Looking for something fresh and unusual to read? The suggestions below should fill that gap. You can never go wrong with a Joyce Carol Oates tome and her new one will debut in a few weeks...Are you in the mood for a serious crime thriller minus all the fluff or a bit of Science Fiction with all the trappings? Check out this list submitted by Book Page.
THE WHITES by Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt
Sgt. Billy Graves of the NYPD pursues his “White” (that’s what Billy calls the one that got away), a triple murderer, in this outstanding contemporary crime thriller.
JACK OF SPADES by Joyce Carol Oates
Andrew Rush, a critically and commercially successful mystery novelist has a dark secret: under a pseudonym he pens lurid, violent potboilers. He risks everything if his secret comes out in this exceptional tale of suspense.
CITY OF SAVAGES by Lee Kelly
There are plenty of heart-pounding moments in Kelly’s debut, and an abundance of vividly imagined details bring post-apocalyptic New York City to searing life. But the biggest risk is not one that the characters take—it’s Kelly’s bold spotlighting of the bonds between women.