Erica Spindler’s ‘The Look-Alike’ Examines the Effects of Mental Illness [REVIEW]

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When a parent is mentally ill, a child can’t help but wonder if they are next. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A horrible crime. A mother’s paranoia. A daughter’s worst nightmare. When the lines between reality and delusion are blurred, will one woman be able to unearth the truth to bury the past? Find out in Erica Spindler’s new novel, The Look-Alike.

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Nina Laurin’s ‘A Woman Alone’ Taps Into Our Worst Nightmares [REVIEW]

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Once a victim, always a victim? (Photo by Rene Asmussen, Pixels/Canva)

They thought they’d outrun their past. They believed they were entitled to a do over. But sometimes, new beginnings aren’t everything they are cracked up to be. What will one couple do when their new lease on life becomes a living nightmare? Find out in Nina Laurin’s A Woman Alone.

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Meet Inspector Arkady Renko in Martin Cruz Smith’s Masterpiece, ‘Gorky Park’ [REVIEW]

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Pond in Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, 1982 (Photo by RIA Novosti archive, image #510373 / Valeriy Shustov / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0)

A public venue. Three unidentified bodies. One determined investigator. Can one man solve a complicated case when no one in his own government wants him to do so? Find out in Martin Cruz Smith’s dazzling thriller, Gorky Park.  Read more of this post

John Saul’s ‘The God Project’ is a Parent’s Worst Nightmare [REVIEW]

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Something is amiss when babies start turning cold in their cribs in John Saul’s classic thriller, The God Project. (Photo courtesy Canva)

In one small town, when children die doctors can’t explain what happened. When other children vanish, police can’t find them. Who can two distraught mothers trust, and will they be able to get to the truth before something happens to any more kids? Find out in John Saul’s classic thriller, The God Project.  Read more of this post

James Rollins’ ‘The Last Odyssey’ is a Dazzling Tribute to Greek Lore [REVIEW]

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An ancient astrolabe leads researchers on a mythical journey that could result in the end of the world in James Rollins’ The Last Odyssey. (Photo by Eric Jusino, Flickr)

Time and again, James Rollins takes readers on cross-continental thrill rides that weave together rich scientific research, fascinating historical details, compelling theology, and explosive action. His latest novel, The Last Odyssey, does not disappoint.
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