Best Mystery Books 23 Books Readers Couldn't Put DownTata, a retired brigadier general, combines distinctive characters and unconventional threats to thrilling effect in his terrific third novel featuring Jake Mohegan, a former Delta Force operative, who teams with an year-old autistic prodigy to thwart a terrorist plot to cripple American infrastructure. Daniel MacCormick, a year-old army veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan and is now a charter boat captain in Key West, Fla. Does it get any better than that? A searing exploration of motherhood at its most basic, this all-too-plausible thriller about a mother and her four-year-old son dodging multiple shooters in a zoo over a period of three hours may haunt even readers with steely nerves and strong stomachs. Winslow peers into the soul of modern America through the eyes of a supremely skilled and corrupt police officer, Dennis Malone, a veteran NYPD detective sergeant who leads the Manhattan North Special Task Force, in this epic novel of devastating moral complexity.
My Favourite Books of 2017 - Thrillers, Mysteries & Crime Novels
2017 Rules & Eligibility
This year, we saw a mix of old favorites and new voices achieving the highest heights in the mystery genre. This explosive thriller is timely, propulsive, and terrifying. East Texas plays by its own rules when it comes to the law. That is, until duty calls him back. He travels up Highway 59 to Lark, a small town where the murders of a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman has begun to cause the roiling of resentment.
Get great book recommendations! Two years after winning the Best Mystery & Thriller award for her juggernaut The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter.
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