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Last Man Standing

by Gary Presley

"Last Man Standing" is a thoughtful and exhaustive account of the life of Mort Sahl. With Last Man Standing, James Curtis offers a comprehensive and generally admiring biography of Mort Sahl, a stand-up comedian who brought the... Read More

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No Turning Back

by Gary Presley

Events cascade at a relentless pace in this perfectly taut psychological thriller. In Tracy Buchanan’s "No Turning Back", a woman defends herself from a young, crazed assailant; when he is killed, her ordered small-town life becomes... Read More

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Uncorking a Lie

by Gary Presley

With the aura of a cozy mystery, this sommelier-led novel is enticing and engaging. In Nadine Nettmann’s "Uncorking a Lie", a young sommelier turned detective becomes embroiled in a deadly game after discovering that an expensively... Read More

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Tiger Pelt

by Gary Presley

Intelligent, polished, and thoroughly readable, "Tiger Pelt" is a story of deprivations and human endurance that is beyond heroic. A compassionate, sensitive story of hardship and endurance, courage and triumph, Annabelle Kim’s "Tiger... Read More

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Cold Sweat

by Gary Presley

With its G-rated content, "Cold Sweat" would be a fun book to pick up when it’s time for a laugh. Peter Linzmeyer’s "Cold Sweat" is a light, fun read, offering humorous anecdotes and poems, all highlighted by cartoon illustrations by... Read More

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Fortune's Fool

by Gary Presley

Bell’s is a mystery in a high literary realm. Nero is dead, Vesuvius has devastated the land, and prominent Roman lawyer and author Pliny the Younger has become entangled in another murder, in Fortune’s Fool, Bell’s sixth... Read More

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Getting off on Frank Sinatra

by Gary Presley

A young detective stumbles over clues in this light and amusing mystery. Megan Edwards’s Getting Off on Frank Sinatra debuts a mystery series featuring Copper Black, a newbie writer for Sin City’s newspaper, the Las Vegas Light.... Read More

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The Call of Zulina

by Gary Presley

This action-driven novel will appeal to those who like highly dramatic romance in a historical setting. Set on Africa’s west coast in the late eighteenth century, Kay Marshall Strom’s "The Call of Zulina" is the first in a series of... Read More

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