Booklist Mystery Month 2018, Our Agatha Award Winner & #ThrillerThursday Picks

Booklist Mystery Month 2018, Our Agatha Award Winner & #ThrillerThursday Picks

First, a HUGE congratulations to Louise Penny’s GLASS HOUSES, which won the 2017 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel! It’s Mystery Month over at Booklist, and Bill Ott named 3 of our books “The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2018” (for books reviewed between May 1, 2017, and April 15, 2018): Top 10 Crime Novels HELLBENT […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/29/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/29/18 Edition)

Thrills and chills abound in our #ThrillerThursday picks! THE BISHOP’S PAWN by Steve Berry Also available in audio In Cotton Malone’s first assignment ever he investigates the feud between J. Edgar Hoover and Martin Luther King Jr.! “In his latest Cotton Malone thriller, Berry takes on contemporary history as he weaves another tale of conspiracy […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/8/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/8/18 Edition)

It’s a slushy gray Thursday, perfect mystery-reading weather: THE THIRD VICTIM by Phillip Margolin Also available in audio Regina Barrister, a legendary criminal defense attorney, has agreed to take on the seemingly impossible task of defending Alex Mason—a prominent local attorney accused of kidnapping, torture, and murder. Yet Regina’s young co-counsel is worried her boss’s […]

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CRIMSON LAKE Signed Giveaway

CRIMSON LAKE Signed Giveaway

How does a man rebuild his life after being wrongfully imprisoned for a teenage girl’s abduction? By teaming up with a convicted murder-turned-PI to investigate the disappearance of a local celebrity author. That’s the premise for award-winning author Candice Fox‘s new mystery, CRIMSON LAKE. “This compelling first solo by one of James Patterson’s many coauthors […]

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Thriller Thursday (6/15/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (6/15/17 Edition)

Summer’s heating up with these new mysteries: THE FORGOTTEN GIRL by Rio Youers Two starred reviews! “Canadian author Youers makes his U.S. debut with a paranormal thriller distinguished by subtle characterizations and emotionally evocative prose. Harvey’s compelling, moving search for Sally and the truth offers everything that fans of intelligent suspense could wish for.” — […]

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For Your Consideration: August 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: August 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the August 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due June 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. GLASS HOUSES by Louise Penny When a mysterious figure appears on the village green on a cold November day in Three Pines, Armand Gamache, now Chief Superintendent of […]

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Romance Roundup (1/11/17)

Romance Roundup (1/11/17)

Baby, it’s cold outside! Snuggle up with one of these romances to get your heart racing: THE HERO by Donna Grant (Sons of Texas #1) “Grant delivers an adrenaline-fueled combination of heat and heart in her stellar first Sons of Texas contemporary military romance. Grant grabs the reader by the throat early on with a […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/27/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (8/27/15 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to two series favorites, a debut, and a new novel from a writer serving a life sentence in prison (no joke!): THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny The outstanding 11th book in #1 New York Times bestselling author Penny’s Inspector Armand Gamache series is an August 2015 LibraryReads pick, a September […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/9/14 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (10/9/14 Edition)

It’s finally Fall! Temperatures are dropping and our blood is running cold after reading these great mysteries & thrillers: MALICE by Keigo Higashino The #9 October 2014 LibraryReads pick is a literal locked room mystery: an acclaimed novelist is found brutally murdered in his home office—a locked room within a locked house—by his wife and best […]

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Thriller Thursday & 2014 Shamus Award Nominees

Thriller Thursday & 2014 Shamus Award Nominees

Not only do we have a new batch of fabulous mysteries & thrillers, we’ve got the scoop on Shamus Award nominees! The Private Eye Writers of America announced the finalists for its 2014 Shamus Awards and we’ve got 4 mysteries in the running: Best Hardcover P.I. Novel: THE GOOD COP by Brad Parks NEMESIS by […]

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