Page-Turners You'll Tear Through
Warning: These new books will keep you out of the pool, hiding
under the beach umbrella and then up all night to finish.
Original Content |
July 03, 2012
Former-policeman Harry Hole returns to Oslo with one purpose: to find Gusto Hannsen's killer. The only problem? The murder is already solved, and the murderer—Oleg, the son of Harry's ex-lover—is behind bars. But Hole's intuition tells him Oleg is innocent.
Vienna, 1903: Ida Rosenkranz, beloved young opera star, is found dead and Dr. Max Liebermann, a psychiatrist, is called in to assist his friend Detective Inspector Oskar Reinhardt in the investigation.
A literary thriller narrated by a surgeon suspected of killing her best friend. The twist: She has dementia and doesn't know if she did it.
In this enthralling novel, two cousins, both dealing with husband issues, reunite at the family beach estate. But the discovery of a murdered girl makes for a less than relaxing vacation.
You may not want to go home again, but sometimes you have no choice.
A tale of love, money, and one of the world's greatest cons.
A British best-selling thriller comes stateside.
Everything we love in a thriller—obsessive passion, haunting secrets, a shocking ending—is here, set among the creepily atmospheric ruins of a 16th-century English garden.
A wedding reception, a carful of drunken guests, a girl killed on the side of the road—so begins a novel spanning 25 years of a family's haunted life.
"This is not just a story about how you can become sick by knowing people. This is a story about how other people can become sick by knowing you," says Julie Severn, the young narrator of Heidi Julavits's new novel—one in which paranormal powers are taken as (somewhat) normal.
This chilling novel opens with a child left to die in a silty riverbed, a memory that no amount of later life success can erase.
The girls in Amanda Coe's gripping and disturbing novel, What They Do in the Dark (Norton), are anything but sheltered. Set in a gritty Yorkshire town in the 1970s, the story's plot centers on the budding relationship—friendship would be too benign a word—between 10-year-old classmates Gemma and Pauline.
In this engrossing novel, a would-be journalist unearths scandalous secrets at her prep school with the help of a famous reporter's ghost.
A literary thriller about a boy who tries to protect his autistic brother from religious zealotry.
A man's passionate secret lover crying rape is just one of the plot twists in this smart novel set in Europe on the cusp of World War I.
When his boy Zach was born, on one "suffocating" August day in 1983, Buzz Bissinger "just felt like walking away." The younger (by three minutes) of twins born 13 and a half weeks premature, Zach was severely mentally disabled, and his father, a journalist who would one day find fame with Friday Night Lights, could hardly handle it.
With a nod to The Scarlet Letter, this chilling futuristic novel is set in a punitive society where a convict's skin is color-coded according to her crime. Our heroine gets red, for murder.
Set in North Korea, this literary thriller about a man who dares to seek freedom from the repressive regime is ambitious, violent, audacious—and stunningly good.
An American lawyer takes on ruthless traffickers in India to save two orphaned teenage sisters from prostitution. A pulse-revving novel with a serious message.
The spirited young nun at the center of Nancy Bilyeau's expansive novel of political treachery, The Crown, is the very definition of an accidental heroine.
Marilyn Monroe is dead...by suicide. So why does all the evidence suggest that she was murdered?
If you enjoy an unlikely hero, look no further.
A real-life tale of rape and murder.
A new case for a favorite female forensics expert.
thrillers conclude by exposing a killer. Drowned,
on the other hand, ends with a larger, more upsetting truth: how we expose