Suspense

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

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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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“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 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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The Golden Age of detective novels is almost universally agreed to have occurred between the 1920s and 1930s.

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Some espionage writers follow the same character from one book to the next— John Le Carré’s George Smiley, for instance.

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“All the twists and turns and deliberate obfuscation of characters names and identities and piled on bizarre coincidences in overly descriptive scenes, only add to the Byzantian complexity

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The kidnapping of a businessman in broad daylight from a street on the Upper East Side draws forensic specialist Lincoln Rhyme and NYPD detective Amelia Sachs into the case of The Composer, a myste

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Leah Stevens is worried about her friend Paige, for she determines her boyfriend Aaron, is evil.

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“Stevens certainly raises the bar . . .”

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Stephanie, the author of a Mommy blog, writes to connect with other women to help her overcome her loneliness and recover from the death of her husband Davis, and half brother, Chris from a car wre

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Celine is the portrait of a remarkable woman: a plausible super-granny with endearing panache who helps heal broken hearts and wounded souls.”

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The Girl Before will appeal greatly to fans of psychological suspense, even more to those who appreciate the chills of a good haunted house story.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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