Love a good mystery? Let us surprise you (or an armchair-sleuth friend!) each month with a different suspenseful novel! We've selected delightful cozies, classic whodunits, new literary thrillers, modern ghost stories, and more - and one heart-pounding title for each month of the year. We're giving you just a few clues about each book here (in lieu of the titles themselves), because devoted mystery mavens wouldn't want us to ruin the big reveal! (If you can't wait, click here to reveal the titles.)
January: A golden-age crime novel starring a veteran gentleman sleuth.
February: A deadly, darkly comic twist on a literary classic.
March: An elaborate puzzle haunts its players in this twisty thriller.
April: A plucky American journalist sets out to unmask a murderer in this historical whodunit.
May: A psychological drama so intense it inspired Alfred Hitchcock.
June: A Scotland Yard policeman investigates murder in colonial India.
July: Mystery, humor, and recipes combine in this whodunit set in South Africa.
August: A missing-persons investigator tackles a baffling case in this contemporary thriller.
September: A chilling ghost story set in modern-day Iceland.
October: A war widow-turned-sleuth stars in this delightful cozy.
November: A mother searches for her son in this gripping psychological thriller.
December: A retired French inspector sets out to solve a small-town murder.
Please note: We can accept orders for ship-monthly packages through 12/25/16. No substitutions, gift-wrapping, checks, or PayPal, please. Monthly blog features available for the Bluestocking Book a Month titles only. Monthly shipments will be charged when mailed (the price of the book, plus a flat $2 shipping fee); standard shipping rates apply for Ship All at Once packages. Bas Bleu Society members enjoy free shipping, as always!