Book List:35 titles
  • One beautiful summer afternoon, from her bedroom window on the second floor, Jody Linder is unnerved to see her three uncles parking their pickups in front of her parents' house--or what she calls her parents' house, even though Jay and Laurie Jo Lin...


  • in Wolfsbane and Mistletoe

    The editors of Many Bloody Returns deliver the perfect howl-iday gift, with new tales from Patricia Briggs, Carrie Vaughn, and many more. New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris, Patricia Briggs, Keri Arthur, and Carrie Vaughn--along w...


  • Small Plains, Kansas, January 23, 1987: In the midst of a deadly blizzard, eighteen-year-old Rex Shellenberger scours his father's pasture, looking for helpless newborn calves. Then he makes a shocking discovery: the naked, frozen body of a teenage g...


  • in A Moment on the Edge

    New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George serves up a century's worth of superb crime fiction penned by women. This veritable all-star team delivers tales of dark deeds that will keep you reading long into the night. Included are these works...


  • MURDER BY THE BOOK It's the most bizarre and frightening proposal true-crime writer Marie Lightfoot has ever received: a killer wants Marie to collaborate with him by becoming his next victim--and writing a book about her own murder. But for Marie...


  • SEX, VIOLENCE, EVIL, AND BETRAYAL The shocking murder case splashed across the Florida headlines has all the right elements for true-crime writer Marie Lightfoot's next bestseller. A charming minister's love affair with a beautiful, wealthy new ch...


  • A DINNER TO DIE FOR Summoned from her Arizona ranch to take charge of her teenage great-nephew and his twin sister, Genia Potter takes a rental on the Rhode Island coast. Old acquaintance Stanley Parker is only too happy to welcome her. And soon G...


  • Ted Bundy. Hannibal Lecter. Florida killer Raymond Raintree has been compared to the most notorious of monsters, be they real or imagined. But the crime Raintree stands trial for--the brutal murder of Natalie Mae McCullen--is all too real. For gutsy ...







  • An entertaining assortment of short fiction for Mother's Day features mystery tales with a maternal twist, from Nancy Pickard, Joan Hess, Lia Matera, Margaret Maron, Susan Dunlap, Ed Gorman, Jeremiah Healy, Gillian Roberts, and other notable authors....


  • Fans of mystery, crime, fantasy, and horror will love this collection of stories by internationally acclaimed mystery writer Nancy Pickard. From a never-before-published story sure to thrill readers to eight other award-winning cautionary tales, thes...


  • Who says you can't balance motherhood with murder? These acclaimed mystery writers prove that you can--on paper, at least. They've created a surprising collection of mysteries with a maternal twist ... perfect for any mystery-loving mother. In fac...


  • in First Lady Murders

    Nineteen of today's finest mystery writers--including Anne Perry, P. M. Carlson, John Lutz, Judith Kelman, Gillian Roberts, and Sarah Shankman--offer an entertaining selection of original mystery stories centered around America's First Ladies. Origin...


  • KERNELS OF TRUTH When Eugenia Potter stumbles upon some ancient pottery shards on her ranch, she feels a profound connection with the past. And a deep desire to learn more about the relics. Now, with sweet dream cookies in her purse to nourish the...


  • in The Night Awakens

    The crowned Queen of Suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark, has no peer in the realm of stylish, sophisticated thrillers -- brilliant, breathtaking tales that delve into the deepest affairs of the heart, the darkest crimes...


  • in The Plot Thickens

    Joining together for a good cause brings out the best in today's top mystery and suspense writers! For this marvelously entertaining anthology, these outstanding contributors rose to a unique literary challenge: each penned a tale that ingeniously fe...


  • in Modern Treasury of Great Detective and Murder Mysteries

    No hit-or-miss anthology, this first-rate collection of 25 contemporary mysteries offers a cross-section view of the American detective, suspense and mystery short-story worlds. Gorman, editor of Mystery Scene, gathers the works of such masters as To...


  • 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...


  • The ever-agile Jenny is currently juggling the first ever Port Frederick Fall Festival and the request of her friend Nellie Kennedy, who wants help in getting rid of "God's Highway", a controversial hiking/bike path. Lately, a series of fatal acciden...


  • 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...


  • Jenny Cain would never forget the hot Massachusetts summer day fate knocked at her door. Fate was a teenaged boy with rumpled clothes, a motorcycle, and a shocking byt credible story: Jenny's husband, Geof, was his biological father. The boy, David M...


  • in Malice Domestic 3

    Acclaimed Agatha Award-winning author Nancy Pickard dishes up a perfectly delicious new feast of original mystery stories, served up in classic Agatha Christie style. Celebrating the enduring legacy of the most beloved crime writer of all time, MALIC...


  • Ordinarily, Massachusetts native Jenny Cain would be thrilled to spend time in New York City. But her good friend Carol Margolis has just been brutally murdered--a mugging gone wrong, say the police--and Jenny's been tapped to step into Carol's shoes...


  • SOME LIKE IT HOT... When Eugenia Potter receives an urgent phone call from the manager of her ranch near Tucson, she's only too happy to drop everything and fly home. Something inside of her is calling her back to the desert. Why else would she be...


  • in Women on the Edge

    A woman haunted by an unnamed terror sees nothing but danger lurking on the flat, prairie land she's inherited....


  • When an anonymous voice among the crowd of mourners offering her their condolensces at her mother's funeral whispers to Jenny, "Forgive me. It was an accident," the young woman must try to find the truth behind the death she had thought was an accide...


  • 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...



  • Jenny Cain's wish to establish a recreation hall for former mental patients in the basement of a burned-out building is thwarted when a man is killed there and it appears the killer may be mentally ill...






    • / Amateur Sleuth
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    Hours after the Port Frederick, Massachusetts, Civic Foundation got wind of an imminent, highly unusual bequest-a $4 million Kansas cattle ranch-director Jenny Cain hopped a flight heading west. She arrived at the hospital room of the Foundation's my...


  • When Jenny Cain's future husband, policeman Geof Bushfield becomes disillusioned by all the domestic violence occuring in Port Frederick between husbands and wives, it is up to Jenny to help Geof find the answer...


  • Bright and beautiful Jenny Cain, director of the Port Frederick Civic Foundation, was dying of curiosity. A hapless visitor had slipped in the mud at the town's historic cemetery--and fallen right into an empty grave! When Jenny discovered that al...


    • / Amateur Sleuth
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    Jenny Cain was thrilled about the Liberty Harbor Restoration, a picturesque collection of shops, museums and restaurants. But when a runaway truck barreled into the project committee, it seemed someone in Port Frederick was out to sink Liberty Harbor...


    • / Amateur Sleuth
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    Jennifer Cain, beauty and brain, Her father is Greed, her mother's Insane; Jennifer Cain, giver of pain, Gave her life, but not in vain... As director of the Port Frederick Civic Foundation, Jenny Cain is privy to the charitable intentions of ...


  • in Deadly Housewives
    • / Mystery
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    A heart-stopping mystery anthology from fourteen of today’s best-loved and bestselling female mystery and suspense writers.In the expert hands of fourteen unsurpassed storytellers, being a housewife takes on a whole new meaning. Get ready for a let...