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Mystery


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Sacred Games: A Novel
Sacred Games: A Novel
by Vikram Chandra
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"Sacred Games is a brilliant crime epic, which impressively balances a literary detective and gangster story with a cinematically violent tale of contemporary Bombay. One of Chandra's most remarkable achievements amidst this novel of marvels is his... (read more)

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An Unpardonable Crime
An Unpardonable Crime
by Andrew Taylor
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This wonderful, elegant mystery is a real page-turner. The historical context of 19th-century England and the inclusion of a young Edgar Allan Poe make this unique thriller truly irresistible.... (read more)

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Strangers on a Train
Strangers on a Train
by Patricia Highsmith
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Highsmith is a master of stark, poetic prose, acclaimed for her relentless themes of murder and psychological torment. She is best known for her series of five Tom Ripley novels, popularly referred to as the Ripliad. Like the Ripley stories, Highsmith's... (read more)

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The Dream of Scipio
The Dream of Scipio
by Iain Pears
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"This is a most unusual plotline — three men's lives are paralleled throughout history at times of great spiritual and political crisis and how each comes to terms with their significant roles that must be played out. So, we have the fall of the Roman... (read more)

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A Reliable Wife
A Reliable Wife
by Robert Goolrick
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Come a day, you might get sick of hearing about A Reliable Wife — so many people will have read it and raved to you about it. Here's some preventative medicine: read it first. Seduction, marriage, money, sex, drugs, murder... when Catherine Land... (read more)

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The Cement Garden
The Cement Garden
by Ian McEwan
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Long before Atonement, Ian McEwan was one sick, dirty little boy. And for that I am grateful. The Cement Garden is his most deeply macabre novel. Within the lives of four orphaned children, McEwan casts spells so dark and twisted, there is no room for... (read more)

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A Field of Darkness: A Novel
A Field of Darkness: A Novel
by Cornelia Read
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Heroine Madeline Dare is a descendant of the rarefied world of East Coast old money. She also cracks wise and shoots from the hip, literally. At once a first-rate mystery, this well-told tale is also a brilliant and witty portrait of class resentments in... (read more)

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Devil May Care
Devil May Care
by Sebastian Faulks
Staff Pick
My fear upon opening Devil May Care was that it would just be a book version of a James Bond movie. Now, I like a good Bond flick as much as the next person, but I've waited years for someone to successfully pick up the mantle of Ian Fleming. Along comes... (read more)

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Hawkwood: A Regency Crime Thriller
Hawkwood: A Regency Crime Thriller
by James Mcgee
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A couple of years ago, I was stuck in Japan for an entire day because of the volcanic eruption in Iceland. I had the brilliant notion to watch three Japanese horror movies in a row while waiting, and as a result, I found it difficult to fall asleep at... (read more)

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The Cutting Room
The Cutting Room
by Louise Welsh
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Wow! A first novel with an intriguing plot and totally believable characters. An excellent writer who allows you to empathize with a protagonist who is not always deserving.... (read more)

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Godfather (69 Edition)
Godfather (69 Edition)
by Mario Puzo
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This is where many of us got our first exposure to Mob dynamics: sausage-making, sex standing up, crooked cops, beheaded horses, spousal abuse, family loyalty. Thugs all, but you gotta love 'em.... (read more)

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Queen of the South
Queen of the South
by Arturo Perez Reverte
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This is the most full-blown novel yet from Pérez-Reverte, with a wonderfully drawn main character and a very intriguing plotline. If you've already enjoyed his work you'll be quite pleased with this one.... (read more)

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The Dream of Scipio
The Dream of Scipio
by Iain Pears
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"This is a most unusual plotline — three men's lives are paralleled throughout history at times of great spiritual and political crisis and how each comes to terms with their significant roles that must be played out. So, we have the fall of the Roman... (read more)

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Murder on the Leviathan
Murder on the Leviathan
by Boris Akunin
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This is the second translated installment of the Detective Fandorin mysteries, equally as engaging as the first, The Winter Queen. Here we have a plot akin to Agatha Christie with an assortment of eccentric suspects all held on a steamship bound to... (read more)

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Man Who Was Thursday : a Nightmare (86 Edition)
Man Who Was Thursday : a Nightmare (86 Edition)
by G. K. Chesterton
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The Man Who Was Thursday is a compellingly suspenseful, somewhat melodramatic, oftentimes surreal fairytale for adults. Some characters intrigue more than others, but the real characters are ideas — Chesterton's philosophical musings on how the... (read more)

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A Thief of Time
A Thief of Time
by Tony Hillerman
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Though fiction, Hillerman's books are woven with notes of true Navajo history. In this book, sacred ground is ravaged. A noted anthropologist vanishes. Two corpses are discovered, and Navajo Tribal Policemen Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee unearth an... (read more)

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206 Bones (Temperance Brennan Novels)
206 Bones (Temperance Brennan Novels)
by Kathy Reichs
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Kathy Reich's latest Temperance Brennan novel is an electrifying read — by far one of the best in this series. 206 Bones is fast paced, cleverly developed, and will keep you guessing until nearly the end. In the beginning of this 12th Bones novel (not... (read more)

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The Neighbor
The Neighbor
by Lisa Gardner
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Secrets, lies, mystery, and mayhem in a quiet Boston neighborhood rise to the surface in The Neighbor. Detectives race frantically to save a young, kidnapped mother, but every clue leads to more questions and time keeps ticking away for the victim. This... (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 Likeness
The Likeness
by Tana French
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It's hard to follow up a sterling debut with something that's equally riveting — and even harder to come up with a better book than the first one. But Tana French has pulled off just this feat with The Likeness, a harrowing novel that will keep you up... (read more)

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