Mystery & Thriller

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“The lone deputy surrounded by a gang of outlaws determined to rescue their boss while a hostile town looks on may be a cliché, but Terence McCauley gives it several twists.”

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“With a gentle hand, Ella Shane draws back the curtain revealing that crime does exist in her world, while at the same time showing that goodness and mercy also abide.”

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“DeYoung has taken a familiar end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it theme and made it something uniquely his own.”

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A gifted linguistics professor who is fascinated by such extinct languages as Old Norse and Old Danish, Val Chesterfield is so frightened of the world that she has immured herself at the university

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“richly drawn characters and suspense . . . make a satisfying thriller . . .”

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For an engaging, fast-moving, and compassionate read, this book has all the right stuff.

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“crisp, clear, and evocative . . . a supernatural thriller that takes you where you least expect to go.”

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If you are looking for a strong K-9 presence in David Rosenfelt’s newest novel, Citizen K-9, you won’t find it here.

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“Given the poor quality of Shadows Reel, many readers may think twice next time before spending their money on another dubious follow-up.”

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All Come to Dust is one of the best African mysteries of the year.”

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“Margolin is a wizard who creates a story that brings all the issues to a neatly trimmed head.”

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“soars on the strength of language and passion for the ideas [the author] works hard to depict here, so that if you loved The Sympathizer, and you don’t mind the insistent history

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“The Lightning Rod will suit readers of James Patterson, Stuart Woods, Hank Phillippi Ryan, and John Gilstrap.

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“Fans of warbird aircraft, WWII history, manly adventure, and novels about war and strife in general will all enjoy this novel. Its human focus adds a literary feel.

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“delivers a message of hope, drawing the story full circle to focus on the timeless power of beauty and love, two forces that can outlive even the darkest situations.”

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“Everyone at One Police Plaza is in for a shock as they learn someone they’ve known for years has hidden a depraved mind behind a friendly smile.”

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“this novel deals with human failings. Thanks to the gentle touch of R. W.

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“A riveting story for all those who are a fan of historical fiction and the issue of art stolen by the Nazis.”

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“a John Gilstrap thriller, crammed with violence and testing of the soul, might be the perfect work of fiction to sink into in a tough time for the real world.”

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“Elizabeth George can really spin a great investigation when she’s not trying so hard to teach the shocking discoveries she has made in her own explorations.”

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Since becoming adults, Natalie Collins and her sister Kit have been somewhat estranged.

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An intrepid journalist solving a crime—especially a murder— is a familiar and enduring fictional premise in movies, mysteries, and on television.

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“This is a remarkable little book with a poignant political and social message that should be read by everyone who cares about this country.”

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“Past and present, fact and fiction loop and intersect, echoes of history filter into modern life . . .”

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“Diablo Mesa is another contrived thriller that will appeal only to Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s loyal and unquestioning fan base.”

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