Mystery & Thriller

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

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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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"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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“a very interesting novel in which the concept of the discovery of a missing child’s remains giving closure to the family is a cogent one in today’s society.”

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“Released on the day of Holmes’ 166th birthday, this book is for any reader who likes Sherlock Holmes, whether a dyed-in-the-wool devotee of the Great Detective or merely

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“get ready for action, adventure, and romance when you open the cover . . .”

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If a victim doesn’t know what has been done to them, how awful is the crime?

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Sheila Connolly has been a busy writer, cranking out five series since 2008, along with novels and short stories. This new book is volume 8 in her County Cork Mysteries.

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“Told with the voice of a literary master at the top of her craft, the pace may be too slow for thriller readers, but for those who love a strong literary voice in their genre fiction or th

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“the story as a whole is deftly presented and shows exactly why David Mark is being recognized as a writer of complicated and frightening plots.

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“what a police procedural should be: a clever and likable lead detective, a supporting cast of both hardworking and lazy cops, wisecracking (and occasionally ribald) station house banter, a

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“If this novel doesn’t make you laugh at its absurdities, groan at Ned’s puns, and plain enjoy the sarcastic fun, you, dear reader, have no sense of humor.”

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“This is a fun book to read. It moves quickly and logically in spite of the many clues Penney throws in Iris’ path.

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“J. T. Ellison skillfully unwinds a complex tale of lies, deception, and murder spiced up with backstory and well-fleshed out characters.”

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“TR deputized Hay to investigate the accident . . . or was it an attempted assassination?”

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