Popular British Detectives Books 2021

Best British Detectives Discount Books

Death in Holy Orders

Death in Holy Orders

P. D. JamesApril 10, 2001$2.99

From the award-winning master of literary crime fiction, a classic work rich in tense drama and psychological insight. On the East Anglian seacoast, a...

The Madness of Crowds

The Madness of Crowds

Louise PennyAugust 24, 2021$14.99

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller AARP The Magazine – Recommended Summer Reading CNN – A Most Anticipated Book of August Bustle – A Most Anti...

The Heron's Cry

The Heron's Cry

Ann CleevesSeptember 7, 2021$14.99

New York Times bestseller Ann Cleeves returns with The Heron's Cry , the extraordinary follow-up to The Long Call , soon to be a major TV series, alon...

The Long Call

The Long Call

Ann CleevesSeptember 3, 2019$10.99

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! A USA TODAY BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE AGATHA AWARD FOR BEST CONTEMPORARY NOVEL A PEOPLE MAGAZINE BEST BOOK OF FAL...

Still Life

Still Life

Louise PennySeptember 30, 2008$7.99

In Still Life , bestselling author Louise Penny introduces Monsieur L'Inspecteur Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec, a modern Poirot who anchors t...

All the Devils Are Here

All the Devils Are Here

Louise PennySeptember 1, 2020$9.99

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER PARADE MAGAZINE – ONE OF FALL'S MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS AARP'S MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF FALL CRIMEREADS – ONE...

A Rule Against Murder

A Rule Against Murder

Louise PennyJanuary 20, 2009$11.99

A Rule Against Murder, the fourth book in Louise Penny's award-winning and critical revered mystery series features the wise and beleaguered Inspector...

And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

Agatha ChristieMarch 17, 2009$7.99

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick One of the most famous and beloved mysteries from the queen of suspense, Agatha Christie!  More than 100 m...

A Fatal Grace

A Fatal Grace

Louise PennyMay 15, 2007$11.99

Winner of the 2007 Agatha Award for Best Novel! From the Dagger award winning author Louise Penny comes the second Armand Gamache mystery set in the s...

A Great Reckoning

A Great Reckoning

Louise PennyAugust 30, 2016$9.99

Instant New York Times bestseller: #1 in Hardcover Fiction #1 in E-book Fiction #1 in Combined Print and E-book Fiction "Deep and grand and altogether...

The Old Man in the Corner

The Old Man in the Corner

Baroness OrczyAugust 26, 2014$2.99

A brilliant study in the art of logical deduction by the author of The Scarlet Pimpernel He sits in the corner of the A.B.C. café, a length of string...

The Nature of the Beast

The Nature of the Beast

Louise PennyAugust 25, 2015$11.99

The Nature of the Beast is a New York Times bestselling Chief Inspector Gamache novel from Louise Penny. Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laure...

The Beautiful Mystery

The Beautiful Mystery

Louise PennyAugust 28, 2012$11.99

The brilliant new novel in the New York Times bestselling series by Louise Penny, one of the most acclaimed crime writers of our time No outsiders are...

Five Little Pigs

Five Little Pigs

Agatha ChristieNovember 23, 2004$1.99

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Five Little Pigs, beloved detective Hercule Poirot races to solve a case from out of the past. Beautiful Caroline Cral...

A Better Man

A Better Man

Louise PennyAugust 27, 2019$9.99

“‘A Better Man,' with its mix of meteorological suspense, psychological insight and criminal pursuit, is arguably the best book yet in an outstand...

Kingdom of the Blind

Kingdom of the Blind

Louise PennyNovember 27, 2018$9.99

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A December 2018 Indie Next Pick One of Kirkus Reviews ' Best of 2018 Picks BookPage Best of the Year 2018 A Libra...

Monsieur Lecoq

Monsieur Lecoq

Émile GaboriauAugust 25, 2015$2.99

The seminal detective novel by Émile Gaboriau, who was hailed by André Gide as “the father of all current detective fiction” Policemen patrollin...

The Cruelest Month

The Cruelest Month

Louise PennyMarch 4, 2008$11.99

“Many mystery buffs have credited Louise Penny with the revival of the type of traditional murder mystery made famous by Agatha Christie. . . . The ...

Bury Your Dead

Bury Your Dead

Louise PennyAugust 2, 2011$9.99

It is Winter Carnival in Quebec City, bitterly cold and surpassingly beautiful. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache has come not to join the revels but to ...

The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

Louise PennyAugust 26, 2014$11.99

A #1 New York Times Bestseller, Louise Penny's The Long Way Home is an intriguing Chief Inspector Gamache Novel. Happily retired in the village of Thr...

Glass Houses

Glass Houses

Louise PennyAugust 29, 2017$9.99

An instant New York Times Bestseller and August 2017 LibraryReads pick! “Penny’s absorbing, intricately plotted 13th Gamache novel proves she only...

Raven Black

Raven Black

Ann CleevesJune 24, 2008$11.99

Winner of Britain's coveted Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award, Ann Cleeves introduces a dazzling new suspense series to U.S. mystery readers. Raven Black beg...

Cat Among the Pigeons

Cat Among the Pigeons

Agatha ChristieMarch 17, 2009$1.99

Murder is part of the curriculum at an exclusive school for girls in Agatha Christie’s Cat Among the Pigeons, as the intrepid Poirot sets out to bri...

The Brutal Telling

The Brutal Telling

Louise PennySeptember 22, 2009$6.99

The wise and beleaguered Chief Inspector Armand Gamache returns to Three Pines The Brutal Telling , the fifth book in Louise Penny's #1 New York Times...

Murder at the Village Fete

Murder at the Village Fete

Catherine ColesOctober 24, 2020$2.99

Downton Abbey crossed with Murder, She Wrote...set in a Yorkshire village! Evelyn Christie, the new Lady Northmoor, is looking forward to hosting the ...

The Missing Hours

The Missing Hours

Julia DahlSeptember 14, 2021$13.99

From the critically acclaimed author of Invisible City and Conviction , The Missing Hours is a novel about obsession, privilege, and the explosive con...

A Trick of the Light

A Trick of the Light

Louise PennyAugust 30, 2011$11.99

A New York Times Notable Crime Book and Favorite Cozy for 2011 A Publishers Weekly Best Mystery/Thriller books for 2011 "Penny has been compared to Ag...

Red Bones

Red Bones

Ann CleevesSeptember 1, 2009$11.99

When a young archaeologist discovers a set of human remains, the locals are intrigued. Is it an ancient find—or a more contemporary mystery? Then an...

The Poacher's Son

The Poacher's Son

Paul DoironMay 11, 2010$6.99

Paul Doiron's The Poacher's Son is a sterling debut of literary suspense. Taut and engrossing, it represents the first in a series featuring Mike Bowd...

How the Light Gets In

How the Light Gets In

Louise PennyAugust 27, 2013$11.99

The #1 New York Times Bestseller "There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." — Leonard Cohen Christmas is approaching, and in Qu...

Murder at the Wedding Chapel

Murder at the Wedding Chapel

Catherine ColesAugust 27, 2021$2.99

Tommy & Evelyn Christie have reluctantly agreed to host the wedding of Tommy's mother to Andrew Parsons, the Marquess of York, at t...

Trespasser

Trespasser

Paul DoironJune 21, 2011$11.99

In Paul Doiron's riveting follow-up to his Edgar Award–nominated novel, The Poacher's Son , Maine game warden Mike Bowditch's quest to find a missin...

Poirot and the Regatta Mystery

Poirot and the Regatta Mystery

Agatha ChristieSeptember 27, 2011$0.99

Available for the first time in the U.S., this retelling of “The Regatta Mystery” features Hercule Poirot at his finest. A diamond merchant and hi...

Casino Royale

Casino Royale

Ian FlemingJune 18, 2021$0.99

British Secret Service agent James Bond, a.k.a. 007, is sent to play in a high-stakes baccarat game in an effort to take down Le Chiffre, a financier ...

This Body of Death

This Body of Death

Elizabeth GeorgeApril 20, 2010$1.99

“Elizabeth George reigns as queen of the mystery genre. The Lynley books constitute the smartest, most gratifyingly complex and impassioned mystery ...

Massacre Pond

Massacre Pond

Paul DoironJuly 16, 2013$11.99

Massacre Pond is Edgar finalist Paul Doiron's superb new novel featuring Game Warden Mike Bowditch and a beautiful, enigmatic woman whose mission to s...

Rabid

Rabid

Paul DoironJune 5, 2018$1.99

In this Edgar Award-nominated short story in the Mike Bowditch mystery series from bestselling author Paul Doiron, Mike is drawn into the story of a g...

Stay Hidden

Stay Hidden

Paul DoironJuly 3, 2018$11.99

A supposed hunting accident becomes a dangerously complicated murder investigation in Stay Hidden, the intricately-plotted new thriller from Paul Doir...

Full Dark House

Full Dark House

Christopher FowlerJune 1, 2004$2.99

Edgy, suspenseful, and darkly comic, here is the first novel in a riveting mystery series starring two cranky but brilliant old detectives whose lifel...

Robert B. Parker's Fool Me Twice

Robert B. Parker's Fool Me Twice

Michael BrandmanSeptember 11, 2012$9.99

When two cases collide, police chief Jesse Stone is caught in the middle in this New York Times bestseller. Autumn in Paradise, Massachusetts, is usua...

Dead by Dawn

Dead by Dawn

Paul DoironJune 29, 2021$14.99

Maine game warden Mike Bowditch finds himself in a life-or-death chase in this next thriller in the bestselling mystery series by Edgar Award nominee ...

White Nights

White Nights

Ann CleevesApril 1, 2010$11.99

The electrifying follow up to the award-winning Raven Black Raven Black received crime fiction's highest monetary honor, the Duncan Lawrie Dagger Awar...

A Dying Fall

A Dying Fall

Elly GriffithsMarch 5, 2013$2.99

Ruth Galloway is shocked when she learns that her old university friend Dan Golding has died tragically in a house fire. But the death takes on a sini...

Murder on Brittany Shores

Murder on Brittany Shores

Jean-Luc BannalecOctober 11, 2016$11.99

Ten miles off the coast of Brittany lie the fabled Glénan Islands. Boasting sparkling white sands and crystal-clear waters, they seem perfectly idyll...

The Treasure at Poldarrow Point

The Treasure at Poldarrow Point

Clara BensonDecember 2, 2013$4.99

When Angela Marchmont goes to Cornwall on doctor's orders she is looking forward to a nice rest and nothing more exciting than a little sea-bathing. B...

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Agatha ChristieMarch 17, 2009$7.99

Voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time" Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christ...

Thin Air

Thin Air

Ann CleevesMay 5, 2015$11.99

Ann Cleeves is back with the sixth book in her Shetland series featuring Inspector Jimmy Perez, whom readers will remember from Raven Black, White Nig...

Turn to Dust

Turn to Dust

Rachel AmphlettJuly 13, 2020$5.99

When the body of a naked man is found in the middle of a barren field, a rural community is left in shock – and fear.<br> <br> Discover...

Cherringham - Episode 13-15

Cherringham - Episode 13-15

Matthew Costello & Neil RichardsApril 11, 2016$8.99

Jack's a retired ex-cop from New York, seeking the simple life in Cherringham. Sarah's a Web designer who's moved back to the village find...

Widowmaker

Widowmaker

Paul DoironJune 14, 2016$11.99

In Paul Doiron's riveting novel Widowmaker , Game Warden Mike Bowditch is on the trail of a ruthless vigilante amid the snow-covered mountains of Main...

Murder in the Mews: Four Cases of Hercule Poirot

Murder in the Mews: Four Cases of Hercule Poirot

Agatha ChristieMarch 17, 2009$9.99

In the title work in this collection of novellas, Poirot and Inspector Japp collaborate on the investigation of a suspicious suicide. The supernatural...

Murder in the Afternoon

Murder in the Afternoon

Frances BrodyFebruary 11, 2014$11.99

An intricate plot in the post-WWI English countryside and Frances Brody's "refreshingly complex heroine" ( Kirkus ) combine in Murder in the Afternoon...

The Sittaford Mystery

The Sittaford Mystery

Agatha ChristieMarch 17, 2009$9.99

The Sittaford Mystery is Dame Agatha at her most intriguing, as a séance in a snowbound house predicts a particularly grisly murder. In a remote...

Cherringham - The Body in the Lake

Cherringham - The Body in the Lake

Neil Richards & Matthew CostelloJune 5, 2014$3.99

Cherringham parish council has invited Laurent Bourdain, mayor of a French village on the Brittany coast, to a gala reception to join the two villages...

Wycliffe and the Beales

Wycliffe and the Beales

W.J. BurleyDecember 16, 2010$3.99

A mysterious death ... an eccentric family living on the edge of Dartmoor ... And Chief Superintendent Wycliffe has one of his most complex cases to d...

Two Against Scotland Yard: A Mr. Pinkerton Mystery

Two Against Scotland Yard: A Mr. Pinkerton Mystery

Zenith Brown & David FromeMay 22, 2018$5.99

She was elegant, beautiful, and a cold-blooded killer...or so it appeared. She had the perfect motive. She even admitted to being at the scene of the ...

The Window at the White Cat

The Window at the White Cat

Mary Roberts RinehartMay 22, 2017$5.99

"In my criminal work, everything that wears skirts is a lady, until the law proves her otherwise," declares Jack Knox, attorney at law and narrator of...

Santa Fe Dead

Santa Fe Dead

Stuart WoodsApril 22, 2008$9.99

#1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods returns with the third fast-paced thriller featuring Santa Fe, New Mexico’s take-no-prisoners atto...

Death in the English Countryside

Death in the English Countryside

Sara RosettDecember 11, 2014$2.99

Even quaint and cozy English villages have a dark side . . . Location scout and Jane Austen aficionado, Kate Sharp, is thrilled when the company she w...

Wild Fire

Wild Fire

Ann CleevesSeptember 4, 2018$11.99

Wild Fire is the much-anticipated final entry in Ann Cleeves's beloved Shetland series, which is now a hit television show starring Douglas Henshall. ...

Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog

David RosenfeltJuly 6, 2021$14.99

Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, work to free a man who risked it all to help a dog in need Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his wife, L...

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Agatha ChristieDecember 29, 2020$1.99

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is a work of detective fiction by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in June 1926 in the United Kingdom by Wi...

Rescued

Rescued

David RosenfeltJuly 17, 2018$10.99

In Rescued, David Rosenfelt again delights his readers with the charm and wit they’ve come to expect. Even the most fervent fans of the sardonic And...

One Last Lie

One Last Lie

Paul DoironJune 30, 2020$11.99

The disappearance of Mike Bowditch’s beloved mentor reveals an ominous connection to a 15-year-old cold case in One Last Lie , the new thriller from...

Devil's Breath

Devil's Breath

G. M. MallietApril 11, 2017$10.99

Agatha Award-winning author G. M. Malliet returns with Devil's Breath , the sixth mystery in her wildly popular series featuring handsome spy-turned-c...

The Grim Reader

The Grim Reader

Kate CarlisleJune 2, 2020$7.99

San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright was hoping for a fun, relaxing weekend at a local book fair, but a murderer made other plans...

The Water Room

The Water Room

Christopher FowlerJune 28, 2005$5.99

They are detection’s oddest couple: two cranky detectives whose professional partnership dates back half a century. Now Arthur Bryant and John May r...

Little Black Book

Little Black Book

Kate CarlisleJune 29, 2021$13.99

San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright is on the case when a rare edition of Rebecca leads to murder in this latest installment of ...

Cold Earth

Cold Earth

Ann CleevesApril 18, 2017$11.99

From Ann Cleeves, winner of the CWA Diamond Dagger Award, comes Cold Earth. In the dark days of a Shetland winter, torrential rain triggers a landslid...

The Monogram Murders

The Monogram Murders

Sophie Hannah & Agatha ChristieSeptember 9, 2014$10.99

"Equal parts charming and ingenious, dark and quirky and utterly engaging. Reading The Monogram Murders was like returning to a favorit...

Original Sin

Original Sin

P. D. JamesJanuary 24, 1995$13.99

Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery from one of our finest novelists. ...

Blue Lightning

Blue Lightning

Ann CleevesSeptember 28, 2010$11.99

Inspector Jimmy Perez takes his fiancé home to Fair Isle, the tiny island he comes from, to meet his parents. The island is a magnet for bird watcher...

Almost Midnight

Almost Midnight

Paul DoironJuly 2, 2019$11.99

In this thrilling entry in Edgar Award finalist Paul Doiron's bestselling series, a deadly attack on one of Maine's last wild wolves leads Game Warden...

The Hollow

The Hollow

Agatha ChristieOctober 3, 2006$9.99

Agatha Christie’s classic, The Hollow, finds Poirot entangled in a nasty web of family secrets when he comes across a fresh murder at an English cou...

The Chief Inspector Gamache Series

The Chief Inspector Gamache Series

Louise PennyApril 7, 2015$23.99

#1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author Louse Penny's beloved Chief Inspector Armand Gamache mystery novels have received critical acc...

The Nursing Home Murders

The Nursing Home Murders

Ngaio MarshOctober 16, 2011$8.99

For one unfortunate British politician, murder is the worst medicine: “An ingenious, logical, and sparkling tale.” — The New York Times For Memb...

A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia

A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia

Clara BensonSeptember 5, 2016$5.99

It's 1929, and Ticky Maltravers is the toast of London high society, adored by everyone—or so it seems, until somebody poisons him over dinner. Now ...

Mrs. McGinty's Dead

Mrs. McGinty's Dead

Agatha ChristieMarch 17, 2009$9.99

In Mrs. McGinty’s Dead, one of Agatha Christie’s most ingenious mysteries, the intrepid Hercule Poirot must look into the case of a brutally murde...

Pagan Spring

Pagan Spring

G. M. MallietOctober 8, 2013$11.99

"There are certain things you want in a village mystery: a pretty setting, a tasteful murder, an appealing sleuth . . . Malliet delivers all that . " ...

Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds

Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds

Agatha ChristieSeptember 27, 2011$0.99

Hercule Poirot is about to tuck into a very traditional English supper with his old friend Bonnington when a lone diner sparks his interest. Like cloc...

Death in an English Garden

Death in an English Garden

Sara RosettDecember 23, 2016$4.99

A common, garden-variety murder… Location scout Kate Sharp is enjoying the gorgeous springtime in her favorite idyllic English village while coordin...

The Imposter

The Imposter

Paul DoironMay 5, 2020$1.99

In this original short story in the bestselling Mike Bowditch mystery series by Paul Doiron, Mike is confronted with a case of stolen identity. When t...

The Winter Garden Mystery

The Winter Garden Mystery

Carola DunnMarch 15, 1995$11.99

In England, 1923, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple has made a decision that, while shocking to her class, is in perfect keeping with the spirit of the t...

Duplicate Death

Duplicate Death

Georgette HeyerMay 7, 2019$13.99

Double the murder means double the stakes in this Golden Age mystery from Georgette Heyer Inspector Hemingway has his work cut out for him when a seem...

A Fatal Winter

A Fatal Winter

G. M. MallietOctober 16, 2012$11.99

"There are certain things you want in a village mystery: a pretty setting, a tasteful murder, an appealing sleuth . . . Malliet delivers all that . " ...

The Labors of Hercules

The Labors of Hercules

Agatha ChristieOctober 3, 2006$9.99

In appearance Hercule Poirot hardly resembled an ancient Greek hero. Yet—reasoned the detective—like Hercules he had been responsible for ridding ...

Nothing but the Truth

Nothing but the Truth

John LescroartFebruary 1, 2001$9.99

From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Guilt and The 13th Juror comes an electrifying new thriller--a novel in which San Francisco de...

Dachshund Through the Snow

Dachshund Through the Snow

David RosenfeltOctober 1, 2019$2.99

This Christmas, lawyer Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, can't say no to helping young Danny and his dachshund, Murphy. Lawyer Andy Carpe...

Death at Wentwater Court

Death at Wentwater Court

Carola DunnMay 15, 1994$11.99

It's the early 1920s in England--the country is still recovering from the Great War and undergoing rapid social changes that many are not quite ready ...

Holy Chow

Holy Chow

David RosenfeltJuly 5, 2022$14.99

In Holy Chow , the next Andy Carpenter mystery from bestselling author David Rosenfelt, beloved characters—both human and canine—are back on the c...

The Precipice

The Precipice

Paul DoironJune 16, 2015$11.99

In this riveting new novel from Edgar finalist Paul Doiron, Bowditch joins a desperate search for two missing hikers as Maine wildlife officials deal ...

Final Curtain

Final Curtain

Ngaio MarshDecember 15, 2012$9.99

A Shakespearean actor shuffles off his mortal coil in this “skillfully wrought” country-house mystery ( The New York Times ). Sir Henry Ancred, a ...

Naughty In Nice

Naughty In Nice

Rhys BowenSeptember 6, 2011$7.99

In the fifth Royal Spyness Mystery, Lady Georgiana Rannoch discovers that being a minor royal has its privileges when she visits the glamorous—and d...

The Haunted Season

The Haunted Season

G. M. MallietOctober 6, 2015$11.99

Max Tudor must contend with his new role as a father as well as a murder all too close to home in Nether Monkslip in the next installment in G. M. Mal...

Evil Under the Sun

Evil Under the Sun

Agatha ChristieOctober 3, 2006$9.99

The classic Evil Under the Sun, one of the most famous of Agatha Christie’s Poirot investigations, has the fastidious sleuth on the trail of the kil...

The Mystery of Three Quarters

The Mystery of Three Quarters

Sophie HannahAugust 28, 2018$10.99

The world’s most beloved detective, Hercule Poirot—the legendary star of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and most recently The Mo...

Three Act Tragedy

Three Act Tragedy

Agatha ChristieOctober 3, 2006$9.99

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Three Act Tragedy, the normally unflappable Hercule Poirot faces his most baffling investigation: the seemingly m...

The Caretaker

The Caretaker

Paul DoironMay 4, 2021$1.99

In "The Caretaker," an original short story from bestselling author Paul Doiron, Maine Game Warden Mike Bowditch tracks down a sinister prowler turnin...

A Woman Unknown

A Woman Unknown

Frances BrodyFebruary 10, 2015$11.99

A Library Journal Best Book of 2014 A winning combination of both intricate plotting and nostalgic post-WWI English country setting, Frances Brody's A...

Whose Body

Whose Body

Dorothy L. SayersJune 26, 2014$0.99

Wimsey's mother, the Dowager Duchess of Denver, telephones to say that Thipps, an architect hired to do some work on her local church, has just found ...