Thriller Thursday (1/16/20)

Clues hidden in a small town’s decrepit mural, long-hidden secrets in an asylum, and a death at a glamorous European society party– all in this Thriller Thursday. BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain  A LibraryReads Hall of Famer and an Indie Next List pick! “This rich novel from Chamberlain (THE SILENT SISTER) […]

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#ThrillerThursday (11/07/19)

#ThrillerThursday (11/07/19)

Searching for a boy in the worst of a Vermont winter, a Gilded Age Manhattan murder, and secret societies filled with wine + murder–all in this #ThrillerThursday. BLIND SEARCH: A Mercy Carr Mystery by Paula Munier “There’s so much to praise here: Munier’s deep knowledge of the culture of hunting (especially the bow-and-arrow variety); her […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/26/19)

Thriller Thursday (9/26/19)

Joe Gunther returns + international terrorism + 19th century New York in shambles = today’s #ThrillerThursday. BOMBER’S MOON: A Joe Gunther Novel by Archer Mayor “[F]ans will appreciate the introduction of FARO into a mix of technological tools, which, together with Gunther’s crime-solving prowess, make for an absorbing read.”–Booklist, starred review BLOOD IN THE WATER […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/19/19)

Thriller Thursday (9/19/19)

A Gilded Age paranormal mashup and a grandmother trapped in her worst nightmare…read on for this week’s #ThrillerThursday picks! A GOLDEN GRAVE: A Rose Gallagher Mystery by Erin Lindsey “A rousing paranormal adventure that explores the vast class differences shaping the heroine’s romance, with real historical personages adding a fillip.”–Kirkus Reviews WHAT ROSE FORGOT by […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS

Forthcoming #FridayReads: IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS

Tasha Alexander continues her historical Lady Emily Mystery series with IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS. Lady Emily and her husband Colin are in Italy when they discover a body hidden in plain sight amongst the ruins of Pompeii. Surrounded by archaeologists with secrets of their own, introduced to a shocking character from Colin’s past, and […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/5/19)

Thriller Thursday (9/5/19)

1930s New York, an FBI agent versus a deadly virus, two new series openers, and the 49th Eve Dallas! Read on for this week’s Thriller Thursday spotlight. A DANGEROUS ENGAGEMENT: An Amory Ames Mystery by Ashley Weaver “Weaver pairs a lively plot with colorful glimpses of Manhattan just before Prohibition’s repeal. Both longtime fans and […]

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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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2019 Macavity Award Nominees

2019 Macavity Award Nominees

Macmillan knows mysteries! Congratulations to the nominees for the 2019 Macavity Award! THE LOST MAN by Jane Harper (Best Novel) JAR OF HEARTS by Jennifer Hillier (Best Novel) CITY OF INK by Elsa Hart (Sue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery) You can find the full list of nominees here, and winners will be […]

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#ThrillerThursday (7/11/19)

#ThrillerThursday (7/11/19)

A Shamus award-winning series returns, a handsome historian is on the case, and the eternal struggle between good and evil… All in today’s #thrillerthursday! KILLER IN THE CARRIAGE HOUSE: A Victorian Village Mystery by Sheila Connolly “The layers of history and the obstacles encountered in the process of trying to save a small town provide […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2019 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2019 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite September 2019 titles for the September 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due August 1! DOMINICANA by Angie Cruz “Cruz’s winning novel will linger in the reader’s mind long after the close of the story.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “A moving, sad, and sometimes disarmingly funny take on migration and the […]

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