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Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas
Mr. Kiss and Tell
Written by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $9.99

In the second book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Veronica Mars is back with a case that will expose the hidden workings of one of Neptune’s most murderous locations.

The Neptune Grand has always been the seaside town’s ritziest hotel, despite the shady dealings and high-profile scandals that seem... Read more >
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Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas
Mr. Kiss and Tell
Written by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Read by Rebecca Lowman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $20.00

In the second book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Veronica Mars is back with a case that will expose the hidden workings of one of Neptune’s most murderous locations.

The Neptune Grand has always been the seaside town’s ritziest hotel, despite the shady dealings and high-profile scandals that seem... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas

(Available January 20, 2015)
Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas
Written by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170727
Our Price: $14.95
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Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas
Mr. Kiss and Tell
Written by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $14.95

In the second book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Veronica Mars is back with a case that will expose the hidden workings of one of Neptune’s most murderous locations.

The Neptune Grand has always been the seaside town’s ritziest hotel, despite the shady dealings and high-profile scandals that seem... Read more >
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The Boy in the Suitcase (Nina Borg #1)

(Available January 13, 2015)
The Boy in the Suitcase (Nina Borg #1)
Written by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954918
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The Boy in the Suitcase (Nina Borg #1)

Written by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $9.99

Nina Borg, a Red Cross nurse, wife, and mother of two, is a compulsive do-gooder who can’t say no when someone asks for help—even when she knows better. When her estranged friend Karin leaves her a key to a public locker in the Copenhagen train station, Nina gets suckered into her...

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Death of a Nightingale (Nina Borg #3)

(Available January 6, 2015)
Death of a Nightingale (Nina Borg #3)
Written by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis, Translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954512
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Death of a Nightingale (Nina Borg #3)

Written by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis
Translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $15.95

From the Nordic noir duo who brought you The New York Times bestseller The Boy in the Suitcase comes a chilling new thriller with a mystery seventy-years in the making.

Nina. Natasha. Olga. Three women united by one terrifying secret. But only one of them has killed to keep it.

Natasha Doroshenko, a... Read more >
Winter at the Door

(Available January 6, 2015)
Winter at the Door
Written by Sarah Graves
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345535016
Our Price: $26.00
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Winter at the Door
A Novel
Written by Sarah Graves


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $26.00

Perfect for fans of Jenny Milchman, Linda Castillo, and Lisa Gardner—the first book in a suspenseful new crime thriller series featuring the tough but haunted police chief Lizzie Snow, a big-city cop with a mission, taking on a small town with a dark side.
 
Moving from Boston to remote Bearkill... Read more >
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Winter at the Door
A Novel
Written by Sarah Graves


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $12.99

Perfect for fans of Jenny Milchman, Linda Castillo, and Lisa Gardner—the first book in a suspenseful new crime thriller series featuring the tough but haunted police chief Lizzie Snow, a big-city cop with a mission, taking on a small town with a dark side.
 
Moving from Boston to remote Bearkill... Read more >
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The Bishop's Wife

Written by Mette Ivie Harrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

In the predominantly Mormon city of Draper, Utah, some seemingly perfect families have deadly secrets.

Linda Wallheim is a devout Mormon, the mother of five boys and the wife of a bishop. But Linda is increasingly troubled by her church’s structure and secrecy, especially as a disturbing situation takes shape in... Read more >
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The Bishop's Wife

(Available December 30, 2014)
The Bishop's Wife
Written by Mette Ivie Harrison
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616954765
Our Price: $26.95
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The Bishop's Wife

Written by Mette Ivie Harrison


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

In the predominantly Mormon city of Draper, Utah, some seemingly perfect families have deadly secrets.

Linda Wallheim is a devout Mormon, the mother of five boys and the wife of a bishop. But Linda is increasingly troubled by her church’s structure and secrecy, especially as a disturbing situation takes shape in... Read more >
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Until You're Mine

(Available December 30, 2014)
Until You're Mine
Written by Samantha Hayes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804136914
Our Price: $15.00
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Until You're Mine
A Novel
Written by Samantha Hayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2014
Price: $15.00

You're alone. You're vulnerable. And you have something that someone else wants. At any cost.
 
Claudia Morgan-Brown finally has it all. Pregnant with a much-wanted first baby of her own, she has a happily established family of two small step-sons and a loving husband with a great career. But she is also...

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Chilled to the Bone

(Available December 23, 2014)
Chilled to the Bone
Written by Quentin Bates
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954703
Our Price: $15.95
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Chilled to the Bone

Written by Quentin Bates


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: December 23, 2014
Price: $15.95

When Sergeant Gunnhildur Gísladóttir of the local police force is called in to investigate the death of a man found tied to a bed in one of Reykjavík's nicest hotels, she finds no sign of criminal activity but suspects there may be more to the case than meets the eye. Could... Read more >
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13 Hollywood Apes
13 Hollywood Apes
Written by Gil Reavill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553395051
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13 Hollywood Apes
A Layla Remington Mystery
Written by Gil Reavill


Format: eBook, 310 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2014
Price: $2.99

In a savvy, stylish thriller debut perfect for anyone who loves the crime novels of Michael Connelly or Nevada Barr, Gil Reavill unravels a chilling tale of murder and mayhem among humans and their closest evolutionary relatives—a primate family that may just be too close for comfort.
 
As a wildfire... Read more >
The Fire Dance
The Fire Dance
Written by Helene Tursten, Translated by Laura A. Wideburg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616950125
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The Fire Dance

Written by Helene Tursten
Translated by Laura A. Wideburg


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Detective Inspector Irene Huss hasn’t seen Sophie Malmborg for over fifteen years, but she’s still haunted by the strange young ballerina’s role in the fire that killed her stepfather. Why had she refused to speak to Irene and the other case workers? Could an eleven-year-old—even one as disturbed and aloof as... Read more >
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The Joanne Kilbourn Mysteries 6-Book Bundle Volume 3
The Joanne Kilbourn Mysteries 6-Book Bundle Volume 3
Written by Gail Bowen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771030321
Our Price: $51.99
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The Joanne Kilbourn Mysteries 6-Book Bundle Volume 3
The Last Good Day; The Endless Knot; The Brutal Heart; The Nesting Dolls; Kaleidoscope; The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen


Format: eBook, 1632 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $51.99

"A treat for long-time fans as well as a perfect introduction for newcomers to this classic series of dramatic mysteries featuring Joanne Kilbourn, from "the queen of Canadian crime fiction." (Winnipeg Free Press)

In The Last Good Day, Joanne meets the tough-yet-tender criminal lawyer and paraplegic playboy Zack Shreve, who will soon... Read more >
The Kill List
The Kill List
Written by Nichole Christoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101883006
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The Kill List
A Jamie Sinclair Novel
Written by Nichole Christoff


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $2.99

In this taut debut thriller, Nichole Christoff introduces a savvy private investigator with nerves of steel—and a shattered heart.
 
As a top private eye turned security specialist, Jamie Sinclair has worked hard to put her broken marriage behind her. But when her lying, cheating ex-husband, army colonel Tim Thorp, calls... Read more >
Sharp Objects (Mass Market)
Sharp Objects (Mass Market)
Written by Gillian Flynn
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781101902875
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Sharp Objects (Mass Market)
A Novel
Written by Gillian Flynn


Format: Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $9.99

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL

Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac... Read more >
The Job
The Job
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345543127
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The Job
A Fox and O'Hare Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

He’s a charming con man and she’s a dedicated FBI agent, and they’re about to drive each other crazy . . . again!

 
The FBI had one demand when they secretly teamed up Special Agent Kate O’Hare with charming con man Nicolas Fox—bring down the world’s... Read more >
The Job
The Job
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
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ISBN: 9780345543141
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The Job
A Fox and O'Hare Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

He’s a charming con man and she’s a dedicated FBI agent, and they’re about to drive each other crazy . . . again!

 
The FBI had one demand when they secretly teamed up Special Agent Kate O’Hare with charming con man Nicolas Fox—bring down the world’s... Read more >
The Job
The Job
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385363204
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The Job
A Fox and O'Hare Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

He’s a charming con man and she’s a dedicated FBI agent, and they’re about to drive each other crazy . . . again!

 
The FBI had one demand when they secretly teamed up Special Agent Kate O’Hare with charming con man Nicolas Fox—bring down the world’s... Read more >
The Job
The Job
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385367004
Our Price: $35.00
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The Job
A Fox and O'Hare Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $35.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

He’s a charming con man and she’s a dedicated FBI agent, and they’re about to drive each other crazy . . . again!

 
The FBI had one demand when they secretly teamed up Special Agent Kate O’Hare with charming con man Nicolas Fox—bring down the world’s... Read more >
The Job
The Job
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385367011
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The Job
A Fox and O'Hare Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

He’s a charming con man and she’s a dedicated FBI agent, and they’re about to drive each other crazy . . . again!

 
The FBI had one demand when they secretly teamed up Special Agent Kate O’Hare with charming con man Nicolas Fox—bring down the world’s... Read more >
Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzoh Ball of Death
Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzoh Ball of Death
Written by Mark Reutlinger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553393392
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Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzoh Ball of Death

Written by Mark Reutlinger


Format: eBook, 188 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $2.99

Move over, Miss Marple—Mark Reutlinger’s charming cozy debut introduces readers to the unforgettable amateur sleuth Rose Kaplan and her loyal sidekick, Ida.
 
Everyone knows that Rose Kaplan makes the best matzoh ball soup around—she’s a regular matzoh ball maven—so it’s no surprise at the Julius and Rebecca Cohen Home for... Read more >
Black Karma
Black Karma
Written by Thatcher Robinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616140038
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Black Karma
A White Ginger Novel
Written by Thatcher Robinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 247 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.95

Bai Jiang—San Francisco’s best-known souxun (“people finder”)—is hired to track down the mysterious Daniel Chen. Police inspector Kelly suspects Chen of being involved in a botched drug heist that resulted in the death of an officer. Bai has her own suspicions.  She thinks the police just want to see Chen dead... Read more >
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Black Karma
A White Ginger Novel
Written by Thatcher Robinson


Format: eBook, 247 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

Bai Jiang—San Francisco’s best-known souxun (“people finder”)—is hired to track down the mysterious Daniel Chen. Police inspector Kelly suspects Chen of being involved in a botched drug heist that resulted in the death of an officer. Bai has her own suspicions.  She thinks the police just want to see Chen dead... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Red Book of Primrose House
The Red Book of Primrose House
Written by Marty Wingate
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804177719
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The Red Book of Primrose House
A Potting Shed Mystery
Written by Marty Wingate


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $2.99

In Marty Wingate’s charming new Potting Shed Mystery, Texas transplant Pru Parke’s restoration of a historic landscape in England is uprooted by an ax murderer.
 
Pru Parke has her dream job: head gardener at an eighteenth-century manor house in Sussex. The landscape for Primrose House was laid out in 1806... Read more >
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