Marriages to die for, a Karin Slaughter read-alike, and the grim reaper… Welcome to this week’s #thrillerthurday!
AS LONG AS WE BOTH SHALL LIVE by JoAnn Chaney
Two starred reviews!
You can’t be married to someone without sometimes wanting to kill them… “Chaney alternates past and present, creating an unbearably urgent narrative, and she has a shockingly firm grasp on the barbs and ennui of long-term marriage…. A perfectly paced, shock-studded chiller from an author to watch.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“Chaney grabs readers with her opening line: ‘If you try to kill your wife without a plan, you will fail.’… Marriage laid bare, with a riveting account of evasion and pursuit—and a zinger of a coda.”–Booklist, starred review
NO MERCY: A Mystery by Joanna Schaffhausen
Police officer Ellery Hathaway and FBI profiler Reed Markham take on two difficult new cases in this stunning follow-up to THE VANISHING SEASON. “Schaffhausen writes gritty characters and weary victims with great skill, and she likely has another hit on her hands here. Give this one to Karin Slaughter fans and to readers who like determined heroines who have a way with cold cases.”–Booklist
THE DEATH MESSENGER: A Thriller by Mari Hannah
Track a stalker. Catch a killer. “Hannah’s second thriller features strong procedural detail, an intriguing villain, and intensely loyal detectives whose complicated partnership will appeal to readers seeking the driven emotional intensity of Val McDermid’s Carol Jordan and Tony Hill thrillers.”–Booklist
THE PERFECT LIAR by Thomas Christopher Greene
A seemingly perfect marriage is threatened by the deadly secrets husband and wife keep from each other. “For fans of twisty stories and domestic suspense, this novel creates a slow burn with not one but two shocking climaxes, causing readers to wonder who is safe.”–Library Journal
SUMMONED TO THIRTEENTH GRAVE by Darynda Jones
Grim Reaper Charley Davidson is back in the final installment of Darynda Jones’ New York Times bestselling paranormal series. “Jones gives fans a classic Charley Davidson novel–a story that is funny, smart, sassy, and set at a break-neck pace… a satisfying conclusion to the series and an entertaining read on its own.”–Booklist