Murder

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“Jackson’s writing is seasoned and taut, and her threads of suspense tangle and writhe.“

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“It will be interesting to see where Fleishman goes with his future writings. His style, his vocabulary, and his ability to engage the reader leave no page unturned.

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“suspenseful crime stor[y] . . .”

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“A Face to Die For is primarily a well-structured story with lots of action. Iris Johansen fans will enjoy it.”

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Dust Off the Bones is a powerful historical thriller, vividly picturing the era as it focuses on a period of local history . . .”

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“Whether they find the true culprit or not, the reader will have fun with this hard-to-put-down book.” 

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“A Secret About a Secret resonates with the deep melancholy and simmering resentments that classic hard-boiled detective fiction embraces, but with far more grace

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“Every Cloak Rolled in Blood is a tour de force, a derecho of raw emotion so powerful and overwhelming that you’re really not sure what to say after reading it.”

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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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“The Sacred Bridge is further proof that Anne Hillerman continues to produce top-notch mysteries that entertain, amuse, and move us.”

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“Given the poor quality of Shadows Reel, many readers may think twice next time before spending their money on another dubious follow-up.”

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“Margolin is a wizard who creates a story that brings all the issues to a neatly trimmed head.”

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An intrepid journalist solving a crime—especially a murder— is a familiar and enduring fictional premise in movies, mysteries, and on television.

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“Danvers’ writing is good; she brings the reader right into the story through her description and use of tension.”

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“One Step Too Far takes us on a harrowing journey into the dark wilderness of the human heart . . .”

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“In The Final Case Guterson clearly denounces the forces of destruction in people who choose a dark and abusive anger over respect.

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“This is both a clever mystery with a satisfying ending as well as a tense thriller driven by people, not by neat contrivances. Jane Harper has pulled off another stunner.”

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“Owen is a master storyteller and creator of consistent plotting and pacing, seamlessly navigated with characters that are real flesh and blood, and sometimes deeply flawed.”

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“The Midnight Lock will find its way to the top of your To Be Read pile as mysteriously and effortlessly as the Lockmaster slips into the bedrooms of his unsuspect

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The Collective is a heart-pounding thrill from beginning to end. . . .

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“As the suspects add up, the suspense and mystery escalate until the unexpected and shocking conclusion, making this a true nail-biter.

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“the suspenseful action and Hausman’s engaging prose make Sleepless worth the effort.”

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“Archer proves once again that he is a creative storyteller who moves his tale without distractions or asides that create diversions.

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Innovative British author Anthony Horowitz is up to his usual intertextual antics in A Line to Kill, a sequel to The Word Is Murder and The Sentence Is Death.

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“a top-notch literary novel.”

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