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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Five Strangers

E.V. Adamson

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

Finding Tessa

Jaime Lynn Hendricks

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

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

Upcoming titles

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Chloe Cates Is Missing

Mandy McHugh

Available January 18

“A tale guaranteed to keep genre fans up till dawn.”

It Could Be Anyone

Jaime Lynn Hendricks

Available May 10

“Hendricks excels at sharp twists and dangerous turns that domestic suspense readers will devour.”
—Vanessa Lillie

Vicious Creatures

Ashton Noone

Available July 19

“Un-putdownable in the best way, and I only hope the author writes another such wonderful venture quickly.”
― Lyndsay Faye

The Rising Tide

Sam Lloyd

Available March 1

“Fiendishly clever”
The Sunday Times

First Victim

Debbie Babitt

Available June 14

Nameless Acts of Cruelty

Julie Cameron

Available August 9

Past releases

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An Inconvenient Woman

Stéphanie Buelens

Now in paperback!

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

You Will Never Know

S. A. Prentiss

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

Only Truth

Julie Cameron

Now in paperback!

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