Best Summer Books, - Mystery : Publishers WeeklyThe Goodreads Choice Awards have three rounds of voting open to all registered Goodreads members. Winners will be announced December 03, Voting opens to 15 official nominees, and write-in votes can be placed for any eligible book see eligibility below. The top five write-in votes in each of the categories become official nominees. Additional write-ins no longer accepted. The field narrows to the top 10 books in each category, and members have one last chance to vote! Books published in the United States in English, including works in translation and other significant rereleases, between November 17, , and November 15, , are eligible for the Goodreads Choice Awards.
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The top 10 locked-room mysteries
Mystery Month is in full swing here at Booklist , with all of the interviews, webinars, and blog posts about mystery fiction you could possibly want. And now, all of the book recommendations you need. Put on your best trench coat, grab a spot in your favorite shadowy alley, and dive in. The Ancient Rain , by Domenic Stansberry. What makes Stansberry stand out from the crowd is the genuine noir sensibility he brings to his work, that overwhelming feeling that things will, even must, go wrong.
The intricate storytelling and sophisticated character development make this one of the best historical mysteries of recent years. Insider knowledge of politics paired with amazing state-of-the-art technical details fuels this realistic action thriller. A counterterrorism expert who has served under U. Bush, Clarke sets the standard by which the subgenre will be measured. Hochgatterer, a child psychiatrist based in Vienna, makes his U.
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In this first-rate New York City crime novel, homicide detective Frank Parrish does what he has to do to find a killer preying on vulnerable young women. Especially powerful is the backstory involving the Saints of New York, the corrupt cops who helped the mob in the s and '70s. Screenwriter and producer Hayes makes his fiction debut with an exceptional thriller that boasts an utterly credible narrator who has had so many covert identities he can barely remember his original name. Soul-weary Scott Murdoch aka the Pilgrim comes out of retirement to chase a lone-wolf Middle Eastern man with a sure-fire bioterrorist plot to destroy the United States. In her impressive first novel, set in , Hodgson, the editor-in-chief of Little, Brown U. Tom Hawkins, the wastrel son of a minister, winds up in London's hellish debtors' prison, the Marshalsea, where he looks into the suspicious hanging death of another prisoner. A provocative premise, sure to offend some religious believers, makes this a standout.