Mystery & Thriller

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Winterland is a rich and powerful novel in which Rae Meadows displays her talents and her subtilty as she captures the essence of sport, the power of ambition, and the menacing ha

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“There’s a lot of entertainment in seeing Eliza apply the methods of a fictional detective to the hazards of her dangerous life.

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“With a set of clever twists, Berkeley finally lays out the issue of how best to see justice served, and the answers are both rueful and entertaining.”

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With her provocative, yet tasteful and gripping writing, in Such a Pretty Girl, T. Greenwood tackles the tragic impact on lives of sexual predation in the movie and modeling industries.

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“Fowler reports that his literary agent said (with delight), ‘Oh, it’s a Bryant & May book, just without the murder plot!’”

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“Charles Cumming effectively ramps up suspense, in this hefty page-turner revelatory of modern espionage’s methods. “

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Smoothly written and tightly plotted, Bombay Monsoon might be the start of a whole new series for the highly decorated James W. Ziskin.”

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“It all comes together in a grimly satisfying series of events, showing more clearly than ever that Mohlin and Nyström understand costs and penalties.

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“Prepare for more twists and turns than a winding mountain road, as Levison has crafted a suspenseful, mesmerizing tale of terror and redemption.”

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“Diversions like this add the layers of human interest that make a Jeffery Deaver novel so much more than a page-turner.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Murder is a humorous romp through unfamiliar territory. Stopps manages her four central characters through distinct portraits.

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“Since this is about show biz folks, there’s plenty of name-dropping of people, places, and events to titillate while bringing the story easily into the reader’s world, making it both conte

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“Hannah’s major characters are well developed, the plot has some merit, but the writing is not tight and tends to wander, making for a confusing storyline.”

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Author Cherie Priest in her latest cozy novel Flight Risk takes the cozy mystery down a somewhat different path.

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“Anyone who is even remotely familiar with the Lindbergh kidnapping case knows how it ended, but Fredericks’ take on the story from the viewpoint of the Lindbergh nanny provides new insight

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“Rosen is excellent at creating the perfect murder mystery setting and in peopling it with interesting characters and complex relationships.”

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“This skillfully written and well-polished ‘new classic’ mystery is a perfect winter read, ideal for an armchair journey that’s a page-turner without forcing you to check the locks on the w

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“compelling, rich with suspects, twists, turns, and complex characters, wrapped up with a very gratifying ending.”

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“The Perfect Crime is a must-read for every crime fiction fan looking for new horizons to explore in their favorite genre.”

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“Writing from an animal’s point of view cannot be a simple thing to do, but Quinn seems to have nailed it. It would be hard to imagine this story from any human perspective.”

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A Heart Full of Headstones is another excellent crime novel from an author at the apex of his craft.

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The Innocent One is Lisa Ballantyne’s latest novel, a psychological thriller that features Daniel Hunter as a criminal attorney who assumes the defense of an accused murderer with a darkne

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“Its message of love’s power—the passion that ignites every day no matter our circumstances—to outlast war is captivating.”

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“Noir land is always smoke and mirrors, and for those who like entering that world, be assured that Murphy is already at work on his next book.”

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