Excerpts

Preview excerpted scenes, stories, and chapters from a variety of publishers. Whet your appetite for more, right here.

<i>The Lost Order</i>: New Excerpt
March 24, 2017

The Lost Order: New Excerpt

Steve Berry
The 12th book in the Cotton Malone series.
<i>The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency</i>: New Excerpt
March 23, 2017

The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency: New Excerpt

Mandy Morton
The 1st book in a new series that turns the traditional British cozy on its head.
<i>Conviction</i>: New Excerpt
March 22, 2017

Conviction: New Excerpt

Julia Dahl
The 3rd book in the Rebekah Roberts series.
<i>Catalina Eddy</i>: New Excerpt
March 21, 2017

Catalina Eddy: New Excerpt

Daniel Pyne
A gritty, hard-boiled exploration into the immutable police underworld.
<i>Baker Street Irregulars</i>: New Excerpt
March 20, 2017

Baker Street Irregulars: New Excerpt

Michael A. Ventrella and Jonathan Maberry
A Sherlock-inspired anthology of short stories!
<i>Follow Me Down</i>: New Excerpt
March 18, 2017

Follow Me Down: New Excerpt

Sherri Smith
A gutsy, visceral, and beautifully crafted psychological thriller.
<i>A Twist of the Knife</i>: New Excerpt
March 17, 2017

A Twist of the Knife: New Excerpt

Becky Masterman
The 3rd book in the Brigid Quinn series.
<i>Last Don Standing: The Secret Life of Mob Boss Ralph Natale</i>: New Excerpt
March 16, 2017

Last Don Standing: The Secret Life of Mob Boss Ralph Natale: New Excerpt

Larry McShane and Dan Pearson
A tale that covers a half-century of mob lore—and gore.
<i>Bad Boy Boogie</i>: New Excerpt
March 15, 2017

Bad Boy Boogie: New Excerpt

Thomas Pluck
The 1st Jay Desmarteaux Crime Thriller.
“Guru Bones”: New Excerpt
March 14, 2017

“Guru Bones”: New Excerpt

Carolyn Haines
A Sarah Booth Delaney short mystery.
<i>Double Up</i>: New Excerpt
March 14, 2017

Double Up: New Excerpt

Gretchen Archer
The 6th Davis Way Crime Caper.
<i>The Outsider</i>: New Excerpt
March 13, 2017

The Outsider: New Excerpt

Anthony Franze
A young Supreme Court law clerk finds himself caught in the crosshairs of a serial killer.
<i>The Return</i>: New Excerpt
March 11, 2017

The Return: New Excerpt

Joseph Helmreich
Have you ever wondered ... what's out there?
<i>The Loving Husband</i>: New Excerpt
March 10, 2017

The Loving Husband: New Excerpt

Christobel Kent
An utterly gripping psychological thriller that is spooky and skillfully written.
<i>Never Let You Go</i>: New Excerpt
March 9, 2017

Never Let You Go: New Excerpt

Chevy Stevens
A thriller that crackles with suspense as it explores the darkest heart of love and obsession.
<i>Blood’s Echo</i>: New Excerpt
March 8, 2017

Blood’s Echo: New Excerpt

Isabella Maldonado
The 1st entry in the new Veranda Cruz Mystery series!
<i>A Death by Any Other Name</i>: New Excerpt
March 7, 2017

A Death by Any Other Name: New Excerpt

Tessa Arlen
The 3rd book in the Lady Montfort Mystery series.
<i>Skeleton God</i>: New Excerpt
March 6, 2017

Skeleton God: New Excerpt

Eliot Pattison
The 9th book in the Inspector Shan Tao Yun series.
<i>Without Mercy</i>: New Excerpt
March 4, 2017

Without Mercy: New Excerpt

Colonel David Hunt and R.J. Pineiro
A terrifying and topical military thriller.
<i>A Shattered Circle</i>: New Excerpt
March 3, 2017

A Shattered Circle: New Excerpt

Kevin Egan
A tensely plotted legal thriller set in New York City.
<i>Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly</i>: New Excerpt
March 2, 2017

Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly: New Excerpt

Adrian McKinty
The 6th Detective Sean Duffy novel.
<i>Blue Light Yokohama</i>: New Excerpt
March 1, 2017

Blue Light Yokohama: New Excerpt

Nicolás Obregón
A compelling, brilliantly moody, and layered debut novel.
<i>Six Four</i>: Audio Excerpt
February 28, 2017

Six Four: Audio Excerpt

Hideo Yokoyama
Listen to Chapter 2!
<i>The Weight of This World</i>: New Excerpt
February 28, 2017

The Weight of This World: New Excerpt

David Joy
A powerful story about the inescapable weight of the past.
<i>Make Them Pay</i>: New Excerpt
February 27, 2017

Make Them Pay: New Excerpt

Allison Brennan
The 12th book in the Lucy Kincaid series.
<i>Bel of the Brawl</i>: New Excerpt
February 24, 2017

Bel of the Brawl: New Excerpt

Maggie McConnon
The 2nd book in the Bel McGrath Mysteries series.
<i>The Lioness Is the Hunter</i>: New Excerpt
February 23, 2017

The Lioness Is the Hunter: New Excerpt

Loren D. Estleman
The 26th book in the Amos Walker series.
<i>Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal</i>: New Excerpt
February 22, 2017

Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal: New Excerpt

Mike Mignola and Tom Sniegoski
<i>The Fifth Element</i>: New Excerpt
February 21, 2017

The Fifth Element: New Excerpt

Jørgen Brekke
The latest book in the Odd Singsaker series.
<i>Beautiful Broken Girls</i>: New Excerpt
February 17, 2017

Beautiful Broken Girls: New Excerpt

Kim Savage
The latest novel from the author of the critically acclaimed After the Woods.