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Wolf Howling by Brian Van Brunt (Samsara #1)

Wolf Howling by Brian Van Brunt (Samsara #1) A winding tale set in the heart of the French Quarter in New Orleans, Wolf Howling is the first of five books in the series Samsara. There is a puzzle to discover; a path among the brick alleyways and uneven streets. Gather around, you travelers and malcontents. Come and sit a spell here with the gamblers, musicians and thieves. Yes, yes … right here. They wait for …

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Say You’re Sorry by Karen Rose (The Sacramento Series #1)

Say You’re Sorry by Karen Rose (The Sacramento Series #1) Introducing the first book in the new pulse-pounding Sacramento series from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose.  FBI Special Agent Gideon Reynolds did not have a conventional upbringing. Raised in a cult in Northern California, his mother smuggled him out when he was thirteen, and he never saw her again. It is not a bit of history he is keen on sharing, but being guarded has …

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Past Presence by Nicole Bross

Past Presence by Nicole Bross Only by looking into the past can Audrey save her future. Audrey Eames is happy living the wanderer’s life. After a near-death experience in her teens, Audrey can see people’s past lives whenever her skin touches theirs, and afraid of being labeled delusional, she’s never stayed in one place too long or made any deep connections. So, when Audrey’s estranged aunt dies and leaves her the historic Soberly Inn and …

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Hunt Them Down by Simon Gervais (Pierce Hunt #1)

Hunt Them Down by Simon Gervais (Pierce Hunt #1) The dark world he’s been fighting against has caught up with him. Will his daughter pay the price? Former Army Ranger Pierce Hunt is no stranger to violence. Fresh off a six-month suspension, he’s itching to hit a notorious Mexican drug cartel where it hurts, even if that means protecting crime boss Vicente Garcia, a witness in the case against sadistic cartel leader Valentina Mieles. But …

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My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting… Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told each other our biggest dreams, and our darkest secrets. And then we got bored. We look like a normal couple. We’re your neighbors, the parents …

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Pretty Little Packages by Andrew Crofts

Pretty Little Packages by Andrew Crofts When a girl called Doris informs ghostwriter, Joe Tye, that someone has “stolen her beautiful new breasts” and asks for his help, he is plunged into the dark and dangerous worlds of people-trafficking and modern slavery. At the same time as dealing with the amorous advances of the sixteen year-old daughter of a gangster, who also happens to be his client, and navigating his way through drug dens and …

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The Summer Children by Dot Hutchison (The Collector #3)

The Summer Children by Dot Hutchison (The Collector #3) This FBI agent has come to expect almost anything—just not this… When Agent Mercedes Ramirez finds an abused young boy on her porch, covered in blood and clutching a teddy bear, she has no idea that this is just the beginning. He tells her a chilling tale: an angel killed his parents and then brought him here so Mercedes could keep him safe. His parents weren’t …

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Roses of May by Dot Hutchison (The Collector #2)

Roses of May by Dot Hutchison (The Collector #2) Four months after the explosion at the Garden, a place where young women known as the Butterflies were kept captive, FBI agents Brandon Eddison, Victor Hanoverian, and Mercedes Ramirez are still entrenched in the aftermath, helping survivors in the process of adjusting to life on the outside. With winter coming to an end, the Butterflies have longer, warmer days of healing ahead. But for the agents, …

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The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison (The Collector #1)

The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison

The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison (The Collector #1) Near an isolated mansion lies a beautiful garden. In this garden grow luscious flowers, shady trees…and a collection of precious “butterflies”—young women who have been kidnapped and intricately tattooed to resemble their namesakes. Overseeing it all is the Gardener, a brutal, twisted man obsessed with capturing and preserving his lovely specimens. When the garden is discovered, a survivor is brought in for questioning. FBI agents Victor Hanoverian …

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Spiral Into Darkness by Joseph Lewis

Spiral Into Darkness by Joseph Lewis He blends in. He is successful, intelligent and methodical. There are no clues. There are no leads. The only thing the FBI and local police have to go on is the method of death: two bullets to the face- gruesome and meant to send a message. But it’s difficult to understand any message coming from a dark and damaged mind. Two adopted boys, struggling in their own world, have …

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Caught in a Web by Joseph Lewis

Caught in a Web by Joseph Lewis The bodies of high school and middle school kids are found dead from an overdose of heroin and fentanyl. The drug trade along the I-94 and I-43 corridors and the Milwaukee Metro area is controlled by MS-13, a violent gang originating from El Salvador. Ricardo Fuentes is sent from Chicago to Waukesha to find out who is cutting in on their business, shut it down and teach them …

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Where Fools Dare to Tread: A Monk Buttman Mystery by David William Pearce

Where Fools Dare to Tread: A Monk Buttman Mystery by David William Pearce It’s easy to be a nobody when you’ve got nothing to lose, but with his life and potential redemption on the line, can Monk be a somebody people will remember? A dead man’s money is just waiting to be had. A band of fools and a nobody named Monk Buttman unwittingly find themselves caught in a web of murder and revenge between …

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The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth [ARC] Someone once told me that you have two families in your life – the one you are born into and the one you choose. Yes, you may get to choose your partner, but you don’t choose your mother-in-law. The cackling mercenaries of fate determine it all. From the moment Lucy met Diana, she was kept at arm’s length. Diana is exquisitely polite, but Lucy knows, even after marrying Oliver, …

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The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda

The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda [ARC] Her best friend is dead.  Now everyone thinks she’s a killer. Littleport, Maine is like two separate towns: a vacation paradise for wealthy holidaymakers and a simple harbour community for the residents who serve them. Friendships between locals and visitors are unheard of – but that’s just what happened with Avery Greer and Sadie Loman. Each summer for a decade the girls are inseparable – until Sadie …

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I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh On a rainy afternoon, a mother’s life is shattered as her son slips from her grip and runs into the street . . . I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from the loss of …

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After the Affair by Jonathan Kaye

After the Affair by Jonathan Kaye

After the Affair by Jonathan Kaye University Lecturer David Ryan is having an affair. And he thinks no-one knows. He’s wrong. Someone does know. And that someone is out to blackmail him. But when the blackmail attempt goes wrong, both Ryan and the blackmailer find themselves dragged into an underground (and decidedly seedy) world of secrets, lies and violence. A world where no-one can be trusted and everyone has something to hide. Set in modern-day …

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The Breakdown by B. A. Paris

The Breakdown by B. A. Paris

The Breakdown by B. A. Paris If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust? Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods, on the winding rural road, in the middle of a downpour, with the woman sitting inside―the woman who was killed. She’s been trying to put the crime out of her mind; what could she have done, really? It’s a dangerous road to be on …

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I Found You by Lisa Jewell

I Found You by Lisa Jewell

I Found You by Lisa Jewell A young bride, a lonely single mother, and an amnesiac man of dubious origin lie at the heart of New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jewell’s next suspenseful drama that will appeal to fans of Liane Moriarty and Paula Hawkins. In a windswept British seaside town, single mom Alice Lake finds a man sitting on the beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, and no idea …

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Little Darlings by Melanie Golding

Little Darlings by Melanie Golding SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE “Mother knows best” takes on a sinister new meaning in this unsettling thriller perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman, Grimms’ Fairy Tales, and Aimee Molloy’s The Perfect Mother. Everyone says Lauren Tranter is exhausted, that she needs rest. And they’re right; with newborn twins, Morgan and Riley, she’s never been more tired in her life. But she knows what she saw: that night, in her …

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The Unseen Series by Andrew C. Jaxson

The Fire Unseen (Unseen Series, #1) Every town has secrets. This one could end the world. Nothing is as it seems in the tiny town of Ettney, Australia. Sixteen year old Ari Carpenter just survived a brutal accident, and now she’s being stalked by shadows, and hunted by an impossible evil. After another tragic night, Ari is thrown into a deadly conspiracy and a secret supernatural war that threatens not only everyone she loves, but …

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Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley On a foggy summer night, eleven people — ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter — depart Martha’s Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the passengers disappear into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs — the painter — and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of a wealthy and powerful media mogul’s family. With chapters weaving between the aftermath of …

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Strangers by Paul Finch (Lucy Clayburn #1)

Strangers by Paul Finch (Lucy Clayburn #1) A stranger is just a killer you haven’t met yet… Unknown, alone, and fearing for your life: as PC Lucy Clayburn is about to find out, going undercover is the most dangerous work there is. But, on the trail of a prolific female serial killer, there’s no other option and these murders are as brutal as they come. Lucy must step into the line of fire a stranger in …

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Nightfall by Jake Halpern & Peter Kujawinski

Nightfall by Jake Halpern & Peter Kujawinski On Marin’s island, sunrise doesn’t come every twenty-four hours—it comes every twenty-eight years. Now the sun is just a sliver of light on the horizon. The weather is turning cold and the shadows are growing long. Because sunset triggers the tide to roll out hundreds of miles, the islanders are frantically preparing to sail south, where they will wait out the long Night. Marin and her twin brother, …

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The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood

The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood Apologies for the general email, but I desperately need your help. My goddaughter, Coco Jackson, disappeared from her family’s holiday home in Bournemouth on the night of Sunday/Monday August 29/30th, the bank holiday weekend just gone. Coco is three years old. When identical twin Coco goes missing during a family celebration, there is a media frenzy. Her parents are rich and influential, as are the friends they were with …

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Jane Doe: A Novel by Victoria Helen Stone

Jane Doe: A Novel by Victoria Helen Stone A double life with a single purpose: revenge. Jane’s days at a Midwest insurance company are perfectly ordinary. She blends in well, unremarkably pretty in her floral-print dresses and extra efficient at her low-level job. She’s just the kind of woman middle manager Steven Hepsworth likes—meek, insecure, and willing to defer to a man. No one has any idea who Jane really is. Least of all Steven. …

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The Last of the Stanfields by Marc Levy

The Last of the Stanfields by Marc Levy A mystery, a love story, and a search through a shadowy past. Two strangers unite in this novel of family secrets by international bestselling author Marc Levy, the most read contemporary French author in the world.  When London journalist Eleanor-Rigby Donovan receives an anonymous letter alluding to a crime committed by her deceased mother, her life is turned upside down. It points her to a bar on …

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Last Lullaby by Carol Wyer (Detective Natalie Ward #2)

Last Lullaby by Carol Wyer (Detective Natalie Ward #2) Charlotte’s baby is safe. But is she? When the body of mother Charlotte Brannon is discovered by her husband Adam, in their bedroom, Detective Natalie Ward is first on the scene. The killer has left a chilling calling card: The word ‘Why?’ written on the wall in blood. As Natalie begins to delve deeper into the couple’s lives, she discovers that Adam has a dark past he’s been hiding and she’s sure …

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The Birthday by Carol Wyer (Detective Natalie Ward #1)

The Birthday by Carol Wyer (Detective Natalie Ward #1) One hot summer’s afternoon, five-year-old Ava Sawyer went to a party. She never came home … When five-year-old Ava Sawyer goes missing from a birthday party at a local garden centre, the police are bewildered by the lack of leads. That is until two years later, when Ava’s body is found and another little girl, Audrey Briggs, goes missing. Audrey also attended that party … Leading the investigation is Detective Natalie Ward. …

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A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty (Harper McClain #2)

A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty (Harper McClain #2) From Christi Daugherty, author of The Echo Killing, comes another pulse-pounding suspenseful thriller featuring crime reporter Harper McClain. For a woman, being killed by someone who claims to love her is the most ordinary murder of all. With its antebellum houses and ancient oak trees draped in a veil of Spanish moss, Savannah’s graceful downtown is famous around the world. When a woman is killed in the …

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The Echo Killing by Christi Daugherty (Harper McClain #1)

The Echo Killing by Christi Daugherty (Harper McClain #1) When a murder echoing a fifteen-year-old cold case rocks the Southern town of Savannah, crime reporter Harper McClain risks everything to find the identity of this calculated killer. A city of antebellum architecture, picturesque parks, and cobblestone streets, Savannah moves at a graceful pace. But for Harper McClain, the timeless beauty and culture that distinguishes her home’s Southern heritage vanishes during the dark and dangerous nights. …

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The Winters by Lisa Gabriele

The Winters by Lisa Gabriele A spellbindingly suspenseful new novel set in the moneyed world of the Hamptons, about secrets that refuse to remain buried and consequences that can’t be escaped After a whirlwind romance, a young woman returns to the opulent, secluded Long Island mansion of her new fiancé Max Winter—a wealthy politician and recent widower—and a life of luxury she’s never known. But all is not as it appears at the Asherley estate. …

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Our House by Louise Candlish

Our House by Louise Candlish On a bright January morning in the London suburbs, a family moves into the house they’ve just bought in Trinity Avenue.  Nothing strange about that. Except it is your house. And you didn’t sell it.  When Fiona Lawson comes home to find strangers moving into her house, she’s sure there’s been a mistake. She and her estranged husband, Bram, have a modern co-parenting arrangement: bird’s nest custody, where each parent …

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They Feed by Jason Parent

They Feed by Jason Parent The night uncovers all we wish not to see. A troubled man enters a dusky park before sunset. A young woman follows, hidden in shadow. Both have returned to the park to take back something the past has stolen from them, to make right six long years of suffering, and to find justice or perhaps redemption—or maybe they’ll settle for some old-fashioned revenge. But something evil is alive and awake …

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