Mystery & Thriller

New Year is a novel about uncontrollable panic, repressed trauma, and the psychological patterns that persist in their aftermath.

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“demonstrates the power of storytelling in our everyday lives and how it might be a good idea to listen more carefully to the stories that others are telling us.”

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“a story ‘ripped from the headlines,’ more times than we wish to admit.”

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“One Step Too Far takes us on a harrowing journey into the dark wilderness of the human heart . . .”

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“Highly recommended for Spenser fans and any reader who enjoys witty dialogue, detective fiction, or contemporary themes.”

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“. . . a keeper that could easily end up in someone's private special collection.”

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Wylie Lark is holed up in Iowa at a secluded farm so she can work uninterrupted while penning her fourth true-crime book.

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“Cates provides a story that moves along at a good pace while educating the reader on all thing’s witchery.”

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“Although Burdette wanders back and forth between the Scottish history and the actual attempted murder and the real murder, she does so with clear writing and enough clues and action to kee

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“Ultimately, The Final Case is a thorough investigation into what makes the two main characters tick while providing readers truth about the human condition in that satisfying way

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“The suspense of both the investigation and Brandstetter’s home life drives Death Claims as an elegant and compelling page-turner.”

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“In The Final Case Guterson clearly denounces the forces of destruction in people who choose a dark and abusive anger over respect.

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Troublemaker makes a good bookend to the two preceding titles and shows Hansen’s willingness to paint the whole California gay scene of that moment, not just the kindest and sweet

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“Fadeout marks the debut of one of the 20th century’s most memorable investigators.

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“This is both a clever mystery with a satisfying ending as well as a tense thriller driven by people, not by neat contrivances. Jane Harper has pulled off another stunner.”

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“a disturbing and thoughtful novel, almost surreal at times. . . .

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“When You Are Mine serves up top-notch suspense and psychological insight.

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“The twists in what ‘love’ means and how people create their own strange moral universes are classic Kelly, and reminiscent of Barbara Vine at her spookiest.”

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“Reyes does well when creating her primary characters.

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“Regard this novel as a grand and glorious swan song.”

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“Ryan once again shows her flair for spinning, from a life similar to her own, a set of intense and spiraling threats, with more than one devilish intent behind the scenes, and only the nar

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“A captivating, stylish, literary/noir mashup! A terrific debut!”

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“For readers of the Rick Cahill series, you know that each new book adds additional layers to its characters.

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“Knox knows how to spin a great thriller, and in True Crime Story he reveals a new way to entangle the threads while ramping up risk and even a touch of horror. . .

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“Belle’s writing style is a major draw to her ability to present a story that one is unable to put down.”

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