Beijing Payback by Daniel Nieh fresh, smart, and fast-paced revenge thriller about a college basketball player who discovers shocking truths about his family in the wake of his father’s murder.
In Black Sun by Owen Matthews it is the dawn of the 1960s, and KGB officer Major Alexander Vasin must investigate the gruesome death of a brilliant young physicist at a top-secret research city where a cutthroat brain trust is developing a nuclear weapon with 3,800 times the destructive potential… Read more
For decades, American hungers sustained Tijuana. In this scientific detective story, a public health expert reveals what happens when a border city’s lifeline is brutally severed.
Joe Country by Mick Herron is the sixth book in the Slough House espionage series. Though home to MI5’s least wanted, Slough House—the setting for Mick Herron’s ongoing series about unlikely spymaster Jackson Lamb and his menagerie of disgraced agents—is not without its secrets. In Herron’s sixth novel in the… Read more
From Louise Candlish, author of the international bestseller Our House, Those People is a story of domestic suspense that asks, “Could you hate your neighbor enough to plot to kill him?” There are bad neighbors—people who, say, let their dogs use your front yard as a toilet or start their… Read more
When he released Forfeit in 1969, Dick Francis was already a legend, at least among racing fans in England. As a jockey, Francis won more than 350 races between 1946 and 1957 and was Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother’s personal jockey from 1953 to 1957. His triumphs on the track… Read more
The Unquiet Heart is Kaite Welsh’s sequel to the acclaimed The Wages of Sin―and once again set in moody fin de siecle Edinburgh―Sarah Gilchrist finds herself trying to prove her fiancé’s innocence in the midst of his murder trial. The second entry in Kaite Welsh’s Sarah Gilchrist series finds the amateur… Read more
Hollywood Godfather is Gianni Russo’s glamorous over-the-top reflection on his time—both real-life and on-screen—spent with the Italian mob in the 1980s. Gianni Russo’s memoir, Hollywood Godfather, opens with a scene that wouldn’t be out of place in a Martin Scorsese movie. It’s the mid-1980s and Russo is the owner of an… Read more
Smoke and Ashes is the third novel in Abir Mukherjee’s prize-winning Sam Wyndham series in which Wyndham continues to battle his opium addition, sparked by a WWI injury, as he investigates two murders, both involving similarly mutilated bodies. Unfortunately, Wyndham has a dilemma: one of the bodies is discovered in… Read more
Craig Russell’s new historical thriller The Devil Aspect centers around an asylum for the criminally insane in Prague, 1935. As a new serial killer emerges in the city, a young psychiatrist works with the asylum’s serial killer-patients to research whether they exhibit an archetype of evil called “The Devil Aspect.” Dread hangs… Read more