Murder

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“Fallout combines murder, mystery, mobsters, crypto scams, and the snappy dialogue so characteristic of the Parker novels that came before.”

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“Fans of tense, psychological dramas will not be disappointed.”

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“Cercas has molded this police procedural into a fine literary novel.”

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Plot points abound at the beginning of Hays’ Pesticide: rioters attack police in central Bern, resulting in a murder; police officer Giuliana Linder deals with accidental homicide while re

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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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“a thoroughly realized, fast-paced, delightfully told story that secures the author’s position as a top-of-the-line writer in the genre mystery/crime thriller.”

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“An emotion-churning series of twists and turns uniting two disparate sets of people in a hunt for the truth.”

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“Lee Hollis does a good job of dispersing red herrings and keeping true identity under wraps until the requisite climactic scene at the end of the story.”

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“If one can get around the two, three, and four paragraphs often written on how to prepare and make something . . . the story is a good one, and the premise holds water.”

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If you are a lover of Christopher Moore’s work, this one is for you.

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“Part of the fun of any Rizzoli & Isles novel is watching Jane and Maura fit the pieces together to make sense of a puzzle board of clues.

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Hawk Mountain, the debut novel by Connor Habib, is a story of deception and manipulation involving people who exist in isolation and struggle to control repressed desires that often find e

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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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