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Editors' Picks

Anne Speyer’s Favorite Mystery Reads

Anne Speyer is a Senior Editor at Ballantine Books. You may have read some of the bestselling authors she works with, like JP Delaney, C. J. Tudor, and Julia Heaberlin.

My Lovely Wife

By Samantha Downing
If you don’t think a novel about two murderers can be sexy, stylish, witty, and fun, My Lovely Wife will convince you otherwise. It turns out a little light serial killing can be healthy in a marriage!
Paperback   $17.00
March 03, 2020  |  ISBN 9780451491732

My Lovely Wife

By Samantha Downing
Paperback   $17.00
March 03, 2020  |  ISBN 9780451491732

The Other People

By C. J. Tudor
The “Other People” of the title refers to a dark-web network of people who do unsavory favors for each other, Strangers on a Train-style. And you do NOT want to get on their bad side! This one is deliciously creepy and twisty, a perfect summer thriller: who needs AC with this kind of chill down your spine?
Hardcover   $27.00
January 28, 2020  |  ISBN 9781984824998

The Other People

By C. J. Tudor
Hardcover   $27.00
January 28, 2020  |  ISBN 9781984824998

The Last Time I Lied

By Riley Sager
I never went to a proper sleep away summer camp as a kid, and as a result I suffer from camp envy. This creepy, camp-set thriller delivers a perfect shot of summer nostalgia, and makes me grateful I stayed safely in the city!
Paperback   $17.00
April 02, 2019  |  ISBN 9781524743093

The Last Time I Lied

By Riley Sager
Paperback   $17.00
April 02, 2019  |  ISBN 9781524743093

The Better Liar

By Tanen Jones
The protagonists of this gorgeously written thriller are three of the most ferocious, tenacious, complicated women I have ever met on the page — and the Gone Girl-level twist at the end will have you racing to start the whole thing over again to see how the author pulled it off.
Hardcover   $27.00
January 14, 2020  |  ISBN 9781984821225

The Better Liar

By Tanen Jones
Gone Girl</i></a>-level twist at the end will have you racing to start the whole thing over again to see how the author pulled it off. " >
Hardcover   $27.00
January 14, 2020  |  ISBN 9781984821225