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

A Deeper Grave

Mira

Serial-killer hunter Nick Shade built his legendary career chasing monsters. When he rescued Montgomery detective Bobbie Gentry from horrific captivity and helped her reclaim her life, he didn't intend to be a hero. Or a target. But now a copycat murderer haunts him, and reuniting with Bobbie is his best chance at neutralizing the threat. 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.

Pamela Wechsler

The Graves

Minotaur Books

In the anticipated followup to Mission Hill, Pamela Wechsler’s Abby Endicott of the District Attorney’s homicide unit in Boston, returns to a serial killer is on the loose, two college-aged girls dead and another missing. When the sons of a prominent government official are linked to the murders, Abby pushes back, stopping at nothing to find justice for the girls. Pamela spent years as a criminal prosecutor and is a producer on Bull. She also wrote a\ variety of Law & Order episodes and was the legal consultant for the movie THE JUDGE.

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 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.