6 Brand New Mystery and Thriller Books Out Now (September 2022)

by Severn House on 6 September 2022

Its the best day of the month: NEW BOOK DAY!

We’ve got six incredible mysteries and thrillers publishing today that you’re sure to love: from gripping psychological suspense, to murder and intrigue in 1920s Chicago, to hard-hitting thrill-rides, and more!

A Reluctant Saint by Tricia Fields
(A Josie Gray Mystery No.7)

The killing of a greyhound breeder and rumors of election fraud during the mayoral race in small-town West Texas has Chief of Police Josie Gray searching for answers.

“Does a masterly job evoking the dry, dusty Lone Star landscape, and the well-wrought, intricate plot matches the distinctive characters, especially the indelible Josie
–Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Best Practices by Gwen Florio
(A Nora Best Mystery No.3)

A job in a wilderness therapy program for troubled teens seems like the perfect way for Nora Best to ease into the next phase of her life . . . until she uncovers the program managers’ flagrant abuses and the lengths they’ll go to keep it a secret.

A strong female lead and a dramatic look at seldom discussed social injustices . . . Hopefully Nora will be back soon
Publishers Weekly

Murder in the Cathedral by Cora Harrison
(A Reverend Mother Mystery No.9)

The Reverend Mother’s investigative skills are called into action again when one of her young pupils is found murdered at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral.

“This series ranks near the top among mysteries with a religious lead”
–Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Deadly Spirits by Mary Miley
(A Mystic’s Accomplice Mystery No.3)

Medium’s assistant – and reluctant sleuth – Maddie Pastore is shocked when her long-lost sister is accused of murder, in this twisty, atmospheric mystery set in 1920s Chicago.

“Gripping . . . Readers will hope to see a lot more of the resourceful Maddie
Publishers Weekly

A Dark Steel Death by Chris Nickson
(A Tom Harper Mystery No.10)

Tom Harper must catch a traitor intent on disrupting the war effort and bringing terror to the streets of Leeds in this page-turning WW1 mystery.

“Nickson does his usual superb job of evoking the period and . . . reinforces his place in the front rank of historical mystery authors”
Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Demolition by Nick Oldham
(A Henry Christie Mystery No.30)

Secrets, lies, murder . . . and planning permission. Henry Christie is pulled into two chilling murder investigations and uncovers dark secrets dating back to the Second World War in this unflinching thriller.

“High-voltage action”
Booklist

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