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Fractured Families: A Lottie Albright Mystery

Featuring a crime spree and a murderer, both as cold as the Midwestern winter setting, this whodunit will burn like frostbite.

The Devil's Country

Despite a somewhat predictable setup, Hunsicker's latest (The Grid) introduces a sympathetic hero who struggles with his own demons as much as he strives to solve the crime at hand.

A Death by Any Other Name

On the eve of World War I in England, roses are the name of the game, rather than the rising tension in Prussia, in Arlen's third Lady Montfort outing (after Death Sits Down to Dinner)...

Skeleton God: An Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery

The past and the present collide in Pattison's ninth Tibet-set Shan Tao Yun adventure (after Soul of the Fire)...

The Killing Bay: A Faroes Novel

Ould's strange, remote setting and the even stranger people make for an intriguing read, especially combined with a hero who is almost as prickly as his forefathers and yet manages to solve even the most complex crimes.

A Clash of Spheres: A Sir Robert Carey Mystery

In Chisholm's eighth series entry (after A Chorus of Innocents), tensions run high in 1592 Britain...

Every Night I Dream of Hell

Mackay continues to ascend the ranks of hard-boiled British crime fiction authors. His latest novel, although unrelentingly dark, is streaked with black humor and a fast-paced plot that never sacrifices the truly fleshed-out characters,

Snowed in with Murder: An Otter Lake Mystery

Despite its always pleasant lakeside setting, this work unfortunately fails to come together, with disparate story elements and side characters who seem to blow in and out of the narrative as quickly as the winter's biting wind.

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