Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Crime, thrillers & true crime

Transient Desires

Transient Desires

Donna Leon

In his many years as a commissario, Guido Brunetti has seen all manner of crime and known intuitively how to navigate the various pathways in his native Venice to discover the person responsible.

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 Read reviewThe Long, Long Afternoon

The Long, Long Afternoon

Inga Vesper

A gripping and beguiling debut reading group mystery for fans of Tigers in Red Weather and Tangerine.

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Fog

Fog

Kaja Malanowska

More than fog obscures the truth in this chilling Warsaw police procedural

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Tall Bones

Tall Bones

Anna Bailey

The biggest dark literary launch of 2021. Like The Girls rewritten by Gillian Flynn with all the atmosphere of Twin Peaks, Tall Bones marks the debut of an explosive new talent.

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The Sanatorium

The Sanatorium

Sarah Pearse

Everyone's in danger. Anyone could be next.

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 Read reviewThe Truth About Her

The Truth About Her

Jacqueline Maley

How can you write other people's stories, when you won't admit the truth of your own? An absorbing, moving, ruefully tender, witty and wise novel of marriage, motherhood and the paths we navigate through both, for fans of Ann...

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Mirrorland

Mirrorland

Carole Johnstone

The most dangerous stories are the ones we tell ourselves...

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Who is Maud Dixon?

Who is Maud Dixon?

Alexandra Andrews

She was the only person who knew Helen Wilcox was dead... From the rural woodlands of New York to the beaches of Morocco, Who is Maud Dixon? is a wild, kooky, exhilarating novel of suspense, part Patricia Highsmith, part All About...

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Raft of Stars

Raft of Stars

Andrew J. Graff

An instant classic for fans of Where the Crawdads Sing and We Begin at the End! The most heartbreaking and beautifully written debut novel of 2021.

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Other People's Houses

Other People’s Houses

Kelli Hawkins

A stunningly tense, page-turning debut for all fans of The Woman in the Window and The Girl on the Train

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Triflers Need Not Apply

Triflers Need Not Apply

Camilla Bruce

In 1900 Chicago, a husband dies under the most suspicious of circumstances. Anton Sorenson had a $2,000 life-insurance policy set to expire and took out a new policy for $3,000. For just one day - July 30, 1900 - both policies...

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Heiress On Fire

Heiress On Fire

Kellie McCourt

After accidentally blowing up her husband, can Indigo get back on her four-inch heels? 

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 Read reviewThe Chase

The Chase

Candice Fox

The new novel by New York Times #1 bestselling author Candice Fox is an electrifying cat-and-mouse thriller set in the Nevada desert.

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My Best Friend's Murder

My Best Friend’s Murder

Polly Phillips

This is The Rumour meets The Holiday, a compulsive thriller with a toxic but layered friendship at its heart that keeps you in the dark until the final few breathless pages . . .

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The Perfect Guests

The Perfect Guests

Emma Rous

From the author of The Au Pair comes an enthralling time-slip mystery about two women, one house and a lifetime of secrets, perfect for fans of The Guest List.

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The Bone Code

The Bone Code

Kathy Reichs

Number One New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs returns with her next edge-of-your seat thriller featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan.

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City Of Margins

City Of Margins

William Boyle

This is a story of revenge and retribution, of facing down the ghosts of the past, of untold desires, of yearning and forgiveness and synchronicity, of the great distance of lives lived in dangerous proximity to each other.City of...

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The Silent Listener

The Silent Listener

Lyn Yeowart

Propelling the reader back and forth between the 1940s, 1960s and 1980s, The Silent Listener is an unforgettable literary suspense novel set in the dark, gothic heart of rural Australia.    

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