Fatal Shadows

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Justjoshin
ISBN: 1937909158
Release Date: 2012-05
Genre: Fiction

Someone's out to get Los Angeles bookseller Adrien English. His best friend has been viciously murdered, now he's getting weird phone calls and sinister gifts from a mysterious "admirer." The cops think he's trying to divert suspicion from himself--with the exception of sexy and homophobic homicide detective Jake Riordan. Is his offer to help Adrien on the level or is he out to nail his favorite suspect--to the wall?

A Dangerous Thing

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Just Joshin
ISBN: 1937909166
Release Date: 2012-05
Genre: Gay men

Suffering from writers block and frustrated with his tentative relationship with hot but closeted L.A.P.D. Homicide Detective Jake Riordan, gay bookseller and mystery writer Darien English travels to northern California where he finds a body in his front drive. By the time the sheriffs arrive, the body has disappeared, and Darien once again finds himself playing amateur sleuth.

The Hell You Say

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Justjoshin
ISBN: 1937909190
Release Date: 2012-09
Genre: Fiction

Demons, death threats... and Christmas shopping. It's gonna be one Hell of a Holiday. In the third in the popular Adrien English series, the "ill-starred and bookish" mystery writer has to contend with a Satanic cult, a handsome university professor and his on-again/off-again relationship with the eternally conflicted LAPD Detective Jake Riordan. And, oh, yes, murder...

So This Is Christmas

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Justjoshin
ISBN: 1945802022
Release Date: 2017-01-28
Genre:

God Help You Merry Gentlemen... Arriving home early after spending Christmas in jolly old England, sometimes amateur sleuth Adrien English discovers alarming developments at Cloak and Dagger Books-and an old acquaintance seeking help in finding a missing boyfriend. Fortunately, Adrien just happens to know a really good private eye...

Blood of the Mantis

Author: Adrian Tchaikovsky
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230746954
Release Date: 2009-08-07
Genre: Fiction

Following on from Empire in Black and Gold and Dragonfly Falling, Blood of the Mantis is a vivid fantasy full of intrigue and action, from the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author, Adrian Tchaikovsky. A dread ritual casts a deadly shadow . . . Driven by the ghosts of the legendary Darakyon, the seer Achaeos has tracked the stolen Shadow Box to the marsh-town of Jerez - but he has only days before this magical artefact will be lost to him forever . . . Meanwhile, the forces of the Empire are mustering for their next great offensive. Stenwold and his followers have only a short time in which to seek allies before the enemy soldiers are on the march again, conquering everything in their path. And if they cannot hold them back before spring, then the hated black and gold flag will be flying fly over every city in the Lowlands before the year's end. And should the Shadow Box fall into the hands of the power-mad Emperor, then nothing will save the world from his relentless ambition. The Shadows of the Apt series continues with Salute the Dark.

Stranger Things Have Happened

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Justjoshin
ISBN: 1937909441
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre:

WHO KILLED ROBERT HERSEY? Book store assistant and all around bad boy Robert Hersey has been murdered -- and you are the #1 suspect! To clear your name and get your life back, you must figure out who killed your best friend and first love. What happens next in the story all depends on the choices YOU make. How will the story end? It's all up to YOU. And the best part is you can keep reading and choosing until you've written your perfect ending. (NOTE: This edition features B&W illustrations rather than full color)

Somebody Killed His Editor

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Justjoshin
ISBN: 193790959X
Release Date: 2016-08-17
Genre:

For sixteen years reclusive mystery writer Christopher Holmes enjoyed a very successful career, thanks to the popularity of elderly spinster sleuth, Miss Butterwith, and her ingenious cat, Mr. Pinkerton. But sales are down in everything but chick lit, and Christopher's new editor doesn't like geriatric gumshoes. It's a pink, pink world for Mr. Holmes. At the urging of his agent, Christopher reluctantly agrees to attend a mystery writers' conference at a remote Northern California winery. But no sooner does he arrive than he discovers the pajama-clad body of a woman in the woods. If nearly two decades of mystery-writing are anything to go by, the woman doesn't appear to have died a natural death.

Caesar

Author: Adrian Goldsworthy
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300139195
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: History

In this landmark biography, Goldsworthy places Caesar firmly within the context of Roman society in the first century B.C.

Dust and Shadow

Author: Lyndsay Faye
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416583301
Release Date: 2009-04-28
Genre: Fiction

A carefully researched vintage-style reimagining of the case of Jack the Ripper pits the nineteenth-century serial killer against Sherlock Holmes, who endeavors to identify and outmaneuver his adversary against a backdrop of their time and without modern technology.

Salute the Dark

Author: Adrian Tchaikovsky
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330521260
Release Date: 2010-02-05
Genre: Fiction

Adrian Tchaikovsky's epic Shadows of the Apt continues with the fourth instalment in this bestselling fantasy series, Salute the Dark. All must face the end of days . . . The vampiric sorcerer Uctebri has at last got his hands on the Shadow Box and can finally begin his dark ritual - a ritual that the Wasp-kinden Emperor believes will grant him immortality. But Uctebri has his own plans both for the Emperor and the Empire. The massed Wasp armies are on the march, and the spymaster Stenwold must see which of his allies will stand now that the war has finally arrived. This time the Empire will not stop until a black and gold flag waves over Stenwold's own home city of Collegium. Tisamon the Weaponsmaster is faced with a terrible choice: a path that could lead him to abandon his friends and his daughter and to face degradation and loss. Yet it might bring him before the Wasp Emperor with a blade in his hand. But is he being driven by Mantis-kinden honour, or manipulated by something more sinister?

The Monet Murders

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Justjoshin
ISBN: 1945802170
Release Date: 2017-06-19
Genre:

Jason West and Sam Kennedy are back! All those late night conversations when Sam had maybe a drink too many or Jason was half falling asleep. All those playful, provocative comments about what they'd do when they finally met up again. Well, here they were... The last thing Jason West, an ambitious young FBI Special Agent with the Art Crimes Team, wants--or needs--is his uncertain and unacknowledged romantic relationship with irascible legendary Behavioral Analysis Unit Chief Sam Kennedy. And it's starting to feel like Sam is not thrilled with the idea either. But personal feelings must be put aside when Sam requests Jason's help to catch a deranged killer targeting wealthy, upscale art collectors. A killer whose calling card is a series of grotesque paintings depicting the murders.

Murder Takes the High Road

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Carina Press
ISBN: 9781459293595
Release Date: 2018-04-01
Genre: Fiction

From award-winning male/male author Josh Lanyon: a librarian finds himself in a plot right out of one of his favorite mystery novels Librarian Carter Matheson is determined to enjoy himself on a Scottish bus tour for fans of mystery author Dame Vanessa Rayburn. Sure, his ex, Trevor, will also be on the trip with his new boyfriend, leaving Carter to share a room with a stranger, but he can’t pass up a chance to meet his favorite author. Carter’s roommate turns out to be John Knight, a figure as mysterious as any character from Vanessa’s books. His strange affect and nighttime wanderings make Carter suspicious. When a fellow traveler’s death sparks rumors of foul play, Carter is left wondering if there’s anyone on the tour he can trust. Drawn into the intrigue, Carter searches for answers, trying to fend off his growing attraction toward John. But as unexplained tragedies continue, the whole tour must face the fact that there may be a murderer in their midst—but who? This book is approximately 60,000 words One-click with confidence. This title is part of the Carina Press Romance Promise: all the romance you’re looking for with an HEA/HFN. It’s a promise! Carina Press acknowledges the editorial services of Deborah Nemeth

In Sunshine Or in Shadow

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Justjoshin
ISBN: 1937909476
Release Date: 2013-06
Genre:

A print reader's delight. Thirteen short stories, five never before collected in print, written between 2007 and 2013. Sexy, sweet, and occasionally strange, these brief but emotionally powerful stories encapsulate everything readers of Male Male romance have come to love most about Josh Lanyon's work. The collection includes the five Petit Mort stories written for JCP Books: "Slings and Arrows," "Other People's Weddings," "Sort of Stranger Than Fiction," "Critic's Choice" and "Just Desserts." Arranged to flow thematically and stylistically are "Perfect Day," "A Limited Engagement," "In Sunshine or In Shadow," a lightly rewritten version of "The French Have a Word for It," "In a Dark Wood," "Until We Meet Once More," "Heart Trouble" and the new and exclusive "In Plain Sight."

The Sea Watch

Author: Adrian Tchaikovsky
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330544924
Release Date: 2011-02-04
Genre: Fiction

A new race of Kinden emerge in The Sea Watch by the Arthur C. Clarke award-winning author of Children of Time, Adrian Tchaikovsky. Danger lurks beneath dark waters . . . A shadow is falling over Collegium. Despite the tenuous peace, Stenwold Maker knows that the Empire will return for his city. Even as he tries to prepare for the resurgence of the black and gold army, a hidden threat is working against his people. Ships that sail from Collegium's harbour are being attacked, sunk by pirates. Some just go missing . . . Lulled by the spread of lies and false promises, Stenwold's allies are falling away. He faces betrayal on every side, and the Empire is just waiting for the first sign of weakness to strike. But they are not the only power that has its eyes on Collegium. And even with all their military strength and technology, they may not be powerful enough to stave off the forces massing in the darkness.

Armed and Dangerous Four Dangerous Ground Novellas

Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Justjoshin
ISBN: 1937909255
Release Date: 2012-08
Genre: Fiction

Collected for the first time in print! Special Agents for the Department of Diplomatic Security, Taylor MacAllister and Will Brandt have been partners and best friends for three years. But everything changes the night Taylor admits the truth about his feelings for Will. Yeah. It's complicated... Includes Dangerous Ground, Old Poison, Blood Heat, and Dead Run.