Jane Jorgenson

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In at the Deep End

Touted as a “Bridget Jones for 2019,” this might be more aptly compared to the television show Girls with its combination of humor and a frank exploration of contemporary sexuality. [See Prepub Alert, 12/17/18.]
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The Golden Hour

Lulu and Elfriede's stories are built piece by piece, and while the plotting is a bit of a slow burn, Williams's deft hand with characterization and emotionally connective storytelling pays off for readers in big ways. Recommended. [See Prepub Alert, 1/23/19.]
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The Golden Hour

Lulu and Elfriede’s stories are built piece by piece, and while the plotting is a bit of a slow burn, Williams’s deft hand with characterization and emotionally connective storytelling pays off for readers in big ways. Recommended. [See Prepub Alert, 1/23/19.]
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10,000 Bones

This is a solid melding of sf and thriller, with an interesting philosophical underpinning. Fans who have rediscovered Richard Morgan and are looking for something more would find a lot to like here.
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The Next To Die

When it comes to complex plotting, internationally acclaimed Hannah ("Hercule Poirot" mysteries) has few equals. Her trademark slow build, as she introduces characters and the threads of their lives, may cause some readers to struggle, but those who stick with it will find the adventure well worthwhile. [See Prepub Alert, 8/20/18.]
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The Reckoning

Sigurdardóttir handles myriad plot threads, time lines, and characters with confidence, energy, and just a touch of cynical humor in this police procedural, book two in a trilogy. Recommended. [See Prepub Alert, 7/31/18.]
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Static Ruin

This breezy, engaging read, though darker in tone, will appeal to fans of Martha Wells's "Murderbot Diaries" series.
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When You Find Me

This is an assured and well-crafted debut with slow-building tension that ratchets up with each page. The timing for the release coincides nicely with the television adaptation of Gillian Flynn's Sharp Objects, which has fans looking for other moody, Southern, gothic reads.They will definitely want to read this.
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Dead Man Running

Readers new to the "Alex McKnight" series will be thrilled with this fast-paced, nonstop ride and longtime fans will appreciate the way the author delves a bit more into Alex's personal life. [See Prepub Alert, 3/12/18.]

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