The discovery of a dead body in the woods on Thanksgiving Weekend brings the Chief Inspector and his colleagues from the Sûreté du Québec to a small village in the Eastern Townships.
The first in a series of more than 15 exemplary books.
For the first time in his legendary career, B wants more than a big score -- he wants justice.
Aided by a beautiful, no-nonsense female prosecutor and a legion of crafty cousins – all accomplished grifters – he puts together the ultimate swindle.
When a shady character offers him $25,000 to steal a thousand-year-old pot, HS knows he should turn it down. His pot digging may be illegal, but it's a big step from that to robbery.
A tale of murder, mystery and pottery.
The peaceful English village of King’s Abbot is stunned. A widow dies from an overdose of Veronal, and 24 hours later, the man she had planned to marry is murdered.
One of the greatest conclusions to a murder mystery ever.
First, there were ten. Strangers summoned guests to a little private island.
Their host – an eccentric millionaire – is nowhere to be found. Each of them has been marked for murder.
She was just seven when her evidence put her older brother behind bars.
When she is contacted by a group who are convinced of his innocence, she starts to ask questions she never dared to before.
Everyone in her family had something to hide that day…especially her brother.
GH and CAB are passengers on the same train. One is a successful architect in the midst of a divorce, the other a mysterious smooth-talker with a sadistic proposal.
He’ll murder GH’s wife if GH will murder CAB’s father.
Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops a train in its tracks as it travels through the mountainous Balkans.
In the morning, an American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.
Global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, the secret to eternal life.
Mostly in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore.
A constable dreams of being a detective in London's Metropolitan Police.
After taking a statement from a witness who happens to be a ghost, he comes to the attention of the Chief Inspector, who investigates crimes involving magic and other manifestations of the uncanny.
A descent into evil, narrated by the newest addition to a group of highly eccentric students at an elite New England college.
They slip gradually from obsession to corruption and betrayal, and at last: murder.
The Boston Public Library. Four strangers sitting at the same table when a bloodcurdling scream breaks the silence.A woman has been murdered.
They are all suspects, and, as it turns out, one of them is a murderer.
Journalist investigates the suicide of a reclusive film director's daughter, under suspicious circumstances.
The last time he got close to exposing the director, he lost his marriage and his career. This time he might lose even more.
A group of old college friends are snowed in at a hunting lodge in the Scottish Highlands.
Amid the boisterous revelry of New Year’s Eve, the cord holding them together snaps.
One of them is a killer.
Calcutta, 1919. A Scotland Yard detective investigates the murder of a British official.
The investigation takes him from the opulent mansions of wealthy British traders to the seedy opium dens of the city.
The year is 1327. Seven bizarre deaths in an Italian abbey, and a monk turns detective.
His tools are the logic of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, the empirical insights of Roger Bacon.
Her life is seemingly perfect. She lives in a grand house in one of London’s most desirable areas.
One evening her husband returns home late from a fashion shoot, and she shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.
He knows the rules. EH will die every day until he can identify her killer and break the cycle.
Every time the day begins again, he wakes up in the body of a different guest at the manor. And some of his hosts are more helpful than others.
A bookseller is investigated by the FBI because someone has started using his list of classics from the murder mystery genre to commit murders in real life.
Four retirees meet weekly to discuss unsolved crimes.
When a brutal killing takes place on their doorstep, they find themselves in the middle of their first live case.