Suspense / Thriller Books

Karen Hancock

Henri Koskinen, a nerdy insurance actuary, inherits his brother's adventure park and is threatened by the mob to pay his brothers gambling debts. Henri's involvement puts him in grave danger. This novel is well-written and very funny.

Karen Hancock

One of the worst serial killers in history, Durrant, is freed from prison and is now killing again. DCI Jericho, whose wife disappeared during Durrant's earlier killing spree, is working to find him again.

Karen Hancock

This novel may be one of Donna Leon's best in the series; Brunettis is at his best, investigating why his friend has adopted a son and then a woman is murdered. Five stars for this excellent book.

Karen Hancock

Think you've seen everything? This is the first of a bizarre trilogy about a woman with a dark hobby. It is perfect for those who are searching for something different.

Karen Hancock

When a beloved local is reported missing and later found dead in the quaint seaside town of Ebbing, Elise King returns to work as the lead detective on the case, at first thinking that his death was of a heart attack. There are twists and turns, and a surprising denouement.

Karen Hancock

Alex and Milo investigate the death of a young man who is found in the street after being hit by a moving van. His blood trail leads to a butchered woman who had been an acquaintance of Alex.

Karen Hancock

16 year old Jenny Lind was kidnapped on her way home from school and found hanging in a park five years later. Joona Linna is on the case, and also trying to find the serial kidnapper who took Jenny and others.

Karen Hancock

When a well-liked nurse is found brutally murdered, Jane Rizzoli is investigating. She is stumped as to the reason for the murder. At the same time, Jane's mother, Angela, has problems in the neighborhood that she wants Jane to solve. This is an excellent thriller with lots of humor.