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5 Mystery & Thriller Books Set in Los Angeles

By Lizzy Hosty

Australian novelist and #1 New York Times bestselling author Candice Fox’s newest novel Gathering Dark is a standalone thriller set in Los Angeles. To get you ready to read Gathering Dark, out March 16th, here are some more suspenseful novels also set in the City of Angels!

 

 


And Now She’s Gone by Rachel Howzell Hall

Troubled by her past, Grayson Sykes is now tasked with finding Isabel Lincoln, but Grayson quickly discovers that Isabel might not be missing; she might not want to be found.

 

 

Dead West by Matt Goldman

The fourth entry in the critically acclaimed Nils Shapiro series, Dead West follows Minneapolis private detective Shapiro on yet another exciting case. What seems to be a cut and dry investigation – is Beverly Mayer’s grandson throwing away his trust fund in Hollywood in the wake of his fiancée’s tragic death? – soon turns deadly, as Nils Shapiro realizes there are people out there who want the Mayer family dead.

Indigo by Loren D. Estleman

Indigo, book 6 in the Valentino Mysteries series, has Valentino tasked with collecting a prized donation to the university’s library; Bleak Street, classic noir movie thought lost to time. The rising star of the movie, Van Oliver, disappeared before the movie was finished, and everyone suspected his alleged ties to the mob had come back to haunt him. Now, Valentino wants to be the first to release the movie, and knows the best way to entice an audience: finding out what exactly happened to Van Oliver.

Made To Kill by Adam Christopher

An ode to the classic film noir, Made to Kill is Adam Christopher’s fourth book following LA detective Ray Electromatic, who always solves the case – even if he forgets the case after 24 hours when his robotic memory gets wiped. His newest client is strangely familiar, and Ada, the supercomputer inside his ear, won’t tell him if he’s met her before. Racing against the clock to solve the case before his memory is wiped, Ray tries to solve the mystery of the missing Hollywood star, and figure out where he’s met the client before.

Gathering Dark by Candice Fox

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Candice Fox comes a new mystery, this time set in California. Dr. Blair Harbour, once a respected surgeon and now an ex-con trying to reconnect with her son, is asked for help to find her former cell mate’s missing daughter. The only person standing in her way is the detective already on the case, and the person who arrested Blair for murder, Detective Jessica Sanchez.

 

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