Mystery & Thriller

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“a nerve-shredding psychological thriller that will keep readers guessing to the very last page.”

Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

The generally accepted wisdom in fiction, particularly in novels involving action and crime, is to keep turning the screws on the main characters, tighter and tighter, until the reader can’t imagin

Reviewed by: 

British author Sandie Jones brings out her debut crime novel The Other Woman as one of the creepiest “fall in love and step into danger” books ever.

Reviewed by: 

For fans of David Handler’s Stewart “Hoagy” Hoag series of the 1990s, The Man Who Couldn’t Miss” will sweep them right back to the original series—for new fans not familiar with Hoagy and

Reviewed by: 

Prolific author Stuart Woods has teamed up with co-author Parnell Hall to write this fast-moving romp of a book, a cross between an old hardboiled '50s black and white crime film and a fast moving

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“Colin Cotterill has written this one from the heart.”

Reviewed by: 

“For any who love Ludwig von Beethoven’s music, this novel is a must for its biography.  For everyone else, it’s a great mystery story set against a background of actual history.” 

Reviewed by: 

A debut thriller is always an adventure—has the author been secretly practicing the craft of tight, suspenseful writing, so that the plot will make sense, the pace will force the pages to turn, and

Reviewed by: 

“. . . when you work for the dead, you’re stuck with a notoriously unreliable employer. Sometimes they’re all over you, screaming their need for justice at every cursed turn.

Reviewed by: 

Stephen Holgate has written a fascinating and well-constructed thriller set in Madagascar.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

This is a tale of unorthodox relationships, shifting alliances, and contentious allegations.

Reviewed by: 

Mine is a hybrid between a legal thriller and a romance novel set in modern day England.

Reviewed by: 

“a terrific YA thriller. . . . Peter Blankman’s blurred perception of what’s happening to him intrigues us from the first page to the very last.”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“an adventuresome romp, intriguing, entertaining, and a story of which the Bard himself might approve.”

“Came two gentleman to Venice . . .”

Author(s):
Reviewed by: 

"Be sure to read this book when you don't have to be someplace or can stay up late. An Unwanted Guest will have readers hooked from page one."

“A regular noir reader will find much to love here, and a reader who wants some armchair tourism will find a dark and enthralling look at a world few Americans have seen.”

Author(s):
Reviewed by: 

“Closer to a Jeffery Deaver manhunt emotionally, than to Nordic noir, Manning’s debut crime novel is a keeper.”

Reviewed by: 

Marissa Parlette, a speech-language pathologist at a local elementary school in Tranquil Cove, Washington, is working with nine-year-old Anna Black who has a stuttering problem.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“The idea at the story’s core—death by butterfly—is fascinating from start to finish.”

Reviewed by: 

The Amish are very spiritual and morally set in the ways of their faith. Sadie Detweiler, courted by Harlan Mast, finds she is pregnant.

Reviewed by: 

A teenaged boy's family is murdered before his eyes, and he ends up in the hospital in unstable condition with multiple stab wounds. In a state of shock, he remains unconscious.

Reviewed by: 

“in some ways as much a cozy detective novel at it is a police procedural”

Reviewed by: 

“well-conceived, brilliantly constructed, scary as the nightlights, and thoroughly engrossing.” 

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

In Murder at Ochre Court author Alyssa Maxwell once again reveals her skill at creating a well-planned mystery with all the clues, foreshadowing, and red herrings needed to engage the read

Reviewed by: 

Psychological suspense has a new reigning queen.

Pages