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The King of Lies by John Hart
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Adrenaline by Jeff Abbott
Adrenaline (Sam Capra, #1)
by Jeff Abbott (Goodreads Author)
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First Sentence: Once my wife asked me: if you knew this was our final day together, what would you say to me?

CIA agent Sam Capra is deeply in love with his pregnant wife. However, his life turns into a nightmare when his office is blown up killing ev
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Death in D Minor by Alexia Gordon
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First Sentence: He showed up two days after Christmas.

Conductor and violinist Gethsemane Brown loves the cottage in which she lives, and is determined to save it from the hotel developer working hard to buy it. Were that not enough, her museum curato
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The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka
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First Sentence: “Matt said you find things. For a living,” the woman said on the phone.

Roxane—one ‘n’—has a reputation for being good at finding things. Danielle Stockton’s brother, Bradford, is two months away from his execution date after being con
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Some Bitter Taste by Magdalen Nabb
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First Sentence: The young man, Gjergj, just disappeared.

An elderly woman believes a stranger has been in her apartment and asks Marshal Guarnaccia to visit her. Another case of a wealthy expatriate interferes. When he does, he discovers she has been
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The Drifter by Nicholas Petrie
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First Sentence: He walked into Harder’s Grange, announced by a chrome-plated bell mounted to the doorjamb.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran Peter Ash suffers from PTSD and severe claustrophobia which manifests as a loud buzzing in his head. While helping
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Outfoxed by David Rosenfelt
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First Sentence: I’ve been enjoying work lately.

Defense attorney Andy Carpenter spends most of his time as partner of a dog rescue group. When a former white-color-crime client escapes from prison, taking with him a puppy-for-prisoner’s program, and i
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The Homecoming by Alan Russell
The Homecoming
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First Sentence: “Don’t get too near the fire, Stella.”

Seven years ago, a perfect day at the beach became a family’s worst nightmare when young Stella disappears from her home during the night. Now, a teenaged Stella has reappeared with a story of hav
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Eleventh Hour by M.J. Trow
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First Sentence: The linen stretched over the tenter-grounds like winding sheets, ghostly pale under the Norton Folgate Moon.

Sir Francis Walsingham, spymaster to Queen Elizabeth, is dead. It is believed by Nicholas Faunt, Walsingham’s right-hand man,
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“O for a Booke and a shdie nooke, eyther in-a-doore or out;
With the grene leaves whisp'ring overhede, or the Streete cryes all about.

Where I maie Reade all at my ease, both of the Newe and Olde;
For a jollie goode Booke whereon to looke is better to me than Golde.”
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“People plan their reading? Takes all kinds… Books just find me. They converge upon me like flocks of benevolent vultures. They follow me home, wagging their tails. I’m pretty sure they breed in the dark, too, like mushrooms. When I finish a book, I pick up whatever looks most appealing from the tottering piles at hand.”
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