Crime Mystery & Thriller

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Lars Martin Johansson, retired head of the Swedish National Criminal Police, stops at a well-known hotdog kiosk for a quick bite to eat before heading home.

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“an action-packed thriller with an exotic Hong Kong setting . . .”

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“clever, filled with puns and acerbic wit, and good fun to read . . .”

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“a ride you won’t want to miss.”

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Love, in the world of Paula Priamos’ new novel Inside V, is powerful, primal, obsessive, and deadly. Former L.A.

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Hannah Monroe, a thirty-something British woman, is excited.

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“Those readers thinking they can outguess the author will find their abilities tested . . . ”

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“debut effort . . . ultimately not worth your time.”

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“the best example of the hardboiled crime noir novel . . .”

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Heartbreak Hotel, the 32nd novel in the Alex Delaware series by Jonathan Kellerman, begins with an enticing hook.

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A great story transports readers to a milieu with its concomitant sights, sounds, and interesting dialogue. Ideally the plot captures our attention until the final paragraph.

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“the evil men do truly does live after them . . .”

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The Nowhere Man is a good ride down a toboggan run of nonstop action and intrigue.”

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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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another exciting Sigma Force adventure.”

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The Lost Boy is a complex and brilliant novel, but is one of Lackberg’s darkest stories.”

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There’s a strange little boy who appears twice in Michael Koryta’s Rise the Dark.

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Darktown proves to be an uncomfortable read at times. Set in post WWII Atlanta, it unabashedly puts racism front and center in the South.

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In 2004, Søren Hammer arrived at the house in Frederiksvaerk, Denmark, where his younger sister Lotte lived with her husband and children.

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“Guilty Minds crosses the finish line a winner—suspenseful, swift, surefooted, and entertaining to the end.”

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Commanding a spectacular hilltop view of Washington, DC, since 1855, St. Elizabeths Hospital has been both a sanctuary for the mentally ill and a treatment center for the criminally insane.

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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro remains a bucket-list challenge, but in the book world, staring down a 784-page Swedish serial-killer novel may make the reader question his or her priorities: Why have I

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Most everyone has done something in their past that they regret and want to forget. Edie has had somewhat of a roller-coaster life.

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Duane Swieczynski has created a great historical fiction/cop novel set in Philadelphia and spanning three generations.

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