An archive of past book reviews in mystery, thriller, crime, horror, and other suspense-related genres.
The Underwater Investigation Unit discovers four drowned teens
An alternative history mystery set in 1950s London
A woman goes slowly crazy when a buried crime resurfaces in a podcast
Is it a lover’s tiff gone wrong, or a more sinister kind of murder?
A gripping, fantastical murder mystery with a deep emotional core
A woman goes missing leaving her newborn baby and husband behind
The heirs of a dying millionaire are being eliminated, one by one
Frenemies looking for answers to a long-standing mystery
A drone attack on the sun-kissed beach of Caesarea kills dozens
A dead man has Information about a planned bombing in Portland, OR
A police procedural set in the 1960s but still with plenty of murder
Three young British women decipher Nazi codes in this WW2 suspense
A make-up artist wakes to find her lover dead in her bed
Ryan and his team are up against APEX in an action-packed thriller
Murderbot is forced to socialize after it discovers a dead body
Either a copycat is on the loose or a serial killer is murdering from prison
Secrets amid the devastating 1906 San Francisco earthquake
An affair, an arrangement, and a game of crime and punishment
Murder unfolds when winter cuts off visitors in a sanatorium-turned-hotel
A perfect neighborhood rips apart when a sinkhole opens up
The satanic panic sweeps up a family, with the truth unclear at best
An imaginary place under the stairs, a disappearance, and past ghosts
A now-homeless former boxer kills his opponent in illegal bar bout
Angie Turner is working to save her homestead and the bonds of family
A scientist disappears in Antarctica and two colleagues investigate
Jess Bridges in on the case after a gardener finds a businessman’s body
A supernatural romantic suspense with a runaway shifter bear & more
A former attorney & a Texas Ranger work together to stop a crime
Murder at a Halloween party leaves twins with powers to solve the case
Brexit, novichok poisoning, and demonstrations in this spy thriller
A woman makes a bargain to live forever but be forgotten by everyone
Convicted for a crime she didn’t commit, Petie is out for revenge
Twins with supernatural abilities try to understand a friend’s murder
Kellerman brings murder to the 36th book in the Alex Delaware series
A mystery that offers insight into early American class structure
A young survivor of the invasion of Britannia journeys to Rome
A teenage girl was abducted in plain sight and a serial killer on the loose
What would you do if you could see one year into the future?
A historical mystery set between two 19th Century timelines
A mother finds new evidence on the way to a killer’s execution
A spy in Nazi-occupied France steals secrets behind enemy lines
No one is who they claim in this twisty psychological thriller
Detective Tully Jarsdel must stop a serial killer stalking Hollywood
A murder in international waters sets off the search for a killer
The reporting of a journalist in 1933 Germany leads to many mysteries
An amateur sleuth investigates the murder of an avid gardener
The Kopp Sisters write to each other while dealing with the trials of WWI
A SiriusXM host faces vindictive listeners in this action thriller
A forensic psychologist and highway patrol officer team up to stop a killer
Commissario Brunetti pursues leads in the criminal underbelly of Venice
A pianist is murdered at Windsor and Queen Elizabeth investigates
An amateur sleuth story and police procedural in the vein of Rex Stout
Society has collapsed and a woman takes to the road in this rural noir
Mace teams up with Mason Reid and a cadaver dog to solve a mystery
The Gray Man’s search for missing agents takes him around the world
A newly-formed Tier One team must stop the next generation of terrorists
His father died before he was born. But was it really an accident?
A covert group of women drink heavily, shoot skeet, and hunt men
A cozy mystery with a cloaked visitor, a treasure hunt, and a killer
The true crime story of police corruption in Baltimore
The ratcheting action of this thriller will have readers flipping pages
A historical suspense with emotion, romance, and intrigue
A police procedural that feels like a trip around a small Scottish town
Would it really be so wrong for Jake to publish his dead student’s book?
The murder of gay men in NYC leads to a killer no one suspected
A psychological thriller set in a deadly small town in the 1960s
PI Emma Djan investigates the death of a Ghanaian fashion icon
When Cari gets a call from the sheriff, her life is about to change
An excellent cozy mystery with just a dash of magic
The first book in the new Happy Camper Mystery series
The 9th book in the Maggie Hope Mysteries is set in London in 1943
A knock on the door, a tragedy, and their world turns upside down
Murder, disappearances, and some humor in a new cozy mystery series
This is the third novel in the Hester Thursby series and the best one yet
A crime thriller that focuses on law enforcement, courts, and corrections
A psychological thriller that is creepy, dark, and (most of all) compelling
Should a sixteen-year-old boy get the death penalty for murder?
Corruption and magic in a new paranormal cozy mystery series
A military thriller told with the raw, gritty visuals of a horrific war
A mix of legal thriller, medical thriller, and romantic suspense
A twisted psychological thriller that’s intense, mysterious, and a bit creepy
the fourth installment of the Cat Café Mystery series
A quick read in the true crime genre, with domestic relations at the core
A family drama, coming of age story, and unnerving psychological thriller
Her baby is stolen, and in his place is a note to stay silent
PJ Tracy takes a hard look at the effects of war on our veterans
A hardboiled detective stops predators who go after teenage girls
Chased and outnumbered, can they survive in the wilds of Antarctica?
Felix goes on the run after the death he’s “Exiteering” goes badly
A police officer poses as an abused woman to catch a killer
A riveting psychological thriller set on an island off the Italian coast
Quantum viruses and a missing husband in this sci-fi thriller
Joe has finally found true love with a sexy librarian, despite what he learns
The pastor is accused of murder in this cozy mystery
A master thief must steal a fresco (and the wall) in this Vatican heist
Aliens have eaten his friend and he’s on a spaceship to another world
A police procedural set mostly in Cedar Grove, Washington
The mystery begins with a horrific crime in a deserted mansion
An atmospheric and mysterious thriller with survival elements
Layers of suspense and the best and worst of human nature
One week in Brittany of summertime murder for Commissaire Dupin
A military thriller that sets Pierce Hunt on the hunt for a missing friend
A dystopian sci-fi mystery with robots and plagues
Let go by CPD, Ashe Cayne makes a name for himself in the PI business
A retired Chicago police officer looks for a new life in Ireland
A boy’s imaginary friend controls him in this sci-fi horror/thriller
An Australian police constable deals with a range of cases
A landlady (and friend) is kidnapped in this intense cozy mystery
A serial killer prowls 1944 Berlin, with a Jewish detective on the case
A military thriller with an extra layer of personal struggle
Active police investigation melded with a civilian investigator
Thirteen people go into the open house. Only twelve come out.
A futuristic police procedural and romantic suspense in New York City
A compelling crime thriller that tackles some very serious issues.
A YA psychological thriller with a cult premise, and a 2021 hit
A World War 2 historical thriller set in Australia just after the war.
A dramatic novel that is both crime thriller and police procedural.
An amateur sleuth mystery and police procedural with a twist.
There’s plenty of suspense and action in this historical cozy mystery.
Quick paced and perfect for those who love gritty police procedurals.
A violent assault against a Muslim girl and a thrilling courtroom battle.
Part historical mystery, part romantic suspense, all enjoyable intrigue.
This K-9 Police Procedural will set the reader sniffing around for more.
A crime thriller that explores the power of female friendship.
Those who enjoy “Southern Noir” and “Grit Lit” have a gem in this one.
A chilling domestic thriller about false friends, power, and deception.
An authentic, riveting military thriller from the new master of the genre.
A modern Cold War spy thriller with a plot that doesn’t stop.
A cozy mystery in a coffee shop, with quirky characters and humor.
Supernatural suspense with a little bit of magic and raw emotion.
A top-notch detective mystery and thriller from a master of the craft.
The Russian military invades the US mainland. Only Tyce can stop them.
Nerves fray, alliances form, and love blooms in this historical mystery.
An accidental hit gone right (or wrong?) in this comedic caper.
Bad men get what they deserve in this psychological/crime thriller.
While classified as fiction, sometimes we have to wonder if it really is.
Time is running out for Atlee Pine to find her disappeared twin sister.
An entertaining mix of historical fiction, time travel, and suspense.
A fast-paced, atmospheric mystery with a strong sense of foreboding.
The death of a spectator at movies-in-the-park ignites this cozy mystery.
It’s 1911, and His Majesty’s Secret Service needs the help of two spies.
A page-turning alternate history and action adventure fantasy thriller.
In this debut novel, psychological thrills meet a story with heart.
An excellent psychological thriller, with twists that come hard and fast.
A psychopath stalks Isabel after she moves out to the country
A wonderfully informative and entertaining historical thriller.
Stephanie Plum helps her grandma find a hidden mob treasure.
A suspenseful, chilling, unsettling, and creepy psychological thriller.
A masterful narrative featuring intrigue, action, and suspense.
His wife had the perfect life, until she killed him. Or did she?