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Murder She Wrote: Female Thriller Writers We’re Dying to Read

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From Gone Girl to The Girl on the Train, female thriller writers like Gillian Flynn and Paula Hawkins have become cornerstones of the suspenseful fiction market. Female thriller writers so dominate the genre, in fact, that some male authors have started adopting female pseudonyms in order to sell their novels more effectively. We’re all for celebrating genres where women kick ass, which is why we’ve rounded up 10 upcoming thrillers by female authors that we can’t wait to get our hands on. Hello Again, Brenda Novak (October 3, 2017) Novak continues her bestselling Evelyn Talbot Chronicles with a novel that connects prison psychiatrist Evelyn with an inmate who specializes in ice-pick murders. But the supposed serial killer is also a…

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Enter to Win A Thriller-Filled Labor Day Book Giveaway!

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Labor Day weekend is the one weekend a year that workers from around the country are officially honored and thanked for their service and contribution. So we’re taking that appreciation and going one step further, offering this awesomely-thrilling stack of new releases to one lucky winner. Don’t hesitate to enter if you want this stack of books sitting on your bookshelf soon! ENTER HERE to WIN this awesome pile of books!                                     ENTER NOW!

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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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