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Here we share our assorted collection of the exciting thriller books to come in 2021, from mystery crime thrillers to gripping psychological page-turners, the best thrillers of 2020, and the very best thriller novels of all time.
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A Gilded Death by Cecelia Tichi
A formal dinner in palatial, Gilded Age Newport stuns Val DeVere when her closest friend whispers a terrifying rumor. The friend’s ultra-rich auntie’s fatal heart attack at Mrs. Astor’s annual ball last winter was murder.
Hotel Paradise by Martha Grimes
A once-fashionable now fading resort hotel. A spinster aunt living in the attic. Dirt roads that lead to dead ends. A house full of secrets and old, dusty furnishings, uninhabited for almost half a century.
Trouble Restored by Carolyn Haines
WHO HAUNTS LOFTUS MANOR? For Tommie Sykes inheriting Loftus Manor in Wetumpka, Alabama, is both a blessing and a curse. The beautiful old estate holds potential as an inn, and the legend that it’s haunted may be a boon.
Trigger Happy by Larry Vardiman
When You’re in Luck, You’re in Luck Willie Nelson’s bus driver is killed and his guitar, Trigger, is stolen in the parking lot behind Ryman Hall, Bordeau and Bristol are recruited by the Nashville Police Department to find the killer and the guitar.
The Wicked Trade by Nathan Dylan Goodwin
When Morton Farrier is presented with a case revolving around a mysterious letter written by disreputable criminal, Ann Fothergill in 1827, he quickly finds himself delving into a shadowy Georgian underworld of smuggling and murder on the Kent and Sussex border. Morton must use his skills as a forensic genealogist to untangle Ann’s association with the notorious Aldington Gang and also with the brutal killing of Quartermaster Richard Morgan.
The Perfume Killer by Linda Hagan
A murder in a public place, a victim who hides his killer’s intent…
The Moonshine War by Elmore Leonard
Dual Meaders, Doc Taulbee, and their gang of city slickers set out to steal thousands of dollars worth of homemade Kentucky Whiskey from Son Martin, a hell-raising country boy, during the midst of Prohibition.
The Inheritance by Gabriel Bergmoser
The author of the bestselling The Hunted returns with another unmissable, white-knuckle, gritty urban suspense thriller: think Jack Reacher meets John Wick in a high-octane, high-speed chase on the dark streets of Melbourne.
The Final Girl by Kenneth Preston
Five teens went camping. One survived. Seventeen-year-old Jill Turner is the final girl, the lone survivor of a campsite massacre. Now, a killer is on the loose, and Jill holds the key to catching him. But this killer is no ordinary man.
The Deadly Neighbors by Merry Jones
In this third novel featuring art therapist Zoe Hayes, neighbors are shocked when a woman’s body is found in the kitchen of Zoe’s estranged father, Walter. In fact, they suspect Walter of killing her.
Tales of Yankee Power by Micheal Maxwell
Is There a Deep State? Do Unnamed Agencies Do the Bidding of the Powerful? Even Murder? When the daughter of a powerful Senator is murdered, who does he turn to for justice? Logan Connor wants to leave the underworld life of a covert government agent behind him. When their paths cross Logan accepts one last assignment.
Suckered by Gina LaManna
The Violet Society. Are you ready? When Lacey, Meg, and The Family find themselves buckled into airplane seats and jetting across the Atlantic Ocean, it’s not a sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride sort of flight. Between Meg’s new diet, Lacey’s feverish wedding nightmares, and an unwanted stowaway, the gang’s first trip out of the country promises to be one chaotic disaster.
Seeds of Deception by Sheila Connolly
The New York Times bestselling author of A Gala Event returns with newlyweds Meg and Seth Chapin who should be worried about writing thank you notes, not taking a juicy bite out of crime…
Poodle Versus The Rustler by Anne Shillolo
Can you picture newspaper publisher Zora Flynn, and Rocco, her pampered prince of a poodle, in a barnyard? “Great merciful poodles! Let’s go home to the penthouse!” sums up Rocco’s opinion.It might be a media circus, but the animals aren’t talking. And looking for evidence is like finding a needle in a haystack. The staff of the Williamsport Whistle are on the hunt for a rustler, but the agricultural crimes are overtaken by a murder. They need to find the culprit before there’s a harvest of new victims.
Panty Raid by Lorraine Bartlett
MINI-MYSTERY Tori Cannon and her BFF, Kathy Grant, get together for a girl’s weekend of wine, cookies, and laughter, but there’s also the specter of a panty pincher hanging around the laundry room of the complex where Tori lives. Kathy thinks they can catch the culprit red-handed in a panty raid! This mini-mystery introduces the two main characters of the upcoming Lotus Bay Mysteries. WITH BAITED BREATH arrives Fall 2014.
Murder in the Meadow by Tracy Donley
Sometimes digging up the past… Can be murder. Back home after a successful European lecture tour, historian Rosemary Grey is looking forward to relaxing and enjoying two blissful weeks with her best friend, Jack, and his new husband Charlie.
Murder at the Mikado by Julianna Deering
When a celebrated ACTOR IS FOUND MURDERED IN HIS DRESSING ROOM, all signs point to Drew’s old flame. But behind the curtains nothing is what it seems and this quickly becomes his MOST puzzling case YET. Just as Drew Farthering thinks his life has calmed down some, Fleur Landis, a former girlfriend, reappears, in dire need of his help. She’s married now, no longer an actress–but the lead actor in her former troupe’s production of The Mikado has been murdered, and Fleur is the police’s number one suspect.
Murder at Sea Captain’s Inn by Melissa Bourbon
Generation after generation of Lane women die in childbirth, while the sea claims the men. Pippin Lane Hawthorne’s grand opening of Sea Captain’s Inn is tainted when a scholar studying the Lost Colony of Roanoke is brutally murdered.
Mother Knows Best by Karen MacInerney
Things aren’t going well for private investigator and mom Margie Peterson. Her husband, Blake, is claiming his taste for drag queens is “just a phase.” Her first-grade daughter isn’t fitting in at her new posh elementary school, Holy Oaks Catholic School.
Loser Baby by Jason Bovberg
Jasmine Frank is missing. It’s a humid summer morning in Santa Ana, California, and her twin brother Jordan abruptly finds himself on a desperate search—fearing the worst. The party last night got way out of hand, and his brain is still chemically fried.
In Need Of Closure by P.F. Ford
There’s an old saying that you should never look a gift horse in the mouth. But what if that gift horse is so unexpected it’s impossible to believe? Newly released from prison, former chancer Flutter is returning to Waterbury, the town of his birth. Far from the temptations so readily available in London, he’s hoping to make a fresh start and perhaps even make amends for his wayward past.
Hung Out to Dry by Hadford Howell
April 2018. Two and a half years have passed since the unsuccessful attempt to assassinate Barbados’ Prime Minister, Jeffrey Motby. His surprisingly quick and full recovery had enabled him, just eight months later, to lead his Barbados United Party (BUP) to a third successive general election victory.
After All These Years by Susan Isaacs
The day after her lavish wedding anniversary bash, Rosie Meyers gets a big surprise: Her nouveau riche husbandRichie is leaving her for a sultry, sophisticated, size-six MBA.
Her Expiration Date by Jenna Kattric
IN THE BEGINNING… HER NEW LIFE COMES WITH DEADLY CONSEQUENCES. Mina Durante left her past and her hopes for her future behind. She is done with all the lies. But escalating threats to her life suggest the past might be her only hope to survive. HE’S DONE WONDERING WHAT HAPPENED.
From Fragile Fragments by Louise Rill
Marjorie is desperate to marry her college sweetheart, but her mother does not approve of her fiancé or his Polish immigrant parents. Her mother issues demands to prevent the engagement and then the wedding.
Chasing the Captain by Terry Shepherd
“A thrill-ride from start to finish.” ~Dänna Dennis-Wilberg. In Jessica Ramirez’s second outing, she’s once again a fish out of water, chasing the bad guy who got away. When forced to witness a questionable execution, Jess follows a tiny thread across the Atlantic, linking up with DI Liyanna Evans, a cop with London’s Metropolitan Police.
Cave Diver by Jake Avila
A high-octane, fast-paced novel from a new voice in adventure writing and the winner of a Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. For fans of Clive Cussler. Acclaimed explorer Rob Nash has lost his way.
An Embarrassment of Itches by M.K. Dean
It’s Diagnosis Murder meets All Creatures Great and Small… As a house-call vet, Ginny Reese has seen her share of the weird and wacky. But nothing in her previous experience could have prepared her to find one of her clients floating in her own swimming pool.
Aged for Malice by Fiona Grace
“Very entertaining. I highly recommend this book to the permanent library of any reader that appreciates a very well written mystery, with some twists and an intelligent plot. You will not be disappointed. Excellent way to spend a cold weekend!”—Books and Movie Reviews
All Hallows’ Eve Heist by Anna Celeste Burke
An art heist on Halloween goes wrong. When thieves break into Marvelous Marley World Headquarters on All Hallows’ Eve, they steal Max Marley’s valuable animation cels and shoot a Gallery guard. It’s the end of date night for Georgie Shaw and Detective Jack Wheeler when they’re both summoned to the scene.