Sometimes you're not looking for a genre-bending suspense thriller but rather a classic whodunit or a cozy mystery, something that adheres to and plays with the archetypal conventions of the genre. We've got recommendations for the old-school detective fan in your life!
Featuring his famous literary detective Atticus Pund and Susan Ryeland, hero of the worldwide bestseller Magpie Murders, Moonflower Murders is a brilliantly complex literary thriller with echoes of Agatha Christie from New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.
Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club has it all: Four septuagenarians with a few tricks up their sleeves. A female cop with her first big case. A brutal murder. In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes.
Part mystery, part case study of the shadowy side of the book trade, and part homage to the writer who invented the detective tale, The Forger’s Daughter by Bradford Morrow portrays the world of literary forgery as diabolically clever, genuinely dangerous, and inescapable to those who have ever embraced it.
French Canadians in Paris?! All the Devils Are Here, the 16th novel by bestselling author Louise Penny, finds Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Quebec investigating a sinister plot in the City of Light.