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July 16, 2010 Newsletter July 16, 2010
And Now, San Diego, Here I Come!
Last week I gave you some of my report from ThrillerFest, one of my favorite industry events of the year. Steve Berry at the Thriller Awards ceremony on Saturday night called it “Summer Camp for Thriller Writers,” and he was not wrong. The lineup of authors was just stellar, and the information that was exchanged was just terrific. More about what they had to say in a bit. That evening Steve also shared news that he and four other leading thriller authors --- David Morrell, Douglas Preston, James Rollins and Andy Harp --- will visit U.S. troops in the Persian Gulf as part of a USO trip they’re calling Operation Thriller. They plan to meet troops, talk fiction, inspire and spread cheer, and most importantly, show their gratitude. They will start the trip at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. before embarking on the week-long tour. And, of course, they’re bringing lots of advance copies of their forthcoming books. We will be sure to get you news about this event as it unfolds.

The second item was the announcement of the 2010 Thriller Awards, voted upon by the International Thriller Writers. It was great to see Lisa Gardner take home the Best Hardcover Novel award for THE NEIGHBOR. I was happy for her not only because she is an author who deserves the recognition, but also because I have enjoyed watching her hone her craft through the years. Lisa’s latest Detective D. D. Warren mystery, LIVE TO TELL, was released this week, and our reviewer Joe Hartlaub says, “D. D. Warren is rapidly becoming one of my favorite characters in detective fiction. A veteran Boston police investigator with voracious appetites for food and sex, she gets plenty of one --- without gaining an ounce --- and not nearly enough of the other. As a result, there is a bit of an hysterically funny, smart-alecky edge to her that alone could probably carry each and every book in which Lisa Gardner chooses to feature her. However, as Gardner’s latest work demonstrates, there is much more happening in these pages than bright, snappy dialogue. The storylines that weave their way through Warren’s world are smart, riveting and addictive.” Read the full review here.

What made the night even more fun was that I was seated next to Tom Piccirilli, who won Best Paperback Original Novel for THE COLDEST MILE. He had two books nominated and joked that he had hoped it would end in a tie with him getting a double prize. You can see the full list of winners here.

Also receiving an award was Linda Fairstein, another favorite, who received the Silver Bullet Award for her service as a former prosecutor focusing on crimes of violence against women and children, and her continued commitment to advocate for them. She served as head of the sex crimes unit in New York City. It was wonderful to see her honored like this. Her latest is HELL GATE, which we reviewed in />
Each year, one author receives the ThrillerMaster Award in recognition of his or her legendary career and contributions to the genre. This year Ken Follett was honored and proceeded to tell wonderful stories about how he crafts his stories. He was asked why he writes so much about World War II and noted that it was the one war that really was about good and evil. There were clear sides and commitment, and it’s rich with history as a result. He also spoke of creating a spell when you write, where details are so important since, if they are not correct, the spell is broken. He had eight historians vetting things in his upcoming book, FALL OF GIANTS, which will be out in late September.

Speaking of Ken, the long-awaited screen adaptation of his worldwide bestselling historical epic THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH debuts on Starz next Friday, July 23rd. Ken has been notoriously protective of this book, but finally agreed to move forward on the adaptation and consulted on the script. You can read more about the miniseries and watch a trailer here, and follow Ken’s behind-the-scenes blog here. It looks like another book-turned-TV project I’ll be watching in addition to TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles, based on Tess Gerritsen’s bestselling Rizzoli & Isles novels. I am thrilled to share that "Rizzoli and Isles" debuted with the biggest ad-supported cable launch of all time. Thankfully, “Pillars of the Earth” won’t be on Mondays!

Another book-related TV program to catch will be the telecast of librarian extraordinaire Nancy Pearl’s interview with Mary McDonagh Murphy, author of SCOUT, ATTICUS & BOO: A Celebration of 50 Years of To Kill a Mockingbird. The interview is scheduled to air 8AM Saturday and again on Sunday at 8AM and 2:30PM on C-Span 2’s BookTV. I’ve mentioned Mary’s book and her accompanying documentary in past newsletters, but this was one of the many highlights of the American Library Association’s annual meeting I attended in Washington, DC. You can check out more about Mary’s book and film here, and visit BookTV here.

On the site this week, in our Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight we’re featuring Henry Perez’s MOURN THE LIVING, a cat-and-mouse story about reporter Alex Chapa, who is tracking a serial killer and is about to break the case open. Unbeknownst to Alex is that he’s the killer’s next target. We featured Henry’s debut, KILLING RED, last summer and received some great feedback from readers. MOURN THE LIVING won’t be out until August 3rd, but we have 20 copies to give away to readers who would like to read and comment on it. Enter here by Friday, July 23rd at noon ET.

As we start this new Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight, we share some reader feedback from three past featured titles: CRASHERS by Dana Haynes, PRAY FOR SILENCE by Linda Castillo and BODILY HARM by Robert Dugoni. Our contest winners had some rave reviews, and all warn that CRASHERS is best enjoyed nowhere near a plane or airport. In a humorous aside, Dana told me that he did not think his book would be sold in airport bookstores. Click here to see the advance reader comments for CRASHERS.

Also, I think those who read and enjoyed PRAY FOR SILENCE have convinced me to add Linda’s Kate Burkholder series to my list. Click here to see reader comments for PRAY FOR SILENCE. It’s been a lot of fun watching Robert Dugoni's career grow with each book, and BODILY HARM was one of my favorite legal thriller titles in a long time. Click here to read comments for BODILY HARM. We got to spend time together at ThrillerFest last week, and he shared some terrific stories from his recent tour.

All of ThrillerFest is not just serious stuff. On Saturday morning there was a very funny panel called “Will You Sign My Bra?” and other funny stories from the road. Among Dugoni, Linwood Barclay, Alan Jacobson, Heather Graham, William Lashner and Jon Land, there were some genuinely laugh-out-loud moments describing bookstore events and encounters with readers. At the end, they all signed a pink bra that Jon Land then modeled. In jest, he saw me with the camera and told me he did NOT want to see this photo on, thus I will leave it to your imaginations just how funny this moment was. Hmmmm...wonder what he would have offered me to keep it off this page!

We also have two great author talks this week, featuring Tana French and Jennifer Weiner. Tana’s third novel, FAITHFUL PLACE, hit stores this week and Joe Hartlaub says,I will remember FAITHFUL PLACE for a long time. The novel begins with a two-page prelude that could stand beautifully and easily on its own as a short story. And within the first 60 pages or so, it goes from poignant to hilarious to horrifying and back again, over and over. Reading it from page to page is like walking into a dark room and receiving a sweet kiss followed by a swift kick, both of them unexpected in equal measure. And what is perhaps the most impressive element of the book is French’s ability to present the frailty of human emotion in a setting unfamiliar to most, yet that seems to tap into a shared memory, the sweetness and sadness of love and life and loss, irrevocable and otherwise. Please don’t read this one in a hurry. It’s to be savored slowly and placed on your top shelf for re-reading.” Read the full review here and the author talk here. Tana scored back-to-back hits with her debut IN THE WOODS and her second novel THE LIKENESS. We can now make that three in a row.

Jennifer Weiner talks about her latest, FLY AWAY HOME, which our reviewer Terry Miller Shannon says “is a juicy, compelling page-turner as we follow these women in the wake of their family's scandal. Jennifer Weiner continues to give us characters who are true to life and sympathetic, along with gripping plotlines and unexpected twists.” Read the full review here and the author talk here.

Also, our fourth Beach Bag of Books contest is continuing, featuring a collection of great women’s titles: THE ACTOR AND THE HOUSEWIFE by Shannon Hale, GOING IN CIRCLES by Pamela Ribon, MENNONITE IN A LITTLE BLACK DRESS: A Memoir of Going Home by Rhoda Janzen and THE SEASON OF SECOND OF CHANCES by Diane Meier. In addition to the books, five winners will receive a blue-and-green striped beach towel, Crystal Light lemonade, shell-shaped towel clips, a blue-and-white striped roll-up beach mat that can double as a picnic blanket, a deck of waterproof cards, and blue floral picnic ware (including dinner and salad plates, and glasses for four), all packed in an oversized beach tote. Five runners-up will win copies of the books. Enter here by Friday, July 23rd at noon ET for your chance to win. I love these contests.

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I am off to San Diego for Comic-Con on Monday with a couple of meetings scheduled before I go to the conference on Wednesday. This is one of my favorite events since, besides panels and meeting authors, there is a virtual potpourri of pop culture surrounding you the entire weekend, which includes folks in some pretty wild costumes. No, I will not be dressing up. Sooo not my thing! So next week a report will come from the Left Coast where I hear it’s a lot cooler than it is here in the New York area. Fingers crossed. I already have my books for this trip picked out. I am starting with Christopher Reich's RULES OF BETRAYAL, which we review this week. I look forward to checking in with Ransom! I’ll write more of what I learned last weekend from the plane! Have a great week and happy reading!

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Author Talk: Tana French, Author of FAITHFUL PLACE

Following the critically acclaimed bestsellers IN THE WOODS and THE LIKENESS, Tana French’s new novel, FAITHFUL PLACE, centers on undercover police detective Frank Mackey, who must come to terms with past demons when his estranged first love becomes the subject of his latest murder case. In this interview, French elaborates on her main character’s tumultuous history and --- despite having lived all over the world --- explains what continually draws her to Ireland as a setting. She also discusses how her career as an actress has impacted her role as a storyteller, reflects on the recurring themes in her work, and shares her thoughts on the barrier that separates the mystery and literary fiction genres.

FAITHFUL PLACE by Tana French (Mystery)
Tana French’s newest work is the eagerly awaited third installment in her Dublin Murder Squad series, though its primary focus lies elsewhere. Fans of her first two novels, IN THE WOODS and THE LIKENESS, will find their patience more than rewarded. FAITHFUL PLACE is one of those rare books that transcends its worthy genre and deserves as wide an audience as possible. Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

-Click here to read a review of FAITHFUL PLACE.
-Click here to read an excerpt from FAITHFUL PLACE.


Click here to read an interview with Tana French.


Now in Stores: LIVE TO TELL by Lisa Gardner

LIVE TO TELL: A Detective D. D. Warren Novel by Lisa Gardner (Thriller)
In New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner’s most compelling work of suspense to date, the lives of three women unfold and connect in unexpected ways, as sins from the past emerge --- and stunning secrets reveal just how tightly blood ties can bind. Sometimes the most devastating crimes are the ones closest to home. Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

-Click here to read an excerpt from LIVE TO TELL.

Click here to read a review of LIVE TO TELL.


Now in Stores: RULES OF BETRAYAL by Christopher Reich

RULES OF BETRAYAL by Christopher Reich (Thriller)
In 1980, a secret American B-52 crashes high in a remote mountain range on the Pakistan–Afghanistan border. Nearly 30 years later, and spanning locales from those peaks to New York City, a terrible truth will be revealed. Jonathan Ransom returns as the resourceful doctor thrown into a shadowy world of double and triple agents where absolutely no one can be trusted.
Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

-Click here to read an excerpt from RULES OF BETRAYAL.

Click here to read a review of RULES OF BETRAYAL.

Author Talk: Jennifer Weiner, Author of FLY AWAY HOME

Jennifer Weiner’s latest work of fiction, FLY AWAY HOME, centers on a mother and her adult daughters whose relationship is strained amidst personal failures and public humiliations. In this interview, Weiner discusses what prompted her to steer away from her typical twenty- and thirty-something narrators to create a middle-aged protagonist, and elaborates on the influence of various current events that helped to shape the novel’s plot. She also weighs in on the struggle women often face in trying to maintain their identities after marriage and starting families, and shares where she sees her characters after the book’s close.

FLY AWAY HOME by Jennifer Weiner (Fiction)
Sylvie Serfer's senator husband, Richard Woodruff, is caught philandering after she has spent her married life devoted to him and to his career --- making for a gripping read as Sylvie and her two adult daughters reimagine their lives. Reviewed by Terry Miller Shannon.

-Click here to read a review of FLY AWAY HOME.
-Click here to read an excerpt from FLY AWAY HOME.


Click here to read an interview with Jennifer Weiner.


Now in Stores: THE COOKBOOK COLLECTOR by Allegra Goodman

THE COOKBOOK COLLECTOR by Allegra Goodman (Fiction)
In this wonderfully satisfying novel, two very different sisters, Jess and Emily, grapple with ambition, love, ethics and truth during the rise and fall of the high-flying tech start-ups. As the century turns, one rides the financial wave of her own start-up; the other enters a different world through the portal of a vast rare cookbook collection. Reviewed by Terry Miller Shannon.

-Click here to read an excerpt from THE COOKBOOK COLLECTOR.

Click here to read a review of THE COOKBOOK COLLECTOR.


Now in Stores: CORDUROY MANSIONS by Alexander McCall Smith

CORDUROY MANSIONS by Alexander McCall Smith (Fiction)
Corduroy Mansions is the affectionate nickname given to a genteel, crumbling mansion block in London’s vibrant Pimlico neighborhood and the home turf of a captivating collection of quirky and altogether McCall-Smithian characters. Filled with the ins and outs of neighborliness in all its unexpected variations, CORDUROY MANSIONS showcases the life, laughter and humanity that have become the hallmarks of Alexander McCall Smith’s work. Reviewed by Roz Shea.

-Click here to read an excerpt from CORDUROY MANSIONS.

Click here to read a review of CORDUROY MANSIONS.

New Featured Suspense/Thriller Author: Henry Perez, Author of MOURN THE LIVING

Henry Perez, who scored a hit with his debut, KILLING RED, returns with MOURN THE LIVING, another cat-and-mouse thriller featuring intrepid journalist Alex Chapa. A methodical killer is on the loose, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Just as Chapa begins to crack the case, he realizes he's the next target.

MOURN THE LIVING is releasing on August 3rd, but we have 20 copies to give away to readers who would like to preview the book and comment about it. If you are interested, please fill out this form by Friday, July 23rd at noon ET.

-Click here to read an excerpt from MOURN THE LIVING.
-Click here to read Henry Perez’s bio.
-Click here to see Henry Perez’s backlist.
-Click here to read critical praise for Henry Perez’s books.
-Visit Henry Perez’s official website,

From city to city, one man walks the streets, carefully choosing his victims. Mercilessly, he cuts their throats. And with each kill, he leaves his chilling trademark, honed to razor-sharp perfection over decades of practice. But now, reporter Alex Chapa is tracking the story, following the lead of a murdered colleague --- and getting dangerously close to the most elusive serial killer in decades. When the next victim surfaces bearing the unmistakable calling card, Alex realizes no one is safe from this psychopath’s murderous rage. For the killer has set his sights on Alex and those he loves --- and only their blood will satisfy him…

Click here to read more about Henry Perez and MOURN THE LIVING.

Featured Suspense/Thriller Author: Andrew Britton, Author of THE EXILE

Andrew Britton's fourth politically-charged spy thriller, THE EXILE, takes ex-CIA agent Ryan Kealey to West Darfur to investigate the death of a relief worker. Britton's combination of action and intrigue propels readers deep into the heart of a terrifying conspiracy rooted in one of the world’s most unstable regions.

-Click here to read a review of THE EXILE.
-Click here to read an excerpt from THE EXILE.
-Click here to read Andrew Britton's bio.
-Click here to see Andrew Britton's backlist.
-Visit Andrew Britton's official website,
-Click here to see our finished copy winners.

More about THE EXILE:
For the President of the United States, the horror of life in West Darfur just hit too close to home. His niece Lily, a nurse caring for Sudanese refugees, has been murdered by a corps of fearsome government-backed militia. Any response will destabilize the region and threaten the security of the world. America is out of options. Except one: Ryan Kealey.


Click here to read more about Andrew Britton and THE EXILE.'s Latest Summer Beach Bag Contest --- Featuring THE ACTOR AND THE HOUSEWIFE, GOING IN CIRCLES, MENNONITE IN A LITTLE BLACK DRESS and THE SEASON OF SECOND CHANCES

Whether your "beach" is on sand, your backyard deck, or a grassy meadow in the country, the summer months mean it's time for "beach reading." is celebrating the lazy days of summer reading with our Sixth Annual Beach Bag of Books feature and contests.

During select weeks from May 28th through September 3rd, we will highlight a different book or collection of books from these featured titles with a contest prize --- a beach bag stocked with the featured book(s) and summertime essentials. Five FABULOUS beach bags will be given away each week, as well as five copies of the featured book(s) to additional winners.

Our current featured Beach Bag titles are:

-GOING IN CIRCLES by Pamela Ribon
-MENNONITE IN A LITTLE BLACK DRESS: A Memoir of Going Home by Rhoda Janzen


Click here to read all the contest details.'s 10th Anniversary Contest --- $10,000 in Prizes! is celebrating its 10th anniversary!

We appreciate all of you who have been loyal readers and contributors to the site. One of the best parts about watching flourish over the last decade has been the opportunity to be a part of book clubs in far-flung places. Imagine if we could celebrate with all of you in person --- what an event that would be! Since that’s not possible, we’ve come up with a way to celebrate with you: a special contest with $10,000 in prizes.

Click here to read all the contest details.

This Week's Reviews

A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD by Jennifer Egan (Fiction)
Bennie Salazar, an aging punk rocker and record executive, and the beautiful Sasha, the troubled young woman he employs, never discover each other's pasts. But the reader does --- in intimate detail --- along with the secret lives of a host of other people whose paths intersect with theirs in the course of nearly 50 years. Reviewed by Sarah Rachel Egelman.

-Click here to see the reading group guide for A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD.

KRAKEN by China Miéville (Urban Fantasy)
A giant squid is missing. Not just any squid. The Architeuthis, Kraken. Right out of the Natural History Museum in London. How is this possible? It's up to Billy Harrow to find out, plunging into an alternate London in order to recover the squid before the world ends. Reviewed by Stephen Hubbard.

CUT, PASTE, KILL: A Lomax & Biggs Mystery by Marshall Karp (Mystery)
When Eleanor Bellingham-Crump --- a socialite responsible for the death of a 10-year-old boy --- turns up murdered on the floor of a Hollywood hotel bathroom, Lomax and Biggs are confronted with a crime of artistic brutality. Along with the scissors sticking out of Eleanor’s lifeless body, the two detectives find a meticulous scrapbook documenting a motive for vengeance in lurid detail. Reviewed by Norah Piehl.

SNOWBOUND by Blake Crouch (Thriller)
For Will Innis and his daughter, Devlin, the loss was catastrophic. Will’s wife, Devlin’s mother, vanished one night during an electrical storm on a lonely desert highway, and, suspected of her death, Will took his daughter and fled. Then one night, a hard-edged FBI agent appears on their doorstep and says, “I know you’re innocent, because Rachael wasn’t the first…or the last.” Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

THE KING’S MISTRESS by Emma Campion (Historical Fiction)
Alice Perrers is happy with her new husband, Janyn, and their simple life together. When Janyn disappears one day, a deadly family secret seals her fate and sends her to the royal palace for protection. The wife of a merchant, she’s unprepared for the new role she’ll be forced to take on --- mistress to the king. Reviewed by Amy Gwiazdowski.

THE BRADSHAW VARIATIONS by Rachel Cusk (Fiction)
Since quitting work to look after his eight-year-old daughter, Alexa, Thomas Bradshaw has found solace and grace in his daily piano study. His pursuit of a more artistic way of life shocks and irritates his parents and in-laws. Why has he swapped roles with Tonie Swann, his intense, intellectual wife who has accepted a demanding full-time job? How can this be good for Alexa? Reviewed by Jana Siciliano.


Click here to read this week's reviews.

Young Adult Books You Won’t Want to Miss
As you may or may not know, our company, The Book Report Network, has a number of websites about books and authors in addition to Throughout the year, features adult books on, our site for young adult readers, that we think will have definite appeal to a teen audience. In the spirit of sharing, we are now spotlighting a selection of titles each month from that we believe are great reads that you might enjoy.

Here are our latest featured titles:

After a train abandons him in the middle of Montana, Ry is on a journey to return home to his grandfather and parents. Ry will use all means available to find his loved ones, including planes, cars, boats, and his feet. With his trusty guide, Del, Ry will get there, won’t he?

BULLET POINT by Peter Abrahams (Suspense)
Wyatt never really thought much about his dad, a lifer in prison. But when he meets a girl named Greer with a criminal dad of her own --- who happens to be in the same jail as Wyatt’s dad --- Greer arranges a meeting. Wyatt immediately connects with his father and believes him when he says he’s been framed. However, Wyatt’s decision to help his father escape may possibly be the worst decision he's ever made in his life.

THE CARRIE DIARIES by Candace Bushnell (Fiction)
Did you ever wonder about Carrie Bradshaw's teen years? Smart and witty Carrie lets us in on her senior year: the guys, the family, the fashion, the writing dreams, and (naturally) the best friends. Carrie's early story not only is true to the character we know and love, but also makes for quite the stay-up-all-night type of excellent read.

COUNTDOWN by Deborah Wiles (Historical Fiction)
It’s 1962, and it seems the whole country is living in fear. When President Kennedy goes on television to say that Russia is sending nuclear missiles to Cuba, it only gets worse. Eleven-year-old Franny Chapman doesn’t know how to deal with what’s going on in the world --- no more than she knows how to deal with what’s going on with her family and friends. But somehow she’s going to make it through.

THE ENEMY by Charlie Higson (Horror)
In the wake of a devastating disease, everyone older than 16 is either dead or a decomposing, brainless creature with a ravenous appetite for flesh. The group of kids living at Waitrose supermarket is beginning to run out of options. When a mysterious traveler arrives and offers them safe haven at Buckingham Palace, they begin a harrowing journey across London.

FOR THE WIN by Cory Doctorow (Science Fiction/Action & Adventure)
FOR THE WIN dives deep into the world of online gaming and reveals a complex system that sets players up for failure while mistreating its workers. The Webblies, a rebel group against the big companies controlling the games, have a plan that could potentially crash every virtual world --- and the real one!

PICTURE THE DEAD by Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown (Supernatural Historical Mystery)
Jennie Lovell's life is the very picture of love and loss. First she is orphaned and forced to live at the mercy of her stingy, indifferent relatives. Then her fiancé falls on the battlefield, leaving her heartbroken and alone. Jennie struggles to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, but is haunted by a mysterious figure that refuses to let her bury the past.

STOLEN by Lucy Christopher (Fiction)
Sixteen-year-old Gemma is on layover at Bangkok Airport, en route with her parents to a vacation in Vietnam. She steps away for just a second, to get a cup of coffee. Ty --- rugged, tan, too old, oddly familiar --- pays for Gemma's drink. And drugs it. They talk. Their hands touch. And before Gemma knows what's happening, Ty takes her. Steals her away. The unknowing object of a long obsession, Gemma has been kidnapped by her stalker and brought to the desolate Australian Outback.

Click here to see all the young adult books you won't want to miss.

Poll and Question of the Week: To Finish or Not to Finish.../font>

What do you do if you start reading a book and then realize you’re not enjoying it?

I continue reading all the way to the end.

I continue reading, but if it doesn’t improve, I stop.
I stop reading immediately.
It depends on the book and my familiarity with the author’s previous work.

I am not sure what I do.

-Click here to answer our poll.


Name up to three books you initially did not like, but ended up loving after you decided to read all the way to the end.

-Click here to answer our question.

Word of Mouth: Tell Us What You're Reading --- and You Can Win THREE Books!
Tell us what books YOU are reading and loving --- or even those you don't.

This week we have three great prizes: FIVE readers each will win a copy of FLY AWAY HOME by Jennifer Weiner, THE REMBRANDT AFFAIR by Daniel Silva and STAR ISLAND by Carl Hiaasen. Tell us what you are reading and rate the titles 1-5 by noon ET on Friday, July 30th to ensure that you are in the running to win these books.

Click here for more details about Word of Mouth.

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Those who are subscribed to the newsletter by July 31, 2010 automatically are entered in our Monthly Newsletter Contest. This month, one winner will be selected to win the following five books: CORDUROY MANSIONS by Alexander McCall Smith, LIVE TO TELL: A Detective D. D. Warren Novel by Lisa Gardner, THE REMBRANDT AFFAIR by Daniel Silva, RULES OF BETRAYAL by Christopher Reich, and STAR ISLAND by Carl Hiaasen. Debbie from Del City, OK was last month's winner. She won BROKEN by Karin Slaughter, ICE COLD: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel by Tess Gerritsen, THE LION by Nelson DeMille, ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE BOURNE OBJECTIVE by Eric Van Lustbader, and SIZZLING SIXTEEN: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich.

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