Book List in Order:23 titles

  • The result of planetary war has left the remnants of society in cages, leaving over half of the world in an enslaved state. In Floor Zero, author Justin Scott explores the dangerous and explosive world of Octagon City, ruled by Chessboard, a global ...


  • When Newbury, Connecticut's three hundred year old village cemetery is invaded by a gaudy, half-million dollar mausoleum, Ben Abbott is not happy. Newcomer Brian Grosess tall, wide, mirror-polished eruption of eternal ego sticks out in the peaceful ...


  • Even the cozy New England town of Newbury, Connecticut, is not immune to the relentless spread of McMansions carpeting the countryside. Ben Abbott, realtor and private detective, is so incensed that he refuses to sell them. That Ben is not the only c...


  • Hired to act as a mediator between former diplomat Harry King and his troublesome neighbor, gruff Vietnam veteran Ronnie Butler, real-estate agent Ben Abbott gets more than he bargained for when Butler's ex-con son is killed in an explosion on King's...


  • A dozen of today's masters of mystery and suspense present an all-original anthology of compelling, provocative stories, revealing that the families that play together sometimes slay together. Featuring stories by: LAWRENCE BLOCK * MARY HIGGINS ...





  • Ben Abbott, just returned to his small Connecticut hometown, is hired by a New York City private eye to videotape the activities in newcomer Rita Long's bedroom--where the ravishing Rita cheats on her husband. But murder wasn't part of the deal. And ...






  • Hardscape, in Susan Isaacs' words, had "enough suspense to make the reader hyperventilate". Now witty, literate Ben Abbott--who served time for a Wall Street indiscretion and is struggling to revive his family's real estate firm--returns in a mystery...


  • 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 ...


  • A 1950s setting of the original classic follows the adventures of young Jim Hawkins, who leaves his parents' rundown tourist hotel life so that he may join Senator Trelawney and Doctor Livesey on a search for Nazi gold in the Caribbean...


  • The Adams Round Table is today's counterpart of the legendary Algonquin Roundtable. Founded in 1982 by Mary Higgins Clark and Thomas Chastain, the members meet every month to discuss their craft and create some of the best-loved mysteries of our time...


  • Hong Kong, 1997. To taipans and gangsters alike, the day of reckoning is fast approaching, when this jewel of Western-style capitalism will fall into Communist hands, and nothing will ever be the same again. For Duncan Mackintosh, taipan of the last ...


  • in A Body Is Found

    The authors comprising the Adams Round Table are New York City-based mystery writers whose previous offering was Murder in Manhattan . In a concept again ``created'' by Bill Adler, their tales are set in various New York neighborhoods, where corpses ...


  • Combining glamour and ruthlessness, Natalie and Wallace Nevsky were both respected and feared throughout the sophisticated, dangerous world of the fur trade. Having just launched their latest and most spectacular range of stunning furs to an ecstati...


  • Combining glamour and ruthlessness, Natalie and Wallace Nevsky were both respected and feared throughout the sophisticated, dangerous world of the fur trade. Having just launched their latest and most spectacular range of stunning furs to an ecstatic...


  • Chris Taggart is a ruthless, driven, real estate entrepreneur, whose buildings have changed the skyline of New York, and who, despite his hard-won wealth and power, can still pour concrete and carry a hod as well as cut a billion-dollar deal with the...




  • When a Nazi saboteur engineers the sinking of the superliner "Normandie" just before World War II, naval architect Steven Gates investigates the ruins and penetrates the agent's insidious plans for even greater destruction....


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