Read-Alikes for ‘Black Ice’ by Brad Thor | LibraryReads

LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read Black Ice by Brad Thor. 

Black Ice, by Brad Thor (Atria: Emily Bestler Books), is the top holds title of the week (7/20/21). LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book. 

The 20th Scot Harvath thriller starts in Norway with an idyllic summer vacation on a fjord, but things heat up fast as another threat faces the top agent; this time, it’s an enemy from his past, one he thought he had disposed of years ago. 

The Accident by Chris Pavone (Crown)
Appeared on the March 2014 LibraryReads list

“Kudos to Pavone for coming through with another captivating international suspense novel. How ironic that I couldn’t put down a book about Isabel, a literary agent who stays up all night to finish an unsolicited manuscript that’s so explosive, some will kill to keep it from being published. During the 24 hours that Isabel is on the run, readers will be on the edge of their seats. Be prepared to lose some sleep!”—Paulette Brooks, Elm Grove Public Library, Elm Grove, WI


Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben (Dutton; LJ starred review)
Appeared on the March 2016 LibraryReads list

“Coben has made me lose more sleep over the years than all my other favorite authors combined. Joe Burkett has been murdered in front of his wife Maya. They have a two year old daughter who has a nanny. After the funeral, a friend gives her a picture frame that hides a camera so she can check on the care the nanny is providing her daughter. She watches the recording. Can she believe what she saw? Is she going crazy? Both? Buy a ticket for the coaster and find out for yourself. Keep your hands inside the car; it’s going to be a wild ride.”—Lisa Sprague, Public Services Librarian, Enfield Public Library, Enfield, CT


Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden (Ecco: HarperCollins)
Suggested by the LibraryReads Executive Board

“A vigilante-for-hire takes his most personal assignment in this debut. When the American justice system fails, a distressingly common occurrence on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota, Virgil Wounded Horse is the guy you call to mete out punishment on his own terms—even if you’re a tribal councilman looking to get heroin off your reservation. No sooner does Virgil begin to track down who’s smuggling the drugs and eliminate the problem (with the help of ex-girlfriend Marie, the councilman’s daughter), when he suddenly faces a more immediate problem: his nephew Nathan has been caught with enough prescription pills in his school locker that he could receive 30 years in prison. As he works to hunt down the drug dealers and prove Nathan’s innocence, Virgil must reconcile his actions with his rogue nature and natural suspicion of working with a police force that hasn’t had his tribe’s interests at heart; while Marie pushes him to embrace the spiritual side of his Lakota heritage.”—Reviewed by Michael Pucci 


The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian (Doubleday)
Appeared on the March 2020 LibraryReads list

“In the aftermath of her boyfriend’s disappearance in contemporary Vietnam, a New York ER doctor discovers the shocking truth about his secret life. This is an exciting edge-of-your-seat thriller that will keep you reading well through the night.”—Marion Sheehan, Canterbury Public Library, Canterbury, CT

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