Fiction

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The Swedish Foreign Minister has been assassinated in his own home, but the killer deliberately left a witness, a prostitute who was visiting the victim at the time.

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A Beginning at the End is a heartfelt family drama . . .”

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"Nick Petrie takes you on a joyride, racing first in one direction then spinning off into another. Just try to catch your breath!"

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Selah Ropp moves back to her old hometown in the Amish community of Birch Creek, Ohio. While living in New York with her parents, she suffered an experience that left her depressed and anxious.

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“Topics of Conversation is a smart, well-articulated and -designed novel.

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Maeve Stephens, a 36-year-old sportswriter has just lost her job when the periodical she writes for claims bankruptcy.

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The Country Guesthouse is an enjoyable, quick read.

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“a very interesting novel in which the concept of the discovery of a missing child’s remains giving closure to the family is a cogent one in today’s society.”

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“Released on the day of Holmes’ 166th birthday, this book is for any reader who likes Sherlock Holmes, whether a dyed-in-the-wool devotee of the Great Detective or merely

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“In three striking pieces, A Season Past gives us three different men who ventured into that world of inhumanity and shows us their hard journeys home.”

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“Sterling Watson’s new novel, The Committee, transmutes Lavender Scare investigators’ ruthless assaults on suspected homosexuals in 1950s Gainesville into heart-racing fiction that

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“Holly Black weaves a compelling spell that’s certain to ensorcell her readers.

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“Huie has taken this story and twisted it like a pretzel. And like a warm pretzel with lots of salt and mustard, this one is satisfying to the very end.”

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Sheila Connolly has been a busy writer, cranking out five series since 2008, along with novels and short stories. This new book is volume 8 in her County Cork Mysteries.

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If a victim doesn’t know what has been done to them, how awful is the crime?

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“Told with the voice of a literary master at the top of her craft, the pace may be too slow for thriller readers, but for those who love a strong literary voice in their genre fiction or th

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“The future does not look good, but Shane Hinton’s Radio Dark lachrymose fiction does provide some hope for survival in the face of apparent annihilation.”

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“get ready for action, adventure, and romance when you open the cover . . .”

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Rusty Brown is a masterful study of ordinary American humanity.

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“the story as a whole is deftly presented and shows exactly why David Mark is being recognized as a writer of complicated and frightening plots.

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“If this novel doesn’t make you laugh at its absurdities, groan at Ned’s puns, and plain enjoy the sarcastic fun, you, dear reader, have no sense of humor.”

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“Highly recommended for anyone who enjoys fictional technology, smart characters, and pages that practically turn themselves.”

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“what a police procedural should be: a clever and likable lead detective, a supporting cast of both hardworking and lazy cops, wisecracking (and occasionally ribald) station house banter, a

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“This is a fun book to read. It moves quickly and logically in spite of the many clues Penney throws in Iris’ path.

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“J. T. Ellison skillfully unwinds a complex tale of lies, deception, and murder spiced up with backstory and well-fleshed out characters.”

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