Mystery & Thriller

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“Deeply engaged in the connection with the physical body and the human soul . . .”

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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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The setting for this debut novel by Lindsey Lee Johnson is a high school in the over-privileged enclave of Mill Valley, California.

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The River at Night is an engaging story . . .”

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a remarkable accomplishment in literary suspense.”

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Ultimately the people who love Swanson’s work will remember . . .

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“The story itself is entertaining, a tense and taut mystery with a circuitous plot that intrigues as it mystifies.”

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Everything You Want Me to Be starts in March 2008 with young runaway Hattie studying the departures board at the Minneapolis airport.

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Why does a man who has been out of the game for 35 years suddenly become a red-hot target for a military intelligence section determined to remove him permanently from the playing field?

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A clever post-apocalyptic fantasy, full of hilarious one-liners, horrific science experiments gone wrong, and a snarky and sexy paratoxicologist named Phoebe.

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“Move over Hitchcock, P. D. James, Ruth Rendell, and more. Here is a thriller to make others fade.

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The year is 1886, the place is Colfax County, New Mexico, and the situation is tense. Deputy Sheriff Tommy Stallings is tracking psychopathic bank robber Jake Flynt and his gang.

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“The Thames holds the collective memory of the city and its dwellers . . . it’s a sacred river granting death and rebirth.”

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another exciting Sigma Force adventure.”

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“Truth . . . the one thing people will do anything to hide . . . because the truth will always come out in the end.”

A killer is stalking the women of Göteborg.

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Crime fiction and suspense author Lawrence Block has been publishing for more than 50 years, and his latest offering is a case study in the crafting of a successful anthology of fiction: begin with

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The Knife Slipped is a gift to aficionados of the Cool and Lam series . . .”

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Joy Enright is a high-school senior in Chilton, New York State.

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Plaid and Plagiarism by Molly MacRae is the first in the new Highland Bookshop Mystery Series.

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Out of Bounds is Val McDermid’s 30th novel.

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“‘Let’s raise a glass of sparkling champagne to the great blondes of Hollywood: the sacred and the profane, the damned and the deified, the fragile and the unassailable, with Harlow’s line from

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“an artful mosaic that converges with breakneck speed toward the end of the book, bringing the story to a climax and conclusion that are ultimately very satisfying . . .”

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“Who says you have to be human to have a soul? . . .”

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Slipping is a collection of Lauren Beukes’ previously published shorter works that shows off her skill across a range of genres.

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