Thriller Thursday (2/20/20)

In today’s #ThrillerThursday spotlight, Victorian gentleman and amateur sleuth Charles Lenox is back in the third and final book in a prequel trilogy, ready to face his toughest case yet: a murder with not one single clue. THE LAST PASSENGER: A Charles Lenox Mystery by Charles Finch London, 1855. A young and eager Charles Lenox […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/21/19)

Thriller Thursday (2/21/19)

The early life of a now-famous PI and an illicit affair (featured in the just-launched podcast, Case Closed) are today’s #thrillerthursday picks! THE VANISHING MAN: A Prequel to the Charles Lenox Series by Charles Finch “Fans of the series, which set the earlier Lenox novels in the 1860s, will know what’s coming in the detective’s […]

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#ThrillerThursday Excerpt from THE VANISHING MAN

#ThrillerThursday Excerpt from THE VANISHING MAN

Charles Finch has long captivated readers with his gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox series.  Now in THE VANISHING MAN–the second in a prequel trilogy following THE WOMAN IN THE WATER–a young Charles Lenox is caught up in the case of a missing painting–a mystery with deeper secrets and wider consequences than he realized. Read an exclusive excerpt […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/22/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/22/18 Edition)

The stars are aligning for two historical mysteries this #ThrillerThursday, plus a FREE cozy mystery sampler! THE WOMAN IN THE WATER by Charles Finch Two starred reviews & Finch won the NBCC’s 2017 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing Award! In Charles Lenox’s very first case in 1850, a trunk containing the body of a […]

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January 2018 All-Stars

January 2018 All-Stars

These forthcoming books are raking in the starred reviews—make sure to add them to your library’s shelves ASAP! THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat “Tamirat’s razor-sharp prose fashions a magnificently dimensional and emotionally resonant narrator, herself a storyteller who frames her own tale with beguiling skill. This debut is remarkable in every way.” — […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/3/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (11/3/16 Edition)

Fall weather is here! Curl up on the couch with a hot drink and one of these excellent mysteries & thrillers: INHERIT THE BONES by Emily Littlejohn A Library Journal Fall/Winter Debut Novel Pick! In librarian Emily Littlejohn’s accomplished and poignant debut, police officer Gemma Monroe identifies a murdered clown in a visiting circus as […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: November 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the November 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due September 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. TO CAPTURE WHAT WE CANNOT KEEP by Beatrice Colin Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young widow and an […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/12/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (11/12/15 Edition)

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 […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2015 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: November 2015 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the November 2015* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due September 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines. A WILD SWAN by Michael Cunningham Classic fairy tales are reimagined for our times by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE HOURS and exquisitely illustrated by Yuko […]

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For Your Consideration: November LibraryReads titles

For Your Consideration: November LibraryReads titles

It’s never too early to start thinking about the next LibraryReads list. Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the November 2014* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due October 1 BETRAYED by Lisa Scottoline In the latest Rosato & Associates thriller, Judy Carrier is pondering her personal and professional future when she learns her […]

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