Mystery

If you like your mysteries on the darker side or enjoy a morally ambiguous protagonist, you’ll love the latest in the Scandinavian crime catalog, this one featuring Leona—a detective and a sociopath with a knack for solving crimes. When a naked, blood-covered little girl robs a bank, Leona is thrown into the case of her life and her personal life slides into darker shades of grey. I thoroughly enjoyed this and look forward to more! - Flannery

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Leona: The Die Is Cast Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590518823
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Published: Other Press (NY) - August 1st, 2017

When Army vet Michael Skellig’s veteran-staffed limo company is hired to drive a famous rapper, things take an unexpected detour into trouble. This is a thrill ride, with a lovably eccentric cast of characters and a sly sense of humor that refuses to shy away from or sugarcoat the realities that veterans face. Hanson was the creator of TV’s Bones and he has a unique pop culture sensibility that plays out wonderfully here. - Flannery

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The Driver Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781101986363
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Published: Dutton Books - August 8th, 2017

Naomi doesn't remember why she was running when a group of migrants found her as a lost child outside a field, but she devotes her adult life to answering that question for other lost girls. A private investigator, Naomi is skilled at tracking down lost children. But when a new case draws her back into the broken memories of her past, Naomi is scared of what she might find. A beautiful, chilling tale of loss and redemption. - Sara

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$25.99
ISBN: 9780062659057
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Published: Harper - September 5th, 2017

Imagine our world, with a catch - memory expires. The world is stratified into two spheres: Duos, whose memory lasts 48 hours, and Monos, who remember only the past 24. Alternating between a rare Mono/Duo married couple suspected of murder, the detective rushing to crack the case before time - and memory - runs out, and the victim’s erratic diary entries, this is a dark and twisty tale of domestic suspense that kept me hooked until the shocking end! - Flannery

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Yesterday Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316465250
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Published: Mulholland Books - August 1st, 2017

This book drew me in from the very beginning and I practically couldn't put it down until the end. The protagonist's trials force you to consider questions old and new. Which experiences make you who you are? What if you had lived your life differently? Are you the best version of yourself? Thrilling, thought-provoking, and emotionally intense—a great summer read. - Natalie

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781101904244
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Published: Broadway Books - May 2nd, 2017

August. A month of heat, pressure, when the land of the dead is closer to ours. Jing-nan, “Taipei Johnny”, leaves his Joy Division-inspired night market food stall “Unknown Pleasures” to solve the murder of the woman he was to marry – the woman he hasn’t seen for ten years, since his failure to make a new life in the U.S. Punk rock, high school memories, syndicated crime, and, of course, food all combine to make this Taiwanese summer mystery delicious fun. - Jocelyn

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Ghost Month (Taipei Night Market Novel #1) Cover Image
By Ed Lin
$9.99
ISBN: 9781616958374
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Published: Soho Crime - July 25th, 2017

Ignore the gimmicky title - Ruth Ware's writing is only getting better. The Lying Game has the fun, suspenseful feel of The Woman in Cabin 10 and the true-to-life characters of Into the Woods, but with richer character development. Four best friends meet at Salten, a boarding school near the Reach, a tidal estuary - a perfect setting for sneaking out to drink and smoke, swimming under the stars, and perhaps even...murder. My heart was racing through to the end. - Sara

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$26.99
ISBN: 9781501156007
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - July 25th, 2017

Darktown is a smart literary suspense novel set in the steamy summer of Atlanta, Georgia, 1948. The police department has just hired its first black officers, including partners Boggs and Smith - both educated, accomplished, and rendered powerless by a city and department that doesn't want them. When the death of a young black woman implicates wrongdoing in the force itself, the two rookies must navigate secrecies, double dealings, and crooked cops, as well as heightened racial tensions, to find justice in this cinematically rich summer read. - Melinda

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781501133879
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Published: Atria Books - June 6th, 2017

Dark Matter has the intrigue of a timeless thriller, the mystique of the metaphysical, and an emotional poignancy that twists the heart. It begins with easy normalcy, with the life of Jason Dessen, a college physics professor who lives in Chicago with his beloved wife and son. From there it careens into a mind-bending and frenzied fight for love and life. I scarfed down this book in one day because that’s how good it is. - Sairsha

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ISBN: 9781101904244
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Published: Broadway Books - May 2nd, 2017

Helena is the child born of kidnapping and captivity, until she and her mother escaped. Thirteen years later, her father has broken out of prison and Helena must use the skills he taught her to catch him. Woven around Hans Christian Anderson’s story The Marsh King's Daughter, and alternating between Helena’s childhood and her hunt for the man she both loves and hates, this fiendishly paced psychological thriller completely floored me. Think Room, but with vengeance. - Flannery

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780735213005
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 13th, 2017

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