Police Procedural

  • A Kind of Justice
    A Kind of Justice by Renee James
    Against all odds, Bobbi Logan, a statuesque transgender woman, has become one of Chicago’s most celebrated hair stylists and the owner of one of the city’s poshest salons. She is finally comfortable with who she is, widely admired in her community, about to enjoy the success she deserves. Then her impossibly ...

    You’ve most likely never met a narrator like Bobbi. Tough, tender, funny, full of heart—and ...Jodi Picoult, New York Times best-selling author of Leaving Time

  • Black Stiletto Saga
    The Black Stiletto Saga by Raymond Benson
    This five-book saga tells the entire amazing story of Judy Cooper, the famed Black Stiletto of vigilante fame. The story is told by Martin Talbot, the Stiletto’s son, in the words of the Stiletto herself through her diaries. Martin does not discover these diaries until his mother, suffering from Alzheimer ...

  • Bones Under the Ice
    Bones Under the Ice by Mary Ann Miller
    Jhonni Laurent is the first female sheriff of Field’s Crossing, Indiana—and now she has her first murder case Two days after a blizzard hits Field’s Crossing, Indiana, Sheriff Jhonni Laurent discovers the frozen body of a high school senior under a fifteen-foot pile of snow and ice. Murder is rare in ...

    Set in rural, blizzard-frozen Indiana, Mary Ann Miller’s Bones Under the Ice launches a chilling ...Vinnie Hansen, author of Lostart Street

  • Broken Genius
    Broken Genius by Drew Murray
    Perfect for fans of Harlan Coben’s Missing You and James Patterson’s Invisible In 2011, Will Parker, the young prodigy CEO of a big tech company makes a coding mistake that costs a college student her life. To assuage his guilt, Will pursues a career in the FBI Cyber Division. Now, Special Agent ...

    Will Parker, a genius with considerable baggage and even more wealth, works for the FBI. ...Charlaine Harris, New York Times best-selling author

  • Bruno Johnson Trilogy (The Disposables, The Replacements, The Squandered)
    The Bruno Johnson Trilogy (The Disposables, The Replacements, The Squandered) by David Putnam
    Ex-cop and ex-con Bruno Johnson and the fearless Marie have illegally rescued children from abusive homes and smuggled them to a safe haven in Costa Rica. As the action moves from The Disposables to The Replacements and then to The Squandered, Bruno and Marie are repeatedly forced back to the ...

    . . . A dark and disturbing insider’s novel that may not make you feel ...T. Jefferson Parker, New York Times best-selling author

  • Chasing Justice: Matt Royal Mystery #9
    Chasing Justice: Matt Royal Mystery #9 by H Terrell Griffin
    Matt Royal is going back to the courtroom. He has agreed to defend his good friend and wife of Longboat Key’s police chief. Abby Lester has been charged with the murder of Nate Bannister, an unlikeable, shady character. He was found shot to death in his downtown Sarasota condo and ...

    Witty, smart, and highly entertaining. An intriguing mix of hopes and fears that combine into ...Steve Berry, New York Times best-selling author of The Patriot Threat

  • City Problems
    City Problems by Steve Goble
    Perfect for fans of Robert Crais and John Sanford Ed Runyon bolted from the NYPD after a runaway teen case fell through the cracks and turned into a nightmarish murder. Now, he’s learned to bury the rage that consumed him, cope with depression, and enjoy life as a Mifflin County sheriff’s ...

    In this debut outing of a new series, Steve Goble delivers an authentic, compelling story ...William Kent Krueger, New York Times best-selling author

  • Collision of Centuries
    Collision of Centuries by John J Le Beau
    German police Kommissar Waldbaer can wrap his mind around murder by sword, but could not accept the plague—Black Death. Is it possible that this hideous disease, believed to be eliminated centuries ago, is killing people today? Even the steady calm of Waldbaer’s demeanor is shaken. With the help of international ...

    Le Beau effectively combines a scientific thriller and a whodunit. Publishers Weekly

  • Death of a Messenger
    Death of a Messenger by Robert McCaw
    Perfect for fans of Michael Connelly and James Lee Burke On Hawaiʻi Island, an anonymous 911 caller reports a body at Pōhakuloa, the Army’s live-fire training area. Hilo Chief Detective Koa Kāne, a cop with his own secret criminal past, finds a mutilated corpse—bearing all the hallmarks of ancient ritual sacrifice. Koa ...

    [Off the Grid] sizzles with tension and twists that entertain and magnetize. Danger and drama ...Steve Berry, New York Times best-selling author

  • Disposables (Bruno Johnson Novel #1)
    The Disposables (Bruno Johnson Novel #1) by David Putnam
    Bruno Johnson, a tough street cop, member of the elite violent crime task force, feared by the bad guys, admired by the good, finds his life derailed when a personal tragedy forces him to break the law.  Now he’s an ex-con and his life on parole is not going well.  ...

    David Putnam’s novel, The Disposables, is a high-octane thrill ride that won’t let you catch your ...William Bernhardt, best-selling author of the Ben Kincaid series

  • Diver's Paradise
    Diver's Paradise by Davin Goodwin
    After 25 years on the job, Detective Roscoe Conklin trades his badge for a pair of shorts and sandals and moves to Bonaire, a small island nestled in the southern Caribbean. But the warm water, palm trees, and sunsets are derailed when his long-time police-buddy and friend back home, is ...

    Diver’s Paradise starts off with a bang and never lets up! A fantastic Caribbean mystery that ...Ward Larsen, USA Today best-selling author

  • Downfall
    Downfall by Mark Rubinstein
    First, his doppelganger is killed—then it’s his father. Rick Shepherd is being stalked by a murderer. When Rick Shepherd, a physician, approaches his office on a busy Manhattan street, he finds police cars, an ambulance, and crime scene technicians. He soon learns a passerby was shot three times in the back, ...

    Mark Rubinstein’s Downfall is a harrowing murder-mystery wrapped in an enigma. It’s whip-smart and crackling-paced. ...James Rollins, New York Times best-selling author

  • Duplicity
    Duplicity by Shawn Wilson
    This was not the homecoming Brick envisioned After the trauma of his last case, and after three months spent recovering in Ireland, life is looking up for newly retired homicide detective Brian (Brick) Kavanagh. Back home in Washington, D.C., a new job shows promise when he’s asked to train criminology students ...

    * One doesn’t have to be a mystery fan to relish this. Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

  • Fire and Vengeance
    Fire and Vengeance by Robert McCaw
    Perfect for fans of Michael Connelly and James Lee Burke Having killed his father’s nemesis and gotten away with it, Hilo, Hawaiʻi Chief Detective Koa Kāne, is not your ordinary cop. Estranged from his younger brother, who has been convicted of multiple crimes, he is not from a typical law enforcement ...

    Moves with volcanic force to a heartfelt, gripping conclusion. Rick Mofina, USA Today best-selling author

  • Found: Matt Royal Mystery #8
    Found: Matt Royal Mystery #8 by H Terrell Griffin
    When the serenity of beautiful Longboat Key, Florida, is shattered by a murder, and an elderly resident goes missing, Detective Jennifer Diane (J.D.) Duncan leaps into action.  Her investigation is temporarily interrupted when she receives a text message with a current photo of a college friend she thought dead. ...

    Witty, smart and highly entertaining. An intriguing mix of hopes and fears that combine into ...Steve Berry, New York Times best-selling author of The King’s Deception

  • Head Shot
    Head Shot by Otho Eskin
    The Most Elusive Assassin in the World Versus D.C. Homicide Detective Marko Zorn Washington, D.C. homicide detective Marko Zorn is investigating the murder of an actress—an old love—when he is assigned to protect the visiting prime minister of Montenegro, the beautiful Nina Voychek. Political enemies are planning her assassination—this, he knows—but now ...

    Nail-biting—it’s Robert B. Parker meets David Baldacci . . . Head Shot is instantly cinematic—and ...Hank Phillippi Ryan, USA Today best-selling author

  • Heartless
    The Heartless by David Putnam
    Former LA County Deputy Bruno Johnson is now a bailiff in the courts having stepped down from his role on the Violent Crimes Team to spend more time with his daughter, Olivia. Bruno fears his job decision may have come too late when he gets a frantic call to extricate ...

    “Not since the heyday of Joseph Wambaugh has an ex-cop brought his street experience to ...Lee Goldberg, New York Times best-selling author

  • Innocents (A Bruno Johnson Novel - The Early Years: Book 1)
    The Innocents (A Bruno Johnson Novel - The Early Years: Book 1) by David Putnam
    Bruno Johnson, a newly minted LA County Sheriff Violent Crimes detective, gets the worst assignment possible—infiltrate a Sheriff’s narcotics team that may be involved in murder for hire. Gain their trust and be brought into the scheme. If he succeeds, he will have to arrest and testify against his fellow ...

    The Innocents is a terrific read reminiscent of the best of Joseph Wambaugh.  David Putnam ...Robert Dugoni, New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and #1 Amazon best-selling Author

  • Kind of Blue
    Kind of Blue by Miles Corwin
    When a legendary ex-cop is murdered in LA, the pressure’s on to find the killer. Lt. Frank Duffy needs his best detective on the case, but his best detective, Ash Levine, quit a year ago. A tenacious, obsessive detective, Ash resigned after Latisha Patton, the witness in a homicide case ...

    Former LA Times crime reporter Corwin clearly knows the technical stuff. His procedural details are ...Booklist (Starred Review)

  • Manhattan Lockdown
    Manhattan Lockdown by Paul Batista
    A birthday party on a beautiful summer Sunday afternoon on the roof garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the guest of honor, Roland Fortune, mayor of New York City. Suddenly, multiple explosions rock the entire building. This is not an accident, not a gas leak, but a heinous act of ...

    Batista knows his way around Manhattan and it shows in this battle of wills, where ...Steve Berry, New York Times best-selling author of The Patriot Threat

  • Midnight Alley
    Midnight Alley by Miles Corwin
    Ash Levine, the top detective in the LAPD’s elite Felony Special squad, is called out to solve the murder of two young black men found shot to death in a Venice alley. The case is a high priority because one of the victims is the son of City Councilman Isaac ...

    Midnight Alley is a terrific novel, thriller, page-turner, and a smart social study of today’s Los ...T. Jefferson Parker, Author of The Border Lords and Iron River

  • Mortal Dilemma: Matt Royal Mystery #10
    Mortal Dilemma: Matt Royal Mystery #10 by H Terrell Griffin
    Jock Algren arrives on Longboat Key in a state of depression and hopelessness. His most recent mission for his secretive U.S. government intelligence agency has been disastrous, and his friends Matt Royal and J. D. Duncan aren’t sure they’ll be able to pull him out of his despair—then the bad ...

  • Off the Grid
    Off the Grid by Robert McCaw
    A scrap of cloth fluttering in the wind leads Hilo police Chief Detective Koa Kāne to the tortured remains of an unfortunate soul, left to burn in the path of an advancing lava flow. For Koa, it’s the second gruesome homicide of ...

    This one sizzles with tension and twists that entertain and magnetize. Danger and drama abide, ...Steve Berry, New York Times best-selling author

  • Paradise Cove
    Paradise Cove by Davin Goodwin
    Every day is paradise on Bonaire—until something unexpected washes ashore On the laid-back island of Bonaire, every day is paradise until a seaweed-entangled human leg washes ashore. Combing the beach, retired cop Roscoe Conklin examines the scene and quickly determines that the leg belongs to the nephew of a close friend. The ...

    Davin Goodwin is a rising voice in crime fiction. James Grady, creator of the Condor novels and movies

  • Reckless (A Bruno Johnson Novel – The Early Years: Book 2)
    The Reckless (A Bruno Johnson Novel – The Early Years: Book 2) by David Putnam
    Bruno Johnson, a young and inexperienced LA County Deputy Sheriff, is trying to balance his life as the single father of a two-year-old daughter and his responsibilities as a cop in the Violent Crimes Unit. When he and his impetuous partner Ned Kiefer are put on loan to the FBI ...

    If you like your crime novels sizzling with realism, sharp dialogue, and pulse-pounding action, this ...Lee Goldberg, #1 New York Times bestselling author of True Fiction

  • Reflecting Pool
    The Reflecting Pool by Otho Eskin
    Marko Zorn, a Washington D.C. homicide detective with expensive tastes in art, classic cars, and women, must take on extra work—not always strictly legal, often unorthodox and usually dangerous—to supplement his income—work which requires his special combination of skill and steel nerves. Although he’s adept at navigating the corridors of ...

    Rough and ragged as the world it so vividly creates, The Reflecting Pool crackles with twists and ...Steve Berry, New York Times best-selling author

  • Relentless
    Relentless by Shawn Wilson
    Perfect for fans of police procedurals in the style of Harry Bosch Cherry blossom season is Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful time of the year. But as tourists flock to the city, this year’s festivities are marred by the discovery of the naked body of a young woman floating in the Tidal ...

    “In Relentless, fans of Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch will find a new hero in Brian ...Patricia Gussin, New York Times best-selling author of Come Home

  • Replacements (Bruno Johnson Novel #2)
    The Replacements (Bruno Johnson Novel #2) by David Putnam
    Bruno Johnson, ex-detective with Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and an ex-convict, is hiding out from the FBI in Costa Rica, tending bar to support eight children he illegally rescued from abusive homes. Partway through a normal day, Barbara Wicks, a former colleague and the chief of police for Montclair, ...

    Putnam steadily ratchets up the tension, while memorable supporting characters, like the courageous Marie, help ...Publishers Weekly

  • Retribution
    Retribution by Robert McCaw
    As people around him come under attack, Chief Detective Koa Kane wonders if he might be the real target In the back alley of a bar on Hawaii Island, a young man is found stabbed to death. When Hilo Chief Detective Koa Kane begins investigating the crime, the murder weapon is ...

    McCaw ably blends police procedural, espionage thriller, and guilt-ridden personal saga. Readers will look forward ...Publishers Weekly

  • Run to Ground
    Run to Ground by D. P. Lyle
    What would you do if someone brutally murdered your only child, served only months in jail because of a technicality, and continually taunted, even threatened, you from behind bars? Could you hide your growing rage from family and friends? Could you gun the killer down as he left prison? Could ...

    Murder is never as simple as the motive. There are too many loose ends, and when ...David Morrell, New York Times best-selling author of The Naked Edge

  • Ruthless
    The Ruthless by David Putnam
    Bruno Johnson, shaken to his core, but still a formidable force—an unrelenting focus on doing the right thing—unwilling to let anyone or anything stand in his way   Pushed to his emotional limit, Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputy Bruno Johnson struggles to hold his family together while immersed in his unrelenting career. ...

    The Ruthless a true thriller that is fast-paced, with twists and turns you will never ...D. P. Lyle, Macavity and Benjamin Franklin Award-winning author of Rigged

  • Scorned
    The Scorned by David Putnam
    Ex-cop, ex-con Bruno Johnson stumbles into a criminal organization that exploits women and children—he must fight his way out and home Bruno Johnson is hiding out from the U.S. law in Costa Rica with his pregnant wife, Marie, and the ten kids they rescued from toxic homes in South Central Los ...

    * [In The Sinister] the twists come fast, and Putnam’s brisk prose maintains the momentum. ...Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

  • Sinister
    The Sinister by David Putnam
    Publishers Weekly Starred Review Bruno Johnson, shaken to his core, but still a formidable force—unrelenting when it comes to saving a child Ex-cop, ex-con Bruno Johnson and his wife Marie hide in plain sight from the law in an upscale L.A. hotel as Bruno heals from a run-in with a brutal outlaw ...

    Riveting, scary, but with plenty of wit and humanity, author David Putnam brings ex-cop Bruno ...Janet Evanovich, #1 New York Times best-selling author

  • Squandered (Bruno Johnson Novel #3)
    The Squandered (Bruno Johnson Novel #3) by David Putnam
    The Squandered propels Bruno into an emotionally charged high-speed chase as he and Marie leave their rescued kids in Costa Rica and risk returning to the U.S. at the request of Bruno’s terminally ill father. Bruno’s estranged and incarcerated brother needs Bruno to help rescue his abducted young grandchildren—children that ...

    Putnam puts his years of law enforcement experience to good use in The Squandered, a shocking ...C. J. Box, New York Times best-selling author of the Joe Pickett novels

  • Treachery Times Two
    Treachery Times Two by Robert McCaw
    Secret military weapons, saboteurs, a volcanic eruption—and a probe of Chief Detective Koa Kane’s criminal past On Hawaii Island, a volcanic earthquake disrupts an abandoned cemetery—unearthing the body of a woman mutilated by her killer to conceal her identity. The search for her identity leads Hilo Hawaii’s Chief Detective Koa Kane to ...

  • Vanquished (Bruno Johnson Novel #4)
    The Vanquished (Bruno Johnson Novel #4) by David Putnam
    Former cop and ex-con Bruno Johnson and his wife Marie, living in their safe haven in Costa Rica with the children they illegally rescued from certain death, find a message from their outlaw motorcycle gang enemies—written on the back of one of their beloved children. The motorcycle gang, Sons of ...

    Bad Boy Bruno Johnson comes out of hiding to battle a vicious biker gang that ...Matt Coyle, author of the Anthony Award-winning Rick Cahill crime series

  • Vindication: Matt Royal Mystery #11
    Vindication: Matt Royal Mystery #11 by H Terrell Griffin
    In this John Grisham style mystery, Matt Royal, the retired lawyer-turned-beach-bum is called back into the courtroom to defend his girlfriend J. D. Duncan’s Aunt Esther, who lives in the sprawling North Central Florida retirement community of The Villages. A best-selling author has been murdered after a book signing and ...

    A case of literary theft propels Griffin’s appealing 11th outing for semi-retired Longboat Key, Fla., ...Publishers Weekly

  • Well of Ice
    The Well of Ice by Andrea Carter
    Perfect for fans of character driven mysteries with a powerful sense of place December on the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal—and solicitor Benedicta “Ben” O’Keeffe is working flat out before the Christmas holidays. While on a trip to Dublin to visit her parents, she runs into Luke Kirby—the man who ...

    I adored this traditional crime novel; it’s modern-day Agatha Christie with Ben as Miss Marple. Irish Examiner