Commercial Fiction from Terry Brooks to Jeffery Deaver to Jane Green | Fiction Previews, Mar. 2014, Pt. 2

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  Box, C.J. Stone Cold. Putnam. Mar. 2014. 384p. ISBN 9780399160769. $26.95. CRIME Joe Pickett investigates a mysterious Black Hills rancher whose two companions include a “stone cold” killer and, even worse, a bad-news guy from Pickett’s past. From the multi-award-winning Box, who’s given us 14 Joe Pickett novels and four stand-alones. Brooks, Terry. The […]

Kellerman, Mina, & 23 More Thriller/Mystery Writers | Fiction Previews, Feb. 2014, Pt. 3

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Beaton, M.C. Death of a Policeman. Grand Central. Feb. 2014. 272p. ISBN 9781455504732. $24. Downloadable: Hachette Audio. MYSTERY When Detective Chief Inspector Blair sends eager rookie Cyril Sessions to monitor series stalwart Sgt. Hamish Macbeth, whom Blair would so love to can, Sessions ends up murdered and Macbeth ends up a suspect. With a 50,000-copy […]

Barbara’s Fiction Picks, Jan. 2014, Pt. 5: Chiavareni, Cornwell, Johnson, Jungersen, & Sansom, plus Poetry of Witness

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Chiaverini, Jennifer. Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival. Dutton. Jan. 2014. 352p. ISBN 9780525954286. $26.95. HISTORICAL Having demonstrated her talent for revivifying real-life women from the Civil War era with Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker and The Spymistress, Chiaverini introduces us to Kate Chase Sprague, who helped her much-widowed father get established as secretary of the Treasury in Abraham Lincoln’s […]

Fiction Previews, May 2013, Pt. 1: 17 Thrillers, from Adler-Olsen to Trussoni

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Adler-Olsen, Jussi. A Conspiracy of Faith: A Department Q Novel. Dutton. May 2013. 384p. ISBN 9780525954002. $26.95. CD/Downloadable: Penguin Audio. THRILLER Denmark’s top crime writer and the author of several New York Times best sellers, Adler-Olsen gives the message-in-a-bottle plot a new twist. This message, written in blood by two young brothers imprisoned in a […]

Fiction Previews, Feb. 2013, Pt. 1: 18 Thrillers from Berenson, Block, Kellerman, Talty, & More

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Fiction Previews, Feb. 2013, Pt. 1: 18 Thrillers from Berenson, Block, Kellerman, Talty, & More

Fiction Previews, Jan. 2013, Pt. 2: 15 Thrillers, from Crais to Palmer to Rankin; Get ’em All

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Fiction Previews, Jan. 2013, Pt. 2: 15 Thrillers, from Crais to Palmer to Rankin; Get ’em All

Six Thrillers, November 2012: Baldacci, Connelly, Haas, Littell, Ochse, Patterson

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Six Thrillers, November 2012: Baldacci, Connelly, Haas, Littell, Ochse, Patterson

Barbara’s Picks, September 2012, Pt. 4: From Kozol to Moore to Newcomer Powers

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Barbara’s Picks, September 2012, Pt. 4: From Kozol to Moore to Newcomer Powers

Barbara's Picks, March 2012, Pt. 3: A Departure for Lansdale, Essays from Robinson

Barbara's Picks, March 2012, Pt. 3: A Departure for Lansdale, Essays from Robinson

Fiction Previews: January 2012, Pt. 2: From Jayne Ann Krentz to Guy Vanderhaeghe

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Fiction Previews: January 2012, Pt. 2: From Jayne Ann Krentz to Guy Vanderhaeghe