Books about Order

  1. The Mystery of the Blue Train

    by Agatha Christie
    A young woman investigates a murder on the luxurious Blue Train.

    Poirot boards Le Train Bleu , bound for the French Riviera . So does Katherine Grey, who is having her first winter out of England, after recently receiving a relatively large inheritance. On board ... (Wikipedia)

  2. The Well of Ascension

    by Brandon Sanderson
    In a post-apocalyptic world, a war-torn nation struggles to rebuild and survive.

    The Final Empire is in turmoil as various regions descend into anarchy following the Lord Ruler's death and the disappearance of the Steel Ministry. Elend Venture has claimed the crown of the capital ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    by Jack Finney
    A small town is terrorized by alien pods that duplicate people and steal their souls.

    On a quiet fall evening in the small, peaceful town of Mill Valley, California, Dr. Miles Bennell discovered an insidious, horrifying plot. Silently, subtly, almost imperceptibly, alien life-forms ... (Goodreads)

  4. The Late Show

    by Michael Connelly
    A female detective is thrust into a dangerous case, uncovering secrets of a criminal underworld.

    In this first installment of the Renée Ballard series, #1 bestselling author Michael Connelly introduces a "complicated and driven" young detective fighting to prove herself on the LAPD's toughest ... (Barnes & Noble)

  5. Death of an Expert Witness

    by P.D. James
    A detective investigates a suspicious death in a hospital laboratory, uncovering a sinister conspiracy.

    Dr. Lorrimer appeared to be the picture of a bloodless, coldly efficient scientist. Only when his brutally slain body is discovered and his secret past dissected does the image begin to change. Once ... (Goodreads)

  6. Force of Nature

    by Jane Harper
    A detective's investigation into a missing woman, uncovering dark secrets of a small town.

    Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along a muddy track. Only four come out on the other side. The hike through the rugged Giralang Ranges is meant to take the office ... (Goodreads)

  7. Chess Story

    by Stefan Zweig
    A chess master's attempt to regain his lost skill, and the psychological battle he faces.

    The narrator opens the story on a passenger liner traveling from New York to Buenos Aires. Driven to mental anguish as the result of total isolation by the Nazis , Dr B, a securities expert hiding ... (Wikipedia)

  8. Magic Burns

    by Ilona Andrews
    A female mercenary must confront her past while protecting a mysterious girl from supernatural forces.

    Down in Atlanta, tempers – and temperatures – are about to flare… As a mercenary who cleans up after magic gone wrong, Kate Daniels has seen her share of occupational hazards. Normally, waves of ... (Goodreads)

  9. The Murder on the Links

    by Agatha Christie
    Detective Hercule Poirot solves a mysterious murder on a golf course in France.

    Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings travel to Merlinville-sur-Mer, France, to meet Paul Renauld, who has requested their help. Upon arriving at his home, the Villa Genevieve, local police greet them ... (Wikipedia)

  10. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    by Mark Haddon
    A young autistic boy's investigation of a crime, and personal journey of understanding.

    Christopher John Francis Boone is a fifteen-year-old boy who is implied to be on the autism spectrum , who lives with his father, Ed. He explains in his narration that his mother, Judy, died two ... (Wikipedia)

  11. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

    by Marie Kondō
    A guide to mastering the art of decluttering and organizing for a more fulfilling life.

    #1, NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER • The book that sparked a revolution and inspired the hit Netflix series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,: the original guide to decluttering your home once and for all. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  12. Presumed Innocent

    by Scott Turow
    Prosecutor Rusty Sabich is accused of murdering his colleague and mistress. He must prove his innocence while navigating a web of lies and deceit.

    The novel begins with the discovery of Carolyn Polhemus, dead in her apartment. She is the victim of what appears to be a sexual bondage encounter gone wrong, killed outright by a fatal blow to the ... (Wikipedia)

  13. Second Foundation

    by Isaac Asimov
    A quest to find the mysterious force controlling the fate of the galaxy.

    Part I is about The Mule 's search for the elusive Second Foundation, with the intent of destroying it. The executive council of the Second Foundation is aware of The Mule's intent and, in the words ... (Wikipedia)

  14. حياة في الإدارة

    by Ghazi A. Algosaibi
    A guide to managing organizational life and achieving success.

    "إن كثيراً من النقاش الذي يدور حول الإدارة هو نقاش لفظي عقيم. لا يهم أن تكون الإدارة علماً أو فناً، فالفرق بين العلم والفن مسألة تتعلق بالتعريف أكثر من تعلقها بالجوهر. ولا يهم أن يولد الإنسان ... (Goodreads)

  15. Poirot Investigates

    by Agatha Christie
    Detective Hercule Poirot solves mysteries using his "little grey cells" of logic and reasoning.

    First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond... then came the “suicide” that was murder... the mystery of the absurdly cheap flat...a suspicious death in a locked gun room... a ... (Goodreads)

  16. The Narrows

    by Michael Connelly
    A detective's pursuit of justice, exploring the dark underworld of L.A.

    FBI agent Rachel Walling finally gets the call she's dreaded for years, the one that tells her the Poet has surfaced. She has never forgotten the serial killer who wove lines of poetry in his hideous ... (Goodreads)

  17. Airport

    by Arthur Hailey
    An airport becomes a microcosm of human drama, revealing the stories of those who pass through its gates.

    The story takes place at Lincoln International, a fictional Chicago airport based very loosely on O'Hare International Airport . The action mainly centers on Mel Bakersfeld, the Airport General ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Have His Carcase

    by Dorothy L. Sayers
    Detective investigates a mysterious death on the beach, uncovering a sinister criminal plot.

    During a hiking holiday on the South West coast of England, the detective novelist Harriet Vane discovers the body of a man lying on an isolated rock on the shore, not far from the resort of ... (Wikipedia)

  19. Jar City

    by Arnaldur Indriðason
    Detective Erlendur investigates a murder in Reykjavík, uncovering secrets that have been buried for decades.

    When a lonely old man is found murdered in his Reykjavík flat, the only clues are a cryptic note left by the killer and a photograph of a young girl’s grave. Inspector Erlendur, who heads the ... (Goodreads)

  20. The Body in the Library

    by Agatha Christie
    A mysterious body found in a tranquil country library, investigated by a detective couple.

    The maid at Gossington Hall wakes Mrs Bantry by saying, “There is a body in the library!” Dolly Bantry then wakes her husband, Colonel Arthur Bantry to go downstairs. He finds the dead body of a ... (Wikipedia)

  21. Prelude to Foundation

    by Isaac Asimov
    A powerful ruler's journey to save his crumbling empire, and protect humanity from a mysterious force.

    Prelude to Foundation is set in the year 12,020 G.E. (Galactic Era), during the rocky reign of the Emperor Cleon I. It starts with Seldon's presentation of a paper at a mathematics convention ... (Wikipedia)

  22. Red Dragon

    by Thomas Harris
    A serial killer stalks the night, and a former FBI agent is the only one who can stop him.

    In 1975, Will Graham , a brilliant profiler of the FBI , captured the serial killer Hannibal Lecter . However, Graham suffered serious injuries from the encounter and retired afterwards. Four years ... (Wikipedia)

  23. Gathering Prey

    by John Sandford
    A detective and his team hunt a serial killer, uncovering secrets of the past.

    Letty a young college girl receives a call from Skye a traveler she met briefly in San Francisco. Remembering that Letty's adoptive father is a detective she requests help in finding her companion ... (Wikipedia)

  24. The Guns of August

    by Barbara W. Tuchman
    A riveting account of the events leading up to World War I and its devastating consequences.

    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. ... (Goodreads)

  25. The Third Victim

    by Lisa Gardner
    A gripping crime thriller following an FBI agent as she investigates a series of murders.

    The past isn't over.... An unspeakable act has ripped apart the idyllic town of Bakersville, Oregon, and its once-peaceful residents are demanding quick justice. But though a boy has confessed to the ... (Goodreads)

  26. Cop Hater

    by Ed McBain
    A cop killer is on the loose in the 87th precinct, and the detectives must race against time to catch him before he strikes again.

    The city has surrendered to a heat wave in July 1956. When detective Mike Reardon is on the way to work on the nightshift, he is murdered from behind with a .45 caliber handgun . As Steve Carella and ... (Wikipedia)

  27. The Language of Bees

    by Laurie R. King
    Detective story of a British nobleman's investigation into the murder of Sherlock Holmes.

    Russell and Holmes return to their home in Sussex, England , in 1924 after seven months abroad in India, Japan and California. The novel features a domestic mystery as a hive on Holmes's farm has ... (Wikipedia)

  28. Jade City

    by Fonda Lee
    Epic fantasy tale of generations of a powerful crime family in a city of magical jade.

    Bero, a minor thief, attempts to steal jade from a No Peak Fist while he is dining in a clan-affiliated restaurant, but Bero and his Abukei accomplice Sampa are quickly caught and brought to Hilo for ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Dead Simple

    by Peter James
    A stag night prank goes wrong, leaving the groom buried alive. A race against time to save him ensues.

    It was meant to be a harmless stag-night prank. A few hours later, his friends are dead and Michael Harrison has disappeared. With only three days to the wedding, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace—a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  30. Festive in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    Detective Eve Dallas investigates a murder in a time of celebration.

    Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn’t count the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest. Lieutenant Eve Dallas soon discovers a lineup of women who were loved and ... (Goodreads)

  31. A Fearsome Doubt

    by Charles Todd
    A shell-shocked WWI veteran turned detective investigates a murder in a small English village, haunted by his own past.

    Bestselling author Charles Todd has earned a special place among mystery’s elite writers with his acclaimed series featuring Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge, a former soldier seeking to lay to ... (Goodreads)

  32. Delusion in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    Detective Eve Dallas investigates a murder shrouded in virtual reality, uncovering a web of secrets.

    After years on the force, Eve Dallas didn't think she could be shocked anymore... until now. It was just another after-work happy-hour bar downtown, where business professionals unwound with a few ... (Goodreads)

  33. Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit

    by John E. Douglas
    A memoir of John E. Douglas, a former FBI agent who pioneered the profiling of serial killers.

    He has hunted some of the most notorious and sadistic criminals of our time: The Trailside Killer in San Francisco, the Atlanta Child murderer. He has confronted, interviewed and researched dozens of ... (Goodreads)

  34. Batman: No Man's Land, Vol. 1

    by Bob Gale
    After a devastating earthquake, Gotham City is declared a "No Man's Land." Batman and his allies fight to restore order and help the citizens survive.

    Gotham City suffers the results of a magnitude 7.6 earthquake in the, Cataclysm, storyline. In response, the US government evacuates most of the civilian population, then declares Gotham a " no man's ... (Wikipedia)

  35. Mrs. McGinty's Dead

    by Agatha Christie
    A detective investigates a murder, uncovering clues and solving the case.

    Superintendent Spence informs Hercule Poirot of the case of Mrs McGinty, an elderly charwoman , apparently killed by her lodger, James Bentley, for her savings of £30, which she kept under a ... (Wikipedia)

  36. Thrones, Dominations

    by Dorothy L. Sayers
    Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane solve a murder mystery in 1930s London, while navigating their own relationship.

    It is 1936. Lord and Lady Peter Wimsey, returned from a European honeymoon, are settling into their new home in London, where daily life is affected by the illness and then death of the king . The ... (Wikipedia)

  37. Murder on Mulberry Bend

    by Victoria Thompson
    Midwife Sarah Brandt investigates the murder of a young woman in turn-of-the-century New York City.

    Sarah Brandt, a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York City, has seen more than her share of joy and sorrow, birth and death. Now she will see for the first time how the squalor of the streets can ... (Goodreads)

  38. One Step Behind

    by Henning Mankell
    A detective solves a murder mystery, uncovering a web of corruption in the process.

    It is Midsummer's Eve. Three young friends meet in a wood to act out an elaborate masque. But unknown to them, they are being watched. With a bullet each, all three are murdered. Soon afterwards, one ... (Goodreads)

  39. From Doon With Death

    by Ruth Rendell
    A detective investigates the murder of a young woman, uncovering secrets and lies in a small English village.

    Dazzling psychological suspense. Razor-sharp dialogue. Plots that catch and hold like a noose. These are the hallmarks of crime legend Ruth Rendell. From Doon with Death , now in a striking new ... (Goodreads)

  40. Sparkling Cyanide

    by Agatha Christie
    A mysterious death leads to a thrilling investigation to uncover the truth.

    One year earlier on 2 November, seven people sat down to dinner at the restaurant "Luxembourg". One, Rosemary Barton, never got up. The coroner ruled her death suicide due to post-flu depression. Six ... (Wikipedia)

  41. Murder in Chinatown

    by Victoria Thompson
    A midwife investigates the murder of a prostitute in New York's Chinatown, uncovering secrets and danger.

    The ninth in the Edgar(r) Award-nominated series featuring midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Malloy in turn-of-the-century New York City. Sarah Brandt has made her uneasy way to Chinatown ... (Goodreads)

  42. Police

    by Jo Nesbø
    Crime novel set in Oslo, Norway, featuring a detective who must solve a case full of unexpected twists and turns.

    The tenth in the Oslo crime series featuring detective Harry Hole is the most sizeable entry yet; a twisting-turning saga that pits the gangly maverick against that most feared of serial killers, the ... (Wikipedia)

  43. Where Shadows Dance

    by C.S. Harris
    A murder mystery set in Regency England, where a nobleman's death leads to a web of secrets and scandals.

    How do you set about solving a murder no one can reveal has been committed? Regency London, July 1812. That's the challenge confronting C.S. Harris's aristocratic soldier-turned-sleuth Sebastian St. ... (Goodreads)

  44. The Ice Child

    by Camilla Läckberg

    SEE NO EVIL It’s January in the peaceful seaside resort of Fjällbacka. A semi-naked girl wanders through the woods in freezing cold weather. When she finally reaches the road, a car comes out of ... (Goodreads)

  45. Dumb Witness

    by Agatha Christie
    Poirot investigates a murder in a small English town, uncovering secrets and lies.

    Emily Arundell, a wealthy spinster, writes to Hercule Poirot in the belief she has been the victim of attempted murder after a fall in her home in Berkshire . However, her family and household ... (Wikipedia)

  46. The Reversal

    by Michael Connelly
    A high-profile murder case is retried with a new defense team, uncovering corruption and secrets in the justice system.

    Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller finds himself recruited to change stripes and prosecute the high-profile retrial of a brutal child murder. After 24 years in prison, new DNA evidence means ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Skin Collector

    by Jeffery Deaver
    A forensic detective and his team race against time to catch a sadistic killer who tattoos his victims' skin.

    A new type of serial killer is stalking the streets of New York – one more devious and disturbing than ever before. They call this butcher The Skin Collector: a tattooist with a chamber of torture ... (Goodreads)

  48. Evil Under the Sun

    by Agatha Christie
    Detective Hercule Poirot investigates a murder on a resort island, uncovering secrets and lies.

    Hercule Poirot takes a quiet holiday at a secluded hotel in Devon. He finds that the other hotel guests include: Arlena Marshall, her husband Kenneth, and her step-daughter Linda; Horace Blatt; Major ... (Wikipedia)

  49. The Scarecrow

    by Michael Connelly
    A detective's search for justice amidst a web of conspiracy and corruption.

    The story begins with Jack McEvoy's termination by the, Los Angeles Times, due to the newspaper's financial crisis. He is given two weeks to train his replacement, Angela Cook, on the "cop beat" and ... (Wikipedia)

  50. The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the United States

    by Founding Fathers
    America's foundation documents, outlining the nation's core values and ideals.

    The Declaration of Independence was the promise of a representative government; the Constitution was the fulfillment of that promise. On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress issued a ... (Goodreads)

  51. R is for Ricochet

    by Sue Grafton
    Private investigator Kinsey Millhone sets out to unravel a decades-old unsolved case of a missing woman.

    Kinsey Millhone agrees to escort Reba, the daughter of Nord Lafferty, out of prison to the Lafferty mansion and watch over Reba until she is settled into her life out of prison. Reba was serving a ... (Wikipedia)

  52. The Fire Engine That Disappeared

    by Maj Sjöwall
    A Martin Beck mystery novel about the disappearance of a fire engine and the murder of its driver.

    Just as Gunvald Larsson arrives to replace a colleague, the apartment of a drug dealer in Stockholm, the house he is observing suddenly explodes into flames. Larsson tries to break into the house to ... (Wikipedia)

  53. Loyalty in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    A murder investigation centering around a mysterious death with connections to a powerful political figure.

    Lt. Eve Dallas and her assistant Delia Peabody , are called to the home of millionaire, J. Clarence Branson, the owner and co-president of Branson Toys and Tools, by Lisbeth Cook, Branson's long-time ... (Wikipedia)

  54. Body of Evidence

    by Patricia Cornwell
    Crime thriller featuring a female medical examiner investigating a series of murders.

    Kay Scarpetta, chief medical examiner of Virginia, gets involved in the case of a brutal stabbing death in Richmond of romance writer Beryl Madison. Then, Madison's greedy lawyer accuses Scarpetta of ... (Wikipedia)

  55. Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street

    by William S. Baring-Gould
    A comprehensive biography of the world's most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, including his life, cases, and methods.

    From the Dust Jacket: Although millions know of Sherlock Holmes through the chronicles of his exploits written by Dr. Watson, it is only now that, owing to his recent death, the full biography and ... (Goodreads)

  56. The Quincunx

    by Charles Palliser
    A complex and intricate mystery novel set in Victorian England, following the life of a young man seeking his inheritance.

    The protagonist, a young man naive enough to be blind to all clues about his own hidden history (and to the fact that his very existence is troubling to all manner of evildoers) narrates a story of ... (Goodreads)

  57. The Last Precinct

    by Patricia Cornwell
    An ambitious female detective investigates a series of grisly murders, uncovering a dangerous criminal conspiracy.

    Following the death of Diane Bray and an apparent attack on Kay Scarpetta by Jean-Baptiste Chandonne in her own house at the end of Black Notice , The Last Precinct concentrates on discovering the ... (Wikipedia)

  58. Three Blind Mice and Other Stories

    by Agatha Christie
    A collection of short stories featuring Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, and other detectives solving puzzling mysteries.

    The feature of this nine short story collection is "Three Blind Mice" which is actually a novella. The famous story opens with a blinding snowstorm trapping a small group of owners and guests in an ... (Goodreads)

  59. Leviathan

    by Thomas Hobbes
    Philosophical exploration of the nature of power and justice in a state of nature.

    'The life of man, solitary, poore, nasty, brutish, and short' Written during the chaos of the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan asks how, in a world of violence and horror, can we stop ... (Goodreads)

  60. The Brethren

    by John Grisham
    Three former judges, imprisoned for different crimes, hatch a daring plan to scam millions.

    The "Brethren" are three former judges who are incarcerated at Trumble, a fictional federal minimum security prison located in northern Florida . The trio embark on a scam to deceive and exploit ... (Wikipedia)

  61. Perfect State

    by Brandon Sanderson
    A tale of a world with perfect order and a ruler who strives to maintain it.

    From the author of Legion and the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive comes an action-filled novella about privilege, culture clash, and expectations. God-Emperor Kairominas is lord of ... (Goodreads)

  62. Sweep in Peace

    by Ilona Andrews
    A woman must protect her town from supernatural threats with the help of a mysterious stranger.

    Dina DeMille isn't your typical Bed and Breakfast owner. Her inn defies laws of physics, her dog is secretly a monster, and the only permanent guest of the inn is a former Galactic tyrant with a ... (Goodreads)

  63. How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond

    by Cesar Millan
    A comprehensive guide to raising a well-behaved and balanced dog, from puppyhood to adulthood.

    From the bestselling author and star of National Geographic Channel's, Dog Whisperer, the only resource you’ll need for raising a happy, healthy dog. , For the millions of people every year who ... (Barnes & Noble)

  64. An Evil Mind

    by Chris Carter
    A twisted serial killer is on the loose, and detective Robert Hunter must use his expertise to catch him before he strikes again.

    A freak accident in rural Wyoming leads the Sheriff's Department to arrest a man for a possible double homicide, but further investigations suggest a much more horrifying discovery - a serial killer ... (Goodreads)

  65. Divided in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    An investigation into a suspicious death uncovers a sinister conspiracy.

    Reva Ewing, a former member of the Secret Service and a security specialist for Roarke Enterprises, is a prime suspect in a double homicide. She had every reason to want to kill her husband, the ... (Goodreads)

  66. Therapy

    by Sebastian Fitzek

    Josy, the twelve-year-old daughter of the renowned psychiatrist Viktor Larenz, seems to have disappeared without trace after one of her numerous visits to the doctor. At this point, she has been ... (Wikipedia)

  67. A Dangerous Place

    by Jacqueline Winspear
    A woman's investigation into a murder reveals the dark secrets of a small English town.

    Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything she most loved behind, Maisie Dobbs at last returns, only to find herself in a dangerous place . . . In Jacqueline Winspear‘s powerful ... (Barnes & Noble)

  68. Guilt: Stories

    by Ferdinand von Schirach

    The lawyer and criminal defense attorney Friedrich Kronberg meets in his cases not only interesting characters from real life, but he is often confronted with moral issues. The serie is produced by ... (Wikipedia)

  69. NYPD Red

    by James Patterson
    Two elite detectives investigate a series of high-stakes crimes in New York City.

    This third novel in the NYPD Red series centers on two of the NYPD Red detectives, Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald. NYPD Red, an entity invented by Patterson for his series, is an elite ... (Wikipedia)

  70. Batman: The Man Who Laughs

    by Ed Brubaker
    Batman faces off against the Joker, who is terrorizing Gotham with a deadly new toxin.

    Captain James Gordon and other officers are investigating a building filled with disfigured corpses; they have chalk-white skin, green hair, red lips, and rictus grins . Batman appears and pledges to ... (Wikipedia)

  71. Death Note, Vol. 8: Target

    by Tsugumi Ohba
    Light Yagami has been framed for a series of murders and must figure out who the real killer is.

    Light - working as Kira, the newest member of the NPA intelligence bureau, and L - has nearly succeeded in creating his ideal world. But the years of uncontested victory have made him complacent, and ... (Goodreads)

  72. The Fallen Man

    by Tony Hillerman
    Navajo Tribal Police investigate the death of a man found on a cliff in the Grand Canyon.

    In late fall, three climbers who scaled Shiprock find a corpse, a skeleton in climber's gear, on a nearly inaccessible shelf just below the peak. Acting Lieutenant Jim Chee is trying his hand at ... (Wikipedia)

  73. Sink Reflections

    by Marla Cilley
    A practical guide to decluttering and organizing your home, with tips on cleaning routines and developing positive habits.

    Fly Out of CHAOS (Can’t Have Anyone Over Syndrome) Into Order—One BabyStep at a Time With her special blend of housecleaning tips, humor, and musings about daily life, Marla Cilley, a.k.a. The ... (Barnes & Noble)

  74. Purity in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    In a future New York City, Lieutenant Eve Dallas investigates a series of murders linked to a cult obsessed with purity.

    Lt. Eve Dallas and her assistant, Delia Peabody , are called in by Officer Troy Trueheart after he has shot and killed a suspect named Louie Cogburn. The man, a known but unconvicted, normally ... (Wikipedia)

  75. Origin in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    In a futuristic New York City, Lieutenant Eve Dallas investigates a murder case that leads her to uncover dark secrets of the victim's past.

    When Lt. Eve Dallas and Detective Delia Peabody are called to the murder scene of Dr. Wilfred B. Icove Sr., things already don't make sense. Dr. Icove was renowned as a sainted genius of cosmetic and ... (Wikipedia)

  76. Strangers in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    Lieutenant Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a prominent businessman, uncovering a web of secrets and lies.

    In 2060 New York, some murders still get more attention than others, especially those in which the victim is a prominent businessman, found in his Park Avenue apartment, tied to the bed—and strangled ... (Goodreads)

  77. The Miser

    by Molière
    A wealthy miser's refusal to share his fortune, leading to an unexpected change of heart.

    Harpagon est un vieillard odieux et avare. Avare jusqu'au ridicule, puisqu'il fait comparaître en justice le chat d'un de ses voisins pour lui avoir mangé le reste d'un gigot ! Avare jusqu'au sordide ... (Goodreads)

  78. Twilight Watch

    by Sergei Lukyanenko
    A thrilling fantasy about a secret society of humans and vampires, protecting the balance between the two species.

    Among us live the Others. They are humans who can enter the Twilight, a shadowy world that exists alongside our real world, and gain unnatural powers from it. As long as they are in the Twilight, ... (Wikipedia)

  79. Justice

    by Faye Kellerman
    A murder mystery that follows detective Peter Decker and his team as they investigate a brutal crime in a wealthy community.

    The cruel and bizarre slaying of a beautiful teen leads Detective Decker into the dark heart of an exotic subculture: the seamy, sometimes violent world of Southern California's rootless, affluent ... (Goodreads)

  80. Evil Games

    by Angela Marsons
    Detective Kim Stone investigates a series of murders linked to a twisted game. As the body count rises, she races against time to catch the killer.

    The greater the Evil, the more deadly the game… When a rapist is found mutilated in a brutal attack, Detective Kim Stone and her team are called in to bring a swift resolution. But, as more vengeful ... (Goodreads)

  81. Berlin Noir: March Violets / The Pale Criminal / A German Requiem

    by Philip Kerr
    A trilogy of detective novels set in Nazi-era Berlin, following the investigations of detective Bernie Gunther.

    Now published in one paperback volume, these three mysteries are exciting and insightful looks at life inside Nazi Germany – richer and more readable than most histories of the period. We first meet ... (Goodreads)

  82. Nemesis

    by Isaac Asimov
    A thrilling sci-fi adventure with a gripping mystery, set in a distant future.

    The novel is set in an era in which interstellar travel is in the process of being discovered and perfected. In Chapter 2, the novel states that the year 2220 was 16 years ago. Accordingly, the bulk ... (Wikipedia)

  83. The Locked Room

    by Maj Sjöwall
    A man is found murdered in a locked room, and detective Martin Beck must unravel the mystery.

    The story begins with Beck recovered after his injury sustained at the end of the previous book and now returning to the National Police Bureau; he discovers that the police force still is amateurish ... (Wikipedia)

  84. NYPD Red 3

    by James Patterson
    NYPD Red detectives investigate a string of high-profile crimes in New York City, including the murder of a billionaire businessman's son.

    This third novel in the NYPD Red series centers on two of the NYPD Red detectives, Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald. NYPD Red, an entity invented by Patterson for his series, is an elite ... (Wikipedia)

  85. JLA: Tower of Babel

    by Mark Waid
    Batman's secret plans to neutralize the Justice League are stolen and used against them by a villain.

    BETRAYAL! The JLA is the single most powerful group of super-heroes ever to be assembled—AND THEY'RE DROPPING LIKE FLIES! Batman's secret files on the Justice League have fallen into the hands of one ... (Goodreads)

  86. The Simple Art of Murder

    by Raymond Chandler
    A collection of hard-boiled detective stories featuring private investigator Philip Marlowe.

    Contains Chandler's essay on the art of detective stories and a collection of 8 classic Chandler mysteries. ... (Goodreads)

  87. Her Final Breath

    by Robert Dugoni
    A detective must race against time to uncover the truth behind a mysterious death.

    Homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite has returned to the police force after the sensational retrial of her sister’s killer. Still scarred from that ordeal, Tracy is pulled into an investigation that ... (Goodreads)

  88. A Beautiful Blue Death

    by Charles Finch
    A gentleman detective investigates the mysterious death of a former lover, uncovering secrets and scandal in Victorian London.

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    by Brad Taylor
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