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15 Absorbing and Enthralling Supernatural Mysteries and Thrillers

Posted 1 day ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Mysteries and Thrillers and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with appeal, catalog tips, finding a good book, Ghost Stories, Haunted Houses, Horror, Novelist, paranormal, Psychological Suspense, Readers' Advisory, supernatural, Supernatural Mysteries, supernatural thrillers and suspense

Supernatural-themed stories filled with creatures, ghosts and paranormal phenomena.

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12 Intriguing Reads You Won't Want to Put Down

Posted about 25 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Mysteries and Thrillers | Tagged with appeal, atmospheric, beyond the bestsellers, compelling, finding a good book, gritty, Historical Fiction, intriguing, Literary fiction, Psychological Fiction, suspenseful and Unconventional

Interesting reads filled with multi-dimensional, interesting, compelling and beguiling characters.

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10 Books With Delightfully Odd Characters You're Gonna Love

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in Fiction, Mysteries and Thrillers and New Books and Movies | Tagged with amusing, appeal, atmospheric, engaging, finding a good book, funny fiction, historical mysteries, humorous stories, likable characters, Literary fiction, quirky characters, reading recommendations, satirical fiction and upbeat

Reading recommendations with odd, quirky and likable characters that are designed to delight and entertain.

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15 Intriguing Spy Novels Written by Women Featuring Female Spies

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Mysteries and Thrillers | Tagged with action, adventure, CIA, conspiracies, cyberterrorism, Detective and Mystery Fiction, espionage, Historical Fiction, Political Fiction, secret agents, spies, Spy Fiction, spy stories, Suspense Fiction, Thrillers, War Fiction, women intelligence officers, women spies, Women's History Month and World War II Fiction

Spy stories with strong female protagonists, espionage, intrigue, action and adventure.

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Travel via Mystery Novels

Posted 4 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Mysteries and Thrillers and Nature and Travel | Tagged with armchair travel, fiction, foreign countries, Mysteries, reading recommendations and travel

Are you unable to afford the expense or time for a vacation? Try reading one of these mysteries set in exotic cultures and/or locales where the place is just as much a part of the story as the characters and plot.

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10 Sherlockian Novels That are Perfect for Fans of Sherlock

Posted 5 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Mysteries and Thrillers | Tagged with Detective Stories, Historical Fiction, private investigators, reading recommendations, secret societies, Sherlock Holmes, suspense and thriller

Fans of the television series Sherlock will love these modern stories featuring the infamous consulting detective Sherlock Holmes.

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25 Gripping Psychological Suspense Novels

Posted 6 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Mysteries and Thrillers and New Books and Movies | Tagged with Psychological Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Readers' Advisory, suspense, Suspense Fiction and Thrillers

Enthralling novels that will keep readers interested from start to finish. This post includes classics, popular authors and notable selections from the past year including books by popular authors like Riley Sager, Ruth Ware, Lisa Scottoline, Lisa Unger, JP Delaney and more.

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