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Manna from Hades

by Carola Dunn & Wanda McCaddon Blackstone Publishing (February 07, 2017)

Eleanor Trewynn is a widow of some years living in Port Mabyn, a small fishing village in Cornwall, England. In her younger days, she traveled the exotic parts of the world with her husband. These days, she's...

Secret Remains

by Jennifer Graeser Dornbush & Sophie Amoss Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2020)

A cold-case murder, a grisly discovery, and a viper's nest of resentment, betrayal, and dirty secrets converge in this mystery perfect for fans of Kathy Reichs and Jayne Ann Krentz.

It's been twelve years since...

Bound for Murder

by Victoria Gilbert & Coleen Marlo Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2020)

Blue Ridge library director Amy Webber learns it wasn't all peace and love among the "flower children" when a corpse is unearthed on the grounds of a 1960s commune.

Taylorsford Public Library director Amy Webber's...

Fatal Roots

by Sheila Connolly & Amy Rubinate Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2020)

Some secrets are too big to stay buried.

A few months ago, Boston expat Maura Donovan was reunited with her mother after more than twenty years of absence. Since then, Maura has been getting accustomed to Irish...

No Cooperation from the Cat

by Marian Babson & Sarah Nichols Blackstone Publishing (March 31, 2020)

Marian Babson brings back theater actresses Trixie and Evangeline in No Cooperation from the Cat, her latest cat-suffused cozy!

Trixie's daughter Martha has taken up residence in the kitchen she shares with her...

Come Homicide or High Water

by Denise Swanson & Christine Leto Blackstone Publishing (March 31, 2020)

There's something fishy just below the surface of Scumble River ...

School psychologist Skye Denison-Boyd is getting ready to return to work from her maternity leave and hoping for a peaceful year in her job...


Games to Keep the Dark Away

Tracking Game

by Margaret Mizushima & Nancy Wu Blackstone Publishing (February 11, 2020)

Two brutal murders, a menacing band of poachers, and a fearsome creature on the loose in the mountains plunge Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo into a sinister vortex.

An explosion outside a community dance...

A Useful Woman

Cyanide with Christie

The Angels’ Share

The Ninja Daughter

The Cat Next Door

Billionaire Blend

by Cleo Coyle & Rebecca Gibel Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 2014)

Landmark coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi has served her share of New York's rich and famous, but even she is surprised by her explosive introduction to a mysterious Internet billionaire... When a car bomb nearly...

Two for Sorrow

by Nicola Upson & Davina Porter Blackstone Publishing (September 01, 2011)

London, 1903. Two women are hanged in Holloway Prison for killing babies. More than thirty years later, their crimes resurface with shocking consequences. When Josephine Tey sets out to write a novel about Amelia...

The Seventh Sinner

by Elizabeth Peters & Grace Conlin Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 1998)

For vibrant, lovely Jean Suttman, the fellowship to study in Rome was the culmination of her dreams, until she undertook an innocent expedition to the ancient Temple of Mithra. From the moment she stepped into...

Too Darn Hot

by Sandra Scoppettone & Laura Hicks Blackstone Publishing (August 01, 2006)

Awash in tears, salesgirl Claire Turner arrives at the Times Square office of private investigator Faye Quick and begs Faye to find her missing boyfriend, army private Charlie Ladd, who has been AWOL for three...

But Remember Their Names

by Hillary Bell Locke, Heather Henderson & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (July 05, 2011)

Eight colonists were killed at the original Battle of Lexington, but just before Thanksgiving, at the Pittsburgh Museum of American History, the life-sized diorama of that battle has nine bodies.

The ninth is...


by Lynda La Plante & Kim Hicks Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2013)

Award-winning and internationally bestselling author LyndaLa Plante returns with the eighth installment in her acclaimed series featuringLondon's Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis.

Late at night on a notorious...


by Mary Anna Evans, Cassandra Campbell & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (November 05, 2013)

Faye Longchamp doesn't believe in ghosts. But she's anarchaeologist--dead people are her life.

While working in Rosebower, a rural New York town founded byspiritualists, Faye is surrounded by people who talk...

Styx and Stones

by Carola Dunn & Mia Chiaromonte Blackstone Publishing (March 15, 2014)

Unflappable flapper and Town& Country scribe Daisy Dalrymple searches for a killer whose viciouspen matches a murderous heart in this delightful installment of Dunn's cozymystery series.

In the 1920s, in post-World...

Dead in the Water

by Carola Dunn & Mia Chiaromonte Blackstone Publishing (February 15, 2014)

May the best man die!

In July of 1923, the Honorable Daisy Dalrymple travels toHenley-on-Thames to visit her aunt and uncle, as well as to work on her latestwriting assignment: covering the Henley Royal Regatta...

Damsel in Distress

by Carola Dunn & Mia Chiaromonte Blackstone Publishing (January 15, 2014)

In spring a young man's fancy will turn to love, and theHonorable Phillip Petrie is no exception. Daisy's chum is totally smitten withMiss Gloria Arbuckle, daughter of a millionaire Yank. But before theenthusiastic...

No One Left to Tell

by Karen Rose & Marguerite Gavin Blackstone Publishing (June 05, 2012)

A car crashes in front of rookie PI Paige Holden's home. And suddenly,she finds one of her pro bono clients dying in her arms from a gunshot wound.With her last breath, the woman whispers cryptic words into...

Death of an Artist

by Kate Wilhelm & Carrington MacDuffie Blackstone Publishing (March 27, 2012)

In Kate Wilhelm’s latest crime novel, a small Oregon town is rocked by a wheels-within-wheels case of art, fraud, and murder.

Silver Bay, Oregon, a small coastal resort town of under a thousand residents, is...

Brooklyn Bones

by Triss Stein, Xe Sands & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (February 05, 2013)

Unburying history can have unintended consequences.

In Brooklyn Bones, a crime of the past comes much too close to home when Erica Donato's teenage daughter Chris finds a skeleton behind a wall in their crumbling...

Ground to a Halt

by Claudia Bishop & Justine Eyre Blackstone Publishing (November 20, 2012)

Hemlock Falls is a pretty little town in upstate New York. Sarah "Quill" Quilliam, with her talent for business, runs the Inn at Hemlock Falls while her sister, Meg, keeps the patrons happy with her culinary...

Buried by Breakfast

by Claudia Bishop & Justine Eyre Blackstone Publishing (October 03, 2012)

It's a bite of heaven--or hell--in this Hemlock Falls mystery.

Hemlock Falls is a pretty little town in upstate New York. Sarah "Quill" Quilliam, with her talent for business, runs the Inn at Hemlock Falls,...

A Steak in Murder

by Claudia Bishop & Justine Eyre Blackstone Publishing (September 06, 2012)

Hemlock Falls is a pretty little town in upstate New York. Sarah Quilliam, with her talent for business, now runs the Palate Restaurant, while her sister, Meg, keeps the patrons happy with her culinary abilities....

A Taste for Murder

by Claudia Bishop & Justine Eyre Blackstone Publishing (August 09, 2012)

This is the first book in a delightful series featuring two sleuthing sisters.

Hemlock Falls is a pretty little town in upstate New York. Sarah Quilliam, with her talent for business, runs the Inn at Hemlock...

Bleeding Through

by Sandra Parshall, Tavia Gilbert & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (September 04, 2012)

When veterinarian Rachel Goddard and Deputy Sheriff Tom Bridger take teenagers on an outing to clean up roadside trash in rural Mason County, Virginia, they make a grisly discovery: the plastic-wrapped body...

Toast Mortem

by Claudia Bishop & Justine Eyre Blackstone Publishing (January 15, 2013)

There's trouble in paradise; the serenity of Hemlock Falls has been shattered by the arrival of the infamous Bernard LeVasque, who--too bitter for someone's taste--has been taken off the menu for good.

The grouchiest...

Blind Goddess

by Anne Holt, Kate Reading & Tom Geddes Blackstone Publishing (June 05, 2012)

A small-time drug dealer is found battered to death on the outskirts of the Norwegian capital, Oslo. A young Dutchman, walking aimlessly in central Oslo covered in blood, is taken into custody but refuses to...


by Janet Hubbard, Kathe Mazur & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (August 13, 2012)

Max Maguire, a twenty-nine-year-old female detective with the New York Police Department, flies to France to attend the wedding of her friend, Chloé Marceau, at a grand estate east of Paris in the Champagne...

The Impersonator

by Mary Miley & Tavia Gilbert Blackstone Publishing (September 17, 2013)

In 1924 a young vaudeville actress takes on the role of alifetime when she impersonates a missing heiress in this 2012 MB/MWA FirstNovel Competition winner.

In 1917 Jessie Carr, fourteen years old and sole heiress...

Nearly Departed in Deadwood

by Ann Charles & Caroline Shaffer Blackstone Publishing (August 15, 2013)

Little girls are vanishing from Deadwood, South Dakota.Fearing her daughter might be next, single mom Violet Parker is desperate tofind the monster behind the abductions.

With her savings dwindling and just three...

Something Borrowed, Someone Dead

by M. C. Beaton & Penelope Keith Blackstone Publishing (September 17, 2013)

Gloria French was a jolly widow with dyed blonde hair, araucous laugh, and rosy cheeks. When she first moved from London to thecharming Cotswold hills, she was heartily welcomed. She seemed a do-gooder parexcellence,...

Death of a Nightingale

by Lene Kaaberbøl, Agnete Friis, Susan Boyce & Elisabeth Dyssegaard Blackstone Publishing (November 05, 2013)

Natasha Doroshenko, a Ukrainian woman who has been arrestedfor murdering her Danish fiancé, escapes police custody on her way to aninterrogation in Copenhagen's police headquarters. It isn't the first timeNatasha...

Imitation of Death

by Cheryl Crane & Renee Raudman Blackstone Publishing (August 28, 2012)

Cheryl Crane, daughter of movie icon Lana Turner, brings her Hollywood-insiderexpertise to the second book in a star-studded mystery series featuringcelebrity realtor-turned-sleuth Nikki Harper and her screen...

Parrots Prove Deadly

by Clea Simon, Tavia Gilbert & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (April 02, 2013)

Parrots will repeat anything. They don't talk sense--or do they? When Pru Marlowe is called in to retrain a foulmouthed African gray after its owner's death, she can't help hearing the parrot's words as a replay...

Braking Points

by Tammy Kaehler, Nicole Vilencia & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (April 02, 2013)

Kate Reilly can't remember a worse time in her life, on track or off. She wrecks her race car at Road America in Wisconsin, sending a visiting NASCAR star to the hospital, and loses her cool on camera, only...

Blessed Are Those Who Thirst

by Anne Holt, Kate Reading & Anne Bruce Blackstone Publishing (May 01, 2013)

The second book in Edgar-nominated Anne Holt'sinternationally bestselling mystery series featuring Detective Inspector HanneWilhelmsen, last seen in Blind Goddess

Itis only the beginning of May, but in Oslo a...

The Flinch Factor

by Michael A. Kahn & Hillary Huber Blackstone Publishing (June 04, 2013)

Severalyears have passed since we last saw Rachel Gold. The stunning and savvy attorneywas then engaged to be married. Since that time she has become a mother and amuch-grieving widow, and now she is embroiled...

Trigger Yappy

by Diana Orgain & Caroline Shaffer Blackstone Publishing (December 06, 2016)

Pet-friendly dog bar owner Maggie Patterson juggles her new love life, a local murder, and a name-making editorial spread in the hilarious second entry in this charming cozy series.

Although still not quite a...

Pride v. Prejudice

by Joan Hess & Meredith Mitchell Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2015)

Semiretired bookseller and former single parent to a challengingteen, the not-so-newly remarried Claire Malloy finds herself entangled in yetanother case of felonious doings in this latest cozy.

Claire Malloy,...

The Wages of Sin

by Kaite Welsh & Mary Jane Wells Blackstone Publishing (August 08, 2017)

The Wages of Sin is a page-turning tale of murder, subversion, and vice in which a female medical student in Victorian Edinburgh is drawn into a murder investigation when she recognizes one of the corpses in...


by Philip Freeman & Fiona Hardingham Blackstone Publishing (October 15, 2015)

In a time when Celtic druids roamed ancient Ireland, young Sister Deirdre rushes to hunt down the brutal serial killer targeting her beloved monastery.

Someone is killing the nuns of Ireland.

The grisly discovery...

The Drowning

by Camilla Lackberg, Simon Vance & Tiina Nunnally Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2015)

In the latest from worldwide bestseller Camilla Läckberg, a new novel from a reclusive Fjällbacka resident has enraptured the community--but what secrets and tragedies are lurking behind the pages and threatening...


by J. S. Law & Lisa Coleman Blackstone Publishing (November 03, 2015)

Two hundred meters below the ocean's surface, you can't run, you can't hide, and the truth won't set you free.

An officer hangs himself in the engine room of naval submarine HMS Tenacity. A woman's murder bears...