Blake Bailey - acclaimed biographer of John Cheever and other literary giants - turns his gimlet eye to his own family, in a moving memoir of his polarized parents' unlikely marriage, overcoming alcoholism, and the redemptive power of humor to unite a household.
How could a man in prison have left his fingerprints on a gun at a murder scene outside its walls? Detective Inspector Alex Morrow connects cases cold and hot, but all roads lead her back corruption in her own force. Another Glasgow-set crackler from the masterful Denise Mina.
In Peggy Blair's latest crackerjack thriller, ghost-haunted Cuban cop Ricardo Ramirez hits Canada, where he must clear the name of a colleague who stands accused of murdering his own wife.