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Book List in Order: 16 titles

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    A race-against-time thriller for fans of Tana French and Megan Abbott: to save a missing girl, FBI Agent Elsa Myers may have to lose herself... Even as her father lies dying in a hospital north of New York City, FBI Agent Elsa Myers can't ignore a...


  • “A must-read for fans of unpredictable psychological suspense.” –Wendy Corsi StaubIn this chilling story, a woman home alone in the middle of the night surprises an intruder who expected to have the upper hand. In the days that follow, she tend...


  • "The Beautiful Years is part character study, part love triangle, and part commentary on how the decisions we make in an instant can color decades of our lives. A gorgeous, rich, contemplative read." - Jodi PicoultOn the day she graduates from coll...


  • Who will live and who will die? A team of burglars plans to rob a secluded country house in Waterbury, Connecticut, while the famous owner is away visiting relatives for the holidays. But volatile relationships within this family lead to a last mi...


  • Former New York City police detectives-turned-Brooklyn private investigators Karin Schaeffer and her husband Mac survived when brutal terror invaded their lives more than once. Now the offer of thirty thousand dollars for one day's work in London, fo...


  • A GROWING OBSESSION.Darcy Mayhew, a recently widowed young mother, relocates to New York City to pursue her career as an investigative journalist for the New York Times. On her first day on the job, she meets Joe Coffin, an ordinary young man who ha...


  • IF HE CAN'T HAVE HER, NO ONE WILL Award-winning journalist Darcy Mayhew thinks she has faced her worst nightmare when her beloved husband dies in a car accident. But after moving to New York City with her teenage son to begin their lives anew, she...


  • A gift inspires unexpected insight and generosity.A short story based on the bestselling Karin Schaeffer thriller series.Karin and Mac enjoy a quiet Christmas morning at home with their family. But after Mac gives Karin a special gi...


  • A dangerous secret, a broken heart.Originally published in Ellery Queen Magazine.Effie Miller has been a loyal assistant to Ted Stollit for many years. But when she receives a diagnosis of terminal cancer, she decides she will no longer keep the secr...






  • GIRLS ARE VANISHING OFF THE STREETS OF NEW YORK CITY... ...and young women are being murdered. When the violence descends on Karin Schaeffer and Mac MacLeary's comfortable Brooklyn neighborhood, and their best friend becomes the lead investigator...


  • WHO WILL LIVE AND WHO WILL DIE?A team of burglars plans to rob a secluded country house in Waterbury, Connecticut while the famous owner is away visiting relatives for the holidays. But volatile relationships within this family lead to a last minute ...


  • Dawn is still in love with Hank, who dumped her for Christine--and they're living together now. But when Dawn realizes how much Hank misses her, and might even regret their breakup, the game is on. Dating in 1980s Manhattan is confusing enough. Th...


  • IS FAME REALLY WORTH ALL THE TROUBLE? Aspiring cartoonist Catherine "Cat" Gold earns her living as a celebrity assistant in uptown Manhattan, while navigating the cramped downtown spaces of life, love, and alternative art. Her boss is Rochelle "Ro...


  • Fifteen-year-old Kate Steiner is not sure why she is suddenly boarding at an East Coast school for troubled kids, though there is evidence that her lawyer parents are having marital problems. It is the mid-1970's, and at the progressive school where ...


  • KARIN SCHAEFFER THOUGHT SHE HAD ALREADY DEFEATED EVIL. BUT THERE WAS MORE. Three years ago, Detective Karin Schaeffer wanted to die when a madman murdered her family -- and she would have if her partner, Mac MacLeary, hadn't pulled her back from th...


  • HE TOOK EVERYTHING...THEN CAME BACK FOR MORE. Former Detective Karin Schaeffer has nothing left to live for after serial killer Martin Price destroys all she holds dear. Known as "The Domino Killer" because he leaves dominoes as a clue to his next v...