If you liked The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo...
- 61 Hours: A Reacher Novel
by Lee Child
Reacher arrives accidentally in a small South Dakota town, where during a dangerous winter storm he is enlisted to protect a lone witness who local police hope can help convict a brutal crime ring.
- Beat the Reaper
by Josh Bazell
The carefully orchestrated life of Manhattan emergency room doctor and witness-protection program participant Peter Brown unravels in the course of a high-stakes day that begins with a mugging, an elevator encounter with a sexy pharmaceutical rep, and a new patient who knows him from his previous existence.
- Before the Frost
by Henning Mankell
Taking a position with the Ystad police force shortly after graduating, Linda Wallander, the daughter of inspector Kurt Wallender, struggles with their contentious relationship before taking on the case of a childhood friend, who has disappeared.
- The Demon of Dakar
by Kjel Eriksson
While probing the brutal murder of one of the owners of Dakar, a fancy restaurant, detective Ann Lindell discovers that her suspects include his partner in the establishment, as well as everyone else who works there, but her investigation is complicated when additional bodies turn up.
- Faithful Place
by Tana French
Planning to run away with his girlfriend to London in the hopes of escaping poverty, Frank concludes he has been dumped when Rosie fails to join him and is astonished when Rosie's suitcase and evidence of foul play are discovered more than 20 years later.
- In the Woods
by Tana French
Twenty years after witnessing the violent disappearances of two companions from their small Dublin suburb, detective Rob Ryan investigates a chillingly similar murder that takes place in the same wooded area, a case that forces him to piece together his traumatic memories.
by Scott Turow
Twenty-two years after being exonerated for the murder of his mistress, Rusty Sabich, now an appellate court judge, comes under suspicion again when his wife dies, apparently from natural causes, but Rusty chooses to keep her death a secret for a full day. Sequel to bestseller, Presumed Innocent.
- The Man from Beijing
by Henning Mankell
Hudiksvall, January 2006, police find eighteen people massacred in a small village. They think it's the work of a mad man but Birgitta and August believe they were killed by the same person who killed their mother.
- Nine Dragons
by Michael Connelly
Investigating the shooting death of a Chinese liquor store owner, detective Harry Bosch identifies a suspect as a Los Angeles member of a Hong Kong triad only to have his daughter go missing, a situation that prompts his high-stakes search across the Pacific.
- The Princess of Burundi
by Kjell Eriksson
When a jogger stumbles upon the mutilated body of the local reformed troublemaker and tropical fish expert during a morning run, Inspector Ann Lindell takes time off from maternity leave to uncover the killer and is drawn into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a vicious murderer.
by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
Former CIA agent Jack Morgan inherits his father's elite Los Angeles detective agency and along with it such cases as an NFL gambling scandal, eighteen unsolved schoolgirl slayings, and the murder of his best friend's wife.
- Smilla's Sense of Snow
by Peter Høeg
When her six-year-old neighbor falls to his death, and no one is willing to suspect foul play, Smilla Qaavigaaq Jasperson finds her own investigation taking her into the files of a Danish company.
Compiled by Jennifer Adams | Summaries from ContentCafe | October 2010