Scarlet is the newest imprint from Penzler Publishers, with a mission to bring audiences fresh voices in psychological suspense and domestic thrillers.

New releases

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Black Ice

Carin Gerhardsen

“By turns touching and terrifying, this nail-biter deserves a wide audience.”
Publishers Weekly

Saving Grace

Debbie Babitt

“This psychological thriller is a meticulously crafted gem.”
The Florida Times-Union

Only Truth

Julie Cameron

“Slowly revs up the suspense to an exciting crescendo.”
Publishers Weekly

Finding Tessa

Jaime Lynn Hendricks

“An anxiety-fueled ride rife with unexpected left turns.”
Publishers Weekly

You Will Never Know

S. A. Prentiss

“There’s hardly anyone to like. How refreshing.”
The New York Times

Upcoming titles

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Five Strangers

E.V. Adamson

Available October 5

“Meticulously plotted with an ending I really didn’t see coming.”
—Sarah Vaughan

The Rising Tide

Sam Lloyd

Available March 1

“Fiendishly clever”
The Sunday Times

Chloe Cates Is Missing

Mandy McHugh

Available January 18

“Settle in for this stunner; once you start reading, you won’t be able to stop.”
—Megan Collins, author of The Family Plot

Past releases

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An Inconvenient Woman

Stéphanie Buelens

“Succeeds at these mind games with a taut plot.”
The New York Times