Unusual Suspects

We’re Getting A New Tana French Novel! 🔪

Hi mystery fans! I hope you’re all doing as well as possible under the current circumstances. I’m here to hopefully offer you some relief in the form of some mystery related links to click, Kindle deals, AND there’s a little section of upcoming books you may want to prebuy today, or ask your library to purchase, so you’ll have a nice little gift waiting for you later in the year.

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News And Adaptations

The Apple TV limited series adaptation of Defending Jacob, starring Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery, now has a trailer!

Tana French has a new suspense standalone novel coming this fall. I repeat: Tana French has a new suspense standalone novel coming this fall!

Acorn TV premieres ‘Miss Fisher’ film

If you want to keep up with all the bookish news and items related to COVID-19 here’s a regularly updated page–lots of posts for free books and resources at the moment.

Kindle Deals

Want to travel to Ireland with an American musician as she gets caught up in solving crimes and talking to a ghost? The cozy mystery Murder in G Major by Alexia Gordon is $0.99!

Spy thriller fan? Why not read one written by an actual real life former spy?! John le CarrĂ©’s A Legacy of Spies is $1.99!

Have you read yet one of my favorite dark thrillers?! As Long as We Both Shall Live by JoAnn Chaney is $2.99! (Review) (TW suicide/ rape/ revenge porn/ domestic violence)

the birds that stay cover imageMaybe you want to start a Canadian procedural with past and present mysteries: Ann Lambert’s The Birds That Stay is $2.99! (Review) (TW alcoholism/ child abuse/ past suicide briefly mentioned with detail/ sexual assault/ pedophile)




Worth The Prebuy (Either I read and loved or am SUPER anticipating!)

Murder on Cold Street cover imageWe’re getting the 5th Lady Sherlock book and I squealed: Murder on Cold Street (The Lady Sherlock #5) by Sherry Thomas. (September 8, Berkley)

Obviously Tana French’s upcoming The Searcher–I will drop everything to read this. (October 6, Viking)

Khurrum Rahman’s East of Hounslow is already available in ebook and audiobook (super good, here’s my review) but if you read in print the paperback will release July 28th!

the silence of the white cityI inhaled this upcoming Spanish procedural about a serial killer about to be released from prison–his policeman twin put him there years before–when the same type of murders begin to happen again. I know! If fictional serial killers is up your alley and you want to spend some time in Spain check out The Silence of the White City by Eva Garcia Sáenz. (July 28, Vintage Crime)

If you’re a fan of the Detective Elouise Norton series you should be as excited as me to learn that the author has an upcoming standalone cat and mouse thriller! And Now She’s Gone by Rachel Howzell Hall. (September 22, Forge Books)

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

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