Best Past-Present Books

Books with stories in the present that go back in time to reveal something about the present
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292 books · 497 voters · list created July 7th, 2010 by Rakel (votes) .
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Rakel 2813 books
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Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) 545 books
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Aimee 43 books
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Mili 424 books
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Stargazing92 91 books
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Sherri 859 books
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Derya 809 books
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Xina 1746 books
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message 1: by Tom (new)

Tom How does AND THEN THERE WERE NONE fit in on this list?


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Has to do with the dénouement. To explain this in public would constitute a spoiler -- send me a message if you'd like to discuss.


message 3: by Daniele (last edited Jun 01, 2015 10:48PM) (new)

Daniele The Little Book by Selden Edwards
one of the best books of the genre I have read - wanted to share (I may have missed it in the list...)


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