#ThrillerThursday 1/17/19

#ThrillerThursday 1/17/19

Marriages to die for, a Karin Slaughter read-alike, and the grim reaper… Welcome to this week’s #thrillerthurday! AS LONG AS WE BOTH SHALL LIVE by JoAnn Chaney Two starred reviews!You can’t be married to someone without sometimes wanting to kill them… “Chaney alternates past and present, creating an unbearably urgent narrative, and she has a […]

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Sign Up Now: Booklist Webinar “Falling for Mystery” 10/30, 1:00 pm Central

Sign Up Now: Booklist Webinar “Falling for Mystery” 10/30, 1:00 pm Central

When the wind howls through tree branches and masked youngsters pound on your door demanding loot, it’s time to escape to the pages of a book! Get lost in these thrilling and mysterious reads from Macmillan! Tuesday, October 30, 2018 1:00 pm Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00) Register for this SPOOK-tacular webinar here.   […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/27/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/27/18 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to a couple of East-coast crimes: BUTTON MAN by Andrew Gross Also available in audio Gross’s new historical thriller brings to life the birth of organized crime in 1930s New York City from the tale of the three Rabinowitz brothers, who take very different paths. “A highly satisfying story of family loyalty, persistence, […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/30/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (8/30/18 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday! Read Elsa Hart’s (CITY OF INK) Mystery Scene Magazine essay about her quest to replace a Chinese library book she lost before plunging into these three dark thrillers: TRUST ME by Hank Phillippi Ryan Also available in audio An accused killer insists she’s innocent of a heinous murder. A grieving journalist surfaces from […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/16/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (11/16/17 Edition)

These lady detectives always close the case! THE GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST by Rhys Bowen When semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy Sullivan and her husband, Daniel, are invited for Christmas at a mansion on the Hudson, the last thing they expect is to get involved in a decade-old missing persons case. “For series and historical […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/9/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (11/9/17 Edition)

Go armchair traveling to Iceland and Virginia’s wine country with this week’s #ThrillerThursday mysteries: THE SHADOW DISTRICT by Arnaldur Indridason A November 2017 LibraryReads pick with two starred reviews! “The award-winning author of the ‘Inspector Erlendur’ series (INTO OBLIVION) continues his modus operandi of simultaneously covering a current and cold case in this new series […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/26/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (10/26/17 Edition)

Here are entertaining new mysteries in three excellent continuing series: DYING TO LIVE by Michael Stanley In the sixth and “best” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) entry in the Detective Kubu mystery series, a Bushman is discovered dead near the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the police suspect foul play, especially when the body goes missing […]

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PRAIRIE FIRES and THE SHADOW DISTRICT are November 2017 LibraryReads Picks!

PRAIRIE FIRES and THE SHADOW DISTRICT are November 2017 LibraryReads Picks!

FANTASTIC NEWS! Macmillan has two books on the November 2017 LibraryReads list! The #9 pick is PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser “The sesquicentennial observance of the birth of the author of the celebrated Little House books (65 million copies sold in 45 languages) has been the catalyst for […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/21/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/21/17 Edition)

What’s tingling your spine this #ThrillerThursday? We’re reading: MURDEROUS MISTRAL by Cay Rademacher Two starred reviews! “Rademacher, short-listed for the Crime Writers’ Association International Dagger Award (for The Murderer in Ruins), has written a carefully plotted police procedural that vividly captures the landscape and scents of Provence while introducing Blanc and a small group of […]

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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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