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American Woman

Robert Pobi · Thomas & Mercer
Format: Book

A stifling heat wave rolls into New York City, amplifying the already critical level of tension in the fragile concrete ecosystem. The air tastes of electricity—the negative charge of bad things to come—but everyone hopes its just the temperature. Then, on the morning homicide detective...
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The Play of Death

Oliver Po?tzsch · Mariner Books
Pages: 493
Format: Paperback

The mysterious sixth entry in the Hangman's Daughter series It is 1670 and Simon Fronwieser is in the town of Oberammergau to bring his seven-year-old son to boarding school. As he bids his boy a tearful farewell, news comes of a shocking murder: the man who was to play the part of Christ...
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Bad Man: A Novel

Dathan Auerbach · Doubleday
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Reddit horror sensation Dathan Auerbach delivers a devilishly dark novel about a young boy who goes missing, and the brother who won't stop looking for him.Eric disappeared when he was three years old. Ben looked away for only a second at the grocery store, but that was all it took....
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Booked 4 Murder

J C EATON · Kensington
Pages: 320
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Never judge a book by its cover...Sophie "Phee" Kimball is not a cop. She's a divorced, middle-aged mom who works as an account clerk for the police department in a small city in Minnesota. But her retired mother, Harriet Plunkett, is convinced Phee is the only one who can solve...
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Death on Delos

Gary Corby · Soho Crime
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Greece, 454 BC: It is illegal to die on the sacred isle of Delos. It's also illegal to give birth there. Yet when murder is committed, the only available detective to solve the crime is the priestess Diotima, and she is heavily pregnant.Delos is the holy birthplace of the divine twins Apollo...
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Lucifer's Harvest

Mel Starr · Lion Fiction
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

King Charles of France has announced that he is confiscating Aquitaine, and Prince Edward has sent for knights and men-at-arms from England to assist him in opposing the French king. Lord Gilbert Talbot is required to provide five knights, twelve squires, and twenty archers and men-at-arms,...
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The Four Swans: A Novel of Cornwall, 1795-1797

Winston Graham · A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 581
Format: Paperback

The striking sixth novel in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, the major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS.Just when Ross Poldark, now something of a war hero, seems secure in his hard-won prosperity, he must confront a new dilemma: the sudden infatuation of a young naval officer with...
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The Good Widow: A Novel

Liz Fenton · Lake Union Publishing
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Bestselling authors Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke make their suspense debut in this twisty, emotional thriller.Elementary school teacher Jacqueline "Jacks" Morales's marriage was far from perfect, but even in its ups and downs it was predictable, familiar. Or at least she thought...
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Casualty of War: A Bess Crawford Mystery

CHARLES TODD · William Morrow
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes a haunting tale that explores the impact of World War I on all who witnessed it - officers, soldiers, doctors, and battlefield nurses like Bess Crawford.Though the Great War is nearing its end, the fighting rages on. While waiting...
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Cat out of hell

Lynne Truss · Melville House Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Lynne Truss (Eats, Shoots & Leaves) is back with a mesmerizing and hilarious tale of cats and murder For people who both love and hate cats comes the tale of Alec Charlesworth, a librarian who finds himself suddenly alone: he's lost his job,...
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Murder Has Nine Lives

Laura Levine · Kensington Books
Pages: 247
Format: Print book

"I'm crazy about Laura Levine's mystery series. Her books are so outrageously funny." --Joanne FlukeThe future is looking bright for freelance writer Jaine Austen. She's signed up for a new job, she's looking forward to a tropical vacation, and her cat Prozac is slated to star...
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Isabel Dalhousie

Alexander McCall Smith · Pantheon
Pages: 287
Format: Hardcover

Isabel Dalhousie grapples with complex matters of the heart as she tries to juggle her responsibilities to friends, family, and the philosophical community. With two small boys to raise, a mountain or articles to edit for the Review of Applied Ethics and the ever-increasing demands of her niece,...
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Security: A Novel

Gina Wohlsdorf · Algonquin Books
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

"Original and imaginative . . . Ripping suspense, sheer terror, and a wrenching love story." - Sandra Brown, New York Times bestselling author of FrictionThe terrible truth about Manderley is that someone is always watching. Manderley Resort is a gleaming, new twenty-story hotel...
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Bibliomysteries: Stories of Crime in the World of Books and Bookstores

OTTO PENZLER · Pegasus Crime
Pages: 526
Format: Hardcover

An anthology of specially commissioned stories set in literary venues includes contributions by such writers as Loren D. Estleman, Anne Perry, and Laura Lippman.
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