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#1 THE BLACK BOOK

James Patterson and David Ellis

After a raid on a brothel that serviced Chicago’s elite, the madam’s black book has disappeared.

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#2 THRAWN

Timothy Zahn

The origins of Grand Admiral Thrawn, an iconic “Star Wars” villain.

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#3 ALL BY MYSELF, ALONE

Mary Higgins Clark

On a luxury cruise ship, a wealthy aristocrat is found murdered, and her emerald necklace has disappeared.

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#4 ONE PERFECT LIE

Lisa Scottoline

A high school baseball coach hiding his real identity poses a threat to an idyllic suburban community.

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#5 THE BURIAL HOUR

Jeffery Deaver

Lincoln Rhyme travels to Italy to investigate a case.

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#6 TWO FROM THE HEART

James Patterson and Frank Constantini, Emily Raymond and Brian Sitts

Two stories about the power of stories.

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#7 NORSE MYTHOLOGY

Neil Gaiman

A retelling of Norse folklore.

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#8 SONG OF THE LION

Anne Hillerman

The third Southwestern mystery featuring the Navajo police officer Bernadette Manuelito and her husband, Jim Chee.

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#9 THE LOST ORDER

Steve Berry

In the 12th Cotton Malone thriller, the former Justice Department operative pursues current and historical conspiracies.

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#10 MISSISSIPPI BLOOD

Greg Iles

Penn Cage, now the mayor of Natchez, Miss., investigates the secrets of his family and the South in the conclusion to the Natchez Burning trilogy.

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#11 THE WOMEN IN THE CASTLE

Jessica Shattuck

The widows of three men killed for attempting to assassinate Hitler take refuge together at the war’s end.

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#12 THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Colson Whitehead

A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.

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#13 A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW

Amor Towles

A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.

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#14 THE TEA GIRL OF HUMMINGBIRD LANE

Lisa See

A woman from rural China eventually moves to California, where the daughter she gave up for adoption lives.

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#15 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT

Karen White

A single mother moves to a wealthy Atlanta suburb in search of a fresh start, but the other women’s knives are out.

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