Fiction

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Fiction from Aitcheson, Brown, Haas, Rollins; Canadian zombies; a forensic debut | Xpress Reviews

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Swordplay and chases, Brown has a Mean Streak, zombie fiction from up North, a mystery writer and a forensic scientist team up, for fans of European crime novels, and an excellent nail-biting thriller from Rollins

Lots of Debuts, Spies, Literary Suspense, & More | Fiction Reviews

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Bertino’s assured tale of music, mourning, and off-kilter romance entrances with its extraordinarily inventive language, Hurwitz has crafted another satisfying thriller, Carroll offers a fresh look at a scandalous chapter of history

Fiction from Abbott, Cole, & Larsson, plus Victorian Ghost Stories | Xpress Reviews

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Sinuous, liquid prose from Abbott, a world of online gaming from Cole, a strong sense of place and bleak atmosphere from Larsson, Sims collects 12 greatest ghost stories of the Victorian era, and a noir first novel that misses the mark

Gabaldon Returns in Fiction, Along with Galbraith/Rowling, Jordan, & Levitt | Xpress Reviews

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Debut author Dunn compels with sympathetic characters, another breakneck, rip-roaring page-turner from Gabaldon, Galbraith/Rowling “Strikes” again, a World War I novel from Jordan, and psychological terror from Levitt

Fiction from Chadwick, Coll, Colucci, S. Evanovich, & Moriarty | Xpress Reviews

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A new historical trilogy from Chadwick, a suburban noir from Coll, a fun, scary, and intriguing book from Colucci, a miss from Stephanie Evanovich, a beautifully written historical debut, and Moriarty’s dark, seedy side of the “perfect” family

Summer Best Debuts | First Novels

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Upcoming first novels you shouldn’t miss, including Adi Alsaid’s Let Get Lost, Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist, Elizabeth Little’s Dear Daughter, and David Shafer’s Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, plus excerpts from indie press titles.

Emma Healey | Spotlight

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Q&A with LibraryReads top vote getter Emma Healey

Fiction from Campion, Grimes, Koontz, Kunstler, & Much More | Xpress Reviews

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Love stories from Grand Central Terminal, English medieval history, coming of age on the Underground Railroad, more Richard Jury, Little Bighorn storytelling, love comes to Jane Austen, a dynamite stand-alone from Koontz, Netzer’s literary fiction, Ulysse’s Caribbean fiction, a terrific romance from York

Fiction from Andersen, Bretherick, and Mishani, plus a Lost Beckett | Xpress Reviews

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Andersen’s Boleyn trilogy comes to an end, the unearthing of Beckett’s Echo’s Bones, 19th-century Turin figures in Bretherick’s historical crime fiction, and an exceptional police procedural from Mishani

Final Follett, Forsyth’s Fairy Tale, New Murakami, plus British Spies, & Much More | Fiction Reviews

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Brown’s Flight of the Sparrow is an engaging novel based on solid research, Follett has written pitch-perfect popular fiction, Forsyth enchants with a gorgeous narrative and memorable characters

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