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“The Moscow Sleepers offers a sturdy display of espionage agencies wrestling to collaborate via real-life intrigue, with a nice dose of feminine teamwork.”
For those who have been debutantes, this book will bring a knowing smile to your face; for those who have never been debutantes, it will cause a roaring guffaw to explode from your depths.
It seems everyone is on a diet, but what about those who aren't, yet are dropping pounds? This is the predicament baffling Scott Carey. Every time he steps on the scale, he weighs less.
Jack and Maria have a complicated relationship. They live in a tiny Manhattan apartment with their eight-year-old son, Jonah.
Paddy Hirsch, in his mesmerizing novel of New York City in 1799, creates so strong an aura of time and place and late-18th century language, readers may find themselves calling an opponent a “black
The weather is like a character in this novel, lingering in the background and occasionally being given a few lines.
“Readers will end up hoping for more of the same from this stunning new author.”
“one of the most unusual, unlikely, and un-put-downable PI novels ever.”
Mix together German spies, Russian anarchists, a beleaguered head of the newly formed British Secret Service Bureau, an increasingly militant suffragette movement, an interfering Home Secretary in
A literary thriller whose plot twists, turns, backtracks, and loops like a medieval maze until one despairs of ever finding a way to a resolution.
“A comedy of criminal errors with a Monty Pythonesque flavor, written with the author’s tongue firmly implanted in cheek.”
Fans of the Murder, She Wrote TV series and made for TV movies will enjoy Murder, She Wrote: Manuscript for Murder. It takes the reader right back to where the series left off, wi
The Chinese have set a mole loose inside the CIA, compromising American efforts to ensure that their home-grown high-tech companies lead the world in research into quantum computing, the ultimate i
As David Byrne asserted in the classic Talking Heads song “Cities,” in which he crooned a series of quirky observations about various towns in hopes of finding a place to live, “there’s good points
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If you think the age of the Knight of the Round Table is over, not to worry. He lives on.
“From the decadence of high-society balls, to the swankiness of Belmont horse racing, murder and scandals abound.”
“Deftly braiding suspense, crime, and the search for trust and truth, Katchur works a modern ‘deliverance’ out of a harsh rural location, with potential that she more than justifies in her
“A gripping novel of discovery and moral choices, forcing a woman to weigh friendship against justice as she holds a man’s life and wellbeing in her hands.”
“Michael Connelly remains the reigning heavyweight champion of police procedurals, and Dark Sacred Night is another knockout victory.”
This is the second of Graeme Macrae Burnet’s crime novels featuring Chief Inspector Georges Gorski, the shy chief of police of the sleepy rural village of Saint-Louis in Alsace in France.
“Fans of black and white good-versus-evil tropes, road trip stories, and slow burn horror will delight in Alice Isn’t Dead.”
“Many novels have been described as ‘rollercoaster rides,’ but The Three Beths is a ride and a half.
Called “Sweden’s Stephen King” by the Washington Post, Lindqvist offers up this latest work, the first of a projected trilogy.