September 2020 has gifted us with some of the most intriguing mystery, crime, and thriller books ever. Our top picks include The Sleeping Nymph, Next to Last Stand, as well as Mistletoe, Moussaka & Murder.
The Sleeping Nymph – Ilaria Tuti
This sequel is centered on Superintendent Teresa Battaglia. Teresa returns to the Italian force to work on a cold case of a murder investigation. The results from DNA analysis revealed a painting with particles extracted from the heart of a human.
Before Teresa has fully cracked the case, another murder takes place, and a human heart has been extracted displayed as a warning for Teresa.
Teresa faces deteriorating health, and a man from her past, as well as a looming threat over her life.
Next To Last Stand
Craig Johnson’s novel is centered on one of America’s most famous paintings. The Custer’s Last Flight was reportedly destroyed by a fire in 1946, Texas. Or is there more to this claim?
Walt Longmire arrives to interpret the painting, and the shoebox with one million dollars- the perfect combinational for an art heist.
Mistletoe, Moussaka & Murder
Tina Kashian’s novel takes us on a journey with Lucy Berberian, the manager of her family’s restaurant. She goes for a swim in the ocean and discovers a dead man floating.
Who is responsible for such a vile act?
However, when the victim is identified as the pompous, disagreeable caterer, the question becomes who isn’t responsible for his death!