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A Dangerous Place

A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear

Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything she most loved behind, Maisie Dobbs at last returns, only to find herself in a dangerous place . . . [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0062220551″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/516Ghaal-9L.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”341″]In Jacqueline Winspear‘s  powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy, a brutal […]

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Book Review: Price of Justice, a new Crime Thriller by Alan Brenham

The Bottom Line:  Dennis Lehane fans looking for their next crime thriller should check out this authentic and searing tale from Alan Brenham. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00GYGDZ5G” cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] Is vigilante justice ever the best answer? That’s one of the central questions posed by Alan Brenham’s compelling thriller, […]

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Death on Dangar Island by GP Field

Book Review: Death on Dangar Island, a new Cozy Mystery by GP Field

The Bottom Line: A cozy, gripping whodunit driven by a deliciously flamboyant hero. Anyone searching for the new Agatha Christie should look no further than GP Field. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1500506192″ cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] Professor Israel Wren is a birdwatcher of the highest order. After protecting an egg-filled nest […]

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Murder In The First (O’Malley Mysteries #1), a new Mystery from Karl Jones

A young girl, murdered in the grounds of a private sanatorium catering to those with emotional and addiction problems. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1499354894″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/514-h5FZQgL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”324″]For newly promoted Detective Inspector Patrick Augustine O’Malley it is the worst possible case to be placed in charge of. The director of the […]

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J.K. Rowling aka Robert Galbraith

The Best Five Mystery Book Series by Women Writers

So you’d like to read an amazing female-authored mystery suspense book series. Where to start?  Look no further! We’ve done the hard work for you. In a genre brimming with talent, ranking the top five mystery book series written by women is no easy task. To make our job easier, we’ve automatically excluded writers that haven’t been active in […]

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Revealed: Crime Writer Robert Galbraith Is J.K. Rowling

The literary and not-so-literary worlds were rocked this week when the Sunday Times revealed that Robert Galbraith, author of The Cuckoo’s Calling, is none other than Harry Potter mastermind J.K. Rowling. The novel, supposedly based on Galbraith’s “own experiences and those of his military friends,” follows the private investigator and military veteran Cormoran Strike as he […]

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The 10 Best Crime Thrillers Set in Los Angeles

When it comes to staging crime thrillers, the stories almost always take place in New York, New Jersey, Chicago or Las Vegas.  Think about it. A significant portion of heist and gangster films involve the mafia as central or ancillary characters, making those places are practically automatic. Even when there isn’t a gangster component, you’ve […]

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