Lead the way, ladies! THREE, count ’em, three female leads in today’s #womencrush + #thrillerthursday!
by Sharon Bolton
Decades ago, Florence Lovelady put away horrific child murderer Larry Grassbrook, who buried his victims alive in coffins. Grassbrook has died, and now history is repeating itself. Is a copycat killer at work, or did Lovelady, now assistant commissioner, make a mistake when she put Grassbrook behind bars?
“Award-winning master of suspense Bolton manages to transform a campfire ghost story into a riveting novel.” — Booklist, starred review
ASK ME NO QUESTIONS: A Lady Dunbridge Mystery
by Shelley Noble
“This delightful series debut is a frisky combination of mystery and romance whose R-rated heroine clearly has a bright and adventurous future.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Classy, clever, and fun, this is a propitious start for dashing Lady Phil.” — Publishers Weekly
“Entertaining historical mystery with an enterprising protagonist.” — Booklist
by Ragnar Jonasson
2 starred reviews!
“Outstanding series debut…Jónasson pulls no punches as this grim tale builds to its stunning conclusion, one of the more remarkable in recent crime fiction. Fans of uncompromising plotting will be satisfied.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review
“A complex, fascinating mix of Icelandic community and alienation, atmospheric tension, and timely issues (immigrant exploitation and vigilante justice), Jónasson’s latest series is another must-read for crime fans who follow the work of Arnaldur Indridason and Yrsa Sigurdardóttir.” — Booklist, starred review