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#1 ROGUE LAWYER

John Grisham

The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

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#2 X

Sue Grafton

A variety of X’s lead Kinsey Millhone into deep secrets and onto the trail of a cold case.

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#3 FOOL ME ONCE

Harlan Coben

A retired Army helicopter pilot faces combat-related nightmares and mysteries concerning the deaths of her husband and sister.

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#4 ME BEFORE YOU

Jojo Moyes

A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic.

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#5 THE BONE LABYRINTH

James Rollins

A techno-thriller follows a government think tank's elite military unit as it takes on spies, counterspies and simian hybrids.

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#6 FRICTION

Sandra Brown

A Texas Ranger fights for custody of his daughter amid complications stemming from his attraction to the judge.

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#7 THE SOLOMON CURSE

Clive Cussler and Russell Blake

The wealthy couple Sam and Remi Fargo investigate a dangerous legend in the Solomon Islands.

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#8 ALERT

James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Detective Michael Bennett and the F.B.I.'s Emily Parker must save New York City from a deadly threat.

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#9 DOCTOR SLEEP

Stephen King

Now grown up, Dan, the boy with psycho-intuitive powers in “The Shining,” helps another child with a spectacular gift.

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#10 INFERNO

Dan Brown

The symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.

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#11 BROTHERHOOD IN DEATH

J D Robb

Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. helps a friend and her husband solve a mystery involving politics and real estate; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

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#12 AFTER SHE'S GONE

Lisa Jackson

A movie star goes missing while making a movie, and her less successful, unstable actress sister sets out to find her.

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#13 CHASE

James Patterson

The New York detective Michael Bennett knows a staged suicide when he sees one.

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#14 PRECIOUS GIFTS

Danielle Steel

When a wealthy, charming man who has been an absent father dies, he leaves bequests tailored to help his three daughters and troubled son achieve their dreams, and a special gift for his former wife.

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#15 DEPRAVED HEART

Patricia Cornwell

A psychopath sends Dr. Kay Scarpetta videos from the past about her niece in the series’s 23rd book.

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