Books Carolyn Parkhurst Books by Carolyn Parkhurst Carolyn Parkhurst has written books about: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Carolyn Parkhurst Book Reviews In 'Harmony,' Men Are Mysteries, Women Are Open Books August 13, 2016 Carolyn Parkhurst's new novel is told entirely from female perspectives; a mother and two troubled daughters. But the book really revolves around what's going on in the head of one man. Chris Silas Neal Critics' Lists: Summer 2010 Top Reads: Summer Heat Sparks Rise In Crime Novels June 17, 2010 It's no mystery that the Swedes know how to write really good ones. But among the authors with the gift to spin out superior thrillers is a trio of American women and, oddly, the guy who gave us Mr. Magoo. Now, the suspense is over: Mystery fiction aficionado Maureen Corrigan relishes the best of the whodunits.