Mystery

This book drew me in from the very beginning and I practically couldn't put it down until the end. The protagonist's trials force you to consider questions old and new. Which experiences make you who you are? What if you had lived your life differently? Are you the best version of yourself? Thrilling, thought-provoking, and emotionally intense—a great summer read. - Natalie

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781101904244
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Published: Broadway Books - May 2nd, 2017

August. A month of heat, pressure, when the land of the dead is closer to ours. Jing-nan, “Taipei Johnny”, leaves his Joy Division-inspired night market food stall “Unknown Pleasures” to solve the murder of the woman he was to marry – the woman he hasn’t seen for ten years, since his failure to make a new life in the U.S. Punk rock, high school memories, syndicated crime, and, of course, food all combine to make this Taiwanese summer mystery delicious fun. - Jocelyn

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By Ed Lin
$9.99
ISBN: 9781616958374
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Published: Soho Crime - July 25th, 2017

Ignore the gimmicky title - Ruth Ware's writing is only getting better. The Lying Game has the fun, suspenseful feel of The Woman in Cabin 10 and the true-to-life characters of Into the Woods, but with richer character development. Four best friends meet at Salten, a boarding school near the Reach, a tidal estuary - a perfect setting for sneaking out to drink and smoke, swimming under the stars, and perhaps even...murder. My heart was racing through to the end. - Sara

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$26.99
ISBN: 9781501156007
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - July 25th, 2017

Darktown is a smart literary suspense novel set in the steamy summer of Atlanta, Georgia, 1948. The police department has just hired its first black officers, including partners Boggs and Smith - both educated, accomplished, and rendered powerless by a city and department that doesn't want them. When the death of a young black woman implicates wrongdoing in the force itself, the two rookies must navigate secrecies, double dealings, and crooked cops, as well as heightened racial tensions, to find justice in this cinematically rich summer read. - Melinda

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ISBN: 9781501133879
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Published: Atria Books - June 6th, 2017

Dark Matter has the intrigue of a timeless thriller, the mystique of the metaphysical, and an emotional poignancy that twists the heart. It begins with easy normalcy, with the life of Jason Dessen, a college physics professor who lives in Chicago with his beloved wife and son. From there it careens into a mind-bending and frenzied fight for love and life. I scarfed down this book in one day because that’s how good it is. - Sairsha

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ISBN: 9781101904244
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Published: Broadway Books - May 2nd, 2017

Helena is the child born of kidnapping and captivity, until she and her mother escaped. Thirteen years later, her father has broken out of prison and Helena must use the skills he taught her to catch him. Woven around Hans Christian Anderson’s story The Marsh King's Daughter, and alternating between Helena’s childhood and her hunt for the man she both loves and hates, this fiendishly paced psychological thriller completely floored me. Think Room, but with vengeance. - Flannery

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780735213005
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 13th, 2017

The year is 1399 and young widow Kate Clifford just had a world of trouble thrown on her doorstep. She has two young wards by her late husband's mistress to watch out for, King Richard's (the II) men keep raiding her shipments, and, oh, there's a dead body in her guesthouse. Robb has created a masterpiece and one hell of a compelling protagonist. I loved every twist and turn of this most excellent historical mystery. - Ivy

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ISBN: 9781681774534
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Published: Pegasus Books - May 9th, 2017

While attending a small dinner party next door, the Conti's baby disappears into the hot summer night. What follows is a delicious mix of family secrets, unreliable narrators, and a hardened detective who's determined to find the truth--and the baby, fingers crossed. Another of those "oops, I read it in one night" books, The Couple Next Door's pacing is on point and exquisitely satisfying. A perfect summer read! - Rachel

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ISBN: 9780735221109
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Published: Penguin Books - May 30th, 2017

Challenging the status quo isn’t easy, and though becoming the first female deputy sheriff is as hard as it gets, Constance Kopp isn’t one to back down. When a mistake threatens her new career, she throws every ounce of nerve and grit she has into fixing it—with some advice from her wonderfully eccentric sisters, of course! I loved this great historical mystery. - Flannery

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ISBN: 9780544947139
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Published: Mariner Books - May 2nd, 2017

I’m a sucker for crime novels and in my opinion, Tana French is the best of the best. Everything she writes is pure gold, and The Trespasser is no exception. The characters are richly developed, the plot is dark and twisty, and the writing is so good you’ll have a hard time putting it down.—Kathleen Fitzpatrick

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780670026333
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Published: Viking - October 4th, 2016

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