“Antisocial” By Jillian Blake Is A Relevant Thriller For Today’s Digital Lifestyle

“Antisocial“, the debut work of Jillian Blake, is about the risks of what could go wrong in today’s world where people share their personal information and stories online. It poses the great question that many should think about: “What if your greatest secrets become public?” The book tells the story of a group of students…

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“The Roanoke Girls” By Amy Engel Is A Captivating Suspense Story

The Roanoke Girls, the new suspense novel by Amy Engel, is one of those captivating stories which make you ask for more from this talented author. As a child, Engel spent summers visiting her grandparents in the small Kansas town where her mother was raised. She was always intrigued by the tension between the town’s…

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Alexandra Burt Crafts An Atmospheric Story In “The Good Daughter”

The Good Daughter by Alexandra Burt is the sort of the novel which stands out in a crowded field, combining pulse-quickening action sequences with deeply felt, acutely insightful ruminations on the psychology of her characters. Burt’s first novel, Remember Mia struck a chord with readers and reviewers alike when it came out last year: Oprah.com…

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New In Suspense: The Darkest Corners By Kara Thomas

Kara Thomas has written for everything from her high school newspaper to Warner Brothers Television. She is a true crime addict who lives on Long Island and her new debut The Darkest Corners, will delight those mystery writers who love plots such as Pretty Little Liars and Dark Places. A Brief Summary:  There are ghosts around every…

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Top 10 Mystery Books that Everyone Talked About in 2015

Now that 2015 is over, it would be a good idea to take a look at some of the most sensational books of 2015 in the genre of mystery: The least this can do is to add some great titles to your list of “To-Read Next”. That was the main motivation behind our newly compiled…

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New standalone thriller: Blackout By David Rosenfelt

Suspense writer David Rosenfelt just released a new standalone thriller which is as good as his popular Andy Carpenter lawyer-sleuth series. Blackout, has an absorbing plot and it is a definitely recommended one. A Brief Summary:  New Jersey state police officer Doug Brock has been after infamous criminal Nicholas Bennett for years. When Bennett kills someone…

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A Remarkable Debut: “The Other Typist” By Suzanne Rindell

Suzanne Rindell is a doctoral student in American modernist literature at Rice University and lives in New York City. As part of her dissertation on women in the Victorian era, she came up with the idea of writing a suspense novel happening in 1920s New York and a female protagonist. The Other Typist is the…

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“Dangerous Refuge” By Elizabeth Lowell

Elizabeth Lowell is one of the old-timers in the mystery space: She has more than 20 million books in print with NY Times best-sellers such as Jade Island. Dangerous Refuge is one of her latest works now released by William Morrow as hardcover. A Brief Summary: On the surface Shaye Townsend has little in common…

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New Pocket Thriller: “The Money Kill” By Katia Lief

Katia Lief is a popular author among the suspense readers and powerhouse name in the thriller space: She first introduced readers to her protagonist, former New York City police detective turned Brooklyn private investigator Karin Schaeffer and her husband Mac MacLeary in You Are Next and Vanishing Girls. The Money Kill is another new novel…

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“Kept In The Dark”: A Debut Work By Penny Hancock

We recently received Kept in the Dark, a debut work from Penguin, and were honestly impressed by the quality of the writing and the intriguing storyline. The author, Penny Hancock, lives in Cambridge, England, with her husband and three children. She is a part-time primary-school teacher at a speech and language school and has traveled…

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Editor’s Pick: Into The Darkest Corner By Elizabeth Haynes

We were thrilled to have the opportunity of reading one of the most sensational British suspense novels of the last 3-4 years: Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes. Elizabeth is a police intelligence analyst who started writing fiction in 2006 with the annual challenge of National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo) and the encouragement of…

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