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<i>The Devil’s Feast</i>: New Excerpt
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March 26 2017

The Devil’s Feast: New Excerpt

The Devil's Feast by M. J. Carter is the 3rd book in the Blake and Avery series in which...
<i>Catalina Eddy</i>: New Excerpt
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March 21 2017

Catalina Eddy: New Excerpt

Catalina Eddy by Daniel Pyne is a gritty, hardboiled exploration into the immutable police underworld...
<i>Baker Street Irregulars</i>: New Excerpt
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March 20 2017

Baker Street Irregulars: New Excerpt

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Baker Street Irregulars, edited by Michael A. Ventrella and Jonathan Maberry, features thirteen...
<i>A Twist of the Knife</i>: New Excerpt
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March 17 2017

A Twist of the Knife: New Excerpt

A Twist of the Knife by Becky Masterman is the 3rd book in the Brigid Quinn series (available March...
<i>Blood’s Echo</i>: New Excerpt
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March 8 2017

Blood’s Echo: New Excerpt

Blood's Echo by Isabella Maldonado is the 1st in a new series featuring Phoenix detective...
<i>Skeleton God</i>: New Excerpt
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March 6 2017

Skeleton God: New Excerpt

Skeleton God by Eliot Pattison is the 9th book in the Inspector Shan Tao Yun series (available March...
<i>Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly</i>: New Excerpt
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March 2 2017

Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly: New Excerpt

Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly by Adrian McKinty is the 6th Detective Sean...
<i>Six Four</i>: Audio Excerpt
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February 28 2017

Six Four: Audio Excerpt

Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama is a dark and riveting plunge into a crime, an investigation, and...
<i>Make Them Pay</i>: New Excerpt
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February 27 2017

Make Them Pay: New Excerpt

Make Them Pay by Allison Brennan is the 12th book in the Lucy Kincaid series (available March 7, 2017). Lucy...
<i>The Lioness Is the Hunter</i>: New Excerpt
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February 23 2017

The Lioness Is the Hunter: New Excerpt

The Lioness Is the Hunter by Loren D. Estleman is the 26th book in the Amos Walker series (available...
<i>Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal</i>: New Excerpt
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February 22 2017

Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal: New Excerpt

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Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal by Mike Mignola and Tom Sniegoski is a beautifully...
<i>The Fifth Element</i>: New Excerpt
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February 21 2017

The Fifth Element: New Excerpt

The Fifth Element by Jørgen Brekke is the latest book in the Odd Singsaker series (available...
<i>Beautiful Broken Girls</i>: New Excerpt
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February 17 2017

Beautiful Broken Girls: New Excerpt

Beautiful Broken Girls is a stunning release from Kim Savage, the author of the critically acclaimed...
<i>Among the Ruins</i>: New Excerpt
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February 11 2017

Among the Ruins: New Excerpt

Among the Ruins by Ausma Zehanat Khan is the 3rd book in the Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak series (available...
<i>Into Oblivion</i>: New Excerpt
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February 8 2017

Into Oblivion: New Excerpt

Into Oblivion by Arnaldur Indridason is an Icelandic thriller and the 11th of the Inspector Erlendur...
<i>Six Four</i>: New Excerpt
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February 8 2017

Six Four: New Excerpt

Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama is a dark and riveting plunge into a crime, an investigation, and a culture...
<i>A Darkness Absolute</i>: New Excerpt
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February 2 2017

A Darkness Absolute: New Excerpt

A Darkness Absolute by Kelley Armstrong is the 2nd book in the Casey Duncan series (available February...
<i>Keys to Nowhere</i>: New Excerpt
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January 15 2017

Keys to Nowhere: New Excerpt

Keys to Nowhere by Dorothy H. Hayes is the 3rd volume in the Carol Rossi Mystery series. A Tucson...
The X-Files Origins Series: 2 Audio Excerpts
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January 12 2017

The X-Files Origins Series: 2 Audio Excerpts

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How did Dana Scully become a skeptic? How did Fox Mulder become a believer? This week's Sounds...
<i>The Dry</i>: New Excerpt
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January 5 2017

The Dry: New Excerpt

A small town hides big secrets in The Dry—an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning...
<i>The Death of Kings</i>: New Excerpt
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January 4 2017

The Death of Kings: New Excerpt

The Death of Kings by Rennie Airth is the 5th novel in the critically acclaimed John Madden series,...
<i>The X-Files Origins: Devil’s Advocate</i>: New Excerpt
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December 29 2016

The X-Files Origins: Devil’s Advocate: New Excerpt

The X-Files Origins: Devil's Advocate by Jonathan Maberry tells the backstory of how Dana Scully...
<i>An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock</i>: New Excerpt
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December 21 2016

An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock: New Excerpt

An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock by Terry Shames is the 6th book in the Samuel Craddock Mystery...
<i>Don’t Turn Out the Lights</i>: New Excerpt
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December 6 2016

Don’t Turn Out the Lights: New Excerpt

Don't Turn Out the Lights is the 3rd book in the Commandant Martin Servaz series (Available December...
<i>The Gentleman from Japan</i>: New Excerpt
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December 1 2016

The Gentleman from Japan: New Excerpt

The Gentleman from Japan by James Church is the 6th book in the Inspector O series (Available December...
<i>Under the Midnight Sun</i>: New Excerpt
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November 2 2016

Under the Midnight Sun: New Excerpt

Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino is a complex, psychological novel about crime and its after-effects...
<i>The Lost Girls</i>: New Excerpt
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October 28 2016

The Lost Girls: New Excerpt

The Lost Girls by Allison Brennan is the 11th book in the Lucy Kincaid series (Available November...
<i>Inherit the Bones</i>: New Excerpt
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October 27 2016

Inherit the Bones: New Excerpt

Inherit the Bones by Emily Littlejohn is a debut novel and the 1st book in the Detective Gemma Monroe...
<i>Say No More </i>: New Excerpt
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October 26 2016

Say No More : New Excerpt

Say No More by Hank Phillippi Ryan is book #5 in the Jane Ryland series (Available November 1, 2016). When...
<i>Ash Island</i>: New Excerpt
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October 24 2016

Ash Island: New Excerpt

Ash Island by Barry Maitland is the 2nd book in the Belltree Trilogy (Available November 1, 2016). Detective...