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The Magpie

by Robin Farrell Edmunds

The methodical search through Amsterdam for a serial killer results in an engrossing thriller filled with memorable characters. In Oliver Rock’s enthralling thriller, "The Magpie", a serial killer has the citizens of Amsterdam on edge.... Read More

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Denver Moon

by Tia Smith

This is cinematic science fiction, moving at a fast pace and building up a complex world. Warren Hammond and Joshua Viola’s Denver Moon: The Minds of Mars is brisk science fiction enlivened by lovable characters and a bone-chilling... Read More

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New Jersey Noir

by Robin Farrell Edmunds

Writing is crisp, sarcastic, and wryly funny, steeped in New Jersey lore and anecdotes that add great historical and cultural dimensions to its mystery. When wisecracking and smoothly confident private investigator Jack Colt goes on the... Read More

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The Devil's Claw

by Benjamin Welton

This murder mystery exudes slow dread—a perfect novel for a cold night in dark winter. Lara Dearman’s The Devil’s Claw is a terrifying story centered on an islander who finds herself in the middle of a gruesome murder spree. An... Read More

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19 Souls

by Robin Farrell Edmunds

"19 Souls" introduces a memorable PI, grappling with a past he’s not reconciled to. Hard-edged Las Vegas private investigator Jim Bean takes on what he assumes is a by-the-numbers job locating a missing person, but he discovers too... Read More

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The Newspaper Widow

by Mya Alexice

While at first glance "The Newspaper Widow" seems like a standard historical mystery, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Cecilia Manguerra Brainard’s novel is full and complex, overflowing with textured, fully realized... Read More

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Searching for Papa Luna

by Kristine Morris

"Searching for Papa Luna" illuminates a troubled time in Church history and works to restore the legacy of a maligned pope. In Gordon K. Greene’s "Searching for Papa Luna", music historian Richard Taylor finds himself embroiled in... Read More

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