Thriller Thursday – NEW Releases for the TBR pile…

Thriller Mystery Book releases Spring 2022

Hi there everyone, how has your week been? It’s a crazy world out there, and every day it gets a tad more insane. On the plus side, the weather here is starting to change. The sun is out longer, and she’s stronger. Buds are starting to show up on the trees in my yard. Most of the snow is gone, and soon I will be able to sit outside with my morning coffee again. In a wild world, the little things get you through.

A few days ago, I posted about some upcoming Fantasy releases I am excited for, and today I thought I would share some Mystery & Thrillers that will be out over the next month or so.

Secret Identity by Alex Segura Debut THRILLER March 2022

Secret Identity ★ Alex Segura

Secret Identity by Alex Segura 
Spring thriller book release

It’s 1975 and the comic book industry is struggling, but Carmen Valdez doesn’t care. She’s an assistant at Triumph Comics, which doesn’t have the creative zeal of Marvel nor the buttoned-up efficiency of DC, but it doesn’t matter. Carmen is tantalizingly close to fulfilling her dream of writing a superhero book.

That dream is nearly a reality when one of the Triumph writers enlists her help to create a new character, which they call “The Lethal Lynx,” Triumph’s first female hero. But her colleague is acting strangely and asking to keep her involvement a secret. And then he’s found dead, with all of their scripts turned into the publisher without her name. Carmen is desperate to piece together what happened to him, to hang on to her piece of the Lynx, which turns out to be a runaway hit. But that’s complicated by a surprise visitor from her home in Miami, a tenacious cop who is piecing everything together too quickly for Carmen, and the tangled web of secrets and resentments among the passionate eccentrics who write comics for a living.

Hardcover 368 Pages ★ Published March 2022 ★ FlatIron Books

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Carla Kovach DI Gina Harte Series Thriller Mystery Release

One Girl Missing ★ DI Gina Harte #11 ★ Carla Kovach

One Girl Missing DI Gina Harte #11 by Carla Kovach Spring thriller book release

Five-year-old Cally waits in her pretty pink bedroom for the sound of the front door opening and her mother’s sweet voice in the hall. But when the doorbell finally rings, and Cally creeps out of bed to peer through the banister, a large man in uniform is all she sees. Her mother is missing…

Teacher Annabel Braddock was last seen drinking at the local pub with her best friend, Jennifer. Witnesses saw tears running down her cheeks, and friends say she was having problems with a colleague at work, and that her marriage had broken down.

But as the two women hugged goodbye, neither noticed the car speeding towards them. As the dust settled, Jennifer lay unconscious on the ground and Annabel was nowhere to be seen. She’d never abandon her little girl, so did someone snatch her?

As family crowd around Jennifer’s hospital bed, hoping she’ll wake up, police visit Annabel’s home and her inconsolable daughter, Cally, tells them she had seen a man outside staring into her room as she climbed into bed that evening. Was it her childish imagination, or had someone been watching Annabel’s home?

When Jennifer finally opens her eyes and tells the police what happened that night, it’s clear there are plenty of people with a reason to harm Annabel. With an unpredictable husband, a colleague who denies harassing her and a neighbour who seems to know her every move, could she be in imminent danger? As the hours turn to days, will little Cally ever see her precious mother again? Or will she be next? 

Kindle Edition 327 Pages ★ Published March 2022 ★ Bookouture

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It’s no secret that Kovach is one of my favourite authors. I adore the DI Gina Harte series. As of now, I have read the first six books.

Review : Her Last Mistake DI Gina Harte #6

Author Samantha M Bailey Spring Thriller & Mystery Sophmore Release

Watch Out for Her ★ Samantha M. Bailey

Best Selling Author Samantha M Bailey  Watch Out for Her

Spring thriller book release

Wherever you go…
she’ll be watching.

Sarah Goldman, mother to six-year-old Jacob, is relieved to move across the country. She has a lot she wants to leave behind, especially Holly Monroe, the pretty twenty-two-year-old babysitter she and her husband, Daniel, hired to take care of their young son last summer. It started out as a perfect arrangement—Sarah had a childminder her son adored, and Holly found the mother figure she’d always wanted. But Sarah’s never been one to trust very easily, so she kept a close eye on Holly, maybe too close at times. What she saw raised some questions, not only about who Holly really was but what she was hiding. The more Sarah watched, the more she learned—until one day, she saw something she couldn’t unsee, something so shocking that all she could do was flee.

Sarah has put it all behind her and is starting over in a different city with her husband and son. They’ve settled into a friendly suburb where the neighbors, a tight clique of good citizens, are always on the lookout for danger. But when Sarah finds hidden cameras in her new home, she has to wonder: Has her past caught up to her, and worse yet, who’s watching her now?

Paperback Edition 336 Pages ★ Expected April 2022 ★ Simon Schuster

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A few years ago, I read Bailey’s debut novel Woman on the Edge & it was amazeballs. I had given it 4 ★ at the time, so I have high hopes for this one.

Best Selling author Jeneva Rose The Perfect Marriage Spring Release

One of Us is Dead ★ Jeneva Rose

Spring thriller book release - Jeneva Rose Author of The Perfect Marriage - One Of Us is Dead

Meet the women of Buckhead–a place of expensive cars, huge houses, and competitive friendships.

Shannon was once the queen bee of Buckhead. But she’s been unceremoniously dumped by Bryce, her politician husband. When Bryce replaces her with a much younger woman, Shannon sets out to take revenge …

Crystal has stepped into Shannon’s old shoes. A young, innocent Texan girl, she simply has no idea what she’s up against …

Olivia has waited years to take Shannon’s crown as the unofficial queen of Buckhead. Finally, her moment has come. But to take her rightful place, she will need to use every backstabbing, manipulative, underhand trick in the book …

Jenny owns Glow, the most exclusive salon in town. Jenny knows all her clients’ secrets and darkest desires. But will she ever tell?

Who amongst these women will be clever enough to survive Buckhead–and who will wind up dead? They say that friendships can be complex, but no one said it could ever be this deadly.

Hardcover Edition 272 Pages ★ Expected April 2022 ★ Blackstone

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If you haven’t read The Perfect Marriage by Rose I suggest you drop everything you are doing and go read it right now.

That’s it for today friends. Stay Safe & Happy Reading.