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

Murder by an aristocrat / Mignon G. Eberhart ; introduction by Nancy Pickard.
"When Nurse Keate arrives at the Thatcher estate to care for a man with a bullet in his shoulder, she's told that he shot himself accidentally--but when the convalescing man is murdered soon thereafter, it becomes clear that the only "accident" was his no…
The hanged man and the fortune teller / Lucy Banks.
London, 2017. A long-dead ghost—nameless, all but formless, trapped beyond both the living and the afterlife—drifts through time in search of himself. What happened to him? To the love of his life? His memories slip away like the tide, tantalizingly close…
A madness of sunshine / Nalini Singh.
"Anahera Rawiri left New Zealand at twenty-one, fleeing small-town poverty and the ghosts of her childhood with no plans to look back. But eight years later, she returns, seeking familiarity as respite from the shattered remains of her new life. And despi…
Just watch me : a novel / Jeff Lindsay.
From the author of the wildly successful Dexter series, comes a new mesmerizing bad guy we can root for: Riley Wolfe is a master thief, expert at disguise and violent when he needs to be. It's no accident, though, that Riley targets only the .1% and is wi…
Genesis / Robin Cook.
"New York Times-bestselling author Robin Cook takes on the ripped-from-the-headlines topic of harnessing DNA from ancestry websites to catch a killer in this timely and explosive new medical thriller"--Provided by publisher.
Brewed awakening / Cleo Coyle.
"From Cleo Coyle, the New York Times bestselling author of Dead Cold Brew, comes a delicious new entry in the "fun and gripping" (The Huffington Post) Coffeehouse Mysteries. When coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi awakens on a bench in Washington Square Park,…
Vanishing girls / Lisa Regan.
"When Isabelle Coleman, a blonde, beautiful young girl goes missing, everyone from the small town of Denton joins the search. They can find no trace of the town's darling, but Detective Josie Quinn finds another girl they didn't even know was missing. Mut…
Nine elms : a Kate Marshall thriller / Robert Bryndza.
"Kate Marshall was a promising young police detective when she caught the notorious Nine Elms serial killer. But her greatest victory suddenly turned into a nightmare. Traumatized, betrayed, and publicly vilified for the shocking circumstances surrounding…
How the dead speak / Val McDermid.
"Crime-writing powerhouse Val McDermid is back with an explosive new thriller that sees psychological profiler Tony Hill and ex-detective Carol Jordan grappling with the consequences of their actions and the legacy of abuse in the Catholic Church. Constru…
Now you see them / Elly Griffiths.
"The fifth book in the Magic Men series, Now You See Them is a wild mystery with detective Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto, as they investigate a string of presumed kidnappings in the swinging 1960s"--Provided by publisher.
Exit fee / Brad Taylor.
"Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill are no strangers to international conflict, but this time they're facing a threat much closer to home. Amena, the young Syrian refugee they have taken into their care, is having trouble settling into her new life in South C…
Storm of secrets : a haunted bluffs mystery / Loretta Marion.
A powerful storm descends upon Cape Cod's Whale Rock the weekend Cassandra Mitchell and David Benjamin are set to wed at The Bluffs, a magnificent Victorian mansion. In the wake of the storm's destruction, three-year-old Lucas Kleister disappears, and the…
The Andromeda evolution / Michael Crichton ; a novel by Daniel H. Wilson.
"In 1967, an extraterrestrial microbe--designated the Andromeda Strain--came crashing down to Earth and nearly ended the human race. A team of top scientists assigned to Project Wildfire worked valiantly to save the world from an epidemic of unimaginable…
Nothing more dangerous : a novel / Allen Eskens.
"After fifteen years of growing up in the Ozark hills with his widowed mother, Boady Sanden is beyond ready to move on. At high school, if he isn't being pushed around, he's being completely ignored. He dreams of glass towers and cityscapes, driven by his…
Dead blow / Lisa Preston.
"A dead blow hammer leaves little to no mark on the surface it strikes. It's not a shoer's tool, but horseshoer Rainy Dale knows it and knows there are more questions than answers about how her new client became a widow. The old woman says that was hard…
Criss Cross / James Patterson.
"In a Virginia penitentiary, Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson, witness the execution of a killer they helped convict. Hours later, they are called to the scene of a copycat crime. A note signed 'M' rests on the corpse. 'You messed up big time, Dr.…
Anything for you / Saul Black.
"Critically acclaimed author Saul Black returns with a heart-racing thriller in which a brutal murder forces one woman to reckon with her own past-and her future. On a hot summer night, a watchful neighbor locks eyes with an intruder and unwittingly alert…
Final option / Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison.
"Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon are back with a new adventure in this thrilling suspense novel in Clive Cussler's #1 New York Times bestselling series"--Provided by publisher.
A Christmas gathering : a novel / Anne Perry.
"As beautiful as it may be, their friends' country home is not where Lady Vespasia wishes to spend Christmas with her new husband, Victor Narraway. She'd rather pass a relaxing holiday at home with him--especially because Victor, former head of the London…
'Tis the season murder / Leslie Meier
Christmas has come to Tinker’s Cove, Maine, and sleuthing skills are at the top of Lucy’s Stone’s wish list in these two beloved mysteries--now collected in one festive volume for the very first time! . . . NEW YEAR’S EVE MURDER After the annual parad…
Under occupation : a novel / Alan Furst.
"Occupied Paris, 1942. In the dark, beautiful, treacherous city, the German occupying forces are everywhere--and so are French resistance fighters working secretly and bravely to defeat Hitler. Just before he dies, a man being chased by the Gestap hands…
Scarlet fever : a novel / Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Lee Gildea, Jr..
"Frigid February air has settled into the bones of the Blue Ridge Mountains, making for a slow foxhunting season, though "Sister" Jane Arnold's enthusiasm is not so easily deterred. With the winter chill come tweed coats, blazing fireplaces, and perhaps a…
Death with Dostoevsky / Katherine Bolger Hyde.
"Professor Emily Cavanaugh has left Windy Corner behind and is back at Reed College on her sabbatical, determined to finish writing her book on Dostoevsky. She is soon reunited with one of her promising students, Daniel Razumov, as well as familiar faces …
The second sleep / Robert Harris.
"From the internationally best-selling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy--a chilling and dark new thriller unlike anything Robert Harris has done before. 1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote Exmoor village to conduct t…
Tom Clancy code of honor / Marc Cameron.
"As President of the United States, Jack Ryan has faced many challenges, but none have been as personal as this and never has he been this helpless in the face of evil in the latest entry in Tom Clancy's #1 New York Times bestselling series"--Provided by …
Robert B. Parker's angel eyes / Ace Atkins.
"Gabby Leggett left her Boston family with big dreams of making it as a model/actress in Hollywood. Two years later, she disappears from her apartment. Her family, former boyfriend, friends--and the police--have no idea where she is and no leads. Leggett'…
A minute to midnight / David Baldacci.
"FBI Agent Atlee Pine's life was never the same after her twin sister, Mercy, was kidnapped--and likely killed--thirty years ago. After a lifetime of torturous uncertainty, Atlee's unresolved anger finally gets the better of her on the job, and she finds …
Twisted twenty-six / Janet Evanovich.
"This isn't just another case. This is family. Grandma Mazur, Stephanie Plum's favorite family member and occasional partner in crime, has decided to get married again--this time to a local gangster named Jimmy Rosolli. If Stephanie has her doubts abou…
Dead wrong : an Amish cozy mystery / by Vannetta Chapman.
When Agatha Lapp's brother and sister-in-law are tragically killed in a buggy accident, Agatha relocates to the new Amish community in Hunt Texas, nestled in the Texas Hill Country. She's there to make a success of her brother's dream--an Amish B&B. Agath…
A means to an end / Lissa Marie Redmond.
"Still recovering from a brutal attack, Detective Lauren Riley forms a task force to take down an old adversary after another young woman's body is found"--Provided by publisher.
Nobody move : an Angel City novel / Philip Elliott.
"Eddie Vegas made a terrible mistake. Now he has to pay the price. After a botched debt collection turned double murder, Eddie splits, desperate to avoid his employer, notorious L.A. crime boss Saul Benedict, and his men (and Eddie's ex-partners), Floyd a…
The devil went down to Austin / Rick Riordan.
Private investigator Tres Navarre accepts a teaching position in Austin and moves in with his computer programmer-entrepreneur brother Garrett, only to flex his detective muscles once again when Garrett's business partner is murdered.
The courier / Kjell Ola Dahl ; translated by Don Bartlett.
In 1942, Jewish courier Ester is betrayed, narrowly avoiding arrest by the Gestapo. In a great haste, she escapes to Sweden, saving herself. Her family in Oslo, however, is deported to Auschwitz. In Stockholm, Ester meets the resistance hero, Gerhard Falk…
The adventure of the peculiar protocols : adapted from the journals of John H. Watson, M.D. / by Nicholas Meyer.
"With the international bestseller The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, Nicholas Meyer brought to light a previously unpublished case of Sherlock Holmes, as recorded by Dr. John H. Watson. Now Meyer returns with a shocking discovery-an unknown case drawn from a r…
A merry murder / Kate Kingsbury.
"It is an Edwardian Christmas, and the Pennyfoot Hotel is all dressed up. But when one of the guests turns up dead, owner Cecily Sinclair Baxter realizes it is not only the Pennyfoot that is back in business--the hotel's Christmas curse is, too... The Pe…
Apache dunes / G.D. Flashman.
"A drug deal in the Arizone desert between a Mexican cartel and a Latin street gang from Chicago goes horribly wrong. Dead bodies are everywhere and more than $30 million is missing. four local teenagers, who happened to have been in the wrong place at …
The lady whto sang high / Renée Pawlish.
"Marijuana-store owner Jodie Lundgren suspects that someone is trying to steal her newly developed process for growing marijuana faster and cheaper. She hires Reed to see if this is true or part of her stoner imagination. Reed goes undercover as an employ…
I have sinned / Caimh McDonnell.
"Nothing is ever easy. Bunny McGarry has finally got a lead in his mission to find the Sisters of the Saint but the lead, on Father Gabriel de Marcos, isn't willing to play ball. Desperate times call for desperate measures and Bunny has to put the padre…