Best Mystery Books and Thrillers of 2015 - List by The Washington Post™

Best mystery books and thrillers of 2015

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Title: A Banquet of Consequences

The unspoken secrets and buried lies of one family rise to the surface in Elizabeth Georges newest novel of crime, passion, and tragic history. As Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the London angle of an ever more darkly disturbing case, his partner, Barbara Havers, is looking behind the peaceful faade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire and deceit.
Author(s): Elizabeth George
ISBN 13: 9780525954330
Pages: 592
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Title: Brush Back

No one would accuse V. I. Warshawski of backing down from a fight, but there are a few shed be happy to avoid. High on that list is tangling with Chicago political bosses. Yet thats precisely what she ends up doing when she responds to Frank Guzzos plea for help.
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
ISBN 13: 9780399160578
Pages: 480
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Title: Dark Corners

When his father dies, Carl Martin inherits a house in an increasingly rich and trendy London neighborhood. Carl needs cash, however, so he rents the upstairs room and kitchen to the first person he interviews, Dermot McKinnon. That was colossal mistake number one. Mistake number two was keeping his fathers bizarre collection of homeopathic cures that he found in the medicine cabinet, including a stash of controversial diet pills. Mistake number three was selling fifty of those diet pills to a friend, who is then found dead. to a diabolical foe he cannot escape."--
Author(s): Ruth Rendell
ISBN 13: 9781501119422
Pages: 240
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Title: Rogue Lawyer

Sebastian Rudd is not your typical street lawyer. He works out of a customized bulletproof van, complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a small fridge, fine leather chairs, a hidden gun compartment, and a heavily armed driver. He has no firm, no partners, no associates, and only one employee, his driver, whos also his bodyguard, law clerk, confidant, and golf caddy. He lives alone in a small but extremely safe penthouse apartment, and his primary piece of furniture is a vintage pool table. He drinks small-batch bourbon and carries a gun.
Author(s): John Grisham
ISBN 13: 9780385539432
Pages: 352
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Title: The Whites

Back in the run-and-gun days of the mid-1990s, when a young Billy Graves worked in the South Bronx as part of an aggressive anti-crime unit known as the Wild Geese, he made headlines by accidentally shooting a ten-year-old boy while struggling with an angel-dusted berserker on a crowded street. Branded as a loose cannon by his higher-ups, Billy spent years enduring one dead-end posting after another. Now in his early forties, he has somehow survived and become a sergeant in Manhattan Night Watch, a small team of detectives charged with responding to all post-midnight felonies from Wall Street to Harlem.
Author(s): Richard Price;Harry Brandt
ISBN 13: 9780805093995
Pages: 352
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