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JANUARY 2022

What Angels Fear : A Historical Mystery

C.S. Harris - New American Library; First Edition edition

In London, 1811, a young woman is brutally raped and murdered, her body left on the altar steps of an ancient church. The prime suspect: Sebastian St. Cyr, a brilliant young nobleman still haunted by his experiences in the Napoleonic Wars. Now he is running for his life, desperate to catch...
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FEBRUARY 2022

The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel

Richard Osman - Pamela Dorman Books
Pages: 368
Format: Book

In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club. When a local developer is found dead with a mysterious photograph left next to the body, the Thursday Murder Club suddenly...
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MARCH 2022

Cover Her Face (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 1)

P.D. James - Touchstone
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The first in the series of scintillating mysteries to feature cunning Scotland Yard detective, Adam Dalgliesh from P.D. James, the bestselling author hailed by People magazine as the greatest living mystery writer. Sally Jupp was a sly and sensuous young woman who used her body and her brains...
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APRIL 2022

The Anatomist's Wife (A Lady Darby Mystery)

Anna Lee Huber - Berkley Trade
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister's estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when her hosts throw a house party for the cream of London society, Kiera is unable to hide from the ire of those who believe her to be as unnatural...
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MAY 2022

The Stranger Diaries

Elly Griffiths - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"Utterly bewitching. This atmospheric, intricate thriller, a pitch-perfect modern Gothic, chilled my blood and warmed my heart. As unforgettable as it is original." - A.J. Finn "Goose-bump spooky, smart, and haunting, in every sense. I loved this book! And you will too."...
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JUNE 2022

Iron Lake: A Novel

William Kent Krueger - Atria Books
Pages: 438
Format: Paperback

New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger joined the ranks of today's best suspense novelists with this thrilling, universally acclaimed debut. Conjuring "a sense of place he's plainly honed firsthand in below-zero prairie" (Kirkus Reviews) , Krueger...
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JULY 2022

Magpie Murders: A Novel

Anthony Horowitz - HarperCollins
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, this fiendishly brilliant, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, ingeniously original modern-day mystery. When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan...
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AUGUST 2022

A Test of Wills: The First Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

Charles Todd - William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"Todd has written a first novel that speaks out, urgently and compassionately, for a long-dead generation ... .A meticulously wrought puzzle." - New York Times Book Review"An intricately plotted mystery. With this remarkable debut, Charles Todd breaks new ground in the historical...
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SEPTEMBER 2022

Mystery Mile

Margery Allingham - Bloomsbury Reader
Pages: 246
Format: Paperback

Classic Crime from the Golden Age, the second in the Albert Campion Series. Margery Allingham is J.K. Rowling's favourite Golden Age author.Albert Campion is sailing home when he saves the life of fellow passenger, Judge Crowdy Lobbett. Hunted by the notoriously deadly Simister gang,...
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OCTOBER 2022

Eight Perfect Murders: A Novel

Peter Swanson - William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Fiendish good fun." -- Anthony HorowitzFrom the hugely talented author of Before She Knew Him comes a chilling tale of psychological suspense and an homage to the thriller genre tailor-made for fans: the story of a bookseller who finds himself at the center of an FBI investigation...
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NOVEMBER 2022

Death at La Fenice: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Donna Leon - Harper Perennial
Pages: 270
Format: Paperback

There is little violent crime in Venice, a serenely beautiful floating city of mystery and magic, history and decay. But the evil that does occasionally rear its head is the jurisdiction of Guido Brunetti, the suave, urbane vice-commissario of police and a genius at detection. Now all of his admirable...
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DECEMBER 2022

A Maigret Christmas: And Other Stories

Georges Simenon - Penguin Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

It is Christmas in Paris, but beneath the sparkling lights and glittering decorations lie sinister deeds and dark secrets. In the short story that lends its title to the volume, the Inspector receives two unexpected visitors on Christmas Day, who lead him on the trail of a mysterious intruder...
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