Detective Duos

    • Bone Box (Peter Decker and Rina Lazurus)
      Faye Kellerman

      In this thrilling chapter in Faye Kellerman’s bestselling series, Rina Lazarus makes a shocking discovery in the woods of her upstate New York community that leads her husband, police detective Peter Decker, through a series of gruesome unsolved murders.

    • Crocodile on the Sandbank (Peabody & Emerson)
      Elizabeth Peters

      Amelia Peabody, that indomitable product of the Victorian age, embarks on her first Egyptian adventure armed with unshakable self-confidence, a journal to record her thoughts, and, of course, a sturdy umbrella. On her way she rescues young Evelyn Barton-Forbes. They travel on together, encountering mysteries, missing mummies, and Radcliffe Emerson, a dashing and opinionated archaeologist who doesn't need a woman's help -- or so he thinks.

    • Dog On It (Chet and Bernie)
      Spencer Quinn

      Chet and Bernie investigate the disappearance of Madison, a teenage girl who may or may not have been kidnapped, but who has definitely gotten mixed up with some very unsavory characters.

    • Fer-De-Lance (Wolfe & Goodwin)
      Rex Stout

      Nero Wolfe is one of fiction’s greatest detectives but he’s an armchair detective who most definitely needs his wise-cracking assistant, Archie Goodwin, to do the footwork. In the first book of the series, someone make a gift of a deadly snake to Nero and Archie suspects it means Wolfe is close to solving a devilishly clever murder.

    • Hope Never Dies (Obama and Biden)
      Andrew Shaffer

      This mystery thriller reunites Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama for a political mashup full of suspense, intrigue, and laugh out loud bromance.

    • The Monkey's Raincoat (Cole & Pike)
      Robert Crais

      Cole is an L.A.-based sleuth with a smart mouth, a flair for the martial arts, and a borderline sociopath for a partner. When he investigates the disappearance of Ellen Lang's husband and young son, he stumbles into a bizarre nightmare of high-level intrigue, missing drugs, and murder in Hollywood's seamy underworld. Excellent characters and dialogue made this an award-winning debut.

    • Murder in an English Village (Beryl and Edwina)
      Jessica Ellicott

      As friends, the boisterous and brash American Beryl couldn’t be less alike than the prim and proper British Edwina. But as sleuths in an England recovering from the Great War, they’re the perfect match.

    • Naked in Death (Dallas and Roarke)
      J.D. Robb

      It is 2058 and technology now completely rules the world. Eve Dallas, New York police lieutenant, is hunting for a ruthless killer. In over ten years on the force, she's seen it all. And she's going against every warning telling her not to get involved with Roarke, an Irish billionaire and a suspect in Eve's murder investigation. But passion and seduction have rules of their own, and it's up to Eve to take a chance in the arms of a man she knows nothing about.

    • The Pursuit (Fox and O'Hare)
      Janet Evanovich

      FBI special agent Kate O’Hare must partner with charming con man Nicholas Fox to take down big-league criminals. Now Nick has been kidnapped and Kate follows a trail of evidence that leads to their deadliest adversary yet.

    • Skinwalkers (Leaphorn & Chee)
      Tony Hillerman

      In this breakout thriller, Lt. Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee of the Navajo tribal police are united for the first time in a murder investigation that leads them into the dark world of Navajo witchcraft. This duo is based on a simple inversion: young Chee is the conservative spiritual presence while his elder is the jaded cynic. They’re an amazing pair in an engrossing landscape.

    • Some Danger Involved (Barker & Llewelyn)
      Will Thomas

      Nineteenth-century private detective Cyrus Barker teams up with Thomas Llewelyn, a young man with a murky past, to investigate the killing of a young Jewish scholar bearing a startling resemblance to artists' renderings of Jesus. At once a tribute to Arthur Conan Doyle and something entirely its own. You may, at first, feel like you’ve been here before but after a few pages you’ll want to follow this pair into the darkest places Victorian London can throw at you.

    • A Study in Scarlet (Holmes and Watson)
      Arthur Conan Doyle

      Convalescing in London after a disastrous experience of war, Dr John Watson finds himself sharing rooms with his new acquaintance, Sherlock Holmes. But their quiet bachelor life at 221B Baker Street is soon interrupted by the discovery of a dead man, his face contorted in horror. On the wall, the word rache - German for 'revenge' - is written in blood, yet there are no wounds on the victim or signs of a struggle. Watson's head is in a whirl, but Holmes relishes this challenge to his deductive powers, and so begins their famous investigative partnership.

    • Trail of Lightning (Hoskie and Arviso)
      Rebecca Roanhorse

      As the world has drowns beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinetah has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters. Maggie Hoskie is a monster hunter. When a town needs help finding a missing girl, Maggie is their last best hope. But what Maggie uncovers about the monster is much more terrifying than anything she could imagine.