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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Annie Hogsett

Too Lucky to Live: A Somebody's Bound to Wind Up Dead Mystery

Poisoned Pen

Lonely and broke, Cleveland divorce-survivor Allie Harper believes all her problems would be solved if she could find a nice guy with some money. When she meets Tom, a most attractive blind man, who happens to have a winning lottery ticket worth millions, her life is turned upside down as killers and kidnappers chase the duo with the money. Too Lucky to Live is the debut novel of Annie Hogsett.

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 Dahl

Conviction

Minotaur Books

The follow up to her award-winning novels Invisible City and Run You Down, Julia Dahl’s Conviction follows journalist Rebekah Roberts as she investigates the twenty-year-old cold case of a black family brutally murdered in Crown Heights. Dahl’s work has been nominated for the Edgar Award, Thriller Award, and Mary Higgins Clark Award, as well as being named one of Boston Globe’s Best Books of 2014.

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.