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Hunting Season

By Andrea Camilleri - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

On 1 January 1880, a stranger steps from the ferry onto the harbour in the small Sicilian town of Vigata. The locals are curious and ...Read Review

Early Warning

By Jane Smiley - Published 2015

Genres:

Saga

Jane Smiley’s sequel to Some Luck returns us to the Langdon clan, a sprawling, close-knit family, spread from coast to coast and ...Read Review

Some Luck

By Jane Smiley - Published 2014

Genres:

Saga

This historical novel follows various members of the Langdon family from 1920 until 1953. Readers first meet Walter and Rosanna Langdon, newlyweds on their farm ...Read Review

The Black-Eyed Blonde: A Philip Marlowe Novel

By Benjamin Black - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1950s California, and P.I. Philip Marlowe sits staring at a silent telephone in a quiet room, empty of eager clients. ...Read Review

The Wind Is Not a River

By Brian Payton - Published 2014

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After his brother’s death in World War II and an argument with his wife, journalist John Easley heads north to Alaska’s ...Read Review

The Twelfth Department

By William Ryan - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the third in William Ryan’s Soviet detective series set in 1930s Moscow. Captain Korolev, hero of the Revolution and now ...Read Review

The Promise

By Ann Weisgarber - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

In Galveston, Texas, in 1899, a dying woman demands a promise of her friend and housekeeper, Nan Ogden: to look after Andre, the dying ...Read Review

Vengeance

By Benjamin Black - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Benjamin Black, pseudonym for Irish writer John Banville, has written number five in a series of crime noir novels featuring Detective Inspector Hackett ...Read Review

The Secret Keeper

By Kate Morton - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1961, and 16-year-old Laurel Nicolson is hiding in a tree house during a family celebration, wanting only a few minutes alone as ...Read Review

A Death in Summer

By Benjamin Black - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This latest offering in the Quirke series opens with the shotgun killing of newspaper proprietor Richard Jewell, aka Diamond Dick. His own paper ...Read Review