First Friday Book Group

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First Friday Book Group: Strangler Vine

ravenbookstore Fri, 06/03/2016 - 2:04pm
The Strangler Vine (A Blake and Avery Novel #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780425280744
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 23rd, 2016

Set in the untamed wilds of nineteenth-century colonial India, this dazzling historical thriller introduces Blake and Avery—an unforgettable investigative pair.


First Friday Book Group: The Bookseller

ravenbookstore Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:28pm
The Bookseller: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062333018
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 22nd, 2016

A provocative and hauntingly powerful debut novel reminiscent of Sliding Doors, The Bookseller follows a woman in the 1960s who must reconcile her reality with the tantalizing alternate world of her dreams.

Nothing is as permanent as it appears . . .


First Friday Book Group: One Step Too Far

ravenbookstore Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:26pm
One Step Too Far: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062340092
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 2015

The #1 international bestseller reminiscent of After I’m Gone, Sister, Before I Go to Sleep, and The Silent Wife—an intricately plotted, thoroughly addictive thriller that introduces a major new voice in suspense fiction—a mesmerizing and powerful novel that will keep you guessing to the very end.


First Friday Book Group: The Forgers by Bradford Morrow

ravenbookstore Sun, 01/10/2016 - 2:53pm
The Forgers Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780802124272
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Published: Mysterious Press - November 10th, 2015

From critically acclaimed novelist Bradford Morrow comes a richly told literary thriller about the dark side of the rare book world. The bibliophile community is stunned when a reclusive rare book collector is found on the floor of his Montauk home: hands severed, surrounded by valuable inscribed books and manuscripts that have been vandalized beyond repair.


First Friday Book Group: Descent by Tim Johnston

ravenbookstore Sun, 01/10/2016 - 2:51pm
Descent: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616204778
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Published: Algonquin Books - December 2015

“Read this astonishing novel . . . The magic of his prose equals the horror of Johnston’s story.” —The Washington Post

The Rocky Mountains have cast their spell over the Courtlands, who are taking a family vacation before their daughter leaves for college.


First Friday Book Group: Unbecoming by Rachel Scherm

ravenbookstore Sun, 01/10/2016 - 2:50pm
Unbecoming: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143128311
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Published: Penguin Books - December 2015

EDGAR AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

“Startlingly inventive.” —The New York Times Book Review


A highly praised debut novel of psychological suspense about a daring art heist, a cat-and-mouse waiting game, and a small-town girl’s mesmerizing transformation


First Friday Book Group: Stone Wife by Peter Lovesey

ravenbookstore Sat, 07/11/2015 - 3:46pm
The Stone Wife (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery #14) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616955663
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Published: Soho Crime - June 9th, 2015

“[W]onderful tidbits of Chaucerian scholarship enliven the novel. And whatever you think of Peter Diamond, he proves himself a 'verray, parfit, gentil knyght.'” —The New York Times Book Review


First Friday Book Group: Enemies at Home by Lindsay Davis

ravenbookstore Sat, 07/11/2015 - 3:45pm
Enemies at Home: A Flavia Albia Novel (Flavia Albia Series #2) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781250068484
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 16th, 2015

"There are rules for private informers accepting a new case. Never take on clients who cannot pay you. Never do favours for friends. Don't work with relatives. If, like me, you are a woman, keep clear of men you find attractive.

"Will I never learn?"


First Friday Book Group: Lake District Murder by John Bude

ravenbookstore Sat, 07/11/2015 - 3:43pm
The Lake District Murder Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780712357166
Availability: Special Order
Published: British Library - April 15th, 2014

"The Lake District Murder" opens with the discovery of a faceless body in an isolated garage, then follows Inspector Meredith through a complex investigation where every clue seems to lead only to another puzzle. Was this a bizarre suicide, or something more sinister? Why was the dead man apparently making plans to flee the country?


First Friday Book Group: Slam the Big Door by John D. MacDonald

ravenbookstore Sat, 07/11/2015 - 3:41pm
Slam the Big Door: A Novel Cover Image
By John D. MacDonald, Dean Koontz (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780812985252
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 11th, 2014

Is it possible to save a man from himself? Acclaimed novelist John D. MacDonald unfolds the dramatic story of two friends who go their separate ways—and who may be unable to stop themselves from repeating fatal mistakes.

Introduction by Dean Koontz


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