Love a Mystery?

by Karen Walch | Mar 23, 2022

Some old, some new. Some light hearted, some terrifying. All have unexpected twists and turns.

The Last House on the Street
by Diane Chamberlain

Two women. Two stories. 1965. Eliie has been raised in the South to be a certain type of Southern lady. But she's chosen to spend her summer break volunteering to help register black voters. It will bring more challenges than she can imagine. 2010. Kayla Carter and her husband have designed a beautiful new home where they can raise their three year old daughter. Kayla's husband dies in an accident and the house and woods become more and more ominous. 

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In a Dark, Dark Wood
by Ruth Ware

Leonora (Nora) has been invited to a bachelorette party for Clare Cavendish, a former best friend. Nora doesn't want to go, but Flo, the maid of honor begs her to come. It's an uncomfortable party and Nora wants to leave. Then we find Nora in the hospital, trying to remember what has happened. She knows something prompted her to run into the woods, and she knows someone is dead. 

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Silent Patient
by Alex Michaelides

This is a psychological thriller of a woman's act of violence against her husband and the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive. Alicia Berenson's life is seemingly perfect. She lives in a grand house overlooking a park in one of London's most desirable areas. Then one evening, when her husband returns from a fashion shoot, Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and she never speaks another word. The psychologist is determined to learn the truth. 

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The Secret Keeper
by Kate Morton

During a party, 16 year old Laurel Nicolson escapes to her childhood tree house. While day dreaming there, she sees her mother speaking to a stranger. Before the afternoon is over, she witnesses a shocking crime that changes everything she knows about her family. Now 50 years later, Laurel returns home for her mother's 90th birthday party and finds herself overwhelmed with questions she hasn't considered for decades. 

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Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn

On their 5th anniversary, Nick Dunne's wife, Amy, disappears from their Missouri home. Nick is the main suspect and evidence mounts against him. The plot is made more complicated as chapters alternate between Nick and Amy, Both narrators are lying and this results in confusion about who can be trusted. The reader must compare the two narrations and decide who is the good guy and who is the bad guy. Gone Girl is the quintessential psychological thrill, one you won't quickly forget. 

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Death on the Nile
by Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is famous for her twisty plots and surprises. This novel doesn't disappoint. Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, on vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer is called to use his detective skills to solve a murder. The beautiful, stylish, newlywed Linnet Ridgeway has been shot in the head. She and her husband, Simon Doyle, have been followed everywhere on their honeymoon by Doyle's former fiancee, but she has an airtight alibi. Multiple conspiracies are going on, and nothing is what it seems. There are enough wicked twists to keep the reader guessing until the final moment. 

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Apples Never Fall
by Liane Moriarty

If your mother was missing, would you tell the police? What if the most obvious suspect was your father? That is the dilemma facing the four grown Delaney children. And what about Savannah, the young woman who showed up at the Delaney's door, bleeding after a fight with her boyfriend? She is nowhere to be found. The Delaney family has to reexamine their family history in a new light. 

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The Last Flight
by Julie Clark

Two desperate women. Two flights. One chance to disappear, Claire has the perfect life. Lots of money, Rory, a charming husband with political aspirations. But Rory has a temper, and he controls every aspect of Claire's life. She has been working a year to disappear. In a chance encounter at the airport, Claire meets Eva who is also in dire circumstances. They switch tickets, ready to start new lives. Then one plane crashes. 

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The Guest List
by Lucy Foley

Guests have gathered on a remote island off Ireland. All is ready for the perfect wedding of Jules Keegan and Will Slater, a young, beautiful power couple. But everyone on the island has a secret, and as the champagne comes out, so do the jealousies and resentments. Someone won't leave this island alive. 

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Find Me
by Alafair Burke

She calls herself Hope Miller, but she has no idea who she really is. Fifteen years ago, she was found in a small New Jersey town, thrown from an overturned vehicle with no clue to her identity. Her new town has welcomed her, but now she feels she needs to leave New Jersey to start over again. Linsey Kelly, Hope's best friend, is worried about her friend taking off on her own. Her fears are confirmed when Hope disappears. Has she gone off the gird on purpose, or has something terrible happened? 

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