International Settings

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readers are treated to a solid police procedural set in a town rarely represented in the mystery genre but well worthy of a close read.”

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“What makes this an exceptionally good read is that Schellman does not distract or deviate from the premise of the story.”

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“full of derring-do, luscious descriptions in the cities of England and France, and appealing and not-so-appealing characters.”

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“Lorenzo Carcaterra creates a warm and fuzzy read with a feel-good plot—a cozy mystery in its truest form.”

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“First published in Sweden in 2020, the novel is eerily prescient in its depiction of Russian duplicity and ruthlessness. It even has a nasty thing or two to say about Vladimir Putin . .

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“Herron’s plot is packed with twists and delightfully sardonic conversations, and the book’s only major flaw is that at some point it ends and one must resume normal life.”

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“As more violence enters her tense investigation, and the inner madness of others takes on outer forms, how will Ann choose her own life themes?

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“War Women is another fine addition to a series that continues to entertain.”

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“If you yearn for an escape from these short, chilly days of autumn, Murder in Old Bombay is a breath of sweet bougainvillea.

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“Silverview is a gift to scholars, aficionados of the genre, and readers at large eager for one last look at the creative mind of an acknowledged master.”

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“‘Every private eye from Sherlock Holmes to Matt Scudder needs a line into the factory. Sam Spade had his tame sergeant, Tom Polhaus.

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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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“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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“Transient Desires is a captivating, elegant novel that will delight Donna Leon’s many fans.”

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13 Days to Die is a riveting international thriller touching on a threat that is very relevant today: a virus from China, used as a weapon to create a pandemic.

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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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For Salvo Montalbano, the whole episode is as dramatic as a film.

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“Several doors are opened in The Darkest Evening to launch more stories.

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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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“There’s a buzz around Eva García Sáenz and her trilogy, and The Silence of the White City is a crime novel you’ll want to put at the top of your summer reading list.”

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“a tangled web of history that slowly unravels as an ambitious chief inspector and a down-and-out private investigator, once colleagues, work against each other to discover

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Surely, Alexander McCall Smith isn’t the only philosopher in the world who writes novels. But he’s probably the best known and one of the most commercially successful.

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Untold Night and Day is a deliciously complex novel that satisfies at each layer as the reader continues to decipher its codes and hidde

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The crimes we commit in search of security and protection, for ourselves or our loved ones, are at the center of Andrea Camilleri’s latest Inspector Montalbano adventure, The Safety Net.

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