Fiction

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“Jeffrey Deaver has come up with another sharp, smart story with intelligent, emotionally mature characters.”

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“Again, but Better is a fun idea. Who doesn’t like a love story with time travel and a chance to do things over again—and do them the right way?”

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“Written by a multitalented author, whose other novels have been translated into television and movie versions, this thriller will leave the reader satisfied.”

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“this really extraordinary volume stands to become the new benchmark narrative . . .”

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“This is a book likely to age well. It’s genuine, charming, and confident in its presentation of independent girlhood.”

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“This book is a delight to read and a keeper for your research shelf.”

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Sara Kemp arrives in the Spitalfields section of London in 1768 with nothing but a few pounds and a letter of introduction to work for a family as maid.

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“The Missing Season is a creepy read, thrilling, fast-paced, and spooky. . . . There is much to entertain, and much to send shivers up your spine. . .

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“The scope of Camp’s mythological knowledge continues to be impressive, even as he builds a cosmos that is distinctly his own.”

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“[I]f you relish seeing how ordinary people of good heart and intentions can get twisted off the right path, and sink deeper into serious trouble while they wrestle with their consciences,

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“A tale of a discovery no one expected, chilling not only because of its location, but because of the consequences it may hold for the world in general, White Peak will hold the re

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“Too Fat to Go to the Moon mainly distinguishes itself by its lack of charm, insight, plot, humanity, or willingness to engage on any real intellectual level.

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If you’ve read Mary Miller’s captivating debut, The Last Days of California—an eccentrically peopled coming-of-age tale—you might be expecting something similar from her second novel,

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“Thomas Harris has earned his reputation as a terrific author of crime thrillers, but Cari Mora is not a terrific novel.”

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“With more than a tip of the fedora to those masters of crime noir, Chandler and Hammett, Dead Extra paints a post-war portrait of corruption and

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“This novel’s greatest strength is the simplicity of its message: two boys who grew up in such different worlds playing soccer in the backyard and sneaking off to eat raspas offer us a grea

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“Whether for a light read or deeper introspection, this book offers intriguing insights and opinions into the reasons why the creation of a 19th century teenaged author has become a referen

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“Another entry in the Lucas Davenport series that keeps raising the bar on thrills and excitement, in a fast-paced police procedural.”

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“A skillful blending of paranormal horror with a political thriller.”

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“As the first novel of an award-winning short story writer, In the Midst of the Sea makes an impressive debut.”

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“As the 24th novel in this long-running series, Bitter Brew is a welcome entry in which Savannah Reid’s detecting skills shine.”

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“a heartwarming read.”

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The Missing Years begins with a Gothic hint that rapidly segues into a suspenseful thriller with a breathless twist of a dénouem

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Ruin’s Wake presents a future dystopia of totalitarian rule loosely modeled on modern North Korea: the power of the state (and the associated military) is absolute, technology works only i

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Book five and the final installment of The Jane Hawk series is a must-read for lovers of espionage and conspiracy theories.

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