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Moonflower Murders: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062955456
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Published: Harper - November 10th, 2020

This is a wonderful follow up to Horowitiz's best selling, wildly popular Magpie Murders, again featuring the now retired editor hero Susan Ryeland solving another murder. It's full of what Horowitz does best, the mega-meta book-within-a-book that is guaranteed to provide a highly satisfying distraction to winter's chill, and, well, you know. A distraction.


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The Searcher: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735224650
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Published: Viking - October 6th, 2020

One of the season's most anticipated thrillers, Library Journal calls this stand-alone novel by a leading writer in the genre "a slow-burn stunner that will keep readers turning the pages late into the night. " Tana French outdoes herself in this propulsive read.


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Moonflower Murders: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062955456
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Published: Harper - November 10th, 2020

This is a wonderful follow up to Horowitiz's best selling, wildly popular Magpie Murders, again featuring the now retired editor hero Susan Ryeland solving another murder. It's full of what Horowitz does best, the mega-meta book-within-a-book that is guaranteed to provide a highly satisfying distraction to winter's chill, and, well, you know. A distraction.


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A Better Man: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250066312
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 30th, 2020

Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance greet Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he returns to the Sûreté du Québec in the latest novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny. If you haven't read her, you should. If you know someone who does, they will want this book.


The Open Door: A Ghost Story for Christmas (Seth's Christmas Ghost Stories) Cover Image
By Margaret Oliphant, Seth (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781771963688
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Published: Biblioasis - October 27th, 2020

The English tradition of telling ghost stories at Christmastime continues!
In this eerie addition to the series, horrifying supernatural events overtake a mansion recently occupied by a retired Colonel


The Readers' Room Cover Image
By Antoine Laurain, Emily Boyce (Translator), Jane Aitken (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781910477977
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Published: Gallic Books - September 29th, 2020

It's a new novel from bookseller favorite Antoine Laurain, the bestselling author of The Red Notebook and The President's Hat! A Parisian editor is drawn into a murder investigation when an unknown thriller author is shortlisted for a prize.


The Invention of Sound Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538718001
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 8th, 2020

Fight Club's Chuck Palahniuk is back with his latest, and it's autographed! He says to tell you he's sorry he couldn't visit in person this year and hold you in a headlock while he personalizes his book, but hey, he figures the year has already been horrifying enough. What's about? A father searching for his missing daughter is suddenly given hope when a major clue is discovered, but learning the truth could shatter the seemingly perfect image Hollywood is desperate to uphold.


We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538746837
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 10th, 2020

For decades Harvard covered up the murder of a student in 1969. Rumors abounded that she was killed by a professor worried he'd be ruined by their affair. But he was never charged. Why? Did one of America's elite institutions allow one of their own to get away with murder? Or was a serial killer loose in Greater Boston?


Imaginary Friend Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538731352
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 6th, 2020

Finally out in paperback, Imaginary Friend is an all-out, not-for-the-fainthearted horror novel, one of the most effective and ambitious of recent years.


The Law of Innocence (A Lincoln Lawyer Novel #6) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316485623
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 10th, 2020

The latest in the highly popular Lincoln Lawyer series. The tv debut may or may happen this winter, but it's always better in the original.


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Trouble Is What I Do (Leonid McGill) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316491150
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Published: Mulholland Books - January 12th, 2021

Morally ambiguous P.I. Leonid McGill is back -- and investigating crimes against society's most downtrodden -- in this installment of the beloved detective series from an Edgar Award-winning and bestselling crime novelist. Who doesn't love a good yarn by Walter Mosely?


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Leave the World Behind: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062667632
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Published: Ecco - October 6th, 2020

Set in the Hamptons where a white middle class family is renting a vacation home, the book turns quickly, if quietly ominous when the TV, phones and the internet go out. But the power--and the vacation--continue. Then, in the middle of the night, the wealthy Black owners of the house show up, asking if they can stay. Something is happening out in the world and no one knows what it is.

In all his books, Rumaan Alam writes gorgeously about the way political issues manifest in everyday domestic life. This book probes those same questions, but with a more gripping and bold premise.


The Blade Between: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062969828
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Published: Ecco - December 1st, 2020

The author of the hugely popular Blackfish City returns with a tale of literary horror about a gay photographer who returns to his small Upstate NY hometown to discover the town he knew is changing--perhaps in sinister, other worldly ways--in the face of gentrification and rising income inequality.
 


Nothing to See Here Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062913494
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Published: Ecco - September 1st, 2020

The huge hit of 2019 is now in paperback. With its quirky and improbable premise, Kevin takes a sideways look at family that is humorous, big-hearted, entertaining, and just sort of wonderful. HIghly recommended - Kris


Magpie Murders: A Novel (Harper Perennial Olive Editions) Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780063036673
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 6th, 2020

Midwinter Murder: Fireside Tales from the Queen of Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063030367
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 20th, 2020

A Time for Mercy (Jake Brigance #3) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385545969
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Published: Doubleday - October 13th, 2020

Grisham is back with a Ford County legal thriller!


Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984826787
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Published: Del Rey - June 16th, 2020

Max is back!
From the man who gave us World War Z and The Zombie Survival Guide, comes a thrilling new tale inspired by Sasquatch. He does for Bigfoot what he did for zombies, giving his signature treatment to the Sasquatch legend, breathing new life into another B-movie staple as only he can. In Max's hands, this monster feels plausible, cool, scary, detailed, and real as it never has before.


The Darkest Evening: A Vera Stanhope Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250204509
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 8th, 2020

Ann Cleeves is back with another volume in her vastly popular Vera Stanhope series, which like her equally popular Shetland Series, can be found in the parallel world of PBS and select cable channels. Hint: The book is always better!