Unusual Suspects

Harper Lee’s Lost True Crime Book

Hello mystery fans! I highly recommend you watch the new Netflix crime show Dead to Me before the internet ruins it for you. Good luck not marathoning it in one sitting!

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The Invited cover imageWhat happens when your dream house becomes a nightmare? Find out in The Invited, a chilling ghost story by Jennifer McMahon, bestselling author of The Winter People. Helen and Nate take up residence on forty-four acres of land in the Vermont woods, with ambitious plans to build a house. When they discover that the property has a dark past, Helen becomes consumed by a century-old local legend. As the house takes shape, it becomes a place of menace: a new home that beckons its owners and their neighbors toward unimaginable danger.

From Book Riot And Around The Internet

Billion Dollar Whale cover image15 True Crime Books About Con Artists For Anyone Riveted By The Anna Delvey Story

Sherlock’s a Lady (and My Favorite) and Other Favorite Mysteries and Thrillers

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Mysterious Author

The real story behind Harper Lee’s lost true crime book

News And Adaptations

Veronica Mars season 4 on Hulu trailer!

True Crime

The Stolen Kids of Sarah Lawrence: What happened to the group of bright college students who fell under the sway of a classmate’s father?

Off in the Shadows: A Conversation with Patton Oswalt about Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Predators like Ted Bundy control their narratives. True crime podcasts are changing that.

‘Extremely Wicked Shockingly Evil And Vile’ Review: Zac Efron Is A Credible Ted Bundy, But Why Still Spend Time On This Horrific Serial Killer?

Kindle Deals

The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths cover imageThe just released The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths is $2.99! (Book Within A Book–Full review)

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón–the first in a Spanish historical mystery series–is $1.99!

Audiobooks On Hoopla (If you don’t know about Hoopla)

Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward (Psychological thriller- Full review) (TW domestic abuse/ PTSD)

Last Winter, We Parted by Fuminori Nakamura if you’re looking for a dark, twisted read. (TW suicide/ stalking/ incest)

A Bit Of My Week In Reading

furious hours cover imageCurrently listening to two fantastic audiobooks: Furious Hours by Case Cep (history/true crime/biography) and With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo (My mystery break by one of my favorite authors!)

I just started: A Shot in the Dark by Lynne Truss (A humorous historical mystery that starts with two rival gangs wiping each other out.); Roseanna by Maj Sjöwall (A Swedish procedural from the ’60s.); The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey (I love this historical mystery that follows one of the first women lawyers in India.)

Browse all the books recommended in Unusual Suspects previous newsletters on this shelf. And here’s an Unusual Suspects Pinterest board.

Until next time, keep investigating! And in the meantime, come talk books with me on Twitter, Instagram, and Litsy–you can find me under Jamie Canavés.

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