Suspense. Page-turners. Whodunits. We’ve got some of the year’s biggest summer thrillers rolling out just in time for those hot lazy days. Browse some of our favorites below!
Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage
Hanna adores her father. He truly gets her, and she gets him. But her mother is a different story, and Hanna will stop at nothing to get her out of the picture. Suzette doesn’t understand why she can’t form a bond with seven-year-old Hanna. She loves her daughter, but the cruel ways that Hanna pushes her out is making her physically ill. Worse yet, her husband doesn’t see it. Suzette must uncover the source of the problem before it – or someone – kills her.
The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
Ruth Ware, bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game brings a dark, menacing tale as Hal receives a mysterious letter about an inheritance – one that she knows was not intended for her. Maybe, just maybe, she can figure out a way to keep the money. But when she shows up to the funeral of the deceased, she realizes something dark and disturbing is at the center of it all.
It All Falls Down by Sheena Kamal
Nora Watts was raised in Vancouver by her father – until he killed himself in a violent act that shocked her to her core. It’s only when she begins uncovering the disturbing truth about his past that she realizes he wasn’t the man she’d known all her life. As she tracks clues all the way to Detroit, her own past simultaneously begins to surface. And the uncovered secrets that she has locked up may prove even more perilous than her father’s.
The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy
The May Mothers are new moms whose babies were all born in May. Twice a week they get together for much-needed adult time. But one night, Winnie’s infant son goes missing while she’s away, and the search to find Midas ripples through the group. Ruined relationships and reputations lie in the wake as one mom pursues the desperate search for her baby.
The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll
Sisters Brett and Kelly have agreed to appear on a reality series called Goal Diggers, alongside three other fiercely successful women. Loyalties, dark secrets, contempt and twists result in the shock of the season… murder. As readers navigate this suspenseful tale, bestselling author Jessica Knoll seamlessly explores the unrelenting glass ceiling for women in America, along with the societal pressure to stay young and relevant.
Tailspin by Sandra Brown
Rye Mallett maintains a spotless reputation for flying without incident, although you’d never guess it by looking at him. He’s rough to say the least, but when there’s a delivery to be made in the most treacherous locations, he’s the pilot for the job. So when Rye accepts an assignment to deliver a package to Dr. Lambert in fog-stricken Georgia, his day starts like any other. The sabotaged landing, romance, law enforcement, and hit-man that he encounters, however, is not routine.
Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott
Kit Owens is in the running for a powerful new position when a blast from her past comes roaring back. Diane Fleming is her competition – the same Diane who had changed everything for her back in high school. As the two former friends find themselves in a fierce rivalry, they discover that there might be much more on the line than their careers.
She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell
This new novel from Michele Campbell follows the mysterious and gruesome death of a young girl and the suspicious circumstances around her passing. Twin sisters Bel and Rose have just started at a new boarding school and as their rivalry grows stronger, they find themselves caught up with the wrong people and before they know it, one of them is dead. This multi-dimensional novel is a twisted tale of sisterhood and what happens when you trust devious characters.