The Thrill of Finding the Perfect Gift

The holiday season is upon us, and you know what that means—time to find the perfect gift! Whether you’re shopping for your bookworm friend, a family member, or even just treating yourself, these mystery and thriller books have something for everyone. So, grab a cup of cocoa, get cozy, and let’s dive into a few perfect holiday presents that’ll keep your loved ones on the edge of their seats!

What Waits in the Woods by Terri Parlato

Her ballet career derailed by injury, a once-promising young dancer returns to her hometown only to face a grisly discovery—and the increasingly alarming realization that nothing from her past is quite what she believed—in this electrifyingly twisty suburban thriller.

Who to Believe by Edwin Hill

In a twisty, claustrophobic suburban suspense novel for fans of Ruth Ware and Liane Moriarty, the aftermath of a murder in a quiet coastal New England town reveals a web of dark secrets among friends.

We Thought We Knew You by M. William Phelps

New York Times bestselling author, television personality, and podcast host M. William Phelps takes readers deep into the murder of Mary Yoder, a popular wife, mother, and healer in Upstate New York—telling a gripping tale of a family drama, a determined investigation, and a killer with the face of an angel.

Some of Us Are Looking by Carlene O’Connor

In late summer, the Dingle peninsula is thronged with tourists drawn to County Kerry’s dark mountains and deep, lush valleys. For Irish vet Dimpna Wilde, who has returned to run her family’s practice after years away, home is a beautiful but complicated place—especially when it becomes the setting for a brutal murder. 

All the Dark Places by Terri Parlato

A savage murder rocks a quiet Massachusetts suburb, revealing the dark secrets at the center of a group of friends and setting two women—one with a traumatic past, the other a Boston police detective—on a hunt for truth in this stylish debut thriller!