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Shadows of the Short Days

In this first of a new series, Vihjálmsson’s well-developed future world will interest fantasy fans with a taste for dystopia, especially if they’re up for learning new vocabulary.

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The King of Warsaw

This intelligent and literary novel about the Jewish situation in Poland is presented from an original vantage point. It will be of interest to readers of pre-Holocaust literature and books about the Jewish situation in Europe between World Wars.
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Beheld

Readers who enjoy historical fiction, told with fine literary style, will be delighted. Nesbit (The Wives of Los Alamos) undertook considerable historical documentary research to get the details right, and the results should also appeal to anyone with an interest in colonial history. [See Prepub Alert, 9/16/19.]

The Girl with No Face

Fans of urban fantasy, Chinese martial arts, magic, and elements of the supernatural will enjoy this second series installment, which captivates readers from the opening pages. The many characters, both human and animal, may at first confuse those unfamiliar with the first book, but the author introduces and develops each of their personalities skillfully so that there is soon no difficulty. A true page-turner not to be missed.

Elevator Pitch

Fans of psychological thrillers and the author’s previous books will love this. Warning: it might leave some readers a bit uncomfortable next time they enter an elevator. [See Prepub Alert, 3/11/19.]

Vessel

Sf aficionados will savor this surprising page-turner. The attempt to resolve the personal relationship problems inherent after long separations from friends, spouse, and child is compelling. Highly recommended.

Last Tango in Cyberspace

Reminiscent of Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash, this near-futuristic setting for ancient connections somehow seem possible for our own future. Both thriller and sf, the latest from Kotler (Tomorrowland) is sure to please a broad range of readers. The characters are well-developed and ultimately "peeled to the core," which makes for a fascinating read. Highly recommended. [See Prepub Alert, 11/19/18.]
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Out of the Dark

Fans of the previous books in the series will not want to miss this latest installment featuring a complicated, swift-paced plot involving numerous twists plus a surprise ending—the essentials that make up a great thriller. Enthusiasts of suspense dramas should plan to stay up all night reading this one. [See Prepub Alert, 7/2/18.]
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The Girl from Berlin

Balson's many fans will thoroughly enjoy this new addition to the series, which continues the earlier novels' dynamic plotting, compelling characters, and back-and-forth between-eras action. Newcomers will find the portrayal of the plight of the Jews of Central Europe leading up to and during World War II an unvarnished testament to the ugly truth.

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