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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

Room, Emma Donoghue

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Suspense

To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick … Read more

Swimming Lessons, Claire Fuller

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Suspense

Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her husband, Gil, about the truth of their marriage, but instead of giving them to him, she hides them in the thousands of books he has collected over the years. When Ingrid has written her final letter she disappears from a Dorset beach, leaving behind her beautiful but dilapidated house … Read more

The Witchfinder’s Sister, Beth Underdown

Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Suspense, Supernatural & Paranormal

Essex, England, 1645. With a heavy heart, Alice Hopkins returns to the small town she grew up in. Widowed, with child, and without prospects, she is forced to find refuge at the house of her younger brother, Matthew. In the five years she has been gone, the boy she knew has become a man of … Read more

The White Raven, Carrie D. Miller

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Suspense, Supernatural & Paranormal, Women's Fiction

In her thirteenth life, Aven has settled into the now witchcraft-friendly Salem where she has found true happiness and friendship, maybe even love. Despite her contentment, the truth of Aven’s existence haunts her. When she dies, her Spirit is forced from the Veil to live again in the body of a stranger. Does the elusive … Read more