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My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

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ISBN: 9780451491732
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Published: Berkley - March 3rd, 2020

Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel, My Lovely Wife, is now available in paperback! 
Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in a delightful, dark and twisted psychological thriller that features a perfect loving couple with the requisite two kids, nice house, and great jobs, who also happen to be serial killers. Samantha Downing’s devious plot goes well with her warped characters in this impressive debut. The surprising twists kept me turning the pages until the final unexpected stab at the end! — Trey


Pretty as a Picture by Elizabeth Little

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ISBN: 9780670016396
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Published: Viking - February 25th, 2020

Marissa Dahl is a film editor, not a detective. In fact, she may be the worst person for the job: too introverted, has seen too many movies, and has too vivid of an imagination... But Marissa might just be the only one to solve a 25-year old cold murder case—and prevent a truly bad narrative from becoming a blockbuster film! Not only is Little amazing at writing a suspenseful, character-driven slow-burn, but she also has a fantastic knowledge of the film industry and a fabulous sense of humor. Moreover, providing an urgent commentary in the #MeToo era, the novel offers an excellent exploration of what it means to be a woman in Hollywood—and in a culture that has more interest in worshiping dead girls than in caring for the living ones. —Ksenia


The Only Child by Mi-ae Seo

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ISBN: 9780062905048
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Published: Ecco - February 11th, 2020

The question of whether nurture or nature creates a serial killer is at the center of the newest thriller by bestselling author Mi-Ae Seo. When the criminal psychologist Seonkyeong interviews the infamous killer Yi Byeongdo, she is unwittingly reminded of Haeyong, her stepdaughter, who has recently begun to live with Seonkyeong after her grandparents perished in a fire. The parallels between Byeongdo and Haeyong indicate a shared past of abuse, instigated by those who were supposed to care for them. Through unforgettable imagery Mi-Ae Seo ponders the irreparable consequences of child abuse, and the legacy of broken families. —K.L.


Newcomer by Keigo Higashino

People who've been traumatized by a crime are victims, too. Finding ways to comfort them is also part of my job. I adored this gentle, intricately plotted novel! Told in vignettes, this unusual whodunnit follows Detective Kaga as he solves small domestic mysteries with kindness and grace, while gaining more insight into the life of the murder victim and those around her. - Ksenia

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By Keigo Higashino, Giles Murray (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781250235404
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Published: Minotaur Books - November 19th, 2019

Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke

Attica Locke’s award-winning Highway 59 series is a favorite of contemporary mystery fans, and this sequel to 2017’s Bluebird, Bluebird is another fantastic novel. It again follows black Texas Ranger Darren Mathews deep into East Texas, this time to the swampy bayous of Caddo Lake in search of a missing child who also happens to be the son of a local member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas. Locke’s characters are complex and her writing is evocatively detailed, suspenseful, and intensely atmospheric. I loved it! - Stuart

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ISBN: 9780316363402
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 17th, 2019

Agent Running in the Field by John le Carré

Spies, treason, double crossing, triple crossing, and British manners: Who can give us all of this with such edge-of-your-seat excitement the way John le Carré can? Nobody, that’s who. This new novel by the master of espionage stars a British agent examining his loyalties in this confusing time of Brexit, Putin, and Trump. An engrossing read, with mordant, extremely English humor (or, should I say, humour) and a memorable cast of characters. - Jess

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ISBN: 9781984878878
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Published: Viking - October 22nd, 2019

The Long Call by Ann Cleeves

The Long Call was everything I wanted to curl up with and lose myself in. A vibrant British seaside town is rocked with the mysterious murder of a formerly homeless man, himself more mysterious yet. The character-driven mystery kept me turning pages for the secrets and complexities of a community of artists, do-gooders, bird watchers, spiritual seekers, and of course police—including haunted detective Matthew Venn, whose husband may be at the center of everything. I am so satisfied, and so ready for the next of this wonderful new series. - Jocelyn

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ISBN: 9781250204448
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 3rd, 2019

The Siberian Dilemma by Martin Cruz Smith

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Gorky Park comes a new Arkady Renko story set against the harsh and forbidding landscape of Siberia. Investigator Renko must fight against his own demons as well as the larger global threat posed by Russian spies when he travels to find missing journalist Tatiana Petrovna. “A stellar spy novel that provides an authentic view of contemporary Russia.”—Publishers Weekly

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ISBN: 9781439140253
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 5th, 2019

Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha

Where does the cycle of violence begin and how does it end? What is justice and who is justified? There are no easy answers and this book offers none. Set against the backdrop of a fictionalized version of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, two families linked by tragedy struggle with the legacy of death, racism, and a flawed court system. This book is so timely and important. It has wrapped itself around my heart and refuses to let go. - Ivy

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ISBN: 9780062868855
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Published: Ecco - October 15th, 2019

The Fragility of Bodies by Sergio Olguín

Honestly, I started reading this for the promise of liquor, sex, and betrayal, and stayed for the delicious onion of a plot, the slow peeling of layers that kept me up far too late reading. Olguín deftly adds in characters, subplots, and themes, all while keeping everything concise and not overwhelming to the reader. My only regret is that I won’t be able to read it for the first time again. - Rachel

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By Sergio Olguin, Miranda France (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781912242191
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Published: Bitter Lemon Press - October 22nd, 2019

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