Mystery

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“Love Grisham, Coben, Gilstrap, early Lee Child? Can’t resist the puzzle solving of Dan Brown or the emotional prices portrayed by Louise Penny?

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In Marisa Silver’s book, The Mysteries, she tackles the conundrum of relationships—of family, of friends, of children, of adults. And therein lies the mystery of the title.

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Aloysius Archer has always been a sucker for fast dames and fast cars. They’ve both landed him in jail before, but he can’t resist their siren calls.

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“Best of all, Marion Lane responds to deadly threat with creative assessment, and growth in both expertise and self-esteem, so the promised ongoing series featuring this maturing sleuth has

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“The story is alive; it breathes; every paragraph brings the reader a sense of being there, of being Carver.” 

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For devoted series fiction readers, the release of a new volume by a favored author is cause for the Happy Dance all the way to the nearest bookstore, library, or e-tailer.

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“Lovegrove has taken familiar characters from a much-loved story and created an intriguing maze with twists and turns and dead ends that all culminate in a surprise ending.”

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As with every novel in the universe, whether it works for you or not depends on your tastes and frame of reference.

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“Two Jews = Three Shuls is a small book, and Sandra Tankoos does a good job of guiding the reader through twists and turns until the real murderer is uncovered.”

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“a page-turner.

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“Carlaftes’s compendium is a hysterical and delightful excursion into the American presidency from the time Andrew Jackson dove into the River Styx to avoid the Grim Reaper until President

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The thing about a smorgasbord is that you don’t need to savor every offering to feel happily fed.

“Overall, this is a reasonably good story that could have been much stronger. . . . The ending ties everything together but feels too pat and maybe a little too cute.

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“a story of an obsessive friendship that is strong enough to survive death—and what happens in its aftermath.”

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“This book is slated as the start of a new series and holds great promise to be a good one.”

Amid the screaming, bloody chaos of war, what’s one more dead body?

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James L. May has written a remarkable debut novel that brings to life one of the worst periods of soviet history.

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This contemplative thriller commences in the summer of 1986 in Opal Beach, New Jersey, when posters dotted the area of a missing girl named Maureen Haddaway.

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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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In the Shadow of Spindrift House is filled with a creeping sense of dread culminating in a climax that will leave the reader with incipient sadness.”

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“As the rhetoric coach to the Royal Shakespeare Company, Brandreth has no need to ‘brush up on his Shakespeare,’ and his allusions and turns of phrase prove it.”

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“Celtic Empire hits all the right notes for lovers of classic adventure.

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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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“Throw Me to the Wolves is a powerful story of media manipulation and how otherwise decent people can be corrupted by the power of money and influence.”

“Coben is a masterful story teller who switches smoothly between sets of characters, keeping the reader engaged and intrigued.”

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“What is wrong and what is right these days? It was getting awfully hard to tell in California.”

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