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Botheration

by Karen Rigby

In the young adult mystery novel "Botheration", teenagers contend both with ordinary problems and a cyber terrorism investigation. In Vito DiBarone’s edgy mystery novel Botheration: Part One: The Missing Link, high school students seek... Read More

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Hope Rises

by John M. Murray

"Hope Rises" is an intense thriller in which a headstrong woman discovers the truth about her seemingly idyllic home. In Ryan Souter’s dystopian novel "Hope Rises", a woman with a disability strives to join an elite force. In the near... Read More

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The Vanishing Type

by Hilary Daninhirsch

Ellery Adams’s cozy mystery novel "The Vanishing Type" is a testament to women’s friendship—with sides of murder, romance, coffee, and baked goods. Nora is the owner of Miracle Books in North Carolina, in a town where visitors come... Read More

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The Illusion of Simple

by Eileen Gonzalez

In Charles Forrest Jones’s mystery novel "The Illusion of Simple", a murder exposes a struggling community’s unsavory side. No one in Stonewall, Kansas, liked Russ very much, so his murder is met with little surprise and less sorrow.... Read More

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The Walled Garden

by Eileen Gonzalez

In Robin Farrar Maass’s academic mystery novel "The Walled Garden", decades-old secrets are given voice by a determined graduate student. After promising to fulfill her grandmother’s dying wish, Lucy travels from California to... Read More

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Secrets & Lies

by Carolina Ciucci

Introducing an exciting new heroine, Secrets & Lies is a gripping mystery novel about a paralegal’s quest for justice. In L. C. Rooney’s gratifying mystery novel Secrets & Lies, a freelance paralegal is forced to take on an... Read More

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