Thriller Thursday (2/20/20)

In today’s #ThrillerThursday spotlight, Victorian gentleman and amateur sleuth Charles Lenox is back in the third and final book in a prequel trilogy, ready to face his toughest case yet: a murder with not one single clue. THE LAST PASSENGER: A Charles Lenox Mystery by Charles Finch London, 1855. A young and eager Charles Lenox […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/13/20)

A crime shared on social media + family lies and a 40-year-old cold case–welcome to #ThrillerThursday! THE ABSOLUTION by Yrsa Sigurdardottir “In Sigurdardóttir’s stellar third Children’s House thriller (after 2019’s THE RECKONING), Freyja, a frustrated child psychologist, joins forces with Huldar, a problem-ridden Reykjavík police detective, to try to catch a serial killer…This heart-wrenching story […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/6/20)

A puzzling case off the coast of France + Eve Dallas turns 50 + a murder and a mysterious baby = this thriller Thursday! THE KILLING TIDE: A Brittany Mystery by Jean-Luc Bannalec 2 starred reviews! “The fifth mystery starring Commissaire Georges Dupin of the Brittany police is as captivating and harrowing as its predecessors…By […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/30/20)

An island full of secrets, the return of Orphan X, and a case of mistaken identities–all in this Thriller Thursday! THE WIFE AND THE WIDOW by Christian White 2 starred reviews! “White exceeds readers’ expectations after his supersuccessful debut, with strong, complex protagonists in Abby and Kate and notable secondary characters who are well developed. […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/16/20)

Clues hidden in a small town’s decrepit mural, long-hidden secrets in an asylum, and a death at a glamorous European society party– all in this Thriller Thursday. BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain  A LibraryReads Hall of Famer and an Indie Next List pick! “This rich novel from Chamberlain (THE SILENT SISTER) […]

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Thriller Thursday (12/12/19)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday takes a Halloween night festival and throws in some murder, anonymous threats, an explosion, and a chilling investigation with SHATTER THE NIGHT by Emily Littlejohn. A new addition to the series, Gemma Monroe, a small-town Colorado police detective, is back with even more murder to solve. “Digging into the death of a friend […]

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Thriller Thursday (12/05/19)

A Victorian detective on the hunt for a missing Oxford academic + a factory mystery with murder and a bad-tempered donkey + Teddy Roosevelt’s near death assassination or accident? + a private investigator hired by the number one suspect + a thriller author on the run in Alaska + a gripping murder case in an […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/21/19)

Thriller Thursday (11/21/19)

A librarian sleuth on a murder investigation + the lies that fester when witnesses stay silent = today’s #ThrillerThursday. MURDER OFF THE PAGE: A 42nd Street Library Mystery by Con Lehane “[F]ans and new readers will enjoy solving Ambler’s latest puzzle along with him. An apt choice for bibliophiles and those who like a New […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/14/19)

Thriller Thursday (11/14/19)

A deadly secret document in 1882 London + a homicide detective questioning her past and future = today’s Thriller Thursday! LETHAL PURSUIT: A Barker & Llewelyn Novel by Will Thomas “He weaves in history—London especially comes alive—without it seeming like clumps of a school lesson and gives just enough background so that new readers aren’t […]

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#ThrillerThursday (11/07/19)

#ThrillerThursday (11/07/19)

Searching for a boy in the worst of a Vermont winter, a Gilded Age Manhattan murder, and secret societies filled with wine + murder–all in this #ThrillerThursday. BLIND SEARCH: A Mercy Carr Mystery by Paula Munier “There’s so much to praise here: Munier’s deep knowledge of the culture of hunting (especially the bow-and-arrow variety); her […]

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