Thriller Thursday + 2015 CWA Dagger Shortlist

We’ve got three new mysteries starring P.I.s for you this #ThrillerThursday, but first awards news! The 2015 CWA Dagger shortlist was revealed earlier this week and we have two nominees in the Non Fiction category:

A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator’s Rise to Power by Paul Fischer

ONE OF US: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway by Asne Seierstad

Plus, Ann Cleeves and Peter James made the shortlist for the 2015 CWA Dagger in the Library Award!

Winners will be announced at the CWA Annual Awards dinner on June 30.

Now on to the books!

Daisy Dalrymple returns for her 22nd cozy mystery where a body found behind a locked door leaves her three friends as main suspects. “Now here’s a proper British mystery. A thoroughly cozy atmosphere combines with a solid mystery. More Daisy, please.” — Booklist

NO PLACE TO DIE by Clare Donoghue
When a retired policeman and a young girl both go missing, London Senior Detective Jane Bennett is tasked with leading the widening investigation. “Donoghue’s atmospheric second novel crackles with vivid descriptions and mounting tension.” — Booklist

THE DEAD ASSASSIN by Vaughan Entwistle
The 2nd book in the Paranormal Casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle follows the author’s attempt to solve an ill-fated assassination. “This captivating paranormal is a curious mix of alternative history, with steampunk overtures, that will appeal to readers who don’t mind a bit of genre blending. Entwistle’s tale may attract historical devotees who enjoy famous authors moonlighting as sleuths, such as in Nicola Upson’s ‘Josephine Tey’ books.” — Library Journal

What’s tingling your spine this #ThrillerThursday? Share your reads with us @MacmillanLib.

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