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Kylene Danners’s ex-FBI agent father is in prison for murder, and she’s hell-bent on getting him out. But trying to investigate is dangerous when dark secrets are everywhere in Jasperville—the kind Ky can’t walk away from. When rookie FBI agent Cedric Dawson returns to town to finish an open investigation, he goes undercover at her high school—as her ex. Determined to keep her from interfering, Dawson’s plan backfires after Ky gets an anonymous call about missing girls officially labeled as runaways—runaways that didn’t really run away at all. Because dead girls can’t run. And they don’t say a word.
Hi mystery fans! I’m back with all the links for you to click. But first, if you’re a fan of procedurals and character studies, Netflix has a new crime show with four different versions: Criminal UK (TW pedophile–so far), Criminal Spain, Criminal France, and Criminal Germany–so many criminals! I’ve been watching, and enjoying, Spain and UK which are 40-minute episodes that take place entirely in an interrogation room and the hallway/room looking in as the clock is ticking for the police to get a confession. Did they or didn’t they?! And now back to the previously scheduled book talk!
From Book Riot And Around The Internet
News And Adaptations
If you’re looking for a procedural told backwards that has a great puzzle mystery: The Borrowed by Chan Ho-Kei, Jeremy Tiang (Translator) is $1.99! (Review) (TW rape/ suicide) And if you enjoy it as much as I did, you can look forward to a new translated novel in February 2020: Second Sister.
If you want a genre-bending procedural great for October reading: Lauren Beukes’ Broken Monsters is $7.99! (I don’t remember TW)
The Liar’s Girl by Catherine Ryan Howard is a 2019 Edgar Award nominee and $0.99 so I snagged it real quick!
A Bit Of My Week In Reading
Got my hands on: The second issue of Black Ghost by Monica Gallagher, Alex Segura, George Kambadais, which I’m saving as a treat read. And I got a galley of Foul Is Fair by Hannah Capin which is a “bloody revenge fantasy” novel so all the yes!
Read: Marilou is Everywhere by Sarah Elaine Smith, which is the kind of book that gets labeled “literary mystery” because it’s character driven, follows a crime, has a mystery, and is A+ writing. It’s one of my favorite books this year, and if you love Lauren Groff and novels like The Life and Death of Sophie Stark I highly recommend it.
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