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Thrillers are rarely both intensely suspenseful and wonderfully nostalgic, but CJ Tudor manages to pull off both in this fantastic debut mystery. Jane Harper, Force of Nature. While Harper frequently garners comparisons to Tana French, we find her dry, knowing style to be a thing all her own. In her latest, a woman, Alice, goes missing from a corporate retreat, possessing secrets too sinister to merely have gone lost in the desert. Laura Lippman, Sunburn. A man and a woman, seemingly drifters, cross paths one summer day in a quiet village in Delaware.
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Also, there are cats. Lots of cats. Sanchez-Moreno, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance and former Human Rights Watch Americas hand, turns her sites on the rise of paramilitary groups in Colombia. Their role in the international drug trade, and the killings that facilitated their decades-long rise, is a story that bears telling, repeating, and close study. Mario Vargas Llosa, The Neighborhood. The Nobel Laureate has often flirted with various forms of crime writing.
In The Neighborhood, he jumps headlong into the genre, with his own idiosyncratic, learned take on the detective novel. Ever wonder what happened to the generation of young people who left the States rather than submit to the draft, the ones who never quite made it home during the amnesty, or the ones who never got over the violation of trust they felt when the government came for them? Reporter Matthew Sweet tracks them down around the world, and their life stories are even stranger than you could possibly imagine.
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Abrams is a master of the oral history, and this time he has his sights set on that most pivotal of crime-pop culture moments: The Wire. Going in deep with the creators, cast, crew, and all the flies on the wall, Abrams expands our view of what the show meant and offers up every choice tidbit you ever wanted. Christine Mangan, Tangerine. A bright young thing with a haunted past goes to join her college pal in Algiers, causing chaos and uncertainty for her friend and her new husband. Gordon McAlpine, Holmes Untangled. Chris Bohjalian, The Flight Attendant.
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Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. View other formats and editions. Synopsis Author. London, a city in flames… As the Great Fire consumes everything in its path, even the great cathedral and as the embers smoulder, the body of a man is found in the ruins of St Paul's - stabbed in the neck, thumbs tied behind his back.
A woman on the run… The son of a traitor, James Marwood is a reluctant government informer, forced to hunt the killer through the city's devastated streets. A killer seeking revenge… When a second murder victim is discovered in the Fleet Ditch, Marwood is drawn into the political and religious intrigue of Westminster. A new Shardlake may rise from the ashes' - The Times 'Andrew Taylor provides a masterclass in how to weave a well-researched history into a complex plot.
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