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  Cover Art: Case Histories Atkinson, Kate.
Case Histories
As Private Detective Jackson Brodie investigates three cases, startling connections and discoveries emerge. Jackson finds himself inextricably caught up in his clients' lives; their grief, their job, their desire.
2005
  Cover Art: Talking to the Dead : a Novel Bingham, Harry, 1967-
Talking to the Dead : a Novel
Rookie cop Fiona Griffiths, on the cusp of breaking her first big case, uncovers a dire conspiracy in Cardiff, Wales, that takes her into a dark underworld that threatens her with her own personal demons.
2012
  Cover Art: When the Dead Cry Out Bonner, Hilary.
When the Dead Cry Out
Detective Inspector Karen Meadows, living near the sea, suspects that a body that washes ashore is tied to the disappearance of a woman years before. No one ever found her, or her children; her husband claimed they had left him. Can someone finally be made to pay for this crime?
2005
  Cover Art: Crime Frai^che Campion, Alexander
Crime Frai^che
When a peaceful trip to the countryside with her husband is interrupted by several fatal shooting accidents, Parisian Commissaire Capucine Le Tellier decides to investigate after local authorities fail to solve the crimes.
2011
  Cover Art: In the Shadow of the Glacier Delany, Vicki, 1951-
In the Shadow of the Glacier
Trafalgar, British Columbia rookie constable Molly Moonlight Smith is assigned to the murder of developer Reginald Montgomery. She discovers that Montgomery had no shortage of enemies, meaning lots of suspects. To further complicate matters, her investigation leads to a group committed to dedicating a memorial to U.S. draft dodgers; and Molly's mother happens to be the group's leader.
2007
  Cover Art: The Hanging Wood : a Lake District Mystery Edwards, Martin, 1955-
The Hanging Wood : a Lake District Mystery
Twenty years ago, a teenage boy, Callum Hinds, went missing in England's Lake District. His uncle was suspected, and interviewed by the police. When he committed suicide, everyone assumed it was a sign of guilt. Callum's body was never found, but his sister, Orla never believed their uncle to be guilty. Orla wants to find the truth about Callum's disappearance but is soon murdered herself, leading DCI Hannah Scarlett, head of Cumbria's Cold Case Review Team, to take the case and find the truth about what happened to Callum--and to Orla.
2011
  Cover Art: Deadly Echo Green, Christine.
Deadly Echo
Out one night walking her dog, PI Kate Kinsella finds a young woman, rain sodden, destitute, and crouching pathetically on the riverbank. Kate takes the woman home for the night, little knowing she will soon be caught up in a case involving illegal immigrants, baby snatching, intimidation, and greed.
2003
  Cover Art: The Ice Princess La¨ckberg, Camilla, 1974-
The Ice Princess
After she returns to her hometown to learn that her friend, Alex, was found in an ice-cold bath with her wrists slashed, biographer Erica Falck researches her friend's past in hopes of writing a book and joins forces with Detective Patrik Hedstrom, who has his own suspicions about the case.
2010
  Cover Art: No Trace : a Brock and Kolla Mystery Maitland, Barry
No Trace : a Brock and Kolla Mystery
Scotland Yard partners Kathy Kolla and David Brock are looking into the kidnapping of a six-year-old girl. Taken from her bedroom at night, she is the third child to be abducted in London in recent weeks. As body counts rise, there's demand for a solution. Is the girl's father to blame? Or is he being made a scapegoat?
2006
  Cover Art: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Precious Ramotswe, is drawn to her profession to 'help people with problems in their lives.' Immediately upon setting up shop in a small storefront in Gaborone Botswana, she is hired to track down a missing husband, uncover a con man, and follow a wayward daughter. But the case that tugs at her heart, and lands her in danger, is a missing eleven-year-old boy, who may have been snatched by witchdoctors.
2002
  Cover Art: Trackers Meyer, Deon
Trackers
Lemmer, a highly skilled bodyguard with a violent, criminal past, has settled into a quiet life in Loxton, South Africa, where the rural tranquility has helped to calm his explosive temper. When a wealthy farmer asks for his help in smuggling a pair of rare black rhinos out of Zimbabwe (where they are murdered for their horns), he has a hard time saying no. Before he knows it, Lemmer is on a small airplane, zipping across the border, an airsickness bag in his hand and a military-grade shotgun at his feet. Soon, he will regret the trip very much.
2011
  Cover Art: Bloodstorm Millar, Sam, 1955-
Bloodstorm
Karl Kane is a classic, hard-boiled PI, who works in twenty-first century Belfast. At the behest of a shadowy employer, Kane investigates the death of a rapist involved in a long ago crime, whose body turns up in the city's Botanic Gardens.
2008
  Cover Art: The End of the Wasp Season : a Novel Mina, Denise.
The End of the Wasp Season : a Novel
When a notorious millionaire banker hangs himself, his death attracts no sympathy. The is carnage most acute among those he ought to have protected: his family. Meanwhile, in a wealthy suburb of Glasgow, a young woman is found savagely murdered. When Detective Inspector Alex Morrow is called in to investigate, she soon discovers that a tangled web of lies lurks behind the murder.
2011
  Cover Art: The Invisible Ones Penney, Stef.
The Invisible Ones
Hovering between paralysis and delirium in a hospital bed, half-Romany private investigator Ray Lovell evaluates a case involving the missing wife of a charismatic traveling Gypsy whose hostile family is hiding a tragic secret.
2012
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