Crime Fiction Legends - July 2021

This month's theme - Breakout Books!

Mystic River: A Novel By Dennis Lehane Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063072909
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 5th, 2021

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Lehane's Patrick and Angie books are some of our very favorites, but it wasn't until Mystic River - a psycholigical thriller about a childhood trauma tied to a present-day murder - that his fan-base and sales exploded. Lehane's Hollywood connections and further stand-alone novels only pushed him even higher.

Tell No One: A Novel By Harlan Coben Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593355862
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 29th, 2021

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A mega-hit in France and the US, this thriller about a man's incapacity to come to terms with his wife's murder and later mysterious events shot Coben up the NYT Bestseller list after he had been writing his Myron Bolitar series. Now fans enjoy his thrillers and his series to equal effect, and his exclusive Netflix deal continues to give us great miniseries based on his books.

The Poet (Jack McEvoy #1) By Michael Connelly Cover Image
ISBN: 9781478948315
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 26th, 2017

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The author of the mega-bestselling Bosch series broke away from it early on to write The Poet, originally a hugely-successful stand-alone, and now considered the first Jack McEvoy book.

Blue Heaven: A Novel By C.J. Box Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312365714
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Published: Minotaur Books - December 2nd, 2008

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We know Box for the Joe Pickett game warden series, but this thriller set in northern Idaho won the Edgar Award for Best Novel and generated much acclaim for him within the crime community.