Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
375 books in Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Traditional British

Subscribe to the Random House Fiction Newsletter.

Your Email Address:

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Fiction & Literature books by browsing the categories below.

Fiction:

Fiction:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Murder at the National Gallery
Murder at the National Gallery
Written by Margaret Truman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152822
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Murder at the National Gallery
A Capital Crimes Novel
Written by Margaret Truman


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 17, 2014
Price: $7.99

Continuing her success in Capital Crimes, the bestselling author of First Ladies takes readers behind the exhibits at one of D.C.'s most popular attractions. When a senior curator at the National Gallery discovers a lost Caravaggio, he concocts a masterly scheme to exhibit and exploit the masterpiece, which escalates into murder... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Murder at the Watergate
Murder at the Watergate
Written by Margaret Truman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152785
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Murder at the Watergate
A Capital Crimes Novel
Written by Margaret Truman


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 17, 2014
Price: $7.99

The Watergate in Washington, D.C., is one of the world's most famous addresses--          although not everyone knows exactly what it is. This imposing, fabulous complex is made up of a hotel, residences, restaurants, offices, shops, and more. It is a haven for the famous after they break out and, on occasion, for... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
The Stone Wife
The Stone Wife
Written by Peter Lovesey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616953935
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Stone Wife

Written by Peter Lovesey


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $26.95

Book 14 in the Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond series, one of Soho's bestselling and most critically acclaimed series, this time including a Chauceresque twist. 

At a Bath auction house, a large slab of carved stone is up for sale. At the height of what turns into very competitive bidding, there is a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Stone Wife

Written by Peter Lovesey


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $26.95

Book 14 in the Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond series, one of Soho's bestselling and most critically acclaimed series, this time including a Chauceresque twist. 

At a Bath auction house, a large slab of carved stone is up for sale. At the height of what turns into very competitive bidding, there is a... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Blind Justice
Blind Justice
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345536723
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Blind Justice
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

For a generation, Anne Perry’s New York Times bestselling novels have invited readers to explore the brilliantly seductive heart of Victorian London, where great wealth and great evil live side by side, and great men sometimes make unfortunate choices.
 
In Perry’s stunning new novel, Hester Monk, the wife of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Blood on the Water
Blood on the Water
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345548436
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Blood on the Water
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $26.00

As her New York Times bestselling novels always remind us, Anne Perry is a matchless guide to both the splendor and the shame of the British Empire at the height of its influence. In her twentieth William Monk mystery, she brings us to London’s grand Mayfair mansions, where the arrogant masters... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Blood on the Water
Blood on the Water
Written by Anne Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345548443
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Blood on the Water
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $12.99

As her New York Times bestselling novels always remind us, Anne Perry is a matchless guide to both the splendor and the shame of the British Empire at the height of its influence. In her twentieth William Monk mystery, she brings us to London’s grand Mayfair mansions, where the arrogant masters... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Get Carter

Written by Ted Lewis


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

Famously adapted into the iconic film starring Michael Caine, Get Carter—originally published as Jack’s Return Home—ranks among the most canonical of crime novels.

With a special Foreword by Mike Hodges, director of Get Carter

It’s a rainy night in the mill town of Scunthorpe when a London fixer named Jack Carter steps off...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Get Carter
Get Carter
Written by Ted Lewis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616955038
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Get Carter

Written by Ted Lewis


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

Famously adapted into the iconic film starring Michael Caine, Get Carter—originally published as Jack’s Return Home—ranks among the most canonical of crime novels.

With a special Foreword by Mike Hodges, director of Get Carter

It’s a rainy night in the mill town of Scunthorpe when a London fixer named Jack Carter steps off...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Eye for an Eye
Eye for an Eye
Written by T. Frank Muir
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954680
Our Price: $9.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Eye for an Eye

Written by T. Frank Muir


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

Meet Detective Inspector Andy Gilchrist of the constabulary of St. Andrews, Scotland, as he races the clock to stop a serial killer
 
Six corpses have appeared in the cobbled back streets of St. Andrews in recent times, all known spousal abusers who suffered the same gruesome fate: stabbed to death... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Last Detective
The Last Detective
Written by Peter Lovesey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616955304
Our Price: $9.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Last Detective

Written by Peter Lovesey


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

Introduction by Louise Penny

A woman's body has been found floating in a large reservoir just south of Bristol.  In order to solve the mystery of the "Lady in the Lake,"  Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond must locate two missing letters attributed to Jane Austen and defy his superiors on the force to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551997414
Our Price: $4.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Complete Sherlock Holmes

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Format: eBook, 1088 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $4.99

Take a visit to 221B Baker Street with this comprehensive collection of the great detective’s exploits, and experience some of the best and most significant examples of the mystery genre.

Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective has fascinated readers and viewers since he was first created. So great was readers’ love for the... Read more >
The Tooth Tattoo
The Tooth Tattoo
Written by Peter Lovesey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616953669
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Tooth Tattoo

Written by Peter Lovesey


Format: Trade Paperback, 348 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $15.95

Peter Diamond, head of the Criminal Investigation Division in scenic Bath, England, is investigating the murder of a young woman whose body has been found in the canal, the only clue to her identity a tattoo of a music note on one of her teeth. For Diamond, who wouldn’t know a Stradivarius from a French...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
A Spider in the Cup
A Spider in the Cup
Written by Barbara Cleverly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616953768
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

A Spider in the Cup

Written by Barbara Cleverly


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $15.95

London, 1933: An amateur dowsing team searching the Thames for precious metals unearths the body of a young woman with a priceless coin in her mouth. The case falls on Scotland Yard Assistant Commissioner Joe Sandilands, but he has another, very high-profile assignment. London is hosting a massive economic conference to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Prime Minister's Secret Agent
The Prime Minister's Secret Agent
Written by Susan Elia MacNeal, Read by Susan Duerden
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804165754
Our Price: $20.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

The Prime Minister's Secret Agent
A Maggie Hope Mystery
Written by Susan Elia MacNeal
Read by Susan Duerden


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER

For fans of Jacqueline Winspear, Charles Todd, and Anne Perry, The Prime Minister’s Secret Agent is a gripping new mystery featuring intrepid spy and code breaker Maggie Hope. And this time, the fallout of a deadly plot comes straight to her own front door.

... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Prime Minister's Secret Agent
The Prime Minister's Secret Agent
Written by Susan Elia MacNeal
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345539106
Our Price: $9.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Prime Minister's Secret Agent
A Maggie Hope Mystery
Written by Susan Elia MacNeal


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $9.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER

For fans of Jacqueline Winspear, Charles Todd, and Anne Perry, The Prime Minister’s Secret Agent is a gripping new mystery featuring intrepid spy and code breaker Maggie Hope. And this time, the fallout of a deadly plot comes straight to her own front door.

... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
The Prime Minister's Secret Agent
The Prime Minister's Secret Agent
Written by Susan Elia MacNeal
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345536747
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Prime Minister's Secret Agent
A Maggie Hope Mystery
Written by Susan Elia MacNeal


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER

For fans of Jacqueline Winspear, Charles Todd, and Anne Perry, The Prime Minister’s Secret Agent is a gripping new mystery featuring intrepid spy and code breaker Maggie Hope. And this time, the fallout of a deadly plot comes straight to her own front door.

... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Beware This Boy
Beware This Boy
Written by Maureen Jennings
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771043192
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Beware This Boy

Written by Maureen Jennings


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95

This second book in Maureen Jennings' terrific new mystery series brings England during World War II vividly alive: a must for fans of the author's own beloved Murdoch Mysteries and of Foyle's War.
     The summer of 1940 had been a dark one for England, and even darker for DI Tom Tyler's... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Maisie Dobbs
Maisie Dobbs
Written by Jacqueline Winspear
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954079
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Maisie Dobbs

Written by Jacqueline Winspear


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $14.95

10th Anniversary Edition with a special Afterword by the author

Maisie Dobbs got her start as a maid in an aristocratic London household when she was thirteen. Her employer, suffragette Lady Rowan Compton, soon became her patron, taking the remarkably bright youngster under her wing. Lady Rowan's friend, Maurice Blanche, often retained... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Elusive Mrs. Pollifax
Elusive Mrs. Pollifax
Written by Dorothy Gilman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151849
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Elusive Mrs. Pollifax

Written by Dorothy Gilman


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2014
Price: $7.99

While waiting for a view of her night-blooming cereus, the mild-seeming Mrs. Pollifax received urgent orders for a daring mission to aid an escape. Soon, the unlikely-looking international spy was sporting a beautiful new hat that hid eight forged passports.... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Mrs. Pollifax on Safari
Mrs. Pollifax on Safari
Written by Dorothy Gilman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151856
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Mrs. Pollifax on Safari

Written by Dorothy Gilman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2014
Price: $7.99

"Mrs. Pollifax is the American cousin to Agatha Christie's Miss Marple."
TORONTO STAR
Mrs. Pollifax has been sent on safari by the C.I.A. and told only to take pictures of all of her companions, in order to find the international assassin whose next target is the president of Zambia. It sounded so simple... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Tightrope Walker
Tightrope Walker
Written by Dorothy Gilman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151825
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Tightrope Walker

Written by Dorothy Gilman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2014
Price: $7.99

"A superb book."
THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE
When quiet, shy Amelia Jones reads a desperate message that has fallen out of a barrel organ in the antique shop she just bought, she can't forget the words, "They're going to kill me soon..." Armed only with the woman's first name and the note written years... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Dead Lions
Dead Lions
Written by Mick Herron
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616953676
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Dead Lions

Written by Mick Herron


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $14.95

London's Slough House is where the washed-up MI5 spies go to while away what's left of their failed careers. The "slow horses," as they’re called, have all disgraced themselves in some way to get relegated here. Maybe they messed up an op badly and can't be trusted anymore. Maybe they got...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Death on Blackheath
Death on Blackheath
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345548382
Our Price: $27.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Death on Blackheath
A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $27.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Anne Perry’s superb New York Times bestselling novels set in the glorious reign of Victoria are loved by readers far and wide. Now, with this new Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mystery, Perry returns us to that charmed era, when wealth and power rule—but where, alas, poisonous corruption lies coiled in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Death on Blackheath
Death on Blackheath
Written by Anne Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345548399
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Death on Blackheath
A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Anne Perry’s superb New York Times bestselling novels set in the glorious reign of Victoria are loved by readers far and wide. Now, with this new Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mystery, Perry returns us to that charmed era, when wealth and power rule—but where, alas, poisonous corruption lies coiled in... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Page 2 of 15
View past category highlights: