Thriller Thursday (1/9/20)

Lady Emily goes to Pompeii + five high schoolers enter a video game that won’t let them quit in this #ThrillerThursday. IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS: A Lady Emily Mystery by Tasha Alexander “In this series’ fourteenth outing (after UNEASY LIES THE CROWN, 2019), turn-of-the-century sleuth Lady Emily Hargreaves’ exploration of Pompeii’s ruins reveals a […]

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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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#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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A Special Spooky Round-Up (10/31/19)

A Special Spooky Round-Up (10/31/19)

From the bone-chilling, blood-curdling, trick-or-treat ready halls of Macmillan comes a round-up of some ghoulishly delightful horror treats from the past year. Grab your favorite candy and curl up with your black cat while reading these spooktacular books. THE WHISPER MAN by Alex North A Publishers Weekly Best Book of Summer 2019 + two starred […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/24/19)

Thriller Thursday (10/24/19)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday asks if we can ever really know the people around us with a page-turning tale of suspense set in a haunted town. STRANGERS AT THE GATE by Catriona McPherson “Narrator Finn is a pragmatic but quirky delight who will turn most folks’ ideas of what a church deacon should be upside down, and […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/26/19)

Thriller Thursday (9/26/19)

Joe Gunther returns + international terrorism + 19th century New York in shambles = today’s #ThrillerThursday. BOMBER’S MOON: A Joe Gunther Novel by Archer Mayor “[F]ans will appreciate the introduction of FARO into a mix of technological tools, which, together with Gunther’s crime-solving prowess, make for an absorbing read.”–Booklist, starred review BLOOD IN THE WATER […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/19/19)

Thriller Thursday (9/19/19)

A Gilded Age paranormal mashup and a grandmother trapped in her worst nightmare…read on for this week’s #ThrillerThursday picks! A GOLDEN GRAVE: A Rose Gallagher Mystery by Erin Lindsey “A rousing paranormal adventure that explores the vast class differences shaping the heroine’s romance, with real historical personages adding a fillip.”–Kirkus Reviews WHAT ROSE FORGOT by […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/12/19)

Thriller Thursday (9/12/19)

WWII conspiracies meet a #MeToo thriller in today’s Thriller Thursday! THE FIFTH COLUMN by Andrew Gross “Gross has created a thriller that works like a piece of fine machinery. Everything makes a point, there are no wasted moments, no striving for literature. Just a straight-ahead thriller, and a very good one.”–Booklist 29 SECONDS by T. […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/5/19)

Thriller Thursday (9/5/19)

1930s New York, an FBI agent versus a deadly virus, two new series openers, and the 49th Eve Dallas! Read on for this week’s Thriller Thursday spotlight. A DANGEROUS ENGAGEMENT: An Amory Ames Mystery by Ashley Weaver “Weaver pairs a lively plot with colorful glimpses of Manhattan just before Prohibition’s repeal. Both longtime fans and […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/29/19)

Thriller Thursday (8/29/19)

A potential nuclear disaster meets a refugee PI in today’s Thriller Thursday! KILL ZONE: A High-Tech Thriller by Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason “Readers who love the mixture of adventure and science found in the work of James Rollins and Michael Crichton will find the latest from this talented pair of authors to be […]

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