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A to L
White Plague (James Abel-2015)
The Reckoning (Rennie Airth-2014)
The Loch (Steve Alten-2005)
False Impression (Jeffrey Archer-2006)
Fear (Jeff Abbott-2006)
Robert B. Parker's Cheap Shot (Ace Atkins-2014)
The Target (David Baldacci-2014)
True Blue (David Baldacci-2009)
First Family (David Baldacci-2009) (-)
The Whole Truth (David Baldacci-2008)
Stone Cold (David Baldacci-2007)
Simple Genius (David Baldacci-2007)
The Collectors (David Baldacci-2006)
Hour Game (David Baldacci-2004)
The Accident (by Linwood Barclay-2011)(+)
Never Look Away (Linwood Barclay-2010) (+)
The Silenced (Brett Battles-2011)
Shadow of Betrayal (Brett Battles-2010) (-)
Beat the Reaper (Josh Bazell-2009) (+)
Try Dying (James Scott Bell-2007)
Sweetie's Diamonds (Raymond Benson-2006)
The Midnight House (Alex Berenson-2010)
Capitol Betrayal (William Bernhardt-2010)
Talking to the Dead (by Harry Bingham-2012)
A Drop of the Hard Stuff (Lawrence Block-2011)(-)
Shock Wave (James O. Born-2005)
Shots Fired (C.J. Box-2014)
Blood Trail (C.J. Box-2008)
Free Fire (C.J. Box-2007)
In Plain Sight (C.J. Box-2006)
Trophy Hunt (C.J. Box-2004) (+)
The Errand Boy (Don Bredes-2009)
Inferno (by Dan Brown-2013)
The Lost Symbol (Dan Brown-2009)
Gold of Kings (Davis Bunn-2009)
The Godfather of Kathmandu (John Burdett-2010) (-)
Never Tell (by Alafair Burke-2012)
Long Gone (Alafair Burke-2011)
Dead Connection (Alafair Burke--2007)
Light of the World (by James Lee Burke-2013)
Creole Belle (by James Lee Burke-2012) (++)
Feast Day of Fools (by James Lee Burke-2011)(+)
The Glass Rainbow (James Lee Burke-2010) (+)
Rain Gods (James Lee Burke-2009) +
Swan Peak (James Lee Burke-2008)
The Tin Roof Blowdown (James Lee Burke-2007) (+)
Pegasus Descending (James Lee Burke-2006) (+)
Crusader's Cross (James Lee Burke-2005) (=)
Three Shirt Deal (Stephen J. Cannell-2008)
Cold Hit (Stephen J. Cannell-2005)
Vertical Coffin (Stephen J. Cannell-2004) (+)
The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen (by Thomas Caplan-2012)
Palace Council (Stephen L. Carter-2008) (-)
Wired Kingdom (Rick Chesler-2010)
Personal (Lee Child-2014)
Never Go Back (Lee Child-2013)
A Wanted Man (by Lee Child-2012)
The Affair (by Lee Child-2011)(+)
Worth Dying For (Lee Child-2010)
61 Hours (Lee Child-2010)
Gone Tomorrow (Lee Child-2009)
Nothing To Lose (Lee Child-2008)
Bad Luck and Trouble (Lee Child-2007)
The Hard Way (Lee Child-2006) (=)
One Shot (Lee Child)
The Enemy (Lee Child-2004)
State of Fear (Michael Chrichton-2004)
The Killing Hour (by Paul Cleave-2013)
The Laughterhouse (by Paul Cleave-2012)
Robert Ludlum's The Arctic Event (James H. Cobb-2007)
The Stranger (Harlan Coben-2015)
Missing You (Harlan Coben-2014)
Six Years (by Harlan Coben-2013)
Stay Close (by Harlan Coben-2012)
Miracle Cure (by Harlan Coben-2011, 1991
Play Dead (Harlan Coben-2010, 1990)
Loser's Town (Harlan Coben-2009)
Hold Tight (Harlan Coben-2008)
Promise Me (Harlan Coben-2006)
Just One Look (Harlan Coben-2004) (+)
The Woods (Harlan Coben-2007)
The Last Refuge (by Ben Coes-2012)
The Burning Room (Michael Connelly-2014)
The Gods of Guilt (Michael Connelly-2013)(++)
The Black Box (by Michael Connelly-2012)
--> The Drop (by Michael Connelly-2011)
The Fifth Witness (Michael Connelly-2011)(+)
The Reversal (Michael Connelly-2010)
Nine Dragons (Michael Connelly-2009)
The Scarecrow (Michael Connelly-2009) (+)
The Brass Verdict (Michael Connelly-2008)
The Overlook (Michael Connelly-2007)
Echo Park (Michael Connelly-2006) (=)
The Lincoln Lawyer (Michael Connelly-2005) (=)
The Closers (Michael Connelly-2005)
The Narrows (Michael Connelly-2004)
The Wolf In Winter (John Collolly-2014)
The Last Trade (by James Conway-2012)
Red Leaves (Thomas H. Cook-2005)
Hard Boiled Brooklyn (Reed Farrel Coleman-2006)
The Sentry (Robert Crais-2011)
The First Rule (Robert Crais-2010) (+)
Chasing Darkness (Robert Crais-2008)
The Watchman (Robert Crais-2007) (+)
The Two Minute Rule (Robert Crais-2006) (=)
The Enemy of God (Robert Daley-2005)
Black & White and Dead All Over (John Darnton-2008)
XO (by Jeffery Deaver-2012)
Carte Blanche (Jeffery Deaver-2011)
The Burning Wire (Jeffery Deaver-2010) (+)
Roadside Crosses (Jeffery Deaver-2009)
The Bodies Left Behind (Jeffery Deaver-2008)
The Broken Window (Jeffery Deaver-2008)
The Sleeping Doll (Jeffrey Deaver-2007) (+)
The Cold Moon (Jeffrey Deaver-2006)
The Twelfth Card (Jeffrey Deaver-2005) (+)
Wild Fire (Nelson DeMille-2006) (=)
Loser's Town (Daniel Depp-2009)
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (Joel Dicker-2014)
Death in West Wheeling (Michael Allen Dymmoch-2006) (=)
Archive 17 (by Sam Eastland-2012)
The Keep (Jennifer Egan-2006)
Inside Out (Barry Eisler-2010)
Fault Line (Barry Eisler-2009)
Zero To the Bone (Robert Eversz-2006)
Point Doom (by Dan Fante-2013)
A. Night in Hollywood Forever (Andrew J. Fenady-2006) (=)
Suspicion (Joseph Finder-2014)
Company Man (Joseph Finder-2005)
Killer Instinct (Joseph Finder-2006)
Paranoia (Joseph Finder-2004)
Power Play (Joseph Finder-2007)
The Amateur Spy (Dan Fesperman-2008)
The Prisoner of Guantanamo (Dan Fesperman-2006)
The Last Man (by Vince Flynn-2012)
American Assassin (Vince Flynn-2010)
Protect and Defend (Vince Flynn-2007)
Act of Treason (Vince Flynn-2006) (=)
Memorial Day (Vince Flynn-2004)
The Exile (Allan Folsom-2004) (+)
Waiting for Wednesday (Nicci French-2014)
Tuesday's Gone (by Nicci French-2013)
Blue Monday (by Nicci French-2012)
Run the Risk (Scott Frost-2005) (=)
The Fall (David Fulmer-2010) (+)
Lost River (David Fulmer-2009) (+)
The Blue Door (David Fulmer-2008)
The Dying Crapshooter's Blues (David Fulmer-2007) (=)
[Interview with David Fulmer]
Jass (David Fulmer-2006) (=)
Rampart Street (David Fulmer-2006) (+) [A]
The Silkworm (Robert Galbraith-2014)
The Cuckoo's Calling (by Robert Galbraith, aka J.K. Rowlings-2013)
A Fatal Debt (by John Gapper-2012) (+)
Coma (Alex Garland-2004)
The Law Clerk (Scott Douglas Gerber-2006) (-)
Last to Die (by Tess Gerritsen-2012)
The Silent Girl (Tess Gerritsen-2011)
The Mephisto Club (Tess Gerritsen-2006)
Soft Targets (John Gilstrap-eBook-2013)
Shotgun Opera (Victor Gischler-2006)
Long Time Coming (Robert Goddard-2010)
God's Spy (Juan Gomez-Jurado-2008)
Night Is the Hunter (Steven Gore-2015
Dead Eye (Mark Greaney-2013)
Ballistic (by Mark Greaney-2011)
American Outrage (Tim Green-2007)
The Hostage (W.E.B. Griffin-2006)
Gray Mountain (John Grisham-2014)
The Racketeer (by John Grisham-2012)
The Confession (John Grisham)
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (John Grisham-2010)
The Associate (John Grisham-2009)
The Broker (John Grisham-2005) (=)
The Last Juror (John Grisham-2004)
No Way Back (by Andrew Gross-2013)
The Silver Bear (Derek Haas-2010)
Penumbra (Carolyn Haines-2006)
The Redeemed (M.R. Hall-2011)
Caper (Parnell Hall-2010) (-)
Los Angeles Noir (Denise Hamilton-2007)
Ash & Bone (John Harvey-2005)
Darkness & Light (John Harvey-2006)
Flesh & Blood (John Harvey [PB]-2006)
The Fifth Floor (Michael Harvey-2008)
The Chicago Way (Michael Harvey-2007)
Jack Wakes Up (Seth Harwood-2009)
House of Secrets (Richard Hawke-2010)
Cold Shot (Mark Henshaw-2014)
Red Cell (by Mark Henshaw-2012) (-)
Star Island (Carl Hiaasen-2010) (+)
Nature Girl (Carl Hiaasen-2006)
Skinny Dip (Carl Hiaasen-2004) (+)
Dark Justice (Jack Higgins-2004) (-)
The Insider (Reece Hirsch-2010)
Kill the Messenger (Tami Hoag-2004) (=)
One Drop of Blood (Thomas Holland-2006)
The Abomination (by Jonathan Holt-2013)
The 47th Samurai (Stephen Hunter-2007)
Tell No Lies (Gregg Hurwitz-2013)(+)
The Program (Gregg Hurwitz-2004)
Skinner (by Charlie Huston-2013)
My Dead Body (Charlie Huston-2009)
The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death (Charlie Huston-2009)
Every Last Drop (Charlie Huston-2008)
Half the Blood of Brooklyn (Charlie Huston-2007)
The Shotgun Rule (Charlie Huston-2007)
No Dominion (Charlie Huston-2006) (=)
Already Dead (Charlie Huston-2005) (+)
The Director (David Ignatius-2014
Bloodmoney (David Ignatius-2011)(+)
The Increment (David Ignatius-2010)
Body of Lies (David Ignatius-2007) (+)
The Dispatcher (by Ryan David Jahn-2011)
Wait For Signs (Craig Johnson-2014)
Any Other Name (Craig Johnson-2014)
The Serpent's Tooth (by Craig Johnson-2013)
Hell is Empty (Craig Johnson-2011)(+)
The Jackal's Share (by Chris Morgan Jones-2013)
The Silent Oligarch (by Chris Morgan Jones-2012)
A Single Shot (by Matthew F. Jones-reprint)
Potboiler (by Jesse Kellerman-2012) (+)
The Executor (Jesse Kellerman-2010)
Motive (Jonathan Kellerman-2015
Killer (Jonathan Kellerman-2014)
Guilt (by Jonathan Kellerman-2013)
Mystery (Jonathan Kellerman-2011)
Deception (Jonathan Kellerman-2010)
Evidence (Jonathan Kellerman-2009)
Rage (Jonathan Kellerman-2005)
If the Dead Rise Not (Philip Kerr-2010)
Eye of Vengeance (Jonathan King-2006)
Damnation Street (Andrew Klavan-2006)
Dynamite Road (Andrew Klavan-2003)
Dead Ex (Harley Jane Kozak-2007) (-)
No Way Back (Matthew Klein-2014)
Con Ed (Matthew Klein-2007)
Blood Line (by Lynda La Plante-2012)
Leather Maiden (Joe R. Lansdale-2008) (=)
Lost Echoes (Joe R. Lansdale-2007)
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Stieg Larsson-2010) (++)
The Girl Who Played With Fire (Stieg Larsson-2009) (++)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Stieg Larsson-2008) (++)
The Inside Ring (Michael Lawson-2005)
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M to Z
Our Kind of Traitor (John Le Carre'-2010) (-)
The Mission Song (John le Carre'-2006)
The Washington Stratagem (Adam Lebor-2014)
Raylan (by Elmore Leonard-2012)
Mr. Paradise (Elmore Leonard-2004) (+)
Hunter, The (by John Lescroart-2012)
Damage (John Lescroart-2011) (+)
Where the Dead Lay (David Levien-2009)
Dexter's Final Cut (Jeff Lindsay-2013)
Dexter Is Delicious (Jeff Lindsay-2010) (+)
Dexter In the Dark (Jeff Lindsay-2007) (+)
The Blue Cheer (Ed Lynskey-2007)
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Sanction (Eric van Lustbader-2008)
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Betrayal (Eric Van Lustbader-2007)
The Bourne Betrayal, (aka) (Eric Van Lustbader-2007)
The Bourne Legacy (Eric Van Lustbader-2004)
The Way Some People Die (Ross MacDonald-2007)
The Venus de Milo Murders (Dennis Manuel-2008) [A]
Killer Move (Michael Marshall-2011)
Woman With a Gun (Phillip Margolin-2014)
Sleight of Hand (by Phillip Margolin-2013)
Trader of Secrets (Steve Martini-2011)
Fiddlers (Ed McBain-2005) (-)
Learning To Kill (Ed McBain-2006)
Target America (Scott McEwen-2014)
The Gray Ghost Murders (by Keith McKafferty-2013)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy-2006)
No Country For Old Men (Cormac McCarthy-2005) (+)
Tooth and Claw (Nigel McCrery-2010) (+)
Dead or Alive (Michael McGarrity-2008)
The Fifth Assassin (by Brad Meltzer-2013)
The Book of Fate (Brad Meltzer-2006)
The Zero Game (Brad Meltzer-2004)
Thirteen Hours (Deon Meyer-2010) (+)
Devil's Peak (Deon Meyer-08)
Dead Before Dying (Deon Meyer-2006) (+)
Amagansett (Mark Mills-2004)
A Possibility of Violence (D.A. Mishani-2014)
The Missing File (D.A. Mishani-2014)
The Setup Man (T.T. Monday-2014)
All I Did Was Shoot My Man (by Walter Mosley-2013)
Blonde Faith (Walter Mosley-2007) (=)
Fear of the Dark (Walter Mosley-2006)
Fortunate Son (Walter Mosley-2006)
Cinnamon Kiss (Walter Mosley-2005)
Little Scarlet (Walter Mosley-2004)
Valhalla (Robert J. Mrazek-2014)
Ever-Running Man,The (Marcia Muller-2007) (-)
The Son (Jo Nesbo-2014)
Cockroaches (Jo Nesbo-2014)
Police (Jo Nesbo-2013)
The Snowman (Jo Nesbo-2011)
The Inspector and Silence (Hakan Nesser-2011)
Woman With Birthmark (Hakan Nesser-2009)
Present Darkness (Malla Nunn-2014)
Political Suicide (by Michael Palmer-2012)
Oath of Office (by Michael Palmer-2012)
Sixkill (Robert B. Parker-2011)
Split Image (Robert B. Parker-2010)
Professional, The (Robert B. Parker-2009)
Boxer and the Spy, The (Robert B. Parker-2008)
Stranger In Paradise (Robert B. Parker-08)
Hundred-Dollar Baby (Robert B. Parker-2007) (=)
Now & Then (Robert B. Parker-2007) (+)
Edenville Owls, The (Robert B. Parker-2007)
High Profile (Robert B. Parker-2007)
Blue Screen (Robert B. Parker-2006)
Sea Change (Robert B. Parker-2006)
Cold Service (Robert B. Parker-2005)
School Days (Robert B. Parker-2005) (=)
Bad Business (Robert B. Parker-2004)
The Jaguar (by T. Jefferson Parker-2012)
The Border Lords (T. Jefferson Parker-2011) (+)
Iron River (T. Jefferson Parker-2011)
The Renegades (T. Jefferson Parker-2009)
L.A. Outlaws (T. Jefferson Parker-2008)
California Girl (T. Jefferson Parker-2004)
Burn (James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge-2014)
NYPD RED 2 (James Patterson & Marshall Karp-2014)
Mistress (James Patterson and David Ellis-2013)
Guilty Wives (by James Patterson & David Ellis-2012) (+)
Kill Alex Cross(by James Patterson-2011)
Kill Me If You Can (by James Patterson & Marshall Karp-2011)
Now You See Her (James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge-2011)
The Postcard Killers (James Patterson & Liza Marklund-2010)
I, Alex Cross (James Patterson-2009)
Trial (James Patterson & Richard Dilallo-2009)
Swimsuit (James Patterson & Maxine Paetro-2009)
Sail (James Patterson & Howard Roughan-2008)
Final Warning, The (James Patterson-2008)
7th Heaven (James Patterson & Maxine Paetro-2008)
Double Cross (James Patterson-2007)
You've Been Warned (James Patterson & Howard Roughan-2007)
Quickie, The (James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge-2007)
6th Target, The (James Patterson, Maxine Paetro-2007)
Cross (James Patterson-2006)
Lifeguard (James Patterson, Andrew Gross-2005) (-)
London Bridges (James Patterson-2004) (-)
3rd Degree (James Patterson-2004) (=)
Choke Point (by Ridley Pearson-2013)
The Risk Agent (by Ridley Pearson-2012)
What It Was (by George Pelecanos-2012)
Turnaround, The (George Pelecanos-2008)
Night Gardener, The (George Pelecanos-2006)
Nightlife (Thomas Perry-2006)
Another Time, Another Life (by Leif GW Persson-2012)
The Last Kind Words (by Tom Piccirilli-2013)
Injustice For All (Scott Pratt-2010)
White Fire (Preston & Child-2013)
Gideon's Sword (Preston & Child=2011)(*)
Blasphemy (Douglas Preston-2008)
The Wheel of Darkness (Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child-2007)
Out Of Exile (Luke Preston-eBook-2013)
Betrayers (Bill Pronzini-2010)
The Other Side of Silence (Bill Pronzini-2008)
Wife of the Gods (Kwei Quartey-2009)
Naming of the Dead, The (Ian Rankin-2007) (-)
Bleeding Hearts (Ian Rankin-2006)
Blood Hunt (Ian Rankin-2006)
The Prince of Risk (Christopher Reich-2013)
Rules of Betrayal (Christopher Reich-2010)
Rules of Vengeance (Christopher Reich-2009) (+)
Scarecrow Returns (by Matthew Reilly-2012)
Skirt Man, The (Shelly Reuben-2006) [A]
Tabula Rasa (Shelly Reuben-2005) (+) [A]
Middle Man (David Rich-2013)
Caravan of Thieves (by David Rich-2012)
Illegal Action (Stella Rimington-2008) (-)
Secret Asset (Stella Rimington-2007)
Death Notice (Todd Ritter-2010)
A Hole In Juan (Gillian Roberts-2006) (-)
Hard Rain (David Rollins-2010)
Bury the Lead (David Rosenfelt-2004)
Hooked (Matt Richtel-2007)
Play Dead (David Rosenfelt-2007)
Interpretation of Murder, The (Jed Rubenfeld-2006)
The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes (Marcus Sakey-2011)(+)
Salt River (James Sallis-2008)
Cripple Creek (James Sallis-2006)
Swann Dives In (by Charles Salzberg)
Mad River (by John Sandford-2012)
Stolen Prey (by John Sandford-2012) (+)
Dead Watch (John Sandford-2006)
Hidden Prey (John Sandford-2004)
The Collini Case (by Ferdinand von Schirach-2013)
Self's Murder (Bernhard Schlink-2009)
Too Darn Hot (Sandra Scoppettone-2006) (-)
Vital Force (Trevor Scott-2006)
Look Again (Lisa Scottoline-2009)
Killer Smile (Lisa Scottoline-2004)
A Race Against Death (Timothy Sheard-2006) (-)
Law of Second Chances, The (James Sheehan--2008)
Mayor of Lexington Avenue, The (James Sheehan-2005) (+)
Asylum City (Liad Shoham-2014)
Second Sight (George D. Shuman-2009)
Lost Girls (George D. Shuman-2008)
18 Seconds (George D. Shuman-2006) (+)
Deceit (James Siegel-2007) (-)
Heist, The (Daniel Silva-2014)
Drummer, The (Anthony Neil Smith-2006)
Blackbird Papers, The (Ian Smith-2004)
Ruins, The (Scott Smith-2006)
Agent 6 (by Tom Rob Smith=2012) (+)
Secret Speech, The (Tom Rob Smith-2009)
Child 44 (Tom Rob Smith-2008)
Isolation Ward (Josh Spanogle-2006) (=)
Thick As Thieves (by Peter Spiegelman-2011)(++)
Red Cat (Peter Spiegelman-2008)
L.A. Outlaws (T. Jefferson Parker-2008)
Blindfold Game (Dana Stabenow-2006)
The Skorpion Directive (David Stone-2010)
Parting Shot (Jonathan Stone-2006)
Night Monster, The (James Swain-2009)
Loaded Dice (James Swain-2004)
Mr. Lucky: A Novel of High Stakes (James Swain-2005) (=)
Frozen Solid (by James M. Tabor-2013)
Days of Rage (Brad Taylor-2014)
The Polaris Protocol (Brad Taylor-2014)
Enemy of Mine (by Brad Taylor-2013)
All Necessary Force (by Brad Taylor-2012
Bred To Kill (Franck Thilliez-2015
Syndrome E (by Franck Thilliez-2012)
12.21 (by Dustin Thomason-2012)
Twice a Spy (Keith Thomson-2011)
Black Thunder (by Aimee & David Thurlo-2011)
Turquoise Girl (Aimee & David Thurlo-2007)
Sliver of Truth (Lisa Unger-2007)
Minos (Marcos McPeek Villatoro-2003)
Bruno, Chief of Police (Martin Walker-2010)
The Adversary (Michael Walters-2009)
Hollywood Hills (Joseph Wambaugh-2010) (*)
Hollywood Moon (Joseph Wambaugh-2009)
Hollywood Crows (Joseph Wambaugh-2008)
Hollywood Station (Joseph Wambaugh-2006) (+)
Never Coming Back (Tim Weaver-2014)
Exposure (Kurt Wenzel-2007)
What's So Funny? (Donald E. Westlake-2007) (=)
Evil That Men Do, The (Dave White-2008)
When One Man Dies (Dave White-2007)
Vanished Hands, The (Robert Wilson-2006) (=)
Satori (Don Winslow-2011)
The Dawn Patrol (Don Winslow-2008)
The Winter of Frankie Machine (Don Winslow-2006)
California Fire and Life (Don Winslow-2007) (+)
Power of the Dog, The (Don Winslow-2005) (+)
No Tomorrow (Tom Wood-2014)
The Game (Tom Wood-2013)
The Enemy (Tom Wood-2013)
Strategic Moves (Stuart Woods-2011)
Santa Fe Edge (Stuart Woods-2010)
Lucid Intervals (Stuart Woods-2010)
Dark Harbor (Stuart Woods-2006)
Two Dollar Bill (Stuart Woods-2005) (=)