Mystery Books

  • The Corpse at the Haworth Tandoori

    'Robert Barnard has the habit of delighting his readers' Donna Leon, Sunday Times The body of a young man, almost naked, found in

  • Sleep and His Brother

    McNair House is a charitable institution, set up to care for ?cathypnic? children. With their incredibly low metabolism, cathypnic

  • Fowl Prey (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries)

    Leaving the Hillside manor in capable hands, bed-and-breakfast hostess Judith McMonigle heads north to Vancouver's Hotel Clovia

  • Cold Service (Spenser)

    When his closest ally, Hawk, is beaten and left for dead while protecting a bookie, Spenser embarks on an epic journey to rehabili

  • Persuader (Jack Reacher)

    Jack Reacher.The ultimate loner.An elite ex-military cop who left the service years ago, he’s moved from place t

  • The Final Judgment

    A young man has been murdered. His girlfriend, twenty-two-year-old Brett Allen, is found at the scene of the crime. S

  • Short Straw

    Short Straw reintroduces Santa Fe lawyer Ed Eagle, who first appeared in Stuart Woods's 1992 thriller, Santa Fe Rules

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Mystery Movies

  • A Beautiful Mind (Widescreen)(2001)

    Winner of 4 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, A Beautiful Mind is directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard and produced b

  • Primal Fear

    Clever twists and a bona fide surprise ending make this an above-average courtroom thriller, tapping into the post-O.J. scrutiny o

  • The Killing Room

    In this highly charged, psychological thrill ride four strangers are recruited as volunteers in a scientific research study. But t

  • Basic

    Academy Award(r) nominees John Travolta (Best Actor in a Leading Role, Pulp Fiction, 1994) and SamuelL. Jackson (Best Actor in a S

  • Sunshine

    Chris Evans, Cillian Murphy, and Michelle Yeoh star in this sci-fi film from Danny Boyle. Extras included deleted scenes, alternat

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Mystery Authors

Aaron Elkins biography

 

 

Aaron Elkins

(1935 - )

Aaron Elkins (born Brooklyn July 24, 1935) is an American mystery writer. He is best known for his series of novels featuring forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliveróthe 'skeleton detective'. The fourth Oliver book, Old Bones, received the 1988 Edgar Award for Best Novel. As Oliver is a world-renowned authority, he travels around the world and each book is set in a different and often exotic locale. In another series, the protagonist is museum curator Chris Norgren, an expert in Northern Renaissance art. One of his stand-alone thrillers, Loot deals with art stolen by the Nazis and introduces protagonist Dr. Benjamin Revere. With his wife, Charlotte Elkins, he has also co-written a series of golf mysteries about LPGA member Lee Ofsted. They shared an Agatha Award for their short story "Nice Gorilla".

Information source: wikipedia