Mystery

The Lost Man

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$22.39
ISBN: 9781250105684
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 5th, 2019

 

Jane Harper has a gift for invoking an incredibly strong sense of place. The brutal Australian outback is more than a backdrop to an intricately plotted and emotionally satisfying mystery that kept me guessing. The Lost Man is a tense, atmospheric page turner with well drawn, flawed, and relatable characters.  

Katie


We Regret to Inform You

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781524773700
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2018

 

Mischa Abramavicius is the perfect student, so why have all of her college applications (even her safety school!) ended in rejections? Is it a sign that she’s thrown all her eggs in the wrong academic basket? Or is she the victim of a cruel conspiracy? Maybe it’s a bit of both. Kaplan’s follow-up to Grendel’s Guide to Love and War (go read that too, it’s great) is the perfect back-to-school read, expertly blending the whip-smart dialogue of Gilmore Girls with some classic, hard-boiled detective work.

Caleb


Hope Never Dies

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$14.99
ISBN: 9781683690399
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Published: Quirk Books - July 10th, 2018

 

The dynamic duo we need! (Four more years?!) This hilarious caper finds Joe Biden feeling left out while his best friend Barack Obama vacations around the world with high-profile friends. But soon they're brought together while investigating the murder of an Amtrak train conductor. This book is perfectly corny and satirical. Thank you Andrew Shaffer!

 

Heather


The Dry

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$15.99
ISBN: 9781250105622
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 2nd, 2018

 

When his childhood best friend dies in an apparent murder-suicide, Aaron Falk goes back to the hometown he's been avoiding for years because of the murder of a girl that the town suspected him for--and one for which his best friend lied as his alibi. Tense and atmospheric, I immediately reached for the sequel.

April


Plaid and Plagiarism

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Plaid and Plagiarism: The Highland Bookshop Mystery Series: Book 1 Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781681776194
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Published: Pegasus Books - January 9th, 2018

 

The first of a new series from Macrae - Quaint setting ✔️

Endearing characters ✔️

Murder mystery but not too grisly ✔️

Scones, whisky, lovely bookshop, cheeky dog ✔️✔️✔️✔️

What’s not to like?

 

Susannah


Salvation of a Saint

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By Keigo Higashino, Alexander O. Smith (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250036278
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 9th, 2014

Looking for a cerebral mystery that's more of a how-dunnit than who-dunnit? Look no further than Keigo Higashino, one of Japan's bestselling crime novelists. Yoshitawa, a man about to leave his wife for another woman, turns up poisoned. But his wife--one of the only logical suspects--was hundreds of miles away at the time! Enter physics professor Yukawa, a genius with a penchant for solving "unsolvable" cases...

Rebecca


The Dry

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$25.99
ISBN: 9781250105608
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 10th, 2017

It's hot. So hot. And dry. Everything is dying. Gardens, farms, livestock.  Tensions are running high in this small Outback town.  You can feel it as you read. Then there is a terrible killing and past events are resurrected, dividing the town further.  The Dry is a bestselling stand alone mystery in Australia and Europe, set in the Australian draught of the 1980's. If you're not looking forward to cooler weather, this will definitely raise the temperature.

 

Susannah


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