Mystery and Thriller Books For Your Winter Reading List | 2020

10 Dec 2020

Mystery and Thriller Books For Your Winter Reading List | 2020

Now is the perfect time to pick up some exhilarating new mystery and thriller books for your winter reading list. Don’t miss our latest book recommendations from bestselling authors Erica Hilary, Lorhainne Eckhart, N. L. Westaway, John Righten, Willow Rose, and Katie Sise. Enjoy your new books!


by Erica Hilary

Release Date: October 14, 2020

Still reeling from her parents’ deaths and a bitter divorce, TV personality Reilly Anderson is struggling to maintain a thriving career while preparing for the loss of her college-bound daughter. A man was the last thing she needed. But that was before Richard Lynch literally crashed into her life. After Reilly and the charismatic Brit are involved in a fender-bender, she’s unable to resist the exhilarating romantic freefall. The enigmatic Rick is not who she thinks he is, however, and her terrifying new reality is a twisted maze of sordid secrets and devious manipulations.

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And Then She Was Gone

by Lorhainne Eckhart

Release Date: October 31, 2020

The twelfth book in The O’Connells Series by New York Times Bestselling Author Lorhainne Eckhart… Six months ago, Brady’s true love, Cassie Arnold, walked into his hometown and his life. Everything was perfect, including their plans for their upcoming wedding—but one night, when he came home, Cassie was gone. How could she just vanish? Brady turns to his sheriff brother, Marcus O’Connell, and is stunned by what he discovers. Not only is there no trace of her, but it’s as if she never existed.

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Letters From Rachel

by N. L. Westaway

Release Date: December 5, 2020

All evidence points to yet another murder by the notorious serial killer known as the ‘Small-Town Strangler’. The unsolved killings had been labeled the Professor Murders, and the case file had become known as the Professor’s Dozen… it has been 6 years since the last killing, and this latest murder is number 13 now, making it a baker’s dozen. Where has the killer been all these years and why have they returned?

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by John Righten

Release Date: November 25, 2020

The second book in The Lenka Trilogy by author John Righten… 1992. Since her parents were murdered when she was a child, Lenka Brett, a young Irish teacher, has been forged by the fires of loss. Loss of her lover and loss of her innocent view of the world. Now, with her fellow Rogues – tough aid workers who deliver medical aid where charities and governments fear to enter – her mission is to deliver medicine to hospitals and orphanages cut-off by the fighting in war-torn Bosnia. With her resilience and quick wits she soon becomes the leader of the convoy, but as the war erupts into a global conflict, she finds herself in the crosshairs of mercenaries from all sides.

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Not Dead Yet

by Willow Rose

Release Date: November 26, 2020

The seventh book in the Eva Rae Thomas Mystery Series by Willow Rose… Has former FBI-profiler Eva Rae Thomas finally gotten herself in deeper than she can handle? When the body of Nancy Henry is pulled out of the water of Sykes Creek by two local fishermen, they soon realize she’s not dead. Not yet. Before she disappeared, Nancy Henry appeared to have everything: a successful husband who adored her, two beautiful children, a modeling career, and a charming home in south Merritt Island with a heart wreath on the door. Now that she is back five years later, everything has changed.

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Open House

by Katie Sise

Release Date: December 1, 2020

A decade ago in upstate New York, art student Emma McCullough walked into the woods and was never seen again. It’s a mystery that still haunts her bucolic university town and her broken family, especially her sister, Haley, whose need for closure has become an obsession. But now, finally, the first piece of evidence in the vanishing has been found: Emma’s bracelet, lodged in a frozen piece of earth at the bottom of a gorge.

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