Robert Goddard’s thrillers usually involve the lead character gradually uncovering a conspiracy which has been kept secret for a long time. His fast-paced plots have many unexpected twists that make enjoyable reading.
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Hello! Each month we’ll be posting the items we’re excited to see coming to the libraries. These items are not released yet but you can place holds to make sure a copy comes your way!
Mystery & Thriller
Devil’s Lair by Sarah Barrie
For readers of The Dark Lake & The Dry comes this taut psychological suspense set in a dramatic Tasmanian landscape from bestselling author of Bloodtree River, Sarah Barrie
The Kremlin Strike by Dale Brown
In this exciting, visionary, and all-too-plausible next chapter in the legendary Dale Brown’s New York Times bestselling techno-warfare series, Brad McLanahan and the Iron Wolf Squadron must fight the Russians on a dangerous, untested battlefield: outer space.
Those People by Louise Candlish
From the author of the international bestseller Our House, a new novel of twisty domestic suspense asks, “Could you hate your neighbor enough to plot to kill him?”
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Peter Tremayne is a historian who writes mysteries set in mid-seventh century Ireland. His central character is Sister Fidelma who is both a religieuse & advocate of the law courts. The books give intriguing detail of life in Ireland at that time.
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Charles Todd is a mother and son writing team with 2 main series set during and after WWI. My favourite is the one about Bess Crawford which employs all the elements of a satisfying mystery, with an absorbing plot and a charismatic heroine.
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Quintin Jardine writes a number of crime series including my favourite about Bob Skinner. If you’re looking for a detective whose personal life is as active and complicated as his job then follow the Edinburgh exploits of Deputy Chief Constable Skinner.
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Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous best-selling romantic comedy novels. Her books are fun, light-hearted and escapist. Highly recommended for those who wish to escape the ‘real’ world for a while – great to listen to on the way to work.
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The latest series from this wonderful storyteller is The Seven Sisters, a set of seven novels based on the constellation The Pleiades. It follows the interesting backgrounds of adopted sisters. The fourth book ‘The Pearl sister’ is out soon and I can’t wait.
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