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  • The Lola Quartet
    Emily St. John Mandel
    Paperback: 04/30/2013
     
    The Lola Quartet is a work that pays homage to literary noir, is concerned with jazz, Django Reinhardt, ...
  • The Dangerous Edge of Things : A Tai Randolph Mystery
    Tina Whittle
    Paperback: 02/01/2011
     
    Tai Randolph thinks inheriting a Confederate-themed gun shop is her biggest headache - until she finds a ...
  • Tethered : A Novel
    Amy Mackinnon
    Paperback: 08/11/2009
     
    Clara Marsh is an undertaker who doesn’t believe in God. Suddenly, her carefully structured life shifts ...
  • The Big Steal
    Emyl Jenkins
    Paperback: 07/14/2009
     
    Hired to assess the value of broken and missing antiques following a suspicious burglary at a Virginia manor ...
  • The Fifth Floor
    Michael Harvey
    Paperback: 07/14/2009
     
    Michael Harvey’s sizzling follow-up to The Chicago Way opens with a murder in contemporary Chicago and ...
  • City of the Sun
    David Levien
    Paperback: 02/24/2009
     
    Riveting suspense in the tradition of Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly, City of the Sun introduces retired ...
  • A Deeper Sleep : A Kate Shugak Novel
    Dana Stabenow
    Paperback: 01/02/2008
     
    A brutal murder takes place in a small Alaskan community. People know who the culprit is, and he has evaded ...

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