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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

“In a page-turning vicious and psychological death spiral, Hour of the Witch will surprise with plot twists and character arcs stunning in their visual details.”

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“a mashup of Norwegian noir and true crime at its finest, an amazing fictional account of Belle Gunness, one of the most prolific serial killers in history.”

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“With atmospheric writing and a literary bent, Palace of the Drowned is as much an exploration of the use of language and a study of the artistic experience, as it is a revelation

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“Greenwood’s fans will be satisfied as Miss Fisher uses her cunning and wit to solve another crime and keep her reputation intact.”

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“Once one gets past the first half of the story, the pages begin to turn in more rapid succession.”

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Against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century France, a merry band of master crafters are swept into an adventure involving rival secret societies, rumors of the occult, and a complex network of hidd

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“A masterful tale driven by Yan’s brisk pacing and evocative writing and details that pulse with truth.”

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“A delightful cozy romance and mystery, set in the middle of a decade when times might be changing but the motives for murder remained surprisingly the same.”

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“Wedding Station is an ideal choice for both Downing fans and newcomers to his fast-paced and intense crime novels.”

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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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“Comes the War is a powerful, vivid evocation of wartime London.”

The place is London, England. The year is 1944.

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“A sweeping panorama of events set in motion to re-establish power in the years after the death of Julius Caesar.”

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In some literary circles, describing a novel as “light reading” can be taken as a slur. Not so with this one.

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“Rowland is good at designing strong tension and conflict scenes that keep the pages turning. Her ending conflict scenes are especially well written.”

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This book is perfect for readers who love details.

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A Lady Compromised is a complex, enthralling mystery that rivals those of Anne Perry and Agatha Christie.”

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“A rare talent and an elusive one.”

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“Best of all, Marion Lane responds to deadly threat with creative assessment, and growth in both expertise and self-esteem, so the promised ongoing series featuring this maturing sleuth has

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The Indian city of Bombay, renamed Mumbai by the government in 1995, is one of those international cities, like Shanghai and Istanbul, that is drenched in romance and intrigue.

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The two women provide a welcome humorous touch as they guide us through their world.”

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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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“with its attention to detail and swift narrative, fans of Mr.

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“Lovegrove has taken familiar characters from a much-loved story and created an intriguing maze with twists and turns and dead ends that all culminate in a surprise ending.”

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