Mystery/Thriller

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Four Kings

Rating: 3
James Hale, a history professor, is drawn into a world of mystery and dangerous manipulation, when he begins to investigate the murder of his close friend, Aaron Miller. Chief Inspector Darley and Miller’s daughter also become unwitting players in the game of deceit and even with great cunning, it looks as though they are not going to win against their opponent - the Illuminati.
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Sweet Tea and Secrets

Rating: 5
Jill Clemmons returns to her small hometown to attend her grandmother Pearl’s funeral. Here she must not only deal with her grief, but the resurfacing of old memories, a former love and a mystery left behind by her grandmother – a mystery that may also be the reason for the strange occurrences at the house.
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The Safety Expert

Rating: 5
When Ben Keller receives a deathbed confession from an inmate at an Indiana prison revealing the identity of the man who murdered Keller’s family, Keller begins to investigate. But he is not prepared for the consequences of opening up a world of darkness that he buried years ago.
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Death By Sarcasm

Rating: 4
Death by Sarcasm is a smart detective story stuffed with sharp prose and snappy one liners.
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Counting from Zero

Rating: 2.5
To invade a computer, a virus relies on human help, such as clicking on an unsolicited e-mail attachment or inserting an infected floppy disk. "Counting from Zero" is about attacks on computers and computer networks, the attackers, and the defenders.
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January Kills Me

Rating: 3.5
Samantha Rialto, a recently divorced, defensively snarky middle school music teacher, has taken up surveillance photography as a way to fill the gaps in her educator’s salary. That is until a particularly cold week in January when Sam finds herself entangled in a mystery involving dead people, copious amounts of cash and a nutty Tai Chi enthusiast.
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Chasing Amanda

Rating: 4
In this suspenseful tale set in quiet, small-town Boyds, Maryland, a seven-year-old girl named Tracey mysteriously vanishes from a playground.
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The Abbey

Rating: 4
Ash Rashid is a former homicide detective who can't stand the thought of handling another death investigation. In another year, he'll be out of the department completely. That's the plan, at least, until his niece's body is found in the guest home of one of his city's most wealthy citizens. The coroner calls it an overdose, but the case doesn't add up.
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Just Run

Rating: 4
A tired, old Russian mobster—ready to retire—is forced to continue after his family is kidnapped by his boss, in this fast-paced thriller that often defies the conventions of the genre.
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Brainrush

Rating: 3.5
When terminally ill combat pilot Jake Bronson emerges from an MRI with extraordinary cognitive powers, everyone wants a piece of his talent--including Battista, one of the world's most dangerous terrorists.
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Abducted

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Elizabeth Gardner (Lizzy) is seventeen-years old when she tells her parents she’s going out with her girlfriends. Instead, she meets up with Jared Shayne, her boyfriend of two years. As she walks home beneath an inky black sky, her perfect night becomes her worst nightmare.
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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.