The Best New Mystery and Thriller Novels | February 2020

20 Feb 2020

The Best New Mystery and Thriller Novels | February 2020

The month of February has had some amazing new mystery and thriller novels, so we thought we’d share some of our favorites with you. Whether you like mysterious puzzles, gritty thrillers or cozy capers, we have a little something for everyone in this list. Enjoy your new books.


by Jo Fenton

Release Date: February 24, 2020

Manchester, 1989. A student named Rick has been found dead in halls of residence. Now his friends, Dan and Becky, are getting caught in the aftermath. Their fraught emotions lead them to dark places – particularly a connection to a mysterious Kabbalistic sect. Now it is up to Becky to uncover who killed Rick in time to save her best friend.

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Run Girl Run

by Willow Rose

Release Date: February 15, 2020

The second book in the Harry Hunter Mystery Series by bestselling author Willow Rose… A mother and child have been pulled out of the harbor in their car. It seems like a pretty straightforward murder-suicide to the Miami PD and Detective Harry Hunter. They were homeless and the mother decided to end it all for them both. But when Harry’s daughter knows something about their deaths and soon becomes the killer’s next target.

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A Dog Day’s Night

by Jamie Blair

Release Date: February 25, 2020

The sixth book in the Dog Days Mystery series by bestselling author Jamie Blair… More than dust is stirred up in Metamora when the Night Hound’s motorcycle club rolls into town and the leader opens a biker bar. When he is run off the road and left for dead, his wife comes to Cam and her Action Agency to track down the hit and run suspect.

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The Names of the Dead

by Kevin Wignall

Release Date: February 1, 2020

Former CIA officer James ‘Wes’ Wesley paid the ultimate price for his patriotism. Locked up in a French jail for an anti-terror operation gone wrong, he was abandoned by his Agency, shunned by his friends and colleagues, and cut off from his family. Now he just received shocking news that his ex-wife has been killed in a terrorist attack in Spain… and his son, Ethan, is missing. A son he didn’t know he had.

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by James Patterson

Release Date: February 24, 2020

The twelfth book in the Michael Bennett series by New York Times Bestselling Author James Patterson… The mayor and Michael Bennett have always had a tense relationship. But now the mayor needs help, from one father to another. Detective Bennett is assigned a case that leads him to a homicide in the Bronx. The victim had some sophisticated ties to a hacking operation… and also to the mayor’s daughter.

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One Minute Out

by Mark Greaney

Release Date: February 18, 2020

The ninth book in the Gray Man series by New York Times Bestselling Author Mark Greaney… Court Gentry has uncovered a human trafficking operation while on a mission in Croatia. Soon the trail leads his from the Balkans all the way to Hollywood. He is determined to shut it down but it looks like his CIA handlers have other plans.

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