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

A dance of cranes / Steve Burrows.
"A trail of murder leads Domenic Jejeune across a vast continent. Newly estranged from his girlfriend, Inspector Domenic Jejeune returns to Canada, where he soon receives news that his brother has gone missing in Wood Buffalo National Park while conductin…
Liberation song / Raelee May Carpenter.
"When we first meet Aili MacIntyre, she's doing what she's been doing all her life: running in fear. She flees through a foreign jungle with two young girls and tries to save them from the forced prostitution ring that has been holding them in a virtual h…
Desperate creed / Alex Kava.
"In Alabama: A deadly outbreak of tornadoes sends K9 handlers, Ryder Creed and Jason Seaver with their scent dogs, Grace and Scout to search for survivors. As storms intensify and Ryder and Jason race against time to save victims, they end up racing to sa…
Hawke's target / Reavis Z. Wortham.
Judge. Jury. Executioner. One man is taking the law into his own hands. His targets are criminals who slipped through the justice system. From California to Texas, this relentless avenger hunts down the unpunished and sentences them to death. But now he's…
Everything about you / Heather Child.
Freya has a new virtual assistant. It knows what she likes, knows what she wants and knows whose voice she most needs to hear: her missing sister's. It adopts her sister's personality, recreating her through a life lived online. But this virtual version …
And then they were doomed : a Little Library mystery / Elizabeth Kane Bizzelli.
"Little Person author Zoe Zola believes that one of the unluckiest things in life is to receive an invitation--in the form of a letter edged in black--to an Agatha Christie symposium at an old Upper Peninsula hunting lodge. Her reluctance dissipates when …
A killer edition / Lorna Barrett.
With her assistant, Pixie, picking up more responsibility around the shop, Tricia Miles suddenly has a lot more time on her hands. Tricia decides to join the local animal-rescue board and enter the Great Stoneham Bake-Off, but neither pans out as smoothly…
The warehouse : a novel / Rob Hart.
"Cloud isn't just a place to work. It's a place to live. And when you're here, you'll never want to leave. Paxton never thought he'd be working for Cloud, the giant tech company that's eaten much of the American economy, much lass be moving into one of…
The swallows : a novel / Lisa Lutz.
A new teacher at a New England prep school ignites a gender war--with deadly consequences--in a provocative novel from the bestselling author of The Passenger and the Spellman Files series. What do you love? What do you hate? What do you want? It starts w…
Stolen things : a novel / R.H. Herron.
"Laurie Ahmadi has worked as a 911 police dispatcher in her quiet Northern California town for almost two decades, but nothing in her nearly twenty years of experience could prepare her for the worst call of her career--her teenage daughter, Jojo, is on t…
American magic : a thriller / Zach Fehst.
"Chaos erupts after a shadowy figure with ties to an elite and ancient society posts incantations on the dark web that allow people to perform real magic"--Provided by publisher.
Disappearance at Oare / Julie Wassmer.
"The Whitstable Pearl restaurant has been busy all summer while Pearl's detective agency has brought few interesting cases - until a prospective client calls... Christina Scott confides that seven years ago she had the perfect life with a seaside home, a …
The sixth window / Rachel Abbott.
After eighteen months of grieving for her husband Bernie, killed in a horrific hit and run accident, Natalie Gray has found love with Ed Cooper, her husband's best friend, and has moved herself and fifteen-year-old daughter, Scarlett, into his home. But N…
The killer in the choir / Simon Brett.
"Although she hadn't known Leonard Mallett very well, nor liked him particularly, Carole Seddon feels duty bound to attend her fellow committee member's funeral. As she suspected, the hymns, readings and sermon are all very predictable - not unlike Leonar…
Dead at first sight / Peter James.
It is clear that nothing is as it seems when Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is called to investigate the suicide of a woman in Brighton. As his inquiries continue, a handsome motivational speaker living in the area comes forward. He's discovered his i…
The betrayed wife / Kevin O'Brien.
"Sheila O'Rourke has always known her husband isn't perfect. Who is? But things have been better since they moved to Seattle to make a fresh start. So much so that when sixteen-year-old Eden turns up, claiming to be Dylan's child by another woman, Sheila …
The bitterroots / C.J. Box.
"Former police officer Cassie Dewell is trying to start over with her own private investigation firm. Guilty about not seeing her son and exhausted by the nights on stakeout, Cassie is nonetheless managing...until an old friend calls in a favor: she wants…
Contraband / Stuart Woods.
"Stone Barrington's crime-fighting adventures continue to lead him around the world in the latest from #1 New York Times-bestselling Stuart Woods"--Provided by publisher.
I spy / Claire Kendal.
Holly Lawrence always wanted to be a spy, but the experience proved more dangerous than anything she'd imagined. Now she lives under an assumed name, hiding from the man who nearly destroyed her life. She avoids relationships and trusts no one. But Holly'…
Careful what you wish for : a novel of suspense / Hallie Ephron.
After a video of her organizing her sock drawer goes viral, Emily Harlow uses her moment in the spotlight to start Freeze-Frame Clutter Kickers and launch her career as a professional organizer. The catch: she's married to a man who can't drive past a yar…
Vow of justice / Lynette Eason.
"When Allison Radcliffe is killed, FBI Special Agent Linc St. John goes after her killer with a vengeance until he discovers she's been in hiding. He must put aside their unfinished business before she becomes the next victim."--Provided by publisher.
The missing piece / Sharon Sala.
PI Charlie Dodge knows what it's like to have something important disappear. His wife, Annie, suffers from early-onset Alzheimer's, causing her to remember little of the life she shared with her husband. Charlie has devoted his career to saving what he ca…
Policed : a novel / by Alana Terry.
"A rogue police officer can ruin a lot more than a perfect evening out. When Kennedy Stern and her best friend Reuben drag themselves away from their grueling studies to enjoy a night off campus, getting pulled over by a belligerent cop isn't in either of…
Paralyzed : a novel / by Alana Terry.
"Kennedy Stern has returned to campus after surviving an abduction, but old scars cut deep. Vivid flashbacks and terrifying dreams paralyze her, threatening to ruin her academic career and any chance she has at peace or happiness. This mental anguish, how…
Unplanned : a novel / by Alana Terry.
"When Kennedy Stern's childhood pastor asks her to volunteer at his new pregnancy center, she carves time out of her rigorous college schedule to promote the cause of the unborn. After receiving a disturbing call from someone far too young to carry a chil…
City of windows / Robert Pobi.
"City of Windows introduces Lucas Page, a brilliant, reluctant investigator, matching wits with a skilled, invisible killer. To identify and hunt down this ruthless, seemingly unstoppable killer, Page must discover what hidden past connects the victims be…
Terns of endearment / Donna Andrews.
"Meg's grandfather has been booked to give lectures on a cruise as part of the education/entertainment itinerary, and he's arranged for a passel of family members to join him. The passengers' vacation quickly becomes a nightmare when they wake up to find …
Invitation to die / Barbara Cleverly.
"Redfyre becomes caught in a dark tale of revenge, betrayal and injustice--a lingering mystery from a long-forgotten war"--Provided by publisher.
Play with fire / William Shaw.
"A rock star's death grabs all the headlines--but just outside the spotlight, there's something far more sinister happening. In the summer of '69, the hard-living rockers of the British Invasion still rule London, but former Rolling Stone Brian Jones has…
Murder in the mill-race / E.C.R. Lorac ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards.
"'Never make trouble in the village is an unspoken law, but it's a binding law. You may know about your neighbor's sins and shortcomings, but you must never name them aloud. It'd make trouble, and small societies want to avoid trouble.' When Dr Raymond Fe…
And then there were crumbs / Eve Calder.
"She's a talented pastry chef--with a secret recipe for solving crimes. Kate McGuire's life was sweet in Manhattan before she lost her restaurant job and fiance both. But sometimes that's just the way the cookie crumbles, and soon she finds herself star…
The whisperer : Inspector Sejer mysteries / Karin Fossum ; translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson.
"In this tense and twisty latest from Norway's maven of crime, time shifts between Inspector Sejer's interrogation of the accused Ragna Reigel and the shocking events that led up to her arrest. How did this lonely, quiet woman come to kill a man--or did s…
The girl without skin / Mads Peder Nordbo ; translated from the Danish by Charlotte Barslund.
"When a mummified Viking corpse is discovered in a crevasse out on the edge of an ice sheet, journalist Matthew Cave is sent to cover the story. The next day the mummy is gone, and the body of the policeman who was keeping watch is found naked and flayed …
The colours of murder : a Susie Mahl mystery / Ali Carter.
"Flirtatious American blonde, Miss Hailey Duke, should never have accepted a summer weekend invitation to Fontaburn Hall. But when the Honourable Archibald Cooke Wellingham's gentrified house party are woken, in the early hours of Sunday morning, it's too…
A dangerous man / Robert Crais.
"A brilliant new crime novel from the beloved, bestselling, and award-winning master of the genre--and Joe Pike's most perilous case to date. Joe Pike didn't expect to rescue a woman that day. He went to the bank same as anyone goes to the bank, and retu…
Love and death among the cheetahs / Rhys Bowen.
Georgie is excited when Darcy announces out of the blue that they are flying to Kenya for their extended honeymoon. It is only after they arrive that she suspects he has actually been sent there on an assignment. She tries not to be angry, because she is,…
Lost you : a novel / Haylen Beck.
A provocative and unputdownable psychological suspense about two women locked in a desperate fight over a child each believes is rightfully hers.
The perfect wife : a novel / JP Delaney.
"A missing woman receives a second chance at life, thanks to her billionaire husband--but the consequences are deadly in this gripping psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Before. Abbie awakens in a daze with no m…
The wolf wants in : a novel / Laura McHugh.
"Still reeling from her older brother's death, Sadie is looking for answers. It isn't unusual for someone to die young in Cutler county--there have been so many overdoses in recent years that an article in the Kansas City Star bemoaned the decimation of t…
The turn of the key / Ruth Ware.
"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, The Lying Game, and The Death of Mrs. Westaway comes Ruth Ware's highly anticipated fifth novel. When she stumbles across the ad, she's looking for something e…
Game of snipers  / by Stephen Hunter.
When Bob Lee Swagger is approached by a woman who lost a son to war and has spent the years since risking all that she has to find the sniper who pulled the trigger, he knows right away he'll do everything in his power to help her. But what begins as a fa…
Death of Riley / Rhys Bowen.
When her new employer is unexpectedly murdered, apprentice private investigator Molly Murphy is determined to catch the killer despite the skepticism of handsome NYPD detective Daniel Sullivan.
Digging up history / Sheila Connolly.
"When a summer intern at the Preservation Society discovers an aged document hidden in the binding of an antique book, Society president Nell Pratt is intrigued by the possibilities: is it a valuable historic document or just a useless scrap of paper? Whe…
The Oracle a Sam and Remi Fargo adventure / Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell.
"The husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team of Sam and Remi Fargo return in a new adventure as they search for an ancient scroll--which carries a deadly curse--in this thrilling addition to Clive Cussler's bestselling series. In 533 A.D., the last Vandal …
The inn / James Patterson and Candice Fox.
"The Inn at Gloucester stands alone on the rocky shoreline. Its seclusion suits former Boston police detective Bill Robinson, novice owner and innkeeper. As long as the dozen residents pay their rent, Robinson doesn't ask any questions. Neither does Sheri…
Under the cold bright lights / Garry Disher.
"The young detectives think Alan Auhl is washed up, but that doesn't faze him. He does things his own way--and gets results. He still lives with his ex-wife, off and on, in a big house full of random boarders and hard-luck stories. And he's still a cop, e…
Paper son / S.J. Rozan.
"The Most Southern Place on Earth: that's what they call the Mississippi Delta. It's not a place Lydia Chin, an American-born Chinese private detective from Chinatown, NYC, ever thought she'd have a reason to go. But when her mother tells her a cousin Lyd…
Bad things / Nancy Bush.
"Some mistakes you have to live with. One victim succumbs to an overdose. Another is brutally bludgeoned to death. Each, in turn, will pay. Because you never forget the friends you make in high school--or the enemies. In the wake of her stepbrother Nick'…
Ace of hearts / by Jean Holloway.
"NY detective Shevaughn Robinson is having a hard time with life. Feeling a little down, she treats herself to a night out, but it doesn't improve her mood until a handsome stranger asks her to dance. The evening ends with a kiss that haunts her. She beg…
Black jack / by Jean Holloway.
"Lead Homicide Detective Shevaughn Robinson has gone from the cop everyone, including herself, doubted to the "golden child" of the Portsborough Police Department with a record of sensational arrests and closed cases. But when a lonely widow is found dea…
The ugly truth / Jill Orr.
"There's been a shocking double murder in Tuttle Corner, Virginia, involving high-profile players from Washington D.C. This brings national attention--and big-city competition for the story--to junior reporter Riley Ellison's little corner of the world. B…
With our blessing / Jo Spain.
It's true what they say ...revenge is sweet. 1975. A baby, minutes old, is forcibly taken from its devastated mother. 2010. The body of an elderly woman is found in a Dublin public park in the depths of winter. Detective Inspector Tom Reynolds is working …
Absinthe without leave / by Carole Nelson Douglas.
"Absinthe is the notorious late 19th century green liquor that addicted artists and writers, who called their muse and undoing 'the green fair'. What happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas when a sexy nymph in a stage magic act vanishes--permanently. It…
The starter wife / Nina Laurin.
"Local police have announced that they're closing the investigation of the suspected drowning of 37-year-old painter Colleen Westcott. She disappeared on April 11, 2010, and her car was found parked near the waterfront in Cleveland two days later, but her…
Shoot the bastards / Michael Stanley.
The dark winter nights of Minnesota seem to close in on investigative journalist Crystal Nguyen as she realizes that her close friend Michael Davidson has disappeared while researching a story on rhino poaching and rhino-horn smuggling in Africa. Crystal,…
Death in Kew Gardens / Jennifer Ashley.
"In return for a random act of kindness, scholar Li Bai Chang presents young cook Kat Holloway with a rare and precious gift--a box of tea. Kat thinks no more of her unusual visitor until two days later when the kitchen erupts with the news that Lady Cynt…
Half moon street / Alex Reeve.
Everyone has a secret... Only some lead to murder. Introducing Leo Stanhope: a Victorian transgender coroner's assistant who must uncover a killer without risking his own future Leo Stanhope. Avid chess player; assistant to a London coroner; in love with …
A shot of murder : a lucky whiskey mystery / J.A. Kazimer.
A woman returns to her hometown to run the family distillery for her ailing grandfather. After she finds a body, Charlotte investigates to clear her grandfather's name.
One more lie : a novel / Amy Lloyd.
Charlotte wants to start fresh. She wants to forget her past, forget prison, and, most of all, forget Sean. But old habits die hard. Despite the ankle monitor she must wear as part of her parole agreement and frequent visits to her therapist, she soon fin…
Roman count down : a Rick Montoya Italian mystery / David P. Wagner.
Rick Montoya, eager to experience more of his Italian mother's culture, heads to Rome to start his own translation business. He's armed with curiosity and an appetite for local food and wine. Rick's maternal uncle is a Roman cop with one eye to his nephew…
The ghost town preservation society : a novel / Julie Clark Simon.
"Does that past really matter? Fleeing a failed marriage and a failed profession, a woman on the dangerous side of forty decides a Montana ghost town holds the key to the mystery of her birth. Hard-living AJ Armstong is obsessed by history, especially h…