Following is a list of the mysteries and thrillers reviewed here in 2023:

The Ink-Black Heart (Cormoran Strike #6) by Robert Galbraith—A video game, neo-Nazis, and a murder in a cemetery

Rostnikov’s Vacation (Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov #7) by Stuart M. Kaminsky—A government conspiracy in the tumult of the Gorbachev era

The Bucharest Dossier by William MazA spy thriller set during the tumultuous Romanian Revolution

Righteous Prey (Prey #32) by John Sandford—Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers battle a murder conspiracy

Suspect by Scott Turow—Scott Turow’s new urban crime thriller is a winner