Mystery & Thriller

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“a breathless, oxygen-deprived framework intensifying the terror of the written word”

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At first glance, the timing of New York Review Books Classics’ rerelease of Helen Weinzweig’s Basic Black with Pearls is almost as intriguing as the novel itself.

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“Amos Decker novels just keep getting better and better, and it’s partly due to the careful in-depth characterization Baldacci gives his main character.”

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A new novel by Julian Barnes is exciting.

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“This is the novel that started it all.”

It’s the late 1940s. Mike Hammer has come to Killington, Rhode Island, to keep a promise to a friend.

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“This book will be a welcome addition to modern-day discussions of women’s rights, multiculturalism, and online technologies.”

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It is said that imitation is the purest form of flattery. Be that true, the question becomes what hold does a feeble imitation of a literary classic have on flattery.

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The Folded Land reveals a landscape in which both magical creatures and humans display their weaknesses and strengths, revealing why these two beings are equally fascinated by and

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“a tale of choices made because of love”

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Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs return to New York City in Jeffery Deaver’s new novel, The Cutting Edge, in which Manhattan’s diamond district is gripped by terror.

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“The Mitford Murders is the first in what promises to be an absorbing mystery series.”

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The sudden death of Harry Ackerman’s father opens the door to an explosive mix of seductions, obsessions, and dark secrets from the past.

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“a tale of how a single decision can change a life—or end it forever.”

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When Navajo Tribal Police officer Bernadette Manuelito reluctantly arrives to speak at an outdoor character-building program for teens in the El Malpais badlands, she discovers that one of the youn

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Sigrid is in a tough place.

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"One can only sincerely hope that this is the first title in a very long series."

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How can someone of limited intellectual ability understand the reality of seeing one you care about being hurt?

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Will Dando, a 20-something down on his luck New York musician, wakes one morning filled with a dream that accurately predicts 108 future events.

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“a combination Philip Marlowe and Mike Hammer with a generous dash of Maxwell Smart.”

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“. . . reminiscent of any of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker series, with more than a maddening touch of Werner Herzog.”

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“Freefall is a far, far above average thriller . . .”

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“Not only is The Sons an excellent thriller, it is also an examination of family relationships, of the toxic damage done by child abuse and domestic violence.”

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Christine Mangan’s noir novel, Tangerine, draws a fine line between homage to Patricia Highsmith’s Ripley novels and downright copying or pastiche.

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“an exploration into the mystery that is the human mind, pointing out that real-life devils live among us.”

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A natural-born trapper and hunter raised in the Alaskan wilderness, Tracy Petrikoff spends her days tracking animals and running with her dogs in the remote forests surrounding her family’s home.

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