Total 43 books

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara—A deeply affecting tale of child trafficking in India today

Three Hours in Paris by Cara Black—A suspenseful World War II espionage thriller set in Paris

Rule of Capture (Dystopian Lawyer #1) by Christopher Brown—A lawyer confronts dystopia in the making

Death by Disputation (Francis Bacon #2) by Anna Castle—Religious conflict in Elizabethan England fuels this gripping spy story

State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny—The new Hillary Clinton novel is a page-turner

The Dark Hours (Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch #4) by Michael Connelly—Harry Bosch teams up with Renée Ballard again

Finlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano—Funny mystery about a suburban contract killer

A Spy in the Struggle by Aya de León—From Aya de León, a brilliant thriller that exposes the FBI’s illegal tactics

The Historians by Cecilia Ekbäck—A spellbinding WWII thriller set in neutral Sweden

A Tip for the Hangman by Allison Epstein—This historical spy story ignores history

The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett—One of the best World War II spy stories

Never by Ken Follett—Is a new world war possible by accident?

The Judge’s List (Lacy Stolz #2) by John Grisham—John Grisham’s new legal thriller about a judge

The Case of the Reincarnated Client (Vish Puri #5 of 5) by Tarquin Hall—India’s tragic history explains this clever Indian detective novel

Joe Country (Slough House #8) by Mick Herron—Mick Herron’s latest spy thriller will keep you guessing

Slough House (Slough House #10) by Mick Herron—British secret intelligence muddles through a crisis of its own making

Red Chameleon (Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov #3) by Stuart M. Kaminsky—A Russian police procedural set in the Soviet Union

A Fine Red Rain (Porfiry Rostnikov #4) by Stuart M. Kaminsky—In Gorbachev’s Russia, corruption and a serial killer

Red Widow by Alma Katsu—A poisoned CIA asset, and a hunt for a CIA mole

The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz—A plot within a plot within a plot

The Other Americans by Laila Lalami—The immigrant experience in America through many eyes

The Spy Who Came In From the Cold by John le Carré—Is this the best spy novel ever written?

Murder in Old Bombay by Nev March—A brilliant debut novel based on an unsolved murder

The Bombay Prince (Perveen Mistry #3) by Sujata Massey—Murder in Bombay during the Indian independence movement

The Colonel’s Mistake (Mark Sava #1) by Dan Mayland—A spellbinding Middle Eastern spy story

The Joy and Light Bus Company (No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency #22) by Alexander McCall Smith—Botswana’s famous lady detectives are back

Damascus Station by David McCloskey—A spellbinding novel about espionage in Syria

Devil in a Blue Dress (Easy Rawlins #1) by Walter Mosley—The suspenseful first Easy Rawlins detective novel

The Shadows of Men (Wyndham and Banerjee #5) by Abir Mukherjee—A superb historical mystery series set in 1920s India

The Sanctuary Sparrow (Cadfael #7 of 20) by Ellis Peters—Unfamiliar language in this mystery set in 12th-century England

Sleep Well, My Lady (Emma Djan #2) by Kwei Quartey—The truth lies undercover in this Ghana murder mystery

Wife of the Gods (Darko Dawson #1) by Kwei Quartey—A fetish priest, an herbal healer, and a murdered AIDS outreach worker

Red April by Santiago Roncagliolo—The brutal legacy of terrorism in the Andes

Shining City (Peter Rena #1) by Tom Rosenstiel—An insider’s view of Washington politics

The Good Lie (Peter Rena #2) by Tom Rosenstiel—An insightful Washington political thriller

Troubled Blood (Cormoran Strike #5) by Robert Galbraith aka J. K. Rowling—A forty-year-old cold case powers this doorstopper novel

Ocean Prey (Prey #31) by John Sandford—Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers take on drug smugglers

The Abominable Man (Martin Beck #7) by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö—In the original Nordic noir series, the police come off poorly

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk—A strange murder mystery set in Poland

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead—A gripping crime novel set in Harlem by Colson Whitehead

Waking the Tiger (Inspector Betancourt #1) by Mark Wightman—A gripping detective tale set in colonial Singapore

Our Woman in Moscow by Beatriz Williams—American defectors in Moscow mirror the Cambridge Five

The Consequences of Fear (Maisie Dobbs #16) by Jacqueline Winspear—Maisie Dobbs investigates a murder involving British intelligence

Mysteries set in Elizabethan England