Articles tagged "Steph Cha"

Thriller Thursday (8/13/15 Edition)

A private eye and a sheriff are on the case this #ThrillerThursday:

Los Angeles P.I. Juniper Song returns for her third mystery where the hunt for a surrogate mother’s missing friend turns into the most unusual case yet. “Cha wins the reader’s sympathies for her L.A. PI at the outset of her outstanding third Juniper Song mystery. Veronica Mars fans will be pleased.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

The Rhodes mysteries (this is the twenty-second) are funny and cleverly plotted. The dialogue is sharp, and genre veteran Crider knows his way around the idiosyncrasies of life in a fading small-town community. Dan Rhodes is always a welcome visitor for any traditional mystery fan.” — Booklist

Share your reads with us @MacmillanLib this #ThrillerThursday.

LJ Genre Spotlight: Mystery

Happy Monday, friends! Our pal and Library Journal Mover & Shaker Kristi Chadwick recently wrote a genre spotlight column on mysteries for LJ and we’re thrilled (pun intended) that it includes so many Macmillan titles:
Breaking the Color Barrier

SKIES OF ASH by Rachel Howzell Hall (Detective Elouise Norton series)
On sale May 19, 2015
The second novel starring Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise “Lou” Norton (after LAND OF SHADOWS) finds Lou and her partner search for an arsonist.

Diverse Voices For a Diverse World

DEAD SOON ENOUGH by Steph Cha (Juniper Song mysteries)
On sale August 11, 2015
Los Angeles-based P.I. Juniper Song is back in a thrillingly written, masterfully plotted story of how far a mother will go for her child.

More diverse Minotaur authors mentioned: Solomon Jones, Qiu Xialong, Ed Lin, Ian Vasquez, Laura Joh Rowland and Vikas Swarup.

Into the Genre Blender

MADE TO KILL by Adam Christopher
On sale November 3, 2015
A BEA 2015 galley giveaway title! Raymond Chandler’s detective fiction meets Lawrence Block’s Keller novels…with robots!

TIME OF DEPARTURE by Douglas Schoenfeld
On sale December 1, 2015
A debut mystery with a surprising twist, featuring a young state prosecutor investigating a series of murders dating back to the 1970s, and a mysterious ex cop who knows way too much about her. readmoreremove

Thriller Thursday (8/14/14 Edition)

Murder, murder everywhere! Well, maybe just in this week’s #ThrillerThursday picks:

THE FROZEN DEAD by Bernard Minier
This suspenseful and “compelling” (Booklist, starred & boxed review) murder mystery set in a high-security asylum for the criminally insane and the snowy mountains of the French Pyrénées has two starred reviews and is one of Talia’s favorite Fall mysteries.

P.I. apprentice Juniper Song finds herself nose deep in a Hollywood murder scandal as she tracks a murderous screenwriter, uncovering blackmail and secrets along the way. “In her second outing, Korean Song defies the stereotype of the Asian American woman, working to overcome her background and what she suffered in Cha’s debut, FOLLOW HER HOME, and facing a formidable moral dilemma in the process. This is prime L.A. noir with a feminist slant.” — Booklist