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21 Modern Mysteries You Won't Be Able to Put Down Part II

Part 1

11 The Likeness by Tana French

" [Tana French] aces her second novel. The Likeness [is a] nearly pitch- perfect follow-up to her 2007 debut thriller, In the Woods." 

-Entertainment Weekly Read More

12 Faithful Place by Tana French

Another outstanding addition to the Dublin Murder. The complex relationships in a poor Dublin family lead to unspeakable loss and heartbreak. Read More

13 The Stonecutter by Camilla Läckberg

"This richly textured mystery about a spate of murders in a fishing village suggests that Lackberg may be the heir to Agatha Christie." (Maureen Corrigan) Read More

14 Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

A wickedly dark thriller that Stephen King calls a "relentlessly creepy family saga" and an "admirably nasty piece of work." We're calling it a cross between Twin Peaks and Secretary--sinister, sexy, and stylish. Perfect fall reading.--Daphne Durham Read More

15 The Preacher by Garth Ennis 

"Just about the best thing to come along since comics started finding their way into books."—The Washington Post Read More

16 In the Woods by Tana French

Three children go missing, but only one is found — a boy with blood-filled sneakers who lost his memory of what happened in his state of shock. That boy is now a detective who must return to his hometown to investigate a murder with similarities to his own unsolved mystery. Read More

17 Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Libby Day was seven years old when her mother and two sisters were massacred in a blood-soaked home invasion dubbed by the press as "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." It was Libby's testimony which put her then-fifteen-year old brother, Ben, into prison for the rest of his life for the heinous murders. Read More

18 The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo by Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel. Read More

19 Broken Harbor by Tana French

“Every bit as piercingly brilliant as its predecessors . . . Readers can brace themselves for the gritty details of a typical police procedural and then sit back and savor the poetry.” — Chicago Tribune Read More

20 The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

"One of the scariest and best-written thrillers of the year, not to mention the most memorable portrait of a serial killer since Henry H. Holmes in....Erik Larson's 2003 nonfiction bestseller The Devil in the White City." --Chicago Sun-Times Read More

21 Night Film by Marisha Pessl 

A page-turning thriller for readers of Stephen King, Gillian Flynn, and Stieg Larsson, Night Film tells the haunting story of a journalist who becomes obsessed with the mysterious death of a troubled prodigy—the daughter of an iconic, reclusive filmmaker. Read More
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