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Start Reading Death Will Have Your Eyes by James Sallis

Jul 29, 2014 in Excerpts, Fiction

The Mulholland Classic series is our initiative to bring our favorite classic mysteries back to print. Our fervent hope is that a new generation of readers will pick up one of our Classic paperbacks and discover the great authors who made us fall in love with this genre. First we published A Single Shot by […]

Start Reading Bravo by Greg Rucka

Jul 22, 2014 in Excerpts, Fiction

In his explosive new novel, Greg Rucka reveals that the plot against America is far from over. Jad Bell saving the day in Alpha? A minor setback. Read the first chapter of Bravo below and watch the wheels set back in motion. Chapter One “You look tired,” she says, moving out of the doorway to […]

Start Reading The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones

Jul 01, 2014 in Excerpts

In his debut novel, The String Diaries, Stephen Lloyd Jones weaves together three narratives that follow a shapeshifter as he stalks his prey through generations. It’s a terrifying, mythical tale, and it opens with a bang: a mother driving through the night, her daughter asleep in the back, and her husband bleeding out beside her. […]

Start Reading The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

Jun 04, 2014 in Excerpts

Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller The Cuckoo’s Calling. Read the first two chapters of The Silkworm below, and meet Strike’s new client. The Silkworm goes on sale June 19th, but you can preorder your copy today at your local independent bookstore or […]

Start Reading SEAL Team Six: Hunt the Jackal

May 13, 2014 in Excerpts, Fiction

Today Mulholland Books is proud to publish Book 4 in Don Mann and Ralph Pezzullo’s SEAL Team Six series, which plunges us into Guadalajara, Mexico, where the lawless streets are ruled by drug cartels. Captain Thomas Crocker and the rest of SEAL Team Six have been sent there to rescue a senator’s wife and daughter from the […]

Start Reading Overwatch by Marc Guggenheim

Apr 15, 2014 in Excerpts, Fiction

Today marks the publication date of Marc Guggenheim’s thriller, Overwatch. Equal parts legal suspense and espionage thriller, Overwatch follows CIA lawyer Alex Garnett as he unravels a worldwide conspiracy, a hazardous path that leads him directly to his own superiors within the intelligence community. Below, read the harrowing opening, which takes place in an Iranian […]

Start Reading We Are Here by Michael Marshall

Feb 28, 2014 in Excerpts

This week, Mulholland Books published Michael Marshall’s supernatural suspense novel, We Are Here. If you’ve been keeping up with Michael’s interviews, you’ll note he talks a lot about how this novel is about friendship, even as we’ve talked about how We Are Here features shadowy figures who may or may not be watching your every […]

Start Reading Dominion by C.J. Sansom

Jan 28, 2014 in Excerpts

Today we welcome C.J. Sansom’s alternative history thriller, Dominion, to our shores. Already an international bestseller, Dominion asks us to follow in the footsteps of a few intrepid men and women as they navigate a dangerous “world that might have been, and almost was” (Kate Atkinson). Read on for the prologue, which takes us into […]

Listen to Ship of Theseus

Jan 02, 2014 in Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland News

Experience V.M. Straka’s Ship of Theseus in a way the author could never have imagined: as a downloadable audiobook. Award-winning actor Grame Malcolm reads the forgotten classic from 1949, in which a mysterious figure, known only as S., struggles to discover, remember, or invent his identity. Sample the audiobook below—and who knows? Perhaps by listening, […]

Start Reading SEAL Team Six: Hunt the Falcon

Dec 03, 2013 in Books, Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland News

Today the newest adventure in Don Mann and Ralph Pezzullo’s SEAL Team Six series featuring Captain Thomas Crocker lands in bookstores, and reviewers are saying it “delivers exactly what fans want” (Publishers Weekly) and “puts the reader in the center of the action—the smells, sounds, savagery of war” (Kirkus Reviews). Below is an excerpt from […]