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The Galton Case: A Lew Archer Mystery
The Galton Case: A Lew Archer Mystery
by Ross Macdonald
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Almost twenty years have passed since Anthony Galton disappeared, along with a suspiciously streetwise bride and several thousand dollars of his family's fortune. Now Anthony's mother wants him back and has hired Lew Archer to find him. What turns up is... (read more)

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Blood of Victory
Blood of Victory
by Alan Furst
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In the autumn of 1940, Russian émigré journalist I. A. Serebin is recruited in Istanbul by an agent of the British secret services for a clandestine operation to stop German importation of Romanian oil—a last desperate... (read more)

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The Godfather
The Godfather
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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Protect and Defend
Protect and Defend
by Vince Flynn
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New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn returns with his most explosive political thriller yet. A tour de force of action-packed suspense, Protect and Defend delivers an all-too-realistic and utterly compelling vision of nations navigating the... (read more)

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The Girl Who Played with Fire (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Stieg Larsson
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Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, The Girl Who Played with Fire is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.   Mikael Blomkvist, crusading publisher of the... (read more)

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The Messenger
The Messenger
by Daniel Silva
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The #1 national bestseller from the author of Prince of Fire On the trail of a deadly al-Qaeda operative, Gabriel Allon returns in a spellbinding story of deception, power, and revenge by the New York Times bestselling "world-class practitioner of spy... (read more)

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After Dark, My Sweet (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
After Dark, My Sweet (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Jim Thompson
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William Collins is very handsome, very polite, and very friendly. His is also dangerous when aroused. Now Collins, a one-time boxer with a lethal "accident" in his past, has broken out of his fourth mental institution and met up with an affable... (read more)

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Hidden Prey
Hidden Prey
by John Sandford
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Six months ago, Lucas Davenport tackled his first case as a statewide troubleshooter, and he thought that one was plenty strange enough. But that was before the Russian got killed. On the shore of Lake Superior, a man named Vladimir Oleshev is found... (read more)

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Morality Play
Morality Play
by Barry Unsworth
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Dark of the Moon
Dark of the Moon
by John Sandford
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Three murders in just as many weeks in the quiet rural town of Bluestream is unheard of. Its also no coincidence. And its not over: Detective Virgil Flowers is about to be pulled into the middle of a killers violent personal vendetta.... (read more)

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Montana 1948
Montana 1948
by Larry Watson
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The events of that small-town summer forever alter David Hayden's view of his family: his self-effacing father, a sheriff who never wears his badge; his clear sighted mother; his uncle, a charming war hero and respected doctor; and the Hayden's lively... (read more)

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Cross Bones (Temperance Brennan Novels)
Cross Bones (Temperance Brennan Novels)
by Kathy Reichs
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The key to a modern murder lies in the sands of history. Examining a badly decomposed corpse is de rigueur for forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. But puzzling damage on the body of a shooting victim, an Orthodox Jewish man, suggests this is no... (read more)

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Bruno, Chief of Police
Bruno, Chief of Police
by Martin Walker
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Meet Benoît Courrèges, aka Bruno, a policeman in a small village in the South of France.  He’s a former soldier who has embraced the pleasures and slow rhythms of country life. He has a gun but never wears it; he has the power to... (read more)

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Neon Rain
Neon Rain
by James Lee Burke
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Detective Dave Robicheaux has fought too many battles: in Vietnam, with killers and hustlers, with police brass, and the bottle. Lost without his wife's love, Robicheaux's haunted soul mirrors the intensity and dusky mystery of New Orleans' French... (read more)

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And Then There Were None (39 Edition)
And Then There Were None (39 Edition)
by Agatha Christie
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First there were ten--a curious assortment of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a private island off the coast of Devon. Their host, an eccentric millionaire unkonwn to all of them, is nowhere to be found. All that the guests have in common is a... (read more)

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Tea Time for the Traditionally Built
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built
by Alexander McCall Smith
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In this latest installment in the endlessly entertaining series, Precious Ramotswe faces problems both personal and professional.   The first is the potential demise of an old friend, her tiny white van. Recently, it has developed a rather troubling... (read more)

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Epitaph for a Spy
Epitaph for a Spy
by Eric Ambler
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When Josef Vadassy arrives at the Hotel de la Reserve at the end of his Riviera holiday, he is simply looking forward to a few more days of relaxation before returning to Paris. But in St. Gatien, on the eve of World War II, everyone is suspect —... (read more)

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61 Hours: A Jack Reacher Novel
61 Hours: A Jack Reacher Novel
by Lee Child
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The Appeal
The Appeal
by John Grisham
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In a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small towns water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history. The company appeals to the... (read more)

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A Gift of Sanctuary
A Gift of Sanctuary
by Candace M. Robb
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Mayhem and miracles in Wales beckon Owen Archer back to his roots...and to a ruthless killer. In the wet spring of 1370, a time of political unrest, a murdered man is left outside the gates of St. David's, Wales. Not far away, a wounded stranger... (read more)

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