Crime Mystery & Thriller

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“a book that reads like a fictional thriller while remaining solidly grounded in fact.”

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“Fiona Barton’s The Suspect may falter at times as a thriller yet it steadily succeeds as a story about mothers, how fierce their love can be when their children’s lives are in jeo

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Tear It Down is a bit of a let-down. The story’s messy and implausible, . . .

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“Schaffhausen, a science journalist with a doctorate in psychology, explores this thread with such insight and sensitivity that readers will be eager to learn what happens between Ellery an

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“a page-turner from the onset.”

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"a gut-wrenching suspense thriller in which both the mother and daughter's only thoughts are to endure, reunite, and make amends while taking the reader on a heartrending journey of trepida

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“Woods, a pro at keeping the plates spinning, creates a stellar performance of risk, intrigue, and hard-won escapes for his very experienced protagonist . . .”

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“a high-quality police procedural that covers off all the classic elements of the sub-genre: a team of investigators, more than one case to be followed, and careful attention to detail.”

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“Sorry, folks. Pandemic hits the bookshelves DOA, a poor excuse for a medical thriller that’s a waste of your time and money.”

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“A Cussler novel is like a ride on a roller coaster: it's no secret where things will start, where they will end, or what's going to happen along the way, but the ride is thrilling nonethel

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In Paula Daly’s new mystery, Open Your Eyes her protagonist, Jane Campbell is a wife, a mother, and a would-be author. The first page of the story is a rejection letter . . .

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“A fine read, memorable and satisfying in its dark tangles and solutions.”

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"Hallinan is easily one of the most entertaining crime writers in the business today."

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“Leroux isn’t writing about ‘Canada;’ she’s writing about Quebec, the odd country-within-a-country that maintains its own culture and history within the larger nation’s borders.” 

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Paddy Hirsch, in his mesmerizing novel of New York City in 1799, creates so strong an aura of time and place and late-18th century language, readers may find themselves calling an opponent a “black

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A literary thriller whose plot twists, turns, backtracks, and loops like a medieval maze until one despairs of ever finding a way to a resolution.

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If you think the age of the Knight of the Round Table is over, not to worry. He lives on.

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“a brilliant novel . . .”

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A 13-year-old Syrian boy makes his way along a dangerous migrant route through the refugee camps of Greece to the mountains of Macedonia, pursuing an unrealistic dream of finding a place in Germany

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“Tana French's writing is like a precious heirloom, something you don't want to let go of, a treasured keepsake you hold close . . .

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“for Sherlock Holmes fans, it is a perfect edition to sit next to Conan Doyle on the library shelf.”

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The Last Breath continues Danny Lopez’s Dexter Vega Mystery series with the follow up to his debut novel, The Last Girl.

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It’s 24 degrees below zero in Oslo, Norway, as police detective Lena Stigersand watches a corpse being pulled from the harbor, in contrast to the Christmas decorations around the market area.

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Matt Johnson’s Wicked Game trilogy began with Wicked Game, then Deadly Game, and now wraps up in End Game.

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“a thoroughly enjoyable crime novel in the Scandinavian noir tradition.”

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