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The Blue Kingfisher

“(Kat Stone) has got a smart mouth on her, and plenty of wigs to help her find her own true character.” ―The New York Times

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The Blue Kingfisher

“(Kat Stone) has got a smart mouth on her, and plenty of wigs to help her find her own true character.” ―The New York Times


“Pruitt pulls the reader into a world that zings with authenticity and life. A sterling collection.” ―Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Black Diamond Fall

"A stunning literary thriller...As much an engrossing and rich examination of the consequences of desire as it is a painstakingly and sublimely constructed mystery." –Booklist (Starred Review)

Fortunate Son

"J.D. Rhoades writes action as well as anybody in the business" —C.J. Box

Potter’s Field

The final novel in Rob Hart’s acclaimed Ash McKenna series! "(A) fast-paced, adventure-packed read. Hart knows his Staten Island setting well and makes strong use of it.” ―Library Journal

The Fairfax Incident

"A total knockout. A slam-bang mystery and a story that just won't quit. You will not put it down.” —Timothy Hallinan, author of the Poke Rafferty and Junior Bender novels


"BLACKOUT will hook you on Fernandez and Alex Segura. Let's have more, and soon." ―Robert Crais


"Highly recommended for lovers of legal and political thrillers." --Library Journal (Starred Review)

A Tree Born Crooked

"Post own the genre of North Florida noir." ―David Joy, author of Where All Light Tends to Go

Last Ferry Home

"No one writes about the heart of darkness like Kent Harrington." -Michael Connelly

I Bring Sorrow

“A sparkling collection from Edgar-finalist Abbott...This brilliant collection is sure to boost the author’s reputation as a gifted storyteller.” ―Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Culprits: The Heist Was Just the Beginning

A crew of thieves. A heist worth millions. A plan that goes off without a hitch. At least until the robbery is over...then all bets are off.

Upcoming Releases

Once More Unto the breach

A riveting historical tale of war, family, loss, and hope, where a father must search for his estranged son throughout war-torn Italy.

The 45th

A man with no experience finds himself competing for the Presidency: will he lead the country into a new era of fortune and prosperity? Or would he lead them into total and complete chaos?

Finding Katerina M.

When Natalie March, a respected D.C. surgeon discovers remnants of her family long-thought lost in the Russian gulags of World War II, she must risk everything to find them and discover a secret that threatens everyone she cares about.


A compelling, hilarious, violent, and original collection of short stories featuring culinary crimes from the acclaimed author of the Ash McKenna series.


“Steph Post is a great new discovery. Her stories carry a dark pulse that keeps the perfect beat in a world where people put everything they’ve got on the line.” ―Michael Connelly

A Spell of Murder

A first in a fun, frothy, and fantastical new series about three mischievous, mystical felines, their plucky human owner, and a murder they’ll have to solve together.

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