Mystery, Crime Fiction, Noir...

Unleash your inner sleuth -- there's no better escape than a great thriller! From classic noir and detective stories to unstable marriages and unreliable narrators we've got something for everyone. These books will keep you captivated from the first page to the final twist.

Mystery & Crime Fiction

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Nobody Move: A Novel Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780312429614
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Published: Picador - April 27th, 2010

“The God I want to believe in has a voice and a sense of humor like Denis Johnson’s.” So says Jonathan Franzen (The Corrections), and I couldn’t agree more. Denis Johnson’s latest book, Nobody Move, is a gripping noir thriller that hijacked my attention for an entire afternoon. I read it once all the way through, and then started again. You don’t want to miss the story of Jimmy Luntz, a down-on-his-luck compulsive gambler on the run, and the crack-shot, drunk Native American Anita. Together they stagger through the dark, lawless underworld Johnson has created—a world that chillingly mirrors our own.


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Beat the Reaper: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316032216
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 14th, 2009

Imagine this... you are a deadly mafia assassin, who escaped into the witness protection program, where you pursued your dream of becoming a doctor. One day in the ER, a thug from your former life recognizes you. This thug is infected with an unidentified disease that is quickly killing him, and he threatens to turn you in to the mafia if you can't cure him in 24 hours. Meanwhile, because of a three-stooges-like medical mishap, you become infected with the same incurable disease, so you'll have to not only outwit the mafia, but "beat the reaper" yourself. The clock is ticking. Ready, set, go!!--Sarah B


Miracle Creek: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250251305
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Published: Picador - April 7th, 2020

The Witch Elm: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224643
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Published: Penguin Books - July 30th, 2019

Our Kind of Cruelty: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250214935
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Published: Picador - May 7th, 2019

The Word Is Murder: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062676801
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2019

The Perfect Mother: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062696809
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - December 31st, 2018

The Wolf Wants In: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399590290
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 26th, 2020

Before She Knew Him: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062838162
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 25th, 2020

The Plotters: A Novel Cover Image
By Un-su Kim, Sora Kim-Russell (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525564805
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Published: Anchor - December 3rd, 2019

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In a Lonely Place Cover Image
By Dorothy B. Hughes, Megan Abbott (Afterword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781681371474
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Published: NYRB Classics - August 15th, 2017

Dorothy Hughes - The first lady of noir! Looking for a smart literary thriller? Hughes was a pioneer of twist endings, unreliable narrators and setting as character. Without Hughes there is no "Gone Girl" or "Girl on the Train". Try one - she wont' disappoint! (And she was born and raised in Kansas City, MO)--Sarah B.


The Expendable Man Cover Image
By Dorothy B. Hughes, Walter Mosley (Afterword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781590174951
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Published: NYRB Classics - July 3rd, 2012

Dread Journey Cover Image
By Dorothy B. Hughes, Sarah Weinman (Introduction by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781613161463
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Published: American Mystery Classics - December 3rd, 2019

Heaven, My Home (A Highway 59 Novel #2) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316363402
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 17th, 2019

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Penguin Clothbound Classics) Cover Image
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Iain Pears (Introduction by), Ed Glinert (Notes by), Coralie Bickford-Smith (Illustrator)
$23.00
ISBN: 9780241347782
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 13th, 2018

And Then There Were None Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062073471
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 18th, 2011

Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories: A Hercule Poirot Collection with Foreword by Charles Todd (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062251671
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 10th, 2013

Donnybrook: A Novel Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374532895
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Published: FSG Originals - March 5th, 2013

Recursion: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524759797
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 10th, 2020

Cult X Cover Image
By Fuminori Nakamura, Kalau Almony (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781641290234
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Published: Soho Crime - April 16th, 2019

Baby Teeth: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250170767
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 16th, 2019

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The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne: A Mystery Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250142818
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 4th, 2020

Jade Dragon Mountain: A Mystery (Li Du Novels #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250072337
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 5th, 2016