Book List in Order: 39 titles



  • An unlikely encounter between Therese, a young sales clerk, and Carol, a lonely homemaker, leads to an amorous romance in this classic work of lesbian fiction. Struggling against the oppressive routines of their daily lives and the strict social norm...



  • This poisonous little book contains four wicked stories of love gone wrong. Taken from Little Tales of Misogyny, Highsmith's satirical, cultish short-story collection, these dark and often funny sketches reveal how your lover may not always have you...




  • The remarkable renaissance of Patricia Highsmith continues with the publication of Patricia Highsmith: Selected Novels and Short Stories, featuring two groundbreaking novels as well as a trove of penetrating short stories. With a critical introductio...



  • At last back in print, one of Patricia Highsmith's most disturbing works. Rife with overtones of Dostoyevsky, The Glass Cell, first published forty years ago, combines a quintessential Highsmith mystery with a penetrating critique of the psychologica...



  • "Like Ripley, [Highsmith's characters] burn in a reader's memory."―Susan Salters Reynolds, Los Angeles Times Book Review In unmistakable Highsmithian fashion, Small g, Patricia Highsmith's final novel, opens near a seedy Zurich bar with the brutal ...



  • "Highsmith is no more a practitioner of the murder mystery genre...than are Doestoevsky, Faulkner and Camus."―Joan Smith, Los Angeles Times The Patricia Highsmith renaissance continues with Nothing That Meets the Eye, a brilliant collection of twen...



  • The Selected Stories of Patricia Highsmith presents five of Highsmith's classic short story collections in a single masterful volume. Compelling, twisted, and fiercely intelligent, this landmark collection showcases Highsmith's mastery of the short s...







  • Three classic crime novels by a master of the macabre appear here together in hardcover for the first time. Suave, agreeable, and completely amoral, Patricia Highsmith's hero, the inimitable Tom Ripley, stops at nothing--not even murder-- to accompl...



  • The legendary writer Patricia Highsmith is best remembered today for her chilling psychological thrillers "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and "Strangers on a Train," which was made into the classic film by Alfred Hitchcock and Raymond Chandler. A criticall...



  • In this quietly terrifying exploration of trust and friendship, a troubled young runaway arrives in Villeperce. And when, on the boy's behalf, Tom Ripley is drawn from his lovely estate in the French countryside to Berlin's seamy underworld and into ...



  • Tom Ripley passes his leisured days at his French country estate tending the dahlias, practicing the harpsichord, and enjoying the company of his lovely wife, Heloise. Never mind the bloodstains on the basement floor.But some new neighbors have moved...



  • In this harrowing illumination of the psychotic mind, the enviable Tom Ripley has a lovely house in the French countryside, a beautiful and very rich wife, and an art collection worthy of a connoisseur. But such a gracious life has not come easily. O...



  • "A great American writer…Highsmith's writing is wicked…it puts a spell on you." ―Entertainment WeeklyPatricia Highsmith's story of romantic obsession may be one of the most important, but still largely unrecognized, novels of the twentieth cent...



  • Therese first glimpses Carol in the New York department store where she is working as a sales assistant. Carol is choosing a present for her daughter; she looks preoccupied, exuding an aura of elegance as perfect as a secret. Standing there at the co...



  • Robert Forester didnt look like the kind of man to be a prowler. However, his ex-wife has told the police he was erratic, liable to violence and had even fired a gun at her. Maybe he was a psychopathic murderer. Patricia Highsmith is also the author ...



  • The legendary writer Patricia Highsmith is best remembered today for her chilling psychological thrillers The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train . A critically acclaimed best seller in Europe, Highsmith has for too long been underappreciat...



  • When Ralph Linderman returns a stranger’s wallet he found during a morning stroll through Greenwich Village, he is entirely unprepared for the complex maze of sexual obsession and disturbing psychological intrigue he is about to be drawn into. Patr...







  • The great revival of interest in Patricia Highsmith continues with this work that reveals the chilling reality behind the idyllic facade of American suburban life. The stories collected in Mermaids on the Golf Course are among Highsmith's most mature...



  • The honeymoon is over, as they say, the bride dead by her own hand. Ray Garrett, the grieving husband, convinces the police in Rome of his innocence, but not his thuggish father-in-law, an American painter named Ed Coleman, who shoots him at point-bl...



  • Under the hot desert sun nothing is quite as it seems. Howard Ingham, an American writer, is sent to Tunisia to gather material for a movie, a love story too sordid to be set in America. But his director fails to arrive as scheduled and the erratic m...



  • "A border zone of the macabre, the disturbing, the not-quite accidental." ―John Gross, New York Times Book ReviewHorrific tragedy becomes disturbingly ordinary in The Black House, a masterful collection of short stories, written during a particular...



  • Ramón mends furniture. Theodore paints. A devout Catholic, Ramón lives in Mexico City, not far from where he was born into poverty. Theodore, a rich German transplanted to a country where money buys some comfort but no peace, believes in nothing at...



  • Three of them are waiting. Rydal Keener is waiting for something exciting to happen in his grubby little Athens hotel. At forty-odd, Chester MacFarland has been waiting much longer, expecting his life of stock manipu­lation and fraud to catch up wit...



  • "Long out of print, this Highsmith classic resurfaces with a vengeance.The great revival of interest in Patricia Highsmith continues with the publication of this novel that will give dog owners nightmares for years to come. With an eerie simplicity ...



  • """These stories, once you get the hang of them, are very wicked, very funny and—this being Highsmith’s mission in life, as far as one can tell—very unsettling."" —The Guardian With an eerie simplicity of style, Highsm...



  • "Highsmith's novels are peerlessly disturbing...bad dreams that keep us thrashing for the rest of the night." ―The New YorkerFor two years, Walter Stackhouse has been a faithful and supportive husband to his wife, Clara. She is distant and neurotic...



  • "Highsmith's novels are peerlessly disturbing...bad dreams that keep us thrashing for the rest of the night." ―The New YorkerWith the savage humor of Evelyn Waugh and the macabre sensibility of Edgar Allan Poe, Patricia Highsmith brought a distinct...








  • "Highsmith's writing is wicked . . . it puts a spell on you, after which you feel altered, even tainted."―Entertainment Weekly Slowly, Slowly in the Wind brilliantly assembles many of Patricia Highsmith's most nuanced and psychologically suspens...



  • """Grisly and atmospheric…[these] stories feature small worlds of animal amorality in which the sweet taste of revenge leaves no aftertaste of guilt."" —Publishers Weekly Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith''s affinity for animals more ap...



  • In This Sweet Sickness, Patricia Highsmith, in her own inimitable fashion, has created a complex psychological tale as suspenseful as The Talented Mr. Ripley. David Kelsey, a young scientist, has an unyielding conviction that life will turn out a...



  • A major new reissue of the work of a classic noir novelist. With the acclaim for The Talented Mr. Ripley, more film projects in production, and two biographies forthcoming, expatriate legend Patricia Highsmith would be shocked to see that she has fin...



  • As Edith Howland's life becomes harsh, her diary entries only become brighter and brighter. She invents a happy life. As she knits for imaginary grandchildren, the real world recedes. Her descent into madness is subtle, appalling, and entirely believ...



  • Connoisseur of art, harpsichord aficionado, gardener extraordinaire, and genius of improvisational murder, the inimitable Tom Ripley finds his complacency shaken when he is scorned at a posh gala. While an ordinary psychopath might repay the insult w...



  • In Deep Water, set in the quiet, small town of Little Wesley, Patricia Highsmith has created a vicious and suspenseful tale of love gone sour.Vic and Melinda Van Allen's loveless marriage is held together only by a precarious arrangement whereby, in ...



  • In a chilling literary hall of mirrors, Patricia Highsmith introduces Tom Ripley.  Like a hero in a latter-day Henry James novel, is sent to Italy with a commission to coax a prodigal young American back to his wealthy father. But Ripley finds hims...



  • Two men, strangers, on a train. Both complain about their wives, and a pact is made, for each to kill the other's spouse. The perfect crime...? A major new reissue of the work of a classic noir novelist. With the acclaim for The Talented Mr. Rip...






Complete Series List in Order

Ripley

1) The Talented Mr. Ripley (1955)
2) Ripley Under Ground (Sep-1992)
3) Ripley's Game (May-1974)
4) The Boy Who Followed Ripley (Nov-1993)
5) Ripley Under Water (Oct-1992)
The Mysterious Mr. Ripley (Aug-1985)