The Seattle Public Library

Your Account | Print-Friendly

December 12, 2017

Library Collection

Books, Movies & Music : New Adult Mysteries

Header Image

Library Locator


Map of Library Locations

New Mystery Books for Adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Mystery books for adults.

 

RSS feed for this list
Chained

Chained
Brady, Eileen

"Everyone in the charming Hudson Valley town of Oak Falls expected Flynn Keegan, their handsome blond "Golden Boy" to make it big in Hollywood. So when veterinarian Kate Turner identifies a bone dug up by one of her dog patients as human, no one thinks back ten years to remember Flynn. Until DNA and a smashed skull prove he was murdered. With few clues available to the forensic team, the grieving family begs Kate to investigate. His four closest friends plead ignorance. Neighbors and teachers remember the charismatic young man but offer no real help. Meanwhile, Kate is juggling her eccentric house call clients, a silly pot-bellied pig wedding and the sudden re-appearance of an old college boyfriend. Anthropologist Jeremy Engels, who returns like Indiana Jones from an African dig, is eager to rekindle their romance and offer his help. Together, they plan to crash Flynn's high school reunion, a re-creation of his senior prom, and interview his fellow students. Time isn't of the essence with a ten-year-old cold case. Right? Her Gramps is convinced the killer is long gone, just like the illegally captured brown bear she helped save, now roaming free in the woods. But Kate soon discovers that chains of love can be as strong as those made of steel--and some deadly secrets have put her next on the kill list."--Amazon.com.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

View this item

 
Winter Study

Winter Study
Barr, Nevada

Visiting an isolated Lake Superior isle to study wolf behavior, ranger Anna Pigeon joins a scientific group that subsequently discovers unusual DNA evidence suggesting that a giant and dangerous wolf hybrid has been introduced by an unknown source.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

View this item

 
Off Kilter

Off Kilter
Reed, Hannah, 1953-

"After the recent death of her mother and the dissolution of her marriage, thirty-something Eden Elliott is seriously in need of a fresh start. At the urging of her best friend, bestselling author Ami Pederson, Eden decides to embark on an open-ended trip to the picturesque village of Glenkillen in the Scottish Highlands, to do some hands-on research for a book of her own. But almost as soon as Eden arrives in the quaint town, she gets caught up in a very real drama. The town's sheep shearer is found murdered--clipped with his own shears--and the locals suspect Vicki MacBride, an outsider whose father's recent death left her the surprise heir to his lucrative sheep farm. Eden refuses to believe the affable heiress is a murderer, but can she prove that someone is out to frame her new friend before she finds herself on the receiving end of more shear terror?"--Amazon.com.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

View this item

 
Etched in Tears

Etched in Tears
Hollon, Cheryl


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

View this item

 
Il segno della morte: romanzo

Il segno della morte: romanzo
James, Peter, 1948-


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 1 copies

View this item

 
Death at Thorburn Hall

Death at Thorburn Hall
Deering, Julianna

Drew Farthering finds a new mystery on his hands when he arrives at Thorburn Hall in Scotland for the 1935 British Open. His host, Lord Rainsby, asks Drew to investigate a suspected embezzler and then dies in a suspicious accident the next day. Thorburn Hall is full of guests with motives for the killing. Can Drew discover the killer among them?


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

View this item

 
The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories

The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories
Harris, Charlaine

"Return to Bon Temps, Louisiana, with these reader favorites featuring spunky telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse and her paranormal friends"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 8 copies

View this item

 
The Roma Plot: A Max O'Brien Mystery

The Roma Plot: A Max O'Brien Mystery
Bolduc, Mario

"Max may be a professional con man, but that doesn't mean you can't count on him in a bind. So when he hears that his old friend Kevin Dandurand is a wanted man over a seemingly racially motivated killing spree, he heads to Bucharest to try to make sense of what looks like an impossible situation. The buried truths he uncovers reach back to WWII, the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and an entanglement between a Roma man and a German woman whose echoes pursue O'Brien and Dandurand into the present day. But if they can't escape the long shadows of the past, the two will find their present cut all too short."--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

View this item

 
The Lost Girl

The Lost Girl
Carver, Tania

When three men are found hanged in locations around Colchester, Detective Inspector Phil Brennan gets the shock of his life. Not only are the victims dressed to look like him, but each carries a defaced tarot card in the pocket of their identical leather jackets, scrawled across with one name: Phil Brennan. The bodies aren't found in random locations - they're all in places where DI Brennan has caught a murderer. Someone is sending him a message. And he thinks he knows who it is...Shocking and thrilling, in this dramatic new Tania Carver thriller DI Phil Brennan and his wife, psychologist Marina Esposito, have their lives turned upside down as the past comes back to haunt their present with terrifying consequences.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

View this item

 
The Plot Is Murder

The Plot Is Murder
Burns, V. M.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

View this item

 



[ 1 - 10 ] [ 11 - 20 ] [ 21 - 30 ] [ 31 - 40 ] [ 41 - 50 ] [ 51 - 60 ] [ 61 - 70 ] [ 71 - 80 ] [ 81 - 90 ] [ 91 - 100 ]

RSS feed for this list