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International Mysteries


Can't afford to go around the world? You can still travel to mysterious, exotic places and find some thrill and intrigue with this collection of hand-picked international mystery titles. Want to visit Tuscany? Try Death of an Englishman. Never made it to Wales? Try Evans Above. Each title takes place in a different country, spanning six continents and a variety of points in history.

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Still Life
Still Life
by Louise Penny
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As the early morning mist clears on Thanksgiving Sunday, the homes of Three Pines come to life — all except one... Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sret du Qubec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in... (read more)

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The Coroner's Lunch
The Coroner's Lunch
by Colin Cotterill
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“This series kickoff is an embarrassment of riches: Holmesian sleuthing, political satire, and [a] droll comic study of a prickly late bloomer.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “The sights, smells, and colors of Laos practically... (read more)

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Jar City: A Reykjavik Thriller
Jar City: A Reykjavik Thriller
by Arnaldur Indridason
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From Gold Dagger Award--winning author Arnaldur Indridason comes a Reykjavík thriller introducing Inspector Erlendur   When a lonely old man is found dead in his Reykjavík flat, the only clues are a cryptic note left by the killer and a photograph... (read more)

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My Brother Michael
My Brother Michael
by Mary Stewart
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Mary Stewart, author of many bestselling novels, has been often compared with the Brontë sisters. Her 1960 classic My Brother Michael, with its superb mingling of romance and suspense, its vivid descriptions and overtone of impending disaster... (read more)

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Honor Bound (Honor Bound)
Honor Bound (Honor Bound)
by W E B Griffin
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October 1942. At a secret rendezvous point off the coast of neutral Argentina, a small merchant ship delivers supplies to Nazi submarines and raiders. The OSS is deternined to sabotage the operation by any means necessary. But one of the key saboteurs... (read more)

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The Guards
The Guards
by Ken Bruen
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Still stinging from his unceremonious ouster from the Garda Siochana-The Guards, Ireland's police force-and staring at the world through the smoky bottom of his beer mug, Jack Taylor is stuck in Galway with nothing to look forward to. In his sober... (read more)

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Bangkok 8
Bangkok 8
by John Burdett
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"Though we know it as Bangkok, the Thai refer to their capital as Krung Thep, which translates as City of Angels. It's an unhappy coincidence. Just like our own City of Angels (Los Angeles), Krung Thep is a once-idyllic city that in recent decades has... (read more)

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A Corpse in the Koryo (Inspector O Novels)
A Corpse in the Koryo (Inspector O Novels)
by James Church
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Church weaves a story with beautifully spare prose and layered descriptions of a country and a people he knows well after decades as an intelligence officer. This chilling portrayal leaves readers wondering if what at first seems unknowable may simply be... (read more)

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A Death in Vienna (Mortalis)
A Death in Vienna (Mortalis)
by Frank Tallis
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The Skull Mantra (Inspector Shan Tao Yun)
The Skull Mantra (Inspector Shan Tao Yun)
by Eliot Pattison
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Winner of the 2001 Edgar Award for Best First Novel, Skull Mantra was a sensation when first published and received wide acclaim from critics and readers alike. The Skull Mantra was ranked with Gorky Park and Smilla's Sense of... (read more)

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Outsider in Amsterdam (Grijpstra & de Gier Mystery)
Outsider in Amsterdam (Grijpstra & de Gier Mystery)
by Janwillem Van De Wetering
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Piet Verboom is found dangling from a beam in the Hindist Society he ran as a restaurant-commune in a quiet Amsterdam street. Detective-Adjutant Gripstra and Sergeant de Gier of the Amsterdam police force are sent to investigate what looks like a simple... (read more)

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Belshazzar's Daughter
Belshazzar's Daughter
by Barbara Nadel
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Tourist brochures present Istanbul as a glamorous, modern city, but the brochures don't make much mention of Balat, a decrepit neighborhood of narrow, twisting alleys and crumbling tenements. Until recently it was home to Leonid Meyer, a reclusive... (read more)

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Murder in the Marais (Aimee Leduc Investigation)
Murder in the Marais (Aimee Leduc Investigation)
by Cara Black
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Aimée Leduc, a Parisian private investigator, has always sworn she would stick to tech investigation—no criminal cases for her. Especially since her father, the late police detective, was killed in the line of duty. But when an old Jewish... (read more)

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Death of an Englishman (Soho Crime)
Death of an Englishman (Soho Crime)
by Magdalen Nabb
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It is just before Christmas and the marshal wants to go south to spend the holiday with his wife and family, but first he must recover from the flu (which has left the Florentine carabinieri short-handed) and also solve a murder. A seemingly respectable... (read more)

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Blood of the Wicked
Blood of the Wicked
by Leighton Gage
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“Gage smoothly expands his focus on the assassination of an ambitious bishop to encompass the controversial and entirely absorbing issue of whether the clergy should involve themselves in the politics of land distribution among the poor.&rdquo... (read more)

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The Exception
The Exception
by Christian Jungersen
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An internationally bestselling thriller, The Exception dissects the nature of evil and the paranoia that drives ordinary people to commit unthinkable acts. Four women work together for a small nonprofit in Copenhagen that disseminates information on... (read more)

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Missing
Missing
by Karin Alvtegen
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Karin Alvtegen -- without any training or thought of becoming a novelist -- resolved to write her way out of some family tradedies: The result was her first novel, Guilt (Skuld), which was published in Sweden in 1998, to rave reviews. This was followed... (read more)

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The Salaryman's Wife (Children of Violence Series)
The Salaryman's Wife (Children of Violence Series)
by Sujata Massey
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Japanese-American Rei Shimura is a 27-year-old English teacher living in one of Tokyo's seediest neighborhoods. She doesn't make much money, but she wouldn't go back home to California even if she had a free ticket (which, thanks to her parents, she does.... (read more)

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Field of Blood
Field of Blood
by Denise Mina
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A sensational murder provides the young journalist Paddy Meehan with her big professional break when she realizes that she has a personal connection to one of the suspects. Launching her own investigation, Paddy uncovers lines of deception that go... (read more)

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Havana Blue (07 Edition)
Havana Blue (07 Edition)
by Leonardo Padura
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Praise for the Havana Quartet: “Overlaid with a rich smoky patina, an atmosphere that reeks of slums and riches, cigar smoke and exotic perfumes. Havana Black is a strong tasting book, a rich feast of wit and feeling.”—The Independent &... (read more)

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