Results for Mysteries & Thrillers + Historical Fiction + Strong Female Leads

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  • All the Light We Cannot See
    Anthony Doerr
    Hardcover: 05/06/2014
     
    A stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in ...
  • Burial Rites
    Hannah Kent
    Paperback: 04/01/2014
     
    A brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in ...
  • The Midwife's Tale
    Sam Thomas
    Paperback: 12/10/2013
     
    In the tradition of Arianna Franklin and C. J. Sansom comes Samuel Thomas's remarkable debut, The Midwife...
  • Villa Triste
    Lucretia Grindle
    Paperback: 01/22/2013
     
    Alessandro Pallioti, a senior policeman agrees to oversee a murder investigation, after it emerges the victim ...
  • The Technologists : A Novel
    Matthew Pearl
    Paperback: 11/27/2012
     
    The acclaimed author of The Dante Club reinvigorates the historical thriller. Matthew Pearl's spellbinding new...
  • The Serpent's Tale
    Ariana Franklin
    Paperback: 02/03/2009
     
    Ariana Franklin combines the best of modern forensic thrillers with the drama of historical fiction in her ...
  • Jackdaws
    Ken Follett
    Paperback: 12/01/2006
     
    'Follett delivers a very entertaining, very cinematic thriller about a ragtag, all-female band of British ...

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