Mystery & Thriller

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“another fanciful bit of fiction about two famous people, their camaraderie, and the way we’d like to imagine they’d face danger if it became personal.”

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“Lesley Kara’s The Rumor is a brisk and smartly written mystery about women, the intricacies of their social circle, and secrets that, if revealed, may have deadly consequences.”

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Shamed, book number 11 in The Kate Burkholder series very well stands on its own, offering many twists and turns along with descriptive reference

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"On Wings of a Lion is a debut novel that far surpasses expectations."

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“Lincoln scholar Putnam has once again woven a fact-based story into an entertaining fiction for his readers to enjoy.”

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Salvation Day is a terrific space thriller. Wallace is an excellent writer, and she maintains tight control over her story as it progresses.”

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The Ghost Clause by Howard Norman is a novel about intellectuals. Or rather, it’s a novel about marriage and American village life as seen through intellectual eyes.

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“the story of what happens when one man crosses the threshold of the impossible into the possible, and lays aside his morals and ethics. . . .”

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“Lepionka, a Shamus Award-winning and Anthony and Macavity Award-nominated author, shows us that she not only has top-notch writing chops, she has longevity, with Roxane Weary destined to f

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“an epic tour-de-force . . .”

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“Bad Axe County is one damn fine book.”

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Knife by Jo Nesbo is dark and deep, a black hole of a story. Specifically, it is another story of Harry Hole, a soul from which no light or joy escapes.

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“Given the timeliness of this novel vis-à-vis our current era, along with how well it’s written, there would be no surprise if it garnered an award.

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The Substitution Order is a good legal thriller with enjoyable characters and a dilly of a situation faced by the main character.

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Under the Cold Bright Lights is well written. It reads quickly and holds our attention throughout. Disher’s characters, as always, pop from the page. . . .

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“another captivating adventure in which time traveling crime sleuth extraordinaire Kendra Donovan continues her exploits through pre-Victorian England.”

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“Sager fans and new readers alike will enjoy this heart-pounding thriller that cleverly weaves economic anxiety with something a whole lot darker.”

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“a disappointing, slow-moving, uncomfortable read.”

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“The core draw of the novel is the complicated love of two people through multiple possible lives and across the gulf of missing memories.”

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Across the Void is an interesting novel, and if you’re looking for a space thriller to enjoy on the beach, it will suffice.”

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Temper is one hell of a ride. Fargo’s writing is direct and crisp, and her characters mesmerize.

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Before I Wake is a welcome addition to the David Morrell canon. It showcases the author’s versatility and wide range of interests and influences . . .”

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“a galloping good yarn peopled with realistic characters operating in an intimately evoked environment, perpetually dynamic. Such is the stuff that makes good stories . . .”

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What is the cost of vengeance? How far is someone willing to go to both survive and seek revenge? These are weighty questions in Brad Thor’s new Scot Harvath thriller, one of his best.

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