The Best Mystery and Thriller Book Sales of the Month

    Prices so low, they're criminal.

    Hoping to find a new read that keeps you on the edge of your seat? As your trusty partner in crime, we've done the sleuthing for you. From gripping thrillers to mysteries by award-winning authors, our investigations have uncovered the best in ebook deals this month. But act fast! Like the most successful killers, they'll be gone before you know it ...

    Note: These deals were last updated on 10/2/18. Check back soon to get debriefed on next month's best discounted books.

    Buy The Art Restorer at Amazon

    The Art Restorer

    By Julián Sánchez

    On Sale $

    2.99

    $11.99

    An enigma concealed in the paintings of a Spanish artist—a contemporary of Picasso and Dalí with billionaire clients—is the key to a murder mystery that stretches back to the WWII era, from the author of The Antiquarian.

    Related: The Best Ebook Deals of the Month, from Early Bird Books 

    The Art Restorer

    By Julián Sánchez

    Buy Stonemouth at Amazon

    Stonemouth

    By Iain Banks

    On Sale $

    2.99

    $17.99

    A desperate young man becomes entangled with a Scottish crime family in this “brilliant, irresistible” novel from the author of The Wasp Factory (New York Times).

    "Beguiling.” —The Guardian

    Buy An Owl Too Many at Amazon

    An Owl Too Many

    By Charlotte MacLeod

    On Sale $

    2.99

    $9.99

    Peter Shandy heads out on a nocturnal hike to spot owls with some of his colleagues, but it’s anything but a hoot when one of their party winds up dead...

    “Farcical humor, from slapstick to quiet witticisms, abounds in this mystery.” —Publishers Weekly

    An Owl Too Many

    By Charlotte MacLeod

    Buy A Dancer in the Dust at Amazon

    A Dancer in the Dust

    By Thomas H. Cook

    On Sale $

    2.99

    $14.99

    Edgar Award-winning author

    A “beautifully written and elegantly plotted” thriller of ill-fated love—one man’s love for an extraordinary woman, and one woman’s love for her troubled country (The Globe & Mail, Toronto).

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    A Dancer in the Dust

    By Thomas H. Cook

    Buy Arson Plus and Other Stories at Amazon

    Arson Plus and Other Stories

    By Dashiell Hammett

    On Sale $

    $2.99

    $9.99

    This collection of short stories introduces the Continental Op—the legendary, hardboiled, and nameless San Francisco sleuth who his creator called “as callous and brutal and cynical as necessary.”

    "Hammett is a master of the detective novel, yes, but also one hell of a writer." —The Boston Globe 

    Arson Plus and Other Stories

    By Dashiell Hammett

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