Author Spotlight: Ragnar Jónasson (6/17/20)

The year is 1987. Enter, an isolated farmhouse, a snowstorm, a liar, a killer, and an unexpected guest. Welcome to the final installment in the nail-biting, critically-acclaimed Hidden Iceland crime fiction series from today’s featured author, Ragnar Jónasson! THE MIST 3 starred reviews! “Jónasson weaves his suspenseful tales together with remorseless logic up to a […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/22/20)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. SlaghtISBN 9780374228484, on sale 8/4/20 “The cast of characters he brings to life—both human and avian—illuminates the delicate symbiosis of the natural world and sheds a welcome […]

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Thriller Thursday (5/23/19)

Thriller Thursday (5/23/19)

Join us on an epic armchair adventure from Lake Superior to Iceland to Camp David and through savage terrain… All in today’s #ThrillerThursday! DEAD MAN’S MISTRESS: A McKenzie Novel by David Housewright “One beautifully staged, unusually clear set piece follows another as the plot unwinds, offering a free-of-charge education in the treachery-ridden art market. A […]

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#ThrillerThursday (1/24/19)

#ThrillerThursday (1/24/19)

Buckle up! This week’s Thriller Thursday celebration will take you on an international thrill ride: THE NOWHERE CHILD by Christian White Two starred reviews! A gripping internationally bestselling mystery about a young woman whose life is turned upside down when she finds out she may have been abducted years before by her recently deceased mother. […]

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#womencrush + #thrillerthursday (10/18/18)

#womencrush + #thrillerthursday (10/18/18)

Lead the way, ladies! THREE, count ’em, three female leads in today’s #womencrush + #thrillerthursday! THE CRAFTSMAN by Sharon Bolton Decades ago, Florence Lovelady put away horrific child murderer Larry Grassbrook, who buried his victims alive in coffins. Grassbrook has died, and now history is repeating itself. Is a copycat killer at work, or did […]

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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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August 2018 All-Stars

August 2018 All-Stars

We’re seeing stars for these forthcoming mysteries & nonfiction science titles! THE DARKNESS by Ragnar Jónasson “A complex, fascinating mix of Icelandic community and alienation, atmospheric tension, and timely issues (immigrant exploitation and vigilante justice), Jónasson’s latest series is another must-read for crime fans who follow the work of Arnaldur Indridason and Yrsa Sigurdardóttir.” — […]

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Booklist’s “Crime Fiction for Mystery Month” Webinar Titles

Booklist’s “Crime Fiction for Mystery Month” Webinar Titles

We hope you were able to tune in to Booklist’s “Crime Fiction for Mystery Month” webinar today, but if not, here are all the thrilling titles Anne presented: BRING ME BACK*| B.A. Paris | 9781250151339 | Out 6/19/18 THE MIDDLEMAN* | Olen Steinhauer | 9781250036179 | Out 8/7/18 (LR: 6/20) FEARED* | Lisa Scottoline | […]

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Thriller Thursday (12/7/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (12/7/17 Edition)

There’s a chill in the air… and a chill down your spine! THE VANISHING SEASON by Joanna Schaffhausen A December 2017 Indie Next pick! In the 2016 Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award winner, Ellery Hathaway is the only one who knows the real reason a person goes missing around her birthday […]

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Groundhog Day Thriller Thursday!

Groundhog Day Thriller Thursday!

It’s Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning, which means six more weeks of winter. Good thing we’ve got lots of great mysteries & thrillers to keep your pulse pounding during these cold days and nights: BEHIND HER EYES by Sarah Pinborough A January 2017 LibraryReads pick and a February 2017 Indie Next […]

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