The Vanishing by Wendy Webb

  Picture a mysterious and very haunted estate on the outskirts of say...Grand Marais. Now add in a horror novelist that the world believes to be dead, a woman who has suffered to lengths few people could survive, and a cast of characters with a multitude of quirks. This sets the stage for The Vanishing... Continue Reading →

December New & Upcoming @ TBPL

New titles from best-selling authors and debuts with critical buzz! Click on the title to place your TPBL hold. Benson, Adrienne. The Brightest Sun Berry, Steve. The Bishop’s Pawn Bohjalian, Chris. The Flight Attendant Box, C.J. The Disappeared Bradbury, Jamey. The Wild Inside Bradley, Alan. The Grave's a Fine and Private Place Burke, Alafair. The Wife Carroll, James. The Cloister Crais, Robert. The Wanted... Continue Reading →

Riverdale Readalikes

If you love the juicy secrets, killer twists, and intense relationships in the community of Riverdale, pick up one of these suspenseful YA books featuring small towns with dark and deadly secrets. Click on the book title to place your TBPL hold! Afterward by Jennifer Mathieu: When eleven-year-old Dylan Anderson is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue... Continue Reading →

Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben

  I’ve always liked thrillers and Harlan Coben is one of the best suspense writers around. His books are always a go to when a patron comes to the desk asking for a recommendation of a good, fast- paced read. Coben’s latest book is great example of taking the thriller genre and adding emotional depth... Continue Reading →

Small Casts, Big Suspense

Focusing on just a few characters, these YA thrillers and mysteries are packed with subterfuge, subtle clues, and lots of tension. Click on the book title to place your TBPL holds! The Girl in the Wall by Daphne Benedis-Grab: Former best friends Ariel and Sera must work together to survive when terrorists attack Ariel’s birthday, intent... Continue Reading →

A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre

John Le Carre is back with his first novel featuring the character of George Smiley in over twenty-five years and weaves in major plot points from many of his previous novels, including the espionage classic, “The Spy Who Came in from the Cold”.  The main character here is Peter Guillam, Smiley’s former right hand who... Continue Reading →

Interview with Simon Rose

Simon Rose has written many books for young people, including The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Sphere of Septimus, and the Shadowzone series, as well as a large number of nonfiction titles. He has been nominated for the Silver Birch, Diamond Willow and Golden Eagle book awards. Born and raised in England, he lives in Calgary, Alberta.... Continue Reading →

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