Books: New at CADL

New at CADL

New Adult Mystery & Suspense

These mystery and suspense books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

"The grisly murder of a West Indies slave owner and the reappearance of a dangerous enemy from Sebastian St. Cyr's past combine to put C. S. Harris's "troubled but compelling antihero" (Booklist) to the ultimate test in this taut, thrilling mystery. Lond…
A tense and enthralling historical thriller in which British Naval Intelligence officer Ian Fleming attempts to foil a Nazi plot to assassinate FDR, Churchill, and Stalin.
When her grandfather's concoction for a pagan celebration results in the death of one of the attendees, soup-shop owner Lucky Jamieson, while helping her best friend discover the identity of a dead man she found on her property, stirs up trouble as she tr…
"Texas is experiencing its worst season of wildfires in a decade, forcing police chief Josie Gray to evacuate the citizens of Artemis. Not everyone makes it out alive, however. In the fire's wake, she discovers the body of someone who never left town, lyi…
"Psychologist Alice Quentin has been looking forward to a break from her hectic London life. She has vowed to stay clear of police work. The previous cases she helped the police with have left her scarred. So, when Alice is given the rare opportunity to s…
"An assassin enacts revenge in a country melting in napalm ooze and madness. Frank Morgan, a young college grad raised on Army discipline, started his military career as a Phoenix Program assassin in Vietnam with nothing but faith, confidence, and belief…
"Set in the same fictional London as his CWA Gold Dagger Award-winning Slough House series, Mick Herron now introduces Tom Bettany, an ex-spook with a violent past and only one thing to live for: Avenging his son's death. Tom Bettany is working at a meat…
"Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder. And when D…
"Paris, April 1999: Aimee Leduc has her work cut out for her--running her detective agency and fighting off sleep-deprivation as she tries to be a good single mother to her new bebe. The last thing she has time for now is to take on a personal investigati…
"The new thriller in the #1 New York Times-bestselling Isaac Bell series from grand master of adventure Clive Cussler. As Van Dorn private detective Isaac Bell strives to land a government contract to investigate John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil monopo…
"From Ian Caldwell, coauthor of the international sensation The Rule of Four. 49 weeks on the NYT list, nearly 2 million copies sold, translated into 35 languages comes a masterful intellectual thriller set inside the Vatican that is ten years in the mak…
New York. 1953. A private investigator takes on a tail job, his quarry a newly-arrived visitor from the UK. The private eye has never heard of him, but he will. The mark is the Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas. And in three weeks' time, Mr Thomas will be dead.
Daniel Rinaldi, a psychologist who consults with the Pittsburgh police, specializes in treating victims of violent crime. College student Kevin Merrick fits that profile, having been the victim of an armed assault. Desperate for a role model, Kevin has …
"Whoever says crime doesn't pay isn't doing it right. There are hundreds of casinos in Las Vegas, and Billy Cunningham knows how to rip off every one. His scams are a things of beauty--so perfectly orchestrated that onlookers believe he and his crew are w…
The guns of Navarone have been silenced. But the heroic survivors are far from still. They are ready for action again. Their mission: to free an entire partisan army trapped in the rugged mountains of Yugoslavia.
In Cairo, private investigator Makana is called into the office of his new client, a powerful art dealer known as Kasabian. Kasabian wants him to track down a famous painting that went missing from Baghdad during the US invasion. All the dealer can tell M…
"A witty, entertaining mystery featuring a hilarious, sharp as a tack new amateur sleuth from the critically acclaimed author of The Invention of Murder. It's just another day at the office for book editor Samantha Clair. Checking jacket copy for howlers,…
"Xiang Li Cheng, the President of the People's Republic of China, has both a problem and a plan. The problem is that the limited supply of oil available to China is threatening to derail his country's economic growth and prosperity. But to secure access t…
"Six years ago, Melody Pieterson was attacked and left for dead. Only a chance encounter with a dog walker saved her life. Melody's neighbor and close friend David Alden was found guilty of the crime and imprisoned, and the attack and David's betrayal of …
"MI5 officer Winnie Monks has never forgotten - or forgiven - the death of a young agent on her team at the hands of a former Russian Army Major turned gangster. Now, ten years later, she learns that the Major is travelling to a villa on the popular Spani…
"Goteborg, Sweden: A high-speed chase of a stolen BMW takes a chilling turn when the two police officers involved witness a gruesome hit-and-run. When they finally recover the abandoned vehicle, search dogs are unable to trace the thieves, but they do unc…
"When it comes to tracking down teen runaways there is no private investigator in New York City better than street-wise Benji Golden. His newest client is Morrie Frankel, the last of the great Broadway showmen. Morrie's current extravaganza, a lavish $65 …
"Back in the bad old days, when Billy Graves worked for an anti-crime unit in Harlem known as the Wild Geese, the NYPD branded him as a cowboy. Now forty, he has somehow survived and become a sergeant in Manhattan Night Watch. Mostly, his team of detectiv…
"A promising young singer is found dead in a clearing in a forest, gruesomely murdered--her larynx cut out, and an antique music box placed carefully atop her body, playing a mysterious lullaby that sounds familiar, but that no one can quite place. Chief …
"Special agent Jericho Quinn is a wanted man. Suspected of murder and marked for death by a network of conspirators embedded in the White House, Quinn knows he has to get out of the country--fast--before a team of contract killers find him and his daughte…
"Centered around Madeline Karno, an ambitious young woman eager to shatter the confines of 1890s France, this novel is a gripping mystery that takes the reader on a captivating journey to find the cause behind a series of suspicious deaths" --Provided by …
"In the acclaimed Once Upon a Lie, Maggie Barbieri introduced Maeve Conlon, a single mother and bakery owner hiding dark secrets behind her cookie-cutter suburban life. Now, Maeve's moving on with everyday life when the unthinkable happens: her father die…
"It is a normal afternoon in Sussex when Russell and Holmes return home to find a peculiar addition to their garden: a beautiful stone that once occupied the Imperial gardens in Kyoto. The stone immediately recalls the spring of 1924, when, on their way b…
Arson in the Arctic takes a British agent to the top of the world aboard a U.S. nuclear submarine.
"London's Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in this masterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestselling author of the Prime Suspect series--one of toda…
Set in the oppressively squalid streets of Paris, this novel features famed Inspector Maigret as he tracks a killer on the run. The author's sharp prose evokes the atmosphere of Parisian luxury hotels, seedy bars, and dark alleys.
"Unpacking her belongings in her new hometown of Portland, Oregon, herbalist and reformed alchemist Zoe Faust can't help but notice she's picked up a stowaway. Dorian Robert-Houdin is a living, breathing three-and-half-foot gargoyle--not to mention a mas…
Paris is in mourning. At the firework display marking the Dauphin's marriage to Marie Antoinette, hundreds of people have been injured or crushed to death. Yet not all the victims died accidentally...This tragic incident on Place Louis XV yields a new cas…
Henry Kennis, Nantucket island's poetry-writing police chief works a second challenging case. At the height of the summer tourist season, a threat to bomb the annual Boston Pops Concert could destroy the island's economy, along with its cachet as a safe, …
"A ghost cat, the Devil, a deceitful criminal, a father framed for murder, and a vulnerable young girl combine in this magical tale from the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of the Joe Grey feline mysteries, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, and her husb…
"When a staged murder at a mystery dinner playhouse turns into a real poisoning death, recently retired detective Gabe Tremont is called back to solve the crime and discovers the playhouse director, the cast and a spy from a competing theater all have rea…
"The woman unknown: Deirdre Fitzpatrick is married to a man who wants to know where she really goes when supposedly taking care of her sick mother and calls on the expertise of Kate Shackleton, amateur sleuth extraordinaire to investigate. The gentleman: …
"As a child, Bailey Browne dreamed of a knight in shining armor swooping in to rescue her and her mother. As she grows older, those dreams transform, becoming ones of a mysterious stranger who will sweep her off her feet and whisk her away from her ordina…
"A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew... In the end, you cannot hide who you are. Klara Walldéen was raised by her grandparents on a remote archipelago in the Baltic Sea, learning to fish and hunt and sail a…
A silent film, destroyed in a fire in 1914, before it was seen by its director. A lowly seamstress who believes her talent - and the secret she keeps - will soon get her a dressing room of her own. A beautiful house in Paris, with a curving staircase, a l…
"Detective Esa Khattak is in the midst of his evening prayers when he receives a phone call asking that he and his partner, Detective Rachel Getty, look into the death of a local man who has fallen off a cliff. At first Christopher Drayton's death--which …
"Second Life takes us into the strange world of the second life of bodies and what happens to the physical vessel after one dies. Elena Kelly is a body broker or "corpse wrangler," one of the best in her field. When she became too ambitious, cut too many …
"A Wyoming fishing guide must return to his investigative roots to find his best friend's girlfriend in the second book in this thrilling series that "fans of C.J. Box and Nevada Barr will relish" (Library Journal). High season is coming to an end, and f…
"Olivia Sanchez--smart, driven, and beautiful--started at the bottom and worked her way up the ranks of a brokerage firm only to be unjustly, brutally fired, then blackballed. With no place else to go, she turns to her cousin, Manny Guzman, ex-con and ex…
Equine painter Charles Todd was shocked to find his cousin's wife murdered and their house stripped of its treasures. A coincidental meeting with another burglary victim sends Charles off to Australia, on the trail of a gang with a fruitful business in ar…
"Ali Hogan is leaving school, all the possibilities of adult life glistening before her, when her discovery of a murdered newborn in the convent garden in Ireland shatters her world and resurrects half-formed memories of her childhood." --Back cover.
It's a race against the clock; will Agnes and Eleanor solve the case of the missing maids and finally figure out what happened to the pilot that was shot by two men at the fuel stop before they too show up on a milk jug?
Seventeen years ago William Wisting led the investigation into one of Norway's most notorious criminal cases, the murder of young Cecilia Linde. When it is discovered that evidence was falsified he is suspended from duty. It looks like a man has been wron…
"Christmas shoppers stop to hear a Salvation Army concert on a crowded Oslo street. A gunshot cuts through the music and the bitter cold: one of the singers falls dead, shot in the head at point-blank range. Harry Hole--the Oslo Police Department's best i…
Scotland Yard's Thomas Lynley and Barbara Havers sift contradictory clues in Cambridge coed's murder.
"Winter has come to the city of York, and with it the threat of witchcraft. As women and children sicken and die, midwife Bridget Hodgson is pulled against her will into a full-scale witch-hunt that threatens to devour all in its path, guilty and innocent…
"Lady Montfort has been planning her annual summer costume ball for months, and with scrupulous care. Pulling together the food, flowers and a thousand other details for one of the most significant social occasions of the year is her happily accepted resp…
"A much loved woman's dead body is found in her apartment, victim of horrendous overkill even as her dining room table is perfectly set for a romantic dinner. Turns out her devoted boyfriend has an alibi and, with few clues leading to a suspect, LAPD's Li…
"A powerful, dark, and morally provocative debut novel about a U.S. Special Forces unit operating in Afghanistan, written by a former soldier--No Easy Day meets Redeployment.."--Provided by publisher.
"One bullet equals one kill. For SWAT sniper Jake Denton, the bullet casings he saves as grim reminders of his "kills" are beginning to add up. His wife, his department-ordered psychiatrist, and even Jake himself are all beginning to question just how th…
"A dark and devious literary suspense novel about a random encounter, sex, and a conversation that quickly turns to murder--a modern reimagining of Patricia Highsmith's classic Strangers on a Train--from the author of The Girl with a Clock for a Heart"--P…
"The third installment in the bestselling gothic series, about an ancient order who speak the truth behind Christ's miracles and strive to protect the world from evil from New York Times bestselling authors James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell"--Provided by…
In this sequel to Syndrome E, Lucie Henebelle and Inspector Sharko have reunited to take on the case of the brutal murder of Eva Louts, a promising graduate student who was killed while working at a primate research center outside Paris. But what first ap…
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