Thriller Thursday (4/15/21)

Get ready for thrills and chills this Thursday as we bring you an exploration of the truth and lies behind one family and their past + a part-time bookstore owner/part-time private investigator on the hunt for justice. THE PERFECT DAUGHTER by D.J. Palmer “A tenacious, loving mother fights to prove her daughter is innocent of […]

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Thriller Thursday: Historical Mysteries (3/25/21)

This week’s thrillers take us back in time to 1927 Ohio with a sheriff on a case of tainted moonshine and to a murder in early 1900s Florence. THE STILLS by Jess Montgomery “Montgomery continues her saga of strong Ohio women facing daunting obstacles…A beautifully written, finely crafted, character-based mystery that uses historical detail to […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/18/21)

An escaped murderer unearthing the long-buried scandals + a mind-bending courtroom thriller + a murder case in culinary school = this thriller Thursday. THE HIDING PLACE: A Mercy Carr Mystery by Paula Munier “Military veteran Mercy Carr and Vermont game warden Troy Warner have tracked killers before with their dogs, Elvis and Susie Bear, but […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/11/21)

This thriller Thursday spotlights historical crimes threatened with erasure, the true story of the Last Call Killer, and a cold-blooded murder case reopened. THE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona Fernández 3 starred reviews! “Chilean actor and novelist Fernández continues her project of lifting the veil on the dark years of Augusto Pinochet’s military dictatorship…Fernández is emerging […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/4/21)

This chilling thrilling Thursday features a mysterious abandoned village, a fiancé with a dark secret, painful memories unearthed after a family reunion, a missile attack in New York, and a poetic serial killer. THE LOST VILLAGE by Camilla Sten A LibraryReads pick! “Sten’s novel, already a hit across Europe, is a horror-suspense hybrid, told through […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/18/21)

This thriller Thursday spotlights a single mother-turned-hitwoman, Charles Lenox’s next adventure, an injured hiker in the hidden town of Rockton, Eve Dallas looking into a fatal lovers’ quarrel, and an up-and-coming singing sensation found murdered in a motel. FINLAY DONOVAN IS KILLING IT by Elle Cosimano A LibraryReads pick! “A suburban Virginia divorcée struggles with […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/11/21)

Today we’re celebrating an extra chilling and murderous Thriller Thursday with a homecoming ruined by a killing and a true-crime podcast that reopens a brutal murder case. THE SURVIVORS by Jane Harper A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next pick! “The latest stunner from Jane Harper hinges on the same premise as her 2017 debut, […]

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Thriller Thursday: Crime Spotlight (1/21/21)

A riveting Western adventure + a rural noir about small-town secrets and the aftershock of crime + an up-and-coming L.A. detective and a murder case = this #thrillerThursday. OUTLAWED by Anna North A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next pick! “North’s knockout latest (after THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SOPHIE STARK) chronicles the travails of […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/7/21)

This thriller Thursday we’re featuring a modern twist on Jane Eyre with some Southern charm, the next mystery in the heart-pounding Ellery Hathaway series, and a historical mystery inspired by a real-life murder. THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins A LibraryReads pick! “In her adult debut, YA author Hawkins (ROYALS, 2018) twists together the suspense […]

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Thriller Thursday (12/17/20)

This thriller Thursday features a mysterious bioweapon whose victims develop a deadly touch, a dead body discovered the morning after Halloween, and an electrifying story of crime told through all the voices involved. RED HANDS by Christopher Golden “A car crashes into a small-town parade and a sick man emerges, instantly killing everyone he touches…The […]

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