. Hand this one to readers of Tana French and to police-procedural fans. Booklist it's been twenty years since Detective Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling home. Meanwhile, detective cormac reilly, who was recently transferred to Galway from his squad in Dublin, is assigned to dig into a cold case from twenty years ago—the seeming overdose of Jack and Maude's drug and alcohol addled mother.
The Ruin: A Novel #ad - But he's never forgotten the two children she left behind. When aisling conroy's boyfriend Jack is found in the freezing black waters of the river Corrib in Ireland, the police tell her it was suicide. But instinct tells him something isn’t quite what it seems… This unsettling small-town noir draws us deep into the dark heart of Ireland, where corruption, desperation, and crime run rife.
She throws herself into work, trying to forget—but Jack's sister Maude reappears in Ireland after years abroad, determined to prove Jack was murdered.
The Scholar: A NovelPenguin Books #ad - From the author of the ruin comes a compulsive new crime thriller set in the fiercely competitive, cutthroat world of research and academia, where the brightest minds will stop at nothing to succeed. When Dr. Emma sweeney stumbles across the victim of a hit-and-run outside Galway University early one morning, she calls her boyfriend, Detective Cormac Reilly, bringing him first to the scene of a murder that would otherwise never have been assigned to him.
Who really is emma? and who is carline darcy? a gripping and atmospheric follow-up to The Ruin, an "expertly plotted, author of The Marsh King's Daughter, complex web of secrets that refuse to stay hidden" Karen Dionne, The Scholar is perfect for fans of Tana French and Flynn Berry. The dead girl is carrying an id that will put this crime at the center of a scandal--her card identifies her as Carline Darcy, heir apparent to Darcy Therapeutics, Ireland's most successful pharmaceutical company.
The Scholar: A Novel #ad - Darcy therapeutics has a finger in every pie, from sponsoring university research facilities to funding political parties to philanthropy--it has even funded Emma's own ground-breaking research. As the murder investigation twists in unexpected ways and Cormac's running of the case comes under scrutiny from the department and his colleagues, he is forced to question himself and the beliefs that he has long held as truths.
The Long Call The Two Rivers Series Book 1Minotaur Books #ad - On the day matthew left the strict evangelical community he grew up in, he lost his family too. Now, as he turns and walks away again, he receives a call from one of his team. Ann cleeves is one of my favorite mystery writers. Louise pennya people magazine best book of fall 2019in north devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his estranged father’s funeral takes place.
A body has been found on the beach nearby: a man with a tattoo of an albatross on his neck, stabbed to death. The case calls matthew back to the people and places of his past, as deadly secrets hidden at their hearts are revealed, and his new life is forced into a collision course with the world he thought he’d left behind.
The Long Call The Two Rivers Series Book 1 #ad - An instant new york times bestseller!from ann cleeves—bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows—comes the first in a gripping new series, told with deep compassion and searing insight.
Force of Nature: A NovelFlatiron Books #ad - Jane harper, the new york times bestselling author of the dry, asks: How well do you really know the people you work with?When five colleagues are forced to go on a corporate retreat in the wilderness, they reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking down the muddy path. An astonishing book from an astonishing writer.
A. J. Federal police agent Aaron Falk has a keen interest in the whereabouts of the missing hiker. In an investigation that takes him deep into isolated forest, suspicion, and a tangled web of personal and professional friendship, Falk discovers secrets lurking in the mountains, and betrayal among the hikers.
Force of Nature: A Novel #ad - And each of her companions tells a slightly different story about what happened. Read it!"—david baldacci, #1 new York Times bestselling author“A breathless page-turner … Ms. Goodreads choice award finalist mystery & thriller, 2018 bookbrowse best books of 2018winner of the prix polar Award for Best International NovelBookRiot’s 25 Best Suspense Books from 2018Davitt Awards shortlist for Adult Crime Novel 2018Dead Good Reads shortlist for Best Small Town Mystery 2018Five women go on a hike.
But did that lead to murder?“Force of Nature bristles with wit; it crackles with suspense; it radiates atmosphere. Every word is near perfect. Only four return. Finn, author of the woman in the WindowSelect praise for The Dry:"One of the most stunning debuts I've ever read.
The Lost ManFlatiron Books #ad - But something made him head out alone under the unrelenting sun. Nathan, bub and nathan’s son return to cameron’s ranch and to those left behind by his passing: his wife, his daughters, and his mother, as well as their long-time employee and two recently hired seasonal workers. While they grieve cameron’s loss, suspicion starts to take hold, and Nathan is forced to examine secrets the family would rather leave in the past.
Instant new york times bestsellertwo brothers meet in the remote australian outback when the third brother is found dead, in this stunning new standalone novel from Jane HarperBrothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback.
The Lost Man #ad - . Because if someone forced Cameron to his death, the isolation of the outback leaves few suspects. A powerful and brutal story of suspense set against a formidable landscape, author of The Dry and Force of Nature, The Lost Man confirms Jane Harper, is one of the best new voices in writing today. Their third brother, Cameron, lies dead at their feet.
Cameron was the middle child, the one who ran the family homestead. In an isolated belt of australia, their homes a three-hour drive apart, the brothers were one another’s nearest neighbors.
Darkest Truth: She refused to be silenced Finn Fitzpatrick Series Book 1Cornerstone Digital #ad - In finn fitzpatrick, feisty and individual character, she has created an immensely likeable, and the supporting cast in this intriguing mystery are equally well drawn. Irish independent'her quest to expose Gill is dark and twisted, but the believability of the characters is undeniable. Why did a bright, the more dark, confident, beautiful young girl suddenly drop out of school? Could the answer lie in her relationship with Ireland's most famous film director?The deeper Finn goes into the case, twisted and dangerous the picture becomes.
Because these are powerful people she is trying to expose. It left me breathless. Claire askew, author of all the hidden truths'The story is told at a propulsive rate, the legal details are persuasive and the dialogue is excellent. Irish times'This is a wonderfully assured debut. And they're willing to do anything to keep the truth hidden.
Darkest Truth: She refused to be silenced Finn Fitzpatrick Series Book 1 #ad - Just finished Darkest Truth by Catherine Kirwan. And yet something about the man’s story chimes with Finn. He'll do anything to protect his secrets. It's brilliant! a heroine flawed but not in the normal whisky-soaked-my-wife-has-left me way - that takes you on an evocative crime journey through the cut-throughs and cobbles of Cork City.
The father is grieving, and unable to accept that his daughter committed suicide.
The Chestnut Man: A NovelHarper #ad - From the creator of the hit television show the killing, the most anticipated thriller of the season—soon to be a netflix original series. If you find one, he’s already found youa psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen. His calling card is a “chestnut man”—a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts—which he leaves at each bloody crime scene.
Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery—a fingerprint belonging to a young girl, a government minister’s daughter who had been kidnapped and murdered a year ago. A tragic coincidence—or something more twisted?To save innocent lives, a pair of detectives must put aside their differences to piece together the Chestnut Man’s gruesome clues.
The Chestnut Man: A Novel #ad - Because it’s clear that the madman is on a mission that is far from over. And no one is safe.
What Doesn't Kill You A Willa Pennington, PI Mystery Book 1Midnight Ink #ad - Praise: a 2019 lefty award nominee a 2018 agatha Award Nominee for Best First Novel "One of the best debut efforts I've ever seen. She thought she'd never have to make another death notification or don a bulletproof vest again. She thought she could move past the pain of losing her best friend. Tight plotting, edge-of-your-seat suspense and a protagonist in PI Willa Pennington you'll want to read about again and again.
Willa pennington thought that becoming a PI would be better than being a cop. Now, agreeing to do a simple favor has brought her to a dead body, a missing person, and a battle of wits with an old friend who has dangerous secrets. A favor for a friend turns into a murder investigation, drawing apprentice PI Willa Pennington into a labyrinth of lies and deception in the shadows of Washington, D.
What Doesn't Kill You A Willa Pennington, PI Mystery Book 1 #ad - C. She thought she'd be safe. I couldn't put this book down. Maggie barbieri, author of once Upon a Lie "A debut that saddles tough-girl noir with the heart of a cozy. Kirkus reviews "this is a solid beginning to a character and setting that could go on to very good things. Rt book reviews "aimee Hix is an up-and-coming author everyone should watch.
Crimespree magazine "the book has plent of twists and surprises, but what stands out is the tight writing and fast narrative of the author's debut novel.
Quiet Neighbors: A NovelMidnight Ink #ad - This is one of those ideal stories that you cannot put down and actually feel sad when it's over. Suspense magazine "quiet neighbors is a cleverly conceived, moxie, skillfully executed, wit, decidedly nontraditional small-town mystery that is bursting at the seams with warmth, and menace. Mystery scene “despite the dark underpinnings, family, this is also a story of love, trust, and forgiveness.
Booklist "Intricately layered and psychologically taut. The strand Magazine. The gravedigger’s cottage isn’t perfect for a woman alone, but at least she has quiet neighbors. Quiet, but not silent. Jude found one of the treasures when she visited last summer, the high point of a miserable vacation. A woman on the run blows the dust off a series of deadly secrets It’s the oldest bookshop in a town full of bookshops; rambling and disordered, full of treasures if you look hard.
Quiet Neighbors: A Novel #ad - . That's the definition of a good book. Charlaine harris, #1 new york times bestselling author "McPherson writes mystery stories that are both cozy and creepy, which accounts for the quirky charm of Quiet Neighbors. The new york Times "Outstanding. Publishers weekly starred review "Layer upon layer of deception.
The Dry: A NovelFlatiron Books #ad - Twenty years ago when Falk was accused of murder, Luke was his alibi. Harper dreams up…you’ll love her sleight of hand…A secret on every page. The new york times“one of the most stunning debuts I've ever read… Every word is near perfect. David baldaccia small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper.
After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his best friend, Luke. And falk will find that small towns have always hidden big secrets. As falk reluctantly investigates to see if there’s more to Luke’s death than there seems to be, long-buried mysteries resurface, as do the lies that have haunted them.
The Dry: A Novel #ad - Falk and his father fled under a cloud of suspicion, saved from prosecution only because of Luke’s steadfast claim that the boys had been together at the time of the crime. Instant new york times bestseller“a breathless page-turner, driven by the many revelations Ms. But now more than one person knows they didn’t tell the truth back then, and Luke is dead.
Amid the worst drought in a century, Falk and the local detective question what really happened to Luke.
The QuakerWorld Noir #ad - Di mccormack has few friends in his adopted city and a lot to prove. The quaker has killed another victim, snatching a young woman from a nightclub and dumping her body like trash in the back of a cold-water tenement. But mccormack isn’t convinced. His arrival is met with anger and distrust by cops who are desperate to nail a suspect.
From ruined backstreets, and down into the dark heart of Glasgow, to deserted public parks, McCormack follows a trail of secrets that will change the city -- and his life – forever. When they identify a petty thief as the man seen leaving the building where the Quaker’s last victim was found, they decide they’ve found their serial killer.
The Quaker #ad - A talented young detective from the highlands, Duncan McCormick is brought into the investigation to identify where, an outsider with troubling secrets of his own, exactly, it’s gone wrong. He leaves no clues, and the investigation has led police down one blind alley after another. It is 1969 and glasgow is in the grip of the worst winter in decades yet it is something else that has Glaswegians on edge: a serial killer whose name alone is enough to make them tremble with fear.