Greenwich Mean Time, by Reed Bunzel

Greenwich Mean Time, by Reed Bunzel On assignment for Earth Illustrated magazine in Northern Pakistan, Monica Cross stumbles upon a deadly secret that makes her the target of a dark web outfit known as the Greenwich Global Group. As they dispatch a team of hired assassins to ensure she never makes it home to New…

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Welcome to Jimmy’s Place, by Michael Mayo

Welcome to Jimmy’s Place, by Michael Mayo It’s 1934. Prohibition has been repealed. Jimmy’s Place is almost legal and it’s more popular than ever. But all is not well for young Mr. Quinn. Connie wants to unload a fabulous golden egg, possibly Fabergé, and go to Paris. A couple of millionaires and a secret society…

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Caught in the Snare of the Hunter, by David Carlson

Caught in the Snare of the Hunter, by David Carlson A Mystery of Nesting Russian Dolls  . . . Lieutenant Christopher Worthy and Lena Fabriano forego a peaceful autumn vacation to accept Father Nicholas Fortis’ invitation to track down a missing priest with a shadowy past.     Initial interviews reveal that church and community members…

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Dancing with the Muse in Old Age

Dancing with the Muse in Old Age, by Priscilla Long Dancing with the Muse in Old Age is a book about thriving in old age. While focusing on creative engagement, it is for everyone who is aging. It reflects the new ways of looking at old age as a potentially dynamic, happy, and productive time.…

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The Crocodile’s Kill

The Crocodile’s Kill, by Chris McGillion Babies are being abducted from their homes in the mountains along East Timor’s southern border with Indonesia. Local villagers believe the babies are being taken by demons and sacrificed in order to appease ancestral spirits disturbed by development projects encroaching on traditional land. FBI Agent Sara Carter, on secondment…

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Track 61

Track 61, by Eve Karlin Midnight, June 13, 1942: Peter Burger stands on a foggy beach, ears primed as a submarine hull scrapes the sandy sea bottom. He has endured seventeen months in a Gestapo prison and seventeen days on a Nazi U-boat only to have landed on American shores with six boxes of explosives…

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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice, by Randee Green After a lifetime of dealing with her family’s criminal antics, Detective Carrie Shatner has run out of tolerance. The Shatners have also run out of time. Thanks to their recklessness, the Department of Public Safety has finally caught on to what they’ve been up to. Carrie is trying to play…

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Restitution, by Donald Catalano

Restitution, by Donald Catalano Restitution, a follow-up to Donald Catalano’s novel Recusal, continues his suspenseful tale of Capitol Hill political retribution. President Andrew Cochran’s White House tacks to the moderate center after scandal rocked his nascent administration. His conciliatory gesture is seen by far-right ideologues as a Judas-like sellout of his prior conservative principles. His…

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Wrapped in Darkness, by David Carlson

Wrapped in Darkness, by David Carlson The monastery of the Holy Dormition sits peacefully on a remote shore of Lake Superior until a fall morning when the body of a skinhead female is found outside the monastery’s gate. For the police, all the signs point to the youngest monk in the community. Although maintaining his…

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Like a Thief in the Night, by David Carlson

Like a Thief in the Night, by David Carlson The feast day of Saints Peter and Paul in Rome deserves better than to be spoiled by a prank.  That’s what the sleuth Father Nicholas Fortis thinks as he watches a drone hover over the huge crowd in St. Peter’s Square.  Annoyance turns to terror when…

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