Sally Woods at Murder By The Book since 2011
Sally has been in the bookselling biz for almost 20 years. She comes to MBTB via various Houston indie bookstores. She did have a life prior to bookstores, but that seems long ago. She is also somewhat new to the mystery genre and is learning about new authors all the time.
Some her favorite authors include: Stephen King, John Sandford, Dean Koontz, Sue Grafton, Kevin Brockmeier, Dan Chaon, Gillian Flynn, Joyce Carol Oates (especially the short stories), Margaret Atwood, and newly discovered Louise Penny.
Sally's 2017 Top 10:
1. The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld
2. The Last to See Me by M. Dressler
3. UNSUB by Meg Gardiner
4. The Late Show by Michael Connelly
5. The Silent Corner by Dean Koontz
6. The Whispering Room by Dean Koontz
7. Celine by Peter Heller
8. Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine
9. Burning Bright by Nick Petrie
10. The Address by Fiona Davis
11. The Dry by Jane Harper
The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
In A Lonely Place by Dorothy Hughes
Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller
"Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing." --Gillian Flynn
"Unputdownable." --Stephen King
"A dark, twisty confection." --Ruth Ware
"Absolutely gripping." --Louise Penny
Five women go on a hike. Only four return. Jane Harper, the New York Times bestselling author of The Dry, asks: How well do you really know the people you work with?
When five colleagues are forced to go on a corporate retreat in the wilderness, they reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking down the muddy path.
A race-against-time thriller for fans of Tana French and Megan Abbott: To save a missing girl, FBI Agent Elsa Myers may have to lose herself...
"Lots of characters get compared to my own Jack Reacher, but Petrie's Peter Ash is the real deal."--Lee ChildIn this action-packed thriller starring war veteran Peter Ash, a well-planned and flawlessly executed hijacking reveals the hidden dangers of Colorado's mellowest business, but Ash may find there's more to this crime than meets the eye.
A #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller.
Every time Gwen closed her eyes, she saw him in her nightmares. Now her eyes are open, and he's not going away.