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How far will someone go to save a marriage?

How far will someone go to have a baby?

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“fans of Willeford in particular will be pleased that Hard Case Crime has put their man back on the book rack once again.”

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Iain Reid’s (I’m Thinking of Ending Things) sophomore novel, Foe explores relationships, human nature, and isolation in a psychological thriller set in the near-future.

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“Readers will enjoy this book for the suspense and plot twists, but love it for the skill and mastery Moretti has for her craft.”

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“Mejia’s writing crosses back and forth between exquisite literary descriptions and thrilleresque escapes and acts of violence.”

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“an homage to Moby-Dick and a fitting continuation/conclusion of Ahab’s story.”

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This is a story of truth. But since perception is truth, truth has many versions. In Trust Me, readers sometimes won't be able to tell what is truth and what is not.

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“The Drama Teacher . . . is a masterful psychological thriller. Readers will laugh at Gracie's hijinks and marvel at her audacity.”

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“Putney by Sofka Zinovieff is a disturbing, yet powerfully captivating story that tells how just one secret can destroy many lives.”

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“The Masterpiece is a beautifully crafted, meticulously researched story.

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British author Sandie Jones brings out her debut crime novel The Other Woman as one of the creepiest “fall in love and step into danger” books ever.

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The generally accepted wisdom in fiction, particularly in novels involving action and crime, is to keep turning the screws on the main characters, tighter and tighter, until the reader can’t imagin

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“a nerve-shredding psychological thriller that will keep readers guessing to the very last page.”

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A debut thriller is always an adventure—has the author been secretly practicing the craft of tight, suspenseful writing, so that the plot will make sense, the pace will force the pages to turn, and

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“. . . when you work for the dead, you’re stuck with a notoriously unreliable employer. Sometimes they’re all over you, screaming their need for justice at every cursed turn.

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This is a tale of unorthodox relationships, shifting alliances, and contentious allegations.

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Stephen Holgate has written a fascinating and well-constructed thriller set in Madagascar.

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Mine is a hybrid between a legal thriller and a romance novel set in modern day England.

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Marissa Parlette, a speech-language pathologist at a local elementary school in Tranquil Cove, Washington, is working with nine-year-old Anna Black who has a stuttering problem.

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“Closer to a Jeffery Deaver manhunt emotionally, than to Nordic noir, Manning’s debut crime novel is a keeper.”

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“well-conceived, brilliantly constructed, scary as the nightlights, and thoroughly engrossing.” 

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This gripping gut-level revenge-fueled psychological suspense from Victoria Helen Stone introduces a narrator you will love to hate. As Jane herself says:

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Ah, the mother-teenage daughter relationship: anxiety, pressure, sullen silence, forced cheerfulness, eye-rolling, snippy comments, guilt, fear, and a few precious moments of sweetness.

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Twenty years ago, Hope, 14, and her sister Eden, 16, were kidnapped. They barely made it out alive and now their kidnapper, Larry, is up for parole. The sisters might be called upon to testify.

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“Rude. Crude. Cynical. Irascible. And these are the good traits of Mick Herron's central character, Jackson Lamb.”

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