Best Selling Suspense & Mystery Books

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Title: In the Woods

Twenty years after witnessing the violent disappearances of two companions from their small Dublin suburb, detective Rob Ryan investigates a chillingly similar murder that takes place in the same wooded area, a case that forces him to piece ...
Author(s): Tana French
ISBN 13: 9780143113492
Pages: 451
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Title: The Eiger Sanction (Jonathan Hemlock Series #1)

Jonathan Hemlock lives in a renovated Gothic church on Long Island. He is an art professor, a mountain climber, and a mercenary, performing assassinations (i.e., sanctions) for money to augment his black-market art collection. Now Hemlock is being tricked into a hazardous assignment that involves an attempt to scale one of the most treacherous mountain peaks in the Swiss Alps, the Eiger.

In a breathtakingly suspenseful story that is part thriller and part satire, the author traces Hemlock’s spine-tingling adventures, introducing a cast of intriguing characters—villains, traitors, beautiful women—into the highly charged atmosphere of danger. The accumulating threads of suspicion, accusation, and evidence gradually knit themselves into a bizarre and death-defying climax in this exciting, entertaining novel that will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the last absorbing page.

Author(s): Trevanian
ISBN 13: 9781400098026
Pages: 336
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Title: Into the Darkest Corner

Author(s): Elizabeth Haynes
ISBN 13: 9780062239426
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Title: The Silkworm

The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced.
Author(s): Robert Galbraith
ISBN 13: 9780316206891
Pages: 464
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Title: The Talented Mr. Ripley

In order to convince his son to come home, Herbert Greenleaf, a rich shipbuilder, sends the suave con man Tom Ripley to Italy, but is unaware of his son's friend's criminal activities. Reprint.
Author(s): Patricia Highsmith
ISBN 13: 9780393332148
Pages: 273
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Title: In Cold Blood

An account of the senseless murder of a Kansas farm family and the search for the killers
Author(s): Truman Capote
ISBN 13: 9780679745587
Pages: 343
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Title: Miami Blues (Hoke Moseley Series #1)

After a brutal day investigating a quadruple homicide, Detective Hoke Moseley settles into his room at the un-illustrious El Dorado Hotel and nurses a glass of brandy. With his guard down, he doesn’t think twice when he hears a knock on the door. The next day, he finds himself in the hospital, badly bruised and with his jaw wired shut. He thinks back over ten years of cases wondering who would want to beat him into unconsciousness, steal his gun and badge, and most importantly, make off with his prized dentures. But the pieces never quite add up to revenge, and the few clues he has keep connecting to a dimwitted hooker, and her ex-con boyfriend and the bizarre murder of a Hare Krishna pimp.

Chronically depressed, constantly strapped for money, always willing to bend the rules a bit, Hoke Moseley is hardly what you think of as the perfect cop, but he is one of the the greatest detective creations of all time.

When Miami cop Hoke Moseley becomes the victim of a surprise attack in his squalid hotel room, he's left without his gun, his badge, or his dentures. Scrambling to hunt down his assailant, he reaches the trail of a couple whose romance is fueled by crime and violence. Martin's Press.

Author(s): Charles Willeford
ISBN 13: 9781400032464
Pages: 208
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Title: The Woman in Cabin 10

From New York Times bestselling author of the “twisty-mystery” (Vulture) novel In a Dark, Dark Wood, comes The Woman in Cabin 10, an equally suspenseful and haunting novel from Ruth Ware—this time, set at sea.
Author(s): Ruth Ware
ISBN 13: 9781501132933
Pages: 352
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Title: Killing Floor (Jack Reacher Series #1)

<p>INTRODUCING REACHER: The First Jack Reacher Novel</p> <p>NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR</p> <p>Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He’s just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he’s arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn’t kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn’t stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.</p> <p>See Jack Reacher now in his first major motion picture.</p> <p>A former military cop hunts down his brother's killers in this searing tale of revenge and honor. The sleepy, forgotten town of Margrave, Georgia, hasn't seen a crime in decades, but within the span of three days it witnesses crimes that leave everyone stunned. BOMC Alternate. 368 pp. 35,000 print. </p>
Author(s): Lee Child
ISBN 13: 9780515153651
Pages: 560
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Title: Night Soldiers

Bulgaria, 1934. A young man is murdered by the local fascists. His brother, Khristo Stoianev, is recruited into the NKVD, the Soviet secret intelligence service, and sent to Spain to serve in its civil war. Warned that he is about to become a victim of Stalin’s purges, Khristo flees to Paris. Night Soldiers masterfully re-creates the European world of 1934–45: the struggle between Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia for Eastern Europe, the last desperate gaiety of the beau monde in 1937 Paris, and guerrilla operations with the French underground in 1944. Night Soldiers is a scrupulously researched panoramic novel, a work on a grand scale.

In 1934, Khristo Stoianev, a new recruit in Russia's elite intelligence corps, began a new kind of war in which the killing was secret, calculated, and efficient. But now he is a hunted man, betrayed by Stalin's purges, and before his silent war is over, every rule will be broken . . . and all loyalties discarded. Dark Star.

Author(s): Alan Furst
ISBN 13: 9780375760006
Pages: 480
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Title: Misery

After an automobile accident, novelist Paul Sheldon meets his biggest fan. She is his nurse-and his captor. Now, she wants Paul to write his greatest work-just for her. She has a lot of ways to spur him on. One is a needle. Another is an ax. And if they don't work, she can get really nasty.
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN 13: 9780451169525
Pages: 352
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