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

Without remorse / Tom Clancy.
"John Kelly, former Navy SEAL and Vietnam veteran, is still getting over the accidental death of his wife six months before, when he befriends a young woman with a decidedly checkered past. When that past reaches out for her in a particularly horrifying f…
The girl who lived : a thrilling suspense novel / Christopher Greyson.
"Ten years ago, four people were brutally murdered. One girl lived. No one believes her story. The police think she's crazy. Her therapist thinks she's suicidal. Everyone else thinks she's a dangerous drunk. They're all right--but did she see the killer? …
Lost hills / Lee Goldberg.
"A video of Deputy Eve Ronin’s off-duty arrest of an abusive movie star goes viral, turning her into a popular hero at a time when the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is plagued by scandal. The sheriff, desperate for more positive press, makes Eve…
The wild one / Nick Petrie.
"War veteran Peter Ash tracks a murderer and his criminal family through the most forbidding and stark landscape he has ever encountered, in the latest thriller from the bestselling author of The Drifter"-- Provided by publisher.
Purgatory Bay / Bryan Gruley.
Twelve years ago, her life was torn apart. Now those who wronged her will pay. Jubilee Rathman is a straight-A student and star soccer goalie destined for Princeton- until her family is brutally murdered. Twelve years later, she lives in a virtual fortres…
Many rivers to cross / Peter Robinson.
In Eastvale, a young Middle Eastern boy is found dead, his body stuffed in a wheelbarrow on the East Side Estate. Detective Superintendent Banks and his team know they must tread carefully to solve this sensitive case. But tensions rise when they learn th…
Westwind / Ian Rankin.
In Europe, the Americans are pulling out their troops in a tide of isolationism. Britain, torn between loyalties to America and the continent, is caught in the middle. In America, a space shuttle crashes on landing, killing all but one of the crew on-boar…
In the shadow of Vesuvius / Tasha Alexander.
"In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's bestselling series brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city. Some…
Collateral damage / Lynette Eason.
A former military psychologist spends her days helping vets overcome PTSD--and her nights fighting her own nightmares. Now, on the run with a client who has already saved her life twice, she must uncover powerful secrets before they both end up dead.
The God Game / Danny Tobey.
Five best friends in a high school computer club get sucked into an underground hacker's game run by a mysterious A.I. that thinks it's God; as the Game pits them against each other, it offers the ultimate promise--win and learn the meaning of life or die…
Hunter killer / Brad Taylor.
"Pike Logan tracks highly-trained Russian assassins to Brazil in this blistering, action-packed thriller from New York Times bestselling author and former Special Forces Officer Brad Taylor"--Provided by publisher.
Facets of death / Michael Stanley.
"David Bengu has always stood out from the crowd. His personality and his physique match his nickname, Kubu--Setswana for "hippopotamus"--a seemingly docile creature, but one of the deadliest in Africa. His keen mind and famous persistence have seen him r…
Come homicide or high water / Denise Swanson.
"Skye Denison-Boyd is getting ready to return to work from her maternity leave and hoping for a peaceful year in her job as a school psychologist. But when an elderly woman disappears on her first day back and a disgruntled parent threatens to sue the sch…
Theater nights are murder / Libby Klein.
"Poppy thought her toughest challenge this winter would be sticking to her Paleo diet and filling all her orders for her gluten-free goodies, but now she has to choose between two suitors. She's not the only one with boyfriend drama. Aunt Ginny's long-ago…
Hems & homicide / Elizabeth Penney.
"Iris Buckley is sew ready for a change. After the death of her beloved grandfather, Iris decides to stay in her Maine hometown to help out her widowed grandmother, Anne, and bring her online hand-made apron designs to real-time retail life. Her and Anne'…
Murder on Cape Cod / Maddie Day.
"Summer is busy season for Mackenzie "Mac" Almeida's bicycle shop, nestled in the quaint, seaside hamlet of Westham, Massachusetts. She's expecting an influx of tourists at Mac's Bikes; instead she discovers the body of Jake Lacey. Mac can't imagine anyon…
Sealed off / Barbara Ross.
"Early October is winding down time in Busmans Harbor, Maine, but there's nothing relaxing about it for Julia Snowden. Between busloads of weekend leaf peepers at the Snowden Family Clambake and a gut renovation of the old mansion on Morrow Island, she's …
Murder ink / Lorraine Bartlett with Gayle Leeson.
"A tattoo parlor on Victoria Square? Some of the merchants get hot under the collar at the proposal, but could they be driven to kill to stop it? That's what the sheriff's office and Katie Bonner want to know when the building's owner is electrocuted with…
Dead in Dublin / Catie Murphy.
"In Dublin's fair city, where the girls are so pretty, murder occurs at the feet of sweet Molly Malone. Ferrying tourists around Dublin for the Leprechaun Limo Service makes quite a change after years in the military. Still, Megan Malone is enjoying her …
Senseless / Mary Burton.
"Every serial killer knows. The vicious burns scarring the victims' flesh reveal the agony of their last moments. Each woman was branded with a star, then stabbed through the heart. With every death, a vengeful killer finds a brief, blissful moment of ca…
Sell low, sweet Harriet / Sherry Harris.
"Sarah Winston's garage sale business has a new client: the daughter of a couple who recently died in a tragic accident while away on a trip to Africa. Their house is full of exotic items from around the world that need to be sold off. When Sarah learns t…
The kill club / Wendy Heard.
"Jazz and Joaquin's foster mother, Carol, has always been fanatical, but with Jazz grown up and out of the house, Carol takes a dangerous turn that threatens thirteen-year-old Joaquin's life. Over and over, child services fails to intervene, and Joaquin i…
Oppo : a novel / Tom Rosenstiel.
"A breathless and highly charged political thriller: the story of a senator who is offered the VP slot by both parties' presidential nominees and then gets ominous threats."--Provided by publisher.
Shatter the night : a Detective Gemma Monroe mystery / Emily Littlejohn.
An enthralling, atmospheric new novel from the author of acclaimed debut Inherit the Bones, featuring Colorado police officer Gemma Monroe. It's Halloween night in Cedar Valley. During the town's annual festival, Detective Gemma Monroe takes a break from …
'Til dirt do us part / Edith Maxwell.
The day after farmer Cam Flaherty holds an autumn dinner, one of her guests, disagreeable Irene Burr, is found dead in a neighbor's pigsty, and when Irene's stepson, who repaired Cam's barn, becomes a suspect, Cam decides to investigate.
Winter’s mourn / Mary Stone.
“A killer is watching…Thirteen years ago, Winter Black came home early from a sleepover to find her parents brutally murdered and her little brother gone—taken by a serial killer called The Preacher. Now a rookie FBI agent assigned to her first murder cas…
Honey : a novel / Brenda Brooks.
"As 24-year-old Nicole Hewett mourns at her father's grave, she worries about her mother, badly injured in the car accident that killed him, and whether they'll be able to make ends meet. Then she sees her beloved childhood friend, Honey, standing beside …
Treason / Stuart Woods.
"Upon returning to New York City after a whirlwind British excursion, Stone Barrington is notified of a delicate situation within the country's administration. A close friend requires his expertise and subtlety to eradicate a destructive presence in a cl…
The woman in the veil / Laura Joh Rowland.
London, June 1890. Sarah Bain and her friends Lord Hugh Staunton and Mick O'Reilly are crime scene photographers for the Daily World newspaper. After solving a sensational murder, they're under pressure to deliver another big story. On a foggy summer nig…
There's a murder afoot / Vicki Delany.
"Gemma Doyle and her friends travel to London for a Sherlock Holmes convention--but will Gemma's father take the fall for a felonious forger's fatality? The 6th of January is Sherlock Holmes's birthday, and lucky for Gemma Doyle, January is also the slo…
Fatal roots / Sheila Connolly.
"A few months ago, Boston expat Maura Donovan was rekindled with her mother after more than twenty years of absence. Since then, Maura has been getting accustomed to Irish living, complete with an inherited house and a pub named Sullivan's. But now, her m…
Bound for murder / Victoria Gilbert.
"Blue Ridge library director Amy Webber learns it wasn't all peace and love among the 'flower children' when a corpse is unearthed on the grounds of a 1960s commune. Taylorsford Public Library director Amy Webber's friend "Sunny" Fields is running for ma…
Mr. Nobody : a novel / Catherine Steadman.
"When a man is found on a British beach, drifting in and out of consciousness, with no identification and unable to speak, interest in him is sparked immediately. From the hospital staff who find themselves inexplicably drawn to him, to international medi…
Too close to home : a novel / Andrew Grant.
"As an intelligence agent-turned-courthouse janitor, Paul McGrath notices everything and everyone--but no one notices him. It's the perfect cover for the justice he seeks for both his father and the people who've been wronged by a corrupt system. Now McGr…
Winter’s curse / Mary Stone.
“A blessing? A curse? It’s not easy to possess the gift of knowing too much. What at first seems like a standalone bank robbery becomes something much darker as a pair of masterminds hack their bloody way onto the list of the most notorious US heists. It’…
The lying house / Rick Mofina.
"Lisa Taylor had friends, family and a job she loved back in Cleveland. But when her husband, Jeff, lands the promotion of a lifetime, she gives it all up to stand by him. Their whirlwind move to Miami feels like an adventure, their idyllic new neighborho…
Murder with cherry tarts / Karen Rose Smith.
"Daisy's worried one of her employees at Daisy's Tea Garden may be in a spot of trouble. Lately Karina's been loading up on soup and second-day baked goods at the end of her shift--and while the shop's scrumptious treats may be hard to resist, Daisy suspe…
Bookmarked for murder / V. M. Burns.
"Amateur sleuth Samantha Washington’s shopping trip to Chicago takes a deadly detour when a man is murdered on her bus. After some post-Christmas retail therapy in the Windy City, mystery bookshop owner and historical whodunit novelist Sam Washington is …
Spitfire / M. L. Huie.
"It’s V-E Day 1946 in London. World War II is long over, and former spy Livy Nash is celebrating with her third drink before noon. She went to war to kill Nazis. Dropped behind enemy lines as a courier, she quickly became one of the toughest agents in …
Secret remains / Jennifer Graeser Dornbush.
"It's been twelve years since Sandi Parkman went missing after being dropped off at home by her schoolmate, Nick Larson, now the Sheriff of Freeport, Michigan. When a construction crew unearths Sandi's bones--along with Nick's letterman jacket and one of …