Mystery/Thriller

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The List

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A billionaire Senator with money to burn... A thirty year old science experiment, about to be revealed... Seven people, marked for death, not for what they know, but for what they are...
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Borrowed Time

Rating: 3
Police woman Kate O'Hern, and her partner Rob Hansen, are shot point-blank by Mason Blake, a madman. Hansen dies immediately and Kate is medically dead for eight minutes before being revived. (WELCOME BACK, CJ!)
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Wired

Rating: 2.5
Former Special Ops member David Desh suffered a horrible experience in Iran and is haunted by the memory. He is called out of retirement to track down a dangerous molecular biologist, Kira Miller, who may have discovered how to double the human lifespan.
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Pentecost

Rating: 4
A page-turner of a tale based on religious history and mythology.
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Mooring Madness

Rating: 3
A charming, fast-moving mystery, set in the small coastal village of Seaford in the eastern US, where Lars Erikson and his wife, Ava, have retired.
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Her Last Letter

Rating: 3.5
The discovery of a hidden letter left by our narrator—Gwyn’s dead sister, Kelly—sends Gwyn searching for answers about Kelly’s recent death.
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The Righteous

Rating: 4
A woman is found brutally murdered, body mutilated and dumped in the desert. But she’s a member of a tight-knit polygamist sect, and that means no cops.
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Nineteen Angels

Rating: 4
An evangelist preacher is kidnapped while visiting Israel by a rogue group that no one can pinpoint.
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The Faithful

Rating: 2.5
A Presbyterian pastor who is seriously questioning his faith is suddenly thrown into the midst of a paranormal murder mystery.
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A Girl Like You

Rating: 3.5
The sixth book in the Donavan Creed series opens with Creed on the hunt for his kidnapped girlfriend, Rachel Case.
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The Brink of Destruction

Rating: 2
The central protagonist of this potboiler tale is Laura Monroe, a rookie FBI agent from Chicago who was inspired to join the FBI to prevent a repeat of 9/11, which happened when she was a teenager. She witnesses the Willis Tower's destruction from the windshield of her car and vows to bring the perpetrators to justice.
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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.