The Wolf and the Watchman, Niklas Natt och Dag, Atria Books - One morning in the autumn of 1793, watchman Mikel Cardell is awakened from his drunken slumber with reports of a body seen floating in the Larder, once a pristine lake on Stockholm’s Southern Isle, now a rancid bog.
Tag Archive: crime
The Eighth Sister, Robert Dugoni, Thomas & Mercer - Back in the 1970s Charles Jenkins quit the CIA in disgust when an operation in Mexico turned bloody. Since that time he’s put his expertise to use by running his own firm providing security for businesses.
The Woman Inside, E G Scott, Dutton - Nothing is as it seems, and no one can be trusted in debut domestic thriller THE WOMAN INSIDE by writing duo, E.G. Scott (whose real names are Elizabeth Keenan and Greg Wand).
The Killer Collective, Barry Eisler, Thomas and Mercer - Seattle Detective Livia Lone’s progress on a joint police/FBI investigation into an international child pornography ring takes an unexpected twist when she stumbles upon a link to the US government.
In the Vines, Shannon Kirk, Thomas & Mercer - Twenty-something Princeton student Mary Olivia Pentecost – "Mop" – is related to the Vandonbeers, an old New England family with "more family money than all the Kennedys ever had, combined."
The Perfect Mother - The May Mothers and their newborns meet regularly for companionship and commiserating. Their decision to spend a night out having fun without their babies becomes tragic when one baby goes missing.
All This I Will Give To You, Dolores Redondo, Amazon Crossing - The crime occurs in Galicia, Spain, where even in the 20th century, aristocratic families expect to be recognized as nobility and granted extraordinary privileges.
True Fiction, Lee Goldberg, Thomas & Mercer - Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, is the scene of an horrific airplane crash that kills hundreds aboard the flight and the hotels off the beach.
The Seasonaires, Jana King, Pegasus Books - For a twentysomething, there is no summer job better than being a seasonaire—there are no responsibilities, college is barely a thought, and you’re surrounded by beautiful people.
Tennison, Lynda La Plante, Zaffre - Before Prime Suspect there was Tennison - this is her story.