Crime Fiction’s “Girl” Power | Mystery Genre Spotlight

Women dominate psychological suspense, the Roaring ’20s hit historicals, and diverse representation improves but has a way to go; meanwhile, a debut thriller from Zoje Stage demonstrates a truly murderous mother-daughter connection

Fiction, Poetry, History, Sanders | Barbara’s Picks, Oct. 2018

Beschloss, Michael. Presidents of War. Crown. Oct. 2018. 752p. ISBN 9780307409607. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780804137010. CD/downloadable. HISTORY NBC News Presidential Historian and a multi-award winner for his print and television work, Beschloss (Presidential Courage) considers the U.S. president as commander in chief, moving from the War of 1812 to the Vietnam War to clarify how […]

Graham, Robb, Jance, & More | Chiller Previews, Sept. 2018

Ellison, J.T. Tear Me Apart. Mira: Harlequin. Sept. 2018. 368p. ISBN 9780778330004. pap. $16.99. THRILLER Surgery after a heinous downhill crash reveals that competitive skier Mindy Wright needs a stem cell transplant for previously undetected leukemia, but inexplicably her parents aren’t a match—which must be connected to something desperate Lauren Wright did in the past. […]

Raybourn’s Pick of the Month, Cleeves, Gardner, Kallentoft/Lutteman, Kepler, Shames, Siger, Nordic Noir | Mystery & Suspense Reviews

Raybourn’s intricately plotted and dramatic story features the independent, intellectual equal of the brooding Stoker; this atmospheric mystery vividly captures a diverse, contemporary Los Angeles that will still be recognizable to Raymond Chandler readers; a must-read for aficionados of golden age mysteries; the shiver-inducing Sandman will have you turning pages until the cliff-hanger ending

Missing Persons | Stephanie’s Picks

February mysteries and thrillers featuring someone (or someones) going missing

August Genre Highlights | Wyatt’s World

From new and established authors alike, plenty of genre books are published in August, just in time for a final, savor-the-summer-day read. These examples span romance, historical fiction, suspense, and more.

Top Ten Writers of Psychological Suspense

Here are ten examples of the best writers of psychological suspense, arranged alphabetically to avoid any hint of favoritism.

Genre Spotlight: Mystery

As readers continue to clamor for more crime fiction, suspense, and thrillers, publishers are responding with a great lineup of titles for the summer/fall 2017 season.

Arundhati Roy, Fiona Barton, & Dean Koontz | Fiction Audio Coming in June

Fiction audiobooks publishing in June 2017

Mysteries of Note | Audio in Advance January 2017 | Stephanie’s Picks

Exceptional mystery audiobooks publishing in January 2017