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Merlin at War

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

A historical thriller and clever mystery, "Merlin at War" is a compelling tale of crime fiction, as perceptive, instinctive, and engaging as DCI Merlin himself. The summer of 1941 heralds an uncertain calm following the devastation of... Read More

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Sea of Doubt

by Gary Presley

A web of conflict, both internal and external, is addressed in this intelligent and imaginative narrative. In Jeremy D. Holden’s "Sea of Doubt", the Second Coming requires a public relations campaign, one making certain the Messiah... Read More

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Lies She Told

by Angela Woltman

The line between a novelist and her creations blurs in this swift psychological thriller. "Lies She Told" blurs the line between fact and fiction to plumb the depths of a woman on the brink of collapse. Liza is a thriller writer who... Read More

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Dystortions: Purple Haze

by Eva Schegulla

This alternate world—sharpening the positive, the grotesque, and the ridiculous—can be both wonderful and fascinating. Lisa Pell’s science fiction novel "Dystortions: Purple Haze" has an intriguing premise that combines an eerily... Read More

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Cloning Galinda

by Gary Henry

"Cloning Galinda" is an entertaining tale that opens a fascinating window into the controversial subject of hydraulic fracking. One good Midwestern woman stands up against the overwhelming financial and political might of a corrupt... Read More

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by Brittney Decker

Chapters flow naturally and suspense is conjured masterfully in this Lake Michigan thriller. Robert Wangard’s "Victim" slowly unfurls the truth behind the mysterious events surrounding a murder. Courage, lies, and deceit permeate this... Read More

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Naked We Came

by Michelle Anne Schingler

"Naked We Came" is an emotionally austere and endlessly surprising thriller that brings new depth to the Jake Travis series. Robert Lane’s "Naked We Came" finds the rakish and irresistible Jake Travis back in the thick of unfortunate... Read More

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