Thriller Thursday: Historical Mysteries (7/30/20)

Pull out your mystery-solving time machines! We are spotlighting historical mysteries today with the Right Sort Marriage Bureau performing a royal background check, the glamorous and murderous world of a Chicago speakeasy, and a serial killer on the loose in ancient Rome. A ROYAL AFFAIR: A Sparks & Bainbridge Mystery by Allison Montclair “Montclair successfully […]

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2020 Anthony Award Nominees

Congratulations to our 2020 Anthony Award nominees! BEST NOVELTHEY ALL FALL DOWN by Rachel Howzell HallTHE MURDER LIST by Hank Phillippi Ryan BEST FIRST NOVELMIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINALMURDER KNOCKS TWICE by Susanna Calkins Winners will be announced in an online ceremony on October 17, 2020. […]

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It’s a Cozy Sampler!

Looking for a new cozy series? In the 9th volume of COZY CASE FILES, Minotaur Books compiles the beginnings of eleven charming cozy mysteries publishing in Spring/Summer 2020 for free for easy sampling right now on Edelweiss and on NetGalley. The latest edition of COZY CASE FILES has something for everyone with the latest cozies […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/25/19)

Thriller Thursday (4/25/19)

From psychological thrillers to historical mysteries, we’ve got a packed house for this week’s Thriller Thursday celebration! I KNOW WHO YOU ARE by Alice Feeney “For most folks, being suspected in the disappearance of their spouse would be about as bad as it gets, but not for London actress Aimee Sinclair, the narrator of bestseller […]

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Hot NetGalley Alert!

Hot NetGalley Alert!

The downloads are heating up for some of our NetGalley e-galleys! Have you reads any of these red-hot forthcoming titles? THE FIRST MISTAKE by Sandie Jones Author of August 2018 LibraryReads Pick THE OTHER WOMAN “Happily remarried to Nathan after the death of her first husband, Alice is also grateful for good friend Beth. But […]

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Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians. We have SO MUCH great mystery awards news for you, with our nominees for the 2017 Edgar Awards, the 2016 Agatha Awards, and the 2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards, plus a special CWA Diamond Dagger honoree! 2017 Edgar Award nominees (full list) — honoring the best in mystery Best Fact […]

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2016 Macavity Award Nominees

2016 Macavity Award Nominees

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians! First, some awards news: we have 6 nominees for the 2016 Macavity Awards! Best Mystery LITTLE BLACK LIES by Sharon Bolton Best First Mystery THE UNQUIET DEAD by Ausma Zehanat Khan Best Critical/Biographical A IS FOR ARSENIC: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup THE LOST DETECTIVE: Becoming Dashiell Hammett […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/14/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (4/14/16 Edition)

Check out three new books in continuing series and one chilling debut compared to Cormac McCarthy’s THE ROAD! POISONOUS by Allison Brennan In New York Times bestseller Brennan’s latest Max Revere novel, the investigative reporter looks for the truth behind the death of a teenage Internet bully. “Fans of fast-paced thrillers will enjoy watching Max […]

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2015 Agatha Award Nominees

2015 Agatha Award Nominees

#ThrillerThursday BONUS: Macmillan has five nominees for the 2015 Agatha Awards! Best Contemporary Novel: THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books) WHAT YOU SEE by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge Books) Best Historical Novel: THE MASQUE OF A MURDERER by Susanna Calkins (Minotaur Books) Best First Novel: DEATH OF A DISHONORABLE GENTLEMAN by […]

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2016 Edgar Nominees & Starred Mysteries

2016 Edgar Nominees & Starred Mysteries

The 2016 Edgar Award nominations were announced earlier this week and Macmillan has 4 contenders: Best Novel NIGHT LIFE by David C. Taylor Best Critical/Biographical THE LOST DETECTIVE: Becoming Dashiell Hammett by Nathan Ward Mary Higgins Clark Award A WOMAN UNKNOWN by Frances Brody THE MASQUE OF A MURDERER by Susanna Calkins The winners will […]

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