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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson

Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime, Mystery & Suspense, Thriller & Psychological Thriller

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder – and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist … Read more

Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime, Mystery & Suspense, Thriller & Psychological Thriller

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of … Read more

Nightsticks and Negligees, Lucinda Mack

Gay & Lesbian Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime

When homicide detective Lexi is assigned to a mysterious double murder, she must report to Katia, her beautiful but icy-cold superior. As they work to unravel this shocking crime, they find themselves falling into a passionate love affair. Lexi, who has never loved a woman before, must navigate her mystification while she is swept up … Read more

Bright Air Black, David Vann

Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime, Myth's & Legends

In Bright Air Black, David Vann transports us to 13th century B.C. to give a nuanced and electric portrait of the life of one of ancient mythology’s most fascinating and notorious women, Medea. In brilliant poetic prose Bright Air Black brings us aboard the ship Argo for its epic return journey across the Black Sea … Read more

Good Me, Bad Me, Ali Land

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime, Thriller & Psychological Thriller

Fifteen year old Milly was raised by a serial killer: her mother. When she finally breaks away and tells the police everything about her mother’s crimes and years of abuse, she is given a new identity and placed in an affluent foster family and an exclusive private school. She wrestles with being the daughter of … Read more

Tropical Doubts, David Myles Robinson

Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime, Thriller & Psychological Thriller

Some Honolulu lawyers called Pancho McMartin the best criminal defense attorney in the islands. He’d admit to being pretty damn good. But he was on a losing streak now—three guilty verdicts in a row—and his confidence was sinking fast. When one of his oldest friends, Giselle, was left comatose after surgery and her husband, Manny, … Read more

She Lies Beneath, Frances Powell

Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime

Chief Inspector Cam Fergus hated the return of autumn. Walking up Church Street from his home overlooking the River Wye towards the police station, Cam pondered why it seemed that autumn always put him in such a foul mood. He thought about the gardens growing barren, the leaves falling from the trees leaving their bare … Read more