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The Sandman: A novel (Joona Linna #4) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525433057
Availability: Coming soon - available for pre-order now
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - January 8th, 2019

Swedish husband and wife Alexander and Alexandra Ahndoril are the authors of the internationally bestselling Joona Linna series. It's been five years since we've had the pleasure of  new novel in the US and "The Sandman" was well worth the wait. Gut-clenching Nordic crime at its best, atmospheric and populated with complex, compelling characters. 


Review by Deborah

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Something in the Water: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524797188
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Ballantine Books - June 5th, 2018

"Have you ever wondered how long it takes to dig a grave? Wonder no longer. It takes an age. However long you think it takes, double that."

Have you ever wondered what you will read this summer? Wonder no longer. This is the thriller of the year, it deserves to accompany you to the beach, the mountains, the airport. Put it in your travel bag and ENJOY.


Review by Deborah

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The Widow Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101990476
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Berkley - January 17th, 2017

Four years ago, young Bella Elliott was abducted from her front yard and never seen again. Now, the main suspect in her disappearance has been struck and killed by a bus. It may just be the break veteran detective Bob Sparkes and dogged journalist Kate Waters need to solve the mystery, but only if the widow will talk...


Review by Deborah

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The Travelers: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385348508
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Broadway Books - January 10th, 2017

Will Rhodes has never had to work too hard for anything in his seemingly charmed life. He has boyish good looks, and incredible wife, the perfect Victorian fixer-upper and a cushy job traveling the world as a travel journalist. But then he had a one night stand with Elle, who may be a fellow journalist, or a CIA agent, or something much more dangerous. And now Will Rhodes ha the biggest assignment of his life: become a spy or die trying.


Review by Deborah

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The Ministry of Fear: An Entertainment Cover Image
By Graham Greene, Alan Furst (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143039112
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Penguin Classics - April 26th, 2005

Guessing the weight of a cake plunges Arthur Rowe into a deadly game of cat and mouse in this WWII-era thriller that combines the excitement of Hitchcock with the absurdity of a Kafkaesque nightmare.


Review by Stephen