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Donald Bain Excerpt: <i>Margaret Truman’s Allied in Danger</i>
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February 22 2018

Donald Bain Excerpt: Margaret Truman’s Allied in Danger

Donald Bain
PI Robert Brixton is back in Margaret Truman's Allied in Danger by Donald Bain, the 30th installment...
Yrsa Sigurdardóttir Excerpt: <i>The Legacy</i>
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February 8 2018

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir Excerpt: The Legacy

Yrsa Sigurdardottir
The Legacy by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir is the first installment in the new Children's House...
Ausma Zehanat Khan Excerpt: <i>A Dangerous Crossing</i>
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February 7 2018

Ausma Zehanat Khan Excerpt: A Dangerous Crossing

Ausma Zehanat Khan
A Dangerous Crossing by Ausma Zehanat Khan is a the fourth book in the Rachel Getty & Esa Khattak...
Mario Vargas Llosa Excerpt: <i>The Neighborhood</i>
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February 2 2018

Mario Vargas Llosa Excerpt: The Neighborhood

Mario Vargas Llosa
The Neighborhood by Mario Vargas Llosa (translated by Edith Grossman) is a politically charged detective...
Kelley Armstrong Excerpt: <i>This Fallen Prey</i>
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January 30 2018

Kelley Armstrong Excerpt: This Fallen Prey

Kelley Armstrong
Life in Rockton is about to get even more dangerous in This Fallen Prey, Kelley Armstrong's third...
Thomas Pluck Excerpt: <i>Life During Wartime</i>
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January 26 2018

Thomas Pluck Excerpt: Life During Wartime

Thomas Pluck
Lifetime During Wartime collects the best stories of Thomas Pluck—a blackjack 21 of stories...
Kate Watterson Excerpt: <i>Crushed</i>
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January 26 2018

Kate Watterson Excerpt: Crushed

Kate Watterson
Crushed by Kate Watterson is the fifth book in the Ellie MacIntosh series, perfect for fans of Allison...
J. D. Robb Excerpt: <i>Dark in Death</i>
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January 23 2018

J. D. Robb Excerpt: Dark in Death

J. D. Robb
Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns to take on a case of death imitating art in Dark in Death, New York...
Allison Brennan Excerpt: <i>Breaking Point</i>
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January 19 2018

Allison Brennan Excerpt: Breaking Point

Allison Brennan
Breaking Point by Allison Brennan is the 13th book in the Lucy Kincaid series. Bella Caruso survived...
David Housewright Excerpt: <i>Darkness, Sing Me a Song</i>
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December 28 2017

David Housewright Excerpt: Darkness, Sing Me a Song

David Housewright’s Edgar Award-winning Holland Taylor series returns with a case of murder...
Donna Malane Excerpt: <i>My Brother’s Keeper</i>
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December 11 2017

Donna Malane Excerpt: My Brother’s Keeper

Donna Malane
From New Zealand author Donna Malane, My Brother's Keeper is a dark and twisting mystery that...
Stefan Ahnhem Excerpt: <i>The Ninth Grave</i>
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December 4 2017

Stefan Ahnhem Excerpt: The Ninth Grave

Stefan Ahnhem
Would you kill for the one you love? That's the question that international bestseller Stefan...
Trey R. Barker Excerpt: <i>When the Lonesome Dog Barks</i>
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November 20 2017

Trey R. Barker Excerpt: When the Lonesome Dog Barks

Trey R. Barker
When the Lonesome Dog Barks by Trey R. Barker is the third book in the Jace Salome series. Two...
Charles Finch Excerpt: <i>The Woman in the Water</i>
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November 14 2017

Charles Finch Excerpt: The Woman in the Water

Charles Finch
The Woman in the Water by Charles Finch is a prequel to the Charles Lenox series, which takes readers...
Emily Littlejohn Excerpt: <i>A Season to Lie</i>
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November 6 2017

Emily Littlejohn Excerpt: A Season to Lie

Emily Littlejohn
A Season to Lie by Emily Littlejohn is the second Detective Gemma Monroe novel, where a twisted killer...
Mark Frost Excerpt: <i>Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier</i>
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October 31 2017

Mark Frost Excerpt: Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier

Mark Frost
Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier by Mark Frost is the crucial sequel to the New York Times bestselling...
Michael Stanley Excerpt: <i>Dying to Live</i>
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October 19 2017

Michael Stanley Excerpt: Dying to Live

Michael Stanley
Dying to Live by Michael Stanley is the sixth crime novel to feature the humble and endearing...
Iris Johansen Excerpt: <i>Mind Game</i>
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October 17 2017

Iris Johansen Excerpt: Mind Game

Iris Johansen
Mind Game by Iris Johansen is the 22nd book in the Eve Duncan series and a propulsive thriller that’s...
Shannon Baker Excerpt: <i>Dark Signal</i>
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October 12 2017

Shannon Baker Excerpt: Dark Signal

Shannon Baker
Dark Signal by Shannon Baker is the second installment in the Kate Fox mystery series, starring a...
Steven Cooper Excerpt: <i>Desert Remains</i>
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October 7 2017

Steven Cooper Excerpt: Desert Remains

Steven Cooper
Desert Remains by Steven Cooper is the first book in the new Gus Parker and Alex Mills series (available...
Archer Mayor Excerpt: <i>Trace</i>
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September 20 2017

Archer Mayor Excerpt: Trace

Archer Mayor
Trace by Archer Mayor is the 28th book in the Joe Gunther series (available September 26, 2017). The...
Andrea Kane Excerpt: <i>A Face to Die For</i>
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September 18 2017

Andrea Kane Excerpt: A Face to Die For

Andrea Kane
A Face to Die For by Andrea Kane is the sixth book in the Forensic Instincts series. In A...
Cay Rademacher Excerpt: <i>Murderous Mistral</i>
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September 13 2017

Cay Rademacher Excerpt: Murderous Mistral

Cay Rademacher
Cay Rademacher delivers a beautifully atmospheric new story with a captivating main character in Murderous...
John Keyse-Walker Excerpt: <i>Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed</i>
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September 12 2017

John Keyse-Walker Excerpt: Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed

John Keyse-Walker
Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed by John Keyse-Walker is the second book in the Teddy Creque Mysteries...
Christina Dodd Excerpt: <i>The Woman Who Couldn’t Scream</i>
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September 2 2017

Christina Dodd Excerpt: The Woman Who Couldn’t Scream

Christina Dodd
The Woman Who Couldn't Scream is the fourth book in the Virtue Falls series (available September...
J. D. Robb Excerpt: <i>Secrets in Death</i>
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August 29 2017

J. D. Robb Excerpt: Secrets in Death

J. D. Robb
Secrets in Death by J. D. Robb is the 45th book in the In Death series, where Lt. Eve Dallas must...
Roger Johns Excerpt: <i>Dark River Rising</i>
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August 22 2017

Roger Johns Excerpt: Dark River Rising

Roger Johns
Dark River Rising by Roger Johns is a tense and expertly plotted debut mystery set against the...
Louise Penny Excerpt: <i>Glass Houses</i>
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August 21 2017

Louise Penny Excerpt: Glass Houses

Louise Penny
Glass Houses by Louise Penny is the 13th book in the Chief Inspector Gamache series, which shatters...
Matt Goldman Excerpt: <i>Gone to Dust</i>
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August 11 2017

Matt Goldman Excerpt: Gone to Dust

Matt Goldman
Set in Minnesota, Gone to Dust is the debut private eye murder mystery from Emmy Award-winning...
Lisa Scottoline Excerpt: <i>Exposed</i>
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August 10 2017

Lisa Scottoline Excerpt: Exposed

Lisa Scottoline
Exposed by Lisa Scottoline is the fifth book in the Rosato & DiNunzio series (available August...