• FICTION

    YOUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE, YOUR CHILDREN ALL GONE

    SEPT. 25, 2012

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

YOUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE, YOUR CHILDREN ALL GONE

by Stefan Kiesbye

A devious intimation of homegrown terrors likely to keep readers awake long after closing time has come and gone. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ZONE ONE

    OCT. 18, 2011

FICTION

ZONE ONE

by Colson Whitehead

The latest from a generation of literary novelists who are erasing the distinction between art and pulp. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    GHOSTS BY GASLIGHT

    SEPT. 6, 2011

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

GHOSTS BY GASLIGHT

edited by Jack Dann & Nick Gevers

Clever and often impressive work that succeeds, mostly, in being more than a mere exercise in nostalgia. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE BONE BED

    OCT. 16, 2012

FICTION

THE BONE BED

by Patricia Cornwell

An ingenious murder method, more hours in the mortuary and forensics lab than usual, an uncharacteristically muffled killer,... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HARBOR

    OCT. 1, 2011

FICTION

HARBOR

by John Ajvide Lindqvist translated by Marlaine Delargy

Perhaps not a book to read by the seashore, if you’re literal-minded. A spooky pleasure, expertly told. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DEAD OF NIGHT

    NOV. 1, 2011

FICTION

DEAD OF NIGHT

by Jonathan Maberry

An outlandish but superfluous zombie yarn that is gruesome, imaginative and grateful to its inspirations. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    YOU CAME BACK

    JUNE 12, 2012

FICTION

YOU CAME BACK

by Christopher Coake

An overlong but potent story, balancing supernatural gloom and marital conflict. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SOLITARY HOUSE

    MAY 1, 2012

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

THE SOLITARY HOUSE

by Lynn Shepherd

Shepherd offers an intricate plot and a thousand details of the least-admirable side of Victorian life. A must-read. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ANGEL OF DARKNESS

    JUNE 1, 2012

FICTION

ANGEL OF DARKNESS

by Katy Munger

Munger’s third Dead Detective case (Angel Interrupted, 2010, etc.) is a police procedural with a twist. Kevin’s latest... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WHAT THE CAT SAW

    OCT. 2, 2012

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

WHAT THE CAT SAW

by Carolyn Hart

Veteran Hart (Death Comes Silently, 2012, etc.) launches a new series with a combination of red herrings, romance and what... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DROWNED

    MAY 22, 2012

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

DROWNED

by Therese Bohman

A slim novel with a taut narrative line and a sense of impending disaster. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DEATH OF A NEIGHBORHOOD WITCH

    SEPT. 1, 2012

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