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“as the story progresses, the reader finds not merely a mystery but the story of a family cursed to have history repeat itself not once, but three times.”

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“Those Who Came Before is a tale built on the ‘sins of the fathers’ premise, hinting that DNA may carry more than eye color and an ethnic background.

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“Barker creates tension and suspense through strong chase scenes and face-to-face conflict with good and evil . . . even with good and good!

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“Clearly inheriting the mantel of Jim Thompson and Donald Westlake (and admittedly strongly influenced by them), this walk-on-the-dark-side author will also appeal to readers of early Garry

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“Fans of Virgil Flowers will love Bloody Genius, as will fans of Lucas Davenport and the Prey series.

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“With a diverse and colorful cast of characters, and two very challenging crimes to solve, The Empty Birdcage is a delightful telling of the relationship between a pair of siblings

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The Dead Beat Scroll is a delicious casserole of crime noir.

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“Tash Aw pulls no punches.”

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To keep blood pumping through the veins of a dead novelist’s characters can be a risky undertaking, especially when those characters are as beloved as Robert B.

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“The Chestnut Man is an incredible novel that drips with atmosphere. This is the perfect potboiler for Nordic noir fanatics and first timers alike.

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“One murder, four confessors . . . what more does a good mystery need?”

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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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Theme Music is more than compelling; it is mesmerizing . . .”

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“The first must-read of the summer has arrived.”

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“This ability to satisfy multiple audiences while presenting something fresh makes The Black Jersey a definite winner.”

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“Jeffrey Deaver has come up with another sharp, smart story with intelligent, emotionally mature characters.”

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“[T]his sequel to The Big Empty offers several days of literary entertainment. There’s plenty of action and the main characters are extremely likable.”

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Rocky Mountain National Park Ranger Tim McIntyre thinks best when he’s fly-fishing. The best scenes in this book are when he does exactly that.

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“Metropolis is Kerr’s and Bernie’s swan song—a brilliant Berlin opera of Gothhe proportion with an intricate and riveting plot.

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

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“a story not only of a haunted house but also of haunted people.”

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“A slow, rich novel of a distant time and a man who is ‘Othered’ in most aspects of his life.”

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

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“Lindsay Faye has written a crackling historical mystery in language that sings in its dialogue, description, and narrative.”

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“it’s the taint of a shell-shock diagnosis, something considered so offensive and humiliating in postwar society that it can terminate Rutledge’s career almost as quickly as a bullet to the

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