17 Best Mysteries Books 2014 Update 05/2022

Best Mysteries Books 2014

Not even though the year is over, these books will keep you hooked.

It’s time to find your next nail-biting book.

“Revival: A Novel” by Stephen King

Revival A Novel by Stephen King

In this story, which takes place 50 years ago, the boy and the town minister form a close friendship. These two people have been together for five decades, but they are both plagued by demons and deep-seated grief. “Revival” ends with the most terrifying ending Stephen King has ever written.

“Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel” by Lee Child

As soon as an American gunman tries to shoot the president of France, former military cop Jack Reacher is called back to duty to stop him. Many people in the world would not have been able to make the long range shot from such a long distance. Reacher knows someone who can, and now he has to find him and catch him.

“The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad)” by Tana French

New to the Dublin Murder Squad series, a picture of teen heartthrob Chris Harper comes out with the caption “I KNOW WHO KILLED HIM.” This reopens the investigation into Harper’s death. Antoinette Conway and Stephen Moran work to find out the truth. They are shocked by the danger and mystery of the private world of teenagers.

“Wolf in White Van: A Novel” by John Darnielle

Sean Phillips was disfigured in a car accident, so he now lives inside his house. He makes a text-based, role-playing game that takes people on a journey through an imaginary world, and he does it all by himself. Sean has to face the truth when two people play his game in the real world and things go wrong. The story eventually leads back to the terrible accident that has made Sean so lonely.

“The Laughing Monsters: A Novel” by Denis Johnson

The Laughing Monsters A Novel by Denis Johnson

Tests the friendship of long-term friends in “The Laughing Monsters.” To see old friends Roland Nair and Michael Adriko and meet Adriko’s new girlfriend after a decade apart. During the trip to Uganda, it becomes very clear that each of the three have their own reasons and secrets that could hurt their friendship.

“I Am Pilgrim” by Terry Hayes

This is how it works: When four brutal and seemingly unrelated murders turn out to be linked to each other, only one man, an ex-CIA operative named Pilgrim, can find the missing links.

“The Heist: A Novel” by Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon has a lot of different jobs: art restorer, spy, assassin. This thriller book follows Gabriel as he goes around the world in search of the famous artist Caravaggio’s stolen work.

“The Long Way Home” by Louise Penny

In retirement, Armand Gamache has found peace and quiet until his neighbor Clara asks him to find her missing, estranged artist husband.

“Natchez Burning: A Novel” by Greg Iles

Natchez Burning A Novel by Greg Iles

This story is about Penn Cage and his dad, Dr. Tom. Penn has always looked up to his father because of his work as a doctor and in the community. As a child, Penn wants to clear the name of his father, Tom, who was accused of killing a nurse he worked with in the 1960s. Penn goes back 40 years and finds out about his town’s racist and bloody history.

“The Son: A Novel” by Jo Nesbo

Sonny, a heroin addict, has been in prison for 12 years for crimes he didn’t commit. As long as he has a steady supply of drugs, he doesn’t question his sentence. But when Sonny learns a secret about his dead corrupt cop father, he escapes jail and his addiction only to find himself at the heart of a whole network of corruption in New York City.

“Those Who Wish Me Dead” by Michael Koryta

For safety, the police put Jace Wilson, then 16, into witness protection at a wilderness camp while they look for the Blackwell Brothers, who killed their parents. Jace can only hope that the police find the Blackwell Brothers before they find him, because he doesn’t want them to find him.

“An Officer and a Spy: A Novel” by Robert Harris

The book tells the story of French Jewish officer Alfred Dreyfus, who is accused of treason for sharing secrets with the Germans. Georges Picquart, the head of the anti-espionage agency that put Dreyfus in prison, starts to wonder if there is a bigger plan to blame Dreyfus.

“The Farm” by Tom Rob Smith

The Farm by Tom Rob Smith

Between his parents, Daniel can’t make a good choice. In a panic, Daniel’s mother calls him and says everything his father says about her is a lie. She tells him a story of deceit, crime, and a terrible conspiracy. His father says his mother is mentally ill and having a psychotic break.

“Windigo Island: A Novel” by William Kent Krueger

People from the Ojibwe tribe come ashore at Bad Bluff. a year ago. She was with her friend Mariah, who is still not found. A private detective named Cork O’Connor finds evidence that the girls were sold into a sex trafficking ring that could have been very dangerous.

“Cop Town: A Novel” by Karin Slaughter

It’s 1974, and there is a cop killer on the loose in Atlanta. Kate Murphy and Maggie Lawson are two new cops who want to show the APD that they are good at their jobs. As soon as the two women are kicked out, they decide to investigate on their own.

“The Cairo Affair” by Olen Steinhauer

Sophie sees her husband, an American diplomat in Hungary, die just minutes after she told him that she had an affair in Cairo, and he was killed. To find out who killed her husband, Sophie asks the help of Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent and a former lover of hers. There are three people in the story: Sophie, Stan, and two other people who try to solve the same case in different ways.

“The Kept: A Novel” by James Scott

The story takes place in rural New York in 1897. After a long day at work, Elspeth Howell comes home to find her husband and four of her children dead. She finds her son Caleb in the pantry. Mother and son set out to find the men who broke up their family.

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