Crime Mystery & Thriller

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“Berry takes her protagonist down the path to discovery, and the perpetrator turns out to be the least likely character. It is a very satisfying ending.”

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“If you like your thrillers fast-paced, intelligent, tough and good to the last drop, The Deserter is right up your alley.

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“Linwood Barclay delivers another high-octane thriller with enough red herrings to serve a dinner party of 12 . . .”

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“Reading Night Boat to Tangier, one might hear echoes of Talking Heads’ singing ‘Once in a Lifetime,’ and you ask yourself, ‘How did I get here?’” 

“DeDakis, a former journalist, can’t decide whether he’s writing a mystery, a political roman à clef or a YA book, and the result is none of the above.”

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“The craft and care with which author Truss weaves her facts into a richly narrated but utterly hilarious tapestry is amazing.

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Tin Badges is a tough and gritty crime novel with a feel-good layer you’re going to enjoy.”

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“A satisfying, indulgent, binge book guaranteed to release a flood of pleasurable endorphins.”

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The Dragon Lady powerfully captures the colonial era in Zimbabwe . . . Lovers of historical fiction won’t be disappointed.”

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“Robert Pobi delivers a page-turning, hold-your-breath thriller with a bit of philosophy stirred in . . .”

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Expect a few cultural grace notes and agreeable potboiler antics from Beijing Payback—just don't expect something truly original.”

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“The Whisperer is more than just a thriller, it is an exploration of a woman’s descent into madness, and it is more frightening than one can imagine.”

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“a gripping corporate thriller with characters you'll love to hate.”

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“The trouble with being a sort of Wonder Woman is, once people know you exist, they either want to force you to do their jobs or kill you. Or both.”

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Knife by Jo Nesbo is dark and deep, a black hole of a story. Specifically, it is another story of Harry Hole, a soul from which no light or joy escapes.

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“a galloping good yarn peopled with realistic characters operating in an intimately evoked environment, perpetually dynamic. Such is the stuff that makes good stories . . .”

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Blood Relations is a psychological thriller-cum-horror tale trembling on the brink of reality.”

If Carl Hiaasen, James Crumley, and Tess Gerritsen got totally wasted and decided to co-author a book, this might be the result.

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“Brushes aside the extraneous and immediately takes the reader into the investigation and the array of characters and motives with no wasted verbiage.”

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“The Sentence Is Death . . . may just be one of summer’s greatest, guiltiest pleasures . . .

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“a thriller, of the filled-with-dread-but-I-have-to-finish-it variety.”

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"Cancel your early morning plans. It's another page turning winner from C. J. Box."

Oh, boy! Another C. J. Box book, and it's the best one yet!

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“With plenty of local color in the Florida settings and an abundance of quirky small-town characters, this mystery will whet the reading appetite for more of the same from author D. P.

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Many readers in this quadrant of the globe have discovered Australian crime fiction—mysteries, thrillers, police procedurals—through television series created for broadcast and streaming services.

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“Thomas Harris has earned his reputation as a terrific author of crime thrillers, but Cari Mora is not a terrific novel.”

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