Best Sellers in Mystery and Suspense Books

Best Sellers in Mystery and Suspense Books

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Title: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon is the definitive masterpiece of the hard-boiled detective genre. It introduces legendary PI Sam Spade, a loner who follows his own code and the rules of the street as he zeros in on his partners killer and the famous jewel-encrusted bird. Humphrey Bogart immortalized the tough-guy detective in the classic 1941 film.
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN 13: 9781909621060
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Title: Shogun

A bold English adventuer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love. All brought together in a mighty saga of a time and place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust and the struggle for power.
Author(s): James Clavell
ISBN 13: 9780440178002
Pages: 1152
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Title: The Circular Staircase

The Circular Staircase, Mary Roberts Rinehart's classic tale of murder and intrigue in a pre-World War I mansion, is evocative yet strangely modern, a sort of CSI: Downton Abbey, with butlers and maids sprinkled in amongst the bodies and evidence.
Author(s): Mary Roberts Rinehart
ISBN 13: 9781610530132
Pages: 270
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Title: A Judgement in Stone

Author(s): Ruth Rendell
ISBN 13: 9780375704963
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Title: Rebecca

This special edition of Rebecca includes excerpts from Daphne du Maurier's The Rebecca Notebook and Other Memories, an essay on the real Manderley, du Maurier's original epilogue to the book, and more.
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN 13: 9780380730407
Pages: 416
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Title: Devil in a Blue Dress

Devil in a Blue Dress, a defining novel in Walter Mosley’s bestselling Easy Rawlins mystery series, was adapted into a TriStar Pictures film starring Denzel Washington as Easy Rawlins and Don Cheadle as Mouse.
Author(s): Walter Mosley
ISBN 13: 9780743451796
Pages: 272
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Title: The City of Mirrors

. . . The Passage can stand proudly next to Stephen King's apocalyptic masterpiece The Stand, but a closer match would be Cormac McCarthy's The Road."--Time "Read this book and the ordinary world disappears.
Author(s): Justin Cronin
ISBN 13: 9780345505002
Pages: 704
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Title: The Thin Man

Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners.

Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve crimes in between wisecracks and martinis.

Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN 13: 9780679722632
Pages: 208
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Title: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon is the definitive masterpiece of the hard-boiled detective genre. It introduces legendary PI Sam Spade, a loner who follows his own code and the rules of the street as he zeros in on his partners killer and the famous jewel-encrusted bird. Humphrey Bogart immortalized the tough-guy detective in the classic 1941 film.
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN 13: 9781909621060
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Title: A Is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone Series #1)

A tough-talking former cop, private investigator Kinsey Millhone has set up a modest detective agency in a quiet corner of Santa Teresa, California. A twice-divorced loner with few personal possessions and fewer personal attachments, she's got a soft spot for underdogs and lost causes. Eight years ago, Nikki Fife was convicted of killing her philandering husband. Now she's out on parole and needs Kinsey's help to find the real killer. If there's one thing that makes Kinsey feel alive, it's playing on the edge. When her investigation turns up a second corpse, more suspects, and a new reason to kill, Kinsey discovers that the edge is closer―and sharper―than she imagined.
Author(s): Sue Grafton
ISBN 13: 9780312353810
Pages: 320
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Title: Evil and the Mask

Author(s): Nakamura, Fuminori
ISBN 13: 9781616952129
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Title: The Long Goodbye

Marlowe befriends a down on his luck war veteran with the scars to prove it. Then he finds out that Terry Lennox has a very wealthy nymphomaniac wife, who he's divorced and re-married and who ends up dead. and now Lennox is on the lam and the cops and a crazy gangster are after Marlowe.

Philip Marlowe constantly on the move with a case involving a war scarred drunk and his nymphomaniac wife.

Author(s): Raymond Chandler
ISBN 13: 9780394757681
Pages: 384
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Title: The Da Vinci Code

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION

 

#1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold

 

As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other. Simultaneously lightning-paced, intelligent, and intricately layered with remarkable research and detail, Dan Brown's novel is a thrilling masterpiece—from its opening pages to its stunning conclusion.

Author(s): Dan Brown
ISBN 13: 9780307474278
Pages: 608
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