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Hawthorn & Child

A philosophical detective story finds a dream state on the streets of London.

 

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Narcoland

The creation of a state of terror.

 

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Night Film

A New York reporter investigates a deceased beauty and her reclusive filmmaking father, in a story rich with modern details.

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Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery

The mystery of a murderer who targeted sex workers brings the victims' lives into view.

 

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The Invention of Murder

The lurid world of Victorian crime and the literature it made possible.

 

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The Mark Inside

In the golden age of the Big Con, the wires and rails that knit American cities made a perfect web.

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Raylan

A writer famed for his chattering crooks turns again to his close-mouthed lawman.

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Murder in the First-Class Carriage: The First Victorian Railway Killing

An infamous crime and its aftermath.

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The Factory Novels

In these gritty mysteries, cases that no one else cares about fall to one cop.

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Trackers

The smuggling of a rare animal embroils a South African bodyguard in an even wilder intrigue.

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The Cut

In the latest from the D.C.-based novelist, an ex-Marine takes center stage.

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The Gentlemen's Hour

Murder haunts the waves in Don Winslow's followup to The Dawn Patrol.

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A Death in Summer

A steamy tale of an Irish tycoon's murder and his widow's dangerous allure.

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Al Capone and His American Boys

A true story of 1930s gangsters resurfaces, with movie-ready dialogue intact.

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The Devil She Knows

An ambitious--and ruthless--politician crosses paths with a waitress in a tale of suspense grounded in the blue-collar world of New York's outer boroughs.

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I Am the Market

A drug-smuggling mastermind spills his trade secrets.

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Kismet

A Turkish private eye in Frankfurt, Germany, faces down a nationalist gang in a tale half hardboiled American crime, half sly European satire.

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Still Midnight

Family ties -- among criminals, victims, and police -- are at the bottom of a botched kidnapping in Glasgow. Read more...

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The Man from Beijing

The creator of the Kurt Wallender novels crafts a sly crime story that reaches back a century and around the globe. Read more...

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The Godfather of Kathmandu

As detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep crosses the border into Nepal, the karmic burdens weighing on Bangkok’s most honest cop get even heavier.

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Doors Open

An art-heist in the heart of Edinburgh takes a wrong turn in this darkly comic caper. Read more...

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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In the Light of What We Know

Zia Haider Rahman's mystery of a brilliant Bangladeshi mathematician's past barrels through the Ivy League, London high finance, and spy-haunted Afghanistan in a page-turning tale of exile, intrigue and the price of friendship. A Discover Great New Writers selection.

The People's Platform

Once touted as the foundation for tomorrow's digital democracy, the Internet is increasingly ruled by a few corporate giants, while millions of contributors till its fields for free. Astra Taylor looks at why the web has failed to deliver a communitarian cyberscape, and offers a compelling case for restoring its original vision.

A Private Venus

Dubbed "the Italian Simenon," Giorgio Scerbanenco (1911-1969) began his crime-writing career with books set in the USA, but quickly shifted scene closer to home, the city of Milan.  In this adventure, appearing in English for the first time, his underdog hero Dr. Duca Lamberti finds himself in the middle of a seedy, scantily clad criminal racket, where the presence of an outsider could result in death.