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Wager of Death, Brian W. Peterson

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

Triumvirate Technologies is under attack. Murder and arson keep the business owners on edge. A government audit adds to the angst. Further turmoil weighs down the business leaders when a junior executive proposes an absurd – and illegal – bet: he will get rid of the auditors within two weeks in exchange for leadership of … Read more

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

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

The Art of Dying, Derik Cavignano

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

When the bizarre death of a mob foot soldier sparks an escalating war between Boston’s Irish and Italian mafia, Detective Ray Hanley’s relentless search for the truth uncovers evidence of a serial killer obsessed with the art of human suffering. As the body count rises, Detective Hanley must navigate a minefield of crime families, dirty … Read more

Angel Avenger, Tim Wickenden

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

September 1960. In the Spandauer forest Detectives Max Becker and Bastian Döhl, from the Berlin Kriminalpolizei, find a naked, tortured man tied to a tree. A cryptic message hangs from his neck. When another body appears, Max is sure it won’t be the last. The press dub the killer, Der Waldscharfrichter (The Forest Executioner) and graphic tattoos on the bodies … 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