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The Chase

The new novel by New York Times #1 bestselling author Candice Fox is an electrifying cat-and-mouse thriller set in the Nevada desert.

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The Russian

The thirteenth thrilling novel by James Patterson featuring NYPD's Detective Michael Bennett.

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The Silent Listener

'A deftly wrought suspense novel from a remarkable new literary talent . . . A book that should be atop of everyone's reading list.' J. P. Pomare, author of Call Me Evie

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The Dare

She’d created a little altar on the chest of drawers in her bedroom

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The Silent Listener

The moment he dies, the room explodes with life.

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Prodigal Son

A stir moves through the Pride House Group Home, and seconds later adolescent faces pig against the muggy front window.

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Crimson Lake

Here’s what I remember.

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1st Case

I want to touch you. Your face, your skin, your thighs, your eyes. I want to feel you shiver as my hands explore every part of you.

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The Boy from the Woods

In one of the most bizarre cases in recent history, a wild-haired young boy, estimated to be between six and eight years old, was discovered living on his own in the Ramapo Mountain State Forest near the suburb of Westville.

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The Sanatorium

Discarded medical equipment litters the floor: surgical tools blistered with rust, broken bottles, jars, the scratched spine of an old invalid chair.