Mystery & Thriller

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“We can only hope that Bouman has enough creative capital . . . to produce a better effort next time around.”

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“a graphic portrayal of a dirty, ugly slice of life . . . Recommended for anyone seeking to know more about the drug cartels that threaten society.”

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“Atlanta Noir could well turn out to be Akashic’s best work to date.”

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“Private investigator Makana is a breath of fresh air, filled with humanity and empathy . .

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“a police procedural with a supernatural story of a love overcoming the bonds of death.”

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Mystery writer Agatha Christie disappears for 11 days in 1926, but seldom speaks about it and omits entirely any mention of it in her autobiography.

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The world is complex and riddled with violence, and no one knows that better than Kate Burkholder.

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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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“[this] debut fiction could possibly become, in its own way, as much of a classic as the novel it honors.”

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“a tense psychological drama chronicling survivor’s guilt as well as one woman’s struggle to maintain normalcy after experiencing a traumatic event.  . . .”

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“The most fascinating facet of Connolly’s series is his skill in combining the supernatural and noir to create a story that has a feel of realism . . .”

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When the remains of a young African woman are found at a Danish lake nicknamed Satan’s Bog, Copenhagen Police Detective Superintendent Konrad Simonsen and his team of detectives are called in to in

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". . . a chilling account . . ."

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One expects Western adventures to be set against magnificent scenery and driven by wilderness experiences.

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“Persons Unknown is a complex, exhilarating, and multifaceted murder mystery that includes insightful social and cultural perspectives.”

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“fun and entertaining detective novel . . .”

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Katie Kitamura’s A Separation begins with a young woman embarking on a trip to Greece.

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It’s hard to believe there is crime in Washington, DC’s upper crust society, but Colleen J. Shogan’s Calamity at the Continental Club brings it front and center.

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“A well-written and compelling novel that offers more than suspense; it offers a deeper understanding of how sexual assault can leave its victims broken. Ms.

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“a relentlessly driven page-turning thriller with outrageous twists and turns you never see coming. Terrific one-liners and a truly original antagonist in the form of the violent Quinn . .

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". . . delightfully twisted and thoroughly engaging . . ."

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“a cozy mystery filled with winsome dogs and some subtly dangerous characters.”

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A thriller that combines almost unbearable suspense, a nightmare figure out of some twisted superhero comic, the worst consequences of technology, and an ordinary man who lives almost as a recluse—

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“an imaginative story with some creative viewpoints about guilt, punishment, and redemption . . .”

Detective Kat Murphy’s life is hell . . . literally.

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“combines the intrigue of an archaeological event and the joy of an upcoming wedding with  the machinations of a political thriller . . .”

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