Best International Mystery & Crime Books
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1. Daylight (Atlee Pine series Book 3)
Author: by David Baldacci
Daylight is the gripping follow up to Long Road to Mercy and A Minute to Midnight featuring Special Agent Atlee Pine from one of the world’s most favourite thriller writers, David Baldacci. FBI Agent Atlee Pine’s search for her twin sister, Mercy, coincides with military investigator John Puller’s high-stakes case, leading them both into a global conspiracy from which neither of them will escape unscathed.
Ever since Mercy was abducted after a brutal incident when the girls were just six years old, Atlee has been relentless in her search for the truth. Now, just as time is running out on her investigation, she finally gets her most promising breakthrough yet the identity of her sister’s kidnapper: Ito Vincenzo.
Last known location: New Jersey. As Atlee and her assistant, Carol Blum, race to track down Vincenzo, they run into Pine’s old friend John Puller, who is investigating Vincenzo’s family for another crime involving a military installation. Working together, Pine and Puller pull back the layers of deceit, lies and cover-ups that strike at the very heart of global democracy.
2. The President is Missing: The political thriller of the decade (Bill Clinton & James Patterson stand-alone thrillers)
Author: by President Bill Clinton
June 4, 2018
‘The dream team delivers big time … Clinton’s insider secrets and Patterson’s storytelling genius make this the political thriller of the decade.’ LEE CHILD_THE GLOBAL NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERThe President is missing. The world is in shock. Terrorists are planning a devastating attack.
And they have help from traitors inside the White House. The only thing standing in their way is a President determined to save his people. Even if it means putting himself in mortal danger … INCLUDES AN EXTRACT FROM THE NEWBLOCKBUSTER, THE PRESIDENT’S DAUGHTER – AVAILABLE NOW_’A bullet train of a thriller.
The Day of the Jackal for the twenty-first century.’ A.J. FINN, author of The Woman in the Window’This book moves like Air Force One. Big and fast.’ MICHAEL CONNELLY, author of the Harry Bosch series’The President is Missing is a big, splashy juggernaut of a novel, combining thrills with a truly authentic look at the inner happenings in Washington.
I read it in one gulp. You will too.’ HARLAN COBEN, No. 1 bestselling author of Don’t Let Go’Relentless in its plotting and honest in its examination of issues that strike close to our hearts.’ JEFFERY DEAVER’A first-rate collaboration from a couple of real pros!
3. Long Road to Mercy (Atlee Pine series Book 1)
Author: by David Baldacci
Number one bestseller Long Road to Mercy is the heart-pounding first novel in the FBI Special Agent Atlee Pine series by bestselling author David Baldacci. FBI Special Agent Atlee Pine has learnt three lessons in life:Some wounds never heal.
Atlee’s twin sister, Mercy, was abducted from their bedroom over thirty years ago, and Atlee has spent every day since wondering what happened to her. Time doesn’t lessen your pain. The prime suspect, notorious serial killer Daniel James Tor, is in a high-security prison, but with no confession, Atlee continues to search for her sister, even as Tor taunts her from jail.
But she can always make a difference. Wracked by survivor’s guilt, Atlee joined the FBI to hunt down killers like Tor. Assigned to the remote wilds of the Western United States, she has spent years honing her skills and building her endurance, always with one eye on the ultimate goal.
Now, Atlee Pine is tasked with an investigation which begins with a missing person in the Grand Canyon. And ends with a discovery much more sinister and far-reaching. Continue the gripping series with A Minute to Midnight.
4. The Terminal List: A Thriller
Author: by Jack Carr
NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherf*er.Get ready! Chris Pratt, all around great guy and star of The Terminal List, coming to Amazon Prime A Navy SEAL has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his team in this ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller that is so powerful, so pulse-pounding, so well-writtenrarely do you read a debut novel this damn good (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author).
On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece’s entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush. But when those dearest to him are murdered on the day of his homecoming, Reece discovers that this was not an act of war by a foreign enemy but a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government.
Now, with no family and free from the military’s command structure, Reece applies the lessons that he’s learned in over a decade of constant warfare toward avenging the deaths of his family and teammates. With breathless pacing and relentless suspense, Reece ruthlessly targets his enemies in the upper echelons of power without regard for the laws of combat or the rule of law.
5. Smokescreen (Francis Thriller)
Author: by Dick Francis
September 18, 1989
A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Edward Lincoln has scaled the Himalayas, survived deadly car chases and defeated scores of assassins. As a movie action man he’s even suffered stoically at the hands of sadistic directors.
After finishing his latest film, he’s asked to visit South Africa to discover why a dying friend’s horses are suddenly failing on the race track. Unfortunately, Lincoln’s attempt to help a friend soon puts him in harm’s way. From a nearly fatal interview to a dangerous accident in a gold mine, it seems only luck is keeping him alive.
And in life, unlike the big-screen, there’s no coming back from dead … Praise for Dick Francis: ‘As a jockey, Dick Francis was unbeatable when he got into his stride. The same is true of his crime writing’ Daily Mirror ‘Dick Francis’s fiction has a secret ingredient – his inimitable knack of grabbing the reader’s attention on page one and holding it tight until the very end’ Sunday Telegraph’The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care …
6. The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure
Author: by Grant Cardone
Achieve “Massive Action” results and accomplish your business dreams! While most people operate with only three degrees of action-no action, retreat, or normal action-if you’re after big goals, you don’t want to settle for the ordinary. To reach the next level, you must understand the coveted 4th degree of action.
This 4th degree, also known as the 10 X Rule, is that level of action that guarantees companies and individuals realize their goals and dreams. The 10 X Rule unveils the principle of “Massive Action,” allowing you to blast through business clichs and risk-aversion while taking concrete steps to reach your dreams.
It also demonstrates why people get stuck in the first three actions and how to move into making the 10X Rule a discipline. Find out exactly where to start, what to do, and how to follow up each action you take with more action to achieve Massive Action results.
Learn the “Estimation of Effort” calculation to ensure you exceed your targets Make the Fourth Degree a way of life and defy mediocrity Discover the time management myth Get the exact reasons why people fail and others succeed Know the exact formula to solve problems Extreme success is by definition outside the realm of normal action.
7. Walk the Wire (Amos Decker Book 6)
Author: by David Baldacci
April 21, 2020
Amos Deckerthe FBI consultant with a perfect memoryreturns to solve a gruesome murder in a booming North Dakota oil town in the newest thriller in David Baldacci’s #1 New York Times bestselling Memory Man series. When Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are called to London, North Dakota, they instantly sense that the thriving fracking town is ripe for trouble.
The promise of a second gold rush has attracted an onslaught of newcomers all hoping for a windfall, and the community is growing faster than houses can be built. The sudden boom has also brought a slew of problems with it, including drugs, property crimes, prostitutionand now murder.
Decker and Jamison are ordered to investigate the death of a young woman named Irene Cramer, whose body was expertly autopsied and then dumped in the openwhich is only the beginning of the oddities surrounding the case. As Decker and Jamison dig into Irene’s life, they are shocked to discover that the woman who walked the streets by night as a prostitute was a teacher for a local religious sect by daya sect operating on land once owned by a mysterious government facility that looms over the entire community.
8. A Minute to Midnight: The Number One Bestseller (Atlee Pine series Book 2)
Author: by David Baldacci
A Minute to Midnight is the gripping follow up to Long Road to Mercy featuring Special Agent Atlee Pine from one of the world’s most favourite thriller writers, David Baldacci.Without Mercy. At six years old, Atlee’s twin sister, Mercy, was taken from the family home while Atlee was left for dead.
Since that fateful night, Atlee has dedicated her life and career to catching those who hurt others.Word of a killer. Atlee has never stopped searching for answers about her sister. A notorious serial killer, locked in a maximum-security prison, continues to haunt her.
Does he really know what happened to Mercy?Quest for justice. When Atlee oversteps the mark on the arrest of a dangerous criminal, the FBI gives her a leave of absence the perfect opportunity to return to where it all began.
Determined to finally uncover the truth, Atlee Pine’s journey home turns into a rollercoaster ride of murder, long-buried secrets and lies … And a revelation so personal that everything she once believed is fast turning to dust.
9. Dead Man's Sins (The Dublin Trilogy Book 5)
Author: by Caimh McDonnell
McFori Ink (June 15, 2021)
June 15, 2021
How far would you go to protect a dead man? It’s the year 2000 in Dublin and, following some traumatic events, Detective Bunny McGarry is taking a well-earned break from the force. However, just because you’re not looking for trouble doesn’t mean trouble isn’t looking for you.
Bunny’s former partner died in the line of duty under dubious circumstances but his murky background has suddenly resurfaced, threatening Bunny’s reputation as well. As if that isn’t enough, a young boy is in danger and a woman from the big fella’s past is trapped in a loveless marriage to a monster.
They both need Bunny’s help, but he must get to work fast it seems someone is trying to frame him for murder Dead Man’s Sins is a continuation of McDonnell’s critically acclaimed bestselling Dublin Trilogy and mixes high-octane thrills with a distinctly Irish wit.
10. The Night Hawks: Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 13 (The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries)
Author: by Elly Griffiths
Quercus (February 4, 2021)
February 4, 2021
‘SET IN DIVINE NORTH NORFOLK. INTENSELY ATMOSPHERIC AND GREAT’ India KnightDr Ruth Galloway returns to the moody and beautiful landscape of North Norfolk to confront another killer. A devastating new case for our favourite forensic archaeologist in this acclaimed and bestselling crime series.
The Night Hawks, a group of metal detectorists, are searching for buried treasure when they find a body on the beach in North Norfolk. At first Nelson thinks that the dead man might be an asylum seeker but he turns out to be a local boy, Jem Taylor, recently released from prison.
Ruth is more interested in the treasure, a hoard of Bronze Age weapons. Nelson at first thinks that Taylor’s death is accidental drowning, but a second death suggests murder. Nelson is called to an apparent murder-suicide of a couple at the isolated Black Dog Farm.
Local legend talks of the Black Shuck, a spectral hound that appears to people before they die. Nelson ignores this, even when the owner’s suicide note includes the line, ‘He’s buried in the garden.’ Ruth excavates and finds the body of a giant dog.
11. The Palm Beach Murders
Author: by James Patterson
March 23, 2021
The wealthiest zip code in Florida doesn’t just have billionaires, yachts, and private planes-it also has the best murder plots money can buy. The Palm Beach Murders (previously published as Let’s Play Make-Believe): Both survivors of the divorce wars, Christy and Martin don’t believe in love at first sight and certainly not on a first date.
But from the instant they lock eyes, life becomes a sexy, romantic dream come true. That is, until they start playing a strangely intense game of make-believea game that’s about to go too far.(with James O. Born) Nooners: Everyone who knows Tim says he’s a good guy.
But the popular advertising exec has a problem: a lot of the people who know him are getting murdered. And by the time he figures out why, Tim won’t feel so good anymore. (with Tim Arnold)Stingrays: When a teenager goes missing on a Caribbean beach, the local police are baffled.
It’s up to the Stingrays, a world class team that solves the unsolvable, to unearth the truth: a truth that no one will believe. (with Duane Swierczynski)
12. Dare Game (Irish Garda Squad)
Author: by Melinda Colt
May 2, 2021
One dead body, one ace of spades Is the playing card an oversightor a trademark? Detective John O’Sullivan needs to find out if the murder was a one-off, or if the killer plans to work his way through a whole deck of cards.
The plot thickens as his team discovers more unsolved murders with the same modus operandiworldwide. Amber Reed stumbles into the middle of the investigation when she discovers her teenage daughter is a key-player in the Dublin murder case. Determined to do the right thing, Amber and her daughter help John, even though doing so puts their lives in danger.
Pressed by time and duty, John has to protect them and crack the case before the killer strikes again. What readers are saying about the Irish Garda Squad series: Dare Game is an engaging and masterful work of contemporary mystery with a dash of romance that will keep readers enthralled from start to finish.
IND’TALE MAGAZINE J.D. Robb meets Tana French in this gripping series of crime thrillers! Goodreads The story is so realistic that I thought it was a real crime story. Goodreads The characters are well written, and the story will keep you on the edge of your seat!
13. The Red Horse (A Billy Boyle WWII Mystery Book 15)
Author: by James R. Benn
September 1, 2020
England, 1944: Recovering from physical and psychological wounds sustained in the liberation of Paris, US Army detective Billy Boyle and Lieutenant Kazimierz are sent to a convalescent hospital in the English countrysideonly to discover that St. Albans may have its own war secrets, including a killer.”As historical detective series go, this one is extremely well tended by an author who clearly dotes on his hero.
As do we.”The New York TimesJust days after the Liberation of Paris, US Army Detective Billy Boyle and Lieutenant Kazimierz are brought to Saint Albans Convalescent Hospital in the English countryside. Kaz has been diagnosed with a heart condition, and Billy is dealing with emotional exhaustion and his recent methamphetamine abuse.
Meanwhile, Billy’s love, Diana Seaton, has been taken to Ravensbruck, the Nazi concentration camp for women, and Kaz’s sister, Angelika, who he recently learned was alive and working with the Polish Underground, has also been captured and transported to the same camp.
14. All the Devils Are Here (Chief Inspector Gamache Book 16)
Author: by Louise Penny
Sphere (September 1, 2020)
September 1, 2020
‘She makes most of her competitors seem like wannabes’ THE TIMES ‘Louise Penny is one of the greatest crime writers of our times’ DENISE MINALouise Penny’s much loved hero confronts a dark plot lurking beneath the elegant facades of Paris – lose yourself in the breathtaking new crime thriller by the #1 bestselling author _On their first night in Paris, the Gamaches gather for a family dinner with Armand’s godfather, the billionaire Stephen Horowitz.
But the evening ends in horror when Stephen is knocked down and critically injured in what Armand is convinced is no accident, but a deliberate attempt on an elderly man’s life. When a strange key is found in Stephen’s possession it sends Armand on a desperate search for the truth that will take him from the top of the Tour Eiffel, to the bowels of the Paris Archives.
And as Armand begins to uncover the secrets his godfather has kept hidden for decades, he finds himself ensnared in a web of lies and deceit that threatens to destroy everything – and everyone – he holds dear. For even the City of Light casts long shadows.
15. Turn a Blind Eye: A Detective William Warwick Novel (William Warwick Novels Book 3)
Author: by Jeffrey Archer
April 13, 2021
Turn a Blind Eye is the third installment in the gripping story of Detective Inspector William Warwick, by the master storyteller and #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles. Newly promoted to Detective Inspector, William Warwick is tasked with a dangerous new line of work, to go undercover and expose crime of another kind: corruption at the heart of the Metropolitan Police Force.
Along with detectives Rebecca Pankhurst and Nicky Bailey, his team is focused on following Detective Jerry Summers, a young officer whose lifestyle exceeds his income. But the investigation risks being compromised when Nicky falls for Summers. Meanwhile, notorious drug baron Assem Rashidi goes on trial, defended by Booth Watson QC, while William’s father Sir Julian and sister Grace lead the prosecution case.
And William’s wife Beth, now a new mother to twins, makes a surprising new friend in Christina Faulknerthe ex-wife of William’s former rival, criminal financier Miles – who has not only turned over a new leaf, but also has a new-found source of income when Faulkner dies suddenly of a heart attack and she stands to be sole inheritor of his estate.