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In this very Icelandic mystery, a modern-day murder connects to 17th-century witch burnings for an eerie thriller with one foot in the world of horror. As the resident Texan on staff has been trying to convince the rest of the office, Houston is a city on the rise when it comes to crime fiction—something about all those lonely highways, gravity-defying overpasses, and drastic urban sprawl and of course, the crime rate make Houston a perfect setting for noir.
The center of Necessary People is a complicated friendship between the rich Stella and the up from rags Violet. Flighty Stella is off cavorting with minor royalty and dissolute aristocracy as the novel begins. When Stella returns, however, she also develops a taste for working at the cable station, but she wants to be on-air talent. Pitoniak is a shrewd observer of female attachment and ambition, and People both delivers interesting ideas and chronicles a shocking murder.
Sara Collins knows her history—and her confessional narratives—very well. In this gorgeous piece of historical fiction that also happens to be an incredibly self-assured debut, a woman about to be executed for the murder of her employer recounts the story of her life, and examines how she went from enslaved on a Caribbean plantation to employed as a maid by the woman who would become her lover.
The author of Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal is back in fine form with a thriller sure to draw on his particular talent for crafting grotesque villains and scrappy heroines. Set in Miami, this cat-and-mouse thriller takes us to a mansion under which 25 million in illicit profits is buried. This one seems kind of like Funny Games, if the family had fought back.
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In Like This Afternoon Forever, two priests already forced to hide their forbidden love come across evidence of widespread government violence. Marcie Rendon burst onto the crime scene with her debut, Murder on the Red River, in which her pool-shark protagonist Cash takes on a double murder at a reservation. In her second, Girl Gone Missing, Cash is newly at college, and in between pool games and gawking at hippies, Cash begins investigating the mysterious disappearance of a number of blonde women who are fellow students. In , the dusty gathering place of Jallianwallah Bagh in the Northeastern Indian city of Amritsar became the site of a shocking bloodbath when British efforts to suppress perceived local unrest turned violent, and British soldiers opened fire into the crowd.
A young man named Udham Singh swore vengeance against the British commanders responsible for the massacre, and spent the next 20 years engaged in a quest for vengeance that would take him all over the story. A new Ellroy novel is always cause for excitement amongst crime readers, but especially so with This Storm , which fills in some of the gaps of his epic and still evolving alternate history of L.
This one is set during WWII in Los Angeles, with a startling look at police profiteering, the rise of fascism in midcentury America, the internment of Japanese-Americans, and a generally mind-altering exploration of the ideological battles of good and evil fought contemporaneous to the famous battles of WWII. Padura is one of the most celebrated crime authors in the world today, and rightly so.
Readers can expect all the usual Conde charm—long meditations on the meaning of life and language and the trials of the Cuban people—as well as some new terrain, as he navigates a hidden pocket of the city and a community that holds itself apart. When one commits suicide, the other dives in to investigate, and in the process, discovers dark secrets about the town and its inhabitants.
In this slow-burn psychological thriller, a writer moves to the countryside to teach and heal after surviving a vicious assault, yet soon finds herself in danger once more when a student begins writing violent fantasies that appear to star his teacher as the victim. Miranda Ecouvo has just put a serial killer away after committing seven murders, each more bizarre than the previous. After a brief sojourn in the past, and a career writing crime fiction informed by a number of eras, Denise Mina takes on the present day with this mad-cap adventure of two lost souls on the run.