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The Forest of Stolen Girls
Everything Is Fine
Girl, 11
The Happiest Girl in the World: A Novel
The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt
When a Stranger Comes to Town
The Whole Truth (DI Adam Fawley, #5)
At Any Cost: A Father's Betrayal, a Wife's Murder, and a Ten-Year War for Justice
Hype : How Scammers, Grifters, and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet—and Why We're Following
A Man Named Doll
Tower of Babel
Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America
Don't Call It a Cult: The Shocking Story of Keith Raniere and the Women of Nxivm
Death on Ocean Boulevard: Inside the Coronado Mansion Case
The Unkindness of Ravens (Greer Hogan Mystery #1)
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    Ocean Prey (Lucas Davenport #31)
    In Her Tracks (Tracy Crosswhite, #8)
    21st Birthday (Women's Murder Club #21)
    A Gambling Man (Archer, #2)
    The Insiders (The Insiders Trilogy, #1)
    Beneath Devil's Bridge
    Win (Windsor Horne Lockwood III, #1)
    The Watcher Girl
    The Sanatorium
    The Darkest Flower (Allison Barton, #1)
    The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1)
    We Begin at the End
    The Family Upstairs
    When the Stars Go Dark
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    The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
    Gone Girl
    And Then There Were None
    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
    The Girl on the Train
    The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
    Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
    In Cold Blood
    Sharp Objects
    A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
    Dark Places
    In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
    The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)
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