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October 31, 2014
  1. Gone Girl (Mass Market Movie Tie-In Edition)
    by Gillian Flynn
  2. Sharp Objects: A Novel
    by Gillian Flynn
  3. Annihilation (Southern Reach Trilogy #1)
    by Jeff VanderMeer
  4. Dark Places
    by Gillian Flynn
  5. The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad)
    by Tana French
  6. House of Leaves: A Novel
    by Mark Z. Danielewski
  7. The Paying Guests
    by Sarah Waters
  8. Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
    by Piper Kerman
  9. Joyland
    by Stephen King
  10. Perfidia
    by James Ellroy
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Day of the False King: A Novel of Murder in Ancient Babylon

Brad Geagley

Another brilliant and out-of-the-ordinary murder mystery by the author of Year of the Hyenas, with an unusual and interesting detective, this time trying to pursue and rescue his own ex-wife, sold into slavery in the city of Babylon (in modern times... (read more)

Pacific Northwest
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Baker City 1948

George Byron Wright

"Reading about the gruesome death of someone you knew was like accidentally seeing your mother naked; it was too private, but you couldn’t take it back." In January 1948, nine-year-old Philip Wade and his little brother David, move to the small... (read more)

Locked Case
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The Complete Aubrey/Maturin Novels

Patrick O'Brian

The recent release of the film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World has focused even more attention on the publishing phenomenon of the late Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels about the Royal Navy in the age of Nelson. These five volumes,... (read more)

Reference and Criticism
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True Crime Detective Magazines, 1924-1969

Eric Godtland

The Golden Age of bad girls.  Gun-toting femmes fatales caught in the action!   “My buddies wanted to be firemen, farmers or policemen, something like that. Not me, I just wanted to steal peoples money!” —John Dillinger... (read more)

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Bump in the Night

J D Robb

Follow four of today’s most provocative authors to a place where love can transform reality—and anything can happen. Here they present stories of ethereal circumstances, magical romance, and otherworldly suspense. Beginning with an all-new... (read more)

Murder in Your Spare Time
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Crime and Puzzlement

Lawrence Treat

Drawings hold clues to the solution of a series of crimes the reader is invited to solve.... (read more)

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Cross My Heart (Alex Cross Novels)

James Patterson

James Patterson raises the stakes to their highest level, ever — when Alex Cross becomes the obsession of a genius of menace set on proving that he is the greatest mind in the history of crime. Detective Alex Cross is a family man at heart... (read more)

New Arrivals
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The Poisoned Pawn (Inspector Ramirez Novel)

Peggy Blair

The gripping, fast-paced sequel to the critically acclaimed The Beggars Opera Detective Mike Ellis returns home after he is cleared in the death of a young boy while on vacation in Cuba, only to discover that his estranged wife, Hilary, is dead, and that... (read more)

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  1. Gone Girl (Mass Market Movie Tie-In...
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  2. Sharp Objects: A Novel
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  3. Annihilation (Southern Reach Trilogy #1)
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  4. Dark Places
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  5. The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad)
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  6. House of Leaves: A Novel
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  7. The Paying Guests
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  8. Orange Is the New Black: My Year in...
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  9. Joyland
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  10. Perfidia Used Hardcover $19.95
  11. Doctor Sleep
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  12. The Demonologist Used Trade Paper $10.50
  13. The Luminaries
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  14. In the Woods
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  15. Personal (Jack Reacher Novels) Used Hardcover $19.50
  16. Dune
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  17. Your House Is on Fire, Your Children...
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  18. John Dies at the End
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  19. The Wasp Factory
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  24. Neuromancer
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