Best mystery suspense books 2014
The Best Crime Novels of the Past Decade : The Booklist ReaderMystery Month is in full swing here at Booklist , with all of the interviews, webinars, and blog posts about mystery fiction you could possibly want. And now, all of the book recommendations you need. Put on your best trench coat, grab a spot in your favorite shadowy alley, and dive in. The Ancient Rain , by Domenic Stansberry. What makes Stansberry stand out from the crowd is the genuine noir sensibility he brings to his work, that overwhelming feeling that things will, even must, go wrong. Angelmaker , by Nick Harkaway. Joe Spork, a mild-mannered clockmaker in contemporary London, is trying to live down the legacy of his Mob-boss father when he finds himself forced to rebuild and then disarm a doomsday machine of unimagined power.
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Fiction Historical Fiction. Susan Gelinas says. Sue Woodward says. Gone Girlby Gillian Flynn.
This discombobulating but remarkably imaginative novel posits a disconnected world in which both 20114 and investigator must piece together not only a conspiracy theory but also shards of meaning floating in the atmosphere like the bits of paper that continue to rain down from ground zero after the explosions. Bleed for Meby Michael Robotham. Debs says. After an exquisite coda to the Charlie Resnick series Cold in HandHarvey delivers a definitively final supsense in the story of a detective whose focus is perpetually clouded by his abiding melancholy over the all-too-human lives of the individuals caught in the backlash of crime.
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Cemetery Roadby Gar Anthony Haywood, it appears like a straightforward case of suicide. His penultimate Spenser novel captures all the charm of the landmark series. Cemetery Roadby Gar Anthony Haywood The author of the critically acclaimed Aaron Gunner series makes a long-awaited return with this gripping stand-alone thriller. Opening round official nominees must have an average rating of 3. At first sight.
The Goodreads Choice Awards have three rounds of voting open to all registered Goodreads members. Winners will be announced December 03, Voting opens to 15 official nominees, and write-in votes can be placed for any eligible book see eligibility below. The top five write-in votes in each of the categories become official nominees. Additional write-ins no longer accepted. The field narrows to the top 10 books in each category, and members have one last chance to vote! Books published in the United States in English, including works in translation and other significant rereleases, between November 17, , and November 15, , are eligible for the Goodreads Choice Awards.
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