Staff picks tagged "mystery"

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Sharp Objects

4

This twisted thriller has more to offer than your typical mystery novel, and it pulls no punches. This small town has lots of dirty secrets to share. Read more...

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Prisoner of Night and Fog

5

If you're looking for a historical novel with rich settings, strong characters and incredible suspense, you won't be disappointed by this book! Read more...

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Bellweather Rhapsody

4

A crumbling, haunted hotel, a boatload of rising teenage musical stars and a massive snowstorm combine to create a most enchanting mystery. Read more...

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Tyringham Park

4

The most unflinching portrait of aristocratic dysfunction since Goya, "Tyringham Park" puts the "down" in "Downton Abbey." Read more...

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The Winter People

3

A bone-chilling read that will have you screaming... DO NOT OPEN THE CLOSET DOOR!! EVER! Read more...

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The Other Typist

4

Who is Odalie Lazar? Intrigue, dark humor and mistaken identitity in this bathtub gin-fueled noir mystery will keep you guessing until the very end! Read more...

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Drizzled with Death

4

When town nasty, Alanza Speedwell, keels over dead in a plate of pancakes and syrup, the town of Sugar Grove finds itself in a sticky murder case. Read more...

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Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story

5

Sheep detectives. What more motivation do you need? Read more...

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The Screaming Staircase

4

Chomping at the bit for the new season of "Sherlock" to start? Try this for a fix. Read more...

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

5

It's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" meets "The Westing Game" in this action-packed tale for bibliophiles. Read more...

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Dead Ever After

3

A quick summer read that wraps up the adventures of everyone's favorite telepath, Sookie Stackhouse. Read more...

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He's Gone

3

Dark and raw, this book of psychological suspense, love, betrayal and truth will haunt you until the very end. Read more...

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The Dinner

5

Lives are unraveled and madness revealed over dinner. Read more...

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Reconstructing Amelia

3

A thrilling debut from a writer to watch. Read more...

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Out of the Easy

5

Great historical fiction with a murder mystery twist. I couldn't put it down! Read more...

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Gone Girl

4

A psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the very last page. Read more...

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The Expats

4

Secrets-- how to keep them and who to keep them from-- lie at the heart of Chris Pavone's riveting new spy thriller. Read more...

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The Secret Keeper

4

A wonderful and beautifully written family saga layered with mystery, romance, hidden secrets and more. Read more...

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Pies and Prejudice

4

Forget Lucky Charms-- the pies at the Charmed Pie Shoppe are what's really magically delicious. Read more...

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The Diviners

4

"The Diviners" is nothing if not ambitious, comparing favorably to such supernatural classics as "The Stand" and "American Gods." Read more...

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Croak

4

Dark and twisty, with a healthy dose of black humor. Read more...

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Talking to the Dead

4

Harry Bingham's riveting U.S. debut introduces readers to Fionna Griffiths, a Welsh detective with razor-sharp intelligence and a mysterious past. Read more...

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I Hunt Killers

5

Teens and Dexter fans will enjoy this really spooky and suspenseful psychological thriller. Read more...