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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2017 Bram Stoker Award Nominees (& Winners!)

2017 Bram Stoker Award Nominees (& Winners!)

We have 4 nominees (AND 2 WINNERS!!!) for the 2017 Bram Stoker Awards! Superior Achievement in a Novel Award ARARAT by Christopher Golden – WINNER! Superior Achievement in Long Fiction MAPPING THE INTERIOR by Stephen Graham Jones – WINNER! AGENTS OF DREAMLAND by Caitlin R. Kiernan Superior Achievement in an Anthology Award NIGHTS OF THE […]

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#thrillerthursday 9/14

#thrillerthursday 9/14

On this #thrillerthursday we’re enjoying our reads on the beach! Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed by John Keyse-Walker “Entertaining…Keyse-Walker effortlessly conveys the balmy charm of island life.”–Publishers Weekly “An intriguing look at island life with a likable hero whom readers will want to get to know better.”–Booklist Death at the Seaside by Frances Brody “Tightly woven… Brody provides […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/16/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/16/17 Edition)

Spies and detectives and murderers, oh my! A DIVIDED SPY by Charles Cumming Two starred reviews! A former MI6 officer, Thomas Kell devoted his life to the Service, but it has left him with nothing but grief and a simmering anger against the Kremlin. Then Kell is offered an unexpected chance at revenge. Taking the […]

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Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians. We have SO MUCH great mystery awards news for you, with our nominees for the 2017 Edgar Awards, the 2016 Agatha Awards, and the 2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards, plus a special CWA Diamond Dagger honoree! 2017 Edgar Award nominees (full list) — honoring the best in mystery Best Fact […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/15/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/15/16 Edition)

Historical mysteries, a spy thriller, and a tropical debut get our #ThrillerThursday stamp of approval: THE SECRETS OF WISHTIDE by Kate Saunders A September 2016 LibraryReads pick with two starred reviews! “Combining the strengths of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple and M. C. Beaton’s Agatha Raisin, Laetitia Rodd towers over both of these genteel sleuths in […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/11/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/11/16 Edition)

Detectives are on the case in today’s #ThrillerThursday picks: INTO OBLIVION by Arnaldur Indridason “Set in Iceland in 1979, several years after the events of 2015’s REYKJAVIK NIGHTS, Indridason’s elegantly crafted procedural traces two parallel cases: recently divorced Erlendur Sveinsson’s private investigation of the disappearance of a school girl named Dagbjört a quarter-century earlier; and […]

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2016 Edgar Nominees & Starred Mysteries

2016 Edgar Nominees & Starred Mysteries

The 2016 Edgar Award nominations were announced earlier this week and Macmillan has 4 contenders: Best Novel NIGHT LIFE by David C. Taylor Best Critical/Biographical THE LOST DETECTIVE: Becoming Dashiell Hammett by Nathan Ward Mary Higgins Clark Award A WOMAN UNKNOWN by Frances Brody THE MASQUE OF A MURDERER by Susanna Calkins The winners will […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/12/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/12/15 Edition)

Heists, murders, detectives and psychological suspense—we’ve got a great mystery for every kind of reader this week! AMONG THIEVES by John Clarkson A group of tough Brooklyn ex-cons plot revenge against a corrupt Wall Street firm in a heist story that’s Oceans Eleven meets Mystic River. “Highly entertaining…. Clarkson delivers a spirited start to what […]

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Library Journal Best of 2014

Library Journal Best of 2014

Library Journal is first out of the gate with their “Best of 2014” list, and it includes LOTS of Macmillan books: Top Ten NO PLACE TO HIDE by Glenn Greenwald THE SIXTH EXTINCTION by Elizabeth Kolbert More of the Best FIVES AND TWENTY-FIVES by Michael Pitre SF/Fantasy THE GOBLIN EMPEROR by Katherine Addison AREA X […]

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