This month's best new mysteries feature Bangkok cops, Yorkshire inspectors, a wild west sherrif and a motley crew of Las Vegas criminals.
This month's best new mysteries feature school-aged hackers, Montana mountains, a curious Canadian case and a Laotian adventure.
This month's best new mysteries include a heartbreaking search for a missing child, a delightful old-school noir, a literary suspense set in Mexico and a tale of historic espionage.
This month's best new mysteries include a cold case captured in a photograph, a puzzling standalone set in Scotland, the second installment in a hit French series and the newest Thorn novel.
September is a big month for mysteries this year, both in terms of excellence and page count (close to 2,000 pages in the four books here—truly a reviewer’s marathon!). If ever there were a month deserving of four Top Picks, this is it.
This month's Whodunit column spotlights a standalone from Nesbø, a mystery in the French countryside, a mother's bloody return and the second adventure from Daniel Friedman's octogenarian hero.
This month's best new mysteries include an inventive debut novel from a Nigerian phenom, a stellar 19th installment in a World War I mystery series, a release from the next Steig Larsson and more.
Early on in Steve Mosby’s serial killer thriller, The Murder Code, Detective Inspector Andy Hicks makes this observation about murder: “It does help to think of it like a building. You have the boardroom, the bedroom, the bar and the basement. Murder always originates in one of those rooms. Always. People kill each other for money; they do it out of jealousy or desire; they get...
Big shoes! Those are what Anne Hillerman has to fill in taking over for her father, the late best-selling writer Tony Hillerman, beloved by critics and readers alike for his iconic Navajo mysteries, which spanned a whopping 36 years. Longtime Hillerman (père) protagonists Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee are both on hand for Anne Hillerman’s debut novel, Spider Woman’s Daughter, but...
If a magical incantation were to switch all the place names in Benjamin Black’s suspenseful new novel, Holy Orders, from Dublin and Inishowen to Barcelona or Avignon, and swap the surnames from Flynne and O’Connell to Schwartz or Yamazaki, you’d still know within 20 pages that you were reading a novel set in Ireland. It is something about the brooding tone, the competing...