Mystery & Thriller

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“It’s pure entertainment that will keep you turning the pages until the blood’s all spilled, the bad guys are no more, and there’s nothing much left to say other than, Yes, Oath of Offi

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Residue [is] something of a disappointment.

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The Museum of Modern Love, by Australian writer Heather Rose, is a meditation on love and creativity.

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In Paula Daly’s new mystery, Open Your Eyes her protagonist, Jane Campbell is a wife, a mother, and a would-be author. The first page of the story is a rejection letter . . .

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Mary Higgins Clark readers know exactly what they are going to get.

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“A fine read, memorable and satisfying in its dark tangles and solutions.”

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“A new generation of aspiring novelists would do well to read Oakley Hall’s work with all the care and attention to detail it deserves.

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"Hallinan is easily one of the most entertaining crime writers in the business today."

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“The outcome of this novel leaves the reader hanging, demanding more. As the first of a proposed trilogy, Night Shift whets the appetite for what comes next.”

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“Leroux isn’t writing about ‘Canada;’ she’s writing about Quebec, the odd country-within-a-country that maintains its own culture and history within the larger nation’s borders.” 

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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Jack and Maria have a complicated relationship. They live in a tiny Manhattan apartment with their eight-year-old son, Jonah.

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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

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The weather is like a character in this novel, lingering in the background and occasionally being given a few lines.

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“one of the most unusual, unlikely, and un-put-downable PI novels ever.”

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“Readers will end up hoping for more of the same from this stunning new author.”

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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

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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.

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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

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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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The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series is in its 20th year, and the 19th novel is The Colors of All the Cattle. For fans of the series, the new book doesn’t disappoint.

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“A comedy of criminal errors with a Monty Pythonesque flavor, written with the author’s tongue firmly implanted in cheek.”

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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

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