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Coyote

by Michelle Newby

"Coyote" is an entertaining, fast, and refreshing mix of murder, greed, philosophy, mystery, and woman power. Coyote: A Jessica James Mystery is the very funny yet profoundly dark second novel in Kelly Oliver’s series about the... Read More

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Being and Becoming

by Michelle Newby

This surprising and satisfying thriller blends philosophy, politics, medicine, and danger. Phalgun Prativadi’s "Being and Becoming" is an ambitious and sophisticated medical thriller with a social conscience. Arya Krish is a brilliant... Read More

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Nothing Lasts Forever

by Michelle Newby

This compelling historical novella examines Australia’s development through the story of one young man. "Nothing Lasts Forever" is an engaging historical novella by Althea Foster that imagines the life of a young Samoan warrior taken... Read More

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Gibraltar

by Michelle Newby

"Gibraltar" is a semihistorical novel with a unique and provocative narrative. Gibraltar: The Conquest of Iberia is Shariq Ali Khan’s historical, sometimes fantastical, treatment of the Moorish invasion of Spain in the early eighth... Read More

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The Wise Men of Pizzo

by Michelle Newby

This gently measured tale is filled to the brim with gorgeous language. "The Wise Men of Pizzo", the first work of fiction from Francesco M. Marincola, is an unexpected little gem, a love letter to small towns forgotten in the frenetic... Read More

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Dark Waters

by Michelle Newby

Goff combines cultural detail, rich geographic description, and countless plot twists to create an engaging and satisfying thriller. "Dark Waters" is the first thriller in a planned series by award-winning mystery author Chris Goff.... Read More

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