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Crime and Punishment

Do you enjoy true crime books, police procedurals, or forensic mystery novels? Then these riveting histories that explore criminal investigation, sensational trials, and the use of forensics might be for you.

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Workplace Romance with a Killer Twist

When the professional turns very personal, can these couples stay safe, catch the villains and make a relationship work? 

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Celebrating Nora Roberts' 40 Years of Books

Nora Roberts’ first book was published in 1981. To celebrate her enduring legacy, here are some of my favorite Nora Roberts romances. If you haven’t read some of these (or any of her books!), you should definitely check them out. 

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Historical Romance Protagonists with Interesting Careers

More and more historical romances feature female characters with careers that we don’t normally think of women having before the 20th century. Yet women could be found in nearly every profession even if it was frowned upon or ignored by polite society. Check out some of these great stories with women who attain both fulfilling careers and love.

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Murder with Your Cuppa

Food and Drink Themed Cozy Mysteries

Has the pandemic made you obsessed with the perfect cup of tea? Think baking is the perfect hobby? Love to throw outdoor dinner parties for your friends to show off your latest recipe? These food and drink themed mysteries might be the perfect accompaniment to your cuppa, slice of cake, or hottest appetizer!

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Heat Up Your Nights with Historical Romance

Need an escape from reality to get you through the long, not so chilly months until summer vacation? Try taking a trip through time with one of these great historical romances.   Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla by Lauren Willig

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Fantastic Fiction from Around the World

Novels in Translation

While English is one of the most widely learned languages in the world, there is terrific fiction being written in many languages that English speakers might miss out on if not for translated works. Below are some wonderful novels that have been translated into English in the last several years and allow a glimpse of the extensive literary world that exists in other languages.

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Angels and Demons

Have you binge watched Good Omens? Are you already anticipating season five of Lucifer? If so, check out some of these books where angels aren’t always pure and demons aren’t necessarily evil.

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World War II Espionage for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

June 6, 2019, is the 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day which ultimately led to the Nazi’s defeat. D-Day was a massive military invasion that was both supported and opposed by new and growing intelligence operations on both sides. Explore the intelligence efforts and learn about some of the interesting spies working in espionage during World War II with these books.  

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Cozy Mysteries for the Arts and Crafts Crowd

Do you love knitting or quilting? Is scrapbooking your passion? If you are an arts and crafts lover, we have a cozy mystery for you!  

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