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Mystery


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The Whites
The Whites
by Harry Brandt
Staff Pick
Someone is killing all the old enemies of a long-disbanded police unit, and Detective Graves is afraid it's one of his friends and former partners. The Whites has all the urban grittiness of Price's previous books, but writing under the name Harry Brandt,... (read more)

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How the Light Gets In (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #9)
How the Light Gets In (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #9)
by Louise Penny
Staff Pick
The Inspector Gamache mystery series is intelligent and addictive — and you don't need to start at the beginning to get in on it. How the Light Gets In, Louise Penny's ninth Gamache novel, is a tour de force of mystery, including subtle and complex... (read more)

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A God in Ruins
A God in Ruins
by Kate Atkinson
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The stunning companion to Kate Atkinson's #1 bestseller Life After Life, "one of the best novels I've read this century" (Gillian Flynn). "He had been reconciled to death during the war and then suddenly the war was over and there was a next day and a... (read more)

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Gone Girl
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn
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Both a cautionary tale for bad men and a clarion call for unhappy women, Gone Girl is a compelling page-turner that does not let up. Every few pages another bombshell drops, and the tension is exquisite! While Nick Dunne lackadaisically plans to show up... (read more)

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The Fifth Gospel Signed Edition
The Fifth Gospel Signed Edition
by Ian Caldwell
Staff Pick
What Caldwell excels at with The Fifth Gospel is a combination of exhaustive research applied to enhance the credibility of the subject matter and an exceptionally subtle literary style that's not so prevalent in genre fiction. Read it for the compelling,... (read more)

Available June 29, 2015
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Night Dogs
Night Dogs
by Kent Anderson
Staff Pick
Night Dogs is a novel that takes place in Portland in the '70s. James Crumley has called it the best police story he has ever read, and I would have to agree. The dialogue is so strong that it cries out to be filmed by Scorsese à la Taxi Driver... (read more)

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The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad)
The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad)
by Tana French
Staff Pick
Tana French's talent for gorgeously crafted psychological mysteries shines in The Secret Place, the latest installment of her Dublin Murder Squad series. The narrative centers on the murder of a boy in the gardens of an exclusive girls' school, but its... (read more)

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The Marauders
The Marauders
by Tom Cooper
Staff Pick
The Louisiana bayou — devastated first by Katrina, then by the BP oil spill — forms the setting for this lively debut novel featuring a one-armed, substance-using (and abusing), treasure-hunting ex-shrimper along with a slew of oddball... (read more)

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Life after Life
Life after Life
by Kate Atkinson
Staff Pick
Life after Life is not a traditional novel, with its stops and starts, its looping repetitions; Kate Atkinson builds a fully realized world by accruing a constellation of possibilities. It is a fantastically ambitious book, seeking to capture the... (read more)

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In the Woods
In the Woods
by Tana French
Staff Pick
The only thing more exciting than a great thriller is a terrific debut by a great thriller writer! Tana French makes a tremendous splash with In the Woods, a harrowing mystery in the vein of Mystic River that wholly earns the comparison. I dare you to... (read more)

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Sharp Objects: A Novel
Sharp Objects: A Novel
by Gillian Flynn
Staff Pick
Gillian Flynn's debut novel is a literary thriller that will shock and repulse you, even as it draws you inexorably into its tangled, sadistic web of deceit, secrets, and horrific revelations. With her vivid characters and sharp-edged dialogue, Flynn is... (read more)

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Lush Life
Lush Life
by Richard Price
Staff Pick
It's a given that fans of Price's earlier novels will rush to read Lush Life. In addition, fans of the HBO series The Wire — or anyone who enjoys a gripping read, period — won't want to miss this fantastic novel, which peels back the shiny surface of... (read more)

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One Kick (Kick Lannigan Novel)
One Kick (Kick Lannigan Novel)
by Chelsea Cain
Staff Pick
Cain begins a new series — featuring an engaging, intelligent, badass protagonist named Kick — with more of the great writing, multifaceted characters, and heart-pounding plot twists her readers know and love. Fans of the Archie Sheridan... (read more)

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Frog Music
Frog Music
by Emma Donoghue
Staff Pick
Frog Music is a thrilling work of historical fiction by one of my favorite authors. Set in 1870s San Francisco, Donoghue's first mystery introduces Blanche and Jenny, two remarkable characters who keep us mesmerized as the story powerfully unfolds. If... (read more)

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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery
by Alan Bradley
Staff Pick
If Nancy Mitford wrote I Capture the Castle or Cold Comfort Farm and starred in them Harriet the Spy you'd have something close to the quirky charm of Bradley's Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. Even if you figure out the probable culprit before it's... (read more)

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Dark Places
Dark Places
by Gillian Flynn
Staff Pick
Libby Day's mother and two sisters were savagely murdered when Libby was only seven years old. Her testimony in the ensuing trial helped send her brother to prison for the crimes. But is he really guilty? Flynn's accessible and compelling writing style... (read more)

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The Likeness
The Likeness
by Tana French
Staff Pick
The Likeness is another masterpiece of suspense by Tana French. Reminiscent of The Secret History, this psychological thriller is wonderfully written and impeccably paced — a perfect summer read.... (read more)

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The Fifth Heart
The Fifth Heart
by Dan Simmons
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In 1893, Sherlock Holmes and Henry James come to America together to solve the mystery of the 1885 death of Clover Adams, wife of the esteemed historian Henry Adams--member of the Adams family that has given the United States two Presidents. Clover's... (read more)

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Faithful Place
Faithful Place
by Tana French
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Tana French has done it again: she's constructed a world that you never want to leave. First, there's a missing girl, then, 20 years later, a murder — and when you’ve finished the book, you may just want to start all over again.... (read more)

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (The Millennium Trilogy #1)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (The Millennium Trilogy #1)
by Stieg Larsson
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In The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, corporate intrigue, subtle psychology, explosive content, and a sensational heroine make for a high-caliber novel.... (read more)

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