Mystery & Suspense

We represent some of the most talked about suspense authors in the business, including Gillian Flynn, author of New York Times bestselling literary thrillers Gone Girl, Sharp Objects, and Dark Places; Lisa Lutz, author of the hilarious Spellman series mysteries; and Harry Dolan, author of noir mystery Bad Things Happen. We are always looking to add to our list and are eager to continue represent books that shock and surprise us.


A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

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Debra Webb

The Coldest Fear


Serial-killer hunter Nick Shade built his legendary career chasing monsters. When a string of killings bloodies Savannah's elite society and causes cold cases to resurface, Nick will need to join forces with Deterctive Bobbie Gentry if they want to survive. Debra Webb is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 100 novels, and the recipient of the prestigious Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Romantic Suspense as well as numerous Reviewers Choice Awards.

Harry Dolan

The Man in the Crooked Hat


“Superior prose, plotting and characterization put Dolan in the top rank of crime novelists” – Starred Publishers Weekly review of this novel.

One cryptic clue leads a desperate man into a labyrinth of murder in the electrifying new novel from the author of Bad Things Happen, Very Bad Men and The Last Dead Girl. A masterwork of suspense.

Lisa Lutz

The Passenger

Simon & Schuster

Now Target's Book Club Pick for December 2016

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Spellman Files series, Lisa Lutz’s latest blistering thriller is about a woman who creates and sheds new identities as she crisscrosses the country to escape her past. With heart-stopping escapes and devious deceptions, Booklist starred reviewed novel is an amazing psychological thriller about defining yourself while you pursue your path to survival.

Susan Elia MacNeal

The Paris Spy

Bantam/Random House

The seventh installment of The New York Times bestselling and award-winning mystery series sets spy Maggie Hope working undercover for the Special Operations Executive in the elegant but eerily silent city of Paris, where SS officers prowl the streets and the Ritz is draped with swastikas. Maggie must risk her life to penetrate powerful circles in order to find the traitor within the SOE itself and to locate reports crucial to planning D-Day in a deadly game of wits with the Nazi intelligence elite.

Julia Thomas

Penhale Wood

Mystery Ink

"The elegant writing, complex characters, and surprising conclusion of Thomas' second all add up to a fine mystery."
Kirkus Review (starred review)

From the author of The English Boys, comes Penhale Wood. One December night in Cornwall, nanny Karen Peterson disappeared with three-year-old Sophie Flynn. The next day, the child’s body was found on a riverbank in Penhale Wood. A year later, Sophie’s mother, Iris Flynn, appears on the doorstep of investigating officer Rob McIntyre, determined to make him reopen her daughter’s case and find the murderer.

Gillian Flynn

Dark Places

Crown/Random House

Flynn's acclaimed and best-selling second novel tells the story of Libby Day, who was seven when he mother and sisters were murdered in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas."  In court, she famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother Ben was the killer.  Twenty-five years later, he sits in prison, and troubled Libby is no longer sure that her testimony was solid after all. Piece by piece, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started–on the run from a killer.