Inspector Daniel Jouma tackles a series of brutal murders in his Mombasa region while fishing boat skipper Jake Moore pits his resources against Kenya's most ruthless corporate developer, agendas that overlap upon the revelation of a terrible secret.
Investigating a murder at a solo artist's Quebec village home, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team encounter deceptive nuances in the art world that distort every clue they find with tales of duality and broken hearts.
Detective Ari Greene investigates the stabbing murder of a millionaire on the eve of his high-profile divorce, a case marked by the man's affair with a Hollywood starlet and Greene's secret relationship with prosecutor Jennifer Raglan. (sequel to Old City Hall)
When a top Chinese swimmer and an Olympic weight lifter die as apparent suicides, Chinese detective Li Yan and American pathologist Margaret Campbell investigate a series of "accidents" that has taken the lives of some of China's best athletes.
Detective Carl Morck is investigating the 20-year-old murders of a brother and sister whose confessed killer may actually be innocent, a case with ties to a homeless woman and powerful adversaries. (sequel to The Keeper of Lost Causes)
The concluding installment in the trilogy that includes Nefertiti and Tutankhamun finds the young widow of King Tut struggling to maintain power by dispatching Rahotep, a loyal detective in the Thebes police force, to forge a dubious alliance with the militant Hittites.
In this World War II-era mystery Lieutenant Billy Boyle goes undercover in the Vatican when his British spy girlfriend, Diana Seaton, goes missing in the wake of an American monsignor's murder, a case that is complicated by the Vatican's neutral stance in German-occupied Rome.
As England's young king struggles with illness, one of his advisors is poisoned. Elizabeth Tudor, fearing her brother was the target, asks her old friend Simon Maldon to investigate the crime. When Elizabeth herself is accused of the murders, Simon faces a fight for his life against a wickedly clever adversary who will not be caught.
Following the return of forensic biologist Angela Bray to their private forensic consultancy, pathologist Richard Pryor, with his assistant, Priscilla Chambers, tackles a case involving the discovery of a decapitated body in a bog near a resort town.
In the year 1780, Harriet Westerman, the willful mistress of a country manor in Sussex, finds a dead man on her grounds with a ring bearing the crest of Thornleigh Hall in his pocket. Not one to be bound by convention or to shy away from adventure, she recruits a reclusive local anatomist named Gabriel Crowther to help her find the murderer.
When Eddie Pettit's death is ruled an accident by the police, many believe that this gentle soul was murdered and Maisy Dobbs, determined to do right by Eddie, searches for the truth amid the working-class of Lambeth. Set in London between the two world wars.
The murder of France's top chef plunges Enzo Macleod into the cutthroat world of haute cuisine. As he investigates a series of relationships that strangely parallel his old life, he has cause to reflect on his own painful past.
Beleaguered detective Lucie Hennebelle investigates an obscure film that causes anyone who watches it to end up dead, and, along with analyst Inspector Sharko, finds herself deep in a worldwide conspiracy of art and darkness.
Detective Willi Kraus investigates the 1929 discovery of a burlap sack filled with children's bones enclosed with a note containing a biblical phrase, a grisly finding with links to the dark side of Germany's capital.
In this historical suspense novel, chain-smoking, hard-drinking Bernie Gunther moves from riot-torn Berlin in 1931 to Adenauer's Germany in 1954--with a stop at a Russian prisoner-of-war camp along the way.
A follow-up to "Shroud for the Archbishop" finds Fidelma of Cashel unexpectedly rerouted to Genoa, where she learns of the imminent death of a former mentor who imparts information about an extraordinary conspiracy that is triggering murders and a vicious war.
In the aftermath of a brutal attack that left a woman in intensive care and her husband and young children dead, brash cop Scorcher Kennedy and his rookie partner, Richie, struggle with perplexing clues and Scorcher's haunting memories of a shattering incident from his childhood.
April 1511, Ireland--while celebrating the christening of her son, Mara realizes that three of her law students have disappeared from the gathering. After one of them is found dead the next morning she begins an investigation into his death and searches to find the other missing students.
Detective Inspector Mike Mulcahy takes on a case involving a Dublin gangster's murder, while reporter Siobhan Fallon investigates clues surrounding a suspicious suicide story, and turns to Mulcahy for help.
When the body of a woman is found beneath Michelangelo's dome, Gabriel Allon is summoned by Monsignor Luigi Donati to secretly investigate this mysterious death that has been ruled a suicide--a case that brings about an unthinkable act of sabotage that will plunge the world into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions.
Eleventh-century Japan. Sugawara Akitada's wife is expecting a child, and when he loses his job and tries to confront the nobleman who is responsible for his dismissal, he ends up suspected of his murder. With no income and a growing family to support, Akitada desperately plunges into the investigation of this crime inadvertently placing not only his own life, but also the lives of his wife and child, in grave danger.
Demoted from Chamberlain to his former post as Most Honorable Investigator of Events, Sano Ichiro of early 18th-century Japan struggles to understand why dozens of former samurai have waited two years to take apparent revenge on a man responsible for turning them into masterless ronin.
Dispatched to 1972 South Korea to prevent a North Korean plan to invade and reunite the nations, an apprehensive Sergeant George Sueno seeks out an ancient map that details strategic tunnels beneath the demilitarized zone
Seventy-four-year-old Laotian coroner Dr. Siri seeks to find the killer behind the deaths of three women from fencing-sword wounds, but first he must extricate himself from a Cambodian prison, where he faces beatings, torture and possible death.
After two young women are found dead, both drowned in their own blood, Inspector Harry Hole is compelled to return to Norway to see his dying father and to investigate the brutal crime, which may be the work of a serial killer.
Rising Soviet state security force officer Leo Demidov encounters the test of his career when a serial killer challenges his beliefs about the paradise of Stalin's Soviet Union, resulting in his demotion and threats against the lives of his family members.
In 1937, Captain Korolev of Moscow's Criminal Investigation Division looks into the suicide of a young loyal party member who was intimately involved with a party director, a case that is unexpectedly linked to a treasonous plot.
In the aftermath of a businessman's disappearance and his wife's public murder, Commander Jana Matinova struggles with red tape and secrecy to determine who the killer's intended target was, in a case with ties to a dark period of Slovak history.
Inspector Fredericka Bergman investigates the kidnapping and murder of a child who had been separated from her mother on a crowded train on a rainy Swedish summer day, a case that points to the work of a brilliant and ruthless killer.
It's a sweltering summer in Sweden and Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is long overdue for a holiday when a secretive and dubious religious sect comes under investigation. One of its members, a girl on the cusp of adolescence, is found dead in the forest near their holiday camp, brutally raped and strangled. The members of the Pure Life choose to remain silent about the incident rather than defend themselves.
Forced to relocate to rural Thailand with her eccentric family, crime reporter Jimm Juree fears that her career is over until the bodies of two hippies are discovered in a local farmer's field before a Buddhist abbot is murdered, a case that implicates a monk and nun.