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We Were the Salt of the Sea

Written by Roxanne Bouchard, translated by David Warriner — In a world filled with high-octane, fast-paced, blood-spattered crime fiction, it’s sometimes worth taking the foot off the gas pedal and plumping for something a little less frenetic. Something like Roxanne Bouchard’s We Were the Salt…
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Glass Houses

Written by Louise Penny — One of the most haunting and lyrical novels I’ve read in recent years is The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny. It served as my introduction to Canadian police officer Armand Gamache and is a book I’ve continued to recommend to anyone…
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The Quiet Man

Written by James Carol — Every so often, book critics bemoan the ongoing interest in serial killer novels. Well, there seems no end to the public fascination with what is a particularly rare kind of criminal, especially if you can give them a new twist. That’s what James Carol…
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Syndrome E

Written by Franck Thilliez, translated by Mark Pilozzotti — Franck Thilliez has written many bestsellers in his native France. If his other books are of equal quality to this complex, multi-layered thriller, then Penguin, publisher of this translation, can rest assured it has picked a winner. Syndrome E…
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