Thrillers that will give you chills this September

The arrival of cooler weather and the return of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes only means one thing: Fall is on the way! Bundle up with a blanket and enjoy one of the mysteries new to the Pratt. They are sure to be thrilling and chilling.

The Third Mrs. Durst
By Ann Aguirre

To outsiders, it seems that Marlena Altizer Durst leads a fairy-tale life. In reality, she lives in her husband’s shadow and under his control. Marlena has traded freedom and safety for luxurious imprisonment, and most days, that seems like a bad bargain. Death may be the only exit she’s allowed like his first two unless she flips the script.

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By Steve Cavanagh

It’s the murder trial of the century. And Joshua Kane has killed to get the best seat in the house – and to be sure the wrong man goes down for the crime. Because this time, the killer isn’t on trial. He’s on the jury.

Former-conman-turned-criminal-defense-attorney Eddie Flynn doesn’t believe that his movie-star client killed two people. He suspects that the real killer is closer than they think – but who would guess just how close?

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The Birthday Girl
By Melissa De La Cruz

On the cusp of Ellie’s 40th birthday, it looks like she has everything she’s every wanted. But the glamorous fashion designer has secrets and hiding skeletons comes at a cost. It all comes to a head the night of her fabulous birthday party in the desert—where everyone who matters in her life shows up, invited or not. Old and new friends and frenemies, stepdaughters and business partners, and the glittering facade of Ellie’s life begins to crumble.

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Also new in fiction:

Heaven, My Home
By Attica Locke

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Supernova Era
By Cixin Liu

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The Bus on Thursday
By Shirley Barrett

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The Secrets We Kept
By Lara Prescott

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The Shadow King
By Maaza Mengiste

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Vendetta in Death
By J.D. Robb

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