Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Witch Elm by Tana French

Book Categories: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Date Posted: January 17 2019
Rating: ★★★★★ (5/5)

Left for dead by burglars after partying with friends, a happy-go-lucky charmer takes refuge at his dilapidated ancestral home while also caring for his dying uncle before a grisly discovery reveals an unsuspected family history. 

Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny

Book Categories: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Date Posted: January 14 2019
Rating: ★★★★★ (5/5)
Still coping with the events that led to his suspension, Armand Gamache is curious when he discovers that an elderly woman who was a complete stranger to him has named him as one of the executors of her will.

 

The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton

Date Posted: January 8 2019
Rating: ★★★★☆ (4/5)

More than 150 years after an artist's retreat on the banks of the Upper Thames ends in murder, theft and ruin, a London archivist is drawn by a striking photograph and a sketchbook to discover a manor's secrets.

The Mystery of Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah

Book Categories: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Date Posted: January 4 2019
Rating: ★★★★☆ (4/5)

Accused by strangers of trying to set them up for murder, Hercule Poirot teams up with Scotland Yard policeman Edward Catchpool to investigate the drowning death of an elderly man. A Monday Mystery Book Discussion Book.

The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews

Recommended By: Alene in Adult Reference
Date Posted: January 4 2019
Rating: ★★★★☆ (4/5)
Hired by a millionaire from a vast barrier island home, an attorney learns the story of the new client's now-deceased friends, her determination to protect the land, clues about an unsolved murder, and her plans for heirs and descendants.

 

Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich

Book Categories: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Recommended By: Alene in Adult Reference
Date Posted: December 6 2018
Rating: ★★★★☆ (4/5)
When three consecutive managers from a famous deli go missing, leaving no clues behind but a single shoe each, latest manager Stephanie Plum navigates Lula's theories about alien abductions to avoid becoming the next victim.

 

American by Day by Derek Miller

Book Categories: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Date Posted: November 26 2018
Rating: ★★★★☆ (4/5)

Police Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard departs Oslo for the United States to search for her missing brother, a quest that plunges her into the political minefields and backwoods undercurrents of the Adirondacks. A Monday Mystery book discussion selection.

Lies by T.M. Logan

Book Categories: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Date Posted: November 5 2018
Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3/5)
Believing his wife has been threatened, Joe Lynch enters into a confrontation with his neighbor, which spins out of control when the neighbor goes missing and Joe becomes the prime suspect.

A Willing Murder by Jude Deveraux

Book Categories: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Recommended By: Tricia in Adult Reference
Date Posted: September 28 2018
Rating: ★★★★☆ (4/5)

After two bodies are found in a quiet Florida community, old secrets and deadly grudges are exposed, prompting retired novelist Sara Medlar, her niece Kate, and long-term houseguest Jackson to team up to try to unmask the killer.

The Awkward Squad by Sophie Henaff

Book Categories: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Date Posted: September 27 2018
Rating: ★★★★☆ (4/5)

A Parisian police squad specifically designed to corral misfits and make the rest of the department look good lands a pair of cold cases that promptly turn red-hot.

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