Adult Mystery & Suspense

These mystery and suspense books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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List

Cut and thrust / Stuart Woods.
"When Stone Barrington travels to Los Angeles for the biggest political convention of the year, he finds the scene quite shaken up: a dazzling newcomer-and close friend of Stone's-has given the delegates an unexpected choice, crucial alliances are made an…
Out comes the evil / Stella Cameron.
Once again Alex Duggins and her veterinarian friend Tony Harrison are thrown into a major murder investigation. When an almost-fresh body is discovered in a disused well among the ruins of a 14th-century manor house, the motive for the killing remains a …
Receptor / Alan Glynn.
From Alan Glynn--the author of Limitless-- comes Receptor, an irresistable thriller that reveals the origins of MDT-48 and the consequences of unlocking the human mind. On a Friday evening in 1953, Madison Avenue ad executive Ned Sweeney enjoys a cocktail…
Yard dog / A.G. Pasquella.
"Fresh out of jail, Jack Palace hits the streets, plunging back into a world of crime and corruption in an effort to repay his debt to the man who saved his life. Unfortunately, that man is the addled son of a high-ranking mobster, and Jack quickly finds …
Chill factor / Sandra Brown.
Lilly Martin is racing from an oncoming blizzard when she skids into a hiker. Taking the injured man to a remote cabin, she discovers he is the handsome but shady Ben Tierney, who she flirted with the previous summer. Although attracted to Ben, Lilly must…
The old you / Louise Voss.
"Lynn Waites gave up the job she loved when she married Ed, the love of her life, but it was worth it for the happy years they enjoyed together. Now, ten years on, Ed has been diagnosed with early-onset dementia, and things start to happen; things more si…
Celtic empire : a Dirk Pitt novel / Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler.
"Clive Cussler, "The Grand Master of Adventure," sends his intrepid heroes Dirk Pitt and Al Giordino on their wildest, boldest mission into the ancient world, unlocking extraordinary secrets and solving hideous crimes. Another fabulous read from the most …
Bones don't lie / Melinda Leigh.
Private investigator Lance Kruger was just a boy when his father vanished twenty-three years ago. Since then he's lived under the weight of that disappearance--until his father's car is finally dredged up from the bottom of Grey Lake. It should be a time …
The last lie / Alex Lake.
Alfie and Claire Daniels have the perfect marriage. The perfect life, even. So when Claire disappears, Alfie is devastated. And when he finds evidence that Claire arranged to meet a man for an illicit affair, he is even more heartbroken. Then Claire retur…
Save me from dangerous men / S.A. Lelchuk.
"Nikki Griffin isn't your typical private investigator. In her office above her bookstore's shelves and stacks, where she luxuriates in books and the comfort they provide, she also tracks certain men. Dangerous men. Men who have hurt the women they claim …
Treason / Rick Campbell.
In Rick Campbell's newest thriller, a military coup in Russia leads to a swift invasion of former Soviet territories--while the U.S. has been rendered powerless to respond. In Russia, the military is anxious to assert its military strength and regain its …
Redemption point / Candice Fox.
"When former police detective Ted Conkaffey was wrongly accused of abducting Claire Bingley, he hoped the Queensland rain forest town of Crimson Lake would be a good place to disappear. But nowhere is safe from Claire's devastated father. Dale Bingley has…
What I've done / Melinda Leigh.
Haley Powell wakes up covered in blood, with no memory of the night before. When she sees a man lying in the backyard, stabbed to death, she has only one terrified thought: What have I done? Agreeing to take the case as a favor to her PI friend Lincoln Sh…
Trouble on the books : a Castle Bookshop mystery / Essie Lang.
"Rookie bookstore owner Shelby Cox must hit the books to learn the ropes before she loses a killer in the stacks. Shelby Cox never intended to become a bookseller, so when the former editor returns to her hometown of Alexandria Bay, nestled in Upstate New…
The syndicate / Guy Bolton.
Jonathan Craine has left his old life in Hollywood behind him, content to live out his days on a farm in rural California with his teenage son. But when infamous mobster and Las Vegas founder Bugsy Siegel is killed at his home in Beverly Hills, Craine is …
Wolf pack : a Joe Pickett novel / C.J. Box.
Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett encounters bad behavior on his own turf--only to have the FBI and the DOJ ask him to stand down--in the thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times-bestselling author C.J. Box.
Run away / Harlan Coben.
"You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, by chance, you see her playing guitar in Central Park. But she's not the girl you remember. This woman is liv…
A dangerous collaboration : a Veronica Speedwell mystery / Deanna Raybourn.
Lured by the promise of a rare and elusive butterfly, the intrepid Veronica Speedwell is persuaded by Lord Templeton-Vane, the brother of her colleague Stoker, to pose as his fiancée at a house party on a Cornish isle owned by his oldest friend, Malcolm R…
Crashing heat / Richard Castle.
New York Police Captain Nikki Heat is accustomed to dealing with murders, even those with no leads and no motives. But having her husband as a suspect makes her newest case the most personal one yet. Nikki Heat does not like to be away from her husband, P…
All the wrong places : a novel / Joy Fielding.
"Driven to desperation by divorce, boredom, infidelity, or a beloved husband's death, a young woman named Paige, her cousin and rival Heather, her best friend Chloe, and her mother, Joan, all decide to try their hand at online dating. They each download a…
The stranger diaries / Elly Griffiths.
"From the author of the beloved Ruth Galloway series, a modern gothic mystery for fans of Magpie Murders and The Lake House"--Provided by publisher.
Auntie Poldi and the vineyards of Etna / Mario Giordano ; translated by John Brownjohn.
"When prosecco-loving Auntie Poldi retired to Sicily from Germany, she never dreamt her tranquil days would be interrupted by murder. But Sicily had other plans, and Poldi found herself honor-bound to solve the disappearance of her beloved (and cute) hand…
Going home / A. American.
When the country's power grid collapses, destroying all electrical infrastructure, Morgan Carter must trek through the chaos to return home to his wife and children.
Bryant & May : strange tide / Christopher Fowler.
"Fowler's quirky, beloved detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, return in another dazzling investigtion. In another impossible case for the Peculiar Crimes Unit, a woman is found drowned in the Thames after being tied to a pillar at low water--and only …
Blood echo : a burning girl thriller / Christopher Rice.
When her latest mission goes wrong in horrifying ways, Charlotte Rowe isolates herself in a small California town, only to be targeted by domestic terrorists with ties to her corrupt employers. By the award-winning author of Bone Music.
Beautiful bad / Annie Ward.
Starting a therapeutic journal in the aftermath of a scarring accident, former travel writer Maddie is forced to reckon with her husband's PTSD, her son's safety, and her family's complicated history with her best friend, Jo.
Before she knew him : a novel / Peter Swanson.
From the hugely talented author of The Kind Worth Killing--the hair-raising tale of a young suburban wife who believes a killer is living right next door. And fears only the next murder, maybe her own, will make everyone believe her.
Bodies from the library : lost tales of mystery and suspense by Agatha Christie and other masters of the golden age / selected and introduced by Tony Medawar.
This anthology of rare stories of crime and suspense brings together 13 rare tales by masters of the golden age of detective fiction for the first time in book form, including a newly discovered Agatha Christie crime story that has not been seen since 192…
The man with no face / Peter May.
A classic early novel from Peter May situated among the political intrigue of Brussels, Belgium, in 1979--now available in the United States"--Provided by publisher.
The river : a novel / Peter Heller.
"A novel about two college friends on a summer wilderness canoe trip"--Provided by publisher.
The Malta exchange / Steve Berry.
"The next in New York Times top 5 bestseller Steve Berry's Cotton Malone series involves the Knights of Malta, papal conclave, and lost documents that could change history. A deadly race for the Vatican's oldest secret fuels New York Times bestseller Stev…
The last woman in the forest / Diane Les Becquets.
"On a conservation study in northern Alberta, field technician Marian Engström found her true calling: training rescue dogs to help track endangered or threatened wildlife. Under the tutelage of experienced handler, Tate Mathias, Marian felt her future op…
Cemetery Road : a novel / Greg Iles.
"The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Natchez Burning trilogy returns with an electrifying tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town.When Marshall McEwan left his hometown at age eigh…
Call me Evie / J.P. Pomare.
For the past two weeks, seventeen-year-old Kate Bennet has lived against her will in an isolated cabin in a remote beach town--brought there by a mysterious man named Bill. Part captor, part benefactor, Bill calls her Evie and tells her he's hiding her to…
Green murder / Keith Miles.
Professional golfer Alan Saxon, finding himself short of money, is grateful to get an offer to fly off to Australia to take part in a prestigious Skins Game which promptly becomes a struggle to save his own hide where only his skill with a golf club can w…
The things you find in rockpools / Gregg Dunnett.
How do you catch a killer - when you're just a kid? A teenage girl disappears from a beach town at the height of summer. Two months later a massive police search has gotten nowhere. And eleven-year-old Billy Wheatley steps in to solve the case. Billy's so…
Her father's secret / Sara Blaedel ; translated by Mark Kline.
"A woman's murder is only the beginning as a daughter races to unravel the maze of secrets her father left behind--before she becomes the next victim." --Provided by publisher.
The Persian gamble / Joel C. Rosenberg.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Kremlin Conspiracy comes this latest international thriller about a terrifying nuclear alliance among three world powers--Russia, Iran, and North Korea--and the man who must halt their deadly strategy. Sho…
The border / Don Winslow.
"The explosive, highly anticipated conclusion to the epic Cartel trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of The Force.What do you do when there are no borders?When the lines you thought existed simply vanish?How do you plant your feet to make a…
After she's gone : a novel / Camilla Grebe ; translated by Elizabeth Clark Wessel.
"Out of the frozen depths of a forest in Omberg, Sweden, a woman stumbles onto the road. Her arms are covered with scratches, her feet are bare, and she has no memory of what has happened. Local police identify her as psychological profiler Hanne Lagerlin…
Hunting game / Helene Tursten ; translated from the Swedish by Paul Norlen.
"The first installment in Helene Tursten's brand new series featuring the strong, smart Detective Inspector Embla Nystrom. From a young age, 28-year-old Embla Nystrom has been plagued by chronic nightmares and racing thoughts. Though she still develops u…
Death in Provence : a novel / Serena Kent.
"It's love at first sight when Penelope Kite sees Le Chant d'Eau--The Song of Water--the stone farmhouse tucked high in the hills above the Luberon valley, complete with a garden, swimming pool, and sweeping mountain vistas. For years, Penelope put her un…
A suspicion of silver : a Sir Robert Carey mystery / P.F. Chisholm.
"Sir Robert Carey has just foiled a double plot against King James. He rides for Leith hunting the would-be assassin now identified as Joachim Hochstetter, also known as Jonathan Hepburn. Has he taken ship for the Continent, or ridden nearly 130 miles sou…
Death by dragonfly : a Grace Street mystery / Jane Tesh.
Flamboyant actor Leo Pierson's Art Nouveau treasures have been stolen, including a one-of-a-kind Lalique glass dragonfly he claims is cursed. David Randall, 302 Grace Street's private eye, agrees to recover the valuables before he realizes murder has rais…
The burning island / Hester Young.
"The newest haunting mystery from the beloved author of The Gates of Evangeline, featuring Charlie Cates, a headstrong heroine who must confront her unwanted supernatural gift and bring dark secrets to light if she ever wants to leave the Big Island. Jou…
A gentlewoman's guide to murder / Victoria Hamilton.
"When Sir Henry Claybourne is murdered, young spinster Miss Emmeline St. Germaine--who has a secret hobby of rescuing young girls from predatory nobility at knife point--fears that she will be suspected of the murder and resolves to solve it" --Provided b…
The flimflam affair : a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery / Bill Pronzini.
Carpenter and Quincannon Professional Detective Services is a fixture in San Francisco at the dawn of a new century. Sabina and John will protect their clients, doing what is necessary to run the dregs of society into the arms of the law. Sometimes that i…
Murder likes it hot : a Downward Dog mystery / Tracy Weber.
When an employee is found dead at the local homeless shelter for youth, yoga instructor Kate Davidson sets aside her fertility and financial woes to support and defend the teenagers.
The Alchemist's illusion / Gigi Pandian.
In an effort to rescue her mentor, Nicolas Flamel, centuries-old alchemist Zoe Faust and her best friend, Dorian the gargoyle chef, delve into the world of art forgery to unearth a clue hidden in a stolen painting.
The void protocol / F. Paul Wilson.
"Something sits in a bunker lab buried fifty feet below the grounds of Lakehurst Naval Air Station. The product of technology confiscated from the Germans after WWII occupies a chamber of steel-reinforced ballistic glass. Despite experimentation for nearl…
The liar's room / Simon Lelic.
"A new spine-tingling thriller from the author of The New Neighbors--perfect for fans of Behind Closed Doors, The Perfect Girl, and The Couple Next Door--that takes place over the course of a therapy session, in which neither patient nor therapist are who…
The coming storm / Mark Alpert.
America is on the brink of collapse, devastated by a brutal government trying to silence its citizens, in the next action-packed thriller from Mark Alpert. New York City, 2023: Rising seas and superstorms have ravaged the land. Food and electricity are sc…