Adult Mystery & Suspense

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

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List

The enemy of my enemy : a clandestine operations novel. Book V / W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV.
"Special agent James Cronley Jr. finds that fighting both ex-Nazis and the Soviet NKGB can lead to strange bedfellows, in the dramatic new Clandestine Operations novel about the birth of the CIA and the Cold War. A month ago, Cronley managed to capture t…
Pandemic / Robin Cook.
"The explosive new medical thriller from New York Times-bestselling author Robin Cook. After a young, seemingly healthy woman collapses suddenly on the NYC subway and dies by the time she reaches the hospital, her case is initially chalked up to a virul…
Deep war : the war with China--the nuclear precipice / David Poyer.
"The war against China turns dire, as the United States struggles to survive in this gripping thriller featuring Navy commander Dan Lenson"--Provided by publisher.
Hooks can be deceiving / Betty Hechtman.
Molly Pink's excitement level is off the hook: The Craftee Channel's new cable talk show "Creating with Crochet" has scheduled an upcoming taping at the bookstore. While she's there, TV host Rory Graham is to work with the Tarzana Hookers on a Make and Ta…
A spell of murder / Clea Simon.
“It’s Harriet’s fault. It’s always her fault, not that she’ll ever admit it.” So begins A Spell of Murder: A Witch Cats of Cambridge mystery, the first in a new cozy series that mixes feline fiction with a touch of the paranormal, and a little romance as …
Batter off dead / Maymee Bell.
"Sophia Cummings may be unlucky in love, but she knows that the way to a man's heart is through his sweet tooth. This evening, she plans to use that knowledge--and her skills as a New York City-trained pastry chef-- to open the hearts and wallets of Rumfo…
Do no harm / Dawn Eastman.
"The idyllic town of Baxter, Michigan, seemed like the perfect place for Dr. Katie LeClair to settle down after years toiling in medical school--until the murder of a patient shattered the peace she had found. Now on the mend and balancing the responsibil…
Hearts of the missing / Carol Potenza.
When a young woman linked to a list of missing Fire-Sky tribal members commits suicide, Pueblo Police Sergeant Nicky Matthews is assigned to the case. As the investigation unfolds, she uncovers a threat that strikes at the very heart of what it means to b…
'Twas the knife before Christmas : a Christmas tree farm mystery  / Jacqueline Frost.
"When a body turns up in a larger-than-life candy bowl filled with peppermints on the town square, Holly White is horrified to learn her best friend Caroline is the main suspect. Everyone in town, including Mistletoe, Maine's sheriff, saw Caroline fightin…
A tiding of magpies / Steve Burrows.
When his most celebrated case is suddenly reopened, Detective Chief Inspector Jejeune's long-buried secrets threaten to come to light. Meanwhile, his girlfriend, Lindy, faces an unseen threat of her own, one which Jejeune may not be able to protect her fr…
Eggs on ice / Laura Childs.
"The Christmas season at the Cackleberry Club cafe is marred by murder in the latest book in the New York Times bestselling series. Some say that casting crusty attorney Allen Sharpe as Scrooge in the Kindred Players production of "A Christmas Carol" is …
Bone in the throat / Anthony Bourdain.
A gangster comedy set in a restaurant in New York's Little Italy. The hero is Tommy Pagano, a chef who becomes involved in an FBI sting against the Mafia. A first novel by a cook, currently chef of The Supper Club in New York City.
Gone bamboo / Anthony Bourdain.
Henri Denard, a Vietnam War hero and professional assassin who is living on a French island in the Caribbean, discovers his neighbor is a man he unsuccessfully tried to assassinate as part of a contract. A crime comedy.
Catalyst / by Michael C. Grumley.
In 1984 a doomsday vault was constructed on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean. Its purpose was to preserve Earth's genetic history in the event of a global catastrophe. Now, decades later, a second vault has been uncovered. This one resting where no one…
Hunter killer / George Wallace, Don Keith.
Below the polar ice cap, an American nuclear submarine moves quietly in the freezing water, tailing a new Russian sub. But the usual, unspoken game of hide-and-seek between opposing captains is ended when the Americans hear sounds of disaster and flooding…
Cape Diamond : a Frank Yakabuski mystery / Ron Corbett.
Detective Frank Yakabuski is called to investigate a gruesome crime scene in the Northern Divide. The body of a crime lord has been left hanging from a schoolyard fence, a large diamond in the victim's mouth. Two criminal gangs - the Shiners and the Trave…
Death of a rainmaker : a Dust Bowl mystery / Laurie Loewenstein.
"When a rainmaker is bludgeoned to death in the pitch-blackness of a colossal dust storm, small-town sheriff Temple Jennings shoulders yet another burden in the hard times of the 1930s Dust Bowl."--Provided by publisher.
Robert B. Parker's Blood feud / Mike Lupica.
"Robert B. Parker's iconic and irresistible PI Sunny Randall is back, and the stakes are higher than ever as she races to protect her ex-husband--and his Mafia family--from the vengeful plan of a mysterious rival. Sunny Randall is "on" again with Richie,…
Homeward hound : a novel / Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Lee Gildea, Jr..
"A mystery full of colorful characters (both two- and four-legged!), gorgeous country landscapes, timeless traditions, and the breathtaking thrill of the fox hunt, from the New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Like a Fox. Amidst the revelry of the C…
Kingdom of the blind / Louise Penny.
"The new Chief Inspector Gamache novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author."--Provided by publisher.
Tom Clancy oath of office / Marc Cameron.
Marine officer. CIA analyst. President. Jack Ryan has devoted his life to protecting the United States. What if this time, he can't? President Ryan and the Campus return in the latest entry in Tom Clancy's #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
The holdouts : a Buddy Lock thriller / James Tucker.
"A Long Island fishing crew makes a horrific catch: the bodies of an Asian couple dragged up with the trawl from the Atlantic. Homicide cop Buddy Lock knows there isn't a chance in hell that this is some tragic accident. But as soon as his investigation b…
The hour of death / Jane Willan.
"Sister Agatha and Father Selwyn make sleuthing a work of art. But will they paint themselves into a corner when they investigate the Village Art Society president's death? As Yuletide settles upon Gwenafwy Abbey, the rural Welsh convent's peace is shatt…
No traveller returns : a novel / Louis L'Amour with Beau L'Amour.
"Louis L'Amour's long-lost first novel, faithfully completed by his son, takes readers on a voyage into danger and violence on the high seas. Fate is a ship. As the shadows of World War II gather, the SS Lichenfield is westbound across the Pacific carry…
A murder by any name : an Elizabethan spy mystery / Suzanne M. Wolfe.
"The court of Elizabeth I is no stranger to plotting and intrigue, but the royal retinue is thrown into chaos when the Queen's youngest and sweetest lady-in-waiting is murdered, her body left on the high altar of the Chapel Royal in Whitehall Palace. Solv…
Mixed malice / Jessica Beck.
During the remodeling of Donut Hearts after a big ice storm damaged the place, contractor Snappy Mack is found murdered inside the shop, and Suzanne and Jake must find the killer before he strikes again. As they search through the remnants of the contract…
Tasty trials : the donut mysteries, book 29/ Jessica Beck.
When Suzanne and Jake win a weekend getaway to a luxury resort island in the mountains, they think they're in for the time of their lives. Little do they know that they've actually been brought there to help uncover who tried to kill their host. As the ma…
Floured felonies / Jessica Beck.
Suzanne and Grace take on the investigation of April Springs' banker Greg Whitmore's murder when he is shot to death in the middle of an ice storm.
The taiga syndrome / Cristina Rivera Garza ; translated from the Spanish by Suzanne Jill Levine and Aviva Kana.
"An unnamed female Ex-Detective searches for a couple who has fled to the far reaches of the earth. A betrayed husband is convinced by a brief telegram that his second ex-wife wants him to track her down--that she wants to be found. He hires the Ex-Detect…
City of secrets / Victoria Thompson.
"An exciting new book in the series featuring woman-on-the-run Elizabeth Miles--from the beloved national bestselling author of the Gaslight Mysteries. Con artist Elizabeth Miles has determined that Society is the biggest con of all. So far, Elizabeth's …
You don't own me : an Under Suspicion Novel / by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke.
""Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke are back with their fifth enthralling mystery in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series; You Don't Own Me finds television producer Laurie Moran stopping at nothing to solve the murd…
Green sun : a novel / Kent Anderson.
Oakland, California, 1983. Officer Hanson, a Vietnam veteran, has abandoned academia for the life-and-death clarity of police work, a way to live with the demons that followed him home from the war. He believes in becoming a part of the community he serve…
A vintage death : a Keepsake Cove mystery / Mary Ellen Hughes.
"When a local bed & breakfast owner is found dead, killed by a pair of vintage scissors, Callie Reed teams up with a visiting author to defend the victim's estranged wife and unearth the real killer" --Provided by publisher.
Nighttown / Timothy Hallinan.
"Los Angeles burglar Junior Bender has a rule about never taking a job that pays too well--in the criminal underworld, if someone is offering you more money than a job is worth, someone is going to end up dead. But he's bending his rule this one time beca…
Makeup & murder / Stephanie Damore.
"Ziva Diaz is a girl boss who doesn't back down from anyone. When she's attacked inside a client's house and wakes up to a dead body, she gives up the safety of selling lipstick for the dangerous role of detective. With suspects piling up, a killer on the…
A knife in the fog : a mystery featuring Margaret Harkness and Arthur Conan Doyle / by Bradley Harper.
"Physician Arthur Conan Doyle takes a break from his practice to assist London police in tracking down Jack the Ripper. September 1888. A twenty-nine-year-old Arthur Conan Doyle practices medicine by day and writes at night. His first Sherlock Holmes sto…