Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Five recent dark thrillers to soothe your Valentine’s Day hangover

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Melissa Albert tagged five "recent releases that’ll warm (or further chill) your Cupid-intolerant heart," including:
After I’m Gone, by Laura Lippman

There’s just something about an unsolved murder that gets a writer’s wheels turning. In this seamlessly plotted work, semi-retired detective Sandy Sanchez teases out the hidden web of connections between the 26-year-old disappearance of crooked businessman Felix Brewer, and the killing a decade later of his mistress. The book is both a whodunit and a moving character drama, exploring the effects of Felix’s loss on the wife and three daughters he left behind.
Read about another book on the list.

Learn more about After I’m Gone.

--Marshal Zeringue