Mystery & Thriller

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Read Slammer and you’ll feel a cold steel spike piercing your brain. You’ll feel your insides sucked out through your bellybutton.

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Margaret Hawkins is a Chicago writer and art critic. She has contributed to ARTnews and Chicago’s WBEZ public radio station. She also had a long-running column in the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Emily the Strange made her first appearance in a graphic novel, and the franchise now includes novels, artwork, toys, clothing, and “accessories” ranging from jewelry to footwear to a Zippo lighter

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What can one say after reading the latest James Patterson novel, except, “He did it again.” In Cross Fire, featuring his popular protagonist, Alex Cross, the author employs an apropos cont

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James Patterson’s name appears first and foremost in white lettering on the top of the cover of Worst Case, followed by the title and then, in gray lettering, the name of Michael Ledwidge.

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With a single, broad stroke of her writer’s brush, dipped in a rich, multicolored palette, Paula Marantz Cohen captures Victorian London of the 1880s.

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On May 11 2010, the curtain well and truly rose on Stefanie Pintoff’s burgeoning crime fiction career, pulling her out of the shadows and into the limelight.

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“Somebody out there had turned a gun on two kids. Whoever did it might be locked up now, and they might not. If they weren’t locked up, then they were on the street and not far away.

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In the course of Sophie Hannah’s suspense novel The Dead Lie
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 Some people are destined from birth to do great things.  Gil Orlov is born at the zenith of a full solar eclipse, the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter.  She is the end goal of a carefully pl

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“Life is too short, the ghost knew, for a woman to waste it on a man who did not know how to love.”

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Attorney Andy Carpenter is once again dragged into a criminal defense case that threatens to derail his laid back lifestyle.

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Here is a reviewer’s riddle. When is a big book like a little book? Answer: when it’s so well written you breeze through it in no time at all.

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When a book mixes science, religious philosophy, and secret societies dating back to the Nazis, you can expect a really spicy pulp stew.

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Lizzie Tucker, a pastry chef, bakes cupcakes at Dazzle’s Bakery in Salem, Massachusetts, home of the infamous witch trials.

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“Kill Creek is the perfect novel to read on Halloween.”

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