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  Cover Art: River of Darkness Airth, Rennie
River of Darkness
Inspector John Madden of Scotland Yard investigates the murder of a family in the post-World War I British countryside. A veteran of the war, Madden immediately recognizes the work of a soldier, but discovering the motive will take longer. First in a series.
1999
Adult Fiction Book AIRTH
  Cover Art: Winter at Death's Hotel: a Novel Cameron, Kenneth M.
Winter at Death's Hotel: a Novel
In January 1896, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle arrives with his wife Louisa in New York. When a corpse is found in a Bowery alley, Louisa becomes convinced that she'd seen the victim at the hotel. As more bodies start appearing, Louisa starts piecing together clues to reveal a story of madness, murder and depravity which leads inexorably back to the hotel itself and a madman who is watching her every move.
2013
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Alienist Carr, Caleb
The Alienist
In 1896 New York, psychologist--or in period terminology, an alienist--Laszlo Kreizler joins forces with journalist John Schuyler Moore to track a vicious serial killer.
1994
Adult Mystery Book CARR
  Cover Art: Every Dead Thing Connolly, John
Every Dead Thing
PI Charlie Parker, a former New York policeman, searches for the killer of his wife and daughter. Two women help him, a pretty criminal psychologist and an old Creole woman with psychic vision.
1999
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: From Potter's Field Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
From Potter's Field
In New York, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, chief medical examiner, matches wits with a sadistic killer who operates in the subway tunnels. After killing a transit policeman he infiltrates the FBI's computers and sends her taunting messages while continuing to kill.
1995
Adult Mystery Book CORNWELL
  Cover Art: Room: a Novel Donoghue, Emma
Room: a Novel
Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape.
2010
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Tiger Shrimp Tango Dorsey, Tim.
Tiger Shrimp Tango
No one loves Florida more, or can keep it safe from invasive criminal species better than self-appointed Sunshine Sheriff Serge Storms. When a particular scam leads to the death of a few innocents and a young woman's disappearance, Serge and his perpetually self-bent sidekick Coleman--aided by his new pal, latter-day noir private eye Mahoney -- load up the car for a riotous road trip to do right.
2014
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Regina's Song Eddings, David
Regina's Song
After a young woman dies horribly and her identical twin sister is left with no memory of what happened or her own identity, a young man whom both twins loved and trusted takes the survivor under his wing, hoping to restore her memory, in a supernatural tale of life, death, mystery, ghosts, and dark secrets.
2002
Adult Fiction Book EDDINGS
  Cover Art: Gone Girl: a Novel Flynn, Gillian
Gone Girl: a Novel
On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick's wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. So what really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife?
2012
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Killing Hour Gardner, Lisa
The Killing Hour
A serial killer takes two victims, preparing the first's body with all the clues the police need to find the second - who is still alive. The clock ticks, and the second one can still be saved. But the police never make it in time. Now, two girls have disappeared. Rookie FBI agent Kimberly Quincy will have to break some rules in order to beat an exceedingly vicious criminal at a game he's had years to perfect.
2003
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: T is for Trespass Grafton, Sue.
T is for Trespass
Private eye Kinsey Millhone has an elderly, nasty neighbor, Gus, who falls victim to a sociopath. The narrative shuttles between Millhone's first-person narration and the point of view of the sociopath, a woman who has stolen a nurse's identity, has committed murder, and finds caring for the elderly a profitable way to clean up fast. Digging around more carefully, Kinsey unearths horrifying details of Solana's past and must act quickly to save Gus.
2007
Adult Mystery Book GRAFTON
  Cover Art: The Anniversary Gutman, Amy
The Anniversary
When a serial killer reveals the identity of his next victim--a beautiful woman named Laurant Madden--FBI agent Nick Buchanan steps in to protect her but quickly finds his mission complicated by his feelings for her.
2003
Adult Fiction Book GUTMAN
  Cover Art: The Talented Mr. Ripley; Ripley Under Ground; Ripley's Game Highsmith, Patricia
The Talented Mr. Ripley; Ripley Under Ground; Ripley's Game
Suave, agreeable, and completely amoral, the inimitable Tom Ripley, stops at nothing--not even murder-- to accomplish his goals. In achieving for himself the opulent life that he was denied as a child, Ripley shows himself to be a master of illusion and manipulation and a disturbingly sympathetic combination of genius and psychopath.
1999
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: 24 Hours Iles, Greg
24 Hours
When a psychopathic con man, his abused wife, and his mentally retarded brother kidnap Karen and Will Jennings' diabetic five-year-old daughter, the couple stop at nothing to save her.
2000
Adult Fiction Book ILES
  Cover Art: Silencing Eve Johansen, Iris.
Silencing Eve
"This is the finale that fans have been waiting for. In Taking Eve, the game began. In Hunting Eve, the chase was on. Now, in Silencing Eve, the prey is cornered. Will Eve Duncan survive? Will those she loves take the fall with her? And will the secrets of Eve's past ultimately become her undoing? In Silencing Eve, all the questions will be answered in a shocking, you-never-saw-it-coming, conclusion."
2013
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Prayers for Rain Lehane, Dennis.
Prayers for Rain
Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why a former client, a perky woman in love with life, could, within six months, jump naked from a Boston landmark. What he finds is a sadistic stalker who targeted her and methodically drove her to her death. A monster the law can't touch. But Kenzie and his former parnter will fight a mind-twisting battle against this psychopath even as he turns his tricks on them.
2000
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Darkly Dreaming Dexter: a Novel Lindsay, Jeffry P.
Darkly Dreaming Dexter: a Novel
Dexter Morgan appears to be the perfect gentleman. Yet appearances can be deceiving, for Dexter is a serial killer who has slain many people. But in this tale, he's the good guy, for there is one little twist -- Dexter only snuffs out other murderers.
2004
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: No Country for Old Men McCarthy, Cormac
No Country for Old Men
One day, on the Texas-Mexico border, a good old boy named Llewellyn Moss finds a load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back of an old pickup truck. When Moss takes the money, he sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic violence. As Moss tries to evade his pursuers–in particular a mysterious mastermind who flips coins for human lives– how many bodies will be left behind?
2005
Adult Fiction Book MCCARTHY
  Cover Art: The Retribution McDermid, Val.
The Retribution
Clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill and detective Carol Jordan have put away scores of dangerous criminal. But there is one serial killer whose evil surpasses all others: Jacko Vance. Now Jacko has escaped from prison-even more twisted and cunning than before, he is focused on wreaking revenge on Tony and Carol for his years spent in prison.
2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Murder as a Fine Art Morrell, David
Murder as a Fine Art
"Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir, 'Confessions of an English Opium-Eater', is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier...Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives." --inside front cover.
2013
Adult Fiction Book
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AUTHORS
• Ablow, Keith
• Airth, Rennie
• Ashford, Jeffrey
• Bayer, William
• Black, Ethan
• Blanchard, Alice
• Burke, Jan
• Campbell, Ramsey
• Capote, Truman
• Carr, Caleb
• Clark, Mary Higgins
• Connelly, Michael
• Connolly, John
• Cornwell, Patricia
• D'Amato, Barbara
• Day, Diane
• Deaver, Jeffrey
• Dorsey, Tim
• Dun, David
• Eddings, David
• Ellis, Brett Easton
• French, Nicci
• Gardner, Lisa
• Garwood, Julie
• Gerritsen, Tess
• Guild, Nicholas
• Gutman, Amy
• Harris, Thomas
• Hart , Ellen
• Harvey, John
• Highsmith, Patricia
• Hoag, Tami
• Hooper, Kay
• Howard, Linda
• Hunter, Jesse Pritchard
• Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew
• Iles, Greg
• Johansen, Iris
• Jones, Bruce
• Katzenbach, John
• Kava, Alex
• Kellerman, Jonathan
• Kelly, Jim
• King, Stephen
• King, Tabitha
• Kirino, Natsuo
• Klavan, Andrew
• Koontz, Dean
• Lansdale, Joe R.
• Lehane, Dennis
• Levin, Ira
• Lovesey, Peter
• Lovett, Sarah
• Lutz, John
• Malone, Michael
• Martini, Steve
• Maxwell, John
• McMahon, Neil
• Miles, Kyle
• Monsour, Theresa
• Mooney, Chris
• O'Brien, Edna
• Oates, Joyce Carol
• Parrish, P.J.
• Patterson, James
• Pearson, Ridley
• Preston, Douglas
• Randisi, Robert J.
• Rankin, Ian
• Reichs, Kathy
• Rendell, Ruth
• Salter, Anna
• Sandford, John
• Santlofer, Jonathan
• Saul, John
• Savage, Tom
• Simpson, Thomas William
• Thayer, Steve
• Tracy, P.J.
• Walker, Robert W.
• White, Stephen
• Wiltse, David
• Woods, Stuart
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