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    The Force
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    Intense! That's the word. Winslow's The Force rips through its four hundred pages with the breath-taking, slam-you-in-your seat intensity of a cop ride-along turned ...

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    New York City consists of five boroughs: Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. The latter is the home of Sgt. Denny Malone, the street-wise detective in Don Winslow's The Force. Denny may keep an apartment in Manhattan, but Staten... Beyond the Book
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    Shadow Man
    by Alan Drew

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    Alan Drew's debut novel, Gardens of Water, was an ambitious work of literary fiction set amid turmoil in Turkey. So what led this critically acclaimed, Iowa Writers'...

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    The Night Stalker Killer

    California seems to have had more than its fair share of serial killers over the years, and the so-called Night Stalker killer—who shares more than a few parallels with the killer in Shadow Man—is probably one of the more ... Beyond the Book
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    The Noise of Time
    by Julian Barnes

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    Confession: I do two terrible – some say unforgivable – things while reading a book. First, I grunt or laugh or moan when things strike me. Second, with pen in hand,...

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    The Cult of Personality

    Although, historically speaking, the Cult of Personality is not a new concept, modern technology has streamlined the process for creating it. By employing Twentieth Century print and visual media, leaders like Mao, Putin, Kim Jong-il and his son Kim ... Beyond the Book
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    Smoke
    by Dan Vyleta

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    In Dan Vyleta's universe, set in an alternate Victorian England, people engaging in sinful thought or behavior are marked by a cloud of dark smoke manifesting their ...

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    London Fog

    Vyleta's Smoke draws inspiration from the very real issue of smog in Victorian London, the result of fog off the Thames river mixing with smoke from early industrialization and coal-burning fires in homes. This is hinted at when the novel's young ... Beyond the Book

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