Spooky season is upon us, and what better way to get in the spirit than with a chilling read! Check out our specially curated list of creepy, thrilling, and mind-boggling eBooks that will get those hearts pounding and make you believe in everything that goes bump in the night. THE FACT OF A BODY: A […]
Tag: Let the Right One In
Fear Not – LJ Genre Spotlight on Horror
Terrified to recommend horror in your library? RAforAll.com / horror guru Becky Spratford‘s recent Library Journal genre spotlight on horror has you (and Macmillan) covered: According to Melissa Ann Singer, senior editor at Tor/Forge, horror “becomes increasingly popular during times of societal unease. When people are worried that the world is going to pieces around them, when they have […]
Halloween/Horror E-Book Sale
Halloween is coming! Prepare your patrons for the spooky season with with our Halloween/Horror e-Book sale for libraries! Running the whole month of October (1st-31st), more than 40 adult, YA, and children’s e-Books will be discounted 30% off (with our regular lending terms), including these terrifying titles: LET THE RIGHT ONE IN by John Ajvide […]
Thriller Thursday (3/27/14 Edition) plus Left Coast Crime Award winners!
Happy #ThrillerThursday, friends! We've got a creepy new crop of mysteries, plus Left Coast Crime Award Winners! Read on for more:
THE COAL BLACK ASPHALT TOMB by David Handler
Romantic crime-fighting duo Mitch Berger and Desiree Mitry must go up against the town's aristocracy to solve the forty-year-old murder of a missing Navy flyer, found during overdue construction on a quaint New England road. "The affable Burger mines town gossip, and Mitry digs into some sordid town history en route to the satisfying resolution of the murder case." — Publishers Weekly
I REMEMBER YOU by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
"Sigurdardottir has written an excellent and seriously scary mystery with tangible and supernatural elements that will appeal to fans of John Ajvide Lindqvist (LET THE RIGHT ONE IN)." – Library Journal, starred review.
We loved this one (and some of you did, too!).
THE REVENANT OF THRAXTON HALL by Vaughn Entwistle
In Entwistle's debut, Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde team up to investigate the future death of a medium at a manor in the English countryside. "Entwistle assembles an intriguing cast, including a levitator whose acts go awry, an enigmatic foreign count, and a Russian mystic who warns of dangerous revenants (returning spirits), for his whimsical plot." — Publishers Weekly
NOTORIOUS by Allison Brennan
In this start of a new series, bestselling author Brennan introduces tough-as-nails TV reporter Max Revere, who's got a knack for solving cold cases–except for the one from her own past. "[A] terrific new series. Sandra Brown and Hank Phillippi Ryan fans will feel right at home." – Booklist, starred review
WITHOUT WARNING by David Rosenfelt
When a small town in Maine is devastated by a hurricane, it unearths a time capsule that includes predictions about past murders...and future ones to come. "Descriptions of Rosenfelt’s latest stand-alone: Spooky. Creepy. Edgy. Chilling. Shuddery. What more could anyone want? The novel steps into Michael Connelly ground... highly recommended for readers craving that elusive 'something different.'” — Booklist
The Left Coast Crime Awards were recently announced and we're thrilled to have three winners from Minotaur Books:
The Lefty: Best humorous mystery novel
THE GOOD COP by Brad Parks
The Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award: Best historical mystery novel covering events before 1960
DANDY GILVER AND A BOTHERSOME NUMBER OF CORPSES by Catriona McPherson
The Calamari: Best mystery set anywhere else in the world
HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN by Louise Penny
Click here to see the full list of nominees and winners. Congratulations to all winners!