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Brotherhood in Death, a Romantic Suspense Novel by J.D. Robb

Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather’s magnificent West Village brownstone, despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family. Then, when he went to the house to confront Edward about it, he […]

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Book Review: Reason for Existence, a Sci-Fi Thriller by Richard Botelho

The Bottom Line: A truly fresh and thought-provoking sci-fi thriller that explores human nature through the lens of an alien who walks among us. It’s judgment day, earthlings, and the only one who can save us is a benevolent alien named David Jordan. Richard Botelho’s Reason for Existence finds Earth in serious geopolitical upheaval, with China […]

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City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin

The City of Mirrors, the final Passage Trilogy book from Justin Cronin

In The Passage and The Twelve, Justin Cronin brilliantly imagined the fall of civilization and humanity’s desperate fight to survive. Now all is quiet on the horizon—but does silence promise the nightmare’s end or the second coming of unspeakable darkness? At last, this bestselling epic races to its breathtaking finale. The world we knew is […]

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Gallery Pieces by Larry Witham

Book Review – Gallery Pieces: An Art Mystery, by Larry Witham

The Bottom Line: A thoroughly absorbing and masterfully crafted mystery about stolen art, family and greed. After a failed sting operation to nab Russian art smugglers in SoHo, a collection of curiously marked art catalogs is discovered. Julian Peale, the budding art sleuth at the heart of Gallery Pieces, finds himself immersed in a historically significant investigation […]

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Career of Evil Robert Galbraith

Book Review: Career of Evil, a new Crime Thriller by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

The bottom line: The third in Rowling’s Cormoran Strike series is an intriguing and invigorating crime novel with defined and gruesome characters: the perfect balanced read for connoisseurs of modern detective fiction who aren’t afraid of a little brutality in their search for an imaginative read. Arguably the most gruesome Galbraith novel (and for the […]

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Written in Fire by Markus Sakey

Written in Fire, a Conspiracy Thriller by Markus Sakey

Hi everyone, the third book in the Brilliance trilogy is finally here! (Here’s our review of Sakey’s prior books.) For thirty years humanity struggled to cope with the brilliants, the one percent of people born with remarkable gifts. For thirty years we tried to avoid a devastating civil war. We failed. The White House is a smoking ruin. […]

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Mobius by Vincent Vale

Book Review: Mobius, a Sci-Fi Thriller by Vincent Vale

The Bottom Line: Total Recall meets Shutter Island. For fans of sci-fi horror, Mobius could be an intergalactic quest well worth taking. “We’re going to help you rise from the depths of insanity, Theron. You must trust us.” So begins the space saga of Theron Mobius, who wakes to find himself in one of the […]

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Workman's Complication by Rich Leder

Book Review: Workman’s Complication, a Mystery by Rich Leder

The Bottom Line: An honest-to-goodness charmer about a reluctant female detective trying to solve her father’s murder. You’ll fall in love with the whimsical, scrappy PI at the heart of this hilarious mystery. Highly recommended, especially for fans of Janet Evanovich. Rule #1: Don’t do murder. It doesn’t pay, and somebody’s already dead. Murder leads […]

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Book Review: A Season to Kill, a Crime Thriller by Michael Mucci

The Bottom Line: A captivating crime thriller bursting with rural flavor and hard hitting revelations. Highly recommended for all crime & mystery fans, but especially for those of the Justified book & TV series. Deer hunting is a lucrative winter ritual for Macon, Pennsylvania. But soon after taking office, newly appointed Sheriff Chris DeAngelo begins […]

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