The Adams Round Table is today's counterpart to the legendary Algonquin Round Table. Founded in 1982 by Mary Higgins Clark and Thomas Chastain, the members meet every month to discuss their craft, plot murders, find a motive, and create some of the best-loved mysteries of our time. Collectively they have produced more than one hundred novels, including bestsellers and Edgar Award winners.

Book List in Order:7 titles

  • A dozen of the leading authors of mystery and suspense introduce an anthology of original stories that focuses on the hidden secrets and motivations that can bring out the murderous impulses of various members of the family. Reprint....


  • in Murder among Friends

    An intriguing selection of original short stories explores the diverse boundaries and bonds, trials and benefits of friendship in all its many facets, in works by Lawrence Block, Mary Higgins Clark, Warren Murphy, Peter Straub, Whitley Striever, Judi...


  • The members of The Adams Round Table present an exciting collection of crime stories from such renowned writers as Mary Higgins Clark, Lawrence Block, Warren Murphy, Justin Scott, Peter Straub, and other notable authors....


  • in Justice in Manhattan

    From the Adams Round Table, the same group of celebrated mystery authors that brought readers the national bestseller Missing in Manhattan comes this new collection of suspenseful tales set against the grimy streets and grand skyscrapers of New York ...



  • in A Body Is Found

    Ten top mystery writers, including Mary Higgins Clark, Thomas Chastain, and Judith Kelman, present compelling scenarios that ingeniously explain the appearance of a corpse, providing solutions as to its death...


  • A panel of eight mystery writers presents suspenseful and humorous mysteries set in Manhattan and peopled by a varied cast of homicidal characters...