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June 15, 2007 Newsletter

June 15, 2007

This Week on

Texas Turnaround

Now in Stores: THE SONNET LOVER by Carol Goodman

Author Talk: Nick Santora, Author of SLIP & FALL

Author Talk: Mindy Schneider, Author of NOT A HAPPY CAMPER

Our Summer Beach Bag Contest: Spotlight This Week on ONCE UPON A DAY by Lisa Tucker

New Featured One to Watch Author: Anita Amirrezvani, Author of THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS

New Featured One to Watch Author: Eileen Goudge, Author of WOMAN IN RED

THE MEMORY KEEPER'S DAUGHTER by Kim Edwards Celebrates One Year on the New York Times Bestseller List!

Featured One to Watch Author: Holly Peterson, Author of THE MANNY

Featured One to Watch Author: Adriana Bourgoin, Author of NINE MONTHS IN AUGUST

Featured One to Watch Author: Katie Roiphe, Author of UNCOMMON ARRANGEMENTS

Featured One to Watch Author: Brett Battles, Author of THE CLEANER

This Week's Reviews and Features

Poll and Question of the Week: Book Dedications

Word of Mouth: Tell Us What You're Reading --- Two Prizes!

Quick Links to Features On The Book Report Network
Past Reviews
Can't See the Graphics? Read This Newsletter Online
Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Promotion
Debut Suspense/Thriller One to Watch Promotion
Mystery Mayhem Promotion

Historical Fiction Promotion

One to Watch Promotion
Books Into Movies
Bestseller Lists
Coming Soon
New in Paperback

Summer Beach Bag of Books Promotion

Texas Turnaround

I am writing this newsletter before I fly to Dallas for a very quick trip to give a speech at a Mystery Writers of America's Southwest Chapter event. I am looking forward to the flight as I have a few books and manuscripts that I am anxious to read, as well as a lineup queued on my iPod and this deep purple wrap I want to get some knitting done on. I have been running so much recently that I am looking forward to a few hours of uninterrupted time on the plane. When I get really busy I fantasize about flying to Australia and back, just for a chunk of time to call my own with no emails that I feel an urgent need to respond to, ringing phones, meetings or questions. Never mind the frequent flyer miles...I would treasure the time alone!

People who know me know how much I love to laugh and how I love clever people with great wit. Years ago when I was at Mademoiselle we had a summer intern whose name was Mindy Schneider, who always made me laugh. She had self-deprecating humor and a way of looking at life that would make us all take pause and smile. (We truly wonder why Mindy never wrote her own version of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA.) The magazine had endless moments ripe for humor, and Mindy seized every one and played it to us with great timing. She went on to L.A. where she found her dream job of writing for sitcoms, though she never did get to write for "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," which is what she always fantasized about. We've kept in touch over the years via email (hers always gets me smiling), and we get together whenever I find myself on the Left Coast.

Well, now you all can see why I love Mindy's writing as her book, NOT A HAPPY CAMPER, was published this week. We have an interview with her and a review of this book where Mindy looks back at her years as a 13-year-old camper at Camp Kin-A-Hurra in Maine. If you went to camp, thought about going to camp, ever were 13 or just love witty writing, this is a book to read --- and give. For the record, I never went to camp and my sons never went to camp, but we all love, love, loved this book. I think you will too. Oh, to see Mindy and some of the amazing camp paraphernalia she has managed to hold on to (her home is a homage to brilliantly collected kitsch), go to her website:

And speaking of L.A. writers, we also have an interview with Nick Santora, the author of SLIP & FALL, which was published this week. Joe Hartlaub gives it a rave. Reminder that Nick's book is on-sale exclusively at Borders and Waldenbooks and online here at

This week we bring you two new One to Watch authors. The first is Anita Amirrezvani, the author of THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS. As you may recall I really love this book, which is the story of a young Iranian rug weaver in the 17th century. It's a number one Booksense pick, which are the choices of independent booksellers across the country. We have 10 copies to share with readers who would like to read and comment. Write us at (note the address) with your name and mailing address by Friday, June 22nd to enter.

Our second One to Watch selection is WOMAN IN RED by Eileen Goudge. This is one of the books I am looking forward to finishing on the plane as I have been enjoying it these past few days. The protagonist, Alice, spent nine years in jail for the attempted murder of the drunk driver who killed her younger son. Now she is out, rebuilding her life as she uncovers the secrets of her past, which includes a painting of her grandmother called Woman in Red. As she reconnects with her older son, who now is a sullen teenager, he is charged with a crime, and they come together as she stands by him. We have 10 copies to share with readers who would like to read and comment. Write us at (note the address) with your name and mailing address by Friday, June 22nd to enter.

Also on this week's lineup --- Our Summer Beach Bag of Books title is ONCE UPON A DAY by Lisa Tucker. I have been a fan of Lisa's writing since her debut, THE SONG READER, a few years ago. Here she writes a tale of two lost souls who come together on a day in St. Louis. Contest details are here, and you have until Thursday, June 21st to enter.

We have updated with a number of new guides this month, as well as a complete redesign of the site that has been two years in the making. Huge thanks to Sunil Kumar, Vicky Kariolic and Eric Rhodes on our production team, and our Design Director, Joe Rivera, for making this happen. Be sure to check it out!

As a tribute to David Chase and what I am seeing as a brilliant end to "The Sopranos" (though that was NOT my first reaction), I was tempted to end the opener of this newsletter in mid-sentence. But as I feared the onslaught of reader mail and since, unlike Chase, I do not have a chateau in France to retreat to and let you talk amongst yourselves, I figure I better write an ending. (Have you ever seen a final episode generate that much chatter?)

So....Happy Father's Day to all the dads and grandads out there. For those of you with last-minute shopping habits, you have
suggestions from us here. Dads, grab hammock time for reading if you are not hitting the links, the fishing hole or other manly pursuits.

We're also announcing our Father's Day Duffel Bag of Books Contest winners this week. Thanks to all of you who took the time to enter. We are sharing some of your entries along with the winners, so be sure to take a look at this feature. It's been fun seeing what books your dads read to you when you were a child. 

Have a great week. For us school ends Tuesday, and I cannot wait! I think I am more excited than the boys about this.

May I resist the urge to buy a cowboy hat in Texas. I do remember bringing home cattle horns from a trip to Houston years ago. I think today I would be stopped at the airport and they would be classified as a lethal weapon, or at least a weapon of potential in-flight destruction.

Carol Fitzgerald (

PS: While it's just an overnight trip, readers may want to note that I managed to pack ONE carry-on bag, in turquoise of course. A milestone. 

Read about our Father's Day suggestions here.

Now in Stores: THE SONNET LOVER by Carol Goodman

THE SONNET LOVER by Carol Goodman (Fiction)
Did Shakespeare have a lover? Did they meet? Did she write sonnets to him? These questions are at the heart of Carol Goodman’s newest novel, in which the author combines murder and myth and love unrequited, played out with a cast of finely limned characters, each with an agenda of his or her own. Reviewed by Barbara Lipkien Gershenbaum.

-Click here to read an excerpt from THE SONNET LOVER.

Click here to read our review of THE SONNET LOVER.


Author Talk: Nick Santora, Author of SLIP & FALL

Nick Santora, screenwriter and executive producer of the TV show "Prison Break," recently published his debut novel, SLIP & FALL. In this interview conducted by Kathleen Flaherty (an LA publicist and owner of K21 Communications based in Beverly Hills), Santora explains some of the autobiographical elements of this thriller, as well as the inspiration behind his favorite moments, and humorously imagines what his life would be like without writing. He also discusses how he began penning scripts for the small screen following a career in law and describes receiving his "big break" from David Chase, creator of "The Sopranos." 

SLIP & FALL by Nick Santora (Thriller)
Nick Santora’s debut novel is a thriller with quick pacing and vivid imagery that will catapult readers into a page-turning adventure. Themes of familial bonds and the struggle between the lure of success and the boundaries of ethics are cast in a way that will conjure up comparisons to John Grisham’s THE FIRM, while fans of “Prison Break” will appreciate the heart and soul that underlies the gut-wrenching plot. Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

-Click here to read our review of SLIP & FALL.
-Click here to read an excerpt from SLIP & FALL.
-For more, visit Nick Santora’s website, 

Click here to read an interview with Nick Santora.


Author Talk: Mindy Schneider, Author of NOT A HAPPY CAMPER

Mindy Schneider's first book, NOT A HAPPY CAMPER, is a humorous account of one unforgettable summer she spent at a sleepaway camp in the backwoods of Maine. In this interview, Schneider describes what inspired her to capture her momentous and unconventional experiences in a memoir and reminisces about some of her best and worst memories of the 1970s. She also explains how her past career as a sitcom writer helped to shape her book and discusses the various projects and hobbies she has taken on working for the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks.

NOT A HAPPY CAMPER: A Memoir by Mindy Schneider (Memoir)
NOT A HAPPY CAMPER chronicles 13-year-old Mindy’s adventures at a rainy, rundown, wildly unsupervised camp in Maine called Kin-A-Hurra. For eight eye-opening and unforgettable weeks, she and her eccentric band of friends keep busy feuding in color wars, failing at sports and uncovering the camp’s hidden past. Reviewed by Barbara Bamberger Scott.

-Click here to read our review of NOT A HAPPY CAMPER.
-Click here to read an excerpt from NOT A HAPPY CAMPER
For more, visit Mindy Schneider’s website,

Click here to read an interview with Mindy Schneider.


Our Summer Beach Bag Contest: Spotlight This Week on ONCE UPON A DAY by Lisa Tucker

Every week from May 18th through August 24th a different title in the Beach Bag of Books promotion will be featured with a review and contest prize --- a beach bag stocked with that book, plus summertime essentials that tie in to its theme. Five FABULOUS beach bags will be given away each week, as well as five copies of the book to additional winners.

Our fifth spotlighted title is ONCE UPON A DAY by Lisa Tucker. It's a wise, humorous and deeply compassionate novel about the risks and rewards of loving when a single day can change our lives. In a lime green mesh beach bag, winners will find a blue and green striped towel, Euro Spa bath petals, a squishy bath sponge, kiwi-cassis body buffer from H2O+, pomegranate margarita mix, cookies in the shapes of a smiling sun, a bright flower and watermelon, and a purple journal for recording some summer thoughts. We have five to give away, as well as five additional prizes of copies of ONCE UPON A DAY.

To enter to win, answer the question below:

What does Stephen keep displayed above the visor in his cab, right next to his license?

You can find the answer by reading an excerpt here.

Send your answer to the question above, along with your name and snail mail address, to by Thursday, June 21st at 11:59PM.

ONCE UPON A DAY by Lisa Tucker (Fiction)
On the streets of St. Louis, two lost souls find each other as they come to terms with their tragic pasts. In her third novel, Lisa Tucker explores the ways in which a whole life can change course in the space of a single day. Reviewed by Norah Piehl and excerpted.

-Read more about ONCE UPON A DAY by Lisa Tucker here.

Click here to read all the details of our Summer Beach Bag Contest.


New Featured One to Watch Author: Anita Amirrezvani, Author of THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS

An author who we have our eye on as one to watch is Anita Amirrezvani, whose book THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS is now in stores.

We have 10 copies of THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS to give away to readers who would like to read the book and comment about it. Please write (please carefully note the address) by Friday, June 22nd if you are interested.

In 17th-century Persia, a 14-year-old woman believes she will be married within the year. But when her beloved father dies, she and her mother find themselves alone and without a dowry. With nowhere else to go, they are forced to sell the brilliant turquoise rug the young woman has woven to pay for their journey to Isfahan, where they will work as servants for her uncle, a rich rug designer in the court of the legendary Shah Abbas the Great.

Despite her lowly station, the young woman blossoms as a brilliant designer of carpets, a rarity in a craft dominated by men. But while her talent flourishes, her prospects for a happy marriage grow dim. Forced into a secret marriage to a wealthy man, the young woman finds herself faced with a daunting decision: forsake her own dignity, or risk everything she has in an effort to create a new life.

Click here to read more about Anita Amirrezvani and THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS.


New Featured One to Watch Author: Eileen Goudge, Author of WOMAN IN RED

Another author to watch is New York Times bestselling author Eileen Goudge, who has written WOMAN IN RED, a powerful story of love and redemption and what one woman will do to overcome the buried secrets of her past.

We have 10 advance reading copies of WOMAN IN RED to give away to readers who would like to read the book and comment about it. Please write (please note the address carefully) by Friday, June 22nd if you are interested.

More about WOMAN IN RED:
Alice Kessler spent nine years in prison for the attempted murder of the drunk driver who killed her son. Now she’s returned home to Gray’s Island to reconnect with the son she left behind. Her boy, Jeremy, now a sullen teenager, is wrongly accused of rape, and mother and son are thrown together in a desperate attempt to prove his innocence. She’s aided by Colin McGinty, a recovering alcoholic and 9/11 widower, also recently returned to the island in the aftermath of his grandfather’s death. Colin’s grandfather, a famous artist, is best known for his haunting portrait, “Woman in Red,” which happens to be of Alice’s grandmother.

In a tale that weaves the past with the present, we come to know the story behind the portrait, of the forbidden wartime romance between William McGinty and Eleanor Styles, and the deadly secret that bound them more tightly than even their love for each other. A secret that, more than half a century later, is about to be unburied, as Alice and Colin are drawn into a fragile romance of their own and the ghost of an enemy from long ago surfaces in the form of his grandson, the very man responsible for sending Alice to prison.

Click here to read more about Eileen Goudge and WOMAN IN RED.


THE MEMORY KEEPER'S DAUGHTER by Kim Edwards Celebrates One Year on the New York Times Bestseller List!


More than 3,000,000 copies in print!

On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split second decision that will alter all of their lives forever. He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret. But Caroline, the nurse, cannot leave the infant. Instead, she disappears into another city to raise the child herself. So begins this beautifully told story that unfolds over a quarter of a century in which these two families, ignorant of each other, are yet bound by David Henry's fateful decision that long-ago winter night.

Click here to read more about THE MEMORY KEEPER'S DAUGHTER by Kim Edwards.


Featured One to Watch Author: Holly Peterson, Author of THE MANNY

The start of summer is the perfect time to discover Holly Peterson, whose book THE MANNY releases on June 19th. It's the story of a work-crazed TV producer who hires a male nanny, or manny, to attend to her son, who is less than attended to by his workaholic dad. What ensues? A terrifically fun romp of a book.

-Click here to see our advance copy winners.
-Click here to read a new excerpt from THE MANNY.
-Click here to see critical praise for THE MANNY.

More about THE MANNY:

What’s a Park Avenue working mom to do when her troubled son desperately needs a male role model and her husband is a power workaholic? If she’s like the gutsy heroine of Holly Peterson’s astute new comedy of manners among the ill-mannered elite, she does what every other woman on the block does. She hires herself a “manny.”

A solid middle-class girl from Middle America, Jamie Whitfield isn’t “one of them” but she lives in “the Grid,” the wealthiest acre of real estate in Manhattan, where big money and big media collide. And she has most everything they have --- a big new apartment, full-time help with her three children, as well as her very own detached Master of the Universe attorney husband. What she doesn’t have, however, is a full-time father figure for their struggling nine-year-old son, Dylan. But the rich haven’t yet encountered a problem they can’t hire someone else to solve.

Enter the manny.

Click here to read more about Holly Peterson and THE MANNY.


Featured One to Watch Author: Adriana Bourgoin, Author of NINE MONTHS IN AUGUST

Adriana Bourgoin's superbly insightful debut, NINE MONTHS IN AUGUST --- which is now available in stores --- captures the crushing fears, exhilarating joys and ceaseless surprises of one woman’s passage to motherhood.

-Click here to see our advance copy winners.
-Click here to read a new excerpt from NINE MONTHS IN AUGUST.

Gretchen Fox is a planner and list-maker by nature, perfectly suited to her job as a hotel catering manager. And in her cautious, look-before-you-leap way, Gretchen was waiting until the time was absolutely perfect before she had a baby.

Her body, however, had other ideas. Now Gretchen is discovering what a big difference a little blue line can make --- to her marriage, her career, and her state of mind. As Gretchen spends sleepless nights pondering all the reasons she’s not ready to become a mother, she starts to question every other area of her life too. Even her relationship with Meredith and Louisa, her closest friends since their days together at Smith College, undergoes a sudden, dramatic shift.

As she’s inducted into a new world of anti-motion sickness wristbands, emergency supplies of ginger ale, and hormone fueled crying jags, Gretchen realizes that all the planning in the world couldn’t have prepared her for the wonderful, extraordinary journey that lies ahead…

Click here to read more about Adriana Bourgoin and NINE MONTHS IN AUGUST.


Featured One to Watch Author: Katie Roiphe, Author of UNCOMMON ARRANGEMENTS

Katie Roiphe's previous books include THE MORNING AFTER, LAST NIGHT IN PARADISE and a novel, STILL SHE HAUNTS ME. In her latest, UNCOMMON ARRANGEMENTS --- which goes on sale June 26th --- she explores seven unconventional Edwardian marriages and the crises that occured in each of them.

-Click here to see our advance copy winners.
-Click here to read a new excerpt from UNCOMMON ARRANGEMENTS.
-Click here to see Katie Roiphe's backlist.
-Click here to read critical praise for UNCOMMON ARRANGEMENTS.

Katie Roiphe’s stimulating work has made her one of the most talked about cultural critics of her generation. Now this bracing young writer delves deeply into one of the most layered of subjects: marriage. Drawn in part from the private memoirs, personal correspondence, and long-forgotten journals of the British literary community from 1910 to the Second World War, here are seven "marriages a la mode" --- each rising to the challenge of intimate relations in more or less creative ways.

Every chapter revolves around a crisis that occurred in each of these marriages --- as serious as life-threatening illness or as seemingly innocuous as a slightly tipsy dinner table conversation --- and how it was resolved…or not resolved. In these portraits, Roiphe brilliantly evokes what are, as she says, "the fluctuations and shifts in attraction, the mysteries of lasting affection, the endurance and changes in love, and the role of friendship in marriage." The deeper mysteries at stake in all relationships.

Click here to read more about Katie Roiphe and UNCOMMON ARRANGEMENTS.


Featured One to Watch Author: Brett Battles, Author of THE CLEANER

Brett Battles's debut novel, THE CLEANER, is a furiously paced thriller that marks the beginning of a series featuring Jonathan Quinn, a freelance operative and a professional "cleaner" whose job it is to dispose of bodies and tie up loose ends. The book will be in stores on June 26th.

-Click here to see our advance copy winners.
-Click here to read a new excerpt from THE CLEANER.

More about THE CLEANER:
Meet Jonathan Quinn: a freelance operative with a take-no-prisoners style and the heart of a loner. His job? Professional "cleaner." Nothing too violent, just disposing of bodies, doing a little cleanup if necessary. But in Brett Battles’s electrifying debut novel, Quinn’s latest assignment will change everything, igniting a harrowing journey of violence, betrayal, and revenge.

The job seemed simple enough: investigating a suspicious case of arson. But when a dead body turns up where it doesn’t belong --- and Quinn’s handlers at "the Office" turn strangely silent --- he knows he’s in over his head. With only a handful of clues, Quinn scrambles for cover, struggling to find out why someone wants him dead...and if it’s linked to a larger attempt to wipe out the Office.

Quinn’s only hope may be Orlando, a woman from his past who’s reluctant to help but who may hold the key to solving the case. Suddenly the two are prying into old crimes, crisscrossing continents, struggling to stay alive long enough to unbury the truth. But as the hunt intensifies, Quinn is stunned by what he uncovers: a chilling secret...and a brilliantly orchestrated conspiracy --- with an almost unimaginable goal.

Click here to read more about Brett Battles and THE CLEANER.


This Week's Reviews and Features

STALIN'S GHOST by Martin Cruz Smith (Thriller)
While working to solve some old murders that he suspects are tied to a series of recent ones, investigator Arkady Renko, the pariah of the Moscow prosecutor's office, has been assigned the thankless job of investigating a new phenomenon: late-night subway riders report seeing the ghost of Joseph Stalin on the train platform. Reviewed by Kate Ayers

Read an excerpt from STALIN'S GHOST here.

THE FAR REACHES by Homer Hickam (Historical Fiction)
The unconventional Coast Guard Captain, Josh Thurlow, has been the hero of two prior World War II novels by master storyteller Homer Hickam. His past adventures have been laced with humor and high jinks by Josh and his unlikely band of sailors, but THE FAR REACHES is dead serious. The war has hardened Josh, and the games are over. Reviewed by Roz Shea.

Read an excerpt from THE FAR REACHES here.

SPARE CHANGE: A Sunny Randall Novel by Robert B. Parker (Mystery)
private eye Sunny Randall teams up with her retired father to catch a serial killer who eluded her dad 20 years ago when he was in charge of the police investigation. In this latest installment of Robert B. Parker’s mystery series, the killings start again and the victims soon begin resembling Sunny. Reviewed by Tom Callahan.

THE NAVIGATOR: A Kurt Austin Adventure by Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos (Fiction/Action & Adventure)
Years ago, an ancient Phoenician statue known as the Navigator was stolen from the Baghdad Museum, and there are men who would do anything to get their hands on it. What's so special about this statue? The search for answers will take the NUMA team on an astonishing odyssey through time and space. Reviewed by Marge Fletcher.

THE MAYTREES by Annie Dillard (Fiction)
In this touching exploration of the strengths and failings of marital love, Annie Dillard traces the lives of a handful of residents of Cape Cod as they grapple with those mysteries over the course of nearly half a century. Reviewed by Harvey Freedenberg.

SHEER ABANDON by Penny Vincenzi (Fiction)
Abandon your cares and throw yourself wholeheartedly into Penny Vincenzi's latest saga --- originally published in the United Kingdom in 2005 --- a masterful, sweeping story with mystery, romance and plot twists galore. SHEER ABANDON is perhaps the perfect beach read. Reviewed by Norah Piehl.

FATHERS AND SONS: The Autobiography of a Family by Alexander Waugh (Autobiography)
In this remarkable history of father-son relationships in his family, Alexander Waugh exposes the fraught dynamics of love and strife that has produced a succession of successful authors. Reviewed by Harold Cordry.

CITY OF FIRE by Robert Ellis (Thriller)
When a vibrant young woman is found dead in her bed by her hotshot businessman husband, the elite Robbery-Homicide division of the LAPD responds in full force. Detective Lena Gamble suspects that the husband killed her, but this murder turns out to be only the first in a series of brutal crimes against beautiful women. Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

VOLK'S GAME by Brent Ghelfi (Thriller)
A deadly game of deception is played out against the nightmarish backdrop of modern-day Russia in this impressive and riveting debut novel by Brent Ghelfi. Readers are introduced to Alexei Volkovoy, a major force in the Moscow black market who functions as an undercover agent for the Russian military. Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

Click here to read this week's reviews and features.


Poll and Question of the Week: Book Dedications


Do you read the dedications in books?

All of the time
Some of the time

-Click here to answer our poll.


If you wrote a book, to whom would you dedicate it?

-Click here to answer our Question of the Week.

Word of Mouth: Tell Us What You're Reading --- Two Prizes!

Tell us what books YOU are reading and loving --- or even those you don't.

This week we have two great prizes: FIVE readers each will win a copy of 
LEAN MEAN THIRTEEN by Janet Evanovich and SLIPKNOT by Linda Greenlaw.

Please note that our next Word of Mouth update will be on June 22nd.

Need more details about Word of Mouth? Click here.

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Those who are subscribed to the newsletter by July 1, 2007 automatically are entered in our Monthly Newsletter Contest. This month one winner will be selected to win the following five books: LEAN MEAN THIRTEEN by Janet Evanovich, NORTH RIVER by Pete Hamill, ON CHESIL BEACH by Ian McEwan, ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE BOURNE BETRAYAL by Eric Van Lustbader and THE SLEEPING DOLL by Jeffery Deaver.
Madeline from Chattanooga, TN was last month's newsletter winner. She won BAD LUCK AND TROUBLE: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child, THE GOOD GUY by Dean Koontz, LETHALLY BLOND by Kate White, LYING WITH STRANGERS by James Grippando and THE OVERLOOK by Michael Connelly.  

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