40 Years Later, Mary Higgins Clark’s ‘A Cry in the Night’ Is Still Creepy as Ever [REVIEW]

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Isolated and alone, will anyone hear her scream? (Photo courtesy Canva)

She’s a single mom struggling to make it in the big city. He’s a renowned artist from a remote farm in middle America. When they meet, it seems like kismet. Will their fairy tale romance last or will it become the stuff nightmares are made of? Find out in Mary Higgins Clark’s suspense classic, A Cry in the Night.

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John Grisham’s ‘The Racketeer’ Is Fun, Fast, and Reminiscent of His Classic Bestsellers [REVIEW]

Antigua
The Caribbean is a good place to hide. (Photo courtesy Canva)

He was a small-time lawyer learning to spread his wings. Then he got involved with the wrong client and was wrongly thrown in prison. But he has a plan, and if it works, he’ll get away scot free. Will the Feds buy what he’s selling? Find out in John Grisham’s The Racketeer.

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Danger Permeates Linda Hurtado Bond’s ‘All the Broken Girls’ [REVIEW]

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There’s a killer loose in Tampa. (Photo courtesy Canva)

She’s a journalist whose career is on the ropes. He’s a homicide detective with a prep school education and little tolerance for unsubstantiated ideas. Can they learn to work together to stop a killer dead in his tracks, or will her past come back to haunt them both and put her out of a job once and for all? Find out in Linda Hurtado Bond’s All the Broken Girls.

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FBI Special Agent Pendergast Gets a New Partner in Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s ‘Verses for the Dead’ [REVIEW]

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A killer leaves his calling card at local gravestones in Preston & Child’s Verses for the Dead. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Nobody likes change, especially renowned FBI Special Agent Pndergast who is used to working alone. But government agencies are notorious for switching things up on a moment’s notice, and if he wants to keep his job, he’d better accept his new partner. After all, they have a new case to crack, and this one is as chilling as it is puzzling. Good thing creepy conundrums are right up Pendergast’s alley. Readers are in for another brain-teasing treat in Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s Verses for the Dead.

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Elly Griffiths’ Dr. Ruth Galloway Faces ‘The Locked Room’ Mystery in Pandemic Era Norfolk [REVIEW]

Augustine Steward House in Norwich, UK
The Augustine Steward House is only one landmark readers will visit in Elly Griffiths’ The Locked Room. (Photo courtesy Canva)

As an archaeologist and educator, Dr. Ruth Galloway has enough to contend with. As she juggles cantankerous colleagues, peculiar students, and the daunting task of sorting through her deceased mother’s belongings, she doesn’t need a pandemic to complicate life any further.

When it seems like lockdown will keep her and DCI Harry Nelson apart, a baffling rash of seemingly unrelated suicides throws them together once again. But how can they crack the case when the world they know is turned topsy turvy and it is ill advised to leave the house? Find out in Elly Griffiths’ brilliant new mystery, The Locked Room.

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