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43 Thrillers: Everything You Need To Know For This Fall

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As a reviewer and insider, Ryan Steck has been called “the Godfather of the thriller genre.” In this first contributed piece to BookTrib, Ryan names every thriller hitting the bookshelves this fall that genre aficionados should know about. Visit Ryan at www.therealbookspy.com. With half of this summer’s biggest titles already in bookstores, we’re turning our attention to fall, which is shaping up to be action-packed and full of suspense. Anytime you get new books starring Mitch Rapp, Harry Bosch, James Bond, Jack Reacher, and Stephanie Plum over the course of just a couple months, you know it’s going to be a good time. Check out all the must-read thrillers coming out this fall below. Happy reading!   Red War(Atria)by Kyle Mills Release…

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Anthony Horowitz’s Trigger Mortis Contains Ian Fleming 007 Material

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This fall, James Bond is reporting for duty—in two different stories in two different media, and in two different eras. The man known as 007 will first appear in Trigger Mortis (HarperCollins, September 8, 2015) by Anthony Horowitz, the latest novel bearing the stamp of approval from the estate of Bond creator Ian Fleming. Fleming passed away back in 1964, shortly after the publication of You Only Live Twice, the 12th novel featuring the character who would, thanks to his cinema incarnation, become fiction’s greatest spy. After Fleming’s death, two of his Bond works would be published posthumously: 1965’s The Man with the Golden Gun and a collection of short stories titled Octopussy and The Living Daylights (1966). Over the…

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6 ways to get your Sherlock fix while waiting for the new season

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It’s been a long time since the brainy bromance of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman’s John Watson graced our television screens. And, unfortunately, the world’s most famous detective and his long-suffering assistant/best friend/partner in crime(-solving) won’t be back until, at the very earliest, the end of 2015. Filming is underway for a Sherlock holiday special that’s rumored to air on the BBC this Christmas, but for us poor Americans (unless, like the similarly festive Doctor Who episodes, it’s simulcast around the world), we probably won’t see any new exploits until next year. There is, of course, always Elementary on CBS, another contemporary take on the Holmes and Watson duo. Beyond the obvious fact that the two leads are…

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The everlasting detective: When gumshoes return from the grave

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We take fictional deaths hard. From classic literature (we’re still coming to terms with Lennie’s death in Of Mice and Men and Jay Gatsby’s demise in Fitzgerald’s masterpiece) to modern bestsellers (we won’t spoil it for anyone, but X’s death in Mockingjay and Y’s death in Allegiant shook us up), readers mourn for figments of an author’s imagination. But sometimes dying isn’t the last page of the story. Some heroes are resurrected—to readers’ mixed reception. In several instances, it’s the choice of the author to bring a seemingly dead character back to life (Sherlock Holmes and “The Reichenbach Fall,” anyone?). Other times, the resurrection comes long after the original author’s death. Putting aside the larger issue of whether the dead…

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