Are you looking for a mystery you won’t be able to put down? BCLS has page-turning cozies, thrillers, police procedurals, supernatural stories and more that will keep you guessing. And, even better – they’re all available in large print!
Antiques Liquidation by Barbara Allan
The mother-daughter pair of Vivian and Brandy Borne may appear to be simple antiques dealers, but there's more to them than meets the eye. Septuagenarian Vivian blackmails unsavory auctioneer Conrad Norris into letting them pick over auction items early. After the auction, Conrad turns up dead and Vivian ropes Brandy into helping her solve the crime.
Hell Bent by Leigh Bardugo
A Yale sophomore fights for her life as she balances academics with supernatural extracurriculars in this smart fantasy thriller, the second in a series. Alex is determined to break her mentor out of purgatory, even if it costs her a future at Lethe and at Yale.
The Personal Assistant by Kimberly Belle
Alex accidentally became an influencer by posting motivational messages online. Her brilliant personal assistant AC made managing her posts possible, then a post goes viral in the worst way. Alex reaches out to AC, but her assistant has gone missing, and the police are looking at Alex and her husband for answers.
My Darkest Prayer by S. A. Crosby
A former marine and sheriff's deputy, Nathan has built a reputation in his small Southern town as a man who can help when all other avenues have been exhausted. When a beloved local minister is found dead, his parishioners ask Nathan to make sure the death isn't swept under the rug.
Steeped in Secrets by Lauren Elliott
Even with her life in ruins in New Mexico, Shay feels uneasy about settling into the small seaside town where she grew up on California's Monterey Peninsula and taking over an estate bequeathed to her by Bridget Early, a woman she had barely known. Then Shay discovers a stranger’s body sprawled across the greenhouse roof.
The Shards by Bret Easton Ellis
In 1981 Los Angeles, a bevy of cool rich kids embarking on their senior year at prep school welcome a new troubled kid from Chicago into their fold. But a serial murderer called the Trawler is lurking, breaking into homes, crank calling victims, and leaving “gifts.” Privileged, vapid, hot characters behaving badly in fancy mansions while a serial murderer is on the prowl? Let’s get reading!
Killer on the Court by Jessica Fletcher
Jessica is delighted when her nephew Grady invites her to spend a few days with his family in an oceanside New York bungalow. She packs her bags and heads down to the city, ready to spend some quality time with Grady, his wife, Donna, and their young son, Frank. But the morning after Jessica's arrival, Donna finds her boss dead on a tennis court, and Jessica's dreams of a relaxing visit are quashed.
Iced by Felix Francis
Miles Pussett is a former steeplechase jockey. Finding himself in St Moritz during the same weekend as White Turf, when high-class horseracing takes place on the frozen lake, he gets talked into helping out with the horses. When he discovers something suspicious going on in the races, something that may have a profound impact on his future life, Miles begins a search for answers. But someone is adamant about stopping him - and they'll go to any lengths to do it.
The Favor by Nicci French
In this twisty new stand-alone novel from internationally bestselling author Nicci French, a young woman agrees to do a favor for her first love. But when things go horribly wrong, one small task turns into a murder investigation that completely upends her life, ensnaring her in a deadly web of secrets and lies.
Exiles by Jane Harper
At a busy festival site on a warm spring night, a baby lies alone in her stroller, her mother vanishing into the crowds. A year on, Kim Gillespie's absence casts a long shadow as her friends and loved ones gather deep in the heart of South Australian wine country to welcome a new addition to the family.
The Night Ship by Jess Kidd
In 1629, a newly orphaned young girl named Mayken is bound for the Dutch East Indies on the Batavia, one of the greatest ships of the Dutch Golden Age. Curious and mischievous, Mayken spends the long journey going on misadventures above and below the deck, searching for a mythical monster. In 1989 a lonely boy named Gil discovers the story of an infamous shipwreck.
One Last Chance by Kat Martin
Former Green Beret Edge Logan has made a new life for himself at Nighthawk Security in Denver. When he overhears friend and fellow agent Skye Delaney discussing a new case involving her missing sister and a mysterious cult, he offers himself as backup.
On the Savage Side by Tiffany McDaniel
Six women – mothers, daughters, sisters – go missing. Inspired by the unsolved murders of the Chillicothe Six, this harrowing novel tells the story of two sisters, both of whom could be the next victims.
The Resemblance by Lauren Nossett
On a chilly November morning at the University of Georgia, a fraternity brother steps off a busy crosswalk and is struck dead by an oncoming car. More than a dozen witnesses all agree on two things: the driver looked identical to the victim, and he was smiling.
No Strangers Here by Carlene O’Connor
On a rocky beach in the southwest of Ireland, the body of Jimmy O'Reilly, 69 years old and dressed in a suit and his dancing shoes, is propped on a boulder, staring sightlessly out to sea. A cryptic message is spelled out next to the body with 69 polished black stones and a discarded vial of deadly veterinarian medication lies nearby.
All the Dark Places by Terri Parlato
A savage murder rocks a quiet Massachusetts suburb, revealing the dark secrets at the center of a group of friends and setting two women - one with a traumatic past, the other a Boston police detective - on a hunt for truth in this stylish debut thriller.
The Lady Has A Past by Amanda Quick
Investigative apprentice Lyra Brazier is unsettled when her boss goes on a health retreat at an exclusive spa and disappears. Lyra knows something has happened to Raina Kirk, and she is the only one who can track her down.
Calypso, Corpses, and Cooking by Raquel V. Reyes
Fall festivities are underway in Coral Shores, Miami. Cuban-American cooking show star Miriam Quiñones-Smith wakes up to find a corpse in her front yard.
A Book Club to Die For by Dorothy St. James
Cypress Public Library assistant librarian Trudell Becket is waiting to give a talk about the library to the Arete Society, an exclusive, invitation-only book group, when the club’s president, the disagreeable Rebecca White, is murdered in the hostess’ home.
The Drift by C.J. Tudor
Hannah, trapped with a handful of survivors after an accident; Meg, stranded in a cable car high above snowy mountains with five strangers; and Carter, plunged into darkness at an isolated ski chalet, are all faced with something that threatens to consume all of humanity.
All the Dangerous Things by Stacy Willingham
One year ago, Isabelle Drake's life changed forever: her toddler son, Mason, was taken out of his crib in the middle of the night while she and her husband were asleep in the next room. Isabelle cannot rest until Mason is returned to her.