When three sisters disappear over the course of a long, hot Australian summer, no one is sure if they chose to run away from their ultra-religious parents, or were kidnapped. From the author of the eerily titled Marlena: The Most Beautiful Femur in the World, comes a new tale of corruption, murder, and cycling. When a series of incidents, culminating in murder, begin to fell competitors in the Tour de France, a cyclist is recruited by French police to be a man on the inside.
What follows is one part fast-paced thriller, and one part meditation on the nature of competition.
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Kelsey Rae Dimberg is certain to crash onto the scene with this new take on the nanny thriller. In Lowland Way, the tight-knit families observe the unspoken conventions of the suburban idyll. Not long after the couple moves in, however, someone turns up dead, and soon enough, the residents of the neighborhood turn on each other. Appearances give way to back-stabbing vendettas and the families show their true colors in this twisty feat of domestic suspense. Side Chick Nation is one of the first fictional works to explore the experience and impact of Hurricane Maria.
Petrova has written a consummate page-turner that also manages incredible layers of emotional depth. With publishing rights already sold in over 30 countries, this one promises to be the next Scandinavian sensation. From the ever-prolific Joyce Carol Oates comes a haunting new meditation on guilt, betrayal, and family.
From two-time Edgar Award winner Lori Roy comes a gothic tale determined to grapple with the legacy and hatreds of the past. The personal and the political are intertwined in this story of two women separated by time and experience, but brought together by the hateful Klan leader who has kidnapped one, and is the estranged father of the other. Every Lori Roy novel promises to be a reckoning, but this one should satisfy on a number of levels.
When a celebrity divorce lawyer is found dead, beaten over the head by a very expensive bottle of wine, Daniel and his assistant Anthony are called onto the case. Escapist entertainment in the tradition we know and love never fails to be a fun ride, and Horowitz hits home with the thrills, surprises, and amusement.
Military and action thriller fans are known to plan their summer vacations around the latest Brad Thor release, according to our favorite thriller columnist, Ryan Steck. The killer in Cutting fancies himself an artist and uses social media to increase the circulation of his art, i.
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Blanche Potter, an aspiring filmmaker, has done everything she can to dissociate with her father, Chuck Varner, a killer and cult leader. It also raises the question of whether Varner is still inspiring violence. Resurrecting a forgotten era of queer history, Polchin masterfully weaves brutal true crime research with critical analysis of the social history, exploring the way the media and nascent psychological theories were weaponizing prejudice and perpetuating a deviant stereotype of gay men. From the author of Dead Letters comes a new work of secrets and lies set in upstate New York.
In this reissued classic spy novel from Holly Roth, who herself disappeared mysteriously at sea in the s, a man searches for his intelligence agent fiancee, vanished into the murk of post-war Berlin while on assignment. Heidi is on the trail of a vanished girl, a twisted killer, and a local legend, all while an ice storm this is Wisconsin remember bears down on the community, heightening all tensions and ratcheting up all stakes.
Immersed in the atmosphere and politics of 70s-era Gulf Coast Texas, and featuring a fierce heroine who refuses to be defined, this series is not to be missed. Who is guilty, and who is innocent? Gordon is fashioning himself an impressive crime world niche somewhere between Donald Westlake and Elmore Leonard, with his raucous, rollicking stories of New York City crime. Come for the intricate, surprising crime scenarios; stay for the banter.
Kalisha Buckhanon, Speaking of Summer Counterpoint. Rozan is a deft stylist and a consummate observer of both the details of crime and of everyday life. Readers can expect a vivid road trip and a journey into some dark terrain. Murder in the halls of privilege is ever-so-satisfying, both for those reading for a familiar setting, and those reading to see the privileged few dethroned.
Bonini and G. Bonini and de Cataldo bring a new sense of urgency to this tale of corruption, power vacuums, and the new Italy. From Austin-based author Chandler Baker comes a corporate satire and revenge fantasy that should be extremely cathartic to read. Set in Dallas, Whisper Network follows four women working at an athleisure company who must decide if and how much they want to intervene when their CEO dies and his named replacement is, shall we say, not great at respecting boundaries.
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Patrick Coleman combines evangelical malpractice, noirish cynicism, and seedy southern California underworlds in this debut literary noir. When Mark Haines, a former youth pastor who has succumbed to a more hedonistic life, meets a young drifter who seems inauspiciously connected to a failed robbery, he suddenly finds himself captivated by the young woman, following her trail into the depths of California drug trade and straight into the Evangelical megachurch of his past.
With a palpable nod to Raymond Chandler, this forceful mystery is an exploration of religion, responsibility, and the inverted forces at play in the modern world. That was me. The self-conscious bleakness and attempts at timelessness can seem a little forced, as if they are mostly intended to give the impression of depth and to distinguish the book from more commercial novels.
It is simply not believable, as a depiction of a middle-class teenager. As unremarkable as this thought would be in another novel, here it is almost a thrill to be reminded that Hans shares space with students who behave in socially recognizable ways. That distinguishes them from his aunt, who, at Cambridge, offers him almost no hospitality and speaks to him mostly in riddles — prodding him to find out what depravities the moneyed members of the Pitt Club are up to without ever explaining her own motives. Nor does she acknowledge that what she wants of Hans is kind of a big ask and that she probably ought to be a little grateful for his acquiescence.
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In praising her mastery of the short story, it would be a grave error, and a graver injustice, to imply that Bowen was not a novelist of the subtlest talent and highest accomplishment. This is exclusive content for subscribers only. If you are already a subscriber, please be sure you are logged in to your nybooks. You may also need to link your website account to your subscription, which you can do here.