10 highly anticipated mysteries and thrillers of spring

Vannessa Cronin on January 22, 2020
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10 highly anticipated mysteries and thrillers of Spring, pt 1

The King of Horror, a courtroom drama, a time-traveling assassin, and a kidnapped child star. Some of the biggest names in the mystery and thriller game are making sure there’s something for every reader this spring.


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Walk the Wire by David Baldacci

The promise of a second gold rush causes a sudden boom in a small North Dakota town, bringing with it drugs, petty crime, prostitution—and a gruesome murder. Throw a shady religious sect into the mix and Amos Decker—the FBI consultant with a perfect memory—will have his work cut out for him as he works to find the killer. (April 21)


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Masked Prey by John Sandford

When a blog starts targeting the children of prominent politicians, posting illicitly-taken photographs and posing a threat, the FBI is called in. But in the absence of what the law considers an actual crime the FBI’s unable to do much. Only one person can operate outside the FBI's constraints: Lucas Davenport. (April 21)


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Camino Winds by John Grisham

John Grisham is back. And so is Mercer Mann, the young novelist with a severe case of writer’s block, proving that suspense never rests in this follow up to the highly successful Camino Island, a heist caper involving priceless books. (April 28)


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If It Bleeds by Stephen King

Many of King’s novellas have been made into movies: “The Body” (Stand By Me), and “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption” (The Shawshank Redemption). Based solely on the intriguing titles in this collection of novellas—“Mr. Harrigan’s Phone,” “The Life of Chuck,” “Rat,” and “If It Bleeds”—read this collection now, before it appears at a movie theater near you. (May 5)


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The Last Trial by Scott Turow

At 85 years old, Alejandro "Sandy" Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer in failing health and overdue for retirement, decides to take on one last trial as a favor to a friend. But friendship and Sandy’s belief in the judicial system will both be put to the test in a courtroom, where evidence and reality may be at odds. (May 12)

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Fair Warning by Michael Connelly

When a woman with whom veteran reporter Jack McEvoy had a one-night stand is murdered in a particularly brutal way, and McEvoy himself becomes a suspect, he starts to realize that there may be a serial killer out there, one that’s been working under the radar of law enforcement for years. (May 26)

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A Private Cathedral by James Lee Burke

The Hatfields and the McCoys have nothing on the Shondell and Balangie families, longtime enemies in the New Iberia criminal underworld. When Detective Dave Robicheaux and his partner, Clete Purcel are called in to investigate teenage runaways Johnny Shondell and Isolde Balangie, they get on the wrong side of Isolde’s dad and find themselves in the crosshairs of a time-traveling superhuman assassin. (May 26)

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Hideaway by Nora Roberts

Caitlyn Sullivan, daughter of Hollywood royalty and a child star in her own right, survives an abduction at her family ranch in Big Sur country as a little girl. But her happy ending is delayed as she comes to realize that the aftermath of the night she escaped her abductors has set in motion events that may destroy her future. (May 26)


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The Persuasion by Iris Johansen

When fan-favorite Eve Duncan's daughter, Jane MacGuire, becomes the target of a madman she must get close to longtime love interest Seth Caleb if she has any chance of surviving. (June 2)


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The Summer House by James Patterson & Brendan DuBois

The Army sends Major Jeremiah Cook, a veteran and former NYPD cop, and his elite team to sweltering Georgia to investigate a grisly nighttime mass murder that may involve four Army Rangers, recently returned from Afghanistan. But a grim job is made more challenging by cover-ups and stonewalling at every turn. (June 8)


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