New books include “True Crime Addict” by James Renner and “The Dragon Behind the Glass” by Emily Voigt.
New books include Tim Baker’s “Fever City,” an alternate take on the Kennedy assassination.
A detective seeks a therapist’s help in stopping a killer’s gruesome spree in Erik Axl Sund’s “The Crow Girl.”
“The Angel,” by Uri Bar-Joseph, tells the story of the mole at the heart of Sadat’s government.
In Samuel Ligon’s novel “Among the Dead and Dreaming,” the dead speak.
Suspicion strains neighborly relations when a teenager is attacked in a communal yard in Lisa Jewell’s 13th novel, “The Girls in the Garden.”
A woman works the Tokyo underworld, getting the goods on high-powered men, in Fuminori Nakamura’s “The Kingdom.”
In Lili Wright’s “Dancing With the Tiger,” an Aztec treasure is found and a woman heads to Oaxaca to restore her father’s professional reputation.
In Helen Dunmore’s “Exposure,” a woman’s husband is not who she thought he was.
The hero of Alan Glynn’s novel “Paradime” looks just like a tech visionary.
Blake Crouch’s “Dark Matter” is alternate-universe science fiction bolstered by a smidgen of theoretical physics.
In Patrick Flanery’s “I Am No One,” a surveillance expert starts receiving mysterious packages.
Susie Steiner’s smart, stylish second novel, “Missing, Presumed,” involves the disappearance of a postgraduate student.
Stewart O’Nan’s “City of Secrets” features espionage and existential angst in 1940s Jerusalem.
“Breaking Cover” by Stella Rimington and “The Wolf of Sarajevo” by Matthew Palmer are espionage novels written by people who know the business.
“Classic Penguin” showcases recent design work for books by Dostoyevsky, Joyce, Borges, Steinbeck and dozens of others.
The author of “The Husband’s Secret” and, now, “Truly Madly Guilty” hated “Moby-Dick” as a child: “I’m sure I will like it when I grow up. I just seem to be taking such a long time to grow up.”
Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Cynthia Ozick, Peter D. Kramer, Anne Tyler and Larry Tye.
Megan Abbott’s “You Will Know Me” is set in the world of young gymnasts and their obsessive parents.
The mysterious author C.B. George’s novel, “The Death of Rex Nhongo,” set in unstable Zimbabwe, is primarily about people going about their lives.