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Book Group: The Yard by Alex Grecian

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Sat, 06/08/2013 - 10:12am

1889, Victorian London. Twelve detectives--The Murder Squad--are expected to solve the thousands of crimes committed here each month. Formed after the Metropolitan Police's spectacular failure in capturing Jack the Ripper, the Murder Squad suffers the brunt of public contempt. But no one can anticipate the brutal murder of one of their own.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780425261279
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 2nd, 2013

As Jack the Ripper's reign of terror in London comes to an end, a new era of depravity sets the stage for the first gripping mystery featuring the detectives of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad.

"If Charles Dickens isn't somewhere clapping his hands for this one, Wilkie Collins surely is."--The New York Times Book Review


Book Group: Poison Flower by Thomas Perry

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Sat, 06/08/2013 - 10:10am

The seventh novel in Perry's celebrated Jane Whitefield series, opens as Jane spirits James Shelby, a man unjustly convicted of his wife's murder, out of the heavily guarded criminal court building in downtown Los Angeles. But the price of Shelby's freedom is high.

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$14.00
ISBN: 9780802155115
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Published: Mysterious Press - February 19th, 2013

Poison Flower, the seventh novel in Thomas Perry's celebrated Jane Whitefield series, opens as Jane spirits James Shelby, a man unjustly convicted of his wife's murder, out of the heavily guarded criminal court building in downtown Los Angeles. But the price of Shelby's freedom is high. Within minutes, men posing as police officers kidnap Jane and, when she tries to escape, shoot her.


Book Group: SEASON OF DARKNESS by Maureen Jennings

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 7:03pm

“The first page-turning, richly imagined novel in a new trilogy of
mysteries set in World War II England, from the bestselling author of
the internationally popular Murdoch mysteries”–Cover p. [4].

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$17.95
ISBN: 9780771043284
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Published: McClelland & Stewart - September 25th, 2012

In 1940, England is desperate and fearful. The threat of a German invasion is real, and many German Nationals are interned in camps across the country. One such is on Prees Heath, near the small town of Whitchurch in Shropshire, where Tom Tyler is the sole detective inspector.


EXPATS by Chris Pavone

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 7:00pm

The international thriller that Patricia Cornwell says is “bristling
with suspense” about an American abroad who finds herself in complex web
of intrigue. Kate is a working mother who jumps at the chance to leave
behind her double-life, until her past catches up with her in a new
exotic locale.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780770435721
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Published: Broadway Books - January 22nd, 2013

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
EDGAR AWARD WINNER * ANTHONY AWARD WINNER
BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE ACCIDENT
Can we ever escape our secrets?


White Heat by M.I. McGrath

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 9:47pm

Half Inuit and half outsider, Edie Kiglatuk is the best guide around. But as a woman, she gets only grudging respect from the elders who ruled her isolated community on Ellesmere Island. When a man is shot and killed while out on an “authentic” Arctic adventure under her watch, the murder attracts the attention of police sergeant Derek Palliser.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780143120964
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Published: Penguin Books - July 31st, 2012

Longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award, White Heat is the first book in the gripping Edie Kiglatuk Mystery Series, with "an Arctic setting so real it'll give you frostbite" (Dana Stabenow, author of A Cold Day for Murder)

Half Inuit and half outsider, Edie Kiglatuk is the best guide in her corner of the Arctic.


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