Fiction.

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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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“a poignant work and a must-read this summer.”

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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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“a super-engaging and thoughtful book, just fine for a quick and casual read, but better for a lingering one.”

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Novelists are not immune to what’s going on around them and clearly author Brian Platzer, who lives in the largely black and gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, has drawn on hi

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For the past two decades Israeli companies have dominated the moving industry in New York City, and the sight of Israeli men in their early 20s loading furniture and belongings onto or off of truck

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“a truly funny, keep-you-awake-all-night page turner. . . . a laugh out loud book with a big heart. One of this summer’s best.”

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“a grown-up fable, a charming, though bloody, fairytale for adults.”

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“a remarkable achievement . . . a story of commitment, identity, and familial loyalty that will leave one in tears. Five out of five stars.”

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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 suspense novel with a hovering expectation of supernatural dread . . .”

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Bob Howard of Her Majesty’s Secret Occult Services, aka the Laundry section of the Special Operations Executive, is having a bad day—and it’s only going to get worse.

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“a positive and highly successful attempt at helping readers grasp the enormity of the refugee problem . . . by pinpointing one individual’s struggles.”

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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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“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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“by turns, a scifi tale, a political satire, a colossal comedy of errors, and a very slowly percolating romance.”

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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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“Border Child is a satisfying book on an important topic . . .”

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

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

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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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