Thriller Thursday (1/19/23)

From debuts to long-standing series and literary tour disappearances to couples retreats, we have something for every kind of mystery reader to dust off their magnifying glass and indulge in.

YOU KNOW HER by Meagan Jennett

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by March 1st.

“In the rural outskirts of Charlottesville, Virginia, a killer and the unwitting cop following her trail become friends, united by their connections to unsettled spirits (haints) and shared battles with chauvinism…Highly recommended, especially for anyone following the growing thriller trend of female serial killers.”–Booklist, starred review

THE EDEN TEST by Adam Sternbergh

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by March 1st.

“…Toss in menacing locals none too fond of ‘citiots’ (short for ‘city idiots’), firearms, a game-changer third-act curveball, and GONE GIRL–level deception, and the result is one masterfully manipulative chiller just waiting for its close-up. Sternbergh has outdone himself.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

FATEFUL WORDS: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery by Paige Shelton

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by March 1st.

“With her boss mysteriously out of town on business, Delaney takes charge of his annual literary tour around Edinburgh. It’s just her luck that on the first night the inn manager falls to his death (or was maybe shoved), an event followed by the disappearance of a guest. Now she’ racing around the city, trying to figure out what happened. Following THE BURNING PAGES.”–Library Journal Pre Pub Alert

HEART OF THE NILE: A Barker & Llewelyn Novel by Will Thomas

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by March 1st.

“In 1893 London, a volunteer at the British Museum discovers a large, heart-shaped ruby buried in a mummy, and further investigation suggests that the mummy might be Cleopatra’s. The next morning, the ruby has vanished and so has the volunteer, whose body is found bobbing in the Thames. Whom to call in but the redoubtable team of private enquiry agents Cyrus Barker and Thomas Llewelyn?”–Library Journal Pre Pub Alert

HARD RAIN by Samantha Jayne Allen

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by March 1st.

“In Allen’s LJ-starred, Tony Hillerman Prize–winning PAY DIRT ROAD, Annie McIntyre returned home to Garnett, TX, and was swept up in her family’s private eye firm. Here, she’s got her own case: find the savior who pulled a woman from the floodwaters that had engulfed the town before being swept away himself. Instead, she discovers a shooting victim and begins to wonder whether her Good Samaritan is actually a killer.”–Library Journal Pre Pub Alert

THE BODY BY THE SEA: A Brittany Mystery by Jean-Luc Bannalec

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by March 1st.

“In his latest outing, Commissaire Georges Dupin is investigating a murder really close to home: Doctor Chaboseau has been pushed to his death from his appartement above L’amiral, the commissaire’s favorite restaurant. With nearly all his staff off-duty owing to the extended Pentecost weekend, the commissaire has plenty of scurrying to do in picturesque Ville Bleue (Blue Town), home to three magnificent harbors.”–Library Journal Pre Pub Alert

PANTHER GAP by James A. McLaughlin

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by March 1st.

“McLaughlin follows up the Edgar Award–winning BEARSKIN with the story of two brothers, raised by their father and two uncles on an isolated Colorado ranch, who have grown apart but must reconnect in their thirties owing to a promised inheritance from their grandfather. The inheritance is both illegal and a lot of trouble, bringing on ruthless criminal elements who want it for themselves.”–Library Journal Pre Pub Alert

BLIND SPOTS by Thomas Mullen

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by March 1st.

“After a virus blinds the world’s entire population, people must rely on a new technology that mimics vision, downloading visual data directly to their brains. But someone is tampering with the technology, blacking out a killer’s actions from witnesses’ ‘sight.’ It’s happened to homicide detective Mark Owens, and now his investigations hinge on the invisible.”–Library Journal Pre Pub Alert

YOU KNOW HER by Meagan Jennett; 9780374607098; 4/4/23
FATEFUL WORDS: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery by Paige Shelton; 9781250789532; 4/4/23
HEART OF THE NILE: A Barker & Llewelyn Novel by Will Thomas; 9781250864901; 4/11/23
HARD RAIN by Samantha Jayne Allen; 9781250863812; 4/18/23
THE BODY BY THE SEA: A Brittany Mystery by Jean-Luc Bannalec; 9781250840974; 4/25/23
PANTHER GAP by James A. McLaughlin; 9781250821003; 4/4/23
THE EDEN TEST by Adam Sternbergh; 9781250855664; 4/25/23
BLIND SPOTS by Thomas Mullen; 9781250842749; 4/4/23

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