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Gift Guide--Mystery/Thriller

New mysteries and thrillers!

While Justice Sleeps: A Novel By Stacey Abrams Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780385546577
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Published: Doubleday - May 11th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A gripping, complexly plotted thriller set within the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court, where a young law clerk finds herself embroiled in a shocking mystery crafted by one of the most preeminent judges in America—from celebrated national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams.


State of Terror: A Novel By Louise Penny, Hillary Rodham Clinton Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982173678
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Published: Simon & Schuster/St. Martin’s Press - October 12th, 2021

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER​

Named one of the most anticipated novels of the season by People, Associated Press, Time, Los Angeles Times, Parade, St.


All Her Little Secrets: A Novel By Wanda M. Morris Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063082465
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - November 2nd, 2021

All Her Little Secrets is a brilliantly nuanced but powerhouse exploration of race, the legal system, and the crushing pressure of keeping secrets. Morris brings a vibrant and welcome new voice to the thriller space.” —Karin Slaughter, New York Times and international bestselling author  


Castle Shade: A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes By Laurie R. King Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9780525620860
Published: Bantam - June 8th, 2021

A queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat—all await Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes in this chilling adventure.


Lady Joker, Volume 1 By Kaoru Takamura, Allison Markin Powell (Translated by), Marie Iida (Translated by) Cover Image
By Kaoru Takamura, Allison Markin Powell (Translated by), Marie Iida (Translated by)
$28.95
ISBN: 9781616957018
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Published: Soho Crime - April 13th, 2021

One of Japan’s great modern masters, Kaoru Takamura, makes her English-language debut with this two-volume publication of her magnum opus.


False Witness: A Novel By Karin Slaughter Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062858092
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Published: William Morrow - July 20th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"There's deception, sabotage, violence, family secrets . . . all the stuff you could want from a fictional page-turner."— theSkimm 


Dead Dead Girls (A Harlem Renaissance Mystery #1) By Nekesa Afia Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593199107
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Published: Berkley - June 1st, 2021

“In this terrific series opener, Afia evokes the women’s lives in all their wayward and beautiful glory, especially the abruptness with which their dreams, hopes and fears cease to exist.”--The New York Times

The start of an exciting new historical mystery series set during the Harlem Renaissance from debut author Nekesa Afia


Arsenic and Adobo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #1) By Mia P. Manansala Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593201671
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Published: Berkley - May 4th, 2021

A RUSA Award-winning novel!

The first book in a new culinary cozy series full of sharp humor and delectable dishes—one that might just be killer....


Dial A for Aunties By Jesse Q. Sutanto Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593333037
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Published: Berkley - April 27th, 2021

"Sutanto brilliantly infuses comedy and culture into the unpredictable rom-com/murder mystery mashup as Meddy navigates familial duty, possible arrest and a groomzilla. I laughed out loud and you will too.”—USA Today (four-star review)


Not the Real Jupiter By Barbara Wilson Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780988356764
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Published: Cedar Street Editions - May 20th, 2021

Join traveling translator Cassandra Reilly as she solves a new mystery in Lambda Literary Award winner Barbara Wilson's series about the London-based, Irish-American sleuth with "a mind like a steel trap, a literate, uplifting voice, and a wicked sense of humor" (Library Journal). In Not the Real Jupiter Cassandra is translating two manuscripts from Spanish.


The Guest List: A Novel By Lucy Foley Cover Image
$16.99
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ISBN: 9780062868947
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 3rd, 2021

A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST THRILLERS OF THE YEAR


The Glass Hotel: A novel By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562948
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Published: Vintage - February 16th, 2021

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER From the bestselling author of Station Eleven and Sea of Tranquility, an exhilarating novel set at the glittering intersection of two seemingly disparate eventsthe exposure of a massive criminal enterprise and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea.


One by One By Ruth Ware Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501188824
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - May 4th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A claustrophobic spine-tingler.” —People
Not only do Ware’s novels wink at [Agatha] Christie in a saucy way, but Ware herself is turning out to be as ingenious and indefatigable as the Queen of Crime.” —The Washington Post


The Searcher: A Novel By Tana French Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224674
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Published: Penguin Books - November 2nd, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller
A New York Times and NPR Best Book of 2020

"This hushed suspense tale about thwarted dreams of escape may be her best one yet...its own kind of masterpiece." --Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post


Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel By S. A. Cosby Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250252692
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 1st, 2021

A New York Times Notable Books of 2020

Like Ocean’s Eleven meets Drive, with a Southern noir twist, S. A. Cosby’s Blacktop Wasteland is a searing, operatic story of a man pushed to his limits by poverty, race, and his own former life of crime.


The Silent Wife: A Novel By Karin Slaughter Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062858924
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Published: William Morrow - October 26th, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of Pieces of Her returns with the next novel in the Will Trent series that “comes with just the right amount of twists, turns, shocks, surprises and domestic thrill and shrill” (Parade).


He watches. He waits. He takes. Who will be next . . .


Your House Will Pay: A Novel By Steph Cha Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062868848
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE

“[A] suspense-filled page-turner.” —Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Sympathizer


Murder at the Estate Sale: First in the Molly & Emma Booksellers Series By Lily Charles Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781644372449
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Published: Black Opal Books - August 15th, 2020

Based in Atlanta, Georgia the world of antiquarian and collectible bookselling is exposed as a hotbed of collectors and booksellers who will do almost anything to score that perfect collectible book. Emma and Molly find themselves in the middle of both a murder, and an occult cult, as they pursue their work and each other in a delightfully twisted, intriguing puzzle.



Heaven, My Home (A Highway 59 Novel #2) By Attica Locke Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316363396
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Published: Mulholland Books - August 25th, 2020

In this "captivating" crime novel (People), Texas Ranger Darren Mathews is on the hunt for a missing child -- but it's the boy's family of white supremacists who are his real target.


When No One Is Watching: A Thriller By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
$16.99
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ISBN: 9780062982650
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

An instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

"I was knocked over by the momentum of an intense psychological thriller that doesn’t let go until the final page. This is a terrific read." – Alafair Burke, New York Times bestselling author

*Marie Claire's September Book Club Pick* 


The Satapur Moonstone (A Perveen Mistry Novel) By Sujata Massey Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781641291316
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Published: Soho Crime - March 10th, 2020

The highly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed novel The Widows of Malabar Hill.


Mimi Lee Gets a Clue (A Sassy Cat Mystery #1) By Jennifer J. Chow Cover Image
$16.00
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ISBN: 9781984804990
Published: Berkley - March 10th, 2020

Nominated for a Lefty Award!

Mimi Lee is in over her head. There's her new Los Angeles pet grooming shop to run, her matchmaking mother to thwart, her talking cat Marshmallow to tend to—oh, and the murder of a local breeder to solve...now if only Mimi hadn't landed herself on top of the suspect list.