Thriller Thursday (3/9/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/9/17 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday! First, some nice awards news: three Minotaur titles have been nominated for the 2017 Barry Awards: Best Novel A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny Best Thriller THE ONE MAN by Andrew Gross COLLECTING THE DEAD by Spencer Kope The readers of Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine will vote on these nominations and the award […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/10/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (11/10/16 Edition)

We’re seeing stars for today’s #ThrillerThursday picks! UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN by Keigo Higashino Two starred reviews! From acclaimed international bestseller and LibraryReads author Higashino comes a compelling story of a twenty-year-old murder, two teenagers linked by the crime, and a detective’s obsession to finally uncover the truth. “Edgar-nominated Higashino revisits the dangerous codependence of […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/7/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (7/7/16 Edition)

Two cops, the ghost of Typhoid Mary and a tragically murdered Amish woman are in today’s #ThrillerThursday lineup: LET THE DEVIL OUT by Bill Loehfelm A BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” pick! “Not only has Loehfelm created the most compelling, complex patrol cop in the genre—part take-no-prisoners badass, part too-sensitive-for-the street rookie—he has also reenergized […]

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Booklist Mystery Month 2016!

Booklist Mystery Month 2016!

May is Mystery Month at Booklist! We’ve got all new Murder & Mayhem for you (plus Talia’s “Mysteries to Die For”) but we love seeing which Macmillan titles made Booklist‘s “Best of” reading lists for 2016. The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2016 — Best Crime Fiction Debuts ALL THAT FOLLOWED by Gabriel Urza It’s five years after […]

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Raves for ONE OF US

Raves for ONE OF US

In ONE OF US, journalist Åsne Seierstad delivers a vivid, thoroughly researched, and suspenseful account of the horrific events that transpired on July 22, 2011 in Norway — what led up to it, and the trial that followed. One of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2015, the book is now available and receiving rave […]

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Thriller Thursday – Minotaur Stars Edition

Thriller Thursday – Minotaur Stars Edition

Today’s #ThrillerThursday picks are two forthcoming Minotaur mysteries that are raking in the starred pre-publication reviews! THE DEVIL’S MAKING by Seán Haldane Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award, an historical mystery in which an alienist is found murdered near an Indian camp and a British constable must navigate the conflicting cultures to discover why. “Poet, […]

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Stars for LITTLE BLACK LIES

Stars for LITTLE BLACK LIES

Friends, you know how much we looooove Sharon Bolton and her creepy Gothic mysteries. Her latest standalone, LITTLE BLACK LIES, just received its second starred review: “The Falkland Islands makes for an unusual setting in this twisty tale of missing children. Each of the main characters has a strong and compelling voice; the story unfolds […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/26/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/26/15 Edition)

We’ve got a LibraryReads pick and two psychological thrillers this #ThrillerThursday: A MURDER OF MAGPIES by Judith Flanders A February 2015 LibraryReads pick! “Social historian Flanders makes her fiction debut with an amusing mystery set in the eccentric world of British book publishing… The array of delightful and believable characters, as well as a neat turn […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/18/14 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/18/14 Edition)

What else do these mysteries have in common besides starting with the letter “B”? “M” for MURDER! BROADCHURCH by Erin Kelly This “surprisingly well-written and solid thriller” (Library Journal, starred review) novelization of the hit television show Broadchurch follows Detectives Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller as they search for a young boy’s killer in a […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/14/14 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (8/14/14 Edition)

Murder, murder everywhere! Well, maybe just in this week’s #ThrillerThursday picks: THE FROZEN DEAD by Bernard Minier This suspenseful and “compelling” (Booklist, starred & boxed review) murder mystery set in a high-security asylum for the criminally insane and the snowy mountains of the French Pyrénées has two starred reviews and is one of Talia’s favorite […]

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