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Popular Fiction


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Firestorm
Firestorm
by Iris Johansen
Staff Pick
Iris Johansen's newest book, Firestorm, happens to be the best mystery I've read this year, maybe one of the best I've ever read! This book captivated me from the very first page. I believe the author must of had nightmares when she developed Trask —... (read more)

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The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
by Katherine Howe
Staff Pick
Connie moves into her grandmother's house to ready it for sale.  She stumbles upon an ancient key with a tiny piece of paper rolled up inside that which reads: "Deliverance Dane."  The search for the meaning of this phrase leads Connie to witches... (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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Bad Monkeys P. S. Edition (08 Edition)
Bad Monkeys P. S. Edition (08 Edition)
by Matt Ruff
Staff Pick
Bad Monkeys twists, turns, shifts, and shakes its way through the story of Jane Charlotte, a woman who claims to be a member of a clandestine organization dedicated to fighting evil known as the Final Disposition of Irredeemable Persons. A gripping... (read more)

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Hawkwood: A Regency Crime Thriller
Hawkwood: A Regency Crime Thriller
by James Mcgee
Staff Pick
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 Troubled Man
The Troubled Man
by Henning Mankell
Staff Pick
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 Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam
The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam
by Bao Ninh
Staff Pick
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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The Mission Song
The Mission Song
by John le Carre
Staff Pick
The Mission Song contains all the complexity and conspiracy of a great John le Carré novel, this time with an unusually young and witty narrator, interpreter Bruno Salvo; half-Congolese and well and truly in over his head. Le Carré's take on the... (read more)

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Through Violet Eyes
Through Violet Eyes
by Stephen Woodworth
Staff Pick
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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Rules of Deception
Rules of Deception
by Christopher Reich
Staff Pick
Christopher Reich has improved upon his already quick-paced style to deliver one of the year's finest tension-filled adventures. Not only a pulse-pounding thriller, but also a clever story of international espionage and intrigue, Rules of Deception... (read more)

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Crimson Labyrinth (06 Edition)
Crimson Labyrinth (06 Edition)
by Yusuke Kishi
Staff Pick
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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Good Son
Good Son
by Michael Gruber
Staff Pick
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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The Troubled Man
The Troubled Man
by Henning Mankell
Staff Pick
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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Devil May Care: The New James Bond Novel
Devil May Care: The New James Bond Novel
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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Dexter in the Dark: A Novel
Dexter in the Dark: A Novel
by Jeff Lindsay
Staff Pick
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 Second Objective: A Novel
The Second Objective: A Novel
by Mark Frost
Staff Pick
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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Intensity
Intensity
by Dean R Koontz
Staff Pick
Koontz has a real knack for getting you hooked, then throwing a curveball of a twist that keeps you turning those pages until you read the last sentence. Intensity saw two film adaptations, one a mini-series, the other the infamous French rip-off High... (read more)

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The Anarchist
The Anarchist
by John Smolens
Staff Pick
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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The Man in the Picture: A Ghost Story
The Man in the Picture: A Ghost Story
by Susan Hill
Staff Pick
I've never seen a better example of a contemporary classic in the ghostly tales category than The Man in the Picture. Hill is as eloquent as Dickens and as dark as Poe.... (read more)

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Bleeding Kansas
Bleeding Kansas
by Sara Paretsky
Staff Pick
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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