Mystery & Thriller

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Tina Whittle’s crime fiction debut tells the story about Tai Randolph, former tour-guide to the dead and recent gun shop proprietor.

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Is Scottish writer Kate Atkinson brilliant or quirky or both?

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". . . a good, rollicking and creepy tale . . ."

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"Warning: J. D. Robb’s In Death novels are highly addictive."

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Young women of the Victorian era were expected to be pristine, unblemished, and pure. But how did they really behave? Were calculated means employed to achieve desired marital ends?

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Every now and then you come across a writer and wonder—while reading his or her latest tome—how on earth you haven’t read their books before.

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Plenty of great Scottish crime writers have entertained us for years with their special blend of deadly Celtic noir. Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, Allan Guthrie, Stuart MacBride—to name but a few.

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Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child have done it again—and have done so with efficacy. In creating a new hero, they have assured their many enduring fans a fast paced read.

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Many, if not most, series authors reach a point where they want to change direction, either to freshen the experience of writing about the same characters year after year, or because the characters

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Some pieces of literature are art in its highest form. Sea Change by Jeremy Page is one of those books.He paints with words instead of merely constructing a narrative.

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Robert Crais is the author of the bestselling Elvis Cole/Joe Pike novels, and is the recipient of numerous awards.

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Crime fiction has been dominated for the last couple of years, it would seem, by a host of excellent Scandinavian writers from Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbø and the American in-exile, Ja

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“FACT: The Police Service has for many years used criminals as covert human intelligence sources. A cooperation that is denied and concealed.

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Arthur Conan Doyle may have griped about his literary enslavement by his most famous creation, a complaint amusingly portrayed in last year’s The Sherlockian by Graham Moore, but Doyle die

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In the world of philosophy of religion, the struggle appears to be between those who do and those who do not believe in God or a supernatural being, and those who take biblical stories as literal v

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We all want to believe our daily lives are secure and that monsters are figments of our imagination.

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Erin Kelly’s impressive debut novel, The Poison Tree, tells the tale of seemingly prim and straight-A language student Karen Clarke who has just finished her final year at university in Lo

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The reissue of Mark SaFranko’s powerful narrative, Hating Olivia, is proof that timing is everything.

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How many wonder what their life would be like if they chose a different path? This is the crux of Ellen Meister’s riveting novel, The Other Life.

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American Edgar A. Poe may have “invented” the detective story with “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and its sequels, but it was mainly a British form into the 1930s.

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Patricia Cornwell is a prolific author whose work includes nonfiction, biography, cookbooks, and fiction—a total of 28 titles in all.

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Philip Carlo is no stranger to violence and death.

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In Possession In Death, J.D. Robb’s segment in The Other Side anthology, Eve tells hunky husband Roarke, “I need you to give me a really open mind. I mean wide-open.”

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Although it bears all the trappings of a taut legal thriller, Dead Center, by Joanna Higgins is, at heart, a riveting existential meditation on living with uncertainty.

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