9 Brand-New Mysteries and Thrillers (November 2022)

by Severn House on 1 November 2022

We’re delighted to be publishing these nine fantastic new books today! We’ve got intricately researched historical fiction, tense thrillers, cozy village mysteries, and more!

Check out this month’s brand new books:

Peril in the Parish by Dorothy Cannell
A Florence Norris Mystery #3

1933. Florence Norris is set to be married in the village of Dovecote Hatch. But when a mysterious stranger appears, sharing rumours of unpleasant secrets hidden below the surface of the idyllic English village, the couple are reluctantly pulled into a dark mystery. Will they have the beautiful church wedding they long for, or will the truth stand in the way of their happily ever after?

“A haunting tale of love, death, and obsession
–Kirkus Reviews

Dark Waters Rising by Cassandra Clark
An Abbess of Meaux Medieval Mystery #12

A storm is coming . . . Can nun sleuth Hildegard solve the murder of a lay sister before the rising flood waters trap her with a cunning killer?

A fitting conclusion to an excellent series that immerses readers in medieval times and deeply conceived characters
Kirkus Reviews

A Quiet Teacher by Adam Oyebanji

A teacher trying to hide in the shadows finds himself embroiled in a murder investigation in this compelling and fresh read from a new unique, contemporary voice.

“Imagine John le Carré attempting an Agatha Christie mystery. Or the other way around. In any case, that mix is at the heart of this stunning novel”
–Booklist Starred Review

And Justice for Mall by E.J. Copperman
A Jersey Girl Legal Mystery #4

Hollywood, house hunting . . . and hand grenades?! Life turns explosive for New Jersey prosecutor turned LA family lawyer Sandy Moss when she takes on an unexpected new client: pre-teen millionaire Riley Schoenberg.

“Sprightly characters and smart dialogue drive the plot . . . Those seeking pure escapist fare will be delighted
Publishers Weekly

A House Divided by Judith Cutler
A Harriet & Matthew Rowsley Victorian Mystery #4

1861. Harriet & Matthew Rowsley find themselves stranded at a party at a country house manor when a killer strikes! The finger is quickly pointed at an eleven-year-old maid as the culprit. Convinced that she cannot be guilty, Harriet and Matthew agree to investigate.

“With twists and turns aplenty, Cutler’s variation on the classic locked-house mystery combines the requisite cast of colorful characters—in particular, the amiable sleuths—with a vivid depiction of upstairs-downstairs life in the Victorian era”
Booklist

A Deadly Web by Jeanne M. Dams
A Dorothy Martin Mystery #25

When an ‘unofficial’ relative of Alan’s arrives from the States, Dorothy and Alan are drawn into a tangled web of murder and lies.

“Old-fashioned British mores take some very modern twists in this charming mystery”
Kirkus Reviews

Murder for Profit by Veronica Heley
An Ellie Quicke Mystery #22

The shocking death of a student in one of her charity’s properties draws Ellie into another dark mystery.

“A twisty plot, an intrepid heroine, and an unexpectedly satisfying ending make this a good choice for cozy fans”
Booklist

The Inconvenient German by Peter Steiner
A Willi Geismeier Thriller #3

Willi Geismeier is proving to be a headache for the Nazis yet again as leader of the Flower Gang – a secret organisation helping people flee Germany. But is his cover about to be blown?

“Smashing . . . Put this series in the hands of Philip Kerr fans”
Booklist

Disco Dead by Marcia Talley
A Hannah Ives Mystery #19

A trip to the local cemetery draws Hannah into a puzzling case stretching back forty years.

“The long-running Hannah Ives Mystery series shows no signs of slowing down”
Booklist

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