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The Keeper of Hands

J. Sydney Jones · Severn House Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Vienna, 1901. With the police seemingly indifferent to the murder of a 19-year-old prostitute known as Mitzi, brothel-keeper Frau Mutzenbacher turns to lawyer Karl Werthen to find out what happened and bring her killer to justice. Yet the more he discovers about the mysterious Mitzi, with...
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Bet Your Bones

Jeanne Matthews · Poisoned Pen Press
Format: Paperback

 A wedding on the lip of a Hawaiian volcano sounds risky to Dinah Pelerin, the bride’s best friend and maid of honor. The bride, Claude Ann Kemper, has bet her heart that she’s found the right man at last. The groom has gone all in on a real estate deal he believes...
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Tuesday's Child

Fern Michaels · Kensington
Format: Hardcover

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels--one of the most beloved authors of our time--comes a gripping new novel filled with heart and hope, as a young woman wrongly found guilty of murder receives the gift of a second chance. . .On the eve of her retirement, Georgia...
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Perish from the Earth: A Lincoln and Speed Mystery

Jonathan F. Putnam · Crooked Lane Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Newly minted trial lawyer Abraham Lincoln is riding the circuit, traveling by carriage with other lawyers and a judge to bring justice to the remote parts of Illinois. Meanwhile, Lincoln's close friend Joshua Speed steams up the Mississippi River aboard a steamboat owned by Speed's father...
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The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books

Martin Edwards · Poisoned Pen Press
Format: Paperback

This book tells the story of crime fiction published during the first half of the twentieth century. The diversity of this much-loved genre is breathtaking, and so much greater than many critics have suggested. To illustrate this, the leading expert on classic crime discusses one hundred...
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Death of a Toy Soldier: A Vintage Toyshop Mystery

Barbara Early · Crooked Lane Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Liz McCall grew up in a playful winter wonderland but it was never her dream to manage her father's vintage toyshop. However, after he sank his entire police pension into the business, someone needed to help him turn his dreams into reality - and keep him from sneaking off to patrol the not-so-mean...
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Highgate Rise

Anne Perry · Ballantine Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Clemency Shaw, the wife of a prominent doctor, has died in a tragic fire in the peaceful suburb of Highgate. But the blaze was set by an arsonist, and it is unclear whether she or Dr. Shaw was the intended victim—or did the doctor himself set the blaze in order to inherit his wife’s...
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The Vinyl Detective - The Run-Out Groove: Vinyl Detective 2

ANDREW CARTMEL · Titan Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

His first adventure consisted of the search for a rare record; his second the search for a lost child. Specifically the child of Valerian, lead singer of a great rock band of the 1960s, who hanged herself in mysterious circumstances after the boy's abduction.Along the way, the Vinyl Detective...
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A Perilous Conception

Larry Karp · Poisoned Pen Press
Format: Hardcover

Its 1976. Despite fierce international controversy over whether in vitro fertilization should ever be performed in humans, doctors around the world race to be first to produce a baby by this procedure. Dr. Colin Sanford, a brilliant, ambitious obstetrician in the Pacific Northwest city...
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The Bellwether Revivals: A Novel

Benjamin Wood · Viking Adult
Format: Hardcover

A sophisticated debut novel about the hypnotic influence of love, the beguiling allure of money and the haunting power of musicBright, bookish Oscar Lowe has escaped the squalid urban neighborhood where he was raised and made a new life for himself amid the colleges and spires of Cambridge....
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Strange Embrace/69 Barrow Street

Lawrence Block · Subterranean; Deluxe Hardcover Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Strange EmbraceThey say the show must go on--but in the case of Broadways next sensation, A Touch of Squalor, someone s out to make sure the show never opens. And when threats dont do the trick, a straight razor to the throat just might.It s a case for the NYPD...but with a mysterious killer...
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What Dies in Summer

Tom Wright · W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

A riveting Southern Gothic coming-of-age debut by major new talent. "I did what I did, and that's on me." From that tantalizing first sentence, Tom Wright sweeps us up in a tale of lost innocence. Jim has a touch of the Sight. It's nothing too spooky and generally useless,...
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Hell Fire

Karin Fossum · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A gruesome tableau awaits Inspector Konrad Sejer in the oppressive summer heat: a woman and a young boy lay dead in a pool of blood near a dank camper. The details of the deaths of Bonnie Hayden and her five-year-old son Simon are mysterious. There is no sign of robbery or assault. Who would...
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Die of Shame

Mark Billingham · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

From British thriller master Mark Billingham, a recent finalist for the Crime Writers' Association Dagger in the Library, Die of Shame is a chilling story of addiction, subterfuge, and murder.Every Monday evening, six people gather in a smart North London house to talk about shame. A respected...
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Gutshot: Stories

Amelia Gray · FSG Originals
Format: Book

A woman creeps through the ductwork of a quiet home. A medical procedure reveals an object of worship. A carnivorous reptile divides and cauterizes a town. Amelia Grays curio cabinet expands in Gutshot, where isolation and coupling are pushed to their dark and outrageous edges. A master...
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