Mystery & Thriller

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“J. D. Robb is at the peak of her powers as a writer—truly masterful.”

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“The Wrecker is a truly magnificent historical adventure with a relentless pace, speedy as the trains it describes, populated by noble heroes and dastardly villains.

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“Trackers is an ambitious novel that opens a window into the people, the problems, and the landscapes of South Africa.

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“. . . don’t be put off by the magic and sorcery. If you like noir and hard-boiled mysteries, you might want to give Low Town a chance.

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“If the reader has never had the pleasure of experiencing Jamaica or its people before reading The Goat Woman of Largo Bay, s/he will be captivated by a cast of characters as inter

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“Just one title in a series of Bess Crawford mysteries, A Bitter Truth is a definite keeper.”

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“Bottom line: A skillfully paced and plotted adult thriller (for readers who aren’t afraid of open discussions of sex, religion, and politics) written by an up-and-coming author whose caree

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“Good writing can be so revolutionary that often it is not recognized in its own time.

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“Floating Staircase deserves to stand alongside a Stephen King or a Dean Koontz—at their best. . . .

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“Detective Green is a believable character, down on his luck with little going for him but his job.

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“Circle of Enemies is well worth the read. . . . fresh and new . . . noir made vital again with really strange monsters. It’s a thriller . . .

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This is a novel filled with contrasts: stilted writing vs. elegant prose, existential thought vs. Christian beliefs, selfishness vs. generosity, accuracies vs. inaccuracies. Mr.

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“Taut, atmospherically gritty and cleverly constructed, Truth Dare Kill is a fascinating depiction of a post-war London, capturing accurately the ambiance of that terrible and mora

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“What keeps the reader relentlessly glued to Children of Paranoia are the unrelenting suspense and complex characters.”

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“Mr. Gage is a hell of a good craftsman.”

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Perhaps to capitalize on the enormous success of the Stieg Larsson trilogy, the publisher Soho Crime is introducing The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaberbøl and Agnete Friis.

“Pass on this one.”

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“There are layers and depths to this short novel that only surface after the last page has been read, and it has been set aside and that leave you reaching for it to start reading again.”

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Raymond Benson is the author of over 24 published books, including several original James Bond novels and three Bond novelizations.

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“In The Dog Who Knew Too Much, the mountains hide secrets that some folks want to keep covered up. . . .

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“The Rape of the Muse is a novel of many depths. There is excitement, rumination, eroticism, and intrigue. It is a strong study of character and of the importance of integrity.

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The peaceful, picturesque village of Nether Monkslip is like a time capsule where the clock stopped sometime in the mid-20th century—at least on the outside; but the inhabitants of Nether Monkslip

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Would you consider getting a tattoo that looks as if Hieronymus Bosch had painted it?

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“The Perfect Suspect will have readers on edge wondering what’s around the next corner.”

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“As a whodunit, the prevailing concept underlying Death Plays Poker: A Clare Vengel Undercover Novel is an interesting one.

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