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“Gripping and sharp as a tack.”

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In London we meet Terry Tice and are told in the first sentence that Terry likes killing people and will take money for doing so. He’s ex-military.

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“The way Mattie handles her service dog, the logistics of his training, his canine personality, the important evidence he believably uncovers, and their warm yet disciplined interaction rem

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“readers can be assured that the Twin Rivers series will deliver the same intellectual and emotional qualities as its predecessors.”

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“If the story followed the traditional journey of a cozy, the premise would be a good one.

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“Similar in pace and tenderness to the Ladies’ Detective Agency mysteries of Alexander McCall Smith, this mystery fits neatly into the traditional mold, providing an enjoyable read that’s i

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“The series anchor, Perveen Mistry, is one of the most delightful and engaging protagonists you’re likely to meet in historical fiction.”

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Most people who live in hilly terrain with a cold season, anywhere around the world, know the fear of sliding off an icy road into a ravine or river.

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“The Dead Letter is worthy of your attention, not only as an interesting landmark in the history of American crime fiction, but also as an enjoyable, entertaining

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“Deadly Delights moves along at warp speed, and just when the reader thinks s/he knows who the killer is, Walker throws a speed bump on the highway.”

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“a tightly paced, well thought out cyberpunk thriller that entices after the very first chapter.”

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“Those who value similar portrayals of place as character—as in Louise Penny’s Three Pines, for instance—will treasure A Fatal Lie and its Welsh backdrop.”

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Emma, a distinguished psychiatrist speaking at a conference in her hometown of Berlin, treats herself to an overnight stay at the posh conference hotel. She steps out of the shower.

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“With the history of a centuries’ old nursery rhyme as its starting point, it’s the best Bryan and May mystery by far.”

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Lazarus is a thriller par excellence, though it’s advisable to read it in small increments, for the accumulation of too much horror at o

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“A Scotland Yard inspector, dropped into the gang-dominated circumstances of New York City shortly before the advent of the Civil War, must overcome cultural prejudices to solve a series of

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“Full of British humor as well as a wealth of description of Brighton in the late Fifties, Murder by Milk Bottle is the best of the Constable Twitten novels thus far—at least until

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“As cozies go, this one is well written with some good twists and turns to keep the reader turning the page.”

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John Rebus has been retired from the Scottish Police for a while, but something keeps pulling him back in.

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“enjoy the complex characters drawn with beautiful prose and flashes of humor . . .”

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“restful yet stimulating reading . . .”

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“the story is a deep dive into human psychology and the eternal battle between good and evil.

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“Bringing the traditional British mystery up to date with this strong and driven sleuth—not a true amateur sleuth, but an active partner with the official investigation—is the best part of

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Although this is the fifth volume in the Dr. Zol Szabo Medical Mystery series, Zol steps out of the spotlight in order to feature Dr.

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Before you read this book, clear your schedule. It’s the kind of story best read in one gulp.

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