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Done Dirt Cheap

by Sarah Nicole Lemon Amulet Books (March 06, 2017)

Tourmaline Harris’s life hit pause at fifteen, when her mom went to prison because of Tourmaline’s unintentionally damning testimony. But at eighteen, her home life is stable, and she has a strong relationship...

Hot Shot

by Gary Ruffin The Overlook Press (August 11, 2010)

Indeed, Chief of Police is quite a title given he is the sole detective on the force. It's a pretty easy gig all and all-in fact, there has never been a serious crime in Gulf Front. Until now. When a young woman's...

A Quiet Vendetta

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (March 25, 2013)

When Catherine Ducane disappears in New Orleans, the cops react fast -- she is the Governor's daughter, after all. But the case quickly grows very strange. Her bodyguard turns up horribly mutilated, and when...

The Collaborator

by Gerald Seymour The Overlook Press (February 02, 2011)

Together with senior Carabinieri investigator Mario Castrolami, she unwittingly sets into motion a terrifying and unpredictable series of events. Gerald Seymour brings to The Collaborator the same irresistibly...

Head of State

by Andrew Marr The Overlook Press (February 02, 2015)

It’s September 2017, and the United Kingdom is on the verge of a crucial referendum that will determine, once and for all, if the country remains a member of the European Union or goes its own way. But, unsuspected...


by Robert Littell The Overlook Press (April 20, 2005)

Robert Littell is the undisputed master of American spy fiction, hailed for his profound grasp of the world of international espionage. His previous novel, The Company, an international bestseller, was praised...


by Eoin Colfer The Overlook Press (August 31, 2011)

Daniel McEvoy has a problem. Well, really, he has several, but for this Irish ex-pat bouncer at a seedy, small-time casino the fact that his girlfriend was just murdered in the parking lot is uppermost in his...

Gone Tomorrow

by P.F. Kluge The Overlook Press (September 28, 2009)

Kluge's brilliant novel tells of George Canaris, a writing professor who is on the verge of forced retirement at a small college in Ohio when he is killed by a hit-and-run driver. Kluge's creation of Canaris...


by Eoin Colfer The Overlook Press (May 01, 2013)

In Screwed, Colfer adds and entirely new chapter to the adventures and misadventures of Daniel McEvoy, the down-on-his-luck Irish bouncer at a seedy New Jersey bar who, with the help of a motley crew of unlikely...

The Anniversary Man

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (June 09, 2010)

This murderer went after young courting couples in an attempt to "save their souls." Nadia was killed by the first blow of the hammer. John survived, but was physically and psychologically scarred to an extent...

The Vows of Silence

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (January 24, 2011)

We met the enigmatic and brooding Simon Serrailler in The Various Haunts of Men and got to know him better in The Pure in Heart and The Risk of Darkness. The Vows of Silence, the fourth crime novel featuring...

The Shadows in the Street

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (September 01, 2010)

Serrailler has just wrapped up a particularly exhausting and difficult case and is on sabbatical on a far-flung Scottish island when he is called back to Lafferton by the Chief Constable. Two local prostitutes...

The Soul of Discretion

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (May 02, 2016)

Susan Hill—the Man Booker Prize nominee and winner of the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham, and John Llewellyn Rhys awards—returns with a gripping new novel, the latest chapter in one of the most acclaimed mystery...

The Risk of Darkness

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (March 01, 2010)

We met Simon Serrailler first in The Various Haunts of Men and got to know him better in The Pure in Heart. Susan Hill's third crime novel, The Risk of Darkness-perhaps even more compulsive and convincing than...

The Betrayal of Trust

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (November 09, 2011)

In The Betrayal of Trust, she has written the most chilling and unputdownable book yet. Freak weather and flash floods have hit southern England. The small cathedral town of Lafferton is underwater, and a landslip...

Mother Russia

by Robert Littell The Overlook Press (November 28, 2011)

Like the Arkady Renko novels of Martin Cruz Smith, Robert Littell’s masterful Mother Russia transports readers back in time and behind the Iron Curtain to experience the extremes of Soviet society. Robespierre...

A Quiet Belief in Angels

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (August 02, 2010)

Just a teenager, Joseph becomes determined to protect his community from the killer, but he is powerless in preventing more murders-and no one is ever caught. Ten years later one of his neighbors is found hanging...

The Day of the Lie

by William Brodrick The Overlook Press (March 27, 2017)

Featuring the brilliant criminal lawyer-turned-monk/ detective whose specialty is the intersection of murderous deeds and moral questions and “reminiscent of the early works of John le Carré . . . blending...

A Whispered Name

by William Brodrick The Overlook Press (September 18, 2017)

The Golden Dagger Award-winning installment of the Father Anselm thrillers, praised by Jeffery Deaver as “reminiscent of the early works of John le Carré,†? A Whispered Name reaches into the mysteries of...

Something Nasty in the Woodshed

by Kyril Bonfiglioli The Overlook Press (July 04, 2005)

Featuring the Honorable Charlie Mortdecai—degenerate aristocrat, amoral art dealer, seasoned epicurean, unwilling assassin, and general knave-about-Piccadilly—Something Nasty In the Woodshed is, chronologically,...

Into Temptation

by Penny Vincenzi The Overlook Press (October 02, 2006)

Into Temptation, the third book of the Lytton family trilogy, shifts the focus to New York City and Barty Miller. Rescued from the slums as a baby by Celia Lytton and now living in New York, Barty heads more...

The Cop

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (March 25, 2013)

The Cop is the second book in award-winning author R.J. Ellory’s electrifying ebook-exclusive trilogy, Three Days in Chicagoland. The testimonies of the sister, the cop and the killer will at last reveal the...

The Hunted

by Tarn Richardson The Overlook Press (January 31, 2016)

In the bustling streets of Sarajevo in June 1914, the dead body of a priest lies, head shattered by the impact of a fall from a building high above. As the city prepares for the arrival Archduke Franz Ferdinand,...

The Devil and the River

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (March 05, 2018)

Internationally bestselling author R.J. Ellory returns with his latest thriller of murder, deceit, and intrigue—“an energetic and winning exercise in pulp fiction with a Southern Gothic flavor†? (METRO).On...

Eddie and the Cruisers

by P.F. Kluge & Sherman Alexie The Overlook Press (October 14, 2008)

Overlook is proud to put P. F. Kluge’s classic Eddie and the Cruisers—“the book that spawned the movies†?—in paperback for the first time, so it can find a new generation of readers. Eddie and his...

The Discourtesy of Death

by William Brodrick The Overlook Press (July 25, 2016)

An anonymous letter accuses a prominent academic, Peter Henderson, of a grotesque murder: the calculated killing of Jenny, his disabled partner, believed by everyone to have died peacefully two years ago. Time...

The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery

by Kyril Bonfiglioli The Overlook Press (November 09, 2015)

'She was a Fellow and Tutor of Scone College and the world must learn that Fellows and Tutors of Scone College shall not be done to death with impunity.' The Hon. Charlie Mortdecai, the inspiration for the character...

Don't Point that Thing at Me

by Kyril Bonfiglioli The Overlook Press (August 30, 2004)

A cult classic in the UK since its first publication there in the 1970s, Don't Point that Thing at Me is the hilarious and dark humored crime thriller featuring the Honorable Charlie Mortdecai: degenerate aristocrat,...

A Question of Identity

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (October 28, 2013)

The murderer has left a distinctive "sign" on the body and at the scene of the crime. A few weeks later, a similar murder occurs, and then another. Initial investigations discover that the mysterious sign was...


by David Carnoy The Overlook Press (February 06, 2017)

After his “gripping thriller debut†? (Kirkus) Knife Music and sophomore “page turner†? ( The Big Exit, David Carnoy’s Detective Hank Madden returns in this bicoastal caper that pits dreams...

Almost a Crime

by Penny Vincenzi The Overlook Press (October 29, 2007)

Tom and Octavia Fleming glitter among the chattering classes of London in the late 1990's. Tom, a brilliant political strategist, and Octavia, an equally talented charity consultant, appear to have it all—good...

Sweet Reason

by Robert Littell The Overlook Press (May 09, 2012)

Somewhere off the coast of Southeast Asia, the U.S.S. Eugene F. Ebersole—a rusted World War II relic whose best days are far past—patrols the waters on a mission to protect American values in this suddenly-not-so-Cold...

Moscow Racetrack

by Anatoly Gladilin The Overlook Press (May 01, 2007)

Moscow Racetrack is the story of the disillusioned Teacher, a habitué of the track, who one day lucks into big winnings. The KGB, who already had their eye on the Teacher because of his anti-Soviet essays on...


by Charles Willeford The Overlook Press (August 10, 2013)

A former professional boxer, actor, horse trainer and radio announcer, Charles Willeford (1919-1988) is best known for his Miami-based crime novels featuring hard-boiled detective Hoke Moseley, including Miami...

Honey West: This Girl for Hire

by G.G. Fickling The Overlook Press (October 24, 2005)

She’s a cross between James Bond and The Avengers’ Emma Peel—a girl detective with the sleuthmanship of Mike Hammer and the measurements of Marilyn Monroe. This Girl for Hire is the first in a series of...

The Killer

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (March 25, 2013)

The testimonies of the sister, the cop and the killer will at last reveal the dreadful truth behind the brutal murder of a young girl in Chicago in 1956.

After You with a Pistol

by Kyril Bonfiglioli The Overlook Press (January 31, 2005)

“Mr Mortdecai, why do you suppose I and my superiors have preserved you from death at very very great trouble and expense?†? Charlie Mortdecai—degenerate aristocrat and victim of his own larceny and licentiousness—has...

The Woman Chaser

by Charles Willeford The Overlook Press (August 10, 2013)

Richard Hudson, woman chaser and used car salesman, has a pimp's awareness of the ways women (and men) are most vulnerable. One day Richard decides to make an ambitious film, which turns into a fiasco. Enraged,...

The Various Haunts of Men

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (March 31, 2008)

As the story begins, a lonely woman vanishes while out on her morning run. Then a 22-year-old girl never returns from a walk. An old man disappears too. When fresh-faced policewoman Freya Graffham is assigned...

Murder in Montparnasse

by Howard Engel The Overlook Press (September 30, 2000)

Michael Ward is a journalist newly arrived to the Left Bank. When he falls in with Jason Waddington, an expatriate American writer who introduces him to the cafe scene and his crowd of writers and artists, Ward...

The Silent Ones

by William Brodrick The Overlook Press (November 26, 2018)

Monk-turned-lawyer-turned-novelist William Brodrick has proven with each new installment of his Father Anselm series that he’s the “writer of choice for those who prefer a cerebral challenge with a moral...

Saints of New York

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (October 12, 2015)

By the author of A Quiet Belief in Angels, praised by Michael Connelly as “a beautiful and haunting book,†? Saints of New York is a powerful new crime novel. NYPD Detective Frank Parrish barely...