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NPL Books into Films: Mystery & Thriller

Case Histories
Case Histories A Novel By Atkinson, Kate (Book - 2004 ) FICTION ATKINSON, K. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A detective takes on three unsolved cases that have had a lasting impact on the lives of the survivors.

Black Hawk Down
Black Hawk Down A Story of Modern War By Bowden, Mark (Book - 1999 ) All copies in use View Details

Annotation:A team of elite American soldiers sent to capture two Somali lieutenants find themselves trapped by enemy forces.

Mildred Pierce
Mildred Pierce By Cain, James M. (Book - 2011 ) MYSTERY CAIN, J. Available now View Details

Annotation:A divorced woman struggles to provide for herself and her daughter, who makes increasingly selfish and unreasonable demands.

The Snack Thief
The Snack Thief By Camilleri, Andrea (Book - 2003 ) MYSTERY CAMILLERI, A. Available now View Details

Annotation:Sicilian Inspector Montalbano’s investigation of two seemingly unrelated cases leads him to a young boy who may hold the key.

Detective Montalbano
Detective Montalbano Episodes 1-3 Il Commissario Montalbano (DVD - 2010 Italian ) DVD FOREIGN Available now View Details

Annotation:Episode 1 is The Snack Thief.

A Study in Scarlet
A Study in Scarlet By Doyle, Arthur Conan (Book - 2003 ) MYSTERY DOYLE, A. Available now View Details

Annotation:Returning from the Afghan War, Dr. Watson takes rooms at 221B Baker Street with Sherlock Holmes and helps him on the case of a body with no wounds and a word written in blood on the wall.

Sherlock
Sherlock Season One (DVD - 2010 ) DVD SUSPENSE Available now View Details

Annotation:Episode 1, A Study in Pink, is adapted from A Study in Scarlet.

The Killings at Badger's Drift
The Killings at Badger's Drift By Graham, Caroline (Book - 1988 ) MYSTERY GRAHAM, C. Available now View Details

Annotation:DCI Tom Barnaby uncovers a web of scandals and secrets after a spinster dies in a picturesque English village.

Midsomer Murders
Midsomer Murders Set Five (DVD - 2004 ) DVD SUSPENSE (Set 5 Killings) disc 1 and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Set 5, Episode 1 is The Killings at Badger's Drift.

The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon By Hammett, Dashiell (Book - 1957 ) MYSTERY HAMMETT, D. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:When his partner is killed during a routine surveillance, Sam Spade becomes suspicious of the woman who hired them.

Except the Dying
Except the Dying By Jennings, Maureen (Book - 1997 ) MYSTERY JENNINGS, M. Available now View Details

Annotation:In 1895 Toronto, Detective Murdoch investigates the death of a wealthy family’s maid.

The Murdoch Mysteries Movie Collection
The Murdoch Mysteries Movie Collection (DVD - 2008 ) DVD SUSPENSE Available now View Details

Annotation:Episode 1 is Except the Dying.

The Perfect Storm
The Perfect Storm A True Story of Men Against the Sea By Junger, Sebastian (Book - 1997 ) 974.45 JUN Available now View Details

Annotation:A freak convergence of weather systems creates a disastrous storm in the North Atlantic that catches the crew of fishing boat unawares.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy By Le Carré, John (Book - 1974 ) FICTION LE CARRE, J. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:George Smiley is called out of retirement to investigate the possibility that a Soviet mole has penetrated the top levels of British intelligence.

Shutter Island
Shutter Island By Lehane, Dennis (Book - 2003 ) FICTION LEHANE, D. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A U.S. Marshal’s hunt for a missing prisoner on an island asylum for the criminally insane is jeopardized by a hurricane and hidden secrets.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter
Darkly Dreaming Dexter A Novel By Lindsay, Jeffry P. (Book - 2004 ) PAPERBACK LIN and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Dexter Morgan, a lab tech for the Miami police, is also a serial killer who restricts himself to targeting other killers.

Dexter
Dexter The First Season (DVD - 2007 ) DVD SUSPENSE set Available now View Details
Before the Frost
Before the Frost A Linda Wallander Mystery By Mankell, Henning (Book - 2005 ) MYSTERY MANKELL, H. Available now View Details

Annotation:Kurt Wallander and his daughter Linda—recently graduated from the police academy—join forces to search for a religious fanatic on a murder spree.

Henning Mankell's Wallander
Henning Mankell's Wallander Episodes 1-3 (DVD - 2010 Swedish ) DVD FOREIGN Available now View Details

Annotation:Episode 1 is Before the Frost.

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency By McCall Smith, Alexander (Book - 1998 ) MYSTERY MCCALL SMITH, A. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A woman in Botswana opens a detective agency and helps people solve a variety of mysteries.

No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men By McCarthy, Cormac (Book - 2005 ) FICTION MCCARTHY, C. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Fiction A hunter stumbles upon dead bodies, a heroin stash, and $2.4 million and ends up on the run for his life when he takes the money.

Fight Club
Fight Club A Novel By Palahniuk, Chuck (Book - 1996 ) FICTION PALAHNIUK, C. Available now View Details

Annotation:Two young men start an underground fight club that transforms into a violent revolution.

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Books that have been made into mystery and suspense films, along with the DVDs for comparison.


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