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A is for Alibi

A” is for Alibi by Sue Grafton $ 2.99 From the Jacket Copy: A IS FOR AVENGER A tough-talking former cop, private investigator Kinsey Millhone has set up a modest detective agency in a quiet corner of ...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 4

City of Bones

This timely and inspiring book offers many insights into how to improve America’s mediocre school system.

KIRKUS

The Silent Wife

While readers can probably get over a few mentions of Jodi’s work, the Q-and-A style rendition of her own therapy and references to different schools of psychological thought may make readers’ eyes gl ...

GUARDIAN 4

It

Maybe it's finally time to revisit this old haunt, to reassure myself that It is still as sleek, scary and rambunctiously entertaining as I remember.

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Cell

They say it pays to steer clear of one's heroes, and after reading "Cell," I can honestly admit I am scared as hell about the prospect of ever crossing paths with Stephen King.

KIRKUS 5

What the Dead Know

The key to the case lies in the tortured memory of the victim, if she can just be persuaded to unlock it. Lippman...crafts a tale that resonates long after the last page is turned.

KIRKUS 3

Miracle Cure

Lurid, formula medical thriller--enhanced by celebrity look-alikes, rich and famous scenery, and shadowy sex.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 3

Breathless

Koontz's cryptic dedication to Aesop (“twenty-six centuries late and with apologies for the length”) may hold the key to what's going on, but readers are likely to find the moral of this peculiar tale ...

KIRKUS 5

El Cirujano

Top-grade thriller-diller from Gerritsen...Sharp characters stitch your eye to the page. An all-nighter.

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