Crime Mystery & Thriller

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Commanding a spectacular hilltop view of Washington, DC, since 1855, St. Elizabeths Hospital has been both a sanctuary for the mentally ill and a treatment center for the criminally insane.

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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro remains a bucket-list challenge, but in the book world, staring down a 784-page Swedish serial-killer novel may make the reader question his or her priorities: Why have I

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Most everyone has done something in their past that they regret and want to forget. Edie has had somewhat of a roller-coaster life.

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Duane Swieczynski has created a great historical fiction/cop novel set in Philadelphia and spanning three generations.

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“Five out of five stars for this debut novel.”

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“Go-Between is a perfect title.”

Michelle Mason is between lives, between names, between worlds, between versions of herself.

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Missing, Presumed is a wonderful, memorable read . . .”

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Willnot isn’t the type of novel you’re expecting. It’s better than that.”

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In this cozy police procedural set in the cozy French town of St. Denis, we have book nine of the cozy series about Bruno, Chief of Police.

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“Kudos to another compelling entry into the ranks of Nordic crime fiction.”

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Brighton starts and ends in the Charles River.

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You can't judge a book by the superlatives on the cover.

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“a finely-crafted thriller.”

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Detective Elizabeth Black is proud of being a cop and follows the law to a T.

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“In a suspense novel that is the literary equivalent of Hitchcock’s Psycho, Lemaitre presents a harrowing look into the link between madness and evil.”

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Goodbye to the Dead is drop dead good.”

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The 19th arrondissement in Paris is a cosmopolitan melting pot district where multicultural citizens live, love, and worship alongside one another, enjoying Kosher sushi and kebabs, and different s

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The couple at the heart of this novel—Rob Beauman and Ellie Larrabee—appear on the surface to have everything.

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“Fans of thrillers with the hint of the supernatural will enjoy reading . . .”

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The psychological tortures that  Roberto Arlt puts his main protagonist through are on a par with those endured by Raskolnikov in Crime and Punishment or Dmitri Karamazov.

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“With a fast-paced story and surprise ending, River Road is a destination you’ll surely want to take.”

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“‘My brother and I were kidnapped off a street in Chungking, China, when I was five years old . . . We never saw our father or mother again.

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a solid short story collection . . .”

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“a nifty bit of fine suspense.”

Briskly told and packed with plot, The Ex rocks.

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