Hello mystery fans! We survived the shortest month of the year that managed to feel as long as a year so let’s celebrate with all the linkable crime things and a weekend in the mystery bookfort. (That was a very long sentence for a very long month.)
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Author Helene Tursten (Detective Inspector Huss series) returns with a new mystery series introducing her unforgettable heroine: hunter, fighter, and dogged police detective Embla Nyström. When two members of Embla’s party turn up dead during an annual moose hunt in rural Sweden, Embla must delve into the dark pasts of her fellow hunters in search of a killer. “Haunted, driven, immensely human . . . Embla is a winning new Scandinavian noir lead.” —BBC Culture
From Book Riot And Around The Internet
News And Adaptations
If you’re looking for a great detective series set in Ghana, Gold of Our Fathers (Darko Dawson #4) by Kwei Quartey is $1.99!
If you’ve ever wondered what a book written by Annie Wilkes and Norman Bates’ child would be and want to read a truly disturbing thriller, Perfect Days by Raphael Montes is $6.99! (Review) (I don’t remember all the trigger warnings but recall rape and kidnapping.)
If you want to start a mystery series that follows the teen descendants of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro is $1.99!
A Bit Of My Week In Reading
I’m currently drowning in audiobooks–just like I like it–and am listening to: Orient by Christopher Bollen (A small town mixed with locals and new rich New Yorkers is rocked by a murder.); Blanche Among the Talented Tenth by Barbara Neely (Cozy mystery); The Third Victim by Phillip Margolin (Serial killer thriller); City of Devils by Paul French (True crime set in 1930s/’40s Shanghai.).
And my yay-look-at-the-galley-I-got: The Reign of the Kingfisher by T.J. Martinson (It’s a mystery book with superheroes!); Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep (Nonfiction that sounds super interesting.); Just South of Home by Karen Strong (I’m in love with this cover!)
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