A Notable Danish Crime Novel: The Scarred Woman By Jussi Adler-Olsen

In general, we are huge fans of authors such as Jussi Adler-Olsen or novels like The Scarred Woman. This is because there’s something perennially appealing about crime novels coming out of Scandinavia. Readers quickly notice their grit and sharp social commentary and above all, their pure entertainment value has captured the attention of many mystery…

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Must Read Norwegian Crime Fiction: Ordeal By Jorn Lier Horst

One of the most exciting Scandinavian crime fictions we have read in 2017 is the newly translated novel by Jorn Lier Horst which is titled Ordeal. Horst who is an award-winning Norwegian thriller writer and former Senior Investigating Officer for the Norwegian police force, has developed an excellent story-line with a superb lead character named Inspector…

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Christina Dodd and Impressive “The Woman Who Couldn’t Scream”

New York Times bestselling author Christina Dodd has a new suspense novel out titled The Woman Who Couldn’t Scream – set in Virtue Falls, Washington – which is a great mix of murder, mystery and passion. This is a title which will be particularly appealing for readers looking for novels with female lead characters and here…

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Top Mystery and Thriller Audiobooks This Week: August 2017

This week’s bestselling and popular audiobooks include new releases by some notable mystery and thriller writers. Lisa Scottoline, for example, has a new legal thriller out titled Exposed. In this new novel, Mary DiNunzio wants to represent her old friend Simon Pensiera, a sales rep who was wrongly fired by his company, but her partner…

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Good Read In Suspense: The Other Girl By Erica Spindler

We were craving for a good suspense novel for a while and got lucky enough to come across the new release by Erica Spindler titled The Other Girl. This standalone suspense thriller covers the ritualistic murder of a college professor in a small town Louisiana and the adventures of a female local cop to uncover the…

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Notable Thriller Debut: The Driver By Hart Hanson

The Driver may be the debut thriller novel of Hart Hanson but he is certainly no novice in writing. Besides working on many notable scripts and shows like Judging Amy and Joan of Arcadia, he has been creator, writer, and executive producer for Bones, the longest-running, scripted, hour-long series on the Fox Network, which will…

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A Notable Medical Thriller: Charlatans By Robin Cook

We could not wait to pick up the new novel by Robin Cook titled Charlatans for the following reasons: Although he writes popular fiction, he is a master in developing intense plots and he uses the language very well. In other words, the reader gets a high quality product. Robin Cook’s literary career began with…

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Here Comes Italian Noir: Glass Souls By Maurizio De Giovanni

Maurizio De Giovanni was born in Naples in 1958 and has spent the majority of his life living and working there. In 2005 he decided to join a Porsche Italia competition reserved for giallo novelists, and that’s where he came up with the character of Commissario Ricciardi, main protagonist of his first short story, “I…

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A YA Psychological Thriller For The Summer: Little Monsters By Kara Thomas

Kara Thomas is just 27 years old but has great experience in writing and her YA thrillers including the latest one, Little Monsters, are amazing reads for the summer time. Last year, we enjoyed her great suspense novel The Darkest Corners (see our review here), and we were not disappointed with her new work either.…

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A Nice Debut Mystery: “The Last Place You Look” By Kristen Lepionka

The Last Place You Look is not the first mystery venture by Kristen Lepionka. Her (short story) writing has been selected over the years for publications such as Shotgun Honey, and Black Elephant. But now with her new debut suspense novel, she has joined the crowd of mystery novelists. What caught our attention first about this…

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Great Historical Suspense: “The Amber Shadows” By Lucy Ribchester

The talented Scottish author Lucy Ribchester surprised us with her new historical suspense novel The Amber Shadows and we think many crime fiction and mystery book fans will feel the same. The book is a stunning mystery set during the dangerous days of World War II, and takes the readers inside Bletchley Park, where the female lead…

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