Thrilling crime novels to add to your reading list

EDITED BY Alamin Yohannes

Best-selling crime novelist Alafair Burke has you covered!

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Little, Brown and Company


Burke’s newest crime novel about a friend’s desperate search for her missing friend is finally here!

Burke has given readers 20 thrilling crime tales, so she knows her stuff. Here are 5 thrilling reads to dive into this winter.


The Collective

Camille Gardener is still grieving her daughter 5 years after her death, and her obsession with the man she deems responsible leads her to a secret group of women known as The Collective.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

  BY Alison Gaylin 

The Turnout

Sisters Dara and Marie Durant have the rhythm they’ve found running their late mother’s ballet studio disrupted when a stranger enters their lives.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

by Megan Abbott

Megan Abbott always writes about female relationships with such a unique voice.

Alafair Burke

Drew Reilly

Last Girl Ghosted

After an online date ghosts her, a woman searches for answers and finds herself in danger, unsure if she’s the hunter or being hunted.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

by Lisa Unger

Like a Sister

Lena Scott has to deal with her very complicated feelings for her disgraced reality star half-sister when she’s killed the morning after she turns 25.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

by Kellye Garrett

We Were Never Here 

Emily struggles with whether to prioritize her freedom or her friendship because she’s unsure about whether her best friend Kristen is a murderer. 

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

by Andrea Bartz

Women tell their friends they'll be there through anything, but when anything includes homicide, the limits of loyalty can be tested.

Alafair Burke

on We Were Never Here

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