Mystery & Thriller Week 2019

Posted by Marie on April 1, 2019
Goodreads Mystery & Thriller Week 2019

The game is afoot, dear readers! All week, we'll be gathering the clues and connecting the dots as we celebrate the latest and greatest reads of the mystery and thriller genre.


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What will you be reading for Mystery Week?

Let us know in the comments!


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message 2: by Rita (new)

Rita I'm currently reading The Original Illustrated Sherlock Holmes byArthur Conan Doyle. For me, no one can beat Sherlock Holmes when it comes to mysteries which is why so many authors are still writing Sherlock Holmes books.


message 3: by Richard (new)

Richard Dominguez I have it as well, I loved how the pages are printed as they appeared in "The Strand" when they were first published. I really enjoyed reading it


message 4: by Gene (last edited Apr 01, 2019 08:21AM) (new)

Gene Borowski What a nice coincidence that I just started reading Mick Finlay's: The Murder Pit (Arrowood #2), for Mystery & Thriller Week.

London Society takes their problems to Sherlock Holmes. Everyone else goes to Arrowood.


message 5: by Richard (new)

Richard Dominguez Another fabulous read, better than the movie (books usually are) and the movie was "great". One of my favorite reads.


message 6: by LiberianGirl (new)

LiberianGirl Currently reading The Last Time I Lied


message 7: by Miodrag ★❥ (new)

Miodrag ★❥ How did you know?! Mystery and Thriller week and I just started reading A Study in Scarlet Women !! XD


message 8: by Jim (new)

Jim My long time pen pal and Goodreads friend doesn't often read the same books I do. Are we even still friends? Aha! I see she just finished some Sherlock Holmes fanfic with a steampunk flavor. And, it's just in time for mystery week. We suddenly have something in common. This is why I joined Goodreads in the first place.

The Clockwork Scarab


message 9: by Agnes (new)

Agnes Mystery/Thriller seems to be my most read genre, but I have been quite disappointed in most that I have read recently, just not Thrilling enough. Also I can usually guess the twists a mile off. Maybe it is my own fault as I have read so many of them. Just started Stillhouse Lake but would love to try My Lovely Wife as have heard good things about it. Any recommendations for genuinely surprising Thrillers kindly appreciated


message 10: by Amarnath (new)

Amarnath The Leopard and The Son by Jo Nesbo


message 11: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne I'm reading The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley and The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell!


message 12: by Sharon (new)

Sharon Murray I'm currently reading The Last Oracle by James Rollins and I'm going through the entire Sigma Force series.


message 13: by Molly (new)

Molly Previously read The Good Widow and Girls' Night Out both by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke. Both were excellent page turners.


message 14: by Christina (new)

Christina Nearly every of my weeks is a Mystery Week.

This week:

The Glimpses of the Moon

Five


Michelle Only Wants to Read Amarnath wrote: "The Leopard and The Son by Jo Nesbo"

Nice! Nesbo's Harry Hole series is terrific. Enjoy :)


message 16: by Kristy (new)

Kristy Currently reading The Au Pair.


message 17: by ALbi (new)

ALbi what a great design for the mystery and thriller week! I love it!


message 18: by Black (last edited Apr 01, 2019 09:35AM) (new)

Black Bones I'll probably read the 8th volume of "Witchless in Seattle" by Dakota Cassidy.


message 19: by Danny, Goodreads employee (new)

Danny I *still* need to read Force of Nature by Jane Harper!


message 20: by Amanda (last edited Apr 01, 2019 09:45AM) (new)

Amanda Every week is thriller week for me!

Currently listening to:
An Anonymous Girl

Currently reading:
Jane Doe

Both are excellent so far!


message 21: by Dhruva (new)

Dhruva Chatterjee Agnes, I'm not sure whether it would satisfy your mystery reading urges, but you may try "one among us" by Dhruva if you like. Do let me know what you thought. Appreciated!! :-)


message 22: by Mo (new)

Mo I am reading FRIENDS LIKE THESE. Recently finished STILL MISSING, omgee that book was sooo good. Mystery and thriller is my favorite go-to genre.


message 23: by Liubov (new)

Liubov I'm reading The Outsider by Stephen King..


message 24: by Mohade$eh (new)

Mohade$eh Run Away by my favorite author Harlan Coben


message 25: by Sushi (寿司) (new)

Sushi (寿司) I have just finished Murder on the Orient Express.


message 26: by Martha (last edited Apr 01, 2019 10:24AM) (new)

Martha Barghusen Foster Just finished Idaho Code by Joan Opyr, a humorous take on Idaho politics (& conservative politics in general) with a lesbian detective. A lot of fun, with an interesting mystery to solve as well!
Now I’m reading The Maltese Falcon.


message 27: by Katy (new)

Katy Tee Christina wrote: "Nearly every of my weeks is a Mystery Week.

This week:

The Glimpses of the Moon

Five"


Nearly every week is Mystery Week for me too. I am currently reading The Big Four by Agatha Christie.


message 28: by Katherine (new)

Katherine Murder on the Orient Express and the Secret History!😊


message 29: by Mike (new)

Mike Just finished Ian Rankin "Rather Be the Devil " and now on to
"In A House of Lies". The whole Inspector Rebus is a great series. I liked them best after "Mortal Causes" . Dark but not nearly black as Adrian McKinty .


message 30: by Kate (new)

Kate Yesterday, I began Thin Air by Robert B. Parker. I'm a big fan of his and needed something that might give me a few laughs, as well.


message 31: by Brid (new)

Brid Just finished The Darkest Place (Inspector Tom Reynolds, #4) by Jo Spain by Jo Spain and started Y is for Yesterday (Kinsey Millhone #25) by Sue Grafton by Sue Grafton. This is a real bittersweet read - the final book of the series as Sue died before she could write Z.


message 32: by Joe (new)

Joe I have read and enjoyed the first few books in the railway detective series by Edward Marston


message 33: by AJWANG (new)

AJWANG BRENDAH i am reading : The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson


message 34: by J (new)

J I just discovered Kate Ross series on Julian Kestrel. What a gem. I was sorry to see her life was cut so short.


message 35: by Sherinelagamy (new)

Sherinelagamy i am in love with the mystry and thriller novels
agatha christie is my favourite auther
i am already finished the a b c murder and the mirror"s crack


message 36: by Katherine (new)

Katherine Who Slays the Wicked by CS Harris, Trying Sebastian St Cyr for the first time.


message 37: by AE (new)

AE Corral Unsolved Murders... True Crimes Uncovered.


message 38: by Mj (new)

Mj Zander The British Library released some charming editions of mysteries from the early part of the 20th century. They are somewhat predictable but nonetheless enjoyable. If you're looking for something a bit different these would be a great choice! Blood on the Tracks: Railway Mysteries


message 39: by Adrianna (new)

Adrianna Mystery/thrillers aren't really a genre I read much but I have recently asked a friend for some "cozy" recommendations. I also am looking into the Falco mysteries from Lindsey Davis.


message 40: by Christina (new)

Christina If you're looking for something a bit different these would be a great choice! Blood on the Tracks: Railway Mysteries "

An enthusiastic second for Martin Edwards' edited collections of British Golden Age mystery short stories: Blood on the Tracks as MJ recommended, Serpents in Eden, Murder at the Manor: Country House Mysteries, Silent Nights: Christmas Mysteries, et cetera. They're terrific re-introductions of early 20th-century mystery writers like R. Austin Freeman, Freeman Wills Crofts, Anthony Berkeley, Margery Allingham et cetera.


message 41: by Damjana (new)

Damjana I am currently reading The Little Spanish Girl by Ales Matko!


Erin *Proud Book Hoarder* Just have to say that I'm loving the graphics this time. Everyone looks so paranoid and shifty-eyed, even the cats!


message 43: by Pocki (last edited Apr 01, 2019 12:35PM) (new)

Pocki Does it count if I read the biography of a forensic pathologist? Cause once I finish my current lil fantasy I'm going to round out the week with Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd.


message 44: by Mayke ☕️ (new)

Mayke ☕️ Loving this! I love mysteries & thrillers.


message 45: by J.S. (new)

J.S. Ellis Every week/month/year is the mysteries & thrillers for me


message 46: by Tina (new)

Tina Currently reading:
Fatality in F (Gethsemane Brown Mysteries #4) by Alexia Gordon Fatality in F

Releasing this week that I'll immediately start on:
Who Slays the Wicked (Sebastian St. Cyr, #14) by C.S. Harris Who Slays the Wicked

and

An Artless Demise (Lady Darby Mystery #7) by Anna Lee Huber An Artless Demise


message 47: by Donald (new)

Donald Grace I am reading Midnight at this Bright Ideas Bookstore by Mattew Sulliivan


thebookwormbookshelf The Girl Who Play With Fire by Stieg Larsson, The Analyst by John Katzenbach and Watch Hollow by Gregory Funard.


message 49: by Cherei (new)

Cherei I was lucky enough to get an early copy of 'Stoker's Wilde' by Steven Hopstaken (Author), Melissa Prusi (Author)!! OMG!! I'm totally gobsmacked by this amazing supernatural thriller! It won't be released until May 9th, 2019. Put this one on your 2019 must-read list!! I just finished posting my review..

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

STOKER'S WILDE captures the imagination and leaves the reader in total awe!! This has to be one of the best vampire stories I've had the pure delight of reading. Supremely written!! This horror thriller will have the readers on the edge of their seats as the epic tale plays out!! A truly rousing tale that pairs Bram Stoker and Oscar Wilde as they battle the supernatural world of vampires. All of the characters from Bram's Gothic novel 'DRACULA' make an appearance in one form or another. Easily leading the reader to re-read, 'DRACULA' for clues that Bram Stoker may have actually just documented portions of his iconic novel. I loved, loved, LOVED this story!! I am already looking forward to re-reading the story again and again! This is a MUST BUY BOOK for any library to be truly complete!!


message 50: by Ruth (new)

Ruth The Malta Exchange--A Novel by Steve Berry


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