International Settings

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“Redemption is more Amos Decker for faithful fans who love their guy, but it’s a long, long way from being worthy of anything more than faint praise.”

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“Readers can relax and enjoy a fast-moving romp through the shadows of Siberia in Finding Katarina M., learning about an area of the world that is strange, enticing, and also forbi

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“Mukherjee has created two appealing characters presenting different factions of the whole that is India, revealing what each gives up to serve king and country, and answers the question of

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The “memo” of the title is a recording that Warrant Officer Radebe Turner makes when he’s being hunted down in the Northern Cape.

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“the action never wanes, the story never dulls. An ageless tale of vengeance, violence, corruption and justice--or injustice—The Border is an epic conclusion to an epic series . .

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“Hunting Game is variously a dark, brooding Swedish noir crime novel, a titillating romance, and an outdoorsman-type hunting adventure.

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“a riveting description of what really happens behind those closed doors of Washington’s flawed and dysfunctional traditions.”

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“Any Means Necessary is a compelling modern day thriller with a brilliant twist. . . .

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Evil Things introduces the readers to a small country where the winter snow hides a cataclysmic crime. It’s a chilling entry in this three-part series.”

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“Surprisingly, although Stalker is less than completely satisfying on its own, one can’t wait to see what happens next in this remarkable series.”

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“Although Amsterdam Noir doesn’t hit the heights of other entries in the city noir anthology series, it remains an appealing compendium, with welcome doses of local color and atmos

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“Tursten’s writing is witty and sharp, humorous and edgy. The stories read quickly and easily . . .”

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“The Good Lie feels like a rush job, written in haste to provide a sequel to the first novel in the series.”

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“a high-quality police procedural that covers off all the classic elements of the sub-genre: a team of investigators, more than one case to be followed, and careful attention to detail.”

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A literary thriller whose plot twists, turns, backtracks, and loops like a medieval maze until one despairs of ever finding a way to a resolution.

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In the English seaside town of Brighton, there’s an active murderer again—one whose theatrical death scene creation immediately binds together the amazing (if aging) Max Mephisto, stage magician, a

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Death in Paris is a mashup of some of the most favorite literary tropes.

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What happens to a CIA agent who turns whistleblower on her own colleagues?

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Spies, enemies, and friends with mixed motives: good thing investigator Billy Boyle has his close friends Kaz and Big Mike with him in Normandy, France, in July 1944, because that may be the only l

“A regular noir reader will find much to love here, and a reader who wants some armchair tourism will find a dark and enthralling look at a world few Americans have seen.”

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“in some ways as much a cozy detective novel at it is a police procedural”

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Stratos Gazis is a professional contract killer with a conscience.

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“those who have read Claws of the Cat or any other Hiro and Father Mateo novel will again be reminded what a pleasure these novels are and will enjoy becoming reacquainted with the

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With the publication of Chinua Achebe’s remarkable novel, Things Fall Apart, in 1958, the English speaking world was introduced to Nigerian literature.

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To say that this novel is set in Lagos is to miss the point—the book is a memoir of Lagos. If Abel Dike is the protagonist, then Lagos is the eponymous antagonist.

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