Blood Sugar by Sascha Rothchild
Promising Young Woman meets “Dexter” in this highly suspenseful and strangely empowering thriller from an Emmy-nominated screenwriter.
The Cage by Bonnie Kistler
Part locked-room mystery, part legal thriller, The Cage is tailor-made to be read in one breathless session.
Geiger by Gustaf Skördeman
Geiger is a truly excellent first novel: deeply researched, painstakingly crafted and thrilling on every page.
The Half Life of Valery K by Natasha Pulley
With unexpected twists, a paranoid atmosphere and a fascinating narrator, The Half Life of Valery K is a superb work of historical fiction and an excellent mystery.
Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen
Mystery lovers will be thoroughly entertained by this thoughtful noir that examines midcentury LGBTQ+ life through a cast of dynamic characters.
Little Sister by Gytha Lodge
A teenage girl covered in blood interrupts Detective Chief Inspector Jonah Sheens’ afternoon pint—and Gytha Lodge’s mystery only gets more unpredictable from there.
Sometimes People Die by Simon Stephenson
Simon Stephenson’s darkly hilarious Sometimes People Die harks back to classic English satire a la Kingsley Amis or Evelyn Waugh—just with more murder.
Winter Work by Dan Fesperman
Dan Fesperman’s intense post-Cold War mystery savvily addresses both the personal and political pressures facing an East German spy.
The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill
Readers are treated to an inventive and expertly crafted mystery-within-a-mystery in Sulari Gentill’s The Woman in the Library.
You’re Invited by Amanda Jayatissa
This thoroughly satisfying and beautifully plotted thriller deconstructs the trope of the crazy ex-girlfriend.