• FICTION

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MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

MAGPIE MURDERS

by Anthony Horowitz

Fans who still mourn the passing of Agatha Christie, the model who’s evoked here in dozens of telltale details, will welcome... Full review >

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    THE SMACK

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MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

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In this breezy page-turner, Lange shows off his uncommon ability to combine toughness and tenderness. Full review >

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THRILLER & SUSPENSE

SAY NOTHING

by Brad Parks

The nerve-shredding never lets up for a minute as Parks picks you up by the scruff of the neck, shakes you vigorously, and... Full review >

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    AUG. 15, 2017

FICTION

EXPOSED

by Lisa Scottoline

Despite some overheated damsel-in-distress complications toward the end, a stellar demonstration of the proposition that... Full review >

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    THE FIFTH ELEMENT

    FEB. 28, 2017

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

THE FIFTH ELEMENT

by Jorgen Brekke ; translated by Steven T. Murray

The intricately linked plotlines will appeal to puzzle fans. But it’s Brekke’s prodigious powers of invention, his ability... Full review >

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    KEEP HER SAFE

    SEPT. 19, 2017

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

KEEP HER SAFE

by Sophie Hannah

Hannah (Closed Casket, 2016, etc.) continues her quest to identify all the reassuring certitudes mystery novels take for... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE LATE SHOW

    JULY 18, 2017

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

THE LATE SHOW

by Michael Connelly

More perhaps than any of Connelly’s much-honored other titles, this one reveals why his procedurals are the most soulful in... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A CAST OF VULTURES

    FEB. 21, 2017

FICTION

A CAST OF VULTURES

by Judith Flanders

The highlights of the third in this marvelous and often amusing series (A Bed of Scorpions, 2016, etc.) are neighborhood... Full review >

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    MURDER IN SAINT-GERMAIN

    JUNE 6, 2017

FICTION

MURDER IN SAINT-GERMAIN

by Cara Black

Black's detective is hitting her post-pregnancy stride, bringing up bébé while battling the bad guys with the best of them. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DEFECTORS

    JUNE 6, 2017

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

DEFECTORS

by Joseph Kanon

A blend of Spy vs. Spy and sibling vs. sibling (not since le Carré's A Perfect Spy has there been a family of spooks to... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HOUSE OF SPIES

    JULY 11, 2017

FICTION

HOUSE OF SPIES

by Daniel Silva

Another chilling glimpse inside global terror networks from a gifted storyteller. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD

    SEPT. 12, 2017

FICTION

BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD

by Attica Locke

Locke, having stockpiled an acclaimed array of crime novels (Pleasantville, 2015, etc.), deserves a career breakthrough for... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    FIERCE KINGDOM

    JULY 11, 2017

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

FIERCE KINGDOM

by Gin Phillips

Poignant and profound, this adrenaline-fueled thriller will shatter readers like a bullet through bone. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LIES SHE TOLD

    SEPT. 12, 2017

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

LIES SHE TOLD

by Cate Holahan

Holahan (The Widower’s Wife, 2016, etc.) spins a suffocating double nightmare that provides compelling support for her... Full review >

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