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The Last Child

John Hart · Minotaur Books
Pages: 384
Format: Book

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 ~ 7:00pm

Winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for Best Novel

John Hart's New York Times bestselling debut, The King of Lies, announced the arrival of a major talent. With Down River, he surpassed...

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Double Indemnity

James M. Cain
Format: Book

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 ~ 7:00pm

Walter Huff is an insurance investigator like any other until the day he meets the beautiful and dangerous Phyllis Nirdlinger and falls under her spell. Together they plot to kill her husband and split the insurance. It'll...

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The City & The City

China Mieville · Del Rey; Reprint edition
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 ~ 7:00pm

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE SEATTLE TIMES, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY When a murdered woman is found in the city of Beszel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks to be a routine...

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A Conspiracy of Paper: A Novel

David Liss · Random House
Pages: 442
Format: Book

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 ~ 7:00pm


Benjamin Weaver is an outsider in eighteenth-century London: a Jew among Christians; a ruffian among aristocrats; a retired pugilist who, hired by London's gentry, travels...

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The Other

Thomas Tryon · NYRB Classics
Format: Paperback

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 ~ 7:00pm

Holland and Niles Perry are identical thirteen-year-old twins. They are close, close enough, almost, to read each others thoughts, but they couldnt be more different. Holland is bold and mischievous, a bad influence, while Niles...

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Compromising Positions

Susan Isaacs · Times Books; First Edition edition
Pages: 248
Format: Book

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 ~ 7:00pm

Judith Singer, the protagonist of this book, is intelligent, brash and witty. But she is trapped by her life-style of a stuffy husband, demanding children, and a suburban home. It takes the murder of a local periodontist to infuse...

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Murder on the Iditarod Trail

Sue Henry · Grove Press
Pages: 246
Format: Paperback

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

"Adrenaline-pumping . . . [A] polished action mystery . . . [with] dazzling Arctic sights and historical trail markers laid down by the author in smooth, uncluttered prose." - Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book...

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The Late Show

Michael Connelly · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 448
Format: Book

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

Introducing Renee Ballard, a fierce young detective fighting to prove herself on the LAPD's toughest beat, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.

Renee Ballard works the night shift...

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Mystic River

Dennis Lehane · HarperTorch
Pages: 401
Format: Book

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

"There are threads in our lives. You pull one, and everything else gets affected." When they were children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle were friends. But then a strange car pulled tip to their street. One boy got into...

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Arrowood: A Novel

Laura McHugh · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 274
Format: Book

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

"This robust, old-fashioned gothic mystery has everything you're looking for: a creepy old house, a tenant with a secret history, and even a few ghosts. Laura McHugh's novel sits at the intersection of memory and history,...

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The Winter Queen: A Novel (Erast Fandorin Mysteries)

Boris Akunin · Random House; First American Edition edition
Pages: 256
Format: Book

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

Moscow, May 1876: What would cause a talented young student from a wealthy family to shoot himself in front of a promenading public in the Alexander Gardens? Decadence and boredom, most likely, is what the commander of the Criminal...

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Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer

MARGALIT FOX · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Book

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

In this heady true-crime procedural, the creator of Sherlock Holmes uses his unparalleled detective skills to exonerate a German Jew wrongly convicted of murder, and sound a victory for reason over reflexive prejudice.

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