Mystery & Thriller

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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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Reckless is a gripping suspense novel deftly plotted so as to move along at an easy, exhilarating pace that never once feels contrived.  Each scene seems perfectly set in sequence so that

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Lucy Stone, wife, mother and newspaper reporter in Tinker’s Cove, Maine has her hands full.

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Italian immigrant Marcella Atkinson, mother to Toni, is happily married to Anthony . . . or so she thinks.

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It’s a case of being at the wrong place at the wrong time—or is it?

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In the course of Sophie Hannah’s suspense novel The Dead Lie
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Supreme Justice is a novel of suspense with plenty of characters and more than a few plot twists and turns.

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No one writes better courtroom dramas than Scott Turow. In Presumed Innocent, he told us the story of chief deputy District Attorney Rusty Sabich.

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Reading the existing blurb, which uses phrases like “cozy mysteries” and “feline cozies,” and perusing the beginning of Clea Simon’s latest book—which has Dulcie Schwartz trying to get her kitten t

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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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Leigh Russell’s first novel, Cut Short, is a complex, multi-layered, extremely well structured, and involving police procedural.

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Book of Shadows, the fourth novel by award-winning author Alexandra Sokoloff, straddles the blood-red line between supernatural horror stories and ubiquitous serial killer thrillers.

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Murder in Vein starts off with a tense and exciting kidnapping, and then falls into worldbuilding that slows things down.

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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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Pirates. Fast cars. Billionaire playboys. Boats. Guns and gun-smugglers. Explosions “fifty-five times more powerful than the bomb . . . dropped on Hiroshima.” Sex. Helicopters. Terrorists.

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Lucky O’Toole has a job that some people would kill for: head of Customer Relations at the Babylon, the biggest, poshest casino/hotel in Las Vegas.

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“Most things you have to do in life are at least a little bit questionable.”

                                  — Emily St. John Mandel

 

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If you pick up this book thinking it has anything to do with an animal, you are partially correct.  The Lion is definitely a story about an animal, but not one that lives in the jungle.  R

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Imagine the lives that would be saved, the life-altering wounds prevented, if there existed a device that could find and detonate Improvised Explosive Devices well ahead of a military patrol or con

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 Atria Books, October 2009 Pursuit of Honor is an ideal title for this CIA political thriller.

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“Doublethink must go.” These words destroy a man’s life rather than create the challenge intended by the sender.

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Brian McGilloway is probably the most successful writer to come from the Macmillan New Writing stable.

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Welcome to Elysiana, New Jersey, circa 1969—an island, physically and metaphorically, off the coast of New Jersey.

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Robin Cook’s latest release, Cure, offers the reader intrigue and suspense, as well as in-depth insight into the world of international organized crime and scientific medical research.

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