Fiction

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His mother-in-law has moved in with him, his young daughter has been diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum, his son’s school wants an ADD diagnosis, and his wife’s promotion to Chief Medical Ex

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Sugaring Off is a story about trust and absolution, and Gillian French has created a narrative that is engaging, well-told, and well worth investing in to experience this rich wor

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Misfire is a good story that makes turning pages quite easy.”

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“The injustices done to the young affect not only their future lives—and deaths—but others’ existences as well.”

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“The writing is strong, the suspense well-built and maintained, characters roundly constructed. This is a book to read especially for lovers of historical fiction.”

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“Alpsten does an excellent job providing vivid characterization and detail. As a result, Tsarina’s Daughter is an engaging novel that blends fact and fiction . . .”

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“When I knocked a guy down, there was no second part to the story.”
—St. Louis Cardinals and Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson

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“From the beginning Morrissey designs numerous situations through foreshadowing, red herrings, and solid clues calculated to grab the reader by the neck and not let go until the end of the

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“breathes a highly charged life into the work of an incredible poet and the whole of the work is elevated . . .”

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“The stories of two families—one Hindu, the other Muslim—are interwoven in Aanchal Malhotra’s lush debut novel, which spans almost a century . . . "

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“This story carries a good premise but is difficult to follow.”

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“the brilliance of Gunty’s writing and thinking expressed so originally and stunningly will keep most people turning every page in this novel of wild imagination, wisdom, and originality.”

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Never has an evil woman been portrayed so deliciously as in Susan Angard’s The Persian Glories.

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“Two Smoke Jensen books in one—what a bargain!”

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“Secrets Typed in Blood is a successful extension of a developing mystery series that definitely appears to be going places.”

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Don’t Know Tough is southern gothic turned up to 11, written by a first-time author who knows the territory. Like . . .

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Winter finds us back in Marshbury, MA, as Noreen Kelly meets up with her buddies, Tess and Rosie, for their usual pre-dawn hikes.

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“A book for die-hard Cormac McCarthy fans . . .”

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Denver Noir is a fascinating exploration of this sunny city’s dark side.”

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Joseph Conrad lived from 1857–1924. Both during his lifetime and for the near-century since his death, he has been celebrated as a present past master of English prose.

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“Powerful characters with unforeseen events make this novel a page-turner.

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“the world of this novel is unforgettable.”

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“The era, the landscape, and the people are etched in fine and imaginative detail.

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Winterland is a rich and powerful novel in which Rae Meadows displays her talents and her subtilty as she captures the essence of sport, the power of ambition, and the menacing ha

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“does a good job of evoking the post-Civil War era . . .”

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