Mystery/Thriller

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Tonight in the Rivers of Pittsburgh

Rating: 4
When Brock Bailey's limousine crashes through a bridge railing and disappears into Pittsburgh's murky Monongahela River, the popular Pennsylvania governor is presumed to be dead. Intensive rescue efforts produce four mangled bodies, but the Mon River does not yield a governor.
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Toxin

Rating: 3.5
A fanatical right-wing religious group is threatening to destroy the United States from within and set up a religious oligarchy. It is up to a junior moderate Republican Senator, Jake Telemark, and the daughter of a famous politician, Dora Hathaway, to take down this group before their plans can come to fruition.
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Spam & Eggs: A Johnny Denovo Mystery

Rating: 3.5
A PI novel, in the tradition of Raymond Chandler, but set in the 21st century with a tech-savvy hero.
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The Golden Ring

Rating: 3
The Golden Ring is a satisfying read for mystery lovers and for those interested in getting a glimpse of contemporary life in Russia.
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True Detective

Rating: 3.5
Seen through the eyes of two New York City police detectives, True Detective is an edgy murder mystery and a meditation on truth and faith in our post 9/11 age.
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Dead On

Rating: 2
Marcus Rydell, former Atlanta cop, contemplates suicide with a gun in his mouth. The reason? Four years earlier Rydell and three other policemen were ambushed. Only Rydell survived and he can't live anymore with the memory.
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A Small Fortune

Rating: 5
Reminiscent of The Pilot's Wife, a woman must come to terms with the fact that her life has been based on lies and misconceptions, but as she battles to regain her freedom and safety, she discovers a surprising strength she didn’t know she possessed.
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Green Monster: A Johnny Denovo Mystery

Rating: 4
The Green Monster (named after Fenway’s huge, left-field wall)--featuring the brilliant detective Johnny Denovo and his savvy team--will keep mystery fans guessing till the final inning.
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5 Shots

Rating: 2
A graphic novel that weaves five tales of murder, mayhem, and action a private eye who can read people's minds.
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The Edge of Forever

Rating: 4
A gripping but scary novel about the possibility of a super volcanic eruption from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
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Murder of an American Nazi

Rating: 2.5
A a story about a small town police detective whose obsessive search for the truth leads him from a seemingly simple murder investigation down an insidious path of espionage, cover-ups, and violence.
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The Rands Conspiracy

Rating: 2
A mild-mannered office worker has a job that involves secret information. He escapes the slaughter of his co-workers and must both evade the killers and uncover the conspiracy.
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The Day of the Knights

Rating: 3
A multi-layered thriller about a feud between a cop and a serial killer that is much bigger than its plot.
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Infinite Exposure

Rating: 3
From stock manipulations to terrorist control of the banking system, to harvesting organs and blood from suspected terrorists, to ambitious white collar types sabotaging co-workers and bosses.
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Wing Walking

Rating: 3.5
In the spirit of Gordon Gekko and the big dogs of Michael Lewis's Liar's Poker, Wing Walking's chief characters are egomaniacal, but with significant depth.
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North of Sunset

Rating: 3
A noir-ish story about two seemingly different characters who are both cold, self-centered, seek fame and—who are in many ways—the same.
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The Deadly Jigsaw Puzzle

Rating: 3.5
Will keep you riveted to the page with a fast moving tale of murder, intrigue and a bit of romance.
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The 19th Element

Rating: 4.5
The 19th Element will speak to fans of a good thriller, to aviation buffs and those interested in the evil possibilities of nuclear power placed in the wrong hands.
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The Missing Element

Rating: 4.5
A breath-stopping journey of intrigue, suspense featuring a cast of quirky and intriguing characters--each with a motive into a larger scheme that could quickly spell disaster.