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“for a lie to become truth, the past only needs to be rewritten . . .”

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Charles Todd’s Inspector Ian Rutledge of Scotland Yard mystery series illustrates the psychological and physical toll paid by soldiers who fought in the trenches of World War I.

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“while a serial killer threatens the beleaguered city, two old friends fight a new but very intimate foe . . .”

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Gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox returns in his 13th adventure as a one of England’s first private detectives.

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It’s not every day you get a PI book sent to you for reviewing written by an actual authentic-to-the-bone private investigator, so I was really intrigued and looking forward to reading this debut n

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Ann Cleeves is a busy gal, working on two concurrent series and having four overall, plus a few stand-alone novels.

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Anne Perry’s Christmas novels are comfort food for the reader who wants a short mystery novel with a holiday theme.

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“It’s not a perfect situation, of course. But really, when you think about it, what actually is?”

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“a comfortable, enjoyable read . . .”

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Poor ex-Chief Inspector Gamache.

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A former FBI agent, June Lyons returns to her hometown of Hopewell Falls, New York, to live with her father after her husband’s death.

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“highly recommended for all readers, not just those interested in the Golden Age of British crime writing.”

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“A well-written, traditional mystery that is as charming as its Southern Belle protagonist.”

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To read A Small Indiscretion is to eat fudge before dinner: slightly decadent behavior, highly caloric, and extremely satisfying.

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“deserves a contemplative and educated readership appreciative of a story well told.”

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a wonderfully written mystery . . . The Bishop’s Wife is not only a great story, but a revealing look at Mormonism and its followers.”

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It's July 12, 2014, and Dr. Kay Scarpetta's birthday. Her FBI profiler husband, Benton Wesley, is surprising her with a relaxing vacation in Miami.

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“. . . a maelstrom of long-term child abuse, childhood love ironically gone bad, and a family feud coming full-circle.”

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It’s hard to imagine that anyone who reads fiction hasn’t discovered this series. For those who know and love it, here is number 15, in all its gentle delight.

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“Chief Superintendent Peter Diamond is a warm, witty, and wonderful creation by one of England’s most talented crime writers.”

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“J. D. Robb continues to do a fine job balancing Eve the woman against Eve the career homicide detective. . . .

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“The immense popularity of the Montalbano books . . . lies in prose splashed with the sun of Montalbano’s Sicily.”

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Mae December has a thing for dogs. She owns a thriving kennel business in small town Rosedale, Tennessee.

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“. . . a worthwhile read.”

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