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Dare Me Dare Me
By Abbott, Megan
2012-07 - Reagan Arthur Books
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The high school cheerleading squad has a new coach: Colette French, perfect in every way, a cool and commanding presence. When a suicide hits close to home, and the police investigation involves Coach and her squad, the girls are left wondering where their loyalties truly lieNand how far is too far to go for those in power. …More

Every Dead Thing Every Dead Thing
By Connolly, John
1999-05 - Simon & Schuster
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Haunted by the unsolved slayings of his wife and daughter, former New York City Detective Charlie Parker is a man consumed by guilt, regret, and the desire for revenge. When his search for a missing woman leads him to the man who destroyed his family, Parker knows payback time has come at last. …More

Line of Vision Line of Vision
By David Ellis
2001-02 - Putnam
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In this first-person account, Marty Kalish tells readers he's suffocating in his affair with the married Rachel. When Rachel's husband disappears, the police arrest Marty for murder. Readers know Marty's actions on the night of the disappearance, and know he has a motive. But the more Marty tells the reader, the more the reader will fear Marty is guilty. …More

Land of the Living Land of the Living
By French, Nicci
2008-03 - Penguin Books
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After Abbie Devereaux escapes a kidnapper, no one seems to believe her. Even worse, Abbie can't remember anything prior to her abduction. Determined to prove she was kidnapped, Abbie sets out to retrace her steps--and comes face-to-face with a very real psycho-killer. Only this time, she refuses to be his victim. …More

Broken Harbor Broken Harbor
By French, Tana
2012-07 - Viking Books
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With her signature blend of police procedural and psychological thriller, French's fourth book of the Dublin murder squad goes full throttle with a heinous crime, creating her most complicated detective character and her best book yet. …More

Catch Me Catch Me
By Gardner, Lisa
2012-02 - Dutton Books
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In "New York Times" bestselling author Lisa Gardner's latest D.D. Warren thriller, the relentless Boston investigator must solve a coldly calculated murder--before it happens. …More

Into the Darkest Corner Into the Darkest Corner
By Haynes, Elizabeth
2012-06 - Harper
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Gorgeous, charismatic, and spontaneous, Lee seems almost too perfect to be true for Catherine. But what begins as flattering attentiveness and passionate sex turns into raging jealousy, and Catherine soon learns there is a darker side to Lee. …More

The Talented Mr. Ripley/Ripley Under Ground/Ripley's Game The Talented Mr. Ripley
By Highsmith, Patricia
1999-10 - Everyman's Library
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Three classic crime novels by a master of the macabre appear here together in
hardcover for the first time. Suave, agreeable, and completely amoral, Patricia Highsmith's hero, the
inimitable Tom Ripley, stops at nothing--not even murder-- to accomplish his goals. In achieving for himself the opulent life that he was denied as a child, …More

Creep Creep
By Hillier, Jennifer
2011-07 - Gallery Press
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Hillier makes her fiction debut with a tale of psychological suspense about a professor with a history of sexual addiction threatened with blackmail and worse by an obsessed grad student. …More

Mystic River Mystic River
By Lehane, Dennis
2011-07 - Harper
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When Jimmy Marcus's daughter is found dead, his childhood friend Sean Devine is assigned the case. Sean's personal life begins to unravel as his investigation takes him back into a world of violence and pain he thought he'd left behind. His quest also leads him on a collision course with Marcus--a man with his own dark past--and David Boyle, a man who hides monstrous secrets beneath a bland facade. …More

Garnethill Garnethill
By Mina, Denise
2007-09 - Back Bay Books
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This gritty, award-winning debut novel is set in the grim precincts of Glasgows Garnethill. There the unlucky Maureen O'Donnell wakes up one morning to discover her therapist-boyfriend dead in the living room. She now finds herself the prime suspect in his murder. …More

The Expats The Expats
By Pavone, Chris
2013-01 - Broadway Books
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The international thriller that Patricia Cornwell says is "bristling with suspense" about an American abroad who finds herself in complex web of intrigue. Kate is a working mother who jumps at the chance to leave behind her double-life, until her past catches up with her in a new exotic locale. …More

Still Missing Still Missing
By Stevens, Chevy
2011-05 - St. Martin's Griffin
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""On the day she was abducted, Annie O'Sullivan, a thirty-two-year-old Realtor, had three goals--sell a house, forget about a recent argument with her mother, and be on time for dinner with her ever-patient boyfriend. The open house is slow, but when her last visitor pulls up in a van as she's about to leave, Annie thinks it just might be her lucky day after all. …More


By Blood By Blood
By Ullman, Ellen
2012-12 - Picador USA
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An award-winning writer returns with a major, absorbing, atmospheric novel that takes on the most dramatic and profoundly personal subject matter--San Francisco in the 1970s. With ferocious intelligence and an enthralling, magnetic prose, Ullman weaves a dark and brilliant, intensely personal novel that feels as big and timeless as it is sharp and timely. …More

Die for You Die for You
By Unger, Lisa
2010-04 - Three Rivers Press (CA)
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Isabel, a novelist, and Marcus Raines, an inventor of high-tech games, enjoy a loving marriage. But after her husband disappears and the FBI reveals that Marcus Raines has been dead for many years, Isabel determines to find the truth about the man she thought she knew. …More

The Birthday Present The Birthday Present
By Vine, Barbara
2010-03 - Three Rivers Press (CA)
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Writing under the pen name Barbara Vine, the international bestselling author Ruth Rendell--the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world ("Time")--has created an unrelentingly riveting novel of mystery and suspense. …More

The Sculptress The Sculptress
By Walters, Minette
2007-10 - Picador USA
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Everyone knows about Olive Martin, the huge, menacing woman who carved up her mother and sister so completely that she was nicknamed "The Sculptress". But when journalist Roz Leigh interviews Olive in prison, she finds that Olive isn't what she expected . . . and that Olive may be hiding something--perhaps even her own innocence. Coincides with Walters' new hardcover, The Scold's Bridle. …More

Before I Go to Sleep Before I Go to Sleep
By Watson, S. J.
2012-02 - Harper Paperbacks
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A promising writer makes his debut with this disturbing psychological thriller, reminiscent of "Shutter Island" and "Memento," in which an amnesiac desperately tries to uncover the truth about who she is--and who she can trust. …More