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The Caves of Steel

Set a 1000 years in the future, giant city complexes are necessary because Earth is so overpopulated. While robots are used for labor in outlying "spacer worlds" where the rich live on spacious parcels, the robots are outlawed on earth.

Into the Water

Set in a town where a single mother and a teenage girl were found dead in a river within a few months of each other. The story centers on a 15-year-old girl, who has been left parentless while caring for her mother’s sister — a fearful stranger who has been dragged back to the place she deliberately ran from.

Queen of Hearts

The plot centers on the young Queen of Hearts from Lewis Carroll’s famed fairytale, when she was merely princess of Wonderland Palace. A host of other characters from Alice show up, and the future Knave of Hearts is the love of her young life.

Witness for the Prosecu...

A lawyer represents a man accused of murdering a rich widow who had become enamored with him and made him the main beneficiary of her will.

13 Minutes

A popular high school student named Natasha is discovered by a dog-walker, apparently drowned in a freezing river and dead for 13 minutes before starting to breathe again. Natasha had been the leader of the Barbies, but the other group members are now cool to her. She also begins seeing patterns of 13.

The Deep Blue Good-by

Travis McGee, a free-living bachelor and reluctant hero who lives on a houseboat in Florida, works as a "salvage consultant," recovering property and money for clients and taking half the fee in return. McGee takes on tracking down a treasure that a solider escaped with and hid after World War II.

The Hardy Men

The story will see the sleuths (and brothers) grown up but not speaking to each other. They have been estranged for years but are foced to reunite to solve a mystery.

Frog Music

Set in the summer of 1876 in San Francisco in the grip of a record-breaking heatwave, a smallpox epidemic spreads through the city, along with festering racism and fear. In order to bring the murderer to justice of her friend, a French burlesque dancer, must risk everything to piece together all the fragments of her friend's life.

Tapping The Source

Ike Taylor, a young outsider, ventures into a dangerous California surfing community to solve the mystery of his missing sister. His search takes him on a journey through a twisted world of crazed Vietnam vets, sadistic surfers, drug dealers, and mysterious seducers. And if he's not careful, it will be a journey from which he will never return.

Leverage

Set in the summer of 1974, it wraps a murder mystery around the beginnings of modern Wall Street mergers-and-acquisitions hustlers

Snow Blind

For high school teen Teddy, life in a sleepy suburb in Alaska is turned upside-down when he innocently posts a photo of his dad online, only to learn he and his family are in the Witness Protection Program. A man seeking revenge invades their town, followed soon after by pursuing FBI agents, but what if his dad's reasons for going into the program aren't as innocent as he says.

Departure

A brilliant Miami-based FAA investigator is obsessed with learning how a 727 suddenly vanished into thin air and then reappeared in the exact same spot ten minutes later. As mysterious occurrences continue to occur with increasing frequency in the skies over Miami, the investigation becomes personal when the employee’s beloved wife is on one of the planes affected.

The Truth About the Har...

A young novelist heads to New Hampshire to solve a 33-year-old murder — with his former college professor and mentor being accused of the killing.

Where in the World is C...

When the ACME agency’s greatest detective Carmen Sandiego becomes the world’s greatest thief, it’s up to her former partner to follow her clues and track her down.

A Conspiracy of Paper

Set in early 18th century London against the backdrop of the beginnings of stock speculation and the retreat from a mineral-based currency, Benjamin Weaver, a Jewish former boxer living on the fringes of criminal society, becomes entangled with powerful financial giants.

American Wolf

O-Six, in some circles, is the world's most famous wild animal. The female alpha wolf, which is named after the year she was born, is collared and tracked by researchers at Yellowstone National Park, gaining a huge following from not only scientists but the public as well. She is shot by a hunter in 2012 just outside the park's boundaries, an act that causes howls around the country (she even got an obituary in The New York Times) despite it being legal — wolves are scaled back from endangered species' lists, so there are new population control measures in place.

Bunny Lake is Missing

A woman reports that her daughter Bunny Lake has gone missing. When police find no evidence that she even existed, they being to question the woman's sanity.