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Kristen Lepionka’s new mystery launches a series featuring Roxane Weary, a bisexual private investigator whose complexities are engaging, realistic, and deeply human… read more
Murder Under the Fig Tree is a suspenseful, complex, and politically charged murder mystery … read more
In Bollen’s Destroyers, the sun-drenched and seedy Greek island of Patmos steals the show… read more
La Farge is wonderfully skilled at revealing the textured psychology of obsession, while making us as readers complicit… read more
Ellen Hart knows how to write a damn good mystery, and Fever in the Dark is no exception. By way of a twisty mystery plot, Hart is reminding us that we should be keenly aware of the dehumanization in the world around us—and those responsible for it…. read more
Against all odds, Bobbi Logan, a statuesque transgender woman, has become one of Chicago’s most celebrated hair stylists and the owner of one of the city’s poshest salons. She is finally comfortable with who she is, widely admired in her community, about to enjoy the success she deserves.
Then her impossibly perfect life falls apart.
In the space of a few weeks, the Great Recession drags her business to the brink of failure, her beloved ex-wife needs help in facing a terrible tragedy, and a hateful police detective storms back into her life, determined to convict her of the five-year-old murder of John Strand—pillar of the community—and a sexual predator.
Blacklight: James’ A Kind of Justice depicts the compelling struggle of a shrewd transwoman accused of a vicious crime.
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