Globe Apartments, six stories of decaying brick and concrete, rise above San Francisco's volatile Tenderloin district. The seedy former hotel, once a haven for the city's down and out, now houses Vietnamese families striving ...

  • Buy

    Amateur Sleuth

    Jul-1985

    Elena Oliverez - 2

    Santa Barbara's Fiesta brings droves of visitors to Elena Oliverez's Museum of Mexican Arts. And a shocking murder. Dead on Fiesta Eve is Elena's friend, Ciro Siseros, a historian researching the Legend of the Slain Soldiers, a slaughter of Mexican-A...

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Jun-1985

    An anthology of frontier and western stories by women including stories by Gertrude Atherton, Wila Cather, B. M. Bower, Dorothy M. Johnson, Mary Austin, Peggy Simson Curry, Jeanne Williams and many others....

  • Buy

    Suspense

    May-1985

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Mar-1985

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Sep-1984

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 5

    PRIVATE EYE SHARON McCONE takes on a case for Willie Whelan, a vendor at the local San Francisco flea market--not to mention his moon-lighting job as a fence. She's checking up on a silent man in dark clothes and a yarmulke who has been hanging aroun...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    1984

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 6

    MYSTERY WAS THE ONLY THING THEY HAD IN COMMON. BUT THAT WAS MORE THAN ENOUGH... Sharon McCone had come home again: to her warm, troubled family, to San Diego and a convention of private detectives in a posh seaside hotel. For Sharon it was a chanc...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    1984

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 4

    The woman under the pier... Picture Salmon Bay: an isolated, run-down northern California village, home to an idle fleet of fishing boats, a deserted amusement park, and a handful of secretive, even hostile residents. When private investigator Sharo...

  • Buy

    Amateur Sleuth

    1983

    Elena Oliverez - 1

    Elena Oliverez, curator of the new Museum of Mexican Arts in Santa Barbara, wanted her first exhibit to convey the power and subtlety of fine Chicano art. Displaying the huge, gaudy ceramic árbol de la vida--tree of life--would please the wealthy pat...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    Jan-1983

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 3

    ONCE AGAIN, SAVVY PRIVATE EYE Sharon McCone is plunged into intrigue and murder. This time her investigations lead her to San Francisco's "Painted Ladies" -- the landmark district of gaudily colored Victorian row houses. Responding to her old frie...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    May-1982

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 2

    PRIVATE EYE SHARON MCCONE IS faced with a murder case too close for comfort--who would have wanted to kill Molly Antonio, the nicest lady in Sharon's building? The San Francisco neighborhood seems a pretty sleepy place for a murder; the most exoti...

  • Buy

    Private Investigator

    1977

    A Sharon McCone Mystery - 1

    A wood-carved little-boy mannequin wearing ornate iron shoes is the key to an elaborate scheme involving arson, vandalism ... and murder. When a small-time San Francisco antique dealer is stabbed to death with a valuable bone-handled dagger from one ...

  • Buy

    in Deadly Housewives

    Mystery

    Wisteria Lane has nothing on the grande dames of mystery. A Bitch In the House for the fiction set, Deadly Housewives is a mystery anthology from fourteen of today's best–loved and bestselling female mystery and suspense writers. Critically accla...

get social with us
Share this page: