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Friday, May 6, 2011

Read a Mystery in May!

The Merrick Library has a fantastic selection on mystery titles. These are just of few of our upcoming titles for May.

Buried Secrets
By Joseph Finder

A total wow of a read, Finder's second novel starring Nick Heller (after Vanished, 2009), who does intelligence work for private clients, backed up by staff including a digital forensics expert, gets off to a quick start and keeps the throttle wide open for the whole ride. This is the kind of book you have to look up from, every once in a while, just to collect yourself.

Iron House
By John Hart

It isn't as if Hart's career needed jump-starting. His first three stand-alone thrillers have been greeted by an ever-growing crescendo of praise, including two Edgar Awards. Definitely not the kind of writer who needs a breakthrough book. And, yet, Iron House lifts Hart to an altogether new level of excellence.

The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes
By Marcus Sakey

A man awakens on a deserted beach, naked, wet, and suffering from hypothermia. He has no idea who he is, where he is, or how he got there. He staggers to a Beemer parked behind the beach. In it, he finds warmth, clothes that fit him, cash, a Rolex, a gun, and a car registration in the name of Daniel Hayes of Malibu, California.

You Believers
By Jane Bradley

Bradley gives readers a searing three-dimensional look at a horrific crime in her mesmerizing debut, which is narrated in turn by everyone affected by the cold-blooded murder, including the sweet-natured victim, the sociopathic killer, his weak-willed companion, and most memorably, the tough, brave woman who heads a search team.

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