Book List:24 titles

  • A hard-boiled newsman and a sharp-witted sheriff team up to solve a murder mystery in Grand Master of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis’s suspenseful and disturbing story of death and violence in a small coal-mining town Phil McGovern, the s...


  • Convicted of murdering a fellow journalist, a writer returns to Greece to find the truth in Dorothy Salisbury Davis’s stunning, richly atmospheric novel of deadly political intrigue John Eakins returns to Greece, seemingly to pursue Byron schola...


  • Before, during, and after World War II, three generations of men make their mark on the world in acclaimed author Dorothy Salisbury Davis’s vibrant, thought-provoking novel that scrutinizes the conscience of men in a time of crisis As Europe sli...


  • Hailed by the New York Times as “a book you will not readily forget,” this World War II adventure tale of a nun who risks her life to help a Jewish couple escape Nazi-occupied France is the collaborative creative effort of Grand Master of crime f...


  • Anthony Boucher, New York Times mystery expert: "[The Judas Cat] is a “rewardingly perceptive novel.” Craig Rice in the Los Angeles News: “…a wonderful small town setting, a good story, and some very, very top-flight writing. Don’t miss it...


  • An engrossing crime novel set in New York’s Little Italy from Grand Master of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis They are a secret society in New York’s Little Italy. The Little Brothers swear to a strict code. While they carry out good wor...


  • Dorothy Salisbury Davis brings to life the joys, hardships, and challenges of the Irish in New York City, following the lives of five people from their voyage to America in 1848 through fifteen turbulent years When the Valiant weighs anchor, the I...


  • A tour de force of suspense, Shock Wave is the tense tale of a female reporter who, on assignment in a midwestern university town, finds she has stepped into an environment fused for violence After two decades of covering riots, assassinations, an...






  • Grand Master of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis delivers a spine-tingling novel, hailed by the New York Times as “beautifully written,” about an upstanding small-town spinster whose life is overturned by a shocking murder When other you...



  • in Women On the Case

    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...



  • FAMILY TIES New York Daily reporter Julie Hayes could tell everybody's story -- except her own. But after a seemingly random act of violence shattered her life she knew it was time to put the pieces together. It began with an unknown name on her bir...


  • Grand Master of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis delivers a thrilling tale of Cold War-era espionage and murder. One afternoon in Manhattan's Washington Square Park, Eric Mather is approached by two men, Tom and Jerry, with a business proposal: ...


  • Father McMahon is struggling to write a sermon when a boy runs into his office. A man in his tenement is dying, the boy says, and it is too late for a doctor or the police. In the basement of the apartment house, Father McMahon kneels beside the bloo...


  • Fifteen spine-tingling stories of murder, mayhem, and the macabre from one of America's finest crime authors Dorothy Salisbury Davis has become known as one of America's finest crime writers through such novels as A Gentle Murderer , The Clay Hand ...


  • Julie Hayes is just normally neurotic these days, working for Tony Alexander - the New York Daily's gossip columnist. But, when Tony's gunshot murder follows soon after the suicide of alcoholic press-agent Jay Phillips (whose wife went the same route...


  • Determined to rid her home of all vestiges of her husband's first wife, Julie Hayes begins hunting in the galleries of SoHo for a painting and becomes involved in a mystery involving the theft of a priceless painting...


  • Aimless and drifting, Julie Haynes opens a "Reader-Advisor" shop on a dare. Instead of a mere lark, Julie discovers true compassion and concern for her 'congregation' -- actors, shop-keepers, impoverished residents of the Willoughby Hotel, the angry ...


  • Grand Master of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis brings back the beguiling character Major General Ransom Jarvis in this third Mrs. Norris Mystery, a prequel, which immerses the redoubtable crime-solving Scottish housekeeper in a murder investig...



  • When Ransom Jarvis, a retired U.S. Army Major General, is killed, his son Jimmie, his housekeeper Mrs. Norris, and DA investigator Jasper Tully investigate and discover that the General's distinguished reputation hid many sordid dealings...


  • Before Father Duffy of St. Timothy's realizes that his soft-spoken, gentle confessioner has just admitted to the cardinal sin of murder, the man leaves the church -- still carrying the hammer he used in the crime. With only a half-muttered name to go...