We have an embarrassment of mystery & thriller riches for you this #ThrillerThursday:
CRUCIFIXION CREEK by Barry Maitland
Two stars for the first in a new series from the LibraryReads author of THE RAVEN’S EYE (a Brock and Kolla mystery) starring Sydney homicide detective Harry Belltree. “Well written with an elaborate plot, this fast-paced novel explores some aspects of the racial divide in Australia. Recommend for Claire McNab readers or anyone who likes police procedurals.” — Library Journal, starred review
THE HIDDEN MAN by Charles Cumming
In this “enjoyable” (Publishers Weekly) tale from bestseller Cumming, two brothers seek justice for their murdered father and learn of his past life as a spy. “Another solid effort from an established espionage star.” — Booklist
HOME BY NIGHTFALL by Charles Finch
In Finch’s “capable”* ninth Victorian mystery, a death in the family brings gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox back to the country house where he grew up—just in time to confront an odd, unsettling crime in a nearby village. “Well-defined characters enhance the intriguing plot lines.” — *Publishers Weekly
THE GREAT FORGETTING by James Renner
In this sci-fi/conspiracy thriller with a touch of pure fantasy, history teacher Jack Felter returns home to care for his ailing father and gets pulled into the search for a missing man. “Renner weaves conceivable means and motive through a variety of conspiracy theories and a reimagined reality to create a unique blend of genres. Anything but predictable….” — Booklist
THE SUNDOWN SPEECH by Loren D. Estleman
An expansion of Estleman’s 2004 serialized novella called ATTITUDE, this 25th full-length case for Detroit investigator Amos Walker has the PI searching for a film director who ran off with a couple’s investment money.
THE GIRL IN THE ICE by Lotte & Søren Hammer
A killer who preys on beautiful women faces off against a team of Danish investigators in the second novel in the international bestselling Konrad Simonsen series.
BLOODLINE by Warren Murphy
Edgar Award-winning author Murphy delivers a gritty historical novel about the Mafia in 1920s New York.