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This Little Light

by Lori Lansens The Overlook Press (August 11, 2020)

An urgent bulletin from an all-too-believable near future where a smart young woman who questions the new world order is accused of being a terrorist--an intense, unputdownable read by the author of The Girls...

Red Speedo

by Lucas Hnath The Overlook Press (August 04, 2020)

The Obie-winning play by the Tony-nominated playwright of A Doll's House, Part 2


Ray's swum his way to the eve of the Olympic trials. If he makes the team, he'll get a deal with Speedo. If he gets a deal...

Daughters of Smoke and Fire

by Ava Homa The Overlook Press (May 11, 2020)

The unforgettable, haunting story of a young woman's perilous fight for freedom and justice for her brother, the first novel published in English by a female Kurdish writer


Set in Iran, this extraordinary...

Untold Night and Day

by Bae Suah The Overlook Press (May 04, 2020)

A seductive, disorienting novel that manipulates the fragile line between dreams and reality, by South Korea's leading contemporary writer


A startling and boundary-pushing novel, Untold Night and Day tells...

The Benefit of Hindsight

Simon Serrailler #10

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (April 06, 2020)

Serrailler must confront his demons as Lafferton experiences a series of shocking crimes in this 10th book in Susan Hill's shattering crime series


Susan Hill stuns readers once again in The Benefit of Hindsight...

Starling Days

by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan The Overlook Press (April 06, 2020)

The moving new novel by the author of Harmless Like You, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and NPR Great Read


On their first date, Mina told Oscar that she was bisexual, vegetarian, and on meds....

The Burnt Orange Heresy (Movie Tie-In)

by Charles Willeford The Overlook Press (March 02, 2020)

Now a major motion picture directed by Giuseppe Capotondi, with Claes Bang, Elizabeth Debicki, Mick Jagger and Donald Sutherland


"A spiky romance laced with art-history references and the trappings of a sleekly...

A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney

by Lucas Hnath The Overlook Press (February 03, 2020)

Lucas Hnath's darkly clever A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney centers on the reading, in a generic corporate conference room, of a stylized screenplay written by the...

Yellow Emperor's Cure

by Kanal Basu The Overlook Press (October 26, 2011)

Lisbon, 1898: Antonio Maria, surgeon and notorious playboy, returns home after a long absence to learn his beloved father has syphilis, the scourge of both rich and poor. Determined to find a cure, Antonio sets...

Beta Male

by Iain Hollingshead The Overlook Press (December 27, 2010)

Sam Hunt is a confused modern male in his very late twenties. A work-shy, commitment-phobic would-be actor, he is beginning to worry that turning thirty might just be the last straw. Flatmate Alan, the sensible...

Ice-Cold Heaven

by Mirko Bonné The Overlook Press (September 25, 2013)

With him on his ship Endurance are twenty-eight crew members, sixty-nine sled dogs, a gramophone, a bicycle--and Merce Blackboro, a seventeen-year-old stowaway hidden amidst oilskins and sea boots. Their journey...


by Sudhir Kakar The Overlook Press (October 27, 2003)

Ram Das Baba, as his devotees call him, is the son of a devout Brahmin family. He spends a lifetime seeking spiritual knowledge and his journey is filled with illuminating visions, severe tribulations, and an...

The Prince

by R.M. Koster The Overlook Press (March 25, 2013)

Kiki, the son of a twice-ex-president, has inherited his father's thirst for power and the presidency. But to become president of Tinieblas takes a Machiavellian intelligence, for one must outwit not only political...

The Encounter

by Crawford Power The Overlook Press (December 11, 1983)

Father Cawder dreams about the arrival of the carnival and the hubbub it will bring, but he cannot anticipate the heated tragedy of lovers Stella and Diamond, or the harsh judgment of his neighbor Mrs. Girard....

Voyage of the Short Serpent

by Bernard du Boucheron The Overlook Press (November 25, 2008)

Translated from the French by Hester Velmans Years ago, a group left Europe to start a colony in Iceland. But as the years wore on, communication between the colony and the people back home stopped. Had the...

The Moon Pool

by A. Merritt The Overlook Press (December 29, 2008)

Dr. Walter T. Goodwin is sailing back to New York after a botanical expedition to the South Seas when he meets his old friend, Dr. David Throckmartin. The heartbroken Throckmartin relates a haunting tale to...

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...

The Paris Correspondent

by Alan Cowell The Overlook Press (October 11, 2011)

Ed Clancy and Joe Shelby are journalists with The Paris Star, an English-language paper based in Paris. Relics from a time when print news was in its heyday, when being a reporter meant watching a city crumble...

The Facades

by Eric Lundgren The Overlook Press (June 02, 2014)

Set in the once-great Midwestern city of Trude--a treacherous maze of convoluted shopping malls, barricaded libraries, and elitist assisted-living homes--Lundgren's novel follows a disconsolate legal clerk named...

Phantoms on the Bookshelves

by Jacques Bonnet & James Salter The Overlook Press (July 04, 2012)

The author, a lifelong accumulator of books ancient and modern, lives in a house large enough to accommodate his many thousands of volumes, as well as overspill from the libraries of his friends. While his musings...

Deliverance From Evil

by Frances Hill The Overlook Press (April 02, 2012)

Deliverance from Evil brings to life the Salem witch trials, one of the most uncanny times in our nation's history. Young girls in trances pointed out neighbors, leaders, relatives--over 150 people were arrested,...

The Complete Roderick

by John Sladek The Overlook Press (January 03, 2005)

Roderick is a robot who learns. He begins life looking like a toy tank, thinking like a child, and knowing nothing about human ways. But as he will discover, growing up and becoming fully human is no easy task...


by Casey Gray The Overlook Press (April 13, 2015)

Set in the American Southwest, forty miles north of Juárez, Casey Gray's ambitious, tragicomic, and ultimately redemptive novel follows a group of customers and employees through the twenty-four hour work cycle...

City of Lies

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (February 02, 2015)

Returning home to New York brings with it memories of childhood, many of them painful, and yet Harper could never have prepared himself for the truth. Confronted with the reality of his father's existence, Harper...

The Venice Conspiracy

by Sam Christer The Overlook Press (November 07, 2012)

When ex-priest Tom Shaman, jaded from years in the Los Angeles ghetto, decides on a last-minute trip to Venice, he gets much more than he expected. A brutal killer is on the loose and Tom finds himself in the...

The Dawn Stag

by Jules Watson The Overlook Press (January 18, 2006)

Rhiann, an Alban priestess and princess, submits to a marriage of political necessity to Eremon, an exiled Irish prince. Out of duty grows a powerful and desperate love that will bind them together through conflict...

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...

A Simple Act of Violence

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (June 25, 2012)

R. J. Ellory's latest paperback is his most timely, menacing serial killer novel yet, and a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year.. As in his globally acclaimed A Quiet Belief in Angels, it is a stunning work...

When Autumn Leaves

by Amy S. Foster The Overlook Press (October 05, 2009)

This is a town where the shoes in the window always fit, where you can buy a love potion at the corner shop, and where the woods at the outskirts of town just might be the door to another world. And, of course,...

Missing Reels

by Farran Smith Nehme The Overlook Press (November 11, 2014)

New York in the late 1980s. Ceinwen Reilly has just moved from Yazoo City, Mississippi, and she's never going back, minimum wage job (vintage store salesgirl) and shabby apartment (Avenue C walkup) be damned....

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...

The Boy Who Killed Demons

by Dave Zeltserman The Overlook Press (October 14, 2014)

So begins the latest novel by horror master Dave Zeltserman. The setting is quiet Newton, Massachussetts, where nothing ever happens. Nothing, that is, until two months after Henry Dudlow's 13th birthday, when...

The Sisters

by Robert Littell The Overlook Press (June 01, 2003)

In what Christopher Lehmann-Haupt of The New York Times called "the plot of plots," Robert Littell has created the CIA "legends" Francis and Carroll, dubbed "The Sisters Death and Night" by their cohorts. But...

Knife Music

by David Carnoy The Overlook Press (July 07, 2010)

The novel pits Ted Cogan, a forty-three-year- old surgeon and self-described womanizer, against Hank Madden, a handicapped veteran detective. From the outset it's not clear who is victim and who is victimizer,...

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...

Beautiful Fools

by R. Clifton Spargo The Overlook Press (May 01, 2013)

In 1939 Scott is living in Hollywood, a virulent alcoholic and deeply in debt. Despite his relationship with gossip columnist Sheila Graham, he remains fiercely loyal to Zelda, his soul mate and muse. In an...

The Big Exit

by David Carnoy The Overlook Press (October 10, 2012)

Fresh out of prison, Richie Forman tries to settle back into his life in the Bay Area. By day, he works at a law firm dedicated to freeing innocent men from prison. By night, he makes a living impersonating...

The White Mare

by Jules Watson The Overlook Press (February 16, 2005)

Spanning three centuries, the series recreates Celtic Britain at the time of the Roman invasion: a land of visions and dreams, bloodshed and brutal death. It is AD 79 and Agricola, the ruthless governor of Roman...

The Madness of July

by James Naughtie The Overlook Press (October 01, 2014)

The Madness of July is set in the late 1970s, and takes place during six sweltering days in the month that gives the book its title. Will Flemyng was trained as a spy for a life behind enemy lines, but now he...

The Gladiator

by Simon Scarrow The Overlook Press (May 29, 2013)

After barely making it to the port of Matala in Crete, they are stunned to find a devastated town. An earthquake has struck the island, destroying its cities and killing thousands. In the chaotic aftermath,...


by Simon Scarrow The Overlook Press (May 27, 2013)

In Centurion, Scarrow continues the adventures of centurions Macro and Cato, as they wage war to defend the imperium. Scarrow combines stunning historical detail with riveting battles and rich characters to...

The Master Blaster

by P.F. Kluge The Overlook Press (March 28, 2012)

This captivating novel intertwines the stories of several inhabitants on Saipan, America's least-appreciated tropical island. George Griffin is a jaded writer who comes for a press junket and stays far longer...

Octopus on My Head

by Jim Nisbet The Overlook Press (September 30, 2013)

Resigning himself to the doldrums of middle age, the only thing Curly Watkins has left of his former life as a punk rocker is a guitar and a tattoo of an octopus on his head. But his quiet new life quickly evaporates...

Old and Cold

by Jim Nisbet The Overlook Press (July 02, 2012)

So goes the logic at the heart of Old and Cold, leading to a spree of hits that are sometimes perfectly executed, sometimes messy, set against the backdrop of San Francisco's beaches, bars, and murky darkened...


by Penny Vincenzi The Overlook Press (September 06, 2010)

This enables her to leave her old life behind and embark on a new life with danger and passion. This is Penny Vincenzi at her utmost.


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 David Mamet The Overlook Press (October 27, 2003)

The transcripts take the reader on an intellectually breathtaking tour through David Mamet's baroque, fragmented world, where nothing is certain except the certainty bestowed by the academy. After the Cola riots,...


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...

Another Woman

by Penny Vincenzi The Overlook Press (April 29, 2013)

"Satisfaction guaranteed" says The Washington Post. The night before her lavish wedding, Cressida Forrest went to bed serene and happy. By morning she had vanished--without apparent cause, and without a trace....

AN Outrageous Affair

by Penny Vincenzi The Overlook Press (September 28, 2009)

A mysterious, tragic accident in the 1950s. An inexplicable suicide twenty years later. What was the strange link between the two?and Caroline Hunterton?s long-buried past? A secret which could not be kept forever,...