The Cuckoo's Calling - Robert Galbraith, J. K. Rowling

Combining sharp social critique with a classic whodunit plot and the dark whimsy that made Harry Potter so irresistible, Robert Galbraith (known to friends, and now to everyone else, as J.K. Rowling), has created a wonderfully flawed, bright, and hardworking detective in Cormoran Strike. Having survived a stint in Afghanistan, Strike is about to lose all he cares about when the distraught brother of a late supermodel and tabloid star walks into his floundering agency. Strike and his new, skeptical assistant, Robin, venture into London’s dark underbelly, investigating a murder no one wants to admit actually happened. The Cuckoo’s Calling (Mulholland, $26) will take its place among Britain’s classic detective stories, while Strike sidles up to a bar and shares a drink with Philip Marlowe—and you get to enjoy every minute of it.

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$32.00
ISBN: 9780316206846
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Published: Mulholland Books - April 30th, 2013

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$19.99
ISBN: 9780316206853
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Published: Mulholland Books - April 29th, 2014

The Double - George P. Pelecanos

In The Cut Lucas Spero, sharp, confident, and perhaps a bit naïve, returned to D.C. from Iraq and took up a career as a private investigator. It’s been a few years, and now the latest of the very human heroes in George Pelecanos’s fictional universe is starting to sense his own limitations. Hired to find a stolen painting called The Double (Little, Brown, $26), Spero anticipates a smooth closure to a straightforward case. But the thief has a gang of thugs at his beck and call, and the client—the kingpin’s ex-girlfriend—wants revenge as well as the artwork. Pelecanos, always more than a genre writer, achieves both the excitement and suspense of classic crime fiction and creates the characters and plot worthy of a literary novel. The latest from one of D.C.’s finest is not to be missed.

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$21.99
ISBN: 9780316078405
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 23rd, 2014

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