Book List in Order:56 titles

  • A woman battles to protect her ex-husband from a murder charge The phone rings just after twelve. Jenny Vleedam knows it cannot be anyone but Peter, and she tries to let it ring. He left her for another womana vicious trollop called Fioraand Jenn...


  • During the American Revolution, a woman fights to save her family Several years have passed since American colonists rose up against the tyranny of King George III, yet the war has no end in sight. As the struggle drags on, colonial commander Geo...


  • While visiting her sister, a woman becomes ensnared in a cursed house Serena's last memories of California are of her sister Amanda's wedding to Sutton Condit, a wealthy rancher from Monterey's oldest family. But when she remembers those days, sh...


  • On a storm-ravaged Caribbean isle, a woman confronts love and murder After her father's death, there is nothing for Nonie to do but come to Beadon Island. Royal Beadon, plantation owner and descendent of the man who first settled this windswept s...


  • A young girl is consumed by love for a tortured married man Myra has lived at Thorne House for so long that she almost feels part of the family. Orphaned at a young age, she has never known another home, and yet it is time for her to leave. She i...


  • Mignon Good Eberhart (1899-1996) was for much of the twentieth century one of the best known mystery writers in America. She was both talented and prolific, publishing 59 novels and many short stories in her more than 60-year writing career. Dead Yes...



  • BEFORE THE CLOCK STRUCK TWELVE HE WAS HER PRINCE CHARMING -- AFTER MIDNIGHT, WOULD HE BE HER KILLER? Rue was living every girl’s dream, married to the handsome, wealthy man she had loved so secretly and so long. Suddenly a killer struck -- mu...


  • From one of America's favorite writers: When a member of an aristocratic family takes a bullet, a nurse and amateur sleuth investigates (Mary Higgins Clark). Nurse Sarah Keate is no stranger to mystery. An intrepid redhead with a biting wit, Nurse...








  • A BLOODY SPIKE… A TRAIL OF BLOOD…A MURDER WEST OF NOWHERE The railroad spike was only a harmless souvenir until it became a murder weapon. Beautiful Mady Wilson was alone at her husband’s isolated ranch when she found it out on the trail -- ...


  • Five Passengers from Lisbon by Mignon Good Eberhart, winner of the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master award.Five Passengers is filled with the "suspense and terror which Mrs. Eberhart knows so well how to maintain."—The New York TimesBoardin...


  • THE CLIMATE OF MURDER Beautiful Nan Bayne had returned to the Island to get away from it all--but what awaited her was a flood of troubling memories, a long-forgotten love, a circle of hate and the terrifying discovery that a killer was tracking h...


  • On the Brent's estate to care for Craig Brent, recovering from a strange shooting accident, nurses Sarah Keate and Drue Cable find themselves in the middle of a mystery, when Conrad Brent, their patient's father, is killed, and Drue is accused of his...


  • Fog and sleet make driving hazardous in the Chicago traffic. When Katie Warren momentarily stops her car on Michigan Boulevard, she hears a shrouded voice say, “I won’t eat grape hair, nor yet glocks.” The image of grape hair is sinister enough...


  • Rose Manders, wife of millionaire Gilbert Manders, is murdered. The suspects abound, as do the motives, and it's up to Susan, Gilbert's faithful employee, to solve the crime. The case is difficult enough, but when Gilbert confesses that he lo...


  • The Sleuth Wore White The eminently capable Sarah Keate is an impeccable nurse. But when one of her patients, the handsome Lieutenant Parly, is found murdered in his bed, she must become a consummate detective, as well. Almost everyone at the n...


  • CRAZY QUILT OF TERROR… To young and lovely Victoria Steane there seemed no pattern to the murders. Yet one by one they took place -- a man found drowned, a girl floating in the river, a woman strangled in the undergrowth. And these were just the...


  • Nurse Sarah Keate, the amateur snoop who made readers of The Patient in Room 18 and While the Patient Slept shudder, is back in stand-up-to-the-devil form. Now she supervises the third floor of a metropolitan hospital. From the landings of a walnut s...


  • To all appearances, the marriage of Meade and Sam Havlock had been made in heaven. But this was far from the truth. Even though Sam's wealth and fame had given Meade luxuries beyond measure, Sam himself remained aloof. And Meade cherished the mem...


  • On the eve of her wedding night, a bride-to-be loses her fianc Dennis comes home as soon as he learns that Daphne is about to marry. Though they are both Havilands, raised in the same house, she is no more than a distant cousin, not related by b...


  • This lauded tale of menace and murder from one of the leading crime writers of the past two generations takes the reader on a search to exotic Hong Kong. A missing husband and a priceless jade hold the key to a terrifying secret....


  • The Sand Hills of Nebraska, where Mignon G. Eberhart lived as a newlywed, inspired the setting of this 1930 chiller. Smack in the middle of the rolling desolation is Hunting’s End, a weekend lodge owned by the rich Kingery family. To that place soc...



  • MURDER ON THE CONTINENTAL PLAN The charming little French hotel was everything young Sue Talley had dreamed it to be--until it turned into a nightmare. First, there was the handsome young American, Jim Sundean, to whom she was immediately attra...


  • Blood On The Beach They had gathered on the private island to enjoy the summer and each other's company. But that was before "the accident," before the pretty young girl called Sister found Tom on the pier, crouched over Mildred's lifeless and batt...


  • MURDER AMONG FRIENDS... "Lacy, please come," Rose pleaded. Anxious and distraught, the young woman was convinced that she was being set up for murder and that only her old school friend could save her. Then Lacy poured her a drink--and watched i...


  • The Lady And The Corpse ... She was sure she had killed him. She had seen him lying on the lonely country road, a little rat-faced man, in a raincoat... An hour later, he had vanished, like a bad dream. Everyone told her to forge thim ... But she...






  • At dusk, murder rode with the bright-jacketed huntsmen through woods and fields. Among them was young and pretty Sue Poore, involved with an attractive man whose wife had been mysteriously murdered. Already under suspicion, Sue Poore was ripe for mur...



  • A STRANGER IN THE NIGHT... A sense of eerie foreboding seemed to creep right into the Chastain mansion in New Orleans. Young Marcy Chastain couldn't blame it on the war that had radically changed her life or even the disturbingly handsome officer...


  • THE CASE OF THE FRAMED FIANCE Call her naive or just a fool for love, but Julie Farnham never stopped believing in Jim Wingate's innocence even though the case against him was open and shut. He had been found with a smoking gun in his hand, kneel...


  • FATAL DECEPTION It was a bizarre scheme--and one Sarah should never have agreed to in the first place. Her wealthy oil baron husband wanted to secretly go abroad while a double, James Dixon, took his place at their country estate. Of course, Jam...


  • On a blustery February day Sarah Keate arrives at a gloomy mansion to nurse old Adolph Federie, bedbound after a stroke. Meeting the patient sets off an alarm inside her, but fleeing the house is impossible. The redoubtable red-haired nurse is stuck ...


  • She Never Expected Murder. A chilly December weekend at suburban Alpine Village quickly overheats when Emmy Brace's uncle, Judge Harry Doane, claims that her job as a TV news researcher is endangering her life. Angry with the Judge, she is f...


  • The trip aboard the FELICE began as a pleasure cruise. Attractive young Sue Gates was certain that the yacht's owner Monty Montgomery intended to announce their engagement. Then Terror seized the ship. Monty almost lost his life when he was push...


  • Dodie's marriage to Cayce Clary was ended because of Cayce's uncle, the Judge, and Cayce fled--but when he comes back, the Judge is found dead and Cayce is accused of the crime he had every reason to commit. DEAD MAN’S BLUFF The Judge had bee...


  • A Chicago socialite braves death to save her beloved from the gallows Search Abbott is high over Chicago when Howland proposes marriage, but her heart is far away. Since childhood she has loved Richard Bohan, and her passion has not dimmed in the...


  • Death of a Senator He was Stuart Channing and he had everything to live for. A former senator, up for a big Cabinet appointment, he had power, influence, and a very beautiful wife. His death behind the locked door of his study mystified the public, t...


  • Home Is Where The Horror Is.. Suddenly, all the people she knew and loved seemed menacing and unfamiliar. It started right after Sarah Favor saw her fiance leave the country on a secret mission for the State Department. She came home--and discover...


  • MALLORY BOOKEVER -- PRETTY, PROPER, AND PENNILESS. Wasn’t she lucky to have become engaged to Richard Welbeck, one of San Francisco’s wealthiest young scions? Unfortunately, an accident prevented him from going to New York for the wedding. So ...


  • “The American Agatha Christie,” as she is sometimes called, Mignon G. Eberhart has a huge following among mystery buffs. Her adroit style and penchant for chilling atmosphere are evident in The Patient in Room 18, her literary debut of 1929. It i...


  • MURDER IN THE MIST For slim, pretty, young Katie Warren, a guest in the mist-wreathed mansion of Mina Petrie, wealthy recluse dying of a secret ailment, death was very close. When death came, it involved Katie and the two men in her life. And ...


  • A great plantation isolated by the Civil War...its young and beautiful heiress...the ruthless brother with whom she struggles for her birthright...the mysterious lover whose claims of distant kinship she can only half believe...the lovely mulatto gir...


  • A woman finds herself caught at the terrible intersection of love and business Averill Blaine should have been married years ago, but Eden Shore stole her fianc Noel's heart. Eden, a fashion model, needed only a few weeks with Noel before he brok...


  • Trapped in an evil man's house, a young wife searches for an escape Though she can't admit it to anyone, the day of her husband's car accident is one of the best days in Marcia Godden's short life. After three years of marriage to Ivan, she has s...


  • On the day of her wedding, a bride’s ex-lover is found shot dead. In January, Dorcas Whipple was on the cusp of marrying Ronald Drew. One month later, she prepares to walk down the aisle, but Ronald will not be the groom after all. Her family decid...


  • A mystery author finds her knowledge of murder put to practical use Inside the lovely head of Susan Dare, grisly murder lurks. A mystery author who makes her living providing tidy solutions to imaginary crimes, Dare is enjoying a much-needed vaca...






  • TO KILL AN HEIRESS Bea had lived a sheltered young life of wealth and privilege--but she was exposed to the harsh glare of publicity and the shadows of intrigue when she inherited a fortune beyond her dreams. So many people were crowding in aro...


  • The little Polish girl with frightened eyes is, as far as Laura March knows, the only living blood relative of late Chicago businessman Conrad Stanley. Found in a European orphanage, Jonny Stanislowski has been flown to America to inherit her share ...


  • DEAD MEN’S PLANS… Zelie was the pretty, young bride of Reg Minary, almost too rich and too handsome to be true. Suddenly she found that her life, and her husband’s were dangerously entangled in the schemes of a man already dead. And then ...


  • GIRL IN DANGER When lovely Maggie Brooke returns from abroad to the penthouse apartment following a serious break with the man in her life, she yearns for a brief interlude of peace. Instead, she’s confronted with a mounting atmosphere of ter...


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    A LOVELY GIRL...A POOLSIDE LOVE SCENE...A GHASTLY MURDER... Stepping from the plane at Miami, lovely Marny Sanderson has a growing sense of the unexpected. The feeling heightens when at a secluded pool on her employer's fabulous Biscayne Bay es...


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    "I am going to kill you". That was the message that Anne found in her typewriter on that fateful day. Was it a prank, written by her fiance's niece -- or was it a serious threat? Anne's marriage to wealthy New York socialite lawyer Br...


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    A lovely bride -- a perfect wedding -- flawless setting for murder WITH THIS RING I THEE MURDER… She had come to the beautiful house with all the terrors and temptations of the new bride. She was fearful of the strangers in whose midst she fo...