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The Devils Triangle

The Devil’s Triangle by Catherine Coulter and J T Ellison

Pub Date: Oct 16, 2017

The Devil’s Triangle, Catherine Coulter and J T Ellison, Simon & Schuster – Covert Eyes is a crack FBI team, headed by Special Agent Nicholas Drummond, with a flexible brief to act against crime anywhere in the world. Drummond gets a phone call from notorious art thief Kitsune, known as The Fox Read more »

Ross Macdonald

Ross Macdonald: Four Later Novels

Pub Date: Oct 12, 2017

Ross Macdonald: Four Later Novels, Library of America – The work of Ross Macdonald, who the New York Times Book Review once lauded America’s best detective novelist, is featured in a four-novel collection just issued by the Library of America Read more »

Sulfur Springs by William Kent Krueger

Sulfur Springs by William Kent Krueger

Pub Date: Sep 12, 2017

Sulfur Springs, William Kent Krueger, Atria Books – A scratchy voice mail shatters the Fourth of July holiday atmosphere in Cork O’Connor’s house. His stepson Peter Bisonette says he’s in serious trouble down in Arizona and asks for his mother Rainy’s help Read more »

Unquiet Spirits by Bonnie MacBird

Unquiet Spirits by Bonnie MacBird

Pub Date: Sep 9, 2017

Unquiet Spirits, Bonnie MacBird, Harper Collins – “Unquiet Spirits,’ a new Sherlock Holmes adventure, rediscovers the intrigue of Arthur Conan Doyle’s century-old detective stories. Author Bonnie MacBird, a devoted Sherlock fan, follows Doyle’s precepts in her book Read more »

Ashbery Collected Poems 1991-2000

Ashbery: Collected Poems 1991-2000

Pub Date: Aug 30, 2017

Ashbery: Collected Poems 1991-2000, Mark Ford, Editor, Library of America – This is the second volume of collected poetry by award-winning American poet John Ashbery, containing seven complete collections from his late-20th century work Read more »

Snap Judgement by Marcia Clark

Snap Judgement by Marcia Clark

Pub Date: Aug 29, 2017

Snap Judgement, Marcia Clark, Thomas & Mercer – Criminal lawyer Samantha Brinkman is used to sparring with respected attorney Graham Hutchins on a TV legal show, and he turns to her for help when his daughter Alicia is murdered Read more »

Copenhagen Affair

The Copenhagen Affair by Amulya Malladi

Pub Date: Aug 26, 2017

The Copenhagen Affair, Amulya Malladi, Lake Union Publishing – Reading The Copenhagen Affair is like savoring chocolate ice cream — until you discover it’s really artificial flavored Read more »

Incarnate by Josh Stolberg

Incarnate by Josh Stolberg

Pub Date: Aug 20, 2017

Incarnate, Josh Stolberg, Simon and Schuster – Based in the small Alaskan town of Jarvis, Dr. Kim Patterson is a brilliant psychiatrist with a maverick approach to her profession, but her flouting of hospital rules isn’t appreciated by her superiors Read more »

The Essential Hamilton

The Essential Hamilton, Letters and other Writings

Pub Date: Aug 15, 2017

The Essential Hamilton, Letters and other Writings, Edited with introduction by Joanne B. Freeman, Library of America – Alexander Hamilton’s extraordinary and controversial life headlines a popular musical but if you want an in-depth view of his life, Read more »