Crime Mystery & Thriller

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“Despite the classic investigations that Poke leaps into, with violence and threat and red herrings and regret, Poke Rafferty is a person who cares enough to listen, to experience, and to c

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“Perhaps the first three stories in the series provide the reader with a more definitive sense of characters and story, but Rigged fails to make the grade.”

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“The Last Scoop is another surefire success for author R. G.

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The book spins quickly into risk and danger, and the final chapters, fast-paced and dark with threat, provide one of the best manhunt and intended escape sequences of curr

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Hopefully your life is so good that the word “diabolical” never need enter your mind or cross your lips.

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The crimes we commit in search of security and protection, for ourselves or our loved ones, are at the center of Andrea Camilleri’s latest Inspector Montalbano adventure, The Safety Net.

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Shea O'Connor, a 23-year-old Buffalo cop, is given an assignment with the FBI to pose as a student in the small town of Kelly's Falls, New York.

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“All this gives the story a nail-biting quality on top of great characterization, a gripping plot, and clean, vivid writing.”

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“Pretty as a Picture is a fun, slightly eerie, definitely scary look at real murder in a make-believe world.”

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“Donna Leon’s ability to paint both her city of Venice and the quandaries of commitment make this Trace Elements a quietly powerful book.”

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“faithful and true police procedural devotees will thoroughly enjoy the ride Pinter takes them on . . .”

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“Wonderfully captivating . . . A thrilling addition to the murder mystery series . . .”

“feels like watching an automobile accident develop in slow motion and may serve as a cautionary tale for our times.”

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“Beyond the usual detective/PI action, Mosley creates a model for writing that moves off the ‘race card’ and back to true descriptions.”

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Dhananjaya Rajaratnam, also known as Danny, lives in Sydney, Australia. He’s an illegal immigrant trying to remain in the shadows, unnoticed and undiscovered.

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The genius of this novel is that it cultivates a nonstop air of menace. Practically every character comes off like a potential murderer.”

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

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

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Wohlsdorf should be rightly hailed as a new and genuine voice in American fiction.”

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“thanks to the author’s skill, the plot is tight, the scenario plausible, and the narrative tidy and intelligent, conveyed with a wry undertone throughout.”

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“In Rick Cahill, Coyle has created a deeply flawed, but eminently sympathetic, protagonist.

Baldacci’s legions of fans will probably love this book, but new readers will find it lacking in too many of the requisite storytelling skills.

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