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 motion picture teller / Colin Cotterill.
"Thailand, 1996: Supot, a postman with the Royal Thai Postal Service, hates his job. The only bright light in his life is watching classic movies with his best friend, Ali, the owner of a video store. These cinephiles adore the charisma of the old Western…
Cheddar late than dead / Linda Reilly.
"It's winter in Balsam Dell, and to add some cheer to their small Vermont town, grilled cheese shop owner Carly Hale has agreed to cater and extravagant wedding shower for a local bride-to-be. The day of the event arrives, and Carly's donut grilled cheese…
Against the currant / Olivia Matthews.
"Little Caribbean, Brooklyn, New York: Lyndsay Murray is opening Spice Isle Bakery with her family, and it’s everything she’s ever wanted. The West Indian bakery is her way to give back to the community she loves, stay connected to her Grenadian roots, an…
Irish coffee murder / Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis, Barbara Ross.
"Irish coffee murder by Leslie Meier: Part-time reporter Lucy Stone is writing a piece for the Courier about four Irish step dancing students from Tinker’s Cove on the cusp of making it big. But the story becomes headline news for all the wrong reasons wh…
Gone but not for garden / Kate Collins.
"Athena Spencer works with her big Greek-American family (whom she also anonymously blogs about) at their garden center near Lake Michigan. She’s also gained a reputation for crime-solving—and that’s what brings flower-shop owner and fellow sleuth Abby Kn…
A fashionable fatality / Alyssa Maxwell.
"Amid the aftermath of the Great War and its hardships, it’s no wonder that many wish to rediscover life’s pleasures—parties, fashion, dancing. Still, Lady Phoebe and Eva are disconcerted when a small gathering at the home of Phoebe’s sister, Julia, becom…
The Twyford code : a novel / Janice Hallett.
"Forty years ago, Steven 'Smithy' Smith found a copy of a famous children’s book by disgraced author Edith Twyford, its margins full of strange markings and annotations. When he showed it to his remedial English teacher Miss Iles, she believed that it was…
Dark of night / Colleen Coble.
"As if the last few months haven’t been hard enough - complete with threats on her life and the return of her first love, Jon - Annie has to figure out whether or not to believe a woman who claims to be her sister, Sarah, who was abducted twenty-four year…
The bullet garden / Stephen Hunter.
"July, 1944: The lush, rolling hills of Normandy are dotted with a new feature—German snipers. From their vantage points, they pick off hundreds of Allied soldiers every day, bringing the D-Day invasion to its knees. It’s clear that someone is tipping off…
Death rides a pony / Carol Miller.
"Sisters Hope and Summer Bailey run Bailey's Boutique, a mystic shop in Asheville, North Carolina. The annual charity festival is approaching, and the sisters are roped in to offering fortune telling to raise money. Before proceedings can begin, Summer re…
Death of a rainmaker / 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.
The only child : a novel / Kayte Nunn.
"1949: During the coldest winter Seattle has seen in decades, pregnant sixteen-year-old Brigid Ryan arrives at Fairmile, a home for 'fallen women' run by the Catholic Church on a remote island in Puget Sound. She and her baby will disappear before the sno…
The widow / Kaira Rouda.
Jody Asher had a plan. Her charismatic husband, Martin, would be a political icon. She, the charming wife, would fuel his success. For fifteen congressional terms, they were the golden couple on the Hill. Life was good. Until he wasn't. Martin's secret af…
Hidden in snow / Viveca Sten ; translated by Marlaine Delargy.
"On the day Stockholm police officer Hanna Ahlander’s personal and professional lives crash, she takes refuge at her sister’s lodge in the Swedish ski resort paradise of Åre. But it’s a brief comfort. The entire village is shaken by the sudden vanishing o…
Death at the falls / Rosemary Simpson
When daredevil Crazy Louie Whiting sends a test barrel over Niagara Falls in 1890, Prudence and Geoffrey investigate after the body of a local Tuscarora Indian is discovered inside, believing there may be a link to their client, an heiress due to inherit …
The cabinet of Dr. Leng / Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child.
"Astoundingly, Constance has found a way back to the place of her origins, New York City in the late 1800s, leaping at the chance, although it means leaving the present forever. Constance sets off on a quest to prevent the events that lead to the deaths o…
Everybody knows / Jordan Harper.
"Welcome to Mae Pruett’s Los Angeles, where 'Nobody talks. But everybody whispers.' As a 'black-bag' publicist tasked not with letting the good news out but keeping the bad news in, Mae works for one of LA’s most powerful and sought-after crisis PR firms,…
Don't open the door / Allison Brennan.
"US Marshal Regan Merritt never bought the FBI’s theory that her ten-year-old son’s murder was tied to her job. Yet as leads went cold, she’d had to walk away from the marshals, the case and her now ex-husband, Grant, who blamed her for Chase’s death. Aft…
The Mitford secret / Jessica Fellowes.
"It’s 1941, and the Mitford household is splintered by the vicissitudes of war. To bring the clan together—maybe for one last time, Deborah invites them to Chatsworth for Christmas, along with a selection of society’s most impressive and glamorous guests,…
The house at the end of the world / Dean Koontz.
"In retreat from a devastating loss and crushing injustice, Katie lives alone in a fortresslike stone house on Jacob’s Ladder island. Once a rising star in the art world, she finds refuge in her painting. The neighboring island of Ringrock houses a secret…
The devil's ransom / Brad Taylor.
When his covert company, along with every other entity in the Taskforce, is hit with a ransomware attack linked to the Taliban, Pike must stop a plot to alter the balance of power on the global stage orchestrated by a former NSA specialist in the U.S. gov…
You will never be found : a novel / Tove Alsterdal ; English translation by Alice Menzies.
"In the small mining town of Malmberget, north of the Arctic Circle, residents and their houses are being relocated. As the mine that built the town slowly swallows it street by street, building by building, the memories of the community have collapsed in…
Better the blood / Michael Bennett.
"A tenacious Māori detective, Hana Westerman juggles single motherhood, endemic prejudice, and the pressures of her career in Auckland CIB. Led to a crime scene by a mysterious video, she discovers a man ritualistically hanging in a secret room and a puzz…
River of fallen angels / Laura Joh Rowland.
"London, April 1891. When the severed torso of a woman washes up on the bank of the river Thames, London believes a serial killer from the past has struck again. Crime photographer and investigator Sarah Bain Barrett is on the scene with her friends Mick …
The unpleasantness at the Bellona Club / Dorothy L. Sayers ; [with an afterword by John Curran].
"On November 11, ninety-year-old General Fentiman is found dead in an armchair at the Bellona Club. No one knows exactly when his death occurred--information essential in determining the recipient of a substantial inheritance. But that is only one of the …
Extinction / Bradley Somer.
"In a lonely valley, deep in the mountains, a ranger watches over the last surviving grizzly bear. With the natural world exhausted and in tatters, Ben has dedicated himself to protecting this single fragment of the wild. One night, he hears voices in the…
Dark fall / Andrews & Wilson.
"When a remote Peruvian village is reduced to ash in seconds, the Shepherds face a horrific question: Is this the work of a man-made weapon of unthinkable power, or is God raining down judgment from above, as some believe? As the recently installed leader…
Ghosts from the library : lost tales of terror and the supernatural / selected and introduced by Tony Medawar.
"It is said that books are written to bring sunshine into our dull, grey lives - to show us places we want to escape to, lives we want to live, people we want to love. But there are also stories that can only be found in the deepest, darkest corners of th…
How to survive everything : a novel / Ewan Morrison.
"Children of divorce, Haley and Ben live with their mother. But their dad believes there’s a new, much deadlier pandemic coming and is determined to keep them alive. He wants to take them to his prepper hideaway where they will be safe from other people. …
Hard to break / Michael Ledwidge.
"Mike Gannon always wanted to go to Alaska. That’s why when a bucket-list grizzly bear trip to the Klondike comes up, he’s on it with both feet. But as he arrives up in the northern wilds, he discovers other hunters are there. And they’re not looking for …
Fatal fascinator / Jenn McKinlay.
"It’s wedding season and Viv’s longtime frenemy Piper May is getting married. She convinces Viv and Scarlett to take on the job of designing the headpieces for her 'wedding of the year.' The well-to-do bride and her entourage are delighted to have Viv and…
Blaze me a sun : a novel about a crime / Christoffer Carlsson ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles.
"In February 1986, the Halland police receive a call from a man who claims to have attacked his first victim. I’m going to do it again, he says before the line cuts off. By the time police officer Sven Jörgensson reaches the crime scene, the woman is taki…
Vinyl resting place / Olivia Blacke.
"When Juni Jessup and her sisters Tansy and Maggie put all their beans in one basket to open Sip & Spin Records, a record-slash-coffee shop in Cedar River, Texas, they knew there could be some scratches on the track, but no one was expecting to find a bod…
The Medici murders / David Hewson.
"Venice is a city full of secrets. For hundreds of years it has been the scene of scandal, intrigue and murderous rivalries. And it remains so today. 1548, Lorenzino de Medici, himself a murderer and a man few will miss, is assassinated by two hired kille…
The inconvenient German / Peter Steiner.
"1944. Captain Charlie Herder's plane is shot down in woods near Munich. A week later, he has managed to evade capture by the SS, but for how much longer? As the American pilot desperately tries to make his way to the French border, a huge manhunt ensues.…
Murder for profit / Veronica Heley.
"Ellie Quicke returns from Canada to find her home in chaos and her housing charity tearing itself apart. A student has fallen to his death from the top of one of the charity’s properties, which has let through a reputable local estate agency. Accused of …
Tea for three / Laura Childs.
"Charleston tea shop owner Theodosia Browning always seems to find herself steeped in mystery and murder." --back cover
The devil stone / Caro Ramsay.
"In the small Highland village of Cronchie, a wealthy family are found brutally murdered in a satanic ritual and their heirloom, 'the devil stone', is the only thing stolen. The key suspects are known satanists--case closed? But when the investigating off…
The kind to kill / Tessa Wegert.
"Former NYPD detective Shana Merchant is a skilled Senior Investigator keeping New York's beautiful Thousands Islands community safe. She's a loving partner. A strong woman. A survivor. She's also bound by blood to a serial killer. And after months of con…
A quiet teacher / Adam Oyebanji.
"Greg Abimbola is a language teacher at the prestigious Calderhill Academy in Pittsburgh. Only that's not his real name...or the only secret he's hiding. When the murder of a wealthy parent on school premises shines an unwanted spotlight on Calderhill Aca…
The house of Wolves / James Patterson & Mike Lupica.
"The Wolfs, the most powerful family in California, have a new head–thirty-six-year-old former high school teacher Jenny Wolf. That means Jenny now runs the prestigious San Francisco Tribune. She also controls the legendary pro football team, the Wolves. …
Critical threat / Lynette Eason.
"Working as a behavioral analyst with the FBI puts Grace Billingsley in contact with every sort of evil and every kind of person. But working with the son of a serial killer? That's a first"--Provided by publisher.
Muffin but the truth / Ellie Alexander.
"Ashland is known for its Elizabethan charm and touches of Shakespeare around every corner, but the surrounding Rogue Valley draws adventure enthusiasts to its outdoor wonderland of high alpine lakes, mountain ranges, and pristine rivers. Jules Capshaw an…
Past reason hated / Peter Robinson.
"Chief Inspector Alan Banks knows that secrecy can sometimes prove fatal, and secrets were the driving force behind Caroline Hartley's life…and death. She was a beautiful enigma, brutally stabbed in her own home three days prior to Christmas. Leaving her …
Murder book / Thomas Perry.
"When a sudden crime wave hits several small midwestern towns, the U.S. Attorney for the region calls on Harry Duncan to investigate. An ex-cop known for his unorthodox methods, Duncan is reluctant to go up against a widespread criminal organization―but t…
Just the nicest couple / Mary Kubica.
"Jake Hayes is missing. This much is certain. At first, his wife, Nina, thinks he is blowing off steam at a friend’s house after their heated fight the night before. But then a day goes by. Two days. Five. And Jake is still nowhere to be found. Lily Scott…
The game is a footnote / Vicki Delany.
Asked to look into some strange happenings at Scarlet House, a historical re-enactment museum, Gemma Doyle, owner of the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium, and Jayne instead find a dead body and suspect foul play as secrets about the museum come to li…
The devil you know / P.J. Tracy.
"Los Angeles has many faces: the real LA where regular people live and work, the degenerate underbelly of any big city, and the rarefied world of wealth, power, and celebrity. LAPD Detective Margaret Nolan’s latest case plunges her into this insular realm…
Doomed legacy / Matt Coyle.
"Private investigator Rick Cahill has been running from his past and chasing the truth his whole life. But his past is relentless--and so is his CTE, a disease caused by repeated head traumas that has attacked his body and his mind. As his CTE progresses,…
Locust lane / Stephen Amidon.
"On the surface, Emerson, Massachusetts, is just like any other affluent New England suburb. But when a young woman is found dead in the nicest part of town, the powerful neighbors close ranks to keep their families safe....Eden Perry’s death kicks off an…
One last secret / Adele Parks.
One last client. A week at a beautiful chateau in the south of France - it should be a straightforward final job for Dora. She's a smart, stunning and discrete escort and Daniel has paid for her services before. This time, all she has to do is to convince…
Rum and choke / Sherry Harris.
"The Florida Panhandle Barback Games are coming up and Chloe's been drafted to represent the Sea Glass Saloon--competing in various obstacle-course events that conclude with rolling an empty keg up a hill. The rivalries are so fierce that some of the part…
Death by arts and crafts : an Abby McCree mystery / Alexis Morgan.
When murder mars Snowberry Creek City’s first ever arts and crafts fair, leading to the disappearance of vendors amid suspicious circumstances, Abby McCree must unravel the clues to catch a killer—especially when someone close to her may take the fall.
The secret of the lost pearls / Darcie Wilde.
Rosalind Thorne may not have a grand fortune of her own, but she possesses virtues almost as prized by the haut ton: discretion, and a web of connections that enable her to discover just about anything about anyone. Known as a “most useful woman,” Rosalin…
Everyone in my family has killed someone / Benjamin Stevenson.
"Everyone in my family has killed someone. Some of us, the high achievers, have killed more than once. I’m not trying to be dramatic, but it is the truth. Some of us are good, others are bad, and some just unfortunate. I’m Ernest Cunningham. Call me Ern o…
You must remember this : a novel / Kat Rosenfield.
"On Christmas Eve, eighty-five-year-old Miriam Caravasios steps onto the ice that surrounds her seaside estate on Maine's Mount Desert Island. As a younger woman, she used to steal out on winter nights to meet her lover, walking across the frozen reach to…
The bingo hall detectives / Jonathan Whitelaw.
"Jason Brazel is an out of work journalist who lives in Penrith with his family and mother-in-law, Amita. She knows everyone and everything that's going on in this corner of the Lakes. So when it's discovered that Madeline Forbisher, one of Amita's fellow…
Murder by definition / Con Lehane.
"Hardboiled crime writer Will Ford might be critically acclaimed, but he's every bit as debauched and disreputable as the ne'er-do-well private eye in his novels. So when Ford offers Raymond Ambler--crime-fiction curator at New York City's prestigious 42n…
Mr Campion's mosaic / Mike Ripley.
"London, 1972. The Evadne Childe Society has gathered in honour of what would have been the author’s eighty-second birthday, and Albert Campion is there as a reluctant guest speaker and ceremonial birthday cake cutter. But Campion’s oratory skills aren’t…
Bombay monsoon / James W. Ziskin.
The year is 1975. Danny Jacobs is an ambitious, young American journalist who's just arrived in Bombay for a new assignment. He's soon caught up in the chaos of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's domestic 'Emergency.' Willy Smets is Danny's enigmatic expat n…
And justice for mall / E.J. Copperman.
"When Riley Schoenberg strides into family lawyer Sandy Moss's office without knocking and coolly sits down, Sandy's more irritated than amused. But then Sandy hears Riley's pitch, and it's a killer one: Riley's father's been convicted of murdering her mo…
The striker / Clive Cussler and Justin Scott.
"It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell, only two years out of his apprenticeship at the Van Dorn Detective Agency, has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witne…
The mushroom tree mystery / Ovidia Yu.
"The Allies have defeated Germany in Europe, but Japan refuses to surrender the East. In Singapore, amid rumours the Japanese occupiers are preparing to wipe out the population of the island rather than surrender, a young aide is found murdered beneath th…
Believers and hustlers : a novel / Sylva Nze Ifedigbo.
"Pastor Nicholas Adejuwon and his beautiful wife Nkechi run Rivers of Joy Church, the rave-of-the-moment Lagos megachurch. The media-savvy supercouple project the picture of a perfect family and a prosperous church. However, there are scandalous secrets h…
City under one roof / Iris Yamashita.
"When a local teenager discovers a severed hand and foot washed up on the shore of the small town of Point Mettier, Alaska, Cara Kennedy is on the case. A detective from Anchorage, she has her own motives for investigating the possible murder in this isol…
Code 6 : a novel / James Grippando.
Aspiring playwright, Kate Gamble, is struggling to launch a script she's been secretly researching her entire life, mostly at the family dinner table. Her father is Christian Gamble, CEO of Buck Technologies, a private data integration company whose clien…
Picture in the sand / Peter Blauner.
"When Alex Hassan gets accepted to an Ivy League university, his middle-class Egyptian-American family is filled with pride and excitement. But that joy turns to shock when they discover that he’s run off to the Middle East to join a holy war instead. Whe…
All the dangerous things / Stacy Willingham.
"One year ago, Isabelle Drake's life changed forever: her toddler son, Mason, was taken out of his crib in the middle of the night while she and her husband were asleep in the next room. With little evidence and few leads for the police to chase, the case…
The hunter / Jennifer Herrera.
"After reckless behavior costs NYPD detective Leigh O’Donnell her job and her marriage, she returns with her four-year-old daughter to her beautiful hometown of Copper Falls, Ohio. Leigh had stayed away for more than a decade—even though her brother and a…
The least among us : a novel / Gwen Florio.
"Public defender Julia Geary's star is rising, and now she's got her first murder case defending local denizen Ray Belmar in the death of a homeless man. But Julia's professional and personal challenges are mounting. First, she's assigned an intern whose …
The villa / Rachel Hawkins.
"As kids, Emily and Chess were inseparable. But by their 30s, their bond has been strained by the demands of their adult lives. So when Chess suggests a girls trip to Italy, Emily jumps at the chance to reconnect with her best friend. Villa Aestas in Orv…
Dead and gondola / Ann Claire.
"Ellie Christie is thrilled to begin a new chapter. She’s recently returned to her tiny Colorado hometown to run her family’s historic bookshop with her elder sister, Meg, and their beloved cat, Agatha. Perched in a Swiss-style hamlet accessible by ski go…
The collector : a novel / Anne Mette Hancock ; [translation by Tara Chace]
"When 10-year-old Lukas disappears from his Copenhagen school, police investigators discover that the boy had a peculiar obsession with pareidolia—a phenomenon that makes him see faces in random things. A photo on his phone posted just hours before his di…
The fool dies last / Carol Miller.
"Sisters Hope and Summer Bailey run Bailey's Boutique, a mystic shop in Asheville, North Carolina. While Hope's performing a palm reading, a local doctor, Dylan Henshaw, bursts in, accusing them of trying to kill his patient with a tincture. During the co…
The body falls / Andrea Carter.
"April in Florida and Benedicta (Ben) O’Keeffe is enjoying balmy temperatures during the last few days of a six month stint with a U.S. law firm. A week later, she returns to Glendara, Inishowen, where a charity cycle event is taking place. The town is ab…
These names make clues / E.C.R. Lorac ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards.
"'Should detectives go to parties? Was it consistent with the dignity of the Yard? The inspector tossed for it-and went.' Chief Inspector Macdonald has been invited to a treasure hunt party at the house of Graham Coombe, the celebrated publisher of Murder…
Hold : a medical mystery / Amy S. Peele.
"Sarah Golden and Jackie Larsen promised their partners they were out of the detective business. They declared 'game over' after both of them almost lost their lives trying to solve their last medical mystery, and they’re happy with that decision: Sarah h…
The foulest things / Amy Tector.
"Ottawa, January 2010. Canada’s historic Dominion Archives. Junior archivist Jess Novak is struggling to find her footing in her new role. Her colleagues undermine her, her boss hates her, and her only romantic prospect hides a whiskey bottle in his desk.…
A doomful of sugar / Catherine Bruns.
"There's nothing sweet about murder... Leila Khoury has always believed that everyone loved her father as much as they loved his artisanal maple syrup. But when he's killed, and she returns to Sugar Ridge, Vermont to take over his business, she starts to …
Doing hard time / Stuart Woods.
"When Stone Barrington embarks on a trip to Bel-Air to check in on some business and personal concerns, he expects a relaxing break from the fast pace and mean streets of New York. But trouble never takes a vacation, and it has a way of finding Stone. A c…
Murder at the Jubilee Rally / Terry Shames.
"With the annual Jubilee Motorcycle Rally approaching, Jarrett Creek residents are divided. Some despise the rowdy, unsavory behaviour of the bikers, but they bring welcome money to local merchants. What's to be done? At a town meeting to find a solution,…
The hostage / A.F. Carter.
"A new Nissan plant is coming to the depressed Rust Belt town of Baxter, and Captain Delia Mariola has been busy cleaning up the crime-addled city ever since the deal was announced. But when the 15-year-old daughter of the lead bidder on the construction …
Blue like me / Aaron Philip Clark.
"When former detective Trevor 'Finn' Finnegan became a PI, he adopted a new mandate: catch the LAPD’s worst in the act. While on surveillance in Venice Beach, Finn tails two potentially dirty cops: Detective Martin Riley and Finn’s ex-partner, Detective S…
The mad, mad murders of Marigold Way : a novel / Raymond Benson.
"For Scott Hatcher, a former television writer turned struggling novelist with a failing marriage to boot, social-distancing and mask-wearing feel like fitting additions to his already surreal life. When his wife Marie and neighbor John Bergman disappear …
Witnesses for the dead : stories / edited by Gary Phillips and Gar Anthony Haywood ; with contributions from Scott Adlerberg [and others].
"Inspired by recent true events, the all-original stories in Witnesses for the Dead are set in motion by the act of witnessing. The characters who populate these pages are not themselves the perpetrators of the crimes they see, but as they grapple with wh…
You can hide / Rebecca Zanetti.
"Calling Laurel Snow’s relationship with her newly discovered half-sister challenging is an understatement. Not only does Laurel suspect Abigail is behind the mysterious disappearance of their father, but her erratic behavior also makes life in Laurel’s s…
Scot in a trap / Catronia McPherson.
"A mysterious object the size of a suitcase, all wrapped in bacon and smelling of syrup, can mean only one thing: Thanksgiving at the Last Ditch Motel. This year the motel residents are in extra-celebratory mood as the holiday brings a new arrival to the …
A burning obsession / Mike Omer.
"When a series of suspicious fires leaves multiple victims dead in their homes, NYPD hostage negotiator Abby Mullen knows in her bones that the terrors of her childhood have returned. As a young girl, she narrowly escaped a fire set by Moses Wilcox, a fan…
Death on a deadline / Joyce St. Anthony.
"As World War II rages in Europe and the Pacific, the small town of Progress is doing its part for the soldiers in the field with a war bond drive at the annual county fair. Town gossip Ava Dempsey rumors that Clark Gable will be among the participating s…
Targeted : three romantic suspense novellas / Lynette Eason, Lynn H. Blackburn and Natalie Walters.
On the Run: "IT Specialist Daria Nevsky is a highly skilled FBI agent with the ability to hack any computer. She must go on the run to find out who wants her dead--and Dr. Ryker Donahue refuses to let her do it alone." --back cover
The best American mystery & suspense 2022 / edited and with an introduction by Jess Walter ; Steph Cha, series editor.
"From untrustworthy bartenders fiddling with drink orders to a commuter watching a stalking unfold on a train to a sociopath with an unuaual collection delivering a valuable life lesson, the characters in The Best American Mystery and Suspense 2022 are ut…
Funeral train / Laurie Loewenstein
"Already suffering the privations of the 1930s Dust Bowl, an Oklahoma town is further devastated when a passenger train derails, flooding its hospital with the dead and maimed. Among the seriously wounded is Etha, wife of Sheriff Temple Jennings. Overwhel…
Laws of depravity / Eriq La Salle.
"Every ten years, for the past 30 years, a dozen clergymen are killed, brutally murdered in twisted scenes emulating the deaths of Jesus and his disciples. It is the work of a serial killer known as 'The Martyr Maker.' And in 2011, he set his mark on New …
The house in the pines : a novel / Ana Reyes.
"Maya was a high school senior when her best friend, Aubrey, mysteriously dropped dead in front of the enigmatic man named Frank whom they’d been spending time with all summer. Seven years later, Maya lives in Boston with a loving boyfriend and is kicking…
Killer Cupid / Laurien Berenson.
When a murder occurs in the middle of her Valentine vacation with her husband at a New England resort, Melanie undertakes her own investigation, but when her sleuthing attracts the wrong kind of attention, she knows that she needs to find the murderer bef…
Bookclubbed to death / V.M. Burns.
After the local library floods, Michigan bookstore owner Sam Washington agrees to host a local book club, whose unpleasant leader turns up bludgeoned to death with an Agatha Christie collection.
Wicked dreams / Lisa Jackson, Nancy Bush.
"The note pinned to the dead body found on the remote beach has no name, just Ravinia Rutledge's phone number and the words 'Next of Kin.' Ravinia insists she doesn't recognize the man on the mortuary slab, but she suspects Detective Nev Rhodes doesn't be…
All the dark places / Terri Parlato.
Snow falls softly outside Molly Bradley's home on a frigid January night. Inside, half a dozen close friends are gathered to celebrate the fortieth birthday of Molly's psychologist husband, Jay. Candlelight gleams against dark wood, wine flows, and the ho…
A rattle of bones / Douglas Skelton.
"When banners proclaiming the innocence of James Stewart spring up at the gravesite of his famous namesake—a clan leader who was falsely accused of murder and hanged almost three hundred years ago in a miscarriage of justice that still resonates—investiga…
Duplicity : a Brick Kavanagh mystery / Shawn Wilson.
"This was not the homecoming Brick envisioned. After the trauma of his last case, and after three months spent recovering in Ireland, life is looking up for newly retired homicide detective Brian (Brick) Kavanagh. Back home in Washington, D.C., a new job …
A strange habit of mind / Andrew Klavan.
"The world of Big Tech is full of eccentric characters, but shamanic billionaire Gerald Byrne may be the strangest of the bunch. The founder of Byrner, a global social media platform, Byrne is known for speaking with vague profundity and for dabbling in e…
The rabbi who prayed with fire / Rachel Sharona Lewis.
"Congregation Beth Abraham expected their newest rabbi to "sing some songs and go to an environmental rally." But Vivian Green has other ideas. She wants her flock to engage meaningfully with their city: special mayoral elections, interfaith breakfasts, f…
The death of Sally Song / Julianne Cheah.
"Siao char bor! Mm tzai si! Crazy girl! Want to die, is it? The millennium is ending and Singapore, now a glittering economic powerhouse, is loosening up and partying. Pagers connect everyone and Singapore’s love affair with big chain coffee has just begu…