Keep one eye open for these chilling mystery & thriller reads—hitting shelves soon.
The Senator’s Wife: A Novel by Liv Constantine
*A LibraryReads Hall of Fame Pick*
A D.C. philanthropist suspects that her seemingly perfect employee is secretly plotting to steal her husband, her reputation—even her life—in this seductive novel of psychological suspense from the internationally bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish.
“A deadly cocktail of medical mystery, family drama, and psychological suspense.”—Chandler Baker, New York Times bestselling author of Whisper Network
Available May 23rd in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.
The Whispers: A Novel by Ashley Audrain
*A LibraryReads Pick*
From the author of The Push, a pageturner about four suburban families whose lives are changed when the unthinkable happens–and what is lost when good people make unconscionable choices.
“The Whispers is spellbinding, a shimmering, visceral ride . . . Nobody delves as deep into the guts of motherhood as Ashley Audrain, she really is in a league of her own.”—Lisa Jewell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Family Remains
“Enticing, nuanced, and unflinching, The Whispers opens a secret portal into the private lives of women in suburbia.”—Nita Prose, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Maid
Available June 6th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.
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The Puzzle Master: A Novel by Danielle Trussoni
Reality and the supernatural collide when an expert puzzle maker is thrust into an ancient mystery—one with explosive consequences for the fate of humanity—in this suspenseful thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Angelology
“Utterly absorbing . . . The ‘master’ of the title isn’t the only master here. The word applies equally to the author of this fabulous novel.”—Justin Cronin, author of The Passage Trilogy
“In short: The Puzzle Master = (The Da Vinci Code + The Silent Patient + sprinkle of Stephen King) x gorgeous writing.”—Angie Kim, author of Miracle Creek
Available June 13th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.
Watch Our ‘Mysteries, Thrills & Chills’ Author Panel Featuring Danielle Trussoni
The Quiet Tenant: A Novel by Clémence Michallon
*A LibraryReads Top Pick*
A pulse-pounding psychological thriller about a serial killer narrated by those closest to him: his 13-year-old daughter, his girlfriend—and the one victim he spared.
“A bravura feat of storytelling . . . daring and completely satisfying.”—James Patterson, #1 bestselling author
“Haunting but never prurient . . . truly unforgettable.”—Alafair Burke, author of The Wife
Available June 20th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.
Watch Our ‘Mysteries, Chills & Thrills’ Author Panel Featuring Clémence Michallon
The Spare Room: A Novel by Andrea Bartz
Staying with a friend and her husband is sexier—and deadlier—than anyone could have imagined, in this provocative domestic suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the Reese’s Book Club pick We Were Never Here.
“Sexy, atmospheric, deliciously creepy, and ingeniously plotted: the best kind of up-all-night page-turner.”—Lucy Foley, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Apartment and The Guest List
“An enticing, twisty, and seductive thriller about obsession, desire, and revenge.”—Nita Prose, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Maid
Available June 20th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.
How Can I Help You: A Novel by Laura Sims
From the author of Looker comes a razor-sharp suspense about two local librarians whose lives become dangerously intertwined.
“Skillfully constructed and observed, Laura Sims’s novel is a sly meditation on art and identity and the depths we’ll go to protect our constructs. I couldn’t have loved this book more.”—Paul Tremblay, author of A Head Full of Ghosts and The Cabin at the End of the World
“A dark and spellbinding descent into jolly madness, How Can I Help You is reminiscent of Shirley Jackson at her eerie best. All of Sims’ deliciously wicked powers are on full display in this compulsive and unforgettable novel. A classic.”—Mona Awad, author of Bunny
Available July 18th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.
Watch Our Literary Fiction Author Panel Featuring Laura Sims
Silver Nitrate: A Novel by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Daughter of Doctor Moreau and Mexican Gothic comes a fabulous meld of Mexican horror movies and Nazi occultism: a dark thriller about the curse that haunts a legendary lost film—and awakens one woman’s hidden powers.
“No one punctures the skin of reality to reveal the lurking, sinister magic beneath better than Silvia Moreno-Garcia.”—Kiersten White, #1 bestselling author of Hide
Available July 18th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.
Her Father’s Daughter: A Novel by T. M. Dunn
Skillfully weaving together domestic suspense, a desperate police investigation, a love affair, and a serial killer on the loose, acclaimed author T. M. Dunn’s Her Father’s Daughter makes for a raw, edgy, and hard-hitting hero’s journey into a family’s twisted secrets, perfect for fans of Oyinkan Braithwaite and Karen Dionne.
“In Her Father’s Daughter, an unexplained murder, a serial killer, and a series of bitter family secrets are deftly crafted to create a novel of spellbinding psychological suspense with twists and turns that will keep you riveted until the final page.”—Roberta Gately, bestselling author of Lipstick In Afghanistan.
“T.M. Dunn’s Her Father’s Daughter is a tightly woven web of a thriller that I couldn’t put down.”—Peter Colt author of The Ambassador
Available July 18th in Hardcover and eBook Editions.
Everyone Here Is Lying: A Novel by Shari Lapena
Another thrilling domestic suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door.
“The most addictive book I’ve read in ages—so slick and disquieting and clever. Just brilliant.”—Lisa Jewell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Family Remains
“Lapena is a master of manipulation.”—USA Today
Available July 25th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.
The Spider: A Novel by Lars Keplar; Translated by Alice Menzies
A serial killer is spinning a sinister web and Detectives Joona Linna and Saga Bauer are caught dead center. This pulse-pounding descent into the chilling world of The Spider is another shocking thriller in the Killer Instinct series.
“Kepler . . . ups the ante in this pulse-pounding ninth Killer Instinct thriller featuring detective Joona Linna . . . That veracity, combined with regular passages of almost unbearable tension, make this another standout in a strong series.”—Publishers Weekly
Available July 25th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.
Mister Magic: A Novel by Kiersten White
Who is Mister Magic? Former child stars reunite to uncover the tragedy that ended their show—and discover the secret of its enigmatic host—in this “skin-crawling story of pop culture fandom and ‘90s nostalgia” (Melissa Albert, author of The Hazel Woods) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Hide.
“It meets The Stepford Wives in this wildly compelling story that explores whether it’s possible to recapture the magic of childhood.”—Mallory O’Meara, Los Angeles Times bestselling author of The Lady from the Black Lagoon
Available August 8th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook.
The Sunset Years of Agnes Sharp: A Novel by Leonie Swann; Translated by Amy Bojang
A quirky group of seniors attempts to solve one murder while covering up another—with the help of an enterprising tortoise—in this twisty, darkly funny mystery from the author of Three Bags Full.
“A deliriously clever plot with warmly drawn characters, dollops of tension and dark secrets. Brilliant!”—Helene Tursten, bestselling author of An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good
“Leonie Swann’s The Sunset Years of Agnes Sharp is utterly superb. It is as rich and enticing as a perfect cup of cocoa—sweet at first taste, but with something delightfully, deeply, deliciously dark within. A beguiling and unforgettable read.”—Deanna Raybourn, author of Killers of a Certain Age
Available August 29th in Hardcover and eBook Editions.
The Girl in the Eagle’s Talons: A Lisbeth Salander Novel by Karin Smirnoff; Translated by Sarah Death
Lisbeth Salander returns, in a trailblazing new installment to the best-selling Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series—also known as the Millennium series.
“Lisbeth Salander is back—and maybe better than ever. Karin Smirnoff’s take is both respectful of the past and ready for the future—altogether remarkable.”—Lee Child, author of No Plan B
Available August 29th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Download Editions.
Perfectly Nice Neighbors: A Novel by Kia Abdullah
A twisty and consuming thriller, Perfectly Nice Neighbors asks: When your dream home comes with nightmare neighbors, how far will you go to keep your family safe?
“Intelligent, clever, poignant, sharp, and thought-provoking, right through to the perfect final line.”—Andrea Mara, author of All Her Fault
“A rollercoaster ride of a toxic tale of neighbors from hell. Brilliantly pacey and wonderfully written with a lovely big twist. Highly recommended.”—Neil Lancaster, author of Dead Man’s Grave
Available September 12th in Trade Paperback, eBook, and Audio Editions.