Standout Stand Alones in Crime Fiction

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$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780143116516
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books, 1/2010
You'll never dream the same again. Or are you dreaming now?

In the Miso Soup (Paperback)

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780143035695
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Published: Penguin Books, 4/2006
Murakami, the man behind the eerie and uncomfortable film Audition, knows how to blend location and character in such a way that you never see what's coming until it's too late. This book stayed with me for a while.

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780143117537
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Published: Penguin Books, 4/2010
Ruthe Rendell puts this book in perspective with the following quote: "A stunning novel...convincing..frightening...Philip Kerr puts an end to the myth that the best crime fiction is written by women".

A Simple Plan (Paperback)

$16.95
ISBN-13: 9780307279958
Availability: Not Currently In Stock at Our Stores
Published: Vintage, 10/2006
Cancel your plans for the day when you decide to start reading this page-turner.

American Visa (Paperback)

$14.95
ISBN-13: 9781933354200
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Akashic Books, 4/2007
Not much is translated out of Bolivia and after reading this colorful and engaging novel of a man trying to obtain a visa to see his son in the U.S., you'll wonder why. Some of the best fiction I've read. Period.

The Last Child (Paperback)

$14.99
ISBN-13: 9780312642365
Availability: Not Currently In Stock at Our Stores
Published: Minotaur Books, 3/2010
Could be one of the most misleading covers of the recent past. This dark little book about dark little secrets in a dark little town really packs a punch.

Dark Places (Paperback)

$14.00
ISBN-13: 9780307341570
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books, 5/2010
No sophomore slump here. Flynn follows up Sharp Objects (if you haven't read this yet, do yourself a favor) with a whodunit that's worthy of the word.

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