“The serpentine plot of this astonishing debut gradually tightens its grip and leaves you gasping.”—New York Times
A brilliantly twisty and biting literary thriller exploring the cold-bloodedness of humanity and the struggle to mend broken lives and families, perfect for fans of Gillian Flynn, Jo Nesbø, Kate Atkinson, and Tana French.
An instant New York Times Bestseller
From the undisputed queen of crime fiction, a new mystery in which Commissario Guido Brunetti is forced to confront the price of loyalty, to his past and in his work, as a seemingly innocent request leads him into troubling waters.
“Excellent . . . Lawson’s meticulous plotting keeps upping the suspense to nearly unbearable levels.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
Convicted of insider trading, Jamison Maddox reluctantly accepts a mysterious job that soon takes an ominous twist, sending him on the run from powerful and deadly forces in the latest thriller from Barry Award and Edgar Award finalist Mike Lawson.
“A fine mix of suspense, action, political intrigue, and personal revelation.”—Wall Street Journal
From internationally acclaimed crime writer Deon Meyer, a new thriller featuring superstar detectives Benny Griessel and Vaughn Cupido in the wake of their impulsive pursuit of state corruption that has left their reputations hanging in the balance.
“Terrific characters; taut suspense. Another winner from Offutt.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Army-CID-officer-cum-unofficial-PI Mick Hardin is up against unforeseen forces who will stop at nothing in this dark, pacy crime novel about grief and revenge, and the surprises hidden below the surface.
“Billingham is a masterful plotter… delivering one of his most amazing endings ever.”—Booklist, starred review
When a spate of brutal murders sets Tom Thorne off on an investigation that plunges him into a nightmare from which he may never wake, he will have to do the unthinkable to save any happiness he has built.
“Bradby has the talent of a reporter but the heart of a storyteller.”— Daily Mail
From bestselling author Tom Bradby comes a brilliantly plotted historical espionage novel about a father searching for his disappeared son against the backdrop of the 1953 coup in Tehran.