Book List:71 titles
  • Bailey Ruth Raeburn is back, racing against the Heavenly clock in an all-new mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Times Two. Bailey Ruth finds herself comforting a distraught sister when she’s sent to Adelaide, Oklahoma, ...


  • In the latest Death on Demand Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Don’t Go Home, book seller Annie Darling learns murder and money go hand in hand... Annie’s friend and fellow shop owner Ves Roundtree is a very wealthy woman....


  • Carolyn Hart -- New York Times bestselling author of Ghost to the Rescue -- returns with a new Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel in which one woman shatters the glass ceiling...with a little help from beyond. Bailey Ruth Raeburn’s latest mission is to gui...


  • When aspiring actress Kirsten Soderstrom is offered the role of a lifetime, she knows it won't lead to an Oscar. This is not a Hollywood production, but rather an improvisational opportunity directed by a powerful government agency and starring a cas...


  • New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Hart’s ghostly gumshoe Bailey Ruth Raeburn is frequently amusing…but this is the first time she’s been a muse. When you wish upon a star, you get…Bailey Ruth? You do if you’re a little girl whose...


  • The next story in the* Bibliomysteries *series, penned by MWA Grand Master Carolyn Hart. Everyone dreams of stumbling upon a long-lost treasure in the attic or inheriting a fortune from some distant relat...


  • Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, is hosting a party to celebrate successful Southern literary icon -- and former Broward’s Rock resident -- Alex Griffith and his bestselling new novel, Don’t Go Home. But after the lo...


  • Ghostly gumshoe Bailey Ruth Raeburn of Heaven's Department of Good Intentions is checking out a troubling disturbance in Adelaide, Oklahoma. But what seems at first like simple vandalism won't be an open-and-shut case... Bailey Ruth's supervisor,...


  • Married at fifteen to a man chosen by her father, Camilla has long since resigned herself to the role of dutiful and respectable wife. Hers is a loveless union, however; her husband, Decimus, has no interest in Camilla beyond the money, possessions, ...






  • Annie Darling -- owner of the mystery bookstore, Death on Demand -- prefers fictional crimes as opposed to the real things. But in one tragic week, two acts of violence shake the island community of Broward’s Rock. First, a beloved doctor is found ...


  • From the national bestselling author of Dead, White, and Blue and Ghost Gone Wild comes a mystery of intrigue and danger in the world of international art theft. Egyptologist Sheila Ramsay develops a newfound interest in MesoAmerican affairs afte...


  • From the author: "When one of my series detectives sets out to discover who committed murder, she really wants to discover what fractured the relationships of the characters…what went wrong in these people's lives…. It always comes down...


  • Heartbreak and danger on a 1960s college campus rocked by student protests over the Vietnam War. A suspense novel of politics and passion, DANGER: HIGH EXPLOSIVES follows 6 members of a student body as they navigate the campus nightmare of...



  • Originally published in 1964, bestselling author Carolyn Hart's young adult mystery novel will appeal to everyone who loved the adventures of Nancy Drew. Sally Warren, Tish Howard, and Tish's brother, Mike, are three h...


  • Good-hearted ghost Bailey Ruth Raeburn just can’t say no to an earthly rescue, even when maybe she should... Bailey Ruth loves to return to earth as an emissary from Heaven’s Department of Good Intentions. Problem is, she’s a bit of a loose ...


  • Bart Hastings was born into a military family; his Army colonel father has devoted his life to defending his country and Bart's brother lost his life while fighting in a war that Bart is no longer sure he supports. But when his father is accused of t...


  • Summer is a hectic time of the year for Annie Darling. Sun and scorching temperatures never fail to bring swarms of tourists to her mystery bookstore, Death on Demand, for the latest beach reads. But Annie still finds time to enjoy herself. The Browa...


  • In 1966, Kay Emory is a gentle and respectable antiques dealer; not even her closest friends know about the long-ago life she tries to forget. But when a business trip to London exposes her to a ruthless killer that only she can identify, Kay must ca...


  • National bestselling author Carolyn Hart presents an original new novel about a woman with a curious ability that drops her headfirst into a world of intrigue and murder… Ever since the death of her fiancé, Nela Farley has found herself plague...


  • Winter has arrived in Broward's Rock, South Carolina, and business has slowed for Annie Darling, owner of mystery bookstore Death on Demand. So when the island's resident writer publishes the latest in her popular mystery series, Annie jumps at the c...


  • When feisty American college student Maura intercepts a mysterious message, she soon finds herself caught up in the middle of an international crime spree. With no idea how many of her acquaintances are involved, she doesn't dare to trust anyone! Her...


  • Solving puzzles comes naturally to Annie Darling, cheerful owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore on the lovely sea island of Broward's Rock. Annie is aided and abetted by her admiring husband, Max, who runs an unusual business that offers he...


  • When Bailey Ruth Raeburn passed over into the great beyond, she was delighted to discover her sleuthing days would last an eternity. Joining Heaven's Department of Good Intentions, she uses her unique advantages as a ghost -- sometimes you see her, s...


  • Intrigue and foul play are no strangers to the idyllic South Carolina sea island of Broward's Rock. Mystery bookstore owner Annie Darling and her husband, Max, who specialize in solving problems, plunge into a startling web of danger and deceit when ...


  • in Crimes by Moonlight

    An all-new mystery anthology edited and featuring a new story by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris Nighttime is the perfect time for the perfect crime. #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris edits and contributes...


  • Being dead can't put a damper on spirited, holiday-loving Bailey Ruth Raeburn. Christmas is a time for family and giving, and a wealthy woman in Adelaide, Oklahoma, is about to embrace both. Discovering that she has a young grandson, the dowager d...


  • She came in the rain. Alone. On a bicycle. Annie and Max Darling are completely unprepared when the arrival of a mysterious young woman shocks their sea island and stirs up more than just gossip. It turns out that Iris, the beautiful stranger...


  • Bailey Ruth always had a knack for solving mysteries. Why should a little thing like being dead change anything? Bailey Ruth's unique position as a ghost makes it possible for her to lend a helping hand to her former neighbors in Adelaide, Oklahoma....






  • Annie Darling discovers the secret of the Franklin house, but Death Walked In . . . Max Darling hasn't been interested in crime since his brush with a seductive young woman put him in danger of losing his freedom. He even refuses to talk to a wom...


  • Though retired newspaper reporter Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins, Henrie O to her friends, once turned down a marriage proposal from Jimmy Lennox, he's still one of her most cherished friends. So when he asks for her help on behalf of his wife, world-famo...


  • Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, is understandably upset. It isn't like her p.i. husband Max to abruptly disappear--and homicide is definitely not his style. But when his car is found abandoned on a remote road with a br...


  • Britt Barlow is certain her media mogul brother-in-law Jeremiah Addison's fatal tumble a year ago was no accident -- especially since she herself discovered, and disposed of, the trip wire someone had strung across the stairs. Now she's bringing all ...


  • It's "Corpse ahoy!" when death takes a pleasure cruise -- as we set sail once more with that incomparable, crime-solving duo, the Darlings. Annie Darling, popular proprietress of the Death on Demand bookstore, has done it again! Her murder-mystery ...


  • in The Sunken Sailor

    Fourteen masters of the mystery and suspense genre--including Jan Burke, Carolyn Hart, Simon Brett, and Edward Marston--each contribute an individual chapter to a round robin mystery about a weekend house party in a small English village that is turn...


  • A letter received by the now elderly newshound extraordinaire returns her physically, mentally and emotionally to her past and to her hometown in northeastern Oklahoma. As the pages of the letter unfold, so does the story of Gretchen's summer of 1944...


  • in Motherhood Is Murder

    Four of mystery's reigning matriarchs have joined together to concoct a delectable stew of clues, corpses, and felonious hijinks -- all spectacularly seasoned with a mother's loving touch! In this witty and winning quartet of all-new mysteries, the i...


  • Love is in the air -- but alas, so is murder When wealthy, widowed art patron Virginia Neville officially announces her engagement to Jake O'Neill--her handsome, charming, and much younger fiance--at a gala gallery opening, not all the gathered fr...



  • Ha-ha! You're dead! Someone is playing a rather nasty April Fool's prank on mystery bookstore owner Annie Darling. A felonious forger on the idyllic--if rarely tranquil--South Carolina island of Broward's Rock has made it appear as if Annie is acc...


  • Ex-reporter Henrietta "Henrie 0" O'Dwyer Collins joins a wedding party in glorious Bermuda -- only to discover that death is an uninvited guest. Warm turquoise waters and balmy ocean breezes do little to ease Henrie O's discomfort at having to att...


  • Love and mystery combine in a romantic anthology of fourteen original whodunits from Dorothy Cannell, Caroyn Hart, Nancy Pickard, Gar Anthony Haywood, Peter Robinson, Eve Sandstrom, Ed Gorman, Margaret Maron, Jean Hager, Robert J. Randisi, M. D. Lake...


  • Set in the groves of a private school campus, former reporter turned teacher Ann Farrell finds a student apparently dead from a fall, but police find a knife wound that spells homicide. Was this wealthy, appealing boy the perpetrator of ugly poison-p...


  • It's getting to look a lot like Christmas on the sea island of Broward's Rock, South Carolina. At the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, owner Annie Darling's Yuletide preparations have to be put on hold thanks to several rather inconvenient distract...


  • INTRODUCING A NEW LINE OF CAROLYN HART CLASSICS, each with a new introduction by the author! BEIJING, 1941: The ancient bones of the famed "Peking Man" are placed in two wooden crates for shipment to the United States to escape the invading Japanese...


  • Serena Mallory was attracted to Jed Shelton the first day he walked up the road to Castle Rock. But who was he? Had he really arrived at the ranch by accident? One odd incident after another deepened her suspicions. And she knew, after Uncle Dan's tr...


  • K.C. Carlisle was among the first wave of women to wash through the nation's law schools and proud of it after five years of facing down the lady lawyer stereotype. She fights for lesbians, mistreated Indians, and against big business. Pat, an aging ...


  • Murder is, surprisingly, not all that uncommon on timy Broward's Rock, an idyllic sea island community off the South Carolina coast. Annie Darling's popular mystery bookshop, Death on Demand, is where the locals come to discuss the juicy details of e...


  • Catherine and Spencer Cavanaugh lead separate lives; under the cover of work he hides an affair with his secretary, Peggy. His wife, Catherine discovers a love that gives life to her barren existence. A promotion of great consequence drives him to ...






  • Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-reporter Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins no longer chases hot stories all over the world, but murderous mysteries seem to find her. This time, a frantic phone call from an old and dear friend on the other side of the world sends H...


  • "Vengeance is mine" - It was a warning for her and her alone. Someone had taken a classified ad in the local paper, coupling her name with that simple, direct threat. It was a very effective, very deadly message. Janey couldn't stop staring at the pa...


  • The most delectable sleuthing couple since Nick met Nora, Annie and Max Darling manage to find quite a bit of murder in their allegedly safe and serene South Carolina island resort town. After all, murder is Annie's business--well, sort of. She's the...


  • A courageous Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-reporter with an unparalleled talent for deduction, Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins has unraveled some murderous mysteries in the latter years of her long, event filled life. But this time a killer has struck perilous...


  • A Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-reporter and journalism teacher at ivy-covered Thorndyke University, Henrietta "Henrie O" Collins demands of her students the same steadfast dedication to the truth that was the cornerstone of her own illustrious career. S...


  • FIVE FAMOUS AUTHORS... Annie Laurance Darling, owner of the Death on Demand bookstore, usually loves the Dixie Book Festival. But this year, against her better judgment, she's acting as author liaison to the five writers chosen to receive the covete...



  • Fourteen tales of love and death include the stories of a Valentine dinner for two cops, a man who spends a Valentine's day with a woman from his dreams and nightmares, and a twice-married man who faces an eternal commitment. Reprint....


  • Henrie O is looking forward to a quiet holiday. Instead, the ex-journalist turned sleuth awakens in a cabin to discover her friend's nephew, his shirt stained with blood, his handsome face stricken by fear and horror... Craig Matthews swears he did...


  • When arrogant media magnate Chase Prescott is nearly killed by a box of cyanide-laced candy, he dials his long-time lover, retired newshound Henrietta O’Dwyer Collins, with a simple request: He’ll assemble all the suspects if Henrie O will kindly...


  • Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand bookstore, is shocked to hear talk about her husband, Max, and a beautiful blonde. By the time she's faced down a hostile police chief and bailed Max out of the Chastain, South Carolina, jail, the lady has ...


  • in Malice Domestic 1

    CHARLOTTE MACLEOD ruffles feathers on Beacon Hill...BARBARA PAUL visits with a fatally clumsy clan...D.R. MEREDITH tells a murderer to go fly a kite...AUDREY PETERSON pursues a shadowy gentleman caller...VALERIE FRANKEL tracks a catnapper in Brooklyn...


  • A GROUP OF CHRISTIE BUFFS... In honor of Agatha Christie's one hundredth birthday, mystery book-store owner Annie Laurance Darling plans a week-long celebration of mystery, treasure hunts, title clues, and Christie trivia. Yet even as the champagne ...


  • AN INTIMATE INVITAIOTN... Mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance didn't really want to go to her neighbor's Valentine Day masked ball -- particularly not after the voluptuous brunette made a pass at Annie's husband, Max. So when her dizzy mother-in-...


  • Invited to teach a class on mystery novels, offered for some strange reason in the journalism, rather than the English department of a local college, Annie finds that university politics become grist for the school's paper. Student editor Brad Kelly'...


  • A DEADLY THEATRICAL WHODUNIT COMES TO LIFE Everyone--including mystery, bookstore owner Annie Laurance--loves Arsenic and Old Lace. But something wicked is poisoning a local summer stock production as cast members stab each other in the back and...


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    IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH ... Mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance and detective Max Darling are finally tying the knot, but a bizarre sequence of events might unravel this blissful marriage before it begins. With the ceremony completed and the ...


  • When mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance is invited to stage a Mystery Night for the annual antebellum house tour of the Historical Preservation Society of Chastain, South Carolina, she instead finds herself the leading lady in a flesh-and-blood d...


  • A NOVEL APPROACH TO MURDER At Annie Laurance's Death On Demand bookstore on Broward's Rock Island, South Carolina, murder most foul suddenly isn't confined to the well-stocked shelves. Author Elliot Morgan's abrupt demise during a weekly gathering o...


  • Would the truth release her--or destroy her? Raised in Texas by her late paternal grandmother, Leah Devereaux Shaw had never been told about the circumstances of her parents' deaths nineteen years ago. When she visited Devereaux Plantation in Sout...


  • The year is 1940. As England braces for invasion and the German army overruns Europe, two American sisters in Paris risk their lives to save a downed British airman from Nazi arrest. Linda Rossiter and Eleanor Masson soon realize the price they may p...


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