Remembering M. C. Beaton

Bestselling cozy mystery author M. C. Beaton passed away earlier this week at the age of 83. We are honored to have published many of her books, including the Agatha Raisin Mysteries series. M. C. Beaton, who was the British guest of honor at Bouchercon 2006, has been hailed as the “Queen of Crime” (The […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/1/19)

Thriller Thursday (8/1/19)

A cozy series starter + a historical mystery in Ancient Rome = a very thrilling Thursday! AND THEN THERE WERE CRUMBS: A Cookie House Mystery (Volume 1) by Eve Calder “This delightful cozy has memorable characters, a refreshing absence of typical cozy memes, and a satisfying plot twist.”–Booklist A CAPITOL DEATH: A Flavia Albia Novel […]

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Thriller Thursday (5/16/19)

Thriller Thursday (5/16/19)

Scary first dates, international espionage, and spunky Southern mysteries galore in today’s Thriller Thursday! THE NIGHT BEFORE by Wendy Walker June 2019 Indie Next Pick + LibraryReads author of ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN and EMMA IN THE NIGHT “Skilfully manipulating tension and using breathless pacing, Walker keeps that question in the air until the final […]

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Cozy Mystery Thursday (4/4/19)

Cozy Mystery Thursday (4/4/19)

It’s a cozy mystery Thursday with Paige Shelton’s THE LOCH NESS PAPERS: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery! Bookseller Delaney Nichols befriends a Loch Ness monster enthusiast; when he stands accused of murder she’ll do whatever it takes to learn who the killer is–and whether Nessie herself is really lurking in the Scottish waters. “The intriguing Scottish […]

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#ThrillerThursday (3/21/19)

#ThrillerThursday (3/21/19)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday celebration features a cozy series-starter, the aftermath of a family tragedy, an eagerly-awaited sequel, a Bostonian bike courier, and a military thriller! MURDER ONCE REMOVED: Ancestry Detective (Volume 1) by S. C. Perkins “This debut features an intelligent genealogist detective, a strong supporting cast, some romantic tension, and information about Texas history that […]

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It’s a COZY Thursday (2/28/19)

It’s a COZY Thursday (2/28/19)

Cozy fans, rejoice! While our Thursdays are usually reserved for chilling and pulse-pounding thrillers, today’s celebration features the coastal cozy mystery you’ve been craving. DRAWN AND BUTTERED: A Lobster Shack Mystery by (librarian!) Shari Randall is the third book in a wonderfully satisfying cozy mystery series set at the Lazy Mermaid Lobster Shack in coastal […]

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#ThrillerThursday (1/31/19)

#ThrillerThursday (1/31/19)

Your favorite orphan assassin + a cozy series opener = this week’s Thriller Thursday! OUT OF THE DARK: An Orphan X Novel by Gregg Hurwitz Two starred reviews! “Chases, hand-to-hand combat, and gunfights make the short chapters speed by like automatic gunfire. Hurwitz is at the top of this game in this gritty thriller.”–Publishers Weekly, […]

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#ThrillerThursday (12/6/18)

#ThrillerThursday (12/6/18)

Stolen identities, the 2017 Tony Hillerman Prize winner, and the start of a cozy series…it’s #ThrillerThursday! EIGHTEEN BELOW: A Fabian Risk Novel by Stefan Ahnhem  The third book in the internationally bestselling Fabian Risk series, a terrifying story of stolen identity and serial murder. “Readers will sympathize with Risk, a decent man caught between the […]

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It’s Tuesday. It’s #PubDay. (10/9/18)

It’s Tuesday. It’s #PubDay. (10/9/18)

A star lawyer, a talent agent for animals, Nazi Hunters, and a coming-of-age novel… Check out our eclectic #PubDay selections: INVISIBLE: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster by Stephen L. Carter ALA Annual Read ‘n Rave pick! 2 starred reviews! “In the same vein as best […]

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Beer, Bell Ringers +A  Booklist Starred Review (10/4/18)

Beer, Bell Ringers +A Booklist Starred Review (10/4/18)

Beer, [Dead] Bell ringers, and a Booklist starred review! It’s time for #thrillerthursday, y’all! ZERO SUM GAME by S.L. Huang Library Journal Best Fall Debut 2 starred reviews! “This hard-to-put-down, action-packed sf debut is intelligent and entertaining. With Cas, Huang has created an indelible, flawed character who makes mathematics seem almost magical.” — Library Journal, starred […]

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