Mystery & Thriller

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“a murder mystery set on the Spanish Main . . . will entertain for its different view of pirate life.”

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“the best, most exciting novel published this year. Action, suspense, heroism, sacrifice for a cause greater than the individual . . .”

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“plenty of intrigue to delight mystery genre enthusiasts, enough historical accuracy to placate any history buff, and sufficient courtroom drama to satisfy any legal eagle.”

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Jack the Ripper wreaked fear and havoc across the overcrowded slums of Whitechapel in the East End of London in 1888.

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A brutal, realistic portrait of 1941, the second winter of life in occupied Denmark and Poland, as experienced by a Danish farm laborer and his family, and a half-Jewish Polish girl forced into pro

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The 22nd title in Anne Perry’s fascinating and addictive William Monk series is an example of how a talented author can maintain a character’s freshness in a long running series.

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In early December 1922, Ernest Hemingway was in Switzerland on assignment as a correspondent for the Toronto Daily Star, covering the Lausanne Peace Conference.

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In 1320, a body of armed men began burning, looting, and killing their way through a large swath of France.

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a fascinating window into European history and a murder mystery that is riveting right to the end.”

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In this first of a planned Lillian Frost & Edith Head series, readers will be swept away on a murder mystery set in Hollywood’s Golden Era.

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The dynamic writing duo of Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini add another winner to their lighthearted Carpenter and Quincannon mystery series.

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Robin Yocum’s A Brilliant Death and William Kent Krueger’s Ordinary Grace tread on similar turf—the 1960s, middle America, the meaning of family and coming of age.

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It’s said that people go to Alaska to start new lives, or at least to forget an unsuccessful past.

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Not a religious novel, but a novel about religion, The Christos Mosaic by Vincent Czyz is a search for the roots of Christianity and the identity of Christ.

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Tightrope by Simon Mawer tells the story of Marian Sutro, a World War II heroine who fought behind the lines to assist the Allies.

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“. . . a deft narrative of madness, murder, and love against the background of the English-Dutch war.”

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“The Wrecker is a truly magnificent historical adventure with a relentless pace, speedy as the trains it describes, populated by noble heroes and dastardly villains.