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Read the First 9 Chapters of <i>LoveMurder</i> by Saul Black
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June 20 2017

Read the First 9 Chapters of LoveMurder by Saul Black

Saul Black
LoveMurder by Saul Black is the second book in the Valerie Hart series. Get an exclusive early...
Kristen Lepionka Excerpt: <i>The Last Place You Look</i>
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June 13 2017

Kristen Lepionka Excerpt: The Last Place You Look

kristen lepionka
The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka is a gripping debut and the first book in the new...
<i>Knife Creek</i>: New Excerpt
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June 5 2017

Knife Creek: New Excerpt

Paul Doiron
Knife Creek by Paul Doiron is the 8th book in the Mike Bowditch Mystery series (available June...
<i>What the Dead Leave Behind</i>: New Excerpt
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June 4 2017

What the Dead Leave Behind: New Excerpt

What the Dead Leave Behind by David Housewright is the 14th book in the Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie...
<i>Cast the First Stone</i>: New Excerpt
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June 3 2017

Cast the First Stone: New Excerpt

James W. Ziskin
Cast the First Stone by James W. Ziskin is the 5th book in the Ellie Stone Mysteries series (available...
<i>The Naked Ballerina</i>: New Excerpt
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June 2 2017

The Naked Ballerina: New Excerpt

A. K. Hirsch
The Naked Ballerina by A. K. Hirsch captures the essence and romanticism of the hardboiled...
<i>Perish the Day</i>: New Excerpt
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May 16 2017

Perish the Day: New Excerpt

John Farrow
Perish the Day by John Farrow is the 3rd book in the Storm Murders Trilogy (available May 23, 2017). A...
<i>Shallow Grave</i>: A Polis Books Twist
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May 10 2017

Shallow Grave: A Polis Books Twist

Alex Segura and Dave White
Acclaimed crime writers Alex Segura and Dave White pair up their series' characters—Pete...
<i>The Last Iota</i>: New Excerpt
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May 9 2017

The Last Iota: New Excerpt

Robert Kroese
Set in the world of The Big Sheep, The Last Iota by Robert Kroese delivers another dystopian adventure...
<i>Silent Rain</i>: New Excerpt
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May 2 2017

Silent Rain: New Excerpt

Karin Salvalaggio
Silent Rain by Karin Salvalaggio is the 4th book in the Macy Greeley Mystery series (available May...
<i>Your Killin’ Heart</i>: New Excerpt
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May 1 2017

Your Killin’ Heart: New Excerpt

Peggy O'Neal Peden
Your Killin’ Heart by Peggy O’Neal Peden is a witty debut full of Nashville charm...
<i>Proving Ground</i>: New Excerpt
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April 22 2017

Proving Ground: New Excerpt

Peter Blauner
Proving Ground by Peter Blauner is a sweeping crime novel, an intricate story about the quest...
<i>Blue Light Yokohama</i>: Audio Excerpt
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April 17 2017

Blue Light Yokohama: Audio Excerpt

Nicolás Obregón
Blue Light Yokohama by Nicolás Obregón follows newly reinstated...
<i>Kill Devil Falls</i>: New Excerpt
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April 8 2017

Kill Devil Falls: New Excerpt

Brian Klingborg
Kill Devil Falls by Brian Klingborg is a debut novel that follows U.S. Marshal Helen Morrissey as...
<i>Dangerous Ends</i>: New Excerpt
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April 3 2017

Dangerous Ends: New Excerpt

Alex Segura
Dangerous Ends by Alex Segura is the 3rd Pete Fernandez mystery—a fast-paced, hardboiled...
<i>The Devil’s Feast</i>: New Excerpt
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March 26 2017

The Devil’s Feast: New Excerpt

M.J. Carter
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

Daniel Pyne
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

Michael A. Ventrella and Jonathan Maberry
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

Becky Masterman
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

Isabella Maldonado
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

Eliot Pattison
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

Adrian McKinty
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

Hideo Yokoyama
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

Allison Brennan
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

Loren D. Estleman
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

Mike Mignola and Tom Sniegoski
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

Jørgen Brekke
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

Kim Savage
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

Ausma Khan
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

Arnaldur Indridason
Into Oblivion by Arnaldur Indridason is an Icelandic thriller and the 11th of the Inspector Erlendur...