Mystery

For all the latest LJ reviews and more, visit Book Verdict! Book Verdict is fully accessible to all users, though certain content and functionality are only available to subscribers. If you're already an LJ subscriber, log in to your account. To view all subscription options, Get Started With Book Verdict Pro Today.

Rader-Day’s Debut of the Month, Lin’s Coming-of-Age Thriller, the Latest from Penny, Trow, plus Series Lineup, & More | Mystery Reviews

theblackhour071814

Rader-Day captivates from page one with her psychologically attuned debut, Taiwan’s traditions play a major role in Lin’s category-defying thriller, Penny leaves series readers blinking back tears, Serafim’s plotting is methodical and traditional

Brown’s Debut of the Month, Historical from Hanley, new Ziskin, Series Lineup, Left Coast Crime, & More | Mystery Reviews

Cold Sleep Lullaby

Bouman offers an assured opener for a sure-to-be-popular projected four-book series, Coldsleep Lullaby caputres South Africa’s racially charged history, professional burglar Junior Bender takes another case

And the Murderer is…| Title of New Hercule Poirot Book Revealed

Agatha Christie may have killed off Hercule Poirot in 1975′s Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case, but come September her beloved Belgian sleuth will be resurrected in new adventure penned by psychological thriller author Sophie Hannah with the official approval of the Christie estate. Today HarperCollins revealed the book’s title and details about the plot.

Posthumous ebook from Butler, plus e-originals from Moon, Regnery, Schmidt, & Stone | Xpress Reviews

weddingsecret050914

An sf joy from the late Butler, a frothy concoction from Moon, a sweet story of trusting yourself from Regnery, realistic dialog from Schmidt, and some steam and emotion from Stone

Hamilton’s Latest, Quigley’s Debut of the Month, Gritty Ulfelder, Series Lineup, & More | Mystery Reviews

All Things Murder

Hamilton fans won’t want to miss this series launch, Quigley’s All Things Murder is a traditional village cozy infused with soap opera flavoring, Ulfelder’s gritty series satisfies once again, plus Terry’s reader resolutions

Edgar Awards 2014 | Popular Series Author Wins for Stand-Alone

ordinarygrace

A coming-of-age stand-alone with a hint of mystery, a debut espionage thriller about Russian spies trained in the art of sexual seduction, and a twisty tale of psychological suspense in the tradition of Gone Girl garnered the top prizes at the Mystery Writers of America’s 68th annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards Dinner, held May 1, 2014, at New York City’s Grand Hyatt Hotel.

E-Originals from Adams, Allen, Hiestand, Maher, Navarro, Rosetti, & Walker| Xpress Reviews

Tell me who I am042514

A series for “Twilight” fans, an entertaining Ozarks mystery, Victorian London romance, an emotionally fraught weekend wedding, a massive Spanish-memory novel, something for contemporary romance fans, a quick thrill on the high seas

The Big Reread: Louise Penny’s Mysteries

Gamache-Re-Read-Covers

In a clever marketing ploy to promote Louise Penny’s forthcoming tenth entry in her popular “Inspector Gamache” series, the author and her publisher are launching a virtual book club to reread the entire series. Starting April 21 with Penny’s Agatha Award-winning debut Still Life, each of the nine titles will be discussed for two weeks, culminating […]

Pushing Boundaries | Mystery Preview 2014

Apr15webMys1b

Year after year, mystery remains the number one circulating genre in libraries, as LJ’s annual materials buying survey reveals. While fans have their favorite cozy, police procedural, or historical thriller, the increasing number of releases that allow readers to cross the boundaries from one genre to another in the same book proves that today there is no one true way of presenting this beloved genre.

Taking a Chance: Jason Pinter | Publisher Profile

Jason Pinter

Jason Pinter is the best-selling author of the Henry Parker series, including The Fury and The Darkness, and the children’s book Zeke Bartholomew: Superspy! Before launching his thriller writing career, Pinter worked as a book editor for five years at three major publishing houses. Pinter reveals why he decided to take a leap and start his own digital publishing company, Polis Books.

Featuring YD Feedwordpress Content Filter Plugin