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The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan: Review & Giveaway

Events
The Hawley Book of the Dead

Sometimes it’s hard to switch gears to scout for scary books for October during the hot summer months, but I was instantly drawn to the book cover for The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan. When I read the publisher’s description, I was hooked. And then I read it; all I can say […]

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Ryder by Nick Pengelley: Book #1 in a New Political Thriller Series

Crime Story
Ryder

Canadian author Nick Pengelley has a legal background and a love of political intrigue, and his work as a Middle Eastern consultant and analyst lends weight to his writing. That expertise really shows in Ryder, Book #1 of the new Ayesha Ryder series. This fast-paced crime/political thriller not only is timely for today’s Israeli-Palestinian conflicts […]

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The Secret Place by Tana French: Crime Thriller Book Review & Giveaway

Bestsellers
The Secret Place

The Secret Place is the new Dublin Murder Squad bestseller by multi-award-winning author Tana French, who the Washington Post rightfully calls one of the best living crime fiction authors.  She weaves complex tales that keep me on the edge of my rollercoaster seat right up to the very end. The woman throws out enough red […]

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Ultimatum by by Simon Kernick: Just 12 Hours to Save London

Crime Story
Ultimatum

Simon Kernick’s Ultimatum is already an international bestseller and it’s now being published in the U.S. This is one of the fastest-paced thrillers I’ve ever read. You’ll need to take a deep breath before you start reading because you probably won’t come up for air until it’s done. This is a political conspiracy thriller, a […]

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The Children Act by Ian McEwan: Every Choice = Unforeseen Consequences

Fiction
The Children Act

Ian McEwan is one of those amazing forces in the literary world, winning many prestigious awards for his work over the years. If you’ve never read one of his novels, you’re in for a treat. The Children Act is his new addition, a moral legal thriller. It’s all about the choices we make which may […]

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The Aftermath by Jen Alexander: A Different Kind of Dystopian Novel

Fiction
The Aftermath

It all started with a dream this native NC author had one night. Although The Aftermath by Jen Alexander is a YA dystopian novel, I almost hate to classify it as that because it’s also a sci-fi novel, a psychological thriller, a technological thriller, an adventure novel, and an RPG novel with a bit of […]

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