Dream Girl

By Laura Lippman

Dream Girl

This subversively witty tale starts off as a mystery in search of a crime.

Falling

By T.J. Newman

Falling

A white-knuckle read that should never, ever become an inflight movie.

Kalmann: An Icelandic Mystery

By Joachim B. Schmidt; translated by Jamie Lee Searle

Kalmann: An Icelandic Mystery

Set in a remote fishing village, this whodunit has a surprising amount of heart.

Sleepwalk: A Novel

In a near-future dystopia, a contract killer learns he may have fathered multiple children.

The Honeybee Emeralds: A Novel

A mysterious necklace sparks three women’s search for answers — and themselves.

Vile Spirits

By John MacLachlan Gray

Vile Spirits

A rollicking, gin-soaked whodunit set in Prohibition-era Vancouver.

Red Widow

By Alma Katsu

Red Widow

This gripping, authentic spy procedural is made even stronger by its mostly female cast of characters.

A Black and Endless Sky

By Matthew Lyons

A Black and Endless Sky

Family road trips can be hell. Literally.