Book List in Order: 22 titles

  • in Christmas At The Mysterious Bookshop

    Each year, for the past seventeen years, Otto Penzler, owner of the legendary Mysterious Bookshop in New York City, has commissioned an original story by a leading mystery writer. The requirements were that it be a mystery/ crime/suspense story, that...


  • in Death Dines In

    CLAUDIA BISHOP AND DEAN JAMES invite you to dine in. There's murder on the menu... Main Course: Sixteen short stories Side Dishes: Sixteen all -- new recipes and author interviews Sink your teeth into these delicacies from today's masters of ...


  • All of Jeremiah Healy's trademarks are in this wonderful collection which includes the never-before-published novella, Off-Season, featuring Kevin Malloy, a city cop on vacation who stumbles into a murder investigation. As he tries to figure out who ...


  • "Miracles of resourcefulness, economy, and compassion." So wrote Kirkus Reviews about The Concise Cuddy, Jeremiah Healy's earlier short-story collection about private detective John Francis Cuddy. This second collection includes more short tales by t...


  • When General Alexander Van Horne's grandson, Kenny, is kidnapped, the general calls Matthew Langway, former FBI agent and current security advisor, to head the search. And to do it quietly - no police, no FBI. Something doesn't smell right, and Langw...


  • Still reeling from an unfathomable tragedy, Boston P.I. John Francis Cuddy agrees to help a former Vietnam-era comrade who is searching for his granddaughter's killer. The thirteen-year-old was found dead in Colonel Nicolas Helides' heavily guarded ...


  • "One of Today's Best American Mystery Series," writes the Chicago Sun-Times about Jeremiah Healy's books featuring private detective John Francis Cuddy. One of the most popular and admired of current crime writers, Healy has been honored by his fello...


  • When wealthy Arthur Ketterson is accused of strangling the woman he was dating, he retains frontline litigator Sheilah Quinn. Sheilah is up for the job - even if it means confronting a host of professional problems. Her opposing counsel is a prosecut...


  • With the help of his irrepressible hero, John Francis Cuddy, Jeremiah Healy never fails to deliver scintillating, perfectly pitched mystery masterpieces in what The New York Times Book Review calls 'a superior series.' Now the Shamus Award-winning au...






    • / Private Investigator
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    With her custom-painted Porsche 911 Carrera six-speed and high-paying banking career, Olga Evorova wants for nothing. What she needs, when she comes to John Cuddy's Boston Common office, is a background check on Andrew Dees, the man she hopes to marr...


  • Driving home to Boston after a day's surveillance in the suburbs, John Cuddy is enjoying the sweet September air and looking forward to a dinner-and-scuba-class evening with his lady, assistant D.A. Nancy Meagher. But when he sees the old Dodge Swing...


  • in Cat Crimes for the Holidays

    CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH FAMILY AND FELINESIn these nineteen original tail-twitching tales of mystery, cats from Maine coon to Scottish fold, tabby to Siamese, white Persian to calico crack all manner of holiday capers. Arbor Day reminds a veterin...


  • The arrival of a glorious Boston spring is going unnoticed by the two clients in P.I. John Cuddy's office: a petite, determined widow and a cagey young man, united by a missing girl and a shocking murder. Grief-stricken Pearl Rivkind wants to know if...


  • A top-notch mystery with a drop-dead beginning, Healy's eighth John Cuddy novel, following the Shamus-nominated Shallow Graves , is loaded with red herrings and brightened by small moments of warmth. When three members of a fun-loving foursome are cr...


  • Boston PI John Cuddy doesn't know that he'll be working under the eagle eye of mob boss Tommy ''the Temper'' Danucci when he agrees to look into the death of fashion model Mau Tim Dani for his former employer, Empire Insurance. He learns soon enough ...


  • in Cat Crimes 2
    • / General Fiction
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    From the pens of today's most prolific, popular, and feline-fancying mystery writers comes CAT CRIMES 2, a chilling collection of original stories that will leave cat- and mystery-lovers purring for more. Inside you'll encounter the Bogart drawl of P...


  • MORTAL FOES Professor Maisy Andrus has made one too many enemies fighting for the individual's inalienable right to die. The flamboyant activist is receiving unsigned death threats--and her admirers see a job for Detective John Cuddy. It's Chri...


  • MURDER ON DEADLINE "Perched on the edge of greatness," they said about the run-down port city of Nasharbor, Massachusetts. Of course, they were the same guys who were pushing a condominium development on the waterfront, and who might be tied up wi...


  • It began as a favor for an old friend: protect a frightened mother and child from a wrathful husband. Then the husband took a swan dive from a twelfth-story window, and in the seedy hotel room he left behind a dead prostitute - and Detective John Cud...






  • "Cuddy attempts to exonerate a boy who confessed to murder under hypnosis. William Daniels nearly didn’t make it to college. A black student raised in one of Boston’s roughest suburbs, he once barely skirted time in juvenile hall for gang...


  • CUDDY'S BEEN DOWN A LOT OF MEAN STREETS--BUT DEATH IS NEVER EASY Body found on Beacon Hill, victim unknown. The police closed the case--but for private detective John Cuddy, it was the beginning of a trip into hell. The victim was his best buddy f...


  • INNOCENCE DIES The boy had vanished. The lush Boston suburb didn't offer a clue, but 14-year-old Stephen Kinnington's old-money family did. When John Cuddy investigated he found skeletons in every closet: a mother's suicide that might not have bee...