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Barry Eisler
All the Devils
Livia Lone Novel, Book 3
Ten years ago, the daughter of Homeland Security Investigations agent B.D. Little vanished into thin air. So did seven other girls?the crimes all bearing the same signature characteristics. Now the disappearances have begun again.
364 Pages
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Colleen Hoover
Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts a job from Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford. He has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish. When Lowen starts her work she finds the wife's unfinished autobiography with page after page of bone-chilling admissions.
336 Pages
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Daphne Du Maurier
2006 (First published: 1938)
A shy young woman meets wealthy widow, Maxim de Winter, and falls in love with him. On his grand English estate, Manderley, she is immediately haunted by the powerful presence of the former mistress of Manderley, Maxim's flamboyant late wife Rebecca. This story of emotional horror and evil is a classic masterpiece, made into a movie by Alfred Hitchcock.
416 Pages
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Delia Owens
Where the Crawdads Sing
For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove. The locals immediately suspect Kya Clark. A worldwide sensation, hailed by New York Times Book Review as “a painfully beautiful first novel that is at once a murder mystery, a coming-of-age narrative and a celebration of nature.”
400 Pages
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Dorothy L. Sayers
Gaudy Night
Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries
2012 (First published: 1935)
Gaudy Night takes Harriet and her paramour, Lord Peter, to Oxford University, Harriet’s alma mater, for a reunion, only to find themselves the targets of a nightmare of harassment and mysterious, murderous threats. A nightmare of romance and terror.
544 Pages
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J.C. Paulson
Adam's Witness
Book 1 of Adam & Grace
When journalist Grace Rampling learns that the Pride Choir has been banned from performing in the cathedral, she rushes to the church. She literally stumbles onto a grisly crime scene: the bishop is lying in a pool of his own blood. Lead investigator Detective Sergeant Adam Davis is thrown by the fierce attraction he feels toward Grace.
308 Pages
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J.T. Geissinger
Ruthless Creatures
Queens & Monsters: Book 1
Five years ago, my fiancé disappeared. He left me with a wedding dress I’d never wear. Until a mysterious stranger arrives in town. Tall, dark, and dangerous, Kage is as full of secrets as he is sex appeal. Though I know he’s hiding something, I’m drawn to him like a moth to flame.
376 Pages
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Janet Evanovich
Hot Six
Stephanie Plum Novel - Book 6
2001 (First published: 2000)
Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum and Trenton vice cop Joe Morelli join forces to find the madman killer who shot and barbecued the youngest son of international black-market arms dealer Alexander Ramos. Carlos Manoso is caught on video just minutes before the crime occurs. He's at the scene and he's the number-one suspect. But he is a former special forces soldier and more than her friend.
368 Pages
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Janet Evanovich
One for the Money
Stephanie Plum Novel - Book 1
2018 (First published: 1994)
Meet Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter with attitude. In Stephanie’s opinion, toxic waste, rabid drivers, armed schizophrenics, and August heat, humidity, and hydrocarbons are all part of the great adventure of living in Jersey. Out of work and out of money, Stephanie blackmails her bail-bondsman cousin Vinnie into giving her a try as an apprehension agent.
320 Pages
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Janet Evanovich
Going Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-Nine
Stephanie Plum Novel - Book 29
2022 (First published: 2022)
Stephanie Plum knows that something is amiss when she turns up for work at Vinnie’s Bail Bonds to find that longtime office manager Connie Rosolli, who is as reliable as the tides in Atlantic City, hasn’t shown up. Stephanie’s worst fears are confirmed when she gets a call from Connie’s abductor. He says he will only release her in exchange for a mysterious coin that a recently murdered man left as collateral for his bail.
336 Pages
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Jeneva Rose
The Perfect Marriage
Sarah Morgan is a successful defense attorney and her life is going exactly how she planned. The same cannot be said for her husband, Adam. He is a struggling writer who has had little success in his career. Out in the secluded woods, at Adam and Sarah’s second home, Adam engages in a passionate affair with Kelly Summers. But then, one morning Adam is arrested for Kelly’s murder.
342 Pages
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Kia Abdullah
Next of Kin
Leila Syed receives a call. Her brother-in-law’s voice is filled with panic. His son’s nursery has called to ask where little Max is. Leila was supposed to drop Max off that morning. But she forgot. Racing to the carpark, she grasps the horror of what she has done.
384 Pages
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Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Lady Audley’s Secret
Beautiful Lucy Graham accepts the hand of Sir Michael Audley. But her past is shrouded in mystery, and Sir Michael's nephew Robert has vague forebodings. When Robert's good friend George Talboys suddenly disappears, he is determined to find him and unearth the truth. A tangled story of lies and deception, crime and intrigue.
496 Pages
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Megan Abbott
Beware the Woman
2023 (First published: 2023)
Newlyweds Jacy and Jed venture to Michigan's wilds. A health scare disrupts their idyllic trip, stirring family secrets and surveillance. As Jacy grapples with fear, secrets intertwine with paranoia. In Abbott's gripping "Beware the Woman," dangers lurk both outside and in, leaving readers to wonder: What lies hidden in the cottage's depths, and what's the true source of Jacy's unease?
304 Pages
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Megan Miranda
The Perfect Stranger
When Leah Stevens’ career implodes, a chance meeting with her old friend Emmy Grey offers her the perfect opportunity to start over. Emmy, just out of a bad relationship, convinces Leah to come live with her in rural Pennsylvania. But when the town sees a spate of vicious crimes, Leah must ask herself: who really is Emmy Gray?
368 Pages
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Sophie Lark
Brutal Prince: An Enemies To Lovers Mafia Romance
Brutal Birthright, Book 1
Aida has never pictured herself getting married. But one mistake ends with her in an arranged marriage to Callum, the heir to the Irish mafia. Cold, ambitious, and brutal, Callum is determined to tame his headstrong bride. But Aida is more than capable of giving as good as she gets - starting with poisoning Callum on their wedding night.
376 Pages
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Tess Gerritsen
The Surgeon
Rizzoli & Isles Novel - Book 1
2016 (First published: 2001)
A killer who targets lone women. He slips into homes at night and walks silently into bedrooms where women lie sleeping, about to awaken to a living nightmare. He performs terrifying ritualistic acts of torture on them before finishing them off. His surgical skills lead police to suspect he is a physician - a physician who, instead of saving lives, takes them.
464 Pages
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Wilkie Collins
The Woman in White
Walter Hartright, engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, is drawn into the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his "charming" friend Count Fosco, who has a taste for white mice, vanilla bonbons and poison. This upper-class Victorian love story is certainly one of the greatest romantic thrillers.
720 Pages
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