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The Secret History
The Secret History
by Donna Tartt
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There's no living writer like Donna Tartt. Not since reading the Greek and Russian greats in college have I encountered a writer so gifted in weaving the melodramatic, even the supernatural, into the everyday; nor have I read prose so finely calibrated... (read more)

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
by Alexander McCall Smith
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A 'cozy' set in Africa. This is the first in a wonderful new mystery series set in Botswana. Using deceptively simple language that nonetheless sings with the rhythms of Africa, the author introduces us to the indomitable lady detective, Precious... (read more)

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Life After Life
Life After Life
by Kate Atkinson
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What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and... (read more)

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The Little Friend
The Little Friend
by Donna Tartt
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Donna Tartt won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her most recent novel The Goldfinch Her novels The Secret History and The Little Friend were also international bestsellers. She was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, and is a graduate of Bennington College.... (read more)

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Nancy Drew #003: The Bungalow Mystery
Nancy Drew #003: The Bungalow Mystery
by Carolyn Keene
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While driving a motorboat around the Twin Lakes, Nancy and her friend Helen get caught in a dangerous storm. Luckily, they are rescued by another teenage girl in a rowboat. They soon learn that their rescuer is Laura Pendleton, whose mother has recently... (read more)

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Fall of Giants
Fall of Giants
by Ken Follett
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Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins, as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage. A thirteen-year-old Welsh boy enters... (read more)

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Cold Dish (12 Edition)
Cold Dish (12 Edition)
by Craig Johnson
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Introducing Wyomings Sheriff Walt Longmire in this riveting novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Hell Is Empty and As the Crow Flies, the first in the Longmire Mystery Series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E original drama series... (read more)

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The Last Good Kiss (Vintage)
The Last Good Kiss (Vintage)
by James Crumley
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Nancy Drew #002: The Hidden Staircase
Nancy Drew #002: The Hidden Staircase
by Carolyn Keene
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After receiving a call from her friend Helen Corning, Nancy agrees to help solve a baffling mystery. Helen's Aunt Rosemary has been living with her mother at the old family mansion, and they have noticed many strange things. They have heard music, thumps,... (read more)

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True Evil
True Evil
by Greg Iles
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Greg Iles was born in 1960 in Germany, where his father ran the U.S. Embassy medical clinic during the height of the Cold War. After graduating from the University of Mississippi in 1983, he performed for several years with the rock band Frankly Scarlet... (read more)

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The Scarecrow
The Scarecrow
by Michael Connelly
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The instant #1 bestseller from author Michael Connelly--"the best mystery writer in the world" (GQ)--brings back the hero of The Poet in a terrifying new thriller. Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy... (read more)

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Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Jeff Lindsay
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The Daughter of Time
The Daughter of Time
by Josephine Tey
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Boston Sunday Globe The unalloyed pleasure of watching a really cultivated mind in action! Buy and cherish!... (read more)

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Original Illustrated Sherlock Holmes (76 Edition)
Original Illustrated Sherlock Holmes (76 Edition)
by Arthur Conan Doyle
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Here are the original Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle as they first appeared in the famed British magazine The Strand.  This periodical was the literary sensation of its time, especially with the publication of the novel&... (read more)

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The Long Goodbye
The Long Goodbye
by Raymond Chandler
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1. "The weather was hot and sticky and the acid sting of the smog had crept as far west as Beverly Hills" [p. 238]. Los Angeles becomes a virtual character in Chandler's fiction in his trenchant descriptions of its climate, streets, traffic... (read more)

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Big Sleep (39 Edition)
Big Sleep (39 Edition)
by Raymond Chandler
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Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum Novels)
Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum Novels)
by Janet Evanovich
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Janet Evanovichs Stephanie Plum Novels Are “Suspenseful.”---Los Angeles Times “Terrific.”---San Francisco Chronicle “Irresistible.”---Kirkus Reviews “Thrilling.”---The Midwest Book Review “... (read more)

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The Spy Who Loved Me: A James Bond Novel (James Bond Novels)
The Spy Who Loved Me: A James Bond Novel (James Bond Novels)
by Ian Fleming
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1. SCAREDY CAT I was running away. I was running away from England, from my childhood, from the winter, from a sequence of untidy, unattractive love-affairs, from the few sticks of furniture and jumble of overworn clothes that my London life had... (read more)

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Coffin for Dimitrios (39 Edition)
Coffin for Dimitrios (39 Edition)
by Eric Ambler
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?Not Le Carre, not Deighton, not Ludlum have surpassed the intelligence, authenticity or engrossing storytellling that established A Coffin for Dimitrios as the best of its kind.??The Times (London)... (read more)

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The Kalahari Typing School for Men
The Kalahari Typing School for Men
by Alexander McCall Smith
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THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 4 Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. ... (read more)

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