Read-Alikes for ‘The Running Grave’ by Robert Galbraith | LibraryReads

The Running Grave by Robert Galbraith is the top holds title of the week. LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

The Running Grave by Robert Galbraith (Mulholland) is the top holds title of the week. LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

Private Detective Cormoran Strike and his business partner, Robin Ellacott, return in the seventh installment of this series. A worried father has contacted them about his son, Will, who joined a religious cult in the Norfolk countryside. Robin goes undercover and infiltrates the cult to try to rescue Will, but she soon finds herself in danger.—LJ Reviews

The Long Call by Ann Cleeves (Minotaur: St. Martin's; LJ starred review)

Appeared on the September 2019 LibraryReads list

“In this new series, the introspective detective Matthew Venn of Devon and his team search for an itinerant worker’s murderer. Connections emerge to Venn’s estranged parents’ religious community and his partner’s workplace. A solid, almost cozy British mystery for fans of Kate Atkinson and Elly Griffiths.”—Carol Melichar, Seminole County Public Library, Casselberry, FL

A Banquet of Consequences by Elizabeth George (Viking; LJ starred review)

Appeared on the October 2015 LibraryReads list

“Still reeling from a previous fall from grace, police detective Barbara Havers has a chance to redeem her standing—if she can unravel the very twisted threads that led to the murder of a prominent English feminist. Meanwhile, her superior officer Thomas Lynley pursues a love interest even as he keeps a sharp lookout for any slip-ups by Havers. This is the strongest addition to the series in years.”—Starr Smith, Fairfax County Public Library, Falls Church, VA

Dirty Laundry by Disha Bose (Ballantine)

Appeared on the April 2023 LibraryReads list

“Ciara is a perfect mom and influencer who knows what to do, buy, and promote in her small Irish town. Ciara also is an irresponsible woman who plays friends against each other, eats up and spits out all the town husbands, and seals her own fate with her reprehensible behavior. An Orient Express-like cast shines in this twisty domestic thriller about secrets and lies.”—Donna Ballard, East Meadow Public Library, East Meadow, NY

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