Solve: Killer Look

Could your Mondays use a little mystery? AudioFile Magazine editors share their mystery favorites each week.

Behind the scenes of New York’s fashion industry—models and mayhem! Manhattan DA Alex Cooper and Detectives Mike and Mercer take it on.

Killer Look
KILLER LOOK
by Linda Fairstein, read by Barbara Rosenblat
Penguin Audio

“I’m a diehard New Yorker (via London) and always look forward to learning more fascinating stuff about my city with every new Fairstein that crosses my microphone. Alex and Mike have become good friends over the years, and I almost expect to run into them when at dinner at some of Linda’s favorite watering holes.” —Narrator Barbara Rosenblat

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We think narrator Barbara Rosenblat is just plain amazing in Linda Fairstein’s eighteenth Alexandra Cooper novel. She knows these characters inside and out and listeners will, too. Read our full review and listen to a sound clip here.

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Solve: Guilty Minds

Could your Mondays use a little intrigue? AudioFile Magazine editors share their mystery favorites each week.

How high up the political ladder will private intelligence operative Nick Heller need to go?

Guilty Minds
GUILTY MINDS
by Joseph Finder, read by Holter Graham
Penguin Audio

Narrator Holter Graham ratchets up the tension with crisp dialogue while smoothly following Nick Heller’s stream of interior monologue for the third Heller installment. Listen to a sound clip and read our full review here.

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Solve: All Is Not Forgotten

Could your Mondays use a little intrigue? AudioFile Magazine editors share their mystery favorites each week.

Can traumatic memories be wiped away? We might think this is a good idea, but is it? The brutal first chapter in Wendy Walker’s thriller is not for the faint of heart.

All Is Not Forgotten

ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN
by Wendy Walker, read by Dylan Baker
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As a woman recovers physically from an assault, she’s given a controversial drug to wipe it from her memory. But can its emotional effects really be wiped clean—just like that? Narrator Dylan Baker builds the tension and the fraught family relationships. Listen to a sound clip and read our full review here.

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Solve: The Deal

Could your Mondays use a little mystery? AudioFile Magazine editors share their favorites each week.

Part of a terrific new collection of short stories we are finding irresistible! What sort of deal is it—does this thief get a treasure or a curse?

The Deal
THE DEAL

by Michael Palmer, read by Fleet Cooper
Hachette Audio

A petty criminal finds himself face to face with an old woman during a robbery. This brief gem in Mulholland Books’s Strand Originals series is a dazzling sparkler any mystery fan will appreciate. Listen to a sound clip and read the full review here.

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Solve: End of Watch

Could your Mondays use a little suspense? AudioFile Magazine editors share their favorites each week.

There are lots of thrillers out there, and Stephen King is a superstar, but our reviewer calls this “among King’s creepiest”—just how creepy is that?! I guess you’ll have to listen to find out.

End of WatchEND OF WATCH
by Stephen King, read by Will Patton
Simon & Schuster Audio

Narrator Will Patton leads listeners along a dark path in the final book in Stephen King’s Bill Hodges trilogy. Listen to a sound clip and read the full review here.

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Solve: I Let You Go

Could your Mondays use a little intrigue? AudioFile Magazine editors share their favorites each week.

Deftly performed by two narrators, this story of a detective’s search for the hit-and-run killer of a little boy will keep you listening.

I Let You Go
I LET YOU GO

by Clare Mackintosh, read by Nicola Barber & Steven Crossley
Penguin Audio

Author Clare Mackintosh weaves together police procedural, family drama, and the anatomy of a murder. Two narrators, Nicola Barber and Steven Crossley, deliver this psychological puzzle. Intrigued? Find out more by reading our full review and listening to a sound clip here.

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Solve: Charcoal Joe

Could your Mondays use a little mystery? AudioFile Magazine editors share their favorites each week.

From DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS to CHARCOAL JOE, Walter Mosley just keeps writing mysteries that are great to listen to. Longtime Mosley fans and new ones alike will take another drive or walk around the block just to listen a little longer.

Charcoal Joe
CHARCOAL JOE
by Walter Mosley, read by Michael Boatman
Random House Audio
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Easy Rawlins is back, and Michael Boatman knows his swagger. Easy knows from the start that the case will be an uphill battle, but he’s not prepared for the level of danger he steps into. Read the full review and listen to a sound clip  here.

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Solve: Death at Breakfast

Could your Mondays use a little mystery? AudioFile Magazine editors share their favorites each week.

Cozy mystery fans, take note of Beth Gutcheon’s series debut. With characters as colorful as the fall foliage, this is a story listeners won’t want to miss.

Death At Breakfast

DEATH AT BREAKFAST
by Beth Gutcheon, read by Cynthia Darlow
Harper Audio

Two women set out on a travel adventure—attending a cooking seminar at a remote Maine inn—when a suspicious fire leaves a celebrity guest dead. Cynthia Darlow performs this whodunit with confidence and ease. Listen to a sound clip and read our full review here.

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Solve: A Hero of France

Could your Mondays use a little mystery? AudioFile Magazine editors share their favorites each week.

From the many terrific suspense, thrillers and mystery audiobooks we review, this week we’re keen on the latest from spy master Alan Furst where “ordinary people fight the darkness.”

A Hero Of France

A HERO OF FRANCE
by Alan Furst, read by Daniel Gerroll
Simon & Schuster Audio

This WWII thriller is atmospheric, savage, and dark. Should it be your next beach read? Find out more—read our full review and listen to a sound clip here!

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