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High Desert High

by Gary Presley

"High Desert High" hews closer to perceived reality than many metaphysical journeys, giving it broad appeal. In Steven Schindler’s thoughtful and sometimes trippy "High Desert High", Paul Santo, retired New York City police lieutenant,... Read More

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Mickey Maux Muddles a Murder

by Gary Presley

Fast moving and often fun, "Mickey Maux Muddles a Murder" is a puzzler that pleases. Philip Emma’s quirky mystery novel "Mickey Maux Muddles a Murder" follows a private detective as he investigates a double murder in his quiet... Read More

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Dead Deal

by Gary Presley

This quick mystery holds closely to its classic underlying thesis: money can be poison in the wrong hands. In W. J. Evans’s zippy contemporary mystery "Dead Deal", the United States economy has hit a down cycle and the real estate... Read More

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Heaven's Crooked Finger

by Gary Presley

With his surprising new work of hillbilly noir, Hank Early has established a solid foundation for a new crime series. With Heaven’s Crooked Finger, Hank Early uses a mystery as a vehicle to dissect fundamentalist religiosity and... Read More

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The Woman in the Camphor Trunk

by Meg Nola

Heroine Anna Blanc is a spirited woman who refuses to be a damsel in distress—unless it helps her to solve a case. Jennifer Kincheloe’s intrepidly stylish Anna Blanc returns in her latest adventure, "The Woman in the Camphor Trunk".... Read More

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Full Service Blonde

by John M. Murray

"Full Service Blonde" is a fantastic read—light on mystery, and heavy on romance and drama. "Full Service Blonde" is a breezy, entertaining mystery dealing with prostitutes, thieving cats, and the bustling Vegas strip. Christmastime in... Read More

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Shank

by Jennifer Miller

A suspenseful police thriller, "Shank" mixes humor and drama. "Shank" is the latest thriller from Steve Williams. Both suspenseful and entertaining, its story follows police partners Sal Mitchell and Eddie Sandovan as they evade... Read More

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