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#1 PERSONAL

Lee Child

Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit.

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#2 WHISKEY BEACH

Nora Roberts

After being accused of — but never arrested for — the murder of his wife, a Boston lawyer retreats to his family's ancestral home in New England.

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#3 CAT'S LAIR

Christine Feehan

Creating a new life in Texas, Cat Benoit is far from the torrid dangers of her native New Orleans. Can she afford to let her guard down with Ridley, her martial arts instructor?

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#4 A GAME OF THRONES

George R R Martin

In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering; Book 1 of "A Song of Ice and Fire."

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#5 REMAINS OF INNOCENCE

J A Jance

In Cochise County, Ariz., Sheriff Joanna Brady must solve two seemingly unrelated, perplexing cases.

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#6 THE LONGEST RIDE

Nicholas Sparks

The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly. While 91-year-old Ira is visited by his beloved wife (who passed away years earlier), Sophia, a college student, is enthralled by a young cowboy.

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#7 OUTLANDER

Diana Gabaldon

The first volume of the series featuring an 18th-century Scottish warrior and a World War II-era nurse who has been sucked back across two centuries to be at his side; first published in 1991.

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#8 FIELD OF PREY

John Sandford

Lucas Davenport investigates when multiple bodies are found in a Minnesota cornfield.

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#9 THE TARGET

David Baldacci

As the government hit man Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel, prepare for a mission, they're stalked by a new adversary.

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#10 ROBERT B. PARKER'S CHEAP SHOT

Ace Atkins

The Boston P.I. Spenser searches for the kidnapped son of a star player for the New England Patriots; a continuation of the series by Parker, who died in 2010.

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#11 BACK ON BLOSSOM STREET

Debbie Macomber

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#12 I'VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN

Mary Higgins Clark

Five years after her husband was brazenly murdered, the producer of a true-crime television show must contend with participants and their secrets.

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#13 IDENTICAL

Scott Turow

State Senator Paul Giannis, a candidate for mayor of Kindle County, is accused of having played a role in the murder of his twin brother's girlfriend.

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#14 TOM CLANCY'S OP-CENTER: OUT OF THE ASHES

Dick Couch and George Galdorisi

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#15 NATCHEZ BURNING

Greg Iles

Penn Cage, a former prosecutor in Natchez, Miss., delves into the secrets of his father, a doctor who has been accused of murdering an African-American nurse.

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#16 PRIVATE DOWN UNDER

James Patterson and Michael White

The world’s most exclusive detective agency has opened an office in Australia, and within days Craig Gisto and his new team have their hands full with a series of grisly crimes.

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#17 HOLD ME

Susan Mallery

Two newcomers to Fool's Gold, Calif., are thrown together: Destiny, who wants a calm life after a childhood full of drama; and Kipling, a former world-class skier who still lives for thrills.

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#18 DRAGONFLY IN AMBER

Diana Gabaldon

Volume 2 of the Outlander series, about an 18th-century Scottish warrior and a time-traveling World War II-era nurse; first published in 1992.

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#19 GONE GIRL

Gillian Flynn

A woman disappears from her Missouri home on her fifth anniversary; is her bitter, oddly evasive husband a killer?

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#20 A CLASH OF KINGS

George R R Martin

From the citadel of Dragonstone to the shores of Winterfell, factions vie for control of a divided land; Book 2 of "A Song of Ice and Fire."

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