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Mystery


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Angels: A Novel
Angels: A Novel
by Denis Johnson
Staff Pick
After having spent years as a poet, Johnson decided to move into fiction. Angels was the first fruit of that decision — and what a piece of fruit. Other authors would kill to have a work this strong in their canon, let alone a work this strong as their... (read more)

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The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (A Flavia de Luce Mystery)
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (A Flavia de Luce Mystery)
by Alan Bradley
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Flavia de Luce, the intrepid and canny 11-year-old amateur detective, is back in full force! When a TV personality and comedian is electrocuted during a performance, Flavia decides that it's up to her to unmask the murderer. Soon, she's busy cycling... (read more)

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Rebecca
Rebecca
by Daphne Du Maurier
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Having devoured as much Daphne du Maurier as I could get my hands on as a teenager (after my sisters were done, of course), I can confidently recommend Rebecca as the best gothic love story and mystery I have ever read.... (read more)

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The Ice Princess
The Ice Princess
by Camilla Lackberg
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If you're looking for a well-crafted, suspenseful mystery novel, you'll definitely want to check out Camilla Lackberg's The Ice Princess, the first installment in a series that's been garnering praise from every quarter. Far, far superior, in my humble... (read more)

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One Step Behind (Kurt Wallander Mysteries # 7 )
One Step Behind (Kurt Wallander Mysteries # 7 )
by Henning Mankell
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Discover Europe's favorite mystery writer. Sweden's Henning Mankell writes a first-rate police procedural that also serves as an indictment of contemporary society. His characters are fully drawn, full of frailties, unexpected courage, and are utterly... (read more)

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A Noble Radiance
A Noble Radiance
by Donna Leon
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"Anything that takes place in Venice immediately grabs my attention. This mystery series offers up a domestic side of the city without the usual romantic overlay and has subtly drawn characters in the detective Brunetti and his family. I can't wait to... (read more)

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Her Royal Spyness
Her Royal Spyness
by Rhys Bowen
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Rhys Bowen's excellent new mystery series starts here with Her Royal Spyness. Lady Georgie has left dreary Scotland and her horrid sister-in-law. Broke and living in her family's cavernous townhouse in London, Georgie quickly finds herself embroiled in... (read more)

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Bleeding Edge
Bleeding Edge
by Thomas Pynchon
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Pynchon is the king of the paranoid school of American fiction. He's also really good at puns. Which explains why this Silicon Valley meets Upper West Side romp through the early years of the Internet Age can be both terrifying and so damned fun.... (read more)

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The Shining Girls
The Shining Girls
by Lauren Beukes
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Lauren Beukes's extraordinary new mystery features a time-traveling serial killer and one of the most memorable heroines I've ever encountered. The Shining Girls is a compelling, oddly beautiful read from an original voice.... (read more)

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Sweetheart
Sweetheart
by Chelsea Cain
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Sweetheart, a torrid thriller by Chelsea Cain, has classic characters — sassy reporter Susan Ward (my favorite character) and pill-popping police detective Archie Sheridan, who is obsessed with the stunning, cold-as-ice beauty (and killer), Gretchen.... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Apprentice
The Beekeeper's Apprentice
by Laurie R King
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Has Sherlock Holmes met his match in an opinionated half-American Jewish girl on the Sussex Downs? Purists may clench their pipes in distaste, but Holmesians who enjoy a good pastiche will not be disappointed.... (read more)

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Hostage
Hostage
by Robert Crais
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Warning: Hostage will hold you captive. Veteran mystery writer Robert Crais leaps into hyperdrive with this edge-of-your-seat thriller, touted by many reviewers as the best of 2001. Now in paperback, Hostage should become this year's must-have summer... (read more)

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The Dark Tide
The Dark Tide
by Andrew Gross
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I really enjoyed The Blue Zone, Andrew Gross’s first solo novel (he has co-authored several James Patterson thrillers), and was eager to read his second novel, The Dark Tide. While I would have loved a sequel that included his wonderful character Kate... (read more)

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The Sun Is God
The Sun Is God
by Adrian McKinty
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If you've never read McKinty's stellar mystery fiction, this standalone novel is a great place to start. Set in German New Guinea in 1906, it tells the story of a bizarre religious cult, the Cocovores, who practice nudity and live on coconuts and opiates... (read more)

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American Rust (Random House Reader's Circle)
American Rust (Random House Reader's Circle)
by Philipp Meyer
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A noir story in spirit if not in form, Philipp Meyer's debut novel shows off the skills of a terrific writer. Characters' voices leap off the page in a bleak and desperate narrative full of sympathy, perspective, and brilliant prose. The lives of these... (read more)

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The Troubled Man
The Troubled Man
by Henning Mankell
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The final installment in the Wallander series is a story about the transitory nature of memory. As Wallander sifts through the fading memories of witnesses and suspects to untangle the connections between recent events and those that occurred decades in... (read more)

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The Intern's Handbook
The Intern's Handbook
by Shane Kuhn
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Lightning fast with dark humor, this book will grab your attention and keep you up at night. Professional assassin John Lago has written The Intern's Handbook for novice assassins who join highly successful firms as innocuous interns so that they can get... (read more)

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Before the Frost (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Before the Frost (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Henning Mankell
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Henning Mankell's mysteries make many others pale in comparison. In this, his tenth, Kurt Wallander is joined by daughter Linda in an incredibly suspenseful search for a religious psychopath. Combining an urgent and complex plot with politics and... (read more)

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Grave Secrets
Grave Secrets
by Kathy Reichs
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Kathy Reichs would appear to be one of the busiest authors out there — she's a forensic anthropologist, a teacher, and she writes books, too! And, Reichs's career mirrors the life of her main character, Dr. Temperance Brennan. In Grave Secrets... (read more)

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The Eyre Affair  (Thursday Next #01)
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next #01)
by Jasper Fforde
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The Eyre Affair took me a little time to really get into, but once Thursday Next — a literary detective from the future — enters Charlotte Bronte's novel and tries to save Jane and the story, the book is thoroughly fun, with all the digs at the... (read more)

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