Unusual Suspects

The Top Historical Mysteries of the Past Five Years

Hello mystery fans! This was one of those weeks where finding entertainment pieces to share was hard to come by, but I still found you clickable things, news, and great Kindle deals.

From Book Riot and Around the Internet

Take This Trick-or-Treating Quiz and We’ll Tell You What Spooky Book to Read

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Read chapter 3 of Wanda M. Morris’ All Her Little Secrets in this exclusive excerpt

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The 30 Most Popular True-Crime Books of the Past Five Years

Female Spanish thriller writer Carmen Mola revealed to be three men

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Old-School Thrills: The Top Historical Mysteries of the Past Five Years

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21 spooky, page-turning mystery books that will keep you guessing until the very end

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Giveaway: Win an Audiobook Bundle!

Giveaway: Enter to Win a Fall New Release Stack!

Celebrate Book Riot’s 10th birthday with limited edition Book Riot merch!

Recent Interests That May Also Interest You + My Reading Life

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Reading: The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James / They Can’t Take Your Name by Robert Justice / Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised by Carmelo Anthony, D. Watkins

Streaming: The Addams Family (2019) and Britain’s Best Home Cook on Hulu.

Laughing: Batman?

Helping: Give students the gift of Hope in a Box

Upcoming: Rachel Howzell Hall announced her upcoming book starring a newspaper obituary writer!

Kindle Deals

TWs can be found in review links.

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Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier

If you’re looking for a fictional serial killer page turner here’s one for $2.99! (Review)

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A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson, Rachel Willson-Broyles (Translation)

If you’re looking for a Scandinavian whydunnit with court room scenes here’s one for $2.99! (Review)

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Untamed Shore by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

From the author of Mexican Gothic and Certain Dark Things, this slow-burn suspense and coming-of-age story set in Baja California, Mexico is on sale for $1.99 (Review)

Browse all the books recommended in Unusual Suspects previous newsletters on this shelf. See upcoming 2021 releases. Check out this Unusual Suspects Pinterest board and get Tailored Book Recommendations!

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

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