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Mystery (genre)

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  • Review: 'Shadow of Night' by Deborah Harkness is overstuffed but entertaining

    Review: 'Shadow of Night' by Deborah Harkness is overstuffed but entertaining
    -------------------- Shadow of Night A Novel Deborah Harkness Viking: 584 pp., $28.95 -------------------- Writing second installments of planned trilogies is harder than you think. There has to be enough background from the first novel — but...
  • Young-adult books by Fiona Paul, Eric Greitens and others this fall

    YA promises diversity with historical fiction, paranormal romance, murder mysteries and thrillers. -------------------- The Raven Boys By Maggie StiefvaterScholastic, 416 pp.: $18.99, for ages 13 and up The kickoff to "The Raven Cycle," a new four-...
  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • Jay Caspian Kang impresses with 'The Dead Do Not Improve'

    -------------------- The Dead Do Not Improve A Novel Jay Caspian Kang Hogarth: 272 pp, $25 -------------------- Jay Caspian Kang's debut novel, "The Dead Do Not Improve," demands to be accepted on its own terms. Moving past the era in which...
  • 'Colin Fischer': A teen detective with Asperger's, and heart

    -------------------- Colin Fischer A Novel Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz Razorbill: 256 pp, $17.99 -------------------- Every high school student could use a friend like Colin Fischer, the protagonist in a new teen mystery novel called, as...
  • Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'

    Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * An Edgar Allan Poe Award and numerous...
  • Mystery-thriller book review: 'Broken Harbour'

    Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * The Irish seaside enclave that provides...
  • Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Caller'

    Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * Other Scandinavian crime writers may be...
  • Bones found in hunt for King Richard III's remains

     
    Archaeologists digging in central England for the remains of Richard III, the king immortalized as a murderous tyrant by William Shakespeare, have found bones that in many ways match his profile –- literally....
  • Sherlock Holmes: A chameleon character with ‘Elementary’ appeal

     
    GUEST ESSAY Five years ago, I pitched a brilliant idea to an editor I know: a modern take on Sherlock ......
  • ‘Sailor Twain’: Mermaid tale explores murky depths of the heart

     
    Graphic novelist Mark Siegel intertwines themes of obsession, loss and redemption in “Sailor Twain: The Mermaid in the Hudson,” a ......