Sometimes we'll look back at a booklist we've picked and see trends that we were only vaguely aware of while we were choosing the list. In January--after all the reading, debating, bargaining, and voting was complete--we realized that it was a very thriller-heavy month for us. Three mysteries/thrillers appeared in our Top 10 Books of January: they were The Current by Tim Johnston, She Lies in Wait by Gytha Lodge, and The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye. By that measure alone, you could say it was a great month for mysteries & thrillers. But, wait (as they say), there's more.
Our list of the Best Mysteries & Thrillers of January has some other heavy hitters on it. I've chosen a few here to highlight. But you should check out the full list, and do it before February brings a new stock of great books.
You can see all of our Best Mysteries & Thrillers of the Month here.
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