Women Sleuths

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“Secrets are revealed and surprise after surprise unfolds in this suspenseful, unforgettable novel filled with mystery and intrigue.”

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“This final episode in the series of an independent woman who’s risen to financial and emotional security through her investigations must diverge from the classic crime fiction patterns in

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Nina Travers is a chameleon—a woman who constantly changes who she is to fit in with her surroundings. She’s mastered the art of sounding rich by being able to drop a few key phrases.

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“This 24th in the series will do for a quickly moving airport or travel read, but only the ‘mental disorder as disability’ premise is memorable . . .

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“Well-written with enough twists and turns to keep a reader turning the pages, Perrin weaves a taut and unusual tale.”

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Nosy Neighbors is comforting as a cuddle, delightful as a favorite aunt, and filled with familiar characters who will remind you of people you know.

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“It sounds like the opening of a joke: Four lawyers die in a plane crash.

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“Matsumoto’s love for the rugged, wintry Japanese landscape is evident in his descriptions, which are verbal equivalents of traditional Japanese art . . .”

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“Aimée pulls up what’s always strengthened her in the past: her father’s advice about going with what you find, until it’s time to pivot.

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“I tell other people's stories for a living.

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Theodora “Teddy” Angstrom, a high school teacher dealing with the mysterious vanishing of her sister, Angie, ten years ago, is dealt another blow when her father drives his car off of a bridge on t

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“Connelly has created a labyrinth of twists and turns with suspects who are strong contenders one moment and drop to the bottom of the list the next.”

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Forty-six years ago, Robin Cook dazzled readers with his first successful book, Coma, which reignited the medical-thriller genre set afire by Michael Crichton’s The Andromeda Strain

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“Neatly blending the legal thriller, the rural police procedural, and rich Irish life into this novel is quite an achievement.”

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“Gilbert has presented a good, well-paced story with strong characters and lots of clues for the reader to follow.”

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“In its broad strokes, Blood Sisters is a compelling story and a riveting, thought-provoking read . . .”

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“The reader familiar with Margolin’s stories will carefully pick through the clues that he drops, and may or may not make their own decisions on whodunnit and why.”

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“Mentink has designed a story that will keep the reader wondering, and then knowing, and then wondering again, as the suspects and victims keep changing places.”

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“Barron demonstrates once again that framing this mystery series within the nature of an intelligent and witty woman can bring 1817 back to life in an engaging and well-spun narrative.

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Two fraternity brothers taking a drunken joyride after too much Captain Morgan Spiced Rum crash their Jeep in the mountains of New Mexico on a freezing winter night.

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“a great diversion from Evanovich’s long-running Stephanie Plum series, and a laugh-out-loud impossible adventure.”

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“Action is the attraction, with dollops of sex and romance.”

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Field’s Crossing in Northern Indiana is farm country, and in the winter, with the snow drifting across the open flat lands, a body lies hidden under a 15-foot pile of ice and snow.

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Eugenics, seances, disappearances, and multiple murders. What more could one want in a mystery?

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“Between the careful plotting, the clever twists, and the colorful descriptions, Birder, She Wrote fills a nice slot for summer beach reading.”

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