The Vicar: A Novel of Espionage

An action-packed, implausibly over-the-top MI5 thriller.

The Hurricane Blonde: A Novel

Fame is a killer.

Distant Sons: A Novel

By Tim Johnston

Distant Sons: A Novel

This exceptional whodunit deserves a sequel (and may boast a prequel).

Happiness Falls: A Novel

This stellar, nuanced mystery transcends typical whodunit tropes.

Looking Glass Sound

By Catriona Ward

Looking Glass Sound

Killings and creepiness pervade a New England seaside town.

The Hunt

By Kelly J. Ford

The Hunt

The bard of Ozark crime fiction delivers another tale of corrosive small-town secrets.

Kala: A Novel

By Colin Walsh

Kala: A Novel

An Irish town harbors endless secrets in this sturdy, uneven debut.

The Devil’s Playground: A Novel

A propulsive, eerie tale set during Hollywood’s Golden Age.