Mystery Books

Mystery Books

Grab your trench coat and magnifying glass, gumshoes! These new mysteries are bound to entertain, puzzle, and introduce you to some new sleuths. 

Compiled by:
Matt N.
Beau Death

Peter Lovesey
Adult Fiction – MYS Lovesey
Series: Peter Diamond Mysteries

Believing the human remains found at a demolition site belong to Beau Nash, a fashion icon from the eighteenth century, Chief Inspector Peter Diamond embarks on a quest to find proof.

Beyond the Pale

Clare O'Donohue
Adult Fiction – MYS Odonohu
Series: World of Spies

Married college professors Hollis and Finn Larsson agree travel to Ireland to collect a valuable manuscript for Interpol, but their jaunt turns deadly when their contact goes missing and someone they talk to is murdered.

Bluebird, Bluebird

Attica Locke
Adult Fiction – MYS Locke
Series: Highway 59

Forced by duty to return to his racially divided East Texas hometown, an African-American Texas Ranger risks his job and reputation to investigate a highly charged double murder case involving a black Chicago lawyer and a local white woman. 

Charcoal Joe

Walter Mosley
Adult Fiction – MYS Mosley
Series: Easy Rawlins Mystery

Easy Rawlins plans to marry his girlfriend and start a new detective agency, but is interrupted by the case of a promising Stanford student who, in the face of daunting evidence, has been charged with the race-related murder of a white man.

The Dark Lake

Sarah Bailey
Adult Fiction – MYS Bailey

When a popular former high school classmate is found murdered, a lead homicide investigator in a rural town uncovers puzzling mysteries in the victim's life, from her abrupt departure from a dream teaching job to her run-down existence in spite of wealthy family ties.

Death in Sunset Grove

Minna Lindgren
Adult Fiction – MYS Lindgren
Series: Lavender Ladies Detective Agency

Meet Siiri and Irma, best friends and the queen bees of Sunset Grove, a retirement community for those still young at heart. With a combined age of nearly 180, Siiri and Irma are still just as inquisitive and witty as when they first met decades ago. But when their comfortable world is upturned by a suspicious death at Sunset Grove, Siiri and Irma are shocked into doing something about it. 

Fiction Can Be Murder

Becky Clark
Adult Fiction – MYS Clark
Series: Mystery Writer's Mysteries

A mystery author becomes the prime suspect after her agent is discovered murdered exactly as described in her new, unpublished manuscript and must work to clear her name in the first novel of a new mystery series.

The Fifth Element

Jorgen Brekke
Adult Fiction – MYS Brekke
Series: Odd Singsaker

Police Inspector Odd Singsaker recounts the steps of his investigation into his wife Felicia's disappearance, that ended with his own capture and imprisonment on an island off the Northern coast of Norway.

Glass Houses

Louise Penny
Adult Fiction – MYS Penny
Series: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache

When a mysterious figure travels through Three Pines and leaves a dead body in its wake, Armand Gamache pursues a difficult investigation that yields unexpected consequences, and forces him into a battle with his own conscience.

The Good Daughter

Karin Slaughter
Adult Fiction – MYS Slaught

Decades after a shattering confrontation that left her mother dead and her sister traumatized, a New York-based lawyer returns to her Atlanta hometown to help her father save the life of a young woman accused of a school shooting.

The Good Liar

Catherine McKenzie
Adult Fiction – Mckenzi

A year ago, an explosion forever altered three women's lives, now, despite the marks left by the tragedy, they all seem safe, but as the explosion's anniversary dominates the media, the terrifying memories of that morning become dangerous triggers. 

Heartbreak Hotel

Jonathan Kellerman
Adult Fiction – MYS Kellerm
Series: Alex Delaware

Surprised by a nearly 100-year-old new client who refuses to explain the reason she needs his services, Alex Delaware is shocked by the woman's subsequent murder, and teams up with detective Milo Sturgis to investigate her mysterious life and death.

I've Got My Eyes on You

Mary Higgins Clark
Adult Fiction – MYS Clark

After her eighteen-year-old sister is found murdered at the bottom of the family pool, Aline unknowingly makes herself a target when she teams up with the prosecutor's office to uncover the truth.

Murder in Saint-Germain

Cara Black
Adult Fiction – MYS Black
Series: Aimee Leduc Investigations

Despite an overwhelming amount of tasks on her plate, private investigator Aimâee Leduc finds herself taking the case of a paranoid counterterrorism agent who may be compromised by PTSD.

A Murder of Magpies

Judith Flanders
Adult Fiction – MYS Flander
Series: Sam Clair

Book editor Samantha Clair finds her nine-to-five life turned upside down when gossipy author Kit Lowell goes missing, which propels her into a criminal investigation where she discovers that someone will stop at nothing, not even murder, to see that Kit's scandalous new manuscript does not get published.

A Rising Man

Abir Mukherjee
Adult Fiction – MYS Mukherj
Series: Sam Wyndham Novels

In the days of the British Raj in 1919, Captain Sam Wyndham, a former Scotland Yard detective newly arrived in Calcutta, is confronted with the murder of a British official who was found with a note in his mouth warning the British to leave India.


James Lee Burke
Adult Fiction – MYS Burke
Series: Dave Robicheaux Novels

Struggling with PTSD, alcoholism, and wrenching loss, Dave Robicheaux discovers that he may have committed a homicide he is investigating and endeavors to clear his name and make sense of the killing.

A Shimmer of Hummingbirds

Steve Burrows
Adult Fiction – MYS Burrows
Series: Birder Murder Mysteries

Newly appointed police inspector Domenic Jejeune doesn’t mind ruffling a few feathers. Indeed his success has elevated him into a poster boy for the police. The problem is Jejeune doesn’t really want to be a detective at all; he much prefers watching birds.

Six Four

Hideo Yokoyama
Adult Fiction – MYS Yokoyam

A Tokyo press officer, attached to the cold case of a seven-year-old's abduction fourteen years earlier, investigates a disturbing anomaly, only to be stymied by an unimaginable discovery. By an internationally best-selling author.

The Temptation of Forgiveness

Donna Leon
Adult Fiction – MYS Leon
Series: Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

A suspicious accident involving the father of a boy suspected of doing drugs finds Commissario Guido Brunetti pursuing a series of false and contradictory leads before uncovering a long-standing scam and unleashing unintentional consequences.

Twenty-One Days

Anne Perry
Adult Fiction – MYS Perry
Series: Daniel Pitt Novels

Daniel Pitt, the young lawyer son of London's Special Branch investigation team leader Thomas Pitt, puts himself at odds with his father as he races against time to save his client, an arrogant biographer, from execution.

The Widows of Malabar Hill

Sujata Massey
Adult Fiction – MYS Massey
Series: Perveen Mistry Mysteries

In 1921, Bombay's first female lawyer, Oxford graduate Perveen Mistry, investigates a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in strict seclusion who become subject to a murderous guardian's schemes for their inheritances.

The Woman in Cabin 10

Ruth Ware
Adult Fiction – MYS Ware

Assigned to review an exclusive North Sea luxury cruise, travel journalist Lo Blacklock witnesses a woman being thrown overboard—and is baffled when all passengers remain unruffled and accounted for, a nightmare that unravels as Lo struggles to convince everyone that what she saw was real.

The Word Is Murder

Anthony Horowitz
Adult Fiction – MYS Horowit

Anthony Horowitz has yet again brilliantly reinvented the classic crime novel, this time writing a fictional version of himself as the Watson to a modern-day Holmes. One bright spring morning in London, Diana Cowper – the wealthy mother of a famous actor - enters a funeral parlor. She is there to plan her own service.