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THE PLOTTERS is like if Wes Anderson wrote a thriller: an ensemble cast of eccentric characters come together to form a truly unique crime novel. Set in an alternate Seoul where assassins gather in a headquarters known as “The Library,” the story follows Reseng, a lifelong hitman whose every move is dictated by the anonymous Plotters. Then, one day, Reseng steps out of line on a job and finds himself embroiled in a deadly scheme that’s totally off-book. From the writer the Guardian calls “The Korean Henning Mankell”, THE PLOTTERS is a stylish and sarcastic thriller that will also appeal to literary readers.
From Book Riot And Around The Internet
News And Adaptations
We’re getting a new crime imprint: Otto Penzler and Pegasus Books joined together to create Scarlet. The new imprint will focus on “Psychological suspense that features complex women.” I do wish this idea that by and about women can only be marketed to women would stop, and Steph Cha has a point.
A new generation of kids get to grow up with nightmares: Netflix Reboots True Crime & Paranormal Series ‘Unsolved Mysteries’
Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson is $1.99 and that is the most ridiculous price for this fantastic book so run to it! (Review) (TW domestic abuse/ child death/ pedophile/ rape/ suicidal thought mentioned)
And from my TBR here’s a nonfiction that sounds really good and is also only $1.99: American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent by Tamer Elnoury, Kevin Maurer
A Bit Of My Week In Reading
I started A Deadly Divide (Rachel Getty & Esa Khattak #5) by Ausma Zehanat Khan, which is one of my favorite series; it has an intense beginning and I can’t put it down!
My audiobooks right now are The Dead Ex by Jane Corry (A missing ex-husband and alternating stories between his ex-wife and a woman raising a young daughter to help her con and steal) and Find Me Gone by Sarah Meuleman (a past and present mystery with a young woman who has just upended her life and her childhood in Belgium when there was a serial killer).
And my mystery break is Helen Hoang’s The Bride Test. I have already hugged it and laughed a bunch, so clearly it’s going to be another perfect book from her.
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