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“The Detachment will give John Rain fans what they have been waiting for: a daring adventure in which their hero is not only fully engaged, but also as deadly and as calculating as

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“Vulture Peak is a modern morality tale with all the requisite bells and whistles and much more: a salutary warning for the Internet age.

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“Morgan is an enduring character and one that deserves to be around for a long time to come. If he remains in Mr. Collins’ capable hands he no doubt shall.”

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“Ms. Muller’s plotting is masterful, with her sure-footed, economical storytelling—even with the changes of narrator from chapter to chapter—supporting the plot as it glides easily along.

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“Reminiscent of John Saul’s creepy, brainy novels, The Night Strangers is a psychological thriller overflowing with horror and suspense.

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“In City of Whispers, volume 29, Ms. Muller continues to deliver what she’s known for . . . Fans of Sharon McCone will welcome her next adventure.

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In the second book in this series, Daniel Rinaldi, a psychiatric consultant to the Pittsburgh police department for trauma victims, gets called to bank robbery/hostage situation.

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“Sorry has all the ingredients to make it a compulsive read. It’s slick, chock full of twists and turns, and dripping with narrative thrust and intrigue. . . .

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“On the credit side, Mr. Drvenkar’s narrative and dialogue are strong and move each section of the story along. He selects his words with care . . .

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“J. D. Robb is at the peak of her powers as a writer—truly masterful.”

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“The Wrecker is a truly magnificent historical adventure with a relentless pace, speedy as the trains it describes, populated by noble heroes and dastardly villains.

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“. . . don’t be put off by the magic and sorcery. If you like noir and hard-boiled mysteries, you might want to give Low Town a chance.

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“Floating Staircase deserves to stand alongside a Stephen King or a Dean Koontz—at their best. . . .

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“An accomplished, complex, and absolutely compelling psychological crime novel, The End of the Wasp Season is expertly paced with just the right amount of grisliness to make it dis

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“Electrifying and compelling from start to finish, The Vault is an absorbing and skilful exploration of evil told with the distinctive and par excellence voice of author Rendell at

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“As incredible as it seems, a relatively new author with no law enforcement background has created a protagonist with insight and skills that rival the best crime solvers of all time. . .

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“. . . a unique premise for a murder investigation. . . . compulsively readable. . . . the mystery of the mind has surely been solved.”

“A Dark Dividing is well worth a read. Sarah Rayne is indeed a talented writer.”

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“Mr. Koontz’ most audacious pulp novel to date. It is a bold, raucous narrative that moves at lightning speed.”

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Though there are glimmers of potential and heart, Saskia Walker’s The Harlot is marred with frustrating—and avoidable—flaws.

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At age 35, Alex Miller has the big items checked off. Graduated Yale, then Harvard Law. Married. Youngest to make partner at the big New York law firm. Has a five-year-old daughter he loves.

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Craig Clements-Rabbitt gave up the draw of Dartmouth to embrace the prestige of Godwin Honors Hall, located in the heart of one of the countries biggest public universities.

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". . . make readers feel part of a criminal investigation team . . ."

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It’s nice to read a book in which the reader is the hero. And in Charles Davis’s Standing at the Crossroads, the reader is most definitely the hero.

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