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Author: Meg Gardiner Published: June 27, 2017 by Dutton Genre: Psychological Thriller; Crime Fiction Hardcover: 366 pages My Rating: 3 1/2 stars Two decades after a five-year murder spree in the Bay Area that nearly destroyed lead detective Mack Hendrix, a killer is on the loose again with a very similar MO. This time the… Read More Unsub

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Six Stories

Author: Matt Wesolowski Published: March 30, 2017 by Orenda Books Genre: Crime Fiction Hardcover: 225 pages My Rating: 3 stars Plot Synopsis: 1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an outward bound center. Verdict? Misadventure. But not everyone is convinced.  2017. Enter elusive investigative journalist Scott King, whose podcast examinations… Read More Six Stories

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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Author: Gabrielle Zevin Published: April 1, 2014 by Algonquin Books Genre: Contemporary Fiction Hardcover: 260 pages My Rating: 3 1/2 stars Find it on Amazon “The things we respond to at twenty are not necessarily the same things we will respond to at forty and vice versa. This is true in books and also in… Read More The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

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Never Let You Go

Author: Chevy Stevens Published: March 14, 2017 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Psychological Suspense / Domestic Thriller Hardcover: 406 pages My Rating: 2 1/2 stars Find it on Amazon Eleven years ago, Lindsey Nash and her daughter Sophie fled from an emotionally abusive husband in the middle of the night. Fast forward to when Andrew… Read More Never Let You Go

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The Woman in the Window

Author: A.J. Finn Published: January 2, 2018 by William Morrow Genre: Mystery / Suspense / Thriller Hardcover: 432 pages My Rating: 5 stars The Woman in the Window has taken the book world by storm. Not only is this Hitchcockian thriller A.J. Finn’s first book, but it debuted at #1 on The New York Times… Read More The Woman in the Window

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Behind Closed Doors

Author: B.A. Paris Published: August 9, 2016 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Psychological Suspense, Domestic Thriller Hardcover: 293 pages My Rating: 5 stars Find it on Amazon I don’t know why it took me so long to get around to reading this book! It’s been on my “To Be Read” list for quite awhile –… Read More Behind Closed Doors

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Pop Goes the Weasel (Helen Grace # 2)

Author: M.J. Arlidge Published: September 11, 2014 by Penguin Books (UK) Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Paperback: 424 pages My Rating: 4 stars Find it on Amazon This is the second book in the Detective Helen Grace series. It is a classic cop vs. serial killer story and this one starts with the discovery of… Read More Pop Goes the Weasel (Helen Grace # 2)

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The Chalk Man

Author: C.J. Tudor Published: January 9, 2018 by Crown Publishing Group Genre: Mystery / Thriller Hardcover: 280 pages My Rating: 4 1/2 stars Find it on Amazon Here is a video introduction from the author herself: The Chalk Man The Chalk Man has been getting a lot of buzz leading into 2018 and rightly so… Read More The Chalk Man

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Don’t Let Go

Author: Harlan Coben Published: September 26, 2017 by Dutton Books Genre: Mystery / Thriller Hardcover: 368 pages My Rating: 4 stars Find it on Amazon My first Harlan Coben novel was the standalone novel, The Woods, published in 2007. I enjoyed it so much that I continued to read most of the standalone novels he’s… Read More Don’t Let Go

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The Good Daughter

Author: Karin Slaughter Published: August 8, 2017 by William Morrow Genre: Mystery / Thriller Hardcover: 511 pages My Rating: 5 stars Find it on Amazon Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind… Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn’s happy small-town family life was… Read More The Good Daughter