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The Woman in the Woods

JOHN CONNOLLY · Atria Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

From internationally bestselling author and "creative genius who has few equals in either horror fiction or the mystery genre" (New York Journal of Books) comes a gripping thriller starring Private Investigator Charlie Parker. When the body of a woman--who apparently died...
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Better Off Read: A Bookmobile Mystery

NORA PAGE · Crooked Lane Books
Format: Hardcover

When her best hope of saving her storm-damaged library is found murdered, senior librarian Cleo Watkins hits the road in her bookmobile in search of justice.Septuagenarian librarian Cleo Watkins won't be shushed when an upstart young mayor threatens to permanently shelve her tiny town's...
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The Last Equation of Isaac Severy: A Novel in Clues

Nova Jacobs · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The Family Fang meets The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry in this literary mystery about a struggling bookseller whose recently deceased grandfather, a famed mathematician, left behind a dangerous equation for her to track down - and protect - before others can get their hands on it.Just days...
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The English Wife

LAUREN WILLIG · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, comes this scandalous novel set in the Gilded Age, full of family secrets, affairs, and even murder.Annabelle and Bayard Van Duyvil live a charmed life in New York: he's the scion of an old Knickerbocker family, she grew up in a Tudor...
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The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter

Theodora Goss · Saga Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Based on some of literature's horror and science fiction classics, this is the story of a remarkable group of women who come together to solve the mystery of a series of gruesome murders - and the bigger mystery of their own origins.Mary Jekyll, alone and penniless following her parents'...
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Hummus and Homicide

TINA KASHIAN · Kensington
Pages: 336
Format: Mass Market Paperback

When Lucy Berberian quits her Philadelphia law firm and heads home to Ocean Crest, she knows what she's getting - the scent of funnel cake, the sight of the wooden roller coaster, and the tastes of her family's Mediterranean restaurant. But murder wasn't on the menu . . . Things are slow...
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Splinter in the Blood: A Novel

ASHLEY DYER · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A propulsive debut suspense novel, filled with secrets, nerve-jangling tension, perplexing mystery, and cold-blooded murder, in which a police officer on the hunt for a macabre serial killer is brutally attacked, and only his partner knows the truth about what happened - and who did it.After...
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Crime & Punctuation

KAITLYN DUNNETT · Kensington
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

After splurging to buy her childhood home in the Catskills, recently widowed Mikki Lincoln emerges from retirement as a freelance editor. With her ability to spot details that others fail to see, it's not long before Mikki earns clients - and realizes that the village of Lenape Hollow isn't...
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Killing Pace: A Mystery

DOUGLAS SCHOFIELD · Minotaur Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Engrossing...It's a tribute to criminal lawyer Schofield's persuasive powers that his characters, procedural elements, and atmosphere are convincing enough to keep those pages turning without logic getting in the way." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Time of DepartureIn...
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Beneath the Mountain: A Novel

Luca D'Andrea · Harper Paperbacks
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

In Luca D'Andrea's atmospheric and brilliant thriller, set in a small mountain community in the majestic Italian Dolomites, an outsider must uncover the truth about a triple murder that has gone unsolved for thirty years.New York City native Jeremiah Salinger is one half of a hot-shot documentary-making...
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Venetian Blood: Murder in a Sensuous City

Christine Evelyn Volker · She Writes Press
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Struggling to forget a crumbling marriage, forty-year-old Anna Lucia Lottol comes to Venice to visit an old friend -- but instead of finding solace, she is dragged into the police station and accused of murdering a money-laundering count with whom she had a brief affair. A US Treasury officer...
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Time Is a Killer

MICHEL BUSSI · World Noir
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

From the author of "the wonderfully ingenious and altogether satisfying" After The Crash (Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review) .A fatal accident in the past, broken lives, family secrets...Michel Bussi serves up a gripping thriller, set amid the beautiful scenery of Corsica.In...
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