Results for Mysteries & Thrillers + Novels + Strong Female Leads + Contemporary

Select your view:
  • The Dinosaur Feather
    S J. Gazan
    Paperback: 11/04/2014
    Winner of the Danish Crime Novel of the Decade, S.J. Gazan's debut novel The Dinosaur Feather is a classic of...
  • Night Film
    Marisha Pessl
    Paperback: 07/01/2014
    Brilliant, haunting, breathtakingly suspenseful, Night Film is a superb literary thriller by the New York ...
  • Homesick
    Roshi Fernando
    Paperback: 07/02/2013
    A stunning debut novel about an extended Sri Lankan family - a kaleidoscopic view of contemporary immigrant ...
  • Save Me
    Lisa Scottoline
    Paperback: 02/14/2012
    Save Me will have readers wondering just how far they would go to save the ones they love. Lisa Scottoline is ...
  • Tethered: A Novel
    Amy Mackinnon
    Paperback: 08/11/2009
    Clara Marsh is an undertaker who doesn’t believe in God. Suddenly, her carefully structured life shifts ...
  • Finding Nouf
    Zoƫ Ferraris
    Paperback: 05/06/2009
    A novel of taut psychological suspense, offering an unprecedented window into Saudi Arabia and the lives of ...
  • What Was Lost: A Novel
    Catherine O'Flynn
    Paperback: 06/24/2008
    A tender and sharply observant debut novel about a missing young girl - winner of the Costa First Novel Award ...

Full results are for members only - but you can cross-reference more than one theme by using the buttons in the right column. Explore the many benefits of membership here.

The reviewer of each book decides which categories it belongs in - but we're only human, mistakes happen. If you see a book that you think is in the wrong place, tell us!

Total books found: 11

Page 1 of 2
Membership Advantages
  • Reviews
  • "Beyond the Book" backstories
  • Free books to read and review (US only)
  • Find books by time period, setting & theme
  • Read-alike suggestions by book and author
  • Book club discussions
  • and much more!
  • Just $10 for 3 months or $35 for a year
  • More about membership!
Filter by Setting

Your guide toexceptional          books

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.


Free Weekly Newsletter

Keep up with what's happening in the world of books:
Reviews, previews, interviews and more!

Spam Free: Your email is never shared with anyone; opt out any time.