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David Joy

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Critically acclaimed author David Joy, whose debut Where All Light Tends to Go was hailed as "a savagely moving novel that will likely become an important addition to the great body of southern literature" (The Huffington Post), returns to the mounta... View details

Aiden was damn near starved to death when he inhaled the last half of his sausage biscuit in one gigantic bite. He balled up the Bojangles’ wrapper and shot it through the open window of his ’76 Ford ...
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Winner of the 2020 Dashiell Hammett Award for Literary Excellence in Crime Writing

Acclaimed author and "remarkably gifted storyteller" ( The Charlotte Observer ) David Joy returns with a fierce and tender tale of a father, an addict, a lawman, and ... View details

Rain bled over the dusty windshield. Raymond Mathis wrung the steering wheel in his fists trying to remember if there was anything left worth taking. The front door of his house stood open and from th...
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'I don't believe I'd go there if I was you. What's the use of it?'

'Because it's there,' said Lewis.

'It's there, all right. If you git in there and can't get out, you're goin' to wish it wudn't.'

A group of middle-aged friends in search of the wilde... View details

It unrolled slowly, forced to show its colors, curling and snapping back whenever one of us turned loose. The whole land was very tense until we put our four steins on its corners and laid the river o...
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In a powerful debut about modern-day motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman stakes a claim to the American dream in California.

"Utterly absorbing."-Celeste Ng

"A marvel of a first novel."-O: The Oprah... View details

When Boss Yeung first told her about Perfume Bay, she’d tossed the brochure onto the dashboard and reached for a slice of dried mango. Shaking his head, he took the bag, but before he could stop her, ...
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For fans of Louise Penny and Tana French, this haunting debut novel "with a slight Broadchurch feel" ( Sunday Herald ) explores the devastating repercussions of a long-ago crime as it delves into forbidden relationships, the emotional bond between ... View details

The girl runs along the promenade and around the lighthouse-keeper’s derelict cottage, her ponytail whipping the air and new tears flying down her face. She stops at the topmost step that leads down t...
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"In Quinn Colson, bestselling author Ace Atkins has created an American hero in a time when we need him."-C. J. Box

After years of war, Army Ranger Quinn Colson returns h... View details

Quinn headed home, south on the Mississippi highway, in a truck he’d bought in Phenix City, Alabama, for fifteen hundred, a U.S. Army rucksack beside him stuffed with enough clothes for the week and a...
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Naguib Mahfouz's haunting novella of post-revolutionary Egypt combines a vivid pychological portrait of an anguished man with the suspense and rapid pace of a detective story.

After four years in prison, the skilled young thief Said Mahran emerges be... View details

No one smiled or seemed happy. But who of these people could have suffered more than he had, with four years lost, taken from him by betrayal? And the hour was coming when he would confront them, when...
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Alex McKnight-hero of Steve Hamilton's bestselling, award-winning, and beloved private eye series-is back in a high-stakes, nail-biting thriller, facing the most dangerous enemy he's ever encountered.

On the Mediterranean Sea, a vacationer logs on to... View details

Forty-plus years later, his brother long gone, Roger Halliday was an FBI agent taking his last lap before retirement. He’d started as a probie on an Evidence Response Team, put in some time with the B...
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From New York Times bestselling author Kristina McMorris comes another unforgettable novel inspired by a stunning piece of history.


The scrawled sign, peddling young siblings on a farmhouse porch, captures the desperation sweeping... View details

Really, they shouldn’t have shocked him. Not with so many folks still reeling since the market crashed in ’29. Every day, children were being farmed out to relatives or dropped off at churches, orphan...
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"The perfect book for thriller readers and true-crime podcast addicts…a stunning literary thriller that artfully twists and turns until the very end."-Bustle

One of The Washington Post's 10 Best Thrillers and Mysteries of the Year

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The van is parked halfway down Trinity Avenue, its square mouth agape, a large piece of furniture sliding down the ribbed metal tongue. Fi watches, squinting into the buttery sunlight—rare for the tim...
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