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by Kinley Roby

Harry’s adventures continue to provide physical dangers, Florida lore and an endless supply of women for him to fall in love... Full review >

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FICTION

MANDARIN GATE

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    NOV. 13, 2012

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE RIGHT HAND

by Derek Haas

It’s not the game, but how well you play it, and Haas plays it very well indeed in what clearly seems a series launch. Full review >

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    VALLEY OF THE SHADOW

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MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

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by Carola Dunn

Dunn’s third Cornish adventure (Manna From Hades, 2009, etc.) offers strong female characters, a double helping of tension... Full review >

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FICTION

DEATH LIES BENEATH

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Horton’s 10th is a treat for fans of the puzzle-box mystery. Full review >

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    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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    GOOD JUNK

    DEC. 11, 2012

FICTION

GOOD JUNK

by Ed Kovacs

With so many twists and turns, even the most devoted noir fans may wish they had a map. But it’s well worth trying to find... Full review >

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    THE SIGN OF THE WEEPING VIRGIN

    DEC. 19, 2012

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

THE SIGN OF THE WEEPING VIRGIN

by Alana White

One hopes that White’s clever tale, meticulously researched and pleasingly written, is the first in a series that will bring... Full review >

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    DEC. 1, 2012

FICTION

SMOKE ALARM

by Priscilla Masters

A tasty combination of police procedural and forensics, with a touch of romance. Full review >

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    GOOD BAIT

    JAN. 9, 2013

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

GOOD BAIT

by John Harvey

The remarkable output of Harvey, whose 100-plus titles (Far Cry, 2010, etc.) have earned him the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger... Full review >

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    FEB. 5, 2013

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

GHOSTMAN

by Roger Hobbs

A smart entry into the modern thriller pantheon, at once slick and gritty. Full review >

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    JAN. 1, 2013

FICTION

UNNATURAL HABITS

by Kerry Greenwood

Among Phryne's pleasantly dashing adventures (Dead Man's Chest, 2010, etc.), this one stands out for its emphasis on sexual... Full review >

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    SEPT. 25, 2012

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