W. Keith McCoy

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The Garden of Angels

A good read for those who love their World War II thrillers with a bit of history included. Followers of Donna Leon’s “Commissario Brunetti” mysteries may appreciate the atmosphere and the intrigue.
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Lionhearts

Readers of the first volume may want to continue this convoluted tale, but starting here is not recommended.
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Black Sun Rising

Carr’s second crime novel (following The Devils of Cardona) is perfect for readers who like 1930s-era movies featuring foreign locales, perverted villains, and intrepid detectives.

Book of the Little Axe

A sad, compelling novel about a woman of color who fights against society’s expectation, Francis-Sharma’s novel (after ’Til the Well Runs Dry) is an excellent choice for book groups. [See Prepub Alert, 12/9/19.]
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Lost Hills

Angelenos may enjoy the geographic details, but most mystery buffs will find this less than compelling.
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Sword of Kings

One can start with this volume, but readers of history and warfare, not to mention Game of Thrones fans, will want to go back and read the entire series, especially with four seasons filmed for British television. [See Prepub Alert, 5/13/19.]
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Call upon the Water

Historian and author (Tides of War) Tillyard’s lyrical novel aptly recounts the dour days of Cromwell, the promise of the Restoration Era, and everyday life during those times, offering something for history buffs and romantics alike.
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Dragonfly

A long and leisurely spy novel, reminiscent of a 1950s movie. Recommended where there is voracious genre readership.

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The Moroccan Girl

Frequent readers of spy novels will get a vicarious pleasure following an author who's up to his earlobes in what he is supposed to know.
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