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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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Stalin's Ghost: An Arkady Renko Novel
Stalin's Ghost: An Arkady Renko Novel
by Martin Cruz Smith
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Arkady Renko, intrepid Moscow investigator, was first introduced to readers in the incomparable Gorky Park. This latest adventure perfectly captures Putin's Russia, ultra-modern and ultra-corrupt, yet haunted by the sorrows and ghosts of its Stalinist... (read more)

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The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit
The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit
by Graham Joyce
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An homage to the institute of the fading British holiday centers, Graham Joyce tells an addictive tale here. David, a university student, spends his 1976 summer working at the rundown Skegness resort — a hot, sticky, and ladybug-infested summer... (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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Night Film
Night Film
by Marisha Pessl
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A labyrinthine, complex literary horror-mystery novel, Night Film has a seemingly endless amount of twists and turns. I was immediately and completely sucked into the story: a dark tale of an infamous horror filmmaker, his ethereal daughter, the... (read more)

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The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam
The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam
by Bao Ninh
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I know Sorrow of War doesn't sound like a very cheery "happy holiday"-type pick, but this is one book you must read. Bao Ninh's unforgettable novel, the first Vietnam War book written from the North Vietnamese perspective, is not only one of the best... (read more)

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Through Violet Eyes
Through Violet Eyes
by Stephen Woodworth
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This is a mystery that blends realism with horror. Murder victims come back to name their murderers, a feat accomplished through Violets, a group of individuals (mutants) easily recognized by their eye color, whom the government controls and uses in... (read more)

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Summer House with Swimming Pool
Summer House with Swimming Pool
by Herman Koch
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Deliciously nasty, gritty, and strangely redemptive, this will be the best thing you read at your summer house. It's murder mystery entwined with medical maleficence, warring ethics, and a storyline that will barely allow you to blink as you read... (read more)

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Faithful Place
Faithful Place
by Tana French
Staff Pick
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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Crimson Labyrinth (06 Edition)
Crimson Labyrinth (06 Edition)
by Yusuke Kishi
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If you enjoy complete strangers fighting for survival in a setting that may or may not be the red planet, then this will certainly be your cup of tea. A fast-paced page-turner, The Crimson Labyrinth is equal parts Running Man, Lord of the Flies, and... (read more)

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Horns
Horns
by Joe Hill
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After reading Joe Hill's newest novel, Horns, I am vastly relieved: there is a successor to Stephen King. I've spent a few traumatizing moments wondering what I'd do should there not ever be another King novel or short story. Well, as long as his son... (read more)

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Sweet Tooth
Sweet Tooth
by Ian McEwan
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Ian McEwan's latest novel is a Cold War–era spy tale that is not exactly what it appears to be. After suffering through a couple of bad love affairs, Serena, a beautiful 20-something university graduate, stumbles into a job with MI5 and is... (read more)

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Good Son
Good Son
by Michael Gruber
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Theo sets out to rescue his mother, who's been kidnapped by Pakistani terrorists. Twists and turns aplenty. Even Mom is not what you expect. A thinking thriller and a very enjoyable read.... (read more)

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Dexter in the Dark: A Novel
Dexter in the Dark: A Novel
by Jeff Lindsay
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Dexter anywhere and anytime is a treat, but Dexter in the Dark is an absolute delight! I laughed all the way through Dexter’s latest adventure and especially enjoyed watching as our hero begins to feel some actual emotions, yet stubbornly tries to deny... (read more)

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The Passage
The Passage
by Justin Cronin
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Justin Cronin's The Passage is a marvel — an epic, post-apocalyptic vampire novel that's extremely well written and a great work of storytelling. Reminiscent in some ways of Stephen King's The Stand, but wholly unique in its approach, The Passage is... (read more)

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Nobody Move
Nobody Move
by Denis Johnson
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Denis Johnson never ceases to amaze, going from a National Book Award to this quick and dirty pulp novel — a transition that would seem strained if not for the evident ease with which he executes this diction switch. Must be read to be believed.... (read more)

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The Second Objective: A Novel
The Second Objective: A Novel
by Mark Frost
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The best kind of thriller — started at one in the afternoon and finished by bedtime — thoroughly enjoyed every minute.... (read more)

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The Anarchist
The Anarchist
by John Smolens
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The least-discussed political assassination of America's 20th century is finally dramatized in novel form. Arch-Imperialist President McKinley pays for the murder of tens of thousands of Filipinos and the industrial enslavement of millions at home with a... (read more)

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Bleeding Kansas
Bleeding Kansas
by Sara Paretsky
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In Bleeding Kansas, Sara Paretsky creates a historical connection to the early abolitionists that settled the Kansas territory, and gives an interesting view of her home state in the present, answering some of the “what’s wrong with Kansas... (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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