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Review: Baldacci's latest novel doesn't disappoint

"One Good Deed" (Grand Central Publishing), by David Baldacci Aloysius Archer fought in Europe for the Allies, and shortly after making his way back home, he found himself imprisoned...

Review: Scot Harvath returns in 'Backlash'

"Backlash: a Thriller" (Atria/Emily Bestler Books), by Brad Thor A Russian plane carrying a prisoner in chains experiences engine trouble and crashes in the middle of the woods. It's...

Review: A detective pursues justice in 'One Small Sacrifice'

"One Small Sacrifice (a Thriller)" (Thomas & Mercer), by Hilary Davidson. Photojournalist Alex Traynor lost his friend Cori to suicide a year ago. Detective Sheryn Sterling tried...

Review: 'Dark Site' is sinister and disturbing

"Dark Site" (Minotaur Books), by Patrick Lee What at first appears to be a random attack on a man and a woman ends up being far more sinister and disturbing in Patrick Lee's latest t...

'Chasing the Moon' takes a look at the history of rocketry

"Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into the Space Age" (Ballantine Books), by Robert Stone and Alan Andres This companion book to the ...

Review: The creator of 'Hannibal' returns with new monster

"Cari Mora" by Thomas Harris (Grand Central). In Thomas Harris' new novel, Cari Mora escaped a violent past and now lives in Miami. She can stay in the United States thanks to a temp...

Review: Expect the unexpected in 'The Never Game'

"The Never Game" (Putnam), by Jeffery Deaver In Jeffery Deaver's "The Never Game," Sophie doesn't fit the profile of a runaway, and her father believes she's been abducted. He offers...

Review: Chris Pavone's book centers on a single day in Paris

"The Paris Diversion" by Chris Pavone (Crown) The narrative in Chris Pavone's "The Paris Diversion" jumps back and forth between several characters in the course of a single day in P...

Review: David McCullough explores the pioneers in new book

"The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West," by David McCullough (Simon and Schuster). When the Revolutionary War was over, and the Treaty of...

Review: A gravesite meeting starts David Baldacci's thriller

"Redemption" by David Baldacci (Grand Central) In David Baldacci's latest, Amos Decker and his FBI partner Alex Jamison arrive in a small town in Ohio where Decker was a detective fo...

Review: Young friends make a bad decision in Gudenkauf novel

"Before She Was Found" by Heather Gudenkauf (Park Row) Twelve-year-old Cora Landry starts junior high, and she lacks friends and social skills to succeed in the environment of clique...

Review: Estranged sisters team up in 'The Better Sister'

"The Better Sister: a Novel" by Alafair Burke (Harper) In "The Better Sister," Chloe Taylor edits a woman's magazine and is married to Adam, a high-profile attorney. She is mom to Et...

Review: An undiagnosed illness haunts D.J. Palmer novel

"Saving Meghan" by D.J. Palmer (St. Martin's Press). A teenage girl seems to have an illness that doctors cannot diagnose in D.J. Palmer's psychological thriller. F...

Review: 'The Eighth Sister' is a gripping thriller

"The Eighth Sister" by Robert Dugoni (Thomas and Mercer). Charles Jenkins has left his time in the CIA far behind and now lives with his family on a farm on a remote island in Washin...

Review: 'The Last Second' is a popcorn movie in print form

"The Last Second" by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison (Gallery). The launch of a corporate satellite covertly begins the countdown to the end of the world in Catherine Coulter and ...