The Mother Next Door

By Tara Laskowski

The Mother Next Door

This fun, twisty thriller is just right for Halloween.

The Enigma Affair

By Charlie Lovett

The Enigma Affair

Over-the-top characters make for a rowdy, farfetched read.

The Bone Flower

By Charles Lambert

The Bone Flower

A racing plot and imaginative details deliver uneven results in this supernatural saga.

Run Time: A Novel

By Catherine Ryan Howard

Run Time: A Novel

A horror-movie shoot brings off-script scares to its star.

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.