Mystery/Thriller

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PINK SLIPS

Rating: 5
Not since "Rosemary’s Baby" has a thriller revealed how vulnerable women are when pregnant.
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Drugs, photography and murder in DARKROOM

Rating: 5
DARKROOM is a highly-polished atmospheric descent into a seedy world of drugs, murder and photography populated by vibrant characters.
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THE LAST TRAIN

Rating: 3.8
THE LAST TRAIN by Michael Pronko features mystery, intrigue and thrills in the heart of the Tokyo metropolis.
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A LOOSE END

Rating: 4
David Morsilli’s A LOOSE END is an admirable juggling act combining the CIA, stolen art, and Hitler into what is essentially a North-By-Northwest chase novel.
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SOLOMON BULL

Rating: 4
SOLOMON BULL is a suspenseful tale that makes telling commentary on American Indians and the U.S. government.
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BACKSTRAP

Rating: 5
The theme in BACKSTRAP is damaged goods, personified in the main character, an Iraq War vet and recovering drug addict.
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THE EDGE OF FARALLON

Rating: 3
THE EDGE OF FARALLON is a book written in short snippets of prose, giving a sense of immediate presence and drawing the reader into the story as it unfolds.
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SIZE ZERO

Rating: 5
SIZE ZERO involves a cold case crime whose previously-missing girl/victim is literally stitched into a coat worn by a model on the runway.
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KINGS AND CONCUBINES

Rating: 3
A criminal past comes back to haunt a group of friends in the thriller KINGS AND CONCUBINES.
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KILLER IN THE HOLY CITY

Rating: 4
A mysterious murderer seems to be copying the Boston Strangler – can the police, with the help of forensic consultants Danie and Cal Callahan, track down the killer before he strikes again?
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ACCIDENTAL EVILS

Rating: 4
In this excellent adventure novel, Steve Dimodica displays his insider knowledge about the military and a highly skilled approach to hidden conspiracies and bizarro world politics.
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THE HACKER CHRONICLES

Rating: 4
A young man finds that a job with a surveillance organization offers him opportunities for adventure and danger as a cyber-detective.
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DEVIL IN THE DARK

Rating: 3.6
A fast-paced and fantastical thriller that takes the reader to the dark, drug-ridden landscape of Mexico, DEVIL IN THE DARK follows three central characters as they become tangled in a web woven by Mexico’s most power drug lord.
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THE APOLOGY

Rating: 5
What Raymond Chandler's oeuvre did for sunny, corrupt, and haunting L.A, Eric Haggman's THE APOLOGY--an effectively noirish tale--does for Vietnam.
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WATERSHED Might Seem Crazy, But It Knows What It’s Doing

Rating: 4.7
For Raquel – phone-addict, lost soul, being post-coitally ejected from the belly of a light aircraft (albeit with what is hopefully a functional parachute) is just the start of her problems.
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THE AMERICAN SWEENEY TODD

Rating: 5
A brilliant but troubled surgeon becomes a serial killer – but can he evade the famous Elliot Ness?
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THIS MADNESS OF THE HEART

Rating: 4.5
A religion professor in rural Appalachia must solve the murder of a young artist amidst fears of witchcraft, old family curses, and the threats of a hellfire-and-damnation preacher.
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One Night With The Cast Of BURNING WINGS And You May Decide Murder’s Not So Bad After All…

Rating: 3.9
BURNING WINGS by Benjamin Branfman is one-part murder mystery, one-part psychological thriller, and one-part rant against the world's entrenched elite, brought to life by a collection of the most unsympathetic narrators you’re ever likely to meet.
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COLD OATH, the story of an ex-military college student whose journalistic investigation re-opens a decades-old murder mystery

Rating: 3.7
Ryan Caldwell, a first-year student at the fictional Brandell College in southeastern Pennsylvania, is in his mid-twenties, having served in Afghanistan before enrolling in the Lutheran college.
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DON’T REMEMBER

Rating: 4.1
A fatal car accident, but who caused it? Either the first driver tempted fate and made a mistake or the second driver ran a red light. But if one driver can’t recall the night at all and the other has good reason to lie, how can justice be served?
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THE GUNS OF RIDGEWOOD: A Western of Modern America

Rating: 3
In THE GUNS OF RIDGEWOOD, three damaged, dangerous men seek vengeance and “only a soul as tortured as their own would have any prayer of stopping them.”
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BEFORE THE STORM, a romance swirling with secrets

Rating: 3.7
The novel is primarily focused on Samantha Marsh, formerly Trina Grissom, a woman on the run from her past with an abusive criminal.
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A FRAGILE WILL puts a young woman’s resolve to the test

Rating: 3.3
A FRAGILE WILL is the story of a young woman who takes charge of her life, despite obstacles ranging from insensitive parents to vague murder threats.
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SOME LIKE ‘EM DEAD Reimagines A Classic Flick Infused With Murder and Mayhem

Rating: 2.7
SOME LIKE ‘EM DEAD Reimagines A Classic Marilyn Monroe Flick Infused Witth Murder and Mayhem