In the Hot Seat: Matt Goldman on GONE TO DUST

In the Hot Seat: Matt Goldman on GONE TO DUST

Today we turn the spotlight on Matt Goldman, whose debut novel, GONE TO DUST, features an unusual crime—a murdered woman is found covered in dust from hundreds of vacuum cleaner bags, rendering DNA evidence useless. Library Journal‘s Books for Dudes column called it, “hard-boiled awesomeness” and Booklist said, “Offer this one to aficionados of chilly […]

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May Mystery Stars

May Mystery Stars

It’s a #ThrillerThursday bonus! Check out these forthcoming mysteries with multiple starred reviews: HE SAID/SHE SAID by Erin Kelly “This first-rate psychological thriller and deft exploration of the delicate dance of marriage and the secrets people keep works on multiple levels, and the passages about the early days of Laura and Kit’s relationship—filled with the […]

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Booklist Mystery Month 2017!

Booklist Mystery Month 2017!

May is Mystery Month at Booklist! Check out our recent mystery award winners (plus Talia’s “Spring the Trap: Mysteries That Won’t Let Go” webinar titles) and see which Macmillan titles made Booklist‘s “Best of” reading lists for 2017. The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2017 (full list) — Top 10 Crime Novels & Best Crime Fiction […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/12/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (1/12/16 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday! We’re ecstatic that the world can now read Jane Harper’s THE DRY, but did you also hear Nancy Pearl enthusiastically recommend Becky Masterman’s Brigid Quinn series (A TWIST OF THE KNIFE) on NPR’s “Morning Edition” today?! So many good mysteries. THE DRY by Jane Harper A January 2017 LibraryReads and Indie Next pick […]

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Sneak Peek: January 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: January 2017 Indie Next List

The January 2017 Indie Next list includes two Macmillan titles (and one is a January 2017 LibraryReads pick)! THE DRY by Jane Harper A Library Journal “Summer Promise — Debut Novels” pick with THREE starred reviews! “Luke lied. You lied. Be at the funeral.” This is the note Federal Agent Aaron Falk receives after hearing […]

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Thriller Thursday (12/8/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (12/8/16 Edition)

We’ve got four great new mysteries for you this #ThrillerThursday, but first some excellent news: Ellen Hart (The Jane Lawless mysteries; FEVER IN THE DARK) has been named a 2017 MWA Grand Master! MWA’s Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to this genre, […]

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THE DRY and BEHIND HER EYES are January 2017 LibraryReads Picks!

THE DRY and BEHIND HER EYES are January 2017 LibraryReads Picks!

FANTASTIC NEWS! Macmillan has two mysteries on the December 2016/January 2017 LibraryReads list! Coming in at #3 is THE DRY by Jane Harper A Library Journal “Summer Promise — Debut Novels” pick with THREE starred reviews! “Luke lied. You lied. Be at the funeral.” This is the note Federal Agent Aaron Falk receives after hearing […]

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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: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite December 2016 AND January 2017 titles for the January 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due November 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. THE DRY by Jane Harper * A Library Journal “Summer Promise — Debut Novels” pick * * THREE starred reviews * “Luke lied. You lied. Be […]

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C.J. Box says, “THE DRY is the debut of the year.”

C.J. Box says, “THE DRY is the debut of the year.”

“Luke lied. You lied. Be at the funeral.” This is the note Federal Agent Aaron Falk receives after hearing that his childhood best friend Luke has been found dead after committing a terrible crime in Jane Harper’s first mystery, THE DRY. When Falk reluctantly returns to his hometown amid the worst drought in a century […]

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