Psychological Thriller

  • A Kind of Justice
    A Kind of Justice by Renee James
    Against all odds, Bobbi Logan, a statuesque transgender woman, has become one of Chicago’s most celebrated hair stylists and the owner of one of the city’s poshest salons. She is finally comfortable with who she is, widely admired in her community, about to enjoy the success she deserves. Then her impossibly ...

    You’ve most likely never met a narrator like Bobbi. Tough, tender, funny, full of heart—and ...Jodi Picoult, New York Times best-selling author of Leaving Time
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  • And Then There Was One
    And Then There Was One by Patricia Gussin
    One is the loneliest number. Nine years ago, Katie and Scott Monroe were blessed beyond their wildest dreams with identical triplets, Sammie, Alex, and Jackie. Three beautiful daughters and two adoring parents formed the picture-perfect party of five. But this tight-knit family unravels when the three little girls go to see a ...

    Mesmerizing! And Then There Was One reaches deep into the heart of any parent’s nightmare, ...Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author of The Neighbor
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  • Borzoi Killings
    The Borzoi Killings by Paul Batista
    When the 10th richest man in the world is brutally murdered—along with his prized Borzoi dogs in a luxurious East Hampton beach house—only one man is suspected of committing the crime: Juan Suarez, a handsome, charismatic, and illegal Mexican immigrant who worked for the victim. Now, renowned trail lawyer Raquel Rematti ...

    Paul Batista has done it again. Through the eyes of criminal defense attorney Raquel Rematti, ...Lis Wiehl, New York Times best-selling author of Lethal Beauty
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  • Burying Ben (Dot Meyerhoff Mystery #1)
    Burying Ben (Dot Meyerhoff Mystery #1) by Ellen Kirschman
    Dot Meyerhoff has barely settled into her new job as a psychologist for the Kenilworth Police Department when Ben Gomez, a troubled young rookie, commits suicide without warning. He leaves a note blaming her, and suddenly her promising new start becomes a nightmare. At stake is her job, her reputation, ...

    With confident, compelling prose, and a fast-paced story, Kirschman manages to make the life of ...Camille Minichino, author of the Periodic Table Mysteries, the Miniature Mysteries and the Professor Sophie Knowles Mysteries
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  • Child's Play (Elle Harrison Novel #3)
    Child's Play (Elle Harrison Novel #3) by Merry Jones
    Since her husband’s murder two years earlier, life hasn’t been easy for Elle Harrison. Now, at the start of a new school year, the second grade teacher is determined to move on. She’s selling her house and delving into new experiences—like learning trapeze. Just before the first day of school, Elle ...

    Surprising, dark, and even disturbing. A fragile and vulnerable young teacher faces a terrifying first day of school–and that ...Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha, Anthony, and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author of Say No More
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  • Collision of Centuries
    Collision of Centuries by John J Le Beau
    German police Kommissar Waldbaer can wrap his mind around murder by sword, but could not accept the plague—Black Death. Is it possible that this hideous disease, believed to be eliminated centuries ago, is killing people today? Even the steady calm of Waldbaer’s demeanor is shaken. With the help of international ...

    Engrossing and suspenseful. A definite thumbs-up for fans of thrillers with historical and political overtones. Booklist
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  • Come Home
    Come Home by Patricia Gussin
    Nicole Nelson and Ahmed Masud are a dynamic, highly successful Philadelphia couple. They are partners in a thriving plastic surgery practice, are very much in love, and they adore their young son, Alex. But cracks are beginning to appear in their fairy-tale life: lingering post-9/11 prejudice against Arab men, accumulating ...

    Brave, unflinching suspense—elegant, intelligent, and superb. Lee Child, New York Times best-selling author of No Middle Name and Night School
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  • Comfort of Black
    The Comfort of Black by Carter Wilson
    Though they seem to have everything, Hannah Parks has watched her husband, Dallin, become increasingly distant. Her hope is buoyed when the couple decides to start a family, but what Dallin reveals in his sleep one night rocks Hannah to her core. As she starts to investigate a much darker ...

    From the very first shocking, irreverent, and chilling line, you know The Comfort of Black ...M. J. Rose, New York Times best-selling author of The Witch of Painted Sorrows
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  • Conspiracy of Silence
    Conspiracy of Silence by Martha Powers
    On a sunny day in July, Clare Prentice arrives in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Although she is on assignment to interview the town’s notoriously reclusive novelist Nate Hanssen, Clare is really in search of a different story “herstory.Just months before, Clare was a bride-to-be, living in Chicago, and looking to the ...

    When Clare Prentice, a Chicago journalist, discovers she’s adopted in this cozy romantic thriller from ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Dark Fissures
    Dark Fissures by Matt Coyle
    2017 Macavity Award nominee, Best Novel Private Investigator Rick Cahill fears the next knock on his door will be a cop holding a warrant for his arrest. For murder. La Jolla Chief of Police Tony Moretti is convinced Rick killed a missing person. No body has been found, but the evidence ...

    Dark Fissures is a roller coaster ride through the streets of San Diego. Tightly plotted ...C. J. Box, New York Times best-selling author of the Joe Pickett novels
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  • Deal Master
    Deal Master by Adam Gittlin
    Power Broker Jonah Gray is home. But does that mean Amsterdam, or New York City? Will he be Ivan Janse or Jonah Gray? One thing is certain—Jonah, as always, is steeled to get where he needs to go. This time around, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Someone from Jonah’s past is back ...

    Fame, fortune, loss, and redemption, it’s an age-old story told here in an innovative way.  ...Steve Berry, #1 New York Times & International Best-selling author of The Patriot Threat
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  • Death Angel
    Death Angel by Martha Powers
    The search for truth can be deadly. Kate and Richard Warner have a quiet life a routine life  until the one afternoon that changes them forever. Within a few short hours they are thrust into the black hole of every parent’s worst nightmare. Suddenly they are at the center of ...

    Powers’s third thriller (after Sunflower and Bleeding Heart), a gripping mix of a smalltown police ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Death's Witness
    Death's Witness by Paul Batista
    When Tom Perini, a legendary Heisman Trophy winner turned criminal lawyer, is found brutally murdered in Central Park, his widow Julie Perini suspects a wider conspiracy.  Not only was her husband part of the defense team for a Congressman on trial for bribery, her intuition also tells her that the ...

    A spectacular new edition to the legal thriller genre. Fast, smart and exciting, with richly ...Jack Ford, anchor, Good Morning America
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  • December Boys (Jay Porter Novel #2)
    December Boys (Jay Porter Novel #2) by Joe Clifford
    Jay Porter, the newest employee at NorthEastern Insurance in New Hampshire, is investigating an accident claim when he learns the teenager behind the wheel was arrested for minor drug possession and sentenced to a hardcore behavioral modification center. At the county courthouse, Jay meets Nicki, a young college intern, who ...

    Taut, breathless, stark and powerful, December Boys yanks you along like a raft on a ...Sara J. Henry, award-winning author of A Cold and Lonely Place
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  • Devil's Madonna
    The Devil's Madonna by Sharon Potts
    Happily married and pregnant with her first child, artist Kali Miller probes Lillian Campbell, her ninety-three year old grandmother, for information about her roots and her mother’s accidental death when Kali was a child.  But the impact on her grandmother and the answers that Kali gets are anything but what ...

    I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough! Carefully crafted and cleverly written, the suspense never stops ...Hank Philippi Ryan, Anthony, Agatha and Macavity winning author of The Other Woman
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  • Elective Procedures
    Elective Procedures by Merry Jones
    Elle Harrison is back! She and her pals Jen, Becky, and Susan travel to Mexico where Jen has scheduled cosmetic surgery, after which she will recover in a plush hotel suite. Soon after they arrive, Elle sees the woman in the suite next door fall from her sixth floor balcony. ...

    After a young widow witnesses a murder at a Mexican resort catering to women who seek cosmetic surgery, ...Nancy Martin, Best-Selling Author of Little Black Book of Murder: A Blackbird Sisters Mystery
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  • Extraordinary Rendition
    Extraordinary Rendition by Paul Batista
    When Ali Hussein, suspected terrorist and alleged banker for Al Qaeda, is finally transported from Guantanamo Bay to the US mainland to stand trial, many are stunned when Byron Carlos Johnson, a pre-eminent lawyer and son of a high-profile diplomat, volunteers to represent him. On principle, Johnson thought he was ...

    Batista does it again when international intrigue collides with murder in Extraordinary Rendition. A high-priced ...Nancy Grace, attorney, television personality and New York Times best-selling author of Death on the D-List
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  • Fatal Complications
    Fatal Complications by John Benedict
    When a colleague’s patient suffers a bizarre reaction in the operating room, Luke Daulton, a newly minted anesthesiologist, volunteers to help. Despite the surgical team’s best efforts, the patient succumbs to a rare anesthetic complication. Luke becomes perplexed, even suspicious, over their inability to save the woman. Is it possible ...

    A deftly written masterwork in the medical thriller genre, author John Benedict’s The Edge of ...Midwest Book Review
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  • Final Crossing
    Final Crossing by Carter Wilson
    Rudiger doesn’t kill because he wants to. He kills because he needs to. When the sadistic Preacherman stole the last bit of Rudiger’s already troubled childhood soul, Rudiger lost himself forever. He has committed atrocities even he cannot explain in his quest for the End of Days, a release from ...

  • Firebird
    Firebird by Helaine Mario
    Firebird has it all—mystery, suspense, drama, politics, romance, and sensitivity. And added to that are vivid locations—Maine, New York City, Washington, D.C., and Russia—and an author that makes you feel like you are there. Now mix in rich characters with heroic bravery and devotion to family, friends, and country, and ...

    …fans of romantic thrillers will be enthralled. Publishers Weekly
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  • Give Up the Dead (Jay Porter Novel #3)
    Give Up the Dead (Jay Porter Novel #3) by Joe Clifford
    Three years have passed since estate-clearing handyman Jay Porter almost lost his life following a devastating accident on the thin ice of Echo Lake. His investigative work uncovering a kids-for-cash scandal may have made his hometown of Ashton, New Hampshire, a safer place, but nothing comes without a price. The ...

    Joe Clifford is an underground star. Give Up The Dead should finally expose his star ...Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times best-selling author of What You Break
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  • Ladykiller
    Ladykiller by Lawrence Light & Meredith Anthony
    In the city that never sleeps, evil is wide awake.From the bright lights of Times Square to the dark alleys of New York, the Ladykilleris at work and at prey.Four women savagely murdered on the mean streets of New York. The Ladykiller leaves no trail, no clues. The pressure is on ...

    An improbable plot and overheated prose (“The killer strode through the New York night, its ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Method 15/33
    Method 15/33 by Shannon Kirk
    Imagine a helpless, pregnant 16-year-old who’s just been yanked from the serenity of her home and shoved into a dirty van. Kidnapped…Alone…Terrified.Now forget her… Picture instead a pregnant, 16-year-old, manipulative prodigy. She is shoved into a dirty van and, from the first moment of her kidnapping, feels a calm desire for ...

    Method 15/33 is crowded with fascinating characters — even the spear carriers pop off the page ...F. Paul Wilson, New York Times best-selling author of Santa Jack
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  • Mortal Dilemma: Matt Royal Mystery #10
    Mortal Dilemma: Matt Royal Mystery #10 by H Terrell Griffin
    Jock Algren arrives on Longboat Key in a state of depression and hopelessness. His most recent mission for his secretive U.S. government intelligence agency has been disastrous, and his friends Matt Royal and J. D. Duncan aren’t sure they’ll be able to pull him out of his despair—then the bad ...

  • One To Go
    One To Go by Mike Pace
    Tom Booker is a new attorney at a powerful Washington law firm.  Texting while driving across Memorial Bridge, he loses control and crashes into an oncoming minivan carrying his own daughter and three of her friends.  The minivan tips up on two wheels, about to flip over into the Potomac.  ...

    One To Go by Mike Pace spins out a fascinating premise—what if a hideous mistake ...Douglas Preston, #1 best-selling co-creator of the Pendergast series of novels
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  • Revelation
    Revelation by Carter Wilson
    When Harden Campbell wakes cold and beaten in a dirt-floor cell, he finds only three other things in the room with him: the mutilated body of his good friend, an ancient typewriter, and a stack of blank paper, the top sheet of which has a single, typed sentence. Tell me a ...

    Revelation will test your talent at turning pages quickly. As you go, you will be ...Mark Stevens, author of The Allison Coil Mystery Series including Lake of Fire and winner of the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writer of the Year Award
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  • Right Wrong Thing (Dot Meyerhoff Mystery #2)
    The Right Wrong Thing (Dot Meyerhoff Mystery #2) by Ellen Kirschman
    Officer Randy Spelling had always wanted to be a police officer, to follow in the footsteps of her brothers and her father. Not long after joining the force, she mistakenly shoots and kills Lakeisha Gibbs, a pregnant teenager. The community is outraged; Lakeisha’s family is vocal and vicious in their attacks ...

    Ellen Kirschman’s richly nuanced The Right Wrong Thing rings with authenticity. This fiction is so ...Hallie Ephron, New York Times best-selling author of Night Night, Sleep Tight
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  • Seven Suspects
    Seven Suspects by Renee James
    Bobbi Logan is a successful businesswoman and a celebrated hairdresser. She is a witty, articulate woman who has survived rape, gender transition, a murder investigation, and countless acts of bullying and bigotry to get where she is—and she has made enemies along the way. Now one of them is stalking ...

    I inhaled the book! If you love Bobbi Logan – and I do – SEVEN SUSPECTS ...Catriona McPherson, Lefty Winning and Agatha Award Nominee for The Reek of Red Herrings
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  • Terminal Life
    Terminal Life by Richard Torregrossa
    Luke Stark, a Special Forces veteran, returns home from his second tour in Afghanistan to learn that his wife has been mysteriously murdered and his son has disappeared. These tragedies, in addition to suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, push him over the edge. He has also been diagnosed with an ...

    Terminal Life: A Suited Hero Novel is the first in a fascinating series of planned ...New York Journal of Books
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  • Test
    The Test by Patricia Gussin
    Renowned philanthropist and billionaire Paul Parnell had reached the pinnacle of monetary success, but not without cost.  Had he put too much emphasis on work, and spent too little time with his family? Determined to leave something far more valuable than money to his six children, Paul instructs his lawyers ...

    Fans of TV’s Dynasty and Sidney Sheldon will like Gussin’s stand-alone suspense novel. The plot takes a ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Trouble with Charlie
    The Trouble with Charlie by Merry Jones
    The Trouble with Charlie is that He’s Not Accepting Death Quietly Elle finds the body of her soon-to-be-ex-husband, Charlie on her sofa, stabbed to death with her kitchen knife. Elle’s close friends stand by her through the difficult funeral, but Elle alone must face the loss of the man she’d ...

    Merry Jones opens some dark doors in The Trouble with Charlie. It’s devious, creepy, brilliant, ...Jonathan Maberry, New York Times best-selling author of Assassin’s Code and Flesh & Bone
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  • Twisted Justice
    Twisted Justice by Patricia Gussin
    Laura Nelson has it all  a successful career as a surgeon, five well-adjusted kids, and a gorgeous, prominent husband Steve whose career as a nightly news anchor is skyrocketing. Laura’s seemingly perfect world shatters when she discovers that Steve is sharing much more than a news desk and a billboard with Kim, his ...

  • Vanished in the Dunes
    Vanished in the Dunes by Allan Retzky
    Amos Posner has a lovely house in the upscale Hamptons beach community of eastern Long Island. But recent events in his life are preventing him from enjoying it.  His employer, an international trading firm, fired him after making him the scapegoat for some shady business deals.  His wife, a highly ...

    Nail-biting tension as an innocent man digs himself an ever deeper hole in the murder ...Helen Simonson, New York Times best-selling author of Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand
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  • Vanquished (Bruno Johnson Novel #4)
    The Vanquished (Bruno Johnson Novel #4) by David Putnam
    Former cop and ex-con Bruno Johnson and his wife Marie, living in their safe haven in Costa Rica with the children they illegally rescued from certain death, find a message from their outlaw motorcycle gang enemies—written on the back of one of their beloved children. The motorcycle gang, Sons of ...

    Bad Boy Bruno Johnson comes out of hiding to battle a vicious biker gang that ...Matt Coyle, author of the Anthony Award-winning Rick Cahill crime series
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