Mystery & Thriller

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“a fascinating read.”

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“a fast, funny, and rip-roaring adventure of a few days in the life of an orc who’d like to forget his former association with a certain elf, and the elf who’s fighting against awakening ol

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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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“A white-knuckle adventure from the start, . . . thoroughly entertaining historical mystery page-turner . . . filled with bountiful amounts of action and adventure.”

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“great fun and a spectacular read. The story of the Carrion King story is so good that you’ll want it to be real. . . .

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“With its themes of terrorists’ threats, mob rule, and the plight of returning vets, Kill the Heroes weaves a suspenseful thriller with an up-to-date and cogent plot.”

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“a taut thriller, with two strong lead characters who’ll hold the reader’s interest.”

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“an exciting police procedural combining the tense search for a missing child with the personal involvement of a police chief mistrusted by a good many of the people on the case.”

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Montana and noir are not a natural fit, as the editors of this short story collection readily acknowledge in their introduction: “No doubt the state’s beauty will . . .

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“a disturbing, yet masterful tale of murder and how childhood trauma may affect even those determined to rise above it . . . ”

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“bursting with southern charm and sultry atmosphere. A splendid series debut that won’t disappoint readers who love old school murder mysteries.”

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"an entertaining, engaging crime novel."

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“Glass Houses is a Triple Crown winner for plot, characterization, and setting. . . .

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The award-winning Irish novelist Bernard MacLaverty is a master at revealing a universe in just a few words.

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San Diego-based private investigator Roland Ford has a special talent for finding people, and in The Room of White Fire, T.

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When Cork O’Connor’s new wife Rainy Bisonette receives a garbled phone message from her son in which he seems to confess to murdering someone named Rodriguez, she and Cork rush down from Minnesota

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“a gripping thriller with a sympathetic and determined main character with whom readers can empathize . . .”

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“Fierce Kingdom is a novel that crackles with tension and danger. . . . Do yourself a favor and devour this book before the inevitable movie premiere.”

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“perfect summer reading for all of us who desperately need a break from the stress and worry of today’s modern world and depend on the creative power of writers to deliver it to us.”

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“This fifth entry in the suspense series by the Johansen mother-and-son team is definitely one to encourage the reader to become a Kendra Michaels fan.”

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“Read The Quiet Child for the absorbing story, strong characterizations, and entertaining writing.”

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"Kukafka eloquently describes the self-destruction that ensues by allowing others to define us."

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". . . the nonlinear narrative style takes a long time to arrive at whodunit, howdunit, and why."

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Well known for suspenseful novels with clever plot twists, British author Ruth Ware is the New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin

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