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The Temptation of Forgiveness – Donna Leon

Commissario Guido Brunetti is sympathetic when his wife’s friend comes to him. She is afraid that her son is using drugs, needs someone to listen to her fears, and hopes that someone can help. Unfortunately, Brunetti must tell her that … Continue reading

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The Bishop’s Pawn – Steve Berry

This story starts 18 years ago, when Cotton Malone was a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, in Mayport Florida, a lawyer. Predictably, it starts with Cotton in deep trouble and predictably he is bailed out … Continue reading

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Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage – Brian Castner

The indigenous people in the upper middle basin know it as Deh Cho. Those of the lower interior bush, the Nagwichoonjik, the Inut at the river’s end, the Kuukpak. All are a variation of Big River. It is the second … Continue reading

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To Kill A Kingdom – Alexandra Christo

From the publisher, “Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one … Continue reading

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The Eight Mountains – Paolo Cognetti

Pietro’s father loves the mountains as an escape from Milan. So one summer the family rents a little house in the village of Grana in the Dolomites. There his father would go into the mountains like a man on a … Continue reading

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Honor Among Thieves – Rachel Caine and Anne Aguirre

From the publisher, “Petty criminal Zara Cole has a painful past that’s made her stronger than most, which is why she chose life in New Detroit instead moving with her family to Mars. In her eyes, living inside a dome … Continue reading

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Winterfolk – Janel Kolby

At one time, when Rain was a little child, she had a home and a mother.  Then she and her father lived in a car.  Now, they live in a tent in the woods outside of Seattle where they have … Continue reading

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