5 episodes
  • Apr 27 2021

    To close out the first half of the season, the Audible editors lighten up with their favorite mysteries and thrillers that swap the grit and gore for a more playful approach. Cozy up to these crime comedies and capers perfect for both new listeners and seasoned genre fans.

    Cut and Run by Ben Acker, Ben Blacker

    Sorry Charlie Miller by Tanner Cohen, David Ludwig

    Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

    Finlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano

    The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

    My Friend Anna by Rachel DeLoache Williams

    The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

    Sleeping Dogs Lie by Samantha Downing

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    34 mins
  • Apr 27 2021

    How well do we really know our neighbors? After a year spent close to home, the Audible editors discover a strange taste for tales of local shenanigans, suspicious snooping, and domestic disturbance—and a fresh crop of audio to fuel our active imaginations.

    Sour Hall by Laura Kirwan-Ashman

    Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell

    The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn

    Vicarious by Rhett C. Bruno

    How It Ends by Rachel Howzell Hall

    Too Good to Be True by Carola Lovering

    You Love Me by Caroline Kepnes

    The House on the Water by Margot Hunt

    Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle

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    29 mins
  • Apr 27 2021

    Is that twisty crime novel you’re listening to actually fiction? Or does it have a basis in a real-life case? In this episode, the Audible editors spotlight chilling thrillers and inventive mysteries that you might not know were inspired by true events.

    Daisy Chains by Lynn Vande Stouwe

    Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel

    American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

    Murder on the Orient Express: An Audible Original Drama by Agatha Christie

    The Tribes by Mari Howes

    People in Hell Want Ice Water by Edun Lepucki

    Myth of the Self Made Man by Ruben Reyes Jr.

    Refresh by Salim Lemelle

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    27 mins
  • Apr 27 2021

    This one is for the True Crime fans! From podcasts to audiobooks, from the light-hearted to the fairly dark, the Audible Editors talk about True Crime trends and the new exciting work being done in the genre.

    Nut Jobs by Marc Fennell

    Donor 9623 by Dov Fox

    Last Call by Elon Green

    Brooklyn North by Peter McDonnell, Josh Sanburn

    We Keep the Dead Close by Becky Cooper

    Chase Darkness with Me by Billy Jensen

    The Fall Line by The Fall Line

    Shootout by Grant Anderson, Peter McDonnell

    Radicalized by Max Kutner

    The Good Girls by Sonia Faleiro

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    43 mins
  • Apr 27 2021

    We’ve all been burned by the promise of “the next Gone Girl.” In this episode, the Audible editors put some method to the madness of “comps” with a carefully considered list of recommendations for some of the heaviest hitters in crime fiction.

    Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

    Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes

    The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

    The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson

    Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

    The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey

    The Firm by John Grisham

    While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams

    The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy

    The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    The Secret History by Donna Tartt

    The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

    You're Doing Great! By Tom Papa

    Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

    The House of Gucci by Sara Gay Forden

    Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

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    47 mins