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

My sister is missing / Carissa Ann Lynch
"A twenty-year-old local mystery that has never been sold. A bone-chilling VHS tape depicting a horrific crime. Neighbors with something to hide. And a sister who is missing. Emily has to find out the truth. But is her sister Madeline the victim...or the …
Execution : a Giordano Bruno thriller / S.J. Parris.
"Giordano Bruno, a heretic turned spy, arrives in England with shocking information for spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham. A band of Catholic Englishmen are plotting to kill Queen Elizabeth and spring Mary Queen of Scots from prison to take the English thr…
The end of her / Shari Lapena.
"Stephanie and Patrick are adjusting to life with their colicky twin girls. The babies are a handful, but even as Stephanie struggles with the disorientation of sleep deprivation, there’s one thing she’s sure of: she has all she ever wanted. Then Erica, …
Robert Ludlum's the Bourne evolution / Brian Freeman.
"After the death of his lover in a mass shooting, secret agent Jason Bourne is convinced that there is more to her murder than it seems. Worse, he believes that Treadstone--the agency that made him who he is, that trained him--is behind the killing. Bourn…
The geometry of holding hands / Alexander McCall Smith.
"One of the author's most beloved characters is back--and once again she will have to call upon her powers of deduction and her unflappable moral code to unravel a new philosophical mystery. In Edinburgh, rumors and gossip abound. But Isabel well knows th…
The vacation : a novel / T.M. Logan.
"In this captivating thriller from the bestselling author of LIES and 29 SECONDS, four lifelong friends on a luxurious vacation come face-to-face with an explosive secret. It was supposed to be the perfect vacation, dreamed up by Kate as the ideal way to …
Lineage most lethal / S. C. Perkins.
"It's the week before New Year's Eve and genealogist Lucy Lancaster is ready to mix work and play at the beautiful Hotel Sutton, enjoying herself while finalizing the presentation for her latest client, hotel heiress Pippa Sutton. Freshly arrived at the …
The Nemesis manifesto / Eric Van Lustbader.
Dedicating her life to protecting her country after surviving an unspeakable tragedy, DOD black-ops field agent Evan Ryder investigates a hostile cabal behind the assassinations of her fellow agents.
The devil's bones / Carolyn Haines.
"As Sarah Booth sees it, Easter weekend is a time to celebrate life in all its many forms. So when the newly-pregnant Tinkie invites her and Cece on a girls’ trip to Lucedale, Mississippi to celebrate that spring has officially sprung, Sarah Booth can’t r…
He started it / Samantha Downing.
"Beth, Portia, and Eddie Morgan haven't all been together in years. And for very good reasons--we'll get to those later. But when their wealthy grandfather dies and leaves a cryptic final message in his wake, the siblings and their respective partners mus…
Tea with milk and murder / H.Y. Hanna.
While at an Oxford cocktail party, tearoom owner Gemma Rose overhears a sinister conversation minutes before a University student is fatally poisoned. Could there be a connection? And could her best friend Cassie's new boyfriend have anything to do with t…
A scone to die for / H.Y. Hanna
When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in Gemma Rose' quaint Oxfordshire tearoom, she suddenly finds herself apron-deep in a mystery involving long-buried secrets from Oxford's past. Armed with her insider knowledge of the University and with t…
The death of me : a Heloise Chancey mystery / M.J. Tjia.
Clues to an elaborate assassination plot are intercepted in Paris and the authorities believe the assassin's lair lies in Soho, London. Heloise Chancey, courtesan and professional detective, must go undercover to spy upon the nest of suspects and end thei…
Line of sight / James Queally.
"All favors come with a cost, and after using what little favors he has in the Newark PD to get his private investigators license, former crime reporter Russell Avery finds himself paying. He spends his days reluctantly keeping sideways cops out of the c…
Caramel canvas / Jessica Beck.
When Suzanne Hart returns to April Springs after being away, she learns that one of her good friends, artist Annabeth Kline, has died by accident in her studio, but as Suzanne looks deeper into the situation, it quickly becomes clear to her that Annabeth'…
Make them cry : a novel / Smith Henderson and Jon Marc Smith.
"For fans of The Border and Jason Bourne, Make Them Cry is an explosive action thriller about a DEA agent sucked into a dangerous turf war on the U.S.-Mexico border"--Provided by publisher.
Total power / by Kyle Mills.
"It’s a race against the clock when ISIS takes out the entire US power grid and throws the country into chaos. Book Description When Mitch Rapp captures ISIS’s top technology expert, he reveals that he was on his way to meet a man who claims to have the …
The venerable tiger / Sam Siciliano.
"Sherlock Holmes acquires a new client when a beautiful young woman, Isabel Stone, faints on the steps of his Baker Street rooms. She has come to beg his assistance in reclaiming the priceless jewels kept from her by her tyrannical stepfather, Captain Gri…
This lovely city / Louise Hare.
"London, 1950. With the war over and London still rebuilding, jazz musician Lawrie Matthews has answered England's call for labour. Arriving from Jamaica aboard the Empire Windrush, he's rented a tiny room in south London and fallen in love with the girl …
Hidden creed / by Alex Kava.
"During a training exercise, Creed's scent dog, Grace, is drawn off course and discovers a shallow grave. The body was never meant to be found, hidden deep in an isolated part of Florida's Blackwater River State Forest. The remote area has no easy access …
Murder Goes to Market
If you had asked computer programmer Claudia Simcoe what she expected to come of her leaving San Francisco for the California coast to open a farm-to-table marketplace, "assembles a mismatched team to investigate a murder" would not have been her first gu…
Bobby March will live forever / Alan Parks.
"The papers want blood. The force wants results. The law must be served, whatever the cost. July 1973. The Glasgow drugs trade is booming and Bobby March, the city’s own rock-star hero, has just overdosed in a central hotel. Alice Kelly is thirteen yea…
The Thursday murder club / Richard Osman.
"In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club"--Provided by publisher.
Next to last stand / Craig Johnson.
"One of the most viewed paintings in American history, Custer's Last Fight, copied and distributed by Anheuser-Busch at a rate of over two million copies a year, was destroyed in a fire at the 7th Cavalry Headquarters in Fort Bliss, Texas, in 1946. Or was…
The killings at Kingfisher Hill : the new Hercule Poirot mystery / Sophie Hannah.
While traveling from London to Kingfisher Hill to discretely investigate murder allegations against a wealthy client's wife, Hercule Poirot swaps seats with a nervous train passenger before a second killing is complicated by a series of impossible confess…
Troubled blood / Robert Galbraith.
"Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help finding her mother, Margot Bamborough – who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974. Strike has never tackled a cold case befor…
A deception at Thornecrest / Ashley Weaver.
"The stylish, charming next novel in Ashley Weaver's Edgar-nominated Amory Ames mystery series, set in 1930s England, A Deception at Thornecrest Amory Ames is alone at her country house Thornecrest, enjoying her last few weeks of peace and quiet as she pr…
When no one is watching : a thriller / Alyssa Cole.
"Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighborhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are sprouting like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, and the neighbors she's known all her life are disappearing. To hold o…
Two reasons to run / Colleen Coble.
"The second book in a gripping new series from USA TODAY bestselling romantic suspense author Colleen Coble"--Provided by publisher.
The darkest evening / Ann Cleeves.
"From Ann Cleeves-New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows-comes the stunning new Vera Stanhope novel, The Darkest Evening. "Ann Cleeves is one of my favorite mystery writers."-Lou…
Buried / Lynda La Plante.
Jack Warr is a young DC with the Metropolitan Police. Charming but aimless, Jack can't seem to find his place in the world - until he's drawn into an investigation that turns his life upside down. In the aftermath of a fire at a derelict cottage, a badly …
Killing Eve : die for me / Luke Jennings.
"Leaving behind everything and everyone she has ever known, Eve has walked out of her old life and into a shipping container headed for Russia. Locked in the darkness with her is Villanelle, whose sights are set on her most high-profile targets to date. U…
Little Siberia / Antti Tuomainen; translated by David Hackston.
"A man is racing along the remote snowy roads of Hurmevaara in Finland, when there is a flash in the sky and something crashes into the car. That something turns about to be a highly valuable meteorite. With euro signs lighting up the eyes of the locals, …
The gringa : a novel / Andrew Altschul.
"Leonora Gelb came to Peru to make a difference. A passionate and idealistic Stanford grad, she left a life of privilege to fight poverty and oppression, but her beliefs are tested when she falls in with violent revolutionaries. While death squads and inf…
An inconvenient woman : a novel / Stéphanie Buelens.
A contractor for hire whose latest job is to discretely resolve a messy domestic dispute and a woman trying to protect a family from her violent ex-husband delve into the heart of a years-old crime to prevent another murder.
Checked out for murder / Allison Brook.
Investigating the murder of a recently returned local who hid a tragic past, librarian Carrie Singleton, aided by library ghost Evelyn and the bushy-tailed Smoky Joe, finds her efforts complicated by her celebrity stepdad's latest production.
For whom the book tolls / Laura Gail Black.
Accepting shelter and a job from her uncle in the wake of unsavory events in her Charlotte hometown, Jenna finds her uncle murdered in his antique bookstore and teams up with new friends to clear her name of suspicion.
Murder most sweet / Laura Jensen Walker.
Declared a chief suspect when her scarf is used to strangle a visiting tourist, talented baker and mystery writer Teddie St. John works to clear her name before finding herself wooed by the victim's suspiciously dry-eyed fiancé.
Hanging Falls / Margaret Mizushima.
Scouting for trail damage after a Timber Creek flood, officer Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner, Robo, stumble on the body of a murder victim with ties to a bizarre religious cult, before an unexpected visit leads to astonishing revelations.
Nightshade / M.L. Huie.
British spy Livy Nash questions her loyalties when she responds to a lost colleague's call sign years after World War II, before encountering a Russian spy who invites her to become a double agent.
Shadows in death / J.D. Robb.
"In the new novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series, Lt. Eve Dallas is about to walk into the shadows of her husband's dangerous past..."--Provided by publisher.
A question of betrayal / Anne Perry.
"On her first mission for MI6, the daring young photographer at the heart of bestselling author Anne Perry's thrilling 1930s mystery series travels to Mussolini's Italy to rescue the lover who betrayed her. Britain's secret service, MI6, has lost contact …
One by one / Ruth Ware.
When an offsite company retreat is upended by an avalanche that strands them in a remote mountain chalet, eight coworkers are forced to set aside their corporate rankings and mutual distrust in order to survive.
Thread and dead / Elizabeth Penney.
"Tragedy strikes in Thread and Dead, the second book in Elizabeth Penney's cozy mystery series—and now everyone in Blueberry Cove, Maine, is on pins and needles. Iris Buckley is busier than ever this July, with the town’s annual Lobster Festival fast appr…
Death and the chevalier / Robin Blake.
"As the Young Pretender and his Jacobite army approach, Coroner Titus Cragg must solve a brutal murder - and prevent himself being executed for the crime. Lancashire, 1745. The Young Pretender is marching south to claim the English throne. Meanwhile, Cor…
Diver's paradise / Davin Goodwin.
"After 25 years on the job, Detective Roscoe Conklin trades his badge for a pair of shorts and sandals and moves to Bonaire, a small island nestled in the southern Caribbean. But the warm water, palm trees, and sunsets are derailed when his long-time poli…
Before she was Helen / Caroline B. Cooney.
"Clementine Lakefield leads a simple life in her retirement community in Sun City, South Carolina. But while she plays cards, substitute teaches, and has learned to text with her niece and nephew, Clemmie is not who she says she is. Behind her carefree fa…
Chaos / Iris Johansen.
"Iris Johansen introduces a new kickass female protagonist, Alisa Flynn, a CIA agent who may be willing to go rogue if it means catching the most heartless band of criminals she's ever encountered. Alisa is aided by mysterious billionaire-genius-inventor …
Fool's paradise / Mike Lupica.
"When a body is discovered at the lake in Paradise, Police Chief Jesse Stone is surprised to find he recognizes the murder victim--the man had been at the same AA meeting as Jesse the evening before. But otherwise, Jesse has no clue as to the man's identi…
One true patriot : a novel / Sean Parnell.
"Special operative Eric Steele hunts a foreign assassin targeting top-tier US military personnel in the third electrifying military thriller by the New York Times bestselling author of All Out War"--Provided by publisher.
Killer chardonnay / Kate Lansing.
"Parker Valentine has always dreamed of opening her own winery in her hometown of Boulder, Colorado. But she gets more than she bargained for when a food and wine critic unexpectedly shows up at Vino Valentine on opening day. A negative review could be fa…
The murder of twelve / a novel by Jessica Fletcher & Jon Land.
"Jessica Fletcher takes on an Agatha Christie-style mystery when she finds herself stranded in a hotel during a blizzard with twelve strangers and a killer in their midst. Still staying at the Hill House hotel while her beloved home is being rebuilt, Jess…
Beneath Missouri stars : a quilting cozy / Carol Dean Jones.
"Cozy up with Sarah and her friends for more murder, quilting, and community When sixty-eight-year-old Sarah Miller moves into the Cunningham Village retirement community, she is mourning the loss of her husband and the place that has been home for forty…
Dead in the doorway / Diane Kelly.
"Whitney Whitaker has scored the perfect piece of real estate: a ramshackle white Colonial at the top of a hill with views of downtown Nashville. What more could a self-taught home-improvement maven and occasional house-flipper ask for? Ideally, the prope…
A deadly inside scoop / Abby Collette.
"This book kicks off a charming cozy mystery series set in an ice cream shop--with a fabulous cast of quirky characters. Recent MBA grad Bronwyn Crewse has just taken over her family's ice cream shop in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and she's going back to basics.…
Mousse and murder / Elizabeth Logan.
Taking over the family diner in Elkview, Alaska, chef Charlie Cooke, while stirring up trouble with new ideas and flavors, is accused of murdering her head cook and must catch the real killer to save her career, freedom and life.
A shadow intelligence / Oliver Harris.
"A modern but classically styled spy novel in the spirit of John Le Carr©♭ and Chris Pavone, A Shadow Intelligence follows a mercurial MI6 agent, Elliot Kane, as he goes off script to find his lover, who went missing while embroiled in a dangerous scheme …
Quarry's cut / by Max Allan Collins.
"It’s normal to see bodies on the set of an adult film. But when they’re dead bodies—and the cast and crew discover they’re trapped in a house with a serial killer—Quarry’s got his work cut out for him."--publisher's website.
Savage son : a thriller / Jack Carr.
"Deep in the wilds of Siberia, a woman is on the run, pursued by a man harboring secrets—a man intent on killing her. A traitorous CIA officer has found refuge with the Russian mafia with designs on ensuring a certain former Navy SEAL sniper is put in th…
Death in fancy dress / Anthony Gilbert ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards.
"The British Secret Service, working to uncover a large-scale blackmail ring and catch its mysterious mastermind ‘The Spider’, find themselves at the country residence Feltham Abbey where a fancy-dress ball is in full swing. In the tumult of revelry, Sir …
The king's beast : a mystery of the American Revolution / Eliot Pattison.
"A simple task to retrieve some artifacts turns into a nightmare of deceit when Duncan McCallum finds himself the target of those obsessed with keeping America under British rule in this thrilling historical novel from an Edgar Award-winning author. When …
Dead end / Nancy Mehl.
"When a body is discovered in a field in Iowa, the police uncover fourteen additional corpses, some from twenty years ago, others from the recent past. The remains point to a serial killer with an MO the authorities have seen before--Ed Oliphant, a man wh…
Kings falling / Ronie Kendig.
"Leif Metcalfe and his team, dubbed Reaper, need to recover the ancient Book of the Wars if they hope to stop the Armageddon Coalition and their pursuit of global economic control. But their attention has been diverted by a prophecy in the book that foret…
Silent shadows / Natalie Walters.
"Nurse Pecca Gallegos moved to the tiny town of Walton, Georgia, to protect her son and escape the dangerous lifestyle that once defined her. When a series of strange circumstances evolves into threats, Pecca finds herself confiding in an unlikely ally--h…
The traitor's pawn / Lisa Harris.
"When FBI agent Jack Shannon arrives in Corpus Christi, Texas, he is focused on one thing: find the man who has been selling encrypted government secrets to the Chinese. But when a senator is shot during a hunting trip and the woman he was with is abducte…
Desert heat / J.A. Jance.
"A cop lies dying beneath the blistering Arizona sun—a local lawman who may well have become the next sheriff of Cochise County. The police brass claim that Andy Brady was dirty, and that his shooting was a suicide attempt. Joanna Brady, his devoted wife …
A fitting end / Melissa Bourbon.
"Former Manhattan fashion designer Harlow Jane Cassidy has a gift for creating beautiful dresses. But when Harlow becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation, shell more than her sewing skills to unravel the mystery Business is booming at Harlow…
The safety net / Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli.
"Vigàta is bustling as the new filming location for a Swedish television series set in 1950. In the production frenzy, the director asks the locals to track down movies and vintage photos to faithfully recreate the air of Vigata in that time. Engineer Ern…
The course of all treasons / Suzanne M. Wolfe.
"England, 1586. Tensions rise as threats to the realm abound. Traitors are plotting for Mary Queen of Scots to depose Elizabeth I and take the throne. Rumors of a Spanish invasion by sea mount daily. And the body of one of Sir Francis Walsingham's agents …
Revolver road / Christi Daugherty.
"Crime reporter Harper McClain is back on the beat when a troubled musician vanishes in Christi Daugherty's Revolver Road. Even in the chill of February, no place touches Harper McClain's heart like Savannah. She should be walking beneath the historic cit…
Do no harm / Max Allan Collins.
"It's 1954 and Heller takes on the Sam Sheppard case—a young doctor is startled from sleep and discovers his wife brutally murdered. He claims that a mysterious intruder killed his wife. But all the evidence points to a disturbed husband who has grown tir…
Mimi Lee gets a clue / Jennifer J. Chow.
"Mimi Lee is in over her head. There's her new Los Angeles pet grooming shop to run, her matchmaking mother to thwart, her talking cat Marshmallow to tend to--oh, and the murder of a local breeder to solve...now if only Mimi hadn't landed herself on top o…
A death in Chelsea / Lynn Brittney.
"In the dark days of World War I, an aristocrat’s suspicious suicide propels a one-of-a-kind crime-fighting team into a sordid world of blackmail, betrayal, and tragic secrets. When the phone rings at the Mayfair 100 exchange, the news is rarely good, an…
The keeper / Jessica Moor.
"When Katie Straw’s body is pulled from the waters of the local suicide spot, the police are ready to write it off as a standard-issue female suicide. But the residents of the domestic violence shelter where Katie worked disagree. These women have spent w…
Chasing the white lion / James R. Hannibal.
"In Talia's world everyone has an angle and no one escapes unscathed CIA officer Talia Inger may have reconciled with the man who assassinated her father, but that doesn't mean she wants him hovering over her every move and unearthing the painful past sh…
The curator / Ty Hutchinson.
"Agent Abby Kane is enlisted by the Department of Justice to crack the mystery behind Suitcase Girl. Who is she really? What is she here? But there are others who are determined to prevent this from happening. Meanwhile, notable people in the Bay Area…