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International Mysteries


Can't afford to go around the world? You can still travel to mysterious, exotic places and find some thrill and intrigue with this collection of hand-picked international mystery titles. Want to visit Tuscany? Try Death of an Englishman. Never made it to Wales? Try Evans Above. Each title takes place in a different country, spanning six continents and a variety of points in history.

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Still Life
Still Life
by Louise Penny
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As the early morning mist clears on Thanksgiving Sunday, the homes of Three Pines come to life — all except one... Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sret du Qubec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in... (read more)

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The Coroner's Lunch
The Coroner's Lunch
by Colin Cotterill
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“This series kickoff is an embarrassment of riches: Holmesian sleuthing, political satire, and [a] droll comic study of a prickly late bloomer.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “The sights, smells, and colors of Laos practically... (read more)

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Jar City: A Reykjavik Thriller
Jar City: A Reykjavik Thriller
by Arnaldur Indridason
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From Gold Dagger Award--winning author Arnaldur Indridason comes a Reykjavík thriller introducing Inspector Erlendur   When a lonely old man is found dead in his Reykjavík flat, the only clues are a cryptic note left by the killer and a photograph... (read more)

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Honor Bound (Honor Bound)
Honor Bound (Honor Bound)
by W E B Griffin
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October 1942. At a secret rendezvous point off the coast of neutral Argentina, a small merchant ship delivers supplies to Nazi submarines and raiders. The OSS is deternined to sabotage the operation by any means necessary. But one of the key saboteurs... (read more)

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The Skull Mantra (Inspector Shan Tao Yun)
The Skull Mantra (Inspector Shan Tao Yun)
by Eliot Pattison
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Winner of the 2001 Edgar Award for Best First Novel, Skull Mantra was a sensation when first published and received wide acclaim from critics and readers alike. The Skull Mantra was ranked with Gorky Park and Smilla's Sense of... (read more)

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Death of a Red Heroine
Death of a Red Heroine
by Xiaolong Qiu
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Qiu Xiaolong, a prizewinning poet and critic in China, now teaches at Washington University in St. Louis, where he lives with his wife and daughter. His critically acclaimed Inspector Chen mystery series has sold over a million copies and has been... (read more)

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Missing
Missing
by Karin Alvtegen
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Karin Alvtegen -- without any training or thought of becoming a novelist -- resolved to write her way out of some family tradedies: The result was her first novel, Guilt (Skuld), which was published in Sweden in 1998, to rave reviews. This was followed... (read more)

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Havana Blue (07 Edition)
Havana Blue (07 Edition)
by Leonardo Padura
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Praise for the Havana Quartet: “Overlaid with a rich smoky patina, an atmosphere that reeks of slums and riches, cigar smoke and exotic perfumes. Havana Black is a strong tasting book, a rich feast of wit and feeling.”—The Independent &... (read more)

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Evans Above (Constable Evan Evans Mysteries)
Evans Above (Constable Evan Evans Mysteries)
by Rhys Bowen
Staff Pick
This book feels like the perfect British cozy (despite the author being an American). It takes place in a small town, of which the majority of the population shares the same surname (Evans). Evans the Constable, aka Evans the Law, is our main character... (read more)

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The Winter Queen
The Winter Queen
by Boris Akunin
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Moscow, May 1876. What would cause a talented student from a wealthy family to shoot himself in front of a promenading public? Decadence and boredom, it is presumed. But young sleuth Erast Fandorin is not satisfied with the conclusion that this death is... (read more)

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Death of a Nationalist
Death of a Nationalist
by Rebecca Pawel
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Praise for Rebecca Pawel: "Pawel anchors a tense and exciting story with a terrific and complex plot."-Detroit Free Press "[Pawel] turns the clock back to 1939 and Madrid's tumultuous past. . . . An intriguing juxtaposition of the political and the... (read more)

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The Dragon Man (Inspector Challis Mysteries)
The Dragon Man (Inspector Challis Mysteries)
by Garry Disher
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Chapter One Detective Inspector Hal Challis showered with a bucket at his feet. He kept it economical, but still the bucket overflowed. He toweled himself dry, dressed, and, while the espresso pot was heating on the bench-top burner in his kitchen... (read more)

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The Guards
The Guards
by Ken Bruen
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Still stinging from his unceremonious ouster from the Garda Siochana-The Guards, Ireland's police force-and staring at the world through the smoky bottom of his beer mug, Jack Taylor is stuck in Galway with nothing to look forward to. In his sober... (read more)

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Jade Lady Burning
Jade Lady Burning
by Martin Limon
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Almost twenty years after the end of the Korean War, the U.S. Military is still present throughout South Korea, and tensions run high. Koreans look for any opportunity to hate the soldiers who drink at their bars and carouse with their women.  When... (read more)

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Don't Look Back
Don't Look Back
by Karin Fossum
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"Sejer belongs alongside the likes of Adam Dalgliesh and Inspector Morse - a gifted detective and troubled man." -- The Boston Globe At the foot of the Kollen Mountain lies an idyllic Norwegian village, where neighbors know neighbors and children play... (read more)

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Bangkok 8
Bangkok 8
by John Burdett
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"Though we know it as Bangkok, the Thai refer to their capital as Krung Thep, which translates as City of Angels. It's an unhappy coincidence. Just like our own City of Angels (Los Angeles), Krung Thep is a once-idyllic city that in recent decades has... (read more)

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Murder in the Marais (Aimee Leduc Investigation)
Murder in the Marais (Aimee Leduc Investigation)
by Cara Black
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Aimée Leduc, a Parisian private investigator, has always sworn she would stick to tech investigation—no criminal cases for her. Especially since her father, the late police detective, was killed in the line of duty. But when an old Jewish... (read more)

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Death of an Englishman (Soho Crime)
Death of an Englishman (Soho Crime)
by Magdalen Nabb
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It is just before Christmas and the marshal wants to go south to spend the holiday with his wife and family, but first he must recover from the flu (which has left the Florentine carabinieri short-handed) and also solve a murder. A seemingly respectable... (read more)

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A Death in Vienna (Mortalis)
A Death in Vienna (Mortalis)
by Frank Tallis
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Field of Blood
Field of Blood
by Denise Mina
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A sensational murder provides the young journalist Paddy Meehan with her big professional break when she realizes that she has a personal connection to one of the suspects. Launching her own investigation, Paddy uncovers lines of deception that go... (read more)

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