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Novels of interest

Fred Camfield
The list author says: "A list of interesting novels. The list is periodically updated to add new releases. Additions go into the middle or top. Deletions are taken from the middle or bottom."
Gray Mountain: A Novel
Gray Mountain: A Novel
"The 2008 crash leaves a young attorney out on the street.  She accepts a position as an intern for a legal aid office in the Appalachian area of Virginia.  She finds herself dealing with real problems for real people and learns a lot about life.  It's not all about money."
Deadline (A Virgil Flowers Novel)
Deadline (A Virgil Flowers Novel)
"Virgil Flowers was just going to take a couple days to do a favor for a friend.  Someone stole a man's dogs.  Poking around in the woods leads to a meth lab, and then there is the murder of an investigative reporter who was looking into an organized theft of public funds.  The story starts and ends with dogs.  The end is quite touching."
W is for Wasted (A Kinsey Millhone Novel)
W is for Wasted (A Kinsey Millhone Novel)
"A complex plot involving homeless, scientific misconduct, a shady PI, lost family connections, inter-relationships, and some moral and ethical issues.  Along the way, Henry acquires a cat, one of Kinsey's distant cousins (second or third) shows up on her doorstep, and of course Cheney and Dietz put in appearances."
Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance)
Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance)
"A sequel to his first novel, "A Time to Kill," this novel takes you back to the same attorney practicing in Ford County, Mississippi.  A few years have passed, and he has a struggling small town law firm.  He is drawn into a case concerning the heirs to a man's estate, and a last minute will that disinherits the man's children in favor of a housekeeper."
The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel by Johnson, Adam 1st (first) Edition [Hardcover(2012)]
The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel by Johnson, Adam 1st (first) Edition [Hardcover(2012)]
"Fans of George Orwell will recognize parts of "1984" and "Animal Farm."  This is set in North Korea, and the Dear Leader gets what he wants, even if he has to send people to steal it from another country.  A tough person can survive, and even reinvent himself.  The Dear Leader may want a hero, but even heroes can disappear."
Suspicion
Suspicion
"A starving writer in Boston finds a patron to solve his financial problems, but that creates other problems as he is drawn into a web around his new patron."
Ordinary Grace
Ordinary Grace
"A teenage boy's summer, when people show up dead, one of them very close to home.  A lot of lives are changed, including the lives of his immediate family, and secrets are revealed."
The Highway
The Highway
"A sequel to "Back of Beyond," continuing with some of the same characters and introducing some new characters.  A serial killer stalks the nations highways."
The 9th Girl
The 9th Girl
"Teenage rebels, bullies, cliques, loners, etc.; with a serial killer added in.  A side issue of working parents with limited time for their children."
Catch Me: A Detective D.D. Warren Novel
Catch Me: A Detective D.D. Warren Novel
"Child abuse and pedophiles.  The hazards children can run into on the Internet, and a vigilante using the internet to identify pedophiles.  A complex plot where everyone is not whom they seem to be."
Racing the Devil: A Jared McKean Mystery (Jared McKean Mysteries, Book1)
Racing the Devil: A Jared McKean Mystery (Jared McKean Mysteries, Book1)
"The debut novel by the author introducing PI Jared McKean.  A complex plot - Jared (Mr. Straight) is living with and caring for a longtime friend who has AIDS.  He and his ex-wife have a son with Downs syndrome.  His nephew has just "come out" causing conflicts in the family; and now Jared is being framed for murdering a woman he has no recollection of ever meeting."
The Hit (Will Robie Series)
The Hit (Will Robie Series)
"Things very wrong in the intelligence community.  Everything operating in secrecy including agencies, special courts, and Congressional committees.  A CIA Special Ops assassin, Jessica Reel thinks things are very wrong and goes rogue, turning against her employers.  Things do not work out well for the villains, but bodies pile up."
The Ophelia Cut: A Novel
The Ophelia Cut: A Novel
"When an arrogant young man ends up dead, not many people are sorry to see him gone.  But who did the deed?  Was it the prime suspect, the father of a woman he abused, or someone else?  Many people had motives."
Taken (Elvis Cole)
Taken (Elvis Cole)
"Elvis Cole and Joe Pike are back, joined by Jon Stone.  They become involved in a Web of human trafficing across the Mexican border when searching for a young couple who are missing.  Pike and Stone have their own ideas about justice, i.e., a loaded gun."
Little Green: An Easy Rawlins Mystery
Little Green: An Easy Rawlins Mystery
"LA in 1967.  PI Easy Rawlins is back from the dead, badly battered, but alive for the moment.  His friend, Mouse, has a job for him finding a young man in the hippie culture of Hollywood.  There are complications."
A Foreign Country
A Foreign Country
"Spy vs. Spy.  French intelligence has a rogue operation trying to plant an unusual asset inside British M16."
The Buzzard Table
The Buzzard Table
"Continuing the series about Judge Deborah Knott.  A case of someone looking to even the score, and a lot of additional information about people in the county, plus some developments in Deborah's family."
The Drop (A Harry Bosch Novel)
The Drop (A Harry Bosch Novel)
"Harry Bosch is working two cases, a cold case involving a serial killer, and a very hot new case he is assigned to by special request - a political hot potato."
The Trail of Money
The Trail of Money
"A novel set in the new China - human nature motivates people's greed, and bureaucrats accept bribes to smooth the way for businesses.  In China, corruption can bring a death sentence, so it is necessary to launder the money in some way.  The plot thickens when people seek revenge for wrongs committed."
A Trick of the Light: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels)
A Trick of the Light: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels)
"A murder in the world of art, where there are egos, jealousies and rivalries, artists, dealers, etc.  An artist's paintings can be worth a great deal more if the artist is dead."
206 Bones
206 Bones
"The latest in the Temperance Brennan series.  There is an enemy somewhere within the organization trying to discredit Temperance, and a lot of information on forensic anthropology."
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
"A novel set in Mississippi, just after the state has come out of segregation, but with some divisions remaining between the races."
The Nightmare Thief
The Nightmare Thief
"A novel in the Jo Beckett series.  A planned action adventure weekend turns into something else when some villains have other plans.  A kidnapping takes the action into the California Sierras, where communications with the outside world are not the best."
Swift Run: A Mystery (A Charlie and Gigi Mystery)
Swift Run: A Mystery (A Charlie and Gigi Mystery)
"The latest in the Charlie Swift and Georgia "Gigi" Goldman series.  Gigi's ex-husband and his girlfriend show up in Colorado Springs.  A lot of people are looking for her ex, including the police and various people he swindled."
Odd Jobs
Odd Jobs
"An outstanding first novel by the author.  It is a novel of crime and intrigue as Kevin Davenport first works to survive and advance himself, then finds himself on a course for revenge."
The Lock Artist: A Novel
The Lock Artist: A Novel
"An interest novel about a boy who has unusual talents.  The wrong people find out that he can open locks."
Kiss Me, Kill Me: A Novel of Suspense (Lucy Kincaid)
Kiss Me, Kill Me: A Novel of Suspense (Lucy Kincaid)
"The latest novel in the Lucy Kincaid series.  Lucy and Sean go to New York to search for a runaway teenager, and find themselves drawn into a world of Internet sex, wild parties of young adults where almost anything goes, and the FBI and NYPD looking for a serial killer labeled the Cinderella Strangler."
Bullet Work
Bullet Work
"The backside of horse racing, set at a fictional track in Virginia, it gives a picture of owners, trainers, jockeys, grooms, horsewalkers, and people who play the ponies."
Queen of Hearts (A Royal Spyness Mystery)
Queen of Hearts (A Royal Spyness Mystery)
"Lady Georgiana Rannock (Georgie for short) is invited to accompany her mother on a trip to the United States, her first trans-Atlantic voyage.  Events lead them to Hollywood, and Georgie becomes involved in the investigation of another murder."
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium Trilogy)
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium Trilogy)
"The third novel in the Lisbeth Salander trilogy.  You learn a lot, both good and bad, about the Swedish Secret Police.  As before, Lisbeth has her own ideas about justice."
The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
"A lot of bad things going down as the investigation of the death of a young woman leads into a maze of very bad people including hired guns.  Some coarse language, lots of violence, and some sexual content.  An adult novel"
The Book of Spies
The Book of Spies
"A new set of characters in this novel involving black operations, moles, and intrigues of an international group of wealthy financiers who will kill to protect their secrets.   A book from the legendary Library of Gold, "The Book of Spies," has surfaced and the chase is on."
Bad Boy: An Inspector Banks Novel (Inspector Banks Novels)
Bad Boy: An Inspector Banks Novel (Inspector Banks Novels)
"The British viewpoint of handguns.  Having a handgun in your possession for any reason can result in police armed response teams busting down your front door."
A Trace of Smoke (Hannah Vogel Novels)
A Trace of Smoke (Hannah Vogel Novels)
"The author's debut novel.  Newspaper report Hannah Vogel in 1931 Berlin becomes involved in intrigue surrounding the murder of her brother, and is confronted by brownshirts including the infamous Ernst Roehm."
Think Twice (Rosato & Associates)
Think Twice (Rosato & Associates)
"A case of twins, when one twin gets up to mischief."
Bones of a Feather: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery
Bones of a Feather: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery
"Sarah Booth Delaney and her friend and associate Tinkie are called into a case in Natchez, Mississippi, involving a missing ruby necklace."
The Broken Window (Lincoln Rhyme)
The Broken Window (Lincoln Rhyme)
"A psychodrama about identity theft and murder.  If someone steals your identity they can cause you all sorts of problems.  They can ruim your credit, steal your money, create and alter records, even cause your arrest for crimes."
A Prisoner of Birth
A Prisoner of Birth
"A modern version of the Count of Monte Cristo.  A man is imprisoned based on false testimony.  Now he seeks revenge, and a little bit more."
No Good Deeds: A Tess Monaghan Novel (Tess Monaghan Mysteries)
No Good Deeds: A Tess Monaghan Novel (Tess Monaghan Mysteries)
"Winner of the 2007 Anthony Award for best mystery novel. Tess in drawn into a murder investigation while teaching a class to journalists"
Dead Wrong (Joanna Brady Mysteries, Book 12)
Dead Wrong (Joanna Brady Mysteries, Book 12)
"outstanding novel about Sheriff Joanna Brady.  Two main cases, a murder and a dogfighting investigation, and various side issues involving the family and the office."