Thriller Thursday: Crime (10/22/20)

This Thriller Thursday spotlights crime with the true story of a turning point in Mob history and a crime fiction debut about a family of money launderers. A BROTHERHOOD BETRAYED: The Man Behind the Rise and Fall of Murder, Inc. by Michael Cannell “Cannell dials in the right level of detail in this grim story […]

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Memoir Spotlight (9/30/20)

This memoir spotlight includes an inspiring story of strength after childhood trauma, a glimpse behind the doors of a therapist’s office, and a doctor’s journey into understanding the final stages of life. DANCING WITH THE OCTOPUS: A Memoir of a Crime by Debora Harding An Indie Next pick! “In this intense debut memoir, Harding writes […]

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Crime Spotlight (8/12/20)

We’re spotlighting crime in fiction and nonfiction with a twist on the rules for murder mysteries, a former FBI agent investigating deadly explosions, an exploration of the global drug trade, and the rise and fall of the ultimate narco. THE EIGHTH DETECTIVE by Alex Pavesi An Indie Next pick! “This inventive debut sees editor Julia […]

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Thriller Thursday: Crime and Pets (7/9/20)

We love our furry friends…especially when they’re helping solve crime! For today’s #ThrillerThursday, we’re spotlighting a daughter in veterinary school falling into a life of crime, a beloved golden retriever assisting his lawyer master, and a lovable canine narrator back on the case. OTHER PEOPLE’S PETS by R.L. Maizes “Following Maizes’s story collection, WE LOVE […]

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Author Spotlight: Linda Castillo (7/6/20)

Today we spotlight LibraryReads Hall of Famer and New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo with her 12th book in the thrilling, suspenseful, and beloved Kate Burkholder series. Kate Burkholder is back in this fast-paced crime fiction when an Amish widower discovers an unconscious woman in a stranded car. Kate recognizes her as a friend […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (5/22/20)

Welcome to Week 7 + 8 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Debut crime novel meets a Brooklyn family of money launderers meets chaos in Talia’s pick: Brian Selfon’s THE NIGHTWORKERS. Watch her full video here. CLOUD ATLAS meets LIFE AFTER LIFE meets HOUSE OF LEAVES in […]

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New E-galleys (5/18/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss last week for your downloading pleasure: BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. Cosby A gritty, voice-driven thriller about a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life who is pulled back in by race, poverty, and his own […]

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Author Spotlight: Brian Panowich (5/14/20)

This author spotlight features the award-winning Brian Panowich coming to you with another masterful tale of Southern Noir. Brian Panowich bridges crime and emotion in his newest plot-twisting suspense taking place, again, in McFalls County with life-long resident and ex-arson investigator Dane Kirby. Dane gets called in to consult on a brutal murder in Jacksonville, […]

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A Letter to Librarians from S.A. Cosby

S.A. Cosby’s BLACKTOP WASTELAND is a gritty, voice-driven thriller about a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life who is pulled back in by race, poverty, and his own former life of crime. Like Ocean’s Eleven meets Drive (but with a mostly black cast of characters), BLACKTOP WASTELAND is a searing, […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/2/20)

A cozy mystery set in Nashville’s real estate world + the search for a missing child opens the door to a whole new world of secrets = this thriller Thursday. DEAD IN THE DOORWAY: A House-Flipper Mystery by Diane Kelly Following DEAD AS A DOOR KNOCKER, Whitney Whitaker scores the perfect piece of real estate […]

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