Crime Mystery & Thriller

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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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Zagreb Noir, edited by Ivan Sršen, is yet another international addition to the long-running Akashic Noir series.

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Thriller writing at its best.”

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“A meticulously crafted portrait of modern-day South Africa, Icarus is a spellbinding tour de force.”

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“A marvelous historical mystery, but not for those who want their violence candy-coated.”

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“a page-turning suspense novel with both dastardly characters and charming ones, a fascinating setting, and a mesmerizing story.”

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At the start of a crime novel, the reader sometimes experiences an unsettling feeling as the gory details of fictitious assaults and slaughter are rolled out.

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You won’t find better noir stories this year.”

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“All things truly wicked start from an innocence.”  —Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

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a terrifically entertaining ride with great atmosphere, zany and original characters.”

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“If you are looking for a Thomas Hardy-like adventure story with profanity, pornography, and passion, you will find it . . .”

This is not a harmless story.

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