Fiction

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Notoriously, the small groups of European partisans who fought a guerilla war against the Nazis during World War II, hiding out in the area’s forests, generally refused to allow J

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Sherlock Holmes, the most famous fictional detective in the English language, once quipped that, “No ghosts need apply” when it comes to solving a seemingly unsolvable case.

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A Small Town is another example of Thomas Perry’s ability to tell a fast-paced, absorbing story with a strong central character.”

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“As for all really important worldmaking, the key to the power of Agency is not the imaginative twists of computers, software, or politics, but what people do for t

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“Did you suspect that Donald J. Trump has long been a crook and surrounded by crooks?

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“Stuart Woods with Treason provides a couple of hours of uncomplicated chase-and-shoot entertainment.”

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The Majesties, although it rolls out easily, troubles deeply, haunting and even chilling its reader well beyond the final page.”

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“there’s more than enough here to like that readers will enjoy this one and will certainly want to come back for whatever’s next.”

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“a shattering portrayal of utter loneliness, guilt, and despair.”

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“a gripping psychological thriller that delivers on its examination of the corrosive impact of family secrets with a dramatic finish that upends expectations.”

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Fabulous as in “resembling or suggesting a fable.” But in this book, not necessarily “of an incredible, astonishing, or exaggerated nature.” Definition from Merriam-Webster

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My Red Heaven is inspired by a painting of the same by Otto Fruendlich that is abstract and wonderful.

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James L. May has written a remarkable debut novel that brings to life one of the worst periods of soviet history.

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Bolivar Eats New York offers a great exposure to the variety of a city that hosts one of the largest international populations in the world.”

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“Chillingly frank in its discussion of our planets fragile ecological system and the fight to save our basic natural resources.”

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“A subtle, but ceaseless undercurrent of tension throughout builds to a shocking crescendo in the final pages.”

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A Beginning at the End is a heartfelt family drama . . .”

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"Nick Petrie takes you on a joyride, racing first in one direction then spinning off into another. Just try to catch your breath!"

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Selah Ropp moves back to her old hometown in the Amish community of Birch Creek, Ohio. While living in New York with her parents, she suffered an experience that left her depressed and anxious.

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Maeve Stephens, a 36-year-old sportswriter has just lost her job when the periodical she writes for claims bankruptcy.

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“Topics of Conversation is a smart, well-articulated and -designed novel.

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“As literature, American Dirt is modern realism at its finest: a tale of moral challenge in the spirit Theodore Dreiser wrapped inside a big-hearted social epic lik

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The Swedish Foreign Minister has been assassinated in his own home, but the killer deliberately left a witness, a prostitute who was visiting the victim at the time.

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The Country Guesthouse is an enjoyable, quick read.

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