Legal/Police Procedural

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“add this fine reissue of The Bellamy Trial to your reading list.

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“In The Night Fire Michael Connelly delivers the goods once again, extending his legacy as quite simply the best author of police procedurals in the business.”

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“Crombie lays before the reader a maze with stops and starts at every turn.

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“Author Kavanagh is a master of head-spinning misdirection, firing one OMG plot twist after another.”

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Bomber’s Moon delivers action and adventure, passion and compassion, philosophy and pathos, deft characterization across diverse personalities and backgrounds, description of plac

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“Hill demonstrates the same humor, malice, and zinging dialogue that made his debut novel one to savor, and he commands our attention as a rising star in the mystery genre.

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“The poison of the crimes, like the spider venom involved, threatens to incapacitate and to kill.”

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Trust Me When I Lie is more than a mystery, although it is a good one; it is also a portrait of a man caught in his most stressful moment when he must confront the lie that forms

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The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter has one foot loosely planted in reality. The other is firmly mired in the black hole of the worst possible human behavior.

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“The Whisperer is more than just a thriller, it is an exploration of a woman’s descent into madness, and it is more frightening than one can imagine.”

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Shamed, book number 11 in The Kate Burkholder series very well stands on its own, offering many twists and turns along with descriptive reference

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“Bad Axe County is one damn fine book.”

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“Donlea’s cinematic style puts readers squarely into the scenes, and his skillful prose takes his work to a higher level.”

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“[I]f you relish seeing how ordinary people of good heart and intentions can get twisted off the right path, and sink deeper into serious trouble while they wrestle with their consciences,

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“A well-turned-out, exciting, and at times downright nail-biting traditional mystery, with satisfying emotional resonance.”

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“Like Lions is excellent fiction . . .”

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more than just a police procedural set in the Southwest, it’s a reading experience not to be missed. Anne Hillerman has reached a new level of storytelling . .

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"Henaff creates the most eccentric, most humorous characters who also reveal an unexpected pathos."

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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 Stranger Diaries is an ambitious, evocative, and thoroughly tantalizing offering from an author who is not afraid to stray beyond her comfort zone.

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“The characters are well-drawn and compelling, the story dark and disturbing, but also redeeming.

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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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