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

No Darker Place

Mira Books

The newest novel from USA Today bestseller Debra Webb pits Detective Bobbie Gentry against the serial killer who robbed her of her husband and child – and forces her to work with Nick Shade, a man equally broken. Debra Webb is the author of more than 100 novels, with more than four million books in print in numerous languages and countries. She is the recipient of prestigious awards including the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Romantic Suspense and Reviewers Choice Awards.

Pamela Wechsler

Mission Hill

Minotaur Books

Author Pamela Wechsler was a criminal prosecutor who has spent the last seven years as a legal consultant and writer for network television shows, including the Law and Order series. She takes her expertise to task in this debut novel that delivers a gripping and very human portrayal of a woman who will stop at nothing to find the truth, even if it challenges everything she believes about justice.

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 Queen's Accomplice

Bantam/Random House

The sixth installment of the New York Times bestselling and award-winning mystery series returns spy Maggie Hope to war-weary London, where she is thrust into the dangerous hunt for a monster. Under the cover of darkness, a madman is brutally killing and mutilating young women in eerie and exact re-creations of Jack the Ripper’s crimes. But once the murderer has his sights on Maggie, not even Buckingham Palace can protect the resourceful spy from her fate.

Julia Dahl

Run You Down

Minotaur Books

In the sequel to her Edgar Award finalist Invisible City, Julia Dahl has created a taut mystery that is both a window into a secretive culture and an exploration of the demons we inherit. Aviva Kagan was a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a smiling college boy from Florida-and then disappeared. Twenty-three years later, the child she walked away from is a NYC tabloid reporter named Rebekah Roberts. And Rebekah isn't sure she wants her mother back in her life.

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.