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Mystery/Thriller

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Flight of the Tarantula Hawk

By Michael Allan Scott

Rating: ★★★★★ 

The Book of Joel tells us “your old men will dream dreams”. This is certainly the case with Lance Underphal, a crime photographer, except that his dreams are nightmares that precede murders. In this instance, he sees a series of murders that are somehow center themselves in the ruins of the Real Estate industry in Phoenix

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Avoid. Negotiate. Kill.

By C.W. Lemoine

Rating: ★★★☆☆ 

A fighter pilot and all-around military hardass Spectre has to deal with his decisions on previous missions, and the fallout from the events of Spectre Rising.

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The Luck Particle

By J. K. Hayward

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

It’s 2008, and in Switzerland, CERN is getting ready to switch on one of science’s greatest achievements yet: the Large Hadron Collider. They’re looking for the Higgs Boson, but what they don’t know is that a secret cabal called The Watchmen is trying to sabotage the LHC to keep them from finding something even bigger.

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Isabella Rockwell’s War

By Hannah Parry

Rating: ★★★½☆ 

Isabella Rockwell has lived her entire life in British Empire-era India, learning shooting and riding from her father and herbalism from her father’s housekeeper, Abhaya (also the only mother-figure she remembers). When her father goes missing, and Abhaya dies, Isabella is shipped back to Britain to find a post as a servant.

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The Soul Protector

By Mario Soldevilla

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

This story of a reincarnated guardian angel and his assigned human blends historical fantasy, magical realism, and the hunt for a psychotic killer to create a muddled, but at times interesting, novel.

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Mal Practice

By Paul Janson

Rating: ★★★☆☆ 

MAL PRACTICE is the story of Joe Nelson, a pediatrician being sued for malpractice in the death of four-year-old Linda Murphy, who was killed by an overdose of Lidocaine during routine treatment for an illness.

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Zack’s Choice

By Harry Gilleland

Rating: ★★☆☆☆ 

A promising young law student has his career derailed by a clever jewel thief, and must cooperate with the FBI to get back a priceless relic.

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The Ezekiel Project

By Christina Knowles

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

THE EZEKIEL PROJECT. No one takes his warnings seriously until the older sibling perishes exactly as Reid predicted. And so begins his obsession with paranormal powers.

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Sequence of Self

By Don Balch

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

January Winston won’t let a sexual assault, her poor choice in men, her relationship with her parents or evidence she might have had a role in the death of her rapist crush her dreams for a normal family life.

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The Faithful

By S.M. Freedman

Rating: ★★★½☆ 

Inspired by the February 15, 2013 crash of a meteor in Russia; author S.M. Freedman has written a novel that explores religion, love, faith, science and humor.

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The Code Within

By S.L. Jones

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

At the border between Maryland and Washington, DC, a gunman kills a young computer hacker and sends another into hiding. At about the same time a sniper kills a suburban husband. These two seemingly unrelated events have a direct yet mysterious bearing on Trent Turner, a spy working under deep cover.

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The Gray Ship

By Russell F. Moran

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

Ashley Patterson, who is African-American and a woman, is the captain of the nuclear guided missile cruiser, USS California. While on routine patrol, the ship passes through a time portal and winds up off the coast of Charleston on the eve of the firing on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, the beginning of the Civil War.