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The Water Tower Club

by Mari Carlson

In this coming-of-age crime novel, suspense and tension run high, and chapters often end on cliffhangers. In B.K. Mayo’s "The Water Tower Club", true-to-life characters face the dark side of their small town with fear and conviction.... Read More

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Emerald Coast

by Drema Drudge

"Emerald Coast" is a freewheeling Florida mystery from Michael Guillebeau. Musician Lizzie Borden (not of family-killing fame) needs wads of money to buy back her songs and stage name, which are being held hostage by her record company.... Read More

Book Review

Sweeney on the Rocks

by Linda Thorlakson

Allen Morris Jones’s "Sweeney on the Rocks" is a quick-witted, dark-humored crime novel whose clever plot twists and morbid sarcasm never let up. Its characters, relationships, and mob-versus-the-law moralities are excavated to an... Read More

Book Review

The Horseman's Song

by Ho Lin

Ben Pastor’s Martin Bora series mixes historical fact with fiction and is told from the perspective of Bora, a World War II German officer and master detective. The Horseman’s Song, the sixth entry in the saga (and a prequel to the... Read More

Book Review

Hell Chose Me

by Ho Lin

Bryan Walsh is a marine corps deserter, former IRA bagman, and all around hard case. Back stateside after a stint in Ireland, he’s currently employed by a local gangster and barely scraping by, spending his days rubbing out low-lifes... Read More

Book Review

The Rabbit Skinners

by Gary Henry

A troubled detective confronts an intimidating small-town mystery in this rewarding novel. John Eidswick’s police procedural thriller and mystery, "The Rabbit Skinners", is gripping and intricately plotted. After an FBI action goes... Read More

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