Mystery & Thriller

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A Ladder to the Sky is not a book you want to love.

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“a book that reads like a fictional thriller while remaining solidly grounded in fact.”

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“Nobody does it better than McDermid.”

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“Fiona Barton’s The Suspect may falter at times as a thriller yet it steadily succeeds as a story about mothers, how fierce their love can be when their children’s lives are in jeo

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"gripping . . ."

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“The blending of two voices makes this psychological thriller a hair-raising tale.”

"What you don't know is how much we need each other."

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“Although Amsterdam Noir doesn’t hit the heights of other entries in the city noir anthology series, it remains an appealing compendium, with welcome doses of local color and atmos

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“the chilling sections of the narration given from the killer’s point of view will be enough to send more than one shiver down the spine, no matter the room temperature.”

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“Tursten’s writing is witty and sharp, humorous and edgy. The stories read quickly and easily . . .”

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“Schaffhausen, a science journalist with a doctorate in psychology, explores this thread with such insight and sensitivity that readers will be eager to learn what happens between Ellery an

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“a page-turner from the onset.”

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Tear It Down is a bit of a let-down. The story’s messy and implausible, . . .

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“A brilliant and fitting ending to a wickedly adored series.”

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Most alternate histories reimagine big turning points or the momentous decisions of famous people.

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“Pandian paints a lovely picture of relationships throughout the book’s mystery of greed and violence.”

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“The Good Lie feels like a rush job, written in haste to provide a sequel to the first novel in the series.”

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"There is more than enough in this novel to keep the reader engaged from beginning to end. Perhaps too much?"

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“the Breaking Bad of the book world.”

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"a gut-wrenching suspense thriller in which both the mother and daughter's only thoughts are to endure, reunite, and make amends while taking the reader on a heartrending journey of trepida

“Burke is an old hand at this game, and he juggles deeply flawed characters, several subplots, and dark humor with the vivid prose that draws comparisons to William Faulkner.”

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“Amusing at times, nostalgic and wistful at others, The Last of the Stanfields is a long and winding road.”

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“Woods, a pro at keeping the plates spinning, creates a stellar performance of risk, intrigue, and hard-won escapes for his very experienced protagonist . . .”

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The Killer Collective binds it together into a blazing adventure of espionage escape fiction, perfect to start the new year.”

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“The Boy is a story well told, and Nick Fourcade and Annie Broussard are an investigative team you’ll eagerly come back to for more.”

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“a high-quality police procedural that covers off all the classic elements of the sub-genre: a team of investigators, more than one case to be followed, and careful attention to detail.”

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