Mr. and Mrs. North Series

Written by Frances and Richard Lockridge | In March, Mysterious Books (with Open Road) announced they are publishing the Mr. and Mrs. North series written by Frances and Richard Lockridge. The books began as short stories about a young couple, Pam and Jerry North, living in Manhattan in the late 1930’s, and evolved into mystery […]

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The Sniper and the Wolf: A Sniper Elite Novel

Written by Scott McEwen with Thomas Kolonear If books came with sound tracks this one would have the rapid gunfire and explosions of a Hollywood summer movie. The action never stops. That’s all right with the hero Master chief Gil Shannon who doesn’t like it when life gets too quiet. When we first encounter him […]

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The Waters of Eternal Youth (Commissario Guido Brunetti)

Written by Donna Leon | POLICE PROCEDURAL, set in Venice. Commissario Brunetti doesn’t like fancy dinner parties, even when they’re given by his wife Paola’s mother theContessa Falier. His in-laws own one of Venice’s most resplendent palazzos but Guido, Paola, and their two children prefer their own cozy, unglamorous life in a comfortable apartment. Brunetti […]

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Saving Jason

Written by Michael Sears | FINANCIAL THRILLER | Former Wall Street high roller now paroled ex-con Jason Stafford is now a freelance fraud investigator working for a mid-sized investment bank that survived a Bernie Madoff-like scandal. His boss, Virgil, hired Jason to operate independently, report directly to him, and keep an eye out for things […]

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100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation

Written by Navy SEAL, Ret. Clint Emerson Black and white line illustrations by Ted Stampyak NON FICTION. DO IT YOURSELF. There are so many delights in this book it’s difficult to pick a few to discuss. My favorite tip might be the pages that show how to use a roll of duct tape to recycle […]

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Long Upon the Land (A Deborah Knott Mystery)

Written by Margaret Maron There is a dead man in this book, a body found on Knott land who might have some contentious connection to Judge Deborah Knott’s father Kezzie Knott or one of her twelve brothers and half brothers. Of course sometimes it seems as if everything that happens in Colleton County North Carolina […]

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Career of Evil

Written by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) (A Cormoran Strike novel)  |  Mullholland Books  |  Published October 2015  |  512 pages His face resembles Beethoven – if that composer had been a boxer with a broken nose, hair like a Brillopad, a monkey-like thatch of chest hair, a missing lower leg, and a belly that hangs […]

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