Dying for a mystery?

A mix of mystery and thriller recomendations from the LibraryMuseum team.

Updated October 18, 2022
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The alienist
Carr, Caleb
Paper Book
The internationally bestselling historical thriller, now a major Netflix series starring Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning and Daniel Brühl. Some things never change. New York City, 1896. Hypocrisy in high places is rife, police corruption commonplace...
Anatomy of a scandal
Vaughan, Sarah
Paper Book
**NOW A MAJOR NETFLIX SERIES** 'Timely and compelling' Shari Lapena, Books of the Year, Sunday Times Crime Club 'People are calling this the new Apple Tree Yard, but I'd beg to differ... I'd argue its infinitely better' The Pool
Betray her
England, Caroline
Paper Book
'A twist that I didn't see coming!' T. M. LOGAN 'Kept me gripped' B. A. PARIS 'Incredibly twisty . . . deliciously satisfying' CLAIRE ALLAN 'A taut, tantalising thriller' SHERYL BROWNE 'Truly terrific!' MARTINA COLE ...
Big little lies
Moriarty, Liane
Paper Book
The no.1 New York Times bestseller from the author of The Husband's Secret and new novel Apples Never Fall.NOW AN EMMY AWARD WINNING HBO TELEVISION SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON & NICOLE KIDMANParents behaving badly ... a tragic accident ... or murder? What isn't in doubt is that someone is dead...
The favourite sister
Knoll, Jessica
Paper Book
From the author of the bestselling debut novel of 2015 Luckiest Girl Alive comes Jessica Knoll's new thriller, featuring a pair of competitive and uber-successful sisters whose secrets and lies result in murder.Brett and Kelly Courtney are the shining jewels in a New York-based reality TV show...
The Guest list
Foley, Lucy
Paper Book
*A Reese's 'Hello Sunshine' Book Club pick* A gripping, twisty murder mystery thriller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Hunting Party. 'Lucy Foley is really very clever' Anthony Horowitz 'Thrilling' The Times 'A classic whodunnit' Kate Mosse ...
Knife
Nesb©ı, Jo
Paper Book
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER * Brilliant, audaciously rogue police officer Harry Hole is back and in the throes of a new, unanticipated rage in this installment of the New York Times bestselling series--once again hunting the murderer who has haunted his entire career. "I can't...
Live by night
Lehane, Dennis
Paper Book
Joe Coughlin is nineteen when he meets Emma Gould. A smalltime thief in 1920s Boston, he is told to cuff her while his accomplices raid the casino she works for. But Joe falls in love with Emma - and his life changes for ever. That meeting is the beginning of Joe's journey to...
Lock every door
Sager, Riley
Paper Book
They've offered you a luxury apartment, rent free. THE CATCH: you may not live long enough to enjoy it... No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents. These are the only rules for Jules Larson's new job as apartment sitter for...
Lying in wait
Nugent, Liz
Paper Book
Winner RTÉ Radio 1's Ryan Tubridy Show Listeners' Choice Award at the 2016 IBAs! 'Gone Girl fans will love Liz Nugent's Lying in Wait ... it twists, it turns, its characters are utterly despicable and it is a compulsive triumph' Stylist 'A stunningly talented writer' Sophie Hannah 'The intricate...
Notorious nineteen
Evanovich, Janet
Paper Book
After a slow summer, Stephanie Plum lands an assignment that could put her back in the black. Geoffrey Cubbin, facing trial for embezzling millions from Trenton's premier assisted-living facility, has mysteriously vanished from the hospital. Now it's on Stephanie to track him down. Since the...
Origin
Brown, Dan
Paper Book
Sunday Times #1 Bestseller New York Times #1 Bestseller The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code. 'Fans will not be disappointed' The Times Robert Langdon, Harvard professor...
I saw him die : agatha christie #4
Wilson, Andrew
Paper Book
Who saw him die? I, said the fly, with my little eye. I saw him die. An astonishingly beautiful setting on the island of Skye. A gathering of fascinating guests at a hunting lodge set to enjoy abundant hospitality. And a double murder.
The seven deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Turton, Stuart
Paper Book
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARDWINNER OF THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG NOVEL AWARD 2018SHORTLISTED FOR THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS 2018A brilliantly original high concept murder mystery from a fantastic new talent: Gosford Park...
The silent patient
Michaelides, Alex
Paper Book
The taking of Annie Thorne
Tudor, C.J.
Paper Book
It arrived in my inbox just over a month ago. Surprising really that it didn't get shunted straight into junk. Sender- MSG@hotmail.com Subject- Annie 'I know what happened to your sister. It's happening again.' Because...
Thursday murder club, the
Osman, Richard
Paper Book
Four unlikely friends A shocking murder Welcome to THE THURSDAY MURDER CLUB In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders. But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep, the...
The turn of the key
Ware, Ruth
Paper Book
IT WAS THE DREAM JOB. IT WOULD BECOME HER WORST NIGHTMARE.'So clever and original . . . from the first gripping page to the last shocking twist' ERIN KELLY, author of He Said/She Said'Ruth Ware just gets better and better. The Turn of the Key is her most compelling and...
The wife between us
Hendricks, Greer
Paper Book
From the authors of the no 1. New York Times bestselling novel An Anonymous Girl."A fiendishly smart cat-and-mouse thriller" New York Times Book ReviewWhen you read this book, you will make many assumptions.It's about a jealous wife, obsessed with her replacement.It's about a younger woman set to...
The woman in the window
Finn, A J
Paper Book
Get ready for the biggest thriller of 2018... What did she see? It's been ten long months since Anna Fox last left her home. Ten months during which she has haunted the rooms of her old New York house like a ghost, lost in her memories, too terrified to step outside. Anna's lifeline to the real...
Wrath of Poseidon
Cussler, Clive
Paper Book
The new rip-roaring thriller in the Fargo series from the Grand Master of Adventure, Clive Cussler The legend of Croesus's riches has echoed across millennia. Stolen and hidden by pirates after the Persian King's defeat in 546 BC, his staggering wealth was thought to be lost to...
You
Kepnes, Caroline
Paper Book
*** NOW A MAJOR NETFLIX SERIES *** 'Thriller of the Year' Daily Mail  'Hypnotic and scary' Stephen King 'Examines the fine line between seduction and stalking . . . Ludicrously readable' Guardian When...

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